Cricket Books - Part One

Lot 1001:
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'The Old Man'. John Arlott. Longmans, Green, London. 1949. Off-print from 'Concerning Cricket, pp 123-156. 34 pages. Limited edition of only six copies produced, of which this is number 2, signed by the author Arlott. Green boards with gilt title to spine. The book has a signed real photograph postcard of Arlott, loosely laid down, to the page opposite the title page. With presentation inscription from Arlott 'To G. Neville Weston with my best wishes John Arlott. 14.3.1950'. The printed text actually says '12 copies' printed but this has been amended to 6 and initialled by Arlott in ink. The inside of the front board has various press cuttings concerning Arlott laid down to it and to the first end paper a loosely mounted postcard of W.G. Grace, there are further laid down Arlott press cuttings to the rear end paper and a press picture of the London County team to the inside front board. A very rare Arlott limited edition. G
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1400
Padwick 7569 confirms the their were '6 copies only'. 'The Old Man' was a radio feature on the Centenary of the Birth of W.G. Grace
Lot 1002:
Lot 1002
'V.H.D. Cannings. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1958. Privately printed. 8 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Cannings' Benefit Fund 1959, of which this is no. 5, signed by the author Arlott. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1003:
Lot 1003
'Arthur Holt. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1963. Privately printed. 8 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for the Hampshire C.C.C. Centenary Fund, of which this is no. 10, signed by the author Arlott. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1004:
Lot 1004
'Henry Horton. A Biographical Note'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co Ltd 1964. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Henry Horton's Benefit Fund of which this is no. 38, signed by the author Arlott. Rare. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1005:
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'Peter Sainsbury. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co Ltd 1965. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Peter Sainsbury''s Benefit Fund of which this is no. 2, signed by the author Arlott. VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1006:
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'Old English Cricket. Six pamphlets by H.P.-T.'. Percy Francis Thomas. Stoke 1995. Facsimile reprint by Willows Publishing of the 1929 edition. Hardback. Limited edition number 264/300. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1007:
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'Centenary of Australia & England Test Cricket 1877-1977. Limited Edition Print Folio'. Sydney 1977. Large square brochure including sixteen pages of images and text in original portfolio with six loosely inserted limited edition colour reproductions of early cricket prints. Light wear to covers, internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1008:
Lot 1008
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition, lacking dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Sold with Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers. Volumes I-III. Limited editions of 500 numbered copies. Reprints of the original volumes, published by Roger Heavens. Some faults, good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1009:
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'The Chronicle of W.G.'. J.R. Webber. Nottingham 1998. Original stiffened wrappers. Limited edition of 200 copies, this being 102. Signed by Webber. In original slip case. Wear to front internal hinges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1010:
Lot 1010
'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. Although this has not got a limitation label it is clearly a limited edition book, signed by Frith. Excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1011:
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'Innings Complete'. Philip Paine. Volumes 1-24, each limited edition of either 300 or 250 copies, all signed by the author. 1999-2018. Sold with 'Finally a Face. A Memoir of Reginald Wood' by Paine 2007, signed limited edition no. 99/500, and 'A Guide to the Memorials of Cricketers' compiled by Michael Ronayne, 2017. A good number include original accompanying covering letter signed by the author, and two items of copy correspondence between the author and vendor. Qty 26. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1012:
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'Scores and Biographies'. Roger Heavens. Cambridge and Louth 1996-2017. Complete run of twenty one reprint hardback volumes covering the period 1746-1884. Titles are 'Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volumes I-III, 'Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volume IV, 'Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores And Biographies' Volumes V, VI, XIV, XVI-XXI, and 'Marylebone Club Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volume VII-XIII, XV. Volumes I-XVII each limited edition no. 399/500, the remainder each signed by Heavens and numbered 99/175. Each sold with accompanying Index. Volumes XV-XXI with original dustwrappers. Includes one copy letter from the vendor to the author. Sold with three further booklets by Heavens on Haygarth, 'Cricket's Other Chronicler' 1996, 'Essays on Arthur Haygarth' 2000, and 'Arthur Haygarth Remembered' 2003. Also 'Arthur Haygarth. His Record Innings-by-Innings', ACS Famous Cricketers Series no. 75, and a small Heavens book catalogue. Qty 46. Very good condition.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £440
Lot 1013:
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'Haygarth at Harrow (1839-1842)'. Compiled by Roger Heavens. Louth 2018. Limited edition no. 99/100. Signed by Heavens. Dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
'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. All three limited editions, Volume One, limited edition no. 99/220 copies for sale. Volume Two, 99/200 copies. Volume Three, 99/125 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. Includes 'The Chronology' on compact disc, and copy correspondence from the vendor to the author. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1015:
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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 99 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1016:
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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 99. 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. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Includes an unopened compact disc of 'An Index to Britcher's Scores'. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1017:
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'Double Century. The Story of M.C.C. and Cricket'. A.R. Lewis. London, 1987. Bound in red leather, gilt to all page edges, in slipcase. Limited edition no. 28/100. Signed by Tony Lewis and Colin Cowdrey to limited edition label laid down to inside front cover. Nice bright gilts to front and spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1018:
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'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879'. Edited by Frank Tyson. Nottingham 2001. Limited edition no. 99 of 330 copies produced, signed by the Editor. D/W. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1019:
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'The Professional Amateur. The Cricketing Life of Bob Barber'. Colin Schindler. Nantwich 2015. Limited edition no. 64/75, signed to the limitation label by the author and Bob Barber, and to label laid to inside front cover by M.J.K. Smith, Jack Bond, David Green, Jim Parks and John Murray. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1020:
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'Captain of the Crowd'. Albert Craig, Cricket and Football Rhymester 1849-1909'. Tony Laughton. Childrey 2008. Limited edition number 49 of fifty copies produced, signed by the author. Specially bound and boxed with twelve facsimiles of the rarest Craig compositions reproduced on art paper. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1021:
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Wisden Anthology 1978-2006. Leather bound limited edition no. 99/300, gilt to all page edges in slipcase. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1022:
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 345/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. With dustwrapper in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1023:
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'Hambledon: The Men and the Myths'. John Goulstone. Little Eversden 2001. Limited edition quarter leather bound copy number 13 of 25 copies produced, signed by the author. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1024:
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'150 Years of Middlesex County Cricket Club 1864-2014'. Limited edition hardback no. 129/150. Signed to limitation page by Clive Radley, Mike Gatting, Mike Brearley and Andrew Strauss. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1025:
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 99 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1026:
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'Wisden Cricketers of the Year'. Simon Wilde. London 2013. Green leatherbound limited edition in slipcase, this being number 99 of 150 copies produced. Gilt titles to front cover and spine, gilt to page edges. Signed in ink by the ten listed players of the year, David Gower, Mike Brearley, Brian Close, Derek Underwood, Bob Willis, Ted Dexter, Dennis Amiss, Graham Gooch, Claire Taylor and Andrew Strauss. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1027:
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'Ground Rules. A Celebration of Test Cricket'. Edited by Barney Spencer. Dakini Books, London 2003. Bound in full red leather with gilt titles to front cover and spine, large embossed cricket ball emblem to front and white stitching to cover extremities. Signed to the title page by Andy Flower and Steve Waugh who contributed the chapters on Zimbabwe and Australia respectively. Limitation(?) number stamp 299 to title page. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1028:
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'Sketches at Lord's'. Michael Down and Derek West 1990. Numbered 'Collector's' limited edition of 150 bound in full leather by Boundary Books, in slipcase, gilt to page edges. Signed by both Down and West. Limited edition no 49/150. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1029:
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'Felix and the Eleven of England', Gerald Brodribb. Boundary Books 2002. Full leather with gilt title to spine and gilts to page edges, in slipcase. Limited Edition of 250 copies each signed by a descendent of Felix, by Ted Dexter, President of M.C.C., and by Hubert Doggart, Chairman of the M.C.C. publishing committee and contributor of a charming foreword. This copy numbered 99. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1030:
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'The Don Meets the Babe. The 1932 Australian Cricket Tour of North America'. With a foreword by Sir Donald Bradman. Ric Sissons. J.W.McKenzie. Ewell 1995. Produced as a limited edition of 250 copies, this is number eighteen of only twenty five copies specially bound in full leather with gilts to all page edges, in slipcase. Signed by Sir Donald Bradman, Lady Bradman and the author. VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1031:
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'Taking Strike. The Colin McDonald Story'. Colin McDonald. Special 'collector's edition', Victoria 2015. Limited to only 110 copies of which 100 were available to collectors, this being copy no. 75. Signed to the autograph page by McDonald, Brian Booth, Bill Lawry, Alan Davidson, Ian Meckiff, Neil Harvey and Lindsay Kline. 'Apology' slip loosely inserted explaining that Arthur Morris was unable to sign due to ill health. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1032:
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'The Rise and Fall of Percy Perrin: Derbyshire v Essex 1904'. John Shawcroft. J.W.McKenzie 2000. Special limited edition number 36 of forty one numbered copies, each signed by the author and Jim Hutchinson, the 103-year old Derbyshire cricketer who played first-class cricket with many of those involved in this match. Half green morocco with green cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, in original slipcase. Perrin scored 343no out of an Essex first-innings total of 597 and still ended up on the losing side. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Only 41 copies of this limited edition were signed by Hutchinson due to his advanced years
Lot 1033:
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'Bill Edrich. A Biography'. Alan Hill. London 1994. Foreword by Denis Compton. Limited edition bound in full leather, gilt to top edge, in slipcase. Limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the author and Compton, this being number 131. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1034:
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'99.94 & Much More'. Peter Schofield. Second edition self-published in Sydney 2015, concerning items from his extensive personal collection of Bradman memorabilia collected over thirty years. Limited edition of 100 copies bound in full leather, this being no. 81. Signed by the author and John Stewart who produced the book, with accompanying limited edition bookmark and bookplate of Schofield slipped in. 'Relaunched to coincide with the Inaugural Bradman Hometown Festival, Bowral NSW Australia 8, 9 & 10 January 2016'. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1035:
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 36/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Good dustwrapper. Includes signatures on cards/ small page slipped in of four West Indies Test cricketers, Gerry Gomez, Ridley Jacobs, Rajinda Dhanraj and Ivan Manjray. Also the original receipt from the author c/o Fairfield Books, Bath. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1036:
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 123 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Small stain to half title page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1037:
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'Basingstoke Boy'. John Arlott. 1990. Numbered limited 'Collector's Edition' bound in full leather by Boundary Books with marbled endpapers, gilt to all page edges. Signed by John Arlott. Limited edition no. 43/200. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1038:
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'The David Frith Archive. A detailed catalogue of the cricket library and memorabilia collection of David Frith'. D. Frith. Childrey 2009. Limited edition of only seventy five copies, signed and numbered by the author, this being number 43. Bound in red boards. Includes loose printed pages of 'Additions to the David Frith Archive' dated 2012 slipped in to rear. Rare, sold out edition. Excellent condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 1039:
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'The 'Don' vs The Rest'. The scorecards of the minor cricket matches played by Sir Donald Bradman. 1920/21 to 1962/63'. Compiled by Alfred James. Sydney 2006. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author, this being number 86. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1040:
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Don Bradman. 'Pageant of Cricket'. D.Frith. London 1987. Foreword by Don Bradman. De-luxe leather bound limited edition of two hundred numbered copies, this being number 86, signed by Don Bradman and the author, Frith. Bound in full red leather, all edges gilt and preserved in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1041:
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'Summer's Crown. The Middlesex Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of thirty one books, this being number 21, signed by Chalke and Peter Parfitt, bound in blue boards with titles in gilt and County emblem to front, in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1042:
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West Indies. 'Sir Garfield Sobers: The Bay Land's Boy'. Keith A.P. Sandiford. Ewell 2019. Signed by the author, Sobers and Tony Cozier. Limited edition no. 11/125. Very good dustwrapper. 'Sir Everton Weekes: An Appreciation'. Tony Cozier. Ewell 2017. Limited edition no. 123/125 signed by Weekes and Cozier. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1043:
Lot 1043
'Harold Gimblett's Hundred'. John Arlott. R. Walsh Books, Taunton 1991. Limited edition number 42/123, nicely signed in ink by Arlott. Card covers with red ties. Sold with 'Somerset's Cricketing Clergymen', Eddie Lawrence 2003. Limited edition no. 24/200. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1044:
Lot 1044
'Against All Odds. The Story of Victoria's Sheffield Shield Triumph 1966-67'. Ken Piesse and Mark Browning. 'Collector's edition: Produced for the team's 50 year reunion', Victoria 2016. Limited edition no. 84/221. Signed to the title page by Mark Browning and to the autograph page by fourteen of the fifteen listed players. Signatures are Bedford, Bitmead, Connolly, Eastwood, Emerson, Grant, Joslin, Kirby, Murch, Rayson, Shade, Sheahan, Swanson and Thomas. Lacking the signature of the captain, Jack Potter. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1045:
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Bernard Whimpress, sports historian and former curator of the Adelaide Oval Museum. Eight limited editions titles by Whimpress, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'Bradman at Adelaide Oval. A Match by Match Record' 2005. Limited edition no. 42/100. 'Hughie's Best Never Ashes Series 1940-41 1942' by 'Scribe' (Whimpress) 2004, no. 25/100. 'Lord Hawke's XI at Unley' 2003, no. 39/100. 'Giffen's Match' 2004, no. 55/100. 'Clem Hill's 365 at Adelaide' 2012, no. 87/100. 'Adelaide Gold. The Origins of Ball by Ball Cricket Broadcasting' 1997, no. 190/300. 'Bradman's Walk to Glory: An Innocent Misattribution' 2014, no. 24/169. Also 'Australian Eleven. Test Cricket Snapshots 1945-1995', Whimpress and Nigel Hart 1997, no. 62/100, signed by both authors. Sold with 'The Official M.C.C. Ashes Treasures in Association with the M.C.C. Museum at Lord's', by Whimpress in slipcase. Qty 9. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1046:
Lot 1046
Ronald Cardwell. Six limited edition books by Cardwell, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'The M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1903-1904' 1988, limited edition no. 76/287, also signed by Bill O'Reilly. 'Booth's Big Match' (Brian Booth) 1999, no. 58/112, also signed by Booth. 'A Cameo from the Past. W.A. Brown (N.S.W., Qld, Australia)' 1996, no. 29/200, also signed by Bill Brown. 'What they said about Victor Trumper' 2016, no. 79/89. 'James Lillywhite's XI In Gouldburn 1876' 2007, no. 36/111, also signed by Trevor Bayliss and Robert Jeffery. 'Spiro Zavos. The Pupil Meets The Master' 2008, no. 32/50, also signed by Zavos. Sold with 'Bradman at Blackheath' by Cardwell and Irene McKilligan, 2011, signed by the authors with signature of Wendell Bill on piece slipped in. Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1047:
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'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle, A. Searle and Rev Malcolm Lorimer. Nantwich 2014. Blue leather bound limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 123, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Bond, Allott, Watkinson, Fairbrother, Shuttleworth, D. Lloyd, Simmons, C. Lloyd etc. In official slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1048:
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'C.K. Nayudu, The Shahenshah of Indian Cricket'. Vasant Raiji. Bombay 1989. 'Deluxe edition', limitation number 156, signed by the author. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1049:
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 318/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1050:
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'In the Eye of the Typhoon'. Frank Tyson. Red Rose Books 2004. Deluxe limited edition of fifty copies signed by Tyson, this being number 7. Blue quarter leather in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1051:
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'Sir Vivian' Vivian Richards. London 2000. Quarter leather bound limited edition copy, signed by Richards. Limited edition no. 20/121. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1052:
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 60/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Additionally signed to the two 'Appreciation' pages by Brian Lara and Courtney Walsh. This copy unusually presented in slipcase, lacking dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1053:
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'Images of Bradman. Rare and famous photographs of a cricket legend...'. Peter Allen & James Kemsley. Bradman Museum, Bowral, 1994. Deluxe limited edition number 423/974 bound in full green leather in presentation box. Signed to limitation page by Bradman. Excellent condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1054:
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'The Lord's Taverners Fifty Greatest'. The fifty greatest post war cricketers. Selected by Trevor Bailey, Richie Benaud, Colin Cowdrey and Jim Laker. London 1983. Leather bound de luxe limited edition with gilt lettering. Edges gilt. In slipcase. Limited edition 151/500 copies. Signed by the four Selectors, Bailey, Benaud, Cowdrey and Laker and the four contributors Mike Francis, Ivan Rose, Rodger Towers and Ron Wootton, also Bill Frindall. Minor staining to the odd page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1055:
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'Gloucestershire Wicket-keepers'. Andy Wilson. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1998. Limited edition no. 30/50. Signed to title page by Wilson. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1056:
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'The 300 Club'. Lynn McConnell. Dunedin, New Zealand 2003. Limited edition no. 139/385 of which 360 were for sale. Signed in ink to front endpaper by McConnell, Glenn Turner and Ken Rutherford. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1057:
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'Rags. The Autobiography of Derek Randall'. Nottingham 1992. Green cloth in slipcase with gilt title to case. Limited edition no. 45/500. Signed to the limitation page by Randall, Richard Hadlee, Garry Sobers and Colin Cowdrey. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
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'Shane Warne. My Illustrated Career'. Shane Warne. London 2006. Leather hand bound limited edition number 168/1000, signed by Warne and one other to limitation page, and by Richie Benaud on small loose mounted card to foreword. In slipcase, lacking the six limited edition photographs of Warne reproduced from the book. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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'No Coward Soul. The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard' Stephen Chalke & Derek Hodgson. Bath 2003. Limited edition leather bound copy. Limited edition number 23 of only 25 copies produced, signed by Appleyard, Dickie Bird, Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson to limitation page. Rare. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
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'At the Heart of English Cricket. The Life and Memories of Geoffrey Howard'. Stephen Chalke. Bath 2001. Bound in half calf. Limited edition number 79 of 100 produced, signed by Howard, Chalke and Scyld Berry, who wrote the foreword. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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'For Essex & England. Graham Gooch's Century of Centuries'. Graham Gooch & Michael Down 1993. Quarter leather 'Centurion Edition' with gilt to all edges, in slipcase. The first 100 copies of the book are uniquely signed and dedicated to a particular century by Graham Gooch. This is 'Centurion' limited edition no. 60/333, 275 Essex v Kent, April 1988. Signed to limitation page by Gooch. The 'Centurion Edition' also includes a page entitled 'The Centurions- Scorers of 100 First-Class Centuries' containing the ink signatures of ten players who have achieved the feat. Signatures, nicely signed in ink, of Don Bradman, Glenn Turner, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney, Dennis Amiss, Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Zaheer Abbas, Graham Gooch, and Denis Compton. The book originally retailed at £275. Very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1062:
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'Bodyline Autopsy'. David Frith. London 2002. Signed limited edition number 72 of only 100 copies produced. Gilt to top edge. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1063:
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'The Archie Jackson Story. A Biography'. D. Frith. Ashurst 1974. Limited edition of 1000 copies, this being number 814, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
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'The Official History of Surrey County Cricket Club'. David Lemmon. Helm Publishing. London 1989. Limited edition of 200 numbered copies, this being number 138. Blue cloth in slipcase. Signed to facing title page by twelve former Surrey players. Signatures are Surridge, Barton, May, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, A. Stewart, M. Stewart, Harman, Constable, Subba Row, Cox and Willett. Slight rubbing to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
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'The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia'. Marcus Williams & Gordon Phillips. Oxford 1990. Blue and black quarter leather limited edition, limited to 100 copies, numbered and signed by the authors Phillips and Williams, this being no. 73. In slip case. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £140
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'The History of Nottinghamshire Cricket Club'. Peter Wynne-Thomas. Christopher Helm, London 1992. Profusely signed by Nottinghamshire players dating from 1919-2010s. Includes signatures on pieces, labels and cuttings laid down, and to the pages throughout the book, with some additional pages taped in. Also includes the odd member's tickets, receipt etc laid down. Over three hundred and forty signatures in total. Earlier signatures include B. Flint, W. Flint, Reddick, W. Walker, C.B. Harris, Woodhead, F.H. Winrow, Keeton, Sime, Smailes, Smales, Wells, W.E. Rhodes, Voce, H.J. Butler, S.J. Staples, Dooland, Miller, G. Gunn, J.R. Gunn, G.V. Gunn, T.W. Oates, Branston, Heane, Halfyard, Shipston, Swetman etc. Odd duplication of signature. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
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'The Official History of Yorkshire County Cricket Club'. Derek Hodgson. Marlborough 1989. Profusely signed by Yorkshire players dating from 1910s-2000s. Includes signatures on pieces, labels, cuttings and the odd extra page laid down, and to the pages throughout the book. Approx. three hundred signatures in total. Earlier signatures include Raper, Ford, W. Watson, R. Aspinall, Yardley, Sellers, E.P. Robinson, L. Hutton, Bowes, Macaulay, Oldroyd, H. Sutcliffe, W.H.H. Sucliffe, Illingworth, Close, Boycott, Padgett, K. Taylor, Stott, D. Wilson, Bolus, Bird, R.A. Hutton, J.H. Hampshire etc. Odd duplication of signature. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1068:
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Signed 'Fairfield Books' titles. Seven original hardback biographies published by Fairfield Books, Bath, each with very good dustwrapper, all signed by the author(s) and/or subject. Titles are 'No Coward Soul. The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard', Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson 2003. 'It's Not Just Cricket', Peter Walker 2006. 'Ken Taylor. Drawn to Sport', Stephen Chalke 2006. 'Mark Wagh. Pavilion to Crease and Back', Mark Wagh 2009. 'Team Mates', John Barclay and Stephen Chalke 2016. 'In Sunshine and in Shadow. Geoff Cope and Yorkshire Cricket', Stephen Chalke 2017. Sold with '20th Century All-rounder. Reminiscences and Reflections of Clive van Ryneveld', Claremont (South Africa) 2011, softback signed by van Ryneveld. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1069:
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Signed 'Fairfield Books' titles. Eight biographies published by Fairfield Books, Bath, all signed by the author and/ or subject. Titles are 'Supercat, the authorised biography of Clive Lloyd', Simon Lister 2007. 'Tom Cartwright. The Flame Still Burns', Stephen Chalke 2007. 'The Centurions from Grace to Ramprakash', Patrick Murphy, revised edition 2009, additionally signed by Gooch, Hick and Ramprakash. 'Micky Stewart and the changing face of cricket', Stephen Chalke 2012. 'Lost in the Long Grass', John Barclay with John Woodcock 2013. 'Rosey. My Life in Somerset Cricket', Brian Rose with Anthony Gibson 2019. 'Sense of Humour, Sense of Justice', Fred Rumsey 2019. Also one softback, 'One More Run', 'Bomber' Wells with Stephen Chalke', 2000. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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'The Men in White Coats. Cricket Umpires Past and Present'. Teresa McLean, London 1987. Hardback with good dustwrapper, signed to the front endpaper and half title page by thirty Test and first-class umpires. Signatures include K. Palmer, R. Julian, M. Saggers, I. Gould, M. Kitchen, R. Kettleborough, N. Llong, M. Benson, J. Holder, T. Robinson, B. Leadbeater, V. Holder, P. Willey, R. Illingworth etc. Also signed by the author to label laid down to title page with accompanying letter. Sold with 'You Are The Umpire', Paul Trevillion and John Holder, London 2009. Signed to the title page by Trevor Jesty, Tim Robinson, John Holder and Peter Willey. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Teresa McLean was the first woman to get a cricket Blue from both Oxford and Cambridge
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'Don Bradman's Book. The Story of my Cricketing Life, with Hints on Batting, Bowling and Fielding'. Don Bradman. London 1930. Original green cloth. Signed in ink to the inside front cover by twelve members of the 1932 County Championship winning Yorkshire team. Signatures are Sellers, Verity, Sutcliffe, Barber, Bowes, Mitchell, Dennis, Wood, Macaulay, Rhodes, Holmes and Leyland. Also twelve ink signatures of the 1932 Nottinghamshire team to the front endpaper of Carr, S. Staples, A. Staples, Harris, G.V. Gunn, Hardstaff, Larwood, Voce, Walker, Lilley, Keeton and Shipston, and ten of Somerset to inside rear cover of Ingle, Case, Longrigg, Bennett, Young, Andrews, F.S. Lee, Wellard, Linney and Hazell. Spaces reserved for other County signatures, but unsigned. Slight bleeding to the Nottinghamshire signatures, some light fading to spine, minor ageing and staining internally, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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'The Baggy Green'. Michael Fahey and Mike Coward. Boundary Books, Cheshire, 1993. Hardback with original dustwrapper. Signed to the title page by Brian Booth, and profusely to the inside covers and front and rear endpapers by forty nine Australian Test cricketers from the 1980s onwards. Signatures include McGrath, Law, Hazlewood, G. Marsh, Cummins, Johnson, M. Taylor, Hogg, Hughes, Siddle, Starc, Khawaja, Warner, Lyon, Katich, Watson, Clarke, Lehmann, Labuschagne, Langer, Paine etc., also Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting to photo images. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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'Cricket Conquest. The Story of the 1948 Test Tour'. W.J. O'Reilly. First edition, London 1949. Odd nicks to otherwise good dustwrapper. Signed to the title page by Bill O'Reilly. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Cricket biographies. Five titles, each signed by the author. Some limited editions. Titles are 'A Summer of Plenty. George Herbert Hirst in 1906', Stephen Chalke, Bath 2006. 'Five Five Five. Holmes and Sutcliffe in 1932', Stephen Chalke, Bath 2006. 'George Lohmann. The beau ideal', Ric Sissons, Leichhardt Australia 1991. Limited edition no. 143/500. 'Somerset's Cricketing Clergymen', Eddie Lawrence 2003. Limited edition no. 23/200. 'Laker's Match. 19 Wickets and The Ashes', Vic Rigby, Ewell 2006. Limited edition no. 49/75, additionally signed by Ian Craig and Peter Richardson. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1075:
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Signed overseas players' autobiographies. Eight titles, each signed by the subject, comprising seven hardbacks with very good dustwrappers. Titles are 'Gordon Greenidge. The Man in the Middle' 1980. 'Glenn Turner's Century of Centuries' 1983. 'Hanif Mohammed. Playing for Pakistan' 1999. 'Shane Warne' 2001. 'Steve Waugh. Never Say Die' 2003, signed by Waugh and Richard Dawson. 'Basher', Basharat Hassan 2004. 'Mushtaq Mohammed Inside Out' 2006. 'Caught in the Middle. Monkeygate, Politics and Other Hairy Issues', Mike Procter 2017. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Garry Sobers. Six sixes v Glamorgan 1968. Four titles relating to Sobers' achievement of hitting six sixes in one over off the bowling off Malcolm Nash, while playing for Nottinghamshire at Swansea in 1968. Each title signed by the author, some additionally signed. Three hardback titles with very good dustwrappers, 'Six of the Best. Cricket's Most Famous Over', Grahame Lloyd, Cardiff 2008, additionally signed to the half title page by Lloyd and eight members of the Glamorgan team who played in the match, Roger Davies, Peter Walker, Alan Jones, Don Shepherd, Malcolm Nash, Eifion Jones and Brian Lewis. Also signed by Herschelle Gibbs to inside photograph. 'Garry Sobers. My Autobiography' 2002, signed by Sobers and Bob Harris. 'Howzat? The Six Sixes Ball Mystery', Grahame Lloyd, Cardiff 2013. One softback, 'Not Only, But Also. My Life In Cricket', Malcolm Nash 2018, signed by Nash, Gwyn Richards, Alan Jones, Brian Lewis and Eifion Jones. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1077:
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Multi-signed cricket books. Six titles including five hardbacks with good dustwrappers including 'Spin Bowling', Ray Illingworth 1979. Twenty eight signatures to inside covers and to inside pictures including Barry Norman, Mike Denness, Brian Close, Derek Ufton, Fred Titmus, Tom Graveney, Nicholas Parsons, Mike Gatting, Derek Underwood, Graham Dilley, Allan Lamb, Peter Willey etc. 'Debrett's Cricketers' Who's Who', Iain Sproat 1980, five signatures of J. Edrich, K. Barrington, C. Milburn, B. Close and G. Evans. 'Give Me Arthur [Shrewsbury]', Peter Wynne-Thomas, 1985, five signatures of S. Finn, G. Swann, T. Robinson, A. Strauss and S. Broad. 'Rags', Derek Randall 1992. Nine signatures including Randall, R. Tolchard, R. Maru, P. Such, M. Lynch, C. Radley etc. 'Cricket In Hertfordshire', R.G. Simons 1996, signed by Brian Lara and Henry Blofeld. Also one softback, 'The Centenary Test. Melbourne Cricket Ground March 1977', A. Batchelor, A. Rusden, R. Webster and K. Williams, Melbourne 2002. Signed by the authors and Derek Randall. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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'Who's Who of Cricketers'. Philip Bailey, Philip Thorn and Peter Wynne-Thomas. London 1984. Dustwrapper. Signed to the first nine pages and the rear eleven pages by over two hundred and eighty Test and first-class cricketers, including over eighty Nottinghamshire players. The majority signed to labels laid down, with some signed to cutting images. Notable earlier Nottinghamshire signatures include Willatt, 'Bomber' Wells, Simpson, Stocks, Shipston, Yates, Springall, Siddons, Cotton, Cox, Clay, Hill, Frost, Rhodes etc. some signed in later years. Others include Bailey, Statham, Mann, Brookes, Tyson, Shackleton, Insole, Dexter, Evans, Cartwright, Parks, Ridgway etc. Some wear and tape repair to dustwrapper, some age toning to labels with the odd label detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
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'Farewell to Cricket'. Don Bradman. London first edition 1950. Nicely signed by Bradman in black ink below frontispiece image. Dustwrapper with some loss to head of spine. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
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'Cricket Form at a Glance in this Century 1901-1923'. Sir Home Gordon. London first edition 1924. Maroon cloth. Signed in ink to title page by Gordon. Wear and soiling to boards, fading to spine, some internal foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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'Nelson on the Board. 111 seisoenen Nederlandse cricketgeschiedenis'. Published in Dutch by the Netherland K.N.C.B. 2002. Green cloth with gilt to front cover and spine. Signed to first page by sixteen players and coaches c. 2010. Signatures include Borren (Captain), Kruger, Dighton, Szwarczyynski, Loots, Baresi, de Grooth, Seelar, Bukhari etc. Also to the title page by two Dutch cricket officials, W. Winckel and F. Kapelle. Not previously sold by the auctioneer. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
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Don Bradman. Four hardback titles and one softback relating to Bradman, each with signature of Bradman on label or card laid down or mounted. 'Sir Donald Bradman. A Biography', Irving Rosenwater, London 1979. 'The Bradman Era', Bill O'Reilly & Jack Egan, Sydney 1983. 'Farewell to Cricket', