Original Paper Wrappered, Rebound And Cloth Covered Wisdens

Lot 1018:
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'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879'. Edited by Frank Tyson. Nottingham 2001. Limited edition no. 99 of 330 copies produced, signed by the Editor. D/W. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1019:
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'The Professional Amateur. The Cricketing Life of Bob Barber'. Colin Schindler. Nantwich 2015. Limited edition no. 64/75, signed to the limitation label by the author and Bob Barber, and to label laid to inside front cover by M.J.K. Smith, Jack Bond, David Green, Jim Parks and John Murray. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1020:
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'Captain of the Crowd'. Albert Craig, Cricket and Football Rhymester 1849-1909'. Tony Laughton. Childrey 2008. Limited edition number 49 of fifty copies produced, signed by the author. Specially bound and boxed with twelve facsimiles of the rarest Craig compositions reproduced on art paper. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1021:
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Wisden Anthology 1978-2006. Leather bound limited edition no. 99/300, gilt to all page edges in slipcase. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1022:
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 345/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. With dustwrapper in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1023:
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'Hambledon: The Men and the Myths'. John Goulstone. Little Eversden 2001. Limited edition quarter leather bound copy number 13 of 25 copies produced, signed by the author. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1024:
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'150 Years of Middlesex County Cricket Club 1864-2014'. Limited edition hardback no. 129/150. Signed to limitation page by Clive Radley, Mike Gatting, Mike Brearley and Andrew Strauss. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1025:
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 99 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1026:
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'Wisden Cricketers of the Year'. Simon Wilde. London 2013. Green leatherbound limited edition in slipcase, this being number 99 of 150 copies produced. Gilt titles to front cover and spine, gilt to page edges. Signed in ink by the ten listed players of the year, David Gower, Mike Brearley, Brian Close, Derek Underwood, Bob Willis, Ted Dexter, Dennis Amiss, Graham Gooch, Claire Taylor and Andrew Strauss. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1027:
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'Ground Rules. A Celebration of Test Cricket'. Edited by Barney Spencer. Dakini Books, London 2003. Bound in full red leather with gilt titles to front cover and spine, large embossed cricket ball emblem to front and white stitching to cover extremities. Signed to the title page by Andy Flower and Steve Waugh who contributed the chapters on Zimbabwe and Australia respectively. Limitation(?) number stamp 299 to title page. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1028:
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'Sketches at Lord's'. Michael Down and Derek West 1990. Numbered 'Collector's' limited edition of 150 bound in full leather by Boundary Books, in slipcase, gilt to page edges. Signed by both Down and West. Limited edition no 49/150. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1029:
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'Felix and the Eleven of England', Gerald Brodribb. Boundary Books 2002. Full leather with gilt title to spine and gilts to page edges, in slipcase. Limited Edition of 250 copies each signed by a descendent of Felix, by Ted Dexter, President of M.C.C., and by Hubert Doggart, Chairman of the M.C.C. publishing committee and contributor of a charming foreword. This copy numbered 99. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1030:
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'The Don Meets the Babe. The 1932 Australian Cricket Tour of North America'. With a foreword by Sir Donald Bradman. Ric Sissons. J.W.McKenzie. Ewell 1995. Produced as a limited edition of 250 copies, this is number eighteen of only twenty five copies specially bound in full leather with gilts to all page edges, in slipcase. Signed by Sir Donald Bradman, Lady Bradman and the author. VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1031:
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'Taking Strike. The Colin McDonald Story'. Colin McDonald. Special 'collector's edition', Victoria 2015. Limited to only 110 copies of which 100 were available to collectors, this being copy no. 75. Signed to the autograph page by McDonald, Brian Booth, Bill Lawry, Alan Davidson, Ian Meckiff, Neil Harvey and Lindsay Kline. 'Apology' slip loosely inserted explaining that Arthur Morris was unable to sign due to ill health. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1032:
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'The Rise and Fall of Percy Perrin: Derbyshire v Essex 1904'. John Shawcroft. J.W.McKenzie 2000. Special limited edition number 36 of forty one numbered copies, each signed by the author and Jim Hutchinson, the 103-year old Derbyshire cricketer who played first-class cricket with many of those involved in this match. Half green morocco with green cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, in original slipcase. Perrin scored 343no out of an Essex first-innings total of 597 and still ended up on the losing side. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Only 41 copies of this limited edition were signed by Hutchinson due to his advanced years
Lot 1033:
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'Bill Edrich. A Biography'. Alan Hill. London 1994. Foreword by Denis Compton. Limited edition bound in full leather, gilt to top edge, in slipcase. Limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the author and Compton, this being number 131. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1034:
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'99.94 & Much More'. Peter Schofield. Second edition self-published in Sydney 2015, concerning items from his extensive personal collection of Bradman memorabilia collected over thirty years. Limited edition of 100 copies bound in full leather, this being no. 81. Signed by the author and John Stewart who produced the book, with accompanying limited edition bookmark and bookplate of Schofield slipped in. 'Relaunched to coincide with the Inaugural Bradman Hometown Festival, Bowral NSW Australia 8, 9 & 10 January 2016'. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 36/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Good dustwrapper. Includes signatures on cards/ small page slipped in of four West Indies Test cricketers, Gerry Gomez, Ridley Jacobs, Rajinda Dhanraj and Ivan Manjray. Also the original receipt from the author c/o Fairfield Books, Bath. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1036:
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 123 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Small stain to half title page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1037:
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'Basingstoke Boy'. John Arlott. 1990. Numbered limited 'Collector's Edition' bound in full leather by Boundary Books with marbled endpapers, gilt to all page edges. Signed by John Arlott. Limited edition no. 43/200. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1038:
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'The David Frith Archive. A detailed catalogue of the cricket library and memorabilia collection of David Frith'. D. Frith. Childrey 2009. Limited edition of only seventy five copies, signed and numbered by the author, this being number 43. Bound in red boards. Includes loose printed pages of 'Additions to the David Frith Archive' dated 2012 slipped in to rear. Rare, sold out edition. Excellent condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 1039:
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'The 'Don' vs The Rest'. The scorecards of the minor cricket matches played by Sir Donald Bradman. 1920/21 to 1962/63'. Compiled by Alfred James. Sydney 2006. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author, this being number 86. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1040:
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Don Bradman. 'Pageant of Cricket'. D.Frith. London 1987. Foreword by Don Bradman. De-luxe leather bound limited edition of two hundred numbered copies, this being number 86, signed by Don Bradman and the author, Frith. Bound in full red leather, all edges gilt and preserved in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1041:
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'Summer's Crown. The Middlesex Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of thirty one books, this being number 21, signed by Chalke and Peter Parfitt, bound in blue boards with titles in gilt and County emblem to front, in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1042:
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West Indies. 'Sir Garfield Sobers: The Bay Land's Boy'. Keith A.P. Sandiford. Ewell 2019. Signed by the author, Sobers and Tony Cozier. Limited edition no. 11/125. Very good dustwrapper. 'Sir Everton Weekes: An Appreciation'. Tony Cozier. Ewell 2017. Limited edition no. 123/125 signed by Weekes and Cozier. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1043:
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'Harold Gimblett's Hundred'. John Arlott. R. Walsh Books, Taunton 1991. Limited edition number 42/123, nicely signed in ink by Arlott. Card covers with red ties. Sold with 'Somerset's Cricketing Clergymen', Eddie Lawrence 2003. Limited edition no. 24/200. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1044:
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'Against All Odds. The Story of Victoria's Sheffield Shield Triumph 1966-67'. Ken Piesse and Mark Browning. 'Collector's edition: Produced for the team's 50 year reunion', Victoria 2016. Limited edition no. 84/221. Signed to the title page by Mark Browning and to the autograph page by fourteen of the fifteen listed players. Signatures are Bedford, Bitmead, Connolly, Eastwood, Emerson, Grant, Joslin, Kirby, Murch, Rayson, Shade, Sheahan, Swanson and Thomas. Lacking the signature of the captain, Jack Potter. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1045:
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Bernard Whimpress, sports historian and former curator of the Adelaide Oval Museum. Eight limited editions titles by Whimpress, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'Bradman at Adelaide Oval. A Match by Match Record' 2005. Limited edition no. 42/100. 'Hughie's Best Never Ashes Series 1940-41 1942' by 'Scribe' (Whimpress) 2004, no. 25/100. 'Lord Hawke's XI at Unley' 2003, no. 39/100. 'Giffen's Match' 2004, no. 55/100. 'Clem Hill's 365 at Adelaide' 2012, no. 87/100. 'Adelaide Gold. The Origins of Ball by Ball Cricket Broadcasting' 1997, no. 190/300. 'Bradman's Walk to Glory: An Innocent Misattribution' 2014, no. 24/169. Also 'Australian Eleven. Test Cricket Snapshots 1945-1995', Whimpress and Nigel Hart 1997, no. 62/100, signed by both authors. Sold with 'The Official M.C.C. Ashes Treasures in Association with the M.C.C. Museum at Lord's', by Whimpress in slipcase. Qty 9. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1046:
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Ronald Cardwell. Six limited edition books by Cardwell, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'The M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1903-1904' 1988, limited edition no. 76/287, also signed by Bill O'Reilly. 'Booth's Big Match' (Brian Booth) 1999, no. 58/112, also signed by Booth. 'A Cameo from the Past. W.A. Brown (N.S.W., Qld, Australia)' 1996, no. 29/200, also signed by Bill Brown. 'What they said about Victor Trumper' 2016, no. 79/89. 'James Lillywhite's XI In Gouldburn 1876' 2007, no. 36/111, also signed by Trevor Bayliss and Robert Jeffery. 'Spiro Zavos. The Pupil Meets The Master' 2008, no. 32/50, also signed by Zavos. Sold with 'Bradman at Blackheath' by Cardwell and Irene McKilligan, 2011, signed by the authors with signature of Wendell Bill on piece slipped in. Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1047:
