1903 WOMEN BASKETBALL GUIDE SPALDING ORIG VINTAGE BOOK
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-14)
Price : US $48.55
Guide for Women
AS ADOPTED BY THE CONFERENCE ON PHYSICAL TRAINING, HELD IN JUNE, 1899, AT SPRINGFIELD, MASS.
New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1903
Original vintage guide book is 87 pages plus another approximately 38 pages which are mainly advertisements (most illustrated) of Spalding's sports equipment ~ including fencing foils and masks, bowling, croquet, badminton, tennis, basketball, volleyball, field hockey, etc.
The book is primarily a collection of rules, regulations, and articles on the game (please see table of contents), with many, many photographs (some full-page) of winning teams ~ among them Smith, Mount Holyoke, Pratt Institute, Oberlin, private girls' schools and academies, high schools, YWCA, normal schools, and Hampton Institute.
Edited by Senda Berenson
The covers have considerable wear, as apparent in scan (inside front cover long ago had some clear tape added to reinforce it); a few pages in the interior of the book have wear, but overall internally it is in very good condition
~ Scarce early vintage book about women's basketball ~
This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-14)
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