first edition Hardcover
1977 · Chicago
by Jones, Thomas C. (Ed); Kay Smith (Watercolor illustrations by)
Chicago: J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Large quarto. 464pp. Original cranberry colored handcrafted mission leather boards with illustration and embossed title on front, and gold lettering on spine. Speckled fore-edges. Illustrated endpapers. Book housed in its original artistically decorated box. In every field of endeavor, certain individuals stand out - be it sports, music, history, business or art. These individuals have been honored in Halls of Fame across the United States and Canada. This work tells the complete story of 41 Halls of Fame, covering every sport from Football to Lacrosse, as well as Great Americans, Country Music and others. The absorbing text contains a list of members of each Hall of Fame, and spotlights on the most famous members of each. Artist Kay Smith provides illustrations of these famous men and women of history, to add to many photographs throughout the book. Box in very good, binding and interior in fine condition.
(Inventory #: 34756)