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  • 1913 THE BOOK OF THE BALL Its USE & MOVEMENT in Various SPORTS Illustrated First Edition by A.E. Crawley 1913 THE BOOK OF THE BALL Its USE & MOVEMENT in Various SPORTS Illustrated First Edition
    A.E. Crawley

    THE BOOK OF THE BALL, by A.E. Crawley. LONDON: Methuen & Co., 1913. First Edition, First Printing, with the statement "First Published in 1913" on the copyright page, and no indication of additional printings. Rare SALESMAN'S COPY with "SAMPLE" stamped twice on the title page. Hardcovers, red cloth covered boards, gilt titling to the front cover and spine, 5x7.5 inches. Pagination: x, [2], 220 pages, plus 31 pages of Publisher's ads at the rear. ILLUSTRATED with 15 unnumbered pages of PLATES, mostly photographic, showing the ball in use in various sports. There are also in text drawings here and there throughout. A

    comparison BALL MOVEMENT and BALL USE in various ball sports, including Cricket, Baseball, Rugby, Football (Soccer), Bowls, Tennis,…

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    THE BOOK OF THE BALL, by A.E. Crawley. LONDON: Methuen & Co., 1913. First Edition, First Printing, with the statement "First Published in 1913" on the copyright page, and no indication of additional printings. Rare SALESMAN'S COPY with "SAMPLE" stamped twice on the title page. Hardcovers, red cloth covered boards, gilt titling to the front cover and spine, 5x7.5 inches. Pagination: x, [2], 220 pages, plus 31 pages of Publisher's ads at the rear. ILLUSTRATED with 15 unnumbered pages of PLATES, mostly photographic, showing the ball in use in various sports. There are also in text drawings here and there throughout. A

    comparison BALL MOVEMENT and BALL USE in various ball sports, including Cricket, Baseball, Rugby, Football (Soccer), Bowls, Tennis, Golf, Billiards, Polo, Ice Hockey, Curling, and more. Chapters include: The Sentiment of the Ball, The Natural History of the Ball, The Science of the Ball, and Principles of Ball Games. Written by a former pro tennis player. GOOD condition: The spine covering is split for 1 inch at the bottom spine folds, there is a small split at the top of the spine covering and some fraying at both spine ends; internally, the inner hinge is cracked at a few places where the book was over opened, but the binding is always holding well, there is some edge wear and a small edge tear here and there, there is a light stain to the bottom margin of a couple pages; overall the pages are tight, bright, clean and unmarked. A solid, very presentable copy. RARE 1913 FIRST EDITION study of balls in sports.

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  • 1914 JAPANESE BOOK on SUMO WRESTLING / SUMO TAIKAN by TANIEMON HITACHIYAMA 1914 JAPANESE BOOK on SUMO WRESTLING / SUMO TAIKAN
    TANIEMON HITACHIYAMA

    SUMO TAIKAN. A Japanese book on SUMO WRESTLING, by the GREAT SUMO WRESTLER TANIEMON HITACHIYAMA. Published in TOKYO, JAPAN: TAISHO 3 (1914). Text entirely in Japanese. Is the above correct? I don't know for certain, because I do not read Japanese, and what I wrote above came from someone who supposedly does. Hardcovers, cloth covered boards, covers are decorated with gilt lining and with images of Sumo Wrestlers; spine titled in gilt (spine is disbound - see full condition description below); all page edges gilt, front and rear endpapers speckled in gold, 6" x 9". Pagination: There are four major parts consisting of 584 pages, 98 pages, and 155 pages. There are also introductory pages, including a title page, a…

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    SUMO TAIKAN. A Japanese book on SUMO WRESTLING, by the GREAT SUMO WRESTLER TANIEMON HITACHIYAMA. Published in TOKYO, JAPAN: TAISHO 3 (1914). Text entirely in Japanese. Is the above correct? I don't know for certain, because I do not read Japanese, and what I wrote above came from someone who supposedly does. Hardcovers, cloth covered boards, covers are decorated with gilt lining and with images of Sumo Wrestlers; spine titled in gilt (spine is disbound - see full condition description below); all page edges gilt, front and rear endpapers speckled in gold, 6" x 9". Pagination: There are four major parts consisting of 584 pages, 98 pages, and 155 pages. There are also introductory pages, including a title page, a page with large red circular images, a fold open (table of contents?), and several small sections of numbered pages: 2, 4, 3, 4, 6, and 12 pages respectively. There are also 40 PAGES OF PLATES at the front, printed on both sides of unnumbered pages. The plates include images of old documents, and photographs of numerous early sumo wrestlers. CONDITION: Spine is disbound and worn, front and rear boards are foxed with age, gilt page edges are scratched and rubbed, the rear hinge has split but is holding with the sewn binding, book has been over-opened at a few places, a few of the latter pages have tears to their bottom margin, there is some foxing and toning here and there throughout, otherwise the inner pages are complete, tight, bright, clean and unmarked.

