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Baseball Billions: a probing look inside the big business of our national pastime

by Andrew Zimbalist

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Published
1992
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780465006144
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$6.50

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Princeton, NJ / New York: Princeton University / Basic Books, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good+/Very good+. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiv + 270 pages, blue quarter cloth. A very good+, clean, neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a near fine dust… Read more
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Creating the National Pastime: Baseball Transforms Itself 1903 - 1953

by G. Edward White

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine / Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780691034881
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$8.50

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Princeton, NJ / New York: Princeton University / Basic Books, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiv + 368 pages, blue cloth; b&w illustrations. A near fine, clean hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white; with light foxing at top and bottom fore-edges. In… Read more
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Broken Patterns, the Education of a Quarterback [signed by Ron Johnson

by Fran Tarkenton (as told to Brock Yates); [ Ron Johnson, #30]

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Published
1971
Condition
Good +
ISBN
9780671242176
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$19.00

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New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971. Hardcover--cloth. Good +/Good. Signed by Ron Johnson, Giants #30, who is pictured in the plates an mentioned in the text and inscribed to a previous owner. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 191 pages + black and white plates, blue cloth. This is a well read volume in generally good condition only;… Read more
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How to Watch Cricket 1949

by John Arlot

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Published
1949
Condition
Very good -
Edition
First Edition
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London, England: Sporting Handbooks, 1949. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. Very good -. April, 1949. A previous owner has penned the date and initials at the top of the half title page. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 92 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior… Read more
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Golf in Hants & Dorset (3rd Edition) Fully Revised From the Original by Robert Browning

by Robert Browning

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Published
c. 1964
Condition
Very good
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London, England: Gold Clubs Association (G. W. May ltd), c. 1964. Pictorial Wraps. Very good. No date, Someone has penned the date '1964' on the bottom of the title page. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 100 pages with intertextual black and white photographic illustration. plus fold out map at rear, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft… Read more
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The Braves: The Pick and The Shovel [signed by author and Tommy Holmes and Jim Russell--Boston Braves)

by Al Hirshberg; with foreword by Billy Southworth

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$32.50

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Boston, Massachusetts: Waverly House, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front endpaper, along with signatures by Tommy Holmes and Jim Russell of the great 1948 team. Octavo, 8" tall, 224 pages, blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. A very good, clean, neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear… Read more
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The Complete Boston Red Sox: the total encyclopedia of the team (Fully Revised and Up-To-Date)

by Derek Gentile ; (et al)

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781579123789
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$19.00

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New York, New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Biographies of the 100 best Red Sox; the story of Fenway Park; Red Sox close calls; RedSox Legends & Tragedies; 10 best trades & 10 worst trades; complete career statistics for every batter and pitcher who ever played for the Red Sox." Quarto, 9 1/2"… Read more
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The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron

by Howard Bryant

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375424854
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$12.50

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New York, New York: Pantheon, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 600 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.
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Climber's Choice: the best climbing writers present their work

by Pat Ament (editor); Stephen Venables, John Gill, Chris Bonington, Joe Simpson, Greg Child, Paul Pritchard, Alison Osius, Kurt Diemberger, Walt Bonatti, et al

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Published
2002
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780071377232
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$12.50

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New York, New York: Ragged Mountain Press--McGraw Hill, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Near fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xix + 284 pages, maroon and blue boards. A very good, generally clean, neat, sturdy, hard cover first printing with light shelf wear (likely read without dust jacket); hinges and binding tight, paper white. In near fine, lightly… Read more
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Who Was Who in the Civil War

by James Tackach and Josgua B. Sloan

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Published
1992
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517065334
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$9.50

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New York, New York: Crescent Books, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12 1/2" tall, 160 pages, blue boards; with color and b&w photographs. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and rubbing to the boards; interior fine, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine clean lightly… Read more
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The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream

by Steve Fainaru and Ray Sanchez

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375503450
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$7.50

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New York, New York: Villard Books, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxv + 338 pages, red and white boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.
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One Pitch from Glory: A Decade of Running the Red Sox [signed]

by Lou Gorman

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781596700673
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$16.50

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New York, New York: Sports Publishing, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 229 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.
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No Shortcuts to the Top: climbing the world's 14 highest peaks

by Ed Viesturs, with David Roberts

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780767924702
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$12.50

