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  • TOD HALE ON THE SCRUB. by Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    TOD HALE ON THE SCRUB.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1928). Hardcover first edition - The third book in the Tod Hale series,this one featuring football Illustrated by Leslie Crump (although one of the plates depicts boxing) 312 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in red boards, with black lettering (frontispiece missing, some wear to covers)

    Book ID: 66358
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  • TOD HALE WITH THE CREW. #1 in series. by Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    TOD HALE WITH THE CREW. #1 in series.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1926. Hardcover first edition - The first book in the Tod Hale series, in the uncommon original edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by Leslie Crump. 307 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with a four-color pasted on illustration on the front cover, no dust jacket. (peeled spot to illustration on front cover, previous owner's name, otherwise tight and clean)

    Book ID: 70675
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  • TOD HALE ON THE NINE. #4 in series. by Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    Barbour, Ralph Henry.
    TOD HALE ON THE NINE. #4 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1929. Hardcover first edition - The fourth and final book in the Tod Hale sports series, in the original edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by Leslie Crump. 280 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with a four-color pasted on illustration on the front cover, no dust jacket. (missing front free endpaper, previous owner's name, otherwise tight and clean)

    Book ID: 83963
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  • RIGHT END EMERSON: The Football Eleven Books #8. by Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    RIGHT END EMERSON: The Football Eleven Books #8.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1932) dj. Hardcover - A story of life at a prep school, although the hero of this title - Russell Emerson - has to work his way through school. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 3 inserted plates by Leslie Crump (all of the plates are present, but they are all inserted at different pages than indicated on the list of illustrations.) 270 pp plus 8 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good+ in orange cloth with black lettering in a good dust jacket (chipping to the dj at the ends of the spine, some rubbing and wear) Uncommon in dust jacket..

    Book ID: 62636
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  • HOLD 'EM WYNDHAM! by Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    Barbour, Ralph Henry (1870-1944.)
    HOLD 'EM WYNDHAM!

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Hardcover first edition - A football story by this prolific author, primarily of boys' sport series. The third book in the Wyndham Series. Glossy frontispiece. The true first edition with the (1) on the bottom of the last page. 270 pp plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in red boards with black lettering on the front cover and the spine (fading to the red on the spine, but the lettering is unfaded) .

    Book ID: 79799
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  • NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1959) dj. Hardcover - Lists to #19 at front of book and to #18 on back cover of dust jacket. Frontispiece and small illustrations at the head of each chapter. Bound in rust-colored tweed cloth boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 182 pp. One of the hard-to-find later titles in this series.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some tape remnants on dj, edgewear and wear to folds, but bright and attractive)

    Book ID: 79460
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  • STRIKE THREE: A Chip Hilton Sports Story #3. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    STRIKE THREE: A Chip Hilton Sports Story #3.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1949). Hardcover - Frontispiece. 212 pp. Endpapers with drawings of sports equipment.

    Condition: Good in rust tweed boards, no dj (some wear to the covers).

    Book ID: 64192
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  • HARDCOURT UPSET: Number 15 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    HARDCOURT UPSET: Number 15 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1957) dj. Hardcover - A basketball story in this very popular series of sports books for boys. Frontispiece. Bound in tweed rust colored boards. 181 pp. Lists to #16 at front of book and to this title on back cover of dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers with small brown drawings of ball and bat, helmet, etc.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket. (price-clipped, edgewear to dj, now in an archival protector)

    Book ID: 85144
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  • STRIKE THREE: A Chip Hilton Sports Story #3. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    STRIKE THREE: A Chip Hilton Sports Story #3.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1949.). Hardcover - A baseball story, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers with small brown drawings on white background. 1960s edition in illustrated boards. Lists to #20 on back cover and in front of book. 212 pp.

    Condition: Just about fine in illustrated boards with orange spine and back cover - bright and attractive.

    Book ID: 81379
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  • NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1959). Hardcover first edition - Lists to self at front of book. Frontispiece and small illustrations at the head of each chapter. Bound in rust-colored tweed cloth boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 182 pp. One of the hard-to-find later titles in this series.

    Condition: Near fine - overall an attractive, tight copy.

    Book ID: 64556
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  • A PASS AND A PRAYER: Chip Hilton Sports Series, Number 7. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    A PASS AND A PRAYER: Chip Hilton Sports Series, Number 7.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c. 1951.) dj. Hardcover - A football story. Lists to 16 titles in front of book. Illustrated with a frontispiece and internal drawings. Bound in rust-colored tweed boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 216 pp.

    Condition: Good+ condition in a poor dust jacket (dj is in 3 pieces - front flap, front cover and most of spine, rear cover and flap - but it is mostly there, and it did protect the book - and it is now in a protective archival cover itself)

    Book ID: 74898
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  • DUGOUT JINX: Number 8 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    DUGOUT JINX: Number 8 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c.1952). Hardcover - Lists to #20 on back cover and in the list at the front. Frontispiece and small illustrations at the head of each chapter. Illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows.210 pp plus a 1 pp "scorecard"

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated boards with orange spine and back cover (slight spine slant, some soiling to edges of textblock - colors are bright).

    Book ID: 79542
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  • CLUTCH HITTER: Chip Hilton Sports Series, Number 4. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    CLUTCH HITTER: Chip Hilton Sports Series, Number 4.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c. 1952). Hardcover - A baseball story. Lists to 19 titles in front of book. Illustrated with a frontispiece and internal drawings. Bound in rust-colored tweed boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 206 pp plus "scorecard."

    Condition: Good+ condition(some spine slant, inconspicuous prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 79543
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  • NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    NO-HITTER: Number 17 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1959) dj. Hardcover - Lists to #19 at front of book and to #18 on back cover of dust jacket. Frontispiece and small illustrations at the head of each chapter. Bound in rust-colored tweed cloth boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 182 pp. One of the hard-to-find later titles in this series.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (previous owner's name, price-clipped, but overall a bright, straight and attractive copy)

    Book ID: 81402
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  • FOURTH DOWN SHOWDOWN: A Chip Hilton Sports Story, #13. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    FOURTH DOWN SHOWDOWN: A Chip Hilton Sports Story, #13.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1956). Hardcover first edition - Frontispiece. Lists to self at front of book. 213 pp. Endpapers with multiple small drawings of sports equipment.

    Condition: Very good in rust tweed boards, no dj (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 69709
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  • FENCE BUSTERS: Number 11 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    FENCE BUSTERS: Number 11 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1953) dj. Hardcover - A baseball story in this very popular series of sports books for boys. Frontispiece. Early 1960s edition in tweed rust colored boards. 208 pp. Lists to #18 at front of book and to #17 on back cover of dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers with small brown drawings of ball and bat, helmet, etc.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (price-clipped, a bit of wear to dj at ends of spine)

    Book ID: 81432
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  • FRESHMAN QUARTERBACK: Number 9 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series. by Bee, Clair
    Bee, Clair
    FRESHMAN QUARTERBACK: Number 9 in the Chip Hilton Sports Series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1952.). Hardcover - Lists 13 sports stories at the front of the book and to this title at the back. Frontispiece and small illustrations at the head of each chapter. Bound in rust-colored tweed cloth boards, illustrated endpapers with bats, basketball baskets, etc, in diagonal rows. 211 pp.

    Condition: Very good, no dust jacket. (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 85349
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  • SPRAY HITTER. by Bonner, M. G.
    Bonner, M. G.
    SPRAY HITTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lantern Press, (1959). Hardcover first edition - A school baseball story, illustrated by Victor Prezio. 189 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding (top of spine beginning to tear, some spotting in the margins, other reading wear)

    Book ID: 67039
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  • CHUCK BLUE OF STERLING. by Chadwick, George B.
    Chadwick, George B.
    CHUCK BLUE OF STERLING.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: The Century Company, (1927) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of college life and football, set at a thinly disguised Yale University. The only book published by Chadwick who was an All-American football player and coach at Yale. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by C. M. Relyea. 285 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good example of the scarce dust jacket (a hint of a spine slant, some chipping to the top of the spine, not affecting the text, overall edgewear to the dj and wear along the folds)

    Book ID: 68102
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  • GARRY GRAYSON'S HITTING THE LINE or Stanley Prep on a New Gridiron, #7 in series. by Dawson, Elmer.
    Dawson, Elmer.
    GARRY GRAYSON'S HITTING THE LINE or Stanley Prep on a New Gridiron, #7 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover - Number 7 in the series: the last title listed on the front of the book - lists to #10 in this series in the ad at the end. Glossy frontispiece by Walter S. Rogers. A series described as 'good clean football at its best - and in addition rattling stories of mystery and schoolboy rivalries.' 214 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in orange cloth with brown lettering on spine and front cover, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76509
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  • GARRY GRAYSON'S WINNING KICK or Battling for Honor, #6 in series. by Dawson, Elmer.
    Dawson, Elmer.
    GARRY GRAYSON'S WINNING KICK or Battling for Honor, #6 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1928) dj. Hardcover first edition - Number 6 in the series: the last title listed on the front of the book - lists to #5 in this series in the ad at the end. Glossy frontispiece by Walter S. Rogers. A series described as 'good clean football at its best - and in addition rattling stories of mystery and schoolboy rivalries.' 218 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in light green cloth with dark green lettering on spine, dark green outlined in black on front cover, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76380
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  • BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRON. by Duffield, J. W. (John Williams Duffield, 1859-1946)
    Duffield, J. W. (John Williams Duffield, 1859-1946)
    BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRON.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York (Racine, WI:_ George Sully ( actually Western Publishing Company, Inc.) , (1924). Hardcover - A boys series written under his own name by this prolific author best known for the numerous books he wrote under various house names for the Stratemayer Syndicate - including the Bomba series as Rockwood, the Ted Scott flying series as Dixon, and others as Victor Appleton, Allan Chapman and more. (his daughter, Elizabeth M. Duffield Ward, also wrote for the Stratemeyer syndicate including some of the Bobbsey Twins and Ruth Fielding books). Note this shows the original publisher - George Sully - on the the title page, but the copyright page shows Whitman. 220 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated blue cloth (gift inscription dated Christmas 1925, some toning to the page)

    Book ID: 75382
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  • FIELDER'S CHOICE : A Bronc Burnett Story #3. by McCormick, Wilfred.
    McCormick, Wilfred.
    FIELDER'S CHOICE : A Bronc Burnett Story #3.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1948.) dj. Hardcover - The third in a series of books featuring 16-year-old athlete Bronc Burnett and his teammates at Sonora High: nine are baseball stories (including this title), five are football , and one is about scouting "Eagle Scout." 180 pp.

