Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 669:
Lot 669
'Who's Who in One Day Internationals 1971-2001'. Karachi 2001. Profusely signed to pen pictures by over 370 international cricketers. Signatures include Alderman, Gillespie, R. Hogg, Hughes, Katich, Langer, Lehmann, Malone, Moody, Rackemann, Slater, Warne, M. Waugh (Australia), Agnew, Amiss, Atherton, Barnett, Boycott, Brearley, Close, Cork, Dilley, D'Oliveira, Fraser, Gooch, Gough, Gower, Hayes, Hick, Hussain, Luckhurst, Malcolm, Old, Randall, Snow, Titmus, Underwood, Vaughan, Willis, Woolmer (England), Doshi, Engineer, Hirwani, Laxman, Mongia, Vishwanath (India), Astle, J. Bracewell, C. Cairns, Fleming, Greatbatch, Hadlee, Harris, Patel, Styris (New Zealand), Razzak, Ata-Ur-Rehman, Ghulam Ali, Inzamam-Ul-Haq, Mushtaq Ahmed, Rashid Latif, Saqlain Mushtaq, Shoaib Malik, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram, (Pakistan), Atapattu, A.M. de Silva, Dharmasena, Fernando, Jayasuriya, Jayawardene, Muralitharan, Ranatunga, Sangakkara, Tillakaratne (Sri Lanka), Boucher, Cook, Donald, Gibbs, Kallis, Klusener, Nel, Ntini, Rhodes, Rice, Wessels (South Africa), Adams, Chanderpaul, Gibson, Holder, Hooper, Kallicharran, Kanhai, Lloyd, Logie, Richardson, Sobers (West Indies) etc. Dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
Lot 670:
'We Don't Play it for Fun. A Story of Yorkshire Cricket'. Don Mosey. London 1988. Profusely signed throughout the book by approximately one hundred Yorkshire players, some signatures on pieces and labels laid down. Signatures include Trueman, Cope, Close, Illingworth, Boycott, Carrick, R. Hutton, D. Bairstow, Keighley, Bird, Leadbeater, Balderstone, Hampshire Snr, Hampshire Jnr, A. Sidebottom, Kippax, Athey, Vaughan, Birkenshaw, Hoggard, Sutcliffe, Brearley, Lester etc. Good dustwrapper. Sold with 'Bo Willis. Lasting the Pace', 1985, signed by Willis. Also a set of fifty John Player & Sons 'Cricketers 1938' cigarette cards in original album. Some wear to cards and album. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 671:
'Action in Cricket'. Godfrey Evans. London 1956. Nicely signed in ink with dedication to title page by Evans. Some wear to dustwrapper. Also 'Sword of Willow', John Reid, Wellington 1963. Signed with dedication to front endpaper by Reid. Good dustwrappers. Sold with 'Famous Cricket Clubs', H.E. Powell-Jones, London 1928. Original card covers. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 672:
Lot 672
'Peter May. A Biography'. Alan Hill. London 1996. Foreword by Denis Compton. Limited edition bound in full leather, gilt to top edge, in slip case. Limited edition of 25 copies, signed by Mrs Virginia May, Colin Cowdrey and the author, this being number 'G', an unsold copy published for the author and publisher. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Lot 673:
Lot 673
'Near Death on the Sub-Continent. The Gavin Stevens Story'. David Jenkins. New South Wales 2009. Original paper wrappers. Signed to the title page by Stevens and the author. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Gavin Byron Stevens (South Australia & Australia 1952-1960) was selected for Australia's tour to Pakistan and India 1959/60 and played in four Tests. While on tour he contracted hepatitis, but despite making a full recovery he never played first-class cricket again
Lot 674:
Learie Constantine. Two titles by Constantine. 'Cricketers' Carnival', London 1948. Signed to the half title page by Contstantine and dated 1965. Small tape repairs to otherwise good dustwrapper. Internally in good condition. Ex libris Anthony Woodhouse. 'Cricket and I', London 1933. Loss to original dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £48
Lot 675:
Signed cricket books. Six titles, each signed by the author, the majority with good dustwrappers. Titles are 'Mike Proctor and Cricket', London 1981. 'Cricket Rebel', John Snow, London 1976. 'Richard Hadlee: At The Double', Richard Hadlee, London 1985. 'Deadly Down Under', Derek Underwood, London 1980. 'The Ashes Retained', Mike Brearley, London 1979. Tears and repairs to dustwrapper. 'The Return of the Ashes', Mike Brearley, London 1978. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £12
Lot 676:
Lancashire and Yorkshire cricket books. Selection of titles, some signed. Titles include 'Happy Go Johnny', Johnny Wardle, London 1957. Signed in ink to title page by Wardle. 'Cricket by the Lune. A History of Lancaster Cricket Club', Tom Alderson, 1985. Signed by the author to front end paper. 'History of Cricket in Kendal 1836-1905', James Clarke, Kendal 1906. Original wrappers, tears to spine. 'Hedley Verity. The Story of a Gallant Cricketer', Bradford 1945 etc. Qty 8. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 677:
Lot 677
'The Book of Cricket Verse'. Edited by Gerald Brodribb, London 1953. Good dustwrapper. Slipped in is an associated two page letter handwritten in ink to Brodribb from G.D. Martineau giving directions to his flat in Lyme Regis. 'I shall be glad to discuss Hastings, as well as your anthology of cricketing verse'. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 678:
Signed cricket books. Titles include 'The Game of Cricket', Sir Norman Birkett and Diana Rait Kerr, London 1955. Signed to title page by Rait Kerr. Tears to original dustwrapper. 'A History of the Gloucestershire County Cricket Club 1870-1948', S. Canynge Caple, Worcester 1949. Signed to title page by David Shepherd. Good dustwrapper. 'Wickets, Catches and the Odd Run', Trevor Bailey, London 1986, signed by Bailey. 'Fingleton on Cricket', Jack Fingleton, London 1972, signed by Fingleton etc. Qty 14. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 679:
Lot 679
'Sing all a green willow'. Ronald Mason. London 1967. Signed to the front end paper by twelve members of the 1971 Essex team. Signatures include Brian Taylor (Captain), Keith Boyce, Keith Fletcher, Ray East, David Acfield, John Lever, Stuart Turner etc. Good condition with good dustwrapper
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 680:
Lot 680
'Summer of Success. The Triumph of Essex County Cricket Club in 1979'. David Lemmon. London 1980. Signed to title page by the author and Peter Edwards, Secretary and Manager of the team. Also signed to the acknowledgement page by sixteen Essex players. Signatures include Graham Gooch, Allan Border, Keith Fletcher, Ray East, Neil Foster, Brian Hardie, David Acfield, David East etc. Good condition with good dustwrapper
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 681:
'The History of Kent County Cricket Club'. Dudley Moore, London 1988. signed to front end paper by six Kent players including Neil Taylor, Mark Benson, Graham Cowdrey, Richard Ellison etc. Also 'Freddie meets Freddie', Chris Cowdrey, London 2006, signed by Cowdrey. Sold with a box containing a selection of postcards, photographs, scorecards, match programmes, histories, benefit brochures etc 1970s onwards. One benefit brochure for Darren Stevens 2016 is signed by Stevens. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £65
Lot 682:
Signed cricket books. Four signed cricket books including 'Ashes Victory', The England Cricket Team, London 2005. Signed to the half title page by eight members of the 2005 England ashes team. Signatures include Vaughan, Trescothick, Hoggard, Pietersen, Strauss etc. Other signed titles include 'David Steele. Come in number 3', 'The Botham Report' etc. Sold with a colour caricature print of Michael Atherton in batting action from an original by 'Meadows', 2001. Framed and glazed overall 13.5"x18". Four framed colour caricature prints by John Ireland of Joel Garner, Graham Gooch, Keith Fletcher and Mike Gatting. Each approx. 8"x11.5". Also a black album of mixed cigarette cards. Series include Wills's (Qty 83), Player's (40), Churchman's (13) etc. Some wear to cards, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 683:
'Cutting Edge. My Autobiography'. Javid Miandad. Oxford 2003. Signed with dedication to half title page by Miandad. Also 'Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday', Volume II. Subscription Illustrated Edition. Percy Cross-Standing. London 1902. Original hardback pictorial covers. Some wear to covers, breaking to front internal hinge with old tape repair, first three pages detached, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Cardus on Cricket', Neville Cardus London 1983 (reprint), and 'A Corner of a Foreign Field. The Indian History of a British Sport', Ramachandra Guha, London 2002. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 684:
Lot 684
'A Portfolio of Cricket Prints. A Nineteenth Century Miscellany'. Introduction and Notes by Irving Rosenwater. London 1962. Original pictorial covers. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 685:
Lot 685
'A Memento of two great Notts. Cricketers, Arthur Shrewsbury and Alfred Shaw'. William F. Grundy. C.H. Richards. Nottingham 1907. Original decorative blue paper covered boards with titles to front board. Signed presentation copy 'To William Shrewsbury Junior (Arthur's Nephew) from W.F. Grundy, 29th November 1907'. The inscription to back of front board. The front board is cleanly detached, loss and breaking to spine paper, some old tape marks internally, near to spine otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 686:
E.W. Padwick. 'A Bibliography of Cricket', first edition 1977. Hardback with original worn dustwrapper. Sold with 'Padwick's Bibliography of Cricket Vol II', compiled by Stephen Ely and Peter Griffiths, London 1991 with good dustwrapper, and 'The Gibbs Guide to Items not in Padwick', compiled by Stephen W Gibbs, Christopher Saunders, second edition 2004. Qty 3. G - cricket
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 687:
Lot 687
'R.P. Nelson. Memoir'. H. Strickland and R Nelson. Privately published, 1955. Original card cover. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Nelson captained Northamptonshire in 1938 and 1939, and was killed in action in World War II aged 28
Lot 688:
Lot 688
'Don'ts For Young Cricketers'. D.C.F. Burton. London and Keighley c1921. Padwick 527. Originally from Burton's own collection. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
David Cecil Fowler Burton, Cambridge University, Yorkshire and England, 1907-21. Burton played 104 matches for Yorkshire and was captain 1919-21. He toured with A.W.F. Somerset's M.C.C. teams to the West Indies in 1910/11 and 1912/13
Lot 689:
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume XI. January- December 1892. Nos. 290- 319. Bound in blue boards. Some pages becoming detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 690:
Lot 690
'The English Cricketer's Trip to Canada and the United States in 1859'. Frederick Lillywhite. London 1860 (first edition). Original green boards with title in gilt. Rear internal hinge broken, some foxing, otherwise in good condition. Rare. Sold with the facsimile edition by Robin Marlar, published in 1980. Qty 2 - cricket
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £320
Lot 691:
'Gentlemen's Magazine and Historical Chronicle'. Volume XIII, 1743. Pages 485-486 contain a notice 'Of Publick Cricket Matches'. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Front cover and front endpaper detached, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 692:
'Gentlemen's Magazine and Historical Chronicle'. Volume XIV, 1744. Page 400 contains an single line advertisement for 'Cricket. An Heroic Poem'. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 693:
'Gentlemen's Magazine and Historical Chronicle'. Volume XXVI, 1756. Page 489 includes the poem, 'The Game of Cricket. An Exercise at Merchant Taylor's School'. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Covers worn, contents in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 694:
'The Sportsman's Magazine or Chronicle of Sports and Pastimes'. Volumes I, II and III, London 1824. Scarce run of all three volumes comprising eighteen issues and two supplements of the short-lived magazine. Complete with all twenty engraved plates (one in colour), also the rare contents page for the first issue, August 1823. Volume II contains cricket match reports on pages 272-4. Padwick 1211-3. All three volumes nicely bound in quarter leather with matching marbled boards. Very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 695:
'The Cricket Society' Newsletters 1948-1983. All fully bound in green cloth in six volumes. Also ten issues of 'The Cricket Statistician' Official Journals, issue nos 11-20, Autumn 1975- December 1977, unbound. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 696:
'The Field, The Country Gentleman's Newspaper'. Volume XI 1858. Bound in pale green boards with gilt decorations and tooling. Staining and wear to boards and spine, some foxing to internal pages. Also two bound volumes for 1882-1884 and 1892 in green cloth. Some ageing to boards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 697:
Public school cricket. Selection of cricket books including pupil listing booklets for Harrow 1900, January 1901 and September 1901. Three Harrow Almanacks for 1898-1900. 'Harrow Association Record and List of Members 1934-1935'. 'A History of Cricket at Sherborne School', D.F. Gibbs, 1980, signed by the author. Qty 8. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 698:
Lot 698
'Tate Gallery, Millbank. An Exhibition of Cricket Pictures from the Collection of Sir Jeremiah Colman, BT'. Original catalogue for the exhibition of forty two paintings and prints loaned to the Tate Gallery by Colman, held 16th June to 30th September 1934. Padwick 6996. Some wear and ageing to covers, otherwise in good condition. Also 'A Catalogue for an Exhibition of Books Manuscripts & Pictorial Records', arranged by Diana Rait Kerr, Curator at Lord's. Held at Albemarle Street, London, 22nd June to 12th August 1950. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 699:
Lot 699 Lot 699
