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Outrageous!: The Fine Life and Flagrant Good Times of Basketball's Irresistible Force

by BARKLEY, Charles and Roy S. Johnson

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780671737993
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$40.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. 315pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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Lady Hoopsters: A History of Women's Basketball in America

by FORD, Linda

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
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$200.00

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Northampton, Ma: Half Moon Books, 2000. Softcover. Fine. First edition, paperback original. Octavo. 174pp. Illustrated from photographs. One corner very slightly bumped else fine in wrappers. The author also wrote *Iron-Jawed Angels: The Militancy of the National Woman's Party.* Issued by a small press, and very uncommon.
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Lady Hoopsters: A History of Women's Basketball in America

by FORD, Linda

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
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$225.00

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Northampton, Massachusetts: Half Moon Books, 2000. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 174pp. Illustrated from photographs. Spine modestly faded, thus near fine. Signed by the author, who also wrote *Iron-Jawed Angels: The Militancy of the National Woman's Party.* Issued by a small press, and surprisingly uncommon.
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$225.00
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To the Top

by WARNOCK, Kathleen

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
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$400.00

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New York: Samuel French, 1991. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. 12mo. 77, [3]pp. Stapled wrappers. Playwright's address label affixed inside front cover and wrappers a trifle age-toned, else very near fine. Inscribed by Warnock to the director and author: "To Garson Kanin, Who said 'write parts for tall women.' Good Advice! Kathleen." An interesting association. A play about… Read more
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image of Pioneers of Black Sport: The Early Days of the Black Professional Athlete in Baseball, Basketball, Boxing and Football

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1975. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 305pp. Corners very slightly bumped else fine in very good plus dustwrapper with some rubbing and very small nicks and tears. Account of pioneer black sports figures by a black journalist.
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$65.00
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Hoops

by MYERS, Walter Dean

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
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$125.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1981. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Octavo. 183, [2]pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Basketball novel by a noted African-American writer. An especially nice copy.
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$125.00
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(Photo album): Six Decades of America seen through a Family's Photographs

by KIRCHER and Tuggle Families of Georgia

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
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$1,400.00

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Georgia / Massachusetts / Vermont / Canada / Virginia / Pennsylvania, 1976. Softcover. Near Fine. Oblong quarto. measuring 11" x 7.5". String tied Black cloth over flexible boards. Contains 312 black and white gelatin silver or sepia toned photographs measuring between 3" x 2" and 5.5" x 3.5" with some captions. Some edgewear else near fine album with… Read more
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Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season

by SHIELDS, David

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780609806661
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$25.00

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New York: Crown, 1999. Softcover. Fine. First paperback edition. Glossy, pictorial wrappers. Fine. Affectionately Inscribed to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco from the author. A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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image of [Newspaper]: Four-Star Sports Coast-to-Coast. Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 3, No. 11 (lacking No. 10)

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Green Bay, Wisconsin and Los Angeles: Four-Star Sports / Hidalgo Printing, 1941. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Run of 10 (of 11) issues. Each issue measuring 4½" x 6" and consisting of a single leaf folded to make four pages (two issues have a second leaf laid in, making six pages). Uniform age-toning but the paper is supple and… Read more
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$800.00
image of [Broadside]: Help - Police - Murder. Bristol Tramps vs. New Britain Pros... Preliminary: N.B. Girl Pros vs Broad Brook Girls

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New Britain, Connecticut: [George] Paris & Holst Ent, 1946. Unbound. Near Fine. Photographically illustrated broadside on thin cardstock. Approximately 14" x 22". Modest age-toning at the extremities, else near fine. While we are unaware of the meaning of the headline "Help - Police - Murder," the poster advertises a basketball game between two fairly prominent semi-pro men's basketball… Read more
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$600.00
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(New York): HarperCollins. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. 254pp. Remainder mark, near fine in a fine dustwrapper.
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$20.00
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Pitched from the Past: The Journey of "The Matchless Baseball"

by de la TORRE, Dan and Diane Marcou

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780964385702
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$45.00

