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Oxford Limited. in dj.

By: BRIANT, KEITH.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938,:

Seller ID: 55412


BRIANT, KEITH. Oxford Limited. NY.: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). Pp 306. 8vo,blue cloth. "Keith Briant, the 1936 editor of The Isis, the undergraduate paper at Oxford University, has written a startling and uncompromising study of one of the world's greatest universities." -from the dust jacket. Of nautical interest: "Chapter 3 - SPORT; The Importance of Losing the Boat Race." Edgeworn, crumpling to spine ends, spotting to upper board, previous owner's signature to ffep, worm hole evident, ow vg in chipped, sunned, somewhat soiled, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Oxford Rowing : A History of Boat-Racing at Oxford from the Earliest Times with a Record of the Races compiled principally from Official Sources

By: SHERWOOD, W.E., Rev., comp.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Oxford, 1900,:

Seller ID: 72090


SHERWOOD, W.E., Rev., comp. Oxford Rowing : A History of Boat-Racing at Oxford from the Earliest Times with a Record of the Races compiled principallyfrom Official Sources . Compiled by Rev. W.E. Sherwood. Oxford and London: Henry Frowde, 1900. Pp. [i]-xviii,(2),[1]-406,(2), frontis., + 21 p. of pl ates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decorationof the O.U.B.C. logoto front and gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.281. This volume is presented in two parts, the first of which focuses on a general history of the Oxford University Boat Cl... View more info

Paddles Up! : Dragon Boat Racing in Canada. pbk.

By: CHAN, Arlene and Susan HUMPHRIES HUMPHRIES, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781554883950:

Seller ID: 86922


CHAN, Arlene and Susan HUMPHRIES. Paddles Up! : Dragon Boat Racing in Canada. Toronto: Dundurn Press, (2009). Pp. (10),11-294,(2). Illustrated. Doublecolumn. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contents: 1. Chan's "The Beginnings"; 2. Albert McDonald and Suzanne McKenzie's "Basic Dragon Boat Paddling Technique"; 3. Jamie Hollins's "Getting There: Dry Land Training";4. Matt Robert's "Drumming and Steering"; 5. Kamini Jain's "Dragon Boat Co aching"; 6. Andrew Fox's "Teams and Teamwork"; 7. McDonald's "Voice of the Beast"; 8. Jim Farin... View more info

Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. First Edition.

By: CROSSLEY, Sydney.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 91513


CROSSLEY, Sydney. Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. London : A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, 1899. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-256,[i]-viii (ads). Index. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, top edge dyed green. Toy 1845, Cassell 511, Cohen, The Thames,1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.277. "A charming, attractively designed book, which is very helpful in gaining an understanding of British pleasure boating on inland waters at the turn of the century." - Toy. And, as an earlier bookseller put it, "Strong overtones of Jerome K Jerome, or perhaps Ratty." Conten... View more info

Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. First Edition.

By: CROSSLEY, Sydney.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 109863


CROSSLEY, Sydney. Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. London : A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, 1899. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-256,[i]-viii (ads). Index. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, black lettering tofront board and spine Toy 1845, Cassell 511, Cohen, The Thames,1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.277. "A charming, attractively designed book, which is very helpful in gaining an understanding of British pleasure boating on inland waters at the turn of the century." - Toy. And, as an earlier bookseller put it, "Strong overtones of Jerome K Jerome, or perhaps... View more info

Ready...Set...Go! :. In dj

By: GRAHAM, Frank W. BUTT, John C., foreword MURPHY, John J., message from mayor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1988, ISBN:0920021549:

Seller ID: 4481


GRAHAM, Frank W. Ready...Set...Go! : A St.John's Sports Pictorial; Forewordby John C. Butt, message from Mayor John J. Murphy. St.John's : Creative P ublishers, 1988. Pp [i]-xii, 1-260. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo,blue cloth. For Graham (b.1906) see ENL II:677, DNLB p.131. Of nautical in terest: The St. John's Regatta, pp. 1-38. Also includes chapters on horse racing, curling, cricket, hockey, football, baseball, basketball, soccer, &c"Volunteer Sports Archivist for the Government of Newfoundland, Frank Grah am has carried out extensive research into the origin and growth of spo... View more info

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Record of the University Boat Race

By: PITMAN, C.M

Price: $200.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1909,:

Seller ID: 39810


PITMAN, C.M. The Record of the University Boat Race 1829-1909 and Register of Those Who Have Taken Part in It. Revised and Completed to Date by C.M. Pitman. L: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. Pp 348, frontis., folding map. 8vo, pale blue spine with navy blue boards, t.e.g., gilt lett. and dec. to front and spine. Toy 1728, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.280.An update and revision of the work of G.G.T. Treherne and J.H.D. Goldie, p ublished in 1881 and 1883. Rubbed and slightly soiled, front inner hinge a bit tender, small nick to spine label, edges a bit dusty, else Vg. With a l... View more info

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Regatta to Take Place on Quidi Vidi Lake, on Wednesday, August 10th, 1887

By: Quidi Vidi Regatta)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 1887,:

Seller ID: 35838


(Quidi Vidi Regatta). Regatta to Take Place on Quidi Vidi Lake, on Wednesday, August 10th, 1887. (Weather permitting.) A printed programme done for thirteen races, done on one side of a watered silk ribbon, measuring 13 1/2 x3 1/4 inches (340 x 82 mm). T.J. Murphy, Secretary. Presentation of Medals by Lady Carter. J.W. M'Coubrey, Printer (for which firm see ENL III:400-40 1). See Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador IV: 549-55 : "Considered the oldest continuing sports event in North America, the annual St. John's Regatta is traditionally held the first Wednesday in August on Quidi Vi... View more info

Rough Ways Made Smooth : A Series of Familiar Essays on Scientific Subjects

By: PROCTOR, Richard A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: R. Worthington, 1882,:

Seller ID: 40187


PROCTOR, Richard A. Rough Ways Made Smooth : A Series of Familiar Essays onScientific Subjects. NY: R. Worthington, 1882. Pp 410. 8vo, red cloth, t.e .g. Slightly rubbed, nicks to head and tail of spine, some soiling to covers, spine sunned, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Rowing 1.

By: KLAVORA, Peter.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canadian Amateur Rowing Association, Ottawa, 1984, ISBN:0772722013:

Seller ID: 91110


KLAVORA, Peter. Rowing 1. (Ottawa) : Canadian Amateur Rowing Association, (1984). Pp [i]-x,[1]-168,(2). Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated pink card covers, printed in red. Contents : Technique; Rigging; Faults; Coxing; Equipment Maintenance; Regatta Organization; Coaching Tips; Warm-up and Flexibility; Coach's Tool Kit. Spine sunned, tear to bottom spine, penned name, else very good. 14.00 View more info

Rowing Against the Current : On Learning to Scull at Forty. Paperback Edition.

By: STRAUSS, Barry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Touchstone, Simon and Schuster, New York, 2001, ISBN:0684863308:

Seller ID: 103816


STRAUSS, Barry. Rowing Against the Current : On Learning to Scull at Forty.New York: A Touchstone Book, published by Simon & Schuster, (2001). First thus printing. Pp. (10),[11]-175,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettered red title block to spine. "In the midst of a standard midlife crisis - complete with wine-tasting, yoga classes, and a failed attemptat a first novel - forty-year old Barry Strauss falls unexpectedly and pas sionately in love with rowing, a sport in which a twenty-seven-year-old is a has-been." -from the rear cover. Very good. 9.00 View more info

Rowing Against the Current. in dj

By: STRAUSS, Barry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scribner's, 1999, ISBN:0684843218:

Seller ID: 68363


STRAUSS, Barry. Rowing Against the Current. (NY): Scribner's, (1999). Pp. 175. Small 8vo, red paper covered boards, green cloth spine with gilt titles. "In the midst of a standard midlife crisis - complete with wine-tasting, yoga classes, and a failed attempt at a first novel - forty-year old Barry Strauss falls unexpectedly and passionately in love with rowing, a sport inwhich a twenty-seven-year-old is a has-been." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 16.00 View more info

Rowing to Latitude : Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge. Signed, Paperback.

By: FREDSTON, Jill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North Point Press, New York, 2002, ISBN:0865476551:

Seller ID: 108338


FREDSTON, Jill. Rowing to Latitude : Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge . NewYork: North Point Press, (2002). Later Paperback Printing. Pp. (16),[xiii] -xvii,(1),[1]-289,(1), + 8 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The author recounts a series of rowing adventures in the arctic, exploring the islands and inlets along the rugged Alaskan coastline, as well as paddling down the Mackenzie River. Name to flyleaf, else very good. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. 12.00 View more info

Rowing to Latitude : Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge. US in dj.

By: FREDSTON, Jill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Point Press, New York, 2001, ISBN:0374281807:

Seller ID: 87104


FREDSTON, Jill. Rowing to Latitude : Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge . NewYork: North Point Press, (2001). First US Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiii,(1), [1]-289,(1), + 8 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, darkblue paper spine with patterned blue paper covered boards, silver initials to front, silver lettering to spine. The author recounts a series of rowin g adventures in the arctic, exploring the islands and inlets along the rugged Alaskan coastline, as well as paddling down the Mackenzie River. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Rowing.

By: VINCETT, Roger

Price: $9.00

Publisher: EP Publishing, East Ardsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 1978, ISBN:0715805185:

Seller ID: 82842


VINCETT, Roger. Rowing. (East Ardsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire : EP Publishing Ltd.), Published in collaboration with the Amateur Rowing Association, (1978). Second Printing. Pp [1]-40. Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. A volume in the Know The Game series. Very good. 9.00 View more info

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Safety and Survival at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LEE, E.C.B. and Kenneth LEE LEE, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Giniger / Cassell, 1971,: 1971

Seller ID: 25610

ISBN: 0304937193


LEE, E.C.B. and Kenneth LEE. Safety and Survival at Sea. London : "A Giniger Book published in association with Cassell", (1971). First Printing. Pp (10),1-286. 8vo (147 x 212 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 2452. Written by Eric Cuthbert Bernard Lee, O.B.E., C.Eng., F.R.I.N.A. (a former naval officer and for many years the secretary of the Royal Naval Life Saving Committee ) and his son, Kenneth Lee, MBBS, LRCP.MRCS, DIH. (b. 1944). "More British seaman died in the Second World War from exposure than from direct enemy action. Yet many ... View more info

Saint John : A Sporting Tradition 1785-1985. in dj

By: FLOOD, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Neptune Publishing, 1985, ISBN:0969221800:

Seller ID: 8220


FLOOD, Brian. Saint John : A Sporting Tradition 1785-1985. N.pl. : (NeptunePublishing Company Limited, 1985). Pp (4),5-256. Illustrated. 4to, brown c loth. Of nautical interest : Rowing [1870s] - The Great Boat Race - Epilogue (pp.33-54); Rowing [1920s] (pp.170-175). Vg in dj. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover the cost of postage on international orders. 20.00 View more info

Saint John : A Sporting Tradition 1785-1985. signed in dj

By: FLOOD, Brian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Neptune Publishing, Saint John, New Brunswick, 1985, ISBN:0969221800:

Seller ID: 97086


FLOOD, Brian. Saint John : A Sporting Tradition 1785-1985. N.pl. : (NeptunePublishing Company Limited, 1985). Pp (4),5-256. Illustrated. 4to, brown c loth. Contents: 1. Saint John's early sporting history; 2. Rowing and Harness Racing, 1870s; 3. Speed Skating and Baseball, 1880s; 4. Hockey, Bicycling and Boxing, 1890s; 5. Curling, Golf, Baseball and Bowling, 1900-1918; 6. Speed Skating, Basketball, baseball, Rowing and Track and Field, 1920s; 7. Hockey, Basketball, Boxing and Baseball, 1930-1950; 8. Recent Champions in Saint John Sports, 1950-1985. Vg in dj. Signed with best wishes from the au... View more info

Saint Pauls : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. 1 : October 1867 to March 1868.

By: TROLLOPE, Anthony (ed.). MILLAIS, J.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Virtue and Co., London , 1868,:

Seller ID: 91405


TROLLOPE, Anthony (ed.). Saint Pauls : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I : October1867 to March 1868. Illustrated by J.E. Millais. London : Virtue and Co., 1868. Pp [i]-v,(1),[1]-762, frontis + 6 plates. 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Includes the first 23 chapters of “Phineas Finn”, a novel by Anthony Trollope, which was first published as a monthly serial from October 1867 to May 1868 in St Paul's Magazine. Also, the first 19 chapters of his novel "All for Greed"; the article "About Rowing" (pp 319-333); the article “Alpine Climbing” (pp 470-485); ... View more info

Siege of Halifax! A Week's Summer Carnival! and Gigantic Military and NavalPageants! of unparalleled pomp and grandeur. August 5th to 10th, 1889.

By: Halifax Summer Carnival].

Price: $400.00

Publisher: T.C. Allen & Co., Booksellers, Stationers, Printers and Bookbinders, Halifax, N.S., 1889,:

Seller ID: 113496


[Halifax Summer Carnival]. Siege of Halifax! A Week's Summer Carnival! and Gigantic Military and Naval Pageants! of unparalleled pomp and grandeur. August 5th to 10th, 1889. Bombardment of Halifax! By an Entire Squadron of Warships. Defence of the Garrison! By Her Majesty's Forces assisted by Regiments of Canadian Militia. Miles of Land and Ocean Covered by the Imposing Demonstration. The Great Harbor Fortifications and Bombarding War Ships Engaged in Conflict. Halifax, N.S. : T.C. Allen & Co., Booksellers, Stationers, Printers and Bookbinders, 1889. Pp. (4). 4to, illustrated pale green self w... View more info