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Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204719


One inch by one inch chip to top right corner of front wrapper, wrappers rubbed, pages toned. 1935 Soft Cover. 146 pp. In this issue: Taxi Plane for Non-Stop Air Liners, - David Sarnoff, RCA President, Predicts TELEVISION WILL CARRY the MAILS. Great articles plus vintage advertisements including Harley Davidson.CONTENTS: Stout Produces First Rear Engine Auto; Television Will Carry the Mails, by David Sarnoff--President R.C.A.; World's Longest Bridges Span San Francisco B... View more info

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Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

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Golf: 50 Great Tips, Quick Fixes to Improve Your Game (DK)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DK: 2008

Seller ID: 2269209


Postbound at top left corner, thick glossy cards in plastic jacket that wraps at spine. A fine copy. 2008 Soft Cover. Postbound at top left corner, thick glossy cards in plastic jacket that wraps at spine. These 50 unique tips examine and dissect the shots of the professionals, and suggest ways in which players of all standards can improve their game. They include shot fundamentals; the big hitters; touch and control; putting; bunker shots; getting out of trouble; key me... View more info

Image for Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Spinning Print / Union Label Typographical: 1900

Seller ID: 2267225


2 inch closed tear along right edge, 1/2 inch closed tear along left edge, both nearly invisible, a couple internal closed tears. Never folded. 1900 Broadside. 28 x 21. Printed on one side. An early broadside advertising baseball in Webster, N.Y., designed to have the competitor and the date written in. The first baseball team in Webster was organized in 1878. View more info

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Tai Chi for Health and Vitality: An Introduction to Tai Chi (cards)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2006

Seller ID: 2270190


A few smudges on slipcase. 2006 Hard Cover. 54 cards in a hardcover slipcase. Improve your sense of balance; increase your self-confidence; improves your general fitness. View more info

Image for The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... View more info

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Touchdown Alexander: My Story of Faith, Football, and Pursuing the Dream

By: Alexander, Shaun

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harvest House: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196271


First edition. Ink inscription on front endpaper. 2006 Hard Cover. The NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 2005 season, Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander has gained a reputation that's one for the record books.  And now in his inspiring autobiography, Shaun shares his amazing journey to success both on and off the field.Written with award-winning author Cecil Murphey, Shaun recounts how God first gave him the dream for the achievements that have made him a ho... View more info

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English Hunting Scenes: Six Collectors Color Prints for Framing (Abrams Art Prints)

By: Alken, H.; Morris, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.:

Seller ID: 1905637


Portfolio edges lightly rubbed & toned, rear panel of sleeve lightly soiled, tiny nick to edge of first print (which will be hidden if framed). No date, circa 1965. Six color prints in original publisher's sleeve, each depicting English hunting scenes from the era of horses and hounds. Reproduced from early prints. View more info

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Major League Baseball: Technique and Tactics

By: Allen, Ethan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261622


Two one-inch tears along top edge of jacket, faint crease along bottom edge of jacket front, front jacket flap clipped. 1947 Hard Cover. xix, 253 pp. Illustrated with 232 black-and-white pictures. CONTENTS: Part I. Defensive Baseball: General Fundamentals, The Pitcher, The Catcher, General Defense for Infielders and Outfielders, General Infield Defense, The First Baseman, General Defense for the Second Baseman and Shortstop, The Second Baseman, The Shortstop, The Third B... View more info

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Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest

By: Allison, Stacy; Carlin, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269163


First edition. Light sticker ghosting on jacket rear. 1993 Hard Cover. 282 pp. The first American woman to reach the summit of Everest recounts her ascent, describing the grueling training she endured, the constant danger of the climb, close calls, and the pressing threat of death. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods

By: American Historical Catalog Collection

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pyne Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2087150


Jacket spine faded. 1971 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Sports equipment, clothing, novelties, recreative science, firemen's supplies, magic lanterns and slides, plays, joke books, magic tricks, badges, ornaments, all reproduced from the 1886 catalog collection of Peck and Snyder of New York. Each entry is complete with price and often boastful descriptions of the products amazing qualities. View more info

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Pageantry of Sport From the Age of Chivalry to the Age of Victoria

By: Arlott, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Books: 1968

Seller ID: 2190608


Edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1968 Large Hardcover. Playing fields and players the world over, from the age of chivalry to similarly courtly Victorian times. The 144-contemporary drawings, engravings and paintings and 16 color plates are bolstered with selections from such notables as Twain, Fielding and Dickens. Arlott, a broadcaster, writes a long introduction to the sports which include angling, cock-fighting, football, gaming, and racing. View more info

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Foot Notes: A Complete Guide for the Care of Your Feet. With Special Sections for Runners and Dancers.

