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Portrait of an early baseball player...



Item # 672104

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Included is a report headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.
There is also a halfpg. print of: "Messrs. Kavanagh & Decker's Billiard Table Manufactory..."; a two page article about "Turpentine Manufacture In The Southern States" which includes nine scenes of the process.
Sixteen pages light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War