Cricket Books

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'Cricket's Collectors'. David Frith. The Cricket Memorabilia Society. Surrey 2012. Limited edition 125/150 copies produced, signed by The President of the Cricket Memorabilia Society, Tom Graveney and by Vice President, David Frith. Sold with a limited edition, Cricket Memorabilia Society 21st Anniversary 1987-2008 first day cover signed by Bill Frindall, Tom Graveney, Roy Tattersall and Ken Taylor plus C.M.S. Chairman Keith Hayhurst. Limited edition 49/121. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1132:
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'Sussex Victorious 50th Anniversary of the Gillette Cup - 1963'. Edited by Roger Packham and Nicholas Sharp. Sussex Cricket Museum and Education Trust, Hove 2013. Limited edition no. 138/150. Signed by seven of the contributors, Ian Thomson, Ted Dexter, Alan Oakham, Tony Buss, Jim Parks, John Snow and Roger Packham. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
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Sussex histories. 'Sussex Martlets C.C. 1905-2016. A Miscellany', Peter Hartland 2017. Limited edition no. 58/100, signed by John Barclay. 'Summers By The Sea. The Centenary History of the Sussex Martlets Cricket Club 1905-2005', David Gibbs 2005. 'Good Old Sussex by the Sea', Nicholas Sharp 2008. Sold with three limited edition biographical booklets of Sussex players, each signed by the featured player(s). Subjects are Rupert Webb (signed by his wife, Barbara), no. 35/100. Luke Wells no. 11/50, and Phil Salt & Tom Haines, no. 43/100. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
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'The Year of the Magical Martlets'. Nicholas Sharp. Privately published 2007. Hardback in green cloth with slipcase. Limited edition no. 19/25, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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'Good Old Sussex By The Sea'. Nicholas Sharp. Privately published 2008. Hardback in green cloth with slipcase. Limited edition no. 18/25, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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'The Ross Gregory Story'. D. Frith. Melbourne 2003. Deluxe limited edition of only 50 numbered copies produced in black quarter leather, marbled end-papers and top edge gilt. This copy unnumbered. Signed by Frith. Excellent condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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'A History of Derbyshire County Cricket Club 1870-1970'. John Shawcroft. First edition, Derby 1970. Green leather with gilt titles to front and spine. Limited edition no. 226/250. Minor rubbing and bumping to board extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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'The Essential Denison'. A boxed set of facsimile editions of the six volumes of Denison's Cricketers' Companions 1843-1847 and his sketches of the players, together with hardback book 'The Essential Denison' by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2008. Limited edition number 108 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
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'Wisden Anthology 1864-1900'. Edited by Benny Green 1970. Bound in red leather, gilt to front and spine with raised bands to spine, marbled endpapers and gilt to page edges. Signed by Green. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
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'A Who's Who of Lancashire County Cricket Club 1865-1990'. Robert Brook and David Goodyear. Breedon Books, Derby 1991. Limited edition of 350 copies, this being number 29. Signed to the title page by eleven Lancashire captains. Signatures are Lister, Cranston, Washbrook, Blackledge, Grieves, Statham, Bond, D. Lloyd, C. Lloyd, Abrahams and Hughes. Includes original correspondence from the Club accompanying the book. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Nottinghamshire cricket histories. Three titles by Peter Wynne-Thomas. 'Trent Bridge. A History of the Ground to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary (1838-1988)'. Limited edition no. 85/600, signed by the author. Green leather, gilt to page edges, in slip case. 'Nottinghamshire Cricketers 1919-1939' published by the Club 1980. Green leather, gilt emblems and title to front and spine. 'Nottinghamshire. Cricket's Double Champions 1987', London 1988. Hardback with good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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'Summer's Crown. The Surrey Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of thirty six books, this being number 28, signed by Chalke and Micky Stewart, bound in brown boards with titles in gilt, in slip case. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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'At Last! The Quest for the Shield 1926-1995'. Queensland 1995. Published to commemorate Queensland winning the Sheffield Shield in 1994/5 for the first time. Leather bound limited edition number 392/664. Signed to the limitation page by twelve Queensland players and the coach, John Buchanan. Players' signatures include Allan Border, Carl Rackemann, Andy Bichel, Matthew Hayden, Stuart Law, Michael Kasprowicz etc. Small scrape to front cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Signed limited editions. 'Cricket's Greatest Comeback. Warwickshire v Hampshire 1922', Neil Jenkinson, Ewell 1998. Limited edition no. 193/200, signed by the author and John Woodcock. 'Ken Farnes. Diary of an Essex Master', David Thurlow, Manchester 2000. Limited edition no. 34/54, signed by the author. 'Bobby Abel. Professional Batsman', David Kynaston, New Malden 2007. No. 65/150, signed by Kynaston. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1145:
Lot 1145
'The Archie Jackson Story. A Biography'. D. Frith. Ashurst 1974. Limited edition of 1000 copies, this being number 97, signed by the author. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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'Sir Aubrey. A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith. England Cricketer, West End Actor and Hollywood Filmstar'. David Rayvern Allen. J.W. McKenzie, Ewell, 2005. Limited edition number 92 of 150 copies produced, signed by Honor Cobb, daughter of Sir Aubrey Smith and the author. Excellent dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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'Maco. The Malcolm Marshall Story'. Pat Symes. Manchester 2000. Limited edition number 59 of 100 copies published. Signed by Symes. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
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'Gooch's Golden Summer'. Bill Frindall 1991. Quarter leather. Limited edition of 333 copies published, this being a 'Review Copy'. Signed by Gooch, Findall and Trevor Bailey who wrote the appreciation. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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'A Tale of Two Captains'. Bill Frindall. Boundary Books, Cheshire, 1992. Red quarter leather, gilt to top page edges. Limited edition of 350 copies of which this is number 52. Signed to title page by Frindall, Graham Gooch, Ted Dexter and Viv Richards. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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'With the Bookplate of A.E. Winder'. David Rayvern Allen. J.W. McKenzie, Ewell 2008. Limited edition no. 106/175. Signed to limitation page by the author. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
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'Champions.... about bloomin' time'. Graham Hardcastle & Chris Ostick. Nantwich 2011. Unnumbered limited de-luxe edition with titles in gilt and slipcase. Signed by the Lancashire playing staff and management who won the County Championship in 2011, signed by the Chief Executive and Chairman, the two authors and eleven further Lancashire legends. Signatures include Tattersall, Bond, Simmons, D. Lloyd, Fairbrother, J. Anderson, G. Chapple, Sajid Mahmood etc. The book comes with an original menu from the 2011 Championship winning Dinner and a facsimile menu from the 1934 Championship winning Dinner. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
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'Hobbsy. A Life in Cricket'. Rob Kelly. Brighton 2018. Limited edition no. 37/44 produced to celebrate the 44 minute century of Robin Hobbs against the Australians in 1975. Signed by Hobbs and by Graham Gooch who wrote the foreword. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £100
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'Boulder Rolling'. Tom Smith. Nantwich 2016. Limited edition no. 27/30. Signed by seventeen members of the 2015 Lancashire team including Croft, Reece, Chapple, Brown, Smith, Anderson, Kerrigan, Jarvis, Hameed etc. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
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'The 300 Club'. Lynn McConnell. Dunedin, New Zealand 2003. Limited edition no. 23/385 of which 360 were for sale. Signed in ink by McConnell, Glenn Turner and Ken Rutherford. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
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'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle, A. Serle and Rev. Malcolm Lorimer. Nantwich 2014. Blue leather bound limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 142, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Hughes, Bond, Pullar, Fairbrother, Shuttle worth, Hegg, D. Lloyd, Simmons, Engineer, C. Lloyd etc. In official slip case. Sold with '150 Lancashire Greats' limited edition set of cards produced to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lancashire C.C.C. 142/500. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
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'Adelaide Oval Test Cricket 1884-1984'. Centenary of Test Cricket at the Adelaide Oval 1884-1984. B. Whimpress & N. Hart. Adelaide 1984. De-luxe limited edition no. 230 of 299 numbered copies produced. Sold with a standard hardback edition signed by Chris Harte who co-wrote the book but is uncredited, with an accompanying handwritten letter from Harte. Excellent dustwrapper. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
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Lot 1157
'A Legend Dies. The Story of a Tree with a Cricketing History'. David Robertson 2006. Limited leather bound edition no. 107/200. Signed by the author and Derek Underwood. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
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'Summer of '65'. David Green. Quorn 2015. Leather bound limited edition no. 38/50, signed by the author and by four Lancashire cricketers, Ken Shuttle worth, Alan Beddow, David Lloyd and Duncan Worsley. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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'For Essex & England. Graham Gooch's Century of Centuries'. Graham Gooch & Michael Down 1993. Quarter leather. Limited edition no. 105/333. Signed to limited edition page by Gooch. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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'The Immortals'. The Book of New Zealand Test Players'. Paul Verdon. Auckland 2006. Limited edition number 413 of 665 copies, signed by the author and by 'every living former and present Test player able to complete the exercise'. Over one hundred and seventy signatures to dedicated decade pages, and a further four loose sheets of signatures of players from 2007 onwards. Signatures include W. Hadlee, Kerr, Tindall, Rabone, Reid, Snedden, Alabaster, Blair, Dempster, MacGibbon, Meale, Cameron, Congdon, D. Hadlee, Howarth, Pollard, G. Turner, Vivian, L. Cairns, Chatfield, Edgar, R. Hadlee, Parker, J. Wright, C. Cairns, Greatbatch, M. Crowe, Morrison, Rutherford, Astle, Fleming, Larsen, Nash, Parore, Spearman, Vettori, Oram etc. In slip case. VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £170
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'Farewell to Cricket'. Don Bradman. Theodore Brun Ltd. London 1950. Limited de luxe edition of 500 copies, produced in green morocco binding with gilt, this being number 264. Gilt to top edge. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Five hundred copies of the book were printed and the first 150 copies were autographed and were available to members of The Collectors Book Club only
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Lot 1162
'The Australians in England 1902'. J.W. McKenzie 1993. Comprising facsimile reprints of 'The Eleventh Australian Tour 1902. Particulars of the Team' and 'The Kangaroo in England. A Review of the Tour of the Eleventh Australian XI 1902'. Limited edition no. 175/250. Signed to the limitation page by Don Bradman who wrote the foreword. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1163:
Lot 1163
'150 Years of Middlesex County Cricket Club 1864-2014'. Limited edition hardback no. 36/150. Signed to limitation page by Clive Radley, Mike Gatting, Mike Brearley and Andrew Strauss. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition with good dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 1165
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. Second edition, London 1984. Sold with 'Padwick's Bibliography of Cricket Vol II', compiled by Stephen Ely and Peter Griffiths, London 1991, and 'Post Padwick: The Gibbs Extension of Padwick's Bibliography: 1990-2006', compiled by Stephen W Gibbs 2008, limited edition no. 82/120 signed by Gibbs. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 1166
'Sir Home Gordon, Bart- An Affectionate Retrospect'. Irving Rosenwater. Printed for private circulation, Newnham 2000. Limited edition number 31 of sixty numbered copies produced and signed by the author of which 11-60 were for sale. Excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1167:
Lot 1167
'Alletson's Innings'. John Arlott. First edition London 1957. Original green cloth, limited edition of 200 produced, this one stamped 'out of series' and unsigned. Some 'light' fading to boards, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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'The 2nd Australian XI's Tour of Australia, Britain and New Zealand in 1880/81 with Appendices'. Alfred James. Privately published in red boards with gilt titles to spine. Limited edition no. 64/100. Signed in ink to the limited page by the author. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1169:
Lot 1169
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition with good dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Ex Libris Library Association. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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The Young Cricketer's Tutor 1833. Introduction by Neville Cardus. Dropmore Press. London 1948. Good dust wrapper. Limited edition 272/750. In slip case. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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'The Lancaster Cricket Club 1841-1909'. J.J. Gilchrist. Lancaster 1910. Original green cloth with nice bright gilt title to spine. Limited edition no. 59/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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'Annals of Cricket. A Record of the game compiled from authentic scores, and my own experiences during the last twenty-three years'. W.W. Read. London 1896. Original green cloth boards with vellum spine, gilt to top edges. This is an unsigned copy of the limited de luxe edition, limited to 250 copies, this being number 35. Light wear to covers and soiling to spine, internally in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Many copies of the limited edition were not signed by Read. Walter William Read played eighteen matches for England and was considered one of the best batsmen of the 1880s
Lot 1173:
Lot 1173
'Sam Cook'. Alan Gibson. Privately published 1992. Limited edition no. 8/50. Bound in original brown cloth and signed to the title page by both Cook and the author. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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'Sir Colin Cowdrey'. Richard Walsh. Somerset 1995. Limited edition no. 13/50. Signed to title page by Cowdrey. Slight staining to covers
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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'Imperial Cricket'. P.F. Warner. London 1912. Original full red morocco, gilts to front cover and spine. All pages edges gilt. Limited subscribers edition of 900 copies, this being number 339. Padwick 83. Small tear to frontispiece interleaf, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1176:
Lot 1176
'A Handful of Confetti'. David Green. Quorn 2013. Limited edition number 63 of seventy five books produced, signed by the author and David Lloyd. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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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 120, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Hughes, Bond, Pullar, Fairbrother, Shuttle worth, D. Lloyd, Simmons, Engineer, C. Lloyd etc. In official slip case. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1178:
Lot 1178
'Innings Complete'. Philip Paine. Volumes 1-17, each limited edition of either 300 or 250 copies, all signed by the author. 1999-2011. Sold with 'The Montpelier Cricket Club' by Philip Paine 2010. Limited edition no. 31/250 signed by Paine, and 'A Guide to the Memorials of Cricketers' compiled by Michael Ronayne, published by the Association of Cricket Statisticians, Cardiff 2017. Qty 19. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1179:
Lot 1179
'James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual'. Six facsimile reprint editions, issued by 'Cricket Lore', of the 1883, 1884, and 1894-1897 editions. Believed to have been published each as a limited edition of 100 copies. Some fading to spines, otherwise in good condition. Also John Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion for 1865' facsimile edition published by Roger Heavens 2007. Bound in green cloth, limited edition no. 61/100. Sold with 'Old English Cricket. Six Pamphlets by H.P-T'., facsimile reprint by Willows 1995 bound in green cloth with dustwrapper. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 1180
