The Cricket Collection of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958. Part One

Bob Appleyard's brief first-class career which did not start until he was 27. An off spinner who bowled at close to medium pace, with a deceptive dipping flight, and great accuracy, he was devastating on a wet wicket, and economical on batsman's pitches. His Yorkshire debut came in 1950 when he played in three matches and took 11 wickets but there was little indication of what was to happen the following season when he took 200 wickets. He took 154 wickets in 1954 and received an England call-up. He took 5 for 51 on debut, and 31 wickets at 17.87 in his nine Tests. A change in the lbw law and a chronic shoulder injury drastically reduced his effectiveness, and he quit in 1958, after only five full seasons. For Yorkshire he took 708 wickets at an average of 15.48 and a best of 8-76

Each book contains a library bookplate signed by Appleyard.

Lot 486:
Lot 486
'The Young Cricketer's Tutor; comprising full directions for playing the elegant and manly game of Cricket; with a complete version of its laws and regulations'. John Nyren. Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. London. Effingham Wilson 1833. 126pp. First edition. Engraved frontispiece of Lord's Cricket Ground. Original green boards with printed paper label to centre. Minor wear and soiling to boards, old tape repair to front internal hinge, minor foxing to internal page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 487:
Lot 487
'The Cricketers Guide. Corrected to 1854'. 'Nyren's Cricket Guide containing directions for playing this elegant and manly game'. 10th edition. 1854. Gilt to page edges. Minor staining and wear to original decorative wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 488:
Lot 488
'Wickets in the West; or The Twelve in America'. R.A. Fitzgerald. London 1873. Original red boards. Breaking to internal hinges, staining to boards otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 489
'From "Last" to "Lords". Incidents during the career of G.P. Harrison, The Old County Cricketer'. J.W. Northing. Original red leather covers. Signed by Harrison. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
George Puckrin 'Shoey' Harrison, Yorkshire 1883-1892. A very fast bowler in his younger years, he was a noted umpire after retiring from first class cricket
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Lot 490
'Cricket My Love'. L.B. Duckworth. Birmingham 1946. Second impression. Dustwrapper. Signed to title page by Herbert Sutcliffe who wrote the foreword. Small tears to dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 491
'Fifty Years' Cricket Reminiscences of a Non-Player'. W.E. Howard. Old Trafford 1928. Signed to half title page by the author. Minor wear to original card covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
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Lot 492
'World of Cricket. 50 years of Cricket. England v Australia, Colony v Colony. 1856-1895'. F.J. Ironside. Third edition. Sydney 1895. Detached front cover with loss, wear and some loss to spine and rear cover. Internal pages in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 493
'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903' Rev R.S. Holmes. London 1904. Signed presentation copy from Lord Hawke who wrote the introduction, dated May 1904. The front cover with titles and county emblem in gilt. Gilt to page edges. Wear and fading to spine, some foxing to internal pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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Lot 494
'Outdoor Games. Cricket & Golf'. Hon R.H. Lyttelton. Dent, London 1901. 'The Haddon Hall Library'. Vellum covers with gilt decoration and endplates by Arthur Rackham, published in a limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 41 with handmade pages, edges uncut. Minor ageing, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
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Lot 495
'Bibliography of Cricket'. J.W. Goldman. Privately printed by the author 1937. Original covers. Limited edition of 125 numbered copies, signed by the author. Presentation copy no. 9. G/VG
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £160
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Lot 496
'Diet for Exercise and Training'. C.B. Fry. London 1902. Original decorative boards. Ex libris Bob Appleyard, signed in ink by Appleyard. Some wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 497
'With Stoddart's team in Australia, being the record of the 1897/98 tour'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Fourth edition, London 1898. Green boards with original picture to front cover of Ranjitsinhji in batting pose. Some foxing otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 498
'Jerks in from Short Leg'. Quid (R.A. Fitzgerald). London 1866. Original blue boards with cricketer illustration in gilt to centre. Signed in ink to inside front cover by 'T.D. Hornby' (Thomas Dyson Hornby), who played for Liverpool Cricket Club 1843-1862. Minor wear to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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Yorkshire histories. Selection of eight Yorkshire histories and one benefit brochure. Titles include 'Recollections and Reminiscences'. Lord Hawke. London 1924. Original decorative covers in very good condition. 'Talks with Old English Cricketers'. A.W. Pullin (Old Ebor). Edinburgh 1900. Original decorative cloth covers. 'Talks with Old English Cricketers'. A.W. Pullin (Old Ebor). Edinburgh 1898. Reprinted from the Yorkshire Evening Post. Original decorative boards. 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903'. Rev R.S. Holmes 1904. 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1903-1923' A.W. Pullin. Leeds 1924. 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1924-1949' J.M. Kliburn. Leeds 1950 etc. Qty 9. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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Cricket histories. Selection of six cricket histories. Titles include 'Imperial Cricket'. P.F. Warner. London 1912. Original full red morocco, all edges gilt. Limited subscribers edition of 900 copies, this being number 286. Signed by the subscriber. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in very good condition. 'Chronicles of Cricket' London 1888. 'The Cricket Field or The History and the Science if the Game of Cricket'. J. Pycroft. London 1859, 3rd edition. 'The English Game of Cricket: Comprising a Digest of its Origin, Character, History and Progress....'. Charles Box. London 1877. Original decorative blue cloth, all edges gilt. Breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition, etc.
