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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

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

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

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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

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. 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

Image for 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...

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