New York: Beadle & Adams, 98 William St. 1888. 1st printing (Johannsen BEADLE 581-1/2 DL; McCue, p. 58). 15,  pp. Text triple column. Advert last page (noting this title as "Ready September 11."). Wood engraving to front wrapper showing a pitcher ready to pitch to the waiting batter / catcher. 4to. 11" x 8-1/4". Printed self-wrappers. Evidence of prior binding, otherwise VG+ copy of a fragile item. Item #29560
Rare early title of baseball fiction, the first of 3 "Double Curve Dan" titles written by Jenks. OCLC shows but 3 institutional holdings, and no copies at auction these last 30 years.