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From thoroughbred racing to billiards, the rare and collectible sports books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room has more than plenty of variety. Many of the books in the rare and collectible sports books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room are signed or are first editions, and many of them would be sure to increase the value of your personal rare and antique book collection. Some of the featured books below are signed biographies, and others are larger books about the history of a rare or unusual sport.

Works of Theodore Roosevelt by ROOSEVELT, Theodore

1882 Works of Theodore Roosevelt Winning the West Naval War Illustrated MAPS 7v "Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right." ― Theodore Roosevelt Mostly known for his Presidency of the United States of America, Theodore Roosev...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The wild sports of southern Africa: being the narrative of a hunting expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn by HARRIS, William Cornwallis

1852 Wild Sports of Southern Africa Harris Big Game Hunting Illustrated Binding The first book written exclusively of only big game hunting! William Cornwallis Harris was a 19th-century English explorer who is best remembered for his voyages to South Af...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa; Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa and Rhodesia by Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by)

Cape Town, South Africa: Atkinson & Partners (S.A.) Limited, 1929. Both volumes are No. 60 of 500 copies. "South Africa is undated but came out around "South Africa and Rhodesia" which is dated 1929. Boards moderately warped. Ink stamp ...

From Arizona Book Gallery



Chicago: The Athletic Publishing Co.. Good+. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean green cloth that has been skillfully rebacked . Text & hinges are tight & intact. Spine lettering faded & gilt lettering & decoration on front cover somew...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


The Sportfolio ( Complete in 6 Parts ) by Newnes George

London: George Newnes Limited, 1896. Complete in 6 parts, 140 pages, all pages illustrated. 15 Athletics, 6 Billiards, 6 Chess, 13 Cricket, 34 Cycling, 38 Football (Rugby and Soccer), 18 Golf, 4 Lawn Tennis, 4 Sculling, 2 Skating. A Who’s Who of Vict...

From George Jeffery Books


Hot Line to Victory Ohio State University Buckeyes by Woody Hayes

Woodrow Hayes, 1969. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. All pages clean and tight. Previous owner's name on front endpaper and top text block. Plastic comb binding. Card covers. . ...

From Aaron's International Booksearch


Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, &c. &c. From Drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c. With a Supplement of New South Wales. Containing One Hundred and Ten Plates by CLARK, John Heaviside, and others

London: Edward Orme, 1814. Joints and extremities rubbed but the orginal binding quite sound and attractive.. Quarto, 160 pages letterpress without pagination, 100 handcoloured aquatints with the 1813 New South Wales supplement bound at rear (this compr...

From Hordern House Rare Books


Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf ( Important Association Copy in Year of Publication ) by Riefenstahl, Leni

Berlin: im Deutschen Verlag,, 1937. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page - " Arthur Kiekebusch su wiedersehen 1937 herrlich (?) Leni Riefenstahl". Arthur Kiekebusch was a German production manager and director, best known for the 19...

From Dale Steffey Books


POLO Magazine - 1927 & 1928, Volume I with 12 Bound Issues

This is a scarce, bound volume of POLO magazine ("The Magazine of the Game") that contains the publication's first 12 issues from June, 1927 to May, 1928 (a complete run of issues 1-12 from Volume 1). Fine binding with marbled covers, gilt lettering and d...

From CraigsClassics


Line Coaching; A Text of Detailed Football Instruction by Lieb, Thomas J

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The Author, 1947. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "Best Wishes to "Norm" Duncan A great Fullback when going was tough, Tom Lieb". A great college football Association Copy. Tom Lieb was an All-...

From Dale Steffey Books


...Sting Like a Bee: The Muhammad Ali Story by Jose Torres; Preface by Norman Mailer ; Epilogue by Budd Schulberg; Sketches by Le Roy Neiman

New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1972. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half-title page - "To Lenny, Good Luck Jose Torres". Fine, prior owner name and 1/72 front paste down, hidden by front flap, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, front flap price-cli...

From Dale Steffey Books


O. J. Simpson SIGNED in Pencil on Golf Score Card from Rancho Park Golf course , Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California ( Former Football player tried Killing his xwife Nicole Simpson ) by O. J. Simpson SIGNED

NF/VG+ with Crease Fold not affecting signature, AUTOGRAPH GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, O. J. Simpson SIGNED in Pencil on Golf Score Card. Signed by Author. First Edition. Unbound....



A History of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews From 1754-1900 by Everard, H.S. C

William Blackwood & Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1907. First. Hard Cover. 2" copper-colored stain to bottom right edge, front board. Edgewear to extremities, but overall binding sturdy, corners very lightly bumped. Foxing to front e...

From Books On The Boulevard


The Golfer's Alphabet by Sutphen, W.G. Van T

Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1898. First. Hardcover. Personal copy of illustrator A. B. Frost. Signed on front free-endpaper: "A. B. Frost." Brightly-colored pictorial boards. Unpaginated, 112pp. Edgewear to extremitie...

From Books On The Boulevard


The Packer Way: Nine Stepping Stones to Building a Winning Organization by Wolf, Ron; Paul Attner; Brett Favre; Reginald Howard "Reggie" White

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998 Stated first edition, green boards with gilt-lettered spine, 260pp. Boldly signed directly on the front-free endpage by defensive lineman Reggie White #92 (1961-2004) and quarterback Brett Favre #4; sale includes 2 c...

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