Wisden. Original Cloth Covered, Paper Wrappered & Rebound Editions

Lot 915:
Lot 915
David Charles Humphrey Townsend. Oxford University & England 1933-1935. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Townsend, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 916:
Lot 916
Montague Parker 'Monty' Bowden. Surrey & England 1883-1889. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Bowden, head and shoulders in Surrey cap. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 5.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Kerry James O'Keeffe. New South Wales, Somerset & Australia 1968-1980. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of O'Keeffe, head and shoulders in Australia blazer. Signed in pencil by Tarr to lower border. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Graham Douglas McKenzie. Leicestershire, Western Australia & Australia 1959-1975. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of McKenzie, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Terence Alderman. Gloucestershire, Kent, Western Australia & Australia 1974-1993. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Alderman, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Don Bradman. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930. Large original pen and ink caricature portrait, on album page, of Donald George Bradman, N.S.W., South Australia & Australia 1927-1949, full length in cricket attire, by Mailey. The portrait, probably drawn by Mailey towards the end of Bradman's career, has been titled 'Don' and signed by Mailey. The page measures approx 6.5"x7.5". Excellent image. Very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 921:
Lot 921
'The First Over'. Original Stevengraph of the start of a cricket match, circa 1880, miniature picture woven in silk, approx 2"x6" wide. Original mount with title and in smaller print 'Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor and manufacturer, Coventry and London (Registered'. Framed, overall 10"x8"overall. Good condition. Rare and one of the earliest Stevengraphs
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 922:
Lot 922
'W.G.'. Original Stevengraph of W.G. Grace wearing M.C.C. cap and standing in batting pose at the wicket, miniature picture woven in silk, approx 4.5"x2.5" wide. Produced in 1895 on the occasion of Grace making his hundredth hundred. The picture was copied from a photograph published in the Sporting and Dramatic News, 6th July 1895. 'Thomas Stevens (1828-1888) invented this type of picture. His firm continued to produce Stevengraphs in Coventry until about 1939. Excellent condition with colours bright. This was the property of E.M. Grace and was previously sold by Knights in July 2015
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
The rarer of the two cricketing stevengraphs, the third one entitled 'The Last Innings' actually depicts baseball.
Lot 923:
Lot 923
'Cricket Pavilion'. G.A. Swain 1929. Excellent pencil and watercolour study of players in a dressing room drawn in an abstract and stylised fashion which nicely portrays the human form. Players are seen sitting, changing, stretching, contemplating with clothing on wall hooks and equipment on the floor etc. The drawing attractively mounted, framed and glazed with title, signature and date 'Sept-Oct 1929' to lower border. Overall 22"x20". G/VG
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 924:
Lot 924
'Match Rigging' cricket cartoon 1995. Original pen and ink cartoon strip depicting a conversation between the chairman and captain of 'Merkshire' cricket club regarding match fixing. Inscription to verso indicates the cartoon in The Cricketer magazine, January 1995. Artist unknown. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. 12"x9". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 925:
Lot 925 Lot 925
'Osborne' cricket cartoons c1995. Two original pen and ink cartoons for The Cricketer magazine, with Australian interest, both signed by 'Osborne'. One depicts an unshaven man standing in a library holding a copy of 'The Shane Warne Pop Up Book' out of which a cricket ball has fallen out and bounced between his legs. The other shows the Australia cricket emblem of a kangaroo and emu either side of the shield, the kangaroo saying, 'Let's wind the Poms up- you start singing 'Stairway to Heaven' and I'll put my arm around Her Majesty'. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. Each measures 11.5"x8.25". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 926:
Lot 926
'I'm bringing them off..., I'm unsure about the light...'. Cricket cartoon c1995. Original watercolour cartoon for The Cricketer magazine by 'Winward'. The cartoon depicts the umpires walking off the pitch in full sunshine, players in the background looking on. One umpire with a dazed expression is holding a dentist bill for £10,000. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. Each measures 10"x8.25". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 927:
Lot 927
'Lang Bros. Whisky' (L.B.W.). Lang Brothers, Limited, Distillers, Killearn & Glasgow. Nice original colour advertisement of a cricket match in progress in a country setting, the players wearing top hats, in the background a large crowd and a marquee with 'Langs Liqueur' to the roof. The batsman is being struck by the ball on his leg with the caption 'L.B.W'. Date unknown. Framed and glazed overall 25"x19". Good condition with nice bright colours
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 928:
Lot 928
'Northamptonshire and England Sixteen Living Greats'. Large colour limited edition print showing the 'greats' and signed by sixteen plus the artist, Joy Hawken, to the lower border. Signatures include Tyson, Lamb, Steele, Larkins, Andrew, Willey, Larter, Subba Row, Bailey, Cook etc. Limited edition 90/450. Formerly the property of Nick Cook. Framed and glazed. Overall 24"x20". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 929:
Lot 929
Dickie Bird. A montage of copy photographs featuring Bird leaving the field for the last time in 2006 with images of his 'Greatest World XI' and a card signed by Bird. Mounted, framed and glazed, 35"x28". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Garry Sobers and Richard Hadlee. 'Cricket Legends'. Large montage of two copy photographs of Sobers and Hadlee with window mounted signatures below the respective player. Mounted, framed and glazed, 34"x26.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 931:
Lot 931
'Lord's Cricket Ground'. Alan Fearnley. Large limited edition colour print produced to commemorate the Centenary Test in 1980, England v Australia. Signed to lower border by the England team from that game. Twelve signatures including Botham, Gower, Boycott, Old, Gooch, Gatting, Bairstow etc. Limited edition 119/850. Also signed by the artist Fearnley. Published in 1980. Mounted, framed and glazed, 28"x24.5" overall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 932:
Lot 932