    Condition: Very good in beige cloth covers with darker brown illustration and lettering in a good only dustjacket with some creasing and edgewear, but still bright and attractive.

    Book ID: 71020
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  • RAMBLING HALFBACK : A Bronc Burnett Story #4. by McCormick, Wilfred.
    McCormick, Wilfred.
    RAMBLING HALFBACK : A Bronc Burnett Story #4.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1950.) dj. Hardcover - One of a series of books featuring 16-year-old athlete Bronc Burnett: nine are baseball stories, five are football (including this title), and one is about scouting "Eagle Scout." 183 pp.

    Condition: Very good in beige cloth covers with darker brown illustration and lettering in a good dust jacket. .

    Book ID: 63387
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  • THE CRIMSON BANNER: A Story of College Baseball. by Moffat, William D.
    Moffat, William D.
    THE CRIMSON BANNER: A Story of College Baseball.

    Edition: Vintage reprint.

    Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing Co., (c 1907) dj. Hardcover - Illustrated with a frontispiece on plain paper stock. 287 pp.

    Condition: Good in black cloth in a good dust jacket (rubbing to the lettering on the spine, tape reinforcement to the interior of the dj)

    Book ID: 84780
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  • JACK WINTERS' BASEBALL TEAM; or, Rivals of the Diamond,#1 in series. by Overton, Mark.
    Overton, Mark.
    JACK WINTERS' BASEBALL TEAM; or, Rivals of the Diamond,#1 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: The New York Book Company, (1919). Hardcover first edition - The first book in the Jack Winters series, a set of 4 books all issued in the same year and each focusing on a different sport. A title in American Boys Sport Series. Frontispiece on plain paper. 183 pp plus 1 pp list of this series. Copies by the original publisher are much harder-to-find than the reprints by Donahue.

    Condition: Good only in pale yellow cloth with green and orange illustration and lettering (gift inscription dated Christmas 1919, some spine slant, severe age-tanning to the pages)

    Book ID: 72747
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  • GRIDIRON GRIT: Champion Sport Stories series #2. by Sainsbury, Noel Jr.
    Sainsbury, Noel Jr.
    GRIDIRON GRIT: Champion Sport Stories series #2.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (c. 1934.) dj. Hardcover - The second book in this series, focusing on football and dedicated to George Raymond Harrah for his example of 'grit' on and off the field, and with an acknowledgment to Glenn S. 'Pop' Warner for 'football dope.' Plain frontispiece, red cloth binding, 202 pp. Book lists and the front flap of the dj list through #3 in the series.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (rather severe toning to the pages, prev owner's name dated 1955, edgewear and rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 63569
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  • CRACKER STANTON: Champion Sport Stories series #3. by Sainsbury, Noel Jr.
    Sainsbury, Noel Jr.
    CRACKER STANTON: Champion Sport Stories series #3.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (c. 1934.) dj. Hardcover - The third book in this series, focusing on baseball . Plain frontispiece, red cloth binding, 202 pp. Front flap of the dj list through #8 in the series.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (rather severe toning to the pages, creasing to the outer margin of several pages, edgewear, tears at bottom of spine, and folds of dj and rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 67359
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  • RIVAL PITCHERS OF OAKDALE, #3 in the Oakdale Academy Series. by Scott, Morgan.
    Scott, Morgan.
    RIVAL PITCHERS OF OAKDALE, #3 in the Oakdale Academy Series.

    Edition: First or early edition by the original publisher.

    New York: Hurst and Company, (1911). Hardcover first edition - The third book in this six book series. "Baseball is the main theme of this interesting narrative, and that means not only clear and clever descriptions of thrilling games, but an intimate acquaintance with the members of the teams who played them. The Oakdale Boys were ambitious and loyal, and some were even disgruntled and jealous, but earnest, persistent work won out." lllustrated with a frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by Elizabeth Colborne. 311 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated brown cloth - some dampstaining/discoloration to upper edge of back cover, not affecting the text, but some of the plates have tide marks in the upper margins. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A tight, straight copy.

    Book ID: 76029
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  • THE TENNIS TERROR and Other Stories. by Sherman, Harold M.
    Sherman, Harold M.
    THE TENNIS TERROR and Other Stories.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1932). Hardcover - A collection of six sports stories - in addition to the title story this includes Against His Home Town; Blisters!; A Little Drop of Water; Dinnie's Weak Backhand and The Hidden Battle. 244 pp plus 5 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good in light gold cloth boards with black lettering (corners and edges bumped)

    Book ID: 62627
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