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THE POWER OF TWO: CARL BREWER'S BATTLE WITH HOCKEY'S POWER BROKERS., Foster, Susan.  With Carl Brewer.  Foreword by Stevie Cameron.
1 Foster, Susan. With Carl Brewer. Foreword by Stevie Cameron. THE POWER OF TWO: CARL BREWER'S BATTLE WITH HOCKEY'S POWER BROKERS.
Fenn, Bolton, Ontario, 2005, first edition. 
341 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1551682893 B&w photographs. "One of the most compelling figures ever to lace on a pair of skates, Carl Brewer was a gifted skater and stickhandler, renowned for his ability to control the pa ce of a game and to goad opponents into costly errors. His talents made him an NHL all-star and one of the cornerstones of a Toronto Maple Leaf dynasty. But he was also a loner playing a team game, a free spirit in an era when players were expec t e d not to make waves. Teammates and management alike wrote him off as an eccentric, an enigma. At what should have been the peak of his career, he abandoned the game, embarking on a lifelong search for meaning in his life. Along the way he met S us an Foster, and together they would discover the purpose. (This is) the story of how Carl and Susan successfully battled the hockey establishment over the issue of player pensions. Together they uncovered fraud, corruption and betrayal of tru st, ul timately helping bring down the powerful Alan Eagleson." Previous owner's place, date and signature on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Hunter, Douglas. (Tim Horton.) OPEN ICE: THE TIM HORTON STORY.
Toronto Viking, (Toronto, 1994), Ist edition. 1994 0670854050 / 9780670854059 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
456 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "From his Nickel Belt adolescence, mixing it up on the ice with all the other young hopefuls, to the pinnacle of his career with the Maple Leafs, to the final game of a self-proclaimed 'tired old man', Then there was Tim Horton the business man, hustling for an off-season living like the rest of his fellow Maple Leafs in the days when salaries rarely broke $20,000. (He) eventually found donuts (but) when faced with the choice of building a business empire or playing the game, he chose the game every time, in a professional career that spanned an incredible twenty-five seasons - and ended only on the night of his death." Dust jacket has very minor wrinkling at top of hinges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Leonetti, Mike. Forward by Frank Mahovlich. THE GAME WE KNEW: HOCKEY IN THE SIXTIES.
Vancouver Raincoast 1998 1551921987 / 9781551921983 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Harold Barkley, photograpy. 
118 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "The 1960s was a decade of major transition for the National Hockey League. Bitter rivalries were the order of the day, especially between Canada's two teams, as the Leafs and the Canadiens accounted for nine of the decade's Stanley Cup winners. The league doubled in size as new teams in St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Oakland brought hockey to new fans throughout North America. Aging superstars like Maurice 'Rocket' Richard passed the torch to the next generation of stellar players such as Bobby Orr. Hall of Famers like Johnny Bower, Dave Keon, Bobby Hull, Gordie Howe, Jean Beliveau, Terry Sawchuk and Glenn Hall were at their peak. Through it all, innovative action photographer Harold Barkley was rinkside, recording for posterity the greatest moments of hockey in the sixties. To his stunning colour photographs, accomplished hockey writer Mike Leonetti adds intriguing, fact-filled captions and comments. (A) treasure trove for dedicated hockey fans as well as newcomers to the game." Previous owner's place, Christmas date and signature on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, some light creasing at top edge, light rubbing. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
THE BIG M: THE FRANK MAHOVLICH STORY., Mahovlich, Ted.  (Frank Mahovlich) Signed and Inscribed.  Foreword by Red Fisher.
4 Mahovlich, Ted. (Frank Mahovlich) Signed and Inscribed. Foreword by Red Fisher. THE BIG M: THE FRANK MAHOVLICH STORY.
HarperCollins, Toronto, 1999, first edition. 
