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FIGHTERS.

by (Bennett, George). Hamill, Pete.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1978.
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Garden City, NJ: Dolphin Books, 1978., 1978.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The binding is lightly rubbed with the corners of the front cover bumped. Unnumbered pages including text by Pete Hamill & profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by George Bennett. The first few pages are bumped,else… Read more
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THE HIGH HARD ONE.

by Higbe, Kirby; Quigley, Martin.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1967).
Condition
Very good
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$20.00

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New York: The Viking Press, (1967)., (1967).. Very good. - Octavo, decorative red & green boards backed with black cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a small white stain with a tiny white mark to the cloth of the front cover. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed & chipped with some minor soiling to its front panel.… Read more
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image of [HUNGARIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES' FREEDOM TOUR]: AUTOGRAPHS of 14 HUNGARIAN ATHLETES AND THEIR SPONSORS attending a Dinner Party  hosted by Charles Douglas Jackson and his wife Grace Bristed Jackson at the Dakota in New York City in honor of the DEFECTING HUNGARIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES

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New York, NY: The Dakota, January 1st, 1957., 1957.. Fine. - One page with 14 autographs penned on a gilt-edged, cream-colored sheet measuring 10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide, removed from the guest book of Grace Bristed Jackson and C. D. Jackson. Dated "January 1st, 1957", the signatures are identified along the top as those of guests… Read more
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image of CRICKETANA: including the collections of the late Cecil P. Goodman and the late Mr. C. M. Pardy; To be sold by auction Wednesday 17 June 1987 at 12 noon in the Blenstock Room....

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London: Phillips, Son & Neale, 1987., 1987.. Fine. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wraps with an illustration in black & gray on each cover. 32 pages plus list of Phillips sales with a bid form bound in at rear. 17 full- and half-page illustrations in black, white &… Read more
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image of BRUNO OF HOLLYWOOD PUBLICITY PHOTO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SKIPPY  BAXTER.

BRUNO OF HOLLYWOOD PUBLICITY PHOTO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SKIPPY BAXTER.

by Baxter, Lloyd Valdemar (Skippy). (1919-2012). American figure skater, the first to land the triple Salchow in 1939.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1940].
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$45.00

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circa [1940]., [1940].. Very good. - An original 10 inch high by 8 inch wide black-and-white publicity photo with "Bruno of Hollywood n.y.c." printed in the bottom right corner and the photographer's credits also stampe on the verso. Inscribed in blue ink to the right of the image: "To Fred - / A swell fellow and a wonderfull… Read more
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RIKISHI: THE MEN OF SUMO.

by Sackett, Joel; Benson, Wes.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1986).
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$15.00

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New York / Tokyo: Weatherhill, (1986)., (1986).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. Paper is adhering to the rear panel of the dust jacket causing some loss to the images. xii & 182 pages plus colophon. Profuse photographic illustrations in black & white & color by… Read more
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image of EARLY AMERICAN SPORT: A check-list of books by American and foreign authors  published in America prior to 1860 including Sporting songs.

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New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1953., 1953.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth. The spine is faded. There is a chip to the cloth on the front edge of the front cover & a tiny chip to the bottom edge of the rear cover. xxviii & 234 pages. Illustrated with 12 facsimiles in black & gray. The… Read more
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image of A vintage magazine photographic portrait of the AMERICAN OLYMPIC SPRINTER CHARLEY PADDOCK, who won several gold medals and set world records.

A vintage magazine photographic portrait of the AMERICAN OLYMPIC SPRINTER CHARLEY PADDOCK, who won several gold medals and set world records.

by Paddock, Charley (1900-1943). Considered the "World's Fastest Human" in the 1920's, the American sprinter won several Olympic gold medals.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1928].
Condition
Good
Item Price
$35.00

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Argentina: El Grafico, [1928]., [1928].. Good. - A 12-1/8 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide leaf from the Argentinian sports magazine "El Grafico", with a full-page illustration of the American sprinter Charles "Charley" Paddock portrayed in three-quarter profile from the chest up. The corners are slightly creased and there are stab-marks along the page's right edge. A color… Read more
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LATE INNINGS: A Baseball Companion.

by Angell, Roger.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1982).
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982)., (1982).. Very good. - Octavo, blue boards backed with green cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The edges of the dust wrapper's flaps are darkened. 429 pages. Very good. First edition.In his third baseball book Angell covers the five seasons from spring 1977 to autumn 1981.
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image of A vintage magazine photographic portrait of the YOUNG SWIMMING CHAMPION CORRINE CONDON, who broke the world's record by winning the national A.A.U. Junior 50 yard freestyle swim in 28 seconds at the age of 14.

