SIGNED and inscribed, "To_____, Best Wishes!" by the author to the ffep. Later printing. Very gently read, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and unmarked. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Moisture stain to the bottom edge that has bled a bit into the text block, primarily to the rear of the text and bottom edge of the rear wrap. Unclipped dustjacket is lightly bumped to extremities with some shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. An informed observation of baseball by a Pulitzer prize winning writer.