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Lot 1163:
Lot 1163
'The Guide to Cricketers containing full directions for playing the noble and manly game of Cricket....' London 1863. 18th Spring Edition. 8vo. Collected and Edited by Frederick Lillywhite. Published by Lillywhite and Kent & Co of London. Bound in maroon quarter leather boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. 152pp including adverts. Good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
'The Guide to Cricketers containing full directions for playing the noble and manly game of Cricket....' London 1864. 19th Edition. 8vo. Collected and Edited by Frederick Lillywhite. Published by Lillywhite and Kent & Co of London. Original wrappers. 104pp including adverts. Tape reinforcement to spine, handwritten ink signature of ownership to top border of front wrapper, rear wrapper with loss to corners, the front wrapper with wear and minor loss to its extremities, some minor wear and annotation internally otherwise in good+ condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1165:
Lot 1165
'The Guide to Cricketers containing full directions for playing the noble and manly game of Cricket....' London 1865. 20th Edition. 8vo. Collected and Edited by Frederick Lillywhite. Published by W.Kent & Co and Lillywhite of London. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. 124pp. Trimming by binder otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1166:
Lot 1166
John (+ James) Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion 1865 to 1885. A complete run of twenty one issues of the annual for the stated period. The 1865 edition a modern facsimile limited reprint of 100 copies (2007), 1868 edition in original green detached wrappers, the editions for 1866, 1867, 1869-1871, 1873, 1874, 19876-1882 and 1885 bound in green boards with original wrappers, the 1870 edition lacking wrappers. The editions for 1872, 1875, 1883 and 1885 bound in red quarter leather boards with original wrappers bound to the rear. Titles in gilt to spines. Overall, odd faults and staining to original wrappers, although generally good, damage and loss to one advertising page (1871 edition) and one page detached (1870 edition). All copies appear complete. Odd foxing otherwise editions vary between good and very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £1100

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