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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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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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Kostya My Story
Tszyu, Kostya with Malcolm Andrews
ISBN: 073331144X
ABC Books Sydney 2002 First Edition
8vo Trade Paperback vi,248pp, photos.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320898  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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200 Seasons of Australian Cricket
Hutchinson, Garrie; and Ross, John (eds)
Ken Fin Books Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1997 First Thus
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover Hardcover with pictorial laminated boards, first thus, 2,500gms, 640pgs. This is the season by season story of Australian cricket, complete with all the stories, Test scores, player statistics and over a thousand pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs 2.5kg and may incur additional postage.  Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI54  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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McGilvray: The Game Is Not the Same
Tasker, Norman
ISBN: 0642529280
ABC Enterprises Sydney, Australia 1986 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 572gms, 188pgs, green endpapers. This book presents Alan McGilvray's (voice of ABC Radio) recollections of famous innings and famous events. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOCRI55  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Tracks and Tracking
Josef Brunner
Outing Publishing Company New York 1909 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Fully illustrated. Olive cloth covers with gilt titles and paw print illustrations. 219pp. A few age spots on endpapers, gift inscription on half title page, otherwise clean and unmarked, pages tight. Lots of photos and illustrations of paw prints. 386g.  Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005356  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Billiards and Snooker By Walter Lindrum the World’s Greatest Living Player with the Compliments of Toohey’s Ltd Sydney NSW
Walter Lindrum
Toohey's Ltd Sydney 1940 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover Promotional booklet, 68 unpaginated pages, undated but circa 1940, sticker on front has "The Lindrum War Drive. Total proceeds from the sale of this book to the Red Cross and the Lord Mayor's Fund. Sponsored by Toohey's Ltd, Anthony Hordern & Sons, and the Daily Telegraph". Lots of photos, Toohey's brewery promotional tag lines on top and bottom margins of pages. Covers a little grey, otherwise very good condition. 105g.  Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005468  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Follies and Foibles: A View of 20th Century Fads
Marum, Andrew & Parise, Frank;Parise, Frank
ISBN: 0871968207
Facts on File New York, New York, U.S.A. 1984 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover 220pp, small corner crease to front cover. Looks at almost 250 fads which swept the last century: from bicycle racing and the hobble skirts of the turn of the century, to the Charlston and flagpole sitting of the 1920s, to the disco and Fonz of the 1970s. 663g.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005176  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Saddle and Sirloin, or English Farm and Sporting Worthies - "The Druid " Sporting Library . Revised and Re-Edited with Engravings on Steel - New Edition
The Druid [Henry Hall Dixon]
Vinton & Co Ltd London 1895 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Half-Leather Red leather spine over red cloth boards, gilt and black titles, gilt upper page edges. xiii + 476pp + 2 page catalogue at rear. A little rubbing to boards, wear to spine ends. Pencilled note on front free endpaper, very slight toning to edges and endpapers, overall good+ condition, pages tight. 713g.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006062  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Post and Paddock, with Recollections of George IV, Sam Chifney, and Other Turf Celebrities - "The Druid" Sporting Library . Revised and Re-Edited with Engravings on Steel - New Edition
The Druid [Henry Hall Dixon]
Vinton & Co Ltd London 1895 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Half-Leather Red leather spine over red cloth boards, gilt and black titles, gilt upper page edges. xii + 372pp + 2 page catalogue at rear. Boards rubbed and bumped, heavy wear to spine ends. Pencilled note on front free endpaper, very slight toning to edges and endpapers, overall good+ condition, pages tight. 570g.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006061  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Silk and Scarlet - "The Druid" Sporting Library . Revised and Re-Edited with Engravings on Steel - New Edition
The Druid [Henry Hall Dixon]
Vinton & Co Ltd London 1895 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Half-Leather Red leather spine over red cloth boards, gilt and black titles, gilt upper page edges. 374pp + 2 page catalogue at rear. Includes 4 engravings. Heavy wear to leather spine. Pencilled note on front free endpaper, very slight toning to edges and endpapers, overall good+ condition, pages tight. 570g.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006060  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The General Stud Book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, from the Earliest Accounts to the Year 1831 Inclusive. In Three Volumes. Volume III Second Edition
no author
Printed for Charles Weatherby London 1832 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Three-Quarter Leather Volume III (of three). Three quarters leather over marbled boards. pp lii, 546. Covers heavily worn, spine cover mostly missing, both boards and pages up to index and after p542 are detached. Contents have 3 blank free endpapers, half title page, blank verso, title page, blank verso. 2 page advertisement, index of horse names (ix to xlvii), xlviii blank, obituary of stallions (il to li), stallions sent abroad (li to lii), general stud book (1 to 546). Owner name inked on front stuckdown and in pencil on front free endpaper. If you can live with the glaring faults, the internal pages are clean and make for a good READING copy. 813g.  Poor
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006058  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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British Rural Sports Comprising Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Fishing, Hawking, Racing, Boating, Pedestrianism, and the Various Rural Games and Amusements of Great Britain . Sixth Edition, Entirely Revised, with Additions
Stonehenge
