NY, Harper & Row, (1966). The best-known of his participatory sports books, partly by virtue of the 1968 film version, starring Alan Alda as Plimpton. This copy is inscribed by Plimpton to three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and former Librarian of Congress, Archibald Macleish, "with warm regards," in the month prior to publication. A fine association: Plimpton met Macleish nearly two decades prior, when he took a course from him at Harvard. Plimpton, in addition to his well-known sports books, was a co-founder of The Paris Review, one of the longest-running and most respected literary journals in America. Sunning to the top board edges; near fine in a near fine dust jacket with shallow edge wear. [#035685] SOLD
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