The Cricket Collection Of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958. Part Two

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 in the collection contains a library bookplate signed by Appleyard.

Lot 372:
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M.C.C. tours to New Zealand 1947-1978. A selection of official match programmes for Test and tour matches. Programmes include M.C.C. v Otago Carisbrook, 15th-18th March 1947. M.C.C. v Auckland, Eden Park, 6th-8th March 1951. England v New Zealand, first Test, Dunedin, 11th-16th March 1955. First Test, Lancaster Park, 27th February- 3rd March 1959 (two copies). Second Test, Eden Park, 14th-18th March 1959. Third Test, Lancaster Park, 10th-14th March 1961 (two copies) etc. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 16
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £78
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Lot 373
Australia tours to New Zealand 1957-1982. Seventeen official match programmes for Test and tour matches. Test match programmes include Australia v New Zealand, Lancaster Park, 1st-4th March 1957, Wellington 8th-11th March 1957, Eden Park 29th March- 1st April 1957, Eden Park 12th-15th February 1960, Lancaster Park 27th February- 2nd March 1960, Lancaster Park 16th-20th March 1967, Eden Park 6th-10th March 1970 (four copies) etc. Also an official programme for Queensland v New Zealand, Brisbane 1973, and a New Zealand tour itinerary for the 1980/81 tour to Australia. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 19
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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Lot 374
Australia tours to South Africa 1957/58-1985/86. Ten official match programmes and tour brochures. Programmes include v Transvaal, Wanderers 8th-12th November 1957, v North Eastern Transvaal Benoni 20th-21st December 1957 etc. Tour brochures include 1957/58, 1966/67, 1969/70 and 1985/86. Odd duplicates. Also four programmes for the Benaud's Cavaliers tour of 1960, v Natal, Kingsmead 1st-3rd October 1960 and v Invitation XI, Wanderers 7th-10th October 1960 (three copies). All in generally good condition. Sold with a souvenir brochure for the 1959/60 Australia tour to India published in Bombay. Heavy wear and staining. Qty 15
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
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Lot 375
New Zealand tours to South Africa and India 1961/62-1976. A selection of official match programmes for tour matches played on the 1961/62 tour, and an official tour brochure for the 1976 tour to India. Also an official programme for India v New Zealand, second Test, Lancaster Park, Christchurch 5th-10th February 1976, and a programme for South Africa v Northern Districts, 14th-15th February 1964. Qty 10, some duplication. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
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Lot 376
West Indies tours to New Zealand 1956 and 1980. Two official match programmes for New Zealand v West Indies, Lancaster Park 18th-22nd February 1956. Also official programmes for the second and third Test matches, at Lancaster Park, Christchurch 22nd-27th February 1980 (two copies), Eden Park, Auckland 29th February- 5th March 1980 (two copies), and a one day international match v Auckland Invitation XI, Eden Park 2nd February 1980. Some faults to the 1956 programmes, otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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India tours to England 1932-1982. A selection of official tour brochures for India tours to England. Tours are All India 1932, 1936, 1946 (two, different colour wrappers), 1952, 1959, 1967 and 1982. Also official programmes for the first Test, New Zealand v India, Eden Park 24th-29th January 1976 etc. Qty 14. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £72
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Lot 378
Pakistan tours to England 1954-1987. Four official tour brochures for Pakistan tours to England 1954, 1962 (two copies), and 1987. Sold with a '1967 Cricket Almanack' published by Rothmans bound in green cloth. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 379
New Zealand tours to England 1931-1978. A selection of official tour brochures and other tour publications for New Zealand tours to England. Official tour brochures include 1931, 1937, 1949, 1958 (two copies), 1983, 1978 etc. Sold with a '1965 England, New Zealand Rothmans Test Cricket Almanack' bound in green cloth. Qty 15. The 1931 brochure with detached wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 380
South Africa tours to England 1935-1965. A selection of official tour brochures and other tour publications for South Africa tours to England. Official tour brochures include 1935 (two copies), 1951, 1955 (two), 1960 and 1965 etc. Sold with a '1965 England, South Africa Rothmans Test Cricket Almanack' bound in green cloth. Also a souvenir brochure for the 1982 England 'Rebel' tour. Odd faults to earlier brochures, otherwise in good condition. Qty 14
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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Australia tours to England 1926-1964. A complete set of official tour brochures for the period. The 1926 brochure with wear and some loss to covers which have become detached, and rusting to staples. The 1930 with soiling to covers. 1934, 1938, 1948 and 1953 issues edited by A.W. Simpson, some wear, generally good condition. Playfair editions for 1953, 1956, 1961 and 1964 with odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
