S. Babcock, 1850, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
Size: 4 1/4" x 2 3/4". Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Printed yellow wraps, 16 pages, illustrated. This 1850 chapbook makes an early mention of baseball: There are a great number of games played with Balls, of which Base-Ball, Trap-Ball, Cricket, Up-Ball, Catch-Ball, and Drive Ball, are the most common. It features an in-text illustration of children playing baseball, as well as, a full-page engraving titled: A Party of Ball Players. Wraps stained, worn around edges, some staining on interior, still highly readable and overall in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 10 oz. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013532.