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An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess; Containing One Hundred Examples of Games...including the whole of Philidor's Analysis, with Copious Selections from Stamma, the Calabrois, &c. Arranged on a New Plan...Chess and Whist compared; Anecdotes respecting Chess and Chess-players, &c. A New Edition.
1817
 

Constitution and By-Laws of the Boston Fencing Club.
1858
 

Plainville, Massachusetts Athletic Club Ledger, ca. 1900. Sm. folio. 37 pp. Contemp. calf backed boards. Ink.
1900
 

The Whitely Exerciser.
1893
 

Fall Meeting of the Amherst College Athletic Association. Blake Field. Wednesday, October 14, 1885...
1885
 

Extensive Letter from "John" in Chicago to William Henry Pierce, Concerning Travels and Hunting. July 22, 1855. Postmarked envelope addressed to Wm. H. Pierce, Esq. Springwater, Livingston County, NY. Blue paper 12.5” x 14”. Folded. 3 pp. Ink, some bleedthrough, legible hand.
1855
 

Massachusetts Pool Table & Account Book, 1897-1917. Tall lined folio. 309 pp. Ink & Pencil. Contemp. calf, marbled boards, spine shot, boards loose.
1897
 

Two ALSs to Miss Nellie F. Harvey in Castine, Maine, from her Mother Mentioning Baseball, Kenduskeag, Maine. April 22, 1886 and May 5, 1887. 8” x 10," folded in half. 4 pp. each. With orig. addressed stamped, postmarked, envelope for the 2nd letter. Folds, else fine.
1886
 

Outdoor Baseball for Girls and Women. Official Baseball Guide. Rules and Editorial Committee...
1933
 

...Great 6 Day Walking Match at Palace Hall...Brooklyn...[Caption title]. Narrow small folio broadside, on brown paper, fine.
1880
 

William Taylor, Jr. Importer of Hard Ware Goods, 408 Washington St. (Next the Washington Bank.) Boston. [Complete text]. 3” x 4”, text surrounding an engraved vignette depicting a fisherman, captioned “Fishing-Tackle.” An attractive specimen.
1825
 

By-Laws of the Town of Biddeford. [Caption title]. Broadside, 14” x 8," double column, signed in type by three selectmen with attestation by town clerk at end. Folded in quarters with several tiny holes (no loss), a number of creases, minor stains, one short marginal tear, etc., but overall quite sound.
1850
 

Dick’s Art of Wrestling. A Handbook of Thorough Instruction, Containing a Description of the Different Methods of Wrestling Generally Adopted at the Present Time. Fully Illustrated by Well-Designed Engravings, Exhibiting All the Aggressive and Defensive Positions Necessary For Success.
1887
 

Youthful Sports.
1825
 

Eulogies on the Death of Francis H. Burr, Harvard University Footballer. Compiled by Cora Burr Harden, 315 West 71st St., New York City. December 1910. Notebook 8.25 x 10.75 inches, 14 pp. Includes 3 pages of news clippings reporting the death from Boston newspapers. Slight water damage at top edges, light browning. Contemp. 3/4 calf, cloth covered boards. Minor wear.
1910
 

ANON. The Chess-Player's Hand-Book; Containing a full account of the game of Chess, and the best mode of playing it.
1844
 

ANON. The Complete Grazier: or, Gentleman and Farmer's Directory. Containing the best instructions for buying, breeding and feeding Cattle, Sheep and Hogs, and for suckling Lambs...Also Directions for making Fish Ponds or Canals, and for storing them, and ordering the Fish in the best Manner....
1767
 

ANON. The Book of Sports.
1852
 

BEAN, L.L. Hunting - Fishing and Camping.
1942
 

BEECHER, CATHARINE E Physiology and Calisthenics. For Schools and Families. [And] Calisthenic Exercises, for Schools, Families, and Health Establishments....
1856
 

BOYLE, ROBERT. Occasional Reflections upon Several Subjects....
1665
 

DAVY, HUMPHRY. Salmonia: or Days of Fly Fishing. In a Series of Conversations. With Some Account of the Habits of Fishes Belonging to the Genus Salmo. By an Angler.
1829
 

GARLICK, THEODATUS. A Treatise on the Artificial Propagation of Certain Kinds of Fish, with the Description and Habits...as are most suitable for Pisciculture, Giving the Author's First Experiments...also, Directions for the most Successful Modes of Angling for such kinds of Fish as are herein described.
1858
 

HAWES, WILLIAM POST. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches; Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J. Cypress, Jr. Edited by Frank Forester [Henry William Herbert].
1842
 

HAWES, WILLIAM POST. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches; Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J. Cypress, Jr. Edited by Frank Forester [Henry William Herbert].
1842
 

HERBERT, HENRY WILLI Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States, and British Provinces, of North America. In Two Volumes.
1849
 

HERBERT, HENRY WILLI Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States, and British Provinces, of North America. In Two Volumes.
1849
 

HERBERT, HENRY WILLI American Game in Its Seasons. Illustrated from Nature, and on Wood, by the Author.
1853
 

