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Rare Sport and Sporting Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

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.



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

£425.00


THE THRILLING TRUE STORY OF THE BASEBALL YANKEES WORLD CHAMPIONS, 1951 by Fawcett Publications

Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publication. Very Good. 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Clean soft cover, front cover holds photographs of Casey Stengel, Joe Dimaggio, Allie Reynolds, Hank Bauer, Yogi Berra and Micky Mantle. Thrilling true story of the Baseba...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$125.00


Quarterbacking (SIGNED by Bart Starr & Boyd Dowler, JSA-Certified) 1 by Starr, Bart

Prentice-Hall, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. DOUBLE-SIGNED BY BART STARR and by Packers wide receiver Boyd Dowler! Autographs are professionally authenticated by JSA and includes their ironclad COA. Also very briefly inscribed. Full numb...

From Bookcharmed

$143.50


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

$2,500.00


GLADIATORS OF THE PRIZE RING : OR PUGILISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES FROM JAMES J. CORBETT TO TOM HYER - WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND AUTHENTIC RECORDS OF THEIR VICTORIES AND DEFEATS, EMBRACING ALL THE MEN OF NOTE OF ALL NATIONS.... by Edwards, Billy (William)

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

$435.00


FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT by FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL

Piccadilly W. London: Messrs, Fores. Very Good+. 1884-1911. First Edition. Hardcover. This magazine was published from 1884-1912. This is the first 28 of 29 volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's half red morocco over blue cloth covered boards. Spi...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$1,800.00


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

$1,000.00


Say Hey: The Autobiography of Willie Mays by Mays, Willie; Sahadi, Lou

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 286 pages including an Index. Two sections of black & white photographs. This copy signed by Willie Mays on the front-free end paper. ...

From Iron Engine

$200.00


Graf, Morsbach & Co. Wholesale Manufacturers/ Harness & Saddlery by Graf, Morsbach & Co

Cincinnati, 1891. Near Fine. Color printed and embossed boards and black cloth spine (worn away in a few spots). Excellent copy of a splendid catalogue. Laid in are order blank, embossed envelope and small sheet with view of factory (new in 1891). Two col...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$1,200.00


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

$174.80


Fabulous Redmen: The Carlisle Indians and Their Famous Football Teams by Steckbeck, John S; and Jim Thorpe

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: J. Horace McFarland Company, 1951 First Printing of the First Edition. Signed upon the opening page by John Steckbeck and Olympian Jim Thorpe, as follows: "To Paul Conner / Best Wishes / John S Steckbeck" / "Me too...

From Idler Fine Books

$1,650.00


My Life Story -by Joe Louis -a Signed Copy ( Autobiography / Autobiographical / Boxing / Boxer ) by Louis, Joe (signed) with the Aid of Chester L Washington and Haskell Cohen

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce -an Eagle Book, 1947, 1st Edition, First Printing , 1947. -----------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, green cloth, a solid Very Good copy with some light rubbing and a bit of tip wear, some browni...

From Leonard Shoup

$275.00


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....

From BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS

$200.00


Round by Round An Autobiography (Signed) by Dempsey, Jack (with Myron M. Stearns)

First edition 1st printing, Very Good to Near Fine book with slight edge and corner wear, mild page edge soiling, smudge bottom of first front end page, and slight thumbprint half-title page near signature, gilt on spine lightly rubbed and faded slightly;...

From Squid Ink Books

$450.00


Super Bowl XXXIII : The Official Game Program [Limited Hardbound Edition] Denver Broncos vs Atlanta Falcons by National Football League

Los Angeles, California: National Football League Properties, 1999. Brand New condition. SEE PHOTOS. Bright, shiny, clean, square and tight. Sharp corners. Hinges are perfect. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are bright white, fresh and crisp...

From About Books

$295.00


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