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ICE CAPADES OF 1955
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ICE CAPADES OF 1955

By Harris, John H. (producer) (Sonya Heine; Dick Palmer; Shirley Thomas; Jo Roddy; Lyall Stevenson; William Dougherty; Eddie Runyon; Stig Larson; Willa Kall; Rosemary Henderson; Helen Davidson; Donna Atwood; Irma Thomas; Larry Jackson; Bernie Lynam)

Hollywood, California: Ice Capades, 1955. Unpaginated. Staple-bound in pictorial colour covers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Program from the 1955 Ice Capades. Folded and creased but it was autographed by many of the skaters. The skaters featured in the program are: Donna Atwood - signed; Bobby Specht - signed; The Old Smoothies - Orrin Markhus and Irma Thomas - signed; Larry Jackson and Bernie Lynam - signed; Alan Konrad - signed; Bobby Maxon and Rosemary Henderson; Helen Davidson - signed; Johnny Lettengarver and Don Bearson - signed; Ken Mullen and Ed Raiche - signed; Willia Kall; Hugh Forgie and Stig Larson; Eddie Runyon; Silvia and Michael - signed; and William Dougherty and Lyall Stevenson - signed. Also, from the Ice Ca'pets' - Jo Roddy - signed on the centre pages; Shirley Thomas - signed on the centre pages. And on the Behind the Scenes pages - signed by Dick Palmer and Sonya Heine.. Signed by Subject. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to.

$49.95

THE GOLDEN AGE OF CANADIAN FIGURE SKATING
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CANADIAN FIGURE SKATING

By Young, David

Toronto: Summerhill Press, 1984. 200 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; pale gray endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Janet Wilson. The Contents are: Spring in February; Origins of Showmanship; A Man for All Sports; Demure Benumbed and Breakfastless; Ice Flowers; Girl in White Boots; Girl in Emerald Green; The Canadian Rose; Shining Star; In Search of a Picket Fence; Shiver Down the Spine; A Matter of Judgment; An Unlikely Pair; Star Dust; Return Home; Good Guys Finish First; Room at the Top; Forgotten Hero; A Power Play; A Political Scene; The Fallow Years; and Ice Gold; followed by an appendix and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Janet Wilson;. 8vo.

$19.95

ORSER - A Skater's Life
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ORSER - A Skater's Life

By Orser, Brian (with Steve Milton)

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1988. 214 pp. Personalized inscription by Brian Orser on the front free endpaper. Gray boards lettered in black on the spine; headband. Illustrated with colour plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. The Chapters are: A Small Town Boy; Broken Legs and Triple Axels; The Emerging Artist; The Long Wait; Top of the Podium; and The Battle of the Brians.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

THUMBS UP - The Elizabeth Manley Story - with - AS I AM - My Life After the Olympics
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THUMBS UP - The Elizabeth Manley Story - with - AS I AM - My Life After the Olympics

By Manley, Elizabeth (with Elva Clairmont Oglanby and Lynda D. Prouse)

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1990. 224, 222 pp. Pink boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; pink endpapers; black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; both are illustrated with black and white plates. Both books have light edge and corner wear on the dustjackets; prices intact; no interior markings. Ms Manley is a former competitive figure skater. She was the 1988 Olympic silver medalist, the 1988 World silver medalist, and a three-time Canadian national champion. To be sure, an amazing woman. And to be clear, the books here are: Thumbs Up; and As I Am.. First Editions. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$39.95

KURT - Forcing the Edge
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KURT - Forcing the Edge

By Browning, Kurt (with Neil Stevens)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 1991. 195 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on red boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with colour and black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the panels; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Kid from Caroline; Mr J; A Full Time Job Called Figure Skating; Life at the World Level; Finding the Olympic Spirit; History in Eight-Tenths of a Second; A Canadian in Paris; Champ or Chump - Life at the Top; Skate God for Life; Being Famous; Medals Medals Medals; and Inside My Sport; followed by Competitive Record.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

KURT - Forcing the Edge
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KURT - Forcing the Edge

By Browning, Kurt (with Neil Stevens)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 1992. 232 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine and a crease in the lower corner of the last page; no other interior markings. This contains four chapters that weren't in the hardcover first edition. The Contents are: Introduction; The Kid from Caroline; Mr J; A Full Time Job Called Figure Skating; Life at the World Level; Finding the Olympic Spirit; History in Eight-Tenths of a Second; A Canadian in Paris; Champ or Chump - Life at the Top; Skate God for Life; Being Famous; Medals Medals Medals; and Inside My Sport. The new chapters are: Pop Goes L5-S1; Before and After the Fall; Silver's Not So Bad; and Back in the Saddle Again; followed by Competitive Record.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95