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THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY The Story of Boxing

By: BUTLER , Frank , O.B.E. Fleet Street Boxing Sport Editor & Award Winning Columist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10167


FINE H/b, VG+ D/j.1st ed. illustrated 30 b/w photographic plates , Frank Butler was Fleet Street's longest serving Sports Editor - a National Award winning Columnist - received OBE for services to Sports Journalism - has covered many boxing super champions, Here are the all-time greats .Under 5 headings :- The Good, The Bad, The Ugly , The Agony & THe Ecstasy. [ Sugar Ray / Joe Louis / Armstrong / Archer Moore etc ] famous boxers by an expert pen [ red cloth gilt titl... View more info

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SPINNING WITH A FIXED SPOOL REEL Some Hints for Beginners to an Attractive Form of Angling

By: CLAPHAM , RICHARD

Price: £3.50

Publisher: LONDON, Link House Publications Ltd:

Seller ID: 10464


Paper back , Undated circa 1930's. Poor+, Tight sound Binding 96pp. illustrated 8 - B/w plates+line drawings. R Clapham author of Trout Fishing for the Beginner / Rough Shooting /fox Hunting on the Lakeland Fells etc.. 9 chpts [ Fixed spool / spinning rod / line & trace / bait & tackle / casting & playing a fish / upstraeam / lakes & tarns / American tackle etc ] [ Heddon River Runt Spook - a good plug foe Salmon & Pike] 2/6 , lovingly over fondled P/b , no inscsp/annota... View more info

PLAYFAIR CRICKET ANNUAL 1988

By: FRINDALL, BILL

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, QUEEN ANN PRESS: 1988

Seller ID: 5315


Card Wraps, 41st Edition of the Playfair Cricket Annual containing test match scores and averages both home and abroad together with reports on the 1987 season including :- Nat West Bank Trophy, Benson and Hedges Cup, Refuge Assurance League, Minor County, 2nd XI Championships, as well as biographies of all then first-class county players, umpires and Oxbridge players. VG+ (single light reading crease to spine. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects..... View more info

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CAN'T BAT , CAN'T BOWL , CAN'T FIELD , THe Best Cricket Writing of MARTIN JOHNSON

By: GOWER , David , BBC Presenter , JOHNSON , Martin , Daily Telegraph

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, CollinsWillow: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118097


H/b+jacket FINE/NearFine,1st ed.319pp.illustrated 22 Colour & 2 B/w plates + Line drawings.M Johnson is the kind of writer that can make you burst out laughing one minute and tear your hair out the next. - this wide-ranging collection of best writing includes examples of his earlier work & cameos of his reports for the national press ...Foreword David Gower OBE, Intro, ackns, index, 15 chpts.-home and abroad.[no inscsp, tight binding] no fade to spine on Dust Jacket not ... 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


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... View more info

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SKIING SCHOOL AN ILLUSTRATED COURSE IN DOWNHILL AND CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

By: HELLER , Mark , Lifetime Skeir & Qualified Instructor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, QUANTUM Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6733


H/b+ Dust jacket FINE/nearFINE. A Step by Step guide. Comprehensive clear practical guide by lifetime skier , Switzerland Qualified instructor & moutaineer Mark Heller.192pp. illustrated all pages with unique weighting & edge change diagrams.features Unique instructional format that combines Austrian ,Swiss ,French & North American.[ book & D/j Fine as new bar light wrinkle top D/j. no inscsp, not price clipped. PLS ee our image View more info

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BETTER SKIING Recommended by the National Ski Federation of Great Britain

By: KENT ,Bill , Experienced Sk Instructor , ROBERTS , Peter

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2860


Practical books,Recommended by the National Ski Federation of Great Britain 96 pgs,profusely illustrated throughout.Over 20 yrs Experienced Ski Iinstructor Bill Kent & co-founder of one of the 1st large British artificail ski slopes at London's Alexander Palace.P Roberts experienced journalist/ photographer mainly on sports book - no inscsp/annotations, tight binding] Dustjacket price cclipped,vg no tears/ nicks or crease. e. PLS See our image View more info

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W G GRACE A Life

By: RAE , Simon , Award Winning Author & lIfe Mem.Kent County Cricket Club

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122902


VG+ H/b.VG+ D/j.1st.24681097531.This New Biography offers a radical analysis of Grace's career & reviews the more controversial aspects of his conduct - both on the field & his kidnapping of an Australian cricketer from Lord's. Plus Statistical Survey by Bill Frindall.30 b/w illus.end papers show England's Scoresheets of the first Test Match 1880.Thick format 548pp. 240x165 mm. ISBN 0571178553 [ dark green boards silver titles, no inscsp. tight binding paper just startin... View more info

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ROTHMANS FOOTBALL YEARBOOK 1998-99

By: ROLLIN , Editor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing / Hodder Headline PLC: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120271


Thick P/b 976pp.VG+.1st ed.10987654321.-29th Year of Publication. "Any fact not included is not worth knowing" Express. A Comprehensive sports book of reference.Results - Teams - Scorers.illus. b/w photo-plates.[ book clean throughout, tight binding ,No inscsp] bright clean covers , £17.99 [1998] , minor creasing. Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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THE OBSERVERS BOOK OF GOLF New Edition No 58 in Series

By: SCOTT , TOM

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1982

Seller ID: 10151


Small VG H/b.[ internal FINE] New Edition 1982 , Laminated boards colour plate to front , 191pp, no 58 in Observer's series: illustrated 8x colour & 26 b/w listed plates.Most of the author's life has been spent in the world of golf. Brief History.[ Implements of the Game / Famous Figures / , headings , Championships / Major events / Championships / Winners of numerous Championships / The Masters , walker, Ryder etc.] male & female players.[ No inscps, tight bindings]... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 79 Autumn 1963

