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cover of Car and Driver Racing Annual: Complete 1966 Race Results, 100 Top Racing Drivers, Giant Racing Pictorial Section

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New York: Ziff Davis, 1967. Paperback. Near Fine. 128 p.: black-and-white illustrations; 28 cm. Paperback. In Near Fine Condition: cover is slightly rubbed with minor creasing; clean and solid.
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cover of High Performance Cars 1962-1963; Edited by Gregor Grant and John Bolster; Technical Drawings by Theo Page and James Allington -- with Autosport Road Test Reports

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London: Autosport, 1962. Paperback. Near Fine. 78, [2] p.: illustrations, graphs; 28 cm. Stapled paperback. Contents include: Streamlining and the Everyday Car by John Bolster -- Morris 1100 ADO 16 -- Porsche Super 75 -- A Works-Modified Sprite Mark 2 -- Skoda Octavia -- Lancia Flavia -- M. G. Midget-Climax -- Fiat 1500 -- Fiat 2300… Read more
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cover of Sports Cars: A Guide to Driving Pleasure by Jim Potter and the Editors of Motor Trend

Sports Cars: A Guide to Driving Pleasure by Jim Potter and the Editors of Motor Trend

by Potter, Jim

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good -
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$19.00

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Los Angeles: Trend Books, 1956. Paperback. Very Good -. 127, [1] p.: black-and-white photographs; 24 cm. Paperback with color illustrated cover. Everything from the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint to the Volkswagen. Contents include Tuning Up for the Races and Competition Driving Techniques. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed; pages are slightly browning along… Read more
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cover of The Fiftieth Indianapolis 500 Official Program, Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 30, 1966

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Indianapolis: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 1966. Paperback. Very Good +. 119, [1] p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Stapled paperback. In Very Good+ Condition: cover is slightly rubbed and soiled; minor corner creasing; pages are clean and tight.
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cover of 17th Annual Show and Dance -- Saturday Eve., May 13th, 1950 Club Del Rio [Manoa Athletic Association program]

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Manoa, Pa: Manoa Athletic Association, 1950. Paperback. Very Good. Program from an event held by the Manoa Athletic Association of Manoa, Pa., to benefit the Manoa Main Line Conference Ball Team and Manoa Boys' Club. [84] p.; 23 cm. Orange card covers printed in dark green; stapled. The show was "Collegiate: A Musical Tale of… Read more
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cover of 16th Annual Show and Dance -- Saturday Eve., May 7th, 1949 Club Del Rio [Manoa Athletic Association program]

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Manoa, Pa: Manoa Athletic Association, 1949. Paperback. Very Good. Program from an event held by the Manoa Athletic Association of Manoa, Pa., to benefit the Manoa Main Line League Ball Team and Manoa Boys' Clubs. [96] p.; 23 cm. Beige card covers printed in dark blue; stapled. The show was "Cruisin' For a Bruisin'," written… Read more
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cover of Running: The Power and Glory; Compiled by Norman Harris

Running: The Power and Glory; Compiled by Norman Harris

by Harris, Norman, compiler

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781852250096
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$19.00

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Haywards Heath, Eng: Partridge Press, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 143 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Norman Harris has brought together 27 accounts of the most exciting events on the running track, from Peter Lovesey's description of the 1886 race at London's Lillie Bridge stadium between Walter G.… Read more
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cover of Anatomy of a Bullfight

Anatomy of a Bullfight

by Greenfield, Arthur

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1961
Condition
Fine
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$14.00

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New York & London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1961. Hardcover. Fine/good. x, [2], 116 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Light grey cloth with red spine title and black cover illustration. White dust jacket with title in red and illustration in red and black. Top page edges red. Endpapers illustrated. Illustrations by E. de G.… Read more
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cover of Fun at Cocktail Time: Provided by Seagram's Distillers Since 1857; and written by Julien J. Proskauer; Illustrations by John Whitcomb

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New York: Seagram-Distillers, 1934. Paperback. Very Good. Third Printing, April 1934. 38, [2] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled illustrated paper cover. Pages of recipes for cocktails face pages with instructions for magic tricks suitable for performing at cocktail hour. Published the year after the end of Prohibition in the United States. Julien J. Proskauer… Read more
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$129.00
cover of Contract Bridge Score Book Compliments of D. W. Clark's Walk-Over Shoe Store, Staten Island

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New York: D. W. Clark's Walk-Over Shoe Store, 1932. Staplebound. Very Good. [16] p.: tables; 17 cm. Stapled brown cover printed in black. Contract bridge scoring information on inside of front cover. A few pages have been removed; the remainder have not been used. Running title: Walk-Over Shoes." Scarce. In Very Good… Read more
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cover of The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod

The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod

by Apperley, Charles James

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1870
Condition
Fair +
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$15.00

