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ON SWIMMING

by Gallagher, Harry (foreword by Sir Edgar S. Tanner)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780720703351
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London: Pelham Books, 1970. 231 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates, line drawings, diagrams and a fold-out chart. The Chapters are: Swimming History; Something to Think About; The Layman's… Read more
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THE PINK PANTHER WORK OUT BOOK - Get Fit with the Pink Panther

by Woods, Bridget

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852832155
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$9.95

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London: Boxtree Limited, 1988. 88 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; pink endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs and with full colour images of the Pink Panther. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Flexibility Stamina and Strength; Before You Start; Flexibility; Stamina - Aerobic Activity; Rubber Band Shape-up Exercises; Strength; and… Read more
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THE COASTAL KAYAKER'S MANUAL - A Complete Guide to Skills Gear and Sea Sense

by Washburne, Randel

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
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First Printing
ISBN
9780871066107
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Chester, Connecticut: The Globe Pequot Press, 1989. 226 pp. (xii) Trade paperbaack format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and charts. The Chapters are: Skills for Safety; Sea Kayaks: Types and Features; Performance and Design; Basic Gear; Additional Accessories; Clothing;… Read more
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ED FAULKNER'S TENNIS - How to Play It - How to Teach It

by Faulkner, Edwin J.; Weymuller, Frederick (preface by Arthur Ashe)

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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First Paperback Printing
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New York: Dell Books, 1974. 287 pp. Dell Book 3192. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Beginning; Learning the Forehand; Teaching the Forehand; Forehand Trouble Spots; Learning Control and Footwork on the Forehand; The Backhand; Switching Between Forehand and Backhand; Backhand… Read more
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SPORT LIFE - Volume 6, number 3 - June 1953

by Jacobs, Bruce (editor) (Harold Rosenthal; Paul Kirchell; Harry Byrd; Milton Richman; Tommy devine; Rube Samuelson; Mike Heller; Jack Gallagher; Wilton Garrison)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Official Magazine Corp, 1953. 82 pp. Light wear with a small ink mark on the front cover. The front cover features Tommy Collins, whose career of 72 fights ran from 1946 to 1954 in the Light division; the back cover features a Charles Atlas ad. This issue contains: Baseball's Biggest Mistakes by Harold Rosenthal;… Read more
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TOROS WITHOUT TEARS - A Simple Explanation of What You Will See at a Bull-Fight

by Bright, Roderic

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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Mexico: Ediciones Luna, 1952. 35 pp. Staple bound in soft pictorial covers. In English. Light rubbing with a crease on the upper left back corner. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Chapters are: A Simple Explanation of What You Will See at a Bull Fight; Tickets; The Bull; The Matador; The Ring; Paseo; Overture;… Read more
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PINMANSIP - The Bowling Ball - A Simple Guide to Understanding the Bowling Ball

by Carrubba, Rich

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Published
1991
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Las Vegas, Nevada: Private Printing, 1991. 36 pp. Staple-bound in glossy pictorial covers. Light edgewear with the original price in ink on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Specifications; Construction; Surface; Roll; Drilling; Grip; Weight Imbalancing; and General.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.
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STREET AND SMITH'S SPORT STORY MAGAZINE - Volume 57, number 5 - December 1st 1937

by Anonymous (editor) (Royal Hall; Jackson V. Scholz; Eric Rober; Bruce Dunn; Leslie McFarlane; Leonard Lupton; T. W. Ford; Dabney Horton; Rip Miller; Arthur L. Rafter; Handley Cross)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Street and Smith, 1937. 128 pp. General wear. This issue contains: Old Navy Name - a novelette by Royal Hall; Short Stories: Slippery Miles by Jackson V. Scholz; Fixed Fight - Foreclosed by Eric Rober; The Nothing Pitcher by Bruce Dunn; Baldwin Takes Advice by Leslie McFarlane (also wrote as Franklin W. Dixon -… Read more
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THAT FELLOW HAGAN - A School Story

