Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Books & Brochures From The Library Of The Cricket Society

Lot 1417:
Lot 1417
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions, with pink wrappers, second facsimile edition printed by Lowe & Brydone Ltd, London 1974. Limited edition. Some wear and soiling to wrappers and spines, some small tears and nicks to spine papers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1418:
Lot 1418
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green and red boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Poor wrapper with loss to front, contents checked complete and in good condition. Cricket Society stamp to title page
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original front paper wrapper only, bound in green and red boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Poor front wrapper with loss, contents checked complete and in good condition. Cricket Society stamp to title page and inside front board
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881, 1882 & 1883. 18th, 19th and 20th editions. The three editions bound as one, lacking wrappers, in red boards with titles in gilt to spine. The 1881 lacking title page, Each edition lacking first and rear advertising pages. Some breaking to internal hinges, odd page detached appears complete otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society stamp to front end paper. Viewing essential
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884 & 1885. 21st and 22nd editions. The two editions bound as one, lacking wrappers, in red boards with titles in gilt to spine. Each edition lacking first and rear advertising pages. Some breaking to front and rear internal hinges, some breaking to spine block, odd page section becoming loose, appears complete otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society stamp and label to inside front board. Viewing essential
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1422:
Lot 1422
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886 & 1887. 23rd and 24th editions. The two editions bound as one, lacking wrappers, in red boards with titles in gilt to spine. Each edition lacking first and rear advertising pages. Tear to odd page, spine block breaking to rear, some pages becoming detached, appears complete otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society stamp and label to inside front board. Viewing essential
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some corner loss to front wrapper, wear overall to both wrappers otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society stamp to inside front wrapper
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1424:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889 & 1890. 26th and 27th editions. The 1891 with original wrappers, one bound in brown and the other in dark blue boards, with titles in gilt to spine. The 1890 edition lacking one advertising page. Some wear, soiling and age toning to wrappers with some rounding to corners, odd faults otherwise both in good condition. Trimming by the binder a little tight in places. Cricket Society stamp and bookplate to both editions
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1425:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891 & 1892. 28th and 29th editions. Both with original wrappers, bound in green boards and red spine, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear, soiling and age toning to boards with some rounding to corners, odd faults otherwise both in good condition. Cricket Society stamp and bookplate to the 1891 edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1426:
Lot 1426
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original wrappers, bound in green boards and red spine, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and age toning to boards with small loss to front wrapper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society label to inside front wrapper
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1427:
Lot 1427
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original wrappers, bound in dark blue boards with titles in gilt to spine. Odd minor wear to boards, odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895 to 1904. All bound in blue, brown, green or red boards, the 1897, 1901, 1902 and 1904 with original wrappers, the remainder lacking wrappers. Varied condition, some faults to all editions, some with broken spine blocks, loss to wrappers, wrapper detached, odd detached pages and odd page sections, breaking to internal hinges, possible page loss etc. Cricket Society label to the 1897-1899, 1901-1904 editions only. Qty 10. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original wrappers, bound in brown boards with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear to boards, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1430:
Lot 1430
