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The Encylopaedia Of Greyhound Racing:: A Complete History Of The Sport (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Genders, Roy

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Published
1981
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780720711066
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$34.18

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London: Pelham Books, 1981. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs. This encyclopaedia is by the sport's best-known historian, and is the first publication of its kind. Based on the author's fifty years connected with the sport, this book gives the facts about hundreds of famous greyhounds and their trainers since its… Read more
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Hands, Feet & Balls: Life Behind The Iron Curtain (SCARCE FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RAY KING)

by King, Ray

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Greystone Books
Published
1998
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition, First Printing
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9780953446704
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$38.28

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Northumberland: Rex Publication, 1998. NrF. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RAY KING, on dedication page. Inscription reads, 'To ---/ Best wishes/Ray King'. (viii),360pp. Ray King (1924-2014); was an English football goalkeeper who was born in Northumberland. He played for Newcastle United, Leyton Orient, Ashington, Port Vale and Boston United football clubs. Few… Read more
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Golf's Greatest Eighteen: Today's Top Golf Writers Debate And Rank The Spotrt's Greatest Champions (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE EDITOR, DAVID MACKINTOSH)

by Mackintosh, David (Editor)

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
ISBN
9780071413664
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Chicago, USA: Contemporary Books, 2003. Fine/Fine. First edition, third printing (same year as first printing). SIGNED BY THE EDITOR, DAVID MACKINTOSH, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'Best wishes and/Great golfing!/David Mackingtosh'. Illustrated with line-drawings by Paul Szep. In this fascinating armchair reader, eighteen of the world's most acclaimed golf writers take on golf's most intriguing discussion, each writing about… Read more
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The Appeal Of Cricket: The Modern Game (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RICHIE BENAUD)

by Benaud, Richie

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Greystone Books
Published
1995
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780340632277
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. NrF/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RICHIE BENAUD, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'best wishes/Richie Benaud'. Illustrated with photographes. Richie Benaud (1930-2015) was a former Australian cricketer, who after his retirement became a highly regarded commentator on the game. With Appendices and Index. Faint age-tanning to edges… Read more
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Barry: The Story Of Motorcycling Legend Barry Sheene, MBE (FINE COPY OF SCARCE LATER PRINTING PAPERBACK SIGNED BY AUTHOR, STEVE PARRISH)

by Parrish, Steve And Harris, Nick

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Published
2014
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Fine
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Paperback Later Printing
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9780751539325
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London: Sphere, 2014. Fine. Later printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, STEVE PARRISH, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'To ------/Steve Parrish'. xiii,224pp. Illustrated with photographs. The biography of professional motorcycle racer Barry Sheene (1950-2003). With Race Results and Index. A fine copy of a SCARCE paperback later printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, STEVE PARRISH. . Presentation Copy Inscibed… Read more
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The Beginners Guide To Shotokan Karate (SCARCE NEW EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JOHN VAN WEENEN)

by Weenen, John Van

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Greystone Books
Published
1998
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Very Good
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New Edition
ISBN
9780951766026
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Wollaston, Northants: Privately Published, 1998. VG. New Edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'For ------/my very best wishes/Sensei John van Weenen/OSS'. (viii),388pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative manual to assist club training and to enable the beginner to follow the basic fundamentals taught by his own… Read more
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The Essential Guide To Collecting Golf Balls (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION LIMITED TO 250 COPIES)

by Palmer, Colin

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Greystone Books
Published
2010
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Fine
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First Limited Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780956616708
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$51.95

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England: Privately Published, 2010. Fine/Fine. First limited edition, first printing in d/w. Limited to 250 copies; this copy not numbered and printed out of series. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The essential guide to collecting golf balls for both the experienced collector and rookie; including price guide. With Bibliography and Index. A fine copy, in a fine d/w,… Read more
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Twickenham, Middlesex: Ashwater Press, 2005. VG+. First Edition, First Printing. No d/w (as published). Glazed pictorial boards. SIGNED TWICE BY THE AUTHOR, MARTIN PLUMB. FIRSTLY AS A PRESENTATION, INSCRIPTION ON FRONT ENDPAPER, 'To -----/Thanks for forty years of loyalty,/entertainment and incisive comment/from all your mates on the hallowed/terraces/Martin'. Secondly, SIGNED MARTIN PLUMB ON PAGE (5) NEXT TO HIS PHOTOGRAPH. Book… Read more
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Harry Redknapp: My Autobiography (SCARCE FIRST HARDBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, IN DUSTWRAPPER, SIGNED BY HARRY REDKNAPP)

by Redknapp, Harry

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Published
1998
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780002188722
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London: CollinsWillow, 1998. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, HARRY REDKNAPP, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'Best wishes/Harry Redknapp'. Illustrated. The autobiography of soccer player and manager Harry Redknapp, most closely associated with West Ham. With Index. Some age-tanning to edges of pages; two tiny surface indentations to cover; else a… Read more
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Kiwis Can Fly (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, IVAN AGNEW AND ATHLETES JOHN WALKER AND ROD DIXON)

by Agnew, Ivan

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Greystone Books
Published
1976
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Very Good
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First edition, First Printing
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Auckland, New Zealand: Marketforce, 1976. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, IVAN AGNEW, AND JOHN WALKER AND ROD DIXON, all without dedications or inscriptions on half-title page. Profusely illustrated with photographs. A study of New Zealand athletes. Early American price crossed out on front endpaper; some light rubbing to bottom-edge of covers; d/w has a… Read more
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Alan Shearer: My Illustrated Career (FINE COPY OF HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ALAN SHEARER)

by Shearer, Alan

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Greystone Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781844035867
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$61.52

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London: Cassell, 2007. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ALAN SHEARER, without dedication or inscription on half-title page.There is a separate paper wraparound over the d/w from 'Topping & Company' (42 mm wide) who are booksellers, on which is printed 'Signed First Edition'. Profusely illustrated with photographs. An autobiography of the English… Read more
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The Basin: An Illustrated History Of The Basin Reserve (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Neely, Don & Romanos, Joseph

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
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9781877257056
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Christchurch, New Zealand: Canterbury University Press, 2003. VG+/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings, photographs and a map. A history of the Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand; known as 'The Basin' it is a sports gound and cricket venue. It was created by an eathquake in 1855. With Index. D/w has a small loss (7mm) with… Read more
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Muay Thai: The Most Distinguished Art Of Fighting [THAI BOXING] (UPDATED 1997 SIXTH EDITION)

by Kraitus, Panya

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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1997 Updated Sixth Edition
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9789748684192
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Phuket, Thailand: Kraitus, 1997. VG.1997 Updated Sixth Edition. No d/w, (as published). Glazed pictorial covers. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative study of Thai boxing. A very good copy of an UPDATED SIXTH EDITION. HEAVY PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT POSTAGE. ORDERS OUTSIDE OF UK MAY INCUR EXTRA COST.. 1997 Updated Sixth Edition. Hardback. Very Good.
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To Have And To Hold: An Intimate History Of Collectors And Collecting (HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Blom, Philipp

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780713994762
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London: Allen Lane, 2002. NrF/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Collecting is one of the most common pastimes, and can often become a passion bordering on the obsessive. In this scintillating book, Philipp Blom delves into the history of collecting passion and explores it through a series through a series… Read more
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Touching Distance (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTNG SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS)

by Cracknell, James & Turner, Beverley

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Published
2012
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9781780890937
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London: Century, 2012. Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY JAMES CRACKNELL AND BEV TURNER, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated with photographs. In October 2011 James Crachnell, two-time Olympic gold-medal rower and one of the greatest endurance athletes the world has ever known, suffered a seizure at home as his young son looked… Read more
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Harry Vardon: The Revealing Story Of A Champion Golfer (FINE COPY OF A BRITISH HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN D/W)

by Howell, Audrey

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Greystone Books
Published
1991
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Fine
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British First Edition, First Printing
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9780091747589
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London: Stanley Payl, 1991. Fine/Fine. British first edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A biography of Harry Vardon (1870-1937), who was a British professional golfer. With Appendix and Index. Minor age-tanning to edges of pages (as usual); else a fine copy, in a fine d/w, of a British first edition, first printing. NO… Read more
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Robert Sangster: Tycoon Of The Turf (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ROY DAVID)

by David, Roy

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Greystone Books
Published
1991
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780434175123
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London: Heinemann, 1991. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ROY DAVID, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'For ....../Best wishes and/good luck/Roy David/Deal, December 2001'. Illustrated with photographs. The biography of Robert Sangster (1936-2004). He was a British businessman and was the leading racehorse owner and breeder of his… Read more
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Just One Of Seven: The Autobiography of Denis Smith (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DENIS SMITH)

by Smith, Denis

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Published
2008
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Near Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9781848185043
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Studley, Warwickshire: Know The Score Books, 2008. NrF/NrF. First Edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DENIS SMITH, without dedication or inscription on half-title page. Profusely illustrated with photographs. The autobiography of former English professional footballer and manager, Denis Smith (born 1947). With Statistics. A near fine copy, in a near fine d/w, of a… Read more
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Good Enough? (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRIS COWDREY)

by Cowdrey, Chris and Smith, Jonathan

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Greystone Books
Published
1986
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Near Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780720716757
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London: Pelham Books, 1986. NrF/NrF. First Edition, First Printing in d/w not ptice clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRIS COWDREY, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'To ----/Happy Birthday & Best Wishes/for 1990!/Chris Cowdrey'. Profusely illustrated with photographs. The autobiography of former English cricketer Chris Cowdrey (born 1957). 'I don't mind if I'm not as good as my… Read more
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Summoned By Balls (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW)

by Matthew, Christopher

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780719568190
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London: John Murray, 2005. Fine/Fine. First edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings by David Eccles. Christophew Matthew turns to golf and golfers - whether super-rich, professionals or weekend amateurs hacking round in a hundred or more. A fine copy, in a fine… Read more
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