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 ARLOTT, JOHN,, AUSTRALIAN TEST JOURNAL - A Diary of the Test Matches Australia v. England 1954-55.
ARLOTT, JOHN,
AUSTRALIAN TEST JOURNAL - A Diary of the Test Matches Australia v. England 1954-55.
Phoenix Sports Books, London, 1955, 1st edn., 160pp, half tone photo frontis, 8pp half tone photo ills., light green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, sl. cocked, lightly rubbed and bumped at extrems., spine and edges tanned, faint foxing to endpapers, no dustwrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 35216
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.97 | JP 995]
Keywords: sport cricket australia england
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ARLOTT, JOHN,
BASINGSTOKE BOY - The Autobiography.
Willow Books (Harper Collins), London, 1990, 1st edn., x, 304pp, 16pp half tone plates, black cloth gilt, the first volume of the legendary cricket commentator's autobiography covering the years 1914 to 1958, lightly bumped at tips, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23016
GBP 10.40 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.32 | JP 1478]
Keywords: sport cricket broadcasting arlott biography

 BADEN-POWELL, LORD, OF GILWELL,,, GIRL GUIDING.
BADEN-POWELL, LORD, OF GILWELL,,
GIRL GUIDING.
C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1938, 13th edn., 195pp, [v] blank for notes, [iv] ads., blue limp cloth lettered and decorated in black, numerous line drawings in text, an early version of the basic manual of for guides and brownies, rangers and guiders, slight roll and slant to spine, lightly rubbed at spine ends, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43360
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 23.06 | JP 2558]
Keywords: baden powell girls guides brownies
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BARKER, RALPH,
TEN GREAT INNINGS.
Chatto and Windus, London, 1964, uncorrected proof of 1st edn., paperback, 227pp, frontis and 11 half tone photo plates, paper wrappers, uncorrected proof copy, ten memorable innings from Jack Hobbs in 1926 to Cyril Washbrook in 1956, lightly rubbed at extrems., ink title on spine and date upper wrapper, light creasing lower wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 22199
GBP 10.80 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.83 | JP 1535]
Keywords: cricket sport proof

 BARKLEY, H. C.,, STUDIES IN THE ART OF RAT-CATCHING.
BARKLEY, H. C.,
STUDIES IN THE ART OF RAT-CATCHING.
John Murray, London, 1896, Popular edition, viii, 185pp, [i], single line engraved chapter head, format about 7 x 5 inches, brown cloth lettered and ruled in gilt at spine, lettered and decorated in black upper board with gilt border, advice and stories about ferrets, dogs, ratting, rabbiting, etc., slightly shaken, a little rubbed and lightly bumped at extrems., sl. discolouration to cloth at fore-edges, spine sunned, edges tanned, title tanned, endpapers part cracked at hinges and chip fore-edge front free endpaper, prelims. and final leaf lightly foxed, good plus,
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Book number: 39699
GBP 49.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.5 US$ 62.77 | JP 6964]
Keywords: sport pastime field hunting rats dogs ferrets country pursuits
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BEDSER, ALEC AND ERIC,
FOLLOWING ON.
Evans Brothers, London, 1954, 1st edn., 240pp, frontis and 16pp half tone photo ills., brown cloth gilt, continuing the autobiography begun in 'Our Cricket Story', this book covers the 1950-53 cricket seasons from the West Indies tour to England in 1950, MCC to Australia and New Zealand, South Africa visit of 1951, India in 1952 and the visiting Australians in 1953, as well as county cricket for Surrey, a little bumped at cnrs. and lower edges, lightly foxed at edges, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl loss at spine ends and cnrs., small chiplower edge lower panel, sl. surface rubbing, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22361
GBP 8.40 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.76 | JP 1194]
Keywords: cricket bedser sport biography

 BENNETT, JOHN,, MAKING LITTLE BOXES FROM WOOD.
BENNETT, JOHN,
MAKING LITTLE BOXES FROM WOOD.
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Lewes, 1992, 1st edn., paperback original, [viii], 136pp, half tone photo frontis, numerous in text half tone photo ills., line drawings and diagrams, large format (11 x 8 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, everything the aspiring box-maker needs to know, techniques for making the simple butt joint to the secret mitre dovetail, using plain varnished, imlaid, veneered or French polished woods, with plans and instruction for 28 projects, lightly rubbed at tips, faint crease in spine, very good plus,
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Book number: 36869
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP 1137]
Keywords: craft wood boxes joinery carpentry
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BIRD, PHILIP,
THE GUINNESS CRICKET QUIZ BOOK.
Guinness Publishing, Enfield, ND (c1993), paperback, 160pp, numerous in text half tone ills., large format wrappers, 60 quizzes of 25 questions for cricket enthusiasts, 4 line inscr. inside front wrapper, very good plus,
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Book number: 23012
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.76 | JP 640]
Keywords: sport cricket

 
BONINGTON, CHRIS,
ANNAPURNA SOUTH FACE.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1976, paperback, 410pp, 12pp col'd photo ills., half tone photo ill. inside lower wrapper, 2 maps in text, [v] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper by Michael Dempsey, an account of the 1970 successful Bonington led expedition to the South Face of Annapurna in the Himalayas, lightly rubbed at extrems., light diag. crease lower cnr. lower wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 30016
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP 1137]
Keywords: biography sport climbing mountaineering himalayas

 BOSLEY, DAVID ET AL,, WOODWORKING CRAFTS ANNUAL.
BOSLEY, DAVID ET AL,
WOODWORKING CRAFTS ANNUAL.
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Burgess Hill - West Sussex, ND (copyright 1985), paperback, 112pp, half tone photo ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, 48pp Reference Section, large format (11.5 x 8 inches approx.), photo pictorial montage upper wrapper, containing a number of features incl. the Great Bed of Ware, making a nutcracker, chairside furniture, bookcase, etc., a start to woodcarving, setting up a smoothing plane, woodworking crafts in Africa; with a supplement on woodturning, a little rubbed at tips and cnrs. inclined to curl, wrappers sunned, very good,
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Book number: 36872
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.61 | JP 1066]
Keywords: craft wood woodwork woodturning joinery carpentry
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BOTHAM, IAN,
BOTHAM - My Autobiography.
Collins Willow, London ,1994, 7th imp., 400pp, 16pp col'd and half tone plates, black cloth gilt, as new apart from 4 line inscr. on half title, very good plus in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23057
GBP 7.30 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.35 | JP 1037]
Keywords: sport cricket biography

 
BOYCOTT, GEOFFREY,
IN THE FAST LANE.
Arthur Barker / Weidenfeld, London, 1981, 1st edn., 224pp, pictorial eps, half tone frontis, numerous in text half tone ills., red cloth gilt, pictorial dw, account of the controversial tour of the Caribbean in 1981, light bump head of spine, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., unpriced, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23053
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP 1137]
Keywords: sport cricket

 
BRIDGES, ANTONY,
MODERN SALMON FISHING.
Adam and Charles Black, London, 1947, reprint, xii, 230pp, frontis and 16pp half tone photo ills., line drawings and tables in text, maroon cloth lettered in silver at spine, upper edge coloured, lower edge uncut, a little rubbed at extrems., tiny fray head of upper joint, light marks to cloth, edges and endpapers a little foxed, no dustwrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 34428
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.89 | JP 1208]
Keywords: sport hobby pastime game fishing salmon

 
BUCHANAN, HANDASYDE,
GREAT CRICKET MATCHES.
Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1962, 1st edn., 406pp, 2pp scores and acknowledgements, photographic eps., mid green cloth lettered in gilt on crimson title panel, top edge col'd, account of 25 great matches from England v. Australia Sydney Test 1894/5 to Australia v. West Indies at Brisbane 1960/1, with relevant score cards, etc., vertical crease length of spine, spine sunned, lightly rubbed at tips, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 23023
GBP 4.60 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.89 | JP 654]
Keywords: sport cricket