Cricket Lore publications. Three limited edition hardback titles with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the author. Titles are 'At the Crease with Gary[sic] Sobers', Keith A.P. Sandiford 2001, additionally signed by Sobers, limited edition no. 91/160. 'James Aylward: The Untold Story', Roy Clarke 2001, no. 47/167. 'Triple Glory', Michael Baws 2002, no. 58/130. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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'First Class Cricket In Australia'. Volume 1, 1850/51 to 1941/42 & Volume 2, 1945/46 to 1976/77. Both compiled by Ray Webster and edited by Allan Miller, 1991 & 1997. Two limited edition volumes in matching green boards with gilt. Volume 1, limited edition no. 79/1500 with accompanying signed letter from Webster, and Volume 2 no. 79/1000. Volume One signed by both the compiler and Editor and Volume Two signed by the compiler. Sold with 'Test Cricket In Australia 1877-2002'. Compiled by Charles Davis. Victoria 2002. Limited edition of 334 signed and numbered copies of which this is number 122. Dustwrapper. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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'Long Innings. The Autobiography of Sir Pelham Warner'. P.F. Warner. London 1951. Original blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Limited edition no. 108/250, signed to the limitation page by Warner. Some fading to the spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
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'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879'. Edited by Frank Tyson. Nottingham 2001. Limited edition 41 of 330 copies produced, signed by the Editor. D/W. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 1184
Johnny Briggs. Three limited edition biographies of Briggs. 'Johnny Briggs. Ashes century, Ashes hat-trick', K. Martin Tebay, no. 59/200, signed by Tebay. 'The Life of John Briggs. Anecdotes, Recollections, Astounding Feats with Bat and Ball', facsimile reprint, Bolton 2000, no. 17/200, signed by Gerry Wolstenholme. 'Johnny Remembered', Malcolm Lorimer, limited edition no. 147/225, signed by Lorimer. Sold with 'Archie Remembered. A Celebration of Archie MacLaren's 424', Malcolm Lorimer, limited edition no. 248/424. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
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'First Cricket In...'. Martin Wilson 2009, limited edition no 26/150 copies signed by Wilson. Sold with 'An Index to Waghorn. An index to Cricket Scores 1730-1773 and The Dawn of Cricket together with corrections and notes to both volumes'. M. Wilson. London 2005. Excellent condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
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'Sir Vivian' Vivian Richards. London 2000. Quarter leather bound limited edition copy, signed by Richards. Limited edition no. 13/121. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
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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 slip case. Limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the author and Compton, this being number 72. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1188:
Lot 1188
'In the Eye of the Typhoon'. Frank Tyson. Red Rose Books 2004. Deluxe limited edition of fifty copies signed by Tyson, this being number 34. Blue quarter leather in slip case. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
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Bernard Whimpress. Two signed limited edition booklets by Whimpress published in Australia. 'The First Sheffield Shield Game. South Australia v New South Wales, Adelaide Oval, 16-21 December 1892' 2000, limited edition no. 36/100. 'Lord Hawke's XI at Unley', 2003, no. 81/100. Also 'W.G. Down Under. Grace in Australia 1873-74 and 1891-92'. Rick Smith and Ron Williams, Tasmania 1994. Limited edition no. 256/300, signed by the authors. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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Ronald Cardwell. Two titles by Cardwell. 'The M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1903-1904'. Privately printed 1988. Signed by Cardwell and Bill O'Reilly. 'Bradman at Blackheath', Cardwell and Irene McKilligan', Cherrybrook 2011, signed by the authors. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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'The Chronicle of W.G.'. J.R. Webber. Nottingham 1998. Original stiffened wrappers. Limited edition subscribers edition of 440 copies, this being 401 in slip case. Signed by Webber and the Grand Daughter and Great Nephew of W.G. Grace. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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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 33, signed by Don Bradman and the author, Frith. Bound in full red leather, all edges gilt and preserved in slip case. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £190
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'Felix and the Eleven of England', Gerald Brodribb. Boundary Books 2002. Full leather with gilts to page edges in slip case. 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 147. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 178 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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Nikky Baker. 'The Great Match of Cricket. All England v Hampshire at Canterbury 1772'. 'Described and reconstructed by Nikky Baker, A.N. Other & A. Given Man'. Enram Press, Herne Bay 1993. First proof edition of only thirty copies. Slip case. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
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'From Commons to Lord's. A Chronology of Cricket 1700-1799'. Volume One (1700-1750), Volume Two (1751-1770) and Volume Three (1771-1780. Ian Maun, 2009. Both limited editions, volume One, limited edition no. 43/220 copies for sale. Volume Two, 27/200 copies. Volume Three, 27/125 copies. The first volume signed to the limitation page by Maun and President of the M.C.C., Derek Underwood. The second volume signed to the limitation page by Maun. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
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Gerry Wolstenholme. Three limited edition facsimile reprints with new introductions by Wolstenholme. 'Cricket Across the Sea... Gentlemen of Canada 1887', limited edition no. 111/150, signed by Wolstenholme. 'Cricket Across the Seas... Lord Hawke's team in New Zealand and Australia, 1902-03', P.F. Warner, no. 70/300. 'Lancashire County Cricket', F. Reynolds, no. 46/100. Also 'Towering Success. The Eighth Australians in Blackpool, August 1893', no. 60/120, signed by Wolstenholme. Sold with two copies of 'Archie Remembered', Malcolm Lorimer, nos. 249 and 250/424 etc. Qty 9
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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'The Essential Denison'. A boxed set of facsimile editions of the six volumes of Denison's Cricketers' Companions 1843-1847 and his sketches of the players, together with hardback book 'The Essential Denison' by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2008. Limited edition number 55 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £210
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'Britcher's Scores 1790-1805'. A boxed set of the fifteen issues in facsimile, with a commentary by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2003. Published in a limited edition of 212, each set signed by Sir Tim Rice, President of M.C.C., this copy being number 55. Before Britcher, scores were notched on sticks of wood. He was among the first to put them down on paper and between 1790 and 1803 he produced an annual pamphlet listing the principal scores of the year, not just in London but around the country. The scores for 1804 and 1805 were collected into one pamphlet and published by Stanhope and Graham in 1806. The originals are very rare. This set reproduces all 15 pamphlets in exact facsimile, and they are accompanied by a lengthy commentary, specially written by David Rayvern Allen. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Includes an official invitation to the vendor to attend the book launch, and an unopened CD of 'An Index to Britcher's Scores'. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £260
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'M.C.C. in South Africa 1938-39'. Brian Bassano. J.W. McKenzie, Ewell 1997. Good dustwrapper. Sold with four J.W. McKenzie facsimile reprints. 'Curiosities of Cricket from the earliest records to the present time' by an Old Cricketer (1978). Unnumbered limited edition of 150 copies. 'Lillywhite's Illustrated Hand-book of Cricket' edited by A Cantab (1988). 'Recollections of Lord's and the Marylebone Cricket Club', William H. Slatter (1989). 'The Grand Matches of Cricket Played in England from 1771 to 1791', W. Epps (1989). Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1201:
Lot 1201
J.W. McKenzie facsimile reprint publications. Three limited edition titles, 'The Eleventh Australian Tour 1902' (1993). Limited edition no. 132/250, signed by Don Bradman. 'The Australians in England. A Complete Record of the Cricket Tour of 1882' (1982), no. 111/120. 'Shaw and Shrewsbury's Team in Australia 1884-5' (1985), no. 94/200. Also 'The Third Australian Team in England' (1989) and 'The Doings of the Fourth Australian Cricket Team in England 1884' (1990). Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1202:
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'Gooch's Golden Summer'. Bill Frindall. Boundary Books, Holmes Chapel 1991. Quarter leather. Limited edition 262/333 copies published. Signed by Gooch, Frindall and Trevor Bailey who wrote the appreciation. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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'Cricket'. W.G. Grace. Bristol 1891. Leather bound limited edition, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original black boards with gilt lettering, somewhat worn. Limited de luxe edition of 652 numbered copies, signed by the author Grace. This being 143/652. Replacement spine with new end papers, with original spine paper laid down, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Subscriber number 143 was Deward Ferdinando Sutton Tylecote of the Union Club, Trafalgar Square. Tylecote played cricket for Oxford University and Kent 1869-1883 and went on Bligh's tour of Australia in 1882/83 and played six Test matches for England 1882-1886. He hit 404* for Classic v Modern at Clifton College in 1868, a record score in any match at that time
Lot 1204:
Lot 1204
Sussex cricket. Four signed limited edition biographies and histories published by the Sussex Cricket Museum & Educational Trust, Hove. 'The Indefatigable Thomson', Nicholas Sharp and Norman Epps 2018, limited edition no. 84/150, signed by Ian Thomson. 'Revolution '97', Chris Stoner 2018, no. 127/150, signed by Tony Pigott. 'A Failed Experiment?', David Jeater, no. 16/100, signed by the author and Jim Parks. 'Don Smith. The Entertainer', David Bennett, Norman Epps and Nicholas Sharp, limited edition no. 17/150, signed by Don Smith. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1205:
Lot 1205
Sussex biographies and histories. Three titles by Nicholas Sharp, two signed by the author, one limited edition. 'Some Magic from Mushy and Much More'. Nicholas Sharp 2004. Second limited edition no. 53/75, signed by Sharp. 'Good Old Sussex by the Sea', 2008, signed by Sharp. 'The Year of the Magical Martlets', 2007. Also 'A Pictorial History of Sussex County Cricket Club', Roger Packham, Nicholas Sharp, Phil Barnes and Jon Filby. Sussex Cricket Museum & Educational Trust 2014. All softbacks. Qty 4. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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'The Jubilee Book of Cricket'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Edinburgh 1897. Limited de luxe edition printed on handmade paper of 350 copies, signed by Ranjitsinhji, this being number 302. Original publisher's cloth. Wear and ageing to boards and spine. Slight breaking to front internal hinge. Internally in good condition. Sold with a standard edition of the same title in original blue cloth, and 'Cricket', W.G. Grace, Bristol 1891. Green cloth. Breaking to internal hinges, minor wear to boards and spine, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
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George Rubens Cox. Sussex 1895-1928. Facsimile edition of 'George Cox's Benefit Match, Sussex v Surrey at Hove, 3rd, 4th & 5th September 1914'. Limited to only ten copies produced, this is number seven. Four pages including a statistical summary of 'What [Cox] has done for Sussex' compiled by 'Leather Hunter'. Sold with an original booklet published following the death and thanksgiving service of George Cox Jnr. (Sussex 1931-1960) 'Cricketer and Man of Sussex' originally held at Hove Parish Church, 7th May 1985, to commemorate Cox's work as President of the Sussex Cricket Society from 1976 until his death. Bookplate of Gerald Brodribb to inside front cover. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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'Outdoor Games. Cricket & Golf'. R.H. Lyttleton. J.M. Dent & Co, London, 1901. Haddon Hall Library series edited by the Marquis of Granby and G.A.B. Dewar. Full vellum, with decorative 'Haddon Hall Library' gilts to covers and spine, hand made paper, limited edition no. 27/150. Handwritten ownership names to verso of the limitation page, of Sir George Noble (Scottish sportsman), dated 1918, and 'William Pinder, June 1943'. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1209:
Lot 1209
'Hampshire Cricket Statistics 1895-1968'. Roy Webber and Norman Drake. Bournemouth 1969. Limited edition no. 80/200. Original paper wrappers. This was Richard Gilliat's copy with a handwritten postcard from Gilliat regarding his grandfather who played one match for England. Sold with 'Hampshire County Cricket', H.S. Altham, J. Arlott, E.D.R. Eagar and R. Webber, London 1957. Original green cloth. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1210:
Lot 1210
New Zealand. Good and varied selection of thirty nine mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. The majority signed by their subject. Signatures are Chris Cairns, Rutherford, Hadlee, McCullum, Wright, McMillan, Lance Cairns, Ian Smith, Greatbatch, Turner, Coney, Larsen, Parore, Turner, Morrison, Pringle, Howarth, Vettori, Martin Crowe and Fleming. Nearly all hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1211:
Lot 1211
South Africa. Good and varied selection of twenty seven mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. Many signed by their subject. Signatures are Procter (2), Wessels, de Villiers, J. Cook, Richards, Gibbs, van Ryneveld, Omar Henry, Van Der Bijl, B. Richards, Donald and G. Smith. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1212:
Lot 1212
England. Good and varied selection of thirty mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are S. Broad, Pietersen, Panesar, G. Fowler, D. Bairstow, Lamb, Amiss, Irani, Snow, Fletcher, Strauss, Hoggard, S. James, Gooch, D. Shepherd, Tufnell, Cork, Botham, R. Smith, Hick, Gower, Marks, Trescothick, A. Cook, Gatting, D. Steele, Vaughan, Ingleby-Mackenzie, Flintoff and Ramprakash. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1213:
Lot 1213
Australia. Good and varied selection of thirty mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. The majority signed by their subject. Signatures are Border, Booth, Gillespie, S. Waugh, M. Hughes, Stackpole, Lawry, I. Chappell, K. Miller, O'Reilly, Healy, Hookes, C. McDonald, Langer, Warne and G. Lawson. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1214:
Lot 1214
Australia. Good and varied selection of twenty eight mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. The majority signed by their subject. Signatures are Boon, Cowan, Chris Rogers, M. Johnson, Langer, Taber, M. Taylor, Border, S. Waugh, McGrath, G. Chappell, Lehmann, and Benaud. Mainly hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1215:
Lot 1215
England. Good and varied selection of twenty mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are Gooch, G. Fowler, Roland, Butcher, Colin Cowdrey, Graveney, Rayment, Prior, Nixon, Anderson, Hussain, Gower, Agnew, Ed Smith, May, Strauss, Trott, DeFreitas, G. Thorpe, Root and Emburey. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Sold with a box of thirty unsigned mainly modern autobiographies and biographies, good selection. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1216:
Lot 1216
Australia. Twelve modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are Border, Thomson, S. Waugh, Ponting (2), R. Harris, M. Taylor (2), Boon, Yallop, Langer and Gilchrist. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Sold with thirty seven unsigned mainly modern autobiographies and biographies, good selection. Mainly hardback, some softback editions. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1217:
Lot 1217
England. Good and varied selection of twenty one mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are Gower, J. Bairstow, R. Smith, Flintoff, Vaughan, Udal, D. Lloyd, A. Fraser, Bicknell, Pietersen, Yardy, Underwood, S. Jones, Gough, Brearley, Swann, Maynard, D'Oliveira, Woolmer, A. Stewart and A. Cook. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Sold with a box of twenty five unsigned mainly modern autobiographies and biographies, good selection. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1218:
Lot 1218
England. Good and varied selection of thirty three mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are S. Broad, Marks, Atherton, Gower, Boycott, B. Reynolds, Malcolm, Stewart, Agnew, Denness, Botham, Brearley, G. Lloyd, Titmus, Strauss, Alley, S. Marsh, Dexter, M. Stewart, L. Hutton, T. Lewis, D. Lloyd, Willis, Cottey, Pocock, Randall, Blakey, Brain, C. Broad, Dilley, A. Bedser, J.K. Lever and D. Reeve. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Sold with a box of thirty four unsigned mainly modern autobiographies and biographies, good selection. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1219:
England. Good and varied selection of seventeen mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. All signed by their subject. Signatures are Bomber Wells, P. Walker, Atherton (2), D. Shepherd, Botham, Willis, J. Russell, D. Fletcher, M. Wagh, Boycott, Brearley, S. Broad, Emburey, B. Barber, John Major and Gooch. The majority are hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Sold with fifty one unsigned mainly modern autobiographies and biographies, good selection, some signed by the biographer including Ray Smith, Jenkinson, Frith (2), Keith Booth, Amol Rajan, Barry Phillips etc. In three boxes. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 1220
Pakistan. Good and varied selection of seventeen mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. Eleven are signed by their subject. Signatures are Wasim Akram (2, both different), Mustaq Ahmed, Imran Khan (3, all different books), Javed Miandad, Zaheer Abbas, Dilip Doshi, Hanif Mohammed and Wasim Khan. All hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1221:
Lot 1221
