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Image for The Team That Stopped Moving

The Team That Stopped Moving

By: Christopher, Matt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown and Company: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21450

ISBN: 0316139408

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition ex-lib with pocket and all pp present. Tape marks on endpps. Clipped upper flap corners on dj which is now in brand new mylar and displays beautifully. 127 pp of baseball action for children. A ghost that appears during a baseball game after all the action on the field has seemed to 'freeze' tells Dick Farrar how to improve his game and he helps Dick to spark a rally that enables them to win the game. View more info

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The ABC Of Shooting Some Hints For Beginners

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40219

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in illustrated professionally reproduced dj in new mylar with age toning at extrems and moderate rubbing. Blue cloth boards dull at edges, tidy name on fep, embossed address on next blank pg. 159 pp crisp and unmarked. 14 full page illustrations. Collectible and rare in dust wrapper. Contents: Buying a Gun/ Shooting Outfit/ First Experiences in Shooting/ Some Shooting Don'ts/ Pheasants, Partridges and Ground Game/ Grouse and Blackgame/ Woodcock, Snipe and Wildfowl/ Woodpigeons and "Various"/ Deer. View more info

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Space-Age Beaver and Otter Trapping

By: Clouser, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James P. Mesler: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44079

Condition: Good +


Peach stapled illustrated 1st edition card covers are soiled but not torn. Former owner's name and spot of white-out on head of title page, some spotting in text, one note from former owner, an important tips about using wax and scent. Uncommon. 41 pp. View more info

Pro Sports Bloopers 2 VHS Tape Set Includes Pro Sports Bloopers and Hilarious Sports Bloopers

By: Cohen, Gary; Producer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MN, Simtar Entertainment, Inc: 1991

Seller Id: 41045

Condition: Very Good


TWO original tapes in original photo illustrated box. Not rentals. Running time approx 30 mins each. View more info

Image for Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer in the Counties of Devon and Somerset with an Appendix Descriptive of Remarkable Runs and Incidents Connected With the Chase from the Year 1780 to the Year 1860. LIMITED/NUMBERED

Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer in the Counties of Devon and Somerset with an Appendix Descriptive of Remarkable Runs and Incidents Connected With the Chase from the Year 1780 to the Year 1860. LIMITED/NUMBERED

By: Collyns, Charles Palk

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd: 1902

Edition: Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 20186

Condition: Good +


Limited numbered edition #222 of only 250 copies. Rust gilt-embellished cloth boards bumped and rubbed, cloth lifting at joint of soiled original cream velum spine. Frontispiece plus 7 full-page tissued plates and 26 in-text illustrations. Top edge gilt, inner front hinge paper split else good, innards very good. Account of stag hunting on Exmoor by the Dulverton surgeon with an appendix descriptive of remarkable runs and incidents connected with the chase from the year 1720 to the year 1860. 307 deckle edged pp. View more info

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The Coach at West Mackenzie

By: Coray, Henry W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: IL, Moody Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22652

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback, text a tad rippled at upper fore-edge, light pencil scribble on cover, No names, tears or soil. Rare football story. 128 pp. View more info

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Ski Resorts within 5 Hours of Baltimore & Washington

By: Cotter, John R.H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 1980

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 12972

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear & soil, primarily on rear white background glossy cover. 64 pp text as new. No names, tears or soil. Includes details of resorts in MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV plus recorded snow charts. Each location is described with directions, resort specifications, skiing season and hours of operation, lift ticket prices (as of 1980), Rentals and Repairs, Other Activities and Attractions, Lodging at Resort, Nightlife and Dining. View more info

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John Tobias Sportsman

By: Cox, Charles E., Jr

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1937

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20185

Condition: Near Fine


1st limited, numbered edition No. 575 of 950 copies. Original blue cloth, with simulated darker blue labels with gilt ruling on frt bd and lightly sunned spine. Tips lightly rubbed and front inner hinge cracked, frt board wobbly but firmly attached, else fine. Shooting and angling stories. 204 pp View more info

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Sport Is Where You Find It SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION

By: Crowe, Philip K. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1953

Edition: First Numbered, Limited Signed E

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36539

Condition: Near Fine


Limited, numbered, signed by author. #90 out of 1475 copies. Fine green cloth with very light sunning on upper edge of boards, tips and spine ends sharp. Bright gilt horse & rider illust on cover, spine with green title box and gilt titles has been sunned but all is more than legible. Text tight and crisp with author's name on fep. Not dedicated to anyone in particular. Illustrated dj is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, few age spots on rear panel and displays beautifully in new mylar. The author takes you to China, India, England, Alaska, Indo-China, Nantucket, ... View more info

Image for The Sports Library  Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

The Sports Library Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

By: Dale, T. F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44351

Condition: Good +


Not ex-lib. Solid reading copy in light green cloth with brn titles, cloth frayed at tips and spine ends, lifting from boards a bit, Well protected in clear mylar sleeve. Rear hinge paper cracked, frt fine, page block holding tight. 207 pp. Tissue-guarded frontis present. In a series intended as a kind of "cheap Badminton Library" for younger, less affluent sportsmen of the coming 20th century. The "kindred sports" are polo, hog- and jackal-hunting, and horse racing. With a chapter on riding and hunting for women. View more info

