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TRIPLE CROWN: the Marcel Dionne story

by MAHOVLICH, Ted

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Published
2004
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First printing
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Toronto: HarperCollins. 2004. First printing. Hardcover. Purple boards. pp (xii), (217) + plates. Fine in fine jacket, and signed by the author as well as Marcel Dionne on the title page (ink bleed through on verso). The first biography of one of ice hockey's greatest stars.; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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SKATING

by TAYLOR, Duff, Captain

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Published
1937
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London: Seeley, Service. 1937. Hardcover. Yellow cloth lettered in black. pp 70, (10, ads) + 9 photo plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has two short tears to front panel and a small chip and nicks to rear panel; faintly yellowed spine has a small chip at head of spine; VG+ otherwise, flap price intact. Volume IV of… Read more
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FIGHTING FOR GLORY

by DUGGAN, Jack, Captain

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Published
1981
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9780920124109
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Oakville, Ontario / Orangevale, California: Humanity Publications. 1981. Softcover. 0920124100 . pp 289, card covers. Text paper yellowed, as always; small creased tear to rear cover; VG otherwise. Autobiography of a Canadian professional boxer and WWII vet. ; 12mo .
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STRENGTH DOWN CENTRE: the Jean Béliveau story

by HOOD, Hugh

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Published
1970
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First printing
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Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall. 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Light blue boards. pp 192. Many photos in text. Light yellowing to page edges, soft creases to spine ends, else fine. Jacket has one small tear to front panel, short tear and creases to bottom of front flap, VG otherwise. Hugh Hood was an important Canadian literary author, and Béliveau… Read more
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Dragon in Exile: the centenary history of London Welsh R.F.C.

by Beken, Paul; Jones, Stephen

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Published
1985
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First printing
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9780862541255
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London: Springwood Books. 1985. First printing. Hardcover. 0862541255 . Red boards. pp 318 + colour and b&w photos. Fine in fine jacket. British rugby football. ; Octavo .
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FAREWELL TO CRICKET

by BRADMAN, Don

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Published
1950
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First printing
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London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo, green cloth. pp 320 + plates. Includes Bradman's stats and index. VG clean copy, no owner name. Somewhat worn price-clipped jacket has rubbing and small holes to front spine and flap folds, partial splits to front spine fold, shallow chips to spine ends, small creased tears to … Read more
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HOCKEY FOR THE COACH, THE PLAYER, AND THE FAN

by SHERO, Fred and André Beaulieu

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Published
1979
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First printing
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New York: Simon & Schuster. 1979. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo, cloth & boards. pp 384. Diagrams. Mild foxing and yellowing to page edges, faint tape stains to endpapers, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has fading, slight rippling from damp, tide mark, to rear panel, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. .
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CASEY AT THE BAT. Illustrations by Dan Sayre Groesbeck

by THAYER, Phineas

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Published
1988
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Toronto: Letters. 1988. Softcover. pp [32, including covers] sewn in self wrappers. 7 x 4.5 inches. Facsimile reprint of the Chicago: McClurg, 1912, first printing. Issued by this legendary Toronto bookshop in June of 1988 in an edition of 50 numbered copies, of which this is #25. Fine. The Great Baseball Poem. Note: lighter parcel, any… Read more
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SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN: a simple method

by TEGNÉR, Bruce

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Published
1961
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First printing
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Hollywood, CA: Thor Publishing Company. 1961. First printing. Softcover. Octavo, card covers. pp (72). Photos. Fine uncreased copy, no owner names. Uncommon first printing of a classic martial arts book reprinted and revised a number of times. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. .
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THE ROYAL MONTREAL GOLF CLUB 1873-1973: the centennial of golf in North America

by CAMPBELL, Duncan C., editor and contributor

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Published
1973
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First Edition
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Montreal: The Royal Montreal Golf Club. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, red cloth gilt, red endpapers. pp viii, 220 + plates, a few in colour. Index of members past and present. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has short creased tears along top edges, soft creases to lower inner corner of front panel, good. This golf… Read more
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SEMI-TOUGH (ARC)

