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The Masters on the Dry Fly
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The Masters on the Dry Fly

By Migel, J Michael (Editor), Lyons, Nick (Foreword)

Lyons Press, 2003. FINE/Like New. Unhandled and unread, no markings. 7" x 10", 244 pages, many photos and illustrations. An anthology of brilliant articles on fishing the dry fly from the world's most renowned experts: Lefty Kreh, Lee Wulff, Ernest Schwiebert, Nick Lyons, Dave Whitlock, Art Flick, Ed Zern, Charles K. Fox, Mike Migel, Carl Richards, Charles F. Waterman, Roderick Haig-Brown, Leonard M. Wright Jr., Poul Jorgensen, Michael Fong, Steve Raymond, A.I. Alexander.. Soft Cover.

$28.95

All the Rage: The Life of an NFL Renegade
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All the Rage: The Life of an NFL Renegade

By Haley, Charles; Layden, Joe

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1997. VG/VG First Edition. Crisp, clean, no markings, square and solid, as-new interiors. 6.25" x 9.25", 260 pages. An outstanding biography. Charles Haley was one of the most accomplished defensive players in the NFL. After an All-American performance at James Madison University, he played 10 years in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys, appeared in 5 Pro Bowls, and was twice named All-Pro. In 1991, he was the National Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Widely regarded as one of the greatest pass rushers, Haley is the only player in league history to have won five Super Bowl rings. . Hard Cover.

$17.95

Jump (Debbie Brill)

By Brill, Debbie; Lawton, James

Douglas & McIntyre, 1986. FINE/NEAR-FINE First Edition HCDJ. As-new book in a very nice unclipped DJ with no tears and no chipping, slight wear at head of spine. 6.25" x 9.25", 190 pages. Biography of Canadian high-jumper Debbie Brill, illustrated with photos. . Hard Cover.

$14.95

Leisure, Integration and Community, 2nd Edition
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Leisure, Integration and Community, 2nd Edition

By Hutchison, Peggy; McGill, Judith

Leisurability Publications, 1998. VG 2nd Edition. VG covers, no creases, crisp, clean and tight interiors, only occasional highlighting. 6.75" x 9.75", 361 pages, index. A college and university level textbook in the field of leisure and persons with disabilities, designed to be a resource for people who are integrating leisure opportunities in the community. This includes recreationists working in community and health care settings and institutions. The theme of the book is also relevant to parents and family members, friends, advocates and volunteers. . Soft Cover.

$24.00

This Is Kendo: The Art of Japanese Fencing
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This Is Kendo: The Art of Japanese Fencing

By Sasamori, Junzo; Warner, Gordon

Vermont, U.S.A.: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1994. FINE 6th Printing softcover. A great copy for your collection: crisp, clean, no markings, no creases, looks and feels new. 6" x 9", 159 pages including index, many illustrations and photographs. A fully illustrated book on the traditional art of Japanese fencing--its essential nature and its basic techniques. It is the first book in English to describe and analyze this famous sport. Features include: over 100 photographs and drawings, the origin and history of basic kendo principles and techniques, the physical and psychological aspects of kendo, the relationship between kendo and Zen traditions governing kendo etiquette and techniques, and clear-cut descriptions of the most important strikes, offensive and defensive positions, and training exercises.. Soft Cover.

$18.00

Canadians on Everest

By Patterson, Bruce

Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 1990. FINE/FINE 1st Edition. A fresh unmarked copy, appears unhandled & unread. Approx 7" x 9.75", 239 pages, photos, map endpapers. The author gives a first-hand account of the dangers of climbing Mount Everest from the perspective of ascents of Laurie Skreslet, Pat Morrow, Sharon Wood, Roger Marshall and Barry Blanchard.. Hard Cover.

$23.95

This Was Football (Signed)

By Heffelfinger, W. W. "Pudge", as told to John McCallum

NY: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1954. VERY GOOD +/VG- First Edition Hardcover with unclipped DJ. A really good copy, crisp and sparkling clean, inscribed & SIGNED by author John McCallum, "with best wishes always, sincerely, John McCallum." Foreword by Grantland Rice. No other markings, lightly tanned pages, 192 pages, 5.5" x 7.75", index, b&w plates. The original pulling guard spins a colorful account of the great players and teams of football's early years. Pudge Heffelfinger played 50 years of football including the 1953 All-Americans. Approx. 400 football players named in index. . Hard Cover.