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  • 1930s LUCY MONROE - SIGNATURE & INSCRIPTION - Long Time NY YANKEES OPENING DAY NATIONAL ANTHEM SINGER by Lucy Monroe 1930s LUCY MONROE - SIGNATURE & INSCRIPTION - Long Time NY YANKEES OPENING DAY NATIONAL ANTHEM SINGER
    Lucy Monroe

    SIGNATURE and INSCRIPTION of LUCY MONROE, on the bottom part of a 5x7 inch piece of paper on which is also mounted a newspaper article about her singing the part of Musetta in the opera La Boheme. The signature, inscription, and article are all probably from the 1930s, during which time Lucy Monroe appeared in various operas. What she became most famous for, however, was her singing of THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. She was a fixture of the NEW YORK YANKEES, and sang the National Anthem at EVERY OPENING DAY GAME and at EVERY WORLD SERIES GAME between 1945 and 1960. GOOD condition: the item has a fold across its middle, some corner tip wear, pieces of dark paper stuck to…

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    SIGNATURE and INSCRIPTION of LUCY MONROE, on the bottom part of a 5x7 inch piece of paper on which is also mounted a newspaper article about her singing the part of Musetta in the opera La Boheme. The signature, inscription, and article are all probably from the 1930s, during which time Lucy Monroe appeared in various operas. What she became most famous for, however, was her singing of THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. She was a fixture of the NEW YORK YANKEES, and sang the National Anthem at EVERY OPENING DAY GAME and at EVERY WORLD SERIES GAME between 1945 and 1960. GOOD condition: the item has a fold across its middle, some corner tip wear, pieces of dark paper stuck to the four corners of its blank backside, and signs of handling. Nonetheless the signature and inscription are bright and clear. An interesting item related to the NEW YORK YANKEES baseball team. How many Yankees opening day and world series games did you attend between 1945 and 1960? Would look great mounted and put into a small frame. About LUCY MONROE (from her 1987 NY TIMES obituary): ******LUCY MONROE, who SANG the STAR-SPANGLED BANNER at every NEW YORK YANKEES OPENING DAY and every YANKEES WORLD SERIES between 1945 and 1960, died of cancer Tuesday, October 16, 1987, at her Manhattan home. She was 80 years old. Miss Monroe, the official soloist for the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, spent much of her career singing the national anthem. She once estimated that she had sung it more than 5,000 times. She sang it for Presidents Roosevelt, Johnson and Kennedy, at the inauguration of President Truman, and at hundreds of other civic and patriotic gatherings. In 1942, she conducted a community sing, sponsored by the Treasury Department, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. More than 40,000 people attended. During the 1930's she was featured on three commercial radio programs a week and was a costar for four years with Frank Munn on NBC's American Album of Familiar Music. She also appeared as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia orchestras and with the Chicago, St. Louis and Metropolitan Opera companies. She leaves no survivors.******

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  • 1954 DELAWARE PARK HORSE RACE TRACK Plan to FILM RACES w/ 5 ORIGINAL 8x10 PHOTOS 1954 DELAWARE PARK HORSE RACE TRACK Plan to FILM RACES w/ 5 ORIGINAL 8x10 PHOTOS

    NEW DEVELOPMENTS at DELAWARE PARK in 1954. (1) In TELEVISION WORK, (2) In NEWS PHOTO EXPANSION, (3) In FILM PATROL TECHNIQUE. 18 typescript leaves with text on one side only, plus FIVE ORIGINAL 8X10 B&W PHOTOGRAPHS, pages and photos 2 hole punched at their left margin, bound in a stiff folder with metal bracket, typed title label on front cover. Report by this THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING TRACK on its new, and at the time novel, plan to film races at the Park for promotional and news purposes, as well as on the expansion of its still photography capabilities. The report goes into detail as to how the Track Organization intends to make the films unique enough that TV stations will…

