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Australian Sport

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1 Alves, Stan, with Col Davies Sacked Coach
Melbourne Crown Content 2002 1863503978 / 9781863503976 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed by Author
viii, 292 pp. Light general wear to wraps and edges, including light crease to upper front corner. Uniform (very pale) yellowing around margins. Inscribed and dated by Stan Alves. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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2 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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3 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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4 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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5 Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080551 / 9781865080550 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xvi, 262 pp. Slight curl to lower front corner; some faint scuffing to lower edge of text block. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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6 Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080551 / 9781865080550 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo Inscribed by Author
xvi, 262 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps; faint crease to upper back corner. A few light stains to lower and fore edges of text block. Prev. owner's inked date to upper corner of first page. Illustrated with b/w photos. Inscribed by Douglas Booth on first page. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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7 Carroll, Ray When Winter Comes... Football at Assumption
Kilmore Central Highlands Newspapers P/L 1990 0646002155 / 9780646002156 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
175 pp. Slight edgewear, faint stains to fore-edge. History of Australian Rules football at Assumption College, Victoria. Black-and-white photos throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Cavanough, Maurice, and Meurig Davies The Melbourne Cup: Complete History and Statistics
Wollstonecraft, NSW, Australia Pollard Publishing Company 1971 First Thus Cloth Over Boards Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 421 pgs plus index. DW now protected, not price clipped, but has small wear and tear along the edges. Book covers are bright and clean. Edges have some light foxing and discolouration. Interior unmarked and tightly bound. Foreword by "Bart" Cummings. First Printed 1960 as "Cup Day". Enlarged and reprinted under this title in 1971. Charts and photos, colour and b/w. 
Price: 16.00 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 Dawson, Marc Through the Covers: A Miscellany of Cricket Curiosities
Australia Penguin 2004 0670042544 / 9780670042548 First? Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
261pp. "...an off-beat collection of cricketing incidents that will engage, amuse and inform cricket fans everywhere." Book is in excellent condition except for the bottom corner of the front cover, which is bumped and has a dog-ear crease running to about halfway up the cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dunstan, Keith
11 Dunstan, Keith The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Cassell Australia 1974 304299693 Revised, enlarged edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Quarto 
286 pp. General and edgewear, including stains, chips, and tears, to unclipped dustjacket. A few faint stains to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. List of illustrations, appendices, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Dyer, Jack and Hansen, Brian Captain Blood's Wild Men of Football: Volume 1
Cheltenham Brian Edward Hansen 1993 064614782X / 9780646147826 First Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
307pp. Excellent internally, light general and edgewear to covers. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Fraser, Dawn Dawn: One Hell of a Life
Hodder & Stoughton 2001 073361342x / 9780733613425 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
xi, 420 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has light general and edgewear. Black cloth boards a little edgeworn. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 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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15 Graham 'Smokey' Dawson (compiled by) 1992 Advantage League Football
Victoria Five Mile Press 1992 0867884681 / 9780867884685 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
158pp. Book is overall in very good condition, only very minor edgewear and general wear. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season, Haigh, Gideon
16 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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Loose Men Everywhere, Harms, John
17 Harms, John Loose Men Everywhere
Melbourne Text Publishing Company 2002 1876485884 / 9781876485887 First Paperback Good Octavo 
241 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. A few creases to covers and first few pages. Shallow crease to spine, but binding is solid. Yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked. "A lifetime of valiant hopes, plunging disappointments and third-quarter fightbacks: the lot of the true believers." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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18 Harris, Bret; foreword by Mark Ella The Proud Champions: Australia's Aboriginal Sporting Heroes
Crow's Nest, New South Wales Little Hills Press 1989 1863150129 / 9781863150125 First Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
141 pp. Very light edgewear, slight curling to upper front corner. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Huts of the High Country, Hueneke, Klaus
19 Hueneke, Klaus Huts of the High Country
Canberra Tabletop Press 2003 095870497X / 9780958704977 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xix, 251 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally clean, bright and tightly bound. Illustrated with black-and-white photos and map. Appendices, hut index. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Making of Colonial Stadium Melbourne Docklands, Leonard, Mike
20 Leonard, Mike The Making of Colonial Stadium Melbourne Docklands
East Kew, Victoria Lenscape 2002 1876268573 / 9781876268572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Landscape Quarto 
140 pp. Gift inscription to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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