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1 Atkinson, Graeme and Hanlon, Michael 3AW Book of Footy Records
South Melboune Matchbooks 1989 1863210091 / 9781863210096 First? Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
278pp. "All the great players, matches, goals, kicks, brawls and sensations from more than 100 years of Aussie Rules in Australia." Internally very good, a bit of light yellowing and wear to page edges. Wraps with light to moderate general wear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Blood & Guts: Violence in Sport, Atyeo, Don
2 Atyeo, Don Blood & Guts: Violence in Sport
Stanmore, NSW Cassell Australia 1979 0709200005 / 9780709200000 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
384 pp. Edgewear, including discolouration and short tears, to unclipped dustjacket. Front flap of dj is considerably creased. Faint yellowing and a few stains to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos. Bibliography, index. "Sport has it all: pain and injury, death and destruction, blood and guts, in ever-increasing doses." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Game: One Man, Nine Innings A Love Affair With Baseball, Benson, Robert
3 Benson, Robert The Game: One Man, Nine Innings A Love Affair With Baseball
New York J P Tarcher 2001 1585421014 / 9781585421015 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
183pp. Dustjacket with very light edgwear and a little fading to spine panel. All else as new. "... brings baseball -- and baseball writing -- back to their proper scale and scope. This is a great book, especially for those of us more at ease in the bleachers than a sky box." -- Paul Dickson, author of The Joy of Keeping Score. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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4 Birley, Derek A Social History of English Cricket
London Aurum Press 2003 1854109413 / 9781854109415 Reprint Paperback Good + 12mo 
x, 388 pp. Light general and edgewear, including two or three shallow creases, to illustrated wraps. Edges of text block yellowed. Spine square and uncreased; internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. William Hill Sports Book of the Year. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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5 Blainey, Geoffrey A Game of Our Own: The Origins of Australian Football
Black Inc. 2003 1863953477 / 9781863953474 Revised Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 249 pp. Lower front corner a little bumped, along with first few pages. Edges of text block somewhat scuffed and faded. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. History of the origins of Australian Rules football. Gives Marn-Grook short shrift, but does acknowledge the mighty Port Adelaide sides of the 19th century. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Bockris, Victor Muhammad Ali in Fighter's Heaven
London Arrow Books 2000 0099410842 / 9780099410843 Later Edition Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
127 pp. Slightest edgewear, otherwise as new. Copiously illustrated with b/w photos, stills. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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7 Boon, David Under the Southern Cross: The Autobiography of David Boon
Sydney HarperCollins 1996 073225728X / 9780732257286 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
272 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is unclipped but very slightly edgeworn. Boards are slightly worn at corners and ends of spine. Interior is as new. Plenty of colour and black-and-white photos. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team., Buchanan, John
8 Buchanan, John If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team.
Prahran, Victoria Hardie Grant Books 2007 1740665414 / 9781740665414 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xv, 239 pp. Extremely light wear to upper edge of unclipped dw. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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9 Coward, Mike The Chappell Years: Cricket in the '70s
Sydney ABC Books 2002 0733311067 / 9780733311062 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp. Numerous b&w and some colour photos. "...demonstrates absolutely that this was an extraordinary time in the history of the game." Unclipped ustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Cutler, Norman Behind the Australian Tests 1956
London Putnam 1956 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ Small Octavo 
237 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, has edgewear including small tears, tape reinforcement to base of spine. Price-clipped. Book has edgwear but interior is unwrinkled and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Daffey, Paul Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond
Flemington, VIC, Australia Black Duck Publications 2001 0646412485 / 9780646412481 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Martin Tighe (cover) Inscribed by Author
316 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Lower corner a little scuffed and curled. Internally clean and solidly bound. Inscribed by Paul Daffey on title page. Illustrated with map and b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Whole Australian Football Catalogue, Downes, Stephen; Garrie Hutchinson; John Ross
12 Downes, Stephen; Garrie Hutchinson; John Ross The Whole Australian Football Catalogue
Sydney HarperCollins 2001 0732269032 / 9780732269036 First Paperback Near Fine Large Octavo 
304 pp. Very light general and edgewear, internally as new. "The A-Z of all things AFL". Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers, Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott)
13 Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott) The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers
England Van Nostrand Reinhold 1975 0442301502 / 9780442301507 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Octavo 
168pp. Includes b&w plates section. Page edges moderately yellowed, pages themselves slightly yellowed with age, light foxing to top page edge, boards with minor edgewear. Dustjacket price-clipped, with just a bit of edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Big Bird: Flying High: The Autobiography of Joel Garner, Garner, Joel
14 Garner, Joel Big Bird: Flying High: The Autobiography of Joel Garner
London Arthur Barker / Weidenfeld and Nicholson 1988 021316955X / 9780213169558 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
200 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. Heel of spine bumped; edges of text block a little browned. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w plates. "His forthright account of his high flying career will make absorbing reading for all followers of the game, from Taunton, Somerset, to Enterprise, Barbados. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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15 Gatting, Mike Triumph in Australia: Mike Gatting's 1986-87 Cricket Diary
London Queen Anne Press 1987 035614349X / 9780356143491 First Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp. Numerous b&w and some colour photographs. Internally in excellent condition, boards with minor edgewear. Dustjacket looks excellent from the front but has a creased/scuffed portion on the back, which takes up about the top 1/4 of the height of the book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 Griffiths, Edward Kepler: The Biography
England Pelham Books 1994 0720720451 / 9780720720457 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
348pp. Colour and b&w plates sections. Internally very good, some light yellowing to page margins and edges. Boards very good except for moderate edgewear around the spines. Dustjacket is very good with only very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season, Haigh, Gideon
17 Haigh, Gideon The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008354 / 9781877008351 First Australian Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
217 pp. Edges of text block a little yellowed. All else as new. "The Vincibles is about playing for love, winning with grace, losing with humour, valuing your community, and other anachronistic notions." 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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18 Hall, Greg, with Rod Nicholson` Ride to Win
Melbourne Melbourne Books 2003 1877096148 / 9781877096143 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
223 pp. Very light wear to lower edge of illustrated wraps. Internally as new. Colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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19 Harms, John, and Paul Daffey, editors The Footy Almanac 2008. The AFL season one game at a time.
Camberwell, Victoria Penguin Viking 2008 067007330X / 9780670073306 First Paperback Good Octavo 
xxv, 207 pp. Light wear to illustrated covers, including a few creases. Lower edge of text block a little scuffed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Includes profiles, with photos, of contributors. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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20 Harms, John, and Paul Daffey, with a foreword by Paul Kelly and a preface by Martin Flanagan The Footy Almanac 2007. The AFL Season One Game at a Time
Melbourne Malarkey Publications 2007 0646481959 / 9780646481951 First Paperback Very Good+ 
xvii, 533 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Corners just a little curled. Internally as new. The inaugural edition of this series. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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