by JENKINS, Dan

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Published
1972
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First printing
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New York: Atheneum. 1972. First printing. Softcover. Advance reading copy in non-pictorial yellow paper covers. Soft creases to lower margin of rear cover, else fine and bright. A novel of professional American football (NFL), basis of the Burt Reynolds film. Giants vs Jets in the Super Bowl. .
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London: Cassell. 1911. Hardcover. Octavo, blue cloth, front cover lettered and ruled in black, pictorial spine gilt lettered with picture of playing cards and chess set in red, white, and black. pp (8), 348 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 15 other plates. Illustrations in text, index. Cloth bubbling, bit of rubbing to title lettering, and… Read more
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STRENGTH DOWN CENTRE: the Jean Béliveau story (signed by author and subject)

by HOOD, Hugh

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Published
1970
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First printing
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Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall. 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author and subject; Light blue boards. pp 192. Many photos in text. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small creases at head of spine; front panel faintly yellowed, with a a few small closed tears; VG+ otherwise. Inscribed "To Carl" by both author and subject. Hugh Hood was an… Read more
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THE RUBBER-BALL GAMES OF THE AMERICAS

by STERN, Theodore

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Published
1966
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Seattle: University of Washington Press. 1966. Hardcover. Octavo, blue boards. pp (viii), 121, [3]. Frontispiece, maps at rear. Tan spot in one corner of rear cover, small rubber stamp at front, VG otherwise. Second printing (first was in 1949). Monographs of the American Ethnological Society no. 17, .
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THE RISE OF GERRY LOGAN

by GLANVILLE, Brian

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Published
1963
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First printing
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London: Secker & Warburg. 1963. First printing. Hardcover. Green boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else a fine copy. Dust jacket is slightly dusty to the rear panel, else fine, flap price intact, no fading to spine. A novel of professional Italian and British football by a noted expert on the game. Particularly nice copy. .
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Toronto: Musson, no date [1912]. 1912. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Octavo, blue-grey pictorial cloth stamped in black and white, spine gilt lettered. pp (iii)-viii, (260). Diagrams and tables throughout. Tidy ink name and 1913 pencil date at front; spine very lightly darkened; slight cloth bubbling in top margin of rear cover; else a VG clean, tight… Read more
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FROM FROZEN PONDS TO BEEHIVE GLORY: the story of Dixie Arena Gardens

by COOK, Dave

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Published
2006
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First printing
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Mississauga, ON: Author. 2006. First printing. Softcover. i . Octavo, glossy card covers, 224 pp, many photos. Fine copy. Ice hockey, figure skating, lacrosse, curling, and more at this Mississauga arena over the years. .
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BILLIARDS IN A LIGHTER VEIN

by LEVI, Riso

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First Edition
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Manchester, England: Author, no date [1923]. First Edition. Hardcover.. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, original blue cloth lettered in black. pp 248, (8, ads). Cloth creases to spine ends; damp stains to front cover showing lightly; usual toning to the text covers; covers a little bowed; light foxing early and late; else VG, clean, tight and unworn. INSCRIBED… Read more
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AMERICAN SKAT, or, the game of skat defined...

by EICHHORN, J. Charles

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Published
1898
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(Detroit, MI ?): Author. 1898. Hardcover. Octavo, tan cloth lettered in red, all edges red. pp (91), (1), (4, ads), (2). Title page printed in colours. Ads for the United States Playing Card Company, with various patterns and special decks depicted. Inner hinges cracked; most of front panel (repaired) of dust jacket laid in; red spine … Read more
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Huntington, New York: Healing Tao Books, c1986. Fine. Trade Paperback. 0935621024 . Octavo, card covers. Fine copy, no owner names or cover creases.; Octavo .
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