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cover of The Manila Golf and Country Club: A History of the OldestGolf Club inMetro Manila (INSCRIBED)

The Manila Golf and Country Club: A History of the OldestGolf Club inMetro Manila (INSCRIBED)

by Quirino, Carlos

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1983
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First Edition
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(Republic of the Philippines), 1983. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to visitors at the golf course. 4to. 112 pp. Black & white photo-reproductions. Includes Roster of Past Presidents; Club Championship; Holes-in One; and Major Club Tournaments. A fine copy of this uncommon golf & country club history. Founded in 1901, the Manila Golf and Country Club rightfully deserves… Read more
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Frankfurt: Joseph Gerold, 1798. First Edition. Octavo; viii, 480pp. A Very Good copy (edgewear) in later 3/4 red leather and marbled paper boards ruled in gold; spines with four raised bands with gilt decorations & gilt title on grey leather label; patterned endpapers. Engraved frontis; folding plate ('Oraculum Geomanticum.') Preface by H.S.*** OCLC locates but one institutional copy. … Read more
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cover of The World Professional Golf Mark H. McCormack's Golf Annual 1976 (with letter SIGNED by Ray Floyd)

The World Professional Golf Mark H. McCormack's Golf Annual 1976 (with letter SIGNED by Ray Floyd)

by McCormack, Mark

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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New York: Atheneum, 1976. First Edition. 8vo. 521 pp. Photographic illustrations. A brief ALS on Ray Floyd's letterhead laid in. Green cloth in color printed dustjacket showing Jack Nicklaus on front cover. A fine copy (with a hint of wear). The ninth volume in this popular and long-lived modern annual. Ray Floyd is an American retired golfer who has… Read more
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cover of Gunsmiths of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties

Gunsmiths of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties

by Whisker, Sr., Vaughn and James Biser Whisker

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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Bedford, PA: Old Bedford Village Press, 1991. First Edition. 4to. 152 pp. Numerous illustrations of guns, with makers identified. Includes brief biographies of gunmakers. Glossy blue illustrated boards in fine condition, without dustjacket as issued.
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cover of Longrifles of Pennsylvania, Jefferson, Clarion and Elk Counties (Volume 1)

Longrifles of Pennsylvania, Jefferson, Clarion and Elk Counties (Volume 1)

by Harriger, Russell

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Published
1984
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First Edition, Limited to 1600 copies
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9780873870870
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York, PA: George Shumway Publishing, 1984. First Edition, Limited to 1600 copies. Large 4to. 260, [2pp Index] pp. Maps; Illustrations. Tan cloth in publisher's pale yellow & black illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy with a hint of wear to the dustjacket. A detailed study of the gunsmiths who worked in Jefferson, Clarion, and Elk Counties and of the rifles… Read more
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cover of Gunsmiths of Western Pennsylvania (Volume 1)

Gunsmiths of Western Pennsylvania (Volume 1)

by Metzgar, Thomas J. and James Biser Whisker

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Published
1988
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Second Edition
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Bedford, PA: Old Bedford Village Press, 1988. Second Edition. 4to. 190 pp. Illustrations, many of guns with makers identified; maps. Glossy cream illustrated boards in fine condition, without dustjacket as issued. Gunmakers included are primarily located in threed counties: Indiana, Armstrong and Westmoreland.
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cover of The Kentucky Rifle and Me (SIGNED)

The Kentucky Rifle and Me (SIGNED)

by Cooper, Edith G.

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Published
1977
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First Edition
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Port Royal, PA: Published by the author, 1977. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on title page. 4to. 123, (1) pp. Index. Illustrations, many of guns with makers identified; color plate. Green cloth in yellow and green illustrated dustjaclet. A fine copy. Thomas Judson Whitney and his wife, Edith, knew all the old time gun collectors from the 1930's,… Read more
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cover of The Bedford County Pennsylvania Rifle Book

The Bedford County Pennsylvania Rifle Book

by Whisker, James B.; Vaughn E. Whisker

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Published
1982
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First Edition
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Beford, PA: Old Bedford Village Press, 1982. First Edition. 4to. 98 pp. Profusely illustrated. Stiff illustrated softcover in near fine condition (previous owner name; light agetoning to spine). A history on the early gunsmiths of Bedford County along with images of their rifles.
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cover of Reminiscences of a Gamester

Reminiscences of a Gamester

by Siviter, D[edimus]

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Published
1968
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Frst Edition (?)
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[Midland Old English Gamefowl Club], 1968. Frst Edition (?). 8vo. [85] pp, unnumbered. Photo-reproductions. Red spiral bound softcover with color illustration of game cocks on front cover. A fine copy of a scarce title. An entertaining and informative memoir of an old-time gamester. Much on game fowls, cockers, care and breeding, and more.
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cover of The Practical Paper Patched Bullet

The Practical Paper Patched Bullet

by Matthews, Paul; Frank Matthews (illustrator)

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Published
1986
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First Edition
ISBN
9780935632415
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Prescott, AZ: Wolfe Publishing, 1986. First Edition. 8vo. xiv, 75 pp. Illustrations. blue-green softcover in fine condition. A history of the paper patched bullet, the forerunner of present-day metal-jacketed bullet.
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cover of The New Sharps Cartridge Loading Manual

