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    father's day - A Journey into the Mind & Heart of My Extroardinary Son by Bissinger, Buzz

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Hardcover 1st edition in dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, "5-20-12 To Jackie - Enjoy!! Buzz Bissinger III." A very good copy with bumping at the spine ends. Clean, straight and tight. Binding solid and pages unmarked. Unclipped jacket is also very good with light wear at the panel edges and spine tips - bright and attractive. 242 pp., Bissinger's story about the life of his mentally disabled son and the love that their family shares.


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    My Life In And Out Of The Rough by Daly, John

    Harper Paperbacks, 2007. Trade Paperback Paperback. VERY GOOD/NOT ISSUED. • Binding: Trade Paperback • The Truth Behind All That Bull**** You Think You Know About Me • 2007 • Clean tight pages. Smooth spine. Edgewear. Small corner crease. •


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    BILLYBALL by Martin, Billy & Pepe, Phil

    Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. 0385234910 . Wear to DJ; Published only two years before his untimely passing, this is noted baseball player and manager Martin's story; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 276 pages .


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    A Handy Illustrated Guide to Boxing by Nisenson, Sam

    PermaBooks, 1949 Spine ends have light wear. Interior is very clean.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.


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    Never Stop Pushing - My Life from a Wyoming Farm to the Olympic Medals Stand by Gardner, Rulon with Bob Schaller

    New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Trade paperback, 1st printing ths, signed and inscribed by Olympic medalist Gardner on the half-title page, "To Bill - Rulon Gardner, 2000 Olympic Games." A very good copy with minor edge and corner wear. A clean straight copy with minimal wear, bright and attractive. 341 pp., indexed, black and white photos at center. Gardner stunned the world with his "Miracle on the Mat" in the 2000 Olympic games.


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    Michael Owen : The Illustrated Biography by Hale, Steve; Thompson, Phil

    London: Ebury Press, 1998. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 80pp. Biography of footballer Michael Owen.. Soft Cover. As New. 11 x 8.25 inches.


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    THE GOLD STANDARD Building a World-Class Team by Krzyzewski, Mike & Spatola, Jamie K

    New York: Business Plus. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 0446544078 . Light wear to DJ; INSCRIBED by noted basketball coach Krzyzewski to half-title page ; 8vo; 236 pages .


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    How Good is Your Chess? by Barden, Leonard

    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1957. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 112 pages. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has two mended tears, wear at tips, writing on backside of back flap. Near Fine/Good. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: B4314.


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    INSIDE THE OLYMPICS A Behind-The-Scenes Look At the Politics, the Scandals & the Glory of the Games by Pound, Dick

    John Wiley & Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0470834544. . Hardcover has light soiling outer edge of pages, bumping to spine ends. Interior clean & unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, small interior stain to spine bottom and light scuffing of covers. B/w & colour photos. From the Inside Flap: EVERY TWO YEARS, WORLD ATTENTION TURNS TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES FOR A FEW SHORT WEEKS, IN A CELEBRATION OF ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE, COMPETITION, AND NATIONAL PRIDE. But in recent years, the Olympic ideal has also been tainted by scandals, greed, and corruption? From bribery, to doping, cheating politics, and exploitation. Never shy of the issues, Pound reveals the full inside story.... ; 8vo .


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    Skijor With Your Dog by Hoe-Raitto, Mari; Kaynor, Carol

    Fairbanks, Alaska: O K Publishing, 1991. Near Fine in softcover. 23 by 16 cm. 188 pages. Trade size. Blue and white cover. Contains some black and white illustrations. Contains index, bibliography and glossary. Light wear to edges only. Bright, clean.. Soft Cover.


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    THE VERN MIKKELSEN STORY The Original Power Forward by Egan, John

    Minneapolis: Nodin Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2006. Hardcover. 1932472436 . Light wear to DJ; Life story of the Basketball Hall of Famer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 184 pages .


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    Framed Mini-Art International Postage Stamp

    The European Table Tennis Championships is an international table tennis competition for the national teams of the member associations of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU). First held in 1958, the ETTU organized the European Championships every two years in even-numbered years until 2002, when they changed to odd-numbered years. Since 2007, the competition has been contested annually Framed Postage Stamp 3 1/2 x 3 inch silver aluminum frame Wall mounting or desktop display Perfect gift idea Each stamp is in its own way and unique minature work of art


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    Frank Bruno : From Zero to Hero by Bruno, Frank; Giller, Norman

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1996. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn or creased with small damp mark to lower rear edge, no effect on book. 194pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 9.5 x 6.25 inches.


