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Modern Football for the Spectator

By Caldwell, Charles W., Jr

J.B. Lippincott Co., 1953. Near-Fine/VG- First Edition (stated), 1st Printing. A superb unmarked copy with nearly perfect cloth boards and near-pristine interiors. Unclipped DJ has light rubs and some chipping at extremities. 5.75" by 8.25", 190 pages, dozens of illustrations, section of 16 vintage 1950's action photos of U.S. College Football games. The most successful coach in Princeton's history explains the fine points of American college football - a classic in the field, quite scarce.. Hard Cover.

$35.00

Eleven Seconds: A Story of Tragedy, Courage, & Triumph
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Eleven Seconds: A Story of Tragedy, Courage, & Triumph

By Roy, Travis; Swift, E. M

Warner Books, 1998. Very Good+/Very Good 3rd Printing of First Edition. Crisp, no markings, perfect boards. Unclipped DJ has small stain at top, barely noticeable. 6" by 8.5", 226 pages. The moving story of Travis Roy, who at 20 years of age, was paralyzed from the waist down in a freak accident in his first collegiate hockey game as a Boston University freshman in 1995.. Hard Cover.

$12.95

The Highs, The Lows, Canada Cup 1981

By McFarlane, Brian; Hanson, George

Edmonton, AB, Canada: Executive Sport Publications & Hockey Canada, 1981. AS-NEW/VG First Edition HCDJ. An exceptional copy, appears brand new in all respects. DJ has light shelf-wear. Includes a laid-in copy of booklet that contains the complete scoring record of the 1972 Canada/USSR Hockey Series. This book is an impressive undertaking that involved top photographers in several cities and a mountain of information from many games. Text by Brian McFarlane and George Hanson, photographs by Dave Bonner, Bill Brennan, Denis Brodeur, Murray Mosher and Paul Taillfer. Includes Canada's wins in 1976, a Canada Cup history, the 1981 series, the netminders, the big plays, the finals, a game-by-game review and statistics. The 1981 Team Canada lineup was one the greatest ever assembled. It included Guy Lafleur, Gilles Perrault, Darryl Sittler, Marcel Dionne, Mike Liut, Brian Trottier, Mike Bossy, Denis Potvin, Bob Gainey, Larry Robinson, Butch Goring, Randy Carlyle, Mike Gartner, Paul Coffey, Steve Shutt, Ray Bourque, and a very young Wayne Gretzky.. Hard Cover.

$32.00

Coke Stop in Emo: Adventures of a Long-Distance Paddler
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Coke Stop in Emo: Adventures of a Long-Distance Paddler

By Ross, Alec

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1995. Fine/Fine First Edition, 1st printing. Appears unread, no markings, gift quality. 5.75" by 8.75", unclipped DJ, 297 pages. - Long distance paddler Alec Ross travels 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles) by canoe - over three summers - from Montreal to Vancouver - re-tracing the voyages of the great explorers - along the Ottawa, Mattawa and French Rivers, Lake Superior and Lake Winnipeg, the Churchill, Peace and Fraser Rivers.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

Riding Mountain National Park Trail Guide

By Riding Mountain Park Plus People

Leech Printing, 1973 VERY GOOD First Edition, 5.75" by 8.5", 156 pages, spiral bound. Crisp, clean, unmarked, nearly perfect covers. - Complete guide to hiking, biking and horseback riding in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park. Includes many maps, fold-out maps, frontcountry and backcountry trails, elevation graphs, photographs, photo of Grey Owl in front of his cabin. Riding Mountain National Park has about 400 kilometers of trails through prairie meadows, steep gorges, and through aspen and spruce forests..

$18.00

Dallas Stars 1993-1994 Media Guide

1993. VERY GOOD, 5" by 8", 188 pages. Only a trace of edge wear to wraps, small sticker mark on front cover, FINE interiors. Contains directory, player profiles, player statistics, prospects, roster, standings, etc. This was the inaugural year for the Dallas Stars, and includes players Mike Modano, Neal Broten, Russ Courtnall, Jamie Langenbrunner, Jere Lehtinen, Grant Ledyard, Craig Ludwig, Marc Savard, Mark Tinordi, Andy Moog and Darcy Wakaluk. . Soft Cover.

$9.95

Clear the Track: The Eddie Shack Story ( Signed )

By Brewitt, Ross

Toronto: Stoddart, 1997. NEAR-FINE/FINE First Edition, 2nd Printing, SIGNED by Eddie Shack on the half-title page "Ed Shack #23." Crisp & clean (one tiny spot on fore-edge), square & solid, previous owner's name on front endpaper. No wear to boards, binding or pages. Unclipped DJ is nearly perfect with no tears, no chipping. 6.25" by 9.25", 282 pages, index. - - - Written in anecdotal style by one of the most gifted hockey storytellers of all time, this book tells Eddie Shack's complete story - from the hard rock mining town of Sudbury, Ontario to the bright lights of the NHL as one of the shining stars of the Toronto Maple Leafs - from Copper Cliff Arena to Maple Leaf Gardens. Shack was the famous number 23 for the Leafs, one of hockey's greatest and most colorful characters. Always a showman, he always sought center stage, and never failed to please the crowd. His Saturday night battles with John Ferguson of the Montreal Canadiens are legendary.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover.

$16.00

The First Fifty Years: The Story of the New Brunswick Golf Association

By Costello, Ralph

Fredericton, NB, Canada: New Ireland Press, 1987. AS-NEW/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. A truly magnificent copy of this scarce high quality book. Brand new condition, no markings, nearly perfect DJ. 9" by 11.25", 214 pages, index, many lists of tournament winners, many historical photos.- - - This is a must-read book for New Brunswick golfers who have a love of the tradition and history of the game in the Maritime Provinces. It's an affectionate and incredibly detailed history of golf in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, which for many years teamed up with NB golfers in tournaments.. Hard Cover.

