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Category: All Categories: Sports: History of Sport
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Allen, Maury, introduction  
Voices of Sport

Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971..
239pp. illus. navy cloth 8vo: Very Good in a Good dj [dj = some spots on front cover; else G] The stories of 21 memorable sports events re-created by the original sportscasters, ranging from Curt Gowdy to Ernie Harwell.

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2.
Allhems  
Allhems Sportlexikon

Publisher: Allhems Forlag Sweden 1948.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Filled with great photos and drawings, mostly black & white. The color plates are wonderful and the boxing photos are the best I've ever seen. Looks very much like an encyclopedia but I can't read a word of it because it's Swedish text. Marbled boards, half-bound in brown leather, gilt lettering on raised band spine. Three pages of signatures (facsimile, not actual) of presumably olympic athletes. Edgewear with moderate fraying at extremities. Backstrip still brilliant, binding tight and pages are clean and solid. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 351 pages; 21502Qsh

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3.
Berger, Gilda  
Violence and Sports

Publisher: New York: Franklin Watts, 1990 1st ed..
128pp. cloth tall 8vo: ex lib. copy; dj = tipped to pastedowns public library style w/usual markings from a deletion; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy. A survey of violence in professional sports ranging from auto racing to soccer and rugby.

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4.
Branch, Houston, et al., editors.  
The Sportsman's Handbook. World Guide to the Pleasure World.

Publisher: Ports O Call / Sportsman's Handbook Inc., Cambridge [c MCMLXIV [1964]]. First printing.
504 p., photos; 26 cm. Hunting & shooting, Fishing, Where to ski, Golf, Spectator sports, He-man food & drink, Gambling, and Night life, mostly in the U.S. & Canada, with a nod to "South of the Border" and an Overseas Supplement. Color pictorial boards, no dj; VG. 39414 NS.

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5.
Crothers, Tim  
Greatest Teams The Most Dominant Powerhouses in Sports

Publisher: Sports Illustrated 1998.
Fine in Fine dust jacket Stated 1st Edition Hardcover 1883013283 14888 .

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6.
Crowley, Brian  
Cricket's Exiles: The Saga of South African Cricket

Publisher: London: Angus & Robertson, 1984 1st ed. thus..
160pp. illus. hardback 4to: Fine in a Fine dj [school prize award bookplate on ffep; else F] An illustrated history of the South African national cricket side, the Springboks, published during the depths of the apartheid era when international opponents refused to play them.

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7.
Frostino, Nino.  
Right On The Numbers.

Publisher: Victoria, BC: Trafford, [2004].
3rd printing. ISBN: 1412033055 Softcover As New softcover (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). Clean and fresh. A new copy.

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8.
Hiller, Geoffrey G.  
Bandies of Fortune, the : Perceptions of Real Tennis from Medieval to Modern Times

Publisher: Ronaldson Publications; Oxford, England: 2009.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1899804145 196 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, blue boards, [xvi] + 196 pages, footnotes, 2 appendixes, 2 bibliographies, 7 figures and diagrams, 10 photos and illustrations, some in color, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Foreword by HRH Prince Edward Earl of Wessex. Author traces over 600 references to the ancient sport of tennis (also known as real tennis or royal tennis, an older and more complicated form of today's tennis) in English literature from the earliest medieval reference to the modern day. Part sports history and part literary examination. ; Boards are slightly bowed. Jacket has a minor wrinkle at crown. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condition.

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9.
Levi, Giorgio Enrico & Jacopo Gelli.  
Bibliografia del Duello [Bibliography of the Duel].

Publisher: Milano, Hoepli, 1903; reprint Martino 2002.
8vo, iii-lii, 571 p.; 23 cm. Besterman 1723. Swordfighting as a sport has existed since ancient Egypt and has been practised in many forms in various cultures. Although jousting and tournament combat were popular in the European Middle Ages, modern (FIE) fencing owes more to unarmoured dueling forms that evolved from 16th-century rapier combat. By the mid-19th century emphasis had shifted to use of the dueling sword or epée de terrain, an unedged variant of the smallsword, and is the basis for modern epée fencing. The principal schools in the discipline are Italian, Spanish and French. This work contains 5000 citations to printed sources. Stock# 42490x. Fine, new from the publisher. binder's cloth;

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10.
Lipsyte, Robert and Peter Levine.  
Idols of the Game: A Sporting History of the American Century.

Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Turner Publishing, 1995..
ISBN: 1570361541 1st edition, 1st printing. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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11.
Martin-Jenkins, Christopher  
The Spirit of Cricket: A Personal Anthology

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1995 1st ed. thus..
530pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good+ [text is age browned; rear cover bottom corner is thumbed; else VG+] A fat anthology of cricket lore from 95 writers ranging from John Arlott to Siegfried Sassoon.

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12.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) / Alexander, Cristine, 1893-  
Greek Athletics

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art , 1933..
31, [1] p. illus. 24.5 cm. At head of title: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Printed December, 1925, in an edition of 1,000 copies ...Reprinted with corrections April, 1933, in an edition of 2,000 copies." "The Greek pentathlon ..as well as the other common events, such as boxing and horse-racing, are illustrated by scenes taken from objects in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other collections."--Pref., signed, Christine Alexander. Stock# 38,341. Vg/ paper

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13.
Patrucco, Roberto.  
Lo Sport Nella Grecia Antica.

Publisher: Firenze, Leo S. Olschki, 1972..
vi, 431 p., index, illus., 32 cm. Series: Arte e Archeologia, studi e documenti 1. Bibliography: p. 407-416. Sports were a popular theme in ancient Greek art. This book examines depictions of athletics and what it tells us about how the games were played and how they fit in society. Stock# 36,953. Fine/ plastic dj.

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14.
Strutt, Joseph enlarged and corrected by Cox, J. Charles, Illustrated by: Illustrations  
The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Publisher: Methurn & Co. London, England 1903.
322 pp, green-gilt-cream marbled boards w/green clothcovered spine, TEG (top edge gilt), pasteon leather label on spine, untrimmed fore edge & bottom edge. Sports & Pastimes f/the earliest period, including the rural & domestic recreations, may games, mummeries, pageants, processons & pompous spectacles, illustrated f/reproductions f/ancient paintings in which are represented most of the popular diversions. A general arrangement of the popular sports, pastimes, & military games, together w/the various spectacles of mirth or splendour, exhibited publicly or privately, for the sake of amusement, at different periods in England. Rural exercises practised by persons of rank, pastimes usually exercised in towns & cities, or places adjoining to them, and domestic amusements of various kinds, & pastimes appropriated to particular seasons. edges some wear, corners some wear, interior hinges cracking, Reprint No Jacket Quarterbound Paper & Cloth Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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15.
Tibballs, Geoff  
Great Sporting Eccentrics: Weird and Wonderful Characters from the World of Sport

Publisher: Robson Book Ltd London, England 2000.
ix, 245 pp, tan-brown-black boards w/pictorial front panel w/pink-black lettering. The book is divided into chapters covering major sports and presents over 700 sporting eccentrics from the seventeenth centruy ot the present day. First Thus No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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16.
Vecsey, George  
The Way It Was: Great Sports Events From The Past
 Picture
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 1974.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover 0070673918 Edgeworn, lightly chipped DJ in new mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 249 pages; 27038Qsp

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