Used and Out of Print Books on Sport, Hobbies, Recreation and Entertainment
Complete Book of Fly Fishing -by- Joe Brookes. Second Edition, Ninth Printing 1976.
Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-309391. Fly Fishing. All the successful casting methods,
intricate points of working a fly, guidelines for buying equipment, fly patterns, line techniques,
tips for landing just about every fish that can be taken on a fly. Illustrated with black and white
photographs and line drawings. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 405 pages. (Outdoor Life. No place.
2nd edition, 9th printing 1976) Dust jacket is worn and lightly creased. Foxing and some marks on edges
of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Fast Swimming Fish Kurrewa Frank and John Livingston From Larrikin Sheep Farmers to
Sydney-Hobart Winners and America's Cup Campaigners -by- Rod Meynink. Signed Copy. ISBN 1740184009.
Yachting. Sailing. A story of two great Aussie bushies who hold the record for the number of line-honours
in the Sydney-Hobart yacht race; they also campaigned to win the America's Cup, amongst other sailing
achievements. Inscription to previous owners signed by the author Rod Meynink on the dedication page.
Used softcover book. 226 pages. (Wild & Woolley. Glebe. 2005) Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in
fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
15 Days In '56 The First Australian Olympics (Fifteen Days In '56 The First Australian Olympics) -by-
Bruce Howard. ISBN 0207187061. Sport. Olympic Games Melbourne 1956. Photographs, interviews, press reports and stories.
Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 208 pages. (Angus & Robertson.
Pymble. 1995) Light foxing on endpapers. Dust jacket stretched on upper edge. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.1 grams.
Flies Their Origin, Natural History, Tying, Hooks, Patterns and Selections of Dry
and Wet Flies, Nymphs, Streamers, Salmon Flies for Fresh and Salt Water in North America and the British
Isles, Including a Dictionary of 2200 Patterns -by- J Edson Leonard. The Sportsman's Library. ISBN
0498081079. Fly Fishing. Patterns for Fly Tying. Learn how and why to select materials and hooks; how
to make any kind of fly in any pattern; how to identify the natural fly and how to copy it intelligently;
and when to use it; each step in the process is made unmistakeably clear. Illustrated with colour and black
and white photographs, tables, diagrams and line drawings. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket.
340 pages. (A S Barnes & Co Inc. Cranbury, NJ. 13th printing 1976) Dust jacket is price-clipped and worn on
corners. Light foxing and some marks on edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Fly Tying And Fly Fishing for Bass And Panfish -by- Tom Nixon. Second Edition, Revised 1977.
ISBN 0498018261. Fly Fishing. A book dedicated to fly fishing for bass and panfish; detailed information on
tying flies and bugs specifically designed for these fish species; dozens of fly patterns that have stood the
test of time by fly rodders; scores of drawings and photographs illustrating most of the textual material. Used
hardcover book in dust jacket. 480 pages. (A S Barnes & Co Inc. Cranbury, NJ. 2nd edition 1977) Dust jacket is
grubby and lightly creased. Foxing and some marks on edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Joe Weider's Bodybuilding System Conceived And Developed By Joe Weider, The Father Of Modern Bodybuilding And
Trainer Of Champions Since 1936 -by- Joe Weider. ISBN 0945797001. Bodybuilding. 'The best system of muscle-building
instruction ever devised'. Used softcover book. 108 pages. (Weider Health and Fitness. Woodland Hills, CA. 1988) Corners bumped.
Else in fine condition.
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.
The Melbourne Cup 1861-2000 -by- Maurice Cavanough with Rhett Kirkwood and Brian Meldrum. Book/CD. ISBN 1863503773.
Sport. Australian Horse Racing. Signed by Rhett Kirkwood and Brian Meldrum on the title page. Conceived as a result of rivalry between
two Victorian turf clubs, the Melbourne Cub has become part of Australia's social history; the race has a fascinating history involving
spivs and sportsmen, raconteurs and rogues, 'smokies' and 'sure things', toffs and tiffs, scandal and secrecy, fashion and folklore.
Illustrated with black and white photographs. Used hardcover book in dust jacket with CD. 418 pages. (Equus Marketing/Crown Content. 2001)
In fine condition. No marks on the CD. Weight 1.8 kilograms.
The Olympic Games Melbourne 1956 A Colorgravure Publication Souvenir Book. Sport. Olympic Games
Melbourne 1956. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Used hardcover book. No just jacket. Green cloth covers with
gold and red emblem of a hand holding the Olympic flame on front cover. Unpaginated. (Colorgravure Publications Ltd.
Melbourne. 1956) Covers are worn on corners. Else very good. Weight 800 grams.
Tying And Fishing The Terrestrials -by- Loring D Wilson. First Edition 1978. ISBN 049802069X. Fly Fishing.
This book presents almost fifty patterns and variations of terrestrial insects that have always been present
around bodies of water and upon which fish are accustomed to feeding; discusses the insects themselves, how to
duplicate them step by step, and how to fish them effectively for trout, bass, panfish, and brackish-water fish;
almost 100 black and white photographs and line drawings help to guide the angler through recognition of the live
insects, how the finished fly should look, and different water types where fish may be found. Used hardcover book
in dust jacket. 200 pages. (A S Barnes & Co Inc. Cranbury, NJ. 1978) Foxing and marks on dust jacket and on edges of
pages. Else very good.
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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