Brillig Books: Sports
found: 22 books

 
AGASSI, ANDRE
Open: An Autobiography
New York, Alfred A Knopf. 2009, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, grey cloth spine over pale tan paper covered boards. 386 pp. plus acknowledgments and list of illustrations. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The confessional autobiography of one of America's and international tennis's greatest champiions. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked, unread and unblemished volume in a crisp, sharp, tight, glossy, unclipped dust jackets. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. BRAND NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 09303
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3081]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Agassi, Andre, Champion, Championship, Drugs, Steroids, Biography, Biographical, Tennis, Tounament, Grand Slam, Player, Men's, Professional, World, Open, International, American, America, United States, Sports, Sport, Racquet, Club, Pro,

 
RATHBUN JOHN B.
Automobile Ignition and Valve Timing: Starting and Lighting Including Ford System
Chicago, Charles C. Thompson. 1916, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and gilt spine titles. 240 pp. plus 6 pages of ads. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and steel engravings of engine parts and details. A very tight, bright volume with rich cloth and bright clear gilt. Interior unmarked and unblemished. Some very minimal flecks of soil, else fine. Near fine. Quite uncommon as a first edition in this excellent condition. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 09602
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26 | JP¥ 3741]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Rathbun, Ford, Ignition, Automobile, Automotive, Manual, Instruction, Electrical,

 
BOSWELL, JOHN;FISHER, DAVID
Fenway Park: Legendary Home of the Boston Red Sox
Boston, Little Brown. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0316103373). Hardcover. Book, Quarto, forest green illustrated glossy paper covered boards. 16 pp. Illustrated text with color and black and white and sepia vintage photogaphs of one of the legendary ball parks in American professional baseball. The front panel folds back and out pops a 1:80 ratio pop up model of the stadium in color. A very fine, crisp, sharp, glossy unblemished volume. FINE. Flawless. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 08507
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2509]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0316103373 Toy Movable Books Boston Red, Paper, Engineering, Baseball, Professional, Park, Stadium, Fenway, Illustrated, History, Historical, Historica, Model, Children, Children's, Sport, Sports, Pro, League, American

 
BOUTON, JIM
Foul Ball: My Life and Hard Times Trying to Save an Old Ballpark
North Egremont, MA, Bulldog Publishing. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 0970911718). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, black cloth spine over black paper covered boards. 405 pp. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOUTON, "Keep your eyes open for bulldozers, Jim Bouton". A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling dust jacket marred only by a 1/2" closed tear at top front edge. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Virtually AS NEW. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 07888
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1892]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0970911718 Baseball, Signed, Sport, Professional, Memoir, Expose, Game, America, Ameriacn, National, Scandal, Bouton, Jim, Biography, Biographical

 
DE LA RIVE BOX, ROB
L'Univers Des Voitures De Sport 1945-1975
Paris, Editions Grund. 1999, First Edition. Soft cover. Book, First French Edition. Octavo, black and red illustrated stiff wrasp (trade paperback). 287 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with brilliant color photographs of hundreds of models of sports and racing cars from the golden age of the sport car. A delightful reference work in A-Z arrangement of the sporting pleasure and racing automobiles from the age of the two=searter personal car. Vivid photogrraphy and fascinating commentary on each vehicle. Autommobiles from around the world. TEXT IN FRENCH. A tight, clean, fresh, glossy, stiff, crisp, square, bright volumke with a gift inscriptions on the inside of rht front cover, else fine. NEAR FINE. SCARCE. Fine.
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Book number: 09477
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3961]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Box, de la Rive Sportrs, Automobiles, Illustrated, Encylopedia, Sports, Vehicles, French, German, Italian, American, Dutch, English, Racing, Deluxe, Models, Manufactgurers, Reference

 
CREAMER, ROBERT
Stengel: His Life and Times
New York, Simon & Schuster. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0671224891). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, dark blue cloth spine over blue paper covered boards. 349 pp. including index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, very tight, sparkling price-clipped dust jacket. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Virtually as new. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08192
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1892]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0671224891 Stengel Casey 1891 1975 Sports

 
DAWIDOFF, NICHOLAS
Baseball: A Literary Anthology
New York, Library of America. 2002, First Edition. (ISBN: 193108209X). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, decoarative coated paper covered boards. 721pp. A characteristically finely produced anthology of America's Pastime. This copy very tight, crisp, clean, fresh, unmarked and unread with publisher's promotional card laid in, in a crisp, tight, sharp, sparkling dust jacket. Pristine. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 07501
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2509]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 193108209x Baseball Anecdotes American Literature Sports, America, American, Pastime, Hardball, Professional, Amateur, League, Player, Manager, Fiedl, Angell, Journalism, News, Writing, Broadcasting, World Series, Championship, History, Anthology,

