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1 Bonington, Chris Kongur : China's Elusive Summit
London: Hodder & Stoughton; 1982 0393017621 / 9780393017625 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
224 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Black cloth, 224 pages, index, bibliography, 10 appendixes, dozens of illustrations including b/w maps and diagrams and full-color photos on glossy plates. ; Foreword by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. Introduction by Michael Ward. Additional material by Sir Douglas Buck, Peter Boardman, Chris Grey-Wilson, Charles Clarke, Jim Curran, and others. Isbn on cp 0340265140. Isbn on jacket (sticker) 0393017621. 1st printing stated. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket has minor edgewear, two stickers from US distributor. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Campbell, Sid, with Gary Cagaanan and Sonny Umpad Balisong : The Lethal Art of Filipino Knife Fighting
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1986 0873643542 / 9780873643542 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
184 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Red softcover, [viii] + 184 pages, glossary, 8 b/w diagrams, over 200 b/w photos. ; How to conceal, draw, flip and grip the balisong (Filipino street knife, also called butterfly knife or fan knife) the seventeen angles of attack, much more. ; Book shows no defects. Appears unused. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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3 Dillman, George A., with Chris Thomas Kyusho-Jitsu : The Dillman Method of Pressure Point Fighting
Reading, Penns: Dillman Karate International; 1995 0963199617 / 9780963199614 Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good 
271 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall softcover, black and red pictorial covers, 271 pages, biliography, 3 appendixes, 60 b/w anatomical dagrams, over 350 b/w photos, many step-by-step. ; Copyright 1992. This is 4th printing, 1995. Book designed by Sergio Onaga. Pressure-point fighting, or Kyusho-jitsu, is a form of karate from Okinawa, Japan, based on techniques handed down from Hohan Soken, and modified by ninth-degree blackbelt George A. Dillman. ; 19 pages near front have some yellow highlighting, all very pale. Otherwise book is clean, with minor edgewear only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Ebling, Jack, and John Lewandowski Green Glory : Champions of the Hardwood, 1998-2001 (Signed by Author and Players Charlie Bell and Mike Chappell)
Lansing, Mich: Gametime Sports and Entertainment; 2001 0971219109 / 9780971219106 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
280 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Brown boards with basketball texture, color photo endpapers, tons of stats and full-color photos, main text in 3 columns. Glossy throughout. ; SIGNED by author Jack Ebling and by star players Charlie Bell #14 and Mike Chappell #20 who both added their numbers beneath their names. ; Foreword by Tom Izzo. Championship seasons for Spartans of Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan. ; A touch of shelfwear to bottom edges of boards, otherwise no visible wear. No marks apart from autographs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Gambordella, Ted Tonfa Tactics : A Strategy for Total Defense
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press 1985 0873643240 / 9780873643245 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Dave Edmonson 
132 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Black softcover, [iv] + 132 pages, about 160 b/w photos. ; Use of the tonfa, a Japanese weapon similar to billyclub or nightstick, which can be used a club, hammer, choking, jabbing, thrusting, parrying, blocking, etc. ; Book shows no defects. Appears unused. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Heacox, Cecil E. Gallant Grouse, the : All about the Hunting and Natural History of Old Ruff
N. Y. : David McKay Company; 1980 0679510524 / 9780679510529 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Wayne Trimm 
182 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Orange cloth, fine b/w line illustrations. ; Hunting the grouse, a wild member of the chicken-quail-turkey family of birds. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. Jacket affixed to endpapers by small pieces of cellophane tape. Otherwise only light wear. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Hungness, Carl Indianapolis 500 Yearbook 1983
Speedway, Ind: Carl Hungness Publishing; 1983 0915088355 / 9780915088355 Softcover Near Fine 
222 pages; 4to (11") 29 cm; Color glossy magazine format. Color photos and profiles of every car, team, driver. Numerous other articles and stats. Tons of b/w and color photos. ; Covers show very slight sunning, upper rear tip has a faint crease. No other defects. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Indianapolis 500 Yearbook, the :  Volume 4, Number 4, 1976, Hungness, Carl
8 Hungness, Carl Indianapolis 500 Yearbook, the : Volume 4, Number 4, 1976
Indianapolis: Carl Hungness; 1976 0915088096 / 9780915088096 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
223 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; White and black illustrated boards, chapters by various experts, hundreds of b/w photos, many photos in color, a few magazine-style ads in front. Glossy throughout. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; A whisper of wear to tips. No other defects. Quite rare. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Janich, Michael D. Knife Fighting : A Practical Course
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1993 0873647408 / 9780873647403 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
113 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Brown and white pictorial softcover, [vi] + 101 + 5 pages, appendix, 228 b/w step-by-step photos. ; How to use ordinary knife in hand to hand combat and street fighting. ; No signs of use. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 Lin, Willy T'ien Shan P'ai Kung Fu
Burbank, Calif: Ohara Publications; 1977 0897500458 / 9780897500456 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover, 160 pages, over 300 b/w photos showing step-by-step techniques. ; Copyright 1976. This is 3rd printing, 1977. The art and practice of T'ien Shan P'ai Kung Fu, or the famous tiger-crane style of kung fu, also known as Tien Shan Pai Kuoshu or TSP. ; Only a touch of shelfwear, otherwise appears unused. Several pages unopened. ; Literary Links to the Orient Series; Vol. 319 
Price: 21.00 USD
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11 Martin, Dale Trapper's Bible, the : Traps, Snares and Pathguards
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1987 0873644069 / 9780873644068 Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Bill Border 
