Search Results



Return to Search Page

Total Books found 60
First Previous Next Last


COSENTINO, Frank
Not Bad, Eh? Great Moments in Canadian Sports History.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Burnstown, Ontario. General Store Publishing. 1990.,  24cm, 215p., illustrations from photographs, printed wraps, fine (cnds)
$20.00                          Book Number: 21307                         Order / Enquire



CRAWLEY, A. E.
Lawn Tennis.
London. Methuen. 1924.,  16mo, 16.5cm., 5th edition, 112,8p., frontispiece and 7 black and white illustrations, green decorated blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles on slightly faded spine, cup mark on the upper cover, half of rear free end paper removed otherwise a very good copy (s3.9)
$7.00                          Book Number: 10951                         Order / Enquire



CREEK, F.N.S.
Association Football.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia. David McKay Company. nd.,  19.5cm, 239p, illustrated with 32 pages of photographs and 69 diagrams, index, green cloth with gilt titles, jacket has chip out of front panel, otherwise a very good to fine copy in a very good jacket (s3.9)
$20.00                          Book Number: 29216                         Order / Enquire



CROWTHER, Samuel & Arthur Ruhl
Rowing and Track Athletics. Rowing by Samuel Crowther. Track Athletics by A rthur Ruhl.
New York. The Macmillan Company. 1905.,  20.2cm, ix,449,2p., ads., frontis & 11 plates illustrations, index, origina l pebbled light green cloth, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations on the spine and upper cover, some light brown speckling on the spine otherwis e a very good to fine sound copy (tgc). - Primarily an American study with emphasis on collegiate athletics particularly Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, P rinceton and Yale Universities. Part of the American Sportsman's Library, e dited by Caspar Whitney.
$105.00    Book Number: 18832         Order / Enquire




DANIEL, William B.
Rural Sports. In Three Volumes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1812.,  sm4to, 24cm, reprint of 1807 edition, in 3 volumes, [viii], 633,[1] & 594 & 504,[38]pp., index, decorated engraved title-pages, with 66 engraved plates (complete as listed), in contemporary full polished calf rebacked, blind and gilt decorations in the panels with the original double red and green labels relayed, wide gilt and blind decorated borders on the boards, gilt inner dentelles, gilt stag decoration on the covers, marbled endpapers and edges, some slight foxing on some plates, no printed title pages apparently as issued, a fine attractive bound set. (spg) ~ A very popular English sporting book of the early 1800's by the Reverend William Barker Daniel (1754-1833), noted as being a much more involved sportsman rather than in his calling as a cleric. Volume I has chapters on the hunting dog, fox, stag, hare, rabbit, martin, badger, otter and game laws. Volume II dedicated to fishing and fish of all kinds. Volume III involves the hunting of all kinds of birds, with chapters on retrievers, target shooting and guns. With an impressive collection of engravings particularly of dogs, fish and birds. Signed bindings "C. Sully, Bookbinder, Soho". With the fox-hunting book-plates of Viola T. Winmill (1891-1925) of Virginia: foxhunt rider, coach driver and race horse owner. A supplement was issued in 1813.
$1200.00                          Book Number: 37229                         Order / Enquire



DE BASTYAI, Lorant
The Sport of Falconry Hunting Bird From a Wild Bird.
London. Pelham Books and Charles T. Branford Company. 1970.,  22cm, second American edition, 173p., bibliography, index, illustrations, o riginal red cloth with gilt spine titles, white illustrated dust-jacket, a very good to fine copy in very good jacket (n3)
$65.00                          Book Number: 20021                         Order / Enquire



de GROOTE, Roger
Olympic Sports Official Album, Montreal 1976/ Sports Olympiques Album Officel.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Montreal. Les Editions Martell. 1976.,  4to. 30cm, 311p., numerous plates and illustrations, mainly in colour, red fabrikoid, very good to fine copy (s3.8)
$31.50                          Book Number: 7952                         Order / Enquire



de SANTANA, Hubert
Danby. Images of Sport.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Amberley House Limited. 1978.,  Oblong 8vo. 23cm x 26cm, 64p., with 49 illustrations (32 colour), full brown fabrikoid simulated leather, gilt title on front, with six folio colour prints (30cm x36cm), in separate folder contained in specially made illustrated box which encase the book and contains the folder, fine in near fine sleeve box (s18). - A very attractive study of the Canadian artist, Ken Danby, noted for his sports watercolours. The 6 full-colour prints depict a different Olympic sport: Gymnast, High Jumper, Diver, Sculler, Sprinter, and Cyclist.
$25.00                          Book Number: 26237                         Order / Enquire



