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One Hundred Years of Scottish Football
Rafferty, John
Great Britain, Pan Books, 1973  1973 
  small 4to, thick, Illustrated wrappers. The enthralling, often dramatic story of Scotland's great football heritage and influence from 1873 to the present day. Illustrated with 50 historical in-text photos, with statistics, including lists of national teams. 234pp, paperback. A good copy. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23311  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The ABC Australian Cricket Almanac 1991
Edited by Philip Derriman. Statistics by Ross
ABC 1991  1991 
  8vo. 480pp. illus. scores. stats. original pictorial wrappers-v.good. Dundas Includes cricket, players, game by game, year end, scores, statistics. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23268  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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With a Straight Bat.
Caro, Andrew.
Hong Kong: The Sales Machine Ltd, 1979  1979 
  8vo. hardcover. 239pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23125  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Tumble turns
Gould, Shane (Shane Elizabeth)
ISBN: 0732277671
Pymble, N.S.W. HarperCollins 2003  2003 
  8vo softcover 319pp b/w illus. near fine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30420  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Kayaking Book
Evans, Jay
ISBN: 0828905010
Brattleboro, Vt. Stephen Greene Press, 1983  1983 
  8vo softcover 275pp index, b/w illus. very good. Rev. ed. of: Kayaking. 1975. Bibliography: p. 204-205. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30369  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sporting freaks and flukes
Andrews, Malcolm
ISBN: 0733306985
Sydney ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Commission 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 176pp b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29554  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Lawrence of Australia : stories of inspiration
Lawrence, Laurie
ISBN: 1875471243
Randwick, N.S.W. Ironbark Press 1996  1996 
  8vo softcover 262pp b/w illus. very good, inscribed by author. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28460  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Teaching swimming and water safety : course essentials
Kilpatrick, John.
ISBN: 0958718105
Hartwell, Vic. Austswim 1998  1998 
  4to softcover 128pp index, b/w illus. good, 2 pages have notes written by previous owner. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28021  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Gold Beyond Your Dreams, the Heather Turland Story of Winning Life’s Marathon
Turland, Heather and Tarling, Lowell
ISBN: 1863502483
Information Australia, 1998.  1998 
  8vo. hardcover. 186pp. near fine. / near fine d/w. Signed by Turland. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27914  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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100 Years of Friendly Games
Armitage, Audrey M.
Mosman Bowling Club 2002  2002 
  4to laminated boards. hardcover 150pp. index, b/w illus. near fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27373  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Vail: Triumph of a Dream
Seibert
ISBN: 0967674719
Mountain Sport 2000  2000 
  4to hardcover 200pp index, colour & b/w illus. near fine, Inscribed by author on fep, owner's inscription inside front cover. / very good+ d/w with small tear top corner edge. A wounded World War II veteran, Pete Seibert came back dreaming of creating a ski resort in the Colorado Rockies. In 40 years he developed Vail from quiet ranchland to a spectacularly successful recreational complex that draws people from all over the world. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32121  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian women at the Olympic games
Phillips, Dennis H
ISBN: 0864178018
Kenthurst, NSW Kangaroo Press; 1996  1996 
  4to softcover 160pp index, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32000  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Gold--beyond your dreams
Turland, Heather
ISBN: 1863502483
Melbourne, VIC Information Australia 1998  1998 
  8vo hardcover 186pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31973  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Our Dawn : a pictorial biography / [Dawn Fraser].
Fraser, Dawn
ISBN: 1863510451
N.S.W. Sally Milner Publishing 1991  1991 
  4to softcover 151pp, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31731  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Schott’s Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany
Schott, Ben
ISBN: 0747577757
Bloomsbury Publishing 2004  2004 
  Small 8vo hardcover 160pp, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40149  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Best Interests of the Game
Hair, Darrell
ISBN: 0732292883
HarperSports September 1, 2011  2011 
  8vo softcover 336pp near fine. In the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval in 2006, Darrell Hair's observations and chargs of ball tampering against Pakistan led to the Visitors refusing to continue the game. What followed more befits a le Carre novel as administrators went into almost unfathomable damage control that eventually forced Hair into premature retiremet. This is Hair's version of events. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54557  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Better Coaching Advanced Coach’s Manual
Pyke, Frank (editor)
ISBN: 0958985030
Australian Coaching Council, Belconnen, 1991  1991 
  4to. softcover. 260pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54691  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Running on a Dream: the Pat Farmer story
Eckersley, Ian
ISBN: 1865084115
Allen and Unwin 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 255pp index, colour illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54333  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Modern Approach to Lawn Bowls
Soars, Frank
Ure Smith Sydney 1969 First Edition
Small 4to Hard Cover 127pp, ills, index. Dj. is discoloured with age, else very good copy  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320798  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Penguin Book of Ashes Anecdotes, The: 1882-2005
Haigh, Gideon
ISBN: 9780143005285
Penguin Books Camberwell, Australia 2006 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 374gms, 375pgs. This book collects hundreds of the best stories from more than 260 publications to create the fullest, fieriest and funniest account of these two nations divided by a common game. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI43  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Test Cricket Lists: The Complete Book of Test Cricket from 1877
