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XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES. Brisbane 1982, Agostini, Mike (Compiled/Edited by)
1 Agostini, Mike (Compiled/Edited by) XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES. Brisbane 1982
Sydney, Australia Australian Broadcasting Commission 1982 0642975426 / 9780642975423 First Edition Softcover Booklet, Staplebound Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
96pp., unpaginated 16 page colour plate section, plus b/white halftone plates throughout. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Staples firm. Pictorially-illustrated (colour and b/white) limp wrapper mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Published for the (then) forthcoming XIIth Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane, Australia, Sept 30-Oct 9, 1982. It includes highlights and stats from previous games, the Broadcast Team, Games, Schedule, Australian Medal Tally 1911-1978, more. Booklet weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.93 AUD
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DON'T DIE WITH THE MUSIC IN YOU, Bennett, Wayne, with Crawley, Steve
2 Bennett, Wayne, with Crawley, Steve DON'T DIE WITH THE MUSIC IN YOU
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 2007 0733322190 / 9780733322198 Revised Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
222pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. A book full of anecdotes, inspiration and homespun philosophies by respected Australian Rugby League coach and personality, Wayne Bennett. Contents include: Introduction, Forewords, Coaching, Winning, Rugby League, Teamwork, Role Models, Duty of Care, Epilogue. Book weight approx. 226g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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TALKING FOOTBALL : The 1997 Club 10 Diaries of Wayne Carey, Glen Jakovich, Tony Lockett, Michael Voss and Gavin Wanganeen, Christison, Darren (Edited by)
3 Christison, Darren (Edited by) TALKING FOOTBALL : The 1997 Club 10 Diaries of Wayne Carey, Glen Jakovich, Tony Lockett, Michael Voss and Gavin Wanganeen
Sydney, NSW, Australia Ironbark 1997 0330360310 / 9780330360319 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
248pp., plus 2 x 16 page, b/white, photographically illustrated sections, b/w illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed only. "Five club champions from five different capital cities tell the story of their very different 1997 seasons. With dramatic inside coverage of all the triumphs and heartaches of the closest fought and most competitive season in memory, 'Talking Football' takes you behind the scenes and inside the lives of five of AFL's superstars. Each week - from pre-season training to the Grand Final itself - is covered by the players' personal diaries, as well as a general news round-up and a special forum where they give their own opinions of the topical issues . . . " Book weight approx. 565g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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FIGHTERS BY TRADE : Highlights of Australian Boxing, Drane, Robert
4 Drane, Robert FIGHTERS BY TRADE : Highlights of Australian Boxing
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ABC Books 2008 0733324010 / 9780733324017 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vi, + 358pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a tiny corner crease, else excellent condition. "This knockout combination of history and true life stories of some of the Australian and international greats such as Les Darcy, Vic Patrick, Lionel Rose, Jeff Fenech, Kostya Tszyu, Young Griffo and Johnny Famechon illuminates boxing in all its literal and symbolic glory." Contents include: Author's Note, 16 chapters over two 'parts', Part III-Epilogue, Acks., Picture Credits. Book weight approx. 500g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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FULL TIME : A Coach's Memoirs, Dwyer, Bob, with Jameson, Neil
5 Dwyer, Bob, with Jameson, Neil FULL TIME : A Coach's Memoirs
Sydney, NSW, Australia Macmillan 2004 1405036087 / 9781405036085 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vii, + 296pp., unpaginated, candidly-illustrated, colour, duo-tone, and b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorial-portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Football professor, rugby revolutionary, and architect . . . these and other accolades are directed at Bob Dwyer, legendary coach of the Wallabies Australian World Cup victory in 1991. This is his story . . . Contents include: Prelims., 5 'parts', Epilogue, Appendices: Awards, Wallabies' coaching record, Rugby career 1984-2001. Book weight approx. 690g. 