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
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Cricket histories. Selection of ten cricket histories. Titles include 'Cricket', W.J. Ford, Lawrence & Bullen, 1897 in original red decorative boards. 'Seventy-One Not Out'. W. Caffyn. Edinburgh 1899. 2nd edition, revised. Original decorative covers. 'Kings of Cricket- Anecdotes and Reminiscences from 1858 to 1892'. Richard Daft. Bolton 1893. 'The Cricket Field or The History and the Science if the Game of Cricket'. J. Pycroft. London 1851. 'The Cricket Annual 1892' Wm Dewar. Driffield 1892. Original decorative covers. The only year of publication. 'History of Cricket in Kendal 1836-1905'. James Clarke. Kendal 1906. Original green cloth, etc. Some wear to covers, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Cricket biographies and histories. 'Maurice Tate'. John Arlott. London 1951. Ink inscription to title page by Bob Appleyard commenting on Tate's bowling action, 'According to Bill Barnes Maurice had the best fast bowling action of all, scraping his knuckles in his follow through. R.A'. 'Express Deliveries'. W.E. Bowes. London 1948. Signed with dedication by Bowes to title page, with inscription by Bob Appleyard, 'Signed by Bill on my first appearance at the Headingley nets 1950. R.A.'. 'The Hambledon Men'. E.V. Lucas. 1907. Bookplate of F.S. Ashley-Cooper to inside front cover. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
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'The Complete Who's Who of Test Cricketers'. C. Martin-Jenkins. London 1980. Signed by the author to title page with dedication, 'To Bob Appleyard, a master of the bowling art', dated 30th August 1980. Also signed to front end paper by John Arlott and to pen pictures and page entries by one hundred and thirteen England and Australian test players, also two South African and one West Indian, collected by Appleyard when he attended the Centenary Test at Lord's, 28th-2nd September 1980. England signatures include Ames, Andrew, Bailey, A. Bedser, Botham, Bowes, Brown, Cartwright, Close, Dexter, Evans, Fishlock, Gover, Graveney, Hardstaff, Hutton, Larwood, Mann, Milburn, Statham, Swetman, Tattersall, Trueman, Tyson, Voce, Wright, Wyatt, Yardley etc. Australian signatures includes Benaud, Brown, Chipperfield, Cowper, Craig, Darling, Davidson, de Courcy, Fingleton, Gleeson, Harvey, Hassett, Hole, Johnston, Langley, Lawry, Lindwall, Loxton, McCormick, Mackay, Maddocks, Miller, Morris, O'Reilly, Ponsford, Rigg, Ring, Simpson, Tallon, Toshack, Vievers etc. The book in good/ very good condition with excellent dustwrapper
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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Cricket histories. Selection of thirteen cricket histories. Titles include 'Cricket. A Popular Handbook of the Game', edited by G.A. Hutchison, London 1887. 'How's That, Cricket including a Century of Grace' Harry Furniss. Arrowsmith 1896. 'Annals of Cricket'. W.W. Read. London 1896. Original pictorial covers. 'Chronicles of Cricket'. Nyren, Lilywhite & Denison. Swan & Sonnenschein, London 1888. Seventh edition. Original green boards. 'The Cricket Field or The History and the Science if the Game of Cricket'. J. Pycroft. London 1851, first edition. Wear to covers, breaking to front internal hinge etc. Some wear to all titles, generally fair to good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 505
Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1894. 2nd annual issue. Original maroon decorative boards, gilt to edges. Minor wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £320
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Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1895. 3rd annual issue. Original blue decorative boards, gilt to edges. Minor wear to spine, otherwise in very good condition. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £570
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Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1896. 4th annual issue. Original maroon decorative boards, gilt to edges. Some wear to spine, otherwise in good condition. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £310
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Lot 508
Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1897. 5th annual issue. Original green decorative boards, gilt to edges. Minor fading to boards, otherwise in good condition. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £290
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Lot 509
Yorkshire C.C.C. annuals 1898 and 1899. 5th and 6th annual issues. Original decorative boards, gilt to edges. Minor fading to boards, otherwise in good condition. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Qty 2
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £220
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Lot 510
Yorkshire C.C.C. annuals 1900-1983, 2007, 2010-2012. Original decorative boards, gilt to edges to 1916 edition. The 1919 issue with loose insert, 'Corrected list. Yorkshire County Cricket Club Fixtures 1919'. The 1924 issue with a postcard relating to Roy Kilner's benefit, and an official receipt for subscription for the 1924 season. The 1969 issue with a letter to members regarding Doug Padgett's benefit, and an application form for subscription to the 1969 season. 1982 issue leather bound with gilt page edges. Tear to front endpaper of 1903 issue, front endpaper removed in 1911-1914 and 1916 issues, otherwise in good condition. Signed Bob Appleyard bookplate to all issues up to 1983. Qty 83