DUMONT, Pierre
French Cars from 1920 to 1925.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Frederick Warne. 1978.,  22.5cm, first english translation, 197p., plates and illustrations from photographs, previous owner's inscription on the title page, blue laminate pictorial boards, a very good copy (s15)
$20.00                          Book Number: 20377                         Order / Enquire



FINLAYSON, R.W.
Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares. / Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaissellles Anciennes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Longman Canada. 1972.,  4to, 28cm, 134p., with 74 plates and illustrations (some in colour), index, full tan linen, a fine copy in very good to fine jacket. (Agc).
$30.00                          Book Number: 31108                         Order / Enquire



FOLKARD, Henry Coleman
The Wild-Fowler: A Treatise on Ancient and Modern Wild-fowling, Historical and Practical.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1864.,  8vo. 23cm, second edition, xxii,398,1p., ad., engraved frontis view &half-title with vignette and 11 engraved plates, 5 woodcuts, index,original pebbled green decorated cloth, gun dog in gilt on front,gilt spine titles & decoration, foxing to preliminaries & leafendings, very good to fine condition. ~ A major treatise onhunting wild-fowl with sections on all birds; decoys and capturing birds alive; shooting from various boats; and shooting inNorway, Orkney islands, Shetland Isles, St. Kilda, France, America(Lake Champlain), Persia, Russia, and India. First published in1859, he second edition has a new publisher but the author statesthat no alterations were necessary.
$250.00    Book Number: 36796         Order / Enquire




FORSYTH, Captain J.
The Highlands of Central India. Notes on Their Forests and Wild Tribes, Natural History, and Sports.
London. Chapman and Hall. 1889.,  8vo. 22.5cm, new edition, xi,475,[1]p., with 6 colour chromlitho plates, title vignette, folding map, 11 plates and illustrations from engravings, appendices, original dark green cloth, gilt spine titles and decoration on the upper cover, library blind stamp on the title, faint call number removed, new endpapers, expertly restored, a very good to fine copy thus (tgc) An Indian classic. It is an informative account of the highlands of Central India between Calcutta and Bombay which divide Hindoostan of the North from the Deccan of South. Includes big game hunting in India, the Narbada valley, Mahadeo hills, aboriginal tribes, the teak region, tigers, elephants, Sal forest, wild buffalo. The appendixes includes information on the selection and treatment of elephants. Rules for sale and lease of waste lands, useful trees of the forests, vocabulary of local terms.
$262.49                          Book Number: 15660                         Order / Enquire



FRY, Joan & Stanley Doust
Lawn Tennis. How to Master the Strokes. Illustrated from Action Photographs. (Foulsham's Sports Library).
London. W. Foulsham & Co., N.d. [c.1934].,  16mo. 16cm, 91,5p., ads., diagrams, 4 photographs, green printed wraps, very good plus. (ho.2). - Includes rules of lawn tennis as amended and adopted by the Lawn Tennis Association and International Lawn Tennis Federation, for the season 1933 along with addenda of "knotty points".
$8.75                          Book Number: 10739                         Order / Enquire



GRETTON, George
Out in Front.
London. Pelham Books. 1968.,  22cm, 157p., appendix, index, illustrations, original green cloth with silv er spine titles, illustrated dust-jacket, internal library stamps, a very g ood copy in a good jacket (B14)
$8.75                          Book Number: 19655                         Order / Enquire



HALL, Herbert Hall].
~ Two Volumes in One]. The Sportsman and His Dog: or, Hints on Sporting. /Together With\ Scottish Sports and Pastimes.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. John and Daniel A. Darling. 1850/1851.,  12mo, 17cm, vi,205 & 264pp., In One Volume, engraved frontis illustrations and 11 steel engraved plates, in the original wavy grain blind decorated green cloth, gilt spine titles, expertly restored, near fine condition, (gar). ~ Two volumes in one on hunting in England and Scotland. In an anecdotal style.
$125.00                          Book Number: 38069                         Order / Enquire


First Previous Next Last


Patrick McGahern Books Inc. • 11 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 9M5 • Phone 613-230-2275