Price: 14.06 AUD
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STORY OF THE RUGBY WORLD CUP.    (Signed Copy), Farr-Jones, Nick
6 Farr-Jones, Nick STORY OF THE RUGBY WORLD CUP. (Signed Copy)
Australia Australia Post 2003 0642368112 / 9780642368119 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed and Signed By Author
80pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Bold inscription, "Up the Wallabies", signed by Nick Farr-Jones on title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This fascinating story of the Rugby World Cup tournament, told by a man who has held the ultimate prize aloft, takes you on to the paddock and inside the locker rooms of the world's top rugby event . . ." Contents include: Foreword, Prologue, 1987, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2005. Book weight approx. 360g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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FOOTBALL YEAR 95 : A Record of The 1995 Australian Football League Season, Greg Denham (Text by) Graeme Bond (Statistics by)
7 Greg Denham (Text by) Graeme Bond (Statistics by) FOOTBALL YEAR 95 : A Record of The 1995 Australian Football League Season
Carlton North, VIC, Australia Pagemasters 1995 1875575251 / 9781875575251 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall (Oblong) 
192pp., plus 16 page colour, photographically-illustrated (Grand Final) section, b/white illustrations throughout (Sporting Pix). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed only. The fifth annual edition of 'Football Year'. Contents include: Foreword: 3AW's Shane Healy, The Finals, The Year - Week by Week, Heroes and Milestones, The Statistics. Book weight approx. 605g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE MAGPIE YEARS  '94, Hansen, Brian
8 Hansen, Brian THE MAGPIE YEARS '94
Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia Brian Hansen Publications 1994 0646164953 / 9780646164953 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
240pp., 16 page colour, photographically-ilustrated section (includes team photo), plus b/white photographic illustrations throughout (Ken Rainsbury). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. An intended annual publication, 'The Magpie Years' was first published in 1993 to complement 'The Centenary History of the Collingwood Football Club', 1992. Numerous contents, including The Year, Match-by-Match. Book weight approx. 580g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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THE MAGPIE YEARS '93, Hansen, Brian
9 Hansen, Brian THE MAGPIE YEARS '93
Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia Brian Hansen Publications 1993 0646164953 / 9780646164953 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
224pp., 16 page colour, photographically-illustrated section (includes team photo), plus b/white photographic illustrations throughout (Ken Rainsbury). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (team photo to rear panel) has soft corner crease, and is negligibly scuffed only. An intended annual publication, 'The Magpie Years' was first published in 1993 to complement 'The Centenary History of the Collingwood Football Club', 1992. Numerous contents, including The Year, Match-by-Match. Book weight approx. 580g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club  (Volume 3), Hansen, Brian
10 Hansen, Brian THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club (Volume 3)
Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia Brian Hansen Publications 1995 0646261932 / 9780646261935 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp., 16 page colour photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic illustrations throughout (Ken Rainsbury). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (team photo to rear cover)card wrapper has a small pressure mark to rear panel. An intended annual publication, 'The Magpie Years' was first published in 1993 to complement 'The Centenary History of the Collingwood Football Club', 1992. Numerous contents, including The Year, Match-by-Match. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club  (Volume 3), Hansen, Brian
11 Hansen, Brian THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club (Volume 3)
Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia Brian Hansen Publications 1995 0646261932 / 9780646261935 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp., 16 page colour photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic illustrations throughout (Ken Rainsbury). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (team photo to rear cover)card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. An intended annual publication, 'The Magpie Years' was first published in 1993 to complement 'The Centenary History of the Collingwood Football Club', 1992. Numerous contents, including The Year, Match-by-Match. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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THE MAGPIE YEARS '96 : The Continuing History of the Collingwood Football Club. Volume 4, AFL Season 1996, Hansen, Brian
12 Hansen, Brian THE MAGPIE YEARS '96 : The Continuing History of the Collingwood Football Club. Volume 4, AFL Season 1996
Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia Brian Hansen Publications 1996 0646164953 / 9780646164953 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp., 16 page colour, photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic illustrations throughout (Sporting Pix). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented. An intended annual publication, 'The Magpie Years' was first published in 1993 to complement 'The Centenary History of the Collingwood Football Club', 1992. Numerous contents, including The Year, Match-by-Match. Book weight approx. 550g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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THIS FOOTBALL CENTURY, Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim
13 Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim THIS FOOTBALL CENTURY
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Wilkinson Books 1996 186350222x / 9781863502221 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
258pp., b/white archival photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with the slightest hint of tanning to edges. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft crease to lower front and rear panel, light bump to head of spine. " . . . tells how the VFL/AFL spawned at a humble meeting in a Melbourne art gallery in 1896, grew to become a national obsession. The VFL/AFL survived two world wars without interruption and, in the process, spawned generation after generation of football heroes . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 1890s-1996. Book weight approx. 650g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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14 Jim Main and Russell Holmesby THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LEAGUE FOOTBALLERS