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    NEW DEVELOPMENTS at DELAWARE PARK in 1954. (1) In TELEVISION WORK, (2) In NEWS PHOTO EXPANSION, (3) In FILM PATROL TECHNIQUE. 18 typescript leaves with text on one side only, plus FIVE ORIGINAL 8X10 B&W PHOTOGRAPHS, pages and photos 2 hole punched at their left margin, bound in a stiff folder with metal bracket, typed title label on front cover. Report by this THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING TRACK on its new, and at the time novel, plan to film races at the Park for promotional and news purposes, as well as on the expansion of its still photography capabilities. The report goes into detail as to how the Track Organization intends to make the films unique enough that TV stations will want to show them without the Track having to pay for play. Condition: Some wear and staining to covers, including coffee cup rings, droplet stains, soiling, and some edge and corner wear. Internally very nice, the pages and photos are bright, clean, clear, and unmarked. One of a only few, perhaps even a one of a kind report. An interesting, rare item related to the history of Delaware Park. About DELAWARE PARK THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING TRACK (from Wikipedia): ******Delaware Park (also known as DelPark) is an American horse racing track, casino, and golf course in Stanton, Delaware. It is located just outside the city of Wilmington, and about 30 miles from Philadelphia. William DuPont, Jr. a designer of twenty three racing courses, designed and built Delaware Park Racetrack in partnership with Donald P. Ross. Phillip T. Harris of Media, PA., was hired as the architectural engineer. The facility opened on June 26, 1937 and today is the only thoroughbred horse racing track in the state of Delaware. Races are run from May to October. In recent years, near Triple Crown winner Afleet Alex and Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, both won their career debuts at Delaware (Barbaro did it on the grass at 7-1), and the sprint champion mare Xtra Heat was based there. The track is now home to many horses who routinely ship to and win at the major circuits in New York, Florida and Kentucky.******

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  • 1955 RUSSIAN HUNTING & SPORTING RIFLES & AMMO Published in Moscow ILLUSTRATED 1955 RUSSIAN HUNTING & SPORTING RIFLES & AMMO Published in Moscow ILLUSTRATED

    This is a RUSSIAN HUNTING BOOK with LOTS OF ILLUSTRATIONS of RIFLES and AMMUNITION as well as Outdoor Hunting / Nature Scenes. A Hunter's Sporting Book. TOME II only. I don't know if TOME I was also about Rifles and Hunting or some other Russian sport, but this TOME II clearly focuses on Hunting and Hunting Rifles. Published in Moscow, 1955. TEXT ENTIRELY IN RUSSIAN. Hardcover book, no dustjacket, 8.5" x 10.5", 400 pages. Illustrated with detailed in-text b&w drawings and color plates. GOOD condition, the covers have wear at the spine ends and corner tips, internally just lightly used and still tight, bright, clean and unmarked. A solid, nice copy.

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  • 1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY at S.F. ROWING CLUB : PLAY the MARTINI METER GAME (Big Game was Stanford vs Cal Berkeley) 1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY at S.F. ROWING CLUB : PLAY the MARTINI METER GAME (Big Game was Stanford vs Cal Berkeley)

    1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY on Friday, November 17 at the S.F. Rowing Club at Fisherman's Wharf. (The BIG GAME of Stanford vs. UC Berkeley was on Saturday, November 18, 1967.) Hosts Nancy and Doug Tuck, Bill Kneass, and Harry and Judy Hunt. Single fold to make four pages, menu style format, heavy stock paper, printing on front cover and inner 2 panels, rear panel blank, 9x12 inches. GOOD condition, a crease to the upper corner area, light creases from handling, still solid and bright. Publisher unstated. The "Martini Meter Chart" on the 3rd panel is quite funny.

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  • 1970 AP Wirephoto of ONLY FEMALE PRIZE FIGHT MANAGER IN CALIFORNIA with BOXER by GRACE LUNDEEN, QUINCEY DANIELS 1970 AP Wirephoto of ONLY FEMALE PRIZE FIGHT MANAGER IN CALIFORNIA with BOXER
    GRACE LUNDEEN, QUINCEY DANIELS

    Original 1970 AP Wirephoto of GRACE LUNDEEN and her prize fighter QUINCEY DANIELS. 7.5x9.75 inches, including caption. Captioned as follows: "FEMALE FIGHT MANAGER. Mrs. William (Grace) Lundeen, only female prize fight manager in California, works with her fighter, Quincey Daniels, at punching bag. AP WIREPHOTO. 1970." Condition: The image is bright and clear, the caption is fading but legible, the backside has browned and has brown stains (from processing?). Light signs of handling.

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  • 1987 U.S. OPEN at THE OLYMPIC CLUB, SAN FRANCISCO Special BOUND PROGRAM *SIGNED by FUZZY ZOELLER* 1987 U.S. OPEN at THE OLYMPIC CLUB, SAN FRANCISCO Special BOUND PROGRAM *SIGNED by FUZZY ZOELLER*

    THE 1987 U.S. OPEN at THE OLYMPIC CLUB / LAKESIDE / SAN FRANCISCO, CA / JUNE 15-21, 1987. The Official Magazine of The Championship. This is a special hardcover bound edition, with the program bound in blue cloth covered boards with gilt Olympic Club titling on the front cover. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by FUZZY ZOELLER on the front pastedown. "Carl / Best Always / Fuzzy Zoeller (signed)". Likely inscribed to Carl Reichardt, as the book was acquired from the estate of CARL E. REICHARDT, b. 1931 d. 2017, who was President of Wells Fargo & Company from 1978 to 1983 and then Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors until the end of 1994. He was an…

