A true classic Gem for you Old Time Hockey Fanatics!
This is an actual book with an actual fictional story
about a young boy dreaming of playing in the NHL and going "all the way"
Allthough the book is 100% fiction and designed more towards youth,
the author of this book was indeed a real icon of the hockey world.
The author of this book was Mr. Foster Hewitt, the original voice
of Hockey Night in Canada and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
He is actually pictured on the front cover with some gorgeous graphics
and an original nice Picture of MAPLE LEAFS GARDEN on the back of the book.
This book is copyrighted in 1949 by
"Thomas Allen Ltd., All rights Reserved, including
the rights to reproduce this book or parts Thereof in any form".
This particular book is the second printing from 1953 and
IS A HARD COVER EDITION THAT IS PRINTED AND BOUND IN CANADA.
The book measure 8 1/4 inches in length and 6 inches in width.
Overall, the book is used but is still in
both readable and displayable condition.
It has all original pages with no tears, ink stains or water stains.
The cover and binding are in solid shape except
the extreme outer surface layer to the mane is missing.
Only about 5 or 6 of these hit ebay per year so don't miss out!