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ANOTHER HURDLE

Autobiography of David Hemery, the British hurdler. 8vo. 216pp. 16 b/w plates. Dust-wrapper, Very good.

£9.00

BLACK, WHITE & GOLD: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the double olympic gold medal winner. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Priceclipped, very good condition.

£4.00

CHAMPION IN REVOLT

Rowe won a gold medal in the shot put at the 1958 European Championships. Here he lifts the lid off amateur sport, exposing bribery, drug taking and other rackets in athletics. 8vo. 160pp.

£9.00

'CHOPPY' WARBURTON - LONG DISTANCE RUNNER AND TRAINER OF CYCLING CHAMPIONS

Biography of Choppy Warburton, who was a successful distance runner in the late Victorian period before making a career as an athletics and cycling trainer - he has been identified as the instigator of

£50.00

A COLD CLEAR DAY - THE ATHLETIC BIOGRAPHY OF BUDDY EDELEN

Biography of the great American distance runner. Paperback. 8vo. 199pp. Very good condition.

£14.00

DEVIL AT MY HEELS - THE STORY OF LOUIS ZAMPERINI

Autobiography of Louis Zamperini, who ran the 5000 metres in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, was a POW in Japan and later befriended the Evangelist Billy Graham, who helped launch his new career as a Christian

£260.00

THE DIANE MODAHL STORY: GOING THE DISTANCE

Autobiography of the British distance runner. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£5.00

FATIMA - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FATIMA WHITBREAD

Autobiography of the British javelin thrower. 8vo. 195pp. Dust-wrapper, good. Ex-library, with internal stamps and label to lower spine.

£4.00

FIRST FOUR MINUTES

Roger Bannister's own account of his career in running which reached its climax in the legendary race at Oxford on 6 May 1954 where he broke the four-minute mile barrier and instantly earned

£10.00

FIRST FOUR MINUTES

Roger Bannister's own account of his career in running which reached its climax in the legendary race at Oxford on 6 May 1954 where he broke the four-minute mile barrier and instantly earned

£130.00

FLYING FEET

Autobiography of the 1958 1500m gold medallist at the European Championships in Stockholm. 8vo. 160pp. Many photographic illustrations. No dust-wrapper. A good copy.

£5.00

FOUR-MINUTE SMILER: THE DEREK IBBOTSON STORY

Rare biography of the great middle-distance runner of the 1950s, who died in 2107. First edition. 8vo. 175pp. Illustrations. Original green boards, lightly rubbed. No dust-wrapper. A very good copy.

£65.00

FOUR-MINUTE SMILER: THE DEREK IBBOTSON STORY

Rare biography of the great middle-distance runner of the 1950s, who died in 2017. First edition. 8vo. 175pp. Illustrations. Ex-library with a few small stamps and some marks to endpapers. Dust-wrapper,

£100.00

THE GHOST RUNNER - THe AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN TARRANT (1932-1975)

Autobiography of the remarkable athlete John Tarrant, often known as "The Ghost Runner". Paperback. 8vo. 120pp. Binding is a little loose in places. A rare book.

£80.00

HERB MCKENLEY OLYMPIC STAR

Biography of the great Jamaican sprinter of the 1940s and 1950s who finally won an Olympic gold medal in 1952. Paperback. 8vo. 100pp. Lightly rubbed with small repair to top of spine. A good copy of a

£120.00

HIGH ABOVE THE OLYMPIANS

Biography of the famous Stanford coach and international athlete, Dink Templeton. 1st edition. 8vo. A  good copy in dustwrapper, edgeworn with sections missing from head and foot of spine. Spine

£9.00

HOW LONG'S THE COURSE? MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The story of Roger Black, Olympic silver medalist behind Michael Johnson at the 1996 Atlanta game. 8vo. 250pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed with a lengthy dedication to the author Tony Hawks

£8.00

HOW LONG'S THE COURSE? MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The story of Roger Black, Olympic silver medalist behind Michael Johnson at the 1996 Atlanta game. 8vo. 250pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£4.00

THE IBBOTSON STORY

Biography of the great middle-distance runner Derek Ibbotson. Paperback. 8vo. 47pp. Spine repaired neatly with clear tape. A good copy of a rare booklet.

£48.00

INSIDE TRACK: MY PROFESSIONAL LIFE IN AMATEUR TRACK AND FIELD

Autobiography of Carl Lewis, the sprinter and long-jumper who won a total of six gold medals in the Olympics Games of 1984 and 1986. Large 8vo. 240pp. 32 b/w plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

THE IRON IN HIS SOUL - BILL ROBERTS AND MANCHESTER'S SPORTING HERITAGE

The story of Salford's Olympic and Empire champion runner, Bob Roberts. 8vo. 255pp. Dust-wrapper, very good condition.

£8.00

JOYCE SMITH'S RUNNING BOOK

Instructional book about running - Joyce Smith won the London marathon twice. Paperback. 8vo. 154pp. Good condition.

£8.00

JUMPING THE ODDS - MEMOIRS OF A RASTAFARIAN SHOWJUMPER

Autobiography of the showjumper Oliver Skeete. 8vo. First edition. 213pp. Very good condition. Signed nicely by Skeete to fly-leaf.

£8.00

LINFORD CHRISTIE : AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the British sprinter and Olympic gold medal winner. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£4.00

THE LITTLE WONDER - THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALFRED SHRUBB, WORLD CHAMPION RUNNER

Athletics book. Biography of Alfred Shrubb, the famous distance runner who has been largely forgotten since his heyday in the early 20th century. 8vo. 320pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£35.00

MARATHON AND CHIPS: BIOGRAPHY OF JIM ALDER

Biography of Jim Alder, the British marathon runner of the 1970s.  1st edition. 8vo. 136pp. Photos. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Scarce.

£48.00

MARATHON WINNER

Autobiography of the well-known British marathon runner. Paperback. 8vo. 187pp. Signed and dedicated by Keily to fellow athlete Hugh Barnfather. Good condition.

£28.00

MARK PHILLIPS - THE MAN AND HIS HORSES

A biography of Captain Mark Phillips, the great three-day-event rider, while still married to Princess Anne. 8vo. 320pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good condition. Signed to half title-page by

£20.00

MARY MARY (AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY)

Autobiography of the 1964 Olympic long jump gold medallist. 8vo. 158pp. Dust-wrapper. A very good copy.

£20.00

MARY P. AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the Olympic pentathlon gold medallist. 8vo. 156pp. Many photographic illustrations. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£7.00

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