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Cartridges of the World: A Complete and Illustrated Reference for Over 1500 Cartridges

by W. Todd Woodard Gun Digest Books (December 01, 2014)

Gun Digest has been publishing Cartridges of the World since 1965. This newest, most comprehensive 14th Edition has been totally updated, with a newly expanded, full-color 64-page color section featuring essays...


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...


Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating

by James R. Hines Scarecrow Press (April 22, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating relates the history of the sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on hundreds...


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


Handbook of Reloading Basics

by Robin Sharpless & Rick Sapp Gun Digest Books (May 14, 2014)

Ready, set, reload!

With ammo shortages on retailer's shelves, unprecedented firearms sales across the country, and burgeoning numbers of new shooters, reloading is growing in leaps and bounds. Handbook of Reloading...


Facing Michael Jordan

by Kent McDill & Sean Deveney Sports Publishing (October 07, 2014)

Relive the magic of the greatest player to ever step on the court.

“Air Jordan,” “His Airness,” “MJ.”

Whatever you call him, Michael Jeffrey Jordan can be considered one of the greatest basketball players...


Black Bass

by John Alden Knight Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Originally published in 1949, John Alden Knight’s Black Bass enforces the idea that enjoying the sport of bass fishing to its fullest is only possible when one understands every aspect of it, including fish...


The Red Smith Reader

by Dave Anderson & Terence Smith Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1976, Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith is considered one of the greatest sportswriters ever to live. Put alongside Ring Lardner, Red Smith was beloved by those who read him because...


Historical Dictionary of Basketball

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (November 15, 2010)

The Historical Dictionary of Basketball is a comprehensive account of all forms of basketball_amateur, professional, men's, women's, Olympic, domestic, and international_from its invention in 1891 by Dr. James...


Krav Maga

by Boaz Aviram Skyhorse (July 15, 2014)

  • The complete beginner’s guide to Krav Maga 
  • An instructional book for athletes interested in this type of self-defense
  • Updated edition that contains the basic rules and new tips to improve your form and prevent...


Fly-Tying

by Helen Shaw & David Klausmeyer Skyhorse (June 24, 2014)

No book has taught—or retaught—more serious fly tiers the basic skills of fly tying than Helen Shaw’s Fly-Tying. Shaw’s simple and logical prose throughout and more than 250 life-size tying sequences make...


Game in the Desert

by Jack O'Connor & T. J. Harter Derrydale Press (May 07, 2014)

This book—a reprint of the original 1939 edition—offers an in-depth look at some of the most sought-after game in the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Included are black and grizzly bears, doves,...


A Biographical Directory of Professional Basketball Coaches

by Jeff Marcus Scarecrow Press (April 28, 2003)

Jeff Marcus provides, in alphabetical order, the year-by-year coaching records for every pro major league coach in basketball history beginning with the American Basketball League (ABL), which formed in 1925...


The Local Boys: Hometown Players for the Cincinnati Reds

by Jack Heffron, Joe Heffron & Chris Welsh Clerisy Press (March 17, 2014)

The Local Boys tells the stories of men who achieved the boyhood dream of playing for the hometown team. From Ethan Allen to Don Zimmer, they’re all here, including Charlie “Bushel Basket” Gould, who played...


A Tribe Reborn

by George Christian Pappas & Hank Peters Sports Publishing (March 04, 2014)

For almost 50 years, the Cleveland Indians were a joke. They had won the 1948 World Series with one of the greatest teams of all time, but had not been to the playoffs since 1954 (losing to the New York Giants...


Historical Dictionary of Wrestling

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (March 06, 2014)

This dictionary covers Wrestling’s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important...


Gun Safety in the Home

by Massad Ayoob Gun Digest Books (February 10, 2014)

Whether you own firearms as part of your livelihood, for protection or for sport - or if you don't own guns at all - Gun Safety in the Home by Massad Ayoob can help you understand safe handling and secure storage...


