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Image for Great Sporting Moments: The Best Images of the 20th Century

Great Sporting Moments: The Best Images of the 20th Century

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Custom Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPO17

ISBN: 1876719664

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 1725g, 383pgs. World Cups, Granbd Finals, Olympic Games, Test matches, Australian Opens and Melbourne Cups...Great Sporting Moments records a century of sport as caught through the lenses of News Limited's cameras. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Dollar Spinner, The: A Professional's Approach

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Equestrian Publishing Pty Ltd:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: SPOHOR51

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, edition unknown (no publication information), 296gms, 29 pages plus about 20 pages of blank worksheets for betting. Contents includes: introduction; operator the dollar spinner (Sydney); staking; Sydney results; operating the dollar spinnar (Melbourne); Melbourne results; overall results and summary; publishers comments; and worksheets. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherw... View more info

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Oxford Companion to Australian Cricket, The

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI25

ISBN: 0195535758

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1565gms, 640pgs. Ideal for cricket lovers, this is an indispensable reference book as detailed, intimate and absorbing as the sport it celebrates. The book includes biographies, statistics, controversies and anecdotes contributed by the likes of Richie Benaud, Ian Chappell and Geoff Lawson. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only ... View more info

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Money Maker, The

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Equestrian Publishing Pty Ltd:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: SPOHOR53

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, edition unknown (no publication information), 388gms, 114 pages. Contents includes: the money-maker inventor's rules; Sydney results; Melbourne results; Brisbane results; operating instructions (our suggested alternative methods); method A; results; method B; results; method C; results; method D; results; staking and bank required; $5 table; $10 table; $20 table; $50 table; $100 table; how to estimate outlay for two horses per race; and conclusion. Book ... View more info

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Racegoer's Handbook, A

By: Arrold, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Harper & Row Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: SPOHOR35

ISBN: 0063120216

Condition: Good


Softcover, first Australian edition, 228gms, 174 pages. Contents includes: racing terms; know your jockey; know your racehorse; reading the racebook; principal race courses; and course records. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Sport Through Time: 2004 Edition

By: Barnard, Loretta; Etherington, Kate; and Olds, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia Pty Ltd: 2004

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: SPO19

ISBN: 0759310033

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, sixth edition, 2.4kg, 541pgs. This is the sixth edition of this wonderful book that marks Australia's history through sport from the 1870s through to 2003. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2.4kg and will incur additional postage. View more info

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Profit For the Small Punter

By: Blackwell, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Equestrian Publishing Pty Ltd:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: SPOHOR50

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, edition unknown (no publication information), 192gms, 59 pages. Contents includes: introduction; rules; the do's and don'ts of serious punting; profit from losing; doing it properly; the big ones; going to the races; picking winners; form study; professional punters; place punting; maiden races and mud runners; tote betting and bookmakers; quadrella betting and doubles; investment; thre tracks; greyhounds; rules; questions and answers. Book is in good co... View more info

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History of Rugby League Clubs, The

By: Collis, Ian; and Whiticker, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SPOLEA17

ISBN: 1742570100

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jackets, updated and expanded second edition, 2145gms, 446 pages, black endpapers. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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History of Australian Batting 1850-1986, A

By: Crowley, Brian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, The Macmillan Company of Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI24

ISBN: 0333415213

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 722g, 211pgs. Here are the heroes of Australian batsmanship spanning 135 years from 1850 to 1985. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Melbourne Cup Winners

By: De Lore, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, View Productions Pty. Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOHOR65

ISBN: 0908240422

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 974gms, 128 pages, blank endpapers. Chapters include: the early years; the Phar Lap era; the last three-year old; the rising fast fifties; the Cummings hat trick; Thing Big twice/Cummings seventh; and the makings of a great event. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mode... View more info

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Highest, Most and Best Australian Cricket Statistics 1850-1990

By: Dundas, Ross; and Pollard, Jack

Price: $26.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI124

ISBN: 0207164606

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1060gms, 395pgs, green endpapers. The most comprehensive collection of Australian first class and limited over cricket statistics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with moderate shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket shows some minor sun fading. There is a small pen inscription from a previous o... View more info

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Running On a Dream: The Pat Farmer Story

By: Eckersley, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS165

ISBN: 1865084115

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 466gms, 255 pages. This is Pat Farmer's story as told to leading Australian journalist and fellow marathon runner, Ian Eckersley. It traces Pat's progress from teenage mechanic to a true Australian hero, describing in vivid detail the battle between mind and body as Pat graduates through the ranks of the loneliest sport in the world. Just as he reaches the pinnacle of his sport, his beloved wife, his most constant supporter and the mother ... View more info

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Sport: The Way I Speak It

By: Fenton, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Little Hills Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SPO7

ISBN: 1863150382

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 588gms, 172 pages. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Inside front endpaper is inscribed by the author. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us d... View more info

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Ballad of Les Darcy, The

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Pymble, Sydney, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS431

ISBN: 0732286360

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 224gms, 221 pages. This is the story of Les Darcy, a man torn between his love of a sport, boxing, and the patriotic call of his country. What unfolds is a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism; a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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England Versus Australia: A Pictorial History of the Test Matches Since 1877

By: Frith, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI35

ISBN: 0356175774

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint of sixth edition, 1440gms, 352pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is an ambitious volume which incorporates over 1150 pictures and some rare early engravings and a choice selection from the last 42 years of Anglo-Australian test warfare. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no... View more info

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Played Strong, Done Fine: The Jack Gibson Collection

By: Gibson, Jack; and Heads, Ian (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paddington, Australia, Lester-Townsend Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOLEA16

ISBN: 094985316X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 474gms, 151 pages. Within the pages of this book are the success secrets of one of the High Priests of Australian sport, Jack Gibson. It includes the best of Gibson's quotes, sayings and witticisms, gathered over 20 years and covering territory all the way from Aristotle to Arthur Beetson. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Played Strong, Done Fine: The Jack Gibson Collection

By: Gibson, Jack; and Heads, Ian (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Randwick, NSW, Australia, Ironbark: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOLEA8

ISBN: 1875471103

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 474gms, 151 pages. Within the pages of this book are the success secrets of one of the High Priests of Australian sport, Jack Gibson. It includes the best of Gibson's quotes, sayings and witticisms, gathered over 20 years and covering territory all the way from Aristotle to Arthur Beetson. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Played Strong, Done Fine: The Jack Gibson Collection

By: Gibson, Jack; and Heads, Ian (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Randwick, NSW, Australia, Ironbark: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOLEA13

ISBN: 094985316X

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 474gms, 151 pages. Within the pages of this book are the success secrets of one of the High Priests of Australian sport, Jack Gibson. It includes the best of Gibson's quotes, sayings and witticisms, gathered over 20 years and covering territory all the way from Aristotle to Arthur Beetson. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. The inside front endpaper has been remov... View more info

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Official AFL Yearbook 2002, The

By: Gleeson, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000470

ISBN: 0732276209

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 508gms, 406 pages. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australian Cricket, A

By: Harte, Chris; and Whimpress, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Andre Deutsch Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI28

ISBN: 0233051309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1375gms, 830pgs. This book covers the beginning of the Australian game in the early 19th century right up until the World Cup of 2003 and includes the Border years, the Taylor era and the time of the Waugh brothers. It also looks in-depth at the beginnings of World Series Cricket. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with ... View more info