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    THE 1987 U.S. OPEN at THE OLYMPIC CLUB / LAKESIDE / SAN FRANCISCO, CA / JUNE 15-21, 1987. The Official Magazine of The Championship. This is a special hardcover bound edition, with the program bound in blue cloth covered boards with gilt Olympic Club titling on the front cover. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by FUZZY ZOELLER on the front pastedown. "Carl / Best Always / Fuzzy Zoeller (signed)". Likely inscribed to Carl Reichardt, as the book was acquired from the estate of CARL E. REICHARDT, b. 1931 d. 2017, who was President of Wells Fargo & Company from 1978 to 1983 and then Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors until the end of 1994. He was an avid golfer. Hardcovers with program bound in, 8x11 inches, 266 pages. FINE condition, tight, bright, clean and unmarked.

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  • 1994 NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE PROSPECTUS / STRATEGIC PLAN an INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY for forming A NEW SPORTS LEAGUE 1994 NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE PROSPECTUS / STRATEGIC PLAN an INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY for forming A NEW SPORTS LEAGUE

    Titled: NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: STRATEGIC PLAN. A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY with the BIG LEAGUE SPORT of the FUTURE. Presented by: USA VOLLEYBALL, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and San Diego, California. Dated September 22, 1994. Photocopied pages with clear vinyl covers and plastic comb binding (a copy shop production), 8.5x11 inches. Pagination: [1] cover page, [1] title page, [1] Confidentiality Statement, [5] Executive Summary, [1] Table of Contents, 59 pages + some unnumbered color illustration sheets. Pages printed on one side only. NEAR FINE condition, a few creased corner tips, otherwise tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. RARE, this is the only copy I have or have ever seen. Count me in! This is going to be the next Amazon when it goes public!

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  • BOMBAY IN RANJI CRICKET TROPHY - MUMBAI INDIA CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIPS Stats & Photos 1992 by Sudhir Vaidya BOMBAY IN RANJI CRICKET TROPHY - MUMBAI INDIA CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIPS Stats & Photos 1992
    Sudhir Vaidya

    BOMBAY IN RANJI TROPHY, by Sudhir Vaidya. A statistical history of BOMBAY / MUMBAI RANJII TROPHY CHAMPIONSHIPS. Illustrated with some historic b&w photographs. Published by the Bombay Cricket Association, Bombay, India, 1993. Softcovers, 5" x 8", 114 pages. Only FAIR condition. The bottom spine corner area has several stiff creases, as if the book was stepped on, or a chair leg placed on, that corner; it has creased the entire book in that area; there is a half half-dollar size crescent stain to the edge of the front cover and to the first 50 or so pages - it gets lighter on each page until it disappears, and there is a nickel size chip to the front edge of the…

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    BOMBAY IN RANJI TROPHY, by Sudhir Vaidya. A statistical history of BOMBAY / MUMBAI RANJII TROPHY CHAMPIONSHIPS. Illustrated with some historic b&w photographs. Published by the Bombay Cricket Association, Bombay, India, 1993. Softcovers, 5" x 8", 114 pages. Only FAIR condition. The bottom spine corner area has several stiff creases, as if the book was stepped on, or a chair leg placed on, that corner; it has creased the entire book in that area; there is a half half-dollar size crescent stain to the edge of the front cover and to the first 50 or so pages - it gets lighter on each page until it disappears, and there is a nickel size chip to the front edge of the first page; nonetheless, the book remains a complete, solid, bright, copy, filled with interesting photographs and statistics.

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  • CHINESE BOXING Martial Arts YI QUAN Traditional Combat WANG XIANGZHAI Hong Kong by Lee Ying-Arng CHINESE BOXING Martial Arts YI QUAN Traditional Combat WANG XIANGZHAI Hong Kong
    Lee Ying-Arng

    Chinese language martial arts book on YI QUAN and its founder WANG XIANGZHAI (1885-1963). Yiquan is one of the traditional Chinese boxing techniques. Published by Unicorn Press, Hong Kong, 1983. Illustrated softcovers, 8.5" x 5.5", 100 pages, illustrated with 12 b&w photographs. GOOD CONDITION: the front cover has a penned name, edgewear, and some tiny stains/scrapes, but overall remain bright and the spine is un-creased, internally, some small gutter cracks and loosening of pages (the glue is getting old), otherwise the inner pages are bright, clean and unmarked. The very scarce Unicorn Edition.

