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Clyde Baker's Modern Gunsmithing : A Revision of the Classic

By: Baker, Clyde; Traister, John E

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: haz.al6164

ISBN: 0811709833

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations & Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 598 pages; 1981 Stackpole Books large, thick HC/DJ Revised edition. Bright, tight and very neat in crisp, clean dust jacket with a touch of light wear to the top edge of the rear panel. VG+/VG+. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Death of a Low Handicap Man

By: Ball, Brian

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28727

ISBN: 0802754031

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


1974 Walker & Co HC/DJ 1st printing. Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift insc ins cvr. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped ins flap.NF-/NF; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift inscription to front endpage. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped from top corner of front flap. NF/VG++ View more info

Pennsylvania's Big 33 Football Yearbook, July 1961 Program

By: Big 33

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hershey PA, 1961

Seller ID: 31331

Condition: Very Good


Photographs & ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages; 1961 Game program and yearbook for the annual PA Big 33 football game held at Hershey. Magazine format in glossy color illustrated wraps. Profusely illustrated with player featured ads for local and national businesses. Light handling and storage wear. Overall about VG View more info

Lion Country; Inside Penn State Football

By: Bilovsky, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: West Point, NY, Leisure Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23948

ISBN: 0880110724

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 176 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Inscribed by author and by linebacker U alumni, John Skorupan, who went on to play for the Buffalo Bills. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Willy Boeckl on Figure Skating

By: Boeckl, Willy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Moore Publishing Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23994

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations and Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 212 pages; Sound and neat in original dark maroon cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and cover. Mild eubbing and distress to cloth at spine ends and corners. Light toning and offset discoloration in the endpage gutters typical in 1930's era books. A faint shallow damp line across the top corner of the first few leaves. Illustrated throughout with B/W photographs and skating diagrams. VG- ... Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Building Body Power, Posed by 12 of America's Most Perfectly Developed Men

By: Bonomo, Joe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Joe Bonomo Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25238

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; 1st edition. Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, fresh and neat with just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers at edges. Profusely illustrated from photographs. Trace shelf soiling to cover. Handsome copy. The very uncommon first mail order publication from Joe Bonomo. NF View more info

The Modern Vikings Stories of Life and Sport in the Norseland

By: Boyesen, H. H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 13850

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations and Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Publisher's green gloth with illustrations to cover and spine. Titles brightly stamped in gilt to cover and spine. Binding sound if a little out of square. A few stray bits of shelf soiling to covers. Contents neat with no marks. VG View more info

Treasury Of Great Gambling Stories

By: Brunner, Robert K. (Ed. ) and Ely Culbertson (Intro. ) ; Twain; Harte; Crane; Etc.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Ziff Davis Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18844

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 382 pages; Square, sound and neat in original, worn dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket missinfg an inch from the top and bottom of the spine panel with some surface and edge rubbing. Contents clean and neat. Unommon in dust jacket. VG/G View more info

The Broad Jump; [flip book] Cine-Sports Library

By: Cromwell, Dean B.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, International Sports, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 26491

Condition: Good+


Photographs (flip-motion); Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; Small, oblong format paperback in textured black wraps with title lettering to cover in gold. Spine unlettered, as issued. Includes discussion of technique, diet and exercises for the event, but is chiefly distinguished by the flip motion series of photographs demonstrating technique and exercises. Profsuely illustrated with b/w photographs. Solid and clean with just light handling and dulling to the covers and light soiling to the title page. Uncommon. G++ to VG- View more info

The Real Babe Ruth

By: Daniel, Dan & H. G. Salsinger

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, C. C. Spink & Son: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32668

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; Larger trade sized paperback in original pictorial wraps over side staple binding. Original edition, published shortly after the slugger's death. Short stress crack across the spine edge of the covers with reader creasing along the front cover fold and a bit of furring and rub to spine ends. Light general shelf wear to cover edges. Last page has a short tear to the paper at the marginof the front edge. Expected mild toning to page stock. Ink stamp of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown to the top edge of the title page; presumably this co... View more info

The Baseball Research Journal, 1975 Fourth Annual Historical & Statistical Review

By: Davids, L. Robert (Ed. )

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Washington DC, Society for American Baseball Research (SABR): 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 38613

