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Image for Clarkville's Battery or "Baseball versus Gangsters

Clarkville's Battery or "Baseball versus Gangsters

By: Lawton, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon Company: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43561

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards bumped and rubbed. 283 pp. Solid working copy. View more info

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Ros. Hackney Halfback or How Clarkville's Captain Made Good. Champion Sports Stories

By: Lawton, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45312

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in orange cloth with black title and football on frt cover. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Inner hinges fine, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that shows small chips at tips and 1/2" loss at head of spine but displays well in new mylar. 208 pp. View more info

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Punt, Pass & Point! SIGNED

By: Leggat, Bonnie-Alise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MO, Landmark Editions Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 24141

ISBN: 0933849397

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by author, presentation copy "To Candice, Hope you enjoy my book. Keep on writing! Your Friend, Bonnie-Alise Leggat" with an illustration of a girls face along with the signature. Micro rub at foot of rear cover tip, else as new inside and out. 29 pp. See Image. When Amy, the only girl and star player on her school's football team breaks her arm, her parents insist that she give up football and take up ballet instead. View more info

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One On One With Tony Little Work Out With America's Personal Trainer A Complete 28-Day Body Sculpting and Weight Loss Program

By: Little, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley Publishing Group: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33659

ISBN: 0399529217

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover is in as new condition, dj shows negligible wear at tips from storage. 334 pp. See Image. Work out with America's personal trainer. A complete 28-day body sculpting and weight loss program. View more info

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Beagling

By: Lloyd, J. Ivester

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34814

Condition: Very Good


Attractive, solid, 1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles. Tips remain sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. 143 pp with 24 b/w plates, Hinges fine, text tight. Tidy gift dedication from Elizabeth to "Uncle Joe, Happy Hunting" on fep, who is Joseph B. Wiley Jr. dated Christmas. 1982. 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. Intro/ 1. The Delights of Beagling/ 2. The Hare/ 3. Hounds/ 4.The Beagle/ 5. The Harrier/ 6.The... View more info

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Mystery Player at Left End. Original Title: Mystery Guest at Left End

By: Lord, Beman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23686

Condition: Fine


Time-capsule copy. Appears unread, mint inside and out. Children's football story. 48 pp. See image. Collectible copy. Another touchdown! But not for the Packers. They're losing every game they play. "What we need is a good left end," John tells Si. Then suddenly they discover a GREAT left end. But oh, what a problem! The only way this player can appear on the field is in disguise. View more info

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Golf the Simple Way SIGNED

By: Loy, Ray

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Commercial Press Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28325

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback, very rare work, crisp, as new copy SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page: "To Shire Best Wishes Ray Loy". 42 pg booklet of golf instruction in green card covers with black line drawing of man having just swung at a ball, with black titles on top. See image. An exhaustive booklet despite it's low page count! Chapters include: Intro/ The Mental Concept/ The Grip/ The Golf Swing/ Mechanics of the Golf Swing/ Swing Problems/ Tempo and Timing/ Golf Course Management/ Chipping and Pitching/ Sand Shots/ Putting/ Action/ Perserverance/ Golf Tips/ Bad Back or Back Pain/ Juniors,... View more info

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Four Centuries of Sport in America 1490-1890

By: Manchester, Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MS, The Derrydale Press: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 38043

ISBN: 1564160319

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover Limited to 2500 Copies. Dark burgundy leather bound hardcover with gilt titles & ruling display beautifully, corners and spine ends sharp. Negligible color loss at lower tip. Marbled end pps begin the 245 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. It is the purpose of this volume to follow the history of sport in America from that of the Aztecs and Indians down through the sports of the white man to about a generation ago. View more info

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Exmoor Sporting & Otherwise

By: Marshall, H. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39511

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with yellow titles on spine. Boards bumped and lightly rubbed at tips. Mapped endpapers. 260 pp, some uncut, apparently an unread copy. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper is a professional reproduction which displays well in new mylar showing 8 pt stag in black line drawing on frt panel with age toned aqua background. Frontis and nine other b/w illust by Edwards. Chapters include: Porlock in the Nineties/ The Squire of Oare/ The Badgworthy Deer Park/ Fred Heal and the Staghounds/ Hydrophobia in the Kennels/ The Prince ... View more info

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Safety in the Water Learn With Moonbird

By: McNulty, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FL, Rourke Enterprises, Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19252

ISBN: 0865927154

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with light rubs to tips of boards, light surface soil on white background boards, text tight and bright. Rare 32 pp water safety, swimming book featuring the adorable Moonbird who explains the basics of water safety to the three raccoons children as they take a boat trip to Holiday island. View more info

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Losing the Edge The Rise and Fall of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers

By: Meisel, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41600

ISBN: 0684815192

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. 255pp. Crisp unmarked in unclipped DJ with light curl at head of frt panel, no chips or soil, displays beautifully in new mylar. Gift quality. View more info

