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.
San Diego: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, bump to top outside corners and spine tail, slight spotting; Textblock clean and tight; 108 pages, illustrated.
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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n.d. Quarto; pp 191; VG-/G+; Black spine with ivory text; slight chipping to corners, light age toning to flaps, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, light rubbing to head and tail edges, otherwise clean, strong and intact; text block has wear to exterior edges, residue of adhesive to half title page, otherwise interior clean; else good; inscribed by author;.
London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
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.
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.
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.
Boston, MA. Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1970. First Edition, Second Printing. Large Octavo, 425 pages; G+/G; spine burgundy with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some chipping and closed tears to edges; INSCRIBED on ffep by George Allen; interior clean; Consignment; Shelved Case 5.
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, Massachusetts: Imprint Society, Inc., 1972. Octavo; pp 136; VG-; Brown spine with gilt and white text; Cloth shows slight sunning to spine, some fraying to head spine edge, minor scratches to exterior; Text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; loose page with signed paper in bag and tipped in;.
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.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1970. First Edition. Octavo, 282 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white and red lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, light age-toning visible to flaps (text unaffected), "$5.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue buckram boards, gold lettering to spine: light scratch to front board, cloth slightly torn to middle of scratch; mild bumping to head and tail; light age-toning to text-block, minor imperfections to interior, text unaffected; INSCRIBED by Andretti to ffep, vertical line of mild age-toning to ffep, inscription affected yet clear and legible; shelved Sports.
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.
Rochester: Harold P. Bittner, 1951. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown illustrated paper and brown cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine; Text block has residue from tape on endpapers, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 70 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
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.
Norwalk, CT: Golf Digest, Inc., 1970. First printing. Small Quarto; pp 127; VG-/G; Black spine with white text; dust jacket has chipping to corners, slight sun fading and light rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
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.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. Octavo; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green and yellow with brown print; DJ has small tear at spine head and rear bottom edge, edgewear, shelfwear, pen mark on rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine head, slight bumps to bottom edges; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning and spotting to endpapers, owner embossed stamp on front flyleaf, small amount of foxing within; 237 pages, illustrated with b&w plates.
New York: Sphinx Publishing Corporation, 1941. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ in mylar, has some spotting, smudging, edgewear, two small tears to front top edge; Boards in red paper with gold print, slight spotting, stain to lower outside corner both front and back, cocked spine; Textblock has shaken binding, spine break at page 32, slight spotting to endpapers, clean text; 63 pages, illustrated.
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.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1960. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear and shelfwear/smudging, taped to boards; Boards in blue cloth with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has owner bookplate and name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to all edges, clean text; 238 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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.
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: Jonathan Cape, 1931. Reprint. Octavo; VG; 326 pages; Green spine with gilt tooling, red and black labels, and raised bands; Beautifully re-bound in green leather by Riviere and Sons, with gilt tooled fox and horseshoe design on front board; All edges gilt; Full color plates and frontispiece; Green marbled endpapers; Binding strong; Minor wear to the edges, previous owner's gift inscription on flyleaf, corners lightly bumped; Shelved in case 12.
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.
New York, NY: Alfred A., Knopf, November, 1969. Tenth Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. beige and yellow spotted white spine with bumping, tiny chips and tears at spine head and tail. red cloth spine with gold lettering. heavily foxed dustjacket and inner flap panels. blue and white illustration decorates fep/ffep, though fep has a red stamp. top edge shaded red. filled with many glossy white plates with illustrations of lures and fish. 436 pp.