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Big Bill Tilden - the Triumphs and the Tragedy
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Big Bill Tilden - the Triumphs and the Tragedy

By Frank Deford

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976 Biography which grew from a two-part magazine series written for Sports Illustrated in 1975. Story of the American tennis player who was voted the most outstanding athlete of the first half of the 20th century but was later ostracised due to his criminal convictions for homosexuality. 286pp with index. 16 pages of black and white photographs. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted and top edges foxed, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ creased and edgeworn with a few small tears.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.00

Above Head Height - A Five-a-Side Life
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Above Head Height - A Five-a-Side Life

By James Brown

London: Quercus Editions Ltd, 2017 Personal story of the amateur footballers who get together to play for fun up and down the country. 311pp. White lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners and several small indentations to lower front corner, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear and matching indentations to lower corner, otherwise good.. First Edition, First Printing. Brown Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

...it is Now! - The Real Story of England's 1966 World Cup Triumph
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...it is Now! - The Real Story of England's 1966 World Cup Triumph

By Roger Hutchinson

Edinburgh & London: Mainstream Publishing, 1995 Story of the English football team who won the 1966 World Cup and of the birth of the modern game. 222pp illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and minor foxing to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and fingermarking, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Leeds United - The Return to Glory
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Leeds United - The Return to Glory

By Ian Ross

Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing (Edinburgh) Ltd, 1992 Story of Leeds United Football Club from the Revie era to winning the 1991-1992 League Championship. 174pp plus breakdown of all the club's results for the 1991-1992 season to rear, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Slight creasing to spine and corners and light discolouration to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Love Hurts - Motorways, Madness and Leeds United
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Love Hurts - Motorways, Madness and Leeds United

By Neil Jeffries and Fraser Marr

Edinburgh & London: Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd, 1997 The story of Leeds United's 1996-97 season, told in a very personal way by two dedicated fans. 192pp illustrated with 16 pages of colour photographs and 8 pages in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine, bright yellow endpapers. Minimal spotting to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and small tear to top corner, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Leeds United - the Official History of the Club
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Leeds United - the Official History of the Club

By Don Warters

Norwich: Wensum Books (Norwich) Ltd, 1979 Story of the early days of Leeds United Football Club by the Yorkshire Evening Post journalist, with an introduction by Billy Bremner. 89pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and statistics section to rear. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to top corners and minor foxing to edges, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has edgewear and surface scuffing, otherwise good.. First Edition. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.29

Promised Land - the Reinvention of Leeds United
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Promised Land - the Reinvention of Leeds United

By Anthony Clavane

London: Yellow Jersey Press, 2010 The story of Leeds United Football Club from its early days to their promotion to the Championship in 2010. 290pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Yellow lettering to spine. Slight bumping to corners and tiny tear to fore-edge of one page, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise good.. First Edition. White Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Mountaineering in Scotland and Undiscovered Scotland
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Mountaineering in Scotland and Undiscovered Scotland

By W H Murray

London: Diadem Books Limited, 1979 Two classics of mountain literature in one volume. 232pp with index, illustrated with approx 48 black and white photographs and some black and white drawings to the text. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, minor marking to page edges and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.07

Mountaineering in Scotland
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Mountaineering in Scotland

By W H Murray

London: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1947 A classic of mountain literature. 252pp with index, illustrated with 31 black and white photographs and 5 maps and diagrams. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Substantial bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, Boots Libary sticker to front board and darkened endpapers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex Boots Library.

$19.29

Junior Tennis - a Complete Coaching Manual for the Young Tennis Player
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Junior Tennis - a Complete Coaching Manual for the Young Tennis Player

By Mark Vale

London: Hamlyn, 2002 Compete guide to tennis for juniors, coaches and parents. 128pp, illustrated throught in colour. Bright yellow endpapers. Minimal bumping to spine and edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear, otherwise near fine.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Agony and Ecstasy - My Diary of an Amazing Rugby Season - SIGNED COPY
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Agony and Ecstasy - My Diary of an Amazing Rugby Season - SIGNED COPY