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(Holiday, Florida: Tradewinds, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. 114pp. Illustrated in black and white. Foreword by Mel Harder and Tommy Henrich. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Pull out set of 24 players from the 1934 All-star team on card stock in back. Review copy with letter from author to former editor of AB Bookman's Weekly Jacob L. Chernofsky laid… Read more
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Duke Casanova

by LIPSCOMB, Ken

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Published
1958
Condition
Fine
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$375.00

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New York: Exposition Press, 1958. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a slight bit of toning at the spine. Vanity press soft-core porn novel by a former Harlem Globetrotter who presumably played basketball better than he wrote. "She pulled me against her with the strength of five women impersonators, scorching my tongue… Read more
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image of [Portrait Photograph]: B.H.S. Black Women's Basketball Team

[Portrait Photograph]: B.H.S. Black Women's Basketball Team

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
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$1,200.00

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1914. Unbound. Very Good. Gelatin silver image on thick card. Approximately 4.5" x 3.25". A little rubbing along the edges, very good or better. A nice image of 13 young African-American women. In the center of the photo, one woman holds a basketball lettered "B.H.S. 1914." According to the website "The Brooklyn Game" (http://thebrooklyngame.com/brooklyns-first-basketball-team/): "Brooklyn was home… Read more
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image of 20th Annual State Basketball Tournament of the West Virginia High School Athletic Union Sponsored by Kelly Miller High School, Souvenir Program. Clarksburg, West Virginia, March 10th and 11th, 1944

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Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1944. Softcover. Very Good. Quarto. [8]pp. Stapled photographically illustrated wrappers. Owner's name on front wrap, staples oxidized, corner chipped but present at bottom of the front wrap, a sound and very good copy of a cheaply printed program. Program for the state championship tournament for segregated schools. The former owner has written in the scores;… Read more
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$300.00
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Taking to the Air: The Rise of Michael Jordan

by NAUGHTON, Jim

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780446516297
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$20.00

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(New York): Warner Books, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Second printing. 264pp. Black and white photographic illustrations. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a touch of rubbing.
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image of [Pacific Palisades High School Yearbook]: Surf '75

[Pacific Palisades High School Yearbook]: Surf '75

by (ROBACK, Dave, Kiki Vandeweghe, etc.)

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
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$350.00

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Pacific Palisades, California: Palisades High School, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 264pp., illustrated. Illustrated boards. Modest soiling, multiple inscriptions, overall near fine. An interesting high school yearbook that seems to capture the 70s zeitgeist, with the covered decorated in graffiti style. The book seems to have been compiled somewhat haphazardly (perhaps also as part of the… Read more
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$350.00
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Signed Card

by COUSY, Bob

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Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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Unbound. Fine. Approximately 2.75" x 5" card with a mounted Signature: "Bob Cousy" with a small mounted illustration. Paper the slightest bit toned, else fine.
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Signed Photograph

by MIKAN, George

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Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
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$450.00

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1944. Unbound. Very Good. Measuring 7¾" x 10". Sepia-toned photograph of Mikan in his De Paul University basketball uniform. Some modest soiling at the margins, tiny tape remnants on verso. Signed by Mikan on his leg: "Best wishes, George L. Mikan." Mikan was one of professional basketball's first superstars. His early autographs are relatively uncommon.
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image of [Archive]: New York American Basketball Club. Letter File No. 1 Beginning August 9, 1940

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Softcover. Very Good. Card wrappers brad bound at the top. File of correspondence covering the years between 1940 and 1942, including original correspondence, retained carbon copies, original responses, some early-format photocopied responses, telegrams, and mimeographed flyers. Nearly 40 separate items in total. Modest soiling on the wrappers, very good or better. Files for a fairly serious traveling basketball… Read more
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$1,250.00