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THE SKIPPER
Written by Andrew Hignell.
Stock no. 1601867
Published by Limlow Books. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A biography of Wilf Wooller. ISBN: 1874524122.

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THE GREYHOUND AND GREYHOUND RACING
Written by Roy Genders.
Stock no. 1205174
Published by Sporting Handbooks Ltd.. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of the Greyhound in Britain from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0850200474. Corners bumped. Wrapper has a faded spine and rubbed corners.

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SYMPTOMS OF BEING AMUSED VOLUME 1
Written by Henry Alken. Illustrated by Henry Alken.
Stock no. 1804390
Published by Thos. McLean. 1st 1822. Almost very good condition.

Volume 1 (all published). Large oblong format. Three quarters burgundy leather with cloth sides. 42 handcoloured plates including title page by Alken, many in his sporting/equine style. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Includes Symptoms of a Preface page. Boards worn, faded and marked. Joints cracked but binding still tight. Inscription in ink to verso of first blank page. 41 of 42 hand coloured plates present. Frontis has been expertly repaired/relined. Probably a rebound copy as the tissue guards have watermark dating 1865. Plates wonderfully bright but grubby marks to margins and slightly affecting plates. Overall a nice copy of a weird and wonderful item!

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CRICKET (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Peter Smith.
Stock no. 1203494
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 49. In the rare advertising wrapper. With 8 colour and 8 b/w plates. ISBN: 0723215979. Rear cover has small damp stain to corner. Bottom edge of wrapper is damp stained; with some grubby marks.

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BOSIGRAN AND THE NORTH COAST
Written by Ed. Hart. Illustrated by Cliff Fishwick.
Stock no. 1702191
Published by Climber's Club. 2nd 1978. Very good condition.

Cornwall-West Penwith. Card wraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0901601446.

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GOLDEN JUBILEE
Written by Molly Sibbering Jones.
Stock no. 1201841
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Southerndown Ladies Golf Club 1905-1955. B/w photos. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-chipping and small area of surface damage to front panel.

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TAMING THE TOURISTS
Written by Alan Evans.
Stock no. 820022
Published by Vertical Editions. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

How Cardiff beat the All Blacks, Springboks and Wallabies. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1904091067. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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WHO'S WHO OF WELSH INTERNATIONAL SOCCER PLAYERS
Written by Gareth M. Davies; Ian Garland.
Stock no. 818886
Published by Bridge Books. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Details of over 600 players from the formative days of the 19th century to the high tech world of modern soccer. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Large format. ISBN: 1872424112. Top front corner bumped. A few very pale foxspots to title page else contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased, very slightly rubbed at corners and has a couple of marks to rear panel.

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THE SWANSEA STORY
Written by Brinley E. Matthews.
Stock no. 816272
Published by Swansea Cricket & Footbal Club. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Histroy of Swansea Rugby Football Club 1874-1968. Blue boards, silver titles. Wrapper corners rubbed.

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF NEWPORT RUGBY
Written by Jack Davis.
Stock no. 815449
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

1875-1975. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. Pictorial wrapper worn at corners.

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BLAINA RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB 1875-1976
Written by Barbara M. Evans.
Stock no. 814268
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Memories of Mutton Tump. Blaina in Monmouthshire. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903434229. Names in ink to verso of frontis. Wrapper very slightly edge-chipped and repaired with clear tape.

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SERVICE AND SMASH
Written by H.W. Austin.
Stock no. 591020
Published by Flicker Productions Ltd.; Slazengers Ltd.. Circa 1935. Slightly better than good condition.

Flicker Book No. 10b. Green card wraps. Very small format, 7cm x 5cm. B/w photos showing Austin in action as you flick through the book. Covers grubby. Name in ink to inside front cover. Staple rusted. Images clean.

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