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The Sport of Queens: The Autobiography of Dick Francis 1st US ED

by Francis Dick

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1969
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Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1969. X-Library with the usual faults found. The exciting life story of a champion steeplechase jockey who is also a world-famous suspense novelist. Frontispiece photo titled "Grand National 1956". Other photographs accompany text. Photo illustrated dust jacket has origional price intact and remains bright and clean. Tape residue on front and back boards.A… Read more
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Archery

by Heath, E.G

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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$11.50

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Toronto: Cole's Publishing Company Limited, 1980. Illustrated card wraps. This book will help both beginners and more accomplished archers to achieve their own personal level of success. It offers expert advice on : Correct Equipment....Proper Technique and Safety and 100 step-by-step photos. repleat with Appendix A (Target Rounds)....Appendix B (Useful Addresses). A bright, tight copy with that "new" feel… Read more
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The Wind Is Free. Windsurfing With Ken Winner

by Winner, Ken & Roger Jones

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780919694026
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$14.50

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Toronto: Roger Jones Books, 1980. U.S. Champion Ken Winner and Canadian writer Roger Jones have combined their talents to teach and demonstrate the skill of balance, precision and speed. Illustrated witrh over 200 b/w photographs and drawings and 10 full-page color photos. Content includes: chapters on how to get started, appropriate attire, buying and maintaining equipment, racing and freestyle… Read more
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Hockey Twenty Years : An Official Publication of The NHL

by Diamond Dan and Lew Stubbs

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780385251204
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$27.50

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1987. Photo illustrated (Wayne Gretzky) card covers. Hockey: Twenty Years - The NHL since 1967. The best moments in hockey from the past twenty years. Detailed coverage of the years 1967 to 1987, the 20 most exciting games, two 20-man All-Star teams, 20 trends that shaped today's hockey - all offered in the contents. Forty full-color… Read more
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Skier's Paradise. 100 Best Ski Runs In North America

by Lund, Morten and Bob Laurie

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$36.50

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1967. A one-of-a-kind guide to the best ski runs in North America. A striking combination of superb pictures by the world's top sport photographers and text by two talented ski-writers shows every skiier which areas are the "BIG" ones and which trails are the ones to try. Examples: Aspen, Sugarloaf, Mount Washington,… Read more
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NHL Hockey. The Official Book of the Game

by Diamond, Dan..... Consulting Publisher

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600571292
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$32.50

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London: Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1990. An encyclopedia of the greatest names ever to be involved in the professional game. It offers.... histories of every team in the NHL.... extensive coverage of Hall of Fame Members and a glossary of terms. Lavishly illustrated in colour and b/w. This book brings together more than 500 descriptions of the people, teams,… Read more
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Walking My Way

by Merrill John

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780701124007
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$22.50

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London: Chatto & Windus. The Hogarth Press, 1984. John Merrill is the world's leading professional walker. He first came to the public's attention in 1978 when he walked all the way round the coastline of Britain, a distance of some 7,000 miles.In this handbook for walkers of all kinds, he offers advice on clothing and equipment, training program, planning the… Read more
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The Mountaineers. Famous Climbers In Canada

by Dowling Phil

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888301703
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$26.50

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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1979. The Mountaineers is a splendid and entertaining tribute to nine men and one woman whose unique skills and accomplishments have made significant contributions to Canadian alpine history. The inceadible stories of climbers who have the challenge of the mountains and met it in their own extraordinary ways: Albert McCarthy, Phyl Munday, Conrad Kain, Ed Feutz, Val… Read more
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The Guts to Win

by Blalock Jane with Dwayne Netland. Introduction By Billie Jean King

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780914178125
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$28.50

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New York: Golf Digest, 1977. 'The Guts To Win' is Jane Blalock's experience as a champion. She offers women and men useful advice on how to cope with pressures on the golf course, how to become a better putter and a tougher competitor. She speaks out on the problems and prejudices facing the woman athlete and gives her views on… Read more
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Hello Canada! The Life and Times of Foster Hewitt

by Young Scott

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770421007
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$30.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart-Bantam Limited, 1985. Hello Canada! is the first definitive biography of Foster Hewitt and how he saw the game from the best seat in the house, his famous gondola high above the ice at Maple Leaf Gardens. This book unearths the man behind the well-known voice: the father, the wild hockey enthusiast, and the quiet private individual… Read more
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The Rivals

