Used and Out of Print Books on Sport, Hobbies, Recreation and Entertainment
Everest The Hard Way: The
First Ascent Of The South West Face -by- Chris Bonington. Mountaineering. Mountain-climbing.
Illustrated in colour (Hodder & Stoughton, London, first edition, 1976) ISBN 0340208333.
Used hardcover book in d/j now protected in clear plastic sleeve, 239 pages.
Foxing on endpapers and edges of pages, upper corners knocked with one corner of
d/j torn, else very good. This book weighs 1.3 kilograms.
Lasker's Manual Of Chess -by-
Emanuel Lasker -edited by- Fred Reinfeld. Chess. Includes an appreciation of
Lasker. Frontispiece is b/w photograph of Dr Lasker. Contains 308 diagrams.
(David McKay Company, Philadelphia, 1947) Used hardcover
book, no dust jacket, 349 pages, marked black cloth with gilt lettering and chess symbol on cover,
gilt lettering on spine faded, foxing on edges of pages, else good.
MENSA Advanced Puzzle Series: The Mind
Assault Course -by- Dave Chatten & Carolyn skitt. Over 1,000 puzzles and problems. (Hinkler Books,
Melbourne, 2004) ISBN 1-7412-1306-1 /1-7412-1306-1. Used softcover book, 256 pages. Small
section of cover surface lifted from removal of label. Foxing on edges of pages. All else is very good.
Mountaineer: Thirty Years Of Climbing On
The World's Great Peaks -by- Chris Bonington. 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)
ISBN 090637197X. Oversize hardcover book in dust hacjet. 192 pages. White marks on black
endpapers. Dust jacket is worn along edges & knocked in corners, else good. This book
weighs 1.4 kilograms.
The Encyclopedia Of Snooker introduced by Dennis Taylor, An A-Z reference book of scores, results,
biographies, dates and general information on technique, dress and the rules of
the game; a treasury of snooker anecdotes, facts and figures, including results
of major competitions in all countries where the same is played; illustrated with photographs and diagrams (Colporteur
Press, Sydney, first Australian edition, 1985) ISBN 0863990797. Used hardcover
book in d/j, 176 pages. D/j has corners bumped, foxing on eps and first and last
few pages, else very good. This book weighs 1.1 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. Photograph of Eddie McGoorty in rear cover. Third Edition. No Publisher.
Presumably self-published by Francis J Ferry. No date but circa 1935. Small stapled pamphlet. Covers are very 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. FREE SHIPPING WITHIN AUSTRALIA.
The Sports And Performing Arts Fitness Guide by Dawn Sanderss,
illustrations by Marisa Swanink, photography by Jocelyn Carlin,
A medically-approved programme of exercises devised especially to increase levels
of performance and to minimise the risks of injury in any sport or performing
activity; the programme has already proved its worth in dance and gymnastic
schools and seminars and is in demand by sports and athletic clubs for its
comprehensive, enjoyable approach to fitness; an essential handbook for sports
players, performing artists, teachers and coaches in all fields
(Methuen LBC Limited, Sydney, 1984) ISBN 045400804X. Used oblong softcover book,
265 pages, light wear to covers, first and last free endpapers are soiled,
foxing on edges of pages, corners bumped, else good. Rare.
Who's Who In Snooker -by- Ian Morrison. Billiards. Snooker. A
biographical A-Z of over 70 professional snooker players with over 120 colour
and b/w photographs; includes statistics and leading tournament successes and
players' rankings; covers Roger Bales, Mark Bennett, Paddy Browne, John Campbell,
Robert Chaperon, Eddie Charlton, Martin Clark, Graham Cripsey, Fred David OBE,
Steve Davis OBE, Les Dodd, Tony Drago, Steve Duggan, Ray Edmonds, Allison
Fisher, Neal Foulds, Danny Fowler, Peter Francisco, Silvino Francisco, Len
Ganley, Marcel Gauvreau, Dave Gilbert, Nigel Gilbert, Terry Griffiths, Mike
Hallett, Barry Hearn, Stephen Hendry, Alex Higgins, Eugene Hughes, Steve James,
Joe Johnson, Tony Jones, Wayne Jones, Warren King, Tony Knowles, Howard Kruger,
Steve Longworth, Ted Lowe, Jack McLaughlin, Murdo McLeod, Dave Martin, Tony Meo,
Graham Miles, Doug Mountjoy, Tommy Murphy, Steve Newbury, Joe O'Boye, Dene
O'Kane, Ken Owers, John Parrott, Jackie Rea, Ray Reardon MBE, Dean Reynolds,
David Roe, John Smyth, John Spencer, Kirk Stevens, John Street, David Taylor,
Dennis Taylor, Cliff Thorburn CM, Willie Thorne, John Virgo, Bill Werbeniuk,
Barry West, Jimmy White, John Williams, Rex Williams, Cliff Wilson, Robert Winsor, Jon Wright, Jim Wych.
(Hamlyn, London, first edition, 1988) ISBN 0600557138. Used softcover book, 128
pages, marks on inside edges of covers, on edges of pages, and on half title page, else very good.
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