The Grand-Slam Price Guide to Baseball Cards! Whether you want to appraise a ten-year-old rookie card, are curious about the value of a complete hobby set, or have recently acquired a new collection, The OfficialR Beckett Price Guide to Baseball Cards provides reliable information that gives you the edge in buying or selling. * Written by the Expert! Dr. James Beckett is the leading authority on baseball card prices. * More than 290,000 Prices: Listed for individual cards and complete sets. * Clear Identification: Every baseball card is identified by year, manufacturer, size, format, and player. * Condition Grade Pricing: Beckett's state-of-the-art system for accurately identifying value based on grade and condition. * Valuable Tips: Professional advice on buying, selling, and caring for your cards. * History of Card Collecting: All the facts you need to know from the early days of baseball to the present.Beckett, James is the author of 'Official Price Guide To Baseball Cards 2005', published 2005 under ISBN 9780375721007 and ISBN 0375721002.