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Ready...Set...Go ! A St. John's Sports Pictorial

By: Graham, Frank W.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Creative Publishers: 1988

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003292

ISBN: 0-920021-54-9

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ has short head tears taped inside. Inscription with no other writing. Many photos, including several full-page. Issued in conjunction with the city's Centennial. 260 pp. with index. View more info

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The Cruise of the "Fisherman" ; Adventures in Southern Seas

By: Grey, Romer

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers: 1929

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004340

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth lettered in yellow on boards. An authentic tale of deep-sea fishing from a 3-masted schooner from Nova Scotia, as told by a California boy. Many photos of big fish, including the author's 77 pound world record Rock Bass. Starting at Panama, they sail to the Cocos, Galapagos, Perlas Islands, and up the Pacific coast of Mexico to Los Angeles. Pranks, fights, and fishing entertainingly described. You'll think you are there ! In this, his first book, the author is appropriately grateful for his good fortune - missing school to go fishing ! 268 pp. View more info

A River Never Sleeps

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick L.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013142

Condition: Very Good Plus


Beige cloth over boards with dark blue cover illustration and titles. Dustjacket is not price-clipped, but is chipped and torn at edges, including an 1 1/2" tear at corner of rear hinge at the bottom. Previous owner's name. The author writes of his fishing experiences year-round in various locales, including his home on the Campbell River in British Columbia. He writes of fishing not just as a sport, but an art. The book is divided into months, and each features a black and white plate, as well as a black and white page decoration. It is described as "an enduring angling classic.... View more info

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The Glory Years; Memories of a Decade, 1955-1965 (Toronto Maple Leafs)

By: Harris, Billy

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scarborough, Ont., Prentice-Hall Canada Inc.: 1989

Edition: First (Number Line Begins with 1)

Seller ID: 002572

ISBN: 0-13-357914-X

Condition: As New


Original colour photo trade paperback. "It's just not the same anymore," according to the author. For anyone who agrees with that statement this is an informative, sometimes emotional account of the most recent (pre-expansion) "good old days." How many names do you remember ? 192 pp. View more info

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Pure Baseball; Pitch By Pitch for the Advanced Fan

By: Hernandez, Keith and Bryan, Mike

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009485

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue paper boards. Unclipped DJ. A one-owner book in excellent condition, with no writing or damage. The ins-and-outs of baseball as seen from 17 years' experience playing first base. 258 pp. plus bios. View more info

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Down the Stretch; Recollections of a Pioneer Sportsman and Journalist

By: Hewitt, W.A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008313

Condition: Very Good


Original orange paper boards. First free endpaper mssing. DJ jas a few nicks along head. Book is clean with no writing. Hewitt, 1875-1966, was involved in sports in many capacities all his life. Current fans will be more familiar with his son, Foster, and grandson, Bill, both hockey announcers of recent vintage. 239 pp. View more info

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Dive ! Dive! ! Dive ! A Sport Diver's Guide

By: Hodgson, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Luscombe: 1975

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003821

ISBN: 0-86002-053-3

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ not price-clipped. Equipment, Photography, Wrecks, Archaeology, Biology, First Aid, Seamanship. The fastest-growing sport in Britain ! 176 pp. View more info

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Rothmans World Rallying 2; 1979-80 Annual Review of National and International Rallying

By: Holmes, Martin and Bishop, Hugh

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1980

Seller ID: 010297

ISBN: 0-85045-343-7

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. 14-page gallery in colour as well as dozens of b/w shots. 160 pp. View more info

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Paddling in Paradise; Sea Kayaking Adventures in Atlantic Canada (Signed)

By: Hughes, Alison

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions Ltd.: 2002

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 003296

ISBN: 0-86492-340-6

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo trade paperback. Author is a photojournalist in outdoor sports. One chapter is devoted to each of the four Atlantic Provinces, with a fifth on Trip Planning and Cooking. No writing or damage. 141 pp. with index. View more info

Salmon in Low Water

By: Hunt, R.C.

