Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; Dubuque, Iowa: Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Wm. C. Brown Co. Inc., 1962, 1963, 1961.
Hardcover. This collection of three vintage basketball coaching guides grants a charming look at coaching in the 1960s and includes Illustrated Basketball Coaching Techniques by Garland F. Pinholster, Basketball Coach's Complete Handbook by Glenn Wilkes, and Basketball for the High School Coach and the Physical Education Teacher by Heber Newsom. Each is fully illustrated throughout in drawings and diagrams.
Illustrated Basketball Coaching Techniques, 1962: 9 1/4" X 6 1/8". x, 198pp. Rather heavy edgewear to dust jacket, with scattered rubbing, small tears to extremities, and sunning to spine. Tan cloth over boards with basketball player stamped in brown to upper board and upper board and spine lettered in kind. Scattered rubbing and faint dampstains to cloth. Soiling to edges of text block and endpapers, with previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Binding is sound. Pages are musty, but unmarked.
Basketball Coach's Complete Handbook, 1963: 10" X 7 1/8". xi, 306pp. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with 1" tear to head of spine, dust soiling, and orange stains to verso. Orange cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in black. Heavy scattered rubbing and possibly dampstaining to binding, with edgewear and mottling. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Binding is sound. Pages are musty, but unmarked.
Basketball for the High School Coach and the Physical Education Teacher, 1961: 11" X 9". vii, 165pp. Mild wear, sunning, and dust soiling to textured printed paper wraps, spiral bound. Binding is sound. Pages are gently age-toned but clean and unmarked.
A wonderful collection of these three fully illustrated vintage basketball coaching books. Fair / good. Item #4141