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Lot 382
Australia tour brochures and booklets 1921-1966. Titles are 'Test Match Souvenir'. Edited by H.J. Henley. London 1921. 32pp pre tour brochure for the Australian tour of England 1921. Original pictorial covers. Some wear to covers which have become detached, otherwise in generally good condition. 'The Australian Cricket Team 1926'. British Australasian Ltd. London 1926. Pre tour 96pp booklet. Some foxing, otherwise in good condition. 'All About the Australians'. Daily Mirror 1926. The Australians in England'. Two small souvenir booklets for the Australian tours of England 1934 and 1938, both published by the Manchester Guardian. 'Meet the Australian Cricket Team' (Remington) 1956. Also an itinerary and fixture list booklet for the 1949/50 tour to South Africa, published by the Atlantic Refining Company of Africa. 'Australians in South Africa & Rhodesia 1957-8' (Coca-Cola), and 'The Australian Team in South Africa 1966 (Coca-Cola). Other than where described above, all in generally good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 383
West Indies tour brochures and booklets 1933-1988. A selection of mainly official tour brochures. Official brochures for tour to England include 1933, 1939, 1950 (A.W. Simpson), 1950, 1957 (Playfair), 1963 (Irving Rosenwater), 1963, 1966 (Gordon Ross), 1980, 1984 and 1988. Sold with two other brochures for West Indies tour to Australia 1951, and the 'rebel' tour to South Africa 1983/84. Some wear, otherwise in good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
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Lot 384
Club and representative tour brochures and programmes 1960-2000. A good selection of tour brochures and programmes for the period. Matches and tours include Rhodesia v The Cavaliers 1960, West Indies Touring Team v Sir Learie Constantine's XI, The Oval 1963, West Indies tour to England 1963, Sir Frank Worrell's West Indies XI Tour 1964, Rest of the World XI 1967 and 1968, United States Cricket Association tour to England 1968, 'Cayman Islands Village Greenies' tour to England 1982 signed by eighteen members of the touring party including Charlie Griffiths etc. Sold with a 'County and other Cricket Matches 1938' booklet published by London and North Eastern Railway detailing availability of cheap day return tickets for the 1938 season. Qty 27. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
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M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1928/29. Official 'Orient Line, R.M.S. Ormonde' souvenir brochure for the M.C.C. Australian Tour 1928/29' in slip case. Decorative covers with M.C.C. colours. To inside pages, real mono photograph of the M.C.C. team laid down to the itinerary page, pen pictures and biographies of the M.C.C. team etc. The brochure contains the full set of tour results and was probably published in limited numbers just prior to departure, the final page states, 'Freemantle, March 25th - M.C.C. having retained "The Ashes" embarked in R.M.S. "Ormonde" for England'. Very minor foxing and wear to covers, rusting to staple, otherwise in good/ very good condition. A rare brochure for the return trip and unusual to see, the S.S. Otranto brochure for the outward trip being much more widely seen
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
The touring party travelled out from Toulon on the S.S. Otranto and returned from Freemantle on the Ormonde on 20th April 1929 having won the Ashes series 4-1
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Lot 386
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official souvenir of the English Cricketers' visit to Adelaide. Fourth Test 1937. Adelaide C.A. R.M. Osbourne 1937. Original pictorial wrappers. Multicoloured cord tie. Official programme for the Test. Minor wear and small crease to covers, rusting to staples, contents good
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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M.C.C. tour brochures 1936/37 and 1938/39. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official Orient Line 'S.S. Orion' brochure for the 'M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37'. Pictorial colour card front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures etc to inside pages. Rusting to staples otherwise in good/ very good condition. Official souvenir programme for the M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Issued by the N.S.W. Cricket Association. Attractive pictorial covers. With team detail, itinerary, player profile, pen pictures to inside pages. Odd faults to wrappers, staining to first page otherwise in good condition. M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938/39. Official Union Castle Line 'R.M.M.V. Athlone Castle' brochure for the 'M.C.C. South African tour 1938/39'. Pictorial colour front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures to inside pages. Wear to rear cover otherwise generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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M.C.C. tours to Ceylon 1958 and 1962. Official scorecard for M.C.C. v Ceylon, Colombo 5th October 1958. Neatly handwritten scores in ink with Ceylon at 47-6 when rain stopped play. Also an official scorecard for M.C.C. v Ceylon Cricket Association, Colombo 10th-11th February, v Up-Country, Radella 13th-14th February, and v All-Ceylon, Colombo 16th-18th February 1962. Small tear to front cover of the later programme, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Bradman's first Test series. 