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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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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 reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ep... 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

Condition: Very Good-


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

FASTER - How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler's Best

By: Bascomb, Neal

Price: $14.95

Publisher: boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2020

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42432

Condition: Fine


330 pages; ARC Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.They were the unlikeliest of heroes. Rene Dreyfus, a former top driver on the international racecar circuit, had been banned from the best European teams—and fastest cars—by the mid-1930s because of his Jewish heritage. Charles Weiffenbach, head of the down-on-its-luck automaker Delahaye, was desperately trying to save his c... View more info

LA PELOTE BASQUE

By: Blazy, E. ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $249.94

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41525

Condition: Very Good+


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. First Edition (Premiere 1000). Dessins par P. Garmendia. A unique autographed association copy of this quite scarce seminal h... View more info

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SAGA OF ERIE SPORTS [Autographed]

By: Carney, John G. [SIGNED]

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Erie, John G. Carney: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40219

Condition: Near Fine


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 the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a chara... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good


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. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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: $34.94

Publisher: Bern, Verlag des Schweizer Alpenclub,: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38666

Condition: Very Good


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: $54.94

Publisher: Bern, Verlag des Schweizer Alpenclub: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38667

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


(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 club and their challengers The Wide-Awakes from a nearby town. The style of their new pitcher Wheeler is much discussed and ... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CRONICAS DE TOROS by Tio Carlos / El Quinto

By: Garcia, Carlos Septien

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Mexico, D.F., Editorial Jus: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42317

Condition: Very Good


398 pages; Clean and tight in original white printed wrappers in very good dustjacket with image of a bull ring on front cover. Pages unopened. The author of this book began writing about "Los Toros" in 1941. His weekly columns on the corridas brilliantly chronicled the technical and dramatic achievements in the ring. Carlos Septien Garcia was a lawyer, politician and journalist born in the city of Queretaro, but in the bullfighting world he known by his pen name "Tio Carlos" or "El Quinto." Many consider him to be the all-time best reporter on La Corrida. This vol... 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

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


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 invented the modern sand wedge and debuted the club at the British Open in 1932. The winner of 39 PGA Tournaments, Gene Sara... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

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: 42293

Condition: Very Good


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 social, by M.B. Gilbert -- Cross-country walking, by J.B. Blake --Swimming, by E. Sandys -- Skating, by W.T. Richardson -- Rowin... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 are now in mylar cover to protect them and the book. Small bookstore ticket at rear - Priscilla Guthrie's Book-Shop/William Pe... View more info

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CLUBUTTEN Schweizer Alpen Club (S.A.C.)

By: Liengme, Armand

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Lausanne, S.A.C., Buchdruckerei der Société Suisse de Publicité: 1928

Seller ID: 40561

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 204 pages; Contents clean and secure in black cloth binding with gilt lettering. Oblong quarto (21 x 30 cm). A 1928 guide for Alpine hikers/climbers. Photograph views of the various alpine huts maintained by the Swiss Alpine Club and maps of the associated trails. Album de vues accompagnées d'un texte descriptif et de croquis de situation. Folding map in pocket at rear. Preface in French German and Italian. Préface en allemand, français et italien. Alternate title: Die Clubhütten des Schweizer Alpen Club [in Jahre 1927]. OCLC: 715456580 View more info

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THE JOLLY ANGLER or, Water Side Companion The whole illustrated with eighty wood engravings

By: March, J

Price: $149.94

Publisher: London, J. March: 1842

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 40619

Condition: Very Good


100 pages; containing an Account of all the Best Places for Angling, as well as the tackle, baits, & other requisites to form an Expert Angler with a correct description of tying hooks, making artificial flies, repairing tackle etc. Contents clean and secure in original binding of green cloth spine and brown boards, gilt letters at spine. OCLC: 37008788 Former owner's attractive bookplate [Bernard S. Horne] on front endpaper depicting two crossed fishing poles, a fish, two images of a man fishing and a hunting dog. Illustrated frontispiece showing "The Jolly Angler" fishing at Cartha... View more info