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £800
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Lot 511
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1985 & 1986. Leather bound editions with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Bradford District'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1987 & 1988. Leather bound editions with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Bradford District'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 513
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1989 & 1990. Leather bound editions with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Bradford District'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1994. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Honorary Life Member'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1995. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Honorary Life Member'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Lot 516
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1996. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Honorary Life Member'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Lot 517
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1997. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Honorary Life Member'. Signed to front endpaper by Appleyard and dated 1997. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Lot 518
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 2002. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard. Honorary Life Member'. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Lot 519
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 2008. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard MBE. Honorary Life Member'. Limited edition no. 37/100, signed by Darren Gough, captain. Ex Bob Appleyard collection but lacking bookplate. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Lot 520
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 2009. Leather bound edition with gilt to all page edges. Front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. R. Appleyard MBE. Honorary Life Member'. Limited edition no. 4/50, signed by Anthony McGrath, captain. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 521
'Kinsella Kids'. Full set of six colour postcards depicting boy cricketers by E.P. Kinsella c1906. Each card with boy cricketer in different position and title to lower border. Published by Langsdorff & Co. Series no. 675. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 522:
Lot 522
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Sepia postcard of 'R.M.S Orsova' Orient Line ship which took the M.C.C. team to Australia. Nicely signed in ink to face by all twenty players and officials including Hutton, May, Simpson, Cowdrey, Tyson, Edrich, Wardle, Graveney, Statham, Wilson, Loader, Evans etc. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 523:
Lot 523
Cigarette card albums. Three albums, one containing full sets each of fifty cards, Players 'Cricketers' 1938, Churchman 'Association Footballers' A series 1938, Ogden's 'How to Swim' 1935 (lacking one card) etc. Also W.D. &. H.O. Wills 'Association Footballers 1935/1936', full set of fifty cards in original album. Ardath 'Famous Footballers' 1935, full set of fifty cards in original album G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
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E.P. Kinsella. 'The Hope of His Side' and 'Out First Ball'. Large original colour prints of a boy batsman in batting pose, and the boy having been bowled out, with original printed titles to lower border. Mounted, framed and glazed in period frames, each overall 17.5"x22.5". Qty 2. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 525
'Alfred Mynn. The Lion of Kent drawn by N. Felix'. Original autotype (carbon process) print of Alfred Mynn, head and shoulders, by N. Felix (Nicholas Wanostrocht). The autotype signed N. Felix and dated 1848. Below is a mounted card with verse 'Dedicated to Lord Harris & the Kent County Eleven. Alfred Mynn. The Lion of Kent drawn by N. Felix. Played in Gentlemen v Players twenty times and was never beaten at single wicket. Below this is a printed 'extract from lines by one of Felix's pupils W.J. Browse of Tottenham beginning 'When the great old Kent eleven, full of hope and pluck began, The great battle with All England single handed man to man.....'. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 13"x19.5". Formerly sold in Phillips sale number 805 as lot 110. A rare item
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £1000
An Autotype is defined as a "true representation of the original". The term autotype was coined in the late 19th century and referred to a process for making photographic prints using a carbon process. Many autotype prints were produced and the process was popular well into the 20th century, particularly since autotype prints are very long lasting, it is said that an autotype could last up to 500 years without fading