 
FOWLER, RON
Making Perfect Takeoffs in Light Airplanes
Ames, Iowa, Iowa State Press. 1991, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, Octavo, blue cloth covered boards. BRAND NEW. MINT in original publisher's shrinkwrap. As New/As New.
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Book number: 07989
USD 21.20 [Appr.: EURO 19 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2333]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Ultralight Aircraft Transportation Aviation

 
GANTRIIS, PETER (PHOTOGRPHY BY HENRY VON WARTENBURG
The Art of BMW: 85 Years of Motorcycling Excellence
Minneapolis, MN, Motorbooks Intl. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 0760333157). Cloth. Book, First Edition, First Printing. BRAND NEW BOOk.192 pp. including index. A pristine black cloth covered volume in a flawless dusts jacket. Many pages of beautiful photography of hisotiic vintate motoercyeles. Unmarked, unblemished and unread. BRAND NEW HARDBACK. As New/As New.
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Book number: 10045
USD 25.20 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2773]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0760333157 Gantriis, Von Wartenburgh, History, Historic, Motorcycle, Moto, Biker, Bike, German, Bayerische, Motor, Werke, Motorwerke, Bmw, Transportation, Technical, Technology, Vehicle, Racing, Engine, Internal Combustion, Road, Off Sport, Race, Machine

 
HONEGGER, WALTER (CHARLES MEISL TRANS.)
The Theory and Practice of High Speed Driving
London, Speed and Sports Publications. 1971, First Edition. Photoillustrated Hardcover. Book, First Edition in English. Small square octavo, color photo-illlustrated glazed paper covered boards. 80 pp. Illlustrated throughout with diagrams and black and white drawings and photographs. Truly a technical guide for the professional or amateur race car driver on a racing course. The diagrams show geomtrical realtionships between the ideal path of the automobile in different situations. The photographs show early Formula One and Grand Prix race cars. A quite serious and still valuable book of theory and practice for the serious competitive race car driver. Very tight, bright, clean with glossy unmarked exterior. Interior bright white and clean with no marks. Barley noticeable evidence of damp stain on one page, else fiine. Very Near Fine. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10057
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2421]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Honegger, Walter, Race, Racing, Automobile, Driving, Competititve, High, Speed, Technique, Practice, Theory, Grand Prix, Formula One, Diagrams, Physics, Angles, Curves, Acceleration, Braking, Shifting, Driver, Course, Professional, Meisl, Amateur, Car, Th

 
HOUGH, DAVID L.
More Proficient Motorcycling : Mastering the Ride
Irvine, CA, Bowtie Press. 2004. (ISBN: 1931993033). Soft cover. Book, Later printing. Quarto, black and yellow illuustrated stiff self-wraps (paperback). 256 pp. including index and glossary. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Covers everything from technique for handling motorcyles to equipment and dress. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. FINE. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 08967
USD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2068]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 1931993033 Motorcycling, Biker, Motorcycle, Motorcyclist, Riding, Instruction, Guide, Manual, Illustrated, Travel, Road, Dress, Gear, Technique, Highway, Travelling, Speed,

 
RAIL, ROBERT
Defense Without Damage: A Photo-Illustrated Guide to Low Liability Arrest & Control Skills.
Collingdale, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Diane Publishing. 1995, Revised Edition. (ISBN: 0788121405). Photoillustrated Wraps. Book, Second Edition Revised and Enlarged. A paperback original. Quarto, photo-illustrated wraps (paperback). 210 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, demonstrating a full range of defensive and offensive techniques for the policeman or law enforcement officer in taking custody of suspects. Includes stances, blocks, psychology and presentation of suspects, kiicking and grabbing defenses, removal from automotive vehicle, etc. THIS IS THE ORIGINAL PUBLICATION WITH EXCELLENT CLEAR CRISP PHOTOS AND NOT A PRINT ON DEMAND WITH REPRODUCTION OR FACSIMILE IMAGES. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, stiff, crisp, square, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. FINE. Flawless. AS NEW. Quite scarce. As New.
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Book number: 07575
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5721]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0788121405 Law Enforcement Police Handbooks Manuals, Self-Defense, Defense, Handhold, Kicking, Vehicle, Suspect, Custoy, Physical, Stances, Blocks, Handcuffs, Handcuffing, Psychological, Psychology, Custodial, Control, Strike, Hand, Kick, America, America

