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By: Everett, William
Publisher: Boston, MA, Lee and Shepard, Publishers: 1871
Edition: First Edition.
Inscription: Author's unsigned presentation note on front bl
Seller ID: 71797
Condition: Very Good
Author's unsigned presentation note on front blank page, with date. One of the earliest novels whose theme is the playing of baseball. Adventures of a high school team challenged by an amateur team in a nearby town, the Wide Awakes. 1st Printing. Nice Firm copy ! Dark green cloth covered boards, gold pictorial spine decor, dark brown endpapers. Illustrated. Light general wear. Page ends lightly age-toned. 244 pages. William Everett was the youngest son of orator Edward Everett. William graduated Harvard in 1859 and Trinity College, England in 1863. He was assistant professor of Latin at Harvar... View more info