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    Chasing Grace - What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life by Richards-Ross, Sanya

    Michigan: Zondervan, 2017. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed and inscribed on the title page "To: Jim Love Sanya Richards-Ross." Hardcover 1st edition in jacket. Very good with minor bending at the heel of the spine. A clean, straight, tight copy of this title in bright jacket, unclipped but with matching bending at the spine heel. 203 pp., some full color photos at center. The story of America's gold medalist in the 400 meter, nicely signed.


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    I Don't Know Why I Swallowed the Fly - My Fly-Fishing Rookie Season by Maxwell, Jessica

    Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1997. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Black hardcover 1st edition in dustjacket. Signed and inscribed at length by the author on the half-title page with a cute sketch, "May 1998 To the Dobsons... - friends of Guido Jr. are friends of mine!! See you on the McKenzie, Jessica Maxwell." A very good copy with minimal shelf-wear to the spine ends and a scar from something sticky to the front free-endpaper. Text is clean and unmarked and the binding is solid and tight. Unclipped jacket is bright and attractive with light wear at the panel edges. 215 pp., a memoir of fishing and the Pacific Northwest.


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    Advanced Tonfa: Japanese Weapon of Self Defense by Yamashita, Tadashi

    Santa Clarita, California: Ohara Publications, 1999. 255 pages. Solid with light wear on the covers and the interior is unmarked. Some light soiling on the edges of the inside pages.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Kareem by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem with Mignon McCarthy

    New York: Random House, 1990. First edition. Hardback. Good/good. Hardcover 1st in jacket. Signed without inscription "Abdul Jabbar" by the author on the half-title page in blue ink. A good only copy with sunning to the front cover that has caused a light transfer of the dustjacket photo onto the boards. General shelf wear to the board edges and some bumping at the corners. Interior is clean and unmarked other than the author's signature. Binding and hinges are solid, with a bit of dust in the front joint. Unclipped jacket is good+ with minow edge wear and light scuffing to the panels. 233 pp., some black and white photos at center.


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    Now Back to You Dick: Two Lifetimes in Hockey by Dick Irvin

    McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1988. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 249 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact but slightly cocked. Light general shelf wear to dust jacket. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography::Sports; #63038; ISBN: 0771043538. ISBN/EAN: 9780771043536. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38285. . 9780771043536


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    THIS DAY IN NEW YORK SPORTS by Sprechman, Jordan & Shannon, Bill

    Champaign: Sports Publishing, Inc.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. 1571672540 . Slight wear to DJ; Notable sporting events in the Big Apple for every day in the year. INSCRIBED by author Shannon to noted sportswriter Stan Isaacs ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 397 pages .


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    Every Second Counts by Armstrong, Lance with Sally Jenkins

    New York: Broadway Books, 2003. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Blue hardcover in dustjacket. Signed without inscription across the dustjacket by Lance Armstrong. The signature has minor rubbing from shelving, now protected in a mylar sleeve to prevent further loss. Book with minor wear at the spine ends, jacket with a bit of wear at the edges of the rear panel. A clean, tight copy in a signed unclipped dustjacket. 2nd printing, 246 pp.


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    BOWL HERE'S HOW by Baumgarten, Elmer H

    Chicago: The Livestock Press. Very Good+. 1932. Flexible covers. Wear to extremities. Apparent dampstaining to endpapers and first and last pages. Binding not tight; Illustrated lessons in bowling; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 194 pages .


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    Wrong Side of the Wall - The Life of Blackie Schwamb, the Greatest Prison Baseball Player of All Time by Stone, Eric

    Connecticut: The Lyons Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/good. Blue hardcover 1st edition in dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author on the title page. General edgewear and spine ends bending in. Text unmarked, but with a small stain to the top of the front endpaper and a bit of soiling to the rear endpapers. A couple page corners bent down. Unclipped jacket has the price marke out. Jacket with matching edgewear and bending at the tips of the spine panel, staining to the inside of the spine panel but not visible externally. Rear jacket flap creased. 309 pp., indexed, the story of Blackie Schwamb and his amazing talent at the game.


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    SOUND AND FURY Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship by Kindred, Dave

    New York: Free Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. 0743262115 . Light wear to DJ; The intertwined lives of broadcaster Cosell and pugilist Ali ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 368 pages .


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    Zero Regrets - Be Greater Than Yesterday by Ohno, Apolo

    New York: Atria Books, 2010. Second printing. Hardcover. As New/near fine. Blue hardcover, 2nd printing in dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno on the half title page. An as new copy with minor shelf-wear. Beautiful and bright, binding tight. 292 pp., photos at center.


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    THE SPIRIT OF ST. ANDREWS by Mackenzie, Alister

    Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 1886947007 . Written in 1933 but lost & forgotten until the 1990s when it was resurrected and published by the author's grandson; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 268 pages .


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