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Image for THE MAGNET ALBUM OF TEST MATCH CRICKETERS, 1930 TOUR ( Presented with "The Magnet", July 12th 1930 )

THE MAGNET ALBUM OF TEST MATCH CRICKETERS, 1930 TOUR ( Presented with "The Magnet", July 12th 1930 )

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: The Magnet: 1930

Seller ID: 007874

Condition: Good


Presented with "The Magnet", July 12th 1930. Small slim 12mo, (measures 100mm x 140mm), 16 pages printed on brown card, with 28 photographic illustrations, cut out and mounted. A little worn throughout, covers a bit rubbed and soiled, original owner's name and address in the correct space on the lower cover, red pencil in a juvenile hand. EXTREMELY SCARCE. View more info

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Challenge - Lone Sailors of the Atlantic

By: Asaria, Gerald

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1979

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 014583

ISBN: 0283985038

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp 176, a very good clean copy in dustwrapper. [francis Chichester. Eric Tabarly. Geoffrey Williams. Alain Colas. Blondie Hasler.Alain Gerbault. Joshua Slocum. Howard Balckburn. William Andrews. Alfred Johnson.] View more info

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In a League of Their Own - the story of the Women's league of Health and Beauty

By: Ashburner, Lynn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Market Drayton, Heritage Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008403

ISBN: 0954996305

Condition: Very Good


illustrated, large 8vo, pp (8), 130, paperback, the very slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. View more info

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Subterranean Climbers Twelve Years in the World's Deepest Chasm

By: Chevalier, Pierre

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Teaneck, Zephyrus Press: 1975

Seller ID: 014523

ISBN: 0914264141

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 223, very clean internally, orange cloth slightly bruised at one corner otherwise very good, the dustwrapper is rubbed and very slightly worn. A small label on the title page states that the book was published in Great Britain by the Mendip Press. [Chevalier first visited the Trou du Glaz entrance in 1935, and was struck by the possibility of exploring beyond what was at the time considered technically possible. With Fernand Petzl, Charles Petit-Didier and others, Chevalier completed explorations that connected four entrances (Trou du Glaz, Guiers Mort, P40 and Grotte... View more info

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Caves and Cave Diving

By: de Lavaur, Guy

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, The Scientific Book Club:

Seller ID: 014534

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 175, very slightly age-toned, fore-edge very slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, yellow cloth in good condition, binding leaning very slightly, in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a removable plastic film. View more info

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The Great Caving Adventure

By: Farr, Martyn

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sparkford, Yeovil, The Oxford Illustrated Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014535

ISBN: 0946609101

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp vi, 229, very clean internally, black cloth, binding leaning slightly but otherwise very good, the dustwrapper is slightly faded on the spine but otherwise very clean and bright. View more info

Corinthians and Cricketers

By: Grayson, Edward

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Naldrett Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007871

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 248, slightly age-toned and worn, in a frayed and chipped dustwrapper. CHARMING PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. (Loosely inserted is a score card for Lord's, Oxford v Cambridge, July 1957.) View more info

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The Atlantic Challenge : The Story of Trimaran FT

By: Palmer, David

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014632

ISBN: 0370300319

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 187, a very good copy indeed, virtually as new apart from a slight fade to the spine of the dustwrapper, which is now protected in a removable sleeve. View more info

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Deep Secrets: The Discovery and Exploration of Lechuguilla Cave

By: Reames, Stephen; Lawrence Fish; Paul Burger; Patricia Kambesis

Price: £13.50

Publisher: St Louis, Cave Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014492

ISBN: 0939748185

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xiv, 381, very clean internally, brown cloth, covers very slightly bowed, otherwise a very good copy. [In 1986, a group of explorers dug through the floor of a small cave in the New Mexico desert to dis-cover one of the most spectacular caves in the world. Lechuguilla Cave quickly gained national attention for its stunningly beautiful passages, deep pits, and scientific wonders. Cavers from all over the world swarmed to explore the cave, and over the next ten years, more than fifty miles of passage were discovered in Lechuguilla. This is the story of discovery, danger, ... View more info

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Snow Structure and Ski Fields Being an Account of Snow and Ice Forms met with in Nature and a Study on Avalanches and Snowcraft

By: Seligman, G.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014128

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated (including a folding photographic frontispiece), octavo, pp xii, 555, very clean internally, blue cloth, a very slight suggestion of bowing to the cloth, spine slightly faded. View more info

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Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race

By: Van Rietschoten, Cornelis & Pickthall, Barry

Price: £4.25

Publisher: London, Stanford maritime: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014698

ISBN: 0540071846

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp 191, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Sport and the Artist. Volume 1 - Ball Games

By: WINGFIELD, Mary Ann

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1988

Seller ID: 005465

ISBN: 185149071X


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 359, a good copy in dustwrapper. Short presentation inscription from the author on the title page. View more info