 CARTER, BARRY J.,, NAVAL WAR GAMES - World War I and World War II.
CARTER, BARRY J.,
NAVAL WAR GAMES - World War I and World War II.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1975, 1st edn., 149pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., diagrams and maps in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a guide for naval war-gamers covering the models both commercially available and scratch-built, the standard rules and suggested variations with examples, further references on commercially available games and appendices on suppliers and war-gaming groups worldwide, dustwrapper: very lightly rubbed at tips, fine in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34032
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.62 | JP 2842]
Keywords: hobbies pastimes wargames navy war ww1 ww2 adriatic nicobar midway u-boat dover scharnhorst
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CARY, CLIF (FOREWORD BY ALAN KIPPAX),
CRICKET CONTROVERSY.
T. Werner Laurie, London, 1948, 2nd imp., xi, 232pp, half tone frontis, 15pp half tone plates, khaki cloth lettered in turquoise, top edge coloured, an account of Test matches in Australia 1946/7, rubbed and a little bumped at extrems., cloth sunned at spine and a sl. foxed at spine, edges a little dusty, child's biro scribble to 1 plate (opp p80), a few finger marks in places, no dustwrapper, good,
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Book number: 23040
GBP 5.30 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.79 | JP 753]
Keywords: sport cricket

 CHARLTON, SHEILA,, STRAWCRAFT and CORN DOLLIES.
CHARLTON, SHEILA,
STRAWCRAFT and CORN DOLLIES.
Blandford Press, London, 1974, 1st edn., 100pp incl. 4pp col'd plates and numerous in text line and half tone ills., col'd pictorial laminated boards, an introduction and basic instructions for the craft of straw plaiting with examples of ancient, symbolic and modern designs, several tiny impressed marks upper cnrs. of boards, price label lower board, ink name/date top cnr. front free endpaper, no dustwrapper isued, very good,
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Book number: 32017
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.89 | JP 1208]
Keywords: craft hobby pastime corn dollies straw plaiting traditional
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 COOPER, BILL AND LAUREL,, SELL UP AND SAIL.
COOPER, BILL AND LAUREL,
SELL UP AND SAIL.
Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2000, 4th edn., paperback, vi, 346pp, 4pp coloured photo ills., numerous in text half tone photo ills. and line drawings, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), photo pictorial wrappers, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 34536
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.81 | JP 1421]
Keywords: travel maritime sailing yachting cruising
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COWDREY, COLIN,
THE INCOMPARABLE GAME.
The Sportman's Book Club, Newton Abbot, 1971, club edn., 130pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., dark green cloth type paper covered bds. gilt, a look at the game during the 50's and 60's, the outstanding occasions and personalities in England, Australia, New Zealand and the West Indies, lightly bumped at head of spine and top cnr. lower bd., dustwrapper: a little rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22359
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.76 | JP 640]
Keywords: cricket cowdrey sport

 DAWSON, MAJOR KENNETH ("WEST COUNTRY"),, CASTS FROM A SALMON REEL.
DAWSON, MAJOR KENNETH ("WEST COUNTRY"),
CASTS FROM A SALMON REEL.
Herbert Jenkins, London, ND (circa 1948), 1st edn., 158pp, frontis and 8pp sepia photo ills., light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at extrems., gilding very faint, a few fox marks to edges, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss to head of spine and cnrs., faint creasing, several short nicks to edges, internally repaired, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34432
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.21 | JP 2132]
Keywords: sport hobby pastime game fishing salmon
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DOGGART, G. H. G.(INTRO. WELCOME BY HUBERT DOGGART),
THE MCC BICENTENARY MATCH (1787-1987).
Programme Publications, London, , paperback, 80pp, numerous in text col'd and half tone ills., col'd paper wrappers, the Official Souvenir Programme of the match at Lord's 20-25th August, 1987lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 23024
GBP 10.80 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.83 | JP 1535]
Keywords: sport cricket marylebone lord's

