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Yukon Alone: The World’s Toughest Adventure Race - Signed First

By: Balzar, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2000

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2052

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, xi 304 pp. Fine in near fine jacket. Signed by Balzar on the title page. “The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is one of the most challenging sporting events in the world. Every February, a handful of hardy souls spends over two weeks racing sleds pulled by fourteen dogs over 1,023 miles of frozen rivers, icy mountain passes, and spruce forests as big as entire states, facing temperatures that drop to forty degrees below zero on nights that are seventeen hours long. Why would anyone want to enter this race? John Balzar-who moved to Alaska and lived on t... View more info

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Detroit Tigers Yesterday & Today

By: Cantor, George; Sparky Anderson, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Illinois, West Side Books: 2009

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 929

ISBN: 1412775159

Condition: Fine


Cantor, George; Sparky Anderson, foreword. Detroit Tigers Yesterday & Today. Lincolnwood, Illinois: West Side Publishing, 2009, first edition, first printing. Hardcover with illustrated boards and dust jacket, 11 3/8 by 10-inhces, 144 pp., heavily illustrated in [mostly] color. The book is in fine, like new condition. The dust jacket has a light dampstain along the bottom edge of the front panel which can only be faintly seen on the front of the jacket. A wonderful history of the Tigers from a veteran Detroit newsman. Foreword by their late coach, Sparky Anderson. No writing, highlight... View more info

The Golfer’s Pocket Tip Book

By: Fox, G.D., Jack White

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: c1905

Seller ID: 445

Condition: Very Good +


nd (c1905) Hardcover, no jacket, 3 7/8 by 5 7/8-inches, vii, 8 – 126 pp plus one ad for Spalding clubs Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles Light rubbing to the corners and head and tail of the spine Text is clean and bright Includes sections on wooden-club play, iron-club play, bunker play, putting, the rules of golf, and illustrated with thirty-four photographs of Jack White playing White was a Scottish golfer who won the Open Championship (The Open) in 1904 (case) View more info

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Six Spectacular Scrapbooks of Bicycle Racing from the 1960s including the Tour de France, World Cycling Championships, and Track Racing [Cycling, Jan Janssen]

By: Knebel, Hans

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1959-1968

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 3255

Condition: Very Good


Assembled by Hans Knebel, no location but it appears to be Amsterdam or its environs, 1959-1968, with additional programs laid in from 1969-1972. A true labor of love, these neatly arranged and well-organized scrapbooks showcase this young Dutchman’s love of professional cycling. Most of the clippings and all the hand-written text are in Dutch. All the scrapbooks appear complete with no missing items. The first scrapbook was cobbled together from used algebra and geometry school notebooks, 17 by 21 cm, 57 pages of the notebooks are used, while the remaining 5 pages have old mat... View more info

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6 Issues Miroir du Cyclisme Magazine, 1965 Tour de France [Gimondi, Posters]

By: Miroir du Cyclisme

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris, Miroir du Cyclisme: 1965

Seller ID: 3249

Condition: Very Good


Six issues of the French magazine Miroir du Cyclisme. All focus on the 1965 Tour de France, which was won by Felice Gimondi, except for the last issue that is a special on the World Championships. All have light wear, creases, corner wear, and tiny edge tears and wear. A few have prices or a name written on the back. All are complete. Included are... No. 58, May 1965. 34 pp. Includes the proper insert poster of Rolf Wolfshohl (26.5 by 34 cm, very good). Tour de France - 1965. No. 59, June 1965. 42 pp. Includes a very cool Coca-Cola map of the '64 Tour route (49.2 by 61 cm, g... View more info

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5 issues Miroir du Cyclisme Magazine, 1964 Tour de France [Anquetil, Posters]

By: Miroir du Cyclisme

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris, Miroir du Cyclisme: 1964

Seller ID: 3250

Condition: good-very good


Five issues of the French magazine Miroir du Cyclisme. All focus on the 1964 Tour de France, which was won by Jacques Anquetil. All have light wear, creases, corner wear, and tiny edge tears and wear. All are complete. Included are... Place aux Courses par Etapes. No. 44, May 1964. 34 pp. Includes the proper insert poster of Jean Graczyk (25.4 by 32.6 cm, very good with light corner wear). Tour de France - 1964. No. 45, June 1964. 42 pp. Includes a very cool Coca-Cola map of the '64 Tour route (49.5 by 61 cm, very good condition). Tous Les Concurrents en Couleur: Le T... View more info

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Sport Jaarboek 1962, Revue Magazine [Dutch, Track Racing, Tour de France, Cycling]

By: Revue Magazine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: np, Revue Magazine: 1962

Seller ID: 3247

Condition: Fair


1962 Sport Yearbook from Revue, the Dutch sports magazine. A look at the 1962 year in sports including soccer, track and field, auto and motorcycle racing, etc., and 15 pages of cycling including the Track World Championships and Tour de France. 26.2 by 36 cm, 74 pp. Heavily illustrated in B&W and color. Text is in Dutch. Heavy rubbing, edge wear and tears to the wraps, and creasing and wear at the corners. Complete. View more info

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Drift Boat Fly Fishing: A River Guide’s Sage Advice

By: Streeks, Neale

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, Frank Amato Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 3209

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 21.5 by 28 cm, 112 pp., heavily illus. in color. Very good with light wear at the corners and minor bumping at the spine ends. From the publisher: “Anyone who has fly-fished from a drift boat knows the potential for a great day while floating downstream--and if the hoppers are happening, it can be downright euphoric. By covering lots of river and getting long, drag-free drifts on the fly, a fly-fisher will frequently hook more fish while watching the scenic beauty of the riparian environment go by. The author of Drift Boat Fly Fishing offers excellent instruction on getting the most... View more info

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Mascots: The History of Senior College and University Mascots/Nicknames

By: Yarbrough, Roy E.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, Bluff University Communications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author

Seller ID: 3268

Condition: Very Good


Glossy wraps, 21.5 by 27.8 cm, 329 pp. plus 7 pages of ads at the back, illus. Very good with light corner wear and a few light corner creases. There is a sticker covering the full length of the spine with the title and publisher (I’m assuming this printing had a typo on the spine, or it was printed blank). Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page, with his business card laid in. From the back cover: “This book contains a well researched and in-depth look at the reasons why individual four year United States colleges and universities selected their mascot and nickname […]... View more info