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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988
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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988

By Farrie, Angus

Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland: The Pentland Press, Ltd., 1988 Written not only for the members of the Northern meeting, but for anyone interested in Highland history, the local history and life in Inverness, piping, fiddle music, Highland Reels and country dances. This is the Story of the Northern Meeting - Its Games, Its Highland Balls, Its Dances and Dance Music and Its Piping Competitions. Green cloth, gilt titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 242 pages. Minor edge wear, light sunning to top edge, very faint smudging to textblock edge. Dust jacket shows faint sunning to spine, some shelf wear including some creasing to top at the front and a closed tear now taped with clear tape on the inside. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good + to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics
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Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics

By Gruneau, Richard S.

Toronto, ON: Garamond Press, 1993 Culture and Communication in Canada Series. The authors discuss the roots of hockey, the world of professional hockey, hockey in small communities, violence in professional and minor hockey leagues, and issues of Canadian identity. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, 312 pages. Minor edge wear, gift inscription to ffep. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light sunning to spine, a few pressure marks to back. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers
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On Sporting, To All Sportsman, and Particularly Farmers, and Gamekeepers

By Hanger, George

London, 1814 Colonel George Hanger's (Lord Coleraine) last work as a reading or binding copy. He introduces himself as having "Above Thirty Years' Practice in Horses and dogs; how to feed and take care of them, and also to cure them of all common Disorders. Effectually to allure and catch all Vermin. [...] To breed and feed Pheasants, and cure their Disorders." Light blue paper covered boards with tan paper covered spine, paper label to spine with black titling, 226 pages. Boards are worn and show rubbing and smudging, corners and edges rubbed through, previous owner's name inked to first pastedown dated 1814 and a few scratched out patches, split between endpapers, ghost of a sticker to ffep, three patched pages with small loss of text, some insect damage, pencil markings to rear pastedown, the textblock as a whole is rippled maybe due to excess humidity. An invaluable reading for hunters and gamekeepers. Due to the value of this book, we might ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of insurance and tracking, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Galley/Proof.

$150.00

Yes, I\'m in Love with Lawn Bowling
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Yes, I'm in Love with Lawn Bowling

By Au, On-Kow

Burnaby, B.C.: On-Kow Au A book all about lawn bowling, containing a wealth of technical advice, useful hints, and a good helping of humour. Colourful soft cover with French flaps, green titling on front, black on spine, illustrated with black and white drawings, 181 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise book appears to be unread. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Cricket: A Little Book for Lovers of the Game
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Cricket: A Little Book for Lovers of the Game

By Looker, Samuel J., Editor

London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Lt., 1925 "The Beechwood Books, of which this is the fourth to be issued, are designed to provide lovers of Sporting Literature with a series of little volumes which give a selection from the best books on sport past and present." (from the Foreword by Samuel J. Looker.) Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, simple black border on spine and front, black and white photographs on end papers, colour frontispiece, 225 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, text block edges darkened and have a few tiny foxing spots, two damp spots on upper edge, owner's name stamped in ink on end paper, book is clean, bright and tight - a handsome little volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Tiger\'s Modern
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Tiger's Modern

By Persson, Tiger Hillarp

Sweden: Quality Chess Europe, 2005 Swedish grandmaster Tiger Hillarp Persson presents his own favourite line against 1.e4, the Modern Defence with ...a6. With the laid-back approach he brings both to the game of chess and life in general, he covers White's various replies to his system, with a repertoire based on understanding, typical reactions, and interesting games, rather than theory to be memorised. Colourfullly illustrated white soft cover with black titling, black and white diagrams throughout, 216 pages. Cover has shelfwear, minor edge wear, a few pale spots on text block edge, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

King\'s Indian, The: A Complete Black Repertoire
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King's Indian, The: A Complete Black Repertoire

By Bologan, Victor

Sofia, Bulgaria: Chess Stars, 2009 A book on the King's Indian Defence, by chess grandmaster Victor Bologan, winner of more than forty international tournaments. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with brown and black titling, black and white diagrams throughout, 356 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, a tiny speck on upper text block corner, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Ship Models from Kits
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Ship Models from Kits

By Riches, Colin

Fairfield, N.J.: Model Expo Publications, Inc. 1986 reprint. This book anticipates the most common stumbling blocks encountered by novice ship modelmakers, and explains the best way around them, using clear photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams, making this an invaluable guide for all those who build ship models from kits. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red and black titling on front, black and white frontispiece, black and white photographs, diagrams and drawings throughout, 110 pages, publisher's advertising at back. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Famous Spaceships of Fact and Fantasy
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Famous Spaceships of Fact and Fantasy

By Edmonson, Harold A., Editor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Kalmbach Publishing Co. Milwaukee, WI, 1979 Book looks at spaceships both real and fictional, giving the history, statistics, etc., elevations, and articles on various aspects of modelling space ships. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover with blue, green and orange titling, staple binding, colour and black & white illustrations throughout, 88 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, significant shelf wear, some small, light creases on back cover, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Boie, Chuck. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Instructor\'s Basic Manual of the Federation of Canadian Archers Inc.
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Instructor's Basic Manual of the Federation of Canadian Archers Inc.