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London: John Murray, 1870. Hardcover. Fair +. "New Edition; with portrait of author and illustrations." xviii, 277, [3] p., frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 2 leaves of plates: 20 full-page and in-text illustrations; 20 cm. Original red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and cover illustration. Black-stamped decoration on front cover with matching blind-stamped decoration on… Read more
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cover of Autograph letter signed about the Burnham Rifle Club

Autograph letter signed about the Burnham Rifle Club

by Methuen, Paul, 3rd Baron Methuen

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good -
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$36.00

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Corsham, Eng, 1902. Very Good -. Autograph letter signed, dated Oct. 22, 1902 (on Corsham Court, Wiltshire, stationary) to unknown recipient praising the Burnham Rifle Club, which had been formed in 1899 (either the first or second rifle club formed in England). Methuen concluded: "I should consider it a great honour to be elected a patron." … Read more
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cover of Just What the Doctor Ordered -- When You "Hafta" Stay in Bed

Just What the Doctor Ordered -- When You "Hafta" Stay in Bed

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine -
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$17.00

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Kenosha, WI: Samuel Lowe Co, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine -. [44] p.: illustrations, crossword puzzles, music; 20 cm. Board book with illustrated covers; front cover has a cut-out revealing part of the title page. "A Bonnie Book" -- on front cover. Publisher's list of books in the Bonnie Books series. This title is listed… Read more
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cover of West Pointers on the Gridiron by Kennedy Lyons; Illustrated by Charles H. Towne; Published in co-operation with The Boy Scouts of America

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Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co, 1936. Hardcover. Good. [approx. 150] p.: many full-page and double-page illustrations; 14 cm. Color illustrated paper over boards. Series title on spine: Saalfield Sports Books -- no. 1121. List of titles in the series on one page following text. West Point and football! In Good Condition: cover is… Read more
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cover of The Pheasant: Natural History by the Rev. H. A. MacPherson; Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley; Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand; With Illustrations by A. Thorburn

The Pheasant: Natural History by the Rev. H. A. MacPherson; Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley; Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand; With Illustrations by A. Thorburn

by MacPherson, H. A.; Stuart-Wortley, A. J.; Shand, Alexander Innes

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1896
Condition
Very Good +
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$36.00

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London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1896. Hardcover. Very Good +. Second Edition. viii, [2], 265, [3], 32 p., frontispiece and 9 leaves of illustrations; title vignette and in-text diagrams; 20 cm. Off-white cloth with gilt spine title and red cover title; red spine and cover series titles; cover illustration in brown. … Read more
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cover of New Sporting Stories by G. G.

New Sporting Stories by G. G.

by Harper, Henry George

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good -
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$33.00

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London: Bellairs & Co, 1896. Hardcover. Very Good -. vi, [2], 218, 2 p.; 20 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine title and red cover title. Color illustrations on spine and front cover. Final 2 pages contain advertisement for Sporting Stories and Sketches by the same author. Henry George Harper was the English author… Read more
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cover of Joe Wayring at Home; or The Adventures of a Fly-Rod

Joe Wayring at Home; or The Adventures of a Fly-Rod

by Castlemon, Harry [Fosdick, Charles Austin]

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1895
Condition
Good
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$13.00

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Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co, 1895. Hardcover. Good. 413, [1] p.: frontispiece, 2 leaves of illustrations; 20 cm. Black cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles. Spine and cover illustrations in green and gilt. Color illustrated endpapers, the front with an illustration of boys going fishing and the back with an illustration of two… Read more
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cover of Receipts [notebook with 1861 Bettle family accounts and 1904 National League scores]

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Philadelphia, 1861. Hardcover. Good +. 16 x 10 cm. Mid-19th-century calf; black spine label with gilt-tooled title "Receipts. Blind-rolled decorative border on each board. All page edges black. Pages are ruled portrait-length. The first 2 pages contain records of payments from Samuel Bettle Jr. (1774-1861) to family members and the following 4 contain… Read more
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cover of "The Head": J.J. Hornby (Men of the Day no. 800) -- Vanity Fair, Jan. 31, 1901

"The Head": J.J. Hornby (Men of the Day no. 800) -- Vanity Fair, Jan. 31, 1901

by Ward, Leslie

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Published
1901
Condition
Near Fine -
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$36.00

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London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith, 1901. Near Fine -. 1 chromolithographed print 38 x 25 cm. signed "Spy," without the biographical text. Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922), English caricaturist and portrait painter, signed his works 'Spy.' John James Hornby (1826-1909), English rower while at Oxford, was headmaster of Eton College from 1868 to 1884, when… Read more
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cover of Lutted's Cough Drops chromolithographed trade card

Lutted's Cough Drops chromolithographed trade card

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Buffalo, N.Y.: J. Lutted and Co, 1885. Very Good. 1 card 13.5 x 9 cm. captioned "Use Lutted's Cough Drops." No date of publication; James Lutted established J. Lutted and Company in 1876, in Buffalo, N.Y. The company sold candies, and cough drops. He sold the company in 1893. Chromolithographed by Gies & Co., Buffalo,… Read more
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