by Horler, Sydney

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1927
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Cassell and Company, 1927. 218 pp. Beige cloth with an oval pictorial pasted-on the front panel; decorated in black on the front panel and spine; illustrated with a colour frontis and three black and white plates by Frank Gillett, all present and accounted for. Light wear at the corners; presentation note on the front free endpaper; hinges… Read more
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STREET AND SMITH'S SPORT STORY MAGAZINE - Volume 58, number 4 - February 2nd 1938

by Anonymous (editor) (Leslie McFarlane; Jackson V. Scholz; T. W. Ford; Arthur Mann; Leonard Lupton; Dabney Horton; Jack Volney; Robert N. Bryan; William Inglis; Arthur L. Rafter; Handley Cross)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1938
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Street and Smith, 1938. 128 pp. General wear. Cover art by Joseph Farrelly. This issue contains: Elmer from the Arctic - a novelette by Leslie McFarlane (also wrote as Franklin W. Dixon - The Hardy Boys); Garden Challenge - a novelette by Jackson V. Scholz; Short Stories: Big 10 by T. W. Ford;… Read more
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THRILLING SPORTS - Volume 24, number 2 - Winter 1951

by Anonymous (editor) (William O'Sullivan; T. W. Ford; Walt Sheldon; Loring Benton; William R. Cox; Bob Wilton; Scott Morgan; Cap Fanning)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1951
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Good Only
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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Toronto: Better Publications of Canada, 1951. 130 pp. Please note before reading on that the front cover is almost off and that a fragment, still present, has broken off on the left side of the front cover. This issue contains: Stanley Cup Crazy - a novelet by William O'Sullivan; Short Stories: No More Touchdowns by T.… Read more
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PLAY UP, BARNLEY - A Cricket Novel

by Houghton, Leighton

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins Seagull Library, 1964. 188 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine. The dustjacket has some light chipping at the corners with a few small nicks around the edges; no interior markings. A cricket adventure.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.
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DISPATCHES FROM THE SPORTING LIFE

by Richler, Mordecai

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780676974775
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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2002. (xxii) 295 pp. Brick red boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This collection of articles contains: Foreword by Noah Richler; An Incompleat Angler's Journal; Jews in Sports; A Real Canadian Success Story - Ben and Joe… Read more
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THE AMAZING FOOT RACE OF 1921

by Tucker, Shirley Jean Roll

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781926936055
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Vancouver, British Columbia: Heritage House Publishing, 2011. 218 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. It was February 1st, 1921, and more than 2,000 people had come out to cheer husband and wife Jenny and Frank Dill… Read more
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HOW TO PLAY CRICKET

by Farmer, Bob

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781850513629
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London: Treasure Press, 1989. 61 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Introduction; Batting; Bowling; Fielding; Wicketkeeping; Captaincy; The Game's Structure; and Glossary; followed by an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.… Read more
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THE PICTURE OF CRICKET

by Arlott, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1955. 32 pp. followed by sixteen plates, thirteen in colour; illustrated with line drawings throughout the text. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Chipping around the edges of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Arlott was a well-known writer and radio commentator on cricket. And this book… Read more
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SCHOTT'S SPORTING, GAMING AND IDLING MISCELLANY

by Schott, Ben

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780747569244
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London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004. 160 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; ribbon marker. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; still has the advertising banner around the dj; no interior markings. Ben Schott is a British writer, photographer, and author of the Schott's Miscellanies and Schott's Almanac series. . First… Read more
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AMERICA'S CUP '87

by Wheatley, Keith (foreword by John Morris)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781550130119
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1986. (viii) 216 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; endpaper maps and diagrams; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Chapters are: Where Wealthy Men Gather; Have You Got What It Takes; Fremantle Booms Again;… Read more
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HANG GLIDING - All About the Sport of Sky Sailing from Its Earliest Origins to Today's Techniques

by Halacy, D. S. Jr.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780801532726
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New York: Hawthorn Books, 1975. 183 pp. Gold cloth lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few short nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Sky Sailers; The Birth and Decline of Hang Gliding; The Rebirth… Read more
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FUNDAMENTAL HANDBALL

by Phillips, Bernath E. (preface by C. Edward Beckett)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1937
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1937. (xiii) 124 pp. Beige cloth lettered in black on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; price intact; some darkening in the endpapers. The Contents are:… Read more
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