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Olympic Victory

by ONDAATJE, Christopher & CURRIE, Gordon

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Published
1967
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Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Pagurian Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. xxiii, [1], 25-160 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations in two sections. Black cloth in dustjacket. Jacket has a little wear and soiling. "The story behind the Canadian Bob-Sled Club's incredible victory at the 1964 Winter Olympic Games."
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Fox Hunting in Canada and Some Men Who Made It

by PROCTOR, Frank

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Published
1929
Condition
Near fine
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$100.00

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Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1929. Hardcover. Near fine. 373 p. 24 cm. 106 full page illustrations, most in b&w, with a colour frontispiece. Leather binding with gold impressing. Top edge gilt. Inscribed by the author to Mr. J. E. Atkinson in 1934. Intro by Claudius Gregory. Topics include the London (Ontario) Hunt in… Read more
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Hill Country: Stories About Hunting and Fishing and Dogs and Guns and Such

by HILL, Gene; HENNESSEY, Tom (illus.)

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Published
1978
Condition
Near fine
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$50.00

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E. P. Dutton, 1978. Hardcover. Near fine/Fair. viii, 166 p. 24 cm. B&w line drawings. Quarter cream cloth with brown paper boards. In mylar-covered dustjacket with chips and tears. Silver ribbon is not attached. Inscribed by Hill on half title.
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Killing Deer in the Water

by Toronto Mail and Empire?

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Published
1901
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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1901. Good. 19 cm one-sided leaflet. Some soiling to edges and rear. An editorial that appeared in the Toronto Mail and Empire, Feb. 14, 1901, praising new game hunting laws in Bruce County's Indian Peninsula and advocating similar measures elsewhere. The writer is against the hunting of deer in open water.
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The Canadian Shire Stud Book Volume 3

by The Canadian Shire Horse Association

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
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Ottawa: The Canadian Shire Horse Association, 1914. Cloth Bound. Very Good. xvi, 228 p. 22 cm. Green cloth hardcover with a little wear and softened spine ends. Lists: officers and directors; rules of entry; members; pedigrees of stallions and mares; index to stallions, mares, breeders and owners; list of awards at various exhibitions like London's Western Fair, CNE,… Read more
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Quatre Jeux nouveaux

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
ca. 1890s
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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ca. 1890s. Hardcover. Very good. 35 cm. Four game boards numbered 5 to 8, suggesting there was an earlier volume with games 1 to 4. Railway Game, Race Game, Regatta Game, The Tournament. Red cloth spine with paper covered boards. Board decoration in black and red. Corners and edges worn. Flaps on pastedowns lift up to reveal instructions… Read more
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Outdoor Sports in Scotland: Deer Stalking, Grouse Shooting, Salmon Fishing, Golfing, Curling, &c

by "Ellangowan"

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Attic Books
Published
1890
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$50.00

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London: W. H. Allen & Co, 1890. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. xi, 388 p. 20 cm. Frontispiece engraving. Fold-out plan of curling rink. Blue cloth with gold print. Corners bumped, slight wear elsewhere. Foxing. Sections on paching, gamekeeping, game supply, game in the kitchen and dining room, "troutiana", "vermin" of the moors and manors (badgers, otters, wild… Read more
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Suite Olympic Centennial booklet

by International Olympic Committee; Musée Olympique

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Published
[1994]
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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[Lausanne]: International Olympic Committee; Musée Olympique, [1994]. Softcover. Very good. [15 p.]. 29 cm. Colour illustrations. Ten card covers. Light wear and soiling to covers. Message from Juan Antonio Samaranch, description of the collection of 50 painters of modern art, describes upcoming book, shows small colour illustrations by the artists. Order form and envelopes at rear.
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Lawn Tennis

by WILBERFORCE, H. W. W.

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Published
1891
Condition
Good
Edition
Second edition, revised
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$35.00

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London: George Bell & Sons, 1891. Second edition, revised. Hardcover. Good. The All-England Series. [14], 78, [8] p. 17 cm. B&w illustrations. Red cloth with black impressing. Some spots to front cover, wrinkling to rear, and small hole in front hinge. Cracking at pp. 1 & 64-65. Offsetting to endpapers. Advertising on first and last pages. With… Read more
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50 Years of the International Canoe Federation

by VESPER, Hans Egon; DUDDERIDGE, John W. (trans.)

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Published
[1974]
Condition
Fine
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Florence, Italy: International Canoe Federation, [1974]. Hardcover. Fine. A62, B36, C85 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth with gold impressing.
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The Midas Touch: Your Key to Casino Cash

by IRWIN, A. B.