India. Good and varied selection of eleven mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. Two are signed by their subject. Signatures are Farokh Engineer (2, both different). All hardback editions with good dustwrappers including Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Duleepsinhji (faults), Lala Amarnath, Rahul Dravid, Pataudi etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1222:
Lot 1222
West Indies. Good and varied selection of twenty mainly modern autobiographies and biographies. Eight are signed by their subject. Signatures are C. Lloyd, C. Walsh, F. Stephenson, G. Sobers, M. Holding, C. Ambrose and G. Greenidge plus '' Real Quick'. M. Savidge & A. McLellan signed by M. Marshall, C. Ambrose, I. Bishop and W. Benjamin. Other biographies include Lara, Garner, Constantine, Griffith, Richards, Worrell, Hunte, Walcott, Haynes etc. All hardback editions with good dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1223:
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Cricket biographies/autobiographies. Good selection of thirty four cricket books, seven books signed by the author or subject. Signatures include Evans, Hutton, Botham, Sobers, Bailey etc. Other, non-signed books on Hoggard, Paynter, Stackpole, Max Walker, Mallett, Border, Bradman, Grace, Mailey, Mead etc. Good condition, many with dustwrapper. Sold with a smaller box including various ACS Publications, Kent Blue Book 1934 (worn), various other cricket annuals, general books etc
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1224:
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John Arlott. 'Cricket'. Alfred Gover. London 1949. Dedication in ink to front endpaper, 'To John, with best wishes. Sincerely, Alf Gover'. Tear to dustwrapper, otherwise G/VG. Sold with 'Talking of Cricket'. J.L. Guise. London 1952. Handwritten letter from the author to Arlott tipped in requesting a review. Signed John Guise and dated 22nd June 1952. Small loss to otherwise good dustwrapper. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1225:
Lot 1225
Australian cricket 1940s-1960s. Five titles with dustwrappers, all signed by the author, the majority presentation copies. 'The Australians in England', Roy Webber, London 1953. Signed dedication to Desmond Eagar with Eagar's bookplate to inside front cover. 'Australian Bowlers from Spofforth to Lindwall', London 1953. 'A History of Tasmanian Cricket', Roger Page, Tasmania 1957. 'Mr. Cricket. The Autobiography of W.H. Ferguson', London 1957. 'Cricket Walkabout. The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1967-8', D.J. Mulvaney, Melbourne 1967. Also a further signed title lacking dustwrapper, 'History of the Tests', Sydney Smith, Sydney 1946', and one signed South Africa presentation copy, 'Try and Stump Me!', Arthur Goldman, Johannesburg 1956. Faults to some dustwrappers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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'Hampshire County Cricket Club 1863-1963'. Limited edition booklet produced for the The Centenary Match, Hampshire v M.C.C., Southampton, 11th-13th September 1963. The booklet includes articles by H.S. Altham, 'The Centenary Match', signed by Altham, and 'Such men as we are...' by John Arlott. The publication was limited to 1550 copies, of which the first fifty copies, this being number three, included the four aquatints by Kenneth New, hand printed on handmade paper and signed by the artist. Together with this is a unique set of the four aquatints hand coloured by the artist, and a copy of the standard issue of the booklet. Also an original menu for the dinner to 'Celebrate the Centenary of the Club' held at The Polygon Hotel, Southampton, 11th September 1963. All items are tipped in to blue cloth and quarter calf with gilt title to spine. To the rear endpaper is a pencil inscription, 'E.K. Brown, 7.12.84. John Arlott collection. John Arlott specially commissioned Kenneth New to hand colour the aquatints bound in'. A unique book in very good condition
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £1150
The subjects of the aquatints are The Bat and Ball Inn, Broadhalfpenny Down, The Antelope Inn, the Hambledon Cricket Memorial, and The Hampshire County Cricket Ground, Southampton
Lot 1227:
Lot 1227
'The Checkered History of Pakistan Cricket. Celebrating 50 Years of Test Nation (1952-53 to 2002-03)'. Shuja-ud-din Butt and Mohammed Salim Pervez 2003. Original hardback with good dustwrapper. Signed to front endpapers by thirty three Pakistan test players. Signatures include Rameez Raja, Mushtaq Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Zaheer Abbas, Shoaid Akhtar, Rashid Latif, Yassir Arafat, Younis Ahmed, Mushtaq Mohammad, Waqar Younis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Salman Butt, Younis Khan etc. Slight splitting to front internal hinge with small tape repair, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1228:
Lot 1228
'Aggers' Ashes. The Inside Story of England's 2011 Ashes Triumph'. Jonathan Agnew, London 2011. Signed by Agnew. 'Ashes 2010-11. The Amazing Story of England's Triumph Down Under'. London 2011. Signed to inside front cover and front endpaper by thirteen members of the England touring party. Signatures are Collingwood, Broad, Bresnan, Swann, Prior, Strauss, Pietersen, Cook, Tremlett, Trott, Finn, Bell and Anderson. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1229:
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'Surrey County Cricket Club Champions. County Championship 2018'. John Surtees 2018. Original hardback with gilt title to front cover. Signed to the title page by Alec Stewart, and to the inside front cover by eighteen members of the playing staff. Signatures include Stoneman, Burns, Clarke, Foakes, T. Curran, Pope, Virdi, Roy, Morkel, S. Curran, Elgar, Finch, Borthwick etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 1230
The Ashes 2005 and 2009. 'The Unforgettable Tests. England v Australia 2005', Jonathan Rice, London 2005. Signed to half title page by Trescothick, Vaughan, Harmison, S. Jones, Bell and Hoggard. 'England's Ashes [2009]', Peter Hayter, London 2009. Four signatures to half title page of Strauss, Prior, Bopara and Panesar. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1231:
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'Gubby Allen. Man of Cricket'. E.W. Swanton. London 1985. Original hardback with excellent dustwrapper. Signed to bookplates of Roy F. Arnold to inside front cover and front endpaper by Allen and Swanton, and also to half title page by Allen. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1232:
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'Beating the Field. My Own Story'. Brian Lara and Brian Scovell. London 1995. Signed by Lara. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1233:
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'What Do Points Make?'. Dave Bracegirdle. Loughborough 2010. Signed by the author and to the front endpaper by thirteen members of the Nottinghamshire County Championship winning team. Signatures include Voges, Amla, Pattinson, Mullaney, Read, Shreck, Patel, Hales, Adams etc. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
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'Wisden Cricketers of the Year'. Simon Wilde. London 2013. Original hardback with excellent dustwrapper. Signed in ink to the inside covers and endpapers by fifty two recipients of the award. Signatures include Anderson, Swann, Cook, Morgan, Trescothick, Panesar, Boon, Bell, Trott, Broad, Fraser, Gillespie, Amla, Vaughan, Wasim Akram, Holding, Sangakkara, Pietersen, Boycott, Hussain, Botham, Snow, Arnold, Gower, Strauss, Atherton, S. Waugh, Gavaskar, Dravid, Gatting etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1235:
Lot 1235
'Champions.... about bloomin' time'. Graham Hardcastle & Chris Ostick. Nantwich 2011. Original hardback with excellent dustwrapper. Signed by the authors to the title page, and to the front endpaper by fifteen Lancashire players including Sajid Mahmood, Kerrigan, Chilton, Keedy, Chapple, Moore, Anderson, Hogg, Croft, Proctor etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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'Ashes Summer. A Personal Diary of the 1997 England v Australia Test Series'. Nasser Hussain and Steve Waugh. London 1997. Excellent dustwrapper. Signed by both authors to the title page, and to the front and rear endpapers by thirty one former and current England and Australia Test cricketers. Signatures include DeFreitas, Giles, Thorpe, Gough, Gooch, Stewart, B. Hollioake, Crawley, Ponting, Bevan, McGrath, Healy, Langer, Blewett, Warne etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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'South Africa. The Years of Isolation and the Return to International Cricket'. Mike Procter 1994. Hardback with good dustwrapper. Signed to the title page by Procter, also to the inside front cover by John Major, and to the front and rear endpapers by members of the England and South Africa teams for the first Test, Lord's, 21st-24th July 1994, and former players. Signatures include Tom Graveney, Godfrey Evans, Alec and Eric Bedser, Jackie McGlew, Ali Bacher, Ron Barber, Willie Watson, Fred Trueman, Hansie Cronje, Peter May, Colin Cowdrey, Tony Lewis, Bob Willis etc. Seventy three signatures in total. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1238:
Lot 1238
Jack Hobbs. Two titles by Hobbs. 'Playing for England! My Test-Cricket Story', London, 1931, good dustwrapper. 'Recovering the Ashes', London 1912, decorative card wrappers with some soiling, otherwise good. Sold with a mono real photograph plain back postcard of Hobbs in batting pose, signed by Hobbs. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
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'Australian Test Cricketers'. Rick Smith. Revised edition, Sydney 2000. Original softback signed to the endpapers, title page, player profiles etc. by thirty two Australian Test cricketers. Signatures include Benaud, Bichel, I. Chappell, Darling, Gilchrist, Gillespie, Healy, M. Hughes, Jenner, Langer, Lawry, Lee, Mallett, Meckiff, Noblet, O'Keefe, Ponting, Slater, Warne, S. Waugh etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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'The Dominators. One of the Greatest Test Teams'. A. Border, J. Langer, S. Warne and S. Waugh. Sydney 2000. Signed to the inside front cover and title page by twenty six Test and one day international Australian cricketers who played or coached during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Signatures are Border (on piece laid down), Blewett, Bracken, Bevan, Bichel, Fleming, Gillespie, Gilchrist, Healy, Hayden, Harvey, Katich, Kasprowich, Langer, Lee, MacGill, Martyn, Miller, McGrath, Ponting, Slater, Seccombe, S. Waugh, M. Waugh, Warne and Buchan (coach). G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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'Cricket Characters. The Cricketer Caricatures of John Ireland'. 1987. Signed to title page by John Major, and to 'Introduction' caricature by Christopher Martin-Jenkins. The book also signed to individual caricature pages by eighteen players and other characters. Signatures are Mohammad Azharuddin, Martin Crowe, Keith Fletcher, Mike Gatting, Graham Gooch, David Gower, Dean Jones, Clive Lloyd, Derek Randall, Viv Richards, Ian Botham, Richard Hadlee, Bob Taylor, Joel Garner, Malcolm Marshall, Bob Willis, Dickie Bird and Brian Johnston. Minor age toning to the otherwise good dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
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Cricket books, scorecards, tour brochures etc. Two boxes comprising a good selection of books and signed biographies etc. Earlier titles include 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds'. Edited by C.W. Alcock. 1895. Published in eighteen weekly parts. Two full set of eighteen individual parts, each set bound in differing cloth with original pictorial and decorative wrappers retained. 'The Book of Cricket. A Gallery of Famous Players'. C.B. Fry. London 1899. 'Cricket of To-day and Yesterday', Volumes I & II, Percy Cross Standing, London 1902. 'Cricket Characters', John Ireland, signed to the pages by Martin Crowe, Keith Fletcher, Mike Gatting, Ian Botham, Michael Holding and Bob Willis. Twelve signed mainly modern biographies, autobiographies and histories. Signatures include Godfrey Evans, Alec Stewart, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney, Henry Blofeld, Trevor Bailey, Robin Smith, Peter May, Patrick Eagar etc. A large selection of official and unofficial tour brochures for the period 1930s-1990s, including Rothmans Test Cricket Almanack 1960s (Qty 18), some duplication in mixed condition, official Test and County scorecards 1980s-2000s, including the Botham/ Willis Test match, England v Australia, Headingley 1981, official match programmes for the period etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1243:
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'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. A. Searle, P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle & M. Lorimer. Max Books 2014. Signed to the inside front cover and front endpaper by eleven members of the 2014 Lancashire team. Signatures are Sajid Mahmood, Ashwell Prince, Glen Chapple, Simon Kerrigan, Kyle Jarvis, Tom Smith, Luke Procter, Luis Reece, Wayne White, Paul Horton and James Anderson. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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'Yorkshire. A Champion Year'. Myles Hodgson and Graham Hardcastle. Ilkley 2014. Signed to the inside front cover and endpaper by ten members of the Yorkshire team. Signatures include Sidebottom, Bresnan, Bairstow, Patterson, Plunkett etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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'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 pictorial boards with replacement spine and endpapers in modern case. Signed presentation copy with handwritten dedication in ink from the author, 'With all good wishes and in appreciation of your kindness in 1921', dated 17th[?] October 1923. One folding plate and other illustrations. Padwick 5030. VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £150
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'The Story of the Oval and the History of Surrey Cricket 1902 to 1948'. Louis Palgrave. Cornish Brothers, Birmingham 1949. Signed by Alf Gover to the photographic plate opposite p109. Small album page partially laid down to inside front cover, signed in ink by seven Surrey players, J.B. Hobbs, J.W. Hitch, T.F. Shepherd, H.A. Peach, A. Sandham, H. Strudwick, and the rarer W.C.H. Sadler (51 matches 1923-1925). Original pale blue cloth covers a little faded, slight breaking to page block, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Percy Fender. Two titles by Fender, both with labels laid down signed by Fender in later years. 'The Turn of the Wheel. M.C.C. Team Australia, 1928-1929', London 1929. Two additional labels laid down to page opposite the title page, one signed by Harold Larwood, the other by Don Bradman, and 'Defending the Ashes', London 1921. Both titles in original green cloth. Odd faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1248:
Lot 1248
Signed cricket autobiographies. Seven autobiographies, each signed by the subject(s). 'Following On', Alec and Eric Bedser, London 1954. Signed by the Bedser twins. 'All Round View', Imran Khan, London 1988. 'On Cricket', Geoffrey Boycott, London 1999. 'Playing For Keeps, Alec Stewart, London 2003. 'Out of my Comfort Zone', Steve Waugh, London 2006. 'Coming Back To Me', Marcus Trescothick, London 2008. 'True Colours', Adam Gilchrist, Sydney 2008. Also 'Peter May's Book of Cricket' 1956 with an official menu for the 'Sportsman's Dinner' given by the Decca Sports and Social Club, Tolworth, 16th May 1958, signed to the back by May, Eric Bedser, Wally Barnes (Arsenal F.C.), Peter Waterman (speedway) and John Disley (athletics). Also an unopened copy of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1983 hardback etc. Qty 13. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
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The Playfair Cricket Annual 1948-1962, large issue. Qty 15. Good condition. Sold with a box of mainly large format cricket books and magazines. Plus full sets of fifty cigarette cards for Players 'Cricketers' 1930, Players 'Cricketers' 1938 and Wills 'Association Footballers' 1935. All mounted, framed and glazed
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £25
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Christopher Helm County Cricket Histories Series. Official histories for Derbyshire, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire (signed by author), Hampshire (9 signatures), Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire (2), Middlesex, Northamptonshire (9 signatures), Nottinghamshire, Surrey, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire. Plus the 'Official History of Somerset C.C.C. (Partridge Press). Some signed as indicated. All with original dustwrappers. Qty 15. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Allan's Australian Cricket Annual. 1987/88 (1st edition) to 2001. Nos. 1-14. Qty 14. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1252:
Lot 1252
'First-Class Cricket. A Complete Record'. 1926-1939. A full run of the series compiled and edited by Jim Ledbetter in very good condition. The 1938 and 1939 editions are hardbacks with dustwrappers. Qty 14
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1253:
Lot 1253
Glamorgan C.C.C. Yearbooks 1946 to 2011, not issued 1940-1945. Incomplete run of Glamorgan yearbooks in original paper wrappers, lacking 1951, 1957, 1961, 1969, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2006 to 2010. Odd faults, minor rusting to staples to some editions, otherwise in good condition. Qty 53
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1254:
Lot 1254
Glamorgan C.C.C. Yearbooks 1947 to 2011, not issued 1940-1945. Glamorgan Yearbooks in original paper wrappers for 1947 to 1950, 1952 to 1954, 1956, 1959 to 1968, 1970 to 1984, 1987 to 1991, 1993 to 1999, 2002, 2005 and 2011 Odd faults, minor rusting to staples to some editions, otherwise in good condition. Qty 48
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1255:
Lot 1255 Lot 1255
James Lillywhite's Cricketers Annual 1872-1900. Complete full run of the Annual. All copies with original red/orange boards. All photographs present from the 1876 edition as issued. Some faults to books, odd ones with broken internal hinges, some annotation to pages in odd edition, marks and wear, the 1894 edition with damaged front board otherwise generally all in good condition. Many of the books are signed to the front of the book by Reg Perks (Worcestershire & England 1930-1955) and some or all may have been in his book collection. Twenty nine volumes in total
