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Image for Sport & Country: The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News: Holly Leaves, the Christmas Number, November 11, 1955, Vol. 200, No. 3910A

Sport & Country: The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News: Holly Leaves, the Christmas Number, November 11, 1955, Vol. 200, No. 3910A

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ingram House: 1955

Seller ID: 2298819

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers intact. Quarter inch tear to top edge of front wrapper and to bottom edge of rear wrapper, ink name on first page, general wear. 1955 Stapled Binding. Color illustrations and black-and-white photographs. Articles and photographs include Beckoning Signs; Nature's Climatic Jokes, Illustrated by J. E. Tickner; The Qualities of Charm, by P. Stephens; The Royal Scots Greys, by Major P. Pereira; A Tour of Hadrian's Wall; Newcastle and the Royal Shows, by Sydney Moorhouse; A King's Travels by Gwyneth Pennethorne; Animal Innocence; Beyond the Wall, by Hamish MacAlistair; Silhouettes, Cut by H... View more info

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

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

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


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 Chimneys, by Grace Kirkpatrick; How to Stain Your Microscope Slides, by Julian D. Corrington; Clipping Dollars from Auto Running E... View more info

Image for Motor Boating, September 1926, Volume XXXVIII, No. 3: Gold Cup Number

Motor Boating, September 1926, Volume XXXVIII, No. 3: Gold Cup Number

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Magazine Co., Inc.: 1926

Seller ID: 2277984

Condition: Good


Top corner bumped, bottom corner of rear wrapper creased, loss to spine head and minor loss to spine base, ink name on last page, minor pencil marginalia. 1926 Large Softcover. 184 pp. Includes fold-out plans for building a 32-foot comfy cruiser. CONTENTS: Gold Cup Entries Break Record; Argo; Savola Visits the Eastern Shore; With the American Racers in England; Scamper, A Fine Cruiser; Patricia II, A Cruising House Boat; Zinganee II, A Speedy Houseboat; Lura M. III, A Day Cruiser; Edamena IV, The Finest; Twenty-Six Feet from Broadway; Starting Them Early; Bayside Boats Beat Fog and Rain; Up an... 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

ISBN: 0756641675

Condition: Fine


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 mental approaches and exercises; and course management. View more info

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The 1965 Princeton Ice Carnival, Baker Memorial Rink, March 12 and 13

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton Skating Club, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2277957

Condition: Good


A few faint spots on front wrapper, faint stain to top and bottom edge. 1965 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. The 1965 Princeton Ice Carnival, Baker Memorial Rink, March 12 and 13. Includes the production, the program, cast of characters, local ads, and names and black-and-white photographs of the skaters. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0785316914

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0736919376

Condition: Very Good


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 household name among football fans everywhere.  He also shares his passion for helping other young men through his Shaun Alex... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 Baseman, The Outfielder; Part II. Offensive Baseball: Batting, Bunting, Base Running, Sliding, Coaching; Part III. Management:... View more info

Image for Across Asia on a Bicycle: The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking

Across Asia on a Bicycle: The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking

By: Allen, Thomas Gaskell, Jr.; Sachtleben, William Lewis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288761

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink mark on spine, bookplate remains on front and rear paste-down endpapers, ink note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1894 Hard Cover. xii, 234 pp. Gilt titles on spine and on front board, top page ridge gilt. Deckled edges. Published during the Golden Age of Bicycles, with photographs showing cycle designs only recently invented. Describes a three year journey of over 15,000 miles. 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

ISBN: 0878610944

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

ISBN: 0236311492

Condition: Very Good


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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How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time

By: Armour, Tommy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1953

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2297122

ISBN: 0671211501

Condition: Good


Fifth printing. No jacket, pencil note on front paste-down endpaper, pencil underlining and marginalia. 1953 Hard Cover. vii, 151 pp. Tommy Armour's classic How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time provides timeless golf instruction on the following subjects: How to learn your best golf; What can your best golf be?; Taking you to the lesson tee; How your clubs can help you; The grip holds your swing together; How to get ready to swing; Footwork, the foundation of best golf; The art of hitting with the hands; The waggle, preliminary swing in miniature; The pause that means good timing; Assemblin... 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

ISBN: 0385149441

Condition: Very Good


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 your children's feet. This comprehensive sourcebook tells you what shoes are best for you to wear and how they should fit, how... View more info

Image for Chin Na in Ground Fighting: Principles, Theory and Submission Holds for All Martial Styles

Chin Na in Ground Fighting: Principles, Theory and Submission Holds for All Martial Styles

By: Arsenault, Al; Faulise, Joe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: YMAA Publication Center: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292863

ISBN: 1886969663

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear. 2003 Soft Cover. Chin Na in Ground Fighting explores the use of joint locks, pressure points and bone displacement techniques for actual fighting encounters that have landed on the ground. The material in this book concentrates on: holding techniques which are capable of immobilizing an opponent with a limited danger of counter-attack, the principles and theory of these holds, the identification and use of pressure points for offensive and defensive purposes. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 to see the ?icker of a white handkerchief. It signaled their welcome. And then - well, I doubt if any one may have in this w... View more info

