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Kfum-Gymnasterna The Swedish YMCA Gymnastic Team and Sofia-Flickorna The Sophia School Girls Gymnastic Troupe USA Tour 1939

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, 1939

Seller ID: 18040


An unusual find in very clean nice condition. Measures 5-1/2"x8" with no real defect of note. Written partially in Swedish, partially in English. Photo illustrated in black and white. Begins with a biography of P.H. Ling, 1776-1839, founder of Swedish gymnastics and proceeds with two article in Sweidsh, one of which appears to be about the head of gymnastics program. All participants from both teams listed and several song lyrics follow. Ads at back. 32 pages. View more info

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Northwestern Versus Notre Dame 1948 Football Program

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Notre Dame University: 1948

Seller ID: 24161


Beautiful condition and a fun collectible no matter which side's your favorite (well, maybe!) The game was held at Notre Dame Stadium November 13, 1948. The program measures 8"x11-1/2" and has 84 pages. It's interesting that the leading advertiser is Chesterfield cigarettes. Not only do they command the back cover, but also paid for a two-page color spread inside. Studebaker and Coca-Cola likewise sprang for color advertising. Pictures of the campus, staff, and ... View more info

Official Program Notre Dame Vs. Northwestern November 13, 1948

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: South Bend, Indiana, University of Notre Dame: 1948

Seller ID: 24154


Crisp, clean vintage football program with bright autumnal cover. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and is without defect other than a tiny bit of wear to lower spine. 1948 was a great year for the Fighting Irish. They ended the season unbeaten along with the Michigan Wolverines. Program has 64 pages and two full page color ads -- Camel cigarettes on back cover and Studebacker at inside back. View more info

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Off the Court (1st Ed. SIGNED By Ashe)

By: Arthur Ashe; Neil Amdur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New American Library: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Ashe

Seller ID: 28250


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing other than Arthur Ashe's SIGNATURE scrawled on half title page without isncription. No bumps to boards, no tears or chip,s and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book includes two sections of black and white photographe to augment this biograohy. View more info

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Fun and Games; Four Decades of the Best of Bob August

By: August, Bob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hinkley, Ohio, Moonlight Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 24598


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing. Laminated boards designed without dustjacket. Measures 6"x9" and has 240 pages.Foreword by Cleveland journalist and personality, Dick Feagler. Book is a compendium of sports columns written by August over a period of four decadesand selected from rhe pages of the Cleveland Press (1964-`1978) and The News-Herald (1982-2001). View more info

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The American Boy Magazine 1925 (12 Issues Bound

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry et al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Sprague Publishing: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27547


This was a privately bound full year run of The American Boy Magazine, all 12 issues for 1925. As you can see from the photographs, the original mailing labels are on the covers. Every magazine is clean and nice and the binding is truly top drawer with its paisley cover and green cloth spine and corners. Great ads abound and there is a lot to read in each issue, both fiction and nonfiction. Some of authors include Ralph Henry Barbour, Charles Tenny Jackson, and Thomas B... View more info

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Speleo Digest 1973

By: Baz-Dresch, John; Mixon, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, National Speleological Society: 1980

Seller ID: 28147


Nice clean, tightly bound magazine issued yearly. The contents are pristine and the cover is good other than small flat creases to corners and darkness at the top front corner. The book measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 380 pages. Text includes cave descriptions in five regions -- see photo with map -- foreign caves, conservation, caving courtesy, cave science in biology and geology, equipment, lighting and photography, There's also a section set aside for poetry, prose and ca... View more info

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Black Men Can't Shoot

By: Brooks, Scott

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25049


Crisp, beautiful, as new book. No tears or chips and no names or writing other than the signature of the author which appears on the half-title page. Publisher's price is on the back of the dustjacket and book will arrive in brand new mylar. The author takes on the myth that all African American basketball players are born with natural talent, which undermines the hard work the top stars invest in their future in the game. 228 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Across Many Fields: A Season of Ohio High School Football

By: Butler, Christopher;Rothchild, Jennifer

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., Cleveland Landmarks Pr: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author & Photographer

Seller ID: 24699


Beautiful, crisp, clean book SIGNED on title page by both the aythor and the photogrpaher with no inscirptions. Book is very clean with no other names or writing and jacket is likewise so, showing no tears or chips. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. oBok measures 9"x11-1/4" and is illsutrated throughout with color photographs, some full page. If you love Friday nights at the stadium replete with marching bands, cheerleaders, and teenage players this homa... View more info

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Woody Hayes: The Man & His Dynasty (1st Ed. SIGNED By Author and All-America Player)

By: Bynum, Mike

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., Gridiron Football: 1991

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author & All-America Playe

Seller ID: 25965TB


Crisp, clean book marred only by former owner's unused bookplate affixed to front pastedown -- no writing. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. Has not been price-clipped and looks msot handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED and inscribed thus, "To George, Enjoy the memories! 12-15-91, Mike Bynum" and "To George, Keep Fightin'! Archie Griffin #45." Griffin was an All-America running back. Book is illustrated with large black an... View more info

Fistiana: The Heavyweights, The Evolution of Modern Prize Fighting, 1737 thru 1938, Jack Broughton to Joe Louis

By: D.S. Benson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Self-Published: 2012

