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OPEN SEASON

By: Akermanis, Jason, with Smart, Gary

Price: $13.30

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

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 010274

ISBN: 1740668243

Condition: Very Good +


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 out with Leigh Matthews, his move from the Brisbane Lions to the Western Bulldogs and his explosive final season, which was cut... View more info

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COMEBACK: The Fall and Rise of Geelong

By: Button, James

Price: $20.90

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013244

ISBN: 0522866158

Condition: Very Good +


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: Prelims., Preface, Who's Who at the Geelong Football Club. 16 chapters, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 495g. View more info

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

By: Carroll, Lynda

Price: $52.25

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012990

ISBN: 1864980710

Condition: Very Good


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 the history of a proud and successful club . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, Prologue, 8 chapters, Epilogu... 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: $23.75

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Ironbark: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008842

ISBN: 0330360310

Condition: Very Good +


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 cove... 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: $61.75

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

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 012979

ISBN: 0975056107

Condition: Very Good +


(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 Club. It was a less than ideal start for Glenelg in the South Australian Football League, but by 1925, after four seasons, the... View more info

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CAPTAIN BLOOD'S WILD MEN OF FOOTBALL. Volume 1

By: Dyer, Jack and Hansen, Brian

Price: $15.20

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

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 011449

ISBN: 064614782X

Condition: Very Good


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' Jackson, 'Lethal' Leigh Matthews, 'Big Bad' Mal Brown, 'Mad Dog' Robert Muir, Darren 'Pants' Millane and 'Captain Blood' Ja... View more info

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BULLDOG : 2015 Season Guide

By: Editor/Writer: Denis Bicer, et al

Price: $17.10

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012308

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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BIG JACK : My Sporting Life

By: Elliott, John

Price: $9.50

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010561

ISBN: 1863951172

Condition: Good


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, a man of great energy and action and ultimately a 'true blue' Melbourne boy who loves his footy." Contents include: Acks... 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: $19.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009295

ISBN: 0646261932

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '94

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $19.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009305

ISBN: 0646164953

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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THE MAGPIE YEARS '93

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $20.90

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009306

ISBN: 0646164953

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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

By: Hansen, Brian

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Australia, Brian Hansen Nominees: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011560

ISBN: 1876151064

Condition: Very Good +


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, Peck, Wade, Hudson, McKenna, Jesaulenko, Roach, Ablett, Dunstall, Lockett, Kernahan, Modra, Rocca, Richardson, etc., etc. It i... 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: $19.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012457

ISBN: 0646261932

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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THIS FOOTBALL CENTURY

By: Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Wilkinson Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009095

ISBN: 186350222X

Condition: Very Good +


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.... View more info

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LEAGUE FOOTBALLERS

By: Jim Main and Russell Holmesby

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Wilkinson Books (Imprint): 1994

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 007463

ISBN: 1863501754

Condition: Very Good


(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. View more info

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THE MASTER: The Bob Hank Story (Signed Copy)

By: Kay, Brian

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Norwood, South Australia, Peacock Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013421

ISBN: 1876087757

Condition: Good +


200pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, but lightly creased and mildly canted. Colour-illustrated card wrapper slightly bumped and creased only. Inscribed and signed, "Best wishes, Brian Kay' on title page, else textblock umarked. This book tells the story of one of South Australia's greatest Australian Rules footballers - Robert William (Bob) Hank (1923-2012). Winner of the SANFL's highest award, the Magarey Medal, on two occasions, he was also inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1999, and the state equivalent in 2002. Thi... View more info

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AFL RECORD SEASON GUIDE 2012 : The Official Statistical History of the AFL

By: Lovett, Michael (Edited by)

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Australian Football League: 2012

Seller ID: 011214

Condition: Very Good +


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 feat... View more info

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HUTTON'S FOOTY BOOK 1981

By: Main, Jim

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, The Market Place Marketing Group: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Other

Seller ID: 010405

ISBN: 0959424008

Condition: Very Good


118 pages. Colour and b/white photographic illustrations, Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned. Personal inscription, signed by former Melbourne ruck-rover Michael Seddon, to designated 'Autographs' page, previous owner's name to ffep., several puzzles completed by previous owner, minimal creasing to a few leaves, else leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards lightly corner-bumped, tiny area of surface abrasion to top edge of rear panel, surface indentations. "118 pages, action packed. Interviews, pin-up pics, games, quizzes, statistics, footy facts, interstate football . . . " ... View more info

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THE FOOTY SHOW SCREAMERS : Wit and Wisdom of Dermott, Doug, Jason, Rex, Sam, Tim . . . 'God', Plugger and More!

By: Main, Jim, and McGuire, Eddie

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Wilkinson Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007677

ISBN: 1863501819

Condition: Very Good


120pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly tanned on edges. Cartoon-style illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only, some browning to inside covers. The best of footy screamers from Channel 9's Footy Show : one-liners and tangled words . . . Special sections for The Players, The Coaches, The Commentators, 'And The Rest' . . . Foreword by Ted Whitten, Preface by Jim Main and Eddie McGuire, and a Final Word from Ron Barassi. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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PANTS : The Darren Millane Story

By: McGuire, Eddie, and Main, Jim

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Australia, Celebrity Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009767

ISBN: 1875481532

Condition: Very Good


v, + 189pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour photographically-illustrated sections, 1 x 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section, plus a 20 page b/white illustrated section at rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to front panel. "This is the true and full account of the life of a football legend, from his many triumphs to his escapades with the AFL Tribunal, officialdom and the law. This book tells the Darren Millane story the way the man in the famous number 42 guernsey ... View more info