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Anglers' Club of New York: 1950

Edition: #475 of 500 Copies

Seller ID: 013146

Condition: Near Fine in Slipcase


Green tweed cloth over boards with paper label on spine and pastedown on cover. No writing or damage. Slipcase is in Very Good Minus condition, having a small paper loss at the top of the spine. Two hand-coloured plates of flies after water-colors by Edgar Burke, MD with tissue guards. Decorative initials at beginnings of chapters by John Atherton. The book was privately printed in Letterpress style on specially-made paper in the Waverley types by Peter Beilenson, Mount Vernon, N.Y. All but one of the chapters in the book originally appeared in the Anglers' Club Bulletin. The author's aim... View more info

Hockey's Home, Halifax-Dartmouth: The Origin of Canada's Game

By: Jones, Martin

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013129

ISBN: 1-55109-408-8

Condition: Near Fine


Photographic softcover featuring vintage skate ad from Starr Manufacturing Co. in Dartmouth. Foreword by Paul Henderson. In this book, the author asserts that Halifax-Dartmouth should be known as the area where hockey began. It would make a lovely gift for a Maritime hockey fan. 118 pp. including a page to record your own hockey history. View more info

Advantage Canada; A Tennis Centenary

By: Kendrick, Martyn

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill, Ryerson, Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012804

ISBN: 0075511126

Condition: Very Good


Black paper boards. To this ardent fan of the game as seen on TV, this book provides a historical background and broad appreciation of the skill and determination it takes to win. 213 pp. View more info

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Greatest Moments in Football

By: Lazenby, Roland

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1987

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Very Good


94 pp. plus index. View more info

Home Pool; The Fight to Save the Atlantic Salmon

By: Lee, Philip

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012969

ISBN: 0-86492-200-0

Condition: Very Good


Green trade paperback. Library stamp and spine label, with no other marks or damage. Very clean. Adapted from the award-winning series, Watershed Down, published in the Telegraph-Journal. After a half-hour's perusal I was favourably impressed by both the depth and breadth of the book. 279 pp. View more info

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Baulking Green; Champion Hunter - Chaser

By: Liddiard, Ron

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012742

Condition: Very Good


This horse had a liking for pears. He also loved to win at hunting or chasing. In short, he was the hero of Baulking Green, winning nearly 15,000 Pounds. 139 pp. View more info

Hunting with Rifle and Pencil

By: Liedl, Charles

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1955

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013169

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Price-clipped dustjacket is chipped and worn at edges and corners. Gift inscription. Main attraction is the author's skill at drawing, which is shown on nearly all pages. Pedestrian text would profit by editing. Rifle leaning against small tree on p. 30 would need only a gentle breeze to injure, if not kill, the two hunters "dressing out the ten-pointer." 186 pp. View more info

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The Game

By: London, Jack

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Morang & Co, Ltd.: 1905

Edition: First Canadian Edition (June,1905)

Seller ID: 009678

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth showing hooded figure in white with red titles. Top edges gilt. Bottom edges scratched. Endpapers show wrestlers grappling and an angel leading a boxer. Light surface soil along spine. All six full-page colour illustrations, plus numerous b/w or brown/white ones. Only the second boxing book by London we've had. See our listing for The Abysmal Brute. The Game has 182 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Never on Weekdays

By: Longhurst, Henry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1968

Edition: First - First Published 1968

Seller ID: 006237

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. A whimsical look at a game which many take far too seriously ! And, there is lots of good information, too ! 182 pp. No writing or damage. View more info

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The History of Horse Racing

By: Longrigg, Roger

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Stein and Day: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007183

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage. 32 colour plates and 130 b/w/ illustrations tell the story of trotters, pacers, and thoroughbreds from earliest times to the present. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 320 pp. View more info

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Dud Dean and the Enchanted (Signed)

By: Macdougall, Arthur R. (Jr.)

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Manchester, ME, Falmouth Publishing House: 1954

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007261

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and gift note. DJ missing two inches foot of spine, one inch head of spine, and generally worn. The Fishing Philosopher features in nine stories. This is the fourth in a series of Dud Dean books. Written in dialect. 166 pp. NOTE; A fellow bookseller states that there was a limited edition of 300 copies,but no additional printings are listed in this copy. View more info