Cricket Paintings And Prints

Lot 730:
'How We Recovered the Ashes'. P.F. Warner. London 1904. Presentation copy signed by Warner and dated 'May 1904', to A.E. Relf (Sussex & England) who was a member of the touring party. Minor wear, generally good condition. Sold with 'Gilligan's Men', M.A. Noble, London 1925, second edition. Also 'England v Australia, the Story of the Test Matches', J.N. Pentelow, Bristol 1895, bound in green cloth. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
M.C.C. won the 1903/04 Ashes series 3-2. Relf, making his debut in the first Test, played in the first two Tests, England winning both matches
Lot 731:
Cricket histories and biographies. Box containing a selection of fourteen cricket books. Titles include 'W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences & Personal Recollections', W.G. Grace, London 1899. Original decorative cloth boards. Breaking to front internal hinge. 'Australian Cricket: A History', A.G. ("Johnnie") Moyes, Sydney 1959. With good dustwrapper. 'West Indian Cricket', Christopher Nicole, London 1957. Very good dustwrapper etc. Some books annotated with the owner's name, J.B.G. Thomas, rugby and cricket writer. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 732:
Lot 732
Frank Woolley. Flicker book. 'Square Cut and Walking Shot'. Published by Flicker Productions of London. Rusting to staples, minor water stains to one cover, reinforcement laid down to rear cover, small tear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Frank Woolley. Flicker book. 'Pull to Leg and Forcing Shot, off the Back Foot, to the Off'. Published by Flicker Productions of London. Rusting to staples, reinforcement laid down to rear cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 734:
Kent. Selection of eleven biographies, histories etc relating to Kent county, clubs and players, some signed. Signed titles include 'Kent the Glorious Years', Dennis Fowle, London 1979. Signed by Alan Ealham who wrote the foreword. Limited edition no. 60/1000. 'Five Overs & 2 Wides', H.S. Vere Hodge. Privately printed 1967. 'The Valiant Stumper. A History of Wicket-Keeping', G.D. Martineau, London 1957. Signature in ink of Godfrey Evans on piece laid down to title page. Good dustwrapper. 'Behind the Stumps', Godfrey Evans, London 1951. Signed in ink to title page by Evans. 'The White Horse and the Kangaroo. Kent v The Australians 1882-1977', Clive W. Porter, Gillingham 1981 signed by the author. Also Order of Service for Frank Woolley, Canterbury Cathedral, 18th November 1978 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 735:
The Sportsman's Book Club. Six titles published 1955-1956 in original red cloth. Titles are 'Talking of Cricket', Ian Peebles. 'Australian Test Journal', John Arlott, 'The Glad Season', Ray Robinson. 'Cricket My Happiness', A.A. Thomson. 'Cricket North & South', T.C.F. Prittie. 'Keith Miller Companion', Keith Miller and R.S. Whitington. Minor wear to cloth boards, otherwise in good condition. Sold with four Yorkshire County Cricket Club handbooks for 1974-1976. Thirty four copies of 'The Cricketer' magazine for 1937, 1938 and 1946 in generally good condition. Five Wisden Cricketers' Alamanck hardbacks for 1985, 2001-2004, a 1978 softback and two Wisden Anthologies. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 736:
Wartime cricket books. 'Shadows Over the Wicket with the British Empire XI' by 'The Official Scorer', E. Hoskin. Original decorative paper wrappers. Handwritten dedication in ink on page laid down to inside front cover, signed 'Ernest Hoskin' and dated 27th February 1946. Some wear to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition. 'The Lost Seasons. Cricket in Wartime 1939-45', Eric Midwinter, London 1987. 'The Final Over. The Cricketers of Summer 1914', Christopher Sandford, Stroud 2014. 'Dimming of the Day. The Cricket Season of 1914', Simon Sweetman, Cardiff 2015. Sold with six limited edition volumes of 'Innings Complete' by Philip Paine, volumes 5-10, each signed by the author. Qty 10. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 737:
Lot 737
Frank Bramley Watson. Lancashire 1920-1927. Full size 'Windett & Smith Ernest Tyldesley' autograph bat used by Watson in his highest innings of 300no achieved in the match Lancashire v Surrey, Old Trafford, 2nd-5th June 1928. During his innings the blade of the bat was split and not used again. Modern plaque to face commemorating his innings. Also a pair of bails, ball and a framed official scorecard from the same match. Sold with a card written by Watson's daughter authenticating the items. Originally sold as lot 196 in the Cricket Memorabilia Society auction, March 2017. G/VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
In a high scoring drawn match Andrew Sandham scored 282, retired ill, for Surrey in their only innings of 567. In Lancashire's reply of 588-4 Frank Watson scored 300no and Ernest Tyldesley 187. Frank Watson played 456 matches for Lancashire and was a member of the M.C.C. touring team to the West Indies in 1925/1926.
