Several 19th-century juvenile titles related to baseball, including:
1. TAYLOR, ANN AND JANE, ET AL. Original Poems for Infant Minds. NY: 1831. 12mo. Original cloth backed pictorial boards. Light spotting, staining to fore-edge. Poem about playing "Ball," with illustration, on pp 59-60.
2. Child's Wreath of Poetry. NY: 1847. 8vo. Original self-wrappers. Hand-coloring to cover and a few additional illustrations, rear wrapper lacking, light chipping. Features "Playing at Ball," illustrated, at pp 26-27.
3. The Bobbin Boy; or, How Nat Got His Learning. Boston: 1863. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt spine. Spine cocked.
4. EVERETT, WILLIAM. Double Play; or, How Joe Hardy Chose His Friends. Boston and NY: 1871. 8vo. Original cloth with gilt ball and bat on spine. Hinges starting, covers rubbed and mildly worn.
With 6 additional titles. Together, 10 volumes.
Provenance: Serendipity Books.
- Please note, this lot features 5 additional titles for a total of 9 volumes, not 10.