Lot 13: 1st short-lived African-American sports magazine, first and last issues, 1953

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PBA Galleries

2016-07-19 13:44:54

Lot 13

Author: Jackie Robinson, “editor”; Title: First and last issues of the 1st short-lived African-American sports magazine, 1953; Place Published: N/A; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1953; Description: Our Sports / The Negro's Own Sports Magazine / A New Monthly Magazine Featuring Negro Athletes". First and last of the only five issues published: Vol. 1, Nos. 1 and 5, May and Oct.-Nov. 1953. Original pictorial wrappers. 8.5 x 11", 74 and 64pp. Rare. Only the University of Notre Dame, Yale and two other institutions hold any copies of the short-lived periodical. Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Very good.

Estimate: $200-300

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