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FIRST EDITION OF ATHLETIC SPORTS, WITH OVER 400 PAGES ON BASEBALL

PALMER, Harry Clay, et al. Athletic Sports in America, England, and Australia. Philadelphia, 1889.

First edition of this comprehensive survey of the sports of England, Australia and America, richly illustrated with four chromolithographic plates, 39 photographic plates, and numerous in-text illustrations. $3000.

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“THE FIRST BASEBALL GUIDE PUBLISHED FOR COMMERCIAL SALE”

(BASEBALL) CHADWICK, Henry, ed. Dime Baseball Player for 1872. New York, 1872.

Rare 1872 edition of Beadle’s Dime Base Ball Player, with professional club records and statistics for the year 1871, baseball history, instruction and the “new rules adopted.” $1850.

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“BUT THERE IS NO JOY IN MUDVILLE—MIGHTY CASEY HAS STRUCK OUT”

THAYER, Ernest. Casey at the Bat IN: A Treasury of Humorous Poetry. Boston, 1902.

First edition, first state of this anthology of humorous poetry, containing the first book publication of “Casey at the Bat,” with numerous full-page illustrations. $1800.

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OWNED AND ANNOTATED BY MAJOR LEAGUE BALLPLAYER AND O.S.S. SPY MOE BERG

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) OKAKURA, Yoshisaburo. The Japanese Spirit. New York, 1905.

First edition of these lectures on Japanese history and culture, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris “Moe” Berg, with his ownership stamps and extensive pencil markings, signed also by his sister. $1600.

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“THE MOST SHADOWY PLAYER IN THE HISTORY OF BASEBALL”

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) BERG, Moe. Selections from American Poetry. Boston, 1915.

American literature textbook belonging to major league baseball player and OSS spy Moe Berg, “the one person qualified to sneak into Europe to determine the likelihood of a German A-bomb,” signed by him multiple times. $1600.

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WORLD WAR II-ERA ESPIONAGE NOVEL OWNED AND ANNOTATED BY MAJOR LEAGUE BALLPLAYER AND O.S.S. SPY MOE BERG

(BERG, Morris “Moe”) NASON, Leonard H. Contact Mercury. Garden City, 1946.

First edition of this espionage novel, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris “Moe” Berg, with his ownership stamps and pencil markings, also signed by his sister. $1500.

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