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All in the Game. Memoirs of the Ring and other Sporting Experiences.
London. Methuen & Co. 1935., 22cm, xii,322p., 8p.ads, frontis portrait (A.F. Bettinson 'Father of Modern Boxing'), 30 illustrations, green cloth, gilt spine titles, slightly musty and binding slight dust worn but a good sound working copy (s3.90. - The autobiography of an English sporting life particularly in the boxing. The author was a judge and referee for the National Sporting Club as well as boxing professionally. He describes many of the British boxing greats: Fitzsimmons, Driscoll, Jackson, Collins, May, Bowker - as well as writing of his Royal Air Force service in World War One in the Handley Page bomber.
$15.75 Book Number: 18879 Order / Enquire
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.
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
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
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, & 594 & 504,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 in very good jacket. (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
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
Ace Foley, The First Fifty Years. The Life and Times of a Sports Writer.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Windsor, Nova Scotia. The Lancelot Press. 1970., 20.5cm, 101p., illustrations, printed wraps, fine. (atl)
$40.00 Book Number: 39453 Order / Enquire
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|
The Warwick Woodlands. With Introductory Chapters by Harry Worcester Smith.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Warwick, New York. The Warwick Valley Dispatch Press. 1921., 8vo. 21cm, xlviii,213,p., Limited to 100 numbered copies, this being #51, signed by Harry Worcester Smith, with 12 plates, text illustrations, original fine ribbed dark green cloth, gilt titles on black leather labels, fine (gar). ~ A facsimile reprint of Forester's "The Warwick Woodlands" edition of 1851. A memorial edition to author Henry William Herbert (pseud. Frank Forester) as Warwick and nearly Greenwood Lake, Orange County, New York were his favourite hunting grounds.
$150.00 Book Number: 38241 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. (spg). - 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".
$10.00 Book Number: 10739 Order / Enquire
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