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'The Eleven of England selected to contend in The Great Cricket Matches of the North for the Year 1847'. Very large excellent lithograph of the fourteen players in cricket attire with players names printed to lower border. Drawn by N. Felix and printed by N. Ploszcyznski of Hampstead . Published by Bailey Brothers of Cornhill. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 31.25"x26". Darkening and age toning to lower printed detail border, odd marks and occasional nicks to borders otherwise in good condition. Ex Altham collection. A famous lithograph, one of the two rare large subjects produced by Felix
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2500
Lot 527:
Lot 527
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929 and Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Unusual W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug featuring both players. To front, 'George H. Hirst, Yorkshire's Celebrated All Round Cricketer. His record score against Leicestershire (341) May 1905' with vignette of Hirst in batting pose and to verso 'Wilfred Rhodes, Yorkshire's Celebrated Bowler' with vignette of Rhodes in bowling pose to reverse. With stumps, crossed bats and ball in between images. Approx 4" high. Minor wear and very slight loss to wording on the Hirst vignette otherwise in good condition. This mug, featuring both Yorkshire stalwarts, are rarely seen
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
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Lot 528
'George Hirst Benefit Match 1904'. George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929 and Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Unusual Wood & Hulme of Burslem commemorative mug featuring both players. To front, 'George H. Hirst, Yorkshire's Celebrated All Round Cricketer. Hirst's Benefit Aug 1st 1904' with vignette of Hirst in batting pose and to verso 'Wilfred Rhodes, Yorkshire's Celebrated Bowler' with vignette of Rhodes in bowling pose to reverse. Approx 4" high. Wood & Hulme of Burslem marks to base. Quite heavy blistering and pitting to inside of mug originating from the original firing of the mug, minor wear to rim and some general wear otherwise in good condition. The mug, featuring both Yorkshire stalwarts, is rarely seen, but the Benefit match mug has not been sold previously by the auctioneer. A scarce mug even if not in pristine condition, commemorating Hirst's twelve years with Yorkshire
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £550
Hirst's Benefit match was against Lancashire at Headingley on the 1st-3rd August 1904. The match was drawn. Hirst made 65 in Yorkshire's only innings and took six wickets for 42 runs in Lancashire's first innings. Hirst's Benefit yielded a purse of £3,703
Lot 529:
Lot 529
'Yorkshire County Champions 1905'. Commemorative Staffordshire mug for the Championship winning season with vignette of Lord Hawke in batting pose with title 'Yorkshire's Popular Captain' to one side. To the other a vignette of F.S. Jackson in batting pose with title 'England's Popular Captain' with crossed bats, stumps and the date 1905, all printed in black. Large chip to base of mug and further more minor wear to the base of the mug, hairline crack to the Jackson side of the mug otherwise in good condition. Approx 4" high. A rarer mug, sold only once before by the auctioneer
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £500
Lot 530:
Lot 530
Herbert Sutcliffe, Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. W. Ellis Moorcroft of Bramley commemorative transfer printed mug for 'Herbert Sutcliffe World Record Maker, 4 Centuries in 5 Test Matches' with vignette of Sutcliffe in batting pose. With Pudsey Corporation crest and his England v Australia Test records for the 1924-1925 tour to side and to reverse side, his England and Australia Test records for 1924-1926, detailed within a printed cricket ball. Stamp to base. Lacking gilt lustre to rim and handle, some minor wear to base otherwise in good/very good condition. Approx 4" high
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £250
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Lot 531
Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England, 1930-39. W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug for 'Hedley Verity, England's Famous Spin Bowler' with vignette of Verity in bowling pose. Verity's 'England and Australian Test Records to verso, ten wickets v Warwickshire 1931 and ten wickets v Nottinghamshire 1932 'including the Hat Trick' and creating World Record figures of 19.4 overs, 16 maidens, 10 wickets for ten runs' . Stamps to base. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. Approx 4" high. Generally in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £290
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Staffordshire transfer printed 4.25" jug with portrait vignette of Sutcliffe, head and shoulders, wearing Yorkshire cap to one side and crossed bats, stumps and ball to the other. c1920's. Flower shaped mark to base with 'Made in England' within it. Minor wear to gold lustre decoration, very minor wear to vignettes otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
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Roy Kilner of Yorkshire. Staffordshire transfer printed 5" milk jug with portrait of Kilner, head and shoulders, wearing blazer to one side and crossed bats, stumps and ball to the other. 1920's. 'Made in England' within circle stamp to base. Minor wear to gold lustre decoration, minor hairline crack and possible repair to handle wear it joins the jug side otherwise in good+ condition. A rarer milk jug with the image of Kilner