Long May You Run

by Chris Cooper Touchstone (October 19, 2010)

You are a runner. You know how hard it is to make time to run. So you go out at 5:30 a.m. . . . in the rain. You remember every strain, sprain, ache, and pain you’ve ever felt. You ran through it then. You’ll...


The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book: Volume 1

by Edward Zawadzki Dundurn (September 01, 2001)

Edward Zawadzki, Canadas Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, brings together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities from the world of sports.


Historical Dictionary of Boxing

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others...


Handbook of Knotting and Splicing

by Paul N. Hasluck Dover Publications (October 04, 2012)

Clearly written and amply illustrated with 208 figures, this classic guide ranges from simple and useful knots to complex varieties. Additional topics include rope splicing, working cordage, hammock making,...


The Annapolis Book of Seamanship

by John Rousmaniere & Mark Smith Simon & Schuster (May 15, 1989)

Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing.

Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The...


The Columbus Panhandles: A Complete History of Pro Football's Toughest Team, 1900-1922

by Chris Willis Scarecrow Press (February 01, 2007)

In 1901 workers at the Panhandle shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad in Columbus, Ohio formed a professional football team called the Columbus Panhandles. The railroad workers, mainly European immigrants, learned...


Can You Name that Team?: A Guide to Professional Baseball, Football, Soccer, Hockey, and Basketball Teams and Leagues

by David B. Biesel Scarecrow Press (January 01, 1993)

The only single source collection of over 950 teams in 36 major professional leagues-baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and hockey. Also contains the first genealogy ever compiled on all these leagues.


Great Detroit Sports Debates

by Drew Sharp & Terry Foster Sports Publishing (February 14, 2012)

Any sports fan knows that nothing brings on more passion and opinion than a good old-fashioned debate. Drew Sharp and Terry Foster are no different, as they take on the top debates of all time in Detroit sports....


Passages

by Chuck Wechsler Skyhorse (December 07, 2011)

This fascinating, 200-page book features the quotes from the best hunting, fishing, and nature writers to ever grace the pages of Sporting Classics. It’s laced with poignant passages from hunting stories by...


Golf Miscellany

by Matthew Silverman Skyhorse (February 28, 2012)

What causes a golf ball to hook or slice? What are the origins of the terms “bogey” and “birdie”? Why was Jack Nicklaus called “The Golden Bear”? “Why is the Masters champion presented with a green...


Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey

by Laurel Zeisler Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2012)

Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey traces the history and evolution of hockey in general, as well as individual topics, from their beginnings to the present, through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes,...


Historical Dictionary of Baseball

by Lyle Spatz Scarecrow Press (December 21, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Baseball contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on the roles of the...


The Basketball Draft Fact Book: A History of Professional Basketball's College Drafts

by Robert D. Bradley Scarecrow Press (April 12, 2013)

The Basketball Draft Fact Book is the first detailed and comprehensive listing of all professional basketball drafts in the history of the sport since the first draft in 1947. Each season’s draft is summarized,...


European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948

by Tomasz Malolepszy Scarecrow Press (February 28, 2013)

In European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948, Tomasz Malolepszy charts the growth and expansion of this sport in Europe with a complete statistical history of both the men’s and women’s competition....


European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935

by Tomasz Malolepszy Scarecrow Press (February 28, 2013)

In European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935, Tomasz Malolepszy charts the growth and expansion of this popular sport in Europe with a complete statistical history of both the men’s and women’s...


European Ice Hockey Championship Results: Since 1910

by Tomasz Malolepszy Scarecrow Press (February 28, 2013)

In European Ice Hockey Championship Results: Since 1910, Tomasz Malolepszy charts this popular sport in Europe with a complete statistical history of both the men’s and women’s competition. For the first...