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906 to 1915. All bound in blue or red boards, the 1906, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1913 and 1915 with original wrappers, the remainder lacking wrappers. The 1907 with original wrappers, not bound. The 1915 edition with detached spine paper. Varied condition, some faults to all editions, some with broken spine blocks, loss to wrappers, odd detached pages and odd page sections, breaking to internal hinges, possible page loss etc. Cricket Society label to the 1906, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913 and 1915 editions only. Qty 10. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £125
Lot 1431:
Lot 1431
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 390/1000. Good/very good condition. Small Cricket Society stamp to the inside of the front board.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1432:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917, 1918 & 1919. The 1917 and 1919 editions bound in blue boards and the 1918 bound in brown boards. The 1917 and 1919 editions with original wrappers, the 1918 lacking wrappers. The 1917 with odd minor faults to wrappers, slight breaking to spine block, the 1918 edition lacking some advertising pages at front and rear and the 1919 edition with minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society label to the inside of the front board of the 1918 edition only. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1433:
Lot 1433
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 to 1928. All bound in blue, brown or red boards, the 1922, 1923 and 1926 with original wrappers, the remainder lacking wrappers. The 1927 edition lacking spine paper. Varied condition, some faults to all editions, some with broken spine blocks, loss to wrappers, odd detached pages and odd page sections, breaking to internal hinges, possible page loss etc. Cricket Society label to the inside of the front wrapper of the 1920, 1927 and 1928 editions only. Qty 9. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1434:
Lot 1434
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929 to 1937. The 1931 and 1932, 1934 to 1937 edition with original paper wrappers and the 1929 and 1930 lacking wrappers, all bound in blue or red boards, the 1933 edition with original wrappers and not bound. Varied condition, some faults to all editions, some with broken spine blocks, loss to wrappers, odd detached pages and odd page sections, breaking to internal hinges, possible page loss etc. Cricket Society label to the inside of the front wrapper of the 1933 edition only. Qty 9. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1435:
Lot 1435
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939, 1940 & 1941. Original limp cloth covers. Limited number of these war years editions produced. The 1938 edition with wear to covers, some bowing to spine, some breaking to internal hinges, the 1939 edition with wear to covers, some breaking to internal hinges, breaking to spine block, odd pages becoming detached, the 1940 edition with detached front cover, bowing to spine, breaking to spine block, only fair and the 1941 edition with some breaking to internal hinges, minor wear to cover extremities otherwise in good+ condition. Cricket Society label to the inside of the front wrapper of the 1940 edition only. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1436:
Lot 1436
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943 & 1945. Original limp cloth covers, only 5600 paper copies printed of the 1943 edition and only 6500 paper copies of the 1945 edition were printed in this war year. Minor breaking to internal hinges of both editions, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society label to the inside of the front cover of the 1945 edition only. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1437:
Lot 1437
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear to boards and fading to title gilts, small teat to edge of rear board otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition. Small Cricket Society stamp to the inside of the front board.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £360
Lot 1438:
Lot 1438
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948 & 1949. Original hardback editions. All editions with some fading to title gilts, to a greater or lesser extent. The 1944 edition with wear and creasing to boards and spine, breaking to front internal hinges, staining to edge of pages at rear, the 1946 edition with breaking to rear hinges, some wear to boards, the 1947 edition with slight crease to spine, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, the 1948 edition with some breaking to rear internal hinges, wear and loss to some page edges and the 1949 edition some breaking to internal hinges otherwise in overall good condition. Cricket Society stamps or labels to the majority of the books to the inside of the front board. Qty 5
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1439:
Lot 1439
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950 to 1964. Complete run of original hardback editions for the period. Breaking to internal hinges of the 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1958 and 1962 editions, faults and staining to odd editions otherwise in overall good condition. Cricket Society stamps or labels to the majority of the books to the inside of the front board. Qty 15
