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1906-1961 Spalding's Official Baseball Guide Collection (53 Guides)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $540

Near-complete run of fifty-three Spalding's Official Baseball Guides spanning the years 1906 to 1961. Missing only the years 1929, 1930, and 1931 for completion of the run. The fifty-three guides have been professionally bound within eighteen total volumes. These are ideal for library use! All of the guides are complete with their original front and back covers. The name of the former owner, either handwritten or stamped, appears on the front cover of nearly ever guide, and otherwise remain in Excellent condition overall. These guides are filled with photographs and team composites, in addition to voluminous statistics and information about the previous season. Many consider these annuals to represent the best value in all of vintage baseball collecting. This is an impressive collection, ideal for reference, that is especially desirable for its bound state, which helps to not only preserve the fragile guides, but allows for easy storage and accessibility. Total: 53 guides in 18 bound volumes.

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