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The Frequent Gun and a little fishing.

By: CHALMERS, Patrick R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan & Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 22234


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. View more info

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Joe Darling on Cricket.

By: DARLING, Joe : edited by Rick Smith.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, Apple Books: 2018

Seller ID: 35646


101 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 4to. 220pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy (new). ISBN 0975779990 *** Joe Darling represented Australia in 34 tests between 1894-95 and 1905, 21 of these as captain. He settled in Tasmania in later life and wrote a series of articles on cricket for the local press. These are collected here in an edition limited to the number of runs he scored against England in 1897-98, the first century in Test cricket by a l... View more info

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Fitzroy : for the love of the jumper. 100 players who made the 'Lions' roar.

By: DONALD, Chris.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Pennon Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 35584


Second impression. 4to. 352pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. The book is slightly canted, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1877029181 View more info

The Sporting Gun.

By: DOUGLAS, James.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1983

Seller ID: 22239


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 View more info

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The North Story : the official history of the North Melbourne Football Club's first one hundred seasons of competitive Australian Rules football.

By: DOWLING, Gerard P.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hawthorn Press: 1973

Seller ID: 35578


First edition. 8vo. xviii, 358pp, b&w illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little rubbed at head and tail, now in protective sleeve ). Small label with hand-written number on front paste-down. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The North Story.

By: DOWLING, Gerard P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sydney, Playright Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 35579


Revised and enlarged edition. 4to. 364pp, index, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). Lower corners of both boards slightly rubbed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0949853569 View more info

Successful Shooting.

By: DROUGHT, Captain J.B.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1948

Seller ID: 22240


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. View more info

Pot Luck: rough shooting in the West of Ireland.

By: FITZGERALD, Gerald.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1938

Seller ID: 25734


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. View more info

ENGLAND TEST CRICKETERS. The complete record from 1877.

By: FRINDALL, Bill.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Willow Books/Collins: 1989

Seller ID: 12876


4to. 518pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (tiny bumps along lower edges) with d/w. Near fine. View more info

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A History of Royal Tennis in Australia.

By: GARNETT, Michael P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Mt Waverley, Vic, Historical Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 22841


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 View more info

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Grands Prix.

By: HODGES, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1988

Seller ID: 10498


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. View more info

Lillee: Over and Out.

By: LILLEE, Dennis.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Methuen: 1984

Seller ID: 26841


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. View more info

Image for Fitzroy : merging into the future. The history of the Fitzroy Football Club, incorporating the Brisbane Bears and Brisbane Lions.

Fitzroy : merging into the future. The history of the Fitzroy Football Club, incorporating the Brisbane Bears and Brisbane Lions.

By: MAIN, Jim.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: n.p., BAS Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 35583


4to. 262pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 1920910816 View more info

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The Coasters : the North West in Tasmanian intrastate cricket.

By: MITCHELL, Brian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Apple Books: 2018

Seller ID: 35429


150 copies, signed by the author and numbered (in manuscript on the title-page). Small 4to. 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy ISBN 0975779982 View more info

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My World on Wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge.

By: MOCKRIDGE, Russell : completed by John Burrowes.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1960

Seller ID: 34713


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. View more info

Fangio:a Pirelli album, in association with Mercedes-Benz.

By: MOSS, Stirling and Doug Nye.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1991

Seller ID: 28602


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 View more info

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Melbourne F.C. since 1858 : an illustrated history.

By: MURRAY, John.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Geoff Slattery Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 35580


4to. 216pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial red and blue cloth, lettered in gilt. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980442001 View more info

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Maroon & Blue : recollections and tales of the Fitzroy Football Club.

By: MUYT, Adam.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Vulgar Press: 2006

Seller ID: 35582


312pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958079595 View more info

Colonel Hawker's Shooting Diaries.

By: Parker, Eric (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rhyl, Wales, Tideline Books: 1985

Seller ID: 25782


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. View more info

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First Class Polo : tactics & match play.

By: RICKETTS, Brigadier-General R.L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Aldershot, UK, Gale & Polden: 1938

Seller ID: 34489


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. View more info

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Launceston's NTCA Ground : Australia's oldest first-class venue.

By: SMITH, Rick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Launceston, Apple Books: 2017

Seller ID: 35393


150 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 4to. 120pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy (new). ISBN 0975779966 *** The Northern Tasmanian Cricket Association ground staged Australia's initial first-class match in February 1851. View more info

LAWN TENNIS.

By: SMYTH, Brigadier J.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1953

Seller ID: 14374


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. View more info

Sport in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland with Rod and Gun.

By: SPEEDY, Thomas.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 25802


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. View more info

Sporting Recollections of an Old 'Un.

By: STREATFIELD, Frank N.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 22235


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. View more info

THE TEST WITHIN. Talent and Temperament in 22 Cricketers.

By: TYSON, Frank.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hutchinson: 1987

Seller ID: 12867


Foreword by Bob Hawke. 220pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Very good. View more info

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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...

By: Wanostrocht, Nicholas]

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: London, Baily Brothers: 1855

Seller ID: 34700


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 clea... View more info

THE COURAGE BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN TEST CRICKET 1877 - 1974.

By: WHITINGTON, R.S.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Wren: 1974

Seller ID: 14486


Foreword by Ian Johnson. Small 4to. 336pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (corners bumped) with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Very good. View more info

The ABC of Shooting. A complete guide to game and rough shooting, pigeon shooting, wildfowling, deer-stalking and clay pigeon shooting.

By: WILLOCK, Colin (ed).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1985

Seller ID: 22237


Illustrated by Rodger McPhail. 3rd impression.349pp, line illustrations. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good copy. ISBN 0233964665 View more info