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SURFING THE CHAIN OF FIRE : In Search of a Lost Dream

By: N/A

Price: $22.77

Publisher: Mona Vale, NSW, Australia, Australian Surfing World: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010112

ISBN: 0959094512

Condition: Very Good +


119. (5) pp., stunning colour art, and colour and b/white photographic illustrations, throughout. Photography by Bruce Channon and Hugh McLeod ; design, art and direction, Hugh McLeod ; accompanying essay, Terry Fitzgerald ; photoediting and captions, Hugh McLeod and Bruce Channon. Book clean, square, Spine firm, gilt title there-on, Gilt title and illustrations to front panel of teal cloth boards, which have two small watermarks to rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated,... View more info

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DECISIONS OF THE RULES OF GOLF, 2008-2009

By: N/A

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 2007

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 010810

ISBN: 0600617386

Condition: Very Good +


xxii, + 562pp., plus comprehensive Index. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease . Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. Two addendum slips laid-in. "The official interpretation of the Rules of Golf. This book contains the new Rules, updated on the 1 January, 2008, together with new and revised decisions agreed by R & A Rules Limited and the USGA and will assist in resolving Rules problems, both simple and compl... View more info

HOW TO CONDUCT A COMPETITION

By: (None Noted)

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Far Hills, New Jersey, United States Golf Association:

Seller ID: 005469

Condition: Very Good


No publication date (1992). 61pp., intext, colour-plate illustrations throughout. Staple-bound saddle-stitch format. Book clean. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated limp wrapper lightly scuffed and edgeworn. This booklet is a guide to all you need to know to conduct a competition in the game of golf. With an Intro., contents include: Conditions, Preparing a Course, Marking ditto, Local Rules, Set-Up, Notice to Competitors, On-Course Admin., Course Mainte... View more info

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ABC's of BOWHUNTING: The Ultimate Hunting Challenge

By: Adams, Chuck

Price: $8.52

Publisher: Florida, U.S.A., American Archery Council:

Seller ID: 001922

Condition: Fair +


No publication date [c.1970's]. 31pp., intext, b/w, instructional, demonstrative halftone and two-colour line drawings throughout. Staples firm. Evidence of mild dampstain on foot, light foxing specks and sticker ghost on duo-tone pictorial selfcover. This booklet has concise chapters on various aspects of bowhunting, viz: Try Bowhunting, What can you bowhunt?, Pick you hunting bow with care, The right arrow gets the game, Learn to shoot on the range, more. Booklet weig... View more info

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XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES. Brisbane 1982

By: Agostini, Mike (Compiled/Edited by)

Price: $15.93

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Commission: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007118

ISBN: 0642975426

Condition: Very Good


96pp., unpaginated 16 page colour plate section, plus b/white halftone plates throughout. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Staples firm. Pictorially-illustrated (colour and b/white) limp wrapper mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Published for the (then) forthcoming XIIth Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane, Australia, Sept 30-Oct 9, 1982. It includes highlights and stats from previous games, the Broadcast Team, Games, Schedule, Australian Medal Tally 1911-1978, more. Bookl... View more info

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THE FAB FIVE : Basketball, Trash Talk, the American Dream

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1993

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 011692

ISBN: 0446517348

Condition: Very Good +


359pp., plus 1 x 16 page photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Yellow spine firm. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased at head of mildly sunned spine (title clearly legible). From the jacket flap: "This is the tale of the greatest class ever recruited in college basketball - the Fab Five of Michigan - and how they shocked the sports world from the day they arrived on camp... View more info

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SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey. (Signed Copy)

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $24.05

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, New Holland Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008512

ISBN: 1864365218

Condition: Very Good +


346pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author signature to title page, otherwise leaves clean, albeit with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Inspired by the death of his mother to breast cancer, Richard Allen made an extraordinary decision - to cycle around Australia to raise funds for cancer research . . . this is Richard's personal chronicle of h... View more info

THINK LIKE TIGER: An Analysis of Tiger Woods' Mental Game

By: Andrisani, John

Price: $11.84

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 003979

ISBN: 0399148434

Condition: Very Good


xvi, + 158pp. Book clean and square. Mildly bumped on head and heel of backstrip. Leaves clean. Subject-portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Relying on his own expertise as a former golf instructor and senior-instruction magazine editor, the author reveals for the 'first time' secrets that Tiger Woods learned from an extremely talented 'think tank', that included family members and golf teachers...Contents include: Prelims., In... View more info

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WATER SKIING

By: Athans, George Jr., and Ward, Clint

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Australia, Cassell: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011457

ISBN: 0726900028

Condition: Very Good -


120pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line-drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft indentation to several pages. Illustrated card wrapper edge-rubbed, small area of surface indentation to front panel. Contents include: How it all began, Anyone can learn to Water Ski, Equipment, Boat Driving, Slalom Skiing, Figure Skiing, Jumping, World Water Ski Union Member Countries, World Water Ski Championships. Book weight approx. 482g. View more info

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OVER THE EDGE : A Regular Guy's Odyssey in Extreme Sports

By: Bane, Michael

Price: $18.80

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1996

Edition: First Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 012428

ISBN: 0028604261

Condition: Very Good +


(ix), + 246pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over quarter cloth spine. Plain black boards undamaged. A short remainder stripe on head of textblock, else leaves clean and unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, with a short closed tear. " . . . is a gripping account of one man's exploration of the world of extreme sports . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book... View more info

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THE BETTER BICYCLING BOOK

By: Barber, Harry

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Camberwell South, VIC, Australia, Silver Gum Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012207

ISBN: 1875843043

Condition: Very Good


201pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slight hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper very good, faint tanning to inside edges. From the rear panel: "Whether you're a starting, seasoned or lapsed rider, this book will help you make the most of your cycling, on your own of with the family, for fun and functions." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 310g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item... View more info

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50 DAY WALKS NEAR MELBOURNE (Revised Edition - The Age Special)

By: Bardwell, Sandra

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Anne O'Donovan: 1982

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 012710

ISBN: 0908476086

Condition: Very Good


167pp., b/white line-drawn maps and sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, a soft reading crease there-on. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, else good. Leaves clean. The walks featured in this book offer a magnificent diversity of attractions - waterfalls, gorges, a natural ampitheatre, deserted beaches, lyrebirds, wildflowers, splendid views, and relics of gold mines and timber railways. Each walk is illustrate... View more info

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SAILING TO WIN

By: Bavier, Robert N.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1948

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 012339

Condition: Very Good


xiv, + 201pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section, plus intext, instructional line-drawings throughout. Vivid silver title over mildly faded spine. Plain blue original cloth boards lightly bumped on foredge corner, blind-stamp publisher's device on rear board. Textblock egdes flecked, leaves uniformly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with short, jagged tears, creases and colour-fading on spine. " . . . an extremely thorough b... View more info

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WRESTLING'S GREAT GRUDGE MATCHES: Battles and Feuds

By: Bert Randolph Sugar and George Napolitano

Price: $11.84

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 001810

ISBN: 0831796820

Condition: Very Good


175pp., unpaginated 8 page graphic colour section. Intext b/w illustrations throughout. Book clean, very slightly cocked. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially illustrated loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. Blood and gore galore: Action photos of some great wrestling grudge matches. Lots of stars including; Abdullah, Andre the Giant, Junkyard Dog, Hulk Hogan, Kamala, Piper, Sheik, Sammartino, Slaughter, Mr. ... View more info

THE LORE OF CYCLING

By: Bickel, Lennard

Price: $21.65

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000246

ISBN: 0195705483

Condition: Very Good


v, + 278pp., numerous b/w illustrations, diagrams, graphs throughout. Pictorial boards [as issued]. Colour illustrated endpapers. Minor scuffing, else v/good. Comprehensive, the contents include: Bicycles and their beginnings, Frames, Components, Bike Types, Maintenance, Aerodynamics, Safety, Racing, Touring, and more. Weight approx. 720g. DIGITAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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TRAINING FOR ROCK CLIMBING

By: Bollen, Steve

Price: $12.75

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011536

ISBN: 0720720354

Condition: Very Good +


viii, + 102pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear cover: Written by the medical adviser to the British Mountaineering Council, this book provides a complete training programme designed to help climbers of all levels maximise their potential. Covering every aspect of preparation, from basic aerobics through stretching and muscle building to nutrition and mind trai... View more info

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DAVID BOON'S BIG BOOK OF GREAT SPORTING JOKES

By: Boon, David

Price: $14.53

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007025

ISBN: 0732285240

Condition: Very Good +


375pp. Includes cut-out 'Boonie' moustache to insde, rear cover fold-in. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. A "bumper collection of cracks, true stories and one-liners, not just from cricket but across all sports . . . " Contents include: Intro., 20 chapters, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 407g. View more info

BOON: In the Firing Line. (Signed Copy)

By: Boon, David with Thomas, Mark A.

Price: $13.62

Publisher: Sydney, Sun Australia: 1993

Edition: 1st Thus, 3rd Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003133

ISBN: 0725107243

Condition: Fair +


xiii, + 161pp., unpaginated [16 page], candid and action-illustrated, b/w halftone plate section. Book square. Spine firm. Dampstain on upper foredge of several leaves, plus inscription signed by David Boon and Merv Hughes on title page. Pictorial card wrapper mildly edgeworn, and dampstained. 'Boon' is the story of Tasmania's most beloved cricketing hero, David Clarence Boon . . . Contents include: Foreword by Allen Border, Intro., Beginning, Trials and tribulations, As... View more info

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A HISTORY OF INDIAN CRICKET

By: Bose, Mihir

Price: $24.44

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013139

ISBN: 0233985638

Condition: Very Good


xix, + 571pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections. Intext, line-drawn maps of India. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards nominally shelfworn only. Textblock has a small fleck on foredge, else unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and nipped, else good. This interesting book tells the history of the 'gentlemen's' game of cricket in India - a game that is almost a 'religion' on... View more info

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THE CENTRE COURT STORY

By: Brady, Maurice

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Foulsham & Co. for the Fireside Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007734

Condition: Good+


No publication date (c. 1957). 227pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus unpaginated, candid and action-illustrated, like plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Bright gilt title and decoration on lightly bumped and splayed green boards. Text-block clean, but edges flecked and foxed. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with jagged tears, and loss, nips, plus smoky spine. With an Introduction by Jaroslav Drobny, 1954 Wimbledon Singles... View more info