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Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, And The Greatest Upset In Boxing History
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Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, And The Greatest Upset In Boxing History

By Schaap, Jeremy

Houghton Mifflin, 2005. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, quality black covers, silver lettering on spine very bright, 324 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy and colorfully designed, a photo of Braddock in boxing stance in ring on front, small photo of fight at bottom front and bottom back, background with praise from David Halberstam, Norman Mailer. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$29.00

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

By McDougall, Christopher

Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Large, sturdy book, blue spine, brown boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 287 pages. DJ glossy with color photo of Indian, blue sky and rock on front and back, orange back. DJ and book, both As New.. 38th Ptg.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$4.00

Muhammad Ali: A View from the Corner
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Muhammad Ali: A View from the Corner

By Pacheco, Ferdie

Birch Lane Press Book/Carol Publishing Corp., 1992. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, tan cloth spine, purple boards, black lettering very fine on spine, 217 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. At top of first front end paper in blue ink "Thanks, Ferdie Pacheco." DJ glossy black spine with borders front and back, a close-up photo of Ali on most of front, a photo of author with boxer at top back. DJ and book, both As New.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$75.00

The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard Shaw
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The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard Shaw

By Tunney, Jay

Firefly Books, 2010. Introduction by Christopher Newton. Large, heavy, sturdy book, glossy heavy covers with colorized photo of two Irish friends, a boxer and a playwright on front, spine and back right, dark blue back with praise from Malachy Martin, William Stevenson and othes. 287 stiff heavy glossy pages. DJ glossy with same illustrations. A glossy white sticker with signature of "Jay Tunney" in black ink Inclludes a story in the Palm Beach Daily News of January 21, 2012. DJ and book, both As New.. Signed by Author. 1st Ptg.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$175.00

Uncommon Marriage: Finding Your Path to Significance
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Uncommon Marriage: Finding Your Path to Significance

By Dungy, Tony and Lauren

Tyndale Momentum, 2014. Sturdy book, black covers, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 234 pages. Dark blue stain along inside front and back covers as well as adjacent end papers. Includes a glossy color photo section. Signed in black felt-tip pen by both Tony and Lauren Dungy on first front end paper. DJ glossy and colorfully designed with color photo on front and back. Very Fine DJ/Very Good book. . Signed by Authors. 14th Ptg.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Good.

$39.00

Running on Empty: An Ultramarathoner's Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across Americ a
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Running on Empty: An Ultramarathoner's Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across Americ a

By Ulrich, Marshall

Avery Publishing Group, 2011. Larger book, gray covers, very bright silver illustration of runner at top front, very bright silver lettering on spine, 304 pages with small photographs throughout. illustration of runner running when pages are flipped along bottom edges. On title page in black ink: "To Nikki, Good luck with all your running. It was great to meet you. Dream it and do it. Marshall Ulrich." DJ glossy with color image of blurred runner on front in high desert, raised yellow and gold title and author's name, praise on back from Mark Burnett and others. DJ has very tiny pin dent at bottom front tip. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Signed by Author. 3d. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.

$39.00

GIMP: When Life Deals You a Crappy Hand, You Can Fold -or You Can Play

By Zupan, Mark; Tim Swanson

HarperCollins, 2006. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger sturdy book, quality black cloth, very bright red lettering on spine, 276 pages including a glossy color photo section. On first front end paper in black felt-tip pen: "Kyle, So with the new addition, you have to find the time to have a beer. Congrats on introducing Max to the world. Drink one for me. Mark Zupan," with flourishes. DJ creased inside top front of flap, glossy with black and red background, a color photo of athlete author at center front, black spine and back, a close-up color photo at bottom back left with praise. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.

$77.00

R. Tait McKenzie:  the Sculptor of Athletes
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R. Tait McKenzie: the Sculptor of Athletes

By Kozar, Andrew J

University of Tennessee Press, 1975. Very large, sturdy, heavy book, quality tan cloth, very bright gilt initials of Kozar at top front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 118 stiff heavy glossy pages, profusely illustrated. DJ glossy yellow background with medal depicting runner illustrated on front. DJ very slightly rubbed on bookfold edges and spine top edge, tiny tears and two small chips along top back edge, two micronicks at bottom back edge. Good DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Good.

$36.00

Horsemanship

By Wright, Gordon

Publishers Book Binding, 1958. (Published by Author at Tryon, North Carolina in 1958) Foreword by Whitney Stone, President of the U.S. Equestrian Team. Large sturdy book, shiny dark red spine, cream boards with verticle blue stripes, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 148 glossy pages, profusely illustrated. In sturdy slipcase with dark gray background, a color-illustration of author with horse Naute Mia on one side, a color photograph of team on other. Very slight surface wear at places near entrance corners to slipcase. Very Fine Book/Very Good slipcase.. Hard Cover. Very Fine. Illus. by Savitt, Sam. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$195.00

The Rocky Road

By Dunphy, Eamon

Penguin Ireland, 2013. DJ attached to inside front cover with clear tape, 388 pages incuding two glossy photo sections. DJ heavy paper, a color photo portrait of Irish football player on front, playing in game on back, ivory backgkround to spine and borders front and back. DJ has light crease at top back tip. Near Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

$24.00

Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's S[prts

By Switzer, Kathrine

Da Capo Books, 2007. Thicker trade paperback, pale yellow wrappers with color photo-portrait of Switzer, the first woman to participate in the Boston Marathon despite being physically attacked--that photo in background, 418 pages. Ink note on title page: "Mary, Here's to you going the Distance, Mile after Mile & for Breaking Barriers of Your Own. Go for it! K. Switzer, 11/02/99. St. Pete." Mint.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New.

$75.00

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

By Bryson, Bill

Broadway Books, 1998. Taller, narrow book, dark blue spine, tan boards, embossed logo at top front right, very bright gilt lettering on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 276 pages. DJ glossy, colorfully designed with color photo of bear close-up and woods on front, praise on back from Christopher Lehmann Haupt in New York Times, Bill McKibben and others. DJ and book, both As New.. 8th. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$19.00

Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn
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Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn

By Colton, Larry

Warner Books, 2000. (1st printing, 1st edition) Larger sturdy book, brown spine, marbled boards, embossed lettering very fine on spine, a map of Montana and Crow Indian Reservation inside covers and adjacent end papers, 420 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ beneath mylar, glossy cream background with a photo of young woman basketball player at top front half, a thin Indian border front and spine, praise on back. DJ has a tiny tear at top front tip, very tiny tear at spine bottom right edge. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$29.00

Getting Open: The Unknown Story of Bill Garrett and the Integration of College Basketball
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Getting Open: The Unknown Story of Bill Garrett and the Integration of College Basketball

By Graham, Tom; Rachel Graham Cody

Atria Books, 2006. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, red spine, black boards, silver lettering very bright on spine, 255 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ firont flap glued neatly inside front cover, a photo of No. 8 in air above player on front, red-tinted photo with crowd celebrating and praise. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$25.00

An African Rebound: a Novel

By Doyle, Dan

Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger sturdy book, black covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 470 pages. DJ has black background with colorful title and African design at bottom front, praise on back from basketball coaches. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$22.00

Jim Murray: An Autobiography

By Murray, Jim

Macmillan, 1993. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black cloth spine, dark red boards, bright bronze lettering on spine, spine lightly slanted, pale yellow color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 268 pages. DJ glossy, a color photo of Murray sitting in stadium on front, dark blue spine and back, a color photo of glasses, golf club, a baseball and plaque at top back, with praise. Very Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Fine.

$16.00

George Plimpton on Sports
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George Plimpton on Sports

By Plimpton, George

The Lyons Press, 2003. Very large, sturdy book, blue covers, bright silver lettering on spine, 322 pages plus brief biographical note, and list of Plimpton's books. DJ glossy with an illustration of Plimpton in hockey uniform in shades of blue on front, a color photo portrait at bottom front right, a hockey game at center back, praise from the New Yorker, New York Times and others. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.00

Appalachian Trail Guide to New Hampshire-Vermont

By Hooke, David, Ed.

Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 2001. Smaller glossy softcover, purple spine, back wrapper and front borders with a color photo of skier overlooking mountains, a list of related guides on back, rounded tips, 246 pages. Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$33.00

Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens And Hitler's Olympics
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Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens And Hitler's Olympics

By Schaap, Jeremy

William Morrow, 2007. Sturdy, smaller book, dark brown covers, very bight gilt lettering on spine, 272 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy with photo of Owens in Nazi Olympics on front, gold spine and back with aerial photo of Nazi stadium, praise from Ken Burns, Mike Lupica and others. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

$19.00

A Beginner's Guide to Zen and the Art of Windsurfing
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A Beginner's Guide to Zen and the Art of Windsurfing

By Fox, Frank

Amberco, 1988. Very large, oblong softcover, glossy cream wrappers with a color-illustration of cartoon surfer on front, a couple with dog on back wrapper, 160 heavy pages, three columns for text and profusely illustrated. Creases at all tips. Good.. Soft Cover. Good.

$5.00

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