New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.
Hardcover. First edition. Endpapers foxed else fine in an attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with a few short tears. Inscribed by the author: "For Charles Segar – With appreciation, and the hope he'll like these suggestions for small boys! From M.G. Bonner. 14th March – 1955." The recipient, Charlie Segar, was a baseball writer for the *Brooklyn Citizen*. In the 1920s he was the director of the Baseball Writers' Association. He later served seventeen years as the Secretary-Treasurer of Major League Baseball, mostly under another former sportswriter, Commissioner Ford Frick.