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 30291


Crisp, clean, new, book. The boards are laminated with a cover design showing an audience watching modern prize fighting.The book measures 6"x 9-1/4" with 581 pages including the index. Part One: Fistic Combat covering the 18th century; the New Era in the 19th century; and the sixties into the eighties with its apex, decline and rebirth. Part Two is titled Revolution With a Glove. Here are the rest of the 80's, The Switch to Queensbury; the Nineties, Ongoing ... View more info

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Arena Ball: The Building of Virginia's Soccer Dynasty (Limited Ed. Signed By Bruce Arena)

By: Daniels, Rob

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lenexa, Kansas, Quality Sports Publications: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Head Coach Bruce Arena

Seller ID: 17266IN


Crisp, beautiful copy. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Only fault is closed tear at bottom frpont edge of DJ which virtually disappears in mylar.Limited edition of 3,000 copies of which this is number 101. SIGNED by Bruce Arena, Head Men's Soccer Coach. Printed on high quality paper and lavishly illustrated throughout with mostly color, but some black and white photos -- many great action shots. Tells the story of the Universi... View more info

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Gateway: Blueprint of the Future

By: Edward J. Walsh

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Gateway Press: 1994

Seller ID: 28118


Crisp, clean book -- no names or writing, no creases, including no spine crease, and pristine inside and out. Book is oversized at 9" x 13" with 123 pages. Illustrated nicely throughout with photographs, in both black and white and color, including full page color plates. Fascinating lto ook back to the very beginning of a Cleveland landmark from the ground up. View more info

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Speleo Digest 1979

By: Garton, E. Ray & Mary Ellen et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, National Speleological Society: 1979

Edition: IIssue # 24

Seller ID: 27620


Very nice clean journal with no names or writing, calling out to cave explorers everywhere! Pages are pristine, there is no spine crease and it's tightly bound. It's also illustrated throughout with drawings. Includes descriptions of caves from many states in he U.S. plus Australia, Barbados, Canada, China, Guatemala, Mexico, Switzerland and Trinidad. Other topics include biology, geology, meteorology, cartography, cave camping, emergency equipment, lighting and vertical... View more info

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Just Call Me Coach; Hall of Fame Coach Dick Strahm's Compelling Story of Success and Survival SIGNED by Strahm)

By: Grindrod, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Kennedy Printing Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Subject

Seller ID: 27606


Crisp and clean with pristine pages and page edges. No bumps to boards and no names or writing other than SIGNATURE and inscription by the subject, Dick Strahm, which reads thus: "To my favorite Chelatron nurse Marcia: Have a very Verry Christmas, Best wishes and God bless, Dick Strahm." Strahm is an Ohioan and a legendary coach who racked up a .736 winning percentge over his 24 years of coaching at the University of Findlay, Ohio. Book measures 7" x 9-1/2" and has ... View more info

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Negro Leagues Chronology, The: Events in Organized Black Baseball, 1920-1948

By: Hauser, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co Inc.,U.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 16294


Crisp, BRAND NEW book A comprehensive chronology which starts at the formation of the leagues in 1920 through to their dissolution in 1948. Includes info on league meetings, important games, pennant races, and criticism by prominent baseball critics. 210 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Boys' Life Magazine (Willie Mays Cover -- March, 1966)

By: Hood, Robert (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Boy Scouts of America: 1966

Seller ID: 14302


This is is a very special issue of this magazine for boys with the great Willie Mays on the cover. But not only is there that -- inside there's an article by Willie and his co-author titled "How I Play the Outfield." This of course comes with great photos including a color shot with Willie in the air. There's also a nice story about "a gas bag race" which today is called a hot ait balloon. Magazine measures 10-1/2" x 13-1/2" and has 70 pages. Only faults a re a small f... View more info

Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings (SIGNED)

By: Hopkinson, Deborah

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 15555


Crisp, clean, beautiful copy in like dustjacket. Lovely first printing with no tears or chips and no price clip. SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper thus, "To ------ & --------, Keep Swinging! Deborah Hopkinson, 10-3-03." Tells the true story of small-town Ohio girl, Alta Weiss, who taught the world, including a a semi-pro coach, that girls can really play ball! Alta went on to become the first female doctor in her graduating class. Wonderful ar... View more info

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The Fernez Diving Apparatus (limited edition)

By: Jackson, Peter; Rousseau, Philippe

Price: $85.00

Publisher: England, Self-published: 2010

Seller ID: 27251


Very limited edition with a print run of just 250 books. Very clean inside and out, likely never read. No spine crease and no names or writing. Measures 6"x8-1/2" and has 90 pages. Much information about Maurice Fernez and his diving apparatus and many wonderful historic photographs. Also includes a facsmile of a French brochure advertsing his wares. Fernez was an inventor and pioneer in the field of underwater breathing apparatus, respirators and gas masks desig... View more info

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Rights and Wrongs of Golf

By: Jones, Bob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: A.G. Spaulding & Sons: 1935

Seller ID: 23012


Nice, rather hard to find piece of golf ephemera written for the Spaulding Company by the legendary golfer, Bobby Jones. Booklet is very clean marred by two small abrasions -- one to upper front corner and one to upper back corner, both apparently the result of ill-advised price stickers. There are also a couple small stains to lower front cornera very tiny tear to lower back edge and a touch of wear to top and bottom of spine.. Contents pristine. Booklet shows a photogr... View more info