WARD HILL AT WESTON A STORY OF AMERICAN SCHOOL LIFE.

Philadelphia: A.J. Rowland, 1897. Slate blue cloth, decorated in silver with baseball and cobweb motif, lettered in gilt. Frontis. A few faint flecks to cloth sizing, spine a bit cocked, but very good. Item #WRCLIT78125

First edition. Inscribed and signed by the prolific author of "boys' books" in 1902. The frontis and several chapters focus on interschool baseball competitions, and the many later editions featured explicit baseball imagery on their covers.

Price: $125.00