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THE RIVERSDALE GOLF CLUB . . . THROUGH THE AGES, Boundy, John
1 Boundy, John THE RIVERSDALE GOLF CLUB . . . THROUGH THE AGES
Victoria, Australia Riversdale Golf Club First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
No date (2010). 39pp. B/white halftone plates throughout (archival and contemporary). Oblong (landscape) format, produced by Loris Wilton. Book clean. Spine square, bumped on heel. Colour-art illustrated (Paul McDonald Smith, OAM) gloss boards undamaged. Text-block clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped only. A brief pictorial history (words and photos compiled by John Boundy) issued to commemorate the opening of the new clubhouse at the Riversdale Golf Club, Melbourne, Victoria during 2010. Book weight approx. 485g. 
Price: 37.60 AUD
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DREAMS, AND SONGS TO SING : A New History of Celtic, Campbell, Tom and Woods, Pat
2 Campbell, Tom and Woods, Pat DREAMS, AND SONGS TO SING : A New History of Celtic
Edinburgh Mainstream Publishing 1996 1851588485 / 9781851588480 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
350pp., plus 1 x 16 page, and 1 x 8 page (b/white), and 1 x 8 page (colour), historic and contemporary, photographic and archival illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards negligibly scuffed. Leaves clean, small erasure mark to plain ffep., hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, tiny tear to foredge fold, front flap corner-creased, minimal scuffing. " . . . a compelling and thoroughly engrossing history of Celtic FC from its very earliest beginnings right up to the present day (1990s) . . . " Contents include: Prologue, 14 chapters, Appendix 1: Roll of Honour. Appendix 2: Memorable Celtic Line-Ups, Index. Book weight approx. 800g. 
Price: 24.82 AUD
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3 Dunne, Nigel CLUB: The Story of the Hong Kong Football Club 1886-1986
Hong Kong Hong Kong Football Club 1985 First Edition Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Good+ Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xxiv, + 247pp., numerous, intext, candid and historic dark-sepia halftone and contemporary colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Silver titles. Tanned specks on title-page, minor wave on block foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Minor wave on block foredge. Art-illustrated [Julia Hung], loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, U.V.affected on spine, minor dampstain on reverse. An interesting history of a diverse sports club. Contents include: Prelims., Gentlemen gather, Fledgling club matures, Salad years, Club at war, Playing fields of Stanley, Post-war chaos, Pavilion to club house, Sixties, Family club, Modern times, Epilogue. Appendices x 12, Biblio., more. Book weight approx. 1050g. [1.05KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 34.78 AUD
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UPHILL AFTER LUNCH: Melbourne Women's Walking Club (1922-1985), Eastwood, Amy, Eastwood, Isabel, Merlo, Hazel
4 Eastwood, Amy, Eastwood, Isabel, Merlo, Hazel UPHILL AFTER LUNCH: Melbourne Women's Walking Club (1922-1985)
Burwood, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Women's Walking Club First Edition Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. 1985). 160pp., b/white half-tone plates throughout; mostly archivally-illustrated, plus several line-drawn route maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Publisher's sticker affixed to colophon page. The top 15mm. (3/4 inch) of title page (colophon:verso) has been cleanly excised, plus a crudely deleted name, plus sticker ghost, on plain inside front wrap. Otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper obliquely creased on front, else minor edgewear. Enhanced with many nostalgic illustrations, this book tells the story of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club from its formation through to publication . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 9 chapters (Beginning, Development, War Years, Packhorses, . . . ), Appendices (Rules, Chronology, Scroll, Office Bearers). Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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5 Hodgson, Derek THE EVERTON STORY
London Arthur Barker Ltd 1979 0213167166 / 9780213167165 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
142pp., b/white pictorial endpapers [different], plus halftone plate frontispiece, with like, candid and action illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. A nondescript [workplace presentation] inscription on half-title page, plus more than 50 names [all written in the same hand] on adjacent verso, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated [montage-style], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, and has a minor sticker ghost on front flap. The story of Everton Football Club who, at the time of writing, had scored more points (over 3000) in the league than anybody, plus a record number of seasons in First Division. Contents include: 9 exciting chapters [if you are an Everton fan, of course...]. Book weight approx. 620g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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MANCHESTER CITY : 125 Years of Football. A Pictorial History, James, Gary
