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Photograph: Mickey Cochrane, Mysterious Montague, Tony Penna, George Marshall Philadelphia Record, June 12, 1939

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Record: 1939

Seller ID: 10123


Crop marks are visible in the margins and the newspaper markings are on the back along with the bottom of the printed photo and the cutline. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; This wire service photo shows Baseball Hall of Famer, Mickey Cochrane; golfer, gambler and hustler Mysterious Montague; professional golfer Tony Penna; and owner of the Washington Redskins George Marshall. View more info

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Hamburg Athletic Association Program, January 20, 1912

By: (???)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Hamburg A. A.: 1912

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15035


Pale blue wraps with black titles bound by cord tie. Tie may have been replaced at some point. The booklet has light corner and edge wear but does have some aging, toning and soiling. Also, there is an old, mostly flattened, vertical crease wher this program was folded, probably to put in a coat pocket. This is a Program for the Masque Carnival and Fancy Dress Ball given by the Hamburg A. A, at the Regiment Armory on Saturday, January 20, 1912. The Amburg A. A. was, and ... View more info

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British Boxing

By: Batchelor, Denzil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11646


Tan covers with white title and illustration of boxing gloves. Light edge and corner wear but still square and securely bound. Jacket matches book but part of the interior front flap has been torn in two. The torn piece is present, inside mylar. There is also some spotting and soiling on jacket. ; Britain in Pictures; Color and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; Many exceptional color and black & white illustrations from a variety of sources. View more info

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Life of William T. Porter

By: Brinley, Francis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1860

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11249


Original blindstamped pebbled brown cloth, gilt spine lettering. Covers spotted, spine sunned and lettering dulled. Minimal wear to the spine ends and corner tips. Label removed lower spine, probably from personal library. Bookplate on front pastedown. First free end page lacking. Book is square and binding tight; contents clean. ; B&W Frontispiece; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 273 pages; Porter was an important figure in the development of horseracing in the US. Chapters ... View more info

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Stan Musial's "How the Majors Play Baseball"

By: Broeg, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rawlings Sporting Goods: 1957

Seller ID: 14867


Stapled red and black wraps with white titles and a photo of Musial. Light edge and corner wear with a lightly scuffed area upper right where and old sticker was removed. This was an advertising booklet produced by Rawlings with Stan the Man. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages View more info

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Seekers After A City: Reveries and Recreastions of St. Andrews Men

By: Brown, Charles Hilton, M.A. and Duncan M. Y. Sommerville, D.Sc.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Ballantyne, Hanson & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15288


Cream buckram-covered boards with no dustjacket as issued. However, someone made a cloth cover for this copy which has protected it. The covers show only light wear and aging, retaining a nice appearance. The paper appears to ne hand laid. The book is square and the binding secure with no tears or parting. A former owner's bookplate and another's name in ink are on the front pastedown and ffep respectvely. This book incluses prose and poetry that appeared in "College Ech... View more info

The Ryder Cup : Golf's Greatest Event

By: Bubka, Bob and Tom Clavin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13237


Book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. Book appears unread. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 251 pages; History of the Ryder Cup. View more info

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The Sportsman's Encyclopedia

By: Burton, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12331


Book has only light shelf wear and a minor corner bump. Jacket has light edge wear and some toning near spine. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 638 pages; Compendium of most major and minor sports in the U. S. View more info

Fisherman's Bible, 1954

By: Conder, Forest E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marion IN, Old Fisherman: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13479


Stapled blue and yellow wraps with black titles. Some minor edge and corner wear with aging on wraps and even toning of interior. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; A yearly fishing almanac and guide. Facsimile signature and inscription o title page. This states, "Eighth Annual Edition." View more info

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Autograph of First Day Cover : Baseball Centennial, 1939

By: Dean, Dizzy

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Times Square, US Post Office: 1939

