Original Paper Wrappered & Cloth Covered Wisdens

Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Cricket tours 1960/80's. Good selection of twenty eight books on cricket tours, mainly 1960/80's. Many with dustwrapper. Authors include Litchfield, Clarke, Fortune, Arlott, Whittington, etc. Two later books with the signature of Steve Waugh as issued and another signed by Irving Rosenwater. Odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
Bodyline. Selection of six books related to Bodyline. 'Cricket with the lid off'. A.W. Carr. 1935 (with tatty original dustwrapper), Body-Line?'. H. Larwood. London 1933, 'Ashes & Dust'. D.R. Jardine London 1934, Jardine Justified-The Truth about the Tests. B.Harris. London 1933, 'In Quest of the Ashes'. D.R. Jardine. London 1933 and 'Cricket' D.R. Jardine 1936. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1315:
Lot 1315
Ashes cricket. Selection of ten books including 'Those Ashes- The Australian tour of 1926'. M.A. Noble. 1927, 'The Fight for the Ashes 1928/29'. M.A. Noble. 1929, 'Gilligan's Men'. M.A. Noble 1925, 'Collins's Men'. A.E.R. Gilligan. 1926, 'The Game's the Thing'. Noble 1926, 'The Book Of The Two Maurices. M.C.C. Team Australasia 1929-30'. M.J. Turnbull & M.J.C. Allom. 1930, 'The Two Maurices Again. M.C.C. team South Africa 1930/31'. M. Turnbull & M. Allom. 1931 etc. Some faults, otherwise in good condition. Sold with four books, each signed by their author to title page or front end paper. 'Cricket Through the Covers'. Tom Graveney. London 1958, 'Cricket from the Middle'. Doug Insole. London 1960, 'The Gloves are Off'. Godfrey Evans. London 1960 and 'Wickets, Catches and the Odd Run'. Trevor Bailey. London 1986. All four with original dustwrapper
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
Glamorgan C.C.C. Yearbooks. A large quantity of Glamorgan Yearbooks with many duplicate copies. 1947 (2 copies), 1948, 1949 (4 copies), 1952 (2), 1953 (2), 1954 (2), 1956, 1960 (4), 1961 (2), 1964 (5), 1965 (2), 1966 (3), 1967 (2), 1968, 1970 (6), 1971 (7), 1973 (2), 1974 (8), 1975 (10), 1976 (8), 1977 (2), 1978, 1979 (3), 1980, 1981 (5), 1982 (2), 1983 (3), 1990 (5), 1991 (3), 1994 (3), 1995 (2), 1996 (5), 1997 (4), 1998 (7), 1999 (2), 2005, 2011 (8). Qty 131. A dealers box....
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1317:
Cricket books. Good and varied selection of books. Books include 'The Cricket Field'. J. Pycroft. London 1884, Ayres' Cricket Companion 1914, 'Cricket in the Weald. With Final Foot-notes to the previous Issues of this Series' by H.P.-T. Percy Francis Thomas. C.H. Richards, Nottingham 1929, 'The Memories of Dean Hole'. Samuel Reynolds Hole. London 1897, 'Wickets and Goals. Stories of Play'. J.A.H. Catton (Tityrus). London 1926, Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1939 etc. Odd edition signed, Buss, Trueman, Blofeld etc. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
Cricket histories and biographies. Six titles, four unusually with generally good dustwrappers. Titles are 'The Hambledon Cricket Chronicle 1772-1796', F.S. Ashley-Cooper, London 1924, 'The Summer Game. A Cricketer's Journal', Neville Cardus, London 1929, 'History of the Tests', Sydney Smith, reprinted London 1947 and 'The Larwood Story', Harold Larwood, London 1965. Also 'Twenty-Five Years Behind the Stumps', Herbert Strudwick, London 1926. Green cloth boards. 'From a Window at Lord's', E.H.D. Sewell, London 1937. Original decorative paper wrappers. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319
'Grand Cricket Match'. Scarborough v Notts Forest Amateurs 1930. Official scorecard for the match played at the Scarborough Cricket Ground on the 25th August 1930. With handwritten message to verso. Horizontal folds otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Scarborough Cricket Club Annual Report'. Official four page printed reports for 1909, 1913, 1915 and 1918. Plus more modern Annual Reports for 1990, 1992 to 1996, souvenir Programmes No. 4 and No.6 for the Scarborough Festival of 1954 and 1956 and ten 'Scarborough Cricket Club Centenary Cricket Festival 1986' first day covers. Odd faults, good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1320:
Cricket biographies/ autobiographies etc. Good and varied selection of thirty three books. Subjects include Warne, Grace, Thomson, Fender, Barrie, Cardus, J. Russell, Verity, Brett Lee, Mark Waugh, Ponsford & Woodfull, Hutton etc. Seven books signed by Warne, Brett Lee, Mark Waugh, Jack Russell, Ramprakash, Chris Gayle and Lamb. Nearly all with original dustwrapper, two paperback editions. Sold with a box of twenty eight varied general cricket books. In two boxes. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1321:
Cricket biographies/ autobiographies etc. Good and varied selection of thirty two books. Titles include 'Cricket' W.G. Grace 1891, 'My Life Story'. Jack Hobbs 1935, 'Recollections and Reminiscences'. Lord Hawke 1924, 'Life Worth Living'. C.B. Fry 1939 etc. Other subjects include Warner, Wyatt, Sutcliffe, Constantine, Laker, Leveson-Gower etc. Some with original dustwrapper. Some faults, generally good overall condition. Sold with a box of thirty eight varied general cricket books. In two boxes. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1322:
Cricket books. Good and varied selection of nineteen pre war books. Titles include 'A Few Short Runs'. Lord Harris. London 1921, 'Cricket with the lid off'. A.W. Carr. 1935, 'The Lighter Side of Cricket' Captain Phillip Trevor 1901, 'The Complete Cricketer'. A.E. Knight. 1911, 'Cricket Highways and Byways'. F.S. Ashley Cooper. London 1927, 'The Walkers of Southgate: A Famous Brotherhood of Cricketers'. W.A. Bettesworth. London 1900, 'Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers'. F.S. Ashley Cooper. London 1923. Some with odd faults, good overall condition. One book poor. Sold with a box of twenty three various cricket histories, some large format. In two boxes. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1323:
'The Book of Cricket. A Gallery of Famous Players'. C.B. Fry 1895, 'Famous Cricketers & Cricket Grounds'. C.W. Alcock. London 1895 (with original wrappers) and 'Cricket of Today & Yesterday'. Percy Cross Standing. London 1902. Volumes I & II. The three large format cricket books from the turn of the 20th century. Two of the books rebound. Sold with four cricket histories, 'Annals of the Free Foresters 1856-1894'. W.K.R. Bedford and W.E.W. Collins. Edinburgh and London 1895, 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903'. Rev R.S. Holmes 1904 (faded and discoloured boards), 'The Eton Ramblers Cricket Club 1862-1880'. Philip Norman, London 1928 with decent dustwrapper. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1324:
Cricket instructional books etc. Fourteen books including 'The Game of Cricket' Lonsdale Library. London 1930 (with decent dustwrapper), 'Cricket- Batsmanship'. C.B. Fry. 1912, 'Cricket and how to play it'. G. Jessop. London 1925, 'Bowling' M.S. Nichols, Blackie 1937, 'Batting'. H. Sutcliffe, Blackie 1937 (both with dustwrappers, odd faults), 'A Cricketer on Cricket'. W.J. Ford. London 1930, 'The Jubilee Book of Cricket'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Edinburgh 1897. Large subscribers edition, hand made paper, edges untrimmed, original cloth boards (ex-libris with faults) etc. Good selection
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1325:
Cricket writings and prose. Thirty six books, some with incidental cricket. Includes 'The Greenwood Hat'. J.M. Barrie 1937, 'The Little White Bird'. J.M. Barrie 1902, Marget Hughes, A.G. MacDonell, 'Between the Wickets'. Jack Hobbs 1927, De Selincourt, Beyond the Boundary'. C.L.R. James 1963 (ex-libris), lacking first end paper, Lucas, Cardus etc.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326
'Sussex Cricket in the Olden Time. With Glances at the Present'. A.D. Taylor 1900. Original green boards with printed title label to centre of the front board. Good condition. A scarcer title. Sold with a small selection of seven books with Sussex cricket interest including 'Jardine Justified'. Bruce Harris (with Sussex County Cricket Club official label 'Presented by A.E.R. Gilligan Esq, 14th August 1958' to inside front board, 'Duleep. A Centenary Tribute'. Vasant Raiji 2005, 'Sussex Cricket in the Eighteenth Century'. Timothy J. McCann 2004, 'Complete Record of Sussex C.C. 1728-1957. George Washer 1957 with signed note from Ossie Osbourn 1977 (Sussex Librarian), 'Cricket in the Park. The Life and Times of Lord Sheffield 1832-1909'. Roger Packham 2009, signed by the author
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1327:
Don Bradman. 'The Bradman Albums' Don Bradman. London 1988. Volumes 1 & 2 in slipcase. Sold with thirteen books on Bradman and Australian cricket. Authors include Moyes, Fingleton, Frith, Perry, Pollard etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328
'Fresh Light on Pre-Victorian Cricket. A Collection of New Cricket Notices from 1709 to 1837'. G.B. Buckley. Birmingham 1937. Original dustwrapper with some wear and minor loss, some minor foxing. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
'The Cricketer's Hand-book containing The Origin of the Game, Remarks on Recent Alterations...'. New Edition. Robert Tyas, London 1841. 48pp plus adverts. Bound in original green cloth with gilt title and figure of a batsman to front, gilt to all edges. Lacking the frontispiece engraving of Lord's Cricket Ground. Padwick 377. Some wear to corners, some breaking to front internal hinges otherwise in good condition. An early manual on the game
