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1 Cruise
Ames, Jennifer Hodder and Stoughton 1935 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
1st published Sept. 1934. This copy is the 1st reprint ed. of April 1935. Original red cloth binding. Top edge red. Previous owner's signature and date on the front endpaper. Some light foxing and a forwards lean to the spine. Boards are rubbed at the spine ends and corners. 318 pages. Other works by Jennifer Ames include Good Sport, Pandora Lifts the Lid, Anything but Love, and Romance for Sale. 053433 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
12 GB United? British Olympic Football and the end of the amateur dream
Menary, Steve Pitch Publishing 2010 1905411928 / 9781905411924 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. RRP. 15.99. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 320pp. 302740 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
2 Once Were Lions: The Players' Stories - Inside the World's Most Famous Rugby Team
Connor, Jeff ; Hannan, Martin HarperSport London 2009 0007241526 / 9780007241521 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. There is a very short nick at the base of the spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 369. 104345 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
13 The Blameless Sport: Some Piscatory Excursions in Prose and Verse
Morris, Wilfred Walter ; with an introduction by Sir George B. Douglas Methuen & Co. Ltd Essex Street, London 1929 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Original green cloth. Gilt ruled upper board with gilt spine titles. Some light marks to the rear board and rubs to the spine ends and corners. The binding is firm. Some foxing throughout. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. pp. xii, 208. 307796 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Sport Shooting: Rifles and Shotguns
Diez, Octavio ; translated into English by David Buss Udyat 2006 8493392480 / 9788493392482 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304054 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
14 Dance: The Study of Dance and the Place of Dance in Society - Proceedings of the VIII Commonwealth and International Conference on Sport, Physical Education, Dance, Recreation and Health [Conference '86 Glasgow, 18-23 July]
Patron: H.R.H. The Princess Anne E. & F. N. SPON 1986 0419139400 / 9780419139409 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Laminated boards. Slightly faded spine. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. pp. xi, 342. 104250 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Sporting Scot
edited by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong Birlinn 2003 1841582824 / 9781841582825 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book is new and not previously owned, but the pages have slightly darkened / tanned due to its age. Original RRP 12.99. 314pp. A selection of writing from novels, short stories and light verse, together with some memorable sports journalism. 303707 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
15 Willie Maley: The Man Who Made Celtic
Potter, David W. Tempus Publishing 2004 075243229x / 9780752432298 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. RRP. 14.99. This book chronicles Willie Maley's playing career, the building of the great Edwardian Celtic team, the devastating effect of the Great War and the wealth of talent that he uncovered until he left office in 1940.223pp. 303444 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
5 The Sporting Scot
edited by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong Birlinn 2003 1841582824 / 9781841582825 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book is new and not previously owned, but the pages have slightly darkened / tanned due to its age. Original RRP 12.99. 314pp. A selection of writing from novels, short stories and light verse, together with some memorable sports journalism. 303708 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
16 Squash Rackets
Snell, Edward; Moss, Major T.; Tomkinson, Captain. J. E. Seeley Service & Co., Ltd Original Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Yellow cloth binding. Small bookseller's stamp on the front endpaper. No marks or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price-clipped. The dust jacket is a little grubby to the rear cover. Now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 32pp. Image available on request. 011468 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
6 New Sporting Stories
G. G. Bellairs & Co. London 1896 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Victorian pictorial cloth binding, overall grayed with a few small marks, minor bumps to corners, and some rubs to the spine ends and corners. Some foxing to the texblock edges; interior otherwise very clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foredges untrimmed. Binding firm and sound. pp. vii, 218. 20cm. 301326 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
17 The Story of Cricket (A Ladybird Easy-Reading Book, Series 606C)
Southgate, Vera ; with illustrations by Jack Matthew Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Buff boards with blue line illustration and titles. A little bruise at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm, pages clean and tight. No marks or creasing to pages. pp. 52. The dust jacket is a little bruised at the edges and has a few very light marks, with some foxing to the top edge of the rear dust jacket flap. Plain yellow back cover, with ladybird logo centre. No other titles listed on the rear dust jacket flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308764 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 Rugby Football Tactics
Gwilliam, John Stanley Paul London 1958 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Previous owner's signature and date on the front endpaper. Some pale brown staining / foxing blooms to the front endpaper and the front flap of the dust jacket. Lighter marks to the rear endpaper and rear flap of the dust jacket. Foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Some notes and underlining in the text, in pencil. pp. 104. Dust jacket rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short tears and light creasing. Front flap not price clipped. A good working / reference copy. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107055 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 The Story of Cricket, A Ladybird 'Easy-Reading' Book (Ladybird Book, Series 606C)
Southgate, Vera ; with illustrations by Jack Matthew Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721400752 / 9780721400754 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; a later printing from c. 1969. There are some slightly grubby / greyish marks to the back cover and a very pale stain to the spine. Otherwise in really nice, clean and tight, condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages. Binding nice and firm. Printed 9-digit ISBN number and price of 2/6 on the back cover. Tally of over 230 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover and both titles in the series listed on the back. 51pp. 105269 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 English Sports and Pastimes
Hole, Christina B. T. Batsford Ltd 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. Boards are bright, clean and binding firm but there is significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to endpapers and pastedowns. Top edge red. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket and to dust jacket flaps. The dust jacket is otherwise bright and clean, with just some light rubs to edges. Front flap not price clipped. The jacket design is reproduced from an early nineteenth-century print. pp. viii, 183. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105795 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 The Story of Football (A Ladybird Easy-Reading Book, Series 606C)
Southgate, Vera ; with illustrations by Jack Matthew Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Buff boards with blue line illustration and titles. The binding is firm and tight and pages fresh and free from handling creases. There is a very small orange mark to the edge / margin of page 6. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and there is a short tear, approx. 1cm, at the top edge of the front cover. pp. 52. Front flap not price clipped. Two titles and tally of 100 listed on the rear dust jacket flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308766 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 Geoff Hurst, My Autobiography: 1966 and all that
Hurst, Geoff Headline 2005 0755314549 / 9780755314546 First Thus Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Updated 40th anniversary edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent fine, as new condition. DJ not price clipped [18.99]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 340pp. 303410 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 The Wandering Gun
Stanford, J. K. Geoffrey Bles London 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards; slightly faded at the spine and top edge. A gift inscription written in pen on the reverse of the front endpaper. The binding is firm. A little light foxing. The dust jacket has some tears and chips at the top of spine, and a couple of other short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 207. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107076 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Geoff Hurst, My Autobiography: 1966 and all that
Hurst, Geoff Headline 2005 0755314549 / 9780755314546 First Thus Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Updated 40th anniversary edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent fine, as new condition. DJ not price clipped [18.99]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 340pp. 303411 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 Adventures on the Great Rivers: Romantic Incidents and Perils of Travel, Sport, and Exploration Throughout the World
Stead, Richard Seeley and Co. Limited London 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Decorative pictorial cloth; boards bright and vibrant but with a few small light marks. Boards are bruised at the spine ends, with rubs to the cloth at the spine ends, edges and corners and a little loss to the cloth at the top corner of the front board. Presentation prize Sunday School bookplate on the front pastedown. Binding is firm but there is significant scattered foxing throughout. pp. 340, plates, 16. Long flattened creases to the first and last few pages. First edition. 106037 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
11 Passing Shots
Keating, Frank Robson Books Ltd 1988 086051532X / 9780860515326 First Edition Original Cloth Fine Nr Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall John Jenson 
The dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 267pp. 009417 
Price: 4.00 GBP

     



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