Seller ID: 15261


Except for aging, autograph, front of envelope and cachet are near fine. The back of the envelope, however, has residue from being pasted into an album. For display, this autograph is still near fine. Dizzy Dean is in the Hall of Fame and was one of the great pitchers of all time. His career was cut short by injuries. He is also remermbered as the announcer for the Game of the Week on Saturdays in the 1950's and 60's. Along with sidekicks Buddy Blatner and more famously ... View more info

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Everest : Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak

By: Dickinson, Matt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13504


Color pictorial covers with white title. Book shows only very light shelf wear. No dust wrapper as issued. ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 31 pages; A history of climbers on Mt. Everest with many facsimiles of documents in envelopes, packets and folds. Many photographs in color and engrossing book for those fascinated by Everest. View more info

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Cliche: Resume: a Decade Plus Deep

By: Eisenhour, MacKenzie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Gingko Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13840


Book is about NF with one small ding near top right corner, visible in scan as white dot. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages; Comprehensive history and photographic record of Cliche Skateboards, a European company. View more info

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Slim Jim Baxter: The Definitive Biography

By: Gallacher, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books for The Sunday Mail: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 14707


Book has only very light shelf wear and appears new and unread. However, there is a very light vertical crease on the spine and a pencilled not at the top of the Contents page. VG+ to NF. Thoughtful biography of this great Scottish soccer star. ; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 296 pages View more info

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Tennis; Lawn Tennis; Racquets; Fives

By: Heathcote, J. M. , C. G. Heathcote, E. O. P. Bouverie and A. C. Ainger

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Longman's Green and Co.: 1903

Edition: Revised Edition; 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 9040


There is wear to the bumped corners , edges and head and foot of spine, as well as general overall overall toning to the titles and illustrated boards. Interior slightly toned, otherwise VG. ; The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes; B & W ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 491, 4pp ads pages; This is a revised edition of this volume of the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, edited by His Grace, the Eighth Duke of Beaufort, K. C. This edition was edited by G E H Ro... View more info

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More Than a Game

By: Holmes, A. Lawrance (compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11008


Book is square and securely bound with very light shelf wear. Some aging on foredges and pages. Jacket has some edge and corner wear. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages; Introduction by Paul Gallico. Book is an an thology of sports stories by famous sportswriters including Grantland Rice, Jimmy Breslin, Al Stump and many others. Great reading. View more info

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The Bobby Jones Story

By: Keeler, O. B. and Grantland Rice

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Tupper and Love: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14109


Blue binding with gilt lettering and a bit of foxing to bottom edge. Square and securely bound. VG. DJ has some bumping to edges, small chips to spine head, corners and front flap corners and several short closed tears with rear tape mending. G+ to VG-. Grantland Rice is listed as the author, though he seems to have been more and editor for the work of O. B. Keeler. At any rate this biography was done in 1953 when Jones had been retired for almost a quarter of a century.... View more info

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1991 Masters Journal

By: McDermott, John R. (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Augusta, Augusta National Golf Club: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9895


Pictorial wraps with light curls on corners. Spine is neither cracked nor crease and binding is square and secure. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; Ian Woosnam won the 1991 Masters. View more info

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My Wide World

By: McKay, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8494


Book has only light shelf wear. Jacket has wear and a few small chips. Price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; Jim McKay was the long time annoucer for Wide World of Sports. This autobiography recounts the great moments from that show including the tragic 1972 Olympics. Signed and inscribed by McKay on the half title. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Golf, November, 1897

By: Newman, Josiah, publisher

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Josiah Newman: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15271


Wrappers heavily chipped, the remains professionally covered in clear laminate and reattached. Missing pp. 3 and4. Light wear to page edges at front and rear. Overall very good. The third issue of this early American golf periodical. Includes an article on the American Championships by Harold H. Hilton. (The U. S. Open was first played in 1895.) This early US golf magazine became the official journal of the USGA in 1898 and was published until 1917. Early issues of this ... View more info

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The Lost Art of Walking :The History, Science, Philosophy, and Literature of Pedestrianism

By: Nicholson, Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11969


Book and jacket are new. Book is unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 273 pages; Everything about walking that the usual books on the subject do not go into. Make your walking more philosophical -- know the history, apply the science. View more info