 
ROONEY, DAN;MASICH, ANDREW E.;HALAAS, DAVID FRIDTJOF;HALAAS, DAVID F.
Dan Rooney: My 75 Years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL
New York, Da Capo Press. 2007, First Edition. (ISBN: 0306815699). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, yellow paper spine over black paper covered boards with silver spine titles. 344 pp. including index. Illlustrated with black and white photographs. Personally SIGNED BY DAN ROONEY on half-title directly beneath his printed name. Much more scarce than the deluxe signed edition. A very tight, fresh, bright, unmarked, unread and unblemished volume with sparkliing spine titles in a very tight, glossy, brilliant dust jacket. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Flawless. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 09601
USD 96.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 | £UK 73 | JP¥ 10562]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0306815699 Rooney, Dan, Owner, Nfl, National, Football, League, Sport, Professional, Sports, Championship, Team, Steelers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Western, American, America, Game, Players, History, Memoir, Biography, Biographical, Autobiography,

 
SCHRADER, HALWART
Bmw: A History
Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Automobile Quarterly. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0915038153). Hardcover. Book, Thick quarto, dark blue coated paper covered boards with silver BMW symbol and silver spine titles. 392 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with color and black and white photographs of a half century of BMW automobiles from stock to racing and custom. Translated from the original German by Ron Wakefield. A complete exhaustive history with details on every model and year. A very tight, clean, bright, fresh, unmarked, unblemished volume in a tight, crisp, clean, bright, unmarked, unclipped dust jacket with two small closed tears near top of spine which are very inconspicuous under the jacket protector. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09130
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5721]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0915038153 Schrader, Bayerische, Motor, Werke, Bmw, German, Germany, History, Car, Automobile, Racer, Racing, Model, Auto, Transportation, Specifications, Historic, Design, Powertrain, Engine, Body, Chassis, Identification, Sports, Luxury, Schrader

 
SETRIGHT, L.J.K.;NEWMAN, ROBERT;FORSYTH, DEREK
With Flying Colours: The Pirelli Album of Motor Sport
New York, Summit Books. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0671644599). Cloth. Book, First Edition. Large oblong folio (10.75" x 15"), black cloth covered boards with silver titles and spine titles. 253 pp. plus colophon. Truly profusely illustrated throughout with modern and fascinating vintage photographs of old racing cars, drivers and courses. Photographs in both color and black and white, some edge to edge. With accompanying history and commentary on the beginning and development of automobile racing. A great pictorial panorama. FINE in FINE Dust Jacket. UNCOMMON. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10094
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3961]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0671644599 Car, Motor, Sport, Racing, Formula, One, Grand, Prix, Formula Grand International, National, Nascar, Track, Racer, Automobile, History, Speed, Course, Courses, Technical, Technique, Machine, Engine, Propulsionn, Driver, Drivers, Racers, Pirelli

 
SHEEHAN, LARRY;CORNISH, GEOFFREY S.;CARROLL, MIKE;MASSACHUSETTS GOLF ASSOCIATION
A Commonwealth of Golfers, 1903-2003: A Centennial Tribute to the Game and Its Players
Norton, MA, Massachusetts Golf Association. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 0971995303). Hardcover. Book, Quarto, dark green coated paper covered boards. 280 pp. Generously illustrated throughout with full color and black and white vintage photographs of the top golf courses in Massachussetts as well as the history of play, tournaments both amateur and professional. A tight, clean, very fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a heavy double fold dust jacket which is crisp, tight, glossy, sparkliing and unclipped. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Flawless. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08941
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 45.75 | JP¥ 6601]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0971995303 Golf, Golfer, Professional, Amateur, Course, Club, Game, Player, Sukrvey, History, Competition, Tour, Open, Tournament, Historic, New England, Massachussetts, Illustrated, Photographs, Photography, Centennial, Sport, Sports

 
SLATTERY, DAVID
The Washington Redskins A Pictorial History
Virginia Beach, VA, Jordan and Company. 1977, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Quarto burgundy red cloth covered boards with gilt title and gilt spine titles. 167 pp. With commentary by Sam Hugg and Sonny Jurgensen, this is a photographic survey with hundreds of vintage black and white and full color photographs Washington, D.C.s only professional football team of halcyon days. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, glossy, beautiful copy with a neat short gift inscription on free front endpaper, else fine, in a very tight, crisp, sharp, unclipped dust jacket with two short very closed edge tears and some touches of really minimal superficial rubbing. Very near fine in near fine dust jacket. A great copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09732
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2509]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Football, Sport, Professional, League, Washington, D.C. , Photography, Photograph, Pictorial, Game, National, American, League Slattery

