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1 Die Olympischen Spiele 1936: Two Volumes
Germany Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Germany 1936 Very Good Very Good Quarto 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, 127,[1], 165,[3], folding coloured map, numerous tipped in photos. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Cloth very light rubbed, very minor wear on corner of boards. Cloth slightly different shade of blue, [ probably published in a different shade ]. Dust jackets rubbed on edges and corners, with some wear loss, a few small tears. Jackets in good clean condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A nice clean set. 
Price: 240.00 GBP
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The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially, Adamson Henry
2 Adamson Henry The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially
Perth Printed by George Johnson for the Editor and Robert Morison Bookseller 1774 Second Edition Full-Leather Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 7 3/8 x 5 inches. Collation, 2 volumes bound in 1, xxii, [2], 261, [1]. 200 pp, large folding map. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, leather title label. Minor wear to board edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, map repaired, small stain mark to margin of 100 pages. Pages in very good condition throughout. Originally published in 1638, Adamson's Muses Threnodie was the first book to contain a reference to the game of golf, in two lines of a poem that read "and yee, my clubs, you must no more prepare/to make your bals flee whistling in the aire." This second edition, published almost 150 years later, contains a footnote to these two lines and a reference to playing golf at Perth, where Adamson was born. This is the variant with the title page only for the first volume, without a volume number. Scarce. A very nice copy, of a rare book. 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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3 Allan John Rangers Eventful Years 1934-1951
Glasgow The Rangers Football Club, Limited Ibrox Park 1952 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 147pp, 13 full page illustrations. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, very slight wear loss on corner of boards, some light spotting on cloth. Generally binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A nice clean copy of a rare title. A43 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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The Story of the Rangers Fifty Years of Football 1873-1923, Allan John
4 Allan John The Story of the Rangers Fifty Years of Football 1873-1923
Glasgow Rangers Football Club 1924 First Edition Near Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 328 pages,28 illustrations, with the table of Rangers league results. Bound in original publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering and crest on top board. Cloth rubbed on edges, faded, dust or dirt marked, lettering faded on spine. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, pages in good condition throughout. A13 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Boxing. With Prefatory note by Bat Mullins Late Light-Weight Champion of the World., Allanson-Winn R. G.
5 Allanson-Winn R. G. Boxing. With Prefatory note by Bat Mullins Late Light-Weight Champion of the World.
London George Bell and Sons 1890 Second Edition Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Collation, xii,91pp, 4pp, illustrated endpapers. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, a few minor abrasion marks. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Better Golf with an Introduction By George W. Greenwood, Alliss Percy
6 Alliss Percy Better Golf with an Introduction By George W. Greenwood
London A & C. Black 1926 First Edition Very Good Plus Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xii, 198pp, 4pp catalogue, 24 full page illustrations including frontis. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Front and back panel of dust jacket virtually complete, 3 large section missing from spine. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a rare jacket. 
Price: 68.00 GBP
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Toxophilus the Schole or Partitions of Shooting . Contayned in II Books, Ascham Roger
7 Ascham Roger Toxophilus the Schole or Partitions of Shooting . Contayned in II Books
Wrexham Reprinted By R. Marsh 1788 Very Good 8vo 
Collation, xxi[1]230[2]pp. Bound in modern paper backed blue boards. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy. A25 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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8 Autosport Autosport ( Jan to June 1957 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From January 4th to June 28th, 1957. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, minor wear. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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9 Autosport Autosport ( July to December 1957 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From July 5th to Decemebr 27th, 1957. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, some minor wear and abrasions.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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10 Autosport Autosport ( July to December 1958 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From July 4th to Decemebr 26th, 1958. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, some minor wear and abrasions.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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11 Beckford Peter Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend
London Printed by E. Easton : Sold by P. Elmsley in the Strand; J. Ridley, St. James's Street; London and W. Sollers, Blandford, Sarum 1781 First Edition Very Good Plus Small Quarto 
Book measures 8 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],334pp, engraved frontis, 2 full page plates, half title present. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full calf, raised bands, gilt rule line on boards, inner gilt lines, marble endpapers. Probably bound 60 plus years ago. Calf slighly faded on spine, light faded marking on boards,[ probably polish ]. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice well bound copy. 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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The Noble Science a Few General Ideas on Fox Hunting, Blew William C. A.
