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The Sportfolio ( Complete in 6 Parts )

The Sportfolio ( Complete in 6 Parts ) by Newnes George

London: George Newnes Limited, 1896. Complete in 6 parts, 140 pages, all pages illustrated. 15 Athletics, 6 Billiards, 6 Chess, ...

£425.00
Run To Daylight: The Red Smith Sports Series

Run To Daylight: The Red Smith Sports Series by Lombardi, VInce; with W. C. Heinz

New York : Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1963 First Printing of the First Edition, in brown cloth boards, with black-lettered spine, and ...

$850.00
The Greatest: My Own Story

The Greatest: My Own Story by Ali, Muhammad

New York: Random House, 1975 First Printing of the Stated First Edition. Signed by Muhammad Ali directly on the title page. Book...

$485.00
My Life Story -by Joe Louis -a Signed Copy ( Autobiography / Autobiographical / Boxing / Boxer )

My Life Story -by Joe Louis -a Signed Copy ( Autobiography / Autobiographical / Boxing / Boxer ) by Louis, Joe (signed) with the Aid of Chester L Washington and Haskell Cohen

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce -an Eagle Book, 1947, 1st Edition, First Printing , 1947. -----------har...

$275.00
THE THRILLING TRUE STORY OF THE BASEBALL YANKEES WORLD CHAMPIONS, 1951

THE THRILLING TRUE STORY OF THE BASEBALL YANKEES WORLD CHAMPIONS, 1951 by Fawcett Publications

Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publication. Very Good. 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Clean soft cover, front cover holds photograph...

$125.00
Say Hey:  The Autobiography of Willie Mays

Say Hey: The Autobiography of Willie Mays by Mays, Willie; Sahadi, Lou

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 286 pages including an Index. Two sectio...

$200.00
The Cricketer's Autograph Birthday Book

The Cricketer's Autograph Birthday Book by T Broadbent Trowsdale

London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co Ltd, 1906. Excellent copy of this book with details of cricketers plus facsimile signatur...

£240.00
Round by Round An Autobiography (Signed)

Round by Round An Autobiography (Signed) by Dempsey, Jack (with Myron M. Stearns)

First edition 1st printing, Very Good to Near Fine book with slight edge and corner wear, mild page edge soiling, smudge bottom ...

$450.00
GLADIATORS OF THE PRIZE RING : OR PUGILISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR  CONTEMPORARIES FROM JAMES J. CORBETT TO TOM HYER - WITH BIOGRAPHICAL  SKETCHES AND AUTHENTIC RECORDS OF THEIR VICTORIES AND DEFEATS, EMBRACING  ALL THE MEN OF NOTE OF ALL NATIONS....

GLADIATORS OF THE PRIZE RING : OR PUGILISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES FROM JAMES J. CORBETT TO TOM HYER - WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND AUTHENTIC RECORDS OF THEIR VICTORIES AND DEFEATS, EMBRACING ALL THE MEN OF NOTE OF ALL NATIONS.... by Edwards, Billy (William)

Chicago: The Athletic Publishing Co.. Good+. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean green cloth that has been skillfully rebacked...

$435.00
A History of the Corinthian Football Club

A History of the Corinthian Football Club by Creek, F.N.S

Longmans Green, 1933. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Still firmly bound & carefully read. Brief gift inscription on the...

£122.50
Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa; Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa and Rhodesia

Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa; Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa and Rhodesia by Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by)

Cape Town, South Africa: Atkinson & Partners (S.A.) Limited, 1929. Both volumes are No. 60 of 500 copies. "South Africa...

$1,000.00
Fabulous Redmen: The Carlisle Indians and Their Famous Football Teams

Fabulous Redmen: The Carlisle Indians and Their Famous Football Teams by Steckbeck, John S; and Jim Thorpe

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: J. Horace McFarland Company, 1951 First Printing of the First Edition. Signed upon the opening page by...

$1,650.00
FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF  BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT

FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT by FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL

Piccadilly W. London: Messrs, Fores. Very Good+. 1884-1911. First Edition. Hardcover. This magazine was published from 1884-1912...

$1,800.00
IL FUCILE DA CACCIA A PERCUSSIONE CENTRALE DAL 1800 A OGGI: VOLUME 1,  EVOLUZIONE STORICA E TECNICA (AND) VOLUME 2 , PERIODO EVOLUTIVO

IL FUCILE DA CACCIA A PERCUSSIONE CENTRALE DAL 1800 A OGGI: VOLUME 1, EVOLUZIONE STORICA E TECNICA (AND) VOLUME 2 , PERIODO EVOLUTIVO by Lupi, Gianoberto

Firenze: Editoriale Olimpia. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983-84. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in clean green faux l...

$115.00
Hot Line to Victory  Ohio State University  Buckeyes

Hot Line to Victory Ohio State University Buckeyes by Woody Hayes

Woodrow Hayes, 1969. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. All pages clean and tight. Previous own...

$174.80



From thoroughbred racing to billiards, the rare and collectible sports books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room has more than plenty of variety. Many of the books in the rare and collectible sports books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room are signed or are first editions, and many of them would be sure to increase the value of your personal rare and antique book collection. Some of the featured books below are signed biographies, and others are larger books about the history of a rare or unusual sport.

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