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FULL COURT PRESS

by Lupica, Mike

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Published
2001
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399147890
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£12.67

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New York: Penguin Putnam, Inc., 2001. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A sports reporter and columnist, this is Lupica's sixth novel about sports in the U.S., this time featuring Dee Gerard, who becomes the first woman player in the National Basketball Association as the owner of the hapless New York Knights tries one more way… Read more
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HEAT

by Lupica, Mike

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Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399243011
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£10.56

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New York: Philomel/Penguin, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The second sports novel for young readers by Lupica, a nationally syndicated sports columnist, whose first young reader novel, "Travel Team," was a best seller. "Heat" features Michael Arroyo, a twelve-year-old Cuban immigrant set to pitch his Little League all star team from the Bronx… Read more
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RED ZONE

by Lupica, Mike

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399150821
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£11.61

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The eighth novel by the syndicated sports columnist for the New York Daily News is the sequel to his earlier hilarious best-selling "Bump and Run," in which Jack Molloy inherits a half interest in a professional football team and manages somehow to get the… Read more
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BLEEDING HEARTS

by Albert, Susan Wittig

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780425207994
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£10.77

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New York: Berkley Prime Crime/Penguin Group, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The fifteenth book in Albert's widely-praised mystery series set in Texas and featuring China Bayles, former lawyer, current herbalist and always amateur sleuth, this time investigating one of Pecan Springs' leading citizens, the head coach of the state champion high school football team;… Read more
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HORSE HEAVEN

by Smiley, Jane

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780375406003
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£12.88

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New York: Knopf, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Smiley describes her tenth novel as a "comic epic poem in prose." Smiley has brought her humor and imagination to the track and described the strange, compelling and mysterious world of horse racing with originality, clarity and sheer exuberance. Boards and text are clean,… Read more
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BLACKSTONE'S FANCY

by Falkirk, Richard (Derek Lambert)

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780812816044
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£11.61

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New York: Stein and Day, 1973. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. The second novel in Falkirk's historical mystery series featuring Edmund Blackstone, a Bow Street Runner in London in the 1820s, this time given the assignment of stamping out the outlawed sport of prizefighting, a mission that leads him towards men willing… Read more
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MURDER IS MY RACQUET

by Penzler, Otto, Editor

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780892960156
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£20.69

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New York: Mysterious Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. a collection of fourteen original short stories combining love, death and tennis by some of the best mystery writers around including Block, Friedman, Harvey, Healy, Kelman, Lovesey, Lupica, Pearson and Scottoline with an introduction by Otto Penzler; a Fine copy in like dustjacket.
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BLACK AJAX

by Fraser, George MacDonald

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
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First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£9.92

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New York: Carroll & Graf, 1998. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Fraser, author of the bestselling "Flashman" books, based his historical novel, "Black Ajax," on the life of Tom Molineaux, a freed American slave from New Orleans, who became one of the greatest bareknuckle boxers in Regency England; a remainder mark on bottom edge… Read more
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THE DANGEROUS SUMMER

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684183558
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£38.01

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. In 1959, Hemingway returned to Spain to watch a series of bullfights by two great rival matadors, Ordonez and Dominguin. He had been commissioned by Life magazine to write a short piece on his trip and instead wrote a book-length report on the dramatic… Read more
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FAIR BALL: A Fan's Case for Baseball

by Costas, Bob

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780767904650
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£8.23

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New York: Broadway Books, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The award-winning television broadcaster and commentator's critique of baseball spares neither owners nor players but also offers common-sense solutions to the game's problems, presenting a workable strategy for restoring genuine competition; a Fine copy in like dustjacket.
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THE MIGHTY JOHNS

by Penzler, Otto, Editor

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9781893224568
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£15.20

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Beverly Hills, CA: New Milennium Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. David Baldacci's extraordinary novella, "The Mighty Johns," leads off this superstar collection of football mystery short stories as well as providing the book's title but there are thirteen other original stories by writers such as Block, Lehane, Crumley and Robinson, making this… Read more
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PAT SUMMERALL'S SPORTS IN AMERICA

by Summerall, Pat

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780062701862
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£6.55

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New York: HarperCollins, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. Interviews with 32 American sports celebrities, including Mickey Mantle, Wayne Gretzky, Larry Bird, Jim Brown, and Joe Montana; dustjacket shows a half-inch tear in the upper right corner of the front panel, and the front flap is creased. A good reading copy.
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FIVE O'CLOCK LIGHTNING

by DeAndrea, William L.

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780312294984
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£20.69

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. the Edgar Award-winning author's fifth novel features baseball, politics and murder; First Printing of the First Edition; top edge slightly soiled, o/w text is clean, tight; dustjacket shows some wear at top of spine and at corners. A collectable copy.
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UNTIL IT HURTS

by Whitney, Polly

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312152376
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£9.29

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Whitney's third book in this witty mystery series features New York City television journalists Ike and Abby with a humorous take on big-time professional basketball.
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KNOCKDOWN

by Francis, Dick

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780060113391
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£32.52

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New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The twelfth novel in Francis' long-running and widely-praised mystery/adventure series, most featuring a horse racing setting; a small scrape mark on back cover, sticker remnants on half title page o/w clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows very minor edgewear and soiling, some tanning… Read more
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SCREWBALL

by Ferrell, David

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780060087418
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£12.46

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New York: HarperCollins, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. A first novel that combines humor, baseball and a serial killer in a satirical mystery featuring the Boston Red Sox, who may be on their way to the World Series after an uncountable number of miserable seasons if only there wasn't a serial killer dogging their… Read more
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PASSION PLAY

by Kosinski, Jerzy

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312597832
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£13.01

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. Kosinski's sixth novel features Fabian, an itinerant professional polo player, whose game is not the team sport of millionaires but a one-on-one duel of two horseman where the prize is more than money and honor; bottom edge of text stained o/w text and… Read more
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FADEAWAY

by Rosen, Richard

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780060155995
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£13.30

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New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The second novel in Edgar Award winner Rosen's mystery series featuring Harvey Blissberg, former pro baseball player turned private detective, this time investigating the disappearance of a pair of NBA stars. A collectable copy.
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THE PLOT TO KILL JACKIE ROBINSON

by Honig, Donald

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780525935308
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£13.94

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New York: Dutton/New American Library, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. The seventh novel by baseball historian Honig features New York City sportswriter Joe Tinker investigating a plot to prevent the Brooklyn Dodgers' Jackie Robinson from becoming the first African-American in Major League Baseball; a remainder mark on bottom edge of text, o/w an… Read more
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FORFEIT

by Francis, Dick

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. PB Edition.
ISBN
9780425018071
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£7.81

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New York: Berkley Publishing Corp., 1970. First Printing, First U.S. PB Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage paperback, Berkley Medallion S1807; An early Francis mystery-suspense novel featuring sportswriter James Tyrone whose investigation of an English horse racing scandal results in deadly threats to him and his ventilator-dependent wife; text is clean, tight, square,… Read more
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