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May C A. N. - More Wheelspin: Post-War Competition Motoring from the Driver's Seat

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 192 pages. Illustrations. Mainly deals with motor trials shortly after the Second World War.
Published : G. T. Foulis, London 1948, First Edition
£15.00

McColl Graham - Celtic the Official Illustrated History 1888-1995

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 208 pages. Many illustrations including colour. The official history of Celtic from the early days to the end of the 1994-95 season.
Published : Hamlyn 1995, First Edition
£9.00

McGhee Nevin - Killermont the Home of Glasgow Golf Club

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the spine ends and board tips. No.975 of 1500 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 231 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. This is a history of the estate of Killermont from earliest times and of the Glasgow Golf Club which is the ninth oldest in the world.
Published : Glasgow Golf Club 2003, First Edition
£50.00

McNee Gerald - The Story of Celtic: An Official History

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has an edge tear and some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Small brown stain at edge of later pages. 245 pages. Illustrated. When this book was written Celtic had had only four managers in 90 years!
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1978, First Edition
£10.00

Meek, C.F.U. - Winners of the Past and Their Breeding: Together with Statistics Relative to the Figure System of Bruce Lowe

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some foxing to end-papers. Some pencilled and a little ink writing to rear end-papers. 304 pages. Folding tables. Deals with the identification of winning strains of race-horses.
Published : The International Horse Agency and Exchange, London 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Melford Michael & Fenning Bob - Denham Described a History of Denham Golf Club 1910-1992

A very good copy in a very good complete and untorn dustwrapper. This is number 528 of 750 copies and is signed by Bob Fenning. Pp.xiv,110. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Grant Books, Droitwich 1992, First Edition
£22.00

Miroy Nevill - The History of Hockey

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Inscribed on half-title "To Jean With Best Wishes Nevill 1986." 318 pages. Black and white illustrations. Gives results of major tournaments. Published to coincide with the centenary of the Hockey Association.
Published : Lifeline Ltd., Staines 1986, First Edition
£8.00

Monkhouse George and King-Farlow Roland - Grand Prix Racing: Facts and Figures

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription. A couple of small marginal ink markings one of which identifies two people in an illustration. Pp.x,462. Well illustrated. An illustrated history of motor racing covering the period from 1894 to December 1963. The Tables of Results cover 3400 races.
Published : G. T. Foulis & Co, London 1964, Third Edition (Revised)
£20.00

Morley Sam - By Yon Bonnie links! a "Mixed Bag" of 14 Auld Clubs

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. 224pp. 20 illustrations.
Published : Aedificamus Press 1990, First Edition
£6.00

Mowbray Geoffrey - Gunners on the Target

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a bit of edge wear and tear. 208 pages. Illustrated. The story of Arsenal football club from 1886 to 1961.
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1961, First Edition
£12.00

Owen O.L. - The History of the Rugby Football Union

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good price-clipped dustwrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears and a little edge rubbing. Ownership inscription. 368 pages. 24 plates. This is effectively a history of rugby itself up to 1955.
Published : Playfair Books, London 1955, First Edition
£20.00

Palmer Arnold - Portrait of a Professional Golfer

A very good copy in a complete dustewrapper which has minor creasing at the top of front cover. Not price-clipped. 110 pages. Many illustrations.The personal story of a man who became a true credit to the game of golf not only because of a great talent but also because of a magnetic and graceful personality
Published : Pelham Books, London 1966, First British Edition
£6.50

Porter, Hugh - Champion on Two Wheels

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. There is a damp stain at the foot of the spine of the wrapper but it is barely visible externally. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 187 pages. Illustrated. The autobiography of a world champion cycle racer.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1975, First Edition
£15.00

Potter E.C. - Kings of the Court : The Story of Lawn Tennis

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver and black. In a good dustwrapper which shows a fair amount of edge wear. Some fore-edge and a little end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,252. 33 illustrations. The story of lawn tennis from the first Wimbledon tournament in 1877 up to 1935. The book shows how tennis developed, "the great players who have triumphed, the thrilling matches and the brilliant tactics."
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Price Norrie - Gritty, Gallant, Glorious a History and Complete Record of the Hearts 1946-1997

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 239 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Privately Published 1997, First Edition
£10.00

Price Norrie - They Wore the Dark Blue a Complete Record of Dundee F.C. In League and Cup

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 236 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Norrie Price 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Price Norrie - They Wore the Dark Blue: A Complete Record of Dundee FC in League and Cup

