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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 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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
9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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Loose Men Everywhere, Harms, John
14 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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15 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: 10.00 AUD
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The Making of Colonial Stadium Melbourne Docklands, Leonard, Mike
16 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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The Temple down the Road: The life and times of the MCG, Matthews, Brian
17 Matthews, Brian The Temple down the Road: The life and times of the MCG
Camberwell, Victoria Viking Penguin Australia 2003 067091178X / 9780670911783 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
321 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dw. Tiny chips to boards at ends of backstrip. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos in the text. "The story is more than history, more than the games and contests.... Like all great cathedrals in great cities, the MCG is central to more than just the spiritual -- or sporting -- life of the people." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Our Game, May, John M.A. (The Unknown Bowler)
18 May, John M.A. (The Unknown Bowler) Our Game
Melbourne Wilke & Co. Pty Ltd 1937 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo Signed by Author
254pp. No date or stated edition internally, "1937" in gilt on spine. Green boards with gilt title to front cover and spine. Inscription to ffep dated "May 25 '39": "To ___ / from / his old friend / & / fellow bowler / [signed] John May." Author's signature also present below author portrait which follows the preface. Internally in excellent condition save for yellowing to the free endpapers. Boards very slightly worn at edges of spine, otherwise also in very good condition. A meditation upon lawn bowls. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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19 McKeon, Mark Work a Little Less, Live a Little More
Sydney Harper Collins 2001 0732266270 / 9780732266271 First Soft Cover Good+ Octavo 
227 pp. Foreward by Eddie McGuire. Personalised inscription by the author to the first page. Corners bumped with some light creasing, otherwise excellent condition. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Cricket Walkabout: The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8, Mulvaney, D. J.
20 Mulvaney, D. J. Cricket Walkabout: The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8
Melbourne and London Melbourne University Press 1967 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
112 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine panel sunned. Yellowing and faint foxing to edges of text block. Decorated endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound, but there is a slight wave to upper edges of pages (not affecting the text). Black-and-white plates. Abbreviations, References, Index. "The author shows not only a detailed appreciation of the game of cricket but also an acute awareness of the complex issues arising from the racial contacts of the tour, which were surprisingly amicable." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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