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Joe Namath, A Matter of Style

By Joe [Willie] Namath, with Bob Oates jr.

New York, New York: Little, Brown & Co., 1973. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 196 pages with color and black and white illustration throughout, tan cloth. A very good, generally clean hardcover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the spine but some cloth fraying to the bottom fore-corner edge of the front cover ; binding solid, paper about cream white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with several significant tears, and with the original price present

$14.50

The Complete Boston Red Sox: the total encyclopedia of the team (Fully Revised and Up-To-Date)
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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)

New York, New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2004. First edition thus. 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" tall, 632 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, red 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.

$19.00

The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron
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The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron

By Howard Bryant

New York, New York: Pantheon, 2010. First American 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.

$12.50

Leisure: the magazine of a thousand diversions [four issues] ; Volume II [vol. 2], Numbers 2 , 7, 9, 10; February, July, September October; 1935; Ruth Nichols--aeronaut; Currier & Ives--Wintery Prints; Golf; Shell collecting; Pastilene scultpture; Nature Study; Moose Hunting; etc.

By Frederick E. Atwood; Sydney Greenbie (editor); Harold Dawson; John A.Piquent, Win Everett, Ruth Moulton, Claude P. Fordyce, Ellen Hill, Charlotte A. Dubois, Harriet Timlin; E. L. Chicanot,

Boston, Massachusetts: Frederick E. Atwood, 1935. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. 4 individual issues. Original magazine, with covers and advertisements. small quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 64 pages each, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good copy over all with moderate shelf wear, slight foxing to the fore-edges, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Leisure: the magazine of a thousand diversions [two issues] ; Volume I, Number. 2 and Vol. 1, No, 3; January, 1934; March 1934; The Lure of Lottery Tickets and their Handbills, Home Made Games, Building a Rock Garden Pool; Book-plates, etc

By Frederick E. Atwood; Sydney Greenbie (editor); Harry D. Edgren; Evangeline Brownlee, Elisabeth Clarke, et al

Boston, Massachusetts: Frederick E. Atwood, 1934. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. 2 individual issues. Original magazine, with covers and advertisements. small quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 64 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good copy over all with moderate shelf wear, slight foxing to the fore-edges, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Climber's Choice: the best climbing writers present their work
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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

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 worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$12.50

Playing for Pizza
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Playing for Pizza

By John Grisham

New York, New York: Doubleday, 207. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 262 pages, brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$4.50

Who Was Who in the Civil War

By James Tackach and Josgua B. Sloan

New York, New York: Crescent Books, 1992. First edition thus. 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 worn dust jacket with a little roughing at the spine edge.

$9.50

The Bird Dog Book (10th anniversary edition)
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The Bird Dog Book (10th anniversary edition)

By George Bird Evans; Edmund Osthaus (illustrations); Gene Hill (Foreword)

Clinton, N.J.: The Amwell Press, 1989. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Near fine. This is the 10th anniversary edition, in slip case. The original edition appeared in 1979. " tall, xv + 305 pages pages, intertextual illustration, brown hardcover. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear but spine cloth slightly color faded; binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn slip case, with one corner bumped.

$65.00

Big League Ballparks: the complete illustrated history

By Gary Gillette and Eric Enders with Stuart Shea and Matthew Silverman

New York, New York: Metro Books, 2009. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Quarto 12 1/4" tall, 512 pages color illustrated throughout pages, illustrated endpapers, hard cover. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket. This is a large and heavy volume and will require extra postage.

$45.00

Seabiscuit: An American Legend
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By Laura Hillenbrand

New York, New York: Random House, 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiii + 399 pages, black boards; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover first printing with light shelf wear to the bottom edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket, with original price.

$12.50

The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream
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The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream

By Steve Fainaru and Ray Sanchez

New York, New York: Villard Books, 2001. First printing. 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.

$7.50

Wellington; The Maras, The Giants, and the City of New York.
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Wellington; The Maras, The Giants, and the City of New York.

