View all items from Art, Décor, Timepieces & Vintage Jewelry sale

First Edition "The Fairport Nine" by Noah Brooks, 1880

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor The Fairport Nine (Noah Brooks)
Genre Historical Fiction, Middle-Grade Fiction, Sports Fiction
Binding Illustrated cloth on board
Publisher Charles Scribner’s Sons
Publication Year 1880
Period Late 19th Century
Place of Publication New York
Edition Statement First Edition
Language English
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes This book was a pioneer in the fictional game of baseball being the first novel pitting two rival baseball teams against each other. The tissue-guarded frontispiece features six members of this integrated team known as the Fairport Nine. This first edition has the original six pages of advertisements immediately following page 188.


- wear to cover with bumped corners, rubbed edges, fraying, sunning and soiling; cocked spine; cracked front hinge and loose text pages; tanning, fading, and minor foxing to text blocks and text edges; graphite writing to the endpaper; staining and soiling to pages.


1.0" W x 7.25" H x 5.0" D

Item #


Terms & Conditions

Have a similar piece to sell? Get in touch with one of our experts.

Request A Consultation
Other Items You Might Like

Full-service selling solutions for home or business-minded consignors.

Learn More