By: Arnot, Michelle; Crane Jack; Levine, Suzanne M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dolphin Book/Doubleday: 1980

Seller ID: 2204654


1980 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 164 pp. Corn? Bunion? Athlete's Foot? Ingrown toenail? ...Foot Notes is the practical guide that will help make your feet healthy, strong, and pain-free. Including special sections for: ATHLETES: What joggers can do about shin splints, achilles tendinitis; how to compensate for weak arches; DANCERS: How you can keep that fancy footwork going and treat or prevent common injuries; PARENTS: Explaining what to watch out for in the development of y... View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227


First edition. No jacket, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Excerpt from Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing'Always, when our train went roaring into the quiet village, we used to look out of the car-window down across the river and a smooth stretch of fields into the edge of the little town. At a small, familiar opening in the shade trees, almost half a mile from the train, we never failed t... View more info

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Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links

By: Balfour, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ailsa, Inc.: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272411


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 1987 Small Hard Cover. This is a small diary of James Balfour's notes about his experiences at St Andrews written in 1887 after playing there 45 years. He has notes about which of his hickory shaft irons to use for distance and mentions the changing of the equipment which of course is not used today. View more info

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Double Play: A Story of School and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2186583


First edition. Bottom right front corner of cover stained, front paste-down endpaper torn away from binding, rear hinge loose. 1910 Hard Cover. 315 pp. A story of boarding school and baseball. View more info

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Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

By: Barker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pultneyville Yacht Club, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 1768250


Lightly rubbed, owner sticker on rear wrapper. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. Pages printed on recto only. Original wrappers. Includes: 1979 club calendar; names and photographs of 1979 officers' list of of committees and chairmen with associated purposes; racing schedule; chart of harbor and yacht club facilities; list of club members and family along with their boat names; 1979 in pictures; club constitution and by-laws; poli... View more info

Image for Who's Who in Baseball: Complete Star Players' Records from Their First Day in Professional Baseball

Who's Who in Baseball: Complete Star Players' Records from Their First Day in Professional Baseball

By: Baseball Magazine Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baseball Magazine Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2207833


Fifteenth edition. Lightly toned, minor wear to corners. 1930 Stapled Binding. 94 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An early guide to the playing statistics of star baseball players, including their age, height, weight, birthplace, full name, first game, first club, number of games played, positions played, career batting average, trades, drafts, and sales. It also mentions unique events of the 1929 season, and provides World's Series records and complete pitchers' ... View more info

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Heart Rate Training

By: Benson, Roy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Human Kinetics: 2011

Seller ID: 2207407


An exceptional copy. 2011 Soft Cover. If you’re serious about your sport, you’re serious about conditioning. Now, with one small device, you can apply the latest technology, science, and research to take the guesswork out of training, monitor progress, and see results. Heart Rate Training will show you how! View more info

The Passion to Skate: An Intimate View of Figure Skating

By: Bezic, Sandra; Hayes, David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Turner Publishing Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1526614


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1996 Large Hardcover. 174 pp. 12 x 9 1/2. A former champion skater and choreographer provides an intimate exploration of the dynamic world of figure skating, with essays on the sport, profiles of some of the world's leading skaters, and a stunning collection of images from top photographers. View more info

Image for Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Waterfowls

Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Waterfowls

By: Blanchan, Neltje; Shields, G.O. (Coquina)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 1524930


