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Image for Fledgling Days  Memoir of a Falconer

Fledgling Days Memoir of a Falconer

By: Ford, Emma

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Overlook Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45249

ISBN: 0879519479

Condition: Fine


Square, sharp 1st edition hardcover, 246 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Must reading for everyone interested in raising, training and enjoying falcons and falconry. View more info

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Games For Boys

By: Frankel, Lillian & Godfrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Young Readers Press, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37004

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant, unread 1st printing paperback in illustrated covers showing light color loss from storage, text uncreased. No names, tears or soil. One spot on inside cover, else 128 pp crisp and unmarked. Illust with b/w line drawings. Includes: Icebreakers/ Indoor Games/ Outdoor Games/ Stunts and Contests/ Team Relays/ Easy Games/ Index. Collectible quality. View more info

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Falcon Fever A Falconer in the Twenty-first Century

By: Gallagher, Tim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34787

ISBN: 0618805753

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and original unclipped dj in new mylar has lightly bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp, 326 p. text fine. What is so compelling about falconry? Tim Gallagher mines his lifelong obsession with falcons for an answer in this engaging volume interweaving memoir, history, and travelogue. An entire subculture of the sport exists outside the mainstream of American society, consisting of obsessed individuals who still use the ancient training techniques and language of falconry. Gallagher finds that his personal story connects on many levels with that of Frederick II, the thirt... View more info

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Young Olympic Champions

By: Gelman, Steve

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 12133

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dj. Exlib. Blue cloth boards with sharp tips, lightly bumped at spine ends. No call tags on book or dj. Price clipped dj in new mylar hsa rubbing and small chips at spine ends but displays very well. Tight and bright 191 pp text with tape marks on end papers. Champs included are: Johnny Weissmuller/ Babe Didrikson/ Bob Mathias/ Cassius Clay/ Jerry Lucas/ Chis von Saltza/ Toni Sailer/ Wilma Rudolph/ Parry O'Brien/ Sonja Henie/ Valerie Brumel/ Statistics. View more info

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Soccer Circus Featuring Hobie Hanson

By: Gilson, Jamie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 16234

ISBN: 0688120210

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely, tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. One light soil smudge on fep. 177 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in mylar looks fab, has no call tags on back strip. In their determination to have fun while spending the night at a motel during a soccer tournament, Hobie Hanson and his friends get caught up in a mystery buff's efforts to solve a make-believe case. View more info

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The Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch It's Contents and Accoutrements

By: Grant, Madison

Price: $85.00

Publisher: PA, Privately Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37029

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous gift quality book in brown cloth with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj lightly sunned at spine, else fine. 207 pgs. Madison Grant presents an overview of the history, style and function of the hunting pouch as an indispensable associate of the muzzle loading rifle or musket. More than two hundred examples of pouches and other items needed to service the distinctly American gun known as the long rifle. Most of the articles are buing presented for public scrutiny for the first time and is the result of the friendly cooperation of many collectors and institutions. This volume also repres... View more info

Image for Physiology in Depth/ Decompression in Depth: The Proceedings of The Seminars; Decembewr 6, 1980 &  March 10,, 1979 Santa Anna

Physiology in Depth/ Decompression in Depth: The Proceedings of The Seminars; Decembewr 6, 1980 & March 10,, 1979 Santa Anna

By: Graver, Dennis; Bassett, Bruce E.; Compilation Authored

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CA, PADI:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43907

Condition: Very Good


Two 1st edition paperbacks for one price, One has few rough top page edges, torn from carelessly being opened but no loss of text. 56 & 86 pp respectively. Date on rear of Decompression book is 1984. Uncommon reference set. View more info

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Bobsledding: Down the Chute!

By: Gregory, Stephen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Troll: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26300

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with negligible surface wear, bumped lower tips, 32 pp color illustrated text fine. Not ex-lib. Exciting photos describe this fast and furious winter team sport. View more info

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Rod, Horn and Gun

By: Headlam, Maurice C.B., C.M.G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1942

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 29047

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth boards with light color loss at tips and spine ends, no major rub through. Light soil mark on fore edge of frt board, small bookstore stamp at foot of rep, no names or tears inside. Foxing on edge of pg block, text clear. 14 illustrations, 159 p. Presentable crisp copy lacking the dj. Published 1942, this binding conforms to the binding economy standard so could be a first but does not say so. From the preface: This is a fishing book; and, as fishermen like reading about fishing when the cannot fish, I hope that, at the present time especially when it is a relief to turn away for ... View more info

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The Fairest Hunting: Hunting and Watching Exmoor Deer

By: Hewett, H. P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27979

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in orange boards, no inscriptions, soil or tears. DJ in new mylar displays beautifully with b/w photo frontis. 116 pp. The author discusses his observations resulting, sometimes in unorthodox conclusions, as well as the history and art of deer hunting as distinct from fox and hare hunting. Records of all types are included - points, weights, breeding, peculiarities, etc. This book is, within the limits of material available, a valuable work of reference. View more info

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Heart of a Champion and Other Sports Stories

By: Highlights

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OH, Highlights for Children, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13537

