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    1928 Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball, Inscribed & Signed by Ruth. Highly collectible in its own right, the presented volume hit bookstore shelves at the absolute height of the Babe's talents and fame, just months after he stunned the sporting world with his record sixty home run season. His inscription to a pair of brothers appears on the opening blank page, "To Peter & John McDonnell From 'Babe' Ruth," the quotation-marked signature style adding extra collecting appeal. The writing survives with splendid 9+/10 boldness. A few of the book's early pages have two-inch tears, and a few others exhibit some creasing, but the signed page is unaffected by these matters and the overwhelming balance of pages are unaffected as well. Book remains tightly bound with restoration and a new cover, and presents very nicely. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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