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1440:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 to 2016. Complete run of original hardback editions for the period, complete with dustwrappers. Some wear, tears, rips and faults to earlier dustwrappers, faults to odd book otherwise overall in good condition. Cricket Society stamps or labels to the majority of the books to the inside of the front board. Qty 52
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1441:
Lot 1441
'Cricket on the Brain' 1905 and 'Cricket at the Breakfast Table' 1909. M.C.C. Illustrations by Gill. Excellent colour covers. Owner's name in ink to front covers. Some wear to the edges of the front covers of the 1905 edition, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Cricket Triumphs and Troubles, Cecil Parkin, London 1936. Good/very good condition. Cricket Society stamp or label to all three titles. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1442:
Lot 1442
'Victor Trumper- The Beau Ideal of a Cricketer'. Vasant Raiji. Bombay 1964. Original dustwrapper. Presentation copy to G.D. Martineau signed by the author and dated 20th August 1964. Cricket Society label to inside front cover. Odd nicks to dustwrapper extremities, otherwise G - cricket
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1443:
Lot 1443
'North America in International Cricket'. Rowland Bowen 1960. Original printed covers. Presentation copy to the Cricket Society signed with dedication to the front cover by Bowen. Rusting to staples, some ageing to covers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1444:
Lot 1444
'Ballygunge Cricket Club and Ground 1864-1964'. Derek Maisy, Calcutta 1964. Sold with handwritten letter from Maisey to Diana Rait-Kerr, dated 14th October 1964, and an original handbill for the match played at Ballygunge to mark the Club's centenary, 31st October 1964. Tears to spine, some wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1445:
Lot 1445
'Outdoor Games. Cricket & Golf'. R.H. Lyttleton. J.M. Dent & Co, London, 1901. Original blue cloth with decorative gilts for 'Haddon Hall Library' to covers and spine, gilt to top page edge. 'Alfred Lyttleton. An Account of His Life', Edith Lyttleton, fourth impression, London 1917. Original blue cloth, gilt title to spine.' Autumn Foliage', Cyril P. Foley, London 1935. Brown cloth. Cricket Society label/ stamp to inside cover. Qty 3. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1446:
Lot 1446
'Halo for Hadlee. A lighthearted history of the New Zealand cricket team 1949'. G. Wycherley. Dunedin 1949. Original covers. Nicely signed in ink to the title page by the author. Cricket Society label to inside front cover. Slight staining and wear to wrappers, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1447:
Lot 1447
Judge B.J. Wakley. Two first edition titles by Wakley, each signed and dated with dedication to the Cricket Society by Wakley. Titles are 'Classic Centuries in the Test Matches between England and Australia', London 1964. Original dustwrapper with some tears. Bumping to cover corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Also 'Bradman the Great', London 1959. Original green cloth, gilt title to spine. Slight breaking to internal hinges, minor wear and staining to covers, otherwise in good condition. Cricket Society label to inside front cover of both titles
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1448:
Lot 1448
Lancashire. Six titles, the majority limited edition or signed. 'Lancashire C.C.C. v Yorkshire C.C.C. 1849-1964', R.F.W. Cook, Leeds 1965. Limited edition no. 3/100. 'Glory Lightly Worn. A Tribute to Brian Statham', M.G. Lorimer, Manchester 2001. Signed by the author. 'The Life of John Briggs'. Herbert Turner, reprint (2000) limited edition of 200 copies, this being out of series. 'The Elusive Mr Cardus' and 'My Dear Michael'. Letters and other writings of Neville Cardus. Two limited edition booklets issued by Lancashire C.C.C. and limited to 500 copies, one unnumbered etc. Cricket Society label or stamp to all titles. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
'The State of the Game. Revised 1974'. A collection of articles, of which 'A much abridged version is appearing in instalments in the Journal of the Cricket Society... The first instalment was in the Spring number of 1974'. C.A. Fea. Types articles bound in green cloth with gilt title to spine. Not listed in Padwick. Cricket Society label to inside front cover. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450
'Cricket Centenary. The Story of Cricket in Hawke's Bay 1855-1955'. F.F. Cane. Napier, New Zealand 1959. Original dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1451:
Lot 1451
'With the 15th Australian XI- A complete record of the team's tour throughout Great Britain and South Africa'. Sydney Smith Jr (Manager). Sydney 1922. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Wear to boards and spine, breaking to internal hinges internally in good condition. Sold with 'An Australian Cricketer on Tour', Frank Laver, London 1905. Original publishers cloth. Breaking to internal hinges and page block, two pages detached. Only fair condition. Cricket Society label to inside front cover of both titles. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1452:
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'Cricket from the Inside'. P.D. Clarke, 1961. A unique handwritten historical account of cricket from its heyday, discussions on great players, important matches etc in two parts in one volume. The dedication, written in neat copperplate style reads, 'Dedicated to- the Judge who so kindly sentenced me to 4 years imprisonment, for the time to write this book, and also to Mr. G.D. Martineau, for the help, guidance and belief in me during my incarceration. My sincerest thanks, P.D. Clarke (No. 36). Wandsworth 1958. Camp Hill 1961'. The content comprises 190pp of text neatly written text in ink in block capitals throughout, a comprehensive index, and provides a detailed account of the 1960 England v South Africa Test series, with caricature illustrations of 'Cricket's Hall of Fame', a number of humorous colour cartoons, and a handmade dustwrapper with a colour illustration of a cell door, all drawn by the author. An impressive work by a prison inmate. Some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1453:
Lot 1453
'Cricket in Barbados'. Bruce Hamilton, Barbados 1947. Original decorative blue boards. Breaking to front internal hinge. Some staining and creasing to boards. Sold with 'Cricket in the Fiji Islands', P.A. Snow, Christchurch 1949. Original dustwrapper with significant loss, otherwise in good condition. Both titles with Cricket Society label to inside front covers. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1454:
Lot 1454
Martin Wilson. Three titles by Wilson. 'A Bibliography of Northamptonshire Cricket', London 2003. Limited edition number 18 of seventy five numbered copies signed by the author. 'An Index to Waghorn', London 2005. Unnumbered limited edition of 150 copies. 'Lillywhite. The First Modern Bowler', Newnham on Severn 2011. Cricket Society stamp to inside front cover of each title. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1455:
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'Ten Thousand Miles Through India & Burma. An Account of the Oxford University Authentics' Cricket Tour With Mr K.J. Key...'. Cecil Headlam. London 1903. Green cloth boards. Cricket Society label and stamp to front endpaper. Some wear to covers, light internal foxing, page block a little loose, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1456:
Lot 1456
Tony Laughton. Three titles by Laughton, all presentation copies to the Cricket Society. 'A.D. Taylor the Cricketologists', Manchester 2002 signed by Laughton. 'Captain of the Crowd. Albert Craig, Cricket and Football Rhymester 1849-1909', Childrey 2008 signed by Laughton. 'A Guide to Cricket a Weekly Record of the Game', Newnham on Severn 2013, with accompanying letter signed by the author. Cricket Society stamp to all three titles. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1457:
Lot 1457
South West cricket club histories. Four titles including 'Knowle Cricket Club Centenary Book 1852-1952', G. Baker, Bristol 1952. 'Exmouth Cricket Club Centenary Festival Brochure 1860-1965', J. & M. Rodgers, Exmouth 1965. 'One Hundred Not Out. A History of Cricket in Kidmore End Since 1863', W.E. Townsend, revised edition 1968. 'Truro Cricket Club 1813-2013', J. Wyatt etc, Penryn 2013, with signed letter to the Cricket Society from one of the authors. All titles with Cricket Society stamps. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1458:
Lot 1458
Wandering cricket club histories. Five titles including 'Nondescripts Sports Club Annual Dance, Hotel Intercontinental 30th June 1973', Zambia 1973. 'A History of the Jesters Cricket Club 1928-1975', M. Meyer, London 1976. Includes two typed letters to the Cricket Society regarding the publication. 'XL [Forty Club]- The First Fifty Years', H.F.M. Hunter 1986. 'The Early Years. Jack Frost XI 1961-1999', T. Gill, St. Leonards 2000, with accompanying signed letter from the author. 'Wandering Here and There for Two Score Years. A History of the Nondescripts Cricket Club, Lower Hutt, New Zealand 1962/1963 - 2001/2002', I. Clulee. Limited edition of only 72 copies produced. Cricket Society stamp or label to the majority. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1459:
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Australian cricket club histories. Six titles including 'A Century to Camberwell. A History of the Camberwell Cricket Club 1864-1964', R. Grace, Melbourne 1964. 'The History of the Launceston Cricket Club 1841-1987', R. Williams, Tasmania 1987, signed by the author. 'Mentone Cricket Club 1888-1988 Centenary Book', B. Quinn, Victoria 1988. 'The History of Morwell Cricket Club 1885-1991', J.R. White, Morwell, Victoria 1991, signed by the author. 'Prahran Cricket Club Centenary History', K. Piese, Melbourne 1979, with signed letter from the author to the Cricket Society. 'The History of the Mosman Cricket Club 1908-2008', J. Hiscox, Cherrybrook 2011. Also 'Penguin Cricket Club' official members' handbook for season 1969-1970. Sold with 'The Legends Club', Vol 1, No. 1, 12th October 2003, the Cricket Club of India. Cricket Society stamp or label to the majority. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1460:
Lot 1460