Image for The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

By: Bamsey, Ian

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International: 1991

Seller ID: 2200667

ISBN: 0879385863

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to jacket corners, sticker ghost on rear jacket corner. 1991 Hard Cover. 218 pp. 8vo. Bamsey has tackled this subject with clarity and expertise to reveal fully the technical development of today's World Sports Car Championship contenders. Historical introduction to revolutionary technology design to achieve undreamed-of maximum speeds. New possibilities for increased aerodynamic performance are described and analysed in detail. AND in-depth study of WSCC structural technology and concludes with an introduction to the 3.5 ATMO regulations. View more info

Image for Weatherby's Inning: A Story of College Life and Baseball

Weatherby's Inning: A Story of College Life and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph H. [Henry]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289151

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed, rear hinge starting, ink gift note on front endpaper, one inch tear along edge of fourth plate. 1903 Hard Cover. vii, 249 pp. Color frontispiece and 5 color plates by C.M. Relyea. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. View more info

Image for For Yardley: A Story of Track and Field

For Yardley: A Story of Track and Field

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289150

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A few faint spots on rear board, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 297 pp. Color frontispiece and 3 color plates. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. 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

Condition: Good


First edition. Bottom right front corner of cover stained, front paste-down endpaper torn away from binding, rear hinge loose. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 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

Condition: Very Good


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; policies on membership and dockage; club history; list of past commodores; race trophies - winners of 1978; quick reference guide... View more info

Image for Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA: How to Maximize Your Hand Speed, Foot Speed, Punching Speed, Kicking Speed, Wrestling Speed, and Fighting Speed

Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA: How to Maximize Your Hand Speed, Foot Speed, Punching Speed, Kicking Speed, Wrestling Speed, and Fighting Speed

By: Barnes, J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fitness Lifestyle: 2011

Seller ID: 2292841

ISBN: 0976899809

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. Based on proven training methods of martial arts masters, such as Bruce Lee, and champion boxers, wrestlers, and MMA fighters...Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA provides basic, intermediate, and advanced drills and knowledge to maximize speed for competition and self-defense. View more info

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Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game

By: Barry, Dan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper: 2011

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2296807

ISBN: 006201448X

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Hard Cover. From Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Dan Barry comes the beautifully recounted story of the longest game in baseball history—a tale celebrating not only the robust intensity of baseball, but the aspirational ideal epitomized by the hard-fighting players of the minor leagues. In the tradition of Moneyball, The Last Hero, and Wicked Good Year, Barry’s Bottom of the 33rd is a reaffirming story of the American Dream finding its greatest expression in timeless contests of the Great American Pastime. 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

Condition: Very Good


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' records. Among the prominent players mentioned are: George Herman ('Babe') Ruth, Jr.; Henry Louis ('Lou') Gehrig; and Rogers ... View more info

Image for A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country

A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279908

ISBN: 0292756283

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. Award ceremony program laid in. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In November, countless families across Texas head out for the annual deer hunt, a ritual that spans generations, ethnicities, socioeconomics, and gender as perhaps no other cultural experience in the state. Rick Bass's family has returned to the same hardscrabble piece of land in the Hill Country—the Deer Pasture—for more than seventy-five years. In A Thousand Deer, Bass walks the Deer Pasture again in memory and stories, tallying up what hunting there has ... View more info

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The Concealed Handgun Manual: How to Choose, Carry, and Shoot a Gun in Self Defense

By: Bird, Chris

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Privateer Publishers: 2002

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2281543

ISBN: 0965678423

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Light edge wear. 2002 Trade Paperback. Timely because more states continue to pass concealed-carry legislation, this comprehensive handbook contains information on current state regulations, beginning and advanced shooting instruction, and updated safety advice. This guide covers everything needed to understand these subjects and offers tips on the importance of self-protection, selecting and buying a handgun, and methods of concealing weapons. In light of the current problem of violence in schools, this edition also offers detailed instruction on how to avoid all violent encoun... View more info

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The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

By: Blanchard, Ken; Shula, Don

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperBusiness: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287862

ISBN: 0066621038

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author (Don Shula). Sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel. 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 experience down to its key elements and shared their secrets for inspiring ... View more info

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Hawking or Faulconry [Falconry]

By: Blome, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thames Valley Press: 1971

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2288971

ISBN: 0900294043

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1971 Hard Cover. xxxii, 123 pp. Modern facsimile of 1929 edition. Includes fold-out engraving. Falconers will welcome the reappearance of this scarce treatise on seventeenth-century hawking. View more info

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Erie Canal Bicyclist and Hiker Route Guide

By: Botzman, Harvey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cyclotour Guide Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293106

ISBN: 1889602094

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Light stain to spine base. 1996 Trade Paperback. 199, [1] pp. A descriptive tour guide of the Erie Canal for cyclists and hikers. The Erie Canal was an engineering marvel both in its day during the 19th century and now at the preface tot he 21st century. The original locks were made of stone blocks solidified together with mud. No the mud of the earth bu the mud of masons, cement. This was not the relatively high tech portland cement which we have today but a more rudimentary mortar. It has kept the locks together for over 150 years. The Route Guide includes s... View more info

Image for High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

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

ISBN: 0684853612

Condition: Near Fine


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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Sportsmen's Encyclopedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2203179

Condition: Very Good


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 conservation, and contributing to the foundation of the National Audubon Society and the national park system. Includes separately p... View more info