Category: SPORT


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Easier Golf.

By: ALLISS, Peter & TREVILLION, Paul.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Stanley Paul. 1988.:

Seller ID: 21015

"Takes you through every club in the bag, from tee to green, out on to the practice ground and back into your own living room. For every class of golfer with a view to adding that vital something extra to his game". Pp 142. Many b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Daily Telegraph Chronicle of Cricket.

By: BARRETT, Norman. (Editor).:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Enfield: Guinness Publishing Ltd., 1995.:

Seller ID: 10902

Rep. Brings together the top name in quality newspaper sports coverage and the premier name in sports books to tell the story of over 100 years of the nation's favourite summer game. Pp. 256, b/w illustns. throughout. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w. 27.4cms. x 20.3cms. VG/VG. View more info

The Shooting Man's Bedside Book. (Illustrated by Watkins-Pitchford).

By: BB.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1948.:

Seller ID: 43479

"Wildfowling, game shooting, fine writing by a variety of authors, shooting records, stalking experiences, the game laws, ballistics, game seasons, unusual happening in the shooting field, dog training, dog stories, descriptions of days on stubble and moor, in marsh and wood, make the contents good reading for all those interested in gun and game!" Pp.xx/479/5(blank game records pages), frontispiece + 26 further illustrations by D.J.Watkins-Pitchford, creasing to lower corner tips, owner's name to front free endpaper. Green cloth, dustwrapper has tears and losses. Good/Fair. View more info

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Great Golfers: Their Methods at a Glance.

By: BELDAM, George W.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1907.:

Seller ID: 45841

Reissue.(Originally published in 1904). With Contributions by Harold H Hilton, J.H. Taylor, James Braid, Alex Herd and Harry Vardon. Illustrated by 268 Action-Photographs. Pp.xxiv/481/2(publisher's catalogue), 268 black & white action photographs taken by the author illustrating position, approach, swing, stroke and putting amongst other things, minor toning to endpapers. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt golfer central motif to front board, slight sunning to spine, minor edge wear to top and tail of spine and corner tips. G+.* "George William Beldam (1868 -1937) was an English first... View more info

Ahead of the Game - Golf.

By: BRADBEER, Richard.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ward Lock. 1990.:

Seller ID: 21028

"Shows you how to perfect your technique and improve your performance, effectively and quickly". Pp 128. Many b/w illustrations. P/b. 22 cms x 17 cms. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Sports Report. 40 Years of the Best. (Foreword by HRH The Princess Royal).

By: BUTLER, Bryon. (Editor).:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Queen Anne Press, 1987.:

Seller ID: 15570

1st ed. A book for all sports lovers, and for all who enjoy radio and lucid writing. 25.5cms. x 19.5cms. Pp. 192, 76 b/w photographs. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

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100 Years of Heroes 1886 to 1986. City of London Police Athletic Club.


Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: City of London Police Athletic Club, 1986.:

Seller ID: 43248

Published to celebrate the Centenary of the City of London Police Athletic Club, this historical appreciation is a collection of pictures and words in tribute to a great sports club. Sports included are football, cricket, rugby, squash, netball, badminton, tennis, weightlifting, parachuting, bowls, motor cycling, golf, martial arts swimming running shooting, boxing, and judo. 30cms x 21cms. Pp.109, black & white photographs throughout. Paperback. Scarce. VG. View more info

Pre-Ski Exercises.

By: COOMBES, M.E. and PUCH, L.G.C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Ski-Club of Great Britain, nd.(c.1960's):

Seller ID: 14268

"General Fitness exercises, with explanatory instructions and diagrams." Pp39, with b/w line drawings. P/b with illustrated cover. G. View more info

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Sport in Asia and Africa.

By: DANE, Sir Richard.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London: Andrew Melrose Ltd, 1921.:

Seller ID: 43472

1st edition. Big game, shooting and fishing in Asia and Africa. Chapters include: Some Tiger and Panther Stories; The Patli Dun; Mahser Fishing; My First Expedition to British East Africa; A Week of Disaster; Four Days; Borneo; A Shhot in India in 1911-12; Mostly About Bears; My Second Expedition to East Africa. Pp.x/234, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 23 further black & white photo illustrations, toning to endpapers, occasional light marginal spotting, cracking to inner rear hinge but holding. Blue cloth, gilt title to front and spine dulled, edges rubbed, a few spots to boards.... View more info

Badminton. A Step by Step Guide to Skills and Tactics.

By: DAVIS, Pat.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Hamlyn. 1984.:

Seller ID: 18775

1st ed. "This well-established series is intended for newcomers to a particular sport or game, and teaches them how to begin and how to progress to a reasonable standard". Pp 61. Many b/w illustrations. P/b. 24 cms x 17 cms. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

A Guide to Angling in the East Suffolk and Norfolk River Authority Area.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Norwich: East Suffolk and Norfolk River Authority. nd.:

Seller ID: 22657

"Provides reasonable details and maps of those waters in the area on which fishing rights are owned or leased by the Authority". Pp 79/12, some b/w illustrations, many maps, toning to end papers. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Final Whistle. (As told to Steve Richards.)

