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image of Britain v New Zealand / After the Game/The Lion - Phew!!! Postcard

Britain v New Zealand / After the Game/The Lion - Phew!!! Postcard

by Hiscocks, E. Frederick; N. Z. Graphic Series

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Published
1904
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First printing
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$275.00

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New Zealand: N. Z. Graphic Series, 1904. First printing. Ephemera. Very good condition. An early postcard satirically commemorating the Championship rugby match of 1904 between The Lions (Britain) and New Zealand. New Zealand won 9 to 3. The text goes "In the Rugby Foot=ball Match, played at Wellington on August 13th, between Britain and New Zealand, the Colony… Read more
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image of Carnival at Forest Hills.  Anatomy of a Tennis Tournament [SIGNED]

Carnival at Forest Hills. Anatomy of a Tennis Tournament [SIGNED]

by Bell, Marty

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Published
1975
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
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$30.00

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New York: Random House, 1975. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. Signed buy Jimmy Connors. 8vo, 193pp, quarter black and gold covers, red title at spine, dj. DJ rubbed at edges.
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image of Mountaineering

Mountaineering

by Dent, C. T. et al.

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Published
1892
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Second edition
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$45.00

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London: Longmans & Green, 1892. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. One of the Badminton Library series on sport. 8vo, 439pp, brown cloth covers, illustrated and decorated, spine slt bumped at head and foot, internally clean, binding tight.
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image of Unidentified Cricket Team, photograph

Unidentified Cricket Team, photograph

by [Cricket]

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Published
1880
Condition
Good + condition
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$350.00

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1880. Good + condition. A great cricket photograph, a large albumen group picture of all the 11 players. Each player wears cricket whites and a cap emblazoned with a horse head or rook, and elaborate belts or sashes which also bear emblems. Some players wear a striped shirt; all wear cricket boots with studs. … Read more
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image of Lacrosse player on the cover of Collier's, the National Weekly

Lacrosse player on the cover of Collier's, the National Weekly

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Published
1909
Condition
Very good condition
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$95.00

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New York: Collier's Magazine, 1909. Very good condition. Color cover from Collier's, showing a handsome muscular lacrosse goalie sitting down. Printed in browns, orange and blues on cream paper. Approximately 12 x 15"
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image of Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that relates to Guns and Shooting

Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that relates to Guns and Shooting

by Hawker, Lt. Col. P.

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Published
1844
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Ninth edition
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$375.00

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London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1844. Ninth edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Corrected, enlarged and improved with explanatory notes and woodcuts. The 9th and best edition of this title. 8vo, presentation green diced calf binding, with gilt title label on spine, 6 compartments, gilt rule around edge of covers. Lower front hinge starting,… Read more
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image of Cadbury's Cocoa, full page advertisement

Cadbury's Cocoa, full page advertisement

by [Rugby] J.B.B.

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Published
1885
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
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$250.00

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London: Illustrated London News & The Graphic, 1885. Otherwise very good condition. A Cadbury's Cocoa full page ad in both newspapers. "Cadbury's Cocoa is absolutely pure. Sustains against fatigue. Increases muscular strength. Gives physical endurance and staying power." Antique woodblock print, later hand color, 10 x 14 1/2" matted in gray mat board 14 3/4 x… Read more
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Football Sketches

by Forestier

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Published
1887
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$150.00

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London: Illustrated London News, 1887. Antique woodblock print of 5 rugby vignettes. 2/3 of a full page (11 1/2 x 9") with text below. Later hand color.
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image of Football at Rugby

Football at Rugby

by Smyth

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Published
1845
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$100.00

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London: Illustrated London News, 1845. One of the earliest views of modern Rugby, called a "skrummage" (sic) in the text on verso. 1/3 of a page with text. Antique woodblock print, later color, 10 1/2 4 1/4"
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image of The North v. South  Football Match at Bristol on December 15

The North v. South Football Match at Bristol on December 15

by [Rugby] Cleaver, R.

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Published
1900
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$150.00

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London: Illustrated London News, 1900. A full page illustration with 5 rugby vignettes accompanied by quotations from Shakespeare and Coleridge. One player has another in a head lock: "Now, Infidel, I have thee on the hip." (Merchant of Venice). Antique woodblock print, full page, color, 11 1/2 x 15 3/4"
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image of International Football: England v. Wales.  The Match at Blackheath.  A Photograph of the English Team

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London: Illustrated London News, 1892. Two rugby illustrations on one page, showing a rugby goal, and a team photo. Full page, antique woodblock print, color, 16 x 11 1/2"
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$200.00
image of Football Sketches: Boys versus Men--The Rival Teams; Running with the Ball

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London: The Graphic, 1880. Two rugby illustrations, one comical, one game during play. Full page, antique woodblock print, color, 11 3/4 x 16"
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$125.00
image of The England and Scotland Football Match at Edinburgh: the English Team

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London: Illustrated London News, 1892. Team photo illustration of the English rugby team of 1892. Antique woodblock print, half page, color, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2"
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$100.00
image of Football - "Collared"

Football - "Collared"

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Published
1883
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$150.00

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London: Harper's Weekly, 1883. A tackled player with ball. Full page, antique woodblock print, 6 1/2 x 11 3/4", colored in blue and peach.
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image of Football- Match between England and Scotland in the Athletic Grounds, Richmond

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London: Illustrated London News, 1891. A half page illustration of a rugby match in play, the ball just about to be caught by one team, vigorously pursued by the other. Color, antique woodblock print, 11 1/4 x 7 3/4"
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image of International Football Match-England v. Scotland

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London: The Graphic, 1872. The 2nd ever International match. B&w, antique woodblock print, full page with text on verso. 14.5 x 11.5"
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$150.00
image of A Football Match at Yokohama, Japan

A Football Match at Yokohama, Japan

by J.N.

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Published
1874
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$125.00

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London: The Graphic, 1874. A rugby match played by English teams, with Mount Fuji in the background and Japanese men and women spectators. Full page, antique woodblock print, b&w, 15 1/2 x 11"
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image of The Great Schools of England 5 - Rugby School from the Close

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London: Illustrated London News, 1891. Rugby School in Warwickshire, England and the field where the rules of football originated, and presumably the name 'rugby'. Double page, antique woodblock print, b&w, 22 x 15 1/2"
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$325.00
image of New Zealand Rugby Football: Some Hints and Criticisms

New Zealand Rugby Football: Some Hints and Criticisms

by Hunter, Irwin

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Published
1929
Condition
Fine in good+ dust wrapper
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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London: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1929. First edition. Fine in good+ dust wrapper. A sought after work and uncommon in dust jacket. Frontispiece of Pat Keogh, to whom the books is dedicated. Contents include football criticisms, how to play the game and reflections. "The thought of writing a small book on Rugby Football has often come… Read more
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image of Rugby Union Football: "Well Saved! Hard Lines"

Rugby Union Football: "Well Saved! Hard Lines"

by [Rugby] Naumann, P. & W. B. Wollen

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Published
1893
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$150.00

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London: Illustrated London News, 1893. A full page image of a rugby footballer about to make a goal, with an opponent on his back. Antique woodblock print, color, full page, 11 1/2 x 15 3/4"
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