Clemson

by Sam Blackman, Bob Bradley, Chuck Kriese & Will Vandervort Sports Publishing (August 15, 2017)

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play is the most comprehensive book ever written on Clemson University athletics. This book chronicles over 100 years of Tiger athletics, listing yearly accounts of statistics, records,...


Fundamentals of Mantracking

by Albert "Ab" Taylor & Donald C. Cooper Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

Revised and updated with color photographs, the classic guide to search and rescue.

In 2012, there were 661,000 missing person cases opened in the United States. While the majority of missing person cases that...


A Tribe Reborn

by George Christian Pappas & Hank Peters Sports Publishing (February 19, 2019)

For almost fifty years, the Cleveland Indians were a joke. They had won the 1948 World Series with one of the greatest teams of all time, but had not been to the playoffs since 1954 (losing to the New York...


Historical Dictionary of Competitive Swimming

by John Lohn Scarecrow Press (August 30, 2010)

The Historical Dictionary of Competitive Swimming examines the sport of swimming since its inception as a competitive athletic event. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography,...


The Field Guide to Knots

by Bob Holtzman The Experiment (December 22, 2015)

A Fasten-ating Guide to Knots for Every Adventure!

The perfect knot can make any job quicker, easier, and safer—whether you need to build a shelter, tether a horse, rappel down a cliff, or moor a boat. In...


On the Origins of Sports

by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine Artisan (April 19, 2016)

New York Times Bestseller

“Fascinating.”—Men’s Health, Best Beach Reads for Sports Fans

On the Origins of Sports is an illustrated book built around the original rules of 21 of the world’s most popular...


Up Your Game!

by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine Artisan (April 18, 2017)

Sound smart and play smarter with this compendium of the tricks, techniques, and unwritten rules every sports fan needs—from naming your fantasy team to betting with friends, doing a flip turn to investing...


Baseball Field Guide

by Dan Formosa & Paul Hamburger The Experiment (November 10, 2016)

Now in its third edition—a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball, updated in 2018!

Admit it: Even if you’re a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire’s call can be a little baffling....


Build Your Running Body

by Melissa Breyer, Pete Magill, Thomas Schwartz & Armando Siqueiros The Experiment (July 29, 2014)

“The best running book ever.” —Bob Anderson, founder of Runner’s World

Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to...


The Everything Guide to Sports Betting

by Josh Appelbaum Adams Media (February 05, 2019)

Learn how to bet on sports safely, smartly, and responsibly—and profit big—with this easy-to-use guide, perfect for beginners!

Betting money on sports can be great fun and is a sure way to turn any sports...


NOLS Wilderness Navigation

by Gene Trantham & Darran Wells Stackpole Books (November 01, 2018)

The official NOLS guide to finding your way in the outdoors. Being able to rely on your navigational skills can mean the difference between a successful day hiking and an unplanned overnight in the wilderness....


Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

by Garret Romaine Falcon Guides (October 01, 2018)

 This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings,...


The 100 Greatest American Athletes

by Martin Gitlin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2018)

From Babe Ruth to Michael Phelps, Billie Jean King to Tony Hawk, American athletes have been a source of pride and accomplishment throughout the nation’s history. While there have been plenty of athlete biographies,...


The 50 Greatest Players in Green Bay Packers History

by Robert W. Cohen Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

The 50 Greatest Players in Green Bay Packers History examines the careers of the 50 men who made the greatest impact on one of the National Football League’s most iconic and successful franchises. Using as...


The 50 Greatest Players in New England Patriots History

by Robert W. Cohen Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

Perhaps even more than the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots are the team of the entire northeast from Rhode Island to Canada. Here, sports historian Robert W. Cohen ranks the 50 best players to ever...


eSports: The Ultimate Gamer's Guide

by Mike Stubbs HarperCollins (October 02, 2018)

Whether you want to game like a pro or watch the high-stakes drama, your entry to the pulse-pounding, fast-growing world of eSports starts here.

Competitive video gaming has taken the world by storm. Millions...