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Klubhütten-Album des Schweizer Alpen-Club

By: Anonyme

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Bern, Zentral-Komitee S.A.C.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38665


120 pages; Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with black lettering. A wonderful book illustrated with photographs of the mountains and the huts scattered through the Swiss Alps for the use of climbers. Folding plate of floorplans, etc. at rear. View more info

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HOW TO ENTERTAIN WITH CARDS Private Parties, Public Parties, Social Clubs

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Cincinnati, U.S. Playing Card Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37102


43, (2) pages; This charming 1920s booklet recommends card parties for entertaining at home. Small wonder given the publisher manufactures playing cards! Not only do they suggest particular card games and provide the rules for such; there are also suggestions for party decorations, menus, seating arrangement, prizes and ideas for a number of "theme parties" such as Quaker, Japanese, Roses, Seashore, Automobile, and Lawn parties. ; Experience the pleasure of rea... View more info

Trekking Map Pokhara to Jomosom - Showing the whole of the Annapurna Himal

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Kathmandu, International Graphic Art: 1970

Seller ID: 41179


Folding map measuring about 70 by 60cm in stiff card wrappers. Map has a small split at twocorners and a split along left margin (not affecting image) Wrappers are worn and chipped. OCLC: 5482604; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

LA PELOTE BASQUE

By: Blazy, E. ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $184.94

Publisher: Bayonne, Librairie Pialloux - Imprimerie S. Sordes: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41525


Autograph; Inscribed by the author on the half title dated 1929 to William Boissel. Boissel founded the Musée Basque at Bayonne along with his friends Philip Veyrin and Ramiro Arrue in 1922; he also served as its director for many years. Subsequently (1955), inscribed on the previous blank from Boisell to J. E. Stone (?). Original pictorial wrappers bound in. Vellum spine with marbled boards and matching endpapers. Black leather spine label with titles in gilt. Firs... View more info

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SAGA OF ERIE SPORTS [Autographed]

By: Carney, John G. [SIGNED]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Erie, John G. Carney: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40219


Autograph; 303 pages; Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR to George Blair dated 1957. Endpapers toned, otherwise clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. The first 100 pages are devoted to the history of baseball in Erie. The entire book is punctuated with vintage photographs of individual athletes and teams. A really wonderful accounting of the development of various sports in Erie, Pennsylvania. ; Signed by Author; Experience t... View more info

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CANTICO DELLE DOLOMITI

By: Casara, Severino

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milano, Aldo Martello Editore: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41439


214 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in dustjacket with some edgewear. OCLC Number: 6873772 Severino Casara (1903 in Vicenza - 1978 ) was an Italian mountaineer and documentarian. Casara was a journalist who specialized in the Alps and other mountain ranges. In the late 1940s and 1950s he produced several documentary films about the Alps and mountaineering. He also authored a number of mountaineering books such as this beautiful book on the Dolomi... View more info

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THE VICTORIAN MOUNTAINEERS

By: Clark, Ronald

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38702


232 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket with minor edgewear, mild fading at spine. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. One of the products of the wonderfully prolific Victorian Age was the invention of the sport of mountaineering. Clark captures the character of the Victorian mountaineers and the motives that led them to climb. View more info

SWIMMING SCIENTIFICALLY TAUGHT; A practical manual for young and old,

By: Dalton, Frank Eugen

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls company: 1927

Seller ID: 41200


247 pages; Wonderful pictorial cloth binding - light olive brown cloth with white, black and teal blue image of man diving into water with billowing white clouds in the background on front cover. Frontispiece photograph of the author (founder of the Dalton Swimming School). Dozens of photographs and drawings illustrating swimming and diving techniques. Also includes a section on water polo.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. I... View more info

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Catalog VIII - Winter 1970 (Classical and Medieval Coins)

By: Deland, C. & L.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Fort Worth, C. & L. Deland: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38530


18 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff printed wrappers, 394 coins listed and described, with 8 pages of b&w photographs of 28 - 60 coins per page. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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JAHRBUCH DES SCHWEIZER ALPENCLUB ACHTUNDVIERZIGSTER JAHRGANG 1912 BIS 1913

By: Dubi, Heinrich

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Bern, Verlag des Schweizer Alpenclub,: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38666


V. 48; 412 pages; Former owner's name on ffep - James Wood. Otherwise clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with numerous folding maps at rear. Illustrated with fabulous photographs throughout. View more info

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JAHRBUCH DES SCHWEIZER ALPENCLUB ACHTUNDVIERZIGSTER JAHRGANG 1911 BIS 1912

By: Dubi, Heinrich

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Bern, Verlag des Schweizer Alpenclub: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38667


V. 47; 422 pages; Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with numerous folding maps at rear. Illustrated with fabulous photographs and drawings throughout. View more info