London cricket club histories. Ten titles including 'A Short History of the Farnham Cricket Club', J.V. Lach, London 1953. 'Old Barnes Cricket Club Centenary Year 1860-1960 History and Fixture List'. 'Potters Bar Cricket Club Centenary Year 1862-1962'. 'Lensbury Club Jubilee Booklet 1969'. 'One Hundred Years of Putney Cricket 1870-1970'. 'Farnham Cricket Club Bicentenary 1782-1982. A History', G. Collyer. 'A Century of Pearl Cricket 1883-1983', J. Bishop 1983 etc. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1461:
Lot 1461
London and South East cricket club histories. Ten titles including 'The Old Coulsdon Cricket Club. A Short History', J.S. Cooper, 1961. 'Esher Cricket Club Centenary Year 1863-1963'. 'Findon Cricket Club 1867-1967', F. Higgins. 'Edmonton Cricket Club Centenary 1872-1972'. 'Englefield Green C.C. Centenary Handbook' 1979. 'Malden Wanderers Cricket Club 1879-1979', M. Burns 1979. 'Kew Cricket Club 1882-1982'. 'Newick Cricket Club 1884-1984' etc. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults to some titles, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1462:
Lot 1462
London cricket club histories. Seven titles including 'The Story of Cricket at Mill Hill Village 1852-1952', H. Mallatratt. 'Dulwich Cricket Club Centenary 1867-1967'. 'Oatlands Park Cricket Club 1867-1967'. 'A Brief History of the Redhill Cricket Club', G. Crawshaw 1968. 'The Old Whitgiftians Cricket Club 1878-1978', R.M. Horn, with covering letter from the author to the Cricket Society. 'Farnham Cricket Club Bicentenary 1782-1982'. 'Old Askean Cricket Club Centenary Year 1887-1987', J. Grant. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults to some titles, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1463:
Lot 1463
London cricket club histories. Five titles including 'Ibis Cricket 1870-1949', T. Watson, Prudential Assurance 1950. Original blue cloth. 'Lloyds Register Cricket Club 1882-1956', D. Kidd, 1957. Presentation copy to the Cricket Society, dated 20th January 1981. 'Midland Bank Cricket Club. A Centenary History', D. Roberts, London 1970. 'The Montpelier Cricket Club', P. Paine, Tunbridge Wells 2010. Limited edition no. 47/250, signed by the author, and signed covering letter. 'Kiwis on the Common. 50 Years of the London New Zealand Cricket Club', P. Gaffikin, Brighton 2002. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1464:
Lot 1464
Cricket in Maldon, Essex. Three titles. 'Cricket: A Bicentenary in a Essex Setting'. E. Montaque Williams. Maldon 1955. Pictorial covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Includes a card with handwritten message in ink, signed by the author. Sold with 'The Day of The Demon. Maldon V C.I. Thornton's XI 19th June 1978', Michael Dowsett, revised edition 2002. With covering letter to the Cricket Society signed by the author. 'Gentlemen Cricketers of Maldon', Richard Cooper, Oxford 2005. Signed to the title page with dedication to the Cricket Society by the author, with accompanying signed compliment slip. Cricket Society label to inside front cover of two titles. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1465:
Lot 1465
Essex and East Anglia cricket club histories. Six titles including 'The Old Parkonians Cricket Club. The Club in the War Years 1939-1945', D.J. Kesby, Ilford 1947[?]. '200 Years of Sport on Gt. Bentley Green 1771-1971', C. Morton 1971. 'Cricket at Gt. Bentley Cricket 1771- 1971'. 'Mildenhall Cricket Club Centenary Year 1876-1976'. 'A Century of Cricket. Ipswich School versus Norwich School 1885-1985', R. Clayton 1985. Presentation copy to J.D.B. Coldham signed by the author. 'Leigh-on-Sea Cricket Club. A Club History 1907-1999', A. Hands 2000. Cricket Society label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1466:
Lot 1466
Kent, Sussex and Surrey cricket club histories. Seven titles including 'Mayfield Cricket Club 1866-1966 Centenary Souvenir', R. Bradfield 1966. 'Outwood Cricket Club. A Brief History', L.C. Waller, Beckenham 1966. 'Norwood Cricket Club 1871- 1971. A Century of Cricket', J. Cracknell 1971. 'The History of Meopham Cricket Club', W. Gunyon 1976. 'The Cricketers' Inn at Meopham', W. Gunyon 1985. 'Old Gravesendians' Cricket Club Diamond Jubilee 1927- 1987', P. Latham & J. Harris 1987. 'The Bat & Ball Gravesend. A First-Class Cricket History', H. Milton, Gravesend 1999. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1467:
Lot 1467
Kent cricket club histories. Nine titles including 'A Hundred Years of Farningham Cricket', B. Drew, Gravesend 1957. 'Bat and Ball Memories', E.H. Chapman, Gravesend 1972. 'A History of Lloyds Bank Cricket Club 1875- 1975', H.P. Penn & D.G. Laudy 1975. 'Linden Park Cricket Club Centenary Year 1876- 1976', M. Taylor 1976. 'History of Spar Ramblers Cricket Club 1925-1975', S. Gowing 1977, with covering letter to 'Mr Alexander'. 'The History of the Mote Cricket Club 1857- 1981', T. Osborn 1990. 'A History of Faversham Cricket', F. Poynter, Faversham 1992 etc. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1468:
Lot 1468