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
'Feltham's Cricketer for 1878'. Edited by George H. West. London 1878. Original blue boards with titles in gilt to front board. Frontispiece image of Henry Jupp. Some breaking to front and rear internal hinges, minor wear to boards, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
The second and last issue of 'Feltham's Cricketer'
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331
'The Norfolk Cricket Annual. Season 1889'. Edited by W.S. Barker and J.H. Hatch. First year of publication. Published by Jarrold & Sons, London and Norwich. Original printed card boards. Minor wear to spine and boards, slight age toning otherwise in very good condition. Sold with a further 1895 edition, 6th year of publication, bound in maroon boards with gilt titles, lacking original wrappers, red page edges. Edited by Robin H. Legge. Very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
The Annual ran in various editions from 1889-1898, 1909/10, 1910/11, 1926 and 1927
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
'The Cricket Year Book 1888'. Published by Abel Heywood & Son, Oldham Street, Manchester. Original pictorial boards. Old tape to spine, some soiling and age toning to boards otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
'The Cricket Year Book' ran for four years 1886-1889 and featured W.G. Grace to the front board
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333
'The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1900'. Original wrappers featuring Tom Hayward to front wrapper and 'The Surrey Team of 1899'' to frontispiece. Some age toning to spine paper and to wrapper extremities otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
'The Derbyshire Cricket Guide for season 1911'. Compiled by L.G. Wright and W.J. Piper. Published by the Derby Daily Telegraph. Front wrapper worn and detached, rear wrapper in similar condition and almost detached, internally with some minor staining otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Originally published from 1885 until 1893 this handbook was known as the Derbyshire Cricket Annual. After a two year hiatus, it re-emerged in 1896 as the Derbyshire Cricket Guide, under which title it continued until 1939
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
'All About Surrey Cricket. The Oval Cricket Guide 1922'. Edited by Herbert J. Henley and E.J. Larby. London 1922. Original decorative wrappers. Some wear and signature of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some age toning and minor foxing internally otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
This was the 1st year of the annual which ran for only seven years
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
'Richards' Nottinghamshire Cricket Guide for 1924'. Edited by 'Incog' (F.S. Ashley-Cooper). Printed and published by C.H. Richards, Nottingham. Original pale blue wrappers. Some minor wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Ashley-Cooper edited this Annual from 1920-1931
Lot 1337:
Lot 1337
'Famous Cricketers'. R.Scott & Co, Manchester 1905. Portraits of the leading players in each county plus Trumper of Australia. 24pp. Some soiling/age toning to original wrappers, vertical crease, some nicks to page edges and splitting to spine otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
'The Golden Penny' Cricket Album 1902. Special Photographic Groups of the Australians and all the first-class counties'. London 1902. Original pictorial wrappers. Some wear and damage to wrappers with small loss to lower border of the front wrapper and to spine edges, nicks small tears to page edges otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
'Some Recollections of Cricket' by Lord Charles J.F. Russell. H.G. Fisher, Woburn 1879. Small 8vo, 39pp, original red cloth, lettered in black (slightly soiled). Presentation copy to Rev. A.R. Ward (half title inscribed by the author, and with Ward's name and address at 46 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, later added; his signed pencil note on p. 11 indicating that Lord Charles Russell was the best known spectator at cricket, in the same way that Lillywhite, Pilch and Box were the best known players; "A Dream of the Past" attributed to G. Richmond in ms. Good/very good condition throughout. A rare book, only twelve copies are thought to have been published. Previously sold as lot 87 in the Christie's sale of November 2006
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: unsold
A.R. Ward (Cambridge University cricket), to whom this copy was given by the author, was the son of William Ward who is featured in Lord Russell's Recollections in some detail. Taylor p. 88, giving a limitation of 12 copies; Padwick 6762.