DOUBLE PLAY Or, How Joe Hardy chose his friends

By: Everett, William

Price: $594.99

Publisher: Boston, Lee, Shepard and Dillingham: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40573


(viii), 244 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt image of a baseball and a baseball bat at spine. Faint inscription in pencil on first blank "S.F. Sweetser / from / M. Warren" An attractive example of this scarce baseball novel. This book Double Play was Everett's second novel featuring a baseball theme (the first was Changing Base published in 1868). This book involves a game between the local Starlings baseball... View more info

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SHORTSTOP [Actually Signed by Fregosi in addition to the Facsimile Signature on front wrapper)

By: Fregosi, Jim ; [ Autographed ]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Los Angeles, Audio Sports Inc.: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37033


Record / Booklet on Baseball Fundamentals; Autograph; Booklet printed on photographic paper stock with step-by-step photographs of Fregosi demonstrating his playing style. Accompanied by an audio record featuring Fregosi. In addition to the printed facsimile signature, this booklet is actually AUTOGRAPHED by Fregosi on lower right corner. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history th... View more info

GOLF ITS HISTORY, PEOPLE & EVENTS [ Autographed by Gene Sarazen ]

By: Grimsley, Will ; [ Gene Sarazen - SIGNED ]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1966

Seller ID: 41390


Autograph; 331 pages; Clean and tight in roiginal green cloth binding in dustjacket with edgewear and a few short closed tears. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Gene Sarazen on first blank. Sarazen is one of only five golfers (along with Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tiger Woods) to win all the major championships in his career, the Career Grand Slam: U.S. Open in 1922, 1932, PGA Championship in 1922, 1923, 1933, British Open in 1932, and The Masters in 1935. Sarazen... View more info

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Ringside at the Bullfight

By: Harris, Dick

Price: $14.94

Publisher: The American Visitors Bureau of Madrid: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39193


76 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, front wrapper creased at lower corner, some wear at spine ends. An informative and charming guide to the various participants in the ring and the sequence of events and methods of engaging the bull. A great introduction to the traditional natinal sport of Spain. View more info

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OFF THE RACKET - Tennis Highlights and Lowdowns [in scarce Dustjacket]

By: Hawk, Philip B

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, American Lawn Tennis, Inc: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40454


391 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding (light toning to endpapers) in edgeworn dustjacket, faded at spine with small chips at head. Illustrated with wonderful photographs and drawings. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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ATHLETICS AND OUT-DOOR SPORTS FOR WOMEN Each Subject being separately treated by a Special Writer

By: Hill, Lucille E.

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39780


339 pages; Clean and tight in original publisher's decorative cloth binding of green cloth with repeated images of hockey sticks, rowing oars, tennis rackets and balls, and bowling pins - a wonderful pictorial binding, a little darkened at spine, bottom edges rubbed. OCLC: 1577395 Lucille Hill's groundbreaking 1903 work Athletics and Out-door Sports for Women addresses Physical training at home, by A. Barker -- Gymnasium work, by W.L. Savage -- Dancing, aesthetic and soc... View more info

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THE ASCENT OF EVEREST

By: Hunt, John ; [Brigadier Sir John Hunt] ; [SIGNED]

Price: $249.94

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42068


Autograph; xx, 300 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, bright attractive dustwrapper in protective mylar cover. Autographed Copy SIGNED by hunt on ffep. The Expedition Leader's account of the first ascent of Everest in 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary. Illustrated with 8 colour plates and 48 plates in b/w. Numerous sketches in text and several maps and plans. Chapter 16 by Sir Edmund Hillary. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinb... View more info

WHITE MONARCH AND THE GAS-HOUSE PUP

By: Kirk, Ralph G

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41523


113 pages; Frontispiece illustation of dog fight with tissue guard and three additional plates by William A. Kirkpatrick. OCLC: 4273940 Original owner's name in pencil on ffep (dated 1924), otherwise quite clean an tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with white lettering and image of a pit terrier on front board. A tiny bit of rubbing at spine ends. Corners square and cover bright. Two pieces of the dustjacket (front panel and front flap) were laid-in and ar... View more info

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The Spanish Riding School in Vienna With a Preface by Colonel A. Podhajsky

By: Leitich, Ann Tizia

Price: $9.94

Publisher: München [Munich], Nymphenburger Verlagshandlung: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39909


54 & [1] pages; Pictorial glazed boards in yellow and gray, edges of the text block stained yellow. First English edition, translated by Stella von Musulin from the German original [Die Spanische Reitschule in Wien]. A lovely copy, clean and tight, with no signs of wear or damage, or marking of any sort. No dust jacket. Plates with 42 b/w illustrations from photographs. View more info