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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

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The Undiscovered Zane Grey Fishing Stories

By: Reiger, George; Foreword By James A. Michener

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Winchester Press/ New Century Publishers, Inc: 1983

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller Id: 44462

ISBN: 0832903167

Condition: Fine


11th printing hardcover in rust cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Not exlib, text crisp and unmarked. 176 pp. Published in association with the Izaak Walton League of America. Unclipped cream colored dj with slightly darkened backstrip is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. A novel and seven short pieces by the master outdoor writer - here appearing in book form for the first time. Contents include: Foreword by James A. Michener/ Preface by George Reiger/ The Fisherman (in ten chapters)/ Sea Angling/ Three Broadbill Swordfish/ Permit - A Rar... View more info

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Tommy Carries the Ball

By: Renick, James and Marion

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 31775

Condition: Good +


Reprint exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Tips bumped and rubbed, text tight with finger soil in margins and end pps. This is the reprint of 1968 with great cover art on cloth boards. 78 pp. See image. Tommy loses his chance to play on the Rangers football team because he constantly fumbles, but then a star player from the nearby university team works with him until he proves his true ability to play. An introduction to football for the young hopeful by the director of the athletic publicity director at Ohio State University, illustrated by an alumnus and designer of many prog... View more info

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The Big Basketball Prize

By: Renick, Marion

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 27874

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 2nd printing hardcover in illustrated cloth boards with matching unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar with no chips or tears. No call tags on back strip of book. Rep removed, glue marks on endpps, occasional finger soil in the tight and crisp 32 pp text. Fearing he won't outgrow his awkwardness in time to win the basketball foul-shooting contest, a young boy takes matters into his own hands. View more info

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The History of Northern Virginia Senior's Softball

By: Rose, Hank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NVSS: 1995

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 44520

Condition: Fine


Fine condition, matte, uncreased volume. Gift quality 76 pp includes stats, comics, past presidents, Laws & by-Laws. View more info

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Footsy

By: Rydberg, Ernie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, G.K. Hall & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5800

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in linen cloth like paper on hardcover boards which are straight and sharp. Large print edition in 18 pt type. Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all papes present. No call tags or library markings on back strip of book. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar has one call tag on spine, no chips or tears, but small faint tape marks on flaps. Basketball fiction about Skip Peterson, a 16 yr old boy who has grown too tall too soon and has become so clumsy on the court that he is dubbed the name Footsy by his teammates. When he acts on impulse to accept a stranger's offer to drive... View more info

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Falconry Today - An Illustrated Guide to the Art and Sport of Hunting with Hawks

By: Samson, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Z. Walck, Inc.: 1976

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38964

ISBN: 0809839261

Condition: Good +


Green hard board with blind stamped title in black on spine. Ex-lib with usual markings and imperfections; half of pocket removed but all pages present. Unclipped Dj in good condition with a few small open tears at spine ends, displays well in new mylar. Spine sunned save for formerly placed, now removed call tag, but still displays nicely in new mylar. 112 pp. of clean text with numerous photographs, charts and drawings to illustrate the finer points of hunting with falcons. Describes the sport of falconry, its history, language, equipment and laws. Also provides information as to the acquisi... View more info

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Cycling Orange County

By: Schad, Jerry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Centra Publications: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43644

ISBN: 0961728817

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing glossy paperback with surface color wear from storage. 128 pp text as new. B/w photos and drawings. Bicycling California's Orange County. View more info

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Rookie Quarterback

By: Scholz, Jackson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co,: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 7272

Condition: Very Good


Clean tight presentable revised hardcover with pocket pulled but all pp present. Tape marks on end papers, priced clipped dj in mylar looks great! No call tags on spine of cloth boards, little bit of abrasion in center of frt gutter. Fourth printing of 1970, originally published in 1965. 218 tight and clean pages. A high school dropout returns from the Navy, revives his dedication to football, and is inspired to secure his future by using his academic as well as athletic abilities. View more info

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Joe Dimaggio The Yankee Clipper

By: Schoor, Gene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 8717

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with light surface wear at tips and spine ends of green cloth boards with gaelic, celtic design around publishers initials. No dust wrapper, not exlib. 192 pp text tight and bright with spine cracked at title page. Decorative bookplate with name in space provided on patterned endpps. A biography of the famous ballplayer from his childhood to his retirement from baseball. View more info

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Handball

By: Shaw, John H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Allyn & Bacon: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29471