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £360
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Lot 534
Staffordshire sporting jug. Victorian Staffordshire jug with strap handle, transfer printed in black, with a cricket scene of batsman, wicket-keeper and two fielders with pavilion and trees to background. To verso, a football scene involving four players with house and trees to background. Floral decoration to outer and inner rim and to handle. 5" tall with oval 'F. & R. Sports' (Ford & Riley, circa 1882-1893) to base. Vertical hairline crack down from the spout, firing crack to inside, some staining to handle and around the hairline crack area, further odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
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Victorian Cricket Jug. A 19th Century Staffordshire jug with transfer printed decoration in green to either side of a cricket match, with tents and church to the background, with an oak leaf design to both inner and outer rim, the handle with crossed bats, stumps and balls. 6" tall. Some staining to handle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 536:
Lot 536
Staffordshire shaving mug. Victorian Staffordshire shaving mug and ceramic cover (lid) with strap handle, transfer printed in blue, with a cricket scene of batsman, wicket-keeper and two fielders with pavilion and trees to background. To verso, a football scene involving four players with house and trees to background, a similar scene to lid. Floral decoration to outer rim and to handle. Approx 5" tall with 'F. & R. Sports' (Ford & Riley, circa 1865) to base. Very minor chip to rim of mug, not seen when lid in place, minor wear to handle, minor staining otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £850
Lot 537:
Lot 537
Cricket jug. A light blue mid 19th century Staffordshire salt-glaze jug, the hexagonal bulbous body divided into six panels with cricketers wearing top hats, being Pilch, Clarke and Box. The panels highlighted in a darker cobalt blue. Above and below are stylised floral decorations and scrolled handle on hexagonal foot. 6.5" tall. circa 1850. Minor chip to rim near to spot otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £340
Lot 538:
Lot 538
Staffordshire 4.25" waisted cricket mug with strap handle and beaded rim, with cream background and three raised figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box decorated in orange, mauve and green. c1870. Silver lustre floral decoration between figures. Silver lustre to rim and handle. Minor loss to lustre otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 539:
Lot 539
Staffordshire 4" waisted cricket mug with strap handle and beaded rim, with cream background and three raised figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box decorated in orange, mauve and green. c1870. Silver lustre floral decoration between figures. Silver lustre to rim and handle. Some loss to lustre, minor wear to base otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with a 4" waisted cricket mug with similar designs with the figures decorated in white. Some wear to lustre, chip to base otherwise in similar condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
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Lot 540
Village cricket mug. Staffordshire 19th century mug, transfer printed in black with two scenes of village cricket, with church and tents to background, floral and oak leaf rim decoration and crossed cricket bats, balls and stumps decoration to handle. Hand coloured in green, burgundy, yellow and blue. Approx 3" tall. c1850's/60's. Minor wear to base otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
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'Ready for Chances'. A Royal Doulton Black Boy tea plate, entitled 'Ready for Chances' printed with a boy in a white shirt, red waistcoat, yellow trousers and a floppy hat crouched awaiting a catch (as if in the slips). Green floral decoration to outer rim. 6" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. Very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' title
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £750
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'There's Style'. A Royal Doulton Black Boy tea plate, entitled 'There's Style' printed with in a white shirt, red waistcoat, yellow trousers and a floppy hat taking guard in front of the stumps with bat almost horizontal. Green floral decoration to outer rim. 6" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. Very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £650
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Sydney Francis Barnes, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, England & Wales 1894-1930. A 7" side plate with colour transfer printed vignette of Barnes in bowling pose next to the wicket to centre, with inscription 'Syd. F. Barnes-Famous International Bowler'. To verso, a printed shield 'Brilliant bowling by Barnes-obtained six wickets for 24 runs. The English team in Australia 1908'. The surround of the plate unusually decorated in a flow blue china pattern. Blue stamp of W.H. Grindley of Tunstall, Stoke to back. Minor wear to image of Barnes otherwise in good+ condition. Rare in this format, not seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £440
The plates were produced to commemorate Barnes taking six wickets for 24 runs for England v Australia in Australia 1908'.
