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This page is for anyone who may wish to sell/buy any rowing items. It is meant to be used for transactions within the rowing community. If you have an item to sell, please send an email message with a description, price, contact info, picture to bmiller@RowingHistory.net .

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Rowing Books
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From Bill Miller - I have a collection of rowing books that remain on my shelf from the Rowing Library days. Time to clear them out. Take a look to see if you're interested in any.

NAAO Rowing Guides (Yearbooks), 1 for $25.00, 2 for $45.00, paperback
Condition: used/good with usual paperback scrapes and bumps

     

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Churbuck, D.C. THE BOOK OF ROWING, 1988, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, 1st edition. A nice quality book covering many aspects of rowing; from coaching to youth rowing, to history, to equipment, to Olympics and more. Many photos. 373 p, 21 x26 cm, dj. $25.00 - Condition: new, slight tear in dust jacket

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Clarke, H. & Gwynne-Timothy, S. STROKE, The Inside Story Of Olympic Contenders, 1988, Lames Lorimer & Co, Toronto. This is the story of eight Canadian women rowers preparing for the 1988 Olympic Games; their preparations and experiences. "This book tells why rowers love to row." 167 p, 22.5 cm, some b&w photos, soft cover $21.50 - Condition: lightly used

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Currivan, B. INSIDE ROWING, THE OUTSIDE HANDBOOK, 1989, Barry Currivan, Dublin. A humorous look at the sport of rowing. Comical illustrations. 63 p, 20.5 cm. soft-cover. $10.00 - Condition: almost new, author's signature

  

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Jacobsen, A.N. AUSTRALIA IN WORLD ROWING, 1984/1st, Hill of Content, Melbourne. This book is about the rowing clubs and people in Australia and their success at the national and international level. Mr. Jacobsen coached many of the national crews through the 1960s and 1970s. He brings to the rower’s library needed information about rowing down-under. 217 p, photos, 24 cm, dj, like new condition. $46.50 - Condition: new

  

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Kelley, R.F. THE SPORTSMAN"S ANTHOLOGY, 1944/1st, Howell, Soskin Publishers, New York. R.F. Kelley author of AMERICAN ROWING, was sports writer and editor on the New York Times’ staff. He was authored the rowing entry in the Encyclopedia Britannica. This book is a collection of 25 short stories about amateur sports and two are about rowing: "Thomas Doggett’s Coat and Badge", p. 206-213 and "Git Thar Stroke", p 387-396. This is not a significant work on rowing but is good for one who enjoys collecting. 396 p, 23 cm, dj, owner’s signature inside cover. $24.00 - Condition: used/very good except dust jacket edges chipped

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Kiesling, S. THE COMPLETE RECREATIONAL ROWER & RACER, 1990, Crown Publishers, New York. An instructional manual for sculling and "takes you from proper technique on using rowing machines to selecting and outfitting your shell." Contains drawing and 110 instructional photos. 28 cm, 150 p, soft cvr. $16.50 - Condition: new

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Kuntzleman, C.T. ROWING MACHINE WORKOUTS, 1985, Contemporary Books, Chicago. A soft cover book explaining the introductory use of home rowing machines. Not particularly useful for the indoor racer but helpful for the beginner. 112 p, 22.5 cm, soft, photos, tables. $5.00 - Condition: unused

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Mallory, P. AN OUT-OF-BOAT EXPERIENCE, 2000, San Diego Writer’s Monthly Press, San Diego. A new soft book about the author’s experiences rowing, sculling and coaching in college, clubs and the US Team. A lively and sometimes humorous account of these experiences. 263 pages, 21 cm, soft cover, a few photos. $17.50 - Condition: new

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Mendenhall, T.C. A SHORT HISTORY OF AMERICAN ROWING, 1980, Charles River Books, Boston. Although not extensive, but good information about rowing in America by the leading rowing historian of the 20th century. Significant list of race/regatta results. 124 p, 24.5 cm, illus.
Copy 1 - Hardcover $25.00 - Condition: like new
Copy 2 - Softcover $20.00 - Condition: like new with light abrasion

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Page, G. HEAR THE BOAT SING - HISTORY OF THE THAMES ROWING CLUB AND TIDEWAY ROWING, 1991, The Kingswood Press, London. "Geoffrey Page's monumental study not only celebrates Thames Rowing Club's 130th anniversary but traces the history of Tideway rowing, the creation of the major clubs, Thames, London, Leander and others, during the last hundred years, and a gradual intrusion of international rowing..." cover. 240 p, 24.5 cm, photographs, appendices, high quality printing. $36.00 - Condition: new

  

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Parnwell, D. (ed.) NSR FIFTY YEARS TO ROW, 1996. "A Souvenir History of the National Schools Regatta" in England. A record of the establishment and growth of this school regatta with many good quality photographs. Very nice combination of text and photo record. 68 p, 29.5 cm, color soft cover. $22.50 - Condition - new

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Ridgway, C. & Blyth, J. A FIGHTING CHANCE, 1967, J.B. Lippincott Co, Phila/NY. John Ridgway had responded to an ad in London placed by David Johnstone for an adventurous person to join him for an attempt to row across the Atlantic from the U.S. to Great Britain. Johnstone did not choose Ridgway for his partner, so Ridgway formed his own team make the attempt. This led to the successful crossing of Ridgway and Blyth at the same time as Johnstone and Hoare were crossing making it a race, (see Naydler/THE PENANCE WAY). P.S. You may have heard the name Chay Blyth recently. He organized the Trans-Atlantic Challenge in the Fall of 1997. 242 p, 21 cm., dj. $25.00 - Condition: used/very good

  

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Ross, G. THE BOAT RACE, The Story Of The First Hundred Races Between Oxford And Cambridge, 1956, The Sportsman’s Book Club edition, London.  The chapters are: 1. The Race Generally, 2. The First Six Races:1829-1842, 3. Oxford Domination: 1843-1869, 4. Cambridge Hit Back: 1870-1889, 5. All Oxford: 1890-1898, 6. Cambridge On Top Again: 1899-1908, 7. Up To The Outbreak Of World War I, 8. Between The Wars: Long Cambridge Run, 9. Post-War: Mostly The Light Blues, 10. Great Names: Men Of Distinction, 11. Rowing Boats, 12. The Making Of An Oarsman, 13. The Diet, 14. Is Rowing A Strain?, 15. Broadcasting, Television And The Press, 16. Remaining Thoughts And Conclusions, Appendix contains the boatings and results for the 100 races and a list of the "Blues". Many b&w photographs mixed in with the text. 255 p, 22 ½ cm, dj. $35.00
Condition: used/very good (no dust cover as pictured)

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U.S.O.C. THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC BOOK - 1972, 1972, U.S.O.C. This is the official record of the U.S. Olympic Team for 1972 and 1971 Pan American Team, with personnel, athletes and results. All sports are included. Reports, photos and results. 448 p, 30 cm, dj. $32.50

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Wilson, P. MODERN ROWING, 1969, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg. Paul Wilson was a national level sculler of the late 60s and discusses the "international modern style" of rowing, including chapters on Faults, Training for Technique, Training for Strength, Psychology of Rowing and Rig and Equipment. 152 p, 21.5 cm, dj, illus. $35.00 - Condition: used/very good

 

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