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Strathcona Park, North Vancouver Island: Selected Rock and Ice Climbs
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Strathcona Park, North Vancouver Island: Selected Rock and Ice Climbs

By STONE, Philip

Heriot Bay, BC: Alpine Pacific Images, April 1996. First Edition. Spiralbound. Good. 83, [2] p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations including map of Vancouver Island. Spiral bound card covers. Some ink mark on front and soiling to rear. Some pencil marks with comments like "No top rope bolts," "waste of time," etc. Includes rock climbs (Comox Valley, Campbell River, Crest Lake, Tennent Lake), ice routes (Mt. Becher, Mt. Washington, Tennent Lake) and alpine routes (Big Den Mountain, King's Peak, Elkhorn, Mt. Colonel Foster, Rambler Peak, Mt. Matchlee, Victoria Peak).

$50.00

The Weaponless Warriors: An Informal History of Okinawan Karate
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The Weaponless Warriors: An Informal History of Okinawan Karate

By KIM, Richard; SCURA, John (ed.)

Burbank, CA: Ohara Publications, 1974. Softcover. Very good. 112 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Moderate wear to covers. Signed by author on About The Author page.

$35.00

The Classical Man
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The Classical Man

By KIM, Richard

Hamilton, ON: Masters Publication; Japanese Karate Academy Ltd, 1986. 3rd Printing. Softcover. Very good. 195 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. First and last page darkened. Signed by author on title page.

$35.00

Detroit Tigers Baseball Handbook
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Detroit Tigers Baseball Handbook

By The Detroit Baseball Co

The Detroit Baseball Co, ca. 1960. Staplebound. Good. 8 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet. Some spots and discolouration. Covers browned. "Notes and Tips on Fundamentals of the Game for Young Players, Originally prepared in cooperation with The Detroit Free Press." Advice to young ball players, the fundamentals of pitching, catching tips, do's and dont's in hitting, bunting tips, infield play, first and third base tips, outfield play, sliding, etc. List of Tiger scouts on rear cover.

$30.00

My Favourite Year: A Collection of New Football Writing
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My Favourite Year: A Collection of New Football Writing

By HORNBY, Nick (ed.)

H. F. & G. Witherby, 1993. Paperback. Very good +. 220 p. 22 cm. Paperback. Signed by editor, author and 11 players/authors, including Roddy Doyle, Harry Ritchie, Harry Pearson, Matt Nation, etc. Light wear to rear cover. Published in Association with When Saturday Comes.

$75.00

Sport, Culture and Politics
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Sport, Culture and Politics

By BINFIELD, J. C.; STEVENSON, John (eds.)

Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 192 p. 24 cm. Blue cloth in pictorial dustjacket. Topics include: sport and politics in 6th-century Byzantium; sport in Britain and America at the turn of the 20th century; rhetoric and reality in the development of British sport policy; crisis management in black African sport; the Commonwealth and the politics of sporting contacts with South Africa; sport in Korea; Japanese sport; etc. Index.

$50.00

The Game of Draw Poker
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The Game of Draw Poker

By KELLER, John W.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes & Brother, 1889. Hardcover. Good. iv, 84 p. 17 cm. Blue cloth spine with illustrated paper boards. Worn corners and edges, chip in paper on front near spine. Ink inscription on front free endpaper is for Vera Howarth, 30 Grand Avenue, Mimico, Ontario. "Including the Treatise by R. C. Schenck and Rules of the New Game of Progressive Poker." Handy pocket-sized guide explains technical terms, the element of chance, the question of stakes, betting, jack pots, mathematical probabilities, and much more.

$150.00

Farewell to Sport
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Farewell to Sport

By GALLICO, Paul

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Hardcover. Good +/Good. 346 p. 20 cm. Red cloth hardcover with black print in mylar-covered dustjacket. Bumped corners, a little soiling to cloth.Jacket has some wear to edges, mainly upper spine, and soiling to rear. Gallico writes of Jack Dempsey, Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Nurmi, Babe Didrickson, Red Grange, Helen Wills, Helen Jacobs, etc.

$40.00

Parting Shots: A Collection of his Columns from Guns & Ammo magazine
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Parting Shots: A Collection of his Columns from Guns & Ammo magazine

By WOLFF, Dick; WATSON, Mike (illus.)

Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near fine. WATSON, Mike. viii, 280 p. Peach cloth with gilt trim in matching slipcase. 23.5 cm with 24.5 cm slipcase. Attractive illustration on slipcase. A bit of wear to case edge.

$40.00

The C.P.R. Amateur Athletic Association Year Book 1917
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The C.P.R. Amateur Athletic Association Year Book 1917

By C.P.R.

C.P.R., 1917. Hardcover. Good. 27 p. + unpaginated. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Black cloth with gold print. Hinges tender. Rubbing and some soiling to outside. Some thumbing within. Includes constitution, officers for 1917, president's report, 1916 financial statement, photos of various teams with accompanying reports, employees of Angus Shops who enlisted for military service overseas to January 1918. Much advertising for businesses across Canada and portraits of various men. "Glee Club" looks very serious.

