Item #217961 A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges. Stagg. A. Alonzo, Henry L. Williams.
A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges.
A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges.
A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges.

A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges.

New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1894. 69 diagrams. Revised Edition. Publisher's red cloth, stamped black border, gilt illustration of football player. Lacking dust jacket. Front hinge just starting, tiny tear to fore edge p. 179 (repaired, no loss), mild rubbing extremities, very faint and tiny stain to front board (not affecting gilt), very near fine in custom mylar cover. A very tight, square copy, gilt remains extremely crisp. Item #217961

ASSOCIATION COPY. Containing owner's inscription and bookplate of William H. McCastline. McCastline was former Medical Officer and Professor of Physical Education for Columbia University from 1903-1911.

Stagg and Williams have written here one of the founding documents of American Football––a game that now attracts tens of millions of viewers every week. This text precedes the professionalization of the sport in 1895 and comes out of one of the most formidable universities during the early years of development.

Price: $1,750.00

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