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The Achievement of American Sport Literature:  A Critical Appraisal
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The Achievement of American Sport Literature: A Critical Appraisal

By Umphlett, Wiley Lee (editor)

Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson U. Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn.. 1991. Hardcover. 0838634001 . Black cloth binding. Bibliography, index. Collection of scholarly articles about fiction, drama, poetry, criticism, history, and other aspects of literature about American sports. ; 215 pages .

$10.00

Destiny At Bay
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Destiny At Bay

By Mollo, Victor

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd.. Near Fine. 1998. Later Printing. Softcover. 0713483628 . viii, 207 pages. Black and white illustrations. A humorous, entertaining, satirical and instructive bridge tutorial. .

$20.00

Swimming Scientifically Taught:  A Practical Manual for Young and Old
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Swimming Scientifically Taught: A Practical Manual for Young and Old

By Dalton, Prof. Frank Eugen; Dalton, Louis C.

NY: Funk and Wagnalls. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front . pastedown.. 1918. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding with white, black and teal illustration of a mustachioed gentleman in old-fashioned swimsuit (no Speedo here) diving into water stamped on front boards. Frontispiece photo of Prof. Dalton. Many photos and illustrations of gents diving and swimming. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages .

$15.00

Yankee Rock and Ice:  A History of Climbing in the Northeastern United  States
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Yankee Rock and Ice: A History of Climbing in the Northeastern United States

By Waterman, Laura; Waterman, Guy

Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hint of scuffing to jacket.. 1993. First Printing. Hardcover. 0811716333 . S. Peter Lewis photography. .

$15.00

The Tangram Book:  The Story of the Chinese Puzzle with over 2000 Puzzles  to Solve
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The Tangram Book: The Story of the Chinese Puzzle with over 2000 Puzzles to Solve

By Slocum, Jerry

NY: Sterling Publications Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 1402704135 . Color photographs, solutions pages, index, bibliography and references. An anecdotal history of this famous geometric puzzle which consists of a square cut into 7 pieces that can be arranged to make various other shapes. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages .

$18.00

Mortality Studies on Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone Lake
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Mortality Studies on Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone Lake

By Ball, Orville P. ; Cope, Oliver B.

Washington, DC: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Good; Library call marks on front cover, covers toned.. 1961. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled softcover. Iv, 62 pages. Black and white maps, charts, graphs, literature cited section, and appendix tables. Research Report 55 was begun in the middle part of the 1900s and looked at the lake and its tributaries, fish hatchery operations, and spawning runs, and involved a wide array of activities including the tagging of adult fish the monitoring of nest and fry activities. ; Ex-Library .

$45.00

A History of Golf in New York\'s Capital Region
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A History of Golf in New York's Capital Region

By Lonnstrom, Douglas A.

Slingerlands, NY: CML Press. Near Fine. 2004. Second Edition. Softcover. 0966847210 . Black and white photos and illustrations, bibliography. A full description of the growth and development of golf in the upstate New York area detailing the 96 clubs and courses therein and chronicling the lives and careers of many of its notable club pros. . ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages .

$15.00

Checkmate!  The Patterns of the Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve  Them
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Checkmate! The Patterns of the Winning Mating Attacks and How to Achieve Them

By Koltanowski, George; Finkelstein, Milton

Moon Township, PA: Chess Enterprises. Good; Stray pen mark on title page, some light penciled notes and check . marks.. 1998. Softcover. 0945470746 . "More than 275 master chess instructor selected diagrams involve you in learning the patterns for entrapping the opponent's King." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages .

$20.00

Checkmate Strategies:  The Patterns of the Winning Mating Strategies and  How to Achieve Them
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Checkmate Strategies: The Patterns of the Winning Mating Strategies and How to Achieve Them

By Koltanowski, George; Finkelstein, Milton

Moon Township, PA: Chess Enterprises. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1999. Softcover. 0945470789 . "More than 275 master chess instructor selected diagrams involve you in learning the patterns for entrapping the opponent's King." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages .

$20.00

The Mel Ott Story
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The Mel Ott Story

By Shapiro, Milton J.

