The American Boy's Book of Sports and Games: A Repository of In-and-Out-Door Amusements for Boys and Youth. Illustrated with over Six Hundred Engravings

New York: Dick and Fitzgerald, (1864).

Price: $400.00

Hardcover. First edition. Tiny chip on the front fly, spine a bit faded, else an unusually attractive, very good or better copy. A compendium of sports for boys with illustrations of baseball, town ball, and many other sports. Some copies of this book were issued with four color plates, one of which is considered the first color plate illustration of a baseball game to appear in a book, this copy however was issued without.

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The American Boy's Book of Sports and Games: A Repository of In-and-Out-Door Amusements for Boys and Youth. Illustrated with over Six Hundred Engravings