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Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer, Lynne Cox
21 Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer
Lynne Cox
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375415076 / 9780375415074 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 323 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Authors extraordinary adventures as a distance swimmer and her mystical relationship with the water. First to swim the Strait of Magellan and the first to swim the Bering Strait, also the first to swim the Cape of Good Hope (a shark emerged from the kelp, its jaws wide open, and was shot as it headed straight for her.) 022326

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My Favorite Summer 1956, Mantle, Mickey; Pepe, Phil
22 My Favorite Summer 1956
Mantle, Mickey; Pepe, Phil
New York Doubleday (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub Group) 1991 0385412614 / 9780385412612 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with full spread photo of New York Yankee baseball team; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean, gift quality book and jacket. 018929

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Roger Maris at Bat, Maris, Roger and Jim Ogle
23 Roger Maris at Bat
Maris, Roger and Jim Ogle
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" on copyright page in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 236 pages. Dust jacket is clean except for tiny spot of soiling at lower corner tips. Very slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the story of sixty-one home runs, told simply and honestly by the man who hit them, from his discouraging, practically hitless spring to the exhilarating October 1 climax that put Roger Maris on top of the world...the man with more home runs in a single season than anyone in history. Roger's own frank and moving story of a year to remember in baseball, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs. 025133

Price: 200.00 USD
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Rock Climbing - A Trailside Guide, Mellor, Don
24 Rock Climbing - A Trailside Guide
Mellor, Don
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1997 039331653X / 9780393316537 Second printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean book with flexible vinyl cover. No wear, as new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with color photographs, drawings, diagrams. Illustrations by Ron Hildebrand. 191 pages with index. 027251

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Iditarod - Women on the Trail, Nielsen, Nicki J.
25 Iditarod - Women on the Trail
Nielsen, Nicki J.
Anchorage, Alaska Wolfdog Publications 1986 0961619104 / 9780961619107 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean softcover book, SIGNED by author, (8-1/2 x 11) with staple binding. "First Edition, February 1986" on copyright page. Signed by the author on title page. 73 pp. with index. Pages and edges are clean. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with map and black and white photographs. 018487

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The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses, O. M. Scott & Sons
26 The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses
O. M. Scott & Sons
Marysville, Ohio O. M. Scott & Sons 1923 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Second Edition. Very clean beige paper covered boards with illustrated cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Lovely page decorations in green on each page. 55 pages. In removable protective mylar. A lovely little book in excellent condition, covering care of turf and fairways, fertilizers, weeds, grasses, care of putting greens. 025330

Price: 150.00 USD
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Gary Player's Top Golf Courses of the World, Player, Gary with Chris Whales & Duncan Cruickshank
27 Gary Player's Top Golf Courses of the World
Player, Gary with Chris Whales & Duncan Cruickshank
New York Lyons Press 2001 1-58574-320-8 / 9781585743209 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 160 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gary Player's personal selection of 55 of the most memorable golf courses around the globe. 017742

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King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, Remnick, David
28 King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Remnick, David
New York Random House 1998 0375500650 / 9780375500657 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with black spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many wonderful black and white photographs. 326 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has small scratch at lower corner of front panel near spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. AN amazing biography of this mythical sports figure by David Remnick (winner of the Pulitzer Prize). 026984

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Pond, Lake and Stream Fishing - A Book of General Advice on Fresh Water Fishing, Robinson, Ben C.
29 Pond, Lake and Stream Fishing - A Book of General Advice on Fresh Water Fishing
Robinson, Ben C.
Philadelphia David McKay 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with rod and reel illustration and dark green title box, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pp. 019814

Price: 18.00 USD
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The First Book of Basketball, Schiffer, Don
30 The First Book of Basketball
Schiffer, Don
New York Franklin Watts 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Julio Granda, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration of basketball player on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers (illustrated with officials' code of signals). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Julio Granda. 60 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" inch chip at base of spine, a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo and bio of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clear introduction to the rules of the game, with dozens of pointers on mastering its skills and techniques with detailed illustrations, and with a good glossary of basketball terms. 027591

Price: 30.00 USD
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Number 44 - And Other Football Stories, Sherman, Harold M.
31 Number 44 - And Other Football Stories
Sherman, Harold M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated jacket; copyrigh Grosset & Dunlap, 1930 - no additional printings listed. Clean brown cloth boards with small football decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket has some edge wear, a few very shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021888

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The Racing Edge, Ted Turner; Gary Jobson
32 The Racing Edge
Ted Turner; Gary Jobson
New York Simon & Schuster 1979 0671244191 / 9780671244194 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Dark blue boards with light gray cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very faint browning to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has one v-shaped edge chip, is not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sailing techniques, tactics and philosophy of the America's Cup skipper and his tactician. No authors are more superbly qualified to teach you how to sail to win. 026581

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Yogi Berra, Trimble, Joe
33 Yogi Berra
Trimble, Joe
New York A. S. Barnes 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Rarest in the "Most Valuable Player Series" published by A. S. Barnes and Company. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 184 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023389

Price: 50.00 USD
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Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf, Updike, John
34 Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf
Updike, John
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679450580 / 9780679450580 First Hardback Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped slipcase. Unfaded goldenrod yellow boards with golden cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with amusing drawings by Paul Szep. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, light rubbing to surface. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027196

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bob Hope's Confessions of a Hooker: My Lifelong Love Affair With Golf, With Dwayne Netland Hope, Bob
35 Bob Hope's Confessions of a Hooker: My Lifelong Love Affair With Golf
With Dwayne Netland Hope, Bob
Garden City Doubleday 1985 038517442X / 9780385174428 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on otherwise clean front endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford. 230 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hope's memorable moments in fifty years of golfing all over the world. 019015

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