Sports Roots: How Nicknames, Namesakes, Trophies, Competitions and Expressions Came to Be in the World of Sports

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1980 Hardcover Very Good in Poor jacket Book Size: 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall; Type: Former college library book. Tight binding, good hinges and clean text. A total assemblage of ... everything needed to play, understand, appreciate and enjoy the world's greatest sport. Officially endorsed by the United states Soccer Federation. Tight binding, good hinges and clean text.. Read more Show Less

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New York 1980 Hardcover 1st ed. Very Good. In very good dust jacket. viii, 208 p. : ill.; 22 cm.

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New York 1979 Cloth First Edition Good in Good jacket Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. Good/Good. Stated First Edition. Copyright 1979 by Havey Frommer. Library of Congress ... Catalog Card Number 79-9729. This lovely cloth cover book, 191 pages long, is in good condition, with moderate shelf wear, moderate bumping to the spine ends and cover corners, moderate page edge soiling. The pages are tight and bright. Ex-Library with the usual stamping and marking, pocket and pastedown on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket is in good condition, price clipped, with moderate shelf wear, light bumping to the cover edges, light surface scuffing and soiling, plastic covered, jacket taped to the book. "This book is an exploration of "sportsnyms"-what they are and how they came to be." Illustrated with several pages of black and white photos. Read more Show Less

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New York 1979 Hard Cover First Edition Very Good in Very Good jacket 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. Very Good/Very Good. Stated First Edition. Copyright 1979 by Havey Frommer. Library ... of Congress Catalog Card Number 79-9729. This lovely cloth cover book, 191 pages long, is in very good condition, with light shelf wear, light bumping to the spine ends and cover corners. The pages are tight and bright. The dust jacket is in very good condition, price clipped, with light shelf wear, light surface scuffing and soiling. "This book is an exploration of "sportsnyms"-what they are and how they came to be." Illustrated with several pages of black and white photos. Read more Show Less

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  • ISBN-13: 9780689109805
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • Publication date: 8/28/1979
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 191

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