Lot 215: Rare baseball novel The Bride & The Pennant 1910

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:11:40

Lot 215: Author: Chance, Frank L. Title: The Bride and The Pennant. Place Published: Chicago. Publisher: Laird & Lee. Date Published: (1910). Description: 182, (8) pp. Illustrated. Preface by Charles Comiskey. (8vo) original tan cloth, pictorial paper label on front, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Chance was Manager of the Chicago Cubs but the book is thought to have been ghostwritten by Chicago newspaperman Hugh Fullerton. Fullerton's reporting was instrumental in bringing to light the 1919 "Black Sox" scandal. Rare. Light wear, short tear to front flyleaf; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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