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The Economics of Life: From Baseball to Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real-World Issues Affect Our Everday Life

By: Becker, Gary S.; Becker, Guity Nashat

Price: $18.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1996-09-16

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1814

ISBN: 0070059438

Condition: New


As New.Articles from Business Week. Extending well beyond the traditional range of economics, these 138 essays crisply address the changing role of women in modern economies, crime, immigration, drugs, marriage contracts, the effects of the stock market collapse in 1987, whether the Japanese stock market has been rigged, the organization of major league baseball and other sports, communism, competition between religions, the "Swedish Way" discrimination against minorities, Supreme Court decisions, government spending, addictions, and many other topics. View more info

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Get in the Game

By: Bill Glass

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Word: 1966-01-01

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-3-1511

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed, "Best Wishes to Randy, Bill Glass, Browns #80". Fourth printing. In protective mylar cover. Sports program from 1968 banquet with Glass as speaker is laid in. This book does more than attempt to reconcile his apparently conflicting points of view. This autobiography of the all-pro defensive end with the Cleveland Browns, shows how his football career has been aided, indeed, made possible, because of this vibrant faith in the living Christ. View more info

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Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

By: Bissinger, H. G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1990-01-21

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17-2-1

ISBN: 0201196778

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated first printing. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Very slight wear to edge of dust jacket.Focusing on the town of Odessa, Texas, a town with an empty main street, closed up movie theaters and for sale signs everywhere and with a high school football stadium that seats 20,000 and is filled on Friday nights. This is an examination of the role of high school sports in America, but it is about more than just sports, it is about race, politics, economics, and education. View more info

Gravelight

By: Bradley, Marion Zimmer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tor Books: 1997-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-1986

ISBN: 0312865031

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First Edition with full number line.Wycherly Musgrave doesn's have good luck with cars and alcohol. Trying to outrun the memory of a young woman he may have killed in a drunk-driving accident, Wych sends his expensive sports car sailing off the road and, with his usual impossible luck, survives the crash with no more than a few bumps and bruises. The car is totaled, stranding Wycherly in the tiny mountain town of Morton's Fork. Making the best of a bad situation, Wych decides to try to dry out. View more info

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Miracle Cure

By: Coben, Harlan; Brick, Scott [Reader]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged: 2011-09-27

Seller ID: aud160-952

ISBN: 1441854010

Condition: Used: Like New


Box has wear with one crushed corner. Listened to only once. Read by Scott Brick. 11 cd's, 13 1/2 hours. They’re one of the country’s most telegenic couples: beloved TV journalist Sara Lowell and New York’s hottest basketball star, Michael Silverman. Their family and social connections tie them to the highest echelons of the political, medical, and sports worlds — threads that will tangle them up in one of the most controversial and deadly issues of our time. In a clinic on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, a doctor has dedicated his life to eradicating a divisive... View more info

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Porsche 911: The Complete Story (Crowood Autoclassics) [Hardcover] by Vivian, D

By: D Vivian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Crowood: 1990-11-22

Seller ID: 6-2-1852

ISBN: 1852233303

Condition: Used: Very Good


dust jacket is lightly rubbed. One of the classic German sports cars, the 911, is covered here in a complete history from the drawing board of Dr. Porsche to the Carrera 2. Packed with profiles, road tests, buying tips, maintenance and care of these sporty legends. View more info

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In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

By: Griner, Brittney; Hovey, Sue

Price: $100.00

Publisher: It Books: 2014-04-08

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-18

ISBN: 0062309331

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on half title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Laid in flyer with Brittney pictured shooting a basket ball. The flyer is from Proud to Change the Game, Proud to be herself campaign for Human Rights. Hailed by ESPN as the world's most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner has been shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries ever since she burst onto the nation. View more info

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Tom Browns School Days

By: Hughes,Thomas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hurst and Co: 1920-01-01

Seller ID: c16-1-228

Condition: Used: Good


Unidentified (illustrator). 6th Edition, 357 pp. lithographs by an unidentified artist, pastedown on front cover that is rubbed and top corner torn off. Cloth on book is a light green that is darkened. Gift inscription and light foxing on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. One page tanned where a catalogue order form was laid in. A couple of fingerprints but overall clean and binding is tight.(Hurst & Co. produced many different editions of the book.) Includes Preface to 6th edition, in which the author defends his right to be preachy. Tale of an English lad who goes off to boarding school. He... View more info

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Becoming Mr. October

By: Jackson, Reggie with Kevin Baker

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2013-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-931

ISBN: 0385538820

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Reggie Jackson on second endpaper without inscription. First edition with full number line.In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A's dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he was the first big money free agent, wooed and flattered by George Steinbrenner into coming to the New York Yankees, which hadn't won a World Series since 1962. But Reggie was about to learn, as he writes in this vivid and surprising memoir, that until his initial experience on the Yankees "I didn't know what alone meant." View more info

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Kentucky Derby: The Chance of a Lifetime by Hirsch, Joe; Bolus, Jim

By: Joe Hirsch; Jim Bolus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1988-05

Seller ID: 966

ISBN: 0070290695

Condition: Used: Like New


Green Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 289 pages, 12 1/4" tall, 9 1/4" wide, 1 1/4" thick, Illustrated with scores of nostalgic and dramatic photographs this book is a fascinating look at the greatest two minutes in sports. Author has covered the Derby for the Daily Racing Form for almost 40 yrs and himself one of racings greatest celebrities. Name and date of 5/7/88 for the 114th Kentucky Derby written on front end paper. DJ has light rubbing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Oversized book.Illustrated with scores of nostalgic and dramatic photographs this book is a fasc... View more info

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Archaeologia Graeca: or the Antiquities of Greece 2Vols

By: John Potter

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Oxford, Fitaherbert Adams: 1697

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c15-1-36

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


1697,First edition with dates matching on title page front and back. Written in English & Greek. Rebound (Bayntun-Riviere Bath) /Full Leather with rust orange leather label on spine and gilt 1697, 2 volumes are bound in one. 8"X4 3/4" X1 1/2". Some stains but overall clean. Previous owner's name and 1829 date on second endpaper. Engravings of different buildings in front and engravings of different sports are bound around page 50. Descriptions that matches the sports engravings are in volume II around page 411. Probably the sports engravings were moved when the volumes were combined and rebou... View more info

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Playbook for Success: A Hall of Famer's Business Tactics for Teamwork and Leadership

By: Lieberman, Nancy; Johnson, Earvin

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2010-10-19

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5-3-907

ISBN: 0470635525

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on endpaper with Blessings and drawing. Dated. No personal inscription. First edition with full number line. There are basics that every woman must have if she is to succeed in the corporate world, start and run her own business, or coach her own winning team. In Playbook for Success, Hall of Fame Business Entrepreneur Nancy Lieberman brings her leadership and coaching ability to the boardroom to teach professional women the same rules of success she teaches her players.Playbook for Success is a plan to help make success a part of one's daily routine and teach women that succe... View more info

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Losing Sleep Sleeping Habits Affect Your Life Dotto [Hardcover] by Dotto, Lydia

By: Lydia Dotto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Co.: 1990-01-01

Seller ID: 514

Condition: Used: Like New


As new. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The author discusses the benefits of sleep and the consequences of sleep loss. Contents include: Still a Mystery after all these years, can't fall asleep, can't stay awake, sleepiness and performance, caught napping, jet lag medicine, transportation, sports, space program and more. View more info

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My Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus (Of men and mountains)

By: Mummery, A.F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Imprint unknown: 1974-12-01

Seller ID: 001201

ISBN: 088000021X

Condition: Very Good


Mustard Cloth Hardcover with dustjacket, 360 pages, 9 1/4" tall. This Quarterman edition is an unabridged reproduction of the Second Edition, as published in 1896 by T.Fisher Unwin, with a new foreword by Robert Kruszyna. Very Good/ fair. DJ is rubbed, chipped and 2 1/2" tear on toe of spine in an L shape. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Mummery was an expert rock-climber and alpinist who made many important climbs in the Mont Blanc region. He led an expedition to Nanga Parbat in 1895, with Collie and Bruce, and disappeared whilst reconnoitring. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Sporting Firearms

By: Petzal, David E. [Contributor]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1991-07-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-921

ISBN: 0816023050

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line.2000 entries on every subject from hunting to handloading, from muskets to powder horns, from Mausers to Winchesters, plus over 250 photographs and line drawings, Petzal and his staff have assembled the essential reference for all collectors, hunters, and target shooters. View more info

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Gun Digest 2009: The World's Greatest Gun Book

By: Ramage, Ken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gun Digest Books: 2008-08-05

Seller ID: 4-1-914

ISBN: 0896896471

Condition: Collectible: Like New


unread. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A definitive reference that carries a balanced mix of thoroughly researched articles on elements of the shooting sports hobby and new product reports provides a detailed and current catalog of arms and accessories featuring specifications and prices. View more info

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Red Zone: Cars, Cows, and Coaches

By: Red McCombs; Mickey Herskowitz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eakin Press: 2002-11-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: unit44-2

ISBN: 1571687076

Condition: Used: Like New


Stated first edition with full number line.Unread. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Big man, big voice, big boots, and big deals. Meet Red McCombs, who hasn"t heard his given name, Billy Joe, since his mother called him that years ago. His is a story of only in America, but with a Texas twist. Even down to the name he never uses, Red is a living logo for the Lone Star State. A strapping man with a booming bass voice, a wheeler-dealer who shoots from the hip and asks questions later. In the circles he travels, people know him only as Red. They also know him as cattle and oil baron, ... View more info

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Metallic cartridge reloading

By: Robert S.L.; Matunas, Edward Anderson

Price: $60.00

Publisher: DBI Books: 1982-01-01

Seller ID: 4-4-933

ISBN: 0910676399

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover has light rubbing. Previous owner's embossed stamp on first page. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A Reference book for Gun Sports enthusiasts. If you do target shooting this book teaches you all the steps and logistics to reload ammunition. Pack your own shells. All the facts on how to do it. 256 Easy to Use load tables for over 70 rifle and handgun calibers. View more info

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Baseball's Forgotten Heroes, Triple Signed

By: Salin, Tony

Price: $90.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1999-07-11

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-3-14

ISBN: 0809226030

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Tony Salin, Pete Deas, and Dave Roberts. Autographed copy sticker on the front cover. One armed outfielder Pete Gray granted author Tony Salin a rare interview, as did legendary minor league sluggers Joe Bauman and Joe Hauser. Salin presents the stories of over a dozen former players, many intheir own words. They share memories of playing with and against baseball's top stars, including Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Ted Williams. Salin also tells the stories of players such as Chuck Commors, television's "Rifleman," who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs, and Pa... View more info

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On down the road: The world of the rodeo cowboy

By: St. John, Bob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1977-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7-4-1871

ISBN: 0136372724

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by author on endpaper. "To Ryan, My very best wishes, Bob St. John."Written by Bob St. John, On Down The Road chronicles a season in professional rodeo and provides the reader an opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes of the world's most dangerous sport. Greats such as Monty Henson, Don Gay, Phil Lyne and Larry Mahan are all discussed, along with other great and not so great cowboys and cowgirls. View more info