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket' 1985. Full size cricket bat fully signed to the face by the fourteen-player squads for all seven participating teams held in Victoria to celebrate the 150th anniversary of European settlement in Victoria, held February and March 1985. Teams are Australia, England, West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Signatures include Border, Hogg, Lawson, Alderman, Gower, Lamb, Fowler, Lloyd, Richards, Dujon, Garner, Haynes, Howarth, Hadlee, Crowe, Gavaskar, Madan Lal, Miandad, Zaheer, Raja etc. The bat in very good condition with excellent clear signatures
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £170
The tournament was won by India
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Cricket World Cup 1999. Excellent collection of twelve 'Gunn & Moore' full size cricket bats signed by the competing teams in the World Cup Finals held in England in 1999. Each bat has a printed heading to the top of the bat ie '1999 Cricket World Cup' and the team name and signed by the teams playing squad beneath. The teams are New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, West Indies, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Scotland, Bangladesh and Kenya. Signatures include Lara, Ambrose, Walsh, Ranatunga, Jayasuriya, Fleming, Cairns, Vettori, Stewart, Gough, Flintoff, Tikolo, Flower, Streak, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Cronje, Klussener, Pollock, Donald, Waugh, Warne, Gilchrist, McGrath, Ponting, Azharuddin, Tendulkar, Kumble etc. Two of the bats have been signed using a slightly thicker pen. G/VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £280
Lot 740:
Lot 740
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1987. Full size Gunn & Moore 'The County Cricket' bat with label for 'Nottinghamshire C.C.C. Double Champions 1987'. Signed to the face by twenty two Nottinghamshire players. Signatures include Rice, Robinson, Broad, Saxelby, Birch, Johnson, French, Newell, Evans etc. Limited edition no. 44/50. Also a full size Duncan Fearnley bat signed to the face by fourteen Essex and eleven Kent players c1986. Essex signatures include Gooch, Fletcher, Acfield, Foster, Hardie, East, Lever etc. Kent signatures include C. Cowdrey, G. Cowdrey, Underwood, Dilley, Benson, Taylor, Ellison, Tavare etc. Sold with a miniature Stuart Surridge bat, 17", commemorating Gooch's 333 runs v India 1990, signed by Gooch. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 741:
Lot 741
South Africa tour to England 2003. Full size bat with label for 'England v South Africa Cricket Tour 2003'. Signed to the face by seventeen members of the South African touring party. Signatures include Smith (Captain), Boucher, Pollock, Peterson, Adams, Rudolph, McKenzie, Kallis, Gibbs etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Miniature cricket bats 1948-1961. Five miniature cricket bats with facsimile signatures of touring parties. Tours are Australia to England 1948, 1956 and 1961, Australia to South Africa 1957, and M.C.C. to Australia 1958/59. Each bat measures 17" in length. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 743:
Lot 743
Pakistan tour to England 1971. Gray Nicholls 'Crusader' miniature cricket bat, 11.5", signed to face by sixteen members of the Pakistan touring team. Signatures in ink include Intikhab Alam (Captain), Asif Iqbal, Zaheer Abbas, Majid Khan, Asif Masood, Sarfraz Nawaz, Wasim Bari, Mohammad Nazir etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 744:
Lot 744
Australia miniature cricket bats. Miniature cricket bat, 17", for South Africa v Australia, third Test, Durban January 1967. Fully signed to face by both teams. Australia signatures include Simpson (Captain), Lawry, Veivers, Hawke, Taber, Chappell etc. South Africa signatures include van der Merwe (Captain), Barlow, Goddard, G. Pollock, P. Pollock, Lance, Bacher etc. Some fading to signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a Sykes 'World Record Don Bradman' miniature bat, 16", signed by Neil Harvey, and a William Gunn 'Autograph' miniature bat, 11.5", for Australia v England 1936/37 with printed signatures. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 745:
Lot 745
