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The Art of Baseball Celebrating the Great American Pastime, in Thirty Classic Images by Running Press

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Published by Running Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Handicrafts,
  • Hobbies, Quizzes & Games,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12123859M
ISBN 101561387258
ISBN 109781561387250
OCLC/WorldCa44393133

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