A vintage magazine photographic portrait of the YOUNG SWIMMING CHAMPION CORRINE CONDON, who broke the world's record by winning the national A.A.U. Junior 50 yard freestyle swim in 28 seconds at the age of 14.

by Conden, Corrine. Swimming champion who, at the age of 14, broke a world's record winning the national A.A.U. Junior 50 yard freestyle swim.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1928].
Condition
Good
Item Price
$25.00

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Argentina: El Grafico, [1928]., [1928].. Good. - A 12-1/8 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide leaf from the Argentinian sports magazine "El Grafico", with a full-page illustration of the young swimming champion Corinne Conden portrayed in profile. Attired in a one-piece swimsuit, the young swimmer poses with one hand on her hip as the other reaches out. The… Read more
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WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN SPORTS.

by Morse, Bryan; editor.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1928.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$75.00

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Washington, DC: National Biographical Society, Inc., 1928., 1928.. Very good. - Thick quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide] navy blue pebbled cloth titled in gilt with a vignette of a discus thrower in gilt within a decorative frame on the front cover. The corners are lightly bumped & the titling on the spine is slightly… Read more
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SEASON TICKET: A Baseball Companion.

by Angell, Roger.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1988.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$15.00

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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1988., 1988.. Very good. - Octavo, light gray boards backed with maroon cloth in a dust wrapper. There is some very light soiling & foxing to the dust jacket with 2 small chips. x & 406 pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition.
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image of DIAMOND GREATS: Profiles and Interviews with 65 of Baseball's History Makers.

DIAMOND GREATS: Profiles and Interviews with 65 of Baseball's History Makers.

by Westcott, Rich.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1988).
Condition
Very good
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$10.00

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(Westport, CT): Meckler Books, (1988)., (1988).. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. The front flap of the dust jacket is slightly foxed & creased and the top & bottom edges of the rear flap are darkened. xii, 388 & [1] pages. Very good. First edition.
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image of 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED BY MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER AND THREE TIMES GOLD MEDAL-WINNER PETER SNELL.

1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED BY MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER AND THREE TIMES GOLD MEDAL-WINNER PETER SNELL.

by Snell, Peter. (b. 1938). Middle-distance runner. A New Zealander, he was the only male since 1920 to win gold medals for both the 800 and 1500 metres at the same Olympics in 1964.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1983.
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$35.00

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Colorado Springs, CO: November 4, 1983., 1983.. Fine. - 3-5/8 inch high by 6-1/2 inch wide envelope marking the XXIII Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles in 1984 with a color vignette of the pole vaulting event on its left side and a postage stamp depicting a pole vaulter at top right. Signed in black ink "Peter Snell".… Read more
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SIMMS TO MCCONKEY: Blood, Sweat and Gatorade.

by McConkey, Phil; and Simms, Phil.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1987).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. (1987)., (1987).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PHIL SIMMS AND PHIL MCCONKEY - Octavo, red cloth backed with blue cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a tiny chip to the paper on the top edge of the rear cover. The rear panel of the dust jacket is slightly rubbed with… Read more
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FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED BY AUSTRIAN ALPINE SKI RACER AND GOLD MEDAL-WINNER TONI SAILER.

by Sailer, Toni. (1935-2009). Great Austrian alpine ski racer and winner of three gold medals at the 1956 Winter Olympics.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1984.
Condition
Fine
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$20.00

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Lake Placid, NY: January 6, 1984.. 1984.. Fine. - A white 3 inch high by 6-1/2 inch wide envelope is illustrated with a black-and-white vignette of winter sports athletes titled below the image "Winter Sports / Ice Dancing, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Hockey" with an Olympics 84 postage stamp. Signed on the address panel "Toni Sailer". Near fine.… Read more
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THE NATIONAL PASTIME: A Review of Baseball History. Vol. 1, No. 1. (Cover title).

by Ritter, Lawrence S.; Fleming, G. H.; Williams, Frank J.; et al. Thorn, John; editor.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(Fall 1982).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$75.00

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(Cooperstown, NY: Society for American Baseball Research, Inc.), (Fall 1982).. (Fall 1982).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JOHN THORN - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The binding is foxed & very lightly bumped with a stain to the front wrap & a chip to the tail of the spine. 87… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY "AMERICA'S FIRST SPORTSCASTER" J. ANDREW WHITE, referring to the Dempsey-Tunney fight and the "Cave of the Winds" at Niagara Falls.

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[Niagara Falls State Park], June 10, 1927.. 1927.. Very good. - Over 17 words penned in ink on a 4-1/4 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide sheet of light blue paper from an autograph album. In his note, J. Andrew White, who had previously broadcast the "Battle of the Century" between Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier in 1921 becoming America's… Read more
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THE WORLD'S GREATEST TEAM: A Portrait of the Boston Celtics, 1957-69.

by Greenfield, Jeff.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1976).
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780394495606
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Random House, (1976).. (1976).. Good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with 2 price-stickers on its front panel. The top edges of its flaps are darkened and foxed and there is a crease to the front flap. 208 & [1] pages. 6 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Very… Read more
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MY TURN AT BAT: The Story of My Life.

by Williams, Ted.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1969).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, (1969).. (1969).. Good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The extremities of the binding are darkened with a crease to the front cover. There is some light foxing to the cloth. The dust jacket is chipped & darkened with short tears & small pieces out. 288 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. <p>First edition.<p>The story… Read more
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