'Surrey C.C.C. 150th Anniversary 1845-1995'. Large official limited edition commemorative display with colour photographs of the Surrey team and The Oval, special first day cover signed by Alec Stewart and a panel signed by twenty three Surrey players. Signatures include Stewart, Thorpe, Ward, Benjamin, Pigott, A. Hollioake, B. Hollioake, de la Pena, Kenlock, Slipper, Bainbridge etc. Limited edition 38/50 produced. 19.5"x13.5". Odd faults to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 933:
Vanity Fair prints. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithographs of five cricketers by artists, SPY (3) and STUFF (2). 'The Demon Bowler' Frederick Robert Spofforth, New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1878, 'Monkey' Albert Nielson Hornby, Lancashire & England 1891, 'Sammy' Samuel Moses James Woods, Somerset & England 1892, 'A Century Maker' K.L. Hutchings , Kent & England 1907, and 'Bobby' Robert Abel, Surrey & England 1902. The Abel print laid to board. Some foxing and wear to page extremities, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 934:
Lot 934
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. Both images with minor fading, very minor tape marks to the edge of top border, very minor fold mark to centre, some very minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 935:
Lot 935 Lot 935
Lancashire and Yorkshire. Reginald Herbert Spooner, Lancashire & England 1899-1923. Vanity Fair original colour chromolithograph of Spooner. 'Reggie'. July 18th 1906 by Spy and John Thomas Tyldesley, Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Tyldesley. 'Forty-six Centuries in eleven years' by SPY. Sold with George Herbert Hirst, Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Vanity Fair. 'Yorkshire'. Original colour chromolithograph of Hirst by SPY, dated 20th August 1903. All three loose as issued, some tape marks to top borders, very minor fold mark to centre, some minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 936:
Lot 936 Lot 936
Kent and Sussex. Colin Blythe, Kent & England 1899-1914. Vanity Fair Supplement. 'Charlie'. Original colour chromolithograph of Blythe by ALS, dated 3rd August 1910 and Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings, Kent & England 1902-1912. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Hutchings. 'A Century Maker'. August 14th 1907 by SPY. Sold with Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Ranjitsinhji. 'Ranji'. August 26th 1897 by Spy. All three loose as issued, some tape marks to top borders of the first two prints, very minor fold mark to centre, some minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 937:
Lot 937 Lot 937
Middlesex, Essex and Hampshire. Bernard James Tindall Bosanquet, Middlesex & England 1898-1919. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bosanquet. 'An Artful Bowler'. 15th September 1904 by SPY, Cyril Mowbray Wells, Middlesex 1891-1909. Vanity Fair. 'Father'. Original colour chromolithograph of Wells by SPY, dated 10th July 1907, Rev Frank Hay Gillingham, Essex. 1903-1928. Vanity Fair. 'Cricketing Christianity'. Original colour chromolithograph of Gillingham by SPY, dated 15th August 1906 and Captain Edward George Wynyard, Hampshire & England 1894-1912. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Wynyard. 'Hampshire'. August 25th 1898 by CG. All four loose, some tape marks to top borders of the last three prints, some age/light toning to image due to previous framing to the last two prints, very minor fold mark to centre otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Lord Dalmeny, Middlesex & Surrey 1902-1908. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Dalmeny. 'In his Father's Steps'. September 22nd 1904 by SPY. Nicely signed by Dalmeny in black ink to the right handside of image. Laid down to card, very minor fold mark to centre, minor tape mark to top border and some age/light toning to image due to previous framing. Rare in this signed form. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 939:
Lot 939
'The Don'. Facsimile copy of a page comprising a printed radial chart of his record breaking innings of 334, photographic images of Bradman and the bat he used, at Headingley 1930 etc. Signed by Bradman. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 940:
'Essex Captains 1950-1994'. Limited edition print of a pencil sketch by artist J. Sims. Limited edition 7/250, signed by the Captains, Insole, Bailey, Taylor, Fletcher, Gooch and the artist. Framed and glazed. Overall 28.5"x20". G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 941:
'The Ashes 1975. Rosemary Taylor.. Two large colour posters taken from the original oil painting of 'Jeff Thomson and batsman' and 'Tony Greig and Rodney Marsh'. Produced by S.P.A. Ltd, London. 30"x40". Posters rolled and a little crinkled, good
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Some fading, wear and soiling to wrappers with nick to top edge and rounding to corners of the front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £360
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear with loss to corners and wrapper extremities, name and date handwritten to top right hand corner of front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear, age toning and soiling to wrappers, minor loss to wrapper extremities, minor wear to spine paper with a small amount of loss to head and base, minor foxing to spine block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Minor wear and soiling to wrappers, some nicks to edge of rear wrapper, minor foxing to spine block edge otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: £220
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Minor wear to wrappers, small loss to lower front wrapper corner otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £200
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Crease with heavy loss to edge of front wrapper, loss to lower corner of rear wrapper otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking title page. Minor wear to wrappers and wrapper extremities, old tape marks to edge of rear wrapper, some soiling and ink staining to page block edge, odd further faults otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete with the exception of the title page
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £80
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper cleanly detached. Ink spot to front wrapper, light wear and age toning to wrappers, some wear to spine paper with small amount of loss, '1886' handwritten to spine otherwise in generally very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in black quarter leather boards, with gilt titles to spine. Age toning and darkening to wrappers, tape reinforcement to back of front wrapper at lower corner, small minor repair to top corner of rear wrapper otherwise in good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100

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