    Martial artist and author Lee Ying-Arng ((1930-1988) Jason Lee, Li Ying'ang) writer, publisher, chiropractor and acupuncturist in Hong Kong and Taiwan post Chinese Communist take over…

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    Chinese language martial arts book on YI QUAN and its founder WANG XIANGZHAI (1885-1963). Yiquan is one of the traditional Chinese boxing techniques. Published by Unicorn Press, Hong Kong, 1983. Illustrated softcovers, 8.5" x 5.5", 100 pages, illustrated with 12 b&w photographs. GOOD CONDITION: the front cover has a penned name, edgewear, and some tiny stains/scrapes, but overall remain bright and the spine is un-creased, internally, some small gutter cracks and loosening of pages (the glue is getting old), otherwise the inner pages are bright, clean and unmarked. The very scarce Unicorn Edition.

    Martial artist and author Lee Ying-Arng ((1930-1988) Jason Lee, Li Ying'ang) writer, publisher, chiropractor and acupuncturist in Hong Kong and Taiwan post Chinese Communist take over of the mainland. Through his Unicorn Press, Lee helped keep Chinese martial arts alive during the Cultural Revolution. His reprints of pioneering martial artists were especially valuable for maintaining access to martial arts history. Lee moved to Guatemala where he is said to have been murdered.

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  • CRICKET LAWS - INDIAN CRICKET - Published in BOMBAY / MUMBAI, INDIA 1992 by RAJEN MEHRA and NAROTTAM PURI CRICKET LAWS - INDIAN CRICKET - Published in BOMBAY / MUMBAI, INDIA 1992
    RAJEN MEHRA and NAROTTAM PURI

    CRICKET LAWS - Its Origins, History and Development, with Comments and Interpretation, by RAJEN MEHRA & NAROTTAM PURI. Published by The Marine Sports, Bombay (Mumbai), India, 1992. Softcovers, 5" x 7.5", 151 pages. Illustrated with b&w drawings. VERY GOOD condition, just lightly used and still tight, bright, clean and unmarked. CRICKET, from an INDIAN PERSPECTIVE.

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  • ELGIN BAYLOR COLLECTION Julien's Auction Catalog BASKETBALL GREAT 2013 ELGIN BAYLOR COLLECTION Julien's Auction Catalog BASKETBALL GREAT 2013

    Property from the Collection of ELGIN BAYLOR. Julien's Auction Catalog for the auction that took place in Beverly Hills on May 31, 2013. Softcover Catalog, 8.5x11 inches, 153 pages. Contains 357 lots from the personal collection of ELGIN BAYLOR. Basketball, basketball, basketball. Fully ILLUSTRATED with color photographs of items being auctioned. VERY GOOD condition, the spine ends are a bit bumped, otherwise looks and feels unused, tight, bright, clean and unmarked. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This auction catalog will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the…

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    Property from the Collection of ELGIN BAYLOR. Julien's Auction Catalog for the auction that took place in Beverly Hills on May 31, 2013. Softcover Catalog, 8.5x11 inches, 153 pages. Contains 357 lots from the personal collection of ELGIN BAYLOR. Basketball, basketball, basketball. Fully ILLUSTRATED with color photographs of items being auctioned. VERY GOOD condition, the spine ends are a bit bumped, otherwise looks and feels unused, tight, bright, clean and unmarked. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This auction catalog will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • EVERNHAM Racer Innovator Leader **SIGNED & INSCRIBED COLLECTOR'S EDITION #68 of 500** NASCAR MOTORSPORTS by Ray Evernham EVERNHAM Racer Innovator Leader **SIGNED & INSCRIBED COLLECTOR'S EDITION #68 of 500** NASCAR MOTORSPORTS
    Ray Evernham

    EVERNHAM : RACER INNOVATOR LEADER. SPECIAL SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED COLLECTOR'S EDITION IN SLIPCASE. This is Copy Number 68 of only 500 copies. SIGNED and HAND NUMBERED on a Special Tipped In

    Collector's Edition Page (following the front free endpaper). Though not called for, THIS COPY is also SIGNED and INSCRIBED by EVERNHAM on the front free endpaper. Published by Tehabi Books, San Diego, 2002. First Edition, as stated on the copyright page, First Printing, with the number line starting at 1. Included with this Special Collector's Edition is a laid in Certificate of Authenticity sheet, signed by the Publisher, Christopher G. Capen, with the Publisher's blind stamped gold seal attached. Large format book in dustjacket and slipcase, 10.5x11 inches, 156…

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    EVERNHAM : RACER INNOVATOR LEADER. SPECIAL SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED COLLECTOR'S EDITION IN SLIPCASE. This is Copy Number 68 of only 500 copies. SIGNED and HAND NUMBERED on a Special Tipped In

