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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. .

$10.00

The Sportsman’s Cyclopaedia (Vol. I Only) :  Comprising a Complete  Elucidation of the Science and Practice of Hunting, Shooting, Coursing,  Racing, Fishing, Hawking, Cockfighting, and Other Sports and Pastimes of  Great Britain, Interspersed with Entertaining and Illustrative Anecdotes
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The Sportsman’s Cyclopaedia (Vol. I Only) : Comprising a Complete Elucidation of the Science and Practice of Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Racing, Fishing, Hawking, Cockfighting, and Other Sports and Pastimes of Great Britain, Interspersed with Entertaining and Illustrative Anecdotes

By Johnson, T. B.

London: Henry G. Bohn. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and soiled, some waterstains . and tears, shaken, rear signature loose, most plates toned and foxed. One . page missing, the half-title with engraved vignette of a hare.. 1848. Hardcover. Volume one only (covers topics from A to G). Three-quarter leather with brown cloth sides. vi, 398-404 pp. Numerous black and white engraved and wood cut plates, including plates of horse anatomy, dog breeds, fox hunting, cockfighting, archery, birds, fish, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Walking
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Walking

By Trevelyan, George Macaulay

Hartford, CT: Edwin Valentine Mitchell. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket heavily tattered and in two pieces.. 1928. Hardcover. Introduction by J. Brooks Atkinson. Black cloth spine with patterned paper boards. ; 56 pages .

$15.00

The Perfect Game:  Tom Seaver and the Mets
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The Perfect Game: Tom Seaver and the Mets

By Seaver, Tom; Schaap, Dick

NY: E. P. Dutton. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly tattered, . pages slightly toned.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue and orange cloth boards. Illustrated endpapers. Black and white photos. Riveting account of the fourth game of the 1969 World series between the Mets and Orioles, as seen by Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver. ; 189 pages .

$25.00

Judo:  41 Lessons in the Modern Science of Jiu-Jitsu
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Judo: 41 Lessons in the Modern Science of Jiu-Jitsu

By Kuwashima, T. Shozo; Welch, Ashbel R.

NY: Prentice-Hall. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, head of spine chipped.. 1962. Revised Edition. Hardcover. xii, 146 pp. 180 black and white photos. Blue cloth binding. .

$20.00

Hockey!  The Story of the World\'s Fastest Sport
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Hockey! The Story of the World's Fastest Sport

By Beddoes, Richard; Fischler, Stan; Gitler, Ira

NY: Macmillan. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and tattered.. 1971. Revised Edition. Hardcover. xii, 385 pp, photos. Blue decorative binding. .

$15.00

No Big Deal
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No Big Deal

By Fidrych, Mark; Clark, Tom

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Tape stains on boards and endpapers, . jacket rubbed.. 1977. First Printing. Hardcover. 0397012330 . Several pages of photographs. Baseball bio about Detroit Tigers pitching phenom Mark Fidrych. .

$25.00

The Bright Country:  A Fisherman\'s Return to Trout, Wild Water, and Himself
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The Bright Country: A Fisherman's Return to Trout, Wild Water, and Himself

By Middleton, Harry

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Printing. Hardcover. Tan paper boards quarter bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. ; 304 pages .

$15.00

Views of Sport
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Views of Sport

By Smith, Red

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped adn lightly worn.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. X, 293 pp. Gray cloth binding. A collection of Red Smith's sports columns about various kinds of sports, enhanced by Simont's comic illustrations. .

$15.00

Baseball is for Everyone:  A Treasury of Baseball Lore and Instruction for  Fans and Players
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Baseball is for Everyone: A Treasury of Baseball Lore and Instruction for Fans and Players

By Dimaggio, Joe

NY: Whittlesey House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine sunned, handsome owner . bookplate on front pastedown.. 1948. Later Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. vii, 224 pp, index. .

$15.00

A Hand-Book of Wrestling
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A Hand-Book of Wrestling

By Leonard, Hugh F. ; Fernald, Frederik A. (editor)

NY: E. R. Pelton. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, several pages loose, gift . inscription on front free endpaper, some photo pages slightly damaged from . having been stuck together, two pages torn.. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with title stamped in gilt on spine and illustration of wrestlers stamped in gilt on front. ix, 265 pages. Index, bibliography. Over 200 black and white photographs and illustrations. A detailed history and wrestling guide by a former instructor in wrestling at the New York Athletic Club and an early proponent of jiu jitsu and the catch-as-catch-can wrestling style. .

$300.00

George Brett:  Last of a Breed
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George Brett: Last of a Breed

By Cameron, Steve

Dallas: Taylor Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and foxed.. 1993. First limited edition. Hardcover. 0878330801 . Boards with gold lettering on the front cover and spine. Black and white and color photographs, index. Photographic biography of the longtime Kansas City Royal baseball player. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages .

$10.00

How to Ski
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How to Ski

By Osborn, R.

NY: Coward - McCann, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages and jacket toned, jacket lightly . tattered and foxed.. 1942. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover. Measures 5 x 7.5 inches. Unpaginated book of humorous cartoons about skiing. .

$12.00

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