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £600
Lot 1256:
Lot 1256 Lot 1256 Lot 1256 Lot 1256
Warwickshire C.C.C. Annual Report and Balance Sheet for 1939. Four page folded report listing officers, two page report, accounts etc. Slipped in is a single page printed 'List of Attendees' of the Club Committee, detailing each member's record of attendance. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1257:
Lot 1257
'The Book of Cricket. A New Gallery of Famous Players'. C.B. Fry. Editor. London 1899. A complete set of sixteen individual weekly issues with four page index loosely inserted to Part XVI. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. Minor wear to wrappers, otherwise in very good condition. Rarely seen in this condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1258:
Lot 1258
Playfair Cricket Annual 1949-1962. Good run of thirteen issues of the Annual in large format 1949 (second year of issue) to 1961. Sold with 'The Picture Post Book of the Tests 1954-5', Denzil Batchelor. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1259:
Lot 1259
Yorkshire C.C.C. Annuals 1958-1974. Sixteen leather bound editions for seasons 1958-1960 and 1962-1974, lacking 1961. Each edition with gilt to all page edges, front board with titles, club emblem, year and embossed in gilt to lower border 'Mr. J.H. Dickinson J.P., Rotherham'. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
J.H. Dicksinon was the District Member of Sheffield and later Rotherham on the Yorkshire C.C.C. committee
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
Cricket books and annuals. Selection of eleven cricket books and annuals. Titles include 'Forsyth's Scottish Cricket Record 1956'. 'Our Cricketers Past and Present. Special Australian Number' 1896. 'Spalding's Cricket Guide and How to Play Cricket', Ranjitsinhji, London 1906. 'John Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion' 1868 bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers etc. Faults to some titles, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1261:
Lot 1261
Club histories. 'Devon Dumplings Cricket Club Jubilee Book, 1902-1952', Malcolm Elwin 1952. 'Beaconsfield C.C. 1825-1975'. 'A History of the Jesters Cricket Club 1928-1975', M. Meyer. 'History of Spar Ramblers Cricket Club 1925-1975', S. Gowing. 'The Cornish Choughs Cricket Club 1906-1976', J. Prothero. 'Todmorden Cricket Club 1837-1987', R. Wild. 'Of Smittle-spots and Sticky Buns', J. Glaister, 1994. 'Cloth Caps & Cricket Crazy', F., M., & B. Heywood, Otley 2004, signed by Malcolm Heywood. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262 Lot 1262
Norfolk cricket. 'A Short History of Norfolk Cricket', David J.M. Armstrong, Holt, Norfolk 1958. Presentation copy to Michael Falcon who wrote the foreword, nicely signed by Armstrong and dated 25th April 1958. Included slipped in is a nice accompanying letter from the author to Falcon thanking him for his assistance and reporting on sales to date. Sold with a later, updated edition published in 1990, and 'Looking Back at Norfolk Cricket', Philip Yaxley, Toftwood 1997. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Michael Falcon played first class cricket at Cambridge University 1908-1911 and was considered one of the greatest of Minor Counties cricketers. He served as chairman of Norfolk County Cricket Club
Lot 1263:
Lot 1263
'The Athletic News Cricket Annual'. Complete run of issues for 1892 to 1908. The 1893 with handwritten owner's name of the journalist and collector, E.L. Fletcher, to front cover. The 1892, 1901 and 1908 issues with bookplate of Anthony Woodhouse. The 1892 with expertly repaired spine, the 1894 lacking rear wrapper. Padwick 1034. General wear and age toning to wrappers of all issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 17
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £700
The Athletic News Cricket Annual ran from 1888 to 1946 where it became 'The Athletic News Cricket & Golf Annual'
Lot 1264:
Lot 1264 Lot 1264
'Cricket Lore'. Complete run of the magazine from the first issue, November 1991 (Issue one) to July 2005 (Vol 5, Issue seven). Volumes I-III loose bound in three official blue binders, the remainder as individual copies. Sold with four other 'Cricket Lore' publications, 'Darling Old Oval' (two copies), 'First Knock', and 'Mary Ann's Australians'. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265 Lot 1265
'Important Cricket Matches' and 'First Class Cricket Matches'. Published by The Association of Cricket Statisticians. Complete run of thirty nine volumes covering 1801-1901, all uniformly bound in green cloth with gilt title to spines, also 1910-1925 in original wrappers. Sold with further A.C.S. publications, 'Complete First-Class Match List' volumes I-V each bound in green cloth, 'A Guide to First Class Matches played in New Zealand 1863-1980' bound in blue cloth, and 'Great Cricket Matches 1772-1800' original softback. Total quantity 63. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1266:
Lot 1266
Association of Cricket Statisticians publications. Near complete run of 'Famous Cricketers Series' booklets, numbers 1-100 inclusive. Includes 1st and 2nd editions of number one (Jack Hobbs), lacking only the second edition of number four (Frank Woolley). Subjects include McCabe, Grace, Wisden, Sobers, Harvey, Worrell, Clem Hill, Blythe, May, Spofforth, Parr, Lindwall, Armstrong, Ponsford, Larwood, Bligh, Miller, Botham, Jessop, Valentine etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267 Lot 1267 Lot 1267 Lot 1267
Cricket statistics, histories and reference books. Two boxes comprising an extensive selection of Association of Cricket Statisticians and other publications including a complete run of 'First Class Cricket. A Complete Record', 1926-1937 in softback, 1938 and 1939 in hardback, compiled by Jim Ledbetter. 'A Statistical Survey' issues for seasons 1863-1881. Also 'Who's Who of Cricketers', P. Bailey, P. Thorn and P. Wynne-Thomas, London 1984 etc. Sold with eleven Wisden hardback titles with dustwrappers, including 'Wisden Anthologies', 'Wisden Book of Test Cricket', two volumes, 'Cricketers' Lives' etc. Also a good selection of ACS player, club and ground histories etc. Approx. one hundred titles in total. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268 Lot 1268
'Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers. Volumes I-XIV, 'M.C.C. Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volume XV, and 'Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volumes XVI-XXI, Cambridge 1996-2017. Volumes I-IV are rebound in modern blue cloth with gilt title and reproduction of the shield emblem to the front (sold with the original embossing stamp made for the vendor). Volumes V-XV in original red cloth. Volume XV with original dustwrapper. Volumes XVIII-XXI are limited editions of 500 numbered copies, various limitation numbers, each signed by Heavens. Also 'Index to Scores and Biographies Vols. I-XV' compiled by Roger Heavens, 1995. 'An Index to Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies', Vols XVI and XVII, Roger Heavens, three biographies of Haygarth by Heavens bound as one volume, and a facsimile reprint of 'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches... 1782 to 1822', Henry Bentley, published by Roger Heavens 1997. Limited edition no. 42/400. Qty 34. Some wear to the original cloth bound issues, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269 Lot 1269
'Five Years' Averages (1919-23) of our Leading Cricketers'. Compiled by H.P-T. (P.F. Thomas). Published by Walter Jenn, London 1924. Original green cloth covers. Also issues for 1927 (1922-1926), 1928 (1923-1927), 1929 (1924-1928), 1930 (1925-1929) and 1931 (1926-1930), renamed as 'The Cricket Spectator. Our Leading Cricketers...', bound together as one volume in green cloth, original wrappers retained. Padwick 1076. Qty 2. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270 Lot 1270
'The Cricket Quarterly' edited by Rowland Bowen. A complete run of the journal from Vol. 1 no. 1, January 1963 (first issue) to Vol. 8 no. 4, Winter 1970/71. Bound as eight volumes, each of four issues, in blue cloth with original wrappers retained. Volumes 1 to 6 with additional introduction pages and indexes. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
Surrey County Cricket Club Handbook 1894 (not 1900 as originally described). 192pp. Original boards with titles in good condition. Some wear to the boards and loss to spine. Some pages detached. Ex Merton library. Sold with four official yearbooks for seasons 1976, and 1978-1980 in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
Somerset County Cricket Club. Seven yearbooks for seasons 1930 with original board wrappers, 1958/59, 1961/62-1963/64, 1965/66 and 1967. Some wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. Seven yearbooks for seasons 1933, 1950, 1963-1965, 1970 and 1978. Original paper wrappers. Some wear and rusting to staples to earlier issues, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
Warwickshire C.C.C. Complete run of Annual Report/ Yearbooks for seasons 1956-1989. Minor faults to the odd issue, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 34
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
'All About Kent Cricket 1911. Coronation Souvenir and Cricket Handbook for the County of Kent. First-class Counties Championship Winners 1906-9-10'. Published by Blower Brothers of Watford. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
'All About Kent Cricket 1914. In Commemoration of the County's 4th Championship'. 2nd Edition. Published by Blower Brothers of High Street Watford. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Official History & Guide 1928. Compiled and edited by J.B. Payne. Published by the Club. Original decorative stiffened wrappers. Minor soiling to boards otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Official Yearbook 1936. Original decorative stiffened wrappers. Minor wear to lower right hand corner of the front wrapper, odd nicks and wear to wrapper otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Official Yearbook 1939. Original decorative stiffened wrappers. Minor creasing and wear to wrappers otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Official Yearbook 1948 & 1949 (Jubilee Year). Original decorative covers. Minor rusting to staples, nicks and age toning to wrappers of the 1948 edition, the 1949 edition with slight soiling and wear to wrappers otherwise both in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1281:
Lot 1281
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Official Yearbook 1948 and 1950. Original decorative stiffened wrappers. The 1948 edition with minor age toning to wrappers, slight rusting to staples otherwise in very good condition. The 1950 edition in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282 Lot 1282
'Worcestershire C.C.C. Centenary Year Book 1965'. Original green boards. Signed to front end paper by fourteen members of the 1964 team and playing staff. Signatures include Kenyon (Captain), Graveney, Horton, Ormrod, Gifford, Booth, Slade, Richardson etc. Also signed by M.J.K. Smith of Warwickshire, C.J. Barnett of Gloucestershire, Arthur Sandham of Surrey etc. Eighteen signatures in total. Some light wear to covers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1283:
Lot 1283 Lot 1283
'Worcestershire C.C.C. Centenary Year Book 1965'. Original green boards. Signed to front end paper by eight Worcestershire players. Signatures are Kenyon, Graveney, Horton, Gifford, D'Oliveira, Headley, Booth and Whiting. Some light wear to covers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1284:
Lot 1284
'The Rugby Cricket Club: its rise and progress from 1844 to 1894. Including an account of foreign matches played on the ground. Also an article on slow bowling, by David Buchanan, M.A., Clare College, Cam'. David Buchanan. Published by the "Rugby Advertiser" 1928. Padwick 2815. Includes references to the formation of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, of which Buchanan was the first captain. Original boards, minor wear, good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285
Don Bradman. Good and varied selection of nineteen books on Don Bradman, some written by Bradman. Autobiographies, tours, 'The Bradman Albums etc. The majority hardback editions with good dustwrappers. One signed by Bradman. Biographers include Perry, Wakley, Page, Williams, Knox, Rosenwater etc. Included 'Icons of World Sport. Don Bradman'. 2008 and 'The Invincibles. The Legend of Bradman's 1948 Australians'. Peter Allen NSW 1999. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1286:
Lot 1286
Surrey C.C.C. Box of books and brochures on Surrey cricket. Includes 'Captain of the Crowd. Albert Craig'. Tony Laughton 2008, 'A Century of Surrey Stumpers'. David Sawyer. 2001. Limited edition no. 338/357. Signed by the author, 'Walkers of Southgate' 1900, seven books by Trevor Jones, four signed by the author, 'Surrey C.C.C. A History since 1945' Jerry Lodge 2004 signed to end papers by M. Stewart, A. Stewart & one other, 'Jackers. A Life in Cricket' Robin Jackman 2012, signed by Jackman etc. Qty 22. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1287:
Lot 1287
Sussex C.C.C. Box of books and brochures on Sussex cricket. Includes signed books by John Barclay (3), Chris Adams, Jim Parks, Alan Wells etc, 'A History of the Horsham County Cricket Festival 1908-2007' D. Boorman, signed, 'Sussex Cricket' Gilligan 1933, Sussex Cricket. A History'. John Marshall 1959, Sussex Cricket in the eighteenth Century'. Timothy J. McCann 2004 etc. Qty 26. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1288:
Lot 1288
Lancashire & Durham C.C.C.. Selection of books including histories, biographies, 'Laker's Match. 19 wickets and the Ashes'. Vic Rigby. Signed limited edition 67/75, also signed by Ian Craig and Peter Richardson, 'Red Roses crest the Caps' . Eric Midwinter 1989, signed by the author, 'Mike Atherton. Opening Up. My Autobiography', signed by Atherton, etc. Qty 15. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1289:
Lot 1289
Somerset C.C.C.. A selection of thirteen mainly modern titles relating to Somerset cricket. Titles include 'Somerset Cricketers', Stephen Hill and Barry Phillips. All four hardback volumes with dustwrappers covering the periods 1882-1914, 1919-1939, 1946-1970, 1971-2000 (signed copy), published in Wellington, Somerset, 2017 and 2018. Good dustwrappers. Also 'Somerset County Cricket Club. Players, Photographs and Statistics 1891-2002', Eddie Lawrence. Limited edition no. 399/500, and the supplement covering 1882-2007. Limited edition no. 122/500. Both volumes signed by Lawrence. Plus 'A Photographic History of Somerset C.C.C. 1891-1991'. Edited by Eddie Lawrence. Taunton 1991. Limited edition of 100 copies, this being number 86, signed by the Editor etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1290:
South West County Cricket. A selection of fourteen mainly modern titles relating to cricket in the South West covering Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Glamorgan cricket. Includes 'Hampshire County Cricket. The Official History' H.S. Altham, John Arlott, E.D.R. Eagar and Roy Webber. Phoenix 1957. First edition. Original dustwrapper in good condition. Nicely signed to title page in ink by Arlott, histories, signed biographies, Procter, Lumb, Adams etc, one signed by ten players including Robin Smith, Ayres, Ervine etc, 'Lillywhite's Legacy. A History of the Cheltenham Cricket Festival' G. Simons 2004 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1291:
Lot 1291
South East County Cricket. A selection of fifteen mainly modern titles relating to cricket in the South East covering Middlesex and Essex cricket. Includes histories, biographies, 'Middlesex County Cricket Club 1921-1947. Vol III'. N. Haig. London 1950. Original red decorative boards with Middlesex County emblem, signatures to books including B. Taylor, Lever, Parfitt, Lamb, Carr, Price etc, 'The Rise and Fall of Percy Perrin: Derbyshire v Essex 1904'. John Shawcroft. J.W. McKenzie 2000 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1292:
Lot 1292
Midlands County Cricket. A selection of nineteen titles relating to cricket in the Midlands covering Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire cricket. Includes histories, biographies, 'The Story of Warwickshire Cricket. A History of the Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Ground 1882-1972'. L. Duckworth. London 1974. Dustwrapper. Biographies signed by Garry Sobers, Stephen Fleming, Michael Holding etc, 'Northamptonshire Cricket, A History'. Coldham 1959 (DW), 'History of Leicestershire C.C.C.' E.E. Snow 1949, 'Leicestershire Cricket 1949-1977' E.E. Snow, signed by the author etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1293:
Lot 1293
Indian Cricket. A selection of thirteen titles relating to cricket in India. Includes 'Illustrated History of Indian Cricket. Boria Majumdar. 2006, 'Times of Brabourne' Ragavendra Kannan 2006, 'A Corner of a Foreign Field. The Indian History of a British Sport', Ramachandra Guha, London 2002, C.C.I. & the Brabourne Stadium 1937-1987. Raija & Dossa 1987, 'Cricket Club of India. Celebrating 75 Years' 2009, B.C.C.I. Statistical Annual 2007-2008. Vol 1, 'Forty five Years of the Ranji Trophy' Vol 1, 1934-1959 and Vol 2, 1960-1979 (poor dustwrappers, 'Indian Cricket' G. Viswanath 1999, 'Wisden India 2014 and 2015 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1294:
Lot 1294
Pakistan Cricket. A selection of six titles relating to cricket in Pakistan. 'Wounded Tiger' Peter Oborne 2014, 'The Unquet Ones. A History of Pakistan Cricket' Osman Samiuddin 2014, 'A Century of Karachi Cricket'. K.H. Baloch and M.H. Baluch 2003, 'Pride & Passion'. Omar Noman 1998 and 'White On Green'. R. Heller and P. Oborne 2016 and Baloch's Encyclopedia of Pakistan Cricket 1947-48 to 2004. Vol II (Limited edition of 450 copies). G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £340
Lot 1295:
Lot 1295
Kent C.C.C.. A selection of twelve titles relating to Kent cricket. Titles include 'Early Memoirs of Frank Woolley'. Kent 1976. Limited signed edition number 103/1000 copies. Signed in blue ink by Woolley, 'Kent: The Glory Years 1967-1979'. Dennis Fowle Limited edition, signed by Alan Ealham, 'A Half Forgotten Triumph. The Story of Kent's Championship of 1913'. M. Moseling and Tony Quarrington 2013, signed by both authors, 'For Kent and England'. Paul Lewis 2014, signed by the author, 'The History of Kent County Cricket'. Volume III. 1997 reprint, 'The History of Kent Cricket'. Kent County Cricket Club. Appendix 'H' 1946-1963 and 'I' 1964-1984, one book signed, signatures include Underwood, Jones, Key, Tredwell.etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1296:
Lot 1296
