Canada - Sports from Capricorn Books

New Arrivals

image of HOCKEY HAT TRICK.  3 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE.  GORDIE HOWE: NUMBER 9.  BOBBY HULL.  FIRE-WAGON HOCKEY: THE STORY OF THE MONTREAL CANADIENS.

HOCKEY HAT TRICK. 3 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE. GORDIE HOWE: NUMBER 9. BOBBY HULL. FIRE-WAGON HOCKEY: THE STORY OF THE MONTREAL CANADIENS.

by Vipond, Jim; Hunt, Jim and O'Brien, Andy.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printings.
Item Price
NZ$23.26

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1970. 157 pp, 105 pp, 138 pp, 7" H - 3 volume set in slipcase. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Interiors - light toning to the pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear - a little more at the top/bottom of the spines, a couple of tiny… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$23.26
image of THE CVMG NEWS.  12 ISSUES - OCTOBER 2003, MAY 2004 - MARCH 2005.

THE CVMG NEWS. 12 ISSUES - OCTOBER 2003, MAY 2004 - MARCH 2005.

by Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
NZ$39.98

Show Details

Description:
Canada: Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group, 2004. 12 issues of The CVMG News - October 2003, Vol 36, No. & May 2004, Vol 37, No.5 through March 2005, Vol 38, No.3. 11" H, b&w photographs, drawings, advertising. Articles about vintage motorcycles, hillclimbing, racing, clubs, meets, trials, etc. 9 issues contain 26 pp each, the other three are 22 pp,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$39.98
image of MAX BENTLEY:  HOCKEY'S DIPSY-DOODLE DANDY.

MAX BENTLEY: HOCKEY'S DIPSY-DOODLE DANDY.

by Fitkin, Ed.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Condition
Fair
Item Price
NZ$36.35

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Castle / Baxter Publishing 144 pp, 6 1/8" H. The story of Maxwell Herbert Lloyd (Max) Bentley's (1920-1984) hockey career, from the early days in Delisle, Saskatchewan through his days in the NHL. One of the NHL's 100 Greatest Players, Max racked up 245 goals and 299 assists during his time with the Chicago Blackhawks (1940-1947), the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$36.35
image of ILLUSTRATED MONTREAL, THE METROPOLIS OF CANADA.  ITS ROMANTIC HISTORY, ITS BEAUTIFUL SCENERY, ITS GRAND INSTITUTIONS, ITS PRESENT GREATNESS, ITS FUTURE SPLENDOR.

Show Details

Description:
Montreal: John Mcconniff, 1899. 111 pp, oblong (6" H x 9" D) - red patterned cloth spine with decorated paper-covered bevelled boards, all edges red. Floral-patterned endpapers, profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs (by William Notman, et al) and drawings showing the public, commercial, religious, and private buildings of late 19th century Montreal, along with the surrounding scenery, sports, methods… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$36.35
image of THE MONTREAL CANADIENS:  A HOCKEY DYNASTY.

THE MONTREAL CANADIENS: A HOCKEY DYNASTY.

by Mouton, Claude. With Bill LeGrand, Herbert Warren Wind & Camil DesRoches.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780442296346
Item Price
NZ$87.23

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1980. 286 pp, 11 1/4" H. *Inscribed and dated (20/2/81) by Claude Mouton on title page (previous owner has 'whited out' their own name), followed by the signature of Guy Lafleur.* B&w pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour photographs. Contents: Preface; Those Old Montreal Maroons; Les Canadiens Sont La; A Tradition of Winning; Nine Glorious… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$87.23
image of SOUTHERN ONTARIO/QUEBEC CANOE ROUTES.

