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ALL BLACKS IN CHAINS

The story of the development of rugby in New Zealand with discussion of the 1956 Springboks and 1959 British Lions. First Edition. 8vo. 152pp. Illus. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges with a few short closed

£14.00

BARBARIANS, GENTLEMEN & PLAYERS: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF RUGBY FOOTBALL

The first book to use sociological concepts to explain the development of modern sport, in this case rugby. First US Edition. 8vo. xiii + 321pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£10.00

BEHIND THE ROSE - PLAYING RUGBY FOR ENGLAND

Rugby book. A history of English rugby, based on interviews with a vast array of England rugby players from WWII onwards. Large 8vo. 464pp. Dust-wrapper, fine.

£7.00

BEHIND THE SILVER FERN

A comprehensive history of the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team. 8vo. 470pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£16.00

BETWEEN THE POSTS - A NEW ZEALAND RUGBY ANTHOLOGY

Over 40 writers reflect on various episodes from the illustrious history of the All Blacks. 8vo. 167pp. Dust-wrapper. Very good condition. 

£7.00

BISHOPS RUGBY - A HISTORY

A large and impressive history of rugby at Bishops College, Cape Town. Large 4to. 288pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. A heavy book. Signed and dedicated by Basil Bey, the well-known rugby coach at the school.

£24.00

BLEDISLOE MAGIC

Rugby Union book. A history of the Bledisloe Cup between the All Blacks and the Wallabies, which started in 1931. Paperback. Large 8vo. 228pp. Very good condition.

£12.00

THE BOWRING STORY OF THE VARSITY MATCH

History of the annual Oxford v Cambridge rugby match at Twickenham. 1st edition. 4to. 256pp profusely illustrated, very good in dustwrapper.

£9.00

'CALL THEM TO REMEMBRANCE' - THE WELSH RUGBY INTERNATIONALS WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR

Previously unexplored account of the 13 rugby stars who represented Wales before giving their lives in the First World War. 8vo. 162pp. Paperback. Fine condition.

£10.00

THE CAPTAINS

Rugby Union book. A look at many of the great players who have captained the South African rugby team. Paperback. 8vo. 555pp. Very good condition.

£5.00

CENTENARY: 100 YEARS OF ALL BLACK RUGBY

A compendious history of the AB's since the first tour of New Zealand in 1882 by a team from New South Wales which resulted in a reciprocal invitation being extended to the Kiwis which they duly

£16.00

A CENTURY OF WELSH RUGBY PLAYERS

Includes one hundred short biographical sketches of great Welsh rugby players. Paperback. 8vo. 199pp. Very good.

£9.00

DECADE OF THE DRAGON - A CELEBRATION OF WELSH RUGBY 1969-1979

An historical  celebration of Welsh rugby during its golden period, 1969-1979. Large 8vo. 248 pp. 24 b/w plates. D/w, very good. A very good copy.

£12.00

DIE SILWERVARING 'N RUGBY-VERHAAL

Rugby book. A look at South African rugby, written in Afrikaans. 8vo. 203pp. Front endpaper removed. Very good condition.

£24.00

DIE SPRINGBOK 'N RUGBY-VERHAAL

Rugby book. A look at South African rugby, written in Afrikaans. 8vo. 160pp. Original green boards, heavily rubbed to edges. Good condition.

£14.00

DRAERS VAN DIE GROEN EN GOUD

Rugby book. A look at South African rugby ("Carriers of the Green and Gold"), written in Afrikaans. 8vo. 274pp. Original blue boards, heavily rubbed and bumped. Gutters exposed and contents shaken. An

£48.00

DRAGONS AND ALL BLACKS

The story of the epic fixture between Wales and New Zealand in 1953 within a broader exploration of the century old rivalry between the two great rugby nations. 8vo. 236pp. Paperback. Very good condition.   

£6.00

DURHAM COUNTY RUGBY UNION - SIXTY YEARS RECORDS OF THE COUNTY FIFTEEN 1876 - 1936

Includes extensive player profiles and statistics. There is also a good photograph section with teams from 1887 onwards. 8vo. 244pp. Original maroon boards with gilt titles, lightly rubbed. A good copy.

£45.00

ENDLESS WINTER: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE RUGBY REVOLUTION

The story of a momentous era in world rugby beginning with the return of the Springboks and ending with the 1993 British Lions tour. Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. 1st edition. Large

£7.00

ENGLAND RUGBY

The history of the England Rugby Union team from 1871 to 1976. 8vo. 199pp. Illus. No dust-wrapper. Good.

£4.00

ENGLISH RUGBY. A CELEBRATION

Well illustrated celebration of English rugby. 1st edition. Small 4to. 192pp. Very good in dustwrapper.

£6.00

FIELDS OF PRAISE. THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE WELSH RUGBY UNION

Highly-regarded official history of the Welsh Rugby Union, published during their centenary year. 1st edition. 8vo. 505pp. Colour frontis. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to top edge. Good condition.

£18.00

FIFTY TWO FAMOUS TRIES

Rugby book. Spectacular and important tries from 1893 to 1965. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust wrapper, very good. Signed and dedicated by Thomas to fly-leaf - to Des Johnson.

£20.00

FIFTY TWO FAMOUS TRIES

Spectacular and important tries from 1893 to 1965. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust wrapper, very good. 

£8.00

FIFTY YEARS' RECORD OF RUGBY IN AUCKLAND 1883-1933

Includes a history of rugby in Auckland since 1870 and a year-by-year record of all matches played by the various Auckland teams. Large 8vo. 92pp. Illustrated. Original printed card covers, title to front

£35.00

THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS - THE STORY OF RUGBY FOOTBALL IN CORNWALL

Centenary history of rugby in Cornwall. Paperback. Large 8vo. 150pp. Very good condition.

£15.00

FOOTBALL RECORDS OF RUGBY SCHOOL 1823-1929

Records of over 100 years of rugby at Rugby School, including some great photographic illustrations, articles, history, laws of the game, lists of players etc. 4to. 120pp. Original paper-covered

£75.00

FOOTBALL: THE RUGBY GAME

Amongst the earliest rugby titles, notable for its account of the seismic split in 1863, which saw the formation of the Football Association "under a code which Rugbeians could not afford

£320.00

FOOTBALL: THE RUGBY UNION GAME

One of the classic volumes on the Union game, charting the rise with progress of the sport from the foundation of the Union in 1871. Contributers include A.G. Guillemard, G. Rowland Hill,

£50.00

GLORY DAYS: ALEX WYLLIE AND THE CANTERBURY RANFURLY SHIELD TEAM 1982-85

The story of the victorious Canterbury team under their famous coach, Alex Wyllie. First edition. 8vo. A fine copy in dust wrapper.

£12.00

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