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Baseball... early spring training... Hot Springs, Arkansas...

Item # 646786

March 22, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890  An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another page headed "The Professionals In The South", noting in part: "...As it may be considered as settled that the leading clubs will heretofore resort annually to Florida..."
A full page has several views of Arkansas City, Kansas. There are also three pages with views of the "famous health resort at Hot Springs, Arkansas". Another full page has 8 "Scenes And Character-Sketches In Honolulu", Hawaii, and the full ftpg. is a great Western-themed print: "Prospectors Driven from the Cherokee Reservation by U.S. Troops". A small print: "The Late Abraham Lincoln, Only Son of Hon. Robert T. Lincoln"
Twenty-four pages in very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War