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'Felix on the Bat: Being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat: together with the history and use of the catapulta. Also, The Laws of Cricket as revised by the Marylebone Club'. Nicholas Wanostrocht. First edition. London 1845. Padwick 397. Forty pages with ten lithograph plates (seven hand-coloured), each with protective tissue interleaf bound before the plate. Rebound in green half leather with raised bands and gilt title, original decorative green cloth cover with gilt titles and cricket scene image bound in to the rear of the book, top edge gilt. Minor wear to leather boards, minor faults to marbled end papers, light foxing to outer pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £290
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'Felix on the Bat: Being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat: together with the history and use of the catapulta. Also, The Laws of Cricket as revised by the Marylebone Club'. Nicholas Wanostrocht. Second edition. London 1850. Padwick 397. Fifty eight pages with unusually ten lithograph plates (seven hand-coloured). Bound in original green cloth with gilt title and cricket scene image to front, gilt to all edges. Minor wear and fading to cloth boards, some foxing and light soiling throughout the book, slight breaking to page block otherwise in good condition. Ink signature of 'S.M.[?] de Winton. 14th June 1850 or 59 [?] to front yellow end paper
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1342:
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'Felix on the Bat; Being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat: together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling; with valuable suggestions as to the management of the field when employed under the operation of fast or slow bowling'. Nicholas Wanostrocht. London 1855. Third edition. Seven hand-coloured lithograph plates and illustrations in the text. Presentation copy with dedication handwritten in ink to half title page, 'Presented to Charles Sharpe Bracher, by his sincere friend and late pupil, Charles Wadham Wyndham Esq., of the Close, Salisbury. July 1859'. Original green decorative cloth with gilt illustration to front cover, all edges gilt. Padwick 397. Slight breaking to page block, some foxing, light wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1343:
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'The Cricket-bat and how to use it' by 'An Old Cricketer' (Nicholas 'Felix' Wanostrocht). London 1860. Original green patterned cloth with gilt illustration of batsmen at the wickets, and gilt title to spine. Padwick 398. Minor wear to spine, slight breaking internal hinges, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Padwick lists this title with a first publication date of 1861 but 'some copies have variant title page dated 1860' as does this copy
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
'Great Batsmen. Their Methods at a Glance', London 1907 reissue, and 'Great Bowlers and Fielders. Their Methods at a Glance', London first edition 1906. G.W. Beldam and C.B. Fry. Both volumes in original green cloth with gilt figures to front, gilt to top page edges (faded on 'Batsmen'). Breaking to internal hinges of both volumes, old tape repair to front internal hinge of 'Bowlers'. Some wear and slight staining to boards, with wear to head of the spine of 'Bowlers', otherwise generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
Cricket histories, biographies, handbooks etc. A selection of booklets, some with Sussex interest. Titles include 'Crickety Cricket', Douglas Moffat, London 1897. Presentation copy 'from the Author'. 'Pre-Victorian Sussex Cricket', H.F. & A.P. Squire, Henfield 1951. 'Catalogue of the Collection at "The Yorker"', Piccadilly, A. Lloyd-Taylor, London 1954. 'Alfred Mynn', Patrick Morrah, London 1963. 'Uncorrected Proof' copy in green paper wrappers. 'Essays on Arthur Haygarth', Roger Heavens, Cambridge 2000. Limited edition no. 27/208. I Zingari handbook for 1920, Ken Preston (Essex) benefit booklet, Sussex Cricket exhibition catalogue, Hove Museum 1978, Playfair Cricket Annual 1948 (first year of issue), a small assortment of Association of Cricket Statisticians publications etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. 'Cricket'. A.G. Steele, R.H. Lyttleton, Duke of Beaufort, Editor. Eight copies of various editions, all in original decorative boards. Editions are 1888 (first edition, four copies), 1889 (third), 1890 (fourth), 1893 (revised fifth edition, two copies). Mixed condition, some with wear to boards, splitting to internal hinges etc. Sold with 'Cricket', W.G. Grace, Bristol 1891. Green cloth with bright gilts, good condition. Also three facsimile reprints of James' Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual for 1883, 1884 and 1894. Good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50

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