    Collector's Edition Page (following the front free endpaper). Though not called for, THIS COPY is also SIGNED and INSCRIBED by EVERNHAM on the front free endpaper. Published by Tehabi Books, San Diego, 2002. First Edition, as stated on the copyright page, First Printing, with the number line starting at 1. Included with this Special Collector's Edition is a laid in Certificate of Authenticity sheet, signed by the Publisher, Christopher G. Capen, with the Publisher's blind stamped gold seal attached. Large format book in dustjacket and slipcase, 10.5x11 inches, 156 pages. Illustrated throughout. Condition: NEAR FINE book, tight, bright, clean and unmarked; in a NEAR FINE dustjacket; both housed in a VERY GOOD slipcase that has a few rubs. Rare Special Collector's Edition copy in Slipcase, numbered 68 of only 500, Signed Twice, and with a Letter of Authenticity signed by the Publisher. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is large and heavy and will require substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact me to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • EXTREME SPORTS "GOT MILK" GRAVITY TOUR 2000 w/ 174 ORIGINAL PHOTOS of X-GAMES ATHLETES in ACTION EXTREME SPORTS "GOT MILK" GRAVITY TOUR 2000 w/ 174 ORIGINAL PHOTOS of X-GAMES ATHLETES in ACTION

    GOT MILK GRAVITY TOUR : 174 PHOTOS of the EXTREME SPORTS CAMPAIGN TOUR to PROMOTE MILK. A 3 ring binder holding plastic sleeves with pockets for 2 photos on a side. The photos are mostly in color and measure 6x4 inches, about 30 of the photos are in b&w and somewhat smaller in size. The photos are mostly of the EXTREME SPORT ATHLETES in ACTION on BIKES and SKATEBOARDS and even one on INLINE SKATES, performing at various locations of the GOT MILK GRAVITY TOUR. The photos show athletes in the air and on the ground performing "Gravity Defying" stunts at various arenas where the tour event took place. Some of the photos are of crowds behind GOT MILK advertising…

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    GOT MILK GRAVITY TOUR : 174 PHOTOS of the EXTREME SPORTS CAMPAIGN TOUR to PROMOTE MILK. A 3 ring binder holding plastic sleeves with pockets for 2 photos on a side. The photos are mostly in color and measure 6x4 inches, about 30 of the photos are in b&w and somewhat smaller in size. The photos are mostly of the EXTREME SPORT ATHLETES in ACTION on BIKES and SKATEBOARDS and even one on INLINE SKATES, performing at various locations of the GOT MILK GRAVITY TOUR. The photos show athletes in the air and on the ground performing "Gravity Defying" stunts at various arenas where the tour event took place. Some of the photos are of crowds behind GOT MILK advertising barriers. These photos are of the 2000 GOT MILK GRAVITY TOUR and I do not know exactly who the athletes that year were, but those of you who know your extreme athletes will be sure to recognize at least some of them. Thirty of the photos are b&w group publicity photos in front of a GOT MILK backdrop. This 2000 Got Milk Gravity Tour was one of the early manifestations of the event that grew larger year by year. I found the following information about the athletes in the 2001 Got Milk Gravity Tour, though I do not know if the athletes were the same in 2000 as 2001. Here is what I found: ******The Got Milk Gravity Tour will feature skateboarders, BMX bike riders, and even an inline skater. The following people will be participating at the Stockton event: CHRIS GENTRY is a professional skateboarder who is ranked as one of the top ten Vert competitors in the world. At the 2000 X Games, Chris placed seventh in Vert Competition and fourth in Vert Doubles. JOHN PARKER, whose name is synonymous with BMX riding, placed fourth in the 2000 X Games in BMX Vert. He consistently places in the top 5 in every contest he enters. CHRIS LIVINGSTON was a vert skateboard Finalist in the 1997 Vans/Hard Rock Triple Crown of Skateboarding. ART THOMASON specializes in flatland bicycle stunts, in which he finished 10th in the world at the 1999 ESPN X Games. Before his professional career, he won the amateur flatland title in the 1996 ESPN Destination Extreme series. JIM BURGESS is an ESPN X Games competitor and consistent top 10 finisher in professional contests. JEFF FERRIS, team manager/skateboarder, was a finalist in the 1998 Vans Shoes World Skateboard competition. BILL ROBERTSON is the veteran on the Gravity Team. Bill has been skateboarding for more than 20 years. He specializes in "old-school" flatland skateboarding, wowing the crowds with spins, kickflips, and handstands. When not skating, Bill is the tour master of ceremonies.****** PLEASE INSPECT THE PHOTOS TO SEE IF THESE ATHLETES WERE IN THE 2000 TOUR. All the photos are in VERY GOOD condition, bright, clean and clear. INCLUDED with the binder full of photos is an unopened / sealed copy of the GRAVITY TOUR MILK CD (produced in 1999). Comes from the St. Helena, California, estate of an ADVERTISING MAN. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This item is heavy and will require substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • JOSE CANSECO'S PERFECT GAME The Complete Dice Game in its Original Box JOSE CANSECO'S PERFECT GAME The Complete Dice Game in its Original Box

    JOSE CANSECO'S PERFECT GAME. The complete game in its original box. Contains 3 dice, score sheets, fold open instructions, and a Jose Canseco Collector's Card. GOOD condition, the box top has creases and some small tears, the fold open instruction sheet has tears and some chips to the front edge of its first page, otherwise complete, solid, clean and bright. Produced by the Perfect Game Company, Richmond, Texas, 1991. Though the Canseco Perfect Game baseball card is not hard to find, the complete game does not show up often.

