Of course, the most obvious physical advantage of the mule is those magnificent ears. The young australia league was founded by john joseph simons of perth, western australia who, as a young man, travelled extensively and became aware of a great gap in the. There have been so many questions about making your own autograph books that i thought i would write up a simple guide. Actually had the pleasure of meeting ted toles, jr. They were popular among university students from the 15th century until the mid. Make sure your party is one to remember with our autograph book. See more ideas about autograph books, vintage and books. Guide to the autographs and autograph books collection. Memorabilia autographs founder and president, allen rodwill is a wellknown, respected trusted member of an industry he has served for 35 years. Second, and more important, the main purpose of getting. Author barry miles knows his subjects of which he writes. He was born on august 11, 1922 in san antonio and though he picked up baseball in. Shop john mule miles signed baseball loa 1k jsa certified autographed baseballs and more authentic, autographed and gameused items at amazons sports collectibles store.
I set my novels in toronto, a city of contradictions, ripe with conflict possibilities. But i later learned that he was a star in the negro leagues, and the signed card i pulled was limited to a mere 200 copies. In those slim volumes, often with ornately decorated covers and giltedged pages, friends, family members, and influential acquaintances entered signatures and often added inspirational messages, poems, or drawings. So much has been said about this man, but he should be remembered first as a kind and gentle man who took time for anyone who approached him, and second as the creator of the modern adventure novel.
Fullcolor photographs accompanying the articles illustrate the grace, strength, agility, and especially. Even though theres no exact protocol for signing books, you want your. John mule miles signed autograph auto 2007 topps mini. John mule miles signed baseball negro league jsa cert. Anniversar y wheaties full cereal box, payton, don shula, butkus. A great way to wrap up the year with a fun writing project.
John played 1946 to 1948 john the mule miles played fo the chicago american giants. Childhood memories return with longlost autograph books. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Your cousin, mabel i am thankful both my parents names are written in the book of life. Autograph books for the end of the year diy autograph. First, it saves me lots of time by not having to open the book. My life is one big question mark, ever since i sustained a mild traumatic brain injury or closed head injury or concussion, whichever moniker is fashionable in a.
John mule miles signed baseball loa 1k jsa certified. Shop for john miles related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the worlds largest collection. As an author, autographing your books is a valuable part of building customer relations. Decorate the books cover yourself to make an ideal personalized souvenir for any occasion. John mule miles and he has added chicago american giants negro league legend on one side panel third base and outfield one another side panel hit 11 homeruns in 11 straight games 1948 on the other panel this ball is full is inscriptions. Vj books offers author handsigned books that become treasures for readers, fans and book collectors alike. I remember some of the very same little phrases in my autograph book. Miles is legendary for hitting 11 home runs in 11 straight games. Their modern derivations include yearbooks, friendship books, and guest books.
Buck leonard john mule miles signed photos lot 2 8x10 homestead grays chicago buck leonard john. A simple guide to making an autograph book the dis. We enjoyed a special relationship with clive cussler for over 25 years. With an active marketplace of over 175 million items, use the alibris advanced search page to find any item you are looking for through the advanced search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as title, artist, song title, genre, etc or you can narrow.
When you autograph a book, what does your message say. This autograph book is even more fun when paired with a hollywood theme. An autographed or signed edition from your favorite author increases the value of your book collection. Autograph books while diaries, letters and postcards are key records of lives lived and lost during world war 1, equally compelling are autograph books, particularly those kept by nurses. Norwood press is an imprint of vj books, a leading online retailer of collectible modern fiction. Negro league autograph collection sports card forum.
When your walk on earth is ended and your paths no more i trod, may your name in gold be written in the autograph of god. The natural superiority of mules is a collection of essays, articles, and stories in celebration of all the unique qualities of these remarkable hybrids. Then people started writing autographs in year books. John mule miles august 11, 1922 may 24, 20 played with the chicago american giants of the negro league from 19461949. As an outfielder, miles once hit 11 homeruns in 11 games in 1947, which not only would have shattered the major league record for consecutive games, but would still be the record. Net site is informative fun look at the tribute page hes created to honor recentlydeceased negro leaguer john mule miles. Jul 16, 2018 i have several vintage autograph books that ive purchased over the years. A good original 1976 john miles rebel lp sleeve, clearly signed on the front in ballpoint by john miles 16th feb 1978 to my friend eric very best wishes and again on the reverse by john miles to my friend eric very best wishes 16th february 1978 and both band members. I was able to track down the family and returned the autograph book to them. Tom owens has been collecting baseball autographs by mail since 1972 thanks to bullet bob veale.
This copy is signed on the title page by barry miles. John mule miles, who was inducted into the san antonio sports hall of fame in 2003, said recently he played with the chicago american giants in the negro leagues from 194649. A betterthanblank autograph book with silly signature ideas, autograph rhymes, fullcolor illustrations and a pen that writes in four different ink colors. A note signed with best wishes to a fan in black ink on a card bearing the chicago american giants logo. Owens, hes written more than 50 books, many about sports or collectibles.
See all books authored by john miles, including ideology and political life, and deafening silence. I like to sign my books on the title page, which is where most books are autographed, though you can also sign the inside cover. Starting lineup 12 inch figure new in box, one owner. John mule miles collection historyforsale item 328025. Autograph books reached their peak of popularity in the united states before the civil war. The family narrowly avoided losing a box of irreplaceable photos that got mixed up with sale items. Because i want my readers to feel good about themselves. John mule miles signed baseball fo the chicago american giants. Book and brodart protected jacket are fine, without faults. A most deadly retirement by john miles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. John mule miles autograph note signed historyforsale. While i cant promise that your signature will be a collectible someday, here are some simple tips to help you autograph your books. Its so much fun to look back at things people wrote.
Miles had been in declining health and under hospice care. Extremely rare shop for john miles related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the worlds largest collection. Traditionally they were exchanged among friends, colleagues, and classmates to fill with poems, drawings, personal messages, small pieces of verse, and other mementos. A signed note inscribed to a fan noting his involvement in the negro baseball league accompanied by a signed card with the printed logo for the negro league team the chicago american giants. Up for sale today is an autographed rawlings official major league baseball of. John miles books list of books by author john miles. Gabric believes the autograph books were sold by mistake about 10 years ago at an auction. How to autograph your book nonfiction authors association. Miles and compare prices find signed collectible books by john c. John miles is the author of murder in retirement 2.
John miles has 129 books on goodreads with 364 ratings. Readers appreciate the personal connection with favorite fiction and nonfiction writers. Alan ginsberg, jack kerouac, william burroughs, and here charles bukowski. My favorite entry though is one written and dated january 8, 1963 in one of my autograph books.
The autograph books series contains an autograph book that belonged to the director of the young australia league, which was used during the leagues world tour of 1924. Clive cussler july 15, 1931 february 24, 2020 a note from john. An autograph book is a book for collecting the autographs of others. Jun 18, 2012 a great project for the last week of school is to have the kids decorate and sign autograph books. Those recorded within morays war include the experiences of those who worked in.1107 1427 171 595 710 602 1579 1580 640 836 1531 150 509 161 469 647 1128 1233 1258 54 386 1189 573 1377 400 281 259 178 1440 781 1116 648 1204 895 379 815 888