 
SMITH, RON
The Ballpark Book: A Journey Through the Fields of Baseball Magic
St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Sporting News. 2000, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First printing, oblong quarto, brown coated paper covered boards with gilt titles and spine titles. Illustrated endpapers. 301 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with vintage color and black and white photographs. True first edition 2000. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and ujnread volume in a crisp, sharp, unclipped dust jacket. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Flawless. AS NEw. As New/As New.
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Book number: 09122
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3081]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Ballpark, Ball, Yard, Park, Stadium, Baseball, Sports, Professional, League, Pro, Architecture, Architectural, Smith, Ron, Field, Ballfield, Diamond, Stands, Boxes, Building, Outdoor, History, Historic, National, American, United States, Phtoography

 
SZUDAREK, ROBERT;SZUDAREK, BOB
The First Century of the Detroit Auto Show
Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0768005027). Soft cover. Book, Quarto, blue illustred glossy stiff wraps (paperback). 277 pp. including index. Generously illustrated throughout with vintage black and white photographs and reproductions. A complete history of this pre-eminent exhibition of the modern American automobile industry. Bright, glossy, clean, square, fresh and unmarked with a flat uncreased spine. FINE. Fine.
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Book number: 08870
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 1980]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 0768005027 Detroit, Auto, Show, Exhibition, Automobile, Szudarek, History, Industry, Motor, City, Assembly, Sales, Marketing, Convention, Car, Vehicle, Transporation, American, America, Design, Photographs, Photography, Michigan,

 
TUNNEY, JIM;DICKEY, GLENN
Impartial Judgment: The Dean of NFL Referees Calls Pro Football As He Sees It
New York, Franklin Watts. 1988. (ISBN: 053115095X). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, black cloth spine over red paper covered boards. 263 pp. including index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by JIM TUNNEY on free front endpaper. A tight, very fresh, bright, clean, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, tight, fresh, glossy, sparkling, unclipped dust jacket. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 09077
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1760]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: 053115095x Tunney, Football, Pro, Professional, Sports, United States, America, American, Referee, Nfl, National Football League, Afl, Television, Signed, Judge, Judgment,

 
WILLIAMS, C.H.C.
Williams New System of Handling and Educating the Horse: Together with Diseases and Their Treatment (True Fist Edition)
Claremont, N.H. Claremont Manufacturing Company. 1878, First Edition. Cloth. Book, True First Edition. Small octavo, rust brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles. 248 pp. including Table of Contents at rear. Illustrated with frointispiece standing portrait of author and drawing of horse with numbered "Names And Situations Of The External Parts Of The Horse". One or two other engravings. "Also A Treatise On Shoeing; Educating Cattle and Dogs, With Hints On Stable Management; With the rules and Regulations Of Trotting, Racing and Betting". Includes "tips" for the Jockey. The volume is sound, tight and iinternally clean, without tears, creases, foxing etc. Pencilled name on ffep and rear endpapers. Spotted cover with a lentil size piece of clath missing on spine. Not beautiful but sound and with an undamaged interior. Very good minus. VERY SCARCE. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10060
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3961]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Williams, Horse, Veterinary, Farrier, Vet, Large, Animal, Equine, Thoroughbred, Care, Shoeing, Treatment, Diseases, Maladies, Illness, Medical, Cattle, Dogs, Stable, Management, Rules, Regulations Trotting, Racing, Betting, Race, Bet, Competition, New Ham

 
WIND, HERBERT WARREN
The Story of American Golf Its Champions and Championships
New York, Alfred A Knopf. 1975, Third Edition. Full-Leather. Book, Quarto, full navy blue leather with gilt title and gilt spine titles with raised bands. 591 pp. including index and list of U.S. Golf Records. This copy is a specially bound association copy to commemorate the 1980 Frank Fuhrer Senior Memorial Challenge Cup of 1980 featuriing national champion golf players from the pro tour. This specially bound book is blindstamped with a large insignia of the Pittsburgh Field Club in Fox Chapel where the challenge was played and "Frank Fuhrer Sr. Memorial Challenge Cup 1980" in gilt. In the lower right corner it is stamped in gilt as the personal copy of "Frank Fuhrer, Jr." who was the organizer and patron of the challenge. The spine has the title in gilt and decoration of a golf flag on a green. A beautifully bound and unique association copy of this classic golfing history. A tight, clean, bright, fresh volume with smooth gleaming dark blue leather and sparkling gilt titles and decorations. Pristine, bright white unmarked and unblemished interior. Some small compression marks to the leather on back panel, else fine. FINE. RARE. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 09505
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 60.25 | £UK 51.75 | JP¥ 7482]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: Fuhrer, Pro-Am, Professional, Amateur, Challenge, Cup, National, Golf, Sports, Sport, Golfing, Oakmont, Pennsylvania, Western, Club, History, Wind, Championship, Champion, Asscociation, Leather, Memorial, , Pittsburgh, Fox Chapel

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