FRED FEARNOT And The SCRAPPY NINE; or, Having a Peck of Trouble. "Work and Win. An Interesting Weekly for Young America." No. 455. August 23, 1907. Baseball Fiction, Harvey K. Shackleford, George W. Goode.

FRED FEARNOT And The SCRAPPY NINE; or, Having a Peck of Trouble. "Work and Win. An Interesting Weekly for Young America." No. 455. August 23, 1907.

New York: Frank Tousey, 1907. Early printing (rear advert lists through #456 of the series, which had a publication date of August 30th). McCue, p. 99. 29, [3] pp, with last 3 pages adverts for divers products. Text double column. Color woodcut illustration to front wrapper [7-1/4" x 7"] of an altercation at home plate. Sm 4to. 11-1/8" x 8". Printed self wrappers, stapled. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Spine roll, with paper tear along center staple. A VG copy. Item #33407

According to Bragin's Dime Novels Bibliography, Tousey '... practically revolutionaized the dime novel field. ... Fred Fearnot, here of Work and Win, was the only successful rival to Frank Merriwell, and actually outlasted him in dime novel form."

Scarce. OCLC records 2 holdings of this title.

Price: $125.00

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