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Image for Hockey Play-By-Play *SIGNED BY JIM ROBSON AND JASON FARRIS*

Hockey Play-By-Play *SIGNED BY JIM ROBSON AND JASON FARRIS*

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, CircaNow!: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216A2064

ISBN: 0973901608

Condition: Fine


0973901608 Signed, without inscription, by Jim Robson and John Shorthouse upon title page. Shorthouse succeeded Robson as the voice of the Canucks upon his retirement. Great colour illustrations. "Arms you with the tickets, media passes, programs and Jim's handwritten game notes so you can re-live 55 great hockey hames from the 1970s to today. For each game, you get to feel the hockey pulse of the city, find out what went on behind the scenes in the broadcast booth, and enjoy exciting play-by-play calls from one of the best hockey announcers in NHL history." - from dust jacket. Cl... View more info

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Playing overtime: A celebration of oldtimers' hockey

By: Barris, Theodore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216A9110

ISBN: 0771573618

Condition: Good


0771573618 264 pages. Index. Many humourous black and white photos. "Not only are we never too old to play hockey, Ted Barris proves that reading about those who play it endlessly is something for fans of all ages, too." - Dave Hodge, TSN. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Empire of Ice. The Rise and Fall of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, 1911-1926.

By: Bowlsby, Craig H.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Knights of Winter: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154H2651

ISBN: 0969170564

Condition: Good


0969170564 Please note that this copy is paperback. 388 pages. Index. Reference list. Footnotes. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "Chronicles the rise of the PCHA to the pinnacle of its success, and then to its final, bizarre plummet. All the league's exciting Stanley Cup struggles are described in detail, as well as the trials, experiments and scandals of the regular seasons, plus a wealth of statistics." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this highly-researched work. View more info

Hockey Towns: Stories of Small Town Hockey in Canada

By: Boyd, William T.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Doubleday Canada: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86102188

ISBN: 038525783X

Condition: Fine


038525783X 250 pages including index. "Presents a vivid, heartwarming portrait of our national pastime. The roots of hockey have always been in small towns, and as this book so eloquently shows, it is the small towns that still sustain the game." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked. Lightest wear. Gift quality. Excellent copy. View more info

Messier : Steel on Ice

By: Carpiniello, Rick

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Stoddart: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86104040

ISBN: 077373211X

Condition: Fine


077373211X 210 pages. Includes black and white photographs. "An interesting and entertaining look at arguably the greatest leader in the history of professional team sports." - Bob McKenzie of the Hockey News. "If you've ever admired the skill and determination that is Mark Messier (and who hasn't?) you'll enjoy this book." - John Davidson, Hockey Analyst. Clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket in attractive clear Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Lions in Winter

By: Chrys Goyens; Allan Turowetz

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Prentice-Hall Canada: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 154A5360

ISBN: 013537457X

Condition: Fine


013537457X 422 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A most sensitive and memorable account of the Club de Hockey Canadien." - Jean Beliveau. "A must read for all hockey fans." - Maurice Richard. Clean and bright with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Discard stamp upon front free endpaper and top edge. Lovely copy. View more info

Now Back to You Dick

By: Dick Irvin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86101530

ISBN: 0771043538

Condition: Very Good


0771043538 249 pages including index and numerous wonderful black and white photographic plates. A veritable treasure chest of hockey lore and legends, replete with stories, impressions, views and comments, anecdotes, much humour and excitement, together with an astonishing star-studded cast of hockey greats, including Rocket Richard, Toe Blake, Newsy Lalonde, Butch Bouchard, King Clancy, Charlie Conacher, Jean Beliveau, Guy Lafleur, Scotty Bowman, Bobby Orr, Jacques Plante, Doug Harvey, Foster Hewitt, Ken Dryden, Gordie Howe, Wayne Gretzky, and Bobby Hull. A book of hockey past and present,... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's Newsmagazine, 5 April 1976 - Guy Lafleur, Jean Beliveau and Maurice (Rocket) Richard Cover Photo

Maclean's - Canada's Newsmagazine, 5 April 1976 - Guy Lafleur, Jean Beliveau and Maurice (Rocket) Richard Cover Photo

By: Ferrante, Angela; Miller, Robert; Stewart, Walter

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0764

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Marvelous cover photo of three Montreal Canadiens superstars; Interview with Pauline McGibbon; Nice two-page colour photo ad for the Volkswagen Rabbit; The Beamans family (Hughie and Beverly) of Sackville, NS; The Staples family (Adrian and Jacqueline) of Calgary; Arsenic contamination in Nova Scotia wells; Feature article on the glorious history of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, with great photos; Joseph Zappia - the olympic village will give him immortality, one way or the other - article; The U.S. Presidential Primaries; The Ominous Political Storm Building over S... View more info

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Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925

By: Fosty, George; Fosty, Darril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Pub Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216H0101

ISBN: 1551096951

Condition: Very Good


1551096951 264 pages. Bibliography. Occasional reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes was formed in 1895 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Comprised of the sons and grandsons of runaway American slaves, the league helped pioneer the sport of ice hockey. Twenty-five years before the Negro Baseball Leagues and twenty-two years before the birth of the NHL, this league emerged as a premier force in Canadian hockey. The first book ever written on this topic." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-qua... View more info

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The fans go wild: Paul Henderson's miracle

By: Gault, John

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1973

Seller ID: 15404364

ISBN: 0887701949

Condition: Very Good


0887701949 141 pages. Biography of the hero of the 1972 hockey summit series between Canada and the Soviet Union. "Tells Henderson's story from his childhood in southern Ontario when his father, Garnet, had trained him and encouraged him to make the NHL. On his way up, Paul Henderson suffered from the inequities of the feudal farm-team system, and saw his best friend in junior hockey black-balled because he wanted an education. He was one of the first to fight the system and improve players' conditions. Few players in the game have given as much as Paul Henderson. This book tells how... View more info

