Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1991.
A special first edition preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author James Reston Jr.. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.
James Reston (The Lone Star) describes the collision of baseball legend Pete Rose with commissioner Bart Giamatti when Rose was accused of betting on the game, reluctantly concluding that there was proof of Rose's gambling and tax evasion, and that Giamatti's decision, based chiefly on moral grounds, was right.
Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability.