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The Game of Doubles in Tennis

by Talbert, William F. and Old, Bruce S.

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1956. 214pp. Green cloth, black spine lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Book is sound and tight, slight fading along edges, contents clean, small rust spots from binding staples in front inner hinge, underlining on a few pages, former owner's name on front free endpaper. Unclipped… Read more
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Knuckles and Gloves

by Lynch, Bohun

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Published
1922
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second Impression
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$30.00

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London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1922. 217pp. .Green cloth, black lettering. Corners very lightly rubbed, contents lightly age-toned, endpapers more heavily, some pages crudely opened causing margin tears not affecting text, oxcasional light foxing, binding is sound. Dust jacket is darkened and missing several large pieces with some loss of text, some taper reapir. … Read more
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The Handbook of Manly Exercises Comprising Boxing, Walking, Running, Leaping, Vaulting, Etc.

by George Routledge and Sons

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Published
1882
Condition
Very Good
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$65.00

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London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1882. 64pp. Green decorated boards, black lettering and black and brown highlighted decorations. Extremities mildly rubbed, slight pucker to rear board, contents are crisp and clean and appear unread, short closed tear with archival tape repair on front free endpaper. Book conatains 2 line-drawn illustrations, and book is in… Read more
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Baseball's Greates Lineup

by Walsh, Christy

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1952. 312pp. Grey boards, black spine lettering. Spine ends lightly rubbed, boards sound, former owner's name on front free endpaper, bookseller's label on front pastedown, contents mildly age-toned. Unclipped dust jacket is worn and chipped along edges. The selection of the baseball dream team, and how it was chosen.. First… Read more
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The Boys of Summer

by Kahn, Roger

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New AYork: Harper & Row, 1972. 442pp. First Edition. Book is in clean and sound condition, light spotting to top edges. Light edgewear to dustjacket, 1/2 inch clean tear at top, dust jacket unclipped. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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My Moby Dick

by William Humphrey

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385147675
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$40.00

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Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. 96pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Black cloth, silver spine lettering, tree vignette stamped to front board. Book and dust jacket are both in very sound condition. . Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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How to Play Tennis

by Burns, James

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Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
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$20.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. 112pp. Green pictorial cloth. A very clean and sound copy in an unclipped dust jacket. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and the spine is slightly darkened. but overall in niice condito=ion. A well-preserved copy of an early tennis instruction manual. Photo illustrated. Published in May 1931. . Hard… Read more
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Aus Meinem Jagdtagebuch

by Kronprinz Wilhelm

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Published
1912
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Stuttgart und Berlin: Deutsche Berlags-Anstalt, 1912. 147pp. Green cloth over bevelled boards, top edge gilt. Cover is faded and dampstained, waterstaining to last half of text, mainly in lower margins; first half of text is quite clean, abrasion to front pastedown. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Fair Diana

by Wanderer (Elim H. d'Avigdor)

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Published
1884
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1884. 360pp. Red pictorial bevelled boards, black and gilt lettering and decoration, 22 colored plates. Spotting to front board, fading to rear board, some internal separation (no loose pages), text mildly age-toned. A fictional account of hunting amusingly told.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. Illus. by G. Bowers. 8vo -… Read more
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Daly's Billiard Book Illustrated with More Than 400 Diagrams, 30 Technical Photographs and 3 "Strategy" Maps

by Daly, Maurice

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1920. 276pp. Green cloth. Very light wear, but lettering to cover and spine is worn away, and heavy staining to rear cover not affecting interior. Contents are surprisingly clean and unmarked, and binding is tight. In depth strategy for billiards, with numerous diagrams and a few photos.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Newmarket : Its Port and Personalities

by Siltzer, Frank

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Published
1923
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1923. 279pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, 32 illustrations in color and half-tone Light wear to covers, 2 small spots to front board, endpapers lightly foxed, text mildly toned but clean, binding is solid. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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New Angles to Bass Fishing

by Radke, Ernst F.

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Published
1955
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: Greenberg, 1955. 188pp. Tan linen cover, orange decoration, gilt spine lettering. Covers unworn and clean, contents age-toned, some darkening to endpapers, owner's name in pencil on front pastedown. Book is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket is moderately soiled and chipped and is essentially complete.. Signed by Author.… Read more
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Le Livre du plein air

by Müller, J.P.

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Paris: Librairie Haar & Steinert, 1909. 196pp. Pictorial wraps, quarter-bound, raised bands, gilt lettering, marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers. Moderate wear to cover, library stamps on title page, a few pencil underlinings, otherwise book is clean and sound, text mildly toned. Original paperback book bound in quarer leather binding.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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"The Kid" A Tennis Lesson

by Tilden, William T.

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Published
1924
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1924. 68pp +14 pp ads and tennis wear advice. Light soil, moderate chipping to spine, light exterrnal wear, 1/2 inch ink spot near foredge of front cover, internally clean and sound, order blank at front still present. Tennis instructions and practical advice by tennis great Bill Tilden himself, plus photos. Spalding… Read more
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Lefty O' the Big League

by Standish, Burt L.

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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$9.00

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New York: Barse & Hopkins, 1914. 311p. Green cloth, black lettering. LIght rubbing and soiling to covers. Contents have an occasional faint margin spot, otherwise very clean. A sound copy.. Good/No Jacket.
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New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1928. 95pp. Illustrated wrappers. Edgewear and chipping to spine, faint linear stain on rear cover, contents mildly toned but sound. Photos and step-by-step instruction.. Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Jocko

by Conlan, Jocko and Creamer, Robert

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$35.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1967. 240pp. Cover and contents are clean and sound. Unclipped dust jacket is chipped and age-toned. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on front free endpaper by Robert Creamer. . Signed by Author. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Yale Daily News (February 18, 1913, March 18, 1913, April11, 1913 ) 3 Issues

by Various

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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New Haven: Students of Yale University, 1913. 6pp each of 3 issues. Slight wear, fold creases. Campus news articles including much on sports, some regional and world news, plus numerous great ads. - Several action sports articles including one of Yale pitchers getting pointers from Rube Marquard.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" -… Read more
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Fishing for Pleasure and Catching It

by Marston, E.

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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London: T. Werner Laurie, 1906. 152pp. 12mo. Green cloth, green lettering to cover and gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt. Light corners lightly rubbed, spine a bit sunned, owner's name on front pastedown in pencil and traces of other markings erased. An attractively designed and well preserved book.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.… Read more
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