8 Reach Official American League Baseball Guides – 1902, 1903, 1905-08 and 1909-11.
Lot 111. 8 Reach Official American League Baseball Guides – 1902, 1903, 1905-08 and 1909-11. These volumes contain extensive information on the American and National Leauges and the minors. They are well illustrated with photos. The 1902 guide, the first to have the familiar green cover, is a nm reprint. The others are originals. Here is a brief description of each guide: 1903, complete, green tape on the spine, large section of the bottom right corner of the cover missing, covers loose from the pages, which are vg-ex, 336 pages. 1905, apparently complete except for the front cover, hand-made front cover applied, covers loose from the 360 pages, which generally are ex. 1906, complete, tape on the spine, g-vg with 404 vg+ to ex pages. 1907, hand-made covers, original covers missing, first six pages absent, volume ends with page 542, vg-ex pages. 1909, complete, clear tape on the spine, and tape used to hold the covers to the pages, g-vg covers, 640 vg+ to ex pages. 1910, complete, clear tape on the spine, g+ cover, 640 pages, vg-ex. And 1911, covers detached, last four pages missing, first page torn, otherwise vg and vg-ex pages. The 1911 edition is Reach’s largest, with 704 pages. Winning Bid $83.