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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

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 7; July, 1925. Bad Lies and Good--a golf story; Driving the first motor car into Yosemite; The evergreen playground of the Pacific Northwest; More Money for Southern California Roads; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Harry E. MacPherson Franz Gerits, Karl Mattern, George Law et al with R.F. Hackman cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good . A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hoo Dye / Houdaille-Pacific; Standard Oil Zerolene, and Baldwin Shock Absorbers. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 54 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in purple + stiff color cover. A very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but slight soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the back 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 8; August, 1925. Primitive Hopies; Rattlesnakes; A motor jaunt through the Swiss Alps; How to buy and automobile; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); George Law, Foster Lloyd, Kenneth Chamberlain, Maroie Widmer, Harry Roberts, 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 blue + stiff color cover. A good plus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but a dampstain to the bottom fore-corner and light soiling to the cover margins, with a subscriber's label on the back 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

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 3; March 1926. New Sequoia Road; Timberline Battlefield; Trans-Sierra Highway; Hair O' the Dog---story; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Henry W. Keller, W. L. Valentine, O. A Ward, Claude G. Kreider, George Law, Velva Darling, et al, with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Baldwin Shock Absorbers; Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, and Shell Motor Oil. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 62 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in brown + stiff color cover. A very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 5; May, 1925. The Fabulous Kingdom of Cibola; Outfitting the Car for the Motoring Vacation; Are Midget Autos ComingBret Hart's California; Why People Buy Motor Cars In the Beginning; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Phil Townsend Hanna / photos by Edward S. Curtis; Franz Gerits (prints), Ernest McGaffey, Robert S. Hall Martin Walsh, et al with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good . A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hoo Dye / Houdaille-Pacific; 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 very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but slight soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the back 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.

$40.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 11; November 1926. Toting Tourists in the High Sierra--2; Afoot through the Superstition Mountains; Grand Larceny---story; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Jose Rodriguez, Phillip Johnston, Ross Miller, George Momyer, Orie Oliver Robertson, Don Ryan, et al, with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Winter Calpet Gasoline; Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, and Shell Motor Oil. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 50 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in green + stiff color cover. A very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 2; February, 1925. In the Canyon of Red Rocks; The Motorists Nemesis ; Lower Californias Game Paradise; Then and Now--story; The Evils of the Gasoline Tax; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Fred Archer, Martin Justice, Minor M. Farleigh, Ceph B. Salisbury et al with Lee C. Jennings cover

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good -. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hoo Dye / Houdaille-Pacific; 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 blue + stiff color cover. A very good minus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but slight soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover ; light yellowing to pages, 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

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 4; April, 1925. Touring the Pacific by AIr; Amateur Photographer's Holiday; Mullet Island; Aunt Julie Stays Home; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Mrs. Corliss C. Moseley, Franz Geritz, Margaret Romer, Isabelle M. Horn, Ceph B. Salisbury, G. K. Spencer, et al with R.F. Heckman cover

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good . A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hoo Dye / Houdaille-Pacific; 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 blue + stiff color cover. A very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but slight soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XIX (19), No. 9; September, 1927. America's Great Natural Chemical Crucible; Black Angels; Kit Carson in California; Where Reigned the Utes; Along the Western Colorado Skyline; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Philip Johnston, Martin Walsh; Paul Jordan-Smith; Chauncey H. Vivian; Phil Townsend Hanna, et al, with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1927. First printing. Original Wraps. Good +. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Associated Gasoline; Standard Oil Zerolene, and Shell Motor Oil. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 50 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 moderate soiling to the cover, primarily at the margins and pencil writing marring the illustration as well as a long scuff likely caused by tape removal, and a subscriber's label on the cover; moderate yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$19.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 4; April 1926. New Sequoia Road; Timberline Battlefield; Trans-Sierra Highway; Hair O' the Dog---story; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Harry E. MacPherson, John R. White, Chauncy H. Vivian, J. Allen Douglas, Floyd Byrnes, et al, with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hood Tires; Standard Oil Zerolene, and Shell Motor Oil. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 58 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in green + stiff color cover. A very good, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 6; June, 1926. The Lost City of Nevada--Pueblo Grande; Festina Lente--a short story; The Sierran Home of Bret Harte; California Wildflowers; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Phil Townsend, Alfred I. Tooke, George King, William Ullman, Ken Chamberlain, Loyd Cooper (photograhs)et al with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good-. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Standard Oil Zerolene, Shell Motor Oil, and Balwin Shock Absorbers . Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 66 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in blue + stiff color cover. A very good minus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light foxing to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 7; July, 1926. Yosemite Re-born; Surrender--a short story; Klamath Bridge; Beating Traffic Congestion; California Wildflowers; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Phil Townsend Hanna, Jose Rodriguez, William Ullman, W.N. Harris, et al with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good-. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, Shell Motor Oil, and Balwin Shock Absorbers. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 62 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in blue + stiff color cover. A very good minus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light foxing to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVIII, No. 5; May, 1926. Circling the Western Wonderland; The Penalty of Pep; Style Trends for the Woman who Motors; California Wildflowers; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Phil Townsend, Alfred I. Tooke, George King, William Ullman, Ken Chamberlain, Loyd Cooper (photograhs)et al with Raymond P. Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good -. A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Hood Tires; Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, and Shell Motor Oil. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 62 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in maroon + stiff color cover. A very good minus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but light soiling to the cover margins, and a subscriber's label on the cover as well as on corner, about 1 1/2" torn away with no image loss; light yellowing to pages, but some minor finger staining to some fore-edge margins, 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.

$35.00

Death In The Afternoon.

By Ernest Hemingway,

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good reading copy only. Originally published in 1932. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 515 pages with intertextual black and white photographic plates, black cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover reading copy in the original format, with general shelf wear and rubbing, spine edges frayed, fore-corners through to boards; hinges and binding sturdy, paper just slightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

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