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New York, New York: Broadway Books, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 358 pages + photo plates, map endpapers, blue boards. A fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first printing with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.
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Modern ABC's of Bow & Arrow

by G. Howard Gillelan

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good + / Good
ISBN
9780811710374
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$16.50

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New York, New York: Stackpole Books, 1967. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good + / Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 160 pages, brown cloth. A very good +, clean, neat sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear overall; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white with a touch of foxing at the endpaper gutters and fore-edge. In a good,… Read more
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Short Bike Rides: Eastern Massachusetts (third edition)

by Howard Stone

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Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780762704347
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$7.50

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Guildford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot, 1999. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 7" tall, 393 pages with intertextual black and white iullustration, stiff color illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover eition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.
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New York, New York: The Ring, 1946. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 64 pages + color cover, single color interior. Many fabulous photos. A good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, moderate yellowing to pages, BUT dampstaining to the fore-edge margin and upper back cover (Charles Atlas ad)… Read more
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Boxing and Wrestling (two magazines in one): Volume 2, Number 9, January 1953. The Passing of a Champion (Jersey Joe Walcott/ Rocky Marciano (Cover illustration); Gene Hairston/ Bobo Olson; Lee Sala/ Joe Rindone; Bobby Dykes/Gil Turner; Rocky Castellani/ Johnny Lombardi; etc

by Joseph Weider (editor); Eddie Borden, Stanley Weston, Arthur Goldwyn, Bill Miller, Johnny Fitzgerald, Norman Preo Ben Allen Fields Charles A . SMith, et al

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$19.00

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New York, New York: Ringside Publications, 1953. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single issue. Quarto, 11" tall, wire saddle stitch, 82 pages + two color cover, single color interior. Many fabulous photos. A very good, clean original magazine overall with moderate edge wear ; moderate yellowing to pages. The original mill-rolled paper used on this magazine has… Read more
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Die Alpen; Les Alpes; Le Alpi, Las Alps: Monatsschrift De Schweizer Alpenclub; Revue du Club Alpin Suisse; Rivista del Club Alpino Svizzero; Revaisa dal Club Alpin Svizzer; 1947, Dezember/Decembre/Dicembre; XXIII - No 12

by Helga S. Paasche, Herbert Kuntscher, J. Hell, Rudolf Gsell, Toni E. Muller, Casper Zieger, Max Oechslin, Eugene Rambert, G. Conne, Louis Henchoz, Francis Morand, Pierre Vaney et al

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$19.00

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Bern, Switzerland: Druck und Kommissionsverlag / Stamppfi & Cie, 1947. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Single issue; periodical. German/French/ Italian/ Spanish text. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, pages 441 to 480 + black and white photo plate pages (1 color ) + xxiv ads; stiff printed covers. A very good minus issue over all, cover yellowed,… Read more
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Die Alpen; Les Alpes; Le Alpi, Las Alps: Monatsschrift De Schweizer Alpenclub; Revue du Club Alpin Suisse; Rivista del Club Alpino Svizzero; Revaisa dal Club Alpin Svizzer; 1947, November/Novembre; XXIII - No 11

by Ali Szepessy, L. Seylaz, G.R. de Beer, Claude Ruchet, Herbert Alboth, A. Pfaffli, Martin Jaggi, Hugo Nunlist, Rudolf Gsell et al

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Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.50

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Bern, Switzerland: Druck und Kommissionsverlag / Stamppfi & Cie, 1947. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue; periodical. German/French/ Italian/ Spanish text. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, pages 401 to 440 + black and white photo plate pages + xxiv ads; stiff printed covers. A good issue over all, cover yellowed, moderately soiled, with chipping at the spine, cover… Read more
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Die Alpen; Les Alpes; Le Alpi, Las Alps: Monatsschrift De Schweizer Alpenclub; Revue du Club Alpin Suisse; Rivista del Club Alpino Svizzero; Revaisa dal Club Alpin Svizzer; 1947, Jini, Juin, Giugno; XXIII - No 6

by Sam Aubert, Edmond Pidoux, Marcel Kurtz, Max Oechslin, E. Wyler, M. Werder, E. Rudd, Armin Ruhl et al

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Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$16.50

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Bern, Switzerland: Druck und Kommissionsverlag / Stamppfi & Cie, 1947. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue; periodical. German/French/ Italian/ Spanish text. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, pages 201 to 152 + black and white photo plate pages + xxiv ads; stiff printed covers. A good issue over all, cover yellowed, moderately soiled, with chipping at the spine,… Read more
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