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cover of MY GIANTS

MY GIANTS

by Russ Hodges, Al Hirshberg

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1963
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Stated First Edition Doubleday & Company, Inc.; Garden City, NY. 1963 The San Francisco and New York era's of the 1950's and 60's when Russ Hodges was the Giants' popular announcer. Photographs from the games included.
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cover of Under the Influence (Ski film by Gravity Research)

Under the Influence (Ski film by Gravity Research)

by (Directors) Corey Gavitt, Steve Jones, Todd Jones

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2009
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DVD, film
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High Difenition film SHOT ON LOCATION at Eagle Pass Heli Skiing, Grand Targhee Resort, Haines, AK, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Montana Pemberton, BC, Romania, Switzerland, and Utah. UNDER THE INFLUENCE, TGR continues to rule the world of action sports cinematography, capturing the mind-blowing efforts of these athletes: Candide Thovex Dana Flahr Dash Longe Dylan Hood Erik Roner Gigi Ruf Ian McIntosh Jamie… Read more
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Ninja: The Shadow Warrior

by Joel Levy

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2007-01
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Good
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First edition, 1st Printing
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9780760789988
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For centuries, the ninja has occupied a unique place in Japanese culture, straddling the border between fact and folklore. Through classical art, traditional proverbs, and superb research, this exquisitely designed volume takes a look back into the origins and history of these notorious "shadow warriors." Explore their traditions and guiding philosophy, their weapons and martial-arts skills, their mystique as stealthy… Read more
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Mind Over Water

by Craig Lambert

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September 7, 1999
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9780618001842
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In this wise and thrilling book, Criag Lambert turns rowing--personal discipline, modern Olympic sport, grand collegiate tradition--into a metaphor for a vigorous and satisfying life
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cover of Spinner's Delight

Spinner's Delight

by Craig, Charles William Thurlow

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Published
1951
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1951 1st Edition. Introduction by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. B/w photographs (some personal with son and friends) plus illustrations. Spinning for pike on the River Vyrnwy and the Montgomeryshire Canal. His gear is his home-made rods and lures. 202 pages. Handsome copy Unmarked bright.
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The Book Of Trout Lore

by Crowe, John

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1947.
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Black and white photos, illustrations, and index.
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cover of TROUT AT TAUPO

TROUT AT TAUPO

by O.S. HINTZ, introduction by Viscount Cobham

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1970
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The Taupo, New Zealand region is world famous for its trout fishing New and enlarged with , both on Lake Taupo and in the rivers. The Tongariro River is particularly famous for rainbow and brown trout. New and enlarged with black and white photographs, 203pp.
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More Fish To Fry

by Cook, Beatrice

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Published
1951
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First edition
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Are you nostalgic for lady angler tales and adventures in the boat and at the grill? ENJOY! Nice copy clean and tight.
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Greatest Fishing, Where To Go To Get The Best!

by Brooks, Joe

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Published
1957
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First Edition 1957. Illustrated by b&w photos throughout. These are Joe Brooks fishing experiences in the world as a keen sportsman. These were the most desirable and hard-to-get-to places in the mid-20th century; pristine waters and natural surroundings - (might be different now)! Excellent copy gift quality.
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cover of Sea Fishing

Sea Fishing

by COOPER, A. E. (ed.) [et al.]

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Dedicated to The Prince of Wales by COOPER, A. E. (ed.), the Marquess of Sligo, Eric Parker, Louis Babcock, P. N. R. Bartlett, A. F. Bell. C. Leo Biden, G. Bonnaire de Maupas, Van Campen Heilner, T. E. Donne, O. W. Fenney, A. Fraser-Brunner, "Seangler", F. B. Hannam, J. R. Harris, C. S. Patterson, "Pelican", J. A. Stirch, W. K.… Read more
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cover of Queen of the Ring: Wrestling Drawings by Jaime Hernandez 1980-2020