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 236 pages. Numerous illustrations, mainly black and white but with a few in colour. League, Scottish Cup, League Cup etc results up to and including season 1994-95. Also articles on "The Story of Saeson 1993-94" and "The Story of Season 1994-95."
Published : Norrie Price 1995, First Edition
£10.00

Richardson G. A. - The Hawksworth Hundred: Bradford Golf Club 1891-1991

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. 107 pages. Illustrated including colour.
Published : Bradford Golf Club 1991, First Edition
£10.00

Rickaby Jim - Aberdeen a Complete Record 1903-1987

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Slight damage towards the foot of the first 20 pages or so. 368pp. Many illustrations. A comprehensive history of Aberdeen football club.
Published : Breedon Books 1987, First Edition
£40.00

Risk Robert K. - Songs of the Links

Illustrated by H.M. Bateman.
Hardback. Externally a very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. A little wear at top of spine. Internally no ownership inscription but foxing to early and late pages and edges. 80 pages. Humorous line drawings by H. M. Bateman throughout.
Published : Duckworth & Co, London 1919, First Edition Thus
£45.00

Robertson Forrest and Ross David - The First 100 Years of Hampden

Nd. 2003? A very good copy in illustrated card covers. 218pp. Many colour and black and white ilustrations. This is the official centenary book which tells Hampden's story in words and pictures.
Published : First Press Publishing, Glasgow, First Edition
£10.00

Robertson George - Tennis in Scotland 100 Years of the Scottish Lawn Tennis Association 1895-1995

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Ownership initials on front end-paper. 317pp. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Scottish Lawn Tennis Association, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£9.00

Robertson George - Tennis in Scotland 100 Years of the Scottish Lawn Tennis Association 1895-1995

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 317 pages. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Scottish Lawn Tennis Association, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£11.00

Robertson-Glasgow R. C. - Cricket Prints Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is rather dusty and showing some edge wear and tear. Gift inscription on front end-paper (from Wm Merrilees who may or may not be the famous Edinburgh Chief Constable of that era). 192 pages. Frontispiece. Sketches concerning well-known cricketers of the day.
Published : T. Werner Laurie, London 1943, First Edition
£15.00

Robinson Richard - History of the Queen's Park Football Club 1867 - 1917

Hadback. A good plus copy in a green leather binding. Smallish chip at top of spine and some fading to spine but the lettering remains clear. Ownership inscription on front end-paper otherwise a clean, unmarked copy without foxing. Pp.vi,[1],446. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. A history of the oldest association football club in Scotland and one of the oldest in the world.
Published : Hay Nisbet & Co, Glasgow 1920, First Edition
£145.00

Robson, Adam - Edinburgh Borderers Rugby Football Club: The Saga of a Club

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxix,325. Numerous illustrations. The history of a rugby club published to mark its 75th anniversary.
Published : Edinburgh Borderers Rugby Football Club Committee 1996, First Edition
£15.00

Roger Charles - History of St. Andrews with a Full Account of the Recent Improvements in the City

A good copy in blind-decorated boards lettered in gilt on spine. A little wear at spine ends. A corner has been clipped from the front end-paper and half-title. Yellow endpapers. A clean copy internally with virtually no foxing and no inscriptions. 204pp. 15 illustrations including fold-out plan of the city. The tissue-guards for the full-page plates are present. Includes interesting mentions of golf in St. Andrews together with a short description of the game.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1849, Second Edition
£195.00

Russell William - A History of Craigmillar Park Golf Club 1895-1995

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which has one three-quarter inch tear on the rear panel. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],95. Numerous plates, mostly in colour. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Craigmillar Park Golf Club, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Sayers Doreen - 100 Years of Golf 1857-1962 - Ben Sayers North Berwick : Dorothy Sayers's Scrap Book

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Trace of a corner crease at foot of front cover. Pp.[x],133. Numerous old photographs. The author was the third generation to carry on the golf clubmaking firm of Ben Sayers in North Berwick. This is her account of the Ben Sayers golfing family and its long association with North Berwick in particular.
Published : Stephenson Press, North Berwick 1994, Second Impression
£40.00

Seaton Douglas C. - Bass Rock Golf Club 1873-1998 The First 125 Years

Softback. Large 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],135. Illustrated. The history of a North Berwick golf club.
Published : Bass Rock Golf Club, North Berwick 1999, First Edition
£25.00

Seaton James - The Kingsknowe Story a History of the Club to Mark the Centenary (1908-2008)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 68 pages. Many illustrations including colour. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Kingsknowe Golf Club, Edinburgh 2008, First Edition
£15.00

Simpson Myrtle - Skisters the Story of Scottish Skiing

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 160 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations.
Published : Landmark Press, Carrbridge 1982, First Edition
£10.00