Boards rubbed and faintly stained, leather spine label drying with some loss. 1902 Large Hardcover. 358 pp. 10 x 7 1/2. 48 color plates. CONTENTS: Introduction; Preface; List of Colored Plates; Part I. Waterbirds; Part II. Wading Birds; Part III. Gallinaceous Game Birds; Part IV. Birds of Prey; Index. View more info

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The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains

By: Blanchard, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Patagonia: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267756


First edition. 2014 Hard Cover. 439, [1] pp. 8vo. With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cadets. Soon kicked out for insubordination, he was already hooked on climbing and saw alpini... View more info

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The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

By: Blanchard, Ken; Shula, Don

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HarperBusiness: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264680


First edition. A very nice copy. 2001 Small Hard Cover. 117 pp. Are the people who report to you giving you their best? Is each individual on your team performing to his or her fullest potential? For more than thirty years, renowned business consultant and bestselling author Ken Blanchard and legendary NFL coach Don Shula have motivated teams to peak performances. In their classic, authoritative work on coaching, Everyone's a Coach, they distilled their rich collective e... View more info

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About Three Bricks Shy... And the Load Filled Up: The Story of the Greatest Football Team Ever

By: Blount, Jr., Roy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2262577


2004 expanded edition. A fine copy. xvi, 349 pp. Any number of writers could spend an entire season with an NFL team, from the first day of training camp until the last pick of the draft, and come up with an interesting book. But only Roy Blount Jr. could capture the pain, the joy, the fears, the humor—in short, the heart—of a championship team. In 1973, the Pittsburgh Steelers were super, but missed the bowl. Blount’s portrait of a team poised to dominate the NFL ... View more info

'Round Lake Ontario: A Bicyclist's Tour Guide

By: Botzman, Harvey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cyclotour Guide Books, Rochester: 1995

Seller ID: 1651066


Several tiny spots on front cover. 1995 Trade Paperback. 151 pp. A descriptive tour guide of both the American and Canadian sides of Lake Ontario, illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

Image for The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvas, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, Etc., Relative to Every Class of Vessels.

The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvas, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, Etc., Relative to Every Class of Vessels.

By: Brady, William N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2265938


Boards heavily rubbed, front and rear hinges starting, ink stamp on front endpaper and title page, some pages lightly foxed and lightly stained. 1882 Hard Cover. 393 pp. The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigg... View more info

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Herreshoff of Bristol: A Photographic History of America's Greatest Yacht and Boat Builders

By: Bray, Maynard; Pinheiro, Carlton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Woodenboat Publications: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2173890


2nd printing. Custom bookplate entitled 'Rochester to Sodus Race' signed by artist Vera Fogg to her husband Jack tipped in. Fine. 1989 Large Hardcover. xi, 241 pp. A history of yacht and boat building by Herreshoff Boatbuilding from 1878-1945, with reproductions of numerous photographs from throughout the company's career. Bibliography and index follow text. View more info

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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

By: Breashears, David; Krakauer, Jon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269164


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. 319 pp. Foreword by John Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air. An IMAX cinematographer and mountaineer describes his participation in an expedition to Everest during the deadly 1996 season, detailing the creation of his IMAX film Everest and the dramatic impact on his life of his experiences in the face of disaster. View more info

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Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West (Emil and Kathleen Sick Series in Western History and Biography)

By: Brown, Jen Corrinne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest / University of Washington Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267717


First paperback printing. 2015 Trade Paperback. x, 238, [2] pp. From beer labels to literary classics like A River Runs Through It, trout fishing is a beloved feature of the iconography of the American West. But as Jen Brown demonstrates in Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West, the popular conception of Rocky Mountain trout fishing as a quintessential experience of communion with nature belies the sport's long history of environmental ma... View more info

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Sportsmen's Encyclopedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2203179


Previous owner's name (Addison P. Wilbur) stamped in gilt on front board. Minor loss from spine foot, page ridge lightly foxed. 1923 Hard Cover. 105, 41, 23, 71, 56, 23 pp. A collection of writings on sporting, compiled by the editor of Forest and Stream, a periodical focusing on outdoorsmanship. Forest and Stream was first printed in 1873 and continued publication through 1930, featuring writings by Nessmuk (George W. Sears) popularizing canoeing, advocating for conserv... View more info