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    1930's James Naismith Typed Manuscript with Handwritten Notes re: Evolution of Basketball. Eight typed pages were Intended for inclusion in his acclaimed book, "Basketball: Its Origin and Development." The text addresses "Basketball and Society, the transition of the game from high school to college, listening to basketball games on the radio, and developments in the game. The last page features extensive handwritten notes on verso in bold pencil. Pages average VG-EX. Writing averages bold 9/10. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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