Yorkshire C.C.C.. A selection of twenty four titles relating to Yorkshire cricket including histories, biographies, statistical etc. Some books signed, signatures include Boycott, Trueman, Hoggard, Illingworth, Close etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1297:
Lot 1297
Cricket histories. Seven titles, 'History of the Oxford University C.C. G. Bolton. Oxford 1962 (good dustwrapper), 'The History of I. Zingari' Arrowsmith & Hill. London 1982, 'Oxford and Cambridge Cricket'. George Chesterton & Hubert Doggart. London 1989, 'Cricket in the Park, the Life and Times of Lord Sheffield 1832-1909'. Roger Packham 2009, 'On Fenner's Sward. A History of Cambridge University Cricket Club'. Giles Phillips. Stroud 2005, 'History of Bucks County Cricket Club'. D. Miller 2006 and 'Cricket in Hertfordshire'. R.G. Simons 1996. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
Worcestershire C.C.C.. A selection of seven titles relating to Worcestershire cricket, mainly histories including 'A History of Worcestershire County Cricket Club 1844-1950'. W.R. Chignell 1950, 'Worcestershire Cricket 1950-1968' W.R. Chignell. 1968, 'The Story of Three Black Pears, Early Worcestershire Cricket'. Bernard Bridgewater. Worcester 1998. un-numbered limited edition of 500 copies, green cloth with quarter leather, 'Pears 150. The Life and Times of Worcestershire County Cricket club 1865-2014'. Andrew Thomas. Worcester 2015. signed by the author, 'Glen Turner's Century of Centuries'. Glen Turner and Ray Cairns 1982, signed by Turner etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1299:
Lot 1299
Fairfield Books. Twelve titles published by Fairfield Books, Bath. Nine titles by Stephen Chalke including 'No Coward Soul. Bob Appleyard' 2003, signed by Chalke, Appleyard and co author Derek Hodgson, 'Tom Cartwright. The Flame Still Burns' 2007, signed by Cartwright and Chalke, 'Caught in the Memory. County cricket in the 1960s' 1999, signed by Chalke, 'Guess my Story. Keith Andrew' 2003, 'Charles Palmer. More Than Just a Gentlemen'. D. Miller 2005, Harold Gimblett. Tormented Genius of cricket'. David Foot 2003. Ten titles are hardbacks with good dustwrappers, two softbacks. Qty 12. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1300:
Lot 1300
South Africa. Good and varied selection of twenty four mainly modern histories on Test and State cricket in South Africa. Includes 'South African Cricket 1927-1947'. L. Duffus 1947, 'Cricket in Southern Africa' Jonty Winch, signed by the author, 'Cricket & Conquest. The History of South African Cricket Retold 1795-1914'. Various contributors 2016, 'Century at Newlands 1864-1964'. Compiled by S.E.L. West 1965, 'The Story of an African Game'. Andre Odendaal. Cape Town 2003, 'Cricket's Rich Heritage. A History of Rhodesian and Zimbabwean Cricket 1890-1982'. Jonty Winch 1983, 'The Blue Book. A History of Western Province Cricket 1890-2011' Odendaal, Reddy and Samson 2012, 'W.P. Cricket. 100 not out'. A.C. Parker 1990, 'The History of Transvaal Cricket'. Hayward Kidson 1995 etc. Odd book signed. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1301:
Lot 1301 Lot 1301
Australian State and Sheffield Shield cricket histories. Good and varied selection of twenty one books. Includes 'Tiger's Roar, Celebrating Cricket Tasmania's 150th Anniversary', Gandy, Finlay and Smith, 2015. Signed by the three authors, 'Green Hills to the Gabba'. Ian Diehm 2000, 'Hat Tricks, Hundreds and Headlines. Test Cricket at the WACA since 1970'. Stephen Walters 2008, 'The History of the South Australian Cricket Association'. C. Harte. 1990. Signed by the author, '100 Tests. A Century of Test Cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground'. Philip Derriman 2012, 150 Years of NSW First-class Cricket'. Colin Clowes 2007, 'Cricket's Colosseum. 125 Years of Test Cricket at the M.C.G.' Ken Piesse 2003, signed by the author, 'Seasons in the Sun. The Story of the Victorian Cricket Association'. Robert Coleman 1993, signed by the author etc. Odd book signed. Good/very good condition. In two boxes
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1302:
Lot 1302 Lot 1302
'The Ashes'. Good and varied selection of fifty two books written on Ashes cricket. Odd book signed, signatures include Strauss, Roebuck, Hussain etc. In two boxes. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1303:
Lot 1303 Lot 1303
Australian Cricket. Good and varied selection of thirty books written on Australian cricket. Authors include Pollard, Frith, Piesse, Haigh, Mallett, Perry etc. In two boxes. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1304:
Lot 1304 Lot 1304
New Zealand. Good and varied selection of thirty three books on Test and State cricket in New Zealand, histories, tours etc. Includes 'The New Zealanders in England 1931'. O.S. Hintz. London 1931, New Zealand Cricket 1914-1933. Vol II. T.W. Reese. Auckland 1936. Original dustwrapper, 'The Basin. Illustrated History of the Basin Reserve. Neely and Romanos 2003, '100 Summers. The History of Wellington Cricket'. Don Neely. Auckland 1975, dustwrapper, 'The Making of New Zealand Cricket 1832-1914'. Greg Ryan 2004, 'New Zealand International Cricket 1894-1974'. Arthur H. Carman. Wellington 1975, 'The Skipper's Diary'. Walter A. Hadlee 2017, 'Men in White. History of New Zealand Cricket 1894-1985', D.O. Neely, R.P. King and F.K. Payne. Auckland 1986 etc. Includes 'The Stars of Cricket Signature Book'. Shell Cricket. Auckland 1996. Book signed to pen pictures by sixteen New Zealand Test players including Astle, Cairns, Doull, Fleming, Greatbatch, Larsen, Morrison, Nash, Parore etc, odd book signed by the author. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1305:
Lot 1305
Cricket Tours and Tests 1950-1990's. Good and varied selection of thirty three tour and Test books. Includes England to Australia, Australia to England and to other countries. Most books are hardbacks with dustwrappers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1306:
Lot 1306
West Indies. 'Beyond A Boundary' C.L.R. James. London. Second impression 1966. Original dustwrapper in good/very good condition. Sold with a good selection of ten histories, statistical books on West Indies cricket. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1307:
Lot 1307 Lot 1307
Lords Cricket Ground and the M.C.C. Good and varied selection of fifteen histories, matches, pictorial images, museum relating to Lords. Sold with a selection of thirteen books on various cricket Test, international, county, festivals and out grounds around the world. Some large format and pictorial books included. Qty 28. Includes 'The Official M.C.C. Ashes Treasures in association with the M.C.C. Museum at Lord's'. Bernard Whimpress 2009. In slip case. Odd book signed by the author. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1308:
Lot 1308 Lot 1308
Statistical and reference cricket books and histories. Good and varied selection of forty four mainly modern books. Some large format books included. Odd book signed by the author/player. In two boxes. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1309:
Lot 1309
Australia. Selection of six titles. 'Trumper Triumphant'. Red Rose Books 2002. Limited edition no. 86/150, 'The 1899 Australians in England'. P. Sharpham. McKenzie 1997, 'Scarlet. Clarrie Grimmett. Test Cricketer'. Ashley Mallett 2008, 'The Big Ship. Warwick Armstrong and the Making of Modern Cricket', Gideon Haigh 2001, 'The Terror. Charlie Turner, Australia's Greatest Bowler'. Ric Sissons. Victoria 2012, signed by Sissons and 'Before the Lights Went Out. The 1912 Triangular Tournament' Patrick Ferriday 2011, signed copy. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Cricket histories. Good and varied selection of twenty five, mainly modern, cricket histories. Sold with a two boxes of forty one general cricket books. Odd edition signed by the author. Qty 66. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
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'Men in White. The History of New Zealand International Cricket 1894-1985. Auckland 1986. Deluxe full leather bound edition of 1200 copies, this copy being number 976. The largest cricket book ever produced measuring 15.5"x22"and weighing 13.2kg!. Gilt to all edges. Very good condition in slip case, minor wear to slip case
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312
Cricket tours 1940/50's. Good selection of thirty six books on cricket tours. Many with dustwrapper. Authors include Arlott, Duffus, Lansberg, West, Wellings, Swanton, Ross, Gilligan, Fortune, Harris etc. One signed and inscribed by Peter West. Odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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:
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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
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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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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'
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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'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
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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
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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
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'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
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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
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'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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Lot 1347
Yorkshire cricket histories. Three volumes of 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket', covering '1833-1903', R.S. Holmes, London 1904, '1903-1923', A.W. Pullin ("Old Ebor"), Leeds 1924, and '1924-1949', J.M. Kilburn, Leeds 1950. Sold with 'Recollections and Reminiscences', Lord Hawke, London 1924. Minor wear to original boards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 1348
Cricket tours 1912-1931. Five titles relating to pre-war cricket tours. 'Recovering the Ashes. An Account of the Cricket Tour in Australia 1911-12', J.B. Hobbs, London 1912, original stiffened decorative boards. 'With the 15th Australian XI', Sydney Smith Jnr., Sydney 1922. Some wear to decorative boards and spine. 'The Turn of the Wheel', P.G.H. Fender, London 1929. 'The Two Maurices Again', M.J. Turnbull and M.J.C. Allom, London 1931. 'The New Zealanders in England 1931', O.S. Hintz, 1931, original dustwrapper with small loss and annotations. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 1349
'Ashes- and Dust'. D.R. Jardine. London 1934. Unusually with original dustwrapper with some tears, but complete. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 1350
'The Fight for the Ashes 1932-33'. J.B. Hobbs. London 1933. Original dustwrapper with small loss, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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'Body-line?'. Harold Larwood. Elkin Mathews & Marrot, London 1933. Signature of Larwood on card laid down to title page, signed in later years. Good original dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
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'Anti Body-Line'. Alan Kippax & Eric Barbour. London 1933. Original decorative wrappers with light wear to spine. Minor foxing to pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 1353
'Bodyline'. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'The Gripu Gallery. Cricket Souvenir of the English Team touring Australia 1932-1933'. Original pictorial covers. Rare small souvenir brochure for the tour with fixtures, pen pictures, player biographies, adverts etc. 48 pages. Printed by G.W. Hall of Sydney. Annotations to the page of fixtures, rusting to staples, otherwise in very good condition. Scarce in this condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
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Lot 1354
'Bodyline'. Australia v England 1932/33. 'Contenders and Defenders. The Ashes 1932/33'. Roy N. Connolly 1932. Pre tour Australian publication brochure with pictures, records, pen picture and biographies of the players. Original pictorial wrappers. Neat annotations in ink to two scorecard pages. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £120/150
Hammer price: £160
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Lot 1355
'Bodyline'. Australia v England 1932/33. 'The Sporting Globe Cricket Book 1932/33'. Compiled by E.H.M. Baillie (Bail). With M.C.C. itinerary, Ashes records, pictures of the Australian and England teams including Jardine, Woodfull, Bradman, Oldfield, Ponsford, Grimmett, Larwood, Voce, Allen etc, averages, M.C.C. records against the Australian states, Australian season 1931/32 results and averages, player profiles etc. to inside pages. Some minor ink staining to wrappers, small tape reinforcement to head and foot of spine, odd annotations to pages, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
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India and Pakistan cricket. 'Presenting Indian Cricket', Berry Sarbadhikary, Calcutta 1946, two hardback copies, one with original dustwrapper. Also six softback titles, 'India vs England 1971', Sunder Rajan, Bombay 1971. 'The Hat-Trick M.C.C. Tour of India 1972-73', Raghunath Rau etc., Bombay 1974. 'India vs West Indies 1974-1975', Sunder Rajan, Bombay 1975. 'One More Over. An Autobiography', E.A.S. Prasanna, Calcutta 1979. 'England in India 1984-85', Bal J. Pandit, Pune 1985. 'Cricket Ups and Downs. West Indies Tour of Pakistan in 1959', Qamaruddin Butt, Karachi 1960. Sold with seven hardback biographies, subjects are C.V. Grimmett 1930, Keith Miller 1952, Trevor Bailey 1954, Jack Cheetham 1956, Jim Laker 1960, John Reid 1963, and Victor Trumper 1981. The majority with good dustwrappers. G. Qty 15
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £220
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'Defending the Ashes 1932-1933', R.W.E. Wilmot "Old Boy", Melbourne 1933. Signed to the front endpaper by Wilmot. Original dustwrapper with loss and old tape repairs. 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1926', P.F. Warner, London 1926. Signed to the front endpaper in ink by the Australian umpire, George A. Hele. Splitting to internal hinges. 'Collins's Men', A.E.R. Gilligan, London 1926. Bound in blue cloth, with a copy of the softback front cover laid down to second endpaper. Ex libris Desmond Eagar, signed to the inside front cover in ink by Eagar. Sold with a selection of six hardback 1920s/1930s Test series histories etc. Some faults as described, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
George Hele was a Test match umpire who stood in all five Tests in the infamous 'Bodyline' series of 1932/33
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'The All India Cricket Team in Australia 1947'. C.D. Parthasarthy. Sports Publications, Madras 1947. Official tour booklet produced to mark the first tour of the Indian team to Australia. Original colour decorative wrappers. 64pp. Padwick 5632. Wear to spine apparently from previous past binding, with old tape reinforcement to head and foot of spine. Otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Described as the 'All India' team, the tour actually took place shortly after the partition of India and Pakistan. Two members of the touring party, Amir Elahi and Gul Mohammad, later moved to and played for Pakistan
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Mr J.R. Mason. Kent C.C.C. Penny card written by 'A.C. (Cricket and Football Rhymster) [Albert Craig]' and published by the All England Athletic Publishing Co., Paternoster Square, 1898. Previously laid down with adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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'Ten Years of First Class Cricket In England 1894-1903'. Compiled by S. Santall, Warwickshire XI. Birmingham 1904. Original decorative red wrappers split and detached with some loss and creasing, internally in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
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Sussex Archaeological Collections. Two slim brochures by T. McCann. 'The Cricket Match at Boxgrove in 1662'. T. McCann. Sussex Archaeology 110, 1972, detailing the match held in the Churchyard at Boxgrove, Sussex. Also 'Cricket and the Sussex County By-election of 1741', 1976. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £150
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'Australian Cricketers 1926. Portraits drawn from life and signed by each player'. Laurence East. London 1926. With seventeen full page illustrations of the 1926 touring team with printed signatures. Original pictorial covers. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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'The Ashes? Cricketures of the Australian and English Teams'. Frank Lee. Magnet Publishing Co. Melbourne 1937. 36pp. Original pictorial covers depicting Bradman and Allen. Book of caricatures of the players. Some faults to covers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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'Death's Doings; Consisting of numerous original compositions in prose and verse...'. D.R. Dagley. London 1826, First edition. Bound in green leather with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. Cricket content includes an engraving of 'The Cricketer' facing page 53, a poem 'The Game of Life: or Death among the Cricketers' on pp53-56 and an essay, 'Death and the Cricketer' on pp57-62. Padwick 6970. Some scuffing to boards and spine, breaking to front internal hinge with half title page partly detached, some staining to page edges affecting pp81-118, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1365:
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'The Improvement of Cricket Grounds on Economical Principles'. J.A. Gibbs. Horace Cox, London 1895. Bound in green cloth, lacking original wrappers. Includes an original front wrapper slipped in, the wrapper with significant loss. Padwick 300. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1366:
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'The Famous Cricketer William Gunn, Full Account of his Cricket Career'. Third edition printed and published by C.H. Richards, Nottingham 1921. Original wrappers. Bound in green boards. Padwick 7629. Some wear to extremities of wrappers, small minor damage to rear wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