By Martin Johnson

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire: Big Four Media, 2001 Inside story of the 2001 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia by the Lions Captain, in collaboration with Dan Collins. 264pp, illustrated with 16 pages of colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and lower corners, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and fingermarking, otherwise very good. Signed without dedication to the title page by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$32.15

Mr Cricket - The Autobiography of W H Ferguson, BEM, as Told to David R Jack - SIGNED COPY
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Mr Cricket - The Autobiography of W H Ferguson, BEM, as Told to David R Jack - SIGNED COPY

By W H Ferguson

London: Nicholas Kaye, 1957 Personal account by Bill Ferguson, one of the most famous cricket scorers, who acted as scorer and baggageman for 208 test matches. The charts he invented, originally called 'Fergie's Charts', are now known as 'wagon wheels'. His autobiography was published a few months before his death. 192pp, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Black lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Slight bumping to spine and corners, number written on spine and former owner's name to endpapers, otherwise good copy. Signed by the author, without dedication, to the title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.87

When Football Was Fun
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When Football Was Fun

By Bert Mozley

Derby: The Breedon Books Publishing Company Ltd, 1999 Autobiography of the Derby County and England footballer, who learned his football in the streets around Chester Green and played for Derby for his entire professional career. 128pp. illustrated with black and white photographs. Minor surface scuffing, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 7.5" Tall x 8.5" Wide.

$16.07

Elusive Victory with F R Brown's M.C.C. Team 1950-51
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Elusive Victory with F R Brown's M.C.C. Team 1950-51

By E W Swanton with David Rayvern Allen

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1951 Eyewitness account of the MCC tour of Australia in 1950-51. 256pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Black lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to spine and corners and edges age-toned and dusty, otherwise good copy. Front endpaper has 14 signatures, believed to be those of a contemporary team, with a title WHITSUNTIDE TOUR - SCARBOROUGH 1951.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Not Out - SIGNED COPY
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Not Out - SIGNED COPY

By Dickie Bird

London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1978 Autobiography of the test cricket umpire, full of anecdotes. Foreword by Colin Cowdrey. 161pp, with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Signed to the title page "Best Wishes, Dickie Bird". Minor bumping to spine and corners and slight marking to edges, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ frayed to edges, with slight loss to spine and 2" tear repaired with sellotape.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

Mad Dogs and the Englishman - Confessions of a Loon - SIGNED COPY
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Mad Dogs and the Englishman - Confessions of a Loon - SIGNED COPY

By David English

London: Virgin Publishing Ltd, 2002 Autobiography with foreword by Ian Botham. 248pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs in colour and black and white. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, otherwise very good plus copy. Signed by the author to the title page "lots of love, David English". Unclipped DJ has slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.29

Play Tennis - a Pocket Guide
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Play Tennis - a Pocket Guide

By Paul Douglas

London: Futura Publications Ltd, 1978 Guide to playing tennis, including technique, tactics and equipment. 197pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Slight creasing to cover and minor sunning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Golfer's Companion - The World of Golf and a Personal Record Book
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Golfer's Companion - The World of Golf and a Personal Record Book

By Michael Hobbs

Oxford: Sebastian Kelly, 1997 Fascinating survey of golf with a course of instructions, hints and tips to improve your game, and personal record pages to fill in. 64pp with index, illustrated in colour throughout. Pictorial endpapers. Some small indentations to front board, otherwise very good unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ has slight surface marking and small indentations, otherwise very good.. First Edition, Second Impression. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9.25" Tall x 10.25" Wide.

$9.64

Dick Walker's Trout Fishing
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Dick Walker's Trout Fishing

By Richard Walker

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1982 Guide to trout fishing, both in still water and on rivers and streams, plus sections on tackle, tactics and flies. 180pp, illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to top of spine and top edges very slightly dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and darkening to spine and rear panel.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

Just My Story
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Just My Story

By Len Hutton

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1956 Story of Len Hutton's captaincy of the England cricket team. 192pp with index, illustrated with 42 black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Bumping to spine and corners, foxing to edges, top edges dusty and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ creased, marked and torn, with rubbing to edges and loss to top and bottom of spine.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

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