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1 Coaching Youth Soccer
American Sport Education Program U.S.A. Human Kinetics 2001 0736037187 / 9780736037181 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 159 pages; Third edition; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear including a crease to front panel, right hand corner, and some page flip; . (An excellent introduction to youth coaching and teaching young soccer players valuable skills. It provides all the information you need to coach effectively and help 8 to 14-year-old athletes learn and also enjoy the game.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
2 Badminton
Bloss, Margaret Varner USA W. C. Brown Co 1971 0697070441 / 9780697070449 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 64 Pages; Black and white photographs; Line illustrations; Textblock is tight, bright and clean. Cover is unfaded with no creasing to spine and modest shelf rubbing. This book provides both the beginning and advanced badminton player an organized description of how best to perform and enjoy the game. 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
3 Health & Fitness in Plain English
Bookspan, Jolie U.S.A. Kensington Pub Corp/Zebra Books 1995 1575662884 / 9781575662886 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 357 pages; First paperback printing; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has minimal shelf and edge wear; . (Before you invest in exercise equipment, or sign a contract at the local gym, find out what you should know first, here, and then you'll feel more confident in making a good decision. Find out about the six worst stretching mistakes, best routines that end back pain and headaches, how to get what you want from your body, also the best gym machines and routines, the biggest health food store rip-offs and much more. Also includes an A-Z annotated glossary of definitions, key concepts, and fun facts.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
4 The '76 Games
Clary, Jack ; Brim Decaffeinated Coffee Company (Sponsor) Belleair Bluffs, Florida Snibbe Publications Inc 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
; Wraps; 96 pages; Hard to find book; Promotional for the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal; Tight textblock with unmarked, gently tanned pages; Pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine & modest shelf and edge wear; ....('Brim', the company for decaffeinated coffee was a sponsor for the Olympics, and so effort was put forth to compile and publish this keepsake book. It not only provides background information about the history of the Olympic Games since 1896, it also allowed readers to follow on a day to day basis the principle events in the competition.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
 
5 Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies
Coakley, Jay J. (Associate Professor of Socilogy, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado St. Louis, Missouri, USA C.V. Mosby Company 1978 0801609917 / 9780801609916 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 349 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a light mark to the titlepage and half-title page; There is wear to edges of the textblock from age and use; Unfaded blue and white pictorial cover with shelf and edge wear that includes rubbing (mostly to edges of the spine and the back cover), a single crease to front cover and a crease to back cover at bottom left (hence the price); Still a solid, usable copy; . (The purpose of this book was to provide the reader with a sound introduction to the field of the sociology of sport and to raise questions and promote issue-related thinking that could serve as a basis for fruitful exchanges in classroom discussions. Some of the well chosen topics include: An introduction to the study of sport in American society, Sport in the United States, an inspiration or an opiate? Also: Competition in sport: destruction of the weak or preparation for life? Sport and agression: outlet or birthplace? Sport for youngsters: wholesome fun or ritualized boredom? Interscholastic sport: useful instruction or unnecessary disruption? Intercollegiate sport: education or entertainment and public relations? Professional sport: exploitation or entertainment? Coaches, benevolent teachers or malevolent taskmasters? Women in sport: separate or equal? Blacks in sport: opportunities or dreams? The future of sport: will things get better or worse? As you can see the questions and discussion are all very thought provoking, so this book is a good read about the nature of sports and what has evolved since this time.) 
Price: 6.02 USD

 
6 The Olympic Odyssey : Rekindling the True Spirit of the Great Games
Cousineau, Phil U.S.A. Quest Books 2003 0835608336 / 9780835608336 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 257 pages; Black & white photographs; First Quest printing 2003; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Pictorial cover has no fading, no tears, no creasing to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including small crease at bottom right of front panel; . (Takes the reader on a mythic journey from the ancient to the modern Games, telling tales of gods, athletes, and coaches in all their splendid pageantry. But their fabled gold medals are only half the story. Phil Cousineau interweaves mythology, religion, and sports history, quoting from Homer to Whitman, Jim Thorpe to Babe Didrikson, and Yeats to Yogi Berra. This reminds us of the ancient Greek ideal of integrating body, mind, and spirit.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
 
7 The 12 Second Sequence: Shrink Your Waist in 2 Weeks
Cruise, Jorge New York City, New York, USA Crown Publishers Inc 2007 0307383318 / 9780307383310 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Erin Schell (Jacket Design) 
; 235 pages with index; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards are mint-green with a yellow spine and the title in silver; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (When you strength-train using the 12-Second Sequence for twenty minutes twice a week, you'll be able to help restore precious fat-burning muscle, which helps to burn belly fat and rev up your metabolism. Jorge Cruise's research is based on exercise physiology.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
8 North Carolina Hiking Trails
De Hart, Allen Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Appalachian Mountain Club 1988 0910146691 / 9780910146692 Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Wraps; 508 pages with index; Second edition; With 2 folded maps inside back pocket: North Carolina Mountains and North Carolina Piedmont; Texblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (The only comprehensive trail guide available for North Carolina. Includes: Over 750 trails, Clear and concise directions for reaching and following each trail, Multicolor folded maps, Extensive trail notes, A Comprehensive list of support organizations, supply stores, and other resources for hikders and outdoorspeople, An index of trails for the handicapped. The second edition has been completely rewritten and updated,and it has a new chapter on the scenic Mountains-to-Sea Trail.) 
Price: 6.22 USD

 
 
9 Bob Knight: The Unauthorized Biography
Delsohn, Steve; Heisler, Mark U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2006 074324348X / 9780743243483 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 335 pages; First printing; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Light cream boards with spine in red and title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The first comprehensive biography of Bob Knight, one of the most successful and controversial coaches in the history of American sports. Details the scope of Knight's playing and coaching career through extensive interviews, and authors Steve Delsohn and Mark Heisler give a candid yet balanced account of this famous basketball coach.) 
Price: 5.77 USD

 
10 Winning Roller Hockey: Techniques, Tactics, Training
Easter, Dave; Stenlund, Vern U.S.A. Human Kinetics 1997 0880116579 / 9780880116572 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 215 pages; Black & white photographs; Black & white line drawings; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (A comprehensive overview of roller hockey. Expert coaches Dave Easter and Vern Stenlund teach you all the important skills and strategies. Through 68 practice drills, you'll develop your skating, puck control, passing and receiving, and shooting techniques. Plus a special chapter on goaltending, and additional chapters include offensive, defensive, and transition strategies, plus inside tips for competition. It's a great opportunity to score big, giving you the edge.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
11 Skiing to Win
Edwards, Harvey New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc 1973 0152754008 / 9780152754006 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 95 pages; Black & white photographs; Textblock is square and tight with unmarked pages; Does have light wear inside the front and back cover with a small 'pulled' area to the back-free endpaper (from a previous small label); Light blue, cloth-covered boards with the title in black; It has modest shelf and edge wear including some light rubbing and some tiny marks; . (Describes major competition skiing events throughout the world including biographies of international skiing champions and a special section in ski touring. The listed contents page is: The Best in the World, The Meaning of World Cup Ski Racing, Cross-Country Racing, High Mountain Ski Touring, Faster, Farther, and Better.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
12 Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember
Feinstein, John New York, New York, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 2008 0316113913 / 9780316113915 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Keith Hayes (Jacket Design) 
; 525 pages with index; First printing; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards are black with title in silver; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf & edge wear including a 1/4"slit top right of spine; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Pitchers are at the heart of baseball, and they have the potential to make their team a winner, or, very quickly, a loser, so the pressure can be quite intense. John Feinstein, the author, looks into this complex side of the game through the eyes of two great pitchers trying to perform at their highest level possible in the twilight of their careers - Tom Glavine and Mike Mussina. They've seen it all and experienced very different seasons, one pitching for a team dealing with the pressures of trying to qualify for the World Series for the first time in seven years, and the other with a legendary team that was expected to be there every year. Feinstein captures the roller coaster that was the 2007 season for each team and takes the reader through off-season contract negotiations, the feel-good days of spring training and the joys and heartbreaks.) 
Price: 7.88 USD

 
 
13 Next Man Up : A Year Behind the Lines in Today's NFL
Feinstein, John New York, New York, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 2006 0316013285 / 9780316013284 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Mario J. Pulice (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 516 pages with index; Has a new afterword by the author; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Unfaded bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine and modest shelf and edge wear; .(America's sportswriter lifts the shroud of secrecy that envelops the NFL to give us an intimate look into the workings of a professional football team. He follows a single team through an entire season, capturing a vast spectrum of experience and emotion.) 
Price: 5.89 USD

 
14 More Game Birds By Controlling Their Natural Enemies
Forestry, Fish and Game Commission New York City, New York More Game Birds in America 1938 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 63 pages with index; Revised edition, 1938; Black & white detailed illustrations; All pages are securely attached; Unmarked internally save for small mark on page 62/63; Page 63 at top-right corner is worn away; Light pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including wear to back cover (top-left corner is missing and creased, with a 3/4 inch close tear further down on left-edge; .....(This is a practical manual for those who are interested in propagating Game birds, or those who would like to know about it, or would like to read about their predators. The booklet is divided into three main sections entitled: Principles, Practice, Description of Game Enemies. And the information on game enemies cover: Cooper's Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Goshawk, Marsh Hawk, Pigeon Hawk, Sparrow Hawk, Duck Hawk, Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk, Other Hawks, Crow, Magpie, Blue Jay, English Sparrow, Migrant Shrike, Snowy Owl, Great Horned Owl, Short-eared Owl, Long-eared Owl, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Screech Owl, House Cat, Bobcat, Dog, Brown Rat, Field Mouse, Ant, Cotton Rat, Fox, Skunk, Mink, Weasel, Opossum, Coyote, Raccoon, Red Squirrel, Snapping Turtle, Blacksnake.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
 
15 The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, And the Birth of Modern Golf
Frost, Mark New York, New York, U.S.A. Hyperion Books for Children 2002 1401308120 / 9781401308124 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 488 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; .(The author Mark Frost weaves together the stories of Vardon and Ouimet to create this intimate epic-equal parts sports, biography, social history and emotional human drama. Francis Ouimet was an outsider, the son of a shopkeeper who grew up caddying for the wealthy in the tony suburbs of Boston, but he saw golf as no one else did at the time. The legendary battle of Ouimet and Vardon, two unlikely opponents reached a heartstopping climax, proving that every great journey begins with a dream.) 
Price: 6.45 USD

 
16 Dare to Discipline Yourself
Galloway, Dale E. Tarrytown, New York, U.S.A. Fleming H Revell Co 1984 0800751299 / 9780800751296 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps, 160 Pages; 1996 printing; Textblock is bright and tight with no internal markings or names. Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf wear, no tears and no creasing to spine; . (This is a nuts and bolts book designed for self help, productive living and training for success, offering you the reader principles for maintaining good health, effective direction for breaking bad habits, as well as basic steps for achievement in life.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
 
17 Never Stop Pushing (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Gardner, Rulon; Schaller, Bob New York, New York, U.S.A. Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc 2005 0786715936 / 9780786715930 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Andrew Newman Design Signed by Author(s)
; Wraps; 341 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Rulon Gardner) with gift inscription on half-title page; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and minimal shelf and edge wear; . (At the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, a determined Wyoming farm boy defeated the greatest Olympic wrestler of all time in "the miracle on the mat". Four years later, after a near fatal accident in the frozen Wyoming wilderness, a tearful Rulon Gardner touched the hearts of sports fans everywhere when he left his shoes on the mat which symbolized his retirement. Now, in a memoir for anyone who has dreamed about beating the odds, comes 'Never Stop Pushing'.) 
Price: 10.46 USD

 
18 Undefeated: How Father and Son Triumphed over Unbelievable Odds Both on and Off the Field
Griese, Bob; Denney, Jim; Griese, Brian Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Thomas Nelson Inc 2000 0785270213 / 9780785270218 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 243 pages; First Editioin/First printing; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Grey boards with title in silver; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including a light nick to head of spine; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (You'll be able to get in the helmets of two smart, poised quarterbacks who were in the huddle and called signals of some key games. Both had quarterback college and pro team history, won the Rose Bowl, garnered Super Bowl rings, and led teams to undefeated seasons. In this book you'll hear the lively father-son banter and see the bond and respect that held Bob and Brian together through the tragic loss of Judi Griese, Bob's wife and Brian's mother, coming through that time of grief and other tough battles in an inspiring, uplifting story.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
 
19 Boating in Canada: Practical Piloting and Seamanship PART 1 (This Special Edition is Made Available Only to Canadian Power Squadrons)
Griffiths, Garth Canada University of Toronto Press 1966 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 136 Pages; Black and white photographs throughout; Line illustrations; Has errata placed and taped on half-title page. Textblock is tight with no internal highlighting or notes. Blue slightly faded cover with clear black title. Modest shelf wear with light marks and former owner's name and small close tear to far right edge at front. Excellent reference work. 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
20 Stealing from a Deep Place: Travels in Southeastern Europe
Hall, Brian U.S.A. Farrar Straus & Giroux 1990 0374522227 / 9780374522223 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 271 pages; Noonday Press edition 1990; Black & white map; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear (mainly to corners); . (Armed with a small travel fellowship and a good map, Brian Hall extended a European bicycle journey to include the little-understood countries on the far side of the Iron Curtain. He rode hundreds of miles over mountainous roads in Romania and Bulgaria with unflagging enthusiasm sustaining him through food shortages, petty bureaucracy, and equipment failure. In spite of hardships, he often benefited from the kindness of strangers who opened their doors and sometimes their hearts to this curious visitor. ) 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
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