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THE GLOVES. A Boxing Chronicle

By: Anasi, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, North Point Press: (2002)

Edition: First edition, as stated

Seller ID: 000014573

ISBN: 0865475997

Condition: Fine


New York: North Point Press, (2002). First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 331 pages. Book and dust jacket in Fine condition. 010608A "Robert Anasi took up boxing in his twenties to keep in shape, attract women, and sharpen his knuckles for the odd bar fight. He thought of entering 'The Gloves,' but put it off. Finally, at age thirty-three -- his last year of eligibility--he vowed to fight, even though he was an old man in a sport of teenagers and would have to starve himself all winter to make weight come tournament time. View more info

THE RACE FOR SUPERLINER SUPREMACY AND HOW IT ALTERED THE GREAT WAR

By: Burgess Jr., Douglas R

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (c. 2005),: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12023

ISBN: 0071430091


Camden, Maine, International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (c. 2005),, 2005. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages x + 296,octavo, hardcover, first printing. Includes black and white photo repros., notes, bibliography, and index. Book and dust jacket are in near Fine condition. 041407A "What began in friendly rivalry would become a fierce and ruthless competition. Before it was over, the race to produce the largest, fastest, most luxurious ocean liners on the Atlantic embroiled not only heads of state and robber barons but whole nations as well." ISBN: 0071430091 View more info

THE TICKET. A Fifty-Year Sports Odyssey

By: Newcomb, Jack

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nashville, Premium Press America: (c. 1996)

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 000013542

ISBN: 1887654259

Condition: Near Fine


Nashville: Premium Press America, (c. 1996). First edition. hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Octavo, 240 pages. Includes color illustrations. Inscription to former owner on front free endpaper. Dust jacket price clipped. 121809A From the dust jacket: "Ever hopped on a plane and lown to another country with no hotel reservation, no ticket in hand, and no local connections? Jack's done it -- and his risks have been rewarded every time. In this diary of sports history, Jack shares his stories and his Ticket Tips for getting the best seats at the most reasonable prices. View more info

JACK NICKLAUS: THE FULL SWING

By: Niklaus, Jack, with Ken Bowden

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Golf Digest. (1984),: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12299

ISBN: 0914178687


Norwalk, CT, Golf Digest. (1984),, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first printing. Pages 205,quarto, hardcover, first printing. Full color photographs throughout. Errata sheet laid in. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket has some dampstaining on rear panel, Good. 061507A ISBN: 0914178687 View more info

BIG HOOPS. A Season in the Big East Conference

By: Reynolds, Bill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NAL, New American Library.: (c. 1989)

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 000013527

ISBN: 0453006876

Condition: Fine


New York: NAL, New American Library., (c. 1989). First printing. hardcover. Fine/fine. 309 pages. Includes black and white photo repros. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition Publicity sheet laid in. "BIG HOOPS is the engaging account of a year in the Big East, chronicling the 1988-1989 season from tip-off to final buzzer. It was a year that brought the conference to incredible new heights--including a National Invitational Tournament Championship, a Big East Trio advancing to the NCAA tournament round-of-eight, and a Big East underdog going to the wire in the NCAA Championship game... View more info