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1975-1976. Miniature Stuart Surridge 'Perfect' cricket bat, 17", for Yorkshire v International XI played at Scarborough, 10th-12th September 1975. Signed to the face by twenty three of the players who took part in the match. Signatures include Brian Close, Fred Titmus, Graham Gooch, Mushtaq Mohammad, John Lever, Geoff Boycott, David Bairstow, Phil Carrick, Geoff Cope, John Hampshire etc. A few signatures faded, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a miniature bat for Yorkshire v Hampshire 1976 signed by sixteen players, and another for the New Zealand touring party 1978. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 746:
Lot 746
Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England, 1895-1920 and Samuel 'Sammy' Moses James Woods, Somerset, England & Australia 1886-1910. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright comprising a full length study of the two players wearing cricket attire, striped and edges blazers sitting in a field with scenic panorama and cricket ground with game in play to background. A colourful and very attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Attractively framed and glazed. Overall 21.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £330
Wright produced a series of paintings depicting cricketers of the golden age which appeared as prints in the book 'Cricket's Golden Summer', published in 1985. This image appears on page 50 of the book
Lot 747:
Lot 747
India tour to Australia 1947/48. 'Indians' Keen Cricket Follower!' Large original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Herald' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, date stamped to verso 19th December 1947, depicts a large man with 'Jupe Pluvius (The Drip)' to the front of his costume, bearing a watering can with labels for 'Brisbane', 'Sydney' and 'Melb?' shown underneath an extract from Coleridge's poem, the Ancient Mariner. Water is being poured over the manager of the Indian touring party, Pankaj Gupta, depicted with a fish's tail, smoking a pipe, holding a cricket bat and holding a piece of paper which reads, 'Ruined Gate Receipts'. Excellent image. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 15.5"x20". Minor damage to extremities, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
The 1947/48 tour to Australia was the first by 'India' rather than 'All-India', following the partitioning of India, Pakistan and Ceylon in 1947. The first two matches of the Test series were hampered by wet weather, Australia winnings the first Test at Brisbane by an innings and 226 runs, the second Test at Sydney being drawn. Australia ended winning the five match series 4-0, with the Indian touring party making a significant financial loss. 'Pluvius' (giver of rain) is one of a number of weather-related epithets connected with the Roman god, Jupiter Wells born in 1885 worked drawing sporting cartoons for the Melbourne Punch, Herald and The Age and also worked for the Daily Dispatch in the UK
Lot 748:
Lot 748
William 'Bill' Cockburn. Victoria 1945. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Herald' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, date stamped to verso 12th January 1950, depicts Cockburn carrying a cricket bag labelled 'Milnrow', with the caption '"Join a Cricket Club and see Lancashire" (slogan for Aussie Cricketers). Latest to go is Bill Cockburn, Richmond's left hand fast bowler'. Below is a caricature of Jackie Purtell, Australian jockey, with the caption 'Critic writes objecting to size we draw Jackie Purtell's boko [nose]- Sorry, mate, we'll draw him without it!'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 10.25"x13.5". Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Bill Cockburn played for Richmond, Victoria 1937-1956, and made one first class match, for Victoria, in 1945. The cartoon suggests he had responded to an advertisement to play cricket for Milnrow in the Lancashire League
Lot 749:
Lot 749
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1950/51. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, dated to verso for publication on 5th February 1951, depicts a large crowd making their way to the Adelaide Oval for the second day's play in the third Test, 2nd-8th February 1951. The title reads 'How Adelaide packed up & went to Test, Sat'dy'. Below are caricatures of players with captions 'How Iverson looked when he caught Washbrook', 'How Wright looked to Miller when bowling', How Lion looked when Morris went to 200', 'How Johnson felt when Tallon missed stumping Hutton off him', 'How Brown caught Miller (in juggler vein)etc. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 8.75"x10.5". Pin holes to corners not affecting the cartoon, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Australia came to the third Test already 2-0 up in the series and won the match by 274. For Australia Morris scored 206 in their first innings and Burke 101no in the second. For England, Hutton carried his bat for 156no in the first innings
