Item #019916 St. Nicholas May, 1890. Walter Camp.

St. Nicholas May, 1890

New York: The Century Co, 1890. Wraps. Good. Item #019916

Illustrated wraps. Pagination runs 547-632, plus ads. Black and white illustrations throughout. Single issue of this magazine written for a juvenile audience. Of note in this issue is an article on baseball, basic rules and how to play, accompanied by illustrations. This is the first of several papers that appeared in St. Nicholas. Written by Walter Camp, an athlete, coach and writer known for his many contributions to the shaping of American football into the way it is played today. Also present is an illustrated article on travels in Central Africa, etc. GOOD+ condition. Minor toning, soiling and staining to the covers. Heavy chipping and tearing to the covers along the lower edge. Minor toning and soiling in the interior.

Price: $40.00

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