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Wilkinson Books (Imprint) 1994 1863501754 / 9781863501750 First Thus Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(vi) + 520pp., alphabet, chapter-heading halftone plate illustrations of noted player whose surname begins with the appropriate letter. Book clean and square. Spine firm, with just a hint of a reading crease. Leaves tanned. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and creased on rear wrap. Revised to take the reader up to 1993, this biographical list of Australian Rules footballers who have played at VFL level . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Alphabetical List. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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FOOTBALL YEAR 94 : A Record of The 1994 Australian Football League Season, John McDonald (Text) Graeme Bond (Statistics)
15 John McDonald (Text) Graeme Bond (Statistics) FOOTBALL YEAR 94 : A Record of The 1994 Australian Football League Season
Carlton North, VIC, Australia Pagemasters 1994 1875575251 / 9781875575251 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall (Oblong) 
192pp., plus 16 page colour, photographically-illustrated (Grand Final) section, b/white illustrations throughout (Sporting Pix). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. The fourth annual edition of 'Football Year'. Contents include: Foreword: 3AW's Shane Healy, The Finals, The Year - Week by Week, Heroes and Milestones, The Statistics. Book weight approx. 605g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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BIRDIES AND BILLABONGS : A History of the Kew Golf Club 1894-1994, Johnson, Joseph
16 Johnson, Joseph BIRDIES AND BILLABONGS : A History of the Kew Golf Club 1894-1994
East Kew, Victoria, Australia The Kew Golf Club 1994 0646181726 / 9780646181721 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
x, + 206pp., facsimile 'Survey of Allotments-Parish of Boroondara, County of Bourke, Robert Hoddle, Surveyor, April 1844', illustrated endpapers. Intext colour plates, translucent fold-out overlay, plus b/white halftone plates throughout. Oblong format. Bright gilt title over mildly bumped and cocked spine. Plain blue boards very good. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. "The Kew Golf Club, Melbourne's third oldest, was formed in 1894 at the instigation of two prominent local citizens, James Anderson and Fred Fitts . . . author Joseph Johnson tells of triumph over difficulties, and relates many illuminating and amusing stories from the social and sporting life of the men and women of the Kew Golf Club over its 100 year history . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 12 chapters, Appendix A-D, Index. Book weight approx. 1.24 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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AFL RECORD SEASON GUIDE 2012 : The Official Statistical History of the AFL, Lovett, Michael (Edited by)
17 Lovett, Michael (Edited by) AFL RECORD SEASON GUIDE 2012 : The Official Statistical History of the AFL
Australian Football League 2012 Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1088pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. "The AFL Record Season Guide 2012 is the 17th edition of what has become the statistical bible of the AFL. The 2012 Season Guide contains more than 1000 pages crammed with statistics, history and information as well as a thorough review of the 2011 season and a comprehensive preview of the 2012 season. It also includes full details on the draft, profiles on every player in the competition - from rookies to superstars - and a history of all finals and award winners. The cover features Collingwood star Dane Swan, who continues the tradition of the reigning Brownlow medallist appearing on the cover." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 850g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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FLY FISHING FOR TROUT, Massy, Robert
18 Massy, Robert FLY FISHING FOR TROUT
Terrey Hills, N.S.W., Australia A.H. & A.W.Reed 1976 0589071831 / 9780589071837 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Fair + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
174pp., two-colour line-drawn map endpapers. B/white halftone plate (author netting a fine specimen) frontispiece, plus intext (mostly) instructional b/white half-tone plates, sketch-art, and line-drawings, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Plain blue boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and nipped, with a significant, tape-repaired tear diagonally from the middle of the front fold to the top of the spine (no paper loss). The author has spent a lifetime fly fishing the trout waters of southern New South Wales, Australia, acquiring an unequalled understanding of his quarry, the streamcraft and practicalities of which he now shares with the reader. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Acks., 23 chapters. Book weight approx. 445g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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HOW TO CATCH AUSTRALIA'S MOST POPULAR FISH, Mensforth, Shane
19 Mensforth, Shane HOW TO CATCH AUSTRALIA'S MOST POPULAR FISH
Croydon, Victoria, Australia Australian Fishing Network (AFN) 1997 0958714320 / 9780958714327 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
96pp., b/white halftone and line-drawn illustrations (floats and rigs) throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn, plus soft corner crease to front. A down-to-earth fishing guide for kids to adults who are seeking to expand their angling knowledge. Includes general information, fishing techniques, bait and berley, tackle, preparation and eating qualities, and rigs for each included variety of fish (28 in total), plus Lure Chart at rear. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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THE QUICK & THE DEAD : Stawell & Its Race Through Time, Perry, John
20 Perry, John THE QUICK & THE DEAD : Stawell & Its Race Through Time
Sydney, Australia University of New South Wales Press 2002 0868407240 / 9780868407241 First Edition Softcover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 286pp., plus 1 x 8 page, and 1 x 4 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean, soft crease to first page, slight tanning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft vertical crease, plus corner crease, to front panel. " . . . a complete, rounded and stylish piece of writing that uses one traditional event in the life of one town to tell human stories - of individuals, their community, their experiences, their history - and by doing so recreates an image of rural life and rural Australia that is deeply engaging . . . " Contents include: Dedication & Acks., Preface, 8 chapters, Selected References. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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