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1 Arlott, John THE PICTURE OF CRICKET
Middlesex, England Penguin Books 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo 
32 pp. followed by sixteen plates, thirteen in colour; illustrated with line drawings throughout the text. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Chipping around the edges of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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2 Bass, Clarence RIPPED - Book (1) One: The Sensible Way to Achieve Ultimate Muscularity; Book (2) Two: Lost Fat Stay Lean Gain Muscle; Book (3) Three: The Recipes the Routines and the Reasons
Albuquerque, New Mexico Clarence Bass' Ripped Enterprises 1992 Later Printings Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 88, 170, 195 pp. Trade paperback format. All three books have light edge and corner wear with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. To be clear, the three books here are: Book 1: The Sensible Way to Achieve Ultimate Muscularity; Book 2: Lost Fat Stay Lean Gain Muscle; and Book 3: The Recipes the Routines and the Reasons. The Contents are: 1: 2.4% Body Fat; Mr America Past 40 - Short Class; Most Muscular Man Past 40 Mr U.S.A.; and Conclusion: The Method Is the Message; followed by Profiles. 2: Introduction: The Principle of Adaptability; Staying Lean; Building Muscle; Peaking; and Training Psychology. 3: Introduction: Why Ripped 3; The Recipes; The Routines; and Final Reminders. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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3 Batty, Eric SOCCER COACHING THE MODERN WAY
London Faber and Faber 1970 0571082890 / 9780571082896 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
272 pp. Brown cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introduction; The Evolution of the Game; The Effect of Modern Tactics; The Tactics of Defenders; Creating Space in Attack; Push the Ball and Run; The Overlap Developed in England; Variations of Wing Combinations; Central Combinations; An Analysis of the Four Major Phases of the Contemporary Game; Drills and Exercises; The Importance of Talking in the Game; Combinations for Attack Only; Place Changing in Relation to the Super Defence and the Free Back; The Ideal Team Shape; and The Theory of Modern Coaching. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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4 Best, George (foreword by Phil Hughes) HARD TACKLES AND DIRTY BATHS - The Inside Story of Football's (Soccer) Golden Era
London Ebury Press 2006 0091908760 / 9780091908768 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 321 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Covering the period from 1960 through 1974, this was written just months before George Best died. The Daily Mirror called it a complete history of the sport before money and marketing took over. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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5 Bluff, Tony; Watson, Barry DONNY - The Official History of the Doncaster Rovers F.C.
Middlesex, England Yore Publications 1994 1874427550 / 9781874427551 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
240 pp. Red boards decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Shirt Designs Over the Years; The Early Years; The Midland Alliance and Beyond; The Football League 1901 - 1905; Back to the Midland League 1905 - 1915; Reformation and the Midland League 1920 - 1923; The Football League 1923 - 1939; The War Years 1939 - 1946; The Road to Division Two; The Decline 1956 - 1986; And the Fall 1986 - 1993; The Grounds; Sequences and Records; Programme Parade; Complete League Record; Complete Record Against Football League Teams; Friendlies and Other non-Cup Matches 1890 - 1993; Other Cups 1890/91 - 1992/93; Secretarys and Managers - Statistic Key 1879 - 1993; Seasonal Records 1879/80 - 1992/93; Advanced Subscribers; and The Final Word by Alick Jeffrey. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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6 Blunden, Edmund CRICKET COUNTRY
London Collins - St James Library 1951 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
224 pp. First Thus - St James 13. Blue cloth decorated in gilt on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some chipping at the head of the spine; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Chapters are: The Native Heath; A Fairly Passive Resister; Then and Now; Among the Moderns; Instead of Dingley Dell; The Stranger Was Admitted; Card of the Match; The Heroes; Men and Moments; Our Authors: An Opening Pair; Back to Malory; Incorrigibles; Paint Me Cricket; Rival Sports; Something of the Tail; Gargantua Played Cricket; Spirit of the Game; The Subject Continued; Beyond the Ground; The Road Runs On; Wednesday's Match; On a Trait of English Poetry; and All That Summer Glory. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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7 Bright, Roderic TOROS WITHOUT TEARS - A Simple Explanation of What You Will See at a Bull-Fight
Mexico Ediciones Luna 1952 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good 12mo 
35 pp. Staple bound in soft pictorial covers. In English. Light rubbing with a crease on the upper left back corner. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Chapters are: A Simple Explanation of What You Will See at a Bull Fight; Tickets; The Bull; The Matador; The Ring; Paseo; Overture; First Stage - Tercio de Varas; Second Stage - Tercio de Banderillas; Third Stage - tercio de Muerte; Variations: Alternativa; Substituto; Obsequio; Cornadas; Historical Background; Some Expressions Used In Bull-fighting; and Some Leading Ranches. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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8 Browning, Kurt KURT - Forcing the Edge