Queen of the Ring: Wrestling Drawings by Jaime Hernandez 1980-2020

by JAIME HERNANDEZ, KATIE SKELLY

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Published
Aug. 2021
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9781683964452
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INCLUDES THE ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER FROM PUBLISHER, FANTAGRAPHICS OF THE SOON TO BE PUBLISHED QUEEN OF THE RING. As Hernandez puts it, "It's my Love and Rockets world that's not my Love and Rockets world." This best-of book spotlights the women who are often ignored in pro wrestling in 125 full color illustrations: pin-ups, action shots, fake wrestling magazine covers,… Read more
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cover of Jewish Boxers in America

Jewish Boxers in America

by James Ford Nussbaum

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Published
2012
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New
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DVD, film
ISBN
9788845018189
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IMPACT–Jewish Boxers in America….Profiles of current great Jewish boxers in America who have left their mark on society and the Jewish people. The 2012 film features interviews with several Jewish figures in boxing, including the late Edward Gersh, who became the first Jewish heavyweight boxing champion at the 1943 Golden Gloves tournament, and Cletus Seldin, an up-and-coming and undefeated super lightweight… Read more
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The Five Tibetans: Five Dynamic Exercises for Health, Energy, and Personal Power

by Christopher S Kilham

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2011-08
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Very Good-
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9781594774447
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Originating in the Himalayas, the five yogic exercises known as the Five Tibetans take only a minimum of daily time and effort but dramatically increase physical strength, energy, and suppleness as well as mental acuity. Also called the Five Rites of Rejuvenation, these exercises were brought to the West in the early 20th century by a retired British army officer… Read more
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Bat Boy My True Life Adventures Coming of Age with the New York Yankees

by Matthew Mcgough

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May 3, 2005
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Near Fine
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9780385510202
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"My true life adventures coming of age with the New York Yankees." 273 PAGES
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The Professional

by W.C. Heinz

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September 4, 2001
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ISBN
9780306810589
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BOXING NOVEL by W.C. Heinz, who covered the fights, better than anyone else of his era, whose lean sentences, rough-and-ready dialogue, dry wit, and you-are-there style prompted Pete Hamill to describe this novel as "one of the five best sports novels ever written." Originally published in 1958, The Professional is the story of boxer Eddie Brown's quest for the middleweight championship… Read more
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

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Published
2014-05-27
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ISBN
9780143125471
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404 pages unmarked tight with b&w photos throughout.
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Golf on the Tundra

by The Frozen Foursome

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Published
1996-09
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9781887317092
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Very Funny Illustrated by the Foursome photographs. written by Jim (The Duct Tape Books) and the frozen foursome, offers the Ultimate Set of Winter Rules, e.g.:"This hazard is common among players who take too much time lining up their putts and is another good reason to avoid slow play, and can sometimes result in a penalty (see Hypothermia). While their tracks… Read more
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Sportsman's Digest of Fishing

by Hal Sharp

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Published
1959
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Barnes and Noble 1958 fourth Printing Cartoon illustrations in B&W newspaper style. fresh-water fishing bait-casting and fly-casting tackle and gives tips on bait casting, fly casting, spinning, trolling, ice fishing, other fishing methods. fishing for bass, pike, and other pan fish and on fishing for brook trout. how to cook fish. knots a fisherman should be able to make,… Read more
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cover of Noll Guide to Trout Flies and How to Tie Them...

Noll Guide to Trout Flies and How to Tie Them...

by Inc. H.J. Noll

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Published
1970
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49 pages beautifully illustrated great copy! Rudimentary tying skills.
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cover of Bill Schultz: Ringmaster of Sport

Bill Schultz: Ringmaster of Sport

by William L. Schultz

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Published
2016
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Like New
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First edition, 1st Printing
ISBN
9781508724131
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188 pages Circus Life Trapeze artist and raquetball champion Many performance illustrations.William 'Bill' L. Schultz (November 25, 1923 – June 7, 2009), was a late 20th century American circus performer (acrobat and flying trapeze artist), national paddleball champion, national racquetball champion, U.S. Marine, Big Time wrestler, the youngest executive director of the YMCA, and poet. He also sparred with John Wayne… Read more
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