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Fish Stories- A Collection of Angling Yarns

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Ltd:

Edition: Presumed First Edition.

Seller ID: 004460


Fishing stories which originally appeared under the heading Chestnuts in "The Angler" magazine. Undated volume, ca 1915. Advert for Hardy Bros rods refers to J J Hardy as Champion of the World. 166pp. Binding loose but all pages appear to be present. Page edges soiled, musty smell, spotting and fingermarks to edges and margins. Reading copy only of this scarce title, currently contained in brown paper cover. View more info

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Lifting the Covers - the Autobiography

By: Alan Mills

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007570


Autobiography of the former tennis player and Wimbledon referee, who stepped down in 2005 after more than 20 years. Contains many anecdotes and inside stories about the championships. 278pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine and slight sunning to edges, otherwise near fine copy with no insriptions in near fine DJ. View more info

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Ranji

By: Alan Ross

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008252


Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Biography of K S Ranjitsinhji, the Indian prince and Sussex and England cricketer. 256pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Edges sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ faded to spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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Managing My Life

By: Alex Ferguson

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 000793


Autobiography, including the unique treble triumph. Minor shelf wear and some creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

Cricket - Hamlet Sports Special

By: Benny Green, Jim Laker, Alan Lee, Maurice Golesworthy, Martin Tyler

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004019


Volume commissioned by "Hamlet Cigars", containing a series of articles which describe cricket's early beginnings, the County Championship, the Golden Age, the Test Scene, Great Players, One-day Competitions and the modern game. 94pp illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Some creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Aussies and Ashes

By: Bill Bowes

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Stanley Paul & Co Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004072


Assessment of the 1961 battle for the Ashes, by the former Yorkshire and England Test bowler. 183pp illustrated with 25 black and white photographs. Red and white lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners, some darkening to endpapers and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy. DJ is price-clipped with some edgewear, 1/4" loss at top of spine and fading to spine, otherwise good. View more info

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Improve Your Golf

By: Bill Cox

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004223


A "home golf doctor" by the TV commentator and golf professional. Penguin Handbook series PH94. 140pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. View more info

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The Complete Encyclopedia of Horse Racing

By: Bill Mooney & George Ennor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Australia, Funtastic Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 004282


The definitive work on the story of racing, the jockeys, horses, trainers, controversies etc. 240pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white and coloured endpapers. Boards very slightly bowed and indentations to front board, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has small tear to top and same indentations, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested. View more info

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The St Andrews Opens

By: Bobby Burnet

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Sportsprint Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003667


Author was Historian to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew. Foreword by Michael Bonalleck. Gilt lettering to spine. 198pp with index, profusely illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Pale blue endpapers. Minor bumping to top and bottom of spine and one corner, otherwise lovely copy, clean and tight with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear otherwise VG. View more info

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Close on Cricket

By: Brian Close

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002449


The England all-rounder talks from his own experience about all aspects of playing cricket. 119pp illustrated with 17 black and white photographs. Boards somewhat bowed, bumping and rubbing to extremities, otherwise good clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has creasing and wear to edges and corners, several small nicks and a 1" closed tear to top edge. View more info

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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

By: Christopher Dodd

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006609


Informal history of the famous university boat race since it first started in 1829. 405pp with index, illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs, 2 maps and line drawings to the chapter heads. Gilt lettering to spine. Gift inscription to front endpaper and some marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and a small nick, otherwise very good View more info

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The Cricketer Book of Cricket Disasters and Bizarre Records

By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Century Publishing Co Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000814


Fascinating collection of cricket stories, 118pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and drawings. Minor creasing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

The Spirit of Cricket - A Personal Anthology

By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins (Editor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004110


Massive collection of writing about cricket, 530pp with index. Some creasing to spine and corners and sunning to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

The Anglers' Encyclopaedia

By: Colin Willock

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004113


Comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of angling - coarse, sea, game and big-game fishing, arranged alphabetically and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and line drawings. Slight bumping to spine, corners and edges, sunning to edges and some marking to endpapers, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and creasing and has been reinforced with a clear protective cover. View more info

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Gower - The Autobiography

By: David Gower with Martin Johnson

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1993

Edition: First Thus, First Printing

Seller ID: 002466


Forthright autobiography by the Leicestershire and England cricket captain, illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white and updated since the hardback edition with a new chapter. Some creasing to spine and cover and wear to edges, otherwise a good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Leeds United on Trial - The Inside Story of an Astonishing Year - SIGNED COPY

By: David O'Leary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008347


Controversial inside account of an eventful year at the Yorkshire football club. 177pp, illustrated with 8 pages of colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Signed without dedication to title page by David O'Leary. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise very good clean copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Formula One: The Championship

By: David Tremayne

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Bristol, Parragon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000811


A complete race by race guide top Formula One, with driver profiles, a hall of fame, and information on the teams. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs by Behram Kapadia. Corners a little bumped, otherwise very good bright copy. View more info

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A Hundred Years of Trent Bridge

By: E V Lucas (Editor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Privately Printed: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004540


A little book published to commemorate the centenary of the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, where the first match was played in 1838. Articles by E V Lucas, Sir Julian Cahn, Douglas McCraith, J H Burrow and A W Shelton. 80pp illustrated with 28 black and white photographs and coloued frontis. Crest to front board and black lettering to spine. Boards bowed, some spotting and edges slightly stained, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Last Over

By: E W Swanton with David Rayvern Allen

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Richard Cohen Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 002465


Compilation of linked articles and new material by the legendary cricket writer, illustrated with black and white photographs. Spine slightly slanted, small inkspot to half-title page and some creasing to spine and cover, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Marching On Together - My Life at Leeds United (SIGNED COPY)

By: Eddie Gray with Jason Tomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008349


Fascinating account of Eddie Gray's career as a player and manager at the Yorkshire football club. 237pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Signed with dedication by the author to the title page. Some bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear, otherwise very good. View more info