Southern cricket club histories. Eleven titles including 'Reading Cricket Club Centenary 1859- 1959'. 'New Forest Club Cricket Association 1968'. 'Cricket and Purton. Purton Cricket Club 150th Anniversary', J. Purton 1970. 'A History of Cricket in Kingsclere', and 'Two Hundred Years of Cricket in Kingsclere 1774- 1974', C. Garrett & D. Sanders 1973 and 1974. '175 Years of Lymington Cricket Club 1807 €" 1982', N. Gannaway 1982, with covering letter to Jim Coldham signed by the author. 'Cricket on the Green. 200 Years of Cricket at Eversley, Hampshire', A. Renshaw 1987, with original letter to the Cricket Society signed by the author and press release. 'Bud Finch Remembers North Moreton Over Eighty Years', G. Howat 1989 etc. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1469:
Lot 1469
Midlands cricket club histories. Six titles including 'Great Oakley Cricket. The History of a Village Club', H. & E. Bagshaw, Kettering 1964. Original green cloth. 'A History of Forest Wanderers Cricket Club'. P. Wynne-Thomas 1973. 'A Century in Cricket. Nottingham Forest Amateur Cricket Club 1876- 1976', B. Devereux 1976. 'Oakham School Cricket Club. 1st XI Statistical Records 1884- 1983', B. Needham 1984. Presentation copy to the Cricket Society, signed by the author. 'A Century of Cricket at Kettering 1885- 1985. P. Larcombe 1985. Signed by the author. 'The History of Cricket in Long Eaton, Sandiacre & Sawley', K. Breakwell 1994. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1470:
Lot 1470
Birmingham area cricket club histories. Four titles including 'A History of the Leamington Cricket Club 1900- 1950', K Rayner 1950. 'Pickwick Athletic Club Centenary 1858- 1958', J. Elliot Ewing 1958. 'Earlswood Cricket Club Centenary 1876- 1976' with accompanying letter to M.B. Alexander from the Club Treasurer, M.J. Taylor, also two reprint photographs of teams, slipped in. 'A History of Hagley Cricket Club 1834- 1975', P.W.H. Jackson, A. Spencer & C. Davies 1975. Includes a good account of a match between eleven members of the Lyttleton family and Bromsgrove School played at Hagley in 1867. Original signed letter from the Club captain, T.W.R. Elliott, to J.D. Coldham of the Cricket Society slipped in. Cricket Society stamp to all titles. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1471:
Lot 1471
Northern cricket club histories. Ten titles including 'Hull Cricket Club Yearbook 1948', N.J. Pogson. 'Marske-by-the-Sea Cricket Club Centenary 1869- 1969'. 'A Brief History of the Golcar Cricket and Athletic Club 1871- 1971', B. Moriarty & J. Cooper 1971. Signed by Cooper. 'A History of Lindal Moor Cricket Club. Centenary Brochure', M.McKeever, Lindal-in-Furness 1983. 'Queen Mary's Grammar School Clitheroe 1554- 1983', D. Green & K. Harwood, Chorley 1983. 'George Herbert Hirst. Mirfield Cricket Club 1891', P.J.A. Neal 2006, with accompanying letter to the Cricket Society signed by the author. Also 'Thanks to the Inghams' by the same author. Other clubs featured are Tynefield Park, Oakworth C.C. and Pudsey St. Lawrence C.C. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1472:
Lot 1472 Lot 1472
Northern cricket club histories. Five titles including 'History of Cricket in Kendal from 1836 to 1905', J. Clarke, Kendal 1906. Original green cloth with gilt title to front. Some bumping to boards. 'Lascelles Hall Cricket Club Centenary 1825- 1925', H. Lodge, Huddersfield, 1925. Bound in green cloth with original decorative wrappers retained. Ex libris J.W. Goldman and Desmond Eagar. Some foxing and creasing, otherwise in good condition. 'Century of Penrith Cricket 1866- 1966', J.L. Hurst, Penrith 1967. Original green cloth covers. 'The History of Lascelles Hall Cricket Club a famous Nursery of Yorkshire Cricket', A. Wood 1969. 'Durham City Cricket Club History', A.L. Parsons, Durham 1972. Signed by the author. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1473:
Lot 1473
Irish cricket club histories. Nine titles including a souvenir programme for the 'Phoenix Cricket Club Festival Week', Dublin 1943. 'Pembroke Cricket Club Centenary Handbook 1868- 1968', Dublin 1968. 'The Lansdown Story. A History of Lansdown Cricket Club', D. Bradfield 1971. Hardback with good dustwrapper. Includes a signed letter from H. Milton, Librarian of the Cricket Society, dated 17th September 1981. 'Leprechauns Cricket Club Handbook 1974', with a fixture card for the 1974 season, and a compliment slip signed by the Club Treasurer, M. Brennan. 'Muckamore Cricket & Lawn Tennis Club Centenary Brochure 1874- 1974', P.L. Campbell, Antrim 1974. 'Leinster Cricket Club 1852- 1977', Dublin 1977, with accompanying letter to the Cricket Society from the Club Secretary. Other Irish club histories include Old Belvedere C.C., Laurelvale C.C. and The Phoenix Club. Sold with three Welsh club histories for Ponthir C.C. by Bob Mole 1983, signed by the author, Radyr C.C., and Llanelli C.C., and a Scottish club history of Pencuik C.C. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 13
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1474:
Lot 1474
'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds'. Edited by C.W. Alcock. 1895. Published in eighteen weekly parts. Full set of eighteen individual parts with original pictorial and decorative covers. Front cover of Part III and rear cover of Part VIII detached. Some wear and ageing, generally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1475:
Lot 1475
