Lot # 3: 1885 THRU 1989 NEAR COMPLETE SPALDING BASEBALL GUIDE RUN (103/104)

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Item was in Auction "SCP Auctions July 2009 Internet Auction",
which ran from 7/8/2009 12:00 PM to
7/23/2009 8:00 PM



Near complete run of Spalding Baseball guides from the years 1885 thru 1989, missing only 1962 for total completion. Overall the vast majority have clean inner pages in good, readable condition. The covers would be the source for most problems and will be listed in the description below. A really outstanding source of vintage baseball information, the guides are loaded with articles, photos, standings, statistics, and vintage ads, Guides are:

1885 - Front cover about G with back cover missing. Back 2 pages containing ads in about P-F.

1886 - Front cover about G with some small pieces missing from around edges. Back cover missing and last page about P-F.

1887 - Covers about VG.

1888 - Front cover about G-VG. Yellowed tape along spine. Back cover missing>

1889 - Covers about VG.

1890 - Covers about VG.

1891 - Covers about VG.

1892 - Covers about VG with clear tape along 2/3 of spine.

1893 - Front cover about VG. Back cover has a 1" tear and small missing piece.

1894 - Covers about VG.

1895 - Covers about VG with small tip on front missing>

1896 - Covers about G with small pieces missing.

1897 - Covers about F-G. Two 1" pieces of masking tape across spine.

1898 - Covers about P and loose. Held together by 2 1" pieces of masking tape.

1899 - Front cover F and loose. Held together by darkened tape. Back cover missing.

1900 - Cover about G. Two 1" pieces of masking tape across spine.

1901 - Covers about VG with small piece missing at back bottom.

1902 - Front cover about P-F. Back cover about VG. Darkened tape across most of spine.

1903 - Covers about VG. 3 pieces of 3/4" clear tape across spine.

1904 - Covers about G. 5 pieces of 3/4" clear tape across spine.

1905 - Covers about F-G. Yellowed tape along spine.

1906 - Front cover about VG. Back cover F-G. Yellowed tape along spine with two 1" pieces of masking tape across spine.

. 1907 - Covers about VG. Yellowed tape along back of spine with two 1" pieces of masking tape across spine.

. 1908 - Covers about F and loose. Yellowed and masking tape all across spine.

1909 - Covers about VG.

1910 - Cover about VG and loose. Held together by two 7/8" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1911 - Covers about VG.

1912 - Covers about VG with one 3/4" piece of yellowed tape at bottom of spine.

1913 - Covers about VG. 2/3 of spine with yellowed tape.

1914 - Covers about VG+.

1915 - Covers about VG with small, 1/2" square of bottom corner missing.

1916 - Covers about VG+.

1917 - Covers about VG. Clear tape along spine.

1918 - Covers about VG+.

1919 - Covers about VG. Clear tape along spine.

1920 - Covers about F-G and loose. Held together by yellowed tape along and across spine.

1921 - Covers about VG and loose.

1922 - Covers about VG and loose. Held together by 2 pieces of yellow and 2 pieces of masking tape across spine.

1923 - Covers about G-VG and loose. Held together by 5 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1924 - Covers about VG and loose. Held together by four 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1925 - Covers about VG and loose. Held together by five 3/4" pieces of clear tape across spine.

1926 - Front cover P. Back cover missing. Guide held together by 3 3/4" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1927 - Covers about VG+ with small part of bottom right missing.

1928 - Cover about VG and loose. Held together by 5 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1929 - Front cover about VG. Back cover about F, Both loose. Guide held together by two 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1930 - Covers about VG. Clear tape that has darkened along spine.

1931 - Covers about VG. Held together by 5 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1932 - Covers about VG. Held together by 4 1" pieces of clear tape across spine.

1933 - Front cover about G with small tear, tip of upper right missing, and 3/4" square of yellowed tape. Back cover VG+. Clear tape along spine.

1934 - Covers about VG. Clear tape along spine.

1935 - Front cover about G. Back cover about VG. Both loose. held together by 6 pieces of 7/8" yellowed tape across spine.

1936 - Covers about VG. Five pieces of clear tape across spine.

1937 - Front cover about G with about 1/4 length loose from spine. Back cover about VG.

1938 - Covers about VG with front one loose. 5 pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1939 - Front cover about VG and loose. Back cover about G. 3 pieces of yellowed tape and 2 pieces of masking tape across spine.

1940 - Front cover about G and loose. Back cover about VG. 5 pieces of clear tape across about spine.

1941 - Front cover P and held on by 6 pieces of tape (4 clear, 2 yellowed) across spine. Back cover VG.

1942 - Front and back covers about VG and loose. Held together by 5 1" pieces of yellowed tape across spine.

1943 - Front cover about VG and loose. Back cover about VG.

1944 - Front cover about G-VG. Back cover about VG with about 2/3 separated at spine.

1945 - Front and back covers about F. Front has couple of pieces of clear tape.

1946 - Front and back covers about VG with one 1" piece of yellowed tape across spine at top.

1947 - Front cover about G-VG, loose and held on by 3 pieces of clear tape. Back cover about VG.

1948 - Front and back cover about VG.

1949 - Front and back cover about VG.

1950 - Front and back cover about VG.

1951 - Front and back cover about VG.

1952 - Front and back cover about VG.

1953 - Front and back cover about VG.

1954 - Front and back cover about VG.

1955 - Front and back cover about VG.

1956 - Front and back cover about VG.

1957 - Front and back cover about VG+.

1958 - Front and back cover about VG.

1959 - Front and back cover about VG.

1960 - Front and back cover about VG.

1961 - Front and back cover about VG with about 1" damage to cover at bottom of spine.

1963 - Front and back cover about VG+.

1964 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1965 - Front and back cover about VG+.

1966 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1967 - Front and back cover about VG.

1968 - Front and back cover about VG.

1969 - Front and back cover about VG.

1970 - Front and back cover about VG.

1971 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1972 - Front and back cover about VG.

1973 - Front and back cover about VG.

1974 - Front and back cover about VG.

1975 - Front and back cover about VG.

1976 - Front and back cover about VG.

1977 - Front and back cover about VG.

1978 - Front and back cover about VG.

1979 - Front and back cover about VG.

1980 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1981 - Front and back cover about VG+.

1982 - Front and back cover about VG.

1983 - Front and back cover about VG.

1984 - Front and back cover about VG.

1985 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1986 - Front and back cover about VG-EX/EX.

1987 - Front and bac