The Ashes. Hon. Ivo Bligh. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1877-1883. 'The Record of the Cobham Village Club'. Two copies of 'The Record', Vol. 3 No. 10, July 1926, and Vol. 4 No. 8, May 1927. Original printed newsletters comprising reports and fixtures for village Cricket, Tennis, Scouts and other social activities. The 1926 issue has an article reprinted from the Westminster Gazette, 7th June 1926, on 'The Real Ashes' describing the original 'small earthenware urn kept by the Earl of Darnley [then the Hon. Ivo Bligh] at his country seat, Cobham Hall, Kent'. The 1927 issue dedicates the first page to the death of Bligh and his funeral, with a loose mono printed photograph portrait of Bligh. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'A Yeoman of Kent. An Account of Richard Hayes (1725-1790) and the Village of Cobham in which he Lived and Farmed', Ralph Arnold, London 1949. Comprises a chapter on shooting and cricket including a history of Cobham cricket and an account of England v Hampshire at Sevenoaks Vine, 1776. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Ivo Bligh is best known for captaining the M.C.C. team to Australia when, in 1882/83, Bligh was presented with the famous 'Ashes' urn having won the series. Bligh was the founder and President of Cobham Village Club
Lot 700:
Lot 700
'Keep Your Tail Up Kangaroo. The Official Australian Cricket Board Song'. Words and music by Neil McBeath, copyright 1932. Four page music score containing two pages of music and lyrics tipped into modern blue cloth. The front cover states 'To be broadcast and sung at the M.C.C. during the vital Test Match by permission of the Victorian Cricket Association and courtesy', with printed photographs of Don Bradman, Gubby Allen and singer Arnold Colman. Not listed by Padwick, but shown in the Bibliography vol II, no 3255. VG - cricket
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
The song was presumably intended for the fifth and final Test at Melbourne in February/March 1937, when England lost the series after being two matches up. According to the National Library of Australia the first issue appeared c1932 with the picture on the front cover of a kangaroo with a cricket bat and a bucket of ashes
Lot 701:
Lot 701
'You've Got To Be a Cricket Hero (To Get Along With The Beautiful Girls)'. Al. Sherman, Buddy Fields and Al. Lewis. Local adaptation by Fred Tupper and Cliff Nicholls. Published by Allan's Music Publishers, Melbourne, 1933. Original four page music score, the front cover featuring the Melbourne Cricket Ground surrounded by pen pictures of sixteen Australian cricketers each with printed signature below, including Woodfull, McCabe, Grimmett, Darling, Bradman, Oldfield, Wall, Kippax etc. The lyrics feature references to many of the featured players. Minor foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 702:
Lot 702
'Cricket'. 'Country House Ditties'. Words by Harry and Leo. Trevor and music by Alfred Scott-Gatty. Dedicated to I Zingari, published by Boosey & Co. London, 1898. Original twelve page music score, the front cover in the black, gold and red colours of I Zingari with their emblem. Boosey & Co stamp to first page. Covers detached with some nicks and loss to cover edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
The front cover and some of the music is reproduced in miniature in D.R. Allen' s book. Sir Alfred Scott-Gatty was head of the College of Arms and an expert on heraldry. He wrote successful popular music
Lot 703:
Lot 703
'The Barbados Cricketers' Annual for 1895-96'. Edited and compiled by J. Winfred Gibbons. Barbados 1896. Second edition of the Annual. Some ageing and creasing to original paper wrappers, facsimile replacement tape spine, foxing to internal pages and one wormhole affecting all pages. Otherwise in good condition. A rare Annual
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
Lot 704:
Lot 704
'The Barbados Cricketer's Annual' 1896-97. Edited and compiled by J. Wynford Gibbons. Third edition of the Annual. Bound in light brown boards with poor original wrappers with soiling, fading and loss to extremities, age toning and childlike scribble to front wrapper and first 2/3 pages, some worm damage to front cover and pp 1-31, age toning and small damage to last few pages at the rear otherwise in generally good condition. A rare Annual
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 705:
Lot 705
'The Barbados Cricketer's Annual' 1897-98. Edited and compiled by J. Wynford Gibbons. Fourth edition of the Annual. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original front wrapper and with a poor rear wrapper only, lacking title page, damage and major loss to the first four pages, other faults and nicks to odd internal pages otherwise in generally good condition. A rare Annual
