Cricket Attire, Caps & Blazers

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Lot 503
Village Cricket Match. W. Davidson 1951. Attractive original oil on canvas painting of a village cricket scene with church, trees and pavilion in the background. Signed and dated by the artist. The canvas measures approx. 10"x8". Framed in gilt frame, overall 14"x11". A nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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'The Cricket Match'. Norman Hunter. Original attractive scene in oil/ acrylic of two boys watching a cricket match through a window in a country setting. Signed 'NH', date unknown. Inscription to back board with the title and artist's name. 11"x11". Framed, overall 14"x14". VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'Cricket on Dartmoor'. Norman Stevenson 1895. Original watercolour by Stevenson of an attractive scene looking out over Dartmoor with a cricket match in progress in the foreground. Dated 6th July [18]95. Approx. 7"x5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 13"x12". VG
Estimate: £100/150
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Lot 506
'Village Cricket'. W.A. Maine after John Ritchie. Original oil on canvas painting of the scene of a cricket match in progress in a valley with spectators looking on from a wooded hillside, as depicted in the original by John Ritchie (1855) held in the M.C.C. collection. Signed 'W.A. Maine', undated. 30"x20" unframed. Some surface wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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'The Cricket Match (Lustleigh Devon)'. P.A.[?] Shreeve. Attractive original watercolour of a scene of a cricket match in progress in a parkland setting, hills in the background. Signed by the artist, and to label to backboard. Approx 14.5"x10". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 19"x16". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 508
Edward Wentworth Dillon. Kent 1900-1923. Vanity Fair. 'The Champion County'. Original colour chromolithograph of Edward Wentworth Dillon by OWL and dated September 13th 1913. Men of the Day 2339. The chromolithograph with printed caption 'The Champion County' and 'Mr E. W. Dillon' printed to lower border. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
The 'Vanity Fair' magazine appeared on a weekly basis from November 1868 to January 1914. The lithograph of Dillon was the final cricketer to appear in the magazine before the demise of the magazine and therefore is the rarest cricketing lithograph to have appeared as circulation numbers dropped
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'Mr James Henry Dark. Proprietor of Lord's Cricket Ground'. Original lithograph 'Sketches at Lord's No. 1' published by John Corbet Anderson on 1st March 1852 and printed by John C Anderson. The lithograph attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 10.75"x13.75". Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'The Umpire. William Caldercourt'. Original lithograph 'Sketches at Lord's No. 2' published by John Corbet Anderson on 1st March 1852 and printed by John C Anderson. The lithograph attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 10.75"x13.75". Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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After Charles J. Basebe. Alfred Mynn, Charles George Taylor, George Leopold Langdon and Roger Kynaston Jnr. Hand coloured aquatint, four on a large single sheet by C. Hunt. Originally published by W.H. Mason, October 13th 1841. The sheet measures approximately 17"x23.5", good border to edge. Framed and glazed, overall 22.25"x26". Good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
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'Portraits of Alfred Mynn, Esqr. and N. Felix Esqr. taken just previous to their playing the return single match for the Championship of England at Bromley, Kent. Septr. 29th 1846'. Large excellent lithograph of the two players, one holding a bat, the other a ball after Nicholas Felix, drawn on stone by C. Cousens and printed by C. Graf. Published by Bailey Brothers of Cornhill. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 17"x23". Some age toning and light staining to image otherwise in good condition. A rare image
Estimate: £400/600
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Lot 513
'Louis Busiere. Portrait of Lewis Cage standing in a landscape, holding cricket bat and standing next to stumps and ball'. Coloured mezzotint published by Henry Graves, London, 1929 and signed 'L. Busiere' to lower right border. 'Print Sellers Association Blindstamp' to corner. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 23.5"x32". Some foxing spots to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
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'The Cricket Boy'. Eleanor Milner (1860-1953) after Thomas Gainsborough. mezzotint, published by G.C. Klackner, 1922, 18.75 by 13.75ins. (47.6 b. Coloured mezzotint published by G.C. Klackner, London 1922, and signed 'Elenor Milner' to lower right border. 'Print Sellers Association Blindstamp' to corner. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 22.5"x29". Minor soiling to mount to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
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Worcestershire C.C.C. Four modern framed and glazed prints and photographs relating to Worcestershire cricket. Includes a sepia photograph of the Worcestershire team dressed in a variety of blazers, some wearing caps, posed casually as in old cricket team photographs. The photograph, produced in support of Richard Illingworth's Benefit Year in 1997, mounted and signed to mount by all thirteen players featured. Signatures include Moody, Hick, Illingworth, Solanki, Rhodes, Newport, Sheriyar, Curtis etc. Limited edition no. 124/150. Overall 15.5"x13.5". Colour photograph of the moment when Illingworth bowled Phil Simmons of the West Indies with his first ball in Test cricket at Trent Bridge on 5th July 1991, with Jack Russell and Robin Smith looking on. Signed by Illingworth and Simmons. Printed caption below. Overall 12.5"x11". 'Worcestershire Test Cricketers of the Nineties'. Mono print depicting the ten players, head and shoulders, around a sketch of the Pavilion. Signed by all ten featured players, Botham, Benjamin, Dilley, Moody, Rhodes, Radford, Hick, Illingworth, Newport, Curtis and the artist, Darren Woolley, dated 1998. Limited edition no. 45/250. Overall 21"x16". 'Graeme Hick- Century of Centuries'. Limited edition colour print by artist David Stallard produced in Hick's Benefit year. Signed by the artist and Hick. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by Hick and the artist, this being no. 27. Attached to verso is a handwritten card from Hick to 'Harold', signed 'Graeme & Jackie'. Overall 22"x29". VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Lot 516
