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PLAZA DE TOROS DE MADRID

By: (Ballestar); Bienvenida, Antonio; Giron, Curro; and Segura, Luis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Madrid: Talleres Graficos Soler, 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 29896


Madrid: Talleres Graficos Soler, 1959.. 1959.. Good.. A SUPERB VINTAGE COLOR BULLFIGHT POSTER ILLUSTRATED BY BALLESTAR - sc A wonderful 38-1/2 inch high by 21-1/2 inch wide color poster superbly illustrated in color by Ballestar. Printed in Spain by Talleres Graficos Soler. There is a spot of browning to the left border and a tiny chip to the top edge with a crease at the top right corner of the poster. Some minor chipping affects the bottom of the left edge. A couple of... View more info

Image for A BRIEF CORRESPONDENCE AMONG THE PROFESSIONAL ICE SKATER "CHARLOTTE", INVENTOR OF THE DEATH SPIRAL AND OLYMPIC CHAMPION DICK BUTTON, AND DR. ARTHUR N. FOXE. The collection includes several signed autograph and typed letters and related ephemera including the original program for the 1917 movie "The Frozen Warning".

A BRIEF CORRESPONDENCE AMONG THE PROFESSIONAL ICE SKATER "CHARLOTTE", INVENTOR OF THE DEATH SPIRAL AND OLYMPIC CHAMPION DICK BUTTON, AND DR. ARTHUR N. FOXE. The collection includes several signed autograph and typed letters and related ephemera including the original program for the 1917 movie "The Frozen Warning".

By: (Button, Dick; Neuman, Kurt; & Charlotte). Oelschlagel, Charlotte (aka Charlotte Hayward) (1898-1984). German professional figure skater who starred on Broadway and cinema and first invented the death spiral with Kurt Neuman.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Germany, October 1967 through June 1968. [1967].: [1967].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33874


- A brief correspondence begun on October 1, 1967 among "Charlotte", Dick Button and Dr. Arthur N. Foxe. The material includes 3 autograph letters signed by Charlotte. Also included are 2 autograph notes signed by Charlotte on the versos of real-photo portrait postcards, and 5 Typed Letters Signed by the Olympic champion figure skater and television broadcaster Dick Button, together with related material. In a 91-word Typed Letter on "Candid Productions" ... View more info

WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, JOE DIMAGGIO?: The Story of America's Last Hero

By: (DiMaggio, Joe). Allen, Maury

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 1605


NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1975.. 1975.. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth backed green paper covered boards titled in silver on spine, in dw. The covers are very lightly bumped. There are a few small stains to the dw & a label has been removed from the front flap. 222 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

2 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS DEPICTING 1950'S U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONS FRANCES DORSEY, AND EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS SILVIA AND MICHEL GRANDJEAN, EACH MOUNTED ON BOARD WITH TYPOGRAPHIC TEXT SERVING AS MOCK-UPS FOR PUBLICITY RELEASES

By: (Dorsey, Frances; GrandJean, Silvia; and GrandJean, Michel)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [1950's].: [1950's].

Seller ID: 25359


[1950's].. [1950's].. Very good. - sc The Frances Dorsey photograph measures 9-3/8 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide and is mounted above a typographic strip bearing her name onto 10-3/8 high by 7-3/8 inch wide board. The 8-1/2 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide photograph of Silvia and Michel GrandJean is mounted above text onto 10-3/8 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide cardboard. A horizontal line has been whited-out from the background and there is some slight discoloration to the... View more info

THE COMPLETE BOOK OF COLLECTIBLE BASEBALL CARDS

By: (Editors of Consumer Guide)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Beekman House, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 23144


NY: Beekman House, (1987).. (1987).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth in dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped; The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a price-sticker on the front panel. 424 pages. Profusely illustrated in B&W & color. Near fine in a very good dusat wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

BART: A Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti by Him and about Him

By: (Giamatti, A. Bartlett). Valerio, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, San Diego, London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1991).: (1991).