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  • JUDO And Its Use In HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT by William H. Caldwell VERY RARE Vintage 1943 WWII Jiujitsu US NAVY How to Fight Book by William H. Caldwell JUDO And Its Use In HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT by William H. Caldwell VERY RARE Vintage 1943 WWII Jiujitsu US NAVY How to Fight Book
    William H. Caldwell

    JUDO AND ITS USE IN HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT by William H. Caldwell. A scarce and particularly brutal original 1943 World War Two Hand-To-Hand Combat Martial Arts work. Published by the United States Navy, Officers Training Area E, US NCTC., Camp Peary, VA, [1943]. Softcover, blue green paper wraps with scarce US Navy (Seabees) insignia on the front cover - Construimus Batuimus (We build, we fight), staple bound, 9" x 6", 45 pages, illustrated throughout with 87 captioned black and white photographs depicting self defense maneuvers required to defeat an enemy killer. Figure 1: "This is known as the larynx blow, one which will kill your opponent by instant strangulation. This is caused by the collapse of the larynx on the wind…

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    JUDO AND ITS USE IN HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT by William H. Caldwell. A scarce and particularly brutal original 1943 World War Two Hand-To-Hand Combat Martial Arts work. Published by the United States Navy, Officers Training Area E, US NCTC., Camp Peary, VA, [1943]. Softcover, blue green paper wraps with scarce US Navy (Seabees) insignia on the front cover - Construimus Batuimus (We build, we fight), staple bound, 9" x 6", 45 pages, illustrated throughout with 87 captioned black and white photographs depicting self defense maneuvers required to defeat an enemy killer. Figure 1: "This is known as the larynx blow, one which will kill your opponent by instant strangulation. This is caused by the collapse of the larynx on the wind pipe. The blow can be delivered from any position the opponent presents himself. Notice the position and shape of fingers and hands."; Figure 2: "This is known as the larynx blow. It will instantly kill your opponent by breaking his neck."; Figure 3: "This blow to the upper lip will cause a cerebral hemorrhage, causing death in from eighteen to twenty hours;" &c. Author William Horace Caldwell (1914-1980) US Navy Seabee, Chief Boatswain's Mate Second Class, Judo, Jiu Jitsu & Hand to Hand Combat Instructor. GOOD CONDITION: light wear from age and use, some small staining, a faint former owners stamp on the front cover, small sticker ghost on rear cover, the spine fold has closed tearing around staples but is holding, overall complete, bright, clean and unmarked. An extremely scarce publication, none found in the extensive holdings of the OCLC, and original copies are almost impossible to find.

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  • LE VIVIER LIBRARY of Rare SPORTING BOOKS - EQUESTRIAN, Fox Hunting, Cricket, AIKEN ART Christie's Auction Catalog LE VIVIER LIBRARY of Rare SPORTING BOOKS - EQUESTRIAN, Fox Hunting, Cricket, AIKEN ART Christie's Auction Catalog

    LE VIVIER LIBRARY of SPORTING BOOKS and MODERN FIRST EDITIONS. Christie's Auction Catalog for the auction that took place in New Kensington, England, on October 3o, 2012. From the Introduction to the Morning Session: "Probably the best Aiken collection of modern times, it is both remarkably extensive and unusually well curated..." Softcovers, 8x11.5 inches, 352 pages. 333 Lots, as follows: AIKEN lots 1 through 118; FIELD SPORTS 119 through 253; CRICKET 254 through 283; MISCELLANEOUS SPORTS 284 through 316; and Modern First Editions and Illustrated Books 317 through 333. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT with beautiful color representations of items being auctioned. NEAR FINE condition, prices realized sheet is paper clipped on to the top edge of the first page, otherwise looks and…

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    LE VIVIER LIBRARY of SPORTING BOOKS and MODERN FIRST EDITIONS. Christie's Auction Catalog for the auction that took place in New Kensington, England, on October 3o, 2012. From the Introduction to the Morning Session: "Probably the best Aiken collection of modern times, it is both remarkably extensive and unusually well curated..." Softcovers, 8x11.5 inches, 352 pages. 333 Lots, as follows: AIKEN lots 1 through 118; FIELD SPORTS 119 through 253; CRICKET 254 through 283; MISCELLANEOUS SPORTS 284 through 316; and Modern First Editions and Illustrated Books 317 through 333. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT with beautiful color representations of items being auctioned. NEAR FINE condition, prices realized sheet is paper clipped on to the top edge of the first page, otherwise looks and feels unused, tight, bright, clean and unmarked. If you love Horses and Horsemanship, you will love this catalog.