By: STANFORD , J E , Editor ,ROWLEY , J W , President

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120761


Small slim P/b Good.Illustrated Magazine.75pp. illustrated b/w plates printed on glossy paper.Some contemporary adverts. This issue shows Visitor- Zanottelli's 22/90 Alfa Goodwood to front cover & the Frontis shows Pastorale Barnard's 14/40 Delage at Beaulieu .President J W Rowley.Well illustrated b/w photographic plates. Motoring enthusiatic related articles. ( Bulletin paper light tanned , No inscsps, a little general handling, small crease base corner.Clean staples... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 55 Summer 1957

By: STANFORD, J.E. (ED)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119765


Stapled Illustrated Magazine 215x140mm approx. 62pp. Frontis + 21 other b/w photos illustrations printed on glossy paper. Many contemporary adverts. This issue contains an extensive report of the Second Ango-American Vintage Car Rally 1957 (17pp of text + Photos) by Cecil Clutton as well as the Silverstone Race meet of 6th April, La Metallurgique by Douglass Fitzpatrick and other enthusiasts related articles. Laid in are regulations, events list and entry forms for Pre... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 82 Summer 1964

By: STANFORD, J.E. (ED)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121042


Stapled Illustrated Magazine 215x140mm approx. 62pp. Frontis + 33 other b/w photos illustrations printed on glossy paper. Many contemporary adverts. This issue contains a look back to the forgotten years of the "Edwardian Grand Prix" racing between 1906 and 1914. as well as the usual reports on meets since the previous bulletin, book reviews and enthusiast related articles. Laid in are regulations, events list and entry form for Silverstone Race Meeting 25th Jul... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 69 Winter 1960-61

By: STANFORD, J.E. (ED)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122159


Stapled Illustrated Magazine 215x140mm approx. 70pp. Frontis + 34 other b/w photos illustrations printed on glossy paper. Many contemporary adverts. This issue contains a report on the Welsh Rally 1st/2nd Oct 1960, The Eastern Rally 1960, The Turin Museum and the 2nd part of an article by Peter Hill on the history of the Indianapolis Races as well as the usual, book reviews and enthusiast related articles. Other related items originally enclosed with the bulletin also l... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 53 Wintter 1956-7

By: STANFORD, J.E. (ED) , CLUTTON , C [President]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119780


Small slim P/b Good.Illustrated Magazine.62pp. illustrated b/w plates printed on glossy paper.Some contemporary adverts. This issue shows s Ecurie Bradley: Mors & Frazer-Nash , Madresfiled to front & Frontis ; Doc Taylor at Prescott.[Continental tours , Presteigne , Earl's Court 1956 etc] President C Clutton. Motoring enthusiatic related articles. Insert of Members & their cars. ( Bulletin paper tanned , no inscsps, a little general shelf wear and soiling to covers.C... View more info

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THE BULLETIN OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB No 51 Summer 1956

By: STANFORD, J.E. (ED) , CLUTTON , C [President]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, VINTAGE SPORTS CAR CLUB LTD: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119793


Small slim P/b Good.Illustrated Magazine.62pp. illustrated b/w plates printed on glossy paper.Some contemporary adverts. This issue shows American Visitor Eldredge's Fronty-Ford.to front .The Frontis shows Pomeroy Trophy. Vessey's Lancia at Canons Ashby [ Buxton Rally 1956 / the Vinot-Deguingand story / Spares register / Rob Keiller etc] President C Clutton. Motoring enthusiatic related articles. ( Bulletin paper tanned , no inscsps, a little general shelf wear and so... View more info

Image for A LIFETIME of SLENDER BEAUTY FOR YOU, Joseph Weider's Architect of Beauty , WAIST , HIPS, LEGS

A LIFETIME of SLENDER BEAUTY FOR YOU, Joseph Weider's Architect of Beauty , WAIST , HIPS, LEGS

By: WEIDER , Joseph ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: SWITZERLAND, The CORSANO Co. Ltd Printers: 1955

Seller ID: 122086


Undated c. 1950's?.Lge slim P/b VG. 19pp." Thruway to Beauty Self-Improvement Course" , Post Graduate course no 6 , teachers students Layman/ woman.[ paper card p/b magazine, tight binding, staples clean.Fine throughout no inscsp, no annotaiton.minor handling crease to covers.[ The Corsano Co.Ltd./ Switzerland - Printers] Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

Image for DRESS LIKE A MODEL ON PENNIES A DAY Joseph Weider's Architect of Beauty , Self-Improvement

DRESS LIKE A MODEL ON PENNIES A DAY Joseph Weider's Architect of Beauty , Self-Improvement

By: WEIDER , Joseph ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: SWITZERLAND, The CORSANO Co. Ltd Printers: 1955

Seller ID: 122164


Undated c. 1950's?.Lge slim P/b VG. 30pp." Thruway to Beauty Self-Improvement Course" , Post Graduate course no 7 , teachers students Layman/ woman.[ paper card p/b magazine, tight binding, staples clean.Fine throughout no inscsp, no annotation.The Corsano Co.Ltd./ Switzerland - Printers] Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO COARSE ANGLING

By: WRANGLES , Alan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM LUSCOMBE: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1594


SIGNED BY PUBLISHER William Luscombe.1st ed. Laminated oblong H/b 128pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and many line drawings by Brian Robertshaw.[Signed "William Luscombe" to title page and again to 1/2 title-page plus " For David with with love from Mr & Mrs Luscombe Christmas 1976". Chapters on The Sport, Tackle, Fish, Bait and fishing methods. [ book vg with some edgewear sunning - no other inscsp, tight binding] PLS See our images. View more info