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Irving, TX, United States, 2010/07/12 - Baseball Gloves—Store Model Gloves from 1880’s to 1940’s From The Collection of John Graham is a 260 page full color tribute to the “golden age” of baseball represented by gloves and display items from John Graham’s personal collection.
The book illustrates Graham’s approach as a collector, rather than as an investor. Even though many of the items in the collection are ultra rare and expensive, one can capture the nostalgia of baseball’s early days with less expensive items or combinations of rare and more common pieces. The book is available online through the JMG, Inc. website.
The book is filled with images of store model gloves, glove boxes, old baseball cards and other memorabilia, some of which is very rare and some more easily attainable. Gloves endorsed by Hall of Fame players, and Turn-of- the-Century gloves are prominently featured. More than just a catalog, the book includes interesting anecdotes about interesting trades and discoveries as Graham amassed the collection over the last 20 years.
Early reviewers are excited about the book and the focus it brings to this exciting hobby.
“What a fun way to memorialize the greatest private glove collection ever assembled. This elegant book is exactly what the hobby needs and is a must have for anybody who loves baseball or who has ever collected anything.” -- Jim Daniel, BaseballGloveCollector.com/.
"A seriously must have book for anyone interested in gloves or baseball!" -- Joe Phillips, TheGloveCollector.com/.
"This is a stunning visual representation of one of the great collections assembled, regardless the subject matter. From beginning to veteran collectors, there is something for everyone in this book. Without doubt, this will bring a whole new generation of people into the glove hobby." —Brett Lowman, Playokantiques.com/.