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GO-VEES-GO the Incredible Saga of the Penticton Vees 1951-1955

By: Godber, Sid

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Cranbrook Publishing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216H2102

ISBN: B001UG3VR2

Condition: Very Good


B001UG3VR2 Signed, without inscription, by Dick Warwick #9 atop title page. Warwick was one of the team's most prolific scorers. [8], 136 pages. Many great black and white reproductions of archival photos. Recounts how "the Vees fought in only four seasons through to the pinnacle as Canada's representatives in the World Hockey Tournament. The won the B.C. Championship and the Western Canadian title twice running and then, in one of the most outstanding comebacks in hockey history, they won the Allan Cup and went on to avenge the USSR's defeat of the Toronto York Lynhursts." - from... View more info

Keenan : The High Times and Misadventures of Hockey's Most Controversial Coach

By: Gordon, Jeff

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Stoddart Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86104041

ISBN: 0773732764

Condition: Fine


0773732764 232 pages. "From Keenan's earliest coaching days in junior hockey to his disastrous time with the Vancouver Canucks to his recent attempts to return to the NHL, Keenan takes an honest inside look at the most controversial coach in hockey history." - from dust jacket. Dust jacket in Brodart cover. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Beautiful copy. Nice gift for your favorite hockey fan. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 January 1954 - Roy Thomson

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 January 1954 - Roy Thomson

By: Hannon, Leslie F.; Wayne, Johnny; Shuster, Frank; Moody, Joseph P.; De Groot Van Embden, W.; Gilmour, Clyde; Bannerman, James; Mitchell, W.O.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1252

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Features: Magnificent cover art by Winter depicts a rural pond hockey game and locale - quintessential Canadiana!; Backstate at Ottawa - Igor Gouzenko, White and Pearson; Superb two-page colour photo ad for Admiral's line of televisions; Roy Thomson has bought more newspapers than any other Canadian in history... now he has broken into Britain by buying Edinburgh's famous Scotsman - article with photos; It's No Fun Being Funny - Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster are Canada's top comedians; How We Fought Polio in the Arctic - the story of the 'mystery disease' which caused the quarantin... View more info

Image for Deceptions and Doublecross: How the NHL Conquered Hockey

Deceptions and Doublecross: How the NHL Conquered Hockey

By: Holzman, Morey; Nieforth, Joseph

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216G4874

ISBN: 1550024132

Condition: Fine


1550024132 392 pages. Footnotes. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "Hockey lovers will be fascinated by the truth about how the National Hockey League was founded and how, through less than savoury means, it captured permanent possession of the Stanley Cup." - from dust jacket. Appears unread. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Gift quality. View more info

Champions: The making of the Edmonton Oilers

By: Lowe, Kevin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, Prentice-Hall Canada: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 52109560

ISBN: 0132356236

Condition: Very Good


0132356236 356 pages including index. Recounts the history of hockey in Edmonton from its inception in 1894, through the ups and downs of its first Golden Era and finally the big time. The complete, dynamic chronicle of the team that Gretzky helped to propel to greatness, told from the point of view of Gretzky's roommate and teammate (and current Oiler General Manager) Kevin Lowe. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Tiny chips from spine bottom of dust jacket. Very light wear overall. Very nice copy. View more info

Twenty-seven Days in September/Vingt-sept Jours En Septembre

By: Macfarlane, John

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Hockey Canada/Prosport Productions: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86103523

Condition: Very Good


130 pages. Bilingual English/French. Are you Canadian? Like Hockey? Buy this book. It will give you goosebumps. Relives the drama, action and excitement of the most unforgettable moment in Canadian sport. Here, with more than 250 colour photographs, game statistics, team pictures and player (faux) autographs, is the official history of the series of the century - Team Canada versus the U.S.S.R. National Team in 1972. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket with some wrinkling to top edge of back panel. This nice clean copy will make an excellent ... View more info

Lanny.

By: McDonald, Lanny & Simmons, Steve.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1987.: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86102333

ISBN: 0075495015

Condition: Very Good


0075495015 218 pages. The colourful hockey career of Lanny McDonald. Many nice black and white illustrations. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

The Bruins: Brian McFarlane's Original Six (The Original Six)

By: McFarlane, Brian

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Pub: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86103178

ISBN: 077373189X

Condition: Good


077373189X 238 pages including black and white plates. "I found out for the first time, while reading this book, that I almost didn't get the Bruins' coaching job. that was a shocker... This is one of those super books you won't want to put down." - Don Cherry, Hockey Night in Canada. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Yellow boards show moderate wear and soiling. Solid copy. View more info

The Bruins: Brian McFarlane's Original Six (The Original Six)

By: McFarlane, Brian

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Pub: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86104086

ISBN: 077373189X

Condition: Fine


077373189X 238 pages including black and white plates. Author's signature upon half-title page. "I found out for the first time, while reading this book, that I almost didn't get the Bruins' coaching job. that was a shocker... This is one of those super books you won't want to put down." - Don Cherry, Hockey Night in Canada. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Beautiful copy. View more info

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Colour Commentary My Great Hockey Journey

By: McFarlane, Brian

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154G3726

ISBN: 1552676005

Condition: Very Good


1552676005 240 pages. If you grew up in the 1970s and 1980s watching Hockey Night in Canada, buy this book. You will thank us. Brian McFarlane's hockey biography is loaded with stories and great photos of dozens of stars of the day. Very hard to put down, even for folks who normally don't read! Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of an even better book. "This is one of those super hockey books that you won't want to put down until you've finished it." - Don Cherry... View more info