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by Lou and Maury Allen Piniella

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by Gilbert, Johnny

Open House : Canada and the Magic of Curling

Open House : Canada and the Magic of Curling

by Russell, Scott

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, Limited, 2003. Very Good in hardcover in Near Fine dustjacket. 24 by 17 cm. 337 pages. Signed by author on title page. Pictorial dustjacket. Contains some black and white illustrations from photographs. This book explores the national passion of curling in Canada. Water stain along bottom page edges causing crinkling. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author.
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$20.00
Double Blue: An Illustrated History of the Toronto Argonauts

Double Blue: An Illustrated History of the Toronto Argonauts

by Jim O'Leary and Wayne Parrish

ECW Press. Hardcover. Very Good. CR 2007. Very Good Hardcover in a Very Good Dustjacket. Solid copy. 216 pages. Colour and B&W Photos...Synopsis Presented in full color with photos throughout, this volume contains numerous stories from players, coaches, and other people connected with the Toronto Argonauts. Featuring dozens of interviews with past and present Argonauts, the guide also includes contributions from journalists who have followed the Argos, as well as stories from fans. A history... Read more
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$12.50
Professional Fly Tying and Spinning Lure Making Manual

Professional Fly Tying and Spinning Lure Making Manual

by Herter, George Leonard

Waseca, Minnesota: Self Published, 1969. Very Good ++ in softcover. 22 by 14 cm. 192 pages. Trade size. Illustrated cover. Contains some black and white illustrations. Light wear to edges. Bright, clean.. Soft Cover. Illus. by Herter, George Leonard.
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$20.00
John Gallagher : The Million Dollar Fullback

John Gallagher : The Million Dollar Fullback

by Brown, Chris

Auckland, New Zealand: Rugby Press Ltd, 1991. 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 marked or torn with slight creasing to lower rear edge and traces of storage. 188pp. Disillusioned with the rugby in the UK because of the public school attitudes towards the game, John Gallagher went to New Zealand in 1984 and by 1986 he was an All Black and in 1987 had a sensational World Cup and was tagged the... Read more
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£6.25
FRIED TWINKIES, BUCKLE BUNNIES, & BULL RIDERS  A Year Inside the  Professional Bull Riders Tour

FRIED TWINKIES, BUCKLE BUNNIES, & BULL RIDERS A Year Inside the Professional Bull Riders Tour

by Peter, Josh

Rodale Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. 1594861196 . HC/DJ - near fine. Ex-library book, but still in great condition - pages and cover clean, tight and unmarked. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Jacket has a little scuffing to laminate. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; "*Starred Review* The argument can be made that the Professional Bull Riders Tour may be the most dangerous, least financially rewarding of all sporting... Read more
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$11.95
The Grey Cup : A History

The Grey Cup : A History

by Kelly, Graham

Red Deer, Alberta: Johnson Gorman Publishers, 1999. Ex-library, otherwise Very Good ++ in hardcover in Very Good ++ dustjacket. 25 by 17 cm. 480 pages. Usual library markings. This book is '...the inside story of Canada's greatest sporting tradition and the most comprehensive book ever written on our national classic.' Pictorial dustjacket. Contains numerous black and white illustrations from photographs. Light wear to edges. Bright, clean.. Hard Cover.
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$25.00
Curling : The History, the Players, the Game

Curling : The History, the Players, the Game

by Hanson, Warren

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2000. Near Fine in hardcover in Near Fine dustjacket. 29 by 24 cm. 176 pages. Signed by author on front free blank endpaper. Small spot of color loss on front free blank endpaper where price was erased. Pictorial dustjacket. Filled with black and white, as well as color, illustrations from photographs. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author.
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$55.00
This Great Symbol: Pierre De Coubertin and the Origins of the Modern Olympic Games

This Great Symbol: Pierre De Coubertin and the Origins of the Modern Olympic Games

by MacAloon, John

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. Near Fine in hardcover in Near Fine dustjacket. 24 by 16 cm. 359 pages. Illustrated dustjacket. Contains index and chapter notes. Very light wear to edges only. Bright, clean.. Hard Cover.
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$25.00
When Falcons Fly : The Story of the World's First Olympic Gold Hockey Team

When Falcons Fly : The Story of the World's First Olympic Gold Hockey Team

by Square, David

Vancouver, British Columbia: Poppy Productions, 2007. Near Fine in softcover. 23 by 16 cm. 176 pages. Trade size. Pictorial cover. Very light wear to edges only. Bright, clean.. Soft Cover.
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$20.00
Bob Feller's Strikeout Story: From Sandlot to Big League

Bob Feller's Strikeout Story: From Sandlot to Big League

by Feller, Bob

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947. Reprint. . Hardcover. VG/Good. 249 pages. Biography of farm boy who dreamed of being a big-league pitcher, and through hard work and ability, became a star with the Cleveland Indians at the remarkable age of seventeen. Bright yellow Dj. From The Big League Baseball Library. VG/Good. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has worn tips, piece torn at front corner. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: B6607.
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$24.00
1963 Official Baseball Almanac

1963 Official Baseball Almanac

by Wise, Bill (compiled and Edited by)

U.S.: Gold Medal D1296, 1963. Solid with a crease on the spine, a corner crease on the back cover, and a small crease on front, otherwise the covers show light wear.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good.
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$10.00
Basketball : Saskatchewan's Story, 1891-1989

