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British Rural Sports Comprising Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Fishing, Hawking, Racing, Boating, Pedestrianism, and the Various Rural Games and Amusements of Great Britain . Sixth Edition, Entirely Revised, with Additions
Stonehenge
Frederick Warne and Co London 1865 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Three-Quarter Leather Leather spine and corners over brown cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, brown coloured upper page edges. Frontis, title page, xvi, 720pp. Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood, by Messrs Dalziel and Hodgkin, from drawings by Wells, Harvey and Hind. Covers heavily worn, chipped leather spine is detached down front joint and is lifting from spine. The front spine joint is cracked and the front board feels slightly loose. Watermark and small chip to frontis, watermark to fore margins of last 200 pages. Light age toning, mostly confined to outer pages. The interior is in near very good condition, with tight binding. Binders' sticker to front stuckdown, bookseller stamp to blank front endpaper, pencilled name to first page of preface. Downgraded to fair because of damage to covers. 766g.  Fair
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006056  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Story of the Oval and the History of Surrey Cricket 1902 to 1948
Louis Palgrave
Cornish Brothers Ltd Birmingam, UK 1949 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Dustjacket chipped and torn at spine ends (max tear 1.5cm), 2cm tear on top front flap fold, 1.5cm tear on bottom front fold, 1cm and 0.5cm tears on back flap folds, 8cm tear vertical tear on centre front leading down from the top , 2cm by 4mm surface wear on front, surface disturbance on spine where stickers have been removed, price-clipped. Book itself has age spotting/toning on edges and endpapers and a few spots in some margins, cover corners and spine ends bumped. No date but assume 1949. 414g.  Very Good-
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001277  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Oct. Part, 1920, M’Call’s Racing Chronicle or Pocket Turf Calendar, Containing Returns of All Racing from Nov 29th 1909 to SEpt 30th 1910
no author
William M'Call Liverpool, UK 1910 
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Soft Cover Brown covers are chipped at spine ends, curling at corners. White spot on back cover and smallwhite rectangle with 85.97 on it. Rectangular cream box with title on front cover is very grubby/tanned/greyed. Age shading to edges and endpapers, occasional age spot in margin. Bottom corners turned in last few page of appendix. Interior pages slightly yellow, but uniformly so. Text clear, though you'll need a magnifying glass to read it.  Good
Price: 56.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001307  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - August 1924, Volume 11 No 10
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1924 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Some small age spots on cover, back pages, edges and margins, 4 vertical creases, some tears in margins (up to 5mm). Journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001398  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - April 1925, Volume 12 No 6
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Large closed tear on front cover, some age spots on covers, edges and margins. Horizontal crease.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001399  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - January 1925, Volume 12 No 3
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. Light vertical creases, owner stamp and some pencil on front cover.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001400  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - March 1921, Volume 9 No 3
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1921 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. Red on front cover has bled through to reverse of front cover. Some small chips (3mm or less) and thins near top of front cover.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001401  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - May 1925, Volume 12 No 7
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1925 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. 2cm by 1mm chip in middle of front cover. Light vertical creases.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001402  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Magical Bulletin - Devoted to the Interests of More and Better Magic - May 1921, Volume 9 No 5
F G Thayer (editor)
F G Thayer Los Angeles 1921 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paper and Staples Monthly journal for professsional magicians with adverts and descriptions of various tricks. Some age spots mostly on covers, edges and margins. This copy has a large number of closed tears, text and illustrations all readible, some chipping in margins.  Fair
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001403  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Basketry and Related Arts
Martha L Lee
D Van Nostrand Company Inc Toronto, London, New York 1948 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Green covers with red title, bookseller sticker on front stuckdown. 189pp. 403g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001480  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Twenty-five New Figure and Character Dances
Elizabeth Turner Bell
George G Harrap & Co Ltd; Geo Winderley & Co London Bomaby Sydney; Capetown 1927 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Illustrated from photographs and with numerous diagrams. Green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine. 114pp. Includes additional 68pp book of accompanying music in pocket attached to back stuckdown. Very minor wear to covers, a few age spots/shading to edges and endpapers. Nice copy, rare with musical accompaniment. 930g. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 91.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004905  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 10
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1977 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 510g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002373  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 11
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1979 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 550g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002374  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Volume 9
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The Australian Pony Stud Book Society  1974 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Tight binding and uninscribed. 390g.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002372  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Constructive Needlework
Ettie Epstein
Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd London, Bath, Melbourne, Toronto and New York 1921 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover viii, 94pp. Practical instructions on sewing including doll's clothing. Also mending, use of sewing machine etc. 283g.  Good
Price: 63.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002333  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Warren Tufts Retrospective
Henry Yeo ( Editor )
Western Wind California 1980 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Approx 2 inch by one inch worn patch top left of front cover, sticker remnants on top right and small tear on spine. Inside is unmarked and spine is uncreased. Undated, circa 1980. 388g.  Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002288  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Nine Commandments of Golf According to the Pro Upstairs
Oman, Mark
ISBN: 0864361874
Penguin Group Australia Scoresby, VIC, Australia 1988 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover Unmarked copy with uncreased spine. 220g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002251  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Square Dancing for Caller-Teachers and Dancers.