Cricket biographies and autobiographies. Thirty nine titles, mainly hardbacks with dustwrappers. Titles include 'Rowdy', Ashley Mallett, 1973. 'The Graces. E.M., W.G. & G.F.'. A.G. Powell and S. Canynge Caple. London 1948. Dustwrapper. Limited edition no. 318/1000. 'Bobby Abel. Professional Batsman', David Kynaston, New Maldon 2007. Limited edition no. 6/150, signed by the author. 'The Real Jeeves', Brian Halford, Durrington 2013. 'A Flick of the Fingers. The Chequered Life and Career of Jack Crawford', Michael Burns, Durrington 2013. 'The Last Everyday Hero: The Bert Sutcliffe Story', Richard Boock, Auckland 2010. 'The Life and Times of the Immortal Victor Trumper', Ronald Cardwell, New South Wales 2015. 'The Barry Sinclair Story', Bill Francis, New South Wales 2016 etc. Cricket Society label or stamp to the majority. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1476:
Lot 1476
Cricket histories and autobiographies. Twenty nine original hardbacks. Titles include 'Cricket. A Popular Handbook of the Game', G.A. Hutchison, Religious Tract Society 1887. 'Chronicles of Cricket. Fascimile Reprints of Nyren's "Cricketer's Guide"...'. Second edition, London 1888. 'Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773', H.T. Waghorn, London 1899. 'Bar, Bat and Bit. Recollections & Experiences', Edward Chandos Leigh, London 1913. 'The Memorial Biography of Dr. W.G. Grace', Lord Hawke, Lord Harris & Sir Home Gordon, London 1919. 'Sporting Memories', Major W. Troup, London 1924. 'Wickets and Goals. Stories of Play', J.A.H. Catton, London 1926 etc. Cricket Society label or stamp to the majority. Some faults including detached pages, breaking to hinges etc.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1477:
Lot 1477
County and club cricket histories and autobiographies. Twenty one titles, the majority original hardbacks. Titles include 'Cricket in North Hants. Record and Reminiscences', J. May, Basingstoke 1906. 'Middlesex County Cricket Club. Vol II 1900-1920', F.S. Ashley-Cooper, London 1921. 'A History of Leicestershire Cricket', E.E. Snow, Leicester 1949. 'A Century of Philadelphia Cricket', J.A. Lester, Philadelphia 1951. 'History of the O.U.C.C.', G. Bolton, Oxford 1962. Original dustwrapper with tears and some loss. 'A History of Derbyshire Cricket Club 1870-1970', John Shawcroft, Derby 1970. First limited edition no. 212/250. 'Cumberland County Cricket Club, a History', J. Hurst, Penrith 1982. Softback. Signed to the inside cover by the author. Includes a collection of handwritten letters from the author to the collector, J.D. Coldham, relating to the publication of the book. Cricket Society label or stamp to the majority. Odd faults including breaking to some hinges etc, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1478:
Lot 1478
Cricket reference books, histories and biographies. Box comprising twenty five titles covering South African, Sri Lankan, Australian histories, biographies etc. Some unusual titles including 'Story of the Bombay Tournament from Presidency to Pentagon 1892-93 to 1945-46'. Vasant Raiij & Mohandas Menon, Mumbai 2006. Hardback 'deluxe' edition with good dustwrapper. 'The Story of an African Game', Andre Odendaal, Cape Town 2003. 'Those Were the Days. A Yorkshire Boy's Cricket Scrapbook', John White, Newnham on Severn 2013. 'Early Cricket in Sydney 1803 to 1856', Jas Scott, edited by Richard Cashman & Stephen Gibbs. Sydney 1991. Signed by the two editors. 'Sri Lanka Cricket At The High Table', Mahinda Wijesinghe, 2008. 'Derbyshire's England Cricketers', Idris Barrett, privately published, 1983. 'The Fight for the Ashes 1982-83', Chris Harte, Adelaide 1983. Limited edition no. 209/400, signed by the author. 'Cricket's Rich Heritage. A History of Rhodesian and Zimbabwean Cricket 1890-1982', Jonty Winch, Bulawayo 1983. 'The History of the Sheffield Shield', Chris Harte, Sydney 1987. Signed by Harte. 'Kiwi Cricket Pages. A Bibliography and Reference Guide to New Zealand Cricket Publications', Rob Franks 2006. 'The Life and Times of the Cricket Bat Willow', Douglas A. Watling, Warfield, Berkshire 1998. Signed by the author. Cricket Society label or stamp to the majority. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1479:
Lot 1479
Cricket annuals. Box comprising one hundred and twelve cricket annuals including a complete run of the 'Playfair Annual' from 1948 (first year of issue) to 1962 (larger format), and 1963-2016. 'Athletic News Cricket Annual' 1920-1923 & 1946. 'News Chronicle Annual' 1925, 1927, 1932, 1939, 1950-1962. 'Sunday Chronicle Cricket and Gold Annual' 1949-1954. 'Daily Express Cricket Annual' 1930. 'Daily Worker Cricket Handbook' 1949. 'Sports Argus Cricket Annual' 1962. Cricket Society stamp to some annuals. Sold with a 'Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Australia' 1998 (first year of issue). Wear, damage and some loss to older annuals, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1480:
Lot 1480
Tour brochures 1970s. 'Official Souvenir of Indian Tour to Sri Lanka' January/ February 1974. Pre-tour brochure published in Sri Lanka for the 25th Anniversary of cricket in Sri Lanka 1848-1973. Signed presentation copy. 'From Lord's to Bourda'. Official brochure for the Guyana leg of the 1973/74 M.C.C. tour to West Indies. Initials 'E.C.R.' to front cover. 'M.C.C. Tour of India 1976-77', official pre tour brochure. Qty 3. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1481:
Lot 1481