6 James, Gary MANCHESTER CITY : 125 Years of Football. A Pictorial History
Cheshire, England At Heart Limited (In Conjunction with Manchester City Football Club) 2006 1845471032 / 9781845471033 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped at head of spine. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small nick to lower rear flap fold. From the rear panel: "From its very first season in 1880, Manchester City Football Club has captured the hearts and minds of the local people of Manchester. 125 years on and the passion and grittiness of the club and its players continue to attract thousands of loyal fans week in, week out. Starting with the birth of Manchester City, the book includes lively stories and information surrounding the club's milestone seasons . . . " Contents include: Introduction, the Birth of City, The FA Cup, Supporters, Promoting City, League Champions, The League Cup, European City, The Manchester Derby, Milestones, Modern City. Book weight approx. 670g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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AMAZING GRACE: The Story of Grace Park Lawn Tennis Club (1889-1989), Johnson, Joseph
7 Johnson, Joseph AMAZING GRACE: The Story of Grace Park Lawn Tennis Club (1889-1989)
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Grace Park Lawn Tennis Club 1989 0731660412 / 9780731660414 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Other
xiii, + 210pp., sepia halftone plate endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; full-colour and b/white. halftone plate and sketch drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm, vivid gilt title there-on. Inscription, signed by a keystone member of the club, on half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket creased with a closed tear, plus noticeable writing indentations on front and rear. Some of Australia's all-time greats of tennis (Alf Dunlop, Harry Hopman, Frank Sedgman, Pat Cash, Margaret Court . . . ) have been associated with Grace Park. Joe Johnson, author/historian, was at one time a club member, and has produced an interesting history . . . Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, Appendix, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 1.02 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 19.74 AUD
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BIRDIES AND BILLABONGS : A History of the Kew Golf Club 1894-1994, Johnson, Joseph
8 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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SEVENTY YEARS : A History of the Metropolitan Golf Club, Oakleigh, Victoria, Kissling, John
9 Kissling, John SEVENTY YEARS : A History of the Metropolitan Golf Club, Oakleigh, Victoria
Melbourne, VIC, Australia The Metropolitan Golf Club 1986 0958905002 / 9780958905008 Revised Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
156pp., colour plate frontispiece. Unpaginated candid and archival b/w halftone plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with sunned spine and strip of adjacent front panel. Including the history of the Caulfield Golf Club, and a short account of early golf in Victoria, this history of the Metropolitan Golf Club (first published about 1973; this revised edition 1986), covers early days, problems surmounted, and subsequent growth . . . Contents include: Prelims., Part 1: Before 1901; 1901-08, 1908-23, 1924-37, 1938-60, 1961-71. Book weight approx. 340g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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An Account of the First Fifty Years of The Peninsula Country Golf Club and Entitled : IT'S YOUR HONOUR, Pacini, John
10 Pacini, John An Account of the First Fifty Years of The Peninsula Country Golf Club and Entitled : IT'S YOUR HONOUR
Victoria, Australia The Peninsula Country Golf Club Hardcover Very Good Limited (Numbered) Edition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. 1975). Limited edition, this copy stamped 454 on title page. 68pp., duotone archival photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly canted, gilt title there-on. Sunned strip to front panel of maroon boards (gilt insignia and title to same), light bumps to foredge corners. Faint foxing splotches to introductory pages, and endpapers. Foreword by Ian F. Beaurepaire, President (1975). A history of The Peninsula Country Golf Club, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 'officially born' in 1925. Contents include: Foreword, Preface, 12 chapters, Epilogue, Lists of office bearers, and Championship winners. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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ST. ANDREWS: Home of Golf, Robertson, James K.
