Toronto: The Macmillan Company, 1969. First printing. Thick Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Slipcase has sunned and rubbed exterior & slightly frayed edges, otherwise intact; Light brown spine with gold text in a green box; Boards have slightly sunned spine, other wear is minimal, but exterior panels are strong and clean; Text block has slight shelf wear, due to handling, but pages are unmarked; Rear pastedown is cracking slightly along hinge; pp 2337. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bethesda, MD: Burning Tree Club, 1972 and 1962. First limited editions; signed. Octavos in ivory hardcovers with black and gold gilt in black cases; VG/VG; ex-libris plates inside front covers; in very good condition; signed by respective Presidents of Burning Tree Club; color illustrations throughout; shelved with Folio & Easton Press books.
Altona-Bahrenfeld: Reemtsma, 1933. 301-330th thousand. Quarto; 142 pp. + index and folding chart in color of medal tallies. Illustrated with photographs in b-w and color. Blue cloth hardcover in photographic collage dust jacket. VG/G. Some slight soiling to boards; endpapers age-toned. Binding tight. Dust jacket chipped at spine ends and at folds, with several long closed tears. Text in German. Shelved on Front Table.
New York: Total Sports, 1999. First Edition. Quarto. 221pp.; VG+/VG+; spine brown with white and tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; SIGNED BY HANK AARON on half title with no inscription; text block clean text clean; quarter-inch tear in rear upper corner of dust jacket; price unclipped; shelved case 5 NEWSLETTER TEXT Hank Aaron with Dick Schaap HOME RUN: MY LIFE IN PICTURES [Signed] New York: Total Sports, 1999. First Edition. Profusely illustrated volume on Hank Aaron's life in baseball. Written by Aaron and Dick Schaap, with a foreword by Ted Williams and a specialessay by Jerome Holtzman. 221 pages.
Charlottesville, WV: University Press of Virginia, 1999. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. brown/white pictorial DJ, jacket rear, spine and front are widely illustrated, with DJ spine tilting in small white and red characters. black clothbound HC with a touch of wear, gilt-stamped titling, adjacent boards are thick and sturdy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, lightly read interior is free of marks. head, fore-edge and tail are smoothly clear. 275 pp. ISBN# 0813918847.
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, n.d. Quarto; good+/none; black cloth spine with red titles; ex lirbis, bookplate; head-edge, gilt; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 123 pp.; illus., plates and text figures; some color; binding shaken; toning; foxing; boards, discolorations along head-edge; else good.
The Australian Golf Club, 1982. Octavo: VG/VG: Green and blue spine with white text: DJ is clean with very minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, very mild rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: 215 pp.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. third printing. Octavo; VG/G+; Black/beige spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is lightly age toned, mostly on rear with minor edge wear, otherwise exterior is clean and intact; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor edge and corner wear and strong and sturdy panels; Text block has slight wear on edges due to handling with tight binding; pp 272.
London: James Toovey, 1881. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin black fabric spine with no text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges and surface, small sticker residue on front, bumping to corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toning and minor wear on edges, minor foxing on end paper, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 29.
United States: National Paperback Books, 1986. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with black text; Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling; faint age-toning, content is clear; pp 122; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
USA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1973. Second Printing. small, slender 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. slim white HC, with tiny black and green titling, with blue/green/black illustrated front board. prior owner name in ink on right fep. mild surface wear to rear white board with text. with b/w figures and illustrations. 96 pp. ISBN# 0397009690.
New York: Brentano's, 1924. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, bumping on corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on top edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 341.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1917. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing to edges and joints, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toned edges, cracking on gutter between last page and rear end paper, foxing on pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 352.
New York, NY: ESPN Books, 2007. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. tiny close cut to black/white tip with neon orange band, black uppercase title followed by neon orange segment, gray segment as tail end with white lettering. bright pictorial jacket front. medium gray clothbound HB with imprinted white titling, with light gray boards. like new, tightly bound, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. textblock skimmed lightly without marks or wear. 290 pp. ISBN#9781933060194.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1972. Limited Edition, unnumbered/1950 [SIGNED]. Quarto; vg/none; brown boards and spine with gold text; quarter-bound w/leather spine; decorated cloth spine; SIGNED BY ARTIST ON LIMITED EDITIONS Limitation page; minor wear and bumping; text block, clean; all edges, peppered; 136 pp.; separate frontispiece and bound plates; else very good.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003. First Edition. square 4to., 209 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black/yellow/blue lettering, sepia photograph to front cover with white and black lettering, black and white photograph to back cover with white lettering; rubbing to edges of DJ with mild material loss to top left-hand corner of back cover; spot of brown residue to bottom edge of back flap; price uncut "$35.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black paper boards with white/yellow/blue lettering to spine and front board; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; very mild shelfwear to boards (mostly light scratching), very mild bumping to corners of boards; full number line stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Iooss to half-title page, dated "4.4.03 ~ D.C." shelved Sports.
Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Books, 1971. First Edition. 8vo., 500 pp., VG-/G+; white DJ, red and blue text; mild age-toning/moderate wear to DJ, e.g., small open tears to edges of DJ (part. head and tail of spine, corners, top edge of back cover), approx. 1" closed tear to top margin of front cover, and approx. 1/2" closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; "$6.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; white cloth boards, red and blue text to spine, cover design identical to DJ; very mild age-toning to boards, slight cocking to spine, boards somewhat shaken, cracked spine between pp. 498-499, binding sturdy; INSCRIBED by Killebrew to ffep; shelved Case 5.
San Francisco: Collins Pubs. 1994. first limited edition; signed; (1098 of 2,500). oversize, thin folio in black cloth hardcovers with black cloth case; VG/VG; minimal soiling; signature on ffep and certificate of authenticity included; full size color photographs; text in small print; foreword by Paul Newman; pp. 120; shelved in Sports section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Milwaukee: TS Andrews, 1924. Octavo bound in blue buckram with gilt titles on spine. 315pp total, two editions of Ring Battles, from 1914 and 1924, bound together. Binding dates back to early 1950s. SIGNED by TS Andrews at the front of the 1924 issue. Condition is Very Good, with some age-yellowing, especially to the 1914 issue.
N.p. The Fishing Book Club, 1971. na. Quarto. VG/VG. White spine of dustjacket has green & black lettering. Corners and spine ends of boards bumped and rubbed. Corresponding areas of dustjacket crinkled, creased, and abraded; top and bottom edges softened. Superficial scratches and scuffing across lightly soiled jacket.
Chicago: Era Publishing Co. 1900. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with dark green text; Out of print; Cloth has moderately rubbed exterior with white spotting toward fore edges & mostly on rear and slightly fraying spine edge, lightly bumped fore edge corners and with otherwise strong, intact and unmarked panels, 'as is'; Text block has darkened on exterior edges and previous owner's name on front end paper, slight cracking along binding between end pastedown with fully intact pages; pp 339.
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Edition. large Octavo, 322 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; rebound in full crushed crimson levant, paneled spine with gilt lettering in one compartments, others with gilt frames and gilt hound heads or hunting horns; triple-ruled border on boards; two double-rules to turn-ins, with hounds in the corners; gray endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; binding by Birdsall, Northampton & London; original covers and spine bound in in rear; frontispiece with tissue-guard; separate illustrated title page; old bookseller's ad for this volume taped opposite title page, with tape leaving residue; shelved case 12.
Philadelphia: Macrae Smith, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G+; orange and blue illustrated spine with black text; jacket has age toning, light bumping to head and tail edges, bumping to the head and tail of spine, rubbing on the front and back; boards bumping to the head and tail of spine, age toning to interior boards; textblock has age toning; interior pages have age toning; pp 187.
New York: Portfolio / Penguin, 2010. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with red and blue text; Dustjacket VG, back cover has some very light rubbing at top, edges have a few light creases; Boards straight and strong, some light wear and fading of color at bottom edges, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 239 pp.; Signed by author on title page.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1945. Octavo; VG/VG-. Faded green/black text on off white spine. Dust Jacket darkened from age, spine sunned, light soiling along DJ, chipping along corners and spine head/tail/center, three 1/4" closed tears on rear cover along head/tail edges; Boards strong, clean, rubbing along corners and spine head/tail; Textblock darkened from age, clean, rear end paper inscribed with name/address.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayo, 1970. Octavo; First Edition 1853, Reprint April 1970; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with red print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging, fading to spine, small tear at spine head and upper right corner; Cover is clean and strong, some creasing to spine; Textblock is clean and tight but beginning to separate from cover at rear hinge; xiii, 207 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Macmillan, 1916. (first). 8vo in red-orange cloth, with illustration on front board of acrobats and clowns; dj is photo-illustrated, with black text on red spine. VG-/VG. Water-stains and some residual fading on lower corner of front board, along spine, and along bottom edge of back board (though text itself is unaffected); Bumped at head & foot of spine; slight bowing to boards; soiling and some spotting along all edges of text block; previous owner's name and address in black ink on upper left corner of front paste-down endpaper; some age-toning to endpapers; hinges are shaken but still intact. Dj is chipped at head & foot of spine; dj spine is age-darkened; some slight wear and age-toning along edges; otherwise, a surprisingly good dj, considering the state of the book. From the dj's front flap: "A book that every boy needs." From the title page: "A new method of physical development for Boys and Girls" and "Based on The Ten Elements of Simple Tumbling and adapted from the practice of professional acrobats." From the dj's rear flap: "Profusely illustrated with photograohs of the most important acts." Odd and charming. 190 pp., plus 4 pp. of ads.