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'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle, A. Searle and Rev Malcolm Lorimer. Nantwich 2014. Blue leather bound limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 123, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Bond, Allott, Watkinson, Fairbrother, Shuttleworth, D. Lloyd, Simmons, C. Lloyd etc. In official slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1048:
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'C.K. Nayudu, The Shahenshah of Indian Cricket'. Vasant Raiji. Bombay 1989. 'Deluxe edition', limitation number 156, signed by the author. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1049:
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 318/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1050:
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'In the Eye of the Typhoon'. Frank Tyson. Red Rose Books 2004. Deluxe limited edition of fifty copies signed by Tyson, this being number 7. Blue quarter leather in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1051:
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'Sir Vivian' Vivian Richards. London 2000. Quarter leather bound limited edition copy, signed by Richards. Limited edition no. 20/121. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1052:
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 60/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Additionally signed to the two 'Appreciation' pages by Brian Lara and Courtney Walsh. This copy unusually presented in slipcase, lacking dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1053:
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'Images of Bradman. Rare and famous photographs of a cricket legend...'. Peter Allen & James Kemsley. Bradman Museum, Bowral, 1994. Deluxe limited edition number 423/974 bound in full green leather in presentation box. Signed to limitation page by Bradman. Excellent condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1054:
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'The Lord's Taverners Fifty Greatest'. The fifty greatest post war cricketers. Selected by Trevor Bailey, Richie Benaud, Colin Cowdrey and Jim Laker. London 1983. Leather bound de luxe limited edition with gilt lettering. Edges gilt. In slipcase. Limited edition 151/500 copies. Signed by the four Selectors, Bailey, Benaud, Cowdrey and Laker and the four contributors Mike Francis, Ivan Rose, Rodger Towers and Ron Wootton, also Bill Frindall. Minor staining to the odd page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1055:
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'Gloucestershire Wicket-keepers'. Andy Wilson. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1998. Limited edition no. 30/50. Signed to title page by Wilson. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1056:
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'The 300 Club'. Lynn McConnell. Dunedin, New Zealand 2003. Limited edition no. 139/385 of which 360 were for sale. Signed in ink to front endpaper by McConnell, Glenn Turner and Ken Rutherford. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1057:
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'Rags. The Autobiography of Derek Randall'. Nottingham 1992. Green cloth in slipcase with gilt title to case. Limited edition no. 45/500. Signed to the limitation page by Randall, Richard Hadlee, Garry Sobers and Colin Cowdrey. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1058:
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'Shane Warne. My Illustrated Career'. Shane Warne. London 2006. Leather hand bound limited edition number 168/1000, signed by Warne and one other to limitation page, and by Richie Benaud on small loose mounted card to foreword. In slipcase, lacking the six limited edition photographs of Warne reproduced from the book. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1059:
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'No Coward Soul. The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard' Stephen Chalke & Derek Hodgson. Bath 2003. Limited edition leather bound copy. Limited edition number 23 of only 25 copies produced, signed by Appleyard, Dickie Bird, Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson to limitation page. Rare. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1060:
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'At the Heart of English Cricket. The Life and Memories of Geoffrey Howard'. Stephen Chalke. Bath 2001. Bound in half calf. Limited edition number 79 of 100 produced, signed by Howard, Chalke and Scyld Berry, who wrote the foreword. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1061:
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'For Essex & England. Graham Gooch's Century of Centuries'. Graham Gooch & Michael Down 1993. Quarter leather 'Centurion Edition' with gilt to all edges, in slipcase. The first 100 copies of the book are uniquely signed and dedicated to a particular century by Graham Gooch. This is 'Centurion' limited edition no. 60/333, 275 Essex v Kent, April 1988. Signed to limitation page by Gooch. The 'Centurion Edition' also includes a page entitled 'The Centurions- Scorers of 100 First-Class Centuries' containing the ink signatures of ten players who have achieved the feat. Signatures, nicely signed in ink, of Don Bradman, Glenn Turner, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney, Dennis Amiss, Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Zaheer Abbas, Graham Gooch, and Denis Compton. The book originally retailed at £275. Very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1062:
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'Bodyline Autopsy'. David Frith. London 2002. Signed limited edition number 72 of only 100 copies produced. Gilt to top edge. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £190

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