$19.95

NFL Report 76 : Official National Football League Television Guide

By Bisheff, Steve; Morey, Charles

Dell, 1976 Good to VG First Printing Paperback. Includes team profiles, rosters, photographs, statistics. Also includes previews of all the teams and schedules of hundreds of college teams. Crisp & clean, and square & tight, unmarked. Light wear and creases to covers and spine. Interiors VG. Pittsburgh Steelers Franco Harris on front cover..

$7.95

NFL Report 83 : Official National Football League Television Guide : Scouting Reports of the 28 NFL Teams

By Hand, Jack

NFL - New York Life, 1983 VERY GOOD- First Printing Paperback. Includes team profiles, rosters, photographs, statistics, scouting reports of 28 pro teams. Also includes previews of all the teams and schedules of hundreds of college teams. Crisp & clean, and square & tight, unmarked but for small ownership stamp on title page. Light wear and minor creases to covers and spine. Interiors VG. Green Bay Packers James Lofton on the front cover..

$7.95

NFL Report 86 : Official National Football League Television Guide : Scouting Reports of the 28 NFL Teams

NFL - New York Life, 1986 VERY GOOD First Printing Paperback. Includes team profiles, rosters, photographs, statistics, scouting reports of 28 pro teams. Also includes previews of all the teams and schedules of hundreds of college teams. Crisp & clean, and square & tight, unmarked. Light wear and minor creases to covers and spine. Interiors VG. New England Patriots Craig James on the front cover. .

$7.95

NFL Report 81 : Official National Football League Television Guide : Scouting Reports of the 28 NFL Teams

By Hand, Jack

NFL - New York Life, 1981 VERY GOOD- First Printing Paperback. Includes team profiles, rosters, photographs, statistics, scouting reports of 28 pro teams. Also includes previews of all the teams and schedules of hundreds of college teams. Crisp & clean, and square & tight, unmarked but for small ownership stamp on title page. Light wear and minor creases to covers and spine. Interiors VG. Philadelphia Eagles Wilbert Montgomery on the front cover. .

$7.95

Twisting and Tumbling Through Saskatchewan : A History of Gymnastics

By Brass, Dana

Regina, SK, Canada: Saskatchewan Gymnastics Association, 1992. NEAR-FINE 6" by 9" softcover. Nearly perfect covers, pristine interiors, unmarked but for former owner's name on inside of front cover. 213 pages, very well illustrated with historical photos. Front cover features photos of James Rozon, Warren Long, Glenna Sebestyen and Gail Daley. An exceptionally well-researched history of gymnastics in Saskatchewan.. Soft Cover.

$17.95

Fury: Inside the Life of Theoren Fleury
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Fury: Inside the Life of Theoren Fleury

By Malcolm, Andrew H

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Canadian Printing. Brand new book with no markings, no wear to boards, binding or pages. Unclipped DJ. 8vo, 6.25" by 9.25", 326 pages, two sections of b&w plates. - - - This moving biography of Theoren Fleury follows him through an entire hockey season with the Calgary Flames and provides an very informative and entertaining insider's look at hockey. Published after Fleury's World Cup appearance, but before his well-publicized substance abuse problems. This Binscarth, Manitoba native played for the St. James Canadians AA Midget Hockey team in Winnipeg and the Moose Jaw Warriors prior to being drafted.. Hard Cover.

$15.95

Les Canadiens 1992-1993 ( Montreal Canadiens Annuaire Yearbook & Media Guide)

By Lapointe Michele ( Director of Publication )

1992 NEAR-FINE, 5" by 8", 224 pages. Superb unread copy. Contains directory, player profiles, team and player statistics, prospects, roster, standings, history, scoring and goaltending records etc.. Soft Cover.

$11.95

Heroes in Our Midst: Top Canadian Athletes Share Personal Stories from Their Lives in Sports
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Heroes in Our Midst: Top Canadian Athletes Share Personal Stories from Their Lives in Sports

By Thomas, Wendy (editor); Mednick, Robin (editor)

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2001 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. Band new condition except for previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. 5.75" by 8.75", 242 pages, foreword by Wayne Gretzky. 110 personal stories from Canada's top athletes, Olympians and Paralympians. Contributors range in age from 15 to 90 and include Ray Lewis, Sylvia Bernier, Sharon Donnelly, Curt Harnett, Gaetan Boucher, Charmaine Crooks, Sylvie Frechette, Curtis Hibbert, Daniel Igali, Curtis Joseph, Silken Laumann, Marnie McBean, Elaine Tanner, Mark Tewksbury, Debbi Wilkes, and many more.. Hard Cover.

$12.95

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Official Fan & Media Guide 1999

By Runkvist, Carolyn (Editor)

Winnipeg, MB, 1999 FINE in spiral coil binding, 5.75" x 8.5", 144 pages. Clean, tight, unmarked. Includes schedules, adminstration and coaching staff, player profiles, training camp roster and depth chart, 1998 CFL season in review, Winnipeg Blue Bombers history, all-time results, trophy winners, all-stars, statistics, etc.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Volleyball Coach's Manual: RCAF Pamphlet 94

By RCAF

Ottawa: Royal Canadian Air Force/Queen's Printer, 1965 VERY GOOD, 83 pages, 5" by 8", staple binding. Clean, tight, unmarked, only slight edge wear to card covers, two small stickers on front cover. Royal Canadian Air Force Pamphlet Number 94, an excellent coaching manual, well illustrated, hard to find.. Soft Cover.

$14.00