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London: H. Virtue and Company 1901. (4to) 124pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Green cloth with black and blue decoration and gilt lettering. All edges gilt, frontispiece, illustrations. The bottom of the spine and the bottom corners are lightly frayed where they are worn and the front free endpaper has a spot where a… Read more
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Miyamoto Musashi; His Life and Writings

by Tokitsu, Kenji (Biography of Miyamoto Musashi; Contributor Stephen Addiss.)

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9780834805675
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Boston: Weatherhill [0-8348-0567-7] 2005. (Trade paperback) 488pp. Near fine. Color illustrations, appendices, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. "Undefeated swordsman, master of battlefield strategy, martial arts icon - Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the 1600s, is the most famous samura of all time. His masterwork, the Book of Five Rings (Gorin no sho), is… Read more
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Baseball's Greatest Quotations

by Dickson, Paul

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9780062700018
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New York: Edward Burlingame Books [0-06-270001-4] 1991. (Hardcover) 524pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, bibliography, index. A previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. "In his highly acclaimed the Dickson Baseball Dictionary, Paul Dickson defined the national pastime. In his Baseball's Greatest Quotations, everyone else gets their say. Filled… Read more
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The China Wall; The Timeless Legend of Johnny Bower

by Bower, Johnny (With Bob Duff.)

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9781551683508
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Bolton: Fenn Publishing 978-1-55168-350-8 [978-1-55168-350-8] 2008. (Hardcover) 221pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, statistics. "Acquired in the Spring of 1958 as a stopgap measure for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bower instead became an institution in the city, tending goal for the next 12 seasons and backstopping the Leafs to four Stanley… Read more
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Heaven and Hell in the NHL; Punch Imlach's Own Story

by Imlach, Punch (With Scott Young.)

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9780771090837
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart [0-7710-9083-8] 1982. (Hardcover) 216pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Index, photographs. There is a faint discard stamp on the fore-edge and the dust jacket has a minor stain at the top of the spine and is creased with two closed tears on the bottom of the front… Read more
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Slimnastics

by Nottidge, Pamela (With Diana Lamplugh.) (Photography by Napier Russell.)

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New York: St. Martin's Press 1970. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, tables, diagrams, charts. The dust jacket is price-clipped and there are light tape stains on the endpapers. " 'Slimnastics' is a new approach to the problem of weight control. It recognizes that whereas to slim alone is… Read more
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Toronto: Canadian Controlled Media 1998. (4to paperback) Near fine. 72pp. Souvenir program format. Includes two tickets for the game. (Sports, Calgary Stampeders--Football Team, Canadian Football League, Grey Cup, Hamilton Tiger Cats--Football Team).
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1971 Jeux Canada Games; Official Souvenir Program Including Sports Guides; Programme Souvenir Official Avec Guide des Sports

by Jeux Canada Games (Identified on cover as: 1971 Jeux Canada Games Saskatoon Feb.11-22 Fev.)

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Saskatoon: Jeux Canada Games 1971. (4to staplebound) Very good. 48pp. Illustrated inside covers, two-tone text, advertisements, maps, illustrations, photographs. The covers are rubbed. Souvenir Program for the Jeux Canada Games in Saskatoon, February 11-22, 1971. Book about Canada Games. Time Period 1971. Identified on cover as: 1971 Jeux Canada Games Saskatoon Feb.11-22 Fev. Text… Read more
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Edinburgh: T. & A. Constable 1924. (Hardcover) 374pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. Photographic frontispiece with tissue guard, maps, illustrations, photographic plates, statistics, appendices. The corners and edges are lightly bumped, there is a previous owner's name on the endpaper dated 1925, and there… Read more
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Saskatchewan Historical Baseball Review 1986

by Shury, Dave (editor)

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Battleford: Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame 1986. (stiff paper covers) Very good plus. 105pp. Photographs. Light edgewear to the covers and spine. "Almost twenty years have passed since these events took place but they are still fresh in my memory. These incidents were especially important to Canadian baseball because if they had not happened, the… Read more
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Home Game; Hockey and Life in Canada

by Dryden, Ken (With Roy MacGregor.)

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9780771028717
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart [0-7710-2871-7] 1989, 1st printing. (4to) 283pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the author. Color photographs. "In 1983 the Game was called by the Globe and Mail's Trent Frayne 'The sports book of the year, or maybe the decade, or maybe the century.' in… Read more
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Throwing Rocks at Houses

by Jones, Colleen (With Perry Lefko.) (Biography of Colleen Jones.)

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9780670068197
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Toronto: Viking 978-0-670-06819-7 [978-0-670-06819-7] 2015. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 246pp. Photographs, diagram. "So, after a lifetime of telling other people's stories, this is my story - about curling, broadcasting, growing up in Halifax in a family of nine siblings, marrying, starting my own family, surviving a serious health scare, and learning… Read more
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New York: William Morrow and Company [0-688-03400-4] 1979. (Small 4to) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 306pp. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, tables. The dust jacket is price-clipped, there is a previous owner's small stamp markered out on the front endpaper. "For racing enthusiasts, for people who pursue Thoroughbred handicapping as a serious… Read more
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My $50,000 Year at the Races

by Beyer, Andrew

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9780151636938
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [0-15-163693-1] 1978. (Small 4to) Very good in very good dust jacket. 163pp. Illustrations, tables, appendices. The spine is lightly cocked and a previous owner's name and address label has been markered out. "Andrew Beyer set out on a gambling odyssey in 1977, determined to prove himself as a horseplayer. He… Read more
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Winnipeg: Author 978-0-9739827-1-8 [978-0-9739827-1-8] 2006. (Trade paperback) Very good. 278pp. Photographs. Lightly edgeworn. "Here is an inside look at the phenomenal success of the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the Northern League of Professional Baseball. John Hindle was the general manager of the Goldeyes for eight years from their birth in 1994 until the conclusion of the… Read more
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The Plastic Orgasm

by Barnes, La Verne

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited 1971, 1st edition. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 155pp. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. (Sports, Canadian Football League, Football, Psychology).
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Slapshot!

by Fischler, Stan

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9780448015736
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap [0-448-01573-0] 1973, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 231pp. Photographs. There is light edgewear to the dust jacket and a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper. "Stan Fischler must be one of hockey's greatest fans, and the book he's written… Read more
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The Way of Karate

by Mattson, George E.

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9780804818520
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Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Company [0-8048-1852-5] 1993, 2nd paperback printing. (Trade paperback) Very good plus. 199pp. Illustrations, photographs, diagrams, index. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the second page. "This illuminating and informative explanation of the Okina-wan style of karate, the art and science of empty-hand fighting, presents major subjects ranging from the… Read more
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New York: Time Inc. 1954. (Staplebound) 144pp. Very good. The first issue with "antiknock compound" legible on the gas pump and the mail-in subscription cards with Canada Post pre-cancel. Includes the fold-out sheet with the baseball cards. Lightly shelfworn with the top corner bumped. (Sports, Baseball Cards, Sports).
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Toronto: Pagurian Press Limited 1968. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 192pp. Photographs, tables. The top corners are bumped and the back cover has a few spots. "This year, as in each year in the past decade, millions of Canadians will view Canadian professional football, either by personal attendances at the nine large size stadia… Read more
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