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Reid Railton: Man of Speed
By Evro Publishing Limited
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ean: 9781910505250, isbn: 1910505250,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Reid Antony Railton, Cheshire-born automotive engineer par excellence, created an extraordinary range of cars. He rose to renown during the 1930s as chief engineer at Thomson & Taylor, Brooklands-based racing-car builders. There he realised the dreams of that era's top men of speed, including Tim Birkin, Malcolm Campbell, Whitney Straight, John Cobb, Raymond Mays and Goldie Gardner. His great cars powered them all to sensational racing and record-breaking success. This magisterial book, by one o


George Toma: Nitty Gritty Dirt Man
By Brand: Sports Publishing LLC
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ean: 9781582616469, isbn: 1582616469,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The story of George Toma, who climbed form his roots in a poor coal-mining town to the top of his profession as a groundskeeper for sports stadiums--including every Super Bowl, is told.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Great Black Jockeys
By Brand: Prima Lifestyles
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ean: 9780761514374, isbn: 0761514376,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
More than a century before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball, black athletes were dominating America's first national sport. The sport was horse racing, and the greatest jockeys of all were slaves and the sons of slaves. Cheered by thousands of Americans in the North and South, they rode to victory in all of the major stakes, including the very first Kentucky Derby. Although their glory days ranged from the early 1700s to the turn of the 20th century, the memory of


Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471472704, isbn: 9780471472704,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Based on the successful seminar offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology cuts right to the authoritative information and know-how that will keep any turf area in optimal condition. Readers get an overview of turfgrasses, the characteristics of different varieties of turfgrasses; a look at plant responses to drought, temperature extremes, and shade stresses; and a comprehensive review of the latest information on how irrigati


Alpenglow - The Finest Climbs on the 4000m Peaks of the Alps
By Ben Tibbetts
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ean: 9781916123106, isbn: 1916123104,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
ALPENGLOW takes the reader through a journey of personal adventure, immersive art and breathtaking scenery, combining inspiration with detailed local knowledge. Climbing the 4000m peaks of the Alps is one of the great and enduring challenges in mountaineering. It is a project that requires endurance, courage, skill, and humility. Whether you are a lover of mountain landscapes, an aspiring alpinist, or already a veteran of many adventures, this book will provide a wealth of original and inspiring


Brian Redman: Daring drivers, deadly tracks
By imusti
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mpn: Over 300 colour & mono photographs, ean: 9781910505106, isbn: 1910505102,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
2016 ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR Brian Redman is one of very few notable British racing drivers whose racing life has yet to be put on record in book form. Now that is about to be rectified. Packed with photographs, Redman's memoir is a vivid account of his varied racing exploits, with special focus on the period when he won major sports car races in Ford GT40s, Porsche 908s and 917s, and Ferrari 312PBs, and also became North American Formula 5000 champion three years runnin


Coming Back to Me: The Autobiography of Marcus Trescothick
By HarperCollins UK
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
In this true-life sporting memoir of one of the best batsman in the game who stunned the cricket world when he prematurely ended his own England career, Trescothick’s brave and soul-baring account of his mental frailties opens the way to a better understanding of the unique pressures experienced by modern-day professional sportsmen. At 29, Marcus Trescothick was widely regarded as one of the batting greats. With more than 5,000 Test runs to his name and a 2005 Ashes hero, some were predicting


Fatso: Football When Men Were Really Men
By William Morrow & Co
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ean: 9780688073404, isbn: 0688073409,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This hardback book ''Fatso'' is preowned but is in very good condition. It is a 1st edition 1987. The dust cover has some damage but not bad. On the first page is the previous owners name. I do not see any markings in the book but I did not look at each page.AUTOGRAPHED. FIRST EDITION. COLLECTIBLE. HARDCOVER.