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Great Stories of Sports

By: Moult, Thomas, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Stein: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 33844

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with black lettering on faded and spotty back strip. Slight foxing on front paste down and fep. 602 pp. Anthology of sports stories, almost all by noted literary authors, on boxing, rugby and football, hunting, wrestling, bowling, rowing, ice-skating, riding, fishing, cricket, sailing, and old English sports - jousting, archery, etc. View more info

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The Pinehurst Story June 1895 to 1984 SIGNED

By: North, Raymond E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NC, Resorts of Pinehurst, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32959

Condition: Near Fine


Author's presentation copy, signed & dated on title page: "November 1985 To Paul and Esther Burdick Long Time Friends. Ray North". 65 pp. Negligible surface soil on illustrated glossy white background paperback covers, internally as new. Crisp and unmarked. The rare history of the birth of Golf in Pinehurst, NC when in June 1895, James Walker Tufts, owner of a successful Boston manufacturing business, purchased 5,890 acres of wasteland in the heart of the sandhills area of Moore County, North Carolina. Within six months, he created in the center of the tract, a new community, self-suff... View more info

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Jim Can Swim

By: Olds, Helen D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4240

Condition: Very Good


1st edition ex-lib hardcover is tight and bright with Random House reading program card pocket on front paste down, Also a few stamps there and assorted jots and diddles on fep. Remainder of text is crisp and bright. Boards have light bumps to extremities. small red "action ahead" sticker on back cover. 35 pp. 1963 publication date, lib of congress date begins with 63, no other date listed. Jim is teased for not being a swimmer, but with patience and practice he surprises everyone, including himself. View more info

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Fullback Fury

By: Olson, Gene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dell/Mayflower: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4054

Condition: Very Good


First Dell printing. Very good soft cover with a couple of light surface creases on rear panel. 155 pp. Text is tight and beginning to age tone, no writing or tears within. collectible copy. in which a high school football coach and his star player are attacked by the town's conservative newspaper owner, whose animus is rooted in his hatred for the town's Chicano population. View more info

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The Story of American Hunting and Firearms

By: Outdoor Life Magazine Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Co./ Outdoor Life: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44782

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in slipcase. Stunning rust parchment like paper covered boards with brown nubby linen cloth spine. Tips sharp showing light color loss only. No names, tears or soil, 172 pp text mint. Brown matching parchment looking paper covered slipcase quite worn at tips with loss of paper and 2.5 inch splits at lower edge but has kept the book in fine form and will continue to do so. A history of hunting from the Native Americans hunting with bow and arrow to modern day (circa 1955). Illustrated with glossy full page plates and a myriad of line drawings. Over sized book measures over... View more info

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A Family Goes Hunting

By: Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Clarion Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27391

ISBN: 0395520045

Condition: Very Good +


Crisp & tight first edition ex-lib with no call tags on back strip of unclipped dj, now in new mylar and displays very well. Rep removed, else clean and bright w/few stamps. 64 pp well illustrated with b/w photos. Relates in text and pictures the experiences of twelve-year-old Leif as he goes on his first hunting trip with his family in Montana. View more info

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Hints On Beagling

By: Pawle, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Blades, East & Blades LTD: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34813

Condition: Very Good


Attractive, solid, slim 1st edition hardcover in green patterned boards with black leather spine and gilt titles. Color loss and rubbing at tips. Book now protected in clear cover. 39 pp with 10 b/w plates, Hinges fine, text tight. 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. 1. Country. 2. Kennels and Kennel Management. 3. Starting A Pack. 4. Hunting. 5. Hunting (con't). 6. The Beagle. 7. The ... View more info

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Tales of a Coarse Angler

By: Plummer, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, The Oxford Illustrated Press Limited: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44822

ISBN: 0946609535

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy photo illustrated 1st edition hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Spine ends of book and dj bumped, else no fault. 168 pp well illustrated with photographs in color and b/w drawings by Chris Turnbull. David Plummer talks about fishing in Loch Lomond, Lake Cassien and of catching carp, tench, barbel, chub, perch, roach and pike. Here he shares his lifetime's experience of catching fish and although not intended to be an instructional work, he has imparted a wealth of knowledge in an eminently readable and enjoyable style. View more info

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Teenage Fitness

By: Prudden, Bonnie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28410

Condition: Fine


NOT ex-lib. Tight bright copy in blue cloth boards, internally as new. 252 pp Glossy, unclipped photo illustrated dj in new mylar shows few small closed tears and one tiny chip at head of rear panel but displays well. The author of several books on fitness here addresses the teenage audience with important chapters on: How Fit Are You?/ How To Correct Your Deficiencies/ Warming Up, Why and How You Should/ Floor Progressions - Moving About Indoors/ Tumbling/ Basic Apparatus/ Weights/ How "Just Hacking Around" Can Help Keep You Fit/ Swimming/ Ski School, Hot and Cold/ Rock Climbing/ Abou... View more info