Lot 750:
Lot 750
Australia 1948. 'Tain't Cricket- It's Skittles!! that was played at the MCG Saturday'. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Herald' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, date stamped to verso 28th February 1948, relates to the Sheffield Shield match, Victoria v South Australia, 20th-24th February 1948. At the end of the second day's play Victoria were '7 for 127' with Victoria players depicted as skittles having been sent flying by the ball, with the South Australia bowlers, 'Geoff' Noblet and 'Bruce' Dooland, shown with devils tails and shaking hands. Below are caricatures of players including the South Australia captain, Ridings riding on the 'Vic. bowlers' as if on horseback, '(Rough) Ridings 186no', Lindsay Hassett and Ken Meuleman shown as 'A couple of dooks' having both made ducks, and the Test selectors including Bradman, 'must be wondering if they've picked the right blokes for Blightly!'. Reference to the selection of players for the forthcoming tour of England in 1948. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 15"x19.5". G
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
South Australia won the match by eight wickets
Lot 751:
Lot 751
South Africa tour to Australia 1963/64. 'Springbok hunting at the M.C.G.'. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon relates to the tour match, Australian XI v South Africa, played at Melbourne, 15th-19th November 1963. Top left is a caption, 'Biggest thing at M.C.G. Friday was Bob Simps0n's [sic] Duck' with a caricature of a large duck, 'Peter's [Pollock] special King Size Quack for Bob' seeing Simpson off the pitch. Also '"Spring Box-ed" 4/35 By Aussies biggest bowler Alan Connolly, Saturday (including 0 for Bland' with Connolly hammering a nail into a large wooden box on the pitch. The larger part of the cartoon is taken up with a Springbok smoking a cigar, being ridden and led by the South African manager, Ken Viljoen, and players, 'Spring-bok have their eyes on the Tests'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 21"x14.25". G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
South Africa won the match by three wickets. Top scorer in the match was Eddie Barlow, 112 in South Africa's second innings. Alan Connolly took 5-51 for Australia in South Africa's first innings
Lot 752:
Lot 752
Australia tour to England 1956. '"Judging" Days at "The Trial"'. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, by artist Samuel Wells. Publication unknown. The cartoon relates to the pre-tour trial match, I.W.G. Johnson's XI v R.R. Lindwall's XI, played at Sydney, 13th-17th January 1956. Ken Mackay is shown presenting his bat at the P&O Passage ticket office, the bat with labels highlighting his recent performances, '143- Testimonial Game', 'Double Century v NSW', '600 this season'. The caption reads, '"Paid in Full'. Hero of "The Trial"- Ken Mackay- Verdict: "A Berth"'. The selectors are looking on saying, 'Wish they were all as easy to pick', and 'I pity the Pom bowlers' feet'. The remainder of the cartoon discusses other potential tourists, including Ken Rutherford, 'He did a superb job', Burke and Power, and a courtroom scene of 'Carroll 2', 'Favell 4', and 'Harvey 10' in the dock in front of three judges, 'Bet "The Verdict" won't be too good here'. To the lower right portion is a caricature of 'Daddy of them all... Arthur Mailey'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 11.25"x18". Some press masking, minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lindwall's XI won by 2 wickets. Notable performances included Rutherford 113, Mackay 145, Benaud 101 and Burke 192. Of the players featured in the cartoon, Mackay, Rutherford, Burke and Harvey were selected, Carroll and Favell were left out
Lot 753:
Lot 753
Australian Country Party leaders 1958. 'Well Played Sir'. 'Carry on Mac'. Original pen and ink political caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, by artist Samuel Wells. 'Dairy Farmer' stamp to left border. The cartoon depicts Arthur Fadden walking off a cricket pitch, handing over his bat to John McKewan, whom he succeeded as leader of the Australian Country Party in 1958. A crowd of onlookers are applauding, with the caption 'Well Playerd Sir!'. In the background the scoreboard shows the batman's name being changed from Fadden to McKewan, the bowler as 'F. Time', with Fadden's political achievements listed below, '22 Yrs M.P., 17 Yrs Leader, Treas., 10 Budgets (Record), 100% efficiency'. 18"x11.25". Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Both politicians briefly served as Australian Prime Minister, Fadden for 40 days in 1941, and McKewan for 23 days in 1963/64