12 Blew William C. A. The Noble Science a Few General Ideas on Fox Hunting
London John C. Nimmo 1893 New Edition Revised, Corrected. Very Good Plus Large 8vo 
Bound by Hatchards. Collation, xxviii[2]331pp, 10 full page hand coloured plates, 35 wood engravings within text. Bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines, gilt top edge, marble endpapers. Calf very light rubbed, a few very minor abrasion marks. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis illustration working loose. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A7 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Piscatorial Reminiscences And Gleanings By An Old Angler And Bibliopolist To Which Is Added A Catalogue Of Books On Angling, Boosey Thomas
13 Boosey Thomas Piscatorial Reminiscences And Gleanings By An Old Angler And Bibliopolist To Which Is Added A Catalogue Of Books On Angling
London William Pickering 1835 First Edition Very Good Small 8vo 
Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, xvi,255pp, engraved frontis, bound without the catalogue. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt centre stamp. Calf rubbed, scuffed on edges and corners. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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14 Cameron John Association Football and How to Play it
London Health & Strength Ltd 1908 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 86pp, 10pp advertisments. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, dusty, abrasion wear on back board. Generally binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A nice copy of a rare book. A41 
Price: 1000.00 GBP
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Neil Coles on Golf, Coles Neil
15 Coles Neil Neil Coles on Golf
London Stanley Paul 1965 First Edition Very Good Near Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
Signed of free endpaper '' Hope you enjoy is Neil Coles ''. Book meaures 9 1/4 x 6 inches. 125 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers green cloth. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket rubbed along edges, with minor loss. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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16 Cook Theodore Andrea A Short History of the Olympic Movement from 1896 to the Present Day, Containing the Account of a Visit to Athens in 1906, and of the Olympic Games of 1908 in London, Together with the Code of Rules for Twenty Different Forms of Sport and Numerous , Etc
London Constable & Co Ltd 1910 Near Very Good 8vo 
This edition first edition, with appendix?. Collation, xxiv+255[1]+181pp, illustrated through complete as index. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt title lettering, gilt reef design on top board. Cloth light rubbed, some minor wear on edges. Generally binding in good clean condition. Internally, endpapers dusty, some moderate to light tanning to text pages. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition throughout. Overall a very nice copy. A36 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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17 Cook Theodore Andrea The Fourth Olympiad Being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908
London The British Olympic Association 1908 First Edition Good Plus Large 8vo 
Collation, 794pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt lettering, crest design on both boards. Cloth lightly rubbed, darkened and faded, some vey minor wear. Generally binding in very good condition.Internally, browning to endpapers, pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy.A7 
Price: 950.00 GBP
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Annals of the Corinthian Football Club, Corbett B. O. ( Edited By )
18 Corbett B. O. ( Edited By ) Annals of the Corinthian Football Club
London Longmans, Green, and Co 1906 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
This copy. First edition. Published 1906.Collation, xiii+254pp, complete with all illustrations as stated in index. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering, white initials on top board. Cloth lightly rubbed on edges with minor wear, some fading. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout.Overall a nice copy.A36 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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19 Cox Nicholas The Gentlemans Recreation
London Cresset Press Limited 1928 Limited Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Limited to 650 copies this being no 188, folding illustrated frontis+xxiv+136pp. Bound in original publishers vellum backed boards, slightly dusty and faded, but in good clean firm condition, in a very good but dust stained dust jacket. Internally, text/illustrations in very good clean unread condition. A very good copy.A62 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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20 Davies Joe How I Play Snooker [ Signed Copy ]
London Country Life 1949 First Edition Very Good Near Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
Signed by Joe Davis on free endpaper. Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. 176 pages. Bound in original publishers green cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, chipped in places, a few short closed tears. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very good clean signed copy. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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