Used and Out of Print Books on Sport, Hobbies, Recreation and Entertainment
Mountaineer: Thirty Years Of Climbing On
The World's Great Peaks -by- Chris Bonington. ISBN 090637197X. Mountaineering. Mountain Climbing. This
large format photographic autobiography allows us to share with Bonington the
majesty and danger of the great peaks; the dramatic stories are told in detailed
captions and retrospective essays which give a penetrating insight into the
motivations and fears of a driven climber who sets out year after year from a
life of comfort and success to test himself amongst the world's most savage mountains. (Diadem Books, London, 1989)
Oversize hardcover book in dust hacjet. 192 pages. White marks on black
endpapers. Dust jacket is worn along edges & knocked in corners, else good. Weight 1.4 kilograms.
The Life Story of Les Darcy Late Middleweight Champion of World From Blacksmith's Apprentice ...
to World's Greatest Middleweight -by- Francis J Ferry. Boxing. Francis Ferry was a relative of Les Darcy and also was
a pupil at the same school; he was able to give an intimate study of Les Darcy in many different phases of his life.
Introduction -by- Dave Smith, retired Heavyweight Champion of Australia. Photograph
of Edward Martin 'Eddie' McGoorty, American middleweight boxer who won the Australian version of the World Middleweight
Title during his career, on the rear cover. Third Edition. No Publisher.
Presumably self-published by Francis J Ferry. No date but circa 1945. Small stapled pamphlet. Covers are soiled. Lower
corner of cover is creased. Edges are worn. Pages have tanned. A few pages are the rear of the book have a tear in the
upper edge. Else pages are very good. Scarce.
Wushu Among Chinese Moslems China Sports Series 2 -compiled by- China Sports Editorial Board. First Edition
1984. Covers: Chinese Moslems and Wushu; Wang Ziping a great patriotic fighter; Zhang Wenguang a Master of Wushu;
Zha-Style shadow boxing; Tantui lower-leg kicking exercises; Exercises in 20 forms for health and longevity; Boxing for the
brave. Each movement is illustrated with a drawing. Used small softcover book. 184 pages. (China Sports Magazine. Beijing.
1984) Corners of covers bumped. Sticker on reverse of front cover and inked stamp on title page. Foxing on edges of pages.
Else very good. Scarce.
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