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1 Ainslie, Tom AINSLIE'S JOCKEY BOOK The Relationship of Jockeys to the Winning and Losing of Horse Races
New York Trident Press Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
In comprehensive fashion the author "shows how the trainer's choice of jockey relates to all the other aspects of handicapping." Black boards w/illustration in blind, orange cloth backstrip w/black spine lettering, 145 pages, dust jacket illustration by Paul Bacon. Father's Day gift inscription to previous owner, light general wear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/rubbing, a bit of wear to corners/spine ends, two short tears to bottom spine, moderate geneal wear. Dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Anonymous Wills Cricket Diary 1987-88
Calcutta ITC Limited/Wills 1987 0 86131 837 4 / 9780861318377 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Oblong Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
An unused diary w/a wealth of personal and statistical information and photographs concerning the world's best cricket players. Unpaginated. Uncommon. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Beaumont, Bill Thanks to Rugby
London Stanley Paul/Hutchinson Publishing Group 1982 0 09 150750 2 / 9780091507503 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Signed by Author
One of modern rugby's most famous players relates his life story. Initialed by Beaumont ("See you in NZ/BB") on title page. Black cloth w/silver foil spine lettering, 208 pages, illustrated. Bent corners, bumped spine ends, mild slant, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/light rubbing, scratches, some corner wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Cauz, Louis E. THE PLATE, A Royal Tradition (signed/numbered)
Toronto Deneau Publishers & Company Limited/The Ontario Jockey Club 1984 Limited Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall Signed & Numbered by Author
A complete and detailed history (until 1984, at any rate), of North America's oldest horse race. Provides the details of each race, comprehensive lists of Plate starters, winners, jockeys, trainers, sires, and much else. This edition limited to 500 numbered and signed slipcased copies, of which this is #61. Brown cloth w/burgundy cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, 301 pages, illustrated. Light general wear, in lightly soiled slipcase. A nice copy of an impressive title. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Modern Skien, de Bruine, R.
5 de Bruine, R. Modern Skien
Elsevier Pockets A14 1959 Paperback Good to Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Dutch-language text. 159 pages (including list of ski slopes, terminology), illustrated. Moderate edgewear, impressions, mild spine roll, tanning. Internally tight (will require careful handling, though, since the binding has undoubtedly dried over the past half-century, and careless opening will probably cause it to split). Uncommon. (C/BT) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Dodge Book of Performance Cars, Engel, George S. (editor) (produced by Lyle Kenyon Engel)
6 Engel, George S. (editor) (produced by Lyle Kenyon Engel) The Dodge Book of Performance Cars
Pocket 95058 1967 First Edition Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Paperback original. Contains information on Don Garlits, Don White, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Bud Faubel, Bobby Harrop, Dave Strickler, Roger Lindamood, Ramchargers, Cotton Owers, Danny Ongais, Dave Pearson, A.J. Foyt, Sam McQuagg, Art Malone, Dick Landy, and The Smoke Eaters, with "inside stories of such great cars as The Turbo-Honker, The Cotton Picker, Little Red Wagon, Color Me Gone, The Yankee Peddler, The Hustler, The Original Dependable, The Flying Carpet, The Candymatic, The Swamp Rat, The Mangler, The Dragmaster Dart, The Flying Barn Door, and King Goat." Bill France, president of NASCAR and president of the Daytona International Speedway; Wally Parks, president of NHRA; Jim Tice, president of AHRA; and Joe Littlejohn, track owner and stock car historian, all provide articles about the future of auto racing. 336 pages (including glossary, index) illustrated. Mild flaking at edges, faint dampstaining to bottom edge (nothing significant). Internally tight and clean. A very scarce title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Fison, R.Y., and R.L. Hollands Hockey
London Nicholas Kaye 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
England's captain from 1932 to 1934, "one of the greatest players of the 1930s," and the hockey correspondent of the 'Sunday Times,' "one of the best writers and thinkers on the game," here combine their efforts to produce a book covering all aspects of the game of field hockey, beginning with a brief history, to the principles of the game, the various positions of the players, tactics, and much else; Introduction by T.L. Rowan; grey cloth, 158 pgs., illustrated; some sunning to top edge of front cover, faint cover soil, dusty/lightly soiled edges, moderate general wear; 
Price: 11.00 USD
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ELITE, The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, Le Temple de la Renommee sportif du Nouveau-Brunswick, Folster, David
8 Folster, David ELITE, The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, Le Temple de la Renommee sportif du Nouveau-Brunswick
Fredericton The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame 1983 Limited Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good Oblong Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Marjory Rogers Donaldson 
#11 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A very scarce edition of a publication honouring a variety of New Brunswick, Canada, athletes from all areas of sport, both professional and amateur. Athletes include Earle B. Avery, Hilton Belyea, Jack Burke, Robert Copp, Gordie Drillon, Yvon Durelle, Arthur Finnamore, Charles Gorman, Peter C. Kelly, Sybil Beatteay Mitchell, H. Sigurd Nielsen, Clement O'Connor, the Paris Crew, Margaret Purdy, the Saint John Trojans basketball team, the Sussex Amateur Athletic Association, the Thistle Curling Team, Mable Thomson, the UNB basketball team from 1945, UNB rugby teams from 1925-29, and many others. Text in both English and French, with an Introduction by Leslie I. Hull, New Brunswick's then-Minister of Youth and Recreation. Brown cloth w/gilt lettering, 40 pages (including Index of Inductees). A hint of general wear, in moderately edgeworn dust jacket w/impressions, several edge tears, light soil. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Gillespie, Curtis PLAYING THROUGH, A Year of Life and Links Along the Scottish Coast
Toronto Doubleday Canada/Random House of Canada 2002 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo -- from 7" to 9" Tall Signed by Author
1st printing w/complete number sequence. The author chronicles "the year he spent with his family among the gorse, heather, and golfers of Gullane, Scotland, a town of a few thousand people east of Edinburgh, and the site of the 2002 British Open Championship." This copy signed (on title page) by Gillespie. Blue boards w/white spine lettering, 311 pages (+ Acknowledgements), map end papers. Lightly rubbed dust jacket w/thin scratches. An unread copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Harkes, John, with Denise Kiernan CAPTAIN FOR LIFE and other temporary assignments
Chelsea Sleeping Bear Press 1999 1-866947-49-X First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Signed by Author
The first American to play in soccer in the English Premier League tells his story. Signed by Harkes on front end paper. Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 228 pages (including photo credits), illustrated. Bumps to spine ends, bottom edge, bottom corners, in rubbed dust jacket w/a few impressions/thin scratches. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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AND HERE THEY COME..., Report of the Harness Racing Task Force of the Province of New Brunswick, Harness Racing Task Force (John Hildebrand, Bernard Murray, Louise Petipas, Hugh Fitzpatrick, Doug McCarty, Brian Moore, Peter Breau, and Tom Everett,)
11 Harness Racing Task Force (John Hildebrand, Bernard Murray, Louise Petipas, Hugh Fitzpatrick, Doug McCarty, Brian Moore, Peter Breau, and Tom Everett,) AND HERE THEY COME..., Report of the Harness Racing Task Force of the Province of New Brunswick
Fredericton Department of Agriculture, Province of New Brunswick 1988 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
A look at the struggling harness racing industry in New Brunswick in 1988. The report was compiled during Alan R. Graham's stint as agriculture minister. Photocopied typscript, unpaginated. This item is heavier than the average book, so additional postage will probably be required. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Johnston, Brian It's A Funny Game
London Crescent 1986 1-85188-050-X / 9781851880508 1st Crescent large print edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Originally published in 1978 by W.H. Allen. A British cricket broadcaster offers his second volume of reminiscences, giving us "a behind-the scenes look at the radio commentator's lot, from the Queen's Jubilee walkabout to cramped and chaotic activity in the box at English Test grounds, together with a host of tall stories and hilarious gags, some of them true." Large print edition. Pictorial laminated cloth, 327 pages. Small four-digit number code to bottom edge, small ink mark to bottom right corner of front free end paper, light tanning, light general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Spirit of '77, Jeux Canada Games '77, Keough, Marje (edited by Dee Murphy),
13 Keough, Marje (edited by Dee Murphy), Spirit of '77, Jeux Canada Games '77
St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Amateur Sports Federation 1977 Spiral Bound Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall photographs by Ray Fennelly 
An account of the 1977 Canada Summer Games held in St. John's, Newfoundland, in August of 1977. Contains a complete history of the 1977 Canada Summer Games, including team members and medal winners. Unpaginated, illustrated. Moderate general wear. An uncommon item. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Kidd, Bruce The Struggle for Canadian Sport
Toronto & Buffalo & London University of Toronto Press 1999 0-8020-7664-5 / 9780802076649 3rd edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Inscribed & Signed by Author
"Winner of the 1997 North American Society for Sports History book award and an honourable mention for the Canadian Historical Association's 1997 Sir John A. Macdonald Prize." An ambitious undertaking detailing the social history of Canadian sport. This copy inscribed and signed by Kidd on title page. Inscription reads: "For Sally,/in admiration and/friendship. All the/very best for Salt Lake/City./Bruce." The Sally in question is Sally Rehorick of Fredericton, New Brunswick, who served as Canada's Chef de Mission for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. 323 pages (including notes, credits, index), illustrated. Moderate general reading wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 McKnight, Bob Straight, Place, and Showdown
New York Pageant Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo -- from 7" to 9" Tall 
assuring the reader that it's possible to make a living by betting on the ponies, the author, "who knows all there is to know about the track, has written a realistic, authoritative, down-to-earth guide to racing."; black cloth, 118 pgs.; slant, edge foxing, moderate general wear; dj w/sunned spine, chipping, piece torn from top left corner of front panel/top spine, sticker pull to bottom spine, rubbing, impressions, general wear; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Rust, Edna and Art Jr. Art Rust's Illustrated History of the Black Athlete
Garden City Doubleday & Company 1985 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
Wraps edition published simultaneously with the hardcover. From pioneers such as Jackie Robinson and Willie O'Ree and Althea Gibson, to icons such as Muhammad Ali and Walter Payton and Jim Brown, this is "a sweeping and comprehensive look at black athletes in American sports." Contains hundreds of action photographs celebrating "close to 1,000 personalities, from the early days of organized sports in the late nineteenth century to the present." 435 pages (including Index). A bit of spine roll, some edgewear, impressions, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Snyder, Eldon E. (editor) Journal of Popular Culture: SPORTS: A Social Scoreboard
Bowling Green University Popular Press 1975 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
a collection of essays intended "to highlight sport as a metaphoric scoreboard that reflects and records the 'game of social life.'"; contributors include the editor, George Moss, Benjamin Lowe & Mark H. Payne, Rudolf K. Haerle, Jr., Christian Messenger, Randy Roberts, Ron Cummings, Kevin Kerrane, and Max Webb; cover by J. Michael Huffman; 107 pages, illustrated; moderate general wear; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 Waters, Earle C., Paul E. Hawk, and John Y. Squires Soccer
Anapolis United States Naval Institute 1961 3rd edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
The authors present "an up-to-date manual that would meet the requirements of soccer coaches and players in every stage of development." Navy cloth w/white lettering to front cover/spine, 172 pages (including Glossary, Appendixes, Index), illustrated. Previous owner's name/address to top of front pastedown, moderate general wear, in moderately worn dust jacket. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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19 Yates, Brock Guide to Racing Cars
New York Sterling Publishing 1962 Hard Cover Good About Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Yates provides a guide to "the lingo of the track," the classification of cars, the sport's development, the prize races, and much more. Blue leatherette w/red illustration to front cover, red spine lettering, 144 pages (including Index), illustrated. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends/edges, in price-clipped, worn dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Young, David The Golden Age of Canadian Figure Skating
Toronto Summerhill Press 1984 0-920197-04-3 / 9780920197042 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
"This book is the story of Canada's thirteen gold medalists, their fellow competitors, and the skating pioneers who blazed the way in the early years." Barbara Ann Scott association copy. Taped onto the front end paper is a small piece of lined paper torn from a spiral notebook, on which is written, "With best wishes/Barbara Ann Scott." 200 pages (including index), illustrated, cover illustration by Janet Wilson. Previous owner's name/date on front end paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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21 Young, Rev. Dr. George M. A Century of Curling in Fredericton, New Brunswick, 1854-1954
Fredericton Fredericton Curling Club 1954 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Published in celebration of the Fredericton Curling Club's one hundredth anniversary. 56 pages, illustrated. Soiled covers, bits of paper stuck to same (presumably from a missing dust jacket), gift inscription to previous owner, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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22 Young, Scott Sports Stories
Toronto The Ryerson Press 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
A collection of forty-nine of the author's "best sports columns and features from the Globe and Mail," covering the Grey Cup, Nick Weslock, Danny Murtaugh, Eddie Shack, and a whole passel of others. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 165 pages. Rubbed dust jacket w/light rubbing, thin scratches, 1/2" tear to top edge of front panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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