Condition: Fine


Crisp as new, 1st edition paperback, never read. 86 p. Illustrated with photos and drawings. Author is dual Professor of Education and Physical Ed at Syracuse University, NY. Comprehensive work on the sport. View more info

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Illustrated Sporting Books A Descriptive Survey of a Collection of English Illustrated Works of a Sporting and Racing Character, with An Appendix of Prints Relating to The Sports of The Field

By: Slater, J. Herbert

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MI, Gale Research Company: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 39603

Condition: Fine


Facsimile of the original 1899 publication by Upcott Gill. Burgundy cloth boards with black title box on spine and gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. 203 pp text as new. No names, tears or soil. Includes an alphabetical description by title/author/date/pg count and orig price. This comprises pp 1-140. Following are ten pp of additions and corrections. Then pp 154-190 is an appendix of sporting prints including: Ballooning, Boxing, Bull and Badger Baiting, Dog Fighting, Ratting, Coaching, Driving, Riding, Cock Fighting, Coursing, Fishing, Hunting, Portraits (sportsmen), Portraits (race hor... View more info

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Playing and Coaching Water Polo

By: Smith, James R., B.S., M.S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: CA, Interscholastic Sports Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36998

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare volume, stated First Edition in blue cloth boards with faded (but legible) yellow titles on back strip. Ex-lib with pocket and all 159 pages present. Inner hinges fine, text tight and bright. Well illustrated with b/w photos and diagrams with full page b/w photo frontis of author. View more info

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Volleyball Guide July 1969 - July 1971

By: Stauff, Marilyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, The Division For Girls and Women's Sports: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42749

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with faint rust marks on cover from stapled text. Illust rear cover shows 13 different drawings of official hand signals. Negligible glue mark (not a sticker pull) on lower fore-edge of frt cover. 128 pp. Not exlib. Rare rule book in collectible, crisp, unmarked condition. View more info

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The Angler's Week-End Book

By: Taverner, Eric; Moore, John

Price: $28.00

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

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42972

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in blue/green cloth showing faint color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. Tiny soil dot on frt board. Plain endpps, no names, tears or soil. No date, circa 1950s. Illust dj is a professional reproduction that displays well. 512 p. Gift quality volume. Fishermen's Birds / Flowers / Flies / Weeds; The Fisherman's Inn; Cooking; Useful Knowledge; The Law; Hints and Recipes; Thoughts; Boat and Coracle Management; An Angler's Anthology (includes snippets and verse by ---Eric Taverner, John Moore; Douglas Service; Wilfrid Scawen Blunt; Thomas Tod Stoddart; Henry Wotton; Izaak ... View more info

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The Secret of Bowling Strikes!

By: Taylor, Dawson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32351

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in tan boards, tips and spine ends sharp, former owner's name on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 127 pp. Unclipped b/w photo dj in new mylar shows light color loss at tips, two 1/2" closed tears, one at head of spine, one at foot of rear dj panel. Great display item and gift for the bowler. See Image. In this unusual volume, Taylor presents a complete exposition of winning bowling techniques, with clear, simple explanations of the reasons for "action" on the strike ball, the physics involved in the spin of the ball, and the physiology of the arm and hand mov... View more info

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1982 Official American and National League Schedules and Records (Baseball)

By: The Sporting News Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Sporting News: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31361

ISBN: 0892040890

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 80 pp, photos, oblong paperback 4 1/2" tall x 6" wide. Pete Rose action shot catching a ball as runner Omar Moreno slides towards his base on the color photo cover. B/W photos on inside cover Keith Hernandez, Mike Hargrove on inside rear cover and Dave Concepcion on rear cover. Moderate color loss at rubbed tips from storage. No tears, marks or names inside. View more info

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Sporting Honeymoons

By: Thomson, A. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38940

Condition: Very Good +


Tight 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth covered boards w/orange ruled margins and titles. Light age-toning along foot of spine. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp. Tidy name/addy on fep, else tight and bright. 286 pp. Lovely color illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing small chips and light surface soil with loss at center fore-edge of rear panel near flap fold and small strip of loss at head of rear panel, chips at spine ends but no loss of text. In Sporting Honeymoons, we enjoy the chronicles of a young married Irish couple, first tenting, and after word settling... View more info

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Bristol Motor Speedway [1998 Program- NASCAR Winston Cup Series]

By: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20289

Condition: Near Fine


1998 50th anniversary of NASCAR Winston Cup Series held at Bristol Motor Speedway. Sponsored by Goody's Headache Powder and Food City 250. Beautiful photographs, and also previous years winners of that race. 128 pp. View more info