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A Diver's Guide to Cape Ann

By fred Calhoun and Chris Christensen

Boston: Self Published, 1988. soft cover, staple-bound, as issued., no flaws or notable wear. clean, no markings, tears, creases.; 28pp., scarce title.. Seventh Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

Sayonara Home Run!: The Art of the Japanese Baseball Card

By John Gall and Gary Engel

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., small remainder mark to bottom edge near spine. no other flaws or wear. clean. no other markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding. no hard cover issued.; english text. foreword by steven heller., 191pp., illustrated throughout in color. pleasing intersection of baseball, portraiture, graphic design, ephemera, and japanese aesthetics.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

Athletics and Out-Door Sports for Women

By Lucille Eaton Hill, et al.

NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1911. hard cover. illustrated cloth binding., only slight wear to exterior, minor. clean, no writing or markings. sturdy binding. no bumps, spotting, labels.; first published in 1903., xvii-339pp., plus publisher's ads at back. over 200 illustrations. covers every sport and some activities outside of traditional sports, like dance.. Early Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

Arthur Cravan: Poete et Boxeur

By Roger Lloyd Conover, Maria Lluisa Borras, Jean-Pierre Begot, Bernard Heidsieck

Paris: Galerie 1900 2000, 1992. wrappers, as issued., no real flaws - only the slightest signs of use. sewn binding. a well preserved copy.; french text with partial english translation.; apprx. 100 pages. illustrated in color, b/w. this copy is inscribed by roger l. conover, on the title page., errata slip laid-in.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$54.00

Football Hooliganism in Europe: Security and Civil Liberties in the Balance
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Football Hooliganism in Europe: Security and Civil Liberties in the Balance

By Anastassia Tsoukala

Houndmills, Basingstoke/NY: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009. hardcover, illustrated boards., back board has tiny wrinkle to top fore-corner-tip, negligible, no internal impact. no flaws - clean, no names, writing, or markings. tight binding. appears unused.; viii-179pp., covers the period 1965-2008.. First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.00

The Book of the First American Chess Congress: Containing the Proceedings of That Celebrated Assemblage, Held in New York, in the Year 1857
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The Book of the First American Chess Congress: Containing the Proceedings of That Celebrated Assemblage, Held in New York, in the Year 1857

By Daniel W. Fiske

Zurich: Edition Olms AG, 1985. hardcover, leather, or leather-like covered boards with gilt lettering. issued without dust jacket?., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, strong binding. a well preserved copy.; facsimile reprint of 1859 edition. number/band 60 in series, tschaturanga: darstellungen und quellen zur geschichte des schachspiels.; 563pp., frontispiece chess board design dedication to paul morphy. original english text.; this listing includes a follow-up book from the same series - the second, third and fourth american chess congress cleveland 1871/chicago 1874/philadelphia 1876. same publisher and binding.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$68.00

The Theory and Technique of Women's Basket Ball

By Marjorie E. Fish

Boston/NY: D. C. Heath and Co., 1929. hardcover, tan cloth with black lettering., minor wear to corners and spine at top and bottom edges. textblock edges very lightly age-toned. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, strong binding and hinges. a well preserved copy.; xiv-137pp., b/w photos and diagrams. both basket ball and basketball are used in or on the book. detailed training manual. scarce title.. No Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$59.00

Modern Grandmaster Chess: As Exemplified in the 1964 USSR Zonal Tournament

By Andrew Karklins

Chicago: Chicago Chess Books, 1974. hardcover in dust jacket., two faded smudge marks to back board, under dj. textblock edges lightly age-toned. no other flaws, no writing or text marking, sound binding and hinges.; 118pp., two pages of b/w photos. spassky, stein, bronstein, kholmov, korchnoi, suetin, geller.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

The Book of Chess Lists

By Grandmaster Andy Soltis

Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 1984. cloth, hardcover., in corner of front pastedown there is a barely discernible owner name, 80% erased or faded. no other flaws - clean, tightly bound, no text markings.; vi-218pp., interesting compilation of facts, lists, trivia, dates, and assorted chess miscellanea.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Blackjack and the Law
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Blackjack and the Law

By I. Nelson Rose and Robert A. Loeb

Oakland, CA: RGE Publishing, 1998. paperback original., small, faint stain to spot on top edge, negligible. no other flaws.; INSCRIBED by co-author nelson rose on title page.; 245pp.; contains information and facts regarding casino blackjack, card counting, casino regulations, legal statutes, tax issues. useful for the professional gambler.; increasingly scarce title.. Signed by Co-Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.00