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1991 Thrasher Calendar
1 1991 Thrasher Calendar
San Francisco, CA High Speed Productions, 1990 Stapled calendar Near Fine No Dust Jacket Stapled calendar 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Paper covers very faintly rubbed at edges. Otherwise near fine. Frankie Hill front cover, full-page color action photos of fourteen other top skateboarders including Tony Hawk, Andy Howell, Christian Hosoi, Mike Estes. In protective clear plastic bag. "Don't throw this calendar away! It is also good for the years 2002, 2013, 2019, 2030, 2047, 2058, 2069, 2075, 2086 & 2097." Be warned. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Indiana Basketball 2005-06
Bloomington, IN 2005 Softcover Near Fine Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Quarto-size paperback, shiny pictorial paper binding. Binding edges are lightly rubbed, mostly at spine ends and cover corners; bottom outside corner of back cover is very lightly bumped, not affecting the adjoining page. Binding is square, tight, and unfaded; pages are clean and unmarked. We will ask you to pay the actual cost of shipping this large book if you request that it be shipped via Priority Mail or to places outside the U. S. Book is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. An exhaustive introduction to the 2005-06 Indiana University basketball team, with many black-and-white photos and many tables of statistics. 208 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Alexander, Don; Block, John The Racer's Dictionary
Santa Ana, CA Steve Smith Autosports, 1980 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 
95 pages, illustrated. Clean, tight, and unmarked, with light edgewear to the covers. "Defines all the words associated with a race car in the areas of handling, suspension, vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, metals, car construction, tires, geometry, slang terms and more. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Damon: Beyond the Glory, Bailey, Damon with Wendell Trogdon
4 Bailey, Damon with Wendell Trogdon Damon: Beyond the Glory
Mooresville, IN Backroads Press, 2003 0972403329 / 9780972403320 Softcover Very Good Softcover Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall Author
Signed by Bailey on the title page. Shiny pictorial paperback, only very gently shelfworn. Binding is square, tight, and unfaded; pages are clean and unmarked. Black-and-white illustrations. 150 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Bell, Clarrie Eighty Golfing Years 1905-1985
North Adelaide, Australia North Adelaide Golf Club, 1985 0959117601 / 9780959117608 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
204 pages, bound in maroon cloth. Clean, tight, and unmarked. In a clean dust jacket with minimal wear, protected by a mylar cover. Published in commemoration of the official opening of the golf club on July 8, 1905. Illustrated with photographs. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss, Bergland, Christopher
6 Bergland, Christopher The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss
St. Martin's Press, 2007 0312355866 / 9780312355869 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, still bright and shiny, protected by a Kapco sleeve. Inspiring lessons from a World-Class endurance athlete (so says the rear jacket blurb). xviii + 353 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Open Field, Brodie, John
7 Brodie, John Open Field
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974 0913374121 / 9780913374122 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Red cloth binding lettered in gold; binding a little rubbed at spine ends and corners. Dust jacket rubbed at same places, with a few very short (1/4" or less) closed tears. Book is square, tightly bound, unfaded, and clean inside and out. Signed and inscribed by Brodie boldly on front free endpaper. Many black-and-white photos. Dust jacket in a clear plastic protector. 230 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Burns, Grant The Sports Pages, A Critical Bibliography of Twentieth-Century American Novels and Stories Featuring Baseball, Basketball, Football, and other Athletic Pursuits
Netuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press, 1987 081081966X / 9780810819665 Hard Cover Good+ Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
An ex-library copy with the usual discard markings; tight binding, no markings in the text, very light reading wear. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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9 Clark, Ellery H. Track Athletics Up to Date
New York Duffield and Company, 1920 First Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Pictorial gold cloth binding, with black lettering, a little rubbed at extremities, binding very slightly cocked; boards a little soiled; a few small dents to back board; owner's name inked on front free endpaper. Leaf edges, paste-downs, endpapers foxed and smudged slightly, else a tight, clean copy of this classic volume. Tons of sharp and distinct black-and-white photographs. Author was a Gold Medal Winner in the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896. 146 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Fitzgerald, Francis J. (editor) A Dynasty in Blue: 25 Years of Michigan Football Glory (1969-1994)
Nashville Athlon, 1994 1878839071 / 9781878839077 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Hardcover, bound in cloth with dust jacket. Light shelf-wear, no markings. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The 1922 St. Louis Browns: best of the American League's Worst, Godin, Roger A.
