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(22) Vintage Hardcover Football Books

Lot Number 316

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With accounts by immortals such as Walter Camp, Otto Graham, Frank Leahy, Chuck Mather and Grantland Rice, these (22) vintage hardcover books span the gridiron game’s formative years and detail it earliest heroes. With covers/pages intact throughout, the books present nicely (with dust jackets on a few). Key titles include: Defensive Football (1951, by Frank Leahy); Football: Secrets of the “Split T” Formation (1950, by Don Faurot); Pro Football: its Ups and Downs (1934, by Grantland Rice). More on our website.

Note: there are handwritten notations (denoting ownership) on several of the fly leafs or title pages.

Accompanying are (2) vintage wooden football-themed bookends. Additional Titles include:

Football Immortals (1962, by Alexander Weyand; has partially torn original dust jacket)

Gridiron Grit (1934, by Noel Sainsbury, Jr.)

The Half-Back (1911, by Ralph Henry Barbour)

How to Watch Football (1935, by Lou Little; spine is partially detached)

Knute Rockne: All American (1931, by Harry Stuhldreher; has original dust jacket)

Left Tackle Thayer (1915, by Ralph Henry Barbour)

My Greatest Day in Football (1948, by Murray Goodman and Leonard Lewin)

Risen from the Ranks (1909, by Horatio Alger, Jr.)

The Spirit of the School (1907, by Ralph Henry Barbour)

(2) Sports and Games (1903, by Walter Camp)

Spread Formation Football (1952, by Dutch Meyer; has original dust jacket))

The Story of Pro Football (1953, by Howard Roberts; has original dust jacket)

Strive and Succeed (1910, by Horatio Alger, Jr.)

T Quarterback (1953, by Otto Graham)

Touchdown to Victory (1942, by Charles Lawton; has original dust jacket)

Who’s Who in American Sports (1929, by Henry J. Porter, Jr.)

Winning High School Football (1955, by Chuck Mather; has original dust jacket)

 
 
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