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  • NHL ARIZONA COYOTES - Vintage $100 MILLION PRIVATE PLACEMENT INFORMATION MEMORANDUM BOOK seeking INVESTORS to ACQUIRE the PHOENIX COYOTES HOCKEY TEAM 2000 by SG COWEN SECURITIES CORPORATION NHL ARIZONA COYOTES - Vintage $100 MILLION PRIVATE PLACEMENT INFORMATION MEMORANDUM BOOK seeking INVESTORS to ACQUIRE the PHOENIX COYOTES HOCKEY TEAM 2000
    SG COWEN SECURITIES CORPORATION

    PRIVATE PLACEMENT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION MEMORANDUM / INVESTMENT PROSPECTUS for ACQUISITION of the PHOENIX COYOTES (now the ARIZONA COYOTES) by LOS ARCOS SPORTS, LLC. The Private Placement was being handled by SG COWEN SECURITIES CORPORATION. The ownership team was to be led by Steve Ellman, with Wayne Gretzky as part owner. Softcovers, 8.5x11 inches, xi + 119 pages, plus 23 pages of financial statements at the rear, pages printed on one side only. Illustrated with some color photographs, charts, graphs and tables, here and there throughout. GOOD condition, the upper front margin of the investment prospectus is creased, there is a V shaped tear to the top edge of the front cover and first page; otherwise a solid copy that is…

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    PRIVATE PLACEMENT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION MEMORANDUM / INVESTMENT PROSPECTUS for ACQUISITION of the PHOENIX COYOTES (now the ARIZONA COYOTES) by LOS ARCOS SPORTS, LLC. The Private Placement was being handled by SG COWEN SECURITIES CORPORATION. The ownership team was to be led by Steve Ellman, with Wayne Gretzky as part owner. Softcovers, 8.5x11 inches, xi + 119 pages, plus 23 pages of financial statements at the rear, pages printed on one side only. Illustrated with some color photographs, charts, graphs and tables, here and there throughout. GOOD condition, the upper front margin of the investment prospectus is creased, there is a V shaped tear to the top edge of the front cover and first page; otherwise a solid copy that is tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. An interesting, historic look at the state of the COYOTES NHL FRANCHISE in the year 2000. 100 Units and $1 Million a Unit. Count Me In! INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • TWO AUCTION CATALOGS Featuring The SAM SNEAD COLLECTION Golf Golfing 2013 & 2014 by Sam Snead TWO AUCTION CATALOGS Featuring The SAM SNEAD COLLECTION Golf Golfing 2013 & 2014
    Sam Snead

    TWO AUCTION CATALOGS Each FEATURING THE SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. Two Heritage Auction Catalogs for the auctions that took place on December 6 & 7, 2013, and on September 25 & 26, 2014. Two Softcover Catalogs, 8.5x11 inches, 125 & 193 pages respectively. The 2013 catalog contains 435 lots (numbered.87001 to 87435), of which 327 lots (numbered 87001 to 87326) were from the SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. The remaining 108 lots (numbered 87328 to 87435) consisted of various golfing collectibles. The 2013 catalog contains 664 lots (numbered.80001 to 80664), of which 314

    lots (numbered 80001 to 80314) were from the SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. The remaining 350 lots (numbered 80315 to 80664) consisted of various golfing collectibles, including from the Bob Burkett Collection.…

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    TWO AUCTION CATALOGS Each FEATURING THE SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. Two Heritage Auction Catalogs for the auctions that took place on December 6 & 7, 2013, and on September 25 & 26, 2014. Two Softcover Catalogs, 8.5x11 inches, 125 & 193 pages respectively. The 2013 catalog contains 435 lots (numbered.87001 to 87435), of which 327 lots (numbered 87001 to 87326) were from the SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. The remaining 108 lots (numbered 87328 to 87435) consisted of various golfing collectibles. The 2013 catalog contains 664 lots (numbered.80001 to 80664), of which 314

    lots (numbered 80001 to 80314) were from the SAM SNEAD COLLECTION. The remaining 350 lots (numbered 80315 to 80664) consisted of various golfing collectibles, including from the Bob Burkett Collection. Fully ILLUSTRATED with photographs of items being auctioned. VERY GOOD condition. The 2013 catalog has a dime size scrape to the front cover (please see image) and a light bump to the bottom of the spine. The 2014 catalog has a light crease to its bottom corner and a light crease to its upper corner. Otherwise both catalogs are tight, bright, clean and unmarked, with smooth spines and an unused feel.

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