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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

Condition: Good


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 Bay, by Charles W. Geiger; Building a Gold Mine Fortune From a Four-Dollar Stake, by Arthur H. Carhart; New Contest Offers $12... 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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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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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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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

ISBN: 0760787964

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

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

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

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 Alexa... View more info

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Major League Baseball: Technique and Tactics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 wo... View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links

Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links

By: Balfour, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ailsa, Inc.: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272411

ISBN: 0940889145

Condition: Near Fine


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

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. 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 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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Freshman Quarterback (A Chip Hilton Sports Story)

By: Bee, Clair

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1952

Seller ID: 2279618

Condition: Good


No jacket, boards slightly bowed, water stain along top page ridge, front hinge starting, front free endpaper attached only along bottom third of binding. 1952 Hard Cover. 212 pp. William Chip Hilton is the central character in a series of 24 sports novels for adolescent boys written by the successful college basketball coach and 1968 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Clair Bee (1896–1983). In addition to Bee's authorship of the Chip Hilton series, he was also the author of several basketball and coaching technique books. The Chip Hilton series was published between 1948 and 1966 by Grosset &... 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

ISBN: 1570363757

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1938340310

Condition: Near Fine


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 alpinism as a way to make his single mother proud and end his family’s cycle of poverty. He describes early climbs attempted with... 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

ISBN: 0066621038

Condition: Near Fine


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 experience down to its key elements and shared their secrets for inspiring others to greatness. Now, by popular demand, Blanch... 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