11 Robertson, James K. ST. ANDREWS: Home of Golf
St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland "Citizen Office" 1967 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
173pp., course layout endpapers [different]. Unpaginated candid, archival b/white halftone plates, plus five colour plates, most two-to-view. Intext hole-by-hole line-drawn layout and small sketch-illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Random flecks on text-block edges, otherwise leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated [J. Putter], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped nominally edgeworn and soiled. "The most important place in the evolution of golf is St. Andrews. This volume seeks to outline something of the unique part [it] has played in shaping the game 'as it is today'..." Chaptered contents include: In the beginning, For the record, Society of St. Andrews golfers, "Royal and Ancient", First Professionals, Modern Era, High Drama, Caddies' Cantrips, Historic Golf Dates, more. Index. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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12 Ward, Andrew SCOTLAND THE TEAM
Derby, Great Britain Breedon Books Publishing Co. 1987 0907969348 / 9780907969341 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
159pp., illustrated throughout, mostly b/white candid halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly wavy ffep. foredge. Montage-style, pictorially-illustrated, plastic covered dustjacket is only lightly edgeworn, but has been affixed by the flaps to the pastedowns with glue and tape..."Scotland The Team" is the first-ever book on the history of the Scotland International Team, chronicling the 115-year history season-by-season, the star internationals profiled individually. Also includes a concise report on the tragic Ibrox Disaster, when on 5 April, 1902, terracing at Ibrox Park collapsed, plummeting 26 people to their deaths, and injuring hundreds more. Book weight approx. 820g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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13 [Ed.] Callander, Bill and Osborne, Bruce SNOW ON ST. BERNARD -Wangaratta Ski Club Jubilee Book 1930-1980
Victoria, Australia Wangaratta Ski Club 1980 First Edition Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good Good Limited Number Edition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Bill Rowed & Graham Welsh 
216pp., Number 926 of a limited number edition. Volume is crammed full of historic and candid colour and b/w illustrations. Book clean, square, spine firm, minor scratch on front cover, leaves clean, else v/g. Loose-plastic protected, art illustrated dustjacket [R.W.Rowed] has short closed tear, creased edgewear and smoke stained spine, blind indentations on rear panels. Intended primarily for Wangaratta Ski Club members [former, current, future], nevertheless this volume will interest many non-members. Numerous contents [too many to list] include: Origins, First decade, 1939 Bushfires, Early ski clubs, Camaraderie- in pictures, Early photographs, List of club members 1930-1980, Pictures of people, Why I ski, Badges and jumpers, Alpine flora and fauna, Big snow seasons, and many more chapters. Book weight approx. 1130g. [1.13 KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 43.24 AUD
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14 [Editors]: Professor W.O. Alexander and Wilfred Morgan THE HISTORY OF BIRCHFIELD HARRIERS 1877-1988
Birmingham, U.K. Birchfield Harriers 1988 0951408208 / 9780951408209 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
124pp., intext, b/white archival halftone plate illustrations, plus several colour sponsorship advertisements. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A former owner's details on front pastedown, small splash specks on same and ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated (art and photographic) gloss boards nominally bumped only. No dustjacket (as issued). A detailed history of Birchfield Harriers, from formation to 1988. Numerous contents from 'The Ashton Lower Grounds' to Club's Officers and Birchfield Statistics. Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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15 [None noted] CAPITAL GOLF CLUB
Melbourne, Austalia Hudson Conway Limited 1998 First Edition. Blue Cloth Hardback & DJ Near Fine Very Good + 
56pp., printed endpapers. Intext, stunning colour plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine tight. Gilt titles on dark blue cloth boards. Leaves pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, anticipatory clear tape applied to reverse-side folds. The Capital Golf Club is situated in the Melbourne, Victoria, sandbelt suburb of Heatherton. Designed by five-time British Open champion, Peter Thompson, for Melbourne's Crown Casino head Lloyd Williams, this massive luxurious undertaking spared no expense . . . Contents include: The Vision, Course of Perfection, Ultimate in Luxury, The Sanctuary, A Golfer's Dream, Course Review [Holes 1-18]. Book weight approx. 610g. Size: Large 8vo 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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BIRDIES AND BILLABONGS : A History of the Kew Golf Club 1894-1994, Johnson, Joseph
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