SOUTHERN ONTARIO/QUEBEC CANOE ROUTES.

by Nickels, Nick, editor.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good -
Item Price
NZ$43.61

Show Details

Description:
Lakefield, Ontario: Trent Publishing, 1971. 119 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs. A prose guidebook (i.e. without maps), detailing a number of canoe routes in Southern Ontario & Quebec, with additional advice on trip planning, equipment, clothing, food, etc. Contents: A Variety of Trip Combinations (From Provincial Parks); Symbolically Speaking (Abbreviations describe routes); North Bay Forestry District… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$43.61
image of THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.

THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.

by Sage, Dean. Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr. Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. Notice by DeWitt Sage.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
NZ$1,817.25

Show Details

Description:
Goshen, Connecticut: Angler's and Shooter's Press, 1973. (xxxvi), (xvi), 304 pp, 12 3/4" H. No. 115 of 250 copies, initialled on limitation page by both editors. Full dark blue leather with bevelled edges, five raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration on spine, gilt banding and illustration of bird of prey with salmon on front board. Top edge gilt,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$1,817.25
image of HOCKEY HEROES OF THE GEORGIAN TRIANGLE.  LOOKING BACK SERIES.

HOCKEY HEROES OF THE GEORGIAN TRIANGLE. LOOKING BACK SERIES.

by Barber, Jim.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550689334
Item Price
NZ$29.08

Show Details

Description:
St Catharines, Ontario: Looking Back Press / Vanwell, 2004. 128 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(L)ooks back at five of the best players and most intriguing characters to have played Canada's favourite game. The stories of Reg Noble, Jack Portland, Ernie Fryer, Donnie Westbrooke and Darryl Sly explore not only their skills on the ice, but also their… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$29.08
image of CHAMPIONS:  THE MAKING OF THE EDMONTON OILERS.

CHAMPIONS: THE MAKING OF THE EDMONTON OILERS.

by Lowe, Kevin. With Stan and Shirley Fischler.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780132356237
Item Price
NZ$21.81

Show Details

Description:
Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall, 1988. 356 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "When the Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup in 1984, Albertans rejoiced. They had waited 91 years for just this moment. When they won it again in 1985, a new era in hockey was born: The Edmonton Era. Just six years after being… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$21.81
image of CHAMPIONS.

CHAMPIONS.

by Magee, Michael. Foreword by E.P. Taylor.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Canadian Edition.
ISBN
9780176007737
Item Price
NZ$43.61

Show Details

Description:
Nelson Canada, 1980. 191 pp, 11 3/4" H. Colour and b&w photographs. "In the long history of thoroughbred racing, there has never been a decade like the seventies. (It) opened with Northern Dancer's son Nijinsky II winning England's Triple Crown, the first horse to do so in thirty-five years. And in the United States, where the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$43.61
image of SHOOTING FOR GLORY.

SHOOTING FOR GLORY.

by Henderson, Paul (Signed). With Mike Leonetti.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780773726468
Item Price
NZ$29.08

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Stoddart, 1992. 211 pp, 9 1/4" H. Inscribed on title page: "Best Wishes Rob / Paul Henderson". B&w photographs. "(Paul Henderson) tells the story of the first Canada-Soviet Union series that kept Canadians riveted to their radios and televisions. Although the 1972 series was the highlight of his career, (he) has a lot more to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$29.08
image of OLYMPIC GOLD:  CANADA'S WINNERS IN THE SUMMER GAMES.

OLYMPIC GOLD: CANADA'S WINNERS IN THE SUMMER GAMES.

by Cosentino, Frank and Leyshon, Glynn.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780039233303
Item Price
NZ$21.81

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975. 147 pp, square (8 3/4" H x 8 3/4" D). Pictorial glazed boards (no dust jacket - as issued). B&w photographs. "(T)ells the stories of all of Canada's Gold Medallists since the first medal was won by the Winnipeg Shamrocks Lacrosse Club in 1904; stories of individual struggles, long lonely hours… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$21.81
image of A STORE OF MEMORIES.