Dawson, Graham; and Wat, Charlie
ISBN: 0867885548
The Five Mile Press Balwyn, VIC, Australia 1992 1992 Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, 1992 edition, 752gms, 367pgs. This is the complete book of Test cricket providing an exhaustive study of Test match results and records for all Test matches from 1877 to 1992. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI44  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Howzat! Sixteen Australian Cricketers Talk to Keith Butler
Butler, Keith
ISBN: 000216437X
William Collins Pty Ltd Sydney, Australia 1979 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 560g, 260pgs. This is a book full of humour and candour, a remarkable account of the experiences which have influenced, and will continue to influence, some of the most important members of Australia's cricketing fraternity. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, chipping and a few small nicks. There is also a pen marking from a previous owner on the inside loose endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI48  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Bill O’Reilly: A Cricketing Life - The Authorised Biography
McHarg, Jack
ISBN: 0855749997
Millenium Books Newtown, Australia 1990 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 544gms, 226 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only mild shelf wear. Inscription from the previous owner can be found in pen on the title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS385  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Border & Co.: A Tribute to Cricket’s World Champions
Benaud, Richie (ed)
ISBN: 0947334319
Hamlyn Australia Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1991 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 814g, 160pgs. This book is a tribute to Border & Co., detailing the strengths, the weaknesses, the lifestyles and on-field talent of every player and a few behind-the-scenes personalities, who have contributed so much to the revival of Australian cricket. Book is in very good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI47  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Keith Miller: A Cricketing Biography
Bose, Mihir
ISBN: 086861193X
George Allen & Unwin Sydney, Australia 1979 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 440g, 175pgs. This book is a full and meticulous account of Miller's cricketing exploits from school days, through his dramatic arrival on the international scene in 1945, to his retirement after Laker's summer in 1956. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front loose endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI50  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Great Sporting Moments: The Best Images of the 20th Century
no author
ISBN: 1876719664
Custom Publishing Australia 2001 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover Hardcover with white boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 1725g, 383pgs. World Cups, Granbd Finals, Olympic Games, Test matches, Australian Opens and Melbourne Cups...Great Sporting Moments records a century of sport as caught through the lenses of News Limited's cameras. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPO17  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cricket Reflections: Five Decades of Cricket Photographs
Kelly, Ken; and Lemmon, David
ISBN: 0715387243
David & Charles Vermont, USA 1985 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1105g, 192pgs. This book provides a panoramic view of 50 years of cricket, its personalities and action, by one of its finest observers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI53  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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MUHAMMAD ALI: His Fights in the Ring
Walker, Robert
ISBN: 017005571X
Sphere Books Melbourne 1979 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Card Softcover vi + 154pp. 16 page, unpaginated b/white plate section of full-on action. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Former owner's inscription on title-page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper slightly edgeworn, tiny chip on rear foredge. Contains a chronicle of the bouts of Cassius Clay, who later [March 1964] adopted the name Muhammad Ali. Covers from his earliest fights thru to Sept. 15, 1978 v. Leon Spinks [U.S.A.]. Book weight approx. 250gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+.
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001487  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TENNIS SET
Bellamy, Rex
ISBN: 0304290114
Cassell London 1972 1st. [U.K.]
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Green H/cover + D/jacket 206pp. Unpaginated [16 page], candidly-illustrated, b/white halftone plate section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt-title there-on. Leaves clean. Monochrome, montage-style, illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket mildly edgeworn, with short closed tears, otherwise v/good. A 'casual' look at the stars of the International Tennis Circuit of a [now] generation ago, written by a friend, as well as sports reporter; Rex Bellamy...Contents include: Foreword [by Mark Cox], Intro., Writing Game, A Few Trade Names, French Championships, ditto Italian and German, Wimbledon, United States Championships, Index. Book weight approx. 460gms.  Near Fine.
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002474  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TRAGEDY OF RANDOLPH TURPIN
Birtley, Jack
New English Library London 1975 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., unpaginated [8 page] candid and action-illustrated, b/w halftone plate section. Book clean, square. Trivial damage on rear board. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean, but noticeably tanned, several formerly dog-eared. Action-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. "On the evening of July 10, 1951, Randolph Turpin [b. June, 1928, d. 17 May, 1966], from Leamington Spa, U.K., stunned the boxing world by beating the great American 'Sugar' Ray Robinson, and bringing the middle-weight championship of the world to Britain . . . " A subsequent 'roller-coaster' life culminated with his suicide on 17 May, 1966. Contents include: Intro., First weigh-in, First titles, Two lumps of sugar, Gamble of 1952, Olson affair, Turpin: Reporter's dream, Inquests, They never come back, Tax man called, They still talk, Epilogue, Appendix: Randolph Turpin's professional record, Index. Book weight approx. 400g.  Very Good
Price: 46.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002848  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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