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    Some You Win by Wilson, Julian

    London: CollinsWillow, 1998. Remarkably frank memoirs charting a lifetime in horse-racing and the sometime stormy relationships with fellow broadcasters including David Coleman and Peter O'Sullevan. Unread hardback with faint sunning to page edges. 320 pages including index. Next post dispatch.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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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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    Summers Will Never be the Same : Tribute to Brian Johnston by Anon

    London: Partridge Press, 1994. Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. 177pp. Illustrated with colour and mono plates. A fond look at the life and career of Johnners - our best-loved cricket commentator "Do stop it Aggers.." Prompt dispatch. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.


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    Pele : My Life and the Beautiful Game : Autobiography by Pele and Fish, Robert L

    London: New English Library, 1977. Minor foxing to page edges. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly indented rear and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with slight indenting to rear and minor rubbing to upper edge. 256pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (+)/Very Good (+). 9.75 x 7.5 inches.


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    Will Carling : My Autobiography by Carling, Will

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1998. Carling discusses the highs and lows of a remarkable international career, the buzz of the big game, the demands of captaincy, and what it feels like to lead your country. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket - 312 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Hockey Handbook (Revised Edition) by Lloyd Percival

    The Copp Clark Publishing Co., Canada. Hardcover. Good. CR 1957. Good Hardcver. No DJ. Blue boards. Edge and corner wear, corners bumped, toned at spine and edges, pages yellowed. Solid binding. 322 pages. B&W photos and illustrations


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    Frankie: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori by Dettori, Frankie

    London: CollinsWillow, 2004. Unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in crease to front cover. The effervescent jockey tells his own life (and near death) story. 422 pages including index. Next post dispatch.. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    Tretiak, The Legend by Tretiak, Vladisav

    Plains Publishing, Canada. Hardcover. Good/Good. CR 1987. Good-Very Good Hardcover in a Good Dustjacket. Edge and corner wear, corners bumped, delete mark on bottom of page block. Interior and binding are good. DJ with edge and corner wear, chips, vertical crease on spine, light wrinkles. 262 pages. Colour and B&W Photos


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    1966 and All That: My Autobiography by Hurst, Geoff

    London: Headline Book Publishing Ltd, 2001. The story of the West Ham footballer involved in the perhaps the most controversial incident in World Cup history. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w. Slight sunning to page edges. 308pp including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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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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    Prince of the Ring: Naseem Hamed Story by Evans, Gavin

    London: Robson Books Ltd, 1996. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight curling. Unread copy - 279 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Alan Mullery : The Autobiography by Mullery, Alan

    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 Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo.


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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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    Jack Russell : Unleashed (SIGNED COPY) by Russell, Jack

    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 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    A Fine Place to Daydream, - Racehorses, Romance and the Irish by Barich, Bill

    London: CollinsWillow, 2005. Clean, crisp, unread copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light edge wear. Autobiographical account of the American authors life in Dublin and the Irish passion he came to share of the National Hunt. Next post UK dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.


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    Opening Up : My Autobiography (SIGNED COPY) by Atherton, Mike

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. England's most capped captain gives a very personal account of the team's fortunes, and his own. Includes battles against some of the great quick bowlers: Donald, Ambrose, Walsh, and his nemesis Glenn McGrath - sledging and all. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 330 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the title page ''To Roger Happy Birthday Mike Atherton''. Prompt dispatch.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Tanni by Harrison, Ted

    London: CollinsWillow, 1996. A good, clean copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. . Binding tight and square. Text block clean although pages have yellowed with age. Biography of Tanni Grey - the wheelchair athlete.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


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    Jump for Joy (SIGNED COPY) by Smythe, Pat

    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 somewhat tatty d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some losses - 211 pages. Autographed Copy of Jump for Joy adhered to the half-title page and SIGNED by the author. Prompt dispatch.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    One-Man Committee by Illingworth, Ray; Bannister, Jack

    London: Headline Book Publishing, Limited, 1996. Documents the reign of England's cricket supremo. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Serious by McEnroe, John

    London: Time Warner Books, 2002. John McEnroe's autobiography which chronicles his astonishing rise to tennis superstardom, and his subsequent transition to successful sports commentator. 346 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Prompt dispatch.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


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    George Graham : The Glory and the Grief: His Own Inside Story by Graham, George; Giller, Norman

    Andre Deutsch, 1996. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Inside story of the astonishing rise and fall of one of the most successful football managers of modern times. 231 pages including chronology. Prompt dispatch.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Gareth by Edwards, Gareth

    London: Stanley Paul, 1978. The autobiography of the best Welsh scrum-half of all time, part of the legendary partnership with Barry John, who became the youngest player ever to captain Wales at rugby, when in 1968 he led his side to victory over Scotland. A very good, clean copy in very good price-clipped jacket which has some sunning to spine strip.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


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    M.C.C. The Autobiography of a Cricketer by Cowdrey, Colin

    London: Readers Union, 1977. A very good clean bright copy illustrated with black and white plates. Prompt dispatch. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


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    Big Ron : A Different Ball Game by Atkinson, Ron; Fitton, Peter

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1998. Memoirs of a much-travelled football manager/ pundit including a full and frank account of his controversial time at Manchester United. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing a small watermark to rear cover. Light sunning to page edges - 244pp. Prompt dispatch. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Fergie: Biography of Fergie McCormick by Veysey, Alex

    London: Pelham Books, 1977. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w. The story of one of the greatest names in New Zealand rugby. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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