NY: Julian Messner, Inc.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, endpapers soiled, . library markings from two different institutions, front flyleaf missing, . pages toned.. 1960. Second Printing. Hardcover. Two pages of photos, index. Rebound in pictorial library reinforced cloth. Fictionalized biography of the Hall of Fame outfielder for the New York Giants. Jokey gift inscriptions on front free endpaper and front flyleaf purporting to be from Ott. ; Ex-Library; 192 pages .

$25.00

The Racing Driver
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The Racing Driver

By Jenkinson, Denis

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and edgeworn.. 1960. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Great vintage photos and other illustrations. ; 207 pages .

$20.00

Hockey in the Capital District
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Hockey in the Capital District

By Mancuso, Jim

Charleston , SC: Arcadia Publishing. Very Good. 2006. Softcover. 0738544671 . Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. ; Images of Sports; 128 pages .

$10.00

Sporting Recollections:  Hunting, Shooting, Cricket, Steeplechasing,  Racing, Etc. Etc.
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Sporting Recollections: Hunting, Shooting, Cricket, Steeplechasing, Racing, Etc. Etc.

By Mason, Finch

London: Messrs. Fores. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, shaken, front hinge . cracked.. 1886. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with equestrian designs in black and green on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. 24 plates, mostly of equestrian scenes, and 78 other engravings by the author. xv, 200pp, 15pp of publishers ads. A collection of humorous and opinionated essays by the British Victorian author about his favorite sporting pastimes. .

$30.00

The Earth is Enough:  Growing Up in a World of Trout and Old Men
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The Earth is Enough: Growing Up in a World of Trout and Old Men

By Middleton, Harry

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0671674595 . Light green paper boards quarter bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Author's first book. ; 269 pages .

$25.00

Yogi Berra:  The Muscle Man
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Yogi Berra: The Muscle Man

By Epstein, Ben

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, typical library markings.. 1951. Hardcover. Pictorial library cloth binding. Statistics pages and black and white photographs. Pictorial biography of the Hall of Fame Yankee catcher written during the early part of his career when he was 26 years old. A volume in the publisher's All Star Library series. ; Ex-Library; 25. pages .

$35.00

The 1928 Bunion Derby:  A Historical Tour and Driving Guide, Chicago to  New York City
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The 1928 Bunion Derby: A Historical Tour and Driving Guide, Chicago to New York City

By Powell, James R.

Sarasota, FL: Seascape Publishers. Very Good. 2017. Softcover. 9780692760864 . Softcover with wire spiral binding. x, 342 pp. Many photos and reproductions of historic postcards. The 1928 Bunion Derby was a 1,000-mile, cross-country foot rate from Los Angeles to NYC, which took 84 straight days and during which runners amazingly covered 3,4000 miles. This book covers the last part of the race, from Chicago to the finish line in New York City, with a driving route, descriptions of historic events and landmarks, and stories about 1920s America. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Nine Holes of Golf
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Nine Holes of Golf

By Cortissoz, Royal

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned, else a clean, tight . copy.. 1922. First Edition. Softcover. viii, 97 pp. Frontispiece illustration by Tony Sarg. Yellow cloth spine with color pictorial paper-covered boards. A collection of humorous essays about golf. ; 198 pages .

$150.00

Big Wall Climbing
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Big Wall Climbing

By Scott, Doug

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned.. 1978. First American Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0195197674 . Blue cloth. Black and white photos and illustrations, index. xii, 348 pp. Historical look by British mountaineer of severe big wall climbing with sections on techniques and paraphernalia, planning expeditions, and suggested routes. Neate S31.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Calgary Flames 1986-87 Yearbook
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Calgary Flames 1986-87 Yearbook

By Ornest, Leo (editor)

Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Calgary Flames Hockey Club. Very Good; Cover rubbed and slightly worn around the edges.. 1986. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled pictorial wraps. Color photos and illustrations, black and white illustrations and photos, statistical listings, and team records. Team yearbook for the 1986-87 season which was the team's 7th season in the NHL. ; 128 pages .

$17.00

The Mountains of Youth
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The Mountains of Youth

By Lunn, Arnold

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine faded, corners bumped, pages toned.. 1949. Second Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. xvi, 192 pages. Color frontispiece of Grindelwald Glacier. Black and white photos and illustrations. Author's reminiscences about the early days of ski racing and mountaineering in Chamonix, originally published in 1925, with an updated author preface. Neate L76. Krawczyk 565. .

$20.00

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