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1910s-1940s Sports Publications Lot of (13) with World Series Emphasis

Lot Number 247

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The first half of the 20th Century saw baseball rule the sporting world as “America’s pastime”. Relive this golden era with this impressive 1910s-1940s collection of (13) sports publications with emphasis on the World Series. Included in this compilation are (10) Baseball Magazine volumes, (2) Leslie’s Weekly issues and (1) Collier’s Weekly edition. Presenting in above average condition with light to moderate wear these vintage periodicals feature colorful, appealing baseball related covers and interesting content including dozens of photos and fascinating period advertising. More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:

Leslie’s-The People’s Weekly dated 4/4/1912 with attractive art style cover, solid spine and bold cover with small amount of peripheral soiling

Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly dated 4/6/1916, vertical fold at center, partial spine separation

Collier’s-The National Weekly dated 4/19/1913 nice action cover, complete and intact with clean cover and pages, moderate staple oxidation, unobtrusive library stamp at lower right of front cover

Baseball Magazine-Jan. 1921, bold in-action cover, partial spine separation and moderate edge wear

Baseball magazine-Apr. 1926, complete and intact, overall aged appearance with small pencil marks on cover

Baseball Magazine-Oct. 1934, excellent Judge Landis throwing out the first ball cover photo, vertical fold at center, moderate peripheral soiling and wear, minor pencil marks

Baseball Magazine-Oct. 1936, interesting cover photo of fans waiting to buy World Series tickets, tape repair to spine, moderate edge wear

Baseball Magazine-Nov. 1936, McCarthy and terry cover, great Yankees team photo with DiMaggio and Gehrig inside front cover, partial spine separation, fairly clean covers and pages

Baseball Magazine-Dec. 1936, nice Appling photo cover with vertical fold and tape repairs at lower right throughout

Baseball Magazine-Nov. 1937, McCarthy/Terry cover, Yankees team photo inside front cover, very clean cover and pages, complete with partial spine separation, overall very appealing

Baseball Magazine-Oct. 1938, excellent photo of Gehrig and Dickey giving an umpire the business inside the front cover, solid spine, clean pages, light scuffing on cover

Baseball Magazine-Nov. 1943, solid all-around with light spine cracks and minor peripheral wear

Baseball Magazine-Nov. 1945, nice Connie Mack/”Chief” Bender cover photo, detached cover with partial spine separations at top and bottom, nice clean cream colored pages

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