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St. Louis: Rawlings Manufacturing Company, 1949. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. [16]pp. Illustrated. Stapled illustrated red wrappers. Slight toning along the edge of the front wrap, else near fine. Detailed instructions with illustrations of the care, cleaning, and repair of uniforms. Scarce. *OCLC* locates no copies.
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No Hall of Shame

by BAKER, Cleo C. (Elvis Presley, sort of)

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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[No place]: Cleo C. Baker, 1978. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. 24mo. 72pp. Illustrated wrappers. Frontispiece illustration of Elvis Presley's birthplace in Tupelo, and of Graceland. Slight wear at the bottom of the spine, very good or better. Signed by the author on the final page. Football fiction written with three of the characters to be played by… Read more
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Inside the Astrodome: Eighth Wonder of the World

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
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£29.72

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Houston: Houston Sports Association, 1965. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 256pp. Illustrated. Illustrated wrappers. A bit of rubbing on front wrap, corners lightly bumped else near fine. Elaborate promotional magazine for the domed stadium.
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Toss: A Novel

by ESIASON, Boomer and Lowell Cauffiel

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
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£26.01

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(New York): Dutton, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Octavo. Illustrated. A touch of foxing on the page edges else fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Esiason to Bill Boggs, the four-time Emmy Award-winning New York television talk show host, who interviewed the author on his show: "Bill,Thanks for a great show! Boomer Esiason.
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A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges

by STAGG, A. Alonzo and Henry L. Williams

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Published
1894
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Near Fine
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£1,634.82

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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1894. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Appleton edition, "revised to date" from the 1893 first edition published in Hartford. 12mo. 274pp., illustrated with diagrams. Blue cloth gilt illustrated on the front board with the image of a football player. Fine in a very good original unprinted paper dustwrapper, with a piece cut… Read more
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image of (Football handbill): Professional Football. Forbes Field. Pittsburgh vs Cincinnatti(sic). Admission 55c - 75c - $1.10

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Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Football Club, 1934. Unbound. Fine. Die-cut printed football-shaped handbill on orange card. Fine. Advertisement for a game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds. Both the Pirates (later to become the Steelers) and the Reds (who lasted only until 1934 before folding) were founded in 1933. Attractive and scarce.
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Grantland Rice's Cities Service Football Guide for 1933

by RICE, Grantland

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Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
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£111.47

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[No place]: Cities Service Oil Company, 1933. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Oblong octavo. [30]pp. Illustrated. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Offsetting on two facing pages from old clippings, else near fine. Concentrated on college football, it includes articles on football strategy (by George Byrnes), the evolution of the rules, schedules, the previous years standings, areas to score games, and… Read more
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Pittsburgh: Rodgers Dairy, 1953. Unbound. Fine. Small yellow card printed both sides. About fine. Promotional schedule for Pittsburgh football teams.
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Jigsaw Puzzle of a Little Boy Football Player

by SMITH, Jessie Willcox

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
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[No place: no publisher, 1915. Unbound. Very Good. Wooden jigsaw puzzle. Mearsuing 5¼" x 9½". Illustrated paper over wood. Artist signature in the design in lower left corner. A bit sunned and light rubbing, very good or better. Currently shrink-wrapped onto card. Very scarce.
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Forty Years of Football

by HERRING, Donald Grant, Sr. (Heff Herring)

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Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
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£557.33

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New York: Carlyle House, 1940. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, deluxe issue. Octavo. Full pigskin gilt. 308pp. Illustrated from photographs. A bit of rubbing at the joints, else a nice, near fine copy. This is copy number 19 of 100 numbered copies Signed by the author. Near fine, with a couple of rubbed spots on the spine, lacking… Read more
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Lou Little's Football

by LITTLE, Lou and Arthur Sampson

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Published
1934
Condition
Good
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Leominster, Mass: Leominster Printing, 1934. Hardcover. Good/Fair. First edition. Small octavo. 224pp. Diagrams. Drink rings on front board, thus a good only copy in fair dustwrapper with corresponding rings on the front panel, and chipping, particularly on the front panel. A book about the fundamentals of both watching and playing football by the coach of the Columbia University… Read more
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Rough Stuff: A Bronc Burnett Story

by McCORMICK, Wilfred

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Illustrated boards. Faint ring on front board, else about very good.
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Garry Grayson's Football Rivals

by DAWSON, Elmer A.

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Published
1926
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Near Fine
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Early owner's name, else near fine lacking the dustwrapper.
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Garry Grayson's Winning Touchdown or Putting Passmore Tech on the Map

by DAWSON, Elmer A.

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by Walter S. Rogers. One letter marked on the spine, else near fine lacking the dustwrapper.
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On the Forty Yard Line

by WRIGHT, Jack

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Published
1948
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Near Fine
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Cleveland and New York: World Publishing, 1948. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Reprint. Illustrated glossy boards as issued. Edgewear on the boards and age-toning at the edges of the pages, very good.
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What Price Football: A Player's Defense of the Game

by WOOD, Barry

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Published
1932
Condition
Near Fine
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£371.55

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1932. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Red cloth gilt. Very small stain on the foredge encroaching a tiny bit on the margin of a few leaves, else near fine in very good or better dustwrapper with small chips and tears. Signed by the author, Harvard's consensus All-American quarterback and a member of the… Read more
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Principles of Football

by HEISMAN, John W.

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
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£743.10

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St. Louis: Sports Publishing Bureau, 1921. Softcover. Very Good. First edition (preceding the hardcover issue by a year). Octavo. 118, [1]pp., diagrams. Pictorial wrappers. Neat, old tape reinforcing the spine, sporting good store stamp on first leaf, modest overall wear from use, a handsome very good copy. How-to book mostly aimed at high schools, by a guy who… Read more
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Notre Dame One Hundred Years

by HOPE, Arthur J.

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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£18.58

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Notre Dame, Indiana: University Press, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Revised edition. Octavo. 500pp. Stain on rear board thus very good in very good dustwrapper with a modest corresponding stain on the rear panel.
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Gipp of Notre Dame

by [PETERSON, James A.]

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Published
1960
Condition
Fine
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£92.89

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[Chicago: Hinckley & Schmitt, 1960. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrated from photographs and with drawn vignettes. Blue cloth decorated in gilt. A little sunning at the spine ends, near fine. Signed by the anonymous author. Attractively designed and printed tribute to George Gipp. Uncommon.
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Pro Football: Its "Ups" and "Downs" A Light-hearted History of the Post Graduate Game

by MARCH, Harry A., Dr

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Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
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£334.40

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(Albany: The Author / J.B. Lyon Company, 1939. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Introduction (here referred to as a "kick-off") by Grantland Rice. "Between Halves" by Bill Corum. "Final Whistle" by Paul Gallico. Octavo. Green cloth decorated in gilt. Lacks front fly, a little rubbing, else very good or better certainly issued without dustwrapper. Signed by the author… Read more
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