The New Sharps Cartridge Loading Manual

by Petersen, Chris

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Published
1986
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First Edition
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Big Timer, MT: C. Sharps Arms Co, 1986. First Edition. 4to. 43 pp. Illustrations. Artwork by Randolph S. Wright and Vernel Wagner. Cream illustrated softcover in near fine condition (previous owner name). Provides owners of New Model 1874 and New Model 1875 Sharps rifles information which is not readily available from other sources.
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cover of The Game Cock: From the Shell to the Pit - A Comprehensive Treatise on Gameness, Selecting, Mating, Breeding, Walking and Conditioning (History of Cockfighting Series)

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[Read Country Books], 2013. 8vo. 197 pp. Light brown printed softcover in fine condition. First published in 1911; in this book the author has undertaken to treat fully every subject pertaining to the Game Fowl in which the practical cocker and breeder may be interested. He has had over thirty years experience in mating, breeding, conditioning and handling Game… Read more
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cover of Second to None

Second to None

by Culler, John and Chuck Wechsler (editors)

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Published
1988
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First Edition, Limited #248 of 500 copies
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Camden, SC: Live Oak Press, 1988. First Edition, Limited #248 of 500 copies. 4to. 225 pp. Color and black & white photographic illustrations. Black leather with silver illustration and lettering; housed in publisher's grey slipcase. A fine copy. A collection of 28 stories previously printed in "Sporting Classics" magazine presenting gun owners sharing their "... genuine love for… Read more
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cover of Harrison Weir's Game Fowl

Harrison Weir's Game Fowl

by Batty, Dr. Joseph (editor)

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Published
1988
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Hampshire: Nimrod Press, 1988. Small 4to. v, 126 pp. Black & white illustrations. Green cloth in cream, red & green illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy. Harrison Weir is recognised as one of the finest animal and bird artists ever produced in the U.K. His accurate and life-like portraits of Game Fowl and other breeds of poultry make the work… Read more
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cover of Manual Práctico Del Gallero: Tratado Sobre El Gallo De Combate (Coleccion Dorada)

Manual Práctico Del Gallero: Tratado Sobre El Gallo De Combate (Coleccion Dorada)

by Florez, Ricardo Pedraglio

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Published
2001
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First Edition
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Lima, Peru: Talleres Graficos de Serinsa, 2001. First Edition. 8vo. 260 pp. Color and black & white illustrations. Bibliography. Color illustrated softcover in fine condition. Contents include: Historia del gallo de combate. Clasificación taxonómica del gallo de combate. Los ancestros de nuestros gallos de combate. Origen y difusión del gallo de combate. Los híbridos reportados del cruce entre la… Read more
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cover of Maybach Operator's Manual: Maybach 57 / 62

Maybach Operator's Manual: Maybach 57 / 62

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Published
2004
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Germany: Maybach Studio, 2004. First Edition. 4to. Unpaginated. Original color glossy covers, black spiral binding. A fine copy. The operator's manual for the 2004 Mercedes Maybach 57 / 62.
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cover of Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by the Rules Committee (Vol X, No. 117)

Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by the Rules Committee (Vol X, No. 117)

by Camp, Walter, editor

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Published
1900
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First Edition
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New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1900. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo; 183pp plus 25pp advertisements. Good copy (text block pulled away from tape-repaired spine; light wear and soiling) in stapled wrappers. Cover title is 'Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide 1900.'.
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cover of Chaparral Can-Am & Prototype Race Cars (INSCRIBED by Jim Hall)

Chaparral Can-Am & Prototype Race Cars (INSCRIBED by Jim Hall)

by Friedman, Dave; Jim Hall

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Published
2005
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Limited Edition
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St. Paul, MN: Motorbooks International, 2005. Limited Edition. INSCRIBED "To Helen & Chuck/Best personal regards!/Jim Hall." Small square 4to. 208 pp. Index. 350 black & white photographs and a special 50-photo color gallery showcase Hall's early driving career in sport cars and Formula 1 in the 1950s through Chaparral's ultimate Can-Am monster the 2J "sucker car" constructed for the… Read more
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cover of Athletic and Gymnastic Exercises

Athletic and Gymnastic Exercises

by Howard, John H.

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Published
1860
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First Edition
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London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. Leather bound. Small 8vo. xv, 95 pp; [68] leaves of plates. Frontispiece illustration of Hercules; title page illustration "Samson Bursting his Bonds"; in-text illustrations. Full brown leather with gilt lettered morocco title to spine; gilt design & lettering to front board in Latin identifying the book as a prize to… Read more
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cover of Stoked: A History of Surf Culture (INSCRIBED)

Stoked: A History of Surf Culture (INSCRIBED)

by Kampion, Drew

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Published
1997
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1st
ISBN
9781575440620
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Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1997. 1st. Hardcover. INSCRIBED by the author "To ***/Life is a wave, enjoy the ride! Drew". Below is a drawing of a huge wave towering over a tiny surfer with the inscription 'Your attitude is your surfboard! Enjoy". First Edition. Oblong Quarto. 216 pages. Profusely illustrated with color photographic reproductions. Foreword by legendary surf… Read more
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