Philadelphia: Gilbert & Bacon, (1918). Unbound. An 14" x 10.75" Image of a basketball team, on photographer's mount that measures 20" x 15.75". Photo is fine, large piece of the mount is broken from top right corner, the corners of the mount are rounded, very good. Small pencil notes identify...
Clarksburg, West Virginia: 1944. Quarto. pp. Stapled photographically illustrated wrappers. Owner's name on front wrap, staples oxidized, corner chipped but present at bottom of the front wrap, a sound and very good copy of a cheaply printed program. Program for the state championship tournament for segregated schools. The former owner...
Card wrappers brad bound at the top. File of correspondence between 1940 and 1942 including original correspondence, retained carbon copies, original responses, some early-format photocopied responses, telegrams, and mimeographed flyers. Nearly 40 separate items in total. Modest soiling on the wrappers, very good or better. Files for a fairly serious...
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorablia, 1992). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers.
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorablia, 1992). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers. Cover features Dan Marino.
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorablia, 1993). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers. Hobby edition cover 41 with Robin Ventura.
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorablia, 1992). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers. Cover features Rollie Fingers and Tom Seaver.
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorabilia, 1996). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers. Hobby edition cover 74 with Shaquille O'Neal.
(Spring Valley, CA: Legends Sports Memorablia, 1993). Magazine. Small quarto. Fine in glossy wrappers. Hobby edition cover 41 with Richard Petty.
Las Vegas, Nevada: Legends Sports Memorabilia, 1992. First edition. Quarto pictorial wrappers. 80pp. Fine. Magic Johnson.
Oblong octavo. Flexible leather. Contains 74 black and white photographs, varying in size from 5" x 3" to 1.5" x 2". Photos mostly affixed to black paper leaves, many captioned in white. Several photographs are laid. 1912-1916. Some oxidation to a few images, but overall near fine. The album contains...
Pittsburgh: (Harris Theatres), 1947. Single printed card leaf folded to make four pages. Slight age-toning, near fine. Schedule for the Hornets hockey team, and for the Duquesne University basketball schedule.
New York: Greenberg, (1952). First edition. Fine in a price-clipped, very good or a little better dustwrapper with some scattered minor chipping. Story of a pioneer professional player who became the premier promoter of basketball in the early part of the century. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Scarce.
(New York): HarperCollins. First edition. 254pp. Remainder mark, near fine in a fine dustwrapper.
New York: Random House, (1968). First edition. Fine in pictorial boards, without dustwrapper as issued.
Terre Haute IN: Indiana State University, 1978. First and only edition. Quarto. Photographically illustrated cloth boards. A little rubbing at the extremities, easily fine. Yearbook for Larry Bird's junior year of college. Apparently Bird's talents were not lost on his classmates, or on the editors of the yearbook. He appears...
New York: Quadrangle, (1976). Book Club edition. Front cover with one small scrape, else fine in very good or better dustwrapper with some rubbing. Bradley's account of his basketball days, written before the start of his second career as a politician.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a very slight crease at the bottom of the front panel. Signed by the author, basketball player and politician.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). Third impression. Fine in pictorial boards. Virtually all copies went to libraries, this is a beautiful, unmarked copy of this biography for children.
St. Louis: The Sporting News Publishing Co., (1994). Trade paperback. A fine copy in wrappers.
Winston-Salem NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, (1960). First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A beautiful copy of this compendium, and seldom found thus.
Winston-Salem NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, (1960). First edition. Two tiny tears in the cloth, and some corresponding very small holes in the jacket, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Accompanied by a wrappered "1960 Supplement," which is lightly rubbed, but about fine. A nice copy of this uncommon compendium.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). First edition. Octavo. 305pp. Corners very lsightly bumped else fine in very good plus dustwrapper with some rubbing and very small nicks and tears. Account of pioneer black sports figures by a black journalist.
New York: Doubleday / Nan Talese, (2002). First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Account of a season of basketball at the Citadel, told by the author with his usual humor and insight.
New York: Doubleday, (1997). Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 342pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Corners lightly bumped, thus near fine in fine dustwrapper.