By: ELLIS, Arthur.:

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., 1962.:

Seller ID: 29269

1st ed. "This book recaptures all the thrills and drama of some of the major events in world football." Pp. 174, 23 b/w photographs. Black cloth, portrait illustrated d/w. G+/G+. View more info

Encyclopaedia of Golf.

By: EVANS, Webster.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London:Robert Hale,1974.:

Seller ID: 14759

2nd ed. "Comprehensive A to Z Encyclopaedia of the most fascinating and most universal of all outdoor games." Pp.320,signed by author to fep, gift inscription and embossed owners details to fep,45 b/w photo illustrations + occasional line illustrations throughout. Green cloth, photo illustrated d/w has small edge tears. G+/G+. View more info

Grundy: The Making of a Derby Winner.


Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: W.H.Allen, 1976.:

Seller ID: 30500

1st ed. "...follows the career of Grundy from the time when he was a tiny golden chestnut colt to his racecourse triumphs. Winner of the Derby, Irish 2,000 Guineas, Irish Sweeps Derby and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, Grundy shattered the all-time record for Ascot's historic 1 and a half mile track and finally retired in a blaze of glory to Britain's National Stud." Pp.8/196, 16 pages of b/w photographs. Red cloth, d/w slightly rubbed. VG/G+. View more info

Lawn Tennis. How to Master the Strokes.

By: FRY, Joan and DOUST, Stanley.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: W.Foulsham, nd.(c.1930's).:

Seller ID: 32441

Foulsham Sports Library series. 16cms x 10cms. Pp.89/7(ads), 8 b/w photo plates showing leading tennis players of the day (Suzanne Lenglen; J.Borotra; O.G.N.Turnbull; Helen Wills-Moody; Mrs Hamish Munro; Mrs L.A.Godfree; Rene Lacoste;and A.R.F.Kingscote) demonstrating strokes, some figure illustrations, some spotting mainly to prelims and ads pages but the lower page corners are foxed to the corner tips. Pbk. G+. View more info

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Bristol Rovers. The Bert Tann Era. A Personal Memoir.

By: GILES, Edward.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Southend-on-Sea: Desert Island Books, 2007. 9781905328376:

Seller ID: 43462

ISBN: 1905328370

1st edition. "The story of one of the most eventful and successful periods in Bristol Rovers' long history. The Bert Tann Era began early in 1948, when this former Charlton Athletic reserve, the son of a ship's painter, joined the club as chief coach, and lasted until the summer of 1972, when he died in office as general manager and secretary....Read too of huge crowds clamouring for Cup tickets, the car crash that ended the career of an orange-loving goalkeeper, a bribery scandal that lifted the lid off a betting syndicate, the 'blackleg' in a strike threat, and the epic giant-killing of the ... View more info

Tales of Fishes.

By: GREY, Zane.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton, nd.:

Seller ID: 42650

True fishing adventures of the American novelist and President of the Long Key Fishing Club. Pp.320, black & white photo frontispiece + 11 further black & white photo plates, toning to endpapers, spotting to title page and occasionally throughout including to closed page edges. Bright red cloth, darkening to spine and mark to central front board. Good. View more info

Striking for Soccer.

By: HILL, Jimmy.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Sportsmans Book Club, 1963.:

Seller ID: 29276

1st Sportsmans Book Club ed. "It seems to me that the public is thirsting for knowledge of soccer in all its various aspects, but seldom gets more than the same old hackneyed opinions." Pp. 228, 15 b/w illustrations, slight toning to pages. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. G+/G+. View more info

Formula One Racing with Marlboro McLaren Mercedes.

By: HOWELL, Norman.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1996. 029782175X:

Seller ID: 39731

ISBN: 029782175X

"Shows how a car is designed; who does what in a race team; how the engineers set up the car to get the best out of the circuit and the driver; how race strategies are effectively plotted; what goes into a driver's fitness; what happens during pit stops and how safety is assured." 29.5cms x 23cms. Pp.96, colour photo illustrations by Crispin Thruston throughout. Red cloth, dustwrapper has very minor edge wear. VG/VG. View more info

Golf with Tony Jacklin. (Illustrated).

By: JACKLIN, Tony with Jack Wood.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Pan Books. 1970.:

Seller ID: 17857

"How to improve your game, explaining and analysing key strokes. The most important of these are brought to live by flipping the outside edges of the pages when a cinematic effect is achieved which shows the complete motion of the stroke". Pp 144. Full of b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info