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My World on Wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge., MOCKRIDGE, Russell : completed by John Burrowes.
My World on Wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge.
175.00 AUD

Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling..., Wanostrocht, Nicholas]
Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling...
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First Class Polo : tactics & match play., RICKETTS, Brigadier-General R.L.
First Class Polo : tactics & match play.
85.00 AUD

A History of Royal Tennis in Australia., GARNETT, Michael P.
A History of Royal Tennis in Australia.
38.00 AUD

THE TEST WITHIN. Talent and Temperament in 22 Cricketers.
18.00 AUD

The Sporting Gun.
35.00 AUD

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Grands Prix.
15.00 AUD

The Frequent Gun and a little fishing.
35.00 AUD

 

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1 CHALMERS, Patrick R. The Frequent Gun and a little fishing.
London Philip Allan & Co. 1928 
Embellishments [illustrations] by V.R. Balfour-Browne. 244pp, black & white illustrations and photograph. Original cloth (corners bumped, trifling rubbing and silverfish nibbles). Edges yellowed. Very good to good. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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2 DOUGLAS, James. The Sporting Gun.
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1983 
Illustrations by Ian Oates and Roger Thomas. 204pp, black & white photographs, line illustrations, diagrams. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine and edges lightly yellowed). Pages edges yellowed, otherwise a very good copy. ISBN 0715383248 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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3 DROUGHT, Captain J.B. Successful Shooting.
London Country Life 1948 
246pp, black & white photographs. Original cloth (slight bump at head of spine) with dustwrapper (price clipped, spine yellowed, minor wear on extremities). Edges yellowed. Very good to good. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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4 FITZGERALD, Gerald. Pot Luck: rough shooting in the West of Ireland.
London Herbert Jenkins 1938 
Octavo. 155pp, 4 pp publisher's advertisements, illustrated in black and white. Original cloth (extremities a trifle rubbed). Pages 42/43 with small mark in foot margin, small stains at the hinge of the first few pages. Partially blacked out inscription on front free endpaper. Good to very good. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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5 FRINDALL, Bill. ENGLAND TEST CRICKETERS. The complete record from 1877.
London Willow Books/Collins 1989 
4to. 518pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (tiny bumps along lower edges) with d/w. Near fine. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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6 GALTON, Barry. Gladiators of the Surf. The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships - A History.
Frenchs Forest NSW Reed 1984 
4to. 289pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs. Soft covers (minor rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0730100049 ***"Events - Personalities - Results" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A History of Royal Tennis in Australia., GARNETT, Michael P.
7 GARNETT, Michael P. A History of Royal Tennis in Australia.
Mt Waverley, Vic Historical Publications 1983 
224pp, black & white and colour illustrations. Maroon synthetic cloth with gilt titling and decoration, with dustwrapper (slight rubbing). Ribbon marker. Corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Very good+. ISBN 095922940X 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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8 HODGES, David. The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Grands Prix.
London Paul Hamlyn 1988 
Foreword by James Hunt. 4to. 176pp, well illus in b&w and colour. Laminated pictorial boards with dustwrapper. Owner's name on ffep, otherwise fine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 LILLEE, Dennis. Lillee: Over and Out.
North Ryde, NSW Methuen 1984 
Foreword by Max Walker. 194pp, illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). Very good. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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My World on Wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge., MOCKRIDGE, Russell : completed by John Burrowes.
10 MOCKRIDGE, Russell : completed by John Burrowes. My World on Wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge.
London Stanley Paul 1960 
Foreword by Hubert Opperman. 235pp, b&w photographic illustrations. Red cloth-textured papered boards. Part of wrap-around paper banner (presumably for this book) sticky-taped to front paste-down endpaper: it proclaims 'First cheap edition 9/6 Aust "Greatest literary offering in the history of Australian cycling" '. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 175.00 AUD
