Andrews | Maxene and Gilbert | Bill [Stan Musial]

Over Here, Over There

First Edition | First Printing



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Inscribed by the authors to baseball legend Stan Musial, first edition of Over Here, Over There: The Andrews Sisters and the USO Stars in World War II by Maxene Andrews and Bill Gilbert.

Octavo, xii, 260pp. Red hardcover with blue cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “First Printing: June, 1993” on copyright page. Clean text, no marks or notations. Lower corners and spine heel lightly bumped. Contains 8 leaves of illustrations. In publisher’s illustrated dust jacket, retail price $22.95 on front flap, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, faint shelf wear to panels. Authors’ gift inscription on title page: “To Lil and Stan Musial – With fond memories of America’s 4 greatest years! Our best wishes – Maxene Andrews +` Bill Gilbert 1993.” Also includes a typed note signed by the author Bill Gilbert thanking Musial for giving him an autographed copy of James Michener’s Pilgrimage, and in return, Gilbert is presenting Musial with this autographed copy of his new book with Maxene Andrews.

Stan Musial (1920-2013) was a Major League baseball player, playing first base and outfield for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1941-1944 and 1946-1963. He is considered one of the most reliable hitters in baseball history, being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. During his tenure with the Cardinals, he was named the league MVP three times and helped lead the team to three World Series pennants. In 2011, Musial was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He passed away in 2013.

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Location Published

New York


Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp.


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


Andrews | Maxene and Gilbert | Bill [Stan Musial]


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