Busting 'Em and Other Big League Stories
Price: 1,350.00 USD
New York: Edward J. Clode, 1914. First edition. Hardcover in tan cloth lettered in dark brown. 282 pp. Illustrated with humorous drawings. A tight, generally fine example, just a touch of wear at the spine extremities and a tiny tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Internally clean and bright. Lacking the extremely rare dust jacket. One of the rarest and most sought after baseball books, an autobiographical account of one of the games immortals, Ty Cobb. Much in the same vein as Christy Mathewson's "Pitching In A Pinch" published two years earlier, Cobb recounts tales from his own career as well as stories from around the major leagues of the first decade of the 20th century. A rare book in any condiiton, this is the finmest copy we have encountered outside of a couple in private collections. First edition. Fine.