The Southpaw, Bang the Drum Slowly, A Ticket for a Seamstitch, It Looked Like Forever.

FIRST EDITIONS OF THE AUTHOR’S CLASSIC BASEBALL QUARTET; EACH VOLUME SIGNED OR INSCRIBED BY MARK HARRIS

The Southpaw, Bang the Drum Slowly, A Ticket for a Seamstitch, It Looked Like Forever.

HARRIS, Mark.

$2,500.00

Item Number: 96225

New York:, 1953-1979.

First editions of each novel in the author’s famed baseball quartet. Octavo, 4 volumes, original cloth. Each volume is either signed or inscribed. The Southpaw is inscribed and dated in 1954. Bang the Drum Slowly has a two page inscription from the author. A Ticket For A Seamstress and It Looked Like Forever are each signed by the author. Southpaw is near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips to the spine. Bang the Drum Slowly is near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The final two volumes are both fine in fine dust jackets.

Bang the Drum Slowly was chosen as one of the top one hundred sports books of all time by Sports Illustrated and appears on numerous other lists of best baseball fiction. It was made into the classic 1973 film starring Robert DeNiro. "Bang the Drum Slowly makes wonderful reading—whether one hates baseball or loves it. It is awfully funny in parts, and laughter is rare enough on anybody’s bookshelf" (New York Times).

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