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Lot 544
Cricket plate circa 1910. A rare pair of Choisy Le-Roi Majolica mustard coloured cricket plates, green to verso, depicting an Asian cricket match in the French Empire (Vietnam) with images of children (oriental) playing cricket to centre with foliage decoration and signed HB in chinese signs along the edge of the plates. One of a series of very unusual plates by the company of Hautin & Boulanger for Choisy-Le-Roi in France. Impressed with 'HB' & 'Choisy Le Roi' to base. The plates measures 9" in diameter. Some crazing to glaze, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 545:
Lot 545
Cricket plate circa 1910. A rare Choisy Le-Roi Majolica mustard coloured cricket plate, green to verso, depicting an Asian cricket match in the French Empire (Vietnam) with images of children (oriental) playing cricket to centre with foliage decoration and signed HB in chinese signs along the edge of the plates. One of a series of very unusual plates by the company of Hautin & Boulanger for Choisy-Le-Roi in France. Impressed with 'HB' & 'Choisy Le Roi' to base. The plate measures 9" in diameter. Some crazing to glaze, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 546:
Lot 546
Cricket bat. Crested china cricket bat with colour emblem for 'Crewe'. Coronet ware. Approx 4.5" long. Some loss to lustre otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 547:
Lot 547
Cricket bat. Crested china cricket bat with colour emblem for 'Whitchurch'. Arcadian China. Approx 4.5" long. Some loss to lustre otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 548:
Lot 548
'Out First Ball'. Kinsella porcelain caricature spill vase of a young boy holding bat with broken wickets having been bowled. Printed title below wickets and bat. 'Copyright' stamp impressed to base. German, circa early 1900's. Approximately 5.5" tall. Some fading to the boy's red shirt otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 549:
Lot 549
Victorian cricket buttons. Excellent complete set of six Victorian brass cricket shirt buttons. Each button having a colour image of a cricketer. Four depicting fielders (one taking a catch), one of a wicket keeper and one of a bowler, two duplicate images of fielders. In original circular presentation box, as issued, with metal back clips. c1890's. G/VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 550:
Lot 550
Cricket bag. Small crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Llangollen'. Arcadian ware. Approx 3" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 551:
Lot 551
Cricket bag. Small crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Rugby'. Arcadian ware. Approx 3" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 552:
Lot 552
Cricket bag. Small crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Dorchester'. Arcadian ware. Approx 3" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 553:
Lot 553
Cricket bag. Medium crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Colwyn Bay'. 'Cricket Week Tonbridge' printed to back. Arcadian China. Approx 4" long. Very minor wear to emblem. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 554:
Lot 554
Cricket bag. Medium crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Blackpool'. Arcadian China. Approx 4" long. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 555:
Lot 555
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Modbury' (Devon). Florentine China. Approx 4.5" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 556:
Lot 556
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Edinburgh' British Manufacture. Approx 4.5" long. Very minor wear to emblem. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 557:
Lot 557
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Teddington' Coronet Ware. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 558:
Lot 558
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Blackpool' Florentine China. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 559:
Lot 559
Hambledon. Crested china bulbous baluster-shaped vase incorporating a fitted lid with the coat of arms for 'Hambledon. The Cradle of Cricket'. Gold lustre to rim. Griffin China. Sold with a crested china suitcase with emblem for Tunbridge Wells'. Florentine China. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 560:
Lot 560
'The Ashes Urn'. Replica urn with label to side. 5.5" tall. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 561:
Lot 561
Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.5"x2". Some wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
(Please also see lots 1288-1306, 1315, 1318, 1319, 1340, 1360-1363)

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