Building a Champion: On Football and the Making of the 49Ers
By St Martins Pr
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ean: 9780312049690, isbn: 0312049692,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The celebrated coach shares his philosophy of football, profiles players he has coached, recounts key moments in his career


Tough Guy: My Life on the Edge
By Triumph Books
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ean: 9781600786389, isbn: 1600786383,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Documenting his notorious career with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks, Bob Probert details in this autobiography how he racked up points, penalty minutes, and bar bills, establishing himself as one of the most feared enforcers in the history of the NHL. As Probert played as hard off the ice as on, he went through rehab 10 times, was suspended twice, was jailed for carrying cocaine across the border, and survived a near fatal motorcycle crash all during his professional caree


Niki Lauda: His competition history
By Evro Publishing Limited
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ean: 9781910505465, isbn: 1910505463,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This is the story of Niki Luada's racing career.Climbing the ladder: starting against his family’s wishes with a Mini in 1968, Niki Lauda drove a Formula Vee Kaimann in 1969 and had a disastrous Formula 3 season with McNamara in 1970 before switching to a Porsche sports car; with progress stalling, he took out a loan to buy a Formula 2 seat at March in 1971.Faltering in Formula 1: he debuted with March at the 1971 Austrian Grand Prix, then stayed with the team in 1972; he moved to BRM for 1973


Fedegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of Roger Federer
By imusti
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mpn: MAN-FOX-U294-1781315299, ean: 9781781315293, isbn: 1781315299,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Universally recognised as the greatest tennis player of all time, and maybe even the greatest athlete, Roger Federer is one of sport's most iconic and popular figures and is adored by millions around the world. In this graphic biography like no other, his genius and astonishing records — no man has won more majors, or spent more weeks as the world number one — are explored and celebrated with beautiful infographics analysing his serving patterns, the speed of his shots, the spin he generates


Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies
By Brand: Stackpole Books
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ean: 9780811703536, isbn: 0811703533,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Carrie Stevens (1882-1970) of Upper Dam, Maine, created some of the most beautiful and enduring streamer patterns ever, including the legendary Gray Ghost, which she designed to catch the giant brook trout and landlocked salmon of the Rangeley Lakes. This long-awaited book is both a history of the woman and the region, as well as a guide to the Stevens method. It includes color plates of original patterns, some only recently discovered, along with a biography illustrated with archival photos. Th


The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It
By William Morrow & Co
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ean: 9780688039011, isbn: 0688039014,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Autobiographical accounts of accomplished baseball players of the early twentieth centuryUsed Book in Good Condition.


Bear: The Hard Life & Good Times of Alabama's Coach Bryant
By Triumph Books
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ean: 9781572438880, isbn: 1572438886,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
A reissue of Paul ''Bear'' Bryant's autobiography, this edition features a completely new introduction and an accompanying audio CD of Bryant himself, in his own voice, talking about his life and football. It's all here, in his own inimitable words and with a candor that is both remarkable and eminently revealing. From his hardscrabble youth as the third youngest of 13 children of a dirt-poor farmer in Moro Bottom, Arkansas, to his playing days at the University of Alabama and fortuitous marriag


Black Baseball, 1858-1900: A Comprehensive Record of the Teams, Players, Managers, Owners and Umpires (3 vol set)
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786494170, isbn: 0786494174,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
This is one of the most important baseball books to be published in a long time, taking a comprehensive look at black participation in the national pastime from 1858 through 1900. It provides team rosters and team histories, player biographies, a list of umpires and games they officiated and information on team managers and team secretaries. Well known organizations like the Washington's Mutuals, Philadelphia Pythians, Chicago Uniques, St. Louis Black Stockings, Cuban Giants and Chicago Unions a


Mickey Thompson: The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own Words
By Motorbooks
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mpn: HYPM01-0000, ean: 9780760365991, isbn: 0760365997,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Mickey Thompson offers a now-impossible (Thompson and his wife were murdered in 1988) first-person telling of the legendary racer and motorsport impresario’s high-speed life, from his earliest days through the height of his competition exploits on drag strips, at Bonneville, the Indy 500, Baja, and more—complemented by some 200 rare images culled from family archives, the NHRA museum, and the collections of friends and fellow racers. Four decades after his tragic death, Mickey Thompson’s


Forghieri on Ferrari: 1947 to the Present
By Brand: Giorgio Nada Editore
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mpn: Colour & mono photos throughout, ean: 9788879115650, isbn: 8879115650,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Many of the Ferrari single seaters and sports racers that won world championships were born of the imagination of Mauro Forghieri and designed by him. That was the case with the John Surtees 1964 158 F1 and the unbeatable Ts of the Lauda-Regazzoni era. The same can be said of the 250 P, the 330 P3 and P4, as well, naturally, as the 312 ‘PB’, the unquestioned protagonists among the sports racing cars of the 1960s and 1970s. The life of the outstanding Mauro Forghieri is told in this book, in



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