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"Caught in the Net" with Other Basketball Books including First Editions

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Title and Author/Editor Caught in the Net (Tates Locek and Bob Ibach, 1982), The Essence of the Game is Deception: Thinking About Basketball (Leonard Koppett, 1973), From Peachbaskets to Slamdunks: A Story of Professional Basketball 1891 – 1987 (Robert D. Bole and Alfred C. Lawrence, 1987), Freedarko Presents: The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History (2010), Dolph Schayes and the Rise of Professional Basketball (Dolph Grundman, 2014), The Breaks of the Game (David Halberstam, 1981), The Best Game Ever: How Frank McGuire’s ’57 Tar Heels Beat Wilt and Revolutionized College Basketball (Adam Lucas, 2006), From Set Shot to Slam Dumk: The Glory Days of Basketball in the Words of Those Who Played It (Charles Salzberg, 1987), Basketball: Startling Stories Behind the Records (Jim Benagh, 1992), Basketball for the Player, the Fan and the Coach (Arnold “Red” Auerbach, 1953), Basketball Stas of 1961 (William G. Mokray, 1960)
Genre Sports, History, Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs
Type of Illustration Photograph
Binding Cloth on board, One quarter cloth with paper boards, Original boards, Softcover
Dust Jacket Yes
Period Mid to Late 20th Century
Edition Statement First Edition, First American Edition, First Paperback Edition, Third Printing
Complete Set No
Number of Books 11


- wear to covers and dust jackets with bumped corners, rubbed edges, chipping and soiling; writing to endpapers; tanning to text edges; fading; loose and folded pages; cracked hinges to paperbacks.


1.25" W x 9.5" H x 6.5" D

- measures The Breaks of the Game.

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