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OPEN SEASON

By: Akermanis, Jason, with Smart, Gary

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Prahran, VIC, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 010274


viii, + 296pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased and surface scuffed only. "No longer restrained by contractual obligations and free to speak at last, Aker reveals a no-holds-barred look at a stellar sporting career, including behind-the-scenes details of his falling o... View more info

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SACKED COACH : Life . . . Football . . . Death

By: Alves, Stan, with Davies, Col

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Crown Content: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010137


viii, + 292pp., plus 1 x 8 page b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to several at rear. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel, negligible edgewear. "Stan Alves led the embattled Saints to their first grand final appearance in 26 years. The following year his sacking stunned the Australian sporting public . . . Understandably devastated, Stan let go of intense feelings ... View more info

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THE GOLDEN YEARS : Stories from Hawthorn's Greatest Era

By: Browne, Ashley (Editor)

Price: $70.50

Publisher: Docklands, VIC, Australia, The Slattery Media Group: 2011

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012416


279pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated, matt boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Gloss illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, plus a minor surface scratch, else very good. Manna for the dedicated Hawthorn fan, contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Luke Hodge), Introduction, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, The Powerbrokers, The Golden Years, Honour Roll, Writers, Cr... View more info

COMEBACK: The Fall and Rise of Geelong

By: Button, James

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013244


viii, + 336pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate illustrated section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. 'Comeback' tells the story of a great AFL football club - Geelong - and of some of the stellar names that have represented the club, and shows how the history of a town (Geelong) and the spirit of a place can be funnelled through the fortunes of a football club . . . Contents include: Pre... View more info

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THE GRAND OLD FLAG: The History of the Melbourne Football Club

By: Carroll, Lynda

Price: $51.70

Publisher: South Yarra, VIC, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012990


xi, + 260pp. Illustrated throughout: b/white and colour plates (various sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm, bumped head and heel. Plain blue boards very lightly bumped on upper foredge corner, else undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjaxcket mildly edgeworn and bumped, with several minor, blind indentations. The story of the Melbourne Football Club starts at the very beginning of Australian Rules Football. This book relates th... View more info

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TALKING FOOTBALL : The 1997 Club 10 Diaries of Wayne Carey, Glen Jakovich, Tony Lockett, Michael Voss and Gavin Wanganeen

By: Christison, Darren (Edited by)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Ironbark: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008842


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 scen... View more info

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PRIDE OF THE BAY: The Story of the Glenelg Football Club 1920-2003

By: Cornwall, Peter and Wood, John

Price: $61.10

Publisher: Richmond, South Australia, Graphic Print Group: 2003

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 012979


(iii), v, + 406pp. Intext b/white halftone plate illustrations (archival and other sources) throughout, plus several cartoon-style sketch-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Plain black boards ditto on head. Textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. First published in 1999, this second revised and updated edition published in 2003 is a thorough telling of the story of the Glenelg Football C... View more info

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DIPPER : Life on the Rollercoaster

By: Dipierdomenico, Robert (with Joe St John)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Chatswood, NSW, Australia, New Holland: 2012

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 012314


221pp., plus 1 x 16 page b/white and colour photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft crease to rear panel. From the rear cover: " . . . takes the reader through Dipper's early life as the son of hard-working migrants, from his rocky development as a football 'fringe player' to his hilarious days as football's famous boundary rider. Dipper opens up on the extreme highs a... View more info

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CAPTAIN BLOOD'S WILD MEN OF FOOTBALL. Volume 1

By: Dyer, Jack and Hansen, Brian

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia, Brian Edward Hansen: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011449


xi, + 307pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally indented, small sticker ghost to front panel. From the rear cover: They were the tough men. The men who never took a backward step. The Wild Men of Football. In 150 years of the game, these rugged, rough and ready players have made their mark - and some infamous reputations." This Volume 1 includes: Dermott 'The Kid' Brereton, Mark 'Jacko... View more info

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BULLDOG : 2015 Season Guide

By: Editor/Writer: Denis Bicer, et al

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Western Bulldogs (Footscray Football Club): 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012308


66pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout (player profiles and advertisements). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographic, colour-portrait (Robert Murphy, team captain) card wrapper minimally splayed only. Textblock unmarked. A club production, primarily featuring contemporary player profiles, but also containing additional club highlights . . . Book weight approx. 190g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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BIG JACK : My Sporting Life

By: Elliott, John

Price: $9.40

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Schwartz Publishing, in Conjunction with Melbourne Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010561


xviii, + 299pp., plus 16 page, b/white and colour, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards mildly colour-stripped on front panel, indentation to rear panel. Leaves very slightly tanned at head, else clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a corresponding indentation to rear panel. " . . . reveals a man of great insight into the game and the business of Australian Rules football,... View more info

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THE POINT OF IT ALL: The Story of St Kilda Football Club

By: Feldmann, Jules and Holmesby, Russell

Price: $141.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Playright Publishing, for St Kilda Football Club: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013173


319pp., illustrated throughout: action and candid colour, sepia and b/white halftone plates, plus several cartoon-style drawings. Book clean and square. White titles over nominally bumped spine. Plain black boards trivially bumped on rear board. Red tinted endpapers. Textblock unmarked. Photographic, colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. This is the story of the St. Kilda Football Club - a club formed in 1873, but, despite having ha... View more info

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FOOTBALL YEAR 95 : A Record of The 1995 Australian Football League Season

By: Greg Denham (Text by) Graeme Bond (Statistics by)

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Carlton North, VIC, Australia, Pagemasters: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008845


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. View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club (Volume 3)

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, Brian Hansen Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009295


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 weigh... View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '94

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, Brian Hansen Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009305


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 ap... View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '93

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia, Brian Hansen Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009306


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 co... View more info

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THE CENTURIONS : The History of Australian Rules Goal Kickers 1897 - 1997

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Australia, Brian Hansen Nominees: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011560


xii, + 340pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "This publication tells the story of the great goal achievers of Australian Rules - from Essendon's Charlie 'Commotion' Pearson who gave us the first high mark - the first screamer, through the hundred years of League champions: Albert Thurgood, Lee, Coventry, Mohr, Vallence, Pratt, Todd, Titus, Fanning, Coleman, P... View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '95 : The Continuing Story of the Collingwood Football Club (Volume 3)

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, Brian Hansen Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012457


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-M... View more info

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THE TIGER FILES. Volume 3. The Continuing Story of the Richmond Football Club. AFL Season 1997

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, Brian Hansen Nominees: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012694


xvi, + 190pp., unpaginated colour plates. Intext b/white halftone plates - images that will gladden the heart of any Tiger fan (photographs by Sporting Pix). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. This is the third volume of 'The Tiger Files', an ongoing record of activities of the Richmond Football Club, capturing the year-by-year struggles of the club, players and their stories, dramas and glories .... View more info

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THE TIGER FILES. The Story of the Richmond Football Club. Volume 1 (The Day by Day Adventures of the Mighty Tigers of '95)

By: Hansen, Brian and Dyer, Jack

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Mt. Waverley, VIC, Australia, Brian Hansen Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012692


208pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white halftone plates - images to gladden the heart of any Tiger fan . . . Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Textblock lightly bumped on upper foredge corner. This is the first volume of 'The Tiger Files', an ongoing record of the activities of the Richmond Football Club, and the people who make up the club. Contents include: Prelims., Tiger Files, Tiger Rebirth, Tales of... View more info