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'Pigskin and Willow with other Sporting Stories'. Byron Webber. London. Single volume edition of 1883. Original decorative red cloth with gilt titles and emblems to front and spine. Bookplate of Hampshire C.C.C. to inside front cover. Padwick 6131. Minor ageing and wear to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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'Lancashire County Cricket. A Complete Record of the Full Scores and Bowling Analyses... in 1864... up to the memorable year of 1881'. Compiled by F. Reynolds. Second edition. Published by John Heywood, Manchester, 1882. Bound in modern marbled boards and red leather, gilt title and raised bands to spine. Original wrappers retained. Page 147/8 facsimile. Padwick 2273. Some ageing and small nick to original front wrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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'The English Game of Cricket: Comprising a Digest of its Origin, Character, History and Progress....'. Charles Box. London 1877. Original decorative red cloth with titles in gilt, all edges gilt. Minor wear to boards and spine, damp staining to rear board. Internally in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1370:
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'The Strand Magazine'. Two bound volumes, nos. XV, January to June 1898 bound in red leather, and XIX, January to June 1905 bound in green quarter leather. Volume XV includes a three page article on 'What Makes a Cricket Ball Curl in the Air?' by F.M. Gilbert. Volume XIX with a five page article, 'The Australian Cricketers', by Plum Warner. Wear to boards of both volumes, the spine of Vol XV partly detached. Internally in good condition. Sold with 'Sportascrapiana. Facts in Athletics', edited by 'CAW', London 1868. Rebound in cloth with original wrappers and spine laid down. Heavy wear and some loss to original wrappers, internally in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1371:
Lot 1371
'Ranji. The Authorised Biography'. Roland Wild. London 1934. 'The Games the Thing'. M.A. Noble. London 1926. Both titles with original dustwrappers with some loss, but otherwise good. Foxing to the Noble, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1372:
Lot 1372
Cricket tour books. Three titles by Plum Warner, 'How We Recovered the Ashes', London 1904, 'The M.C.C. in South Africa', London 1906, both in original cloth, and 'England v Australia. The Record of a Memorable Tour', London 1912, rebound in modern blue cloth. Sold with 'Gilligan's Men', M.A. Noble, London 1925, original green cloth, and 'Recovering the Ashes', Jack Hobbs, London 1912, original decorative boards with wear and loss to spine. Some faults, overall in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1373:
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Cricket biographies and histories. Seven titles including 'Peter Steele The Cricketer', Horace G. Hutchinson, Bristol 1895. 'Scores of the Cricket Matches between Rugby & Marlborough', E.S. Andrew, London 1904. 'Recollections & Reminiscences', Lord Hawke, London 1924, 'Kent Cricket Matches 1719-1880', Lord Harris & F.S. Ashley-Cooper, Canterbury 1929. 'Silly Point', Arthur Clitheroe, London 1939 with good dustwrapper etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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'Cricket'. D.R. Jardine. London 1949. Good dustwrapper. Good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
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Nottinghamshire cricket. 'A Cricketer's Yarns', Richard Daft, London 1926, two copies, one with rarer dustwrapper with some loss, otherwise good. 'Kings of Cricket', Richard Daft, Bristol 1893. 'Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers', F.S. Ashley-Cooper, Nottingham 1923. Nice bright gilts. 'Trent Bridge. A History...', Peter Wynne-Thomas, Nottingham 1987. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
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'Cricket. A New Edition'. P.F. Warner, Badminton Library, London 1920. Good dustwrapper. 'My Cricketing Life', P.F. Warner, third edition, London 1923[?]. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
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'The Young Cricketer's Tutor. A new edition with an introduction by Charles Whibley'. John Nyren. London 1893. Original red cloth. Page edges untrimmed. Owner's name 'H.W. Warner' handwritten to inside front cover. Very good condition. Sold with 'Chronicles of Cricket'. Nyren, Lilywhite & Denison. Swan & Sonnenschein 1888, original green boards with titles in gilt to spine. 'The Light Side of Cricket'. E.B.V. Christian 1898, original decorative cloth boards. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1378
'Bowling 'Em Out'. Hedley Verity. London 1936. First edition with very good rare dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £180
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Gilbert Jessop. 'A Cricketer's Log', G.L. Jessop, London 1922. Brown cloth with gilt emblem to front and title to spine. Signed in ink to the half title page by Jessop and dated 'Sept 7 1922'. Includes an attractive decorative advertising flyer for the book tipped in to the page opposite the Illustrations index. Foxing to early page otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'G.L. Jessop. A Complete Record of his Performances in First-class Cricket', C.J. Britton, Birmingham 1935. Small loss and tear to otherwise good dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £180
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'Cricket Songs' Norman Gale. London 1894. Original decorative green cloth boards. Includes an original single page handwritten letter from Gale in which he informs the correspondent, 'But for the special copies- printed in green ink- of "Cricket Songs and other trifling verses", your set is complete'. Signed 'Norman Gale'. Good condition. Sold with 'The Game of Cricket'. Frederick Gale. London 1887. Some soiling to the original decorative boards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1381:
Lot 1381
'Bradman The Great'. B.J. Wakley. London 1959. Excellent copy of this rare book with dust wrapper in good/very good condition. Lists every innings played by Bradman in first class cricket
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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'M.C.C. 1787-1937'. The Times Publishing Company. London 1937. Bound in original blue leather with M.C.C. colours to covers and spine with gilt titles and gilt to top edges. Presentation copy to Leonard Green (Lancashire 1922-1935) with pencil inscription to front endpaper, 'L. Green July 15th 1937. Given by President M.C.C. to commemorate 150th Anniversary', and a hand drawn table plan of 'No. 2 Table' at which were seated 'L.G.' M.F. Jewell, Lord Tennyson, 'Old Sellers', and fellow Lancashire players, G.O. Shelmerdine, M.N. Kenyon, and P.T. Eckersley. Minor scuffs to boards, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
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The Ashes. England v Australia tour books. Box comprising a good selection of thirteen books relating to Ashes series. Titles include two by Percy Fender, 'The Tests of 1930. The 17th Australian Team in England', London 1930, and 'Kissing the Rod. The Story of the Tests of 1934', London 1934. Other Ashes series covered include 1926, 1928/29, 1932/33 ('Bodyline'), 1934, 1930, and 1936/37. Authors are P.F. Warner, Arthur Mailey, Bruce Harris, Douglas Jardine, Monty Noble, Geoffrey Tebbutt and Percy Cross Standing. Sold with a further box of twelve more recent tour books and histories. Titles include 'Cricket Task-Force. The Story of the 1950-51 Australian Tour', W.J. O'Reilly, London 1951, 'Cricket Crusaders. The West Indies in Australia 1951-52', Harold Dale, London 1952, both with dustwrappers, 'A History of Tasmanian Cricket', Roger Page, Tasmania 1957 etc. Qty 25 in total. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1384:
Lot 1384
Cricket histories. Box comprising thirty one titles, mainly cricket histories. Titles include 'Jerks in from Short-Leg', 'Quid', London 1866. 'The Cambridge University Cricket Club 1820-1901', W.J. Ford, Edinburgh 1902. 'The Cricket-Field', Rev. James Pycroft, edited by F.S. Ashley-Cooper, London 1922. 'New Zealand Cricket Volume II 1914-1933', T.W. Reese, Auckland 1936, two copies, one with dustwrapper etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1385:
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Cricket biographies. Box comprising seventeen titles, mainly biographies and autobiographies. Titles include 'Cricket', W.G. Grace, Bristol 1891. 'The Jubilee Book of Cricket', K.S. Ranjitsinhji, London 1897. 'Chronicles of a Country Cricket Club', A.E. Bayly & W. Briscoe, London 1900. 'The Memorial Biography of Dr. W.G. Grace', Lords Hawke & Harris, Sir Home Gordon, London 1919. 'Cricketing Memories', Frank R. Foster, London 1930. 'Playing for England! My Test-Cricket Story', Jack Hobbs, London 1931, with dustwrapper etc. Faults to some titles, overall in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1386:
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Plum Warner. Six hardback titles by Warner. 'Cricket in Many Climes', two copies with differing boards, both published in London 1900. 'The M.C.C. in South Africa', London 1906. 'The Book of Cricket', London 1911. 'England v Australia. The Record of a Memorable Tour', London 1912 (heavy wear). 'My Cricketing Life', third edition, London c.1921. Faults to some titles, overall in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 1387
Yorkshire cricket. Ten histories and biographies etc. relating to Yorkshire cricket. Titles include two by A.W. Pullin, 'Old Ebor', 'Talks with Old Yorkshire Cricketers', Leeds 1898 (original front decorative board partially detached), and 'Talks with Old English Cricketers, London 1900. 'The History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903', R.S. Holmes, London 1904 (rebound). 'The Hon. F.S. Jackson', Percy Cross Standing, London 1904. 'Recollections and Reminiscences', Lord Hawke, London 1924. 'The Scarborough Cricket Festival', J.M. Kilburn, Scarborough 1948 etc. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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Indian (and Pakistan) cricket histories, biographies etc. Nine titles including three hardbacks with good dustwrappers, 'Figures of Cricket', Sudhir Vaidya, London 1962. 'Lala Amarnath. Life and Times', Rajender Amarnath, Cheltenham 2007. 'The Tebbit Test. The Memoirs of a Cricketing Fanatic', Icki Iqbal, Cobham 2011. Also three softbacks, 'Ranji. A Centenary Album'. Vasant Raiji, Bombay 1972. Original decorative gold boards. 'Great Moments in Indian Cricket', Partab Ramchand, New Delhi 1977, and 'Portrait of Indian Captains', Dr. Narottam Puri, Calcutta 1978. Also three issues of 'Indian Cricket' for 1972, 1977 and 1982. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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'With Stoddart's Team in Australia'. Prince Ranjitsinhji. Third edition, London 1898. Original green cloth with decorative boards and gilt titles to front and spine. Signed in pencil to the rear endpaper and inside back cover by thirteen members of the 1933 West Indies touring party, and ten other players and umpires, the majority of whom correspond with the first Test, England v West Indies, Lord's 24th-27th June 1933. West Indians' signatures are Grant (Captain), Headley, Wiles, Christiani, Francis, Da Costa, Achong, Merry, Martindale, Hoad, Roach, Valentine and Griffith. England signatures are Sutcliffe, Ames, Verity, Hulme, Macaulay, Leyland, Allen, Townsend, and the umpires Dolphin and Chester. Includes a cutting image of the West Indies touring party taken from 'The Cricketer', dated 24th June 1933. Breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
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'Ranji. A Centenary Album'. Vasant Raiji, Bombay 1972. Original decorative gold boards. Wear to and creasing to boards and slight creasing to one corner of internal pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
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The Laws of Cricket. 'Hoyle's Games Improved', revised and corrected by Charles Jones, London 1796. Laws of cricket pp 215-218. Bound in contemporary brown calf. Slight splitting to hinges, otherwise in good condition. 'The Laws of Cricket as revised by the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1860', printed by J. Walton, Chesterfield. Original paper wrappers, bound in modern green cloth with the bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. 'Laws of Cricket as revised by the Committee of the Marylebone Cricket Club, 1884 and 1889', four page leaflet in modern leather and cloth slipcase with ribbon tie and bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. 'Deutscher Cricket-Bund Berlin. Cricket- Regeln' published c.1913. Original paper wrappers, front cover detached, bound in modern black cloth. Odd faults as described, otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
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'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club, and all other Principal Matches, from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive...'. Henry Bentley. Printed by T. Traveller, London 1823. Bound in brown quarter leather and cloth with raised bands and title to spine, marbled endpapers, untrimmed pages. Includes three owners' signatures in ink, to the title page the signature of a 'Chas H. Pinnock', to the half title page, that of Robert Stratton Holmes in Liverpool, dated '7.10.[18]85' with inscription 'bought from C.P. [Charles Pratt] Green, 1 Park Villas, Malvern in response to advertisement in "Cricket" 24.9.[18]85" (both Holmes and Green were noted collectors of the period), and of John Arlott to front endpaper. Includes several handwritten annotations in ink to pages in Holmes' own hand with interesting references to notable cricketers who featured in the listed matches, including the Walker brothers, Harry and Thomas, of the Hambledon Club, 'Tom was most tedious to bowl to & one of the slowest runners between wickets. Harry was the hitter... [and] was the first who brought cutting to perfection: a late cut'. The match between 'Five of White Conduit Club, with Six Picked Men, against Eleven of England', 'The first match ever played on "Lord's" which was then on the present site of Dorset Square. This match was played for 1000 guineas'. William 'Silver Billy' Beldham, 'The greatest cricketer of his age... From the many times "run out" wd. appear to have been [a] bad judge of a run'. John Small, 'one of the original Hambledon Club. Played till 70 years old'. 'W. Clarke's first Great Match [1817] - now founder of the All England Eleven' etc. Includes the odd page of handwritten scores bound in for matches not originally listed. Padwick 1221. Front cover detached, repaired with modern tape to internal hinge. Some wear to spine, internally in good/ very good condition. A nice copy of this book with excellent provenance having previously passed through the hands of notable collectors
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £660
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'Rules and Instructions for playing at the Game of Cricket ... to which is subjoined the Laws and Regulations of Cricketters[sic]...' Thomas Boxall. London: Harrild and Billing, c.1802. Second edition, second issue, of the first practical treatise on the game, two parts in one volume, the second part containing the laws. 92pp. with 'A part of the Subscribers' page inserted between pp.vi and 7. The folding frontispiece engraving, title page and pp 11/12 are facsimile copies on aged paper. Contemporary brown calf/ marbled boards. Ownership name in ink to front endpaper of 'James Newman, Shipley July 3 1817'. Contained in a modern box. Padwick 373. Some creasing to covers, otherwise in good condition with expert restoration. Rare
Estimate: £2500/3500
Hammer price: unsold
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'Cricket'. British Standard Handbook No. 2'. J. & R. Maxwell. Spencer Blackett, London c.1882. Original decorative colour wrappers. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Padwick 417. Some splitting to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1395
'Cricket'. T.C. Collings with contributions by T.A. Hearne, Albert Ward, M.A. Noble, P.F. Warner, Lord Harris, C.W. Alcock, F.G. Bull, and others. The Sports Library, London 1900. Bookplates of The Cricket Society (Northern Section) and Anthony Woodhouse. Padwick 415. Original green cloth with decorative covers. Some age toning to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 1396
'Cricket as it should be played'. By 'An Ex Captain'. Ward & Lock's Sixpenny Handbook Series, London c.1878. Original green decorative cloth covers. Padwick 428. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1397
'The Game of Cricket. Cassell's Sixpenny Hand-books Series, London, 1866. Original green decorative boards with expertly restore spine. Ownership name in pencil to title page, 'Ja. W. Traill. 9 June 1869', and bookplate of Anthony Woodhouse. Padwick 432. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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'Cricket'. W.G. Grace. Published by Heinemann and Balestier (The English Library) in Leipzig and Paris, 1892. Bound in modern tan cloth, original wrappers retained. Owner's name in ink to half title page of Robert Stratton Holmes, Wakefield, and dated 26th February 1893. Padwick 433. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1399
'Hints to Young Cricketers'. Lord Harris. John Wisden, London, and J. Burgiss Brown, Maidstone, 1896. Original decorative card wrappers. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Padwick 436. Odd minor faults to original wrappers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £400
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'The First of June or Schoolboy Rivalry'. Rev. H.C. Adams. Routledge, Warne and Routledge, London, fifth edition 1862. References to school cricket throughout, with chapters VI and VII devoted to a cricket match, and includes three cricket related engravings including the frontispiece. Original cloth covers with ornate gilt title to front cover, title to spine worn and faded. Neat handwritten inscription in ink to front endpaper, 'A little Gift of Remembrance to Adolphus G. Schwartze from A.J.[?] Noble... 1862, The Groves, Camberwell'. Bookplates of J.W. Goldman and A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Padwick 6134. Loosely inserted is a typed letter, dated 25th May 1933, from C.K. Langley, a Birmingham solicitor, to the collector, C.J. Britton, referring to the loan of a book, and follows in a postscript with a reference to ' The First of June" by a parson named Adams'. The letter nicely signed by Langley. Some age toning and minor wear to the spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1401