$60.00

Accidents in North American Mountaineering, 1994, Volume 6, Number 5, Issue 46

By American Alpine Club

American Alpine Club, 1994. VERY GOOD+ softcover, trade paperback size, 72 pages. Crisp, clean, no markings of any kind. Includes excellent tables of mountaineering accidents , locations, causes etc - and analyses in Canada and the United States, statistical tables, mountain resuce association officers, mountain rescue groups in North America. . Soft Cover.

$12.95

The Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today
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The Cheers and the Tears : A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today

By Murphy, Shane M., Ph.D

Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 1999 FINE First Softcover Edition. A gorgeous unmarked copy, looks and feels new. 6" x 9", 230 pages, index. This book offers parents and coaches sensible advice and healthy alternative approaches to the competitive and stressful world of youth sports. The author provides practical and helpful ideas for parents - and excellent solutions to tough issues. The author is the former head of the sport psychology department for the U.S. Olympic Committee. . Soft Cover.

$15.95

A Hoofprint on My Heart

By Coleman, Jim

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971 AS-NEW/VG+ First Edition, 1st Printing. SIGNED by the author on the free front endpaper. The book appears new in all respects - the unclipped DJ has minor edge wear and one 1/2" tear at the base of the spine. 5.75" x 8.75", 256 pages. Famous Canada newspaperman writes about his lifelong love affair with the horse racing track, and his offbeat friends, both equine and human...an excellent read. "Coleman (1911-2000) was the Canadian answer to American humorist Damon Runyon, romanticizing about such colourful backstretch individuals as The Flea, Doc Burns, Yum Yum Dominic, Noodles, Doc Ronald, Banjo Jack, Chicken Pie and even the recently departed Gyp The Blood. He made them come alive in his 1971 book 'A Hoofprint On My Heart.' It was the Northern version of Runyon’s Guys and Dolls, starring Nathan Detroit and Nicely Nicely singing, 'I've got the horse right here.'". Hard Cover.

$40.00

The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner's Box Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL
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The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner's Box Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL

By Ackles, Bob;Mulgrew, Ian

Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, 2007 AS-NEW/AS-NEW First Edition, 2nd Printing. An exceptional copy with no wear, no markings. DJ is also like new. 6.25" x 9.25", 286 pages, color photos, index. The extraordinary biography of football legend Bobby Ackles, who rose from water boy to President and CEO with the BC Lions of the CFL - and who also worked for the Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. . Hard Cover.

$18.95

Orser: A Skater's Life (Brian)

By Orser, Brian; Milton, Steve

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1988 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. No markings, no wear, very nice. 6.25" x 9.25", 214 pages, color photos, complete list of Orser's competitive record. . Hard Cover.

$9.95

Physical Activities for the Developing Child
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Physical Activities for the Developing Child

By Burton, Elsie Carter

Springfield, IL, USA: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1980 FINE/VERY GOOD First Edition. A beautiful copy with unmarked text and nearly perfect green and gold covers. Previous owner's name on ffep obscured with felt pen only. DJ has minor chipping and tiny edge tears. 6.25" x 9.25", 292 pages. The movement program in this book focuses on the total development of a child and presents activities to meet the physical, psychological and social needs of children ages 2 - 5 years. This text is designed as a resource for day care personnel, kindergarten teachers, child development specialists and parents. The author shows how to design movement-activity lessons that will meet the developmental needs of children. Tables provide info on the activities appropriate to the individual needs and characteristics of each child. To further assist the lesson planner, teaching methods and techniques, guidelines for teaching concepts, sequencing learning tasks, scheduling acitivities, and choosing play areas and learning aids have also been included in the discussions. . Hard Cover.

$35.00

In the Crease: Goaltenders Look at Life in the NHL
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In the Crease: Goaltenders Look at Life in the NHL

By Irvin, Dick

Toronto: St Martins Press, 1995 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. A brilliant unmarked copy. 6.25" x 9.25", 356 pages, illustrated. Hockey's goaltending heroes and its practitioners convey their unique views of Canada's best-loved game. Interviews include Lorne "Gump" Worsley, Johnny Bower, Glenn Hall, Tony Esposito, Gerry Cheevers, Ed Giacomin, Ken Dryden, Gary Smith, Cesare Maniago, Gary Edwards, Gilles Meloche, John Davidson, John Garrett, Greg Millen, Glenn "Chico" Resch, Steve Weeks, Rick Wamsley, Bob Froese, Phil Myre, Bill Ranford, Sean Burke, Ron Tugnutt, Bernie Wolfe, Craig Billington, Ron Hextall, Patrick Roy, Mike Richter, Tim Cheveldae, Jeff Hackett, Curtis Joseph, Felix Potvin, Martin Brodeur, Mike Vernon, Brian Hayward, Glenn Healy, Jeff Reese and Bobby Taylor. . Hard Cover.

