The Drive Within Me: Pettit, Bob, with Bob Wolff The Drive Within Me: Pettit, Bob, with Bob Wolff The Drive Within Me: Pettit, Bob, with Bob Wolff The Drive Within Me: Pettit, Bob, with Bob Wolff

The Drive Within Me

Pettit, Bob, with Bob Wolff

Published by Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1966
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Title: The Drive Within Me

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+++

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.


Yellow cloth with titles in black on spine, black endpapers. Jacket is red with titles in yellow and black and photo of Pettit in action on the court. Dedication page is inscribed to Harry Rabenhorst, who coached Pettit at LSU: "To Coach Raby, whose friendship and guidance have meant so much to me. Bob Pettit." Previous owner's neatly inked inscription below that and PO's address sticker affixed below that. Text block is clean and tight. Jacket has some chipping to extremities, three closed tears, but is intact, with good color, no fading, and intact price (NOT clipped). This is "The inside story of the high school substitute who became Pro-Basketball's first 20,000 point scorer." It traces Pettit's career from high school, through LSU, and to the pros. 170 pages, illustrated with B&W photos. A very nice, extremely rare presentation copy. We pack carefully, with moisture protection, bubble wrap, and a cardboard "sandwich" to protect every book and ensure it arrives undamaged. Size: 6 x 9". Bookseller Inventory # 001920

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