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Lot # 1046 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

The Babe Ruth Story Inscribed by Babe Ruth

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,112.50

Hardcover first edition of The Babe Ruth Story by Babe Ruth as told to Bob Considine (E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1948), magnificently inscribed by Babe Ruth on the front flyleaf. Ruth passed away just two months following the signing of this book. Ruth has beautifully personalized and dated this copy in black fountain pen "To Robert and Paul Krogh - From Babe Ruth - 6/2/48." Both the inscription and signature are flawless, grading a perfect "10." The 250-page book (5.75 x 8.5 inches) displays only very light wear to the cloth-covered boards and is in Excellent condition. Missing the original dust jacket. From the Barry Halper Collection. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $4,112.50

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