ISBN: 0910137021

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; Paperback is tigtly bound in original pictorial yellow card stock wraps. 2nd printing. Trace toning to paper at spine edge. NF View more info

Lancaster Country Club; The First Hundred Years

By: Eshelman, John B. and William A. Mehler, Jr.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster Country Club: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38091

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 136 pages; Large-format HC/DJ. Bright, clean and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Illustrated with photographs and reproduced artwork. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and worn at edges. Prior owner name penned to front endpage. A few checkmarks in the appendix next to the owner's name in years he was winner of the Shaub abd Starub Cups. VG-/VG-... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Rethinking C. L. R. James

By: Farred, Grant (Ed. ) & James, C. L. R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Durham, N. C., Blackwell Publishers: 1996

Seller ID: 30582

ISBN: 155786599X

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound and generally neat. Mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges; corners lightly bumped. Prior owner's name penned to front end page. Neat unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

My Shooting Box

By: Forester, Frank and Robert Ball (Illust)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Press: 1941

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 26530

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Hand colored frontis and title pages, woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 187 pages; Hardcover in original pebbled blue cloth with pictorial vignette and rules to edges of cover brightly in gilt; title design at spine just a little dulled, as usual. Tightly bound and fresh; contents printed by Eugene Connett on laid paper at the Derrydale Press. Hand colored frontis engraving by Ball and handcolored illustrated title page. Limited edition # 137 of 250 copies. usual light toning in the endpage gutters from the period binder's glue. Top edge gilt. Most pages unopened at the front edge. ... View more info

LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING

By: FORSBERG, GERALD

Price: $67.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1957

Seller ID: haz.al6055

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photos, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 189 pages; 1957 Routledge & Kegan Paul HC 1st printing. Original blue boards with titling in silver to spine. Sound and unmarked in snug binding. Boards mildly shelf soiled and with light rubbing at spine ends and corners. Board peeking through at top front corner. Lacking dust jacket, else VG- View more info

Big Daddy A Career Pictorial Vol. 1

By: Garlits, Don & Michael Mikulice & Profusely illustrated

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Ocala, FL, Museum of Drag Racing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33939

ISBN: 0962656526

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 216 pages; [SIGNED] 1994 Museum of Drag Racing. Oversize paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition. Inscribed and signed by Garlits in black marker on the half-title page. Though bright and snug - the book has been subject to a shipping event with resulting stress creasing to the covers and the pages. (See photos). Profusely illustrated with photographs. Aside from the stressing creasing to the book cover and pages it is bright and snug. Good only thus ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or internati... View more info

Wheeling through Europe

By: Garrison, Winfred Ernest

Price: $95.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Christian Publishing Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24593

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages; HC 1st edition is sound and neat in original blue cloth with title-lettering and pictorial design in gilt to front cover and spine. Light shelf rub to cloth at corners; spine ends lightly rubbed and nicked. Trace crayon mark to front endpaper. Spine slightly shelf-cocked and a little shaken. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpaper. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Uncommon. VG- to VG View more info

Pacealong

By: Gocher, W. H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., W. H. Gocher: 1928

Seller ID: 23917

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 455 pages; Snug, solid and neat in original flexible, pebbled green cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Just very mild shelf rubbing to cloth at corners and spine ends. Expected light toning to page stock. Vol. II of a 3 volume series on racing pacer horses. Illustrated with B/W photo frontis of Edward Geers along with 12 additional photos of celebrated pacers, trotters and personalities associated with harness racing. VG View more info

Man with a Racket, the Autobiography of Pancho Gonzales

By: Gonzales, Pancho & Cy Rice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A S Barnes: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39292

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original photo pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed and worn at edges with shallow chipping at spine ends. Light shelf soiling to jacket rear panel. Dust jacket price clipped at front flap. VG/VG- View more info

Stunts and Synchronized Swimming

By: Goss, Gertrude & Virginia Dix Sterling (Illust)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melrose, MA, Self Published: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35134

Condition: Very Good+


B&W drawings and diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; Self-published by author. Bound in original red card stock covers with black platic comb binding. 1st edition. Bright clean copy with mild shelf rubbing to cover edges. A few instances of superficial soiling to first and last couple of leaves. Illustrated with b&w drawings and diagrams by Dix Sterling. Uncommon in original edition. VG View more info