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Addicted, Adams, Tony
1 Adams, Tony Addicted
London Collins Willow 1998 0583338984 / 9780583338981 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The popular Arsenal & England footballer's autobiography charting his ups and downs on and off the field. Clean,tight copy in an unclipped d/w showing light signs of shelfwear. Light tanning to page edges. 288 pages including index. . Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Summers Will Never be the Same: Tribute to Brian Johnston, Anon
2 Anon Summers Will Never be the Same: Tribute to Brian Johnston
London Partridge Press 1994 1852252324 / 9781852252328 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo 
Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. 177pp. Illustrated with colour and mono plates. A fond look at the life and career of Johnners - our best-loved cricket commentator "Do stop it Aggers.." 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Jack Hobbs: Profile of the Master., Arlott, John
3 Arlott, John Jack Hobbs: Profile of the Master.
Newton Abbot, Devon Readers Union 1981 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, bright copy in which Arlott conjures up the spirit of cricket in its most glorious ages whilst recording the life of the great Surrey and England opening batsman. Fading to spine - 144 pages including index. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Every Second Counts, Armstrong, Lance
4 Armstrong, Lance Every Second Counts
London Yellow Jersey Press 2003 0224064738 / 9780224064736 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Second volume of the autobiography of the sporting legend who famously fought testicular cancer and then went on to win the Tour de France in the fastest ever time. 246 pages. A very good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Big Ron: A Different Ball Game, Atkinson, Ron; Fitton, Peter
5 Atkinson, Ron; Fitton, Peter Big Ron: A Different Ball Game
London Andre Deutsch 1998 0233992170 / 9780233992174 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Memoirs of a much-travelled football manager/ pundit including a full and frank account of his controversial time at Manchester United. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing a small watermark to rear cover. Light sunning to page edges - 244pp. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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A Fine Place to Daydream, - Racehorses, Romance and the Irish, Barich, Bill
6 Barich, Bill A Fine Place to Daydream, - Racehorses, Romance and the Irish
London CollinsWillow 2005 0007191804 / 9780007191802 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo 
Clean, crisp, unread copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light edge wear. Autobiographical account of the American authors life in Dublin and the Irish passion he came to share of the National Hunt. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Harry's Game (SIGNED COPY), Bassett, Dave
7 Bassett, Dave Harry's Game (SIGNED COPY)
Derby, Derbyshire Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd 1997 1859830781 / 9781859830789 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The author takes us on a journey through his childhood, his early working life in insurance, and his great adventure in professional football with all the elation of triumph and the despair of defeat and demotion. Light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the half-title with the inscription ''To Caroline Best Wishes Dave Bassett 9.10.97.'' Foreword by Vinnie Jones - 245 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Nearly Famous : Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker, Bevan, Bob ( the Cat )
8 Bevan, Bob ( the Cat ) Nearly Famous : Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker
London Virgin Books 2003 1852270489 / 9781852270483 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Millington, Dick 
The popular sports-mad, after-dinner speaker recounts his life and times. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 248 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Everest The Hardway : The First Ascent of the South West Face, Bonington, Chris
9 Bonington, Chris Everest The Hardway : The First Ascent of the South West Face
London BCA 1976 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Recounts the attempt to conquer the mountain by a route that had already defeated five expeditions, including one led by Bonington himself. Large, heavy hardback with some sunning to page edges. 239 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Living with a Legend ( SIGNED COPY ), Botham, Kathy
10 Botham, Kathy Living with a Legend ( SIGNED COPY )
London Grafton Books 1987 0246132213 / 9780246132215 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Reveals what it is like being married to the larger-than-life international cricketer who was seldom out of the headlines. Clean square copy which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To Maggie, Thanks for all your help and Kindness, Kathy Botham''. Unclipped d/w shows light sunning to spine - 219 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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There's an Awful Lot of Bubbly in Brazil, Brazil, Alan; Parry, Mike
11 Brazil, Alan; Parry, Mike There's an Awful Lot of Bubbly in Brazil
Newbury, Berkshire Highdown 2006 1905156243 / 9781905156245 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The life and times of the former Ipswich Town footballer turned broadcaster and racegoer. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight wear & tear - 269 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Maurice Tate : A Biography, Brodribb, Gerald
12 Brodribb, Gerald Maurice Tate : A Biography
London London Magazine Editions Ltd 1976 0904388131 / 9780904388138 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Recreates all aspects of one of the great characters of the game in this first full-length biography of the legendary player, which paints a vivid picture of Sussex and English cricket over nearly three decades. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w - 215 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Heading for Victory : An Autobiography, Bruce, Steve
13 Bruce, Steve Heading for Victory : An Autobiography
London Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 1994 0747517800 / 9780747517801 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of the first Englishman to captain a double-winning team. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which shows slightest shelf wear and has faded spine. 182pp. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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My Story, Busby, Matt
14 Busby, Matt My Story
London The Sportsmans Book Club 1959 Book Club Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Manchester United's greatest manager recalls building not only great teams but a great club. Some tanning to page margins and date stamps to ffep else a good clean hardback in a d/w - 208 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Bluebirds : The Story of the Campbell Dynasty, Campbell, Gina; Meech, Michael
15 Campbell, Gina; Meech, Michael Bluebirds : The Story of the Campbell Dynasty
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1988 0283996110 / 9780283996115 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Uniquely informed account of a magnificent lineage and of Gina's own struggles and triumphs as its heiress. Some tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 215 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Will Carling : My Autobiography, Carling, Will
16 Carling, Will Will Carling : My Autobiography
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited 1998 0340696583 / 9780340696583 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Carling discusses the highs and lows of a remarkable international career, the buzz of the big game, the demands of captaincy, and what it feels like to lead your country. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket - 312 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Clough: The Autobiography, Clough, Brian
17 Clough, Brian Clough: The Autobiography
London Partridge Press 1994 1852251980 / 9781852251987 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Tight, square copy of possibly the best English football manager. 326 pages including index in an unclipped d/w. Some sunning to page edges. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Eddie Jordan: The Biography, Collings, Timothy
18 Collings, Timothy Eddie Jordan: The Biography
London Ted Smart 2002 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reveals how this extraordinarily driven man became so successful. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic jacket. Faintest tanning to page edges - 314pp including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Schumacher: The Life of the New Formula 1 Champion, Collings, Timothy
19 Collings, Timothy Schumacher: The Life of the New Formula 1 Champion
London Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 1995 074751965X / 9780747519652 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Tee, Steven 
Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w charting the rise to fame and fortune of the German F1 champion. 200 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Don Davies : 'An Old International', Cox, Jack
20 Cox, Jack Don Davies : 'An Old International'
London The Sportsmans Book Club 1963 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Fascinating biography of a multi-talented sportsman, bomber pilot in WW1, POW, and later a journalist who was among those who perished in the Munich Air Disaster. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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