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Rallies and Races : The Adventures of Gatsonides

by Leonard, William

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YesterYear Books
Published
1950
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Good
Edition
First English Edition
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London: G. T. Foulis & Co, 1950. Charts the life and career of the Dutch rally driver and inventor of the GATSO speed camera. Translated from the Dutch and with a foreword by A. G. Douglas Clease. Good, clean copy with sunning to spine - 191 pages. Prompt dispatch. 070128. . First English Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo… Read more
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Faster!

by Stewart, Jackie; Manso, Peter

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YesterYear Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718303426
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$17.69

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London: William Kimber & Co Ltd, 1972. The result of a detailed diary Jackie kept the year in which he recorded his entire reactions to the many searing experiences. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelf wear/nicks - 208 pages. Prompt dispatch. 070112. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Murray Walker, My Autobiography - Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken

by Walker, Murray

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YesterYear Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007663736
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$14.86

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London: Collins Willow, 2002. Autobiography of the enthusiastic and popular motor-racing commentator. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Tanning to pages. 393 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Yours Sincerely

by Greenwood, Ron; Butler, Bryon

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YesterYear Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002180740
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$21.23

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London: CollinsWillow, 1984. The ex West Ham and England manager recalls, with honesty, detail and humour a unique career which spanned five decades. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 069349. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Number 8

by Davies, Mervyn; Parry-Jones, David

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780720709803
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$14.15

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London: Pelham Books, 1977. The story of the life and career of the late, great Welsh captain whose trademark white headband was seen in all the great rugby arenas of the world and stood not only for successful power rugby but also for clean, sporting play. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine - 208… Read more
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Yakking Around the World: (SIGNED COPY)

by Hughes, Simon

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YesterYear Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684866376
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$19.82

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London: Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2000. Signed in black ink "Simon Hughes" on the title page. Funny observations in which Hughes tells of his time playing pro cridket abroad during eleven winter seasons in each of the major cricketing nations. Tanning to page margins else a very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows sigs of light shelfwear.… Read more
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M.C.C. The Autobiography of a Cricketer

by Cowdrey, Colin

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YesterYear Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340147405
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$14.86

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1976. Autobiography of the Kent and England batsman who Colin Cowdrey, delighted crowds throughout the world with his style and elegance and was the first cricketer to play 100 Test matches, Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 253 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition.… Read more
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Cricket's Great Entertainers (SIGNED COPY)

by Blofeld, Henry

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YesterYear Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340827291
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$17.69

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London: Coronet Books, 2004. 'Blowers' reflects on a lifetime of watching cricket and chooses the merits of some of the most exciting and entertaining characters in the game. Clean, tight paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''To Anthony, With all best wishes Henry Blofeld''. Appears unread - 335 pages. Prompt dispatch. … Read more
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A Thirst for Life (SIGNED COPY)

by Blofeld, Henry

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YesterYear Books
Published
2001
Condition
Like New
ISBN
9780340770504
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$12.74

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London: Hodder Paperbacks, 2001. SIGNED with the inscription "To Anthony with all best wishes, Henry Blofeld" Clean, bright unread paperback. 421 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs. Prompt dispatch. 068463.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Like New. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Nuvolari

by Lurani, Count Giovanni

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YesterYear Books
Published
1959
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$92.00

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London: Cassell & Co, 1959. Traces Nuvolari's story from his boyhood days when his uncle allowed him to take the wheel of a primitive Bianchi, through to being acclaimed as the greatest of them all. Odd, light foxing mainly confined to margins. Written in collaboration with Luigi Marinatto and translated by John Eason Gibson. Good, square hardback in a price-clipped… Read more
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My World of Soccer

by Greaves, Jimmy

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YesterYear Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
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$12.03

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London: The Sportsmans Book Club, 1967. England's greatest striker recounts a career that started with the South Wood Lane School team in Dagenham. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 126 pages. Prompt dispatch.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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All For The Wolves

by Cullis, Stanley

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YesterYear Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good
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$14.15

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London: The Sportsmans Book Club, 1961. The inspirational centre half recalls his career starting with the Golden Days at Molineux. Includes a generous foreword by Billy Wright. Some light toning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 226 pages.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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End of an Innings

by Compton, Denis

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YesterYear Books
Published
1959
Condition
Good
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$14.15

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London: The Sportsmans Book Club, 1959. The legendary batsman recalls what he really thought and felt throughout his career. Light toning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 207 pages.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo.
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Patsy Hendren : The Cricketer and His Times

by Peebles, Ian

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YesterYear Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
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$14.15

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London: The Sportsmans Book Club, 1971. Beautifully written profile of the opening batsman who embodied and displayed the true character of cricket. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 183 pages including index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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There's an Awful Lot of Bubbly in Brazil

by Brazil, Alan; Parry, Mike

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YesterYear Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781905156245
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$14.86

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Newbury, Berkshire: Highdown, 2006. The life and times of the former Ipswich Town footballer turned broadcaster and race-goer. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight wear & tear - 269 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Jump for Joy (SIGNED COPY)

by Smythe, Pat

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YesterYear Books
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$24.77

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London: Cassell & Co, 1954. Charts the phenomenal rise to fame in becoming the greatest British horsewoman of all time despite having no advantage of money and influence. Her epic televised duel on Finality against Col. Harry Llewellyn on Foxhunter jumped her into the hearts of millions who have never even sat on a horse. Good, clean copy in a… Read more
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Jack Russell : Unleashed (SIGNED COPY)

by Russell, Jack

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YesterYear Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002187688
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$19.82

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London: CollinsWillow, 1997. Looks at the life and times of one of the most colourful and eccentric characters in international cricket. Flat SIGNED by the author to the dedication page. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over… Read more
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Alan Mullery : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

by Mullery, Alan

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YesterYear Books
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780755314812
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$25.48

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London: Headline Publishing, 2006. The life and times of one of football's great characters including his careers at Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur. SIGNED by Alan on the title page with the inscription ''Best Wishes - Alan Mullery'' A couple of pages dog-eared else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 312 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. Signed by… Read more
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Merckx : mens en mythe

by Brunel, Philippe & Vanwalleghem, Rik

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YesterYear Books
Published
2003
Condition
As New
ISBN
9789020952315
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$60.15

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Uitgeverij Lannoo, 2003. Large format hardback with text in DUTCH. Looks at the life and times of the man widely considered the greatest professional road cyclist in the history of the sport, winner of the Tour de France five times. Unread copy still in publisher's shrink wrap - 281 pp. Prompt dispatch from the UK.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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Lester Piggott : The Pictorial Biography

by Wilson, Julian

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YesterYear Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780356120331
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$13.45

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London: Queen Anne Press, 1985. Pictorial biography which analyses the life and times of the legendary, if somewhat controversial, champion jockey. Includes an insight into the famous 'jocking off' of Bill Williamson involving Piggott, Vincent O'Brien, and owner John Galbreath. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w - 175 pages including… Read more
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