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First Edition "The Fairport Nine" by Noah Brooks, 1880

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: The Fairport Nine (Noah Brooks)
Genre: Historical Fiction, Middle-Grade Fiction, Sports Fiction
Binding: Illustrated cloth on board
Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
Publication Year: 1880
Period: Late 19th Century
Place of Publication: New York
Edition Statement: First Edition
Language: English
Number of Books: 1
Additional Notes: This book was a pioneer in the fictional game of baseball being the first novel pitting two rival baseball teams against each other. The tissue-guarded frontispiece features six members of this integrated team known as the Fairport Nine. This first edition has the original six pages of advertisements immediately following page 188.

Condition

- wear to cover with bumped corners, rubbed edges, fraying, sunning and soiling; cocked spine; cracked front hinge and loose text pages; tanning, fading, and minor foxing to text blocks and text edges; graphite writing to the endpaper; staining and soiling to pages.

Dimensions

1.0" W x 7.25" H x 5.0" D

Item #

ITMG640666

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