Seller ID: 3433


New York, San Diego, London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1991).. (1991).. Fine. - Small square quarto, 8-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. Black boards backed by a light brown cloth spine, titled in gilt on the spine, in a color pictorial cream dust wrapper. There is a tiny chip to the front edge of the dust jacket. xii, [ii] & 123 pages with the text printed in black & brown in three columns, illustrated throughout with black & white and sepia-toned photographs. Nea... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPHS OF 5 PLAYERS FROM THE BASKETBALL EXHIBITION TEAM, THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS.

AUTOGRAPHS OF 5 PLAYERS FROM THE BASKETBALL EXHIBITION TEAM, THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS.

By: (Harlem Globetrotters). Lark, Meadow; Burks, Frank; Wilson, Clarence; Wagner, Ernest; and Vaughn, Governor "Gov".

Price: $45.00

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33981


Very good. - An 8 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide sheet of white paper signed by 5 of the cleverly humorous basketball players who played on the Harlem Globetrotters exhibition team. Penned in black ink are the autographs of Frank Buck, Clarence Wilson, and Gov Vaughn. Meadow Lark and Ernest Wagner have signed their names in blue ink. Identified as the "Harlem Globetrotters" in blue ink at the top of the page, the sheet is mounted with glue at the verso of the corne... View more info

75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE

By: (Jay Publishing)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Jay Publishing Co., Inc.), [1951].: [1951].

Seller ID: 22115


(Jay Publishing Co., Inc.), [1951].. [1951].. Very good. - Quarto, 12 inches high by 9 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in blue boards titled in gilt within the shape of a baseball diamond on the front cover. The covers are rubbed, especially along the joints, and the corners are bumped. 96 pages, profusely illustrated throughout. Very good. An original vintage 8 inch high by 10 inch wide news photograph depicting the catcher Melton missing a pitch is laid in at the fron... View more info

Image for A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE GREAT SPANISH BULLFIGHTER MANOLETE

A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE GREAT SPANISH BULLFIGHTER MANOLETE

By: (Manolete). Harris, Martin

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Circa [1940].: [1940].

Seller ID: 30778


Circa [1940].. [1940].. Fine. - sc A 14 inch high by 11 inch wide black & white photograph of the great bullfighter in the ring. Depicted in profile from the shoulders up, Manolete is dressed in the traditional bullfighting attire. An intense expression in his eyes, he appears to be looking at the bull as he speaks or shouts, possibly luring the bull. This is one of a very few prints of a photograph by Martin Harris pulled from the original negative in the 1990's and off... View more info

WIE WERDE ICH EIN GUTER SCHLITTSCHUH-LAUFER?

By: (Remscheider Schlittschuhindustrie)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Remscheid: Remscheider Schlittschuhindustrie, circa 1930).: 1930).

Seller ID: 22693


(Remscheid: Remscheider Schlittschuhindustrie, circa 1930).. 1930).. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers. The binding is bumped & darkened with a chip out of the front edge of the rear wrap. 20 & [2] pages, including inside wraps. Black-and-white illustrations. There is an an owner's stamp on the inside front wrap & the pages are darkened. Fair. A pamphlet issued by a manufacturer of skating boots and blades. The text is in German. View more info

BASEBALL: THE NATIONAL PASTIME IN ART AND LITERATURE

By: (Rockwell, Norman; Warhol, Andy; De Kooning, Elaine; King, Stephen; Dillard, Annie, Kinsella, W.P., et al). (Colbert, David; editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A Fair Street/Welcome Book, [2000].: [2000].

Seller ID: 32688


A Fair Street/Welcome Book, [2000].. [2000].. Very good. - Quarto, 12-1/4 inches high by 9-3/8 inches wide. Color pictorial white boards with Norman Rockwell's illustration of a pitcher on the front panel, in a matching dust jacket. The dust jacket is slightly soiled. 240 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. "Here is the most compelling fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about baseball from the likes of Doris... View more info

KODAK BLACK-AND-WHITE PAPERS, FILMS, AND CHEMICALS. (Cover title)

By: (Tyson, Mike; D'Amato, Cus)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Company, 1987).: 1987).

Seller ID: 19633


(Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Company, 1987).. 1987).. Fine. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial gray, black & white wrappers. The extremities are slightly rubbed. 40 pages. Black-and-white & color illustrations. Near fine. Includes a great full-page photo of Mike Tyson and Cus D'Amato. View more info

BULLS AND BULLFIGHTING

By: Acquaroni, Jose Luis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barcelona: Editorial Noguer, (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 27698


Barcelona: Editorial Noguer, (1963).. (1963).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. There are creases to the film surface of the covers. There is some light soiling to the top edge of the front cover & to the spine and the titling on the spine is a bit faded. 126 & [1] pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog, including a 6-page supplement printed in blue on light blue stock. Profusely illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations & with drawings b... View more info

Image for BRUNO OF HOLLYWOOD PUBLICITY PHOTO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SKIPPY  BAXTER.

BRUNO OF HOLLYWOOD PUBLICITY PHOTO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SKIPPY BAXTER.

By: Baxter, Lloyd Valdemar (Skippy). (1919-2012). American figure skater, the first to land the triple Salchow in 1939.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: circa [1940].: [1940].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33979


circa [1940].. [1940].. Very good. - 10" x 8" black-and-white publicity photo with "Bruno of Hollywood n.y.c." printed in the bottom right corner. Inscribed in blue ink to the right of the image: "To Fred - / A swell fellow and a wonderfull friend / Skippy". There is some light soiling to the margins of the photo. The top right corner is creased & the bottom right corner is slightly creased. Very good. Skippy Baxter is depicted in a dramatic po... View more info

LO SPORT NASCE IN ASIA

By: Bonacossa, Cesare

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Milano): Soc. Editrice Stampa Sportiva/La Gazzetta dello Sport, (1956).: (1956).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18168


(Milano): Soc. Editrice Stampa Sportiva/La Gazzetta dello Sport, (1956).. (1956).. Good. - Octavo, golden yellow cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & slightly soiled. The spine is rubbed & a bit darkened. 244 & [7] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 12 black-and-white plates, including a folding plate. The edges of the pages & of the plates are darkened. Good. First edition. The text is in Italian.Boldly inscribed by the author on the front endpaper and signed... View more info

VALUES OF THE GAME

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Artisan Books, (1998).: (1998).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33162


New York: Artisan Books, (1998).. (1998).. Very good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY BILL BRADLEY, U.S. SENATOR & KNICKS BASKETBALL PLAYER - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide. Hardcover in a dust jacket. Bound in black cloth titled in chrome on the spine in a color pictorial black dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed. 160 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Bill Bradley on the tit... View more info

EXPERT SKIING

By: Bradley, David; Miller, Ralph; Merrill, Allison

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960).: (1960).

Seller ID: 25988


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960).. (1960).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped & soiled with a piece out of the head of its spine & with a faded notation on its front panel. There is a date stamp on the front flap. 224 pages. Numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations & diagrams. The front endpaper is foxed & the top edge is s... View more info

POPULAR SPORTS: Their Origin and Development

By: Collins, Frank D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 6058


Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - 12mo, pictorial boards. Very lightly rubbed. 63 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W. Very good. View more info

SWIMMING TO ANTARCTICA: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

By: Cox, Lynne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.: 2004.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13319


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.. 2004.. Fine. - Octavo, gray boards backed with gray cloth & titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. There is some light soiling to the rear panel of the dust jacket. ix & 323 pages plus colophon. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the half-title and signed in full. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

100 GREATEST GOLF COURSES - AND THEN SOME. By William H. Davis and the Editors of Golf Digest

By: Davis, William H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Norwalk, CT: Golf Digest/Tennis, Inc., 1982).: 1982).

Seller ID: 8628


(Norwalk, CT: Golf Digest/Tennis, Inc., 1982).. 1982).. Fine. - Quarto, boards, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. 279 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info