Vanier, Ont: Federation of Canadian Archers This manual is primarily concerned with effective group instruction for the beginner Archer. Provision is also made for engaging in other aspects of the sport as necessitated by the diversity of the student's interest. Illustrated grey soft cover with white titling, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 56 pages. Cover has edge wear, light shelf wear, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips
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Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips

By Neely, Peter

Australia: Peter Neely The original surfer's guidbook to Indonesian surf spots & language, first published 1992; this printing 26th Revised Edition. Learn Indonesian surfing words, greetings, pronunciation, numbers, money, etc; learn about surf spots in Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Sumba, Timor, Roti; etc., travel tips include information on bargaining, what to bring, restaurants, malaria & black magic, health care, the right surfboards, etc. Colourful soft cover, colour illustrations throughout, 88+ pages. Book comes with over $70 worth of vouchers for free drinks, gifts & discounts. Cover has light shelf wear, otherwise this attractive book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

He Shoots...He Skewers!

By Duncan, Randy & Michael Somma

Canada: Summit Studios A book of hockey humour. Colourfully illustrated white soft cover with dark blue titling, illustrated throughout with black and white as well as colour cartoons, 160 pages. Cover has negligible edge wear, minor shelf wear. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Duncan, Randy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$20.00

Lords of the Rinks: The Emergence of the National Hockey League 1875-1936
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Lords of the Rinks: The Emergence of the National Hockey League 1875-1936

By Wong, John Chi-Kit

Toronto: University of Toronto Press This book "adds significantly to our knowledge of the early history of professional hockey and the National Hockey League." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on spine and front, illustrated with black and white photographs, 235 pages. Cover has light edge and shelf wear, stain on lower text block edge, crease to lower back corner. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Flight Was in His Spirit: The Life of Harry Burfield September 10, 1915 - June 12, 1971

By Burfield, Marion Ann

Canada: RikKur Publishing Biography of Harry Burfield, which details the influence that the champion skier, Harry Burfield, had upon the resort industry in B.C. Black and white pictorial cover with brown titlilng on front, white titling on spine, brown end papers, illustsrated throughout with colour and black & white photographs,167 pages. Ink inscription on end paper, cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise this handsome book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$25.00

Legends of Autumn - the Glory Years of Canadian Football
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Legends of Autumn - the Glory Years of Canadian Football

By Boyd, Denny & Brian Scrivener

Vancouver, B. C.: Greystone Books, 1997 "The rough-and-tumble world of Canadian football, and of the players who made it great, are evoked... in this affectionate tribute to the glory years, the 1950s and 1969s, when the sport was close to the hearts of Canadians throughout the land." Book is SIGNED by Wally Buono, general manager & vice president of football operations and alternate governor of the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. Black hard cover with gilt titling on spine, illustrated title page, black and white illustrations, 170 pages. Minor edge wear to cover. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear and is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

Lives of Conn Smythe, The
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Lives of Conn Smythe, The

By McParland, Kelly

Toronto, Ontario: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2011 "From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story." A complete biography of the man who created, built and managed the Toronto Maple Leafs. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, illustrated with black and white photographs, 370 pages. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light shelf wear, otherwise this is a very attractive book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

Stone Thrower, The - A Daughter\'s Lessons, A Father\'s Life
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Stone Thrower, The - A Daughter's Lessons, A Father's Life

By Richardson, Jael Ealey

Toronto, Canada: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2012 Written by a daughter searching for identity, book is a moving memoir about fathers and daughters, race and history, as well as the problems and promise surrounding the black experience in Canada. Soft cover with French flaps, brown titling, illustrated with eight pages of colour and black and white photographs, 239 pages. Lower corner on back cover has tiny bump, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Georges Laraque: The Story of the NHL\'s Unlikeliest Tough Guy
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Georges Laraque: The Story of the NHL's Unlikeliest Tough Guy

By Laraque, Georges & Pierre Thibeault

Toronto, Canada: Viking Canada/Penguin Group, 2011 Book is a translation of "La Force d'y Croire" This autobiography is "honest, startling, and brave...a portrait of a hockey player unlike any you've seen before." Black hard cover with gilt titling on spine, grey end papers, illustrated with colour photographs, 346 pages. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has minor shelf wear, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

Snowdrift
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Snowdrift

By McGonigle, Lisa

Fernie, B.C.: Oolichan Books, 2011 Irish author, Lisa McGonigle, abandoned her scholarship at Oxford and moved to the mountains of British Columbia to become a ski-bum. Her journal, composed of the emails written as events unfolded, recounts her adventures. Black and white illustrated soft cover with black titling, 285 pages. This attractive book appears to be unread. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

Teaching of Archery, The
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Teaching of Archery, The

By Craft, Dave & Cia

New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1936 Everything one needs to know about the sport of archery; based on twelve years' enjoyment of archery as a sport and eight years' experience in teaching archery. Yellow card cover with green titling and decoration on front, illustrated with black and white photographs as well as a few line drawings, 82 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear, cover is lightly soiled, hand written titling on untitled spine, text block edges darkened and has a small stain on leading edge, owner's name in pencil on half title page, hinge slightly cracked at half title page, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

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