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Published
1967
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First paperback edition
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Toronto: Midas Publishing House, 1967. First paperback edition. Paperback. Near fine. 150 p. + 5 p. of ads at rear. 18 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Light wear.
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Elizabethan Country Dances

by MILLAR, John Fitzhugh

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Published
1985
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780934943000
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$40.00

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Williamsburg, VA: Thirteen Colonies Press, 1985. Softcover. Good. 114 p. 30 cm. B&w line drawings. Moderate edge wear. Former owner's name on first page. Marginal notes pp. 6-7 and lines on p. 13. Music and instructions for each dance. Title index at rear includes colourful names such as: The Catching of Fleas; Cuckolds All a-Row; The Friar… Read more
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History of Young Canada Week 1950-1999

by SYKES, Dave

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Published
nd. ca. 1999
Condition
Very good +
Edition
50th Anniversary Souvenir Edition
ISBN
9780968493502
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$40.00

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Goderich, ON: Goderich Lions Club, nd. ca. 1999. 50th Anniversary Souvenir Edition. Softcover. Very good +. 138 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Light wear.
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Practise for Dauncinge: Some Almans and a Pavan England 1570-1650: A Manual for Dance Instruction

by PUGLIESE, Patri J.; CASAZZA , Joseph

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good
Edition
Preliminary Edition
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$20.00

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Cambridge, Mass: The authors, 1980. Preliminary Edition. Staplebound. Very good. 32 one-sided p. + music section. 28 cm. Staplebound paper covers. Some soiling to outside. Ink signature on title page. "In which is explained the performance of a number of dances popular in the London Inns of Court in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, together with music… Read more
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Tartan Times Special Issue 1923-1973: 50th Anniversary of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and 25 years of Scottish Country Dancing in Boston

by RSCDS Boston Branch

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Published
1973
Condition
Good
Edition
Vol. XVI, No. 6, Summer 1973
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Cambridge, Mass: RSCDS Boston Branch, 1973. Vol. XVI, No. 6, Summer 1973. Staplebound. Good. 21 p. 28 cm. Map on rear page. Staplebound paper covers with photocopied pages. Ink notation at top front. Former owner's label and stamp on rear cover.
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Dances of Court and Commonwealth 1600-1700

by PORTEUS, Diana, et al

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Published
1984
Condition
Good +
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$25.00

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Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society, 1984. Softcover. Good +. The Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society Seventeenth Annual Summer School, Hengrave Hall, 1984. 101 p. 30 cm. Diagrams and music. Pink paper covers in white plastic holder. Ink signature at top front. Some soiling. Ink marks on Contents page. Dances include First Witches' Dance, The Quadran Pavan, The Queens Almaine,… Read more
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The Art of Dancing: Dances of the Early Georgian Period

by ROGERS, Chris, et al

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Published
1985
Condition
Good
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The Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society, 1985. Spiralbound. Good. 47 p. 30 cm. B&w diagrams and music. Spiral binding with blue paper covers. Some wear to covers. Ink signature at top front. Ink diagram on rear page and many ink notes on pp. 14-15. Handbook for students attending the 1985 summer school of the Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society… Read more
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British Field Sports

by SCOTT, William Henry

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Published
1818
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1818. Hardcover. Good. xi, 625, [1] p. 23 cm. 34 plates, including frontispiece. Full leather with gilt trim. Spine label chipped, spine tail scuffed, corners worn, rear hinge cracked. Some foxing and dampstains. Ink signature on title page. Title continues: "Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting-Hunting-Coursing-Racing-Cocking-Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking… Read more
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Cycling

by Right Hon. the (Seventh) Earl of Albemarle & G. Lacy Hillier

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Published
1902
Condition
Good
Edition
New Impression. Includes Preface to the Fifth edition
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$150.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1902. New Impression. Includes Preface to the Fifth edition. Hardcover. Good. The Badminton Library. xvii, 400 p. 20 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations by the Earl of Albemarle, Joseph Pennell, S. T. Dadd and George Moore. Brown cloth hardcover. Stain on rear and front fore-edge, softened spine ends. Front hinge cracking internally. All… Read more
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Darwin Ortiz At The Card Table

by ORTIZ, Darwin; FIELD, Matthew, PHILLIPS, Mark, KAUFMAN, Richard (eds.); KAUFMAN, Richard (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1988
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Richard Kaufman & Alan Greenberg, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 163, [4] p. 29 cm. B&w photos and diagrams. Black cloth hardcover. Ink notations throughout. Magician Darwin Ortiz is an authority on gambling and card manipulation. Here he reveals to potential magicians many of his most cherished routines along with performance tips. One of the Bibles of… Read more
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