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Integrity Makes True Champions l'Integrite Fait Les Vrais Champions First Permanent World Conference On Antidoping In Sport, June 26-29 1988, Ottawa, Canada Premiere Conference Mondiale Permanente Sur l'Antidopage Dans Le Sport, Du 26 Au 29 Juin, 1988, Ottawa, Canada.
[np: c. 1988]..
(68.3 x 57cm). poster (curled). Poster.
$300 USD                          Book Number: aly1285                         Order / Enquire




LE JEU DE L'HOMBRE Comme On Le Joue Présentement à la Cour & à Paris. Huitième Édition. Augmentée des Décisions nouvelles sur les diffultez & incidens de ce Jeu, & de la manière de marquer à la Bavaroise.
Paris: Pierre Ribou, 1718..
2 Parts in 1. 12mo. pp. 6 p.l., 167; 7 p.l., 33. numerous woodcut illus. in the text. woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary calf, gilt back (corners worn, spine ends chipped, some light to moderate foxing throughout). Hombre or ombre, a card game played by three persons with forty cards, originated in Spain and enjoyed great vogue there, in England, and particularly in France in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. According to the NUC, this illustrated French guide to the game was first published in 1685.
$899 USD                          Book Number: elala2518                         Order / Enquire



ADAMS, Joseph.
Salmon and Trout Angling: Its Theory, and Practice on Southern Stream, Torrent River, and Mountain Loch.
London: Hutchinson & Co., [1923]..
8vo. pp. xiv, [2], 287, [1]. with half-title. 16 plates (incl. frontis.). original cloth (slightly soiled, large repair to blank portion of title, some foxing to outer leaves). First Edition. Hampton p. 7. Robb p. 213. Starkman & Read p. 58.
$75 USD                          Book Number: elala2800                         Order / Enquire



ALBERTA (THE PROVINCE OF).
[12 Special Edition Olympic Athlete Tribute Posters from the 1988 XV Winter Olympic Games in Calgary. An Alberta Tribute To The Athletes Of The World]. Viva La France! France returns to glory! A bronze for Franck Piccard MenÕs downhill Ð February 15, 1988É; Spitzenklasse! The gamesÕ first surprise! West Germany 2, Czechoslovakia 1 February 13, 1988É; Great! Britain BritainÕs intrepid ski jumper Eddie ÔThe EagleÕ Edwards February 14, 1988É; Beauty and triumph Ekaterina Gordeeva and Serguei Grimkov Gold for the Soviet Union PairÕs figure skating Febuary 16, 1988É; Hurra for Norge! Hans Aalien, gold for Norway! 5 km exhibition skiing February 17, 1988É Hans Aalien is blind [includes Braille text in lower edge of image]; The Stars and Stripes f
[np]: the province of Alberta, [1988?]..
22 1/2" x 13 1/2" (57 x 34.1cm). 12 photo offset lithographs (all posterÕs curled). Special Olympic athlete tribute posters accompanied by a presentation letter from Minister Norm A. Weiss.
$2498 USD                          Book Number: aly1328                         Order / Enquire



ALKEN, Henry [fl. 1816-1831].
Alken's Characteristic Sketches Of Shooting, With Caricatures Of Cocking & Sporting [Cover Title].
[London: J.Dickinson, 1826?]..
oblong 4to. 12 uncoloured soft-ground etchings, each plate marked 'Pubd. .[Month] 1826 by J.Dickinson, 114, New Bond Street'. original cloth-backed embossed wrs., with gilt-printed label on front wr. (wrs. chipped & creased, label worn, some foxing throughout, marginal stains & tears to first few plates).
$1648 USD                          Book Number: SKEkeALK27                         Order / Enquire



ALKEN, Henry [fl. 1816-1831].
The National Sports Of Great Britain.
London: Printed For Thomas M'Lean, By Howlett And Brimmer, 1825..
royal 8vo. pp. vi, [ff. 51]. 50 uncoloured aquatints. text watermarked '1822'. later blind-stamped cloth (remainder binding), rebacked with spine mounted, endleaves preserved (stain to front cover). Scenes of horse-racing, fox hunting, coursing, shooting of grouse, partridge, pheasant, fowl, snip, and bittern, otter hunting, fishing, fighting, dog and cock fighting, bull, bear and badger baiting. See Podeschi 121 & Tooley 43 (hand-coloured plates). Higginson p. 399. Slater p. 81.
$2498 USD                          Book Number: elala2141                         Order / Enquire



ANDREWS, W[illiam] D[arling] 1853-1903].
Swimming And Life-Saving.
Toronto...: William Briggs, 1889..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [v]-vii, [1], [11]-136. frontis. portrait & 87 text illus. (9 full-page). original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (extremities chipped & frayed). First Edition. Andrews addresses such topics as how to extricate oneself from weeds, the bathing rules of the Royal Humane Society, the remedy for cramps, the various swimming strokes, plunging and diving, ornamental swimming, public swimming baths in Toronto, swimming clubs, the medals and clasps of the Royal Humane Society, the Massachusetts Humane Society, and various aspects of life-saving. The author was a member of the Canadian Life-Saving Service and a Gold Life-Saving Medalist of the First Class.
$175 USD                          Book Number: elala4486                         Order / Enquire



