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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. (4to) 283pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Color photographs. There is a previous owner's book stamp on the front free endpaper and the title page. "In 1983 the Game was called by the Globe and Mail's Trent Frayne 'The sports book of the year, or maybe the… Read more
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Situation Golf

by Palmer, Arnold (Illustrations by Jesus J. Gutierrez.)

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ISBN
9780841500235
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New York: McCall Publishing [0-8415-0023-1] 1970, book club edition. (4to) 83pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Grey-blue cloth with green textured covers and gilt lettering to the spine and gilt decoration to the front cover. Color photographs and illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and rubbed. "A complete… Read more
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Playing with Fire; The Highest Highs and Lowest Lows of Theo Fleury

by Fleury, Theo (With Kirstie McLellan Day.)

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9781554682393
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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers 978-1-55468-239-3 [978-1-55468-239-3] 2009, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 322pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, index. "Playing with Fire follows Fleury's career from his glory days to his darkest, haunted by addiction, marital breakups, brushes with the law and a suicidal night of drinking, when he stared… Read more
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company [0-385-24301-4] 1987, 1st edition. (4to) 181pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom and the bottom corners are lightly bumped. "In the back of every golfer's mind is the secret ambition… Read more
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A Thinking Man's Guide to Pro Hockey

by Eskenazi, Gerald

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9780525217343
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc. [0-525-21734-7] 1976, 1st Revised Edition. (Hardcover) 194pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Index. The fore-edge is lightly soiled. "Great changes have taken place in the world of ice hockey since A Thinking Man's Guide to Pro Hockey was published in 1972. Retaining the basic information… Read more
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Montreal: Tormont [2-89429-036-5] 1992. (4to) 592pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Decorated endpapers, black and white and color photographs, index. A previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper, minor edgewear on the dust jacket at the top of the spine. "20TH Century Baseball Chronicle recounts each and every baseball season. For each… Read more
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$52.50
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Skiing Simplified

by Pfeiffer, Doug

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ISBN
9780448021805
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap [0-448-02180-3] 1973. (4to) 200pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs and diagrams. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and price-clipped. "One of the most popular features of Skiing Magazine is its INSTRUCTION CORNER, which for more than six years has tutored untold novices as well… Read more
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Without Fear; Hockey's 50 Greatest Goaltenders

by Allen, Kevin (With Bob Duff.) (Contributor Johnny Bower.)

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ISBN
9781572434844
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$42.00

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Chicago: Triumph Books [1-57243-484-8] 2002. (4to) 279pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, tables. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom. "Choosing the best goaltenders of all time is like trying to choose the most lethal poison of the 20th century - they all… Read more
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Yao; A Life in Two Worlds

by Yao Ming (With Ric Bucher.) (Biography of Yao Ming.)

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9781401352141
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New York: Hyperion [1-4013-5214-6] 2004, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 290pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color photographs. A previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. "Since Yao Ming's electrifying NBA debut with the Houston Rockets in 2002, the 7-foot-5 Chinese center has appeared in numerous TV commercials, on magazine covers, and in… Read more
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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 with tissue guard, illustrations, and plates with tissue guards. The bottom of the spine and the bottom corners are lightly frayed where they are worn and the… Read more
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London: Virtue and Company [no date]. (4to) 582-741pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Green cloth with black and dark blue decorations and gilt lettering to the cover and spine. All edges gilt, frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations, and plates with tissue guards. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom, the corners… Read more
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson [0-07-552626-3] 1995. (Hardcover) 239pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. A small scratch on the back panel. "Stan Fischler, who has been covering hockey longer than anyone on the beat, examines the rise, fall and attempted comeback of big-league hockey, from the resignation of NHL president Clarence Campbell to the… 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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ISBN
9780062700018
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$36.75

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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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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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