You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters
Price: 350.00 USD
NY: George H. Doran, 1916. First edition, second state binding of buff colored cloth lettered in black and with small design of ball player inside black lined square on front board. 247 pp. The classic, still hilarious collection of "letters home" by self-inflated baseball rookie Jack Keefe who breaks in with Comisky's Chicago White Sox. A tight copy with light even soiling to the covers and some spotting to the spine strip, small stain in the lower corner margins of pp. 72 and 73. Small previous ownership signature. top edge of first blank. Small newspaper cutting of the comic strip Jack Keefe affixed to the second blank. Lacking the exceedingly scarce dust jacket. First. Near Fine.