Lot 754:
Lot 754
Leslie Grimes, 1898-1983, artist and cartoonist. Original cartoon c1940s/1950s in charcoal of two contemplative school boys standing by a window in the corridor of what appears to be an historic school. The caption below reads 'The least you can do is to tear Dennis [sic] Compton out of your autograph book'. Nicely signed 'Grimes'. 15"x12". Formerly the property of Malvern College, Worcestershire. Nicely executed and in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £80
Grimes worked in advertising before becoming a cartoonist and poster designer in the 1920s and 1930s, and became an official war artist in the Second World War It is not known where the subject of this cartoon is set, nor what Compton had achieved to upset the schoolboys
Lot 755:
Lot 755
J.C.B. Knight. Illustrator and cartoonist. An pencil cartoon depicting a batsman writhing in agony, his stumps broken, being consoled by the bowler, the wicket keeper, umpire and fielders looking on. The caption to the lower border in the artist's hand reads, 'Demon Bowler (consolingly)- "Never mind, old man- I reckon that ball was unplayable anyway!"'. Signed by Knight to lower right corner, dated April 1927 to top border. Signed again to verso with stamp for The Byron Studios, Farringdon Avenue, London. 13.5"x10". Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Knight was a book illustrator active in the 1920s-1950s. As well as illustrating books he also had cartoons published in Punch
Lot 756:
Lot 756
J.C.B. Knight. Illustrator and cartoonist. An pencil cartoon depicting a batsman walking out to bat in a village cricket match wearing a flat cap and braces, with his team mates watching on from the marquee. The caption to the lower border in the artist's hand reads, 'Next man in but one (anxiously) "Try and stick in a bit, Charlie,- I ain't got me pads on yet!"'. Signed by Knight to lower right corner, dated April 1927 to top border. Signed again to verso with stamp for The Byron Studios, Farringdon Avenue, London. 13.5"x10". Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 757:
Allan Lamb. Original water colour painting of Lamb, head and shoulders and action shot, dated 1988. Signed by Lamb. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 14.5"x19". Also a limited edition 'Artist Proof' print of Lamb documenting his cricket career, framed and glazed overall 21.5"x17.5". Sold with a framed mono photograph of a cricket team in front of a thatched pavilion, caption to verso reads, 'Finedon Feast- 1911 (Northants)' , and a selection of framed modern cricket prints/ cartoons etc. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 758:
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'The Empire's Cricketers'. Alfred Chevallier Tayler. London 1905. Large wooden early 20th century idiosyncratic free standing screen with three folding sides, the top of the screen with carved decoration. Each side with eight panels, each of the forty eight panels containing an original colour chromolithograph plate of a cricketer being the full collection of plates produced by the Fine Art Society, London 1905. Some wear with loss to the carved decoration, some wear to some of the plates otherwise in good condition. The screen stands 66" tall and each folding side measures 22" wide. An unusual item of cricketing memorabilia. Not previously seen by the auctioneers
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £450
'The Empire's Cricketers' was originally published in twelve parts, each containing four plates. The cricketers are W.W.Armstrong (Australia), E.G.Arnold, G.W. Beldham, B.J.T. Bosanquet, L. Braund, C.J. Burnup, A. Cotter (A), J. Darling (A), D. Denton, R.A. Duff (A), W.H.B. Evans, H.K. Foster, R.E. Foster, C.B. Fry, W.G. Grace, S.E. Gregory (A), J. Gunn, S. Haigh, Lord Harris, Lord Hawke, T. Hayward, J.T. Hearne, H.V. Hesketh-Prichard, C. Hill (A), G.H. Hirst, A.J. Hopkins (A), J. Iremonger, G.L. Jessop, A.O. Jones, J.J. Kelly (A), J.H. King, F. Laver (A), W. Lees, A. Lilley, G. McGregor, A.C. MacLaren, H. Martyn, C.L. McLeod (A), M.A. Noble (A), P. Perrin, W. Rhodes, R.H. Spooner, F.S. Jackson, G. Thompson, V. Trumper (A), J.T. Tyldesley, P.F. Warner and Capt E. Wynyard.