HUNTING & FISHING. The Art of Hunting, Trapping and Fishing, a Complete and Practical Guide for the Use of the Amateur or Professional, Showing Plainly How to Hunt and Trap all kinds of Animals; How to Catch all kinds of Fresh and Salt Water Fish, with full instructions in the Art of Training Dogs, and Using the Gun and Rifle, including the best known methods for preserving, tanning and dyeing all kinds of skins and furs....
1874
 

INTER-COLLEGIATE ASS Constitution, By-Laws and Laws of Athletics. Adopted by the Convention held at New York, February 28th, 1891. As Amended in Convention Febrruary 27th, 1892, February 25th 1893, and February 24th, 1894.
1894
 

JEFFERIES, RICHARD. The Amateur Poacher.
1879
 

JESSE, EDWARD. Gleanings in Natural History; with Local Recollections. To which are added Maxims and Hints for an Angler.
1833
 

KLAPP, H. MINOR Edit Krider's Sporting Anecdotes, Illustrative of the Habits of Certain Varieties of American Game.
1853
 

KLAPP, H. MINOR Edit Krider's Sporting Anecdotes, Illustrative of the Habits of Certain Varieties of American Game.
1853
 

LAMSON, E.R. Ed. & P Souvenir of the Official Programme of the Yale-Harvard Boat Race at New London, Connecticut.
33015
 

LANMAN, CHARLES. Adventures of an Angler in Canada, Nova Scotia and the United States.
1848
 

LEONARD, HUGH F. A Hand-Book of Wrestling. Edited by Frederik A. Fernald.
1897
 

LONG, JOSEPH W. American Wild-Fowl Shooting. Describing the Haunts, Habits, and Methods of Shooting Wild Fowl, Particularly Those of the Western States of America. With Instructions Concerning Guns, Blinds, Boats, and Decoys; the Training of Water-Retrievers, etc.
1874
 

MASON, GEO. JR. Ed. THE SUNDAY HERALD.Vol. 1, No. 11. August 26, 1894.
1894
 

MASSACHUSETTS RIFLE Annual Reports...for 1886-98, 1900-04, 1906-08, plus Massachusetts Rifle Association Annual Matches.
1886
 

MATTHEWS, THOMAS. Advice to Whist Players. From the Fourth London Edition.
1813
 

McCONNELL, JOHN Assi Yale University Baseball Association Account Book with Payments to Walter Camp. 1909-1910. John McConnell, Assistant Manager, 1910. Folio ledger 8.5 x 14 inches. Numbered pages: 5-21, 50-59; 27 pp. with listed payments altogether. Contemp. cloth, leather tips & spine (spine mostly missing), covers becoming loose. Pages intact & sound. Legible ink.
1909
 

MERCURIALIS, HIERONY De Arte Gymnastica Libri Sex...Quarta editione correctiores, & auctiores facti.
1601
 

MOSELEY, WALTER MICH An Essay on Archery, describing the Practice of that Art in all Ages and Nations.
1792
 

O'REILLY, JOHN BOYLE Ethics of Boxing and Manly Sport. Illustrated.
1888
 

PENN, RICHARD. Maxims and Hints for an Angler: Embellished with Humourous Engravings, Illustrative of the Miseries of Fishing. To which are added Maxims and Hints for a Chess Player.
1855
 

PETERSEN, Capt. PHIL Beadle's Dime Guide to Swimming: Embracing All the Rules of the Art for Both Sexes.
1860
 

PICTON, THOMAS. Paul Preston's Book of Gymnastics: or Sports for Youth. A Legacy, to Promote the Health and Long Life of His Youthful Friends.
1845
 

POPE, ALBERT A. The Bicycle in Relation to Health.
1894
 

ROOSEVELT, ROBERT B. Superior Fishing; or, the Striped Bass, Trout, and Black Bass of the Northern States. Embracing Full Directions for Dressing Artificial Flies with the Feathers of American Birds; an Account of a Sporting Visit to Lake Superior...
1865
 

ST. LOUIS BROWNS. Corporate Records of the Saint Louis American League Baseball Company,1902-1936. Record book from Buxton and Skinner, Stationery Co., St. Louis, with 160 documents attached to 146 numbered pages. Folio ledger-book, boards detached, but present, very worn. Internally very good. the documents fine.
1902
 

VOORHEES, J.M. The Game of Ring Hockey. [Wrapper title].
1903
 

WALKER, DONALD British Manly Exercises: in which Rowing and Sailing Are Now First Described; and Riding and Driving are for the first time given in a work of this kind; as well as...walking, running, leaping, vaulting, balancing, skating, climbing, swimming, wrestling, boxing, training..
1836
 

WALKER, DONALD. British Manly Exercises: in which Rowing and Sailing Are Now First Described; and Riding and Driving are for the first time given in a work of this kind...
1836
 

WALTON, ISAAC. The Complete Angler; or, the Contemplative Man's Recreation. And Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton. With Copious Notes, for the Most Part Original, a Bibliographical Preface, Giving an Account of the Time of Walton, and a Notice of Cotton and His Writings, by the American Editor [George Washington Bethune]. To which is added an Appendix, Including Illustrative Ballads, Music, Papers on American Fishing, and the Most Complete Catalogue of Books on Angling, etc., ever Printed. Also, a General Index to the Whole Work. Part I [-II].
1848
 

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