Simpson Myrtle - Skisters the Story of Scottish Skiing

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 160 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Landmark Press, Carrbridge 1982, First Edition
£10.00

Smith Norman - Case History

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.vii,278. 65 illustrations. This is the story of several famous marques which have left their impression on the motor racing scene, including Mercedes-Benz, Alfa Romeo Ferrari etc.
Published : Autosport, London 1958, First Edition
£12.00

Stirk David - Golf, The History of an Obsession

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in publisher's light tan cloth with title in dark blue on front board and on spine. Dark blue endpapers. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. No inscriptions. 160 pages. Near very good illustrated dustwrapper which is slightly creased on the front panel and is price-clipped. The book celebrates the remarkable history of the game of golf. Starting with the first pictorial records and culminating in the finest examples of contemporary sports photography, it traces the evolution of golf and its growth in popularity from the origins up to the modern tournament scene.
Published : Phaidon, Oxford 1987, First Edition
£9.00

Taylor Dawson - St. Andrews Cradle of Golf

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper just a little worn at the edges. 207pp. Many illustrations including colour. The story of historical golf tournaments that have been held in St. Andrews and an illustrated guide to the Old Course.
Published : A.S. Barnes & Co, New Jersey 1976, First Edition
£5.00

Taylor J.H. - Golf: My Life's Work

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in silver on only slightly faded spine. Small black mark on front board. A little foxing to page ends. Four black and white photographs. Previous owner's gift inscription with another owner's name and R.A.F. address on front endpaper. 236 pages. This second impression was printed 1 month after the first edition. Introduction by Bernard Darwin
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1943, Second Impression
£250.00

Taylor James - Curling the Ancient Scottish Game

Illustrated by C.A. Doyle.
A very good copy in blue cloth which is decorated on the spine and upper board. Pp.xii,404. Illustrated. An attempt "to bring together all the scattered information that can be gleaned respecting Scotland's National Game".
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1887, Second Edition
£85.00

Tennant John - Rugby the Golden Age

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in silver on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white photographs throughout from 1900 to 1980. 384 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Please note this is a heavy book and will incur extra postage. Described as "a unique compilation of more than 300 extrordinary images --- from almost a century of sport, looking beyond the tries and scrums to the heart of the game."
Published : Cassell Illustrated, London 2005, First Edition
£18.00

Thorburn A.M.C. - The Scottish Rugby Union Official History

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,210. 121 plates. Covers the period from the early days of rugby in Scotland in the 1860's to Scotland's Grand Slam success of 1983/84.
Published : Scottish Rugby Union 1985, First Edition
£18.00

Twydell Dave - Rejected F. C. Of Scotland Volume I Edinburgh & the South

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow laminated boards lettered and decorated in red. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 288 pages. Maps and illustrations. This is a history of ex-Scottish League clubs. Included in this volume are Nithsdale Wanderers, Peebles Rovers, Leith Athletic etc.
Published : Yore Publications 1992, First Edition
£45.00

Wakefield W. W. and Marshall H. P. - Rugger

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth with some fading (and wear) to the spine. Neat ownership inscription. Pp.xi,491. 4 plates. 89 figures. The book is divided into three Parts - "Rugger Reminiscences", "The Theory and Practice of Rugby Football" and "Records".
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1927, First Edition
£6.00

Warner P. F. - Cricket Reminiscences with Some Review of the 1919 Season

Hardback. A just about good copy in red cloth. Scuffing to boards especially the spine. Lacks front end-paper. No ownership inscription. 239 pages. 12 illustrations.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1920, First Edition
£9.00

Warner P. F. - England v Australia the Record of a Memorable Tour

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine only a little faded. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Hinges sound. Pp.xiv,284 + 36pp.adverts at end. 51 illustrations. The story of the England cricket tour of Australia in 1911/12. A nice copy.
Published : Mills & Boon, London 1912, First Edition
£115.00

Webster David - Scottish Highland Games

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 143 pages. Many illustrations. Inmcludes chapters on Highland Dancing, The Bagpipes of Scotland, The Heavy Events etc.
Published : Reprographia, Edinburgh 1973, First Edition
£7.00

Webster Jack - The Dons the History of Aberdeen Football Club

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper with an externally repaired closed tear. 224pp. Illustrated.
Published : Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., London 1978, First Edition
£7.00

Whitney Leon F. - Keep Your Pigeons Flying

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 240 pages. 23 illustrations. A book on how to prevent and treat disease in pigeons.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1961, First Edition
£12.00