Frederick Warne and Co London 1865 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Three-Quarter Leather Leather spine and corners over brown cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, brown coloured upper page edges. Frontis, title page, xvi, 720pp. Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood, by Messrs Dalziel and Hodgkin, from drawings by Wells, Harvey and Hind. Covers heavily worn, chipped leather spine is detached down front joint and is lifting from spine. The front spine joint is cracked and the front board feels slightly loose. Watermark and small chip to frontis, watermark to fore margins of last 200 pages. Light age toning, mostly confined to outer pages. The interior is in near very good condition, with tight binding. Binders' sticker to front stuckdown, bookseller stamp to blank front endpaper, pencilled name to first page of preface. Downgraded to fair because of damage to covers. 766g.  Fair
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006056  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Sterling’s 10th Song and Dance Album - Number 10
no author
Sterling Music Publisher Co Sydney 1936 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Soft Cover Containing complete words and music with ukelele acompaniment of dance and talkie hits. Paper pages stapled together. Covers are loose. Some tears and chipping to top of front cover, scribble to both covers, corners turned. Interior is clean and fresh, just some corners curled. 35pp. Songs are :- Moonlight and shadows, Here comes the sandman, Stop/You're breaking my heart, September in the rain, Am I in love?, When the harvest moon is shining, Whispers in the dark, Summer night, The big apple, Blossoms on Broadway, I bet you tell that to all the girls, My little buckaroo  Fair+
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001171  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Story of the Oval and the History of Surrey Cricket 1902 to 1948
Louis Palgrave
Cornish Brothers Ltd Birmingam, UK 1949 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Dustjacket chipped and torn at spine ends (max tear 1.5cm), 2cm tear on top front flap fold, 1.5cm tear on bottom front fold, 1cm and 0.5cm tears on back flap folds, 8cm tear vertical tear on centre front leading down from the top , 2cm by 4mm surface wear on front, surface disturbance on spine where stickers have been removed, price-clipped. Book itself has age spotting/toning on edges and endpapers and a few spots in some margins, cover corners and spine ends bumped. No date but assume 1949. 414g.  Very Good-
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001277  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Oct. Part, 1920, M’Call’s Racing Chronicle or Pocket Turf Calendar, Containing Returns of All Racing from Nov 29th 1909 to SEpt 30th 1910
no author
William M'Call Liverpool, UK 1910 
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Soft Cover Brown covers are chipped at spine ends, curling at corners. White spot on back cover and smallwhite rectangle with 85.97 on it. Rectangular cream box with title on front cover is very grubby/tanned/greyed. Age shading to edges and endpapers, occasional age spot in margin. Bottom corners turned in last few page of appendix. Interior pages slightly yellow, but uniformly so. Text clear, though you'll need a magnifying glass to read it.  Good
Price: 56.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001307  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - August 1924, Volume 11 No 10
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1924 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Some small age spots on cover, back pages, edges and margins, 4 vertical creases, some tears in margins (up to 5mm). Journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001398  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - April 1925, Volume 12 No 6
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Large closed tear on front cover, some age spots on covers, edges and margins. Horizontal crease.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001399  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - January 1925, Volume 12 No 3
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. Light vertical creases, owner stamp and some pencil on front cover.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001400  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - March 1921, Volume 9 No 3
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1921 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. Red on front cover has bled through to reverse of front cover. Some small chips (3mm or less) and thins near top of front cover.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001401  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - May 1925, Volume 12 No 7
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. 2cm by 1mm chip in middle of front cover. Light vertical creases.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001402  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - May 1921, Volume 9 No 5
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1921 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. This copy has a large number of closed tears, text and illustrations all readible, some chipping in margins.  Fair
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001403  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Basketry and Related Arts
Martha L Lee
D Van Nostrand Company Inc Toronto, London, New York 1948 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Green covers with red title, bookseller sticker on front stuckdown. 189pp. 403g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001480  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Twenty-five New Figure and Character Dances
Elizabeth Turner Bell
George G Harrap & Co Ltd; Geo Winderley & Co London Bomaby Sydney; Capetown 1927 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Illustrated from photographs and with numerous diagrams. Green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine. 114pp. Includes additional 68pp book of accompanying music in pocket attached to back stuckdown. Very minor wear to covers, a few age spots/shading to edges and endpapers. Nice copy, rare with musical accompaniment. 930g. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 91.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004905  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 10
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1977 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 510g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002373  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 11
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1979 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 550g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002374  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 9
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1974 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 390g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002372  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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