A STORE OF MEMORIES.

by Burton, G. Allan.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771017926
Item Price
NZ$29.08

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1986. 330 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "With warmth, wry wit, and surprising candour, G. Allan Burton relates the big and small incidents in his life, sometimes with nostalgia, sometimes with bite. His story starts in Toronto's exclusive Rosedale district, where, as a child, he discovered the twin passions of horse-riding and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$29.08
image of HISTORY OF GOLF IN CANADA.

HISTORY OF GOLF IN CANADA.

by Kavanagh, L.V.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889020146
Item Price
NZ$50.88

Show Details

Description:
Don Mills, Ontario: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1973. 207 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(This) treasury of Canadian golf includes the complete records of the: Canadian Open Championships; Canadian Amateur Championships; Willingdon Cup Matches; Senior Championships of Canada; Canadian Junior Championships; Canadian Juvenile Championships; Interprovincial Senior and Junior Team Matches; Canadian Ladies' Open; Canadian Professional Championships. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$50.88
image of SIXTY YEARS OF CANADIAN CRICKET.

SIXTY YEARS OF CANADIAN CRICKET.

by Hall, John E. And McCulloch, R.O. Introduction by G.G.S. Lindsey. Remarks by Mr. F.W. Terry. (Colonel Wallace, V.H. Steele, T.C. Patteson, Rev. T.D. Phillipps, Frederick Gale.)

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1895
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$363.45

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Bryant Printing and Publishing, 1895. 572 pp, 9" H. Green cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering/decoration on front board. Errata slip tipped in at rear. 56 b&w plates, including frontispiece, showing individual players and teams. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Remarks; Early Canadian Cricket: 1834-1860; Parr's English Eleven in Canada; Canadian Cricket: 1860 to 1870;… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$363.45
image of THE CALGARY STAMPEDE STORY.

THE CALGARY STAMPEDE STORY.

by Kennedy, Fred.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1952
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$43.61

Show Details

Description:
Calgary, Alberta: T. Edwards Thonger, 1952. 236 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Alternate pages are advertising for local and/or related businesses/services/etc. Contents: The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth; The Stampede Is Born; "Let 'Er Buck"; The Victory Stampede 1919; Prince of Wales Cowboy; Midnight, Hell On Hooves; Clem Gardner, Cowman; Four Of A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$43.61
image of A HOOFPRINT ON MY HEART.

A HOOFPRINT ON MY HEART.

by Coleman, Jim.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780771019944
Item Price
NZ$43.61

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971. 256 pp, 8 3/4" H. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "In memory of / Magda Don (?) / & Duchess of York / Jim Coleman / Winnipeg". "(T)he warmly nostalgic story of a little boy who 'always wanted to own a race horse'. The boy grew up to acquire a collection of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$43.61
image of THUNDER AND LIGHTNING.

THUNDER AND LIGHTNING.

by Ferguson, John. With Stan & Shirley Fischler.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780139206467
Item Price
NZ$21.81

Show Details

Description:
Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall, 1989. 334 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "If the Montreal Canadiens had a weakness in the early 1960s it was size. Too often, small Canadiens were being battered against the boards and checked out of action. In 1963, that problem was solved, and a big part of the solutions was John Ferguson. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$21.81
image of MARIO.

MARIO.

by Martin, Lawrence.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781895555455
Item Price
NZ$21.81

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Lester Publishing, 1993. 275 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "He journeyed from the west-end of Montreal to the Igloo in Pittsburgh. He carried the Penguins from the NHL basement to the Stanley Cup. He has struggled with severe, chronic back problems and fought back in his battle with cancer. He's the pre-eminent force… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$21.81
image of MAPLE LEAF GARDENS:  FIFTY YEARS OF HISTORY.

MAPLE LEAF GARDENS: FIFTY YEARS OF HISTORY.

by Obodiac, Stan.

Seller
Capricorn Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780442296353
Item Price
NZ$43.61

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. 208 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(T)akes a fascinating look at the personalities and events that have made the Gardens Canada's most famous building. It is the interesting story of the building of the Gardens and of the hockey greats who have played there. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$43.61