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 706:
England v Australia. 'How we Recovered the Ashes'. P.F. Warner. Chapman & Hall, London 1904. Original decorative cloth boards. Wear to spine otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'The Fight for the Ashes 1926'. P.F. Warner. London 1926 and 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1930'. P.F. Warner. London 1930. Odd faults, some foxing, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 707:
'The Fight for the Ashes 1932/33'. Jack Hobbs. London 1933. Original cloth boards. Signed to title page by Hobbs. Small tear to spine and some fading to covers, otherwise in fair to good condition. Sold with 'The Fight for the Ashes 1934'. Jack Hobbs. London 1934. Front cover of dustwrapper retained. Generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 708:
'Ashes- And dust. The 1934 Test Matches'. D.R. Jardine. London 1951. Sold with 'In Quest of the Ashes', D.R. Jardine, London 1933. Small nick to head of spine. Also 'The Turn of the Wheel. M.C.C. Team Australia 1929-1929'. P.G.H. Fender, London 1929. Some foxing to all three titles, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 709:
'The History of South African Cricket 1919-1927'. M.W. Luckin. Johannesburg 1928. Signed to front endpaper by Hansie Cronje while attending a Benefit Dinner at Keswick Cricket Club, 1995. Sold with 'South African Cricket 1927-1947. Vol III'. Louis Duffus, and 'South African Cricket 1919-1927'. M.W. Luckin. Qty 3. Some wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 710:
Lot 710
'The Memorial Biography of Dr W. G. Grace'. Lord Hawke, Lord Harris and Sir Home Gordon. London 1919. Original decorative boards. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Limited edition of 150 copies. R.M. Bell's copy. Includes a typed letter to Bell from the publisher regarding the publication of the 'Limited de Luxe' edition. Facing p331 is a page handwritten and signed page in ink by Bell commenting on an error on lines 19 to 23, relating to Grace and Bell playing for medal in a monthly golf competition. The handwritten page contains more detail about Grace's interest in golf and the origins of the medal, 'a gold one about the size of a sovereign' which Bell had engraved 'Golf. Dr. W.G. Grace v R.M. Bell 1906'. An additional handwritten annotation by Bell in the margin states 'This medal was played for between W.G. and me and when he died he held it so Mrs Grace sent it to me as a souvenir. I had it in my purse which I had stolen so I lost one of my best treasures. R.M. Bell'. Some light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. A rare and interesting personal copy of Grace's memorial biography
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Richard Moor Bell played for London County 1902-1904. His most notable performances playing for the M.C.C. were in 1928, including taking all ten wickets against Alleyn's School and three others in which he took eight wickets in each match. In the 1929 he wrote 'It will be noted that I got a wicket in the only 5 ways they can be got. Probably a record in one innings. RMB' against St. John's School, Leatherhead
Lot 711:
'Cricket in the Fiji Islands'. P.A. Snow. Christchurch 1949. Minor adhesive damage to inside front cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 712:
New Zealand Cricket 1914-1933. Vol II. T.W. Reese. Auckland 1936. Original dustwrapper. Minor tears and loss to dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 713:
'World of Cricket. 50 years of Cricket. England v Australia, Colony v Colony. 1905-1895'. F.J. Ironside. Third edition. Sydney 1895. Bound in quarter leather and red cloth, lacking original front wrapper and title page. Some foxing to internal pages and odd annotations in ink, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 714:
Lot 714
'Ranji. A Centenary Album'. Vasant Raiji, Bombay 1972. Original decorative gold boards. Some wear to boards and creasing to lower right corner to covers and internal pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 715:
Lot 715
'Some Interesting Links of Yorkshire Cricket'. J.W. Overend 1918'. Original pictorial covers with image of 'Yorkshire County Wranglers at Cambridge' (Lockwood, Peate, Ullyett and Emmett). Wear and ageing to covers, splitting to spine, some rusting to staples otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 716:
'A Century of Philadelphia Cricket '. Edited by J.A. Lester, Philadelphia 1951. Presentation copy signed to the front end paper by Lester and four of the contributors, Percy H. Clark, C.C. Morris, W. Paul O'Neill and J. Barton King. Padwick 4086. Some loss and old tape repairs to original dustwrapper. One photoplate detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Barton King died in October 1965 and was regarded as the greatest ever American cricketer. He toured England with the Philadelphian team in 1897, 1903 and 1908. He took 87 wickets at 11.01 on the 1908 tour. Clark and Lester also took part in that tour
Lot 717:
Pre World War II cricket books. Four cricket books all with good dustwrappers. Titles are 'The King of Games', Frank Woolley, London 1935. Frontispiece becoming detached. 'Ashes- And Dust', D.R. Jardine, London 1934. 'The Larwood Story', Harold Larwood, London 1965. 'Collins's Men', A.E.R. Gilligan, London 1926. Some foxing and ageing to all titles, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 718:
'Edward Mills Grace Cricketer', F.S. Ashley-Cooper, London 1916. Ex libris Gerald Brodribb, with Brodribb's name handwritten in ink to front endpaper. Some wear and ageing to original cloth boards, otherwise in good condition. Also 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia', Prince Ranjitsinhji, London 1898. Ex libris Anthony Woodhouse. Old tape repairs to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition. 'Cricket Across the Seas', P.F. Warner, London 1903. Some wear to decorative cloth boards. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 719:
'Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies'. Volume I, 1746 to 1826 (published 1862), Volume II, 1827 to 1840 (1862), and Volume VI, 1855 to 1875 (1876). All three volumes in original boards, wear to and fading to boards of Volume I. Water damage to Volume II affecting boards and internal pages with some loss to front endpaper. Staining and splitting to the spine of Volume VI. Sold with '"Cricket's" Year Book for 1898', 'Cricket' Office, London 1898. Second year of publication. Original paper wrappers detached with old tape repairs and damage to some internal pages. All four titles in only fair condition. Viewing essential. Qty 4
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
Lot 720:
Cricket histories and year books. Selection of fourteen cricket books, some limited editions. Titles include 'Shreds and Patches. Carlton C.C.' 1923. Three Association of Cricket Statisticians booklets, 'Tasmanian Cricketers 1850-1982' Middlesex Cricketers 1850-1976', limited edition no. 173/700 'Somersetshire Cricketers 1875-1974', limited edition no. 428/500. Also 'Webber's Cricket Year Book 1947-48' (second year of issue), limited edition no. 195/250 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 721:
Lot 721
'Cricket Stories: Wise and Otherwise'. Gathered by C.W. Alcock. Bristol 1901. Original decorative wrappers. Minor wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 722:
The Cricketer Magazine 1921-1949. Two boxes containing a run, the majority bound in green boards. Volumes are 1921 (first issue, bound in brown leather), 1922, 1923, 1923/24, 1924/25, 1926, 1932, 1933, 1936 (bound in black quarter leather with dark blue cloth boards), 1937, 1938, 1940, 1943-1949. Some volumes tightly trimmed by the binder. Sold with 'The Cricketer Spring Annual' and 'The Cricketer Annual' for 1936/37 (bound in black quarter leather with dark blue cloth boards) and 'The Cricketer Annual' and 'The Cricketer Spring Annual' for 1938/9-1939/40. Sold with two Roger Heavens facsimile reprints of 'Arthur Haygarth Cricket Scores and Biographies' (limited edition no. 173/500 and 'M.C.C. Cricket Scores and Biographies'. Qty 23 G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 723:
Lot 723
'How to make 1000 runs in May!'. Humorous 12pp advertising leaflet published 1933 featuring cartoons and descriptions of Gradidge cricket equipment and instructions on the care of Gradidge bats. Rusting to staples otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with a matching envelope with the typed address of the Kent collector, H.W. Warner, postmarked 5th April 1933. Old tape repairs and foxing to the envelope, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £68
Lot 724:
Lot 724
'The Fight for the Ashes in 1930'. P.F. Warner. London 1930. Signed in ink to half title page with dedication by Warner, dated 30th October 1930. The dedication, to A.W.T. Langford, Assistant Editor and later Editor of The Cricketer, 'who gave me much valuable help not only in this book but also in "The Cricketer"'. The dedication also includes a quotation from Ranjitsinhji, 'For cricket is not only a game; it is really a manner of living'. Repairs and wear to original dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100

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