$14.00

A History of the Blue Bombers (Winnipeg CFL Team)

By Leah, Vince

Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Winnipeg Football Club, 1979 FINE First Edition Softcover, Special Edition presented to the supporters of the 11th annual Winnipeg Football Club dinner, Oct. 25th, 1979. A beautiful copy with nearly perfect wraps, no creases, pristine unmarked interiors. This book looks unhandled and unread, a very nice copy for your collection. 5.5" x 8", 152 pages, b&w plates. Great stories about Jack Jacobs, Bud Grant, Kenny Ploen, Leo Lewis, Joe Poplawski, etc. . Soft Cover.

$17.95

Lanny
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Lanny

By McDonald, Lanny; Simmons, Steve

Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1987. FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Canadian Printing. An unread copy: crisp & clean, square & tight, no markings, 5.75" by 8.75", 218 pages, b&w photos. - One of the most universally admired professional hockey players of all time, Lanny McDonald played 1111 NHL games with the Colorado Rockies, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames. He scored exactly 500 goals, and won a very memorable Stanley Cup. In 1982-83 he won the Bill Masterton Trophy and in 1987-88 he won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy. In this frank and moving account, Lanny tells about his humble beginnings in Hanna, Alberta, playing for the Lethbridge Sugar Kings of the AJHL, playing for the Calgary Centennials and the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Canada Junior Hockey League, and his heart-warming involvement with the Special Olympics. Lanny also writes about the men who influenced his career and life - those who he loves, and the men he despises. Throughout this book, the author's heart, honesty, and style stands as an inspiration.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

The White-Tailed Deer in Manitoba

By Goulden, Herb

Winnipeg: Manitoba Natural Resources, 1981 FINE 1st printing in illustrated card covers, no markings. 8.5" x 11", 32 pages, illustrations by Jim Carson. Includes info and maps on deep densities, distribution of hunters, characteristics of white-tailed deer, management of deer resources, hunting in Manitoba.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Pal Hal: A Biography of Harold Ballard

By Beddoes, Dick

Macmillan of Canada, 1989 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. Appears unhandled and unread. No wear to boards, pages or unclipped DJ. 6.25" x 9.25", 328 pages, two sections of b&w plates. - Outstanding biography of the late owner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Maple Leafs, written by a sports journalist who sparred and caroused with Ballard for 25 years. . Hard Cover.

$16.00

The Curling Book, With Tips for Beginners and Experts

By Lukowich, Ed; Folk, Rick; Gowsell, Paul

Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1981 FINE first edition, 1st printing trade paperback. 6" x 9", 120 pages, index, illustrated with dozens of diagrams and b&w photos of legendary Canadian curlers. Nearly perfect covers, as-new binding and interiors, no markings, front cover photo of Paul Gowsell. With a clear explanatory style by 3 of Canada's top curlers - Ed Lukowich, Paul Gowsell and Rick Folk - this book is the most comprehensive guide to the sport of curling ever published. It includes information about bonspiels and about those curling legends who have taken Canada to the top in international competition. . Soft Cover.

$18.00

Ken Watson on Curling

By Watson, Ken

Toronto: Copp Clark, 1950 GOOD+ First Edition HC/no DJ. Boards have marks and some soiling, tight binding, front endpaper and frontispiece missing, all text pages VG. Excellent reading copy. 6.25" x 9.25", 177 pages, many illustrations and vintage photos. - Excellent how-to book. With 32 major curling trophies to his name, Ken Watson was one of Manitoba's premier curlers in the 1930s and 40s. He won the Manitoba Bonspiel Title in 1936, 1942, 1943 and 1949. He won the Canadian Brier Title in 1936, 1942 and 1949 - becoming the first skip to claim three Brier victories over the course of his career.. Hard Cover.

$9.95

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