Toronto Harper Collins Publishers 1991 0002158434 / 9780002158435 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
195 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on red boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with colour and black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the panels; price intact; no interior markings. Co-written with Neil Stevens. The Contents are: The Kid from Caroline; Mr J; A Full Time Job Called Figure Skating; Life at the World Level; Finding the Olympic Spirit; History in Eight-Tenths of a Second; A Canadian in Paris; Champ or Chump - Life at the Top; Skate God for Life; Being Famous; Medals Medals Medals; and Inside My Sport. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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9 Carrubba, Rich PINMANSIP - The Bowling Ball - A Simple Guide to Understanding the Bowling Ball
Las Vegas, Nevada Private Printing 1991 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
36 pp. Staple-bound in glossy pictorial covers. Light edgewear with the original price in ink on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Specifications; Construction; Surface; Roll; Drilling; Grip; Weight Imbalancing; and General. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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10 Draeger, Donn F. NINJUTSU - The Art of Invisibility - Japan's Feudal Age Espionage and Assassination Methods
Tokyo Yenbooks - Charles E. Tuttle 1989 0804815976 / 9780804815970 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
124 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Contents are: Introduction: The Comsummate Secret Agents; Prologue: Entering the World of the Ninja; History and Organization; Training and Skills; Operating Techniques; Costume Tools and Weapons; Tactics Ruses Feats; Facts and Legends; and Death of a Foolish Warrior. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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11 Farmer, Bob HOW TO PLAY CRICKET
London Treasure Press 1989 1850513627 / 9781850513629 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
61 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Introduction; Batting; Bowling; Fielding; Wicketkeeping; Captaincy; The Game's Structure; and Glossary; followed by an index. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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12 Faulkner, Edwin J.; Weymuller, Frederick (preface by Arthur Ashe) ED FAULKNER'S TENNIS - How to Play It - How to Teach It
New York Dell Books 1974 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
287 pp. Dell Book 3192. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Beginning; Learning the Forehand; Teaching the Forehand; Forehand Trouble Spots; Learning Control and Footwork on the Forehand; The Backhand; Switching Between Forehand and Backhand; Backhand Trouble Spots; Rallying; The Serve; Service Trouble Spots; The Volley; Volley Trouble Spots; Supplementary Strokes; The Lob; The Dropshot; The Overhead; The Half Volley; Tactics for Rallies; Tactics for Games Sets and Matches; Match-Play Strategy; and Conclusion. 
Price: 7.65 CDN
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13 Gallagher, Harry (foreword by Sir Edgar S. Tanner) ON SWIMMING
London Pelham Books 1970 0720703352 / 9780720703351 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
231 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates, line drawings, diagrams and a fold-out chart. The Chapters are: Swimming History; Something to Think About; The Layman's Scientific Approach; Practical Psychology in Coaching; Food Facts and Fallacies; Interval Training; Team Tit-bits; Training Schedules - Parts 1 to 4; A Work Programme for a Junior Squad; Notes from My Olympic Notebook; Girls; The World's Greatest Woman Swimmer; Land Conditioning; A Few Thoughts on Freestyle Sprinting; The Freestyle Strokes; Backstroke; Butterfly; Breaststroke; Medley Swimming in Australia; and Profiles on Youth; followed by an index. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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14 Goldaper, Sam GREAT MOMENTS IN PRO BASKETBALL
New York Tempo Books - Grosset and Dunlap 1977 044812615X / 9780448126159 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
152 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Incomparable Dr J and His Longest Operation; Wilt's 100 Point Night; The Longest Game; The Silver Anniversary Team; Eddie Gottlieb - the Mogul; The Knicks' Impossible Victory; Seeing Red; The Los Angeles Lakers' 33-Game Win Streak; The Battle of the Giants; The Fabulous Fifth - The Triple Overtime Thriller; The Arrival of the New Kid on the Block - Lew Alcindor; Willis Reed - the Gentle Giant; and Eight Unforgettable Days in May. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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15 Goldberg, Hy (editor) SPORTS ALBUM - Volume 1, number 2 - October December 1948
New York Dell Publishing 1948 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
