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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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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

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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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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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


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. Alternat... 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


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, t... View more info

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FISHING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [and] HUNTING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [Kermit Roosevelt Jr.'s copy] [Two Volume set in slipcase]

By: Peper, Eric ; and Jim Rikhoff ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt Jr.]

Price: $374.94

Publisher: New York, Winchester Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40658


Autograph; xii, (2), 207; xii, (2), 208 pages; A limited edition two volume set in original red slipcase. This is No. 16 of an edition limited to only 750; each of these volumes in Signed on the limitation page by Jim Rikhoff and inscribed to Kim Roosevelt "with whom this editor has shared many a vicarious Moment of Truth (not necessarily fishing) thru the years." Like new in original bindings of burgundy leatherette spines with red boards. Colour frontispiec... View more info

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A Ringside Seat at the World's Famous Heavyweight Championship Bouts

By: Sun Oil Company

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Baltimore Md., Sun Oil Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39357


2 p.l. & 185 pages; This rare softcover book appeals to collectors of at least three subjects: petroleum history, heavy-weight championship boxing matches, and early radio. It was a promotional give-away from the Sun Oil Company to promote their unique gasoline "BLUE SUNOCO." There is a page of text about Sun Oil Company -- its petroleum and the refining which made BLUE SUNOCO possible facing each chapter of this volume. The chapters themselves each are devote... View more info