244 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0002000105 B&w and colour photographs. INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE: "TO P--- B--- MERRY XMAS FRANK MAHOVLICH 27" AND SIGNED "TED MAHOVLICH". The black marker used in the signing/insc ription has bled through the page somewhat. "Hockey fans who saw Frank Mahovlich play will never forget the combination of power and grace that defined the on-ice presence of a hockey superstar. Growing up in Schumacher, Ontario, Frank graduated f rom the St. Micha el's Majors to the Toronto Maple Leafs at age nineteen. In his first year in the National Hockey League, 1957-58, he beat out Chicago sensation Bobby Hull for the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year. And so began a career that sp anned twenty-one y ears in the NHL and World Hockey Association. Rich with anecdotes, 'The Big M' captures the spirit and times of a Hall of Famer career: four Stanley Cups with the great Leafs teams of the '60s' his bitter struggle with Punch I mla ch; the infamous mi llion-dollar deal with the Chicago Blackhawks; the Leafs-Red Wings trade that saw Frank hook up with Alex Delvecchio and Gordie Howe to form the Production Line II; the end of the six-team era; glory years in Montreal and t wo mor e Stanley Cups; the 1972 Canada/Russia series; his move to the WHA's Toronto Toros and the wild stories from a league of a different kind; the Senate appointment and personal reflections." Previous owner's place, Christmas notation, date an d s ignat ure on free front endpaper; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some very light rubbing, very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
INN ON THE TWENTY COOKBOOK.  (COOK BOOK), Olson, Anna and Olson, Michael.  Signed.  Foreword by James Chatto.  Photography by Michael Mahovlich.
5 Olson, Anna and Olson, Michael. Signed. Foreword by James Chatto. Photography by Michael Mahovlich. INN ON THE TWENTY COOKBOOK. (COOK BOOK)
Whitecap, Vancouver, 2000. 
191 pp, square (9 1/2" H x 9 1/2" D) soft cover with self-flaps. SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE BY BOTH AUTHORS. ISBN 1552850072 Colour and b&w photographs. "Bordered by farms and vineyards, Inn on the Twenty has the best of Niagara at its doorstep. Anna and Michael Olson's recipes reflect the delights of running a restaurant in one of the world's most idyllic settings. Photographer Michael Mahovlich captures surrounding orchards, vineyards, and the inn itself, on the Twenty Mile Creek, in st unning images. (This book) contains the building blocks of cooking well, featuring chapters on basics, food and wine pairing, and kitchen tools. It also includes sublime twists on standard dishes, such as Sea Scallops in Apricot Butter Sauce, L i m e -Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Inn on the Twenty's Signature Double Espresso Chocolate Torte. The book's conversational tone will make you feel as though you are cooking alongside the Olsons in their famous winery restaurant in Jordan." Inte ri or - c lean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to spine color, minor rubbing, minor edge roughness on rear cover, small light scuff on rear flap-fold, small dint on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE: 100 YEARS OF PUCKS AND PRAYERS., Shea, Kevin.  With Larry Colle and Paul Patskou.  Foreword by Senator Frank Mahovlich.
6 Shea, Kevin. With Larry Colle and Paul Patskou. Foreword by Senator Frank Mahovlich. ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE: 100 YEARS OF PUCKS AND PRAYERS.
Fenn, Bolton, Ontario, 2008, first edition. 
304 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1551683482 B&w photographs, reproductions. "(O)ne school stands above all others as the single most important contributor to developing hockey players for the NHL, and that is St. Mic hael's College (Toronto). Since initiating its hockey program, 184 alumni have gone on to play in the National Hockey League. - St. Michael's has won a plethora of team awards. The Senior squad was OHA Senior Champion of 1909 and won the Allan C u p as national champions in 1910. The St. Michael's Majors won the Memorial Cup as the top Junior team in Canada in 1934, 1945, 1947 and 1961, were five-time Eastern Canadian champions and won the J. Ross Robertson Cup as OHA junior champs on s ix o cc asions. The Majors also won the Metro Junior Hockey League championship in 1962 and the Toronto St. Michael's Majors, having returned to Junior action after an extended hiatus, took the Emms Trophy as Central Division champions in 2002 a nd 20 04. M eantime, the St. Michael's Buzzers have won the Sutherland cup six times as the best Junior 'B' team in Ontario and since moving to Provincial Junior 'A', have won the Frank L. Buckland Trophy as OPJHL champions in 2005 and 2006. Man y o utst andi ng h ockey personalities have passed through the doors of St. Michael's College, but fourteen have earned induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame: Bobby Bauer, Gerry Cheevers, Dick Duff, Tim Horton, Red Kelly, Dave Keon, Ted Lindsay, Fr ank Mahov lich, Reg Noble, Joe Primeau and Frank Rankin in the Player category, and Father David Bauer, Murray Costello and Jim Gregory in the Builder category. And while the school has every reason to be proud of its extraordinary hockey legacy, the real r eason to bo ast is that more than 6,000 students who made hockey part of their school experience left having learned the importance of leadership, discipline and staying true to strong values." Fine/Fine 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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