64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, green covers, 64 pages, 35 b/w line diagrams. ; Author explains how to build your own outdoor traps and snares for little money, and how to trap rabbit, deer, armadillo and other game, and how to build camp alarms and other outdoor warning devices. ; No marks, no defects, but covers are slightly curled, as usual. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 McEvoy, Harry K. Knife Throwing : A Practical Guide
Rutland, Vt: Charles E. Tuttle Company; 1974 0804810990 / 9780804810999 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
108 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small green softcover, 108 + 4 pages, 41 b/w photos ; Copyright 1973. This is 3rd printing, 1974. Written by founder of Tru-Balance Knife Company, makers of quality throwing knives, and president of American Knife Throwers Alliance. ; No defects. Appears unused. (Amazonbuyers please note: our unit is green, 1974, and does not look like their image) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Mitchell, Peter Wrecker's Guide to South West Devon, The, Part 1 : 1st Edition, 1986
UK: Sound Diving Publications; 1986 0952283107 / 9780952283102 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
102 pages; Oblong 8vo (8") 21 cm; Gray-blue pictorial covers, glossy throughout, about 150 b/w photos, maps and diagrams. ; Detailed guide to 11 major shipwrecks near Plymouth, England. All wrecks are in less than 120 feet of water. Part 1 is not stated but this book was followed by a Part 2.; Very light bump to upper tip. No other defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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14 Mitchell, Peter Wrecker's Guide to South West Devon, The, Part 2 : 1st Edition, 1992
UK: Sound Diving Publications; 1992 0952283115 / 9780952283119 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
104 pages; Oblong 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan pictorial covers, glossy throughout, about 150 b/w photos, maps and diagrams. ; Detailed guide to at least 25 wrecks near Plymouth, England, including large ships, small ships, and some aircraft. All wrecks are at less than 50 meters depth, and some can be snorkeled. ; Faint crease to rear cover at upper tip. No other defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Neal, Wes Handbook on Coaching Perfection, The, 3e : (3rd Edition, 1981)
Grand Island, Neb: Cross Training Publishing; 1981 1887002081 / 9781887002080 Third Edition Softcover Near Fine 
233 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Purple covers, 3 appendixes, several lists, tables, forms, etc. ; Isbn 0915134772. 'A Christ-centered training manual with Biblical principles applied to all areas of athletic competition.' This is 3rd edition, 1981. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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16 Order of Shaolin Ch'an Shaolin Grandmasters ' Text, the : History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch'an, Revised Edition
Beaverton, Ore: Order Of Shaolin Ch'an; 2006 0975500910 / 9780975500910 Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
303 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Black cloth, silver lettering, 303 pages, bibliography, glossary, index, appendix, several lists and tables, over 50 b/w photos with captions, including many demonstrating martial arts moves. ; 0975500910. Copyright 2004. This is 2nd printing, revised, 2006. Explains basic philosophy and spirituality of Shaolin Ch'an; core styles including tiger, dragon, snake, northern praying mantis, crane, wing chun, white eyebrow, southern praying mantis; color stripes worn by practitioners of each style; oral history of the Shaolin Order; difference between gung fu and modern wushu; much more. ; Very light bump to lower tips. No other defects to book. Jacket show only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 33.75 USD
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17 Paul, Carl Golf Clubmaking and Repair, 1e : (1st Edition, 1984)
Austin, Tex: Paul Associates; 1984 0913563005 / 9780913563007 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Robin Richardson 
539 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Brown buckram boards, gold lettering, index, glossary, numerous appendixes including ad for author's clubmaking and repairing training program, hundreds of b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; Authored by owner-operator, Custom Golf Clubs, Inc, Austin, Texas. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this unit. This unit has no jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Sosin, Mark, and Lefty Kreh Fishing the Flats : (Signed)
Piscataway, N. J. : Winchester Press/New Century Publishers; 1983 0941130657 / 9780941130653 Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
160 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Pale gray-green softcover, 160 pages, about 50 b/w photos and diagrams. Half-title page inscribed and dated April 12, 1985, and SIGNED by author Lefty Kreh. ; Isbn 0832902802. Copyright 1983 with full number line. ; introduction by Hal Lyman and Frank Woolner. How to fish for saltwater bonefish and tarpon in and around Florida. ; Lower rear tip wrinkled and curled. Otherwise only a touch of wear. ; Salt Water Sportsman Library Series 
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Steiner, Bradley J. Close Shaves : The Complete Book of Razor Fighting
Mason, Mich: Loompanics Unlimited; 1979 1559500085 / 9781559500081 Softcover Near Fine 
88 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 88 pages, six lessons, 67 b/w photos. ; How to use straight razor in hand to hand combat and how to defend yourself against opponent wielding straight razor. ; Rear cover very lightly creased. Otherwise book appears unused. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Talleur, Richard W. Fly Tyer's Primer, the : An Introduction to the Tools, Materials, and Techniques of Fly Tying by an Acknowledged Master
N. Y. : Nick Lyons Books; 1986 0941130959 / 9780941130950 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Dee Weidig 
165 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black boards, [viii] + 165 + 4 pages, several b/w illustrations, over 300 b/w photos, 34 flies and hackles shown in full color on glossy plates. ; Photos by Dee Weidig. Illustrations by Ernest Lussier. ; Book shows no major defects, but pages a bit yellowed from age, and eight pages creased at upper tip. Jacket intact, somewhat faded but quite readable. ; Laid in: 1) publisher's postcard. 2) newspaper clipping with ads for Great Lakes fishing boat charter companies. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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