SKU: 013532 Category:


Juvenile Pastimes; or Girls’ and Boys’ Book of Sports
Book #: 013532

Author: Unstated
Publisher: S. Babcock
Place: New Haven
Year: 1850
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 4 1/4″ x 2 3/4″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4 1/4″ x 2 3/4″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Printed yellow wraps, 16 pages, illustrated. This 1850 chapbook makes an early mention of baseball: ?There are a great number of games played with Balls, of which Base-Ball, Trap-Ball, Cricket, Up-Ball, Catch-Ball, and Drive Ball, are the most common.? It features an in-text illustration of children playing baseball, as well as, a full-page engraving titled: ?A Party of Ball Players.? Wraps stained, worn around edges, some staining on interior, still highly readable and overall in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 10 oz. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013532.