Basketball : Saskatchewan's Story, 1891-1989

by Dewar, John D

Regina, Saskatchewan: Focus Publishing, Incorporated, 1989. Near Fine in softcover. 23 by 16 cm. 110 pages. Signed by author on title page. Trade size. Pictorial cover. Contains black and white illustrations from photographs. Contains appendices. Very light wear to edges only. Uncommon. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author.
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$28.00
The Yellow Jersey Club

The Yellow Jersey Club

by Pickering, Edward

London: Bantam Press, 2015. Appears unread. Inscription on front end paper. No other marks. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 307pp. Inside the minds of the Tour de France winners. Printed on slightly yellow paper.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 9.5 x 6.5 inches.
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£7.25
Saskatoon's First Century in Track & Field Athletics

Saskatoon's First Century in Track & Field Athletics

by Garvie, Clarence

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Self Published, 1982. Near Fine in softcover. 28 by 22 cm. 100 pages. Yellow pictorial card covers. Contains section of black and white illustrations from photographs at end of book. Name of former owner on front cover. Uncommon. Bright, clean.. Soft Cover.
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$35.00
Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax

by Mitchell, Jerry

U.S.: Tempo T-133, 1966. Square solid copy with light wear on covers. Nice photo cover.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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$5.00
Beneath the Grandstands

Beneath the Grandstands

by Crump, Ray

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Crump Publishing Co., Inc., 1993. Near Fine in softcover. 22 by 14 cm. 326 pages. Signed with 'Best Wishes, Ray Crump' on title page. Pictorial cover. Contains section of black and white illustrations from photographs. Bright, clean.. Signed by Author.
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$50.00
Musk-Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat:  American Sportsman's Library

Musk-Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat: American Sportsman's Library

by Whitney Caspa; Grinnell, George Bird; Wister, Owen

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. First Printing. Very Good +. 284 pages, indexed, illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. Former owner's name neatly inside front cover and on half title page. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. Frontis with tissue guard. Bound in green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, top edge gilt. Part of the 16 volume set of American Sportsman's Library.
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$45.00
The Grey Cup Story

The Grey Cup Story

by Sullivan, Jack

Canada: Greywood Publishing, 1972. Square and solid with small corner creases on the front cover, a tiny tear on the top edge of the front cover, and otherwise the covers show light wear. The previous owner's name is on the first inside page and there is some writing on the title page, the rest of the interior is unmarked.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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$10.00
American Le Mans Series: Rose City Grand Prix July 30-August 1, 1999: Official Program

American Le Mans Series: Rose City Grand Prix July 30-August 1, 1999: Official Program

by Panoz, Don

Indianapolis, IN: American Le Mans, 1999. 1st ed. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 80 pages. Driver profiles, history, track map, events schedule, color photos. Fine/Wraps. Item #: B7127.
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$23.50
Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life

Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life

by Iber, Jorge & Samuel O. Regalado

College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. [Stated].. Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 262 pages. Social history spotlights Latinos contributions in baseball, football,soccer, boxing, track, and softball. Essays on different aspects from nine authors. Near Fine/Wraps. tight, without wear. publisher stamp. Item #: E2172.
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$14.00
Houston Baseball: The Early Years 1861-1961

Houston Baseball: The Early Years 1861-1961

by Vance, Mike

Houston: Bright Sky Press, 2014. 1st ed. . Hardcover. New/New. 368 pages. A project of the Larry Dierker Chapter-The Society for American Baseball Research, with afterword by Mickey Herskowitz. A history of the game in Houston. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. Index. Endpapers feature colorful paintings of oldtime Houston ballparks. New/New. New copies. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. Item #: E1027.
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$44.45
Shantung Black Tiger; A Shaolin Fighting Art of North China

Shantung Black Tiger; A Shaolin Fighting Art of North China

by Kiong, Tjoa Khek (With Quintin T.G. Chambers & Donn F. Draeger.) (Illustrations by Pascal Krieger.)

New York: Weatherhill Inc [0-8348-0122-1] 1997, later printing. (Trade paperback) Very good. 149pp. Illustrations, photographs, glossary. The covers are lightly worn. Illustrations by Pascal Krieger. Locale: China. (Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Shaolin--Martial Art).
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$42.00
Home Away from Home : A Tribute to the Real Heroes in the Game of Hockey

Home Away from Home : A Tribute to the Real Heroes in the Game of Hockey

by Kropf, Barret

Saskatchewan: Self Published, 2006. Fine in hardcover in Fine dustjacket. 23 by 15 cm. 183 pages. Gift quality book. Pictorial dustjacket. Black cover with gilt lettering on spine. Contains index. Bright, clean.. Hard Cover.
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$20.00
5,000 Years of Korean Martial Arts: The Heritage of the Hermit Kingdom Warriors

5,000 Years of Korean Martial Arts: The Heritage of the Hermit Kingdom Warriors

by Harmon, R. Barry

Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. . Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 231 pages. B/w photos, maps, and drawings. Bibliography. Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. Item #: E2565.
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$19.50
Last Call: Memoirs of an NFL Referee

Last Call: Memoirs of an NFL Referee

by Markbreit, Jerry; Steinberg, Alan

Champaign, Illinois: Sports Publishing Inc., 1999. Near Fine in softcover. 23 by 16 cm. 234 pages. Trade size. Pictorial cover. Contains glossary. Contains glossy section of black and white illustrations from photographs. Light bending to corners. Bright, clean.. Soft Cover.
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$25.00