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1 Anderson, Dave THE STORY OF FOOTBALL (Uncorrected Bound Galleys)
New York William Morrow and Company 1985 0-688-05634-2 / 9780688056346 Paperback Very Good+ Football Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" 
"This is the perfect book for football fans of all ages, whether they are new to the game or avid followers..." The uncorrected bound galleys Plus Dust Jacket for hardbound book. (DJ too big for paperback). Foreword by O.J. Simpson. 145 pp. Paperback is VG+ to Near Fine. Glossy DJ folded in half vertically. DJ is Near Fine. Dave Anderson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Edwards, William H. FOOTBALL DAYS: MEMORIES OF THE GAME AND OF THE MEN BEHIND THE BALL
New York Moffat, Yard and Company 1916 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Football Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs 
With Introduction by Walter Camp (Yale 1880). Author is from Princeton University Class of 1900. "There is no sport in the world that brings out unselfishness as does this great gridiron game of ours." Over 50 illustrations and photographs throughout book. 463 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt title lettering and illustration of football on front cover, faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is very faded from sun exposure, joints are thin, spine ends are bent and fraying. Side and bottom page edges are uncut with tears from pages being printed together. Endpapers are foxed, interior pages are tanned with some foxing. Many interior pages were uncut and improperly opened, causing chipping and some small tears to edges, other pages remain uncut. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Etter, Les VINCE LOMBARDI: FOOTBALL LEGEND
Champaign, IL Garrard Publishing Company 1975 0811666700 / 9780811666701 Cloth Very Good+ to Near Fine No Jacket Sports Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4" Herman Vestal 
96 pp. Green covers with black lettering on front and spine. Missing DJ. Covers clean with light rubbing to corners and edges, and light line mark on front. Endpapers depict the American football field. Interior is tight and clean. Sales price sticker adhered to back inside cover. Book in VG+ to NF condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Hughes, Thomas (By An Old Boy) TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS AT RUGBY
Boston Ticknor And Fields 1860 Author's Edition Hard Cover Good Fiction Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 1/4 
405 pp. 16 pp of advertised books for sale at conclusion of text. Brown cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, significant scuffing and fading to cover faces, joints are worn, some soiling spots, spine is creased, spine ends are missing and there is fraying/tears. Loose hinges. Previous owner's bookplate and writing on front inside cover. Newspaper clipping discussing author's relationship to the character in the story adhered on second free endpaper with pencil note "Dec 1912" across it. Interior pages are rippled, water stain to edges, foxing spots, tanned. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Louganis, Greg BREAKING THE SURFACE
New York Random House 1995 0-679-43703-7 / 9780679437031 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Biography Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Photographs Gift Inscription By Author
"Breaking the Surface is the unflinchingly honest story of a man breaking free of a lifetime of silence and isolation." 286 pp. Light blue paper cover with black cloth spine. DJ in Good+ condition with creasing to corners and edges, flaps are creased, front flap is not price-clipped. Cover corners are rubbed, edges are lightly rubbed, bottom front cover is bumped with noticeable bump near joint, spine ends bent. Gift inscription reading "John, Believe in yourself!" with author signature on title page. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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6 Popular Mechanics OUTDOOR SPORTS THE YEAR ROUND
Chicago Popular Mechanics Press 1924 Cloth Good Sports Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" Illustrated 
226 clearly written and concise articles on how to make equipment for new and popular sports. With 317 illustrations. Subjects include: Baseball, Boats, Boomerangs, Camping, Golf, Gymnasium, Ice Boats, Kites, Model Airplanes, Parachutes, Photography, See Saws, Skating, Telescopes, Tennis, Water Sports, and more. 152 pages with index. Red cloth covers with black lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, cover faces are darkened along edges, white/black marks on back cover. Small scuff marks on spine, spine ends are bent and fraying. Cocked and loose spine. Page edges are dirty. Endpapers are browning and have dirt smudges. Some breaks to spine within interior, some dog-earred corners. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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7 Reece, Gabrielle; Karbo, Karen Big Girl in the Middle
New York, NY, U.S.A. Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated 1997 0-517-70835-3 / 9780517708354 Boards Near Fine Near Fine Biography Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Color Photographs 
252 pp. Book and DJ in NF condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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8 Waterman, Charles F. The Practical Book of Trout Fishing
New York Simon & Schuster 1977 0-671-22624-X / 9780671226244 Boards Very Good+ Very Good+ Fishing Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
A complete guide to basic fly-fishing tactics and techniques. Drawings by Peter Corbin. 221 pages with index. DJ is VG+ with very light wear to spine ends. Remainder mark on bottom page edge. Book covers have very light wear to edges. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Book is VG+. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Wills, Helen TENNIS
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1928 Cloth Very Good to Very Good+ Sports Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" by Author 
Frontis. photograph of author. Numerous illustrations by the author. 214 pp. Spine mildly darkened otherwise exterior is VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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