By Carlo DeVito

Chicago, Illinois: Triumph Books, 2006. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 398 pages, blue boards. A near fine clean neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a small exterior damp stain on the back cover which had left a 1" mark on both the bottom of the boards and the dust jacket; internally fine. In a near fine, lightly edge rubbed dust jacket with price.

$9.50

One Pitch from Glory: A Decade of Running the Red Sox  [signed]
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One Pitch from Glory: A Decade of Running the Red Sox [signed]

By Lou Gorman

New York, New York: Sports Publishing, 2005. First printing. 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.

$16.50

No Shortcuts to the Top: climbing the world's 14 highest peaks
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No Shortcuts to the Top: climbing the world's 14 highest peaks

By Ed Viesturs, with David Roberts

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.

$12.50

The Book of Basketball: the NBA according to The Sports Guy.
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The Book of Basketball: the NBA according to The Sports Guy.

By Bill Simmons; foreword by Malcolm Gladwell

New York, New York: Ballantine Books / ESPN Books, 2009. Early Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiv + 715 pages, mustard yellow boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with minor shelf wear, bumping at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white, in a near fine dust jacket.

$9.50

[two theatre bills] 1: Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr [plus] 2: Joe Louis versus King [Kingfish] Levinsky [sold together]

By [Movietone/Movie Herald ] Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr / Joe Louis versus King Levinsky

n.g.: [ Movietone] [Movie Herald], c. 1937 / 1935. Original Editions. both Single sheet. both Very good. No date or specific theatre given in either case. 1: Appears to be a Movietone promotion theatre bill, printed one side, 12" x 9", black and white on on cheap paper that has moderately yellowed. Newsreel photo of the boxers with text "The Brown Bomber-- Worlds Champion / Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr / British Champion / Fiften Rounds -- Blow by Blow -- Round by Round / Get Your Ringside Seat for Suprise hampionship Battle/ Decide for yourself" Fight took place in New York City. / 2: Appears to be a 'Movie Herald' promotion theatre bill, printed one side, 12" x 6", black and white on on cheap paper that is lightly yellowed. Matches the known promotional bills at the time of the fight August 8, 1935 with a B&W pictorial dspiction of Louis and the text "Only Exclusive Fight Picture of Joe Louis, Detroit's Sensational Colored Bomber versus King Levinsky, Chicago's Knockout Artist. See the Greatest Colored Fighter oat His Best--the Man Who Knocked Out Baer and Carnera," etc. "Shown in addition to a smashing new mystery western feature with Tom Tyler and Wally Wales."

$45.00

On the Edge: the Life and Climbs of Henry Barber

By Chip Lee; with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko

Boston, Massachusetts: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1982. First edition. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxvii + 291 pages with intertextual b&w illustration, blue boards. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear overall, but cover edges worn through to boards at fore-corner tips and spine edges; binding tight, paper white, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket if issued

$8.50

The Greatest Team of All Time: as selected by Baseball's Immortals, from Ty Cobb to Willie Mays

By Nicholas Acocella and Donald Dewey

Holbrook, MA: Bob Adams, 1994. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/near fine. 12mo, 6 1/2" square, xii + 180 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, green quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear but slight soiling to the top fore-edge ; binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 10; October, 1925.Highway to Heaven--story; The Motor Dodo; Exploring Baja California's Mountains; White Caravans of the Blue Pacific; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Isabelle Florence, Adison Johnson, Loyd Cooper, Arthur Millier, William Ullman, Ernest McGaffey, Hubert Howe Bancroft, Ernest Coloer, Don Ryan, et al with Ray Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Good + . A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Shell motor oil and gasline; Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, and Baldwin Shock Absorbers. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 54 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in green + stiff color cover. A good plus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but stamp and address marking to the top of the cover and light soiling to the cover margins, with a subscriber's label on the front cover, wire saddle-stitches rusting and spine slightly roughed and a few scattered edge tears. The original newsprint paper used for the photogravure section has high acid content and is more yellowed. A terrific portrait of the time with ads and illustration and relatively scarce.

$25.00

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