 ELFFERS, JOOST,, TANGRAM.
ELFFERS, JOOST,
TANGRAM.
Studio Dumont, Cologne, ND copyright 1973, large paperback, 36pp, [ii], 169pp puzzles, [i] blank, [45pp] solutions, [i] blank, square format coloured pictorial wrappered paperback about 9 x 9 inches, mostly in the dual languages of Dutch and German, with details about the ancient Chinese game of shapes, with many puzzles and their solutions, with a pack of seven black plastic 'stones' or 'tiles' for playing the game, all contained in a plain cardboard slipcase, complete, a little rubbed at extrems., wrappers lightly soiled, very good,
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Book number: 41106
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.29 | JP 1919]
Keywords: chinese ancient game tangram tiles stones shapes
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 EVERITT, NICHOLAS,, BROADLAND SPORT.
EVERITT, NICHOLAS,
BROADLAND SPORT.
Halsgrove, Tiverton - Devon, 2002, 2nd edn., xxiv, 393pp, numerous in text half tone illustrations, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd pictorial dustwrapper by M. Bensley, a facsimile edition of the scarce 1902 first edition on the leisure and sporting activities of the Norfolk Broads, tiny bump lower cnr. upper board, very good plus in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28417
GBP 14.80 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 18.96 | JP 2103]
Keywords: east anglia topography oulton broad norfolk broads hunting shooting fishing sailing wildfowling decoys lowestoft
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 EVERITT, NICHOLAS (AKA HENRY REEVE EVERITT),, BROADLAND SPORT.
EVERITT, NICHOLAS (AKA HENRY REEVE EVERITT),
BROADLAND SPORT.
R. A. Everett, London, 1902, 1st edn., xxiv, 393pp, half tone pictorial frontis by author, decorated title and numerous in text photographs, half tone and line ills. by the author and others, bound in 22pp publisher's catalogue dated 1902 with some illustrations, coloured endpapers, dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, lettered and decorated in gilt upper board, fore- and lower edges uncut, the scarce 1902 first edition relating the leisure and sporting activities to be found in the lagoons, marshlands and waterways of East Anglia, known for many years as Broadland, by the lawyer, established author and Oulton Broad resident, with less emphasis on the sport of sailing and rather more on the gentlemanly pursuits of fishing and shooting, with a presentation inscription to the verso front free endpaper signed by the author and dated Christmas 1916, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 42087
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 259.25 US$ 288.21 | JP 31977]
Keywords: britain england topography east anglia suffolk oulton broad lowestoft broad house william spencer everitt henry reeve eels decoys wilffowling punt gunning curres flighting stalking yachting tench tickling pike gamebirds poaching keeping otter hunting angl
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 EVERITT, NICHOLAS AND WATSON, ERNEST IVENS,, SHOTS FROM A LAWYER'S GUN.
EVERITT, NICHOLAS AND WATSON, ERNEST IVENS,
SHOTS FROM A LAWYER'S GUN.
Gilbertson and Page, Hertford, 1927, 6th edn., xx, 299pp, half tone pictorial frontis, in text line drawings and half tone ills. by Wallace MacKay, A. J. Munnings, F. Feller and others, [xi] ads., maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, single line border and title in blind upper board, the Norwich and Lowestoft lawyer and country sportsman follows his first book (on ferrets which was described by The Times as an 'admirable treatise' on 'these bloodthirsty little savages'), with a masterly discourse on the law with regard to hunting and shooting, illustrated with amusing anecdotes as well as case-law, an essential book for every country house library but also of great interest to every keeper and poacher, rubbed and a little bumped at extrems., nick to cloth at head of spine and frays to lower joint, most gilt lettering rubbed away, edges and endpapers tanned, a few marks in text, no dustwrapper, good reading copy,
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Book number: 42089
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.57 | JP 2061]
Keywords: topography britain law legal cases stated precedent statutes sporting rights hunting shooting fishing ground game keeping rabbits hare coursing guns dogs licences boundaries trespass poaching arrest bailiff protection protected birds species
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