South Brunswick & New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. Quarto; G-/G+; White spine with black text; Front free endpaper has book plate of previous owner; DJ is age toned with fraying edges, 0.5 inch tears at top of spine and front, rubbed exterior and edges, moisture stain at bottom edge of spine; pp 175.
London: Pergamon Press, Ltd. 1965. Octavo, 124pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is white with faded red text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Faint rubbing and soiling to rear panel of dust jacket, and light sunning to spine. Previous owner's inscription on front free end page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy.
South Brunswick, NJ / London: A. S. Barnes and Co., Inc. / Thomas Yoseloff Ltd. 1966. Thin octavo; vg/vg; dj, white spine with gray and green text; dj, light chipping; HB, green cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W photos; sketches; 102pp. INSCRIBED by author Bassler on front free endpaper.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1963. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. black DJ spine, light blue titling between gently worn ends, chipping tail and tiny closed cuts. b/w images upon jacket front/rear. mild discoloration to inner flaps and text filled rear of DJ. HB is light blue, yellowed spine, black titles, board edges have a fading yellow tinge. right fep has prior owner name in ink on right fep. with several b/w illustrations. slim graying edges. 160 pp.
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1965. first edition;. quarto in green hardcovers with brown and green DJ with lion photograph; VG/VG; spine green with white letters; DJ, boards, paper and text in good condition; previous owner's inscription on ffep; a couple of plates in color; covers the 1960s game hunting period of Kenya and Tanganyka; shelved alcove.
New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books, September 2012. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid gold metallic DJ spine with large bold black for title, stacked and subtitle in small black below, followed by author and tiny black letters for publisher. front is b/w pictorial with gold uppercase centered title and above centered author. dark yellow HB with imprinted brown lettering. front and rear boards are unmarked and even in hue. ivory endsheets, unmarked and textblock interior has no markings. small gallery of b/w photos printed upon white glossy stock with much black text detail. clean tight copy. 274 pp. ISBN # 9780312548186.
1972. Third printing [SIGNED]. Wide octavo; vg/good+; dj, green spine with black text; HB, green cloth spine with black text; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Peggy Kirk Bell, AND BY CELEBRITY GOLFER, Jackie Pung; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 128 pp.; photos, charts, tables; dj, spot staining; else very good.,
London; New York; Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1960. Octavo; vg/fair; dj, gray spine with faded white text; dj, shelf worn, chipped, age-toned; HB, blue spine with gold text; quarter bound with white boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; ex libris, ffep; illus.: figures, photos, facsimiles; 208pp.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University, 1960. Octavo; good/fair-; dj, gray spine with white text; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/white boards; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 208 pp.; illus., photos, drawings, diagrams; binding shaken; dj, sunned; staining; open tears; chipping; else very good.
Pal Benko, 1990. Revised Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: White, age toned spine with title and author's last name handwritten in black ballpoint pen: Covers are clean with rubbing to edges, half inch closed tears at tail of spine, age toning to spine, title is handwritten on spine in ink, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: 254 pp.
New York: Dolphin Books/Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1978. First Edition. Quarto; good/wraps; black spine with white text; moderate shelf wear, chipping; text block, clean; black-and-white photos; unpaginated. --INSCRIBED by Mr. Bennett on front free endpaper. --Four blurbs on back cover, by: Norman Mailer, Howard Cosell, George Plimpton, and Jose Torres.
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 1989. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Green spine with gold print; Boards in green cloth with slight spotting to front and back; Textblock has slight soiling/spotting, slight smudging and foxing to end papers, clean pages and text; xxx, 475 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.