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Only the Ball Was White (Jackie Robinson's Copy) by Robert W. Peterson - First Edition - 1970 - from Appledore Books, ABAA (SKU: 10836)

Only the Ball Was White (Jackie Robinson's Copy)

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Only the Ball Was White (Jackie Robinson's Copy)

by Robert W. Peterson

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Collectible; Fine/Fine
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About This Item

Englewood Cliifs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1970. First Edition. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. An historic, very important ASSOCIATION copy, BELONGING TO JACKIE ROBINSON! LAID-IN IS AN IMMACULATE PRENTICE-HALL REVIEW SLIP, ADDRESSED TO JACKIE ROBINSON VIA HIS NEW YORK AGENT. An unusually clean, crisp copy to boot of the 1970 1st edition of this highly-regarded, very influential history of the Negro Leagues. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 406 pgs. For obvious reasons, it's almost impossible to overstate the significance of this copy.

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Bookseller
Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
10836
Title
Only the Ball Was White (Jackie Robinson's Copy)
Author
Robert W. Peterson
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Collectible; Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Prentice-Hall
Place of Publication
Englewood Cliifs, New Jersey
Date published
1970
Keywords
rare baseball, rare Negro Leagues, rare Jackie Robinson, rare African-American
Bookseller catalogs
Sports; African-American;

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
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laid-in
"Laid In" indicates that there is something which is included with, but not attached to the book, such as a sheet of paper. The...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
New
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Association copy
An association copy is a copy of a book which has been signed and inscribed by the author for a personal friend,...[more]
Cloth
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fine
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