Image for The Corps Roots the Loudest"  A History of VMI Athletics

The Corps Roots the Loudest" A History of VMI Athletics

By: Davis, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33690

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and dj are in fine condition save for bit of surface soil on lower edge of page block and vertical crease on frt dj flap. Unclipped dj now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This is a gift quality book without names or tears. 335 pp over sized landscape format 8vo. This book examines the history of athletics at the Virginia Military Institute from its founding in 1839 to the present. Loaded with b/w photos. Too large for the flat rate envelope. View more info

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Angler & Otter

By: Davison, Thomas

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20708

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in irregularly faded blue cloth, front board ever so slightly bowed, text crisp with occasional light finger smudge in margin. B/w photo frontis and a lovely line drawing/etching of a fisherman hooking his catch. Front hinge paper cracked, faint foxing on endpapers and tiny vintage London bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Fabulous and very rare book of reminicenses and how-to including diagrams on fly tying. Chapters include: A Lesson for Beginners on Angling / On the Lune with the Stonefly / An Encounter with an Otter / My First Salmon / Poachers / Chased and Caught by ... View more info

Image for Redskin Country! From Baugh to the Super Bowl

Redskin Country! From Baugh to the Super Bowl

By: Denlinger, Ken; attner, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Leisure Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10972

ISBN: 0880111917

Condition: Very Good


Ex-lib with pocket and all pp present. Light soil on fore-edge of page block from storage, pages clean. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well with no chips, tears or soil, just age toning from white background to an even cream shade. 224 pp. This is the definitive history of the Redskins. They describe the cornerstones: 14 of the players who either helped launch them here in such grand style, made them more than tolerable during lean times, or lifted them back atop the National Football League in Super Bowl XVII. View more info

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The Baseball Life of Johnny Bench

By: Devaney, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44144

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, unmarked, first edition paperback. Not exlib, no marks, tears or soil in the 108 pp yellowed text, Three small abrasions on rear cover (see image) which does not affect the reading. The Cincinnati Reds star catcher has more skills than any other backstop in the big leagues (at the time of this printing). This dramatic story tells how he put it all together... from his days as a frightened young minor-leaguer from Oklahoma to stardom in the Majors. View more info

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Otter Hunting

By: Earl of Coventry (The); Captain L.C.R. Cameron Ex-M.O.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Seely Service & Co. Ltd.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 44567

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth boards crawyoned at foot of frt panel, soiled and marked, tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. No date, circa 1930s. Pp. 88+[8](advertisements), frontispiece plus 7 plates, full page map, glossary of otter hunting terms, index. The Modern Sports series. *The text is drawn from Deer, Hare & Otter Hunting, by Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey Brooke, The Earl of Coventry, and Capt. L. C. R. Cameron. View more info

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Warpath's Unofficial Washington Redskins Book of Lists

By: Elfin, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, American Sports Media: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44513

ISBN: 0971392420

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback 95 pp includes comprehensive 27 pp index in rear. Super bar or media-room trivia mag. View more info

Image for 501 Excuses to go Golfing  SIGNED

501 Excuses to go Golfing SIGNED

By: Exner, Justin J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: OH, Greenleaf Book Group: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26867

ISBN: 096653199X

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback, 139 pp gift book for the golf buff. Author's presentation copy signed on title page "Just in Case! Justin J. Exner. Very special and very rare signed copy. Funny reasons (excuses) for the golfer to hit the turf. as if you've not heard them all already if you are in a relationship with a compulsive golfer! View more info

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Young Dreamers I am a Skater

By: Feldman, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29678

ISBN: 0375902562

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover without names, tears or soil. 48 p text crisp and bright. Meet 12-year-old Emily Hughes. Emily comes from a family of skaters and has been skating since she was three years old. Like her older sister Sarah, Emily has the courage, heart, and determination to follow her dream wherever it takes her. Told in Emily's own words and illustrated with breathtaking photographs by Jane Feldman, I Am a Skater takes young readers behind the scenes and right on the ice with Emily. There, they'll get a whirlwind tour of the skating world from the hours of practicing to the excitement o... View more info

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Scranton High Chums On The Cinder Path

By: Ferguson, Donald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, The World Syndicate Publishing Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43557

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth board tips bumped but not rubbed. Bright silver gilt titles. Internally age-toned but not brittle. 182 pp. Rare color dust wrapper shows small chips at tips but displays well View more info

Image for Scranton High Chums At Ice Hockey

Scranton High Chums At Ice Hockey

By: Ferguson, Donald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, The World Syndicate Publishing Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43558

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards, tips bumped but not rubbed. Bright silver gilt titles. Internally age-toned but not brittle. 180 pp. Rare color dust wrapper shows small chips at tips but displays well View more info