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Hot Line to Victory
Hot Line to Victory
by W. Woodrow Hayes as Woody Hayes
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[N. P.]: W, Woodrow Hayes, (1969). 21.5 x 28 cm. 322 pp. Bound in white plastic spiral lettered in red. Stiff paper covers printed in color. Black & white illustrations throughout. Covers rubbed, creased, and lightly soiled. Two circular imprints to... (read more)

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Siegbert Tarrasch Leben und Werk Biographie zum 70. Todestag
Siegbert Tarrasch Leben und Werk Biographie zum 70. Todestag
by Wolfgang Kamm
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[Germany]: Schach und Euromunzenfirma Fruth, 2004 4to., 877, (3) pp. Text in German. Without dust jacket, as issued. Corners lightly bumped. Very Good condition. DG/kb... (read more)

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A Tomato Can Chronicle and Other Stories of Fishing & Shooting
A Tomato Can Chronicle and Other Stories of Fishing & Shooting
by Edmund Ware Smith
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NY:Derrydale Press, (1937). Number 80 of 950 copies printed. 8vo., 24x15cm. 189pp. Brown cloth over boards decorated in gilt. Slight staining to 1/4 inch foredge. Very Good condition. GWB... (read more)

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A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of William Warren Bradley
A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of William Warren Bradley
by John McPhee
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1965). Octavo, 13.5 x 19 cm, 144pp. plus unpaginated black-and-white photo section at rear. Stated first printing. Original black cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Boards lightly edgeworn; light soiling to... (read more)

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But They Can't Beat Us!: Oscar Robertson's Crispus Attucks Tigers Signed Edition
But They Can't Beat Us!: Oscar Robertson's Crispus Attucks Tigers Signed Edition
by Randy Roberts
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The 1986 film Hoosiers, based on the true story of tiny Milan High School's 1954 state basketball championship, trafficked in familiar indiana images -- a backboard and a hoop erected on a pole between a house and a field and a solitary boy arching a... (read more)

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Teaching Track and Field
Teaching Track and Field
by Calisch Wallack
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Danville: The Interstate Printers and Publishers, (1960). Octavo, 15.5 x 23.5 cm. [xii],116pp. Original red cloth stamped in black. In an unclipped dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers; black & white photographic illustrations throughout. Binding lightly... (read more)

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The Art of the Sabre and the Epee
The Art of the Sabre and the Epee
by Luigi Barbasetti
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1936). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 170pp. First edition. Bound in red cloth over boards stamped in black. Binding rubbed with a few water spots to the cloth; corners bumped and frayed; some wear to the spine ends. Pages... (read more)

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How To Play Baseball
How To Play Baseball
by Babe Ruth
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NY: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation 1931 1st Edition 127 pp. Grey pictorial boards with Babe Ruth illustration and lettering blind stamped to front board and lettering blind stamped to spine. Illustrated throughout with 32 black and white captioned... (read more)

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Selected Games, 1969-1977 Signed Edition
Selected Games, 1969-1977 Signed Edition
by Anatoly Karpov
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Moscow, 1978. Octavo, 15 x 21 cm, 256pp. Inscribed and signed by Anatoly Karpov on the recto of the frontispiece. Text in Russian. Bound in beige cloth stamped in gilt. Spine cocked; corners a bit bowed; a small stain to the top of the text block... (read more)

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Chess Symposium: Some of the Finest End-Games and Curiosities by Ancient and Modern Masters
Chess Symposium: Some of the Finest End-Games and Curiosities by Ancient and Modern Masters
by J. Halpern
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New York: [No publisher], [No date]. Octavo, 16 x 22.5 cm. 208pp. Original black cloth, spine stamped in black (as "Halpern's Chess Symposium Vol I"). No dust jacket. Black & white diagrams throughout Binding rubbed, stained, and shaken. Corners heavily... (read more)

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Chess Tournament Crosstables Volume 4 (1921-1930)
Chess Tournament Crosstables Volume 4 (1921-1930)
by Jeremy Gaige
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Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1974. Octavo, 15 x 23 cm. [Multiple paginations]. Original blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. No dust jacket. Cloth rubbed. Corners bumped. Very good condition. beh... (read more)

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Karate: Pin'an Katas in Depth
Karate: Pin'an Katas in Depth
by Keiji Tomiyama
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This excellent work, with more than 800 photos for ease of use, is designed to help students get the most out of the study and training of the five essential Pi Nan kata. Tomiyama Sensei, one of the leading Shito Ryu instructors in the world, not only... (read more)

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El Toro de Lidia en Mexico Signed Edition
El Toro de Lidia en Mexico Signed Edition
by Agustin Linares
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[Mexico City: Offset Vilar], 1953 4to., (258)pp. Inscribed on the half title page by the author. Quarter blue cloth stamped in blind, red morocco spine. Illustrated throughout with black & white photos, line drawings. Ribbons illustrated in color. Text... (read more)

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Black Dynamite: the Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring from 1782 to 1938, 5 Volumes
Black Dynamite: the Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring from 1782 to 1938, 5 Volumes
by Nat Fleischer
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(New York): Nat Fleischer, (1938 - 1947) 5 volumes. Part of "The Ring Athletic Library." Original orange cloth stamped in black. Line drawings & photos throughout. Some soiling to boards, light wear, spines darkened. Owner's inscription in pen in volumes... (read more)

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Non-Classical Gung Fu
Non-Classical Gung Fu
by Jesse Glover
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The Complete System of Wing Chun Gung Fu 7: Wing Chun: Theories and Concepts
The Complete System of Wing Chun Gung Fu 7: Wing Chun: Theories and Concepts
by Augustine Fong
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The Chess Career of Rudolph Spielmann, 3 Volumes
The Chess Career of Rudolph Spielmann, 3 Volumes
by Jack Spence
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Football Cultures and Identities
Football Cultures and Identities
by Gary Armstrong and Richard Giulianotti
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The Captain
The Captain
by Geoff Shackelford
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Games Played in the World's Championship Match between Alexander Alekhin and E. D. Bogoljubow
Games Played in the World's Championship Match between Alexander Alekhin and E. D. Bogoljubow
by F. D. Yates and W. Winter
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