Scarce first edition of this Freddy story, in which our hero accidentally becomes a walk-on at a local high school football game and enrolls in classes so he can join the team.
Very good plus in very good dust jacket.
FREDDY PLAYS FOOTBALL
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. 7.75'' x 5.25''. Original brown cloth boards with red illustration to lower front board and red titles to spine. Original unclipped ($2.50) color pictorial dust jacket. With pictorial endpapers of animals playing football. Full-page black-and-white illustrated frontispiece with 18 full-page black-and-white illustrations and half-page black-and-white illustrations to the head of each chapter. , 265,  pages. Some light chipping to edges of dust jacket, with small inner repair; light scuffing to spine. Light fading to upper outer corners of boards with mildly bumped head and tail, else clean and sound.
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