11 Godin, Roger A. The 1922 St. Louis Browns: best of the American League's Worst
Jefferson, North Carolina McFarland, 1991 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Brown cloth covers, gilt lettering to covers and spine. Black-and-white photographs galore. vii + 229 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The New York Giants: an informal history, Graham, Frank
12 Graham, Frank The New York Giants: an informal history
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. 308 pp., profusely illustrated, covers moderately worn, tips bruised, bumping to spine head and foot, fraying to spine head, previous owner has inscribed the first free endpaper, else tightly bound and internally clean. vii + 308 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Undefeated: How Father and Son Triumphed over Unbelievable Odds Both on and off the Field, Griese, Bob and Brian Griese with Jim Denney
13 Griese, Bob and Brian Griese with Jim Denney Undefeated: How Father and Son Triumphed over Unbelievable Odds Both on and off the Field
Nashville, TN Thomas Nelson, 2000 0785270213 / 9780785270218 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall All Authors
Hardcover copy, grey paper-covered boards with silver spine lettering. Binding is very lightly rubbed at its spine ends and cover corners, but is square, tight, and unfaded; text pages are clean and unmarked. In a dust jacket that is very lightly rubbed at its spine ends and corners and that has a 1" closed tear at the top edge of its front panel. Now in a Kapco sleeve. Signed boldly on the front free endpaper by Bob and Brian Griese. ix + 243 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Silver Knight: 25 Remarkable Years of Championship Indiana Basketball, Hammel, Bob and Rich Clarkson
14 Hammel, Bob and Rich Clarkson Silver Knight: 25 Remarkable Years of Championship Indiana Basketball
Bloomington, IN The Herald-Times, Inc., 1997 1890073024 / 9781890073022 Softcover Very Good Softcover Square 4to 9" - 11" tall signed
Inscribed and signed by both Bob Hammel and Bob Knight on the flyleaf. Glossy pictorial softcover with french flaps, lightly shelfworn, a few faint scratches to covers. Interior clean and crisp, binding secure. Inscription reads: "Best wishes, Janet and Abby, Bob Hammel & Bob Knight." 148 pp. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Hardesty, Dan The Louisiana Tigers: LSU Football
Tomball, Texas Strode Pub, 1975 0873970640 / 9780873970648 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Hardcover, bound in purple cloth (gilt trim) with dust jacket. Illustrated. Pages are tight and clean, cover has slight wear to tips and bottom spine; jacket with light rubbing. Now protected by mylar coat. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 13.60 USD
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The Thrill of Victory!: a price guide to books on sports, Howlett-West, Stephanie
16 Howlett-West, Stephanie The Thrill of Victory!: a price guide to books on sports
Modesto, California S. Howlett-West, 1998 Plastic comb-binding Near Fine Plastic comb-binding 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A sterling condition, oversized format, black comb-bound, with laminated card stock covers, with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated covers. Virtually pristine interior, gift-quality condition. Invaluable price guide to sports books, suitable for collectors and booksellers. 251 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Kaletsky, Richard Ali and Me: Through the Ropes
Bethany, Connecticut Richard Kaletsky, 2004 Reprint Softcover Fine Softcover Oblong 12mo 7" - 7 
No Jacket; This is an interesting horizontal softcover, written and published by a superfan of Muhammad Ali. The 88-page oversize volume is full of Kaletsky's pictures and memories of his obsession with the boxer. Signed by Kaletsky in red on the inside title page. The book is in "as new" condition. Mint. Tightly bound, internally clean. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ali and Me: Through the Ropes, Kaletsky, Richard
18 Kaletsky, Richard Ali and Me: Through the Ropes
Bethany, Connecticut Richard Kaletsky, 2004 097442241X / 9780974422411 Reprint Edition, Fourth Printing Softcover Near Fine Softcover Oblong 12mo 7" - 7 
Interesting horizontal softcover, written and published by a superfan of Muhammad Ali. The 89-page oversize volume is full of Kaletsky's pictures and memories of his obsession with the boxer. Signed by Kaletsky in red on the inside title page. Tightly bound, internally clean, marred only by crimping to upper corner, else As New. Laid in is a promotional brochure. No additional updates to the 1982 edition but for testimonials. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Cawood's Comments: 39 Years of Notes, Quotes and Anecdotes, Ledford, Cawood
19 Ledford, Cawood Cawood's Comments: 39 Years of Notes, Quotes and Anecdotes
Lexington, KY Host Creative Communications, 1991 1879688093 / 9781879688094 Softcover Very Good+ Softcover Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall Author
Paper covers, a little rubbed at spine ends and corners. Otherwise square, tightly bound, unfaded, and clean inside and out. Signed on title page, "David, Good Luck! Cawood Ledford." In protective clear plastic bag. 223 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Detroit Tigers, Lieb, Frederick G.
20 Lieb, Frederick G. The Detroit Tigers
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. First Edition copy, with moderate shelf- and edge-wear, some bumping to spine head and foot, some dust-soiling and smudging to page edges. Lots of bright and distinct black-and-white photographs, including at frontis. Some tanning to endpapers. xi + 276 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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