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ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AND RUGBY FOOTBALL - THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF SPORT

Disbound chapter (pages 403-434) from The Encyclopaedia of Sport, edited by The Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek and F.G. Aflalo. Paperback. Rough page edges. Very good condition.  

£24.00

BEST RUGBY STORIES

Anthology of rugby stories and writing. 1st edition. 8vo. 176pp. A very good copy in dust wrapper.

£5.00

BLACK, BLACK, BLACK!

Mackenzie reminisces in this rugby book about great games and players of the past and analyses the state of New Zealand and world rugby in the sixties. 8vo. 176pp. Illus. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed.

£15.00

THE BOOK OF FOOTBALL

Covers both rugby football and association football, although there is far more on the rugby code. Mainly an instructional book although there is an excellent section (100 pages or so) on early rugby and

£40.00

BRYN THOMAS'S BOOK OF RUGGER

A classic collection of writing on the game of rugby, with contributors including Morgan, Jeeps, Swanton, Gwilliam and Wooller. Large 8vo. 124pp. Very nicely rebound in green cloth with gilt title to

£10.00

DAAR IS RUGBY IN SY BLOED

Rugby book. A novel, written in Afrikaans, and based around the game of rugby. 8vo. 102pp. Very good.

£25.00

THE DUNLOP BOOK OF RUGBY UNION

A collection of more than 900 short stories describing the game of Rugby Union, its origins and the many personalities that have enlivened the scene for the last 150 years. 8vo. 464pp. Dust-wrapper. A

£10.00

ERNEST FAIRFIELD OR TWO TERMS AT ST. ANDREWS

Victorian schoolboy adventure which contains an interesting chapter describing school rugby matches. First edition. Small 8vo. 190pp. Original illustrated clothboards and spine, a little worn at edges

£55.00

EVEN COARSER RUGBY: OR WHAT DID YOU DO TO RONALD?

Follow up to the popular "Art of Course Rugby" by the same author. 8vo. 120pp. Drawings and cartoons in the text. Marvellous dust-jacket by Haro. A fine copy.

£5.00

THE EVOLUTION OF RUGBY FOOTBALL - NONSENSE VERSES

A humorous look at the evolution of rugby through the ages, from prehistoric times onwards. With drawings by Francis Brown. Paperback. 4to. 30pp. Pictorial paper wrappers, lightly creased and heavily

£295.00

THE GAME FOR ALL NEW ZEALAND: THROUGH THE LENS OF PETER BUSH

Pictorial record of New Zealand rugby at all levels. 1st edition. 4to. 200pp. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges. A good copy. Very heavy book.

£20.00

THE GAME GOES ON

Rugby book containing thirty-four essays by various writers arranged within nine sections. Contributors include O.L. Owen, H.J. Henley, R. Cove-Smith, E.N. Greatorex, D.R. Gent. Some of the best rugby

£9.00

THE GAME GOES ON

A toothsome collection of 34 essays on all aspects of the Union game by the likes of O.L. Owen, G.V. Stephenson, J.E. Manchester, A.D. Stoop, amongst many others. First Edition. Large 8vo. 340pp. 24 plates.

£7.00

GREAT CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS

The author profiles rugby's greatest players from the first half of the 19th century: Butterfield, Jeeps, Waddell, O'Reilly, Morgan, Prat, Meads, Whineray, to name a few. 8vo. 175pp. 12 pages of photographs.

£7.00

THE GREAT NUMBER TENS

Frank Keating looks at the development of the fly-half and some of the great players in that position. Large 8vo. 271pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£8.00

GREAT RUGGER MATCHES

Rugby book detailing forty-one historic matches from 1871 to 1958. 8vo. 210pp. Frontispiece, 14 plates. Original owner's name to fly-leaf. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. A good copy.

£9.00

THE HOPE OF HIS HOUSE

Schoolboy fiction with a general sporting theme. First edition. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good.

£15.00

IN SEARCH OF RUGBY FOOTBALL

Includes an account of England's 1937 "Four Nations" Grand Slam, with wins against Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Also, portraits of HG Owen-Smith, WJA Davies, Murrayfield, Cardiff Arms Park, Twickenham,

£15.00

IN SEARCH OF RUGBY FOOTBALL

Includes an account of England's 1937 "Four Nations" Grand Slam, with wins against Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Also, portraits of HG Owen-Smith, WJA Davies, Murrayfield, Cardiff Arms Park, Twickenham,

£5.00

JASPER DIE RUGBYHELD

Afrikaans text story for teenage boys, translates as Jasper The Rugby Hero. From a series of 'Jasper' novels. 8vo. 115pp. including illustrations in the text. Internally clean and bright. In the original

£10.00

JASPER DIE RUGBYHELD

Afrikaans text story for teenage boys translates as "Jasper The Rugby Hero". From a series of 'Jasper' novels. 8vo. 115pp. including illustrations in the text. Internally clean and bright. In the original

£15.00

LEGENDS OF IRISH RUGBY: FORTY GOLDEN GREATS

A history of Irish rugby through the eyes of some of its most famous exponents, including Jackie Kyle, Willie John McBride, Tony Ward and Brian O'Driscoll. 8vo. 271pp. 8 pages of colour photographs. Dust-wrapper,

£10.00

LODGE LAUGHS AT THE 1961 FRENCH TOUR

A light-hearted account of the French rugby tour of New Zealand in 1961, illustrated by cartoons and comic strips from the Evening Post and the Sports Post. Paperback. Large 8vo. 32pp. Profusely illustrated.

£24.00

LODGE LAUGHS AT THE SPRINGBOK TOUR

Cartoons and comments on the 1956 Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand. Paperback. 4to. [40]pp. Illustrations throughout the text. Original pictorial card wrappers, slightly soiled, contents very

£30.00

MIDNIGHT RUGBY: TRIUMPH AND SHAMBLES IN THE PROFESSIONAL ERA

The Sunday Times rugby correspondent's study into the onset of professionalism in rugby union. Large 8vo. 314pp. B/w illus. Dust-wrapper, fine.

£6.00

MUD IN YOUR EYE

The state of world Rugby in 1973 as seen by the former All Black half back, Chris Laidlaw. 8vo. 198pp. Illus. Dust-wrapper. A good copy.

£8.00

NO PRISONERS: A BACKGROUND TO RUGBY TOURING

Offers an insight into the organisation of rugby tours, including an outline history of some of the great tours. 8vo. 143pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£6.00

ON WITH THE GAME - THE RUGBY REMINISCENCES OF NORMAN MCKENZIE

The rugby reminiscences of Norman McKenzie, the New Zealand administrator and personality. Published soon after his death. 8vo. 166pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. A very good copy.

£16.00

REPORT ON RUGBY

A social study of the game, wherein all aspects of rugby are scrutinised from its early beginnings at schools and universites. 8vo. 232pp. Frontispiece + 16 b/w plates & several woodcuts in the text.

£7.00

RUGBY AND ALL THAT

Amusing anecdotal account of rugby by the well-known sports journalist. 8vo. 213pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely by Johnson to title-page.

£7.00

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