Lot 759:
Lot 759
'The Cricketers of Vanity Fair'. Excellent collection of thirty eight original colour lithographs of cricketers, each mounted, framed and glazed. The cricketers are Grace, Spofforth, Lord Harris, Bonnor, A.Lyttelton, Read, Philipson, Hornby, Stoddart, Woods, Lord Hawke, Fry, Baldwin, Mitchell, Ranjitsinhji, Wynyard, Jessop, Jephson, Abel, Jackson, Paliaret, Hirst, Warner, Lord Darnley, Viscount Cobham, Bosanquet, Lord Dalmeny, Hayward, Spooner, Tyldesley, Gillingham, Wells, Hutchings, Blythe, Patiala, Burge, Hobbs and the rare lithograph of Dillon of Kent, 'The Champion County'. The lithographs are mounted, framed and glazed in black and brown frames. Some faults noted, light fading to the Hobbs, damage to the lower border of the Tyldesley, a few other odd minor faults including wrinkling to the odd image otherwise in good condition. The lithograph of the rarer E.W. Dillon is in good/very good condition
Estimate: £1300/1600
Hammer price: unsold
The 'Vanity Fair' magazine appeared on a weekly basis from November 1868 to January 1914. The lithograph of Dillon was the final cricketer to appear in the magazine before the demise of the magazine and therefore is the rarest cricketing lithograph to have appeared as circulation numbers dropped
Lot 760:
Lot 760
Lancashire. John Thomas Tyldesley, Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Tyldesley. 'Forty-six Centuries in eleven years' by SPY. Sold with Albert Nielson Hornby, Lancashire & England 1867-1899. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Hornby. 'Monkey' . August 15th 1891 by STUFF. Both loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 761:
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Middlesex. Hon. Alfred Lyttelton. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1876-1887. Vanity Fair. 'English Cricket' . Original colour chromolithograph of Lyttelton by APE, dated 20th September 1884. Sold with Cyril Mowbray Wells, Middlesex 1891-1909. Vanity Fair. 'Father' . Original colour chromolithograph of Wells by SPY, dated 10th July 1907 and Andrew Ernest Stoddart. Middlesex & England. Vanity Fair. 'A Big Hitter' . Original colour chromolithograph of Stoddart by STUFF and dated July 9th 1892. All three loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 762:
Lot 762
Somerset. Samuel Moses James Woods, Somerset, England & Australia 1886-1910. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Woods. 'Sammy' . August 6th 1892 by Stuff. Sold with Lionel Charles Hamilton Palairet, Somerset & England 1890-1909. Vanity Fair. 'Repton, Oxford & Somerset' . Original colour chromolithograph of Palairet by SPY, dated 6th August 1903. Both loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 763:
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Surrey. Thomas Walter Hayward, Surrey & England 1893-1914. Original Vanity Fair 'Supplement' colour chromolithograph of Hayward. 'Tom' . July 11th 1906 by SPY. Sold with Digby Loder Armroid Jephson. Surrey 1890-1904. Vanity Fair. 'The Lobster' . Original colour chromolithograph of Jephson by SPY, dated 22th May 1902 and Robert Abel, Surrey & England 1881-1904. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Abel. 'Bobby' . June 5th 1902 by Spy. All three loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Gloucestershire. William Gilbert Grace. Gloucestershire & England 1865-1908. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Grace. 'Cricket' . July 9th 1877 by Spy. Sold with Gilbert Laird Jessop, Gloucestershire & England 1894-1914. Vanity Fair. 'The Croucher' . Original colour chromolithograph of Jessop by SPY, dated 25th July 1901. Both loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Kent. Lord Harris. Kent & England. Vanity Fair. 'Kent'. Colour chromolithograph of Harris by Spy dated 16th July 1881. Sold with Colin Blythe, Kent & England 1899-1914. Vanity Fair Supplement. 'Charlie' . Original colour chromolithograph of Blythe by ALS, dated 3rd August 1910. Both loose as issued and in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Amended description: Australia. Frederick Robert Spofforth. New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1874-1888. Vanity Fair. 'The Demon Bowler' . Original colour chromolithograph of Spofforth by Spy, dated July 13th 1878. Sold with George John Bonnor. New South Wales & Australia. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bonnor. 'Australian Cricket'. September 13th 1884 by APE. Both loose as issued. The print of Bonnor has a brittle paper corner with some wear otherwise in good+ condition.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 767:
Lot 767
'Radley College- The Exterior c1890'. Large etching by Fred Hunter and F.P. Barraud, showing three boys playing cricket in the nets in front of the school building. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, 2nd March 1891. Signed by the two artists to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 30.5"x25". Some wear and minor marks to margins otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 768:
Lot 768
'Cheltenham College c1892'. Large etching, by A.H. Wardlow and F.G. Stevenson, showing a cricket match in progress in front of the school buildings. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, 25th July 1892. Signed by the two artists to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 27"x21.5". Good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 769:
Lot 769
'Rugby School- New Big Side'. Large etching, by Fred Hunter after H.J. Brooks, showing a cricket match in progress in front of the school buildings with spectators to foreground. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, 2nd December 1889. Signed by the two artists to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 27"x21.5". Good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 770:
Lot 770
'Charterhouse'. Large etching, by F.G. Brooks and A.H. Wardlow after H.J. Brooks, showing two cricket matches in progress in front of the school buildings with spectators to back and foreground. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, 2nd December 1889. Signed by the two artists to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 31"x22". Good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 771:
Lot 771
'Harrow v Household Brigade 1887'. Large etching, by Walter Cox after Tom M. Henry, showing a cricket match in progress in front of the school buildings with spectators to background. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, November 1888. Signed by the artist to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 31"x18.5". Some wear to frame extremities otherwise in good condition. A rarer image
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold

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