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1948-1997 Washington/Baltimore Area Multi-Sport Book Collection of (16) with (11) Signed

Lot Number 637

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Grow your sports library with this 1948-1997 Washington/Baltimore area multi-sport book collection of (16). Displaying as better to excellent, this mostly first edition accumulation is authored by successful coaches and prominent sportswriters. All but (3) are wrapped in original dust jackets and a total of (11) are signed. Highlights are (5) signed by authors: George Allen (2) both (“9-10”) signatures; Joe Gibbs (“9-10”); Shirley Povich (“9”), also signed by Mickey Vernon (“9”); Joe Theismann (“7”). Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.

The complete list of included books is as follows:

The Redskins 1937-1958 by Morris A. Bealle, copyright 1959 by Morris A. Bealle, first edition hardback book (EX) with original dust jacket (GD-VG) covered with clear plastic protector. This book is considered scarce and is reported to the rarest of Bealle’s books concerning the Washington DC region.

The Washington Redskins A Pictorial History by David Slattery with comment by Bill Dudley, Sam Huff & Sonny Jurgensen, copyright 1977 by Jordan & Company, first edition hardback book (EX-MT) with original dust jacket (GD), signed by George Allen with (“9-10”) strength signature on the front flyleaf, with extensive personalized dedication inscription in his hand dated 6/5/79.

Handbook of Winning Football by George Allen with Don Weiskopf, copyright 1975 by Allyn and Bacon, first edition hardback book (EX-MT) with original dust jacket (VG), signed by George Allen with (“9-10”) strength signature on front flyleaf with extensive personalized dedication inscription in his hand dated 7/8/76.

Complete Book of Winning Football Drills by George H. Allen, copyright 1959 by Prentice-Hall, tenth printing (possible first edition) hardback book (NM) with original dust jacket (EX) covered with clear plastic protector.

Encyclopedia of Football Drills by George H. Allen, copyright 1954 by Prentice-Hall, first edition hardback book (EX) with original dust jacket (GD-VG) covered with clear plastic protector.

How to Scout football by George H. Allen, copyright 1953 by School-Aid company, first edition hardback book (VG-EX).

My Life With the Redskins by Corinne Griffith (wife of Redskins first owner George Preston Marshall), copyright 1947 by A.S. Barnes & Company, first edition hardback book (EX) with original dust jacket (GD) covered with clear protector, signed by Corinne Griffith with (“7-8”) signature strength on the front flyleaf with personalized salutation in her hand.

Football’s Miracle Men the Baltimore Colts Story by John F. Steadman, copyright 1959 by Pennington Press, first edition hardback book (EX) with original dust jacket (VG), signed by John Steadman with (“9”) signature strength on the front flyleaf.

The Baltimore colts Storyby John F. Steadman, copyright 1958 by Press Box Publishers, first edition hardback book (NM) with original dust jacket (VG) covered with clear plastic protector, signed by John Steadman on the title page with (“8-9”) signature strength.

The Baltimore Colts A Pictorial History by John F. Steadman, copyright 1978 by Jordan & Company, first edition hardback book (EX) with original dust jacket (GD-VG), signed by John Steadman with (“8-9”) strength of the front flyleaf with extensive personalized dedication inscription in his hand.

Fourth and One by Joe Gibbs with Jerry Jenkins, copyright 1991 by Joe J. Gibbs and Jerry B. Jenkins, hardback book (EX-MT) with undetermined writing on front cover, with original dust jacket presents (NM) with deference to a small tear at bottom right of front cover, signed by Joe Gibbs with (“9-10”) strength on the title page.

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding football Like a Pro by Joe Theismann, copyright 1997 by Joe Theismann, later printing softcover book (NM+) signed on the front cover by Joe Theismann with (“7”) strength signature and “#7” inscription.

The Washington Senators an Informal History by Shirley Povich, copyright 1954 by Shirley Povich, first edition hardback book (VG-EX) considered somewhat rare with original dust jacket (GD-VG) covered with a clear plastic protector and considered even rarer than the first edition book, signed by Shirley Povich with (“9”) signature strength on the front flyleaf with a personalized salutation, flyleaf page is also signed by Mickey Vernon (“9”), original owner’s name written inside the front cover opposite the multi-signed flyleaf page.

All These Mornings by Shirley Povich, copyright 1969 by Shirley Povich, first edition hardback book (EX-MT) with original dust jacket (GD-VG), signed by Shirley Povich with (“9”) signature strength on the title page, original owner’s name written inside front cover.

Walter Johnson King of Pitchers by Roger L. Treat, copyright 1948 by Roger L. Treat, first edition hardback book (GD-VG)with original dust jacket (GD) covered with clear plastic protector, rare LE book with “Special Washington Limited Edition” dedication page, signed by Roger Treat with (“9”) signature strength on this LE dedication page and hand-numbered “55” out of unknown edition quantity.

Pictorial History of American sports by John Durant and Otto Bettmann, copyright 1952 by A.S. Barnes and Company, first edition hardback book (VG) with great Babe Ruth cover image.

 
 
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