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11 MOSS, Stirling and Doug Nye. Fangio:a Pirelli album, in association with Mercedes-Benz.
London Pavilion 1991 
Rectangular quarto. 168pp, profusely illustrated in colour and black and white, table of records. Soft covers (minor bumps on corners, a little wear head of spine). Lower corners on first few pages dog-eared, otherwise good to very good. ISBN 1851456724 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Parker, Eric (ed) Colonel Hawker's Shooting Diaries.
Rhyl, Wales Tideline Books 1985 
No 202 of 2000 copies. First published 1893. 300pp, frontis portrait and 11 plates. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a trifle faded). Very good to fine. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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First Class Polo : tactics & match play., RICKETTS, Brigadier-General R.L.
13 RICKETTS, Brigadier-General R.L. First Class Polo : tactics & match play.
Aldershot, UK Gale & Polden 1938 
Second edition. 8vo. xvi, 48pp, frontis photograph (the Alwar Polo team 1900-1903, with many trophies, the author a member), 9 plates/diagrams in red and black at rear. Original green cloth, blind rules, lettered in black. Owner's name, writ small, in green ink on title and his small marginal marks at two places in the Preface and Foreword. A very good to fine clean copy. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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14 SMYTH, Brigadier J.G. LAWN TENNIS.
London B.T. Batsford 1953 
British Sports: Past & Present series. 240pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth with dustwrapper (price clipped, extremities a little rubbed, a couple of short closed tears and tiny silverfish nibbles, small owner's name along front head edge). Very good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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15 SPEEDY, Thomas. Sport in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland with Rod and Gun.
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1884 
First edition. xviii, 412pp, tissue protected frontispiece, 39 engravings (full page and vignettes). Index. Original green cloth, letters on spine and front cover vignette in gilt (extremities worn), top edges untrimmed and soiled, some light spotting. Small bumps and fraying on corners. Head and tail of spine worn, and a little split at the tail but all pieces present. Gift inscription on verso front free endpaper. Good to very good. 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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16 STEPHENS, Wilson. A Year Observed.
London Pelham Books 1984 
Sketches by Mary Beattie Scott. Small 4to. 189pp, pencil illustrations. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (price clipped). Edges lightly yellowed. Tape marks on free endpapers. Very good to good+. ISBN 0720715415 ***Life and wildlife in rural Britain. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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17 STREATFIELD, Frank N. Sporting Recollections of an Old 'Un.
London G. Bell & Sons 1913 
Bell's Indian and Colonial Library edition xi, 328pp, 8 full-page black & white photographs. Original dark green cloth (trifling rubbing on extremities, minor silverfishing, spine discoloured). Edges and margins yellowed, edges spotted. Pencilled annotation in margin pp64. Stamp on ffep. Good to very good. 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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18 TYSON, Frank. THE TEST WITHIN. Talent and Temperament in 22 Cricketers.
Melbourne Hutchinson 1987 
Foreword by Bob Hawke. 220pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Very good. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling..., Wanostrocht, Nicholas]
19 Wanostrocht, Nicholas] Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling...
London Baily Brothers 1855 
Third edition. 8vo. x, 74pp, 7 coloured lithographic plates (one as frontis), numerous b&w text illustrations and diagrams. Original green cloth (faded to a brownish hue on the spine and around the edges of the boards, some light staining to the upper board), gilt-stamped vignette and title on the upper board, blind stamped decorations on both boards. All edges gilt. Occasional light spotting or staining, including in the margins of a couple of the plates, otherwise clean. A signature or two slightly loose. Owner's name on front endpaper. A good+ copy. [title continues] ...with valuable suggestions as to the management of the field when employed under the operation of fast or slow bowling; and a scientific investigation into the vexata questio of Leg Before Wicket: also The Laws of the Game, as revised by the Marylebone Club. 
Price: 1350.00 AUD
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20 WHITINGTON, R.S. THE COURAGE BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN TEST CRICKET 1877 - 1974.
Melbourne Wren 1974 
Foreword by Ian Johnson. Small 4to. 336pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (corners bumped) with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Very good. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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