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Babe Ruth SIGNED, "The Babe Ruth Story", 1st/1st Printing in Vibrant Unfaded Jacket


An extremely uncommon Babe Ruth SIGNED First printing copy of "The Babe Ruth Story". Scarce signed as Ruth passed away in the year of publication. 


E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York, 1948. First edition of Ruth's autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Boldly signed by Babe Ruth on the half-title page. Near fine with faint handling marks to signature page, in the original dust jacket with some wear and tear but with a vibrant red unfaded spine.The story of the greatest baseball player who ever lived, told in his own words, spans his life and includes the highs and lows, friendships, loves, and feuds, and career milestones of the man who symbolizes America's favorite game.


This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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