$75.00

The California Cuties Official Picture Album and Souvenir Program
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The California Cuties Official Picture Album and Souvenir Program

By California Cuties

Lakewood, CA: California Cuties, 1971. Staplebound. Fair. [8 p.]. 28 cm. Player photos in b&w, tinted blue to match text. Staplebound booklet. Soiling to covers and chip from top near spine. Signed by "Gert" on front cover. Some spotting to interior. Includes team photo with signatures of every player. Twenty-Third Season program of "The World's Funniest Softball Team" for 1971. Gives team history, short bios.

$60.00

Sundown Covey
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Sundown Covey

By HENDERSON, David H.

Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1986. Hardcover. As new. FOLEY, Shepard H. . 1000-copy slipcased edition. This copy says no. CRT. xvii, 204 p. 21.5 cm in a 22.5 cm slipcase. Burgundy hardcover binding with gold gilt on front board and spine. Signed by David H. Henderson, Shepard. H. Foley and Jim Rikhoff, President, NSFL. Intro. by Charles F. Waterman. Features numerous illustrations by Shepard H. Foley throughout. No discernible wear.

$45.00

The Golden Age of the Racing Outboard
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The Golden Age of the Racing Outboard

By HUNN, Peter

Marblehead, Mass: Devereux Books, 2000. Softcover. Very good. xvi, 224 p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Light wear. Topics: outboard racing history; the Mercury racing story; non-Merc factory racing motors; boats; factory-built racing hulls; kits and plans. Glossary and index.

$60.00

Hounds, Hares & Other Creatures: The Complete Book of Coursing
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Hounds, Hares & Other Creatures: The Complete Book of Coursing

By COPOLD, Steve; WHEAT, Rena (illus.)

Arvada, CO: Donald R. Hoflin, 1977. Hardcover. Very good. 103 p. 29 cm. B&w photos by the author and line drawings by Wheat. Red cloth with gold print. Corners bumped. Front hinge cracking a little internally. Appendices.

$50.00

Hutchinson on Sighthounds
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Hutchinson on Sighthounds

By HUTCHINSON, Walter (ed.)

Arvada, CO: Donald R. Hoflin, 1976. Hardcover. Very good +. The Sighthound Sections of Hutchinson's Dog Encyclopedia, reprinted. Various pagination. 29 cm. B&w dog photos and illustrations. Red cloth with gold print. Top corners bumped. Faint mark on title page.

$50.00

The Complete Sportsman: A Manual of Scientific and Practical Knowledge Designed for the Instruction and Information of all Votaries of the Gun
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The Complete Sportsman: A Manual of Scientific and Practical Knowledge Designed for the Instruction and Information of all Votaries of the Gun

By GASPER, Howland

New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Company, 1893. Hardcover. Good. xvi, [4], 277 p. 23 cm. 17 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth with gold impressing. Moderate wear to extremities Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. Signature on title page. A few marks in blue pencil. Topics include: selecting a gun; caring for a gun; managing dogs; wild fowl shooting; constructing blinds and decoys; deer hunting; hunting grizzly and black bear; squirrel hunting; muskrat shooting; quail shooting; ruffed grouse; how to hunt woodcock; introduction of foreign game.

$50.00

Ice Cycles of 1949
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Ice Cycles of 1949

By International Ice Attractions

New York: International Ice Attractions, 1949. Fair. 4th edition. [12 p.]. 27 cm. B&w illustrations of cast. Staplebound paper covers. Front cover detached, rear is loosening at spine. Creases in paper and small tears to edges. Includes list of directors, producers, choreograpers, skaters, etc. Features Patricia Matthews, Marie McClenahan, Yvonne Broder, Bud McNulty, Bobby Harris, Buddy LaLonde, Leo Loeb, many more.

$20.00

First Annual Report of the Society for Promoting Manual Labor in Literary Institutions
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First Annual Report of the Society for Promoting Manual Labor in Literary Institutions

By WELD, Theodore D.

New York: S. W. Benedict & Co, 1833. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. viii, [1], 10-120 p. 15 cm. Pale blue paper covers detached, torn, chipped and soiled. Blind stamp to title page and p. 101. Foxing. "Including the Report of Their General Agent, Theodore D. Weld. January 28, 1833." Sabin 85856. The author believed "a reform in our seminaries of learning was greatly needed, both for the preservation of health and for giving energy to the character by habits of vigorous and useful exercise." The Society's executive including Lewis Tappan and Joshua Leavitt as well as other American reformers.

$100.00

Complete Book of Move Counter Move Wrestling
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Complete Book of Move Counter Move Wrestling

By RICCIO, Dennis

West Nyack, NY: Parker Publishing Co, 1980. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. 240 p. 26 cm. Numerous b&w photos. Green cloth in dustjacket. Tears and chips to jacket edges. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Faint spotting to text block edge.

$35.00

Cruisings in the Cascades and other Hunting Adventures
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Cruisings in the Cascades and other Hunting Adventures

By SHIELDS, G. O. "Coquina"

Chicago: Rand, McNally, 1889. Hardcover. Fair. 339, [12] p. 23 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Brown cloth with gold impressing. Corners bumped, rear board warped, rear hinge torn, spine ends softened. Thumbing within. "A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, Amateur Photography, Hunting, and Fishing, with special chapters on hunting the grizzly bear, the buffalo, elk, antelope, rocky mountain goat, and deer; also on trouting in the Rocky Mountains; on a Montana round-up; life among the cowboys, etc."

$40.00

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