'History of the Cobham Cricket Club, from its foundation in 1850 to the close of the season of 1898'. Thomas Henry Baker of Owletts, Cobham. Rochester 1899. Bound in green cloth with gilt title to front cover, 'Fifty Years of Cobham Cricket 1850-1899'. Contents comprises year by year reports and match scores. Notable players featured include E.V. Bligh (Oxford University, Kent & Middlesex 1849-1864), his nephew, Ivo Francis Bligh (Kent, Cambridge University & England 1877-1883), who is recorded scoring 143 in a 'Married v Single' match played in 1874 when aged fifteen, Ivo's elder brother, Lord Clifton (Kent 1871-1879, six matches) etc. Padwick 2094 and handwritten inscription to front endpaper indicate this was limited to 100 copies. Owner's name of the collector, H.W. 'Plum' Warner in ink to front endpaper. Slight breaking to page block, light wear to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
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'Bat v Ball. The Book of Individual Cricket Records, &c. 1864-1900'. Compiled by J.H. Lester. Boots Wholesale Printing and Stationery Department, Nottingham and London 1900. Four different editions of the title including the scarce 'Edition de luxe'. Editions are the pictorial 'strongly bound in cloth' edition with handwritten dedication in ink to title page 'To J.W. Goldman, with the compliments & kind regards of A.W. Shelton', dated 23rd May 1937. Goldman's bookplate to inside front cover. Publisher's note on page v indicates an 'Edition de luxe... is being arranged for'. The scarce 'Edition de luxe' is handsomely bound in black calf with marbled endpapers, gilt to page edges, gilt title to front cover and spine with raised bands to spine. Owner's name in ink to front endpaper of S. Sassoon, dated 17th August 1900. The paper edition with decorative pictorial paper wrappers, owner's name in ink to front wrapper of V.F.S. Crawford (Surrey & Leicestershire 1896-1910). The fourth copy was owned by Alfred J. Gaston's with Gaston's signature in ink to front endpaper, J.W. Goldman's bookplate to inside front cover, bound by Gaston in green cloth with gilt title to front, 'Bat & Ball, J.H. Lester. Cricket Curiosities, A.J. Gaston'. Lacking title, introduction and advertising pages. Padwick 118. Some wear to the wrappers of the pictorial paper edition, the others in good/ very good condition. Sold with an original single page prospectus with printed signatures addressed to 'Members of the M.C.C. of County and other Cricket Clubs' announcing the publication of and to seek subscribers to the 'special edition'. Tipped in to modern green cloth. Some foxing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
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'Poems on Several Occasions', James Love, Comedian (James Dance). Printed by R. Fleming. Third edition, Edinburgh 1754. Pages 1-22 comprise a poem titled 'Cricket, An Heroic Poem', considered to be one of the earliest description of a cricket match. Padwick 6445. Original full brown leather with gilt and raised bands to spine. Expert and contemporary repair to spine, minor foxing to internal pages, otherwise in remarkably good condition for the age
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £770
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'Cricket'. Hon. and Rev. E. Lyttleton. The All England Series, George Bell & Sons, London 1890. Original pictorial green cloth. Owner's name handwritten in ink to half title page of the collector, Robert Stratton Holmes, dated 'Liverpool. 13.6.[18]90', with Lyttleton's signature in ink on piece laid down below. On the opposite facing advertising page is a mono real photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of Lyttleton. Bookplate of J.W. Goldman to inside front cover, with pencil inscription, possibly in Goldman's hand, 'Autographs of Rev Stratton Holmes and the Author inserted'. Padwick 448.Slight breaking to page block and some age toning to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Edward Lyttleton (Cambridge University & Middlesex 1875-1882) played thirteen matches for Middlesex and from 1905 to 1916 was headmaster of Eton
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'The Surrey Eleven in 1896. A Descriptive Record of the Matches Played in that Season'. James L. McCance. Merritt & Hatcher, London 1897. Rebound in green cloth, original decorative wrappers retained. Owner's name in ink to first advertising page of 'M.L. McCance'. Padwick 2687. A nice copy in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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'Register of Cricket Matches played at Milton Abbas Cricket Club, 1876 to 1897'. Privately printed in Blandford, Dorset, on pale green paper throughout. Rebound in green cloth, original paper wrappers retained. Comprises scores for matches played for the period. Annotation in ink to original front wrapper, 'R.C. Watts from H.F. May 25 1907'. Watts appears to have been a player for the club. Inserted in a plastic wallet tipped in to the inside rear cover of the later binding is a sepia real photograph postcard of a cricket team, presumably Milton Abbas C.C., addressed to Watts in Weymouth and dated 'Whit Monday. June 12th/ [19]05'. Not recorded in Padwick. Light adhesive marks to the original spine, possibly from an earlier binding, some foxing and light wear, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
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'A Few Hints on Cricket'. R.A.H. Mitchell. R. Ingalton Drake, Eton. Second edition 1887. Original paper wrappers with bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover, acquired by Winder from John Arlott in 1979. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Padwick 455. Foxing throughout, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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'Cricket. Containing Hints on, Bowling, Batting, Fielding, and Captaincy'. New Penny Handbooks, Ingram Clark & Co., Bristol 1898. Bound in modern blue cloth, original pictorial paper wrappers, featuring W.G. Grace, preserved. This was Grace's own copy, with a label to the inside of the original front wrapper for the Grace Library sale by Bearne's of Exeter, 1st July 1996. Padwick 418. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 1409
'The Oxford University Almanack and Register for the Year 1859'. Published by J. Vincent, Oxford, 1858. Comprises the laws of cricket and 47 pages of university and college match scores, including the names of notable players of the day including Nixon, Lockyer, Grundy and Martin as 'given men'. A match between the University and 'the Players engaged at Oxford for the Season' featured Lockyer and Grundy who were employed at the University during the season. Original limp blue wrappers with title label to front cover. Not listed in Padwick. Ex A.E. Winder collection. Slight bowing and fading to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
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'The Cricket Tutor' By the author of the 'Cricket Field' (James Pycroft). London 1862. First Edition. Original green limp cloth wrappers with title in gilt to centre. Wood engraving of a batsman to title page, three wood engraving of players in text. Ex B.J. Wakley collection. Padwick 395. Slight breaking to page block, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
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'A Lay of Modern Yorkshire (Some distance after T.B.M.)'. John Quill. E.T.W. Dennis & Sons, Scarborough 1898. Seventy line poem, in the style of T.B. Macaulay, dedicated 'To the Rt. Hon. The Lord Hawke and the members of the Yorkshire County Cricket Team, 1898'. The poem was written before the end of the season after they lost their first match to the 'wily men of Kent'. Later they lost to Surrey and Middlesex but won the County Championship easily. All the main players receive a line of praise. Bound in original stiff wrappers, and tipped in to modern cream cloth. Not listed in Padwick and no other copy has been recorded. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
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'Cricket. A Popular Handbook of the Game'. G.A. Hutchison. 'The Boy's Own Bookshelf III', The Religious Tract Society, London 1887. Original decorative green cloth covers with gilt titles to front and spine. Signed to the front endpaper by Fred Gale, dated 'Nov 1887'. Gale contributed a chapter on 'Cricket Homilies'. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1413:
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'Lambert's Critical Guide: A Further Critical Analysis'. Col. R.S. Rait-Kerr. Eight page original offprint from 'The Cricketer' Spring Annual 1949. The pages include original advertisements but are unnumbered, possibly run off for Rait-Kerr, the author of the article, who was at the time Secretary of the M.C.C. The content of the article relates to the thirteen issues of the 'Laws of Cricket' known at the time. The article, purchased by Winder from John Arlott in 1979, is contained in a modern green slipcase with the Winder's bookplate to the inside front cover. Also included are six small pages of handwritten notes in an unknown hand concerning the Lambert family, and alluding to Lambert 'selling' matches, and a single page handwritten letter from F.S. Ashley-Cooper to G.N. Weston on the editions of the Cricketer's Guide. Horizontal and vertical folds to the article, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1414:
Lot 1414 Lot 1414
'The Jubilee Book of Cricket'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Fourth edition, Edinburgh 1897. Original blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Handwritten inscription in ink to front endpaper, 'R. Poore from H.M. [Poore] January 19th. The book has many of the photographic plates bookmarked with a card, each with a handwritten reference, probably in Poore's own hand. Padwick 467. Some breaking to internal hinges, the inscribed endpaper becoming detached. Minor wear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Robert Montague Poole (Europeans, Hampshire & South Africa 1892-1914) played in three Tests for South Africa in 1895/96. His first-class cricket in England was restricted due to his military duties, but he finished the 1899 season as the leading batsman, scoring 1551 runs at an average of 91.23 including a top score of 304 against Somerset at Taunton.

Padwick 677-1 refers to an unseen typescript of a book by Poore on cricket technique dated 1928, and it is assumed that this Ranjitsinhji title was used as source material
Lot 1415:
Lot 1415
'A History of Lords and Commons Cricket'. Eric E. Bullus M.P. Westminster 1959. A history of parliamentary cricket in Westminster. Decorative card wrappers. Handwritten dedication from 'Peggy Pusey who was associated with the Houses of Parliament for 39 years'. Padwick 1306. Slight ageing and wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1416:
Lot 1416 Lot 1416
'Sketches of the Players'. William Denison. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Rudolph Ackermann, R. Dark [and others], 1846. 76pp plus advertising pages. Contained in modern green slipcase. Padwick 876. Original printed buff wrappers. Some flaking to spine and age toning to wrappers with slight splitting at hinges, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £1300/1600
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1417:
Lot 1417 Lot 1417 Lot 1417
'I Knew A Man. W.G. Grace'. A.C. MacLaren. Original nine page typed transcript of a broadcast given by MacLaren on BBC Radio, 25th October 1935, with the odd handwritten corrections and additions, presumably by the author. A fascinating study of W.G. recording many moments between the two great batsmen. MacLaren succeeded Grace as captain of England. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Padwick 6800-1. G/VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £440
A full, corrected version of the script is featured as an appendix in 'Archie. A Biography of A.C. MacLaren' by Michael Down
Lot 1418:
Lot 1418
'Sevenoaks and Vine Cricket 1731-1959'. K.J. Smart. Sevenoaks 1959. Original card wrappers. Slight splitting to wrappers, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original official mono photograph of the 1959 Sevenoaks Vine team, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion. Unmounted, 10"x7". Slight creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
'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 spine. One folding plate and other illustrations. Padwick 5030. Minor wear to boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420 Lot 1420
'An Epistle from Alexander M'C Fisher, of Stockton, to his friend Michael O'Higgins, of London'. Printed by R. Firth, High Street, Stockton, 1846. Eight page booklet containing a poem praising the charms and attractions of Stockton including the food and drink, the theatre, schools, High street, shops etc. and six lines on the cricket club (founded in 1816), including 'Our Cricket Club, Mike, or the members are such/ That no language of mine can extol them too much', comparing them to those of 'the Mary-le-bone'. Tipped in to modern blue cloth, original plain wrappers retained. Not listed in Padwick or recorded in other collections. Some ageing to original wrappers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
'The Winchester Register of Cricketing and Athletic Sports' 1858-1866. Complete run of nine issues for 1858 (first year of issue), 1858/59, 1859/60, 1860/61, 1861/62, 1863, 1864, 1865 and 1866 (last issue). Printed by D. Nutt / Nutt and Wells/ J. Wells of Winchester. Original paper wrappers. Ownership name in ink to front cover of each issue for H.B. or J.B.W. Forster. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to front cover of all issues. The first three issues include appearances by John William Haygarth (Oxford University 1862-1864), cousin of Arthur Haygarth. Odd faults and staining to some issues, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £190
J.W. Haygarth emigrated to Australia in 1865 and played no first-class cricket after leaving England
Lot 1422:
Lot 1422 Lot 1422 Lot 1422
'Holiday Sports and Pastimes for Boys'. H.D. Richardson. William S. Orr, London 1848. Original elaborately decorative colour boards, gilt to page edges. Contains a chapter on cricket, including the score of the Hambledon Eleven, including Lumpy and Bullen, against All England in 1777 when they made a total of 403 (Aylward 167) 'against some of the best bowlers England could at that time produce'. Owner's name in ink to front endpaper of Sydney Santall (Warwickshire 1894-1914). Some wear and age toning to boards and internally, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423 Lot 1423 Lot 1423
'Cricket'. A.G. Steel and R.H. Lyttleton. The Badminton Library. Second Edition, London 1888. Owner's name boldly inscribed to second endpaper, 'Charles F. Pardon, 112 Fleet Street, E.C. Office Copy'. Splitting to internal hinges, frontispiece partly detached. Heavy age toning and some wear to boards and internally, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Charles Pardon was editor of Wisden from 1887 to 1880 and was succeeded on his death by his brother, Sydney. The brothers were members of the family who ran the Cricket Reporting Agency from this office
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
'A Cricketer's Prologue. Spoken in the Kentish Dialect, before the Play of "The Poor Gentlemen," at the Theatre, Canterbury, during the great Cricket Match, August 1st, 1842'. Tom Taylor. A forty five line single page printed verse delivered by 'The speaker [who] is carried on, struggling, by three men, who disappear, leaving him in astonishment'. The verse comprises references to local Kent cricket, mention of Pilch, Lillywhite and Fenner, 'Let Sussex boast her Taylor, Kent her Mynn', and a footnote referring to C.G. Taylor having damaged his arm etc. Handwritten annotation in ink states, 'This match originated the Canterbury Week', and in another hand, '[Written by Tom Taylor]'. A further note at the foot of the page reads, 'Given to me by F.P. Fenner, when calling upon him at his hotel, the "White Lion", Bath, Tues 21 May 1889', with additional comments in pencil by C.J. Britton, claiming that the later notes were written by 'Walter Baily Esq whose vols of S&B I bought...'. The sheet, with bookplate of A.E. Winder to verso, is housed in a modern slipcase with ribbon ties, with a second Winder bookplate to the inside front cover. Padwick 2089-1. No other copy known. Small stain to the original sheet, some adhesive marks to left edge from a previous binding, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1450
Lot 1425:
Lot 1425
'Verses Composed on a Cricket Match played at Willoughby, May 6th, 1862'. Original poem comprising twenty six stanzas of four lines each, printed to a single page tipped in to modern cream cloth. The poem is an account of a match 'At Willoughby on Tuesday last'. A number of the team members are mentioned, such as 'Slogger', 'Slasher', 'Young Rowe', 'The Swiper', 'Allix [sic] with his dodgy play' etc. Odd annotations to the margins identify 'Slogger' as 'R. Palmer', and 'The Swiper' as E. Rowe, and at the foot of the page, the initials 'N.C.A.' are written, possibly that of the author. No record of the match can be found. Not listed in Padwick. Horizontal fold and light foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1426:
Lot 1426 Lot 1426
'Cricket Between Two Wars'. Sir Pelham Warner. London. Seventh impression, 1943. Owner's name handwritten to front endpaper of the football and cricket journalist, Eric Todd, dated 'Glasgow. May 1944'. Odd nicks to otherwise good dustwrapper. Sold with an original 'Memorandum of Agreement' issued by the publisher, Chatto and Windus of London, to Warner relating to the publishing of this title, signed by the publisher, accompanied by a single page typed letter from Haddon Wittaker of Sporting Handbooks to Warner dated 25th September 1946, agreeing to a 15% royalty. Both items in modern yellow slipcase with a facsimile of the book's dustwrapper to the front cover. Bookplate of A.E. Winder slipped in. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1427:
Lot 1427 Lot 1427
'La Tranca Juego Atletico'. J.W. William. Buenos Aires 1881. 17pp. Spanish adaptation by Williams, with additional material, of Routledge's 1867 edition of 'Handbook of Cricket' (Padwick 394), this being a contemporary albumen facsimile copy of the original, additionally with page 17 reproduced from the copy held at Lord's. Bound in modern black cloth. Padwick 481. Age toning and old tape reinforcement to some page edges, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
'Cricket, and How to Play It'. John Wisden. Champion Handbooks series, Henry Lee, London c.1868. Original colour pictorial wrappers. Padwick 482. Tape reinforcement to spine, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429
'A "Bawl" for American Cricket, dedicated to American youth'. Jones Wister. Philadelphia 1893, privately published. Illustrated. Owner's name of F.S. Ashley-Cooper handwritten in ink to original half-title page. Rebound in blue cloth, original pictorial paper wrappers retained. Ex J.W. Goldman collection. Previously sold as lot 251 in the Goldman Collection sale of 1955. Padwick 483. Small loss to top corner of original front wrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1430:
Lot 1430
'Cricket'. Frederic Wood. Warne's Bijou Books series, London 1866. Original very small format book in original green decorative cloth with tooled gilt illustration and title to front cover. Gilt to page edges. Sale plate to inside front cover for the H.A. Cohen sale of 1995. Padwick 485. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1431:
Lot 1431
'The Cricket Calendar, a pocket diary containing all the chief fixtures for the season arranged in chronological order'. Published by Murby, Virtue, Wright & Co. and Cricket Press, London, 1869-1914. Complete set of forty six annual issues from 1869 (first issue) to 1914 (forty sixth and final year of issue). Various compilers including G. Kelly King, C.W. Alcock, P. Cross Standing, Charles Plairre, H.L. Bourke, J.N. Pentelow, Sidney Billingham, A. Sinclair etc. All issues bound in original publisher's cloth, with the exception of the 1870 which appears to have been rebound later. The majority with the ownership signature of the writer and collector, R.S. Holmes, also E.G. Wynyard (1901) with handwritten notes of his performances. The 1894 and 1896 issues with the bookplate of J.W. Goldman. Padwick 1155. Odd minor faults, overall in good/ very good condition. Rare to see a complete set of this annual
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1432:
Lot 1432 Lot 1432
'The Dawn of Cricket'. Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. Published by the Marylebone Cricket Club. London 1906, with accompanying M.C.C. compliment slip. Sold with 'Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773. Written as reported in the different newspapers....'. Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. London 1899. Both titles in original red cloth. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £140/160
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1433:
Lot 1433 Lot 1433
'Chats on the Cricket Field'. W.A. Bettesworth. London 1910. Presentation copy to 'E. Penton Esq.' from Bettesworth with handwritten inscription to second endpaper 'with W.A. Bettesworth's compliments'. Original green cloth with gilts tiles to front cover and spine. Padwick 7175. Light wear to board and spine extremities, nick to head of spine, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
The book contains a collection of interviews which Bettesworth conducted for 'The Cricket Field' and 'Cricket' magazines between 1892 and 1906 and published in one volume by Bettesworth
Lot 1434:
Lot 1434 Lot 1434
'Wickets in the West or, The Twelve in America'. R.A. Fitzgerald. London 1873. The account of the M.C.C. tour to North America in 1872 led by Fitzgerald. Publisher's original maroon cloth with gilts to front cover and spine. Replacement endpapers with former ownership labels laid down to inside front cover and front endpaper, one 'from H.B.B.' dated 1875. Padwick 4895. Light wear to covers with small stain to front, otherwise a good copy
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1435:
Lot 1435
Arthur Mailey. Two titles by Mailey. 'Caricatures of the Australian XI. English Tour 1953'. Inscription to inside front cover. In modern green slip case. Good condition. 'Who's Who in Test Cricket. England v Australia 1920-1921'. In blue slipcase. Wear and repairs to original wrappers, foxing throughout, only fair condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1436:
Lot 1436 Lot 1436
'Cricket Notes, with a letter containing Practical Hints, by William Clark...'. William Bolland. London 1851. Original decorative cloth covers and spine paper with cricket bat and ball in gilt, in modern slipcase. Appears to be James Grundy's copy inscribed in ink to front endpaper, 'James Grundy, Cricketer, Carrington, Nottingham...'. Handwritten inscription to inside front cover, apparently in the hand of A.W. Shelton, President of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club in the 1930s, dated 10th April 1936, in which he records, 'A copy of this book was presented to Mrs Grace (mother of E.M., W.G. and F.G. Grace), by William Clarke ("Father of Nottinghamshire Cricket"), Secretary All England XI, Bristol v 22 [of] West Gloucestershire in 1854)' and quotes a reference from p87 of H.S. Altham's 1926 book, 'A History of Cricket', which describes Clarke presenting copies of this book while captain of the All England XI to Grace, and also to Richard Daft, whose copy was previously sold by Knights. Grundy was a member of the All England team under Clarke. Padwick 867. Wear and age toning to covers, repair to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition. Slipped in is an original carte de visite photograph of Grundy by McLean, Melhuish, Napper & Co., London. The photograph very faded and stained
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
William Bolland was President of the I Zingari cricket club. James 'Jemmy' Grundy was one of the leading round arms bowlers of the period and was a member of the first England touring party overseas, to North America, in 1859
Lot 1437:
Lot 1437 Lot 1437
'Our Village. Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery'. Mary Russell Mitford. New Edition. First Series, London 1863. Includes a chapter, 'A Country Cricket Match'. Original patterned publishers cloth with gilt title to spine. Odd cutting engravings laid down to front and rear advertising pages. Padwick 5906. Breaking to page block and internal hinges. Odd plate detached. Some foxing otherwise in fair/ good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1438:
Lot 1438 Lot 1438
'The Cricket Tutor By the author of the Cricket Field [James Pycroft]'. First Edition London 1862. Original green limp cloth wrappers with title in gilt to centre. Wood engraving of a batsman opposite title page, three wood engraving of players in text. Padwick 395. Title page becoming cleanly detached, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1439:
Lot 1439 Lot 1439
'The Cricket Field or The History and the Science of Cricket'. J. Pycroft. Boston 1859. Rare first American edition. 238pp. Original decorative boards. 'James Pycroft' annotated in pencil to title page. Ex Haverford College Library, C. Christopher Morris Collection. Padwick 394. Replacement spine with title label laid down, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
The frontispiece wood-engraving of Clarke differs to that in the English editions, and there is no 'batsman' plate. The 'Preface to the American edition' gives an account of Clarke's career by William H. Bray
Lot 1440:
Lot 1440
'Great Batsmen Their Methods at a Glance' and 'Great Bowlers and Fielders Their Methods at a Glance'. George W. Beldam and Charles B. Fry. London 1905 and 1906. The two volumes in original green cloth with gilt illustrations to fronts and gilt titles to spines, gilt to top edges, in modern slip case. Slight fading to spines, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1441:
Lot 1441 Lot 1441
'Fifty Years' Cricket Reminiscences of a Non-Player'. W.E. Howard. Old Trafford, Manchester 1928. Bound in brown card with printed titles to front and spine. Possibly a proof copy. Ownership name written to title page of 'R.A. Boddington Esq.' with dedication handwritten in ink, 'An appreciation for the kind treatment received in the past. W.E. Howard'. Padwick 7725. Foxing throughout, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1442:
Lot 1442
'Talks With Old Yorkshire Cricketers' by 'Old Ebor' (A.W. Pullin). Second edition, Leeds 1898. Original pictorial covers in very good condition. Also 'Old English Cricketers', 'Old Ebor', Edinburgh 1900. 'Cricket. A popular handbook of the game', edited by G.A. Hutchison, Religious Tract Society, London 1887. 'Chronicles of Cricket', Nyren, Lillywhite & Denison, London 1888. 'Echoes from Old Cricket Fields', Frederick Gale, London 1896. Rebound in grey cloth, original card wrappers retained. 'The Cricket Annual 1892', Wm. Dewar, London 1892. 'At the Sign of the Wicket', E.B.L. Christian, Bristol 1894. Rebound in blue cloth, original wrappers retained. 'The Crisis in Cricket and the "Leg Before Rule"'. R.H. Lyttelton, London 1928. Various faults, overall in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1443:
Lot 1443
'South African Cricket 1919-1927'. M.W. Luckin. Published by the author, Johannesburg 1928. Original green cloth. Light fading to the cloth otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'South African Cricket 1927-1947', Louis Duffus, Johannesburg 1948, original green cloth, and 'South African Cricket 1947-1960', Brian Bassano, Turners Hill 1996 in softback. Good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1444:
Lot 1444
'Lillywhite's Guide to Cricketers containing full directions for playing the noble and manly game of cricket' 1852. Fifth edition. Frederick Lillywhite, W. and T. Piper, London. Original paper wrappers. 104pp. Pages checked and complete. Padwick 1086. Odd minor annotations. Wrappers worn and stained with small loss to extremities and spine. Slight staining to lower edge of some pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1445:
Lot 1445 Lot 1445
Cricket, football and sporting fiction. Titles with dustwrappers include '"Quills". A Tale of School-days at Bedinghurst', W. Rhoades, London 1918. 'The Eight Days' Feud', G.H. Tempany, London 1929. 'Gauvinier takes to Bowls', H. de Selincourt, London 1949. 'Close of Play', A. Miller, London 1949. 'The Duffer of Danby', M. Poole, London c.1950. 'Mortimer Also', J. Rice, Kingswood 1968 etc. Others include 'Baxter's Second Innings', H. Drummond, fifth edition, London 1898. 'Chronicles of a Country Cricket Club', A.E. Bayly, London 1900. 'The Hill', H.A. Vachell, London 1906. 'Cresley of Gressingham', G.L. Jessop, London 1924 etc. Qty 14. Mixed condition, overall fair to good
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1446:
Lot 1446
'Collins's Men'. A.E.R. Gilligan. Arrowsmith, London 1926. Some age toning and small loss to otherwise good dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1447:
Lot 1447
'Ranji. The Authorised Biography'. Roland Wild. London 1934. Slight wear to original, rarely seen, dustwrapper. Ex libris. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1448:
Lot 1448
'The Game's The Thing'. M.A. Noble. London 1926. 'The Greatest Test Match'. John Marchant. London 1926. Both titles with dustwrappers with odd faults, otherwise good. Sold with three postwar titles, 'Cricket Heritage', W.J. Edrich, London 1948. 'Talking of Cricket', Ian Peebles, London 1953. 'The Fight for the Ashes 1953', Peter West, London 1953. All with generally good dustwrappers. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
Don Bradman Flicker Book. No.1 'On Drive and Off Drive'. Flicker Productions Ltd, London, 1930. Some wear to cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450
Don Bradman. 'The Bradman Albums'. Queen Anne Press, London 1987. First edition, Volumes I & II. Cloth covers, gilt titles to fronts and spines. Slip case. 'The Art of Cricket', Don Bradman, London 1958, two copies, one with dustwrapper, some loss to dustwrapper. 'Bradman. An Australian Hero', Charles Williams, London 1996. Also 'A History of Australian Cricket', Chris Harte, London 1993. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1451:
Lot 1451
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. Second Edition. Sold with Volume II published 1991, both with good dustwrappers. Sold with a box of large format titles including good reference to collecting. Titles include 'Men in White. The History of New Zealand International Cricket 1894-1985', D.O. Neely, R.P. King & F.K. Payne, Auckland 1986. Good dustwrapper. 'The Noblest Game', Neville Cardus & John Arlott, London 1969 in card slipcase. Slight faults to dustwrapper. Good condition. Qty 20
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1452:
Lot 1452
Cricket biographies. 'Annals of Cricket', W.W. Read, London 1896. 'With Bat & Ball', George Giffen, London 1898. 'Seventy-One Not Out. The Reminiscences of William Caffyn', edited by 'Mid-On' (Richard Daft), Edinburgh 1899. 'Alfred Shaw, Cricketer', A.W. Pullin ('Old Ebor') and Alfred Gaston, London 1902. 'G.L. Jessop', C.J. Britton, Birmingham 1935. Original dustwrapper with small loss. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1453:
Lot 1453
Cricket biographies. 'Forty Seasons of First-Class Cricket', R.G. Barlow, second edition, Manchester 1908. 'Edward Mills Grace. Cricketer', F.S. Ashley-Cooper, London 1916. 'The Memorial Biography of Dr. W.G. Grace', Lords Hawke and Harris, Home Gordon, London 1919. 'Kings of Cricket', Richard Daft, Bristol 1893, with replacement endpapers. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1454:
Lot 1454
Hambledon and Hampshire cricket. 'The Hambledon Men', E.V. Lucas, London 1907. 'Hambledon Cricket and the Bat and Ball Inn', Diana Rait Kerr, Chichester 1951. 'Hambledon. The Biography of a Hampshire Village', John Goldsmith, Chichester 1994. Signed by the author. 'Hambledon. The Men and the Myths', John Goulstone, Cambridge 2001. 'The Glory Days of Cricket. The Extraordinary Story of Broadhalfpenny Down', Ashley Mote, London 1997. Also 'Kissing the Rod', P.G.H. Fender, London 1934. This was Harry Altham's copy, inscribed to front endpaper, 'H.S.A. from R.G.P. 31.7.[19]52'. Sold with four other modern Hampshire related titles. Qty 9. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1455:
Lot 1455
'The Story of Warwickshire Cricket 1882-1972'. Leslie Duckworth. London 1974. Very good dustwrapper. 'Warwickshire County Cricket Club. A History', G.W. Egdell and M.F.K. Fraser, Birmingham 1946. Original dustwrapper with some faults. 'A History of the Worcestershire County Cricket Club 1844-1950', W.R. Chignell, Worcester 1951. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1456:
Lot 1456 Lot 1456
'The Young Cricketer's Tutor; comprising full directions for playing the elegant and manly game of Cricket; with a complete version of its laws and regulations'. John Nyren. Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. London. Effingham Wilson 1833. 126pp plus 36pp of advertising. First edition. Engraved frontispiece of Lord's Cricket Ground. Original green boards with printed paper label to centre. Padwick 390. Some foxing to frontispiece, otherwise in good very condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1457:
Lot 1457
'G.L. Jessop. A Complete Record of his Performances in First-class Cricket'. C.J. Britton. Cornish Brothers, Birmingham 1935. A nice copy in good dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1458:
Lot 1458
'The History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903'. R.S. Holmes. London 1904. Original blue cloth with significant light fading. 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1924-1949'. J.M. Kilburn. Published by the Club 1950. Original blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. 'A History of Yorkshire Cricket', J.M. Kilburn, London 1970. Good dustwrapper. 'Over the Summers Again. A History of Harrogate Cricket Club', George L. Greaves, Harrogate 1976. Good dustwrapper. 'A Century of Yorkshire County Cricket' booklet published by The Yorkshire Post in 1963. Qty 5. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1459:
Lot 1459
Lancashire histories. Eight titles including 'Lancashire County Cricket 1864-1953'. A.W. Ledbrooke. London 1954. 'Second Innings. The Revival of Lancashire Cricket'. T.C.F. Prittie and John Kay. Altrincham 1947. 'Old Trafford'. John Marshall. London 1971. Uncorrected proof copy in brown card wrappers with printed title to front. 'Lancashire Cricket at the Top', Vernon Addison and Brian Bearshaw. London 1971. Dustwrapper. 'Heads or Tails? Lancashire Captains 1865-1991'. Roy Cavanagh 1992. Limited edition no. 211/1000 etc. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1460:
Lot 1460
'Gentlemen v Players. With introduction and history of the contest since its origin in 1806. Full scores...'. Percy C. Standing. London 1892. Rebound in green cloth with original printed wrappers retained. Padwick 3063. Some wear to original wrappers and old tape repairs to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1461:
Lot 1461
The Ashes. Six titles including 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia', Prince Ranjitsinhji, London 1898. Rebound in modern quarter leather with marbled boards, lacking original wrappers. 'Recovering the Ashes. An Account of the Cricket Tour in Australia 1911-12', J.B. Hobbs, London 1912. 'Collins's Men', A.E.R. Gilligan, London 1926. 'Defending the Ashes 1932-1933', R.W.E. Wilmot, Melbourne 1933. Also 'Spin Me A Spinner', Richie Benaud, London 1963, and 'Simpson's Australians. The England Tour 1964', E.M. Wellings, London 1964, both with very good dustwrappers. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1462:
Lot 1462
'Annals of the West Kent Cricket Club 1812-1896'. Philip Norman. London 1897. Original green and cream cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. Light wear to boards, some foxing, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Middlesex County Cricket Club 1921-1947', Volume III. N. Haig, London 1949. Original red cloth. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1463:
Lot 1463
John Arlott. Three non-cricket titles by Arlott. 'Landmarks. A Book of Topographical Verse for England and Wales', edited by G. Rostrevor Hamilton and John Arlott, Cambridge 1943. 'Krug House of Champagne', John Arlott, London 1976. Both with good dustwrappers. 'The Snuff Shop', John Arlott, London 1974. Original blue cloth. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1464:
Lot 1464
Australian Cricket. Four histories. 'A History of Queensland Cricket', E.H. Hutcheon, Brisbane 1946. Original red cloth. 'With the compliments of the Queensland Cricket Association' label to front endpaper. Ex Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. 'First-Class Cricket in Australia. Vol. 1 1850/51 to 1941/42', Ray Webster, Victoria 1991. Limited edition no. 583/1500, signed by Webster. 'True to the Blue. A History of the New South Wales Cricket Association', Philip Derriman 1985. Good dustwrapper. 'At Last! The Quest for the Shield 1926-1995', David Falkenmire, Queensland 1995. Signed to the first title page by four Queensland players including Andy Bichel, Martin Love, Ian Davis etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £22

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