Lewis, Joe
Angus & Robertson Sydney, London 1953 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Pictorial Boards Rubbing to spine ends and corners, some toning. "Geoff - please accept this book as a memento of our meeting on Sunday - Joe Lewis 15-12-53". 172g.  Very Good-
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002660  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Square Dancing for New Dancers and New Callers
Lewis, Joe
Angus & Robertson Sydney, London 1950 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Pictorial Boards Rubbing to spine ends and corners, some toning. "Geoff - Best of luck and success as you go on with your square dance work. Joe Lewis" on ffep. 83pp. Bottom third of spine missing and spine is only attached to front cover, corners rubbed. Some age shading to interior. Interior in very good condition. We also have a signed copy of his Square dancing for caller-teachers and dancers. 200g.  Fair
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002661  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Babe, Mildred Didrikson Zaharias
Smith, Beatrice S.
ISBN: 0817201378
Raintree Editions USA 1976 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Dw has some small closed tears (one 2.5cm, one 1.5cm, rest less than 1cm) and is chipped at front flap fold ends. 48pp. Book has white covers with a picture of the babe on the front. 270g.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002672  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Book of Kimono - the Complete Guide to Style and Wear
Yamanaka, Norio
ISBN: 0870115006
Kodansha International  1982 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Dw rubbed on flap fold ends and price-clipped, otherwise both book and dustwapper are fine. 139pp. Learn to wear the kimono the way the Japanese do. 666g.  Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002763  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Guess Me - a Curious Collection of Enigmas, Charades, Acting Charades, Double Acrostics, Conundrums, Verbal Puzzles, Hieroglyphics, Anagrams Etc
Frederick D’arros Planche
Dean & Son Ltd London  
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Decorative Cloth Red cloth covers with embossed titling in gilt and black. Circular pattern on front with embossed gilt hand design and the words "be merry and wise". Corners and spine ends bumped and worn, two 2cm and one 9.5cm split along spine joints. Pencil price on ffep, age toning to endpapers and edges. A very few small age spots in interior pages. Back cover nearly detached from back free endpaper, pencil price on back free endpaper, small water mark on bfep and back stuckdown, pencil name(?) on bfep, four lines of pencil at bottom of last page. No date, late nineteenth century. 400g.  Good
Price: 103.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 002961  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Coaching Rugby League: Level 1 Coaching Certificate Course
Peter Corcoran (editor)
ISBN: 0909832056
Australian Rugby League  1988 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Light wear/soiling to covers, pencilled price and corner creasing to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, pages clean and tight. 200pp, illustrated by Max Foley. 473g.  Good+
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003573  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Sublime Tobacco
Compton Mackenzie
Chatto & Windus London 1957 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Dustwrapper chipped on spine ends, age shaded, slightly soiled. Book itself has a pencilled price on front stuckdown, age shading to endpapers and edges, 4mm tear in front free endpaper, otherwise excellent. The prologue, "My smoking life", describes the author's adventures with tobaco starting with his first smoke at the age of four. There then follows a history of the weed, including a description of its cultivation and its social aspects, and an epilogue dealing with the benefit tobacco has been to humanity. 600g.  Very Good-
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003569  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Remembering Bradman
Geddes, Margaret
ISBN: 067091231x
Viking  2002 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Owner's name and date on title page, very good+ condition book in very good+ jacket. 890g.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003234  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Muhammed Ali - the Greatest
John Hennessey
ISBN: 1856485420
PRC  2000 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards Near fine book in near fine wrapper, 160pp, 29cm square. 1.3kg.  Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003248  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Lawn Bowls - the Australian Way
Jack Pollard
Lansdowne Melbourne 1962 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Gift inscription on ffep, light age shading to endpapers, very good- instead of very good because it has a 1cm by 7mm white spot on back cover. Very good+ condition internally. 570g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003249  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Elizabeth Craig’s Economical Cookery
Craig, Elizabeth
Collins London & Glasgow 1934 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Rubbing and 1cm tears to spine ends, some soling (see scan). Pencilled recipe on front stuckdown, binding visible between stuckdowns and front and back first free endpaper, some age spotting. Tears to a few margins. Good as a reading copy, includes weekly shopping lists and daily menu plans for different budgets. 160g.  Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003432  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Dainty Dishes for Slender Incomes. The Isobel Handbooks No 1.
Isobel" of Home Notes (editor)
C Arthur Pearson London  
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Third edition. 128pp + 3 pages of advertisements. Undated, c 1900 (foreword is 1895). Front cover has some severe stains, two 5mm chips on front spine joint, light rubbing to edges and corners. Age toning to outer pages, some cracks to hinges, pages tight. Reading copy. 177g.  Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003912  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Sires ’97 Australian and New Zealand
no author
Racetrack Magazine  1997 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards Near new. 1.77kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.   Near Fine
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003996  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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