Anthony Burgess
Coaching Days of England Containing An Account of whatever was most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance and Curiosity in the time of the Coaches of England, comprehending the years 1750 until 1850
Paul Elek [Productions Limited].
Folio. pp.96. Illustrated endleaves. Profusely illustrated in b&w. 24 full-page coloured plates. Gilt-stamped cloth with dustjacket (slightly chipped & tattered, stained).
$315 USD                          Book Number: ABE-582752                         Order / Enquire



[APPERLEY, Charles James] [1777-1843].
Memoirs Of The Life Of The Late John Mytton, Esq. Of Halston, Shropshire.With Notices Of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric, And Extravagant Exploits. By Nimrod [Pseud.].Second Edition, Reprinted (With Considerable Additions) From The
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837..
8vo. pp. ix, [1]blank, [1 leaf]plate list, 206, [1 leaf]. engraved title with aquatint vignette & 18 hand-coloured plates drawn & etched by Henry Alken & T.J.Rawlins, & aquatinted by E.Duncan. handsomely bound in full red morocco, gilt back & inside dentelles, a.e.g., by Rivière & Son (joints beginning to crack, some light marginal soiling & few short marginal tears). Second Enlarged Edition, with three of the original plates contained in the first edition of 1835 omitted and nine new ones added. This copy has the later variant of Plate I ('Aquatinted by E.Duncan'), but plates 9, 17, and 18 are in their earlier state. "A most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period, aptly described by Newton as "a biography of a real man that reads like a work of fiction." (Tooley) "This is not a work of fiction, for John Mytton, a rather inglorious character for a biography, was a hard-living, hard-drinking country squire of Halston, Shropshire, capable of the utmost physical endurance, and ready to accept any wager to walk, shoot or ride against any man. Many of his feats are recorded and graphically delineated, including the climax of his folly in setting his nightshirt on fire to cure a hiccough.'. (Martin Hardie) Abbey, Life, 385. Martin Hardie pp. 185-86. Higginson Smith p. 400. Huth p. 130. Prideaux p. 326. Slater p. 77. Tooley 67. cfPodeschi 147 (1st edn.). cfRay, The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914, 48 (3rd edn.). Gee pp. 6-7.
$1922 USD                          Book Number: SPPmo[AP15                         Order / Enquire



[APPERLEY, Charles James] [1779-1843].
Remarks On The Condition Of Hunters, The Choice Of Horses, And Their Management: In a Series of Familiar Letters, originally Published in The Sporting Magazine between 1822 and 1828 By Nimrod [Pseud.] With Notes And A Copious Index.
London: M.A.Pittman., 1831..
8vo. pp. vii, 503. modern bds. (portion of spine wanting, occasional light foxing). First Edition in Book Form. Podeschi 138. Huth p. 115. Higginson Smith p. 400. NCBEL III 1704.
$205 USD                          Book Number: SPPma[AP70                         Order / Enquire



ARLOTT, John & DALEY, Arthur (Editors).
Pageantry Of Sport From The Age Of Chivalry To The Age Of Victoria.With selections from the writings of William Hazlitt, Pierce Egan, Nimrod.
London: Paul Elek Productions, [1968]..
oblong folio. pp. 128, [2]. 16 full-page colour & many b/w illus. cloth (two bumps to lower edges of covers). dw. (edges chipped with tears). First Edition.
$103 USD                          Book Number: SLOgeARL84                         Order / Enquire



ASHLEY-COOPER, John.
A Ring of Wessex Waters An Angler's Rivers.
[London]: H.F. & G.Witherby Ltd., [1986]..
4to. pp. 220. 13 colour plates. 72 text illus. & maps. index. cloth. dw. First Edition.
$50 USD                          Book Number: elala2801                         Order / Enquire



[ATLANTA ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, OLYMPIC GAMES].
Atlanta 1996 Atlantic & The Olympics Ð Partners With The World [Olympic Bid Poster].
[np: Atlanta Organizing Committee, c. 1989]..
25Ó x 16 1/4" (63.5 x 41.6cm). photo offset lithograph (curled). Olympic Bid Poster accompanied by a presentation letter from the president of the Atlant Organizing Committee.
$200 USD                          Book Number: aly1304                         Order / Enquire



ATTENHOFER, Adolf & AL.
Skiing The International Sport.
New York: Derrydale Press, [1937]..
folio. pp. xxiv, 328. numerous plates & text illus. (9 colour, incl. frontis., many double-sided) after W.Russell Flint, Carl Von Diebitsch, A.Sheldon Pennoyer, &c. & from photographs. A very good copy in original gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g., others uncut (1 lower corner frayed). First Edition, Limited to 950 copies on paper watermarked 'The Derrydale Press' (there were a further 60 de-luxe copies on paper watermarked 'Van Gelder Zonen Holland' with an original signed etching). Siegel 124.
$600 USD                          Book Number: elala4545                         Order / Enquire



AVANDI ENTERPRISES INC.
1984 Photo Engagement Calendar Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984.
[np: Avandi Enterprises, Inc., manufactured under license from the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, 1983]..
11Ó x 14Ó (28 x 35.5cm). photo offset (curled). Official Calendar, accompanied by original mailing tube as well as a thank you letter signed by vice president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee Vice President, Joel K. Rubenstein.
$150 USD                          Book Number: aly1292                         Order / Enquire


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