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GEOFFREY BOYCOTT in The Fast Lane WEST INDIES TOUR 1981

By: BOYCOTT , Geoff , Boycott , Geoffrey ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119234

ISBN: 0213168081

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy.Large Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed. Renowned Cricketer Geoffrey Boycott on the 1981 West Indies Tour. illustrated b/w plates many Full-page .Team photos to end papers.Narrated in his humorous style.- there was plenty of devastating form - fine cricket - and lighter moments. Conclusion, Tour Record & Statistics. ,Facsimile " Notice to Quit" the permit revocation led to canceled 2nd test.[ red cloth gilt tiles , tight binding, Signed & inscribed by Geoff Boycott to title page, no other inscsp. no notable defetcts ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, No spine fade, no tears, lig... View more info

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Boxing An Illustrated History

By: Carpenter, Harry , BBC Boxing Commentator from 1962

Price: £9.50

Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120955

ISBN: 0004117670

Condition: Very Good


Large Laminated P/b VG+.1st P/b edition.192pps.B/w illustrated al pages. Harry Carpenter the BBC Boxing Commentator from 1962. He has also worked with Mohamed Ali since 1960.[ other titles - Masters of Boxing / The Hardest Game etc ] From 1890's & the last of the bare knuckle fighters [ pugalism ] - to - 1980's." dramatically illus.- some of the Finest boxing photographs ever published.11 chpts. Results of World Championships. Olympis Champions.[ Famous Boxers] tight binding, No inscsp , bright clean cover. [ unfortunate heavy large volume hence price] Please see our image of the actual bo... View more info

LETTERS FROM A YEOMAN TO HIS SON IN SOCIETY

By: FAIRFAX-BLAKEBOROUGH , J , MC

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, HEATH CRANTON Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1651

Condition: VG


192pp.,Green boards+ green quarter-binding+Gilt titles to Front & spine. J Fairfax-Blakeborough MC the author of Spring Days /Sporting Stories/ ,Country Life & Sport etc.Herin the humours of Village / rural Life - shrewd, witty , the letters from a practical well-heeled Yorkshire sporting farmer to his son who has been called to the Bar and found himself drawn into the vortex of London . [ book no inscsp, tight binding , clean throughout , fox tan to feps from inner d/j flaps. Bright exterior.] Paper- Card D/j not clipped, light edgewaer , light stains to spine , 3/6 , small dot to rear, Book ... View more info

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THE DUNLOP BOOK OF THE OLYMPICS

By: GUINEY , DAVID

Price: £4.95

Publisher: SUFFOLK, EASTLAND: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118847

ISBN: 0903214016

Condition: VG+


135pp. no inscsp. near fine.Dust Jacket a little grubby to yellow, light edgewear, taped tear-line top-front 18mm.The author one of Ireland's top sporting journalists - from famous sporting family.- a leading authority on most sports but especially the Olympic Games.This book does not purport to be a history of the Games but rather a collection short stories -an anthology -dealing;- unusual/ humerous/ tragic.from 1894. [ a wealth of sporting material from all over the world [ for both sportsman and layman [ not price clipped. PLS see our image. View more info

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ALFRED MYNN and the Crickters of His Time [1807-61 ]

By: MORRAH , Patrick , Former Telegraph Editor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123074

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.VG+D/j.1st ed.1st print." no cricketer , with the single exception of WG Grace himself, captured so completely by prowess & personality alike, the hearts of his generation .he was a national institution & men flocked to see him wherever he played".Author- born 1907 - Oxford History Scholar - Daily Telegraph ed - Active Serviced WW2.[ tight binding, fine throughout, previous owner's neat, Hampton Lodge ,typed, bookplate, no other inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped, £10.95 in 1986, bright & clean, slight wrinkle top front. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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OLD ENGLISH SPORTING PRINTS AND THEIR HISTORY

By: NEVILL, RALPH ; HOLME, GEOFFREY (EDITOR)

Price: £185.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE STUDIO: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118600

Condition: Near Fine


In Protective plain cardboard box with red Title block & Gilt titles.Book Red Buckram boards with gilt titles and decs. to spine and front board. 320x260mm. Blue illustrated end papers with woodcut hunting scene. Head and tail bands, top edge Gilt. xv + 22PP + 103 plates of which 46 tipped in colour with titled tissue guards. One of a limited edition of 1,500 of which 1,000 for the British Empire and 500 for America. Features famous sporting prints by artists such as Henry Alken; Bartolozzi, M, Egerton, T Fielding, John Harris; T Hassell; Samuel Howitt; Charles Hunt; George Hunt; John Dean Pau... View more info

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GUNNERY IN 1858: BEING A TREATIS ON RIFLES, CANNON, AND SPORTING ARMS; EXPLAINING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE OF GUNNERY, AND DESCRIBING THE IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE-ARMS

By: WILLIAM GREENER

Price: £300.00

Publisher: LONDON, SMITH, ELDER AND CO: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123448

Condition: Good


Publisher's original navy cloth with gilt titles and blocked illustrations to spine and blind blocked decorative frame to upper and rear boards. 230 x 150 mm approx. xvi + 440pp + 16 pp of trade adverts + 16p publisher's catalogue. Frontis Plate with tissue guard + 4 other plates and 37 + woodcuts (37 as called for + a few other unspecified - omitted from list). Greener was a gun manufacturer in Aston Birmingham which specialised in the 19th century in sporting guns and military rifles, a prolific inventor he made numerous advances in munitions and gun barrel forging/ proofing winning Gold Me... View more info

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FLEET WALKER'S DIVIDED HEART The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer [ 1880's - Moses Fleet Walker ]

By: ZANG , David W , University Sports Studies Teacher

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Lincoln, USA / London, UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10367

ISBN: 0803249136

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed.1st print. During the 1880's a Gifted Athlete Moses Fleet Walker, reached stardom despite the racial hatred against black Americans. A student at Oberlin College - life was never going to be easy. He served time in prison - was a gifted inventor - civil right's activist & author - living precariously along the fault lines of America's racial dilemma. illus. One Map+ 13 b/w photo-plates. 158pp.240x160mm [ dark salmon cloth silver titles, No inscsp. book as new] Dust Jacket not price clipped, real miniscule edgewear & creasing to inner flaps. now in clear easily Remo... View more info