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    Noah Brooks. Our Base Ball Club and How It Won the Championship. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1884. First edition. Quarto. 202, [1, ad], [3, blank] pages; frontispiece and nine illustrations inserted throughout. Publisher's red cloth over beveled boards, front board and spine decoratively stamped in gilt and black, black-coated endpapers. Binding rubbed with some light soiling; rear board dampstained; upper board edge bumped and somewhat soiled. Rear hinge just starting; first two leaves dampstained (not affecting the frontispiece); some occasional thumbsoiling in text. Still, a bright copy, near fine overall. Uncommon. Grobani 12, 2c (the "first novel devoted exclusively to baseball").

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