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1921-81 Multi-Sport Official Guide Lot of (67) with Spalding Baseball, NCAA Basketball & Sporting News Football

Lot Number 269

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Bone up on sports history knowledge with this fact filled collection of (67) 1921-81 multi-sport official guides. All items have full covers unless noted. Highlights are (12) 1922-32 “Spalding’s Official Base Ball Guide” including (6) with full covers (avg. GD to VG) and (6) without covers (no grade); (11) 1959-64 NCAA “Official Collegiate Basketball Record Book/Guide” (avg. GD to VG-EX) with deference to (4) issues with minor spine tape repairs/residue; (4) 1921-24 “Spalding’s Official Intercollegiate Foot Ball Guide” (avg. GD-VG to VG). More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:


(12) “Spalding’s Official Base Ball Guide” with:

1922, no front or back cover, solid with moderate oxidation on staples and light stains on back page

1923, no front or back cover, solid with light stains on front page

(2) 1924, both no front cover, both back covers attached, one solid, one solid with tears/creases around staples on front page

1925, (GD) with covers attached, tears/partial separation on front cover at spine, only the middle 2-1/2” of front cover attached, cover graphics are bold, pencil marks on bottom edge

1927, (GD-VG) with covers attached, minor separation of front cover at top and bottom of spine, 1/2” paper loss at top of spine, colors and graphics are bold, covers have moderate creases

1928, no front cover, back cover is attached, sturdy spine and solid condition with deference to front page tear half way up from bottom on front page

(2) 1929, one with covers attached (GD-VG) with sturdy spine appealing colors and graphics, 2” separation of front cover from bottom of spine, one with no front cover, back cover attached, solid condition with sturdy spine

1930, (VG) with covers attached, very appealing, nice colors and graphics, sturdy all around

1931, (VG) with covers attached, very appealing with bold colors and graphics, sturdy spine

1932, (VG) with covers attached, attractive with bold colors/graphics and sturdy spine

(24) 1952-81 Sporting News “Official Baseball Guide” (avg. VG-EX to EX-MT), all with full covers attached, all clean and solid with sturdy spines and appealing colors/graphics with: 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981


(11) “Official NCAA Basketball Guide/Guide” with:

1959 Guide (VG) appealing with bold cover photo

1959 Record Book (GD-VG) with minor tape repairs at top and bottom of spine and pen marks at top right corner of front cover

1960 Guide (GD) with creases on front cover

1960 Record Book (VG) solid with sturdy spine

(2) 1961 Record Book (GD-VG, GD) one solid with sturdy spine, one with small tape repairs at top and bottom of spine and pen marks at top left corner of front cover

1962 Record Book (GD-VG), appealing with deference to minor rippling on front cover due to water contact, presents better than assigned technical grade with bold colors/graphics

(2) 1963 Record Book (VG-EX, GD-VG) one very appealing with very sharp colors/graphics, one with minor tape repairs at top and bottom of spine and pen marks at top right corner of front cover

1964 Record Book (VG) with deference to tape residue at top and bottom of spine

1964 Guide (GD-VG) with vertical crease on front cover


(5) Spalding’s Official Foot Ball Guide” with:

1921 (VG) with attractive covers and solid spine

1922 (GD-VG) nice cover graphics, moderate spine wear

1923 (GD-VG) bold colors/graphics, crease on front cover

1924 (GD-VG) bold colors/graphics, solid spine, crease on front cover

1924 partial book (no grade), last 40% of pages are absent, front and back covers are present and partially attached by tape, spine shows extensive tape residue

1923 Spalding’s College Athletics (GD) covers are solid with age appropriate wear, interior sides of covers have cloth tape reinforcements, interior of front cover and first page have traces paper residue

(5) NCAA Official Collegiate Record Book” with:

1953 (GD) moderate staining/soiling on front cover

1955 (GD-VG) pen marks at top right of front cover

1957 (GD-VG) minor soling on covers

1959 (VG) appealing with bold colors/graphics, minor soiling at top of front cover

1971 (VG-EX) very appealing

(8) NFL Record Manual all very appealing (avg. EX to EX-MT) with the exception of the 1963 issue which has a 1” section of surface paper loss on the back cover, with: 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969

1975 WFL media guide (EX)

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