Ceylon/ Sri Lanka and Pakistan. 'Nondescripts [Ceylon] Cricket Club 75th Anniversary Souvenir', S.S. Perera, Colombo 1963. Presentation copy from Perera with handwritten dedication to front cover. 'Sporting Wickets. Eye Witness Accounts of Tours of M.C.C. and New Zealand to Pakistan 1969', Qamaruddin Butt, Rawalpindi 1970. Presentation copy to the Cricket Society with handwritten dedications to front cover and title page, also signed to the photograph bookplate page by the author. Tear to spine and first page, otherwise in good condition. 'Colombo Colts Centenary 1873-1973', S.S. Perera, Colombo 1973. Handwritten dedication signed by Perera to first page. Creasing to front cover, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1482:
Lot 1482
Ceylon/Sri Lanka. Three presentation copies compiled by S.S. Perera published in Colombo, each with handwritten dedication signed by the author. Titles are 'Four Score and Ten 1879-1969. History of the Royal- St. Thomas Match'. 'The Battle of the Blues', Royal College Colombo v St. Thomas, 1973. 'Colombo Colts Centenary 1873-1973', S.S. Perera, Colombo 1973. Handwritten dedication signed by Perera to first page. Cricket Society label or stamp to inside front cover to all three titles. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1483:
Lot 1483
Cricket annual reports 1950-1980. Selection of six official annual reports including four for the South African Cricket Association Annual Reports, 1974-1977. New Zealand Cricket Council Annual Report for season 1964/65. Argentine Cricket Association Annual Reports for seasons 1978/79 and 1979/80. Also two official M.C.C. printed reports by the M.C.C. published in 1950 and 1962. Cricket Society label or stamp to all titles. Odd faults, overall in good condition . Qty 8
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1484:
Lot 1484
Sussex county and club histories. Six titles including 'Sussex County Cricket', Alfred J. Gaston ("Leather Hunter"), Brighton 1924, signed by the author. 'A Complete Record of Sussex County Cricket 1728 to 1957', George Washer, 1957. Signed to the acknowledgements page by Washer. Blue cloth covers. 'Henfield Cricket and its Sussex Cradle', H.F. & A.P. Squire, Hove 1949. Original dustwrapper with significant old tape repairs. 'Pre-Victorian Sussex Cricket', H.F. & A.P. Squire, Henfield 1951 etc. Cricket Society label or stamp to the majority of titles. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1485:
Lot 1485
'The West Indies Cricket Annual' Edited by Tony Cozier. Almost complete run of the annual from 1970 (1st) to 1991. Lacking the issue for 1975. The majority with Cricket Society label to inside front covers. Twenty one issues. Some wear to the earlier issues, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1486:
Lot 1486
Cricket histories and biographies. Ten titles, either presentation copies to the Cricket Society, or signed limited editions. Titles include 'The Archie Jackson Story', David Frith, Ashurst 1974. Presentation copy signed by Frith. 'My Dear Victorious Stodd. A Biography of A.E. Stoddart', David Frith, signed by the author. Wear to original dustwrapper. 'The Day of "The Demon". Maldon v C.I. Thornton's XI 1878', Michael Dowsett, 1995, with accompanying letter signed by Dowsett. 'Roses for Remembrance', Ron Yeomans 1960, with covering letter from Yeomans to G.D. Martineau. 'Spiro Zavos. The Pupil Meets the Master', Ronald Cardwell, Cherrybrook 2008. Signed by Zavos and Cardwell. 'The West Indian Tour of England 1906'. Gerry Wolstemholme, Blackpool, 1992. Limited edition no. 354/500 signed by the author etc. Cricket Society stamp or label to all titles. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1487:
Lot 1487
Australian club and state histories. Six titles including 'Deniliquin & District Cricket Association. 1988 Reunion Souvenir Booklet'. M. O'Connell, 1988. 'Chinchilla and District Cricket Association Silver Anniversary 1965-1990', Ken Young, Queensland 1989, with accompanying signed letter from the author. 'The History of the South Australian Cricket Association', Chris Harte, Adelaide 1990, with accompanying signed letter from the author. 'A Century of Achievement. The Players and the People of the St. George District Cricket Club', Mike Coward, West Pennant Hills, Australia 2010 etc. Cricket Society label or stamp to all titles. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1488:
Lot 1488
The Ashes. Box comprising a selection of books relating to Ashes series, and Australian interest. Titles include 'England v Australia at the Wicket', Brumfitt and Kirby, 1887. Bound in black boards, original front wrapper retained, lacking rear wrapper. 'Mailey's Googlies', Arthur Mailey 1921. 'Those "Ashes". The Australian Tour of 1926'. M.A. Noble 1927. 'The Turn of the Wheel. M.C.C. Team Australia 1928-1929' 1929, 'The Tests of 1930' 1930, 'Kissing the Rod. The Story of the Tests of 1934' 1934, Percy Fender. 'In Quest of the Ashes' 1933 (spine partly detached) and 'Ashes and Dust' 1934, Douglas Jardine. 'The Baggy Green', Michael Fahey and Mike Coward 2008 etc. Odd faults, generally in good condition. Cricket Society label or stamp to some titles.Qty 22
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50

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