ISBN: 0875346278

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition paperback is in perfect condition. 95 pp of assorted stories compiled by the editors of Highlights Magazine for children. Includes Heart of a Champion/ The Race/ Lose Some, Win Some/ The Award/ The Obstacle Course/ A Winning Team/ Follow the Leaders?/ Lucky Socks/ Just Like a Pro/ All the Luck/ A Special Kind of Magic/ Surrounded by the Blues/ Swimming Rivals/ Tryout for Danny/ Bitten by the Basketball Bug/ Broomstick Fisherman. View more info

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The Pick and Screen Offense for Winning Basketball

By: Horyza, Len

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Parker Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36663

ISBN: 0136761313

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in navy faux leather boards with bright gilt spine title. Book as new inside and out with sharp tips and spine ends, 184 pp. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar has one tiny closed tear at foot of frt panel (barely noticeable), faint age-toning at upper and lower edges, remains more than presentable. See image. View more info

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Spice's Football

By: Jackson, C. Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9521

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hard cover, no dj. Ex-lib with all pp and pocket present. Moderate finger soil in margins, tight and bright book in patterned library rebound buckram cloth boards with white title on spine. 90 pp. Chapters include: Home from Summer Camp/ Bucky and Leo Meet a Veterinarian/ Birthday Surprise/ A Puppy Is Named/ An Accident/ Bucky Is Downhearted/ And Leo is Disgusted/ Maple Hills School Plays Oakwood School/ Ready for Milrose/ Touchdown Pass. View more info

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Advanced Wreck Diver's Manual

By: Jenney, James F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WI, Rowe Publishing Corp.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28287

ISBN: 0933832206

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with negligible surface wear from storage, internally as new. 65 p. Contents include: Successful research/ The search for your wrecksite/ Grid techniques, Underwater sleds/ Trawl Door rigs/ Circle/semi circle search/ Zig Zag search/ Case studies 1 - 5/ Land Ranges/ Timed Compass Run/ Wreck sites and wreckage (shallow water)/ Setting up the grid/ Survey methods/ Locating artifacts/ Excavation/ Recovery of Objects/ The deep water wreck site. View more info

Image for Sport Diver Manual Volume 1 Open Water Certification  Third Edition

Sport Diver Manual Volume 1 Open Water Certification Third Edition

By: Jeppesen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CO, Jeppesen: 1975

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 29470

ISBN: 0884870510

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 3rd edition paperback with negligible surface wear from storage, appears unread. Many numbered sections, approx 200 pp. The Equipment: Seeing and Swimming/ Warmth and Bouyancy/ Breathing Underwater/ Underwater Information/ Tools and Accessories. The Diver: Sensations/ Breathing/ Descending and Ascending/ Depth and Time Limits/ Repetitive Dives/ The Environment: The Worlds of Diving/ Water Movement/ Ocean Life/ Fresh Waters/ Ecology. The Dive: Food from Sea and Lake/ Collecting/ Photography/ Specialty Diving/ Careers. Appendix, Index. View more info

Image for Field Hockey - Cacrosse Guide August 1970 - August 1972

Field Hockey - Cacrosse Guide August 1970 - August 1972

By: Jesseph, Margaret: Field Hockey; Oswalk, Jane A.: Lacrosse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: DC, The Division For Girls and Women's Sports: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42748

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback. 160pp. Faint rust through on cover from stapled text. Negligible glue mark (not a sticker pull) on lower fore-edge of frt cover. Rare rule book in collectible, crisp, unmarked condition. View more info

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Beagling For Beginners

By: Jobson-Scott, Dr. D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. LTD.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34812

Condition: Very Good


Stamped "With The Publisher's Compliments" on title page. Clean firm green covers with gilt lettering on spine, lightly bumped spine-ends, sound binding, light foxing to block edges, light foxing throughout, pages and end-papers are otherwise clean. 16 black and white plates. Tidy name on fep of Joseph B. Wiley Jr. dated Dec. 1962. Mr. Wiley: Former Joint Master of Tewksbury Foot Bassets, Oldwick, NJ, and involved with the Basset Club as well as The National Beagle Club for 50+ years and still involved today. Includes: Introductory: Short history of hunting & beagling/ General re... View more info

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The First England International Football Quiz Book

By: Kinn, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Maurice Kinn Productions: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15005

ISBN: 0905568028

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, unmarked 1st edition paperback with age toning at periphery of 96 pp text. No names, tears or soil. Includes trivia quizzes, crosswords, complete the diagram and lots of other fun sports challenges! View more info

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A Very Young Skier SIGNED

By: Krementz, Jill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Books for Young Readers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38194

ISBN: 0803708238

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by Jill Krementz. Glossy pictorial hardcover has been lightly bumped on head of spine, tips sharp. Unclipped dj a 3" closed tear from head of spine, a 1 1/2" closed tear on rear cover and light discoloration near upper tip. 'With love from Jill Krementz 17th June 2007' begins the un-paginated 48 p crisp & bright text with no tears or writing. Share the joy, the hard work and the excitement of skiing with nine-year-old Stephanie Cimino of Sun Valley, Idaho. View more info

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Developing a Successful Women's Track and Field Program

By: Lasco, Diana

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Parker Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36664

ISBN: 013205261X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in black faux leather boards with bright gilt spine title. Book as new inside and out with sharp tips and spine ends, 214 pp. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar has negligible age-toning at upper and lower edges, remains more than presentable. View more info