98 pp. Magazine format. Light wear. The front cover features Tony Minisi on the outside and Stan Musial on the inside; and the back cover features Gus Lesnevich on the inside and Ted Williams on the outside. This issue contains: Boston's Boy - Ted Williams; Ball of Fire - Ewell Blackwell; On Tour with the Peepul's Cherce; Change of Scene; Freshman Favorites; In the Pennant Battles - includes Yogi Berra as Larry Berra; One Man's Luck; The Bomber Says Goodbye - Joe Louis; Comeback King - Tony Zale; The Flying Parson - Gil Dodds; Tops in Track and Field; U.S. Olympic Hoopsters; Waves of Speed; Looking Across the Net - Bobby Riggs and Jack Kramer and others; Par Busters - Claude Harmon and others; Big Time Winners - horses; College Pigskin Preview; and The Pros Introduce. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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16 Goldberg, Hy (editor) SPORTS ALBUM - Volume 1, number 3 - January March 1949
New York Dell Publishing 1949 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
98 pp. Magazine format. Light wear with a small ink mark on the front cover. The front cover features Ed Macauley on the outside and Satchel Paige on the inside; the back cover features Marcel Cerdan on the inside and Leon Hart on the outside. This issue contains: Easy Does It - Ed Macauley; High in Court Circle - college; High in Court Circles - professional; Pro Football Then and Now; Campus Football Stars; Bowls Full of Thrills; In the Money Ranks; Hunger for Title; Vive La France; Busy Champions; Flashing Blades - Jim Conacher, Howie Meeker, Rocket Richard and others; Horse to Watch; Sensational on Land; Sensational in Air; Sensational on Sea; Number One Scalper; and World Series Heroes. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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17 Halacy, D. S. Jr. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HANG GLIDING - All About the Sport of Sky Sailing from Its Earliest Origins to Today's Techniques
New York Hawthorn Books 1975 0801532728 / 9780801532726 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
183 pp. Gold cloth lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few short tears around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Sky Sailers; The Birth and Decline of Hang Gliding; The Rebirth of True Flight; Rogallo Kites: The Flexible Fliers; The Rigid-wing Gliders; Building Your Wings; Flying Like a Bird; Hanging Higher; Toward the Human-powered Airplane; and Hang Gliding Comes of Age; followed by appendices and an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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18 Harris, John H. (producer) ICE CAPADES OF 1955
Hollywood, California Ice Capades 1955 First Edition Paperback Good Only 4to Signed by Subject
Unpaginated. Staple-bound in pictorial colour covers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Program from the 1955 Ice Capades. Folded and creased but it was autographed by many of the skaters. The skaters featured in the program are: Donna Atwood - signed; Bobby Specht - signed; The Old Smoothies - Orrin Markhus and Irma Thomas - signed; Larry Jackson and Bernie Lynam - signed; Alan Konrad - signed; Bobby Maxon and Rosemary Henderson; Helen Davidson - signed; Johnny Lettengarver and Don Bearson - signed; Ken Mullen and Ed Raiche - signed; Willia Kall; Hugh Forgie and Stig Larson; Eddie Runyon; Silvia and Michael - signed; and William Dougherty and Lyall Stevenson - signed. Also, from the Ice Ca'pets' - Jo Roddy - signed on the centre pages; Shirley Thomas - signed on the centre pages. And on the Behind the Scenes pages - signed by Dick Palmer and Sonya Heine. 
Price: 76.95 CDN
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19 Jacobs, Bruce (editor) SPORTS PIX - Volume 1, number 2 - February Feb 1949
New York Magazine Corp 1949 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
98 pp. Magazine format. Light wear with a small ink mark on the front cover. Bob Chappuis is featured on the front cover; the back cover features an ad for an electronic baseball game. Primarily a photo album with short write-ups, this issue contains: Flying Cloud Over the Southland; Top Pigskin Batteries; Branch Rickey's Boy - Pro Grid Style; Masters of the Educated Toe; 1947's All Americans: Where Are They Now; McGuire Spells Double Trouble; Hockey's Fall Guys; They're Slick on Skis; They'll Never Forget Ketchel; Johnny Sain - Hero of the Hub; Meet Slingin' Satchelfoot; Pictorial Highlights of the '48 Season; On the Big League Horizon; and Just Call him Hard Luck Houtteman; along with the album section featuring dozens of players, including: Jackie Robinson; Alvin Dark; Phil Rizzuto; Bobby Doerr; Hoot Evers; Ken Kavanaugh; and many, many more. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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20 Jacobs, Bruce (editor) (Bruce Jacobs; Bob Richelson; Edwin Pope; Frank Leahy; Harold V. Ratliff; Dick Mazmaier; Bill Bryson; Bob Price; Tom Siler; Paul Gardner; Irish Bob Murphy) SPORT LIFE - Volume 4, number 6 - December Dec 1951
New York Official Magazine Corp 1951 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
98 pp. Magazine format. Light wear. The front cover features Fred Benners of Southern Methodist and the back cover features a Charles Atlas ad. This issue contains: Baugh - Perennial of the Pros by Bruce Jacobs; The Truth About Glenn Davis by Bob Richelson; Iron Man of the Steelers - Jumpin Joe Geri by Edwin Pope; Cover Boy - Benners; Football Goes to the Movies by Frank Leahy; Lone Ranger Rides at Texas A&M - Bob Smith by Harold V. Ratliff; A Lion Is In Cleats - Don Kosterman; Tiger Tailback - Dick Mazmaier; Drakes Bright Side by Bill Bryson and Bob Price; Clemson's Passing Parson - Billy the Bombshell; Sweet Kentucky Babe - Vito Parilli by Tom Siler; The Grid's Tom Ten; These Are Baseball's Expendables by Paul Gardner; Can Feller Do It; and Pounder from Pier Six - Irish Bob Murphy; along with all the usual features. 
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