'International Cricket Souvenir- Visit of English Eleven to Australia 1928/29- Fourth Test Match played at Adelaide. February 1st 1929'. Souvenir programme/brochure for the match compiled by W.R. Wright. Adelaide 1929. With pen pictures, records, profiles, scorecards etc. Decorative pictorial covers. Poor wrapper, front cover detached, contents good. Rare. Sold with an Official Orient Line 'R.M.S. Orford' brochure for the 'Australian XI English Tour 1934'. Pictorial front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures to inside pages. Some soiling to covers otherwise in good condition. Also 'Caricatures of the Australian XI. English Tour 1953'. Arthur Mailey. Sydney 1953. Twelve page tour souvenir with eleven pages of caricatures of all eighteen members of the Australian touring party to England 1953. This copy has been signed in ink to the front cover by Arthur Mailey. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
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Lot 390
New Zealand tour to England 1937. Official souvenir brochure for the New Zealand tour of England. Edited by A.W. Simpson. Pictorial covers. Signed to pen pictures in ink or pencil by all fifteen playing members of the touring party. Signatures in ink include Page (Captain), Vivian, Carson, Wallace, Hadlee, Roberts, Donnelly etc. Wrapper worn and stained, rear cover detached, rusting to staples, internally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 391
West Indies tour of England 1939. 'The Ashes. The West Indies are Here!'. Rare tour souvenir brochure for the tour in 1939. Printed by Love & Malcomson Co of Surrey. Original decorative covers. 32pp. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Derbyshire C.C.C. Official testimonial brochure for A.E. Alderman 1948, signed to the photograph portraits by Alderman, Charles Elliott, George Pope, Arnold Townsend, Bert Rhodes, Alan Revill, Clifford Gladwin, E.J. Gothard, Eric Marsh, George Dawkes and Harry Elliott. Odd press cuttings laid down to some pages. Wear to covers, rusting to staples, centre pages detached, odd annotations in ink, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
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Lot 393
Essex C.C.C. Official programme for Keith Boyce's Benefit Match 1977. Signed to the rear autograph page by fourteen Essex players including Ray East, Graham Gooch, Keith Boyce, Brian Hardie, John Lever, David Acfield, Keith Pont etc. Sold with benefit match programmes and brochures for Ray Smith 1951, Ken Preston 1959 and Brian Taylor 1966. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 394
Glamorgan C.C.C. Two official benefit brochures for Bernard Hedges 1963 and Jim Pressdee 1964. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 395
Kent C.C.C. An official souvenir booklet 'The Wright Book of Cricket' produced for Doug Wright's benefit year in 1950, signed in ink to the front cover by Wright. Slight fading to signature, wear and splitting to spine, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three other official benefit brochures for Arthur Fagg 1951, Doug Wright 1957 and Arthur Phebey 1960. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £130
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Lot 396
Lancashire C.C.C. Seven official benefit brochures for Cyril Washbrook 1948, Dick Pollard 1949, Winston Place 1952, Jack Ikin 1953, Brian Statham 1961, signed by Statham to first page, Alan Wilson 1962, and Harry Pillings 1974, signed to front cover by Pillings and to rear cover by Sadiq Mohammad and Farokh Engineer. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 397
Northamptonshire C.C.C. Five official benefit brochures for Albert Nutter and Norman Oldfield (joint testimonial) 1953, Jock Livingston 1955, Bob Clarke 1957, Dennis Brookes 1958 and Brian Reynolds 1965. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £68
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Lot 398
Somerset C.C.C. 'Facts & Figures of Somerset County Cricket Club' published in aid of Frank Lee's benefit 1947. Signed in ink to front cover by Lee and R.F. Trump the County Scorer. Owner's name 'H.W. Warner' to inside front cover and some annotations throughout. Also an official testimonial brochure for Arthur Wellard 1951. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 399
Surrey C.C.C. Six official benefit brochures for Stan Squires 1948, Jack Parker 1951 signed in pencil to first page by Reg Simpson and Walter Keeton, Alec Bedser 1953 signed to first page by both Alec and Eric Bedser, John Edrich 1968, Arnold Long 1971, and Stewart Storey 1973 signed to the first page by Storey. Front cover of the Bedser brochure detached. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 400
Sussex C.C.C. Small 4pp leaflet produced to promote Arthur Millward's testimonial in 1924. Sold with two official benefit brochures for George Cox 1951, and Don Bates 1968. Light folds to the Millward leaflet, some wear to the others
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Arthur Millward was notable for his contribution to Worcestershire achieving first class status. He also spent some years with Sussex as a coach and was a Test umpire
Lot 401:
Lot 401
Warwickshire C.C.C. Two official benefit brochures for Tom Dollery 1949 signed to the front cover by Dollery, and Fred Gardner 1958. The Dollery brochure with wear and creasing, the front cover with tape repair. The Gardner brochure in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35

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