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An Album of Cricketers 1938

By: N/A

Price: £12.99

Publisher: U.K, John Player and Sons:

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001185


Cigarette card album from 1938 with cards stuck neatly in, full colour showing famous Cricketers of the time. Album a little grubby with some marks, still attractive, inside bright and clean, slight creases on three cards, only slight. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

The Daily Telegraph Guide to the Olympic Games and London

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Geographia Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001761


Very bright clean copy of this commemorative booklet printed for the XIVth olympiad 1948 maps of principle places for games plus large pullout map for London, one small straight tear along crease where map attached to book otherwise all in excellent condition. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Olympia 1936

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Pet Cremer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006488


Very informative souvenir book on the 1936 Olympics, 76 pages, not numbered, in overall clean condition but browned with age as usual due to quality of paper used, few small tears on blank edges of some pages. Many pasted in B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text IN GERMAN NO ENGLISH TRANSLATION. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers areare browned on edges with some wear and a few light marks. overall a pleasing example of this collectabl... View more info

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Game Trails in British Columbia

By: A Bryan Williams

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004837


A detailed history of big game and other sport in the wilds of British Columbia, 360 pages in overall clean condition but with medium to light foxing throughout , many old period photographs. Outer boards have light speckling to boards and light wear to edges, embossed gold stag on front is bright, gold lettering on spine is a little dulled. A sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Perfect Batsman J B Hobbs in Action

By: A C MacLaren

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005449


Splendid book on the cricketer J B Hobbs, 138 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and a little heavier to last page of text, previous owners gift inscription on front endpaper NOT from author. 98 individual B/w photographs making up step by step techniques. No dustwrapper, outer boardsare lightly rubbed on edges and some light marks, gold lettering has faded on spine. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE... View more info

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Gymnastics

By: A F Jenkin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, G Bell and Sons: 1929

Seller ID: 002242


From the All England Series an excellent copy of this book on Gymnastics, very bright and clean SEE IMAGE. 240 pages packed with information on the exercises, horizontal bar, the horse and the parallel bars. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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How to Excel at Games and Athletics

By: A M Saldo

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Press and General Publicity Service Ltd:

Seller ID: 004145


Book on dedicated to improving the body for sports. 80 pages with photographs and drawings, information on weight training, massage, endurance and much more. Not dated but from text appears to be late 1930s 1940s. Book clean inside jus t browned on endpapers, outer covers have a few light marks and little foxing. A pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Fishing in the Southern Lakes

By: Adair McMaster

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Christchurch New Zealand, The Pegasus Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006126


Excellent book on fishing in the Southern lakes of New Zealand , 44 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing spots around the illustrations, Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. illustrated card covers are clean with just a few light marks, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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An A to Z of Reading Football Club

By: Alan Sedunary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Reading UK, Reading Football Supporters Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004637


Excellent book on the Reading Football club, 84 pages in bright clean condition just very light browning to outer edges of card covers. Many B/w photographs and illustration with much detail on pklayers and matches. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Pike and Perch with Notes on Record Pike

By: Alfred Jardine

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons Limited:

Seller ID: 005386


Excellent book on Pike and Perch, from the Routledge's country books series,204 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just light brown strips to top and bottom of a couple of pages, little light foxing to first three pages. Not dated but appears to be early 1900s.Previous owners name neatly written in pencil on front endpaper, many B/w illustrations and few photographs plus very informative text. Outer boards are bright with a little light wear to edg... View more info

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Collecting Old Golfing Clubs

By: Alick A Watt SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Alton Hants UK, A A Watt and Son: 1985

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006555


Very informative book on collecting golf clubs, 119 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, SIGNED by Alick A Watt on blank page opposite the title page. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Silly Point

By: Arthur Clitheroe

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003699


A collection of funny stories about cricket with splendid full page drawings by James Thorpe. Book is overall bright and clean just some browning to endpapers and the occasional light foxing spots on first and last couple of pages, neat ink greeting to my pal 1943 on front endpaper. Outer covers have light bumps to two corners, quite minor, a little dusty on edges. Dustwrapper is a little browned and dusty a little rubbed on edges and a few small tears. An attractive cop... View more info

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Fishes I Have Known

By: Arthur H Bevan

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1908

Seller ID: 006125


Excellent book on angling,279 pages plus 8 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just slight browning to extreme edges of pages and endpapers. Neat previous owners details on front endpaper dated 1913. Only date printed in book is 1908 possible first edition but cannot be sure. Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are slightly rubbed on edges, little browned on spine, lettering a little f... View more info

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Hunter at Heart

By: B N Gordon Graham

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004840


Account of the author's experiences og big and small game hunting in the Jungles of India and Ceylon, 222 pages in bright clean condition just small light brown mark on last index page, light bumps to corners. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, dustwrapper is a little marked and rubbed on edges, slight fading to spine and price clipped on inner flap. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The King Carp Waters

By: Ball, Chris

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Wiltshire UK, The Crowood Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003875


The story of the major Carp waters, stocked by Donald Leney, the man who introduced King Carp into Britain. 160 pages containing stories of Carp fishing, details of the most famous Carp waters and techniques used by Carp fishermen. Many photographs in colour and B/w plus drawings. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean, lightest of wear to corners of wrapper and a few light indentation marks on wrapper. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON RE... View more info

Boxing Encyclopedia

By: Barry J. Hugman and Peter Arnold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Taunton UK, TW Publications: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001111


Excellent encyclopedia on the sport of Boxing, history, rules,governing bodies, venues, managers plus of course the boxers and their fights through the years. 191 pp informative text with many excellent period photgraphs, book and wrapper in very good condition just little creased around top and back of spine. View more info

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A History of Golf in Britain

By: Bernard Darwin, Henry Longhurst and Others

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Casselland Company Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004711


Excellent book on the history of Golf, first edition, 312 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text neat gift inscription on front endpaper Patrick love Mary dated 1952.. Book is very bright and clean, the dustwrapper is worn on edges with some small losses and small tears few light marks to front and a few heavier marks on rear, one larger tear 7 inches long on rear of wrapper where it bends round book .Now... View more info

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All About Golf How to Improve Your Game

By: Bert Seymour

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co Limited: 1924

Seller ID: 004487


Very informative book on golf, 304 pages plus adverts with many old B/w photographs a few light foxing spots on early and last few pages. There are no publication details only date 1924 so possibly first edition but cannot guarantee. Previous owners details neatly written on top of front endpaper, outer covers are bright with just the lightest of wear on edges, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Mas Oyama's Karate as Practiced in Japan

By: Bobby Lowe 5th Dan

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007513


Excellent detailed book on the martial art of Karate. 216 pages in bright clean condition, just some very light browning to endpapers and a couple of light marks. Over 400 B/w photographs demonstrating the techniques, striking , sparring, knife and club defense and much more plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, just some light rubbing to edges and rear of wrapper, small closed tear to top front ΒΌ inch long, A nice example of this book SEE I... View more info

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The Tottenham Hotspur Story

By: Brown, Deryk SIGNED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed Letter By Author

Seller ID: 002872


Excellent history of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club written by a noted sporting journalist. 144 pages packed with information of the club and players over the years with many old photographs from the early 1900s through to time of printing. Loose review insert from Arthur Barker and typewritten letter from Hayters Sports reporting service signed in ink Deryk, " Dear Ken, I hope you can give this a mention some time. It needs it. Trust you are keeping well and that ... View more info