by Izenberg Jerry

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$24.50

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New York: Holt,Rinehart and Winston, 1968. Jerry Izenberg - syndicated sports columnist for the Newark Star Ledger of the S.I. Newhouse chain. The Rivals is about the sports events and personalities that have captured the whole country. That certain chemistry that is unique to sports and the people of our country, is the theme of the book. A clean,… Read more
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Strike Two

by Luciano Ron and David Fisher

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780553050493
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$30.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1984. The hilarious authors of the Umpire Stikes Back strike back again. In Strike Two, the six-foot-four-inch, three hundred-pound legend not only lets fly some of the wildest stories in baseball history, but he's collected the best anecdotes from other major-league umps who were just waitng to throw off their masks and finally get even.… Read more
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Lanny

by McDonald,Lanny with Steve Simmons

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780075495017
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$26.50

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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1987. They come along only so often, those rare professional athletes who command respect not only for their performance and ability but for their honesty, heart and style as well. Lanny McDonald is such an athlete, a hockey player who has been respected and admired for more than a decade. This is Lanny McDonald's story. In… Read more
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Pinstripe Pandemonium. A Season With The New York Yankees

by Stokes Geoffrey

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780060153113
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$38.50

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New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1984. A perceptive and vivid look at a single team during a single memorable season (1983). Geoffrey Stokes enables the reader to understand why George Steinbrenner was a very successful baseball enterpreneur as well as a problematic leader and why Billy Martin's team tend to be either brilliant or flat. He also provides vivid… Read more
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Bats

by Johnson, Davey and Peter Golenbock

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399131202
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$24.50

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1986. A hard job is being a manager of the New York Mets and Davey Johnson shows you why in this intimate controversial story of the 1985 season. This book reveals Johnson's stinging opinions on the state of the game, on umpires, opposing players, other managers, and the press. Ultimately, it is the story… Read more
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Original Six: True Stories From Hockey's Classic Era

by Quarrington, Paul (Edited by)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780433397526
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$45.00

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Toronto: Reed Books Canada, 1996. One-of-a-kind collection of six stories from the fabled Golden Age of the NHL, told by six of the best writers. Introduction by Paul Quarrington. Content: The Chicage Black Hawks by Dave Bidini - The Montreal Canadians by Wayne Johnston - The Detroit Red Wings by Judith Fitzgerald - The Boston Bruins by Paul Quarrington -… Read more
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The Stunt Kite Book

by Fujino, Alison and Benjamin Ruhe

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780894716973
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$20.00

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Running Press, 1989. Illustrated photo card covers (softcover). Oblong format. 110 printed pages. Launch into the exciting new sport of the sky. Preface by the author followed by an introduction. This book can only begin to describe the fun and adventure of stunt kite flying. It offers eight well illustrated chapters. An index is provided. Interior illustrations by… Read more
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Great Outdoor Adventures : Twenty-Four of the Greatest True Action Stories Ever to Appear in Outdoor Life Magazine

by Outdoor Life - Illustrations By Ray Pioch

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$19.50

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New York: Outdoor Life/E.P.Dutton & Co; Inc., 1961. True tales of hunting, fishing, camping, wilderness exploration and survival containing a lively combination of action, drama and suspense. The authors, many well-known sportsmen, lived through these experiences. Authors such as : Roy Chapman Andrews - Red Smith - Jack O'Connor - Bud Helmericks - Andy Russell and others. Complementing… Read more
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The Complete Wildfowler

by Gresham, Grits

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780876911181
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$35.00

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New York: Winchester Press, 1974. Foreword by Dr. Leslie Glasgow. This is a practical book for the practical hunter. The historical perspective is there, and so are the hard ecological facts, but this is no treatise on days that used to be, or dry statistical analysis of migration trends. Rather, it is a down-to-earth, step-by-step education in everything… Read more
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Seasons Of The Angler. A Fisherman's Anthology

by Seybold, David (Edited By) Illustrated By Joseph Fornelli

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781555840914
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$35.00

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New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988. 'Seasons of The Angler' brings together stories, essays, and poems, all centered on the theme of fishing. A collection of work by 28 fine writers writing about what they love. Most pieces appear here for the first time. The text is enhanced by prominent illustrator Joseph Fornelli, a member of the Society of… Read more
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