Angus Robert Charles Fraser. Middlesex & England 1984-2002. Original colour print of a watercolour of Fraser in bowling action with the Lord's pavilion in the background. Artist unidentified. Hand printed title to lower border, 'Angus R.C. Fraser. Stanmore C.C., Middlesex C.C.C. & England'. The print signed in pencil by Fraser with dedication, 'To Alan [Curtis]. Thanks for all your help during my Benefit year. Best wishes, Angus Fraser' and dated 1997. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17"x17.5". Ex Alan Curtis collection. VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Lot 517
Early cricket engravings. Three early prints, of which two are hand coloured, 'Cricketing (Lord's Cricket Ground, St. John's Wood, Match of the Gentlemen & Players)', and 'International Cricket Match at Kennington Oval', both depicting general views of matches in play. Also a magazine page extract c.1870 of an engraving depicting a 'Cricket-Group of Crack Gentlemen Players' featuring C.I. Thornton, C.E. Green, W.G. Grace, V.E. Walker, F.C. Cobden, W.B. Money and F.E.R. Fryer. All three mounted, two framed. Various sizes, overall approx. 14"x12". Ex Alan Curtis (actor) collection. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 518
Len Hutton and Cyril Washbrook 1950s. Original mono press photograph of Hutton and Washbrook walking out to bat at Trent Bridge. Signed in ink to the photograph by both players. Date, match and publisher unknown. 5.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury 1906'. Albert Chevallier Tayler 1907. Large colour limited edition print of Blythe bowling to Tyldesley with the fielders around the bat. Signed to lower border in pencil by Colin Cowdrey and E.W. Swanton, with facsimile signature of Leslie Ames. Limited edition no. 14/150. To the verso is a copy of a letter from E.W. Swanton explaining that Ames had died days before he was due to sign the Collector's Edition of the print, hence the addition of Ames' facsimile signature. Also an interesting letter from the granddaughter of Frank Harry who was a member of the Lancashire team that played in the match depicted. Mounted and framed. 40"x27" overall. Very good condition. Sold with a large colour screen print on canvas of David Steele in batting action for England, playing a shot to leg. Artist unknown. Framed, overall 25.5"x25.5". Some soiling to canvas margins, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
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Lot 520
'Brian Close. Yorkshire and England. Sporting Gr8s Hardmen'. Limited edition print of a montage of three photographs of Close, two in batting action, one of him heavily bruised having faced the West Indies bowlers. Limited edition no. 50/330, signed in pencil by Close. VG
Estimate: £20/30
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'The Australian Cricketers at Kennington Oval' 1880. The First Test Match in England. Original large double page hand coloured engraving taken from The Illustrated London News 15th September 1880 of two scenes from the first Test match in England. One depicts 'The Match. Lord Harris (Captn. of the English Team) saving a 4', the other 'The Finish' with the large crowd storming the field at the close of play, England having won the match by five wickets. 21.5"x16" in modern mount. Some tears to edges, otherwise in good condition. Sold with two bookplate style page extracts, each comprising illustrations by H.F. Crowther-Smith on a green background, both dated 1921. One, titled 'A Few Impressions' depicts caricatures of Australians A.A. Mailey, H.L. Collins, J.M. Gregory, W.W. Armstrong, C. Kelleway 'The Stone Waller', and W. Bardsley. The other, 'Further Impressions' depicts English players, F.E. Woolley on the telephone 'to his little friend C.G. Macartney [Australia]', H. Strudwick, J.B. Hobbs, P.G.H. Fender, and J.W.H.T. Douglas boxing with a kangaroo. Both measure approx. 7"x9.5", each mounted in modern mount. VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 522
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. Willows softback reprint (1989) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 58/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Bound in blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Book plate of Frank Eckersley, book stamp of Warwickshire statistician Edward Hampton to front end paper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892 and 1893. 29th & 30th editions. Both bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers and book plate photographs, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book blocks otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board of each edition
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894 and 1896. 31st & 33rd editions. Both bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, the 1896 lacking photographic plate of W.G. Grace. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block, one page from the 1896 edition detached and reaffixed with tape otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board of each edition
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges, lacking first advertising page, some soiling to first few outer pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to rear internal hinges, some soiling to first few outer pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903 and 1904. 40th & 41st editions. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges of the 1903 edition, faults to odd pages of the 1903 edition otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear and slight damage to boards, some breaking to the rear internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to the front internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some minor breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some minor breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70

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