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CYCLING AROUND SYDNEY

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Bicycle New South Wales: 1995

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 001561


33 Cycling Rides around Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and the Illawarra. Rides are arranged in increasing difficulty and include three, 2 day trips. View more info

AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TOUR GUIDE 1982-3

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Murray: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003229


Very good condition. No inscription. Clean pages and cover. View more info

THE NATIONAL TIMES, CRICKET 100 YEARS OF CHANGE

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The National Times:

Seller ID: 003233


Very Good/Good condition. Clean cover. No Inscription. Clean pages. View more info

XIITH COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 1982 ABC RADIO & TV DETAILS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ABC Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003234


Very Good condition. Clean pages and cover. No inscription. View more info

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LOCK, STOCK & BARREL: MAKING AN ENGLISH SHOTGUN AND SHOOTING WITH CONSISTENCY

By: Adams, Cyril & Braden, Robert

Price: $52.00

Publisher: USA, Safari Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011478


198pp plus catalogue at rear, 700g packed/carded for post (why not add another & use up that 3kg allowance, maybe something by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, maybe a Robert Jackson?) Explains the process of making an English gun, and gives the reader advice on shooting distance, shot pattern, and other technical aspects of shooting. From the Publisher > Robert Braden and Cyril Adams have been shooting fine English shotguns for decades all over the world, and they are unas... View more info

The Practical Gun

By: Andersson, Stellan & Akerman, Jan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Queen Anne Press: 1986

Seller ID: 011259


158pp, 800g for post, Rifles, shotguns and hunting methods. This book answers every question on all aspects of sporting guns. Chapters on rifles, shotguns and combination guns compare the relative merits of each weapon and its particular hunting suitability. Ammo and sights are examined in detail and even step by step instructions on loading your own cartridges. View more info

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The Complete Book of Shooting

By: Backhouse, Fid & Eliot, P & Knowles, R & Little, C & McKelvie, C

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1988

Seller ID: 011470


192 crisp pp & 1.2 kgs to post. This book presents every facet of owning and using a sporting gun from trapshooting to woodland stalking. Choice of gun, quarry & technique are interlinked & affected by skill, experience, cost & accessibility. Book has sections on game, equipment, methods/techniques & types of shooting weapons. Masses of photos & illustration. View more info

Banksy My Autobiography

By: Banks, Gordon

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 2002

Seller ID: 010483


For ten years Gordon Banks was widely acknowledged to be the best goalkeeper in the world, and, perhaps, the best there's ever been. Along with players like Bobby Moore, Banks was first on Sir Alf Ramsey's teamsheet - England's number one in both 1966 and 1970. But in his prime, months after being named 1972 Footballer of the Year, it was all cut short when Banks lost an eye in a car crash. He defied medical opinion by fighting his way back onto the football field ending... View more info

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Handgun from Matchlock to Laser-Sited Weapon

By: Batchelor, John & Walter, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Talos Books: 1988

Seller ID: 011444


160 crisp pp & almost a kilo packed for posting. Traces the development of the pistol, describes and evaluates specific models, and shows a variety of working mechanisms. This profusely illustrated book is the story of guns that made history, some as assasin's weapons, some in soldier's hands, it tells of the inventors & engineers with visions and/or crazy ideas. Illustrations are photos, engineering drawings, illustrative artwork & a varied mix of colour & bw. A very ... View more info

Purdey's The Guns And The Family

By: BEAUMONT, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1984

Seller ID: 011767


248pp with photos throughout, 800g packed to post. Purdey's The Guns And The Family - here's a review >>> This book will take you back in time that you will be able to smell the gun powder and hear the wooden hammer of James Purdey the elder falling on a part of a flintlock gun at his small Princess street shop in the year 1816. The Author tells the fascinating story of the ups and downs of a family and business nearly 200 years old in an accurate, subjective and pleasen... View more info

A Shooting Anthology

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Swan Hill Press: 1993

Seller ID: 011831


167 crisp pp & less than 500g to post. A selection of pieces which cover all aspects of shooting, from the grand driven shoots of the Victorians to the modern sporting rough shoots. The book looks at shooting from as early as the 17th century, and includes specially commissioned illustrations. View more info

C.T STUDD, CRICKETER AND PIONEER

By: Brubb Norman P.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1960

Seller ID: 004158


Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover. View more info

BEYOND THE FAR PAVILIONS

By: Cooper Leo and Synge Allen

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Pavilion Books Limited: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007488


Very Good condition. "Cooper and Synge have assembled a yet more remarkable collection of strange and delightful tales of cricket played at exotic and unlikely venues, from Finland to the Falklands, from Tipperary to Korea." View more info

MCC The Autobiography of a Cricketer

By: Cowdrey, Colin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Readers Union: 1977

Seller ID: 010325


Autobiography of Colin Cowdrey, who played 118 test matches for England..... a time when "it's not cricket" may actually have meant something, sigh. View more info

Official Souvenir Programme Australian Tour of the MCC Team 1954-55

By: E W Murphy (ed)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW Cricket Association: 1954

Seller ID: 010540


For cricket fans we have this neat little Souvenir Programme of the Australian Tour 1954-55. 96 pp with an ad for Stamina slacks at the rear cover, ah, those were the days. Authorised by the NSW Cricket Assoc, printed by Bridge Printery in Reservoir St, Sydney. Contnts are listed as programme of matches, photos of players, score sheets, cricket records, items of interest and an etc. Faults? The page that has an ad for Tooheys Flag Ale has pencilled scribble & a rip (ma... View more info

JOHN EALES The Biography

By: Fitzsimons Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: ABC Books, Australia: 2001

Seller ID: 007853


Includes interviews with Eales's family, friends, colleagues and teammates past and present as well as Eales himself. Book weighs about 900g. View more info

Cathy - Her Own Story: with Scott Gullan

By: Freeman, Cathy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2003

Seller ID: 012263


395 crisp pp & 900g to post. 2 photo sections. Autobiographical account of Australian Olympic athletics champion Cathy Freeman. Written in five parts - the early years, making history, new directions, living the dream, and letting go. Discusses growing up black in a white world, her large and close-knit family, her complicated relationship with Nick Bideau, marriage to Sandy Bodecker and their painful separation, how it feels to represent your country, the price of fame,... View more info

BEHIND THE GOAL

By: Hardcastle Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pelham Books, London: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002350


The story ofPaul Torvey and his quest for his First Division Team. View more info

DEFENDING THE ASHES 1956

By: Harris Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hutchinson's Library of Sports and Pastimes: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005184


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Unclipped dustjacket, protected in removable mylar sleeve. 37 photographs included. View more info

Great Sporting Moments

By: Harrison, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 2003

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 011062


Great Sporting Moments is a hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket with orange coloured endpapers. Great Sporting Moments brings you more than 100 of the most memorable single moments from over a century of sport & this book is a photographic collection of the great moments in sporting history. Who can forget the moment when the young Henry Cooper floored Cassius Clay? Or when Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute mile, ably assisted by Chris Brasher and Chris... View more info