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Basketball Hints: How to Play, Championship Plays, Training Advice, 1939-40
1 Basketball Hints: How to Play, Championship Plays, Training Advice, 1939-40
Hood Rubber Company, Inc. 1939 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers soiled, else a clean, tight copy. 
A promotional booklet published and given away by Hood Rubber Company, Inc. , who made athletic shoes in the 1930s. The booklet contains sports diagrams, photos of winning basketball teams (shod in Hood Rubber shoes, of course) , vintage shoe ads, coaching advice, and other information about the game of basketball contributed by famous coaches, including Clair Bee, Piggie Lambert and Dr. Forest C. Allen, among others. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Lawson's Switcher Guide on the Game of Checkers
2 Lawson's Switcher Guide on the Game of Checkers
Worcester, MA Svea Press 1899 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket; Title page and frontispiece illustration missing, boards worn, shaken, top corner of last page of text removed, erased pencil scrawls on front and rear flyleaves, front signature loose. 
Blue cloth binding with gilt designs of checkerboards on front and rear boards. 139 pp, [2]. Includes standard rules of the game and the Switcher Opening move, poems, illustrations, variations of checkers moves, solutions and checker advice. Subtitle: Containing Upwards 642 Variations on the Switcher Opening, Treating the Dyke, Part of the Old Fourteenth and the Pioneer as Variations of the Switcher, Also Sixteen Practical Problems, Seven Games and Three Poems. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Fishing the Oregon Country, Ames, Francis H.
3 Ames, Francis H. Fishing the Oregon Country
Caldwell, ID The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed, owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Signed by Author
Introduction by Ted Trueblood. Yellow cloth binding with titles stamped in black on front boards and spine. Many photographs, including some in color. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The longtime sportsman and writer writes about fishing in Oregon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Golf Bawls, Armour, Richard
4 Armour, Richard Golf Bawls
NY The Beechurst Press 1946 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Cigarette burn on front jacket and boards, owner name on front free endpaper, jacket tattered. Illustrated by Herb Middlecamp 
Cartoons by Herb Middlecamp. Green pictorial cloth binding. A compilation of humorous verse and cartoons about the game of golf. Author and illustrator photos and bios on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 77 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Nazi Olympics:   Berlin 1936, Bachrach, Susan D.
5 Bachrach, Susan D. The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936
Boston Little, Brown and Company 2000 0316070874 / 9780316070874 First Printing Softcover Very Good; Edges of covers very slightly curled. 
Several pages of color plates. A chronicle of the Berlin Olympics written for a juvenile audience, prepared in conjunction with an eponymous exhibition at the Holocaust Museum. Many black and white illustrations and photos throughout. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Against the Odds: Riding for My Life, Bailey, Jerry; Pedulla, Tom
6 Bailey, Jerry; Pedulla, Tom Against the Odds: Riding for My Life
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005 0399152733 / 9780399152733 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Bailey on the title page. Photos. A memoir by the legendary jockey about his horse racing career and his battles with alcoholism. ; 232 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Pepper Martin:  A Baseball Biography, Barthel, Thomas
7 Barthel, Thomas Pepper Martin: A Baseball Biography
McFarland and Company Jefferson, N.C. 2003 0786416025 / 9780786416028 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; A couple of dog-eared pages, covers lightly scuffed. 
Index, bibliography, photos. A look at the life and baseball career of Oklahoma native Pepper Martin, whose antics on and off the field, including the 1931 World Series, are the stuff of legend. ; 232 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Do You Know Your Baseball?, Brandt, Bill
8 Brandt, Bill Do You Know Your Baseball?
NY A. S. Barnes 1947 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket sunned at spine, tattered and has several waterstains. 
A vintage compilation of statistics and stories about major league baseball. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Masters Memories, Brown, Cal
9 Brown, Cal Masters Memories
Chelsea, MI Sleeping Bear Press 1998 1886947465 / 9781886947467 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. "Cal Brown takes us inside the ropes of this fascinating tournament and inside the minds and emotions of the great players --from Sarazen and Jones to Hogan and Snead to Palmer and Nicklaus and Crenshaw-- who have left their marks on it, and on our memories" (from rear jacket panel) . 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 133 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Croquet:  Rules and Strategy for Home Play, Brown, Paul
10 Brown, Paul Croquet: Rules and Strategy for Home Play
Princeton, NJ D. Van Nostrand Company 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Faintly musty, boards sunned at margins, jacket price-clipped and lightly soiled and tattered. 
Illustrations by the author. Blue pictorial cloth. Brown is principally known for his wonderfully illustrated horse books, but here he takes a break to play croquet. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 61 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rhymes of the Stream and Forest, Buckland, Frank Merton
11 Buckland, Frank Merton Rhymes of the Stream and Forest
NY Forest and Stream Publishing Co. 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, pages toned. 
Brown decorative cloth binding stamped in black and silver on front boards designed to look like a wet fly and leader wallet. Photos and illustrations throughout. [16], 90 pp. A collection of verse penned while the author was outdoors, "having been first done upon some stray bit of paper, found in my camp-kit or in the pocket of my fishing coat." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Collier's Book of Hunting and Fishing, Camp, Raymond R.
12 Camp, Raymond R. The Collier's Book of Hunting and Fishing
NY A. S. Barnes and Company 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, corners rounded, jacket lightly tattered and sunned. Illustrated by Ham Greene 
8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Table Tennis (Little Sports Library), Clark, Coleman
13 Clark, Coleman Table Tennis (Little Sports Library)
Chicago Ziff Davis Publishing Company 1948 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at spine. 
Photos by Arthur Haug. Glossary, appendices. Pictorial cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Run Gunny Run, Curley, Michael T.
14 Curley, Michael T. Run Gunny Run
Victoria, B. C. , Canada Trafford Publishing 2006 1412034574 / 9781412034579 Later Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers curled, rear forty pages dogeared. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. The Marine Corps Sergeant author decides to run in and win the New York City Marathon as a recruitment tool. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 290 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Swimming Scientifically Taught: a Practical Manual for Young and Old, Dalton, Prof. Frank Eugen; Dalton, Louis C.
15 Dalton, Prof. Frank Eugen; Dalton, Louis C. Swimming Scientifically Taught: a Practical Manual for Young and Old
NY Funk and Wagnalls 1918 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners rounded, boards rubbed, owner name on front free endpaper. 
Brown cloth binding with white, black and teal illustration of a mustachioed gentleman in old-fashioned swimsuit (no Speedo here) diving into water stamped on front boards. Frontispiece photo of Prof. Dalton. Many photos and illustrations of gents diving and swimming. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Main Event:  Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip, Davies, Richard O.
16 Davies, Richard O. The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip
Reno And Las Vegas University of Nevada Press 2014 0874179289 / 9780874179286 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, notes, several pages of photos. A social and sports history of boxing in the state of Nevada from bare-knuckle bouts in frontier outposts to hugely bankrolled pugilistic extravaganzas in glitzy Las Vegas. ; Shepperson Series in Nevada History; 293 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Muzzle Loading Shooting and Winning with the Champions, Davis, Don (editor)
17 Davis, Don (editor) Muzzle Loading Shooting and Winning with the Champions
Friendship, Indiana Powder, Patch and Ball Publications 1983 0960642803 / 9780960642809 Second Edition Softcover Good; One inch tear at head of spine. 
Many photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Complete Book of Dry-Land Exercises for Swimming, Dawson, Buck
18 Dawson, Buck The Complete Book of Dry-Land Exercises for Swimming
London Pelham Books 1966 0720701201 / 9780720701203 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket soiled and tattered, owner writing on front free endpaper. 
Many illustrations. ; 137 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Winter Sports:  A Collection of Historical Short Stories about Skiing from 1932 through Present Times, Dibelius, Norman
19 Dibelius, Norman Winter Sports: A Collection of Historical Short Stories about Skiing from 1932 through Present Times
Schenectady, NY The Schenectady Wintersports Club 1995 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, title page and rear free endpaper. 
"A collection of historical short stories about skiing from 1932 through present times. Stories are based on personal recollections of many old-time skiers. Over 50 photographs, the early history of the Schenectady Wintersports Club, a description of snow trains between Schenectady and North Creek in the 1930s, and stories about many skiers are included" (blurb on front cover). ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Graveyard of Champions:  Saratoga's Fallen Favorites, Eller, Bill
20 Eller, Bill Graveyard of Champions: Saratoga's Fallen Favorites
Lexington, KY Eclipse Press 2002 1581500661 / 9781581500660 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Foreword by Allan Jerkens. Many photos. Index, sources, Chronology of Major Saratoga Upsets, Champions at Saratoga. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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