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Archie Moore...The Ole Mongoose: The Authorized Biography of Archie Moore, Undefeated Light Heavyweight Champion of the World
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Archie Moore...The Ole Mongoose: The Authorized Biography of Archie Moore, Undefeated Light Heavyweight Champion of the World

By Douroux, Marilyn G

Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1991 1991 Edition, printing unstated. FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages and gray cloth hardcover fine and 'as new.' Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and clean, slightly shelf-rubbed but no tears, chips or creases. Binding and hinges tight. Illustrated with B&W photos. 244 pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


Big Apple Baseball: An Illustrated History from the Boroughs to the Ballparks

By Frommer, Harvey

Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1995 First Printing with full number line. FINE in NEAR FINE, price-intact, dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound hardcover. Pages fresh and fine. Red cloth hardcover gilt-lettered on spine, is slightly shelf-rubbed at spine ends, otherwise fine. Unclipped dust jacket, clean and colorful, has short tear and small creases at spine ends. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Binding and hinges tight; boards and spine straight. Marbled endpapers. From the formation of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club in 1845 through to 'The Strike' in 1994 - the colorful history of New York City and baseball, generously illustrated with both B&W and color photos. 8-3/4 x 11-1/4"; 212 pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


Green Cathedrals

By Lowry, Philip J

Cooperstown, NY: Society for American Baseball Research, 1986 Stated First Edition. Large format paperback. NEAR FINE - a clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy, bound in stiff printed paper wraps. Pages clean and fine. Light rubbing to cover wrap but clean with price intact, no tears or chips. Binding firm, no creasing to spine. Includes history, photos and stats of Major League and Negro League Home and Neutral Parks as well as selected non-major league parks. 8-3/8 x 10-7/8"; 160 pages. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.


Black Bass Lore

By Gallaher, Wallace W

New York: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1937 1937 Copyright. G.P. Putnam's Sons. Printing unstated. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ dust jacket. A clean, tightly bound copy. Gift inscription in blue pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings. Light toning and bit of spotting to fore-edge, otherwise pages clean and fine. Hardcover of blue cloth with dark blue and silver stamping front and spine. Cover is clean, edges moderately shelf-worn with some fading and wear to spine ends, but no frays. The dust jacket is clean but heavily edgeworn with large chips at spine ends and flap turns; shallow chips, creases tears along edges. All flap corners shallow clipped but price is intact on front flap. Jacket is in a mylar protector. Binding firm, hinges intact, boards and spine straight. B/W line illustrations by Paul Gallaher adorn chapter heads. 6 x 8-3/4"; xviii + 236 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Gallaher, Paul.


Christopher in His Sporting Jacket

By Wilson, John (North, Christopher)

New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901 VERY GOOD. Hardcover. 1901 reissue by McClure, Phillips & Co. of the work originally published in the September 1828 issue of "Blackwood." Published in a Limited Edition of 2500 copies, with black and white vignette sketches by Alex McLellan as well as 8 full-page prints hand-colored by McLellan. A "delightful chronicle of sporting life and exquisite idyll of natural boyhood." A clean, totally unmarked copy. Pages and tissue-guarded color prints or plates (mounted onto pages) are fine. Bound in hardcover of pebbled gray paper over boards with tan cloth spine, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, black titling on front. Cover lightly rubbed and toned at edges, a few soil spottings to back cover but overall in very good condition. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4"; xix + 133 text pages plus color plates. First Limited Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by McLellan, Alex M. . 8vo.


A Glossary of Modern Sailing Terms

By Rousmaniere, John

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976 AUTHOR SIGNED. FINE in GOOD+ price intact dust jacket. Inscribed in blue felt-tip on front endpaper: "For Jack with Thanks, John Rousmaniere". Over 1,100 terms carefully and concisely defined and over 150 drawings. Introduction by Bill Robinson. Fine in a Good+ dust jacket. Pages are clean and crisp and unmarked. Cover of blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine is fresh and unworn. Jacket, with 6.95 price intact, is clean with moderate edgewear (creasing, small chips and short closed tears). Binding is tight, hinges intact, boards and spine straight. 5.25 x 7.5"; 130 pages. Signed by Author. Hardcover. Fine/Good+. 8vo.


Trout Fishing U. S. A

By Lamagna, Joseph

Yonkers, NY: Joseph Lamagna, 1997 Copyright 1997 by Joseph Lamagna. A very handy, entertaining and informative guide to locating and catching trout including info on trout species, lures, flies, top trout water and "hot spots" as well as mounting or cooking your catch! With B/W illustrations. Lamaga is native of Yonkers, NY but has fished streams and trout waters from New York to California. NEW paperback copy is in Fine condition. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2"; 80 pages.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. Illus. by Hubbell, Kristen. Small 8vo.


Photo Finish - Célfoto

By Csaba, Varjasi Farkas

Magyarorszag. Hungary: Ministry of Youth and Support, 2000. 2000 First Edition. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked copy of this scarce work: a beautifully produced large format (11 x 13.5") hardcover. Cover is has very slight rubbing at edges but book is otherwise fine. Jacket is clean and complete: light surface rubbing but no tears, creases or chips, and in a clear archival protector. Binding firm and intact. 50 stunning black and white photos of (mostly) Hungarian sports notables, opening with a portrait of Ms. Ibolya Csák, gymnast and unbeaten high-jumper who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, bearing the Olympic flag ~64 years later. An abstract portrait of chess player Péter Lékó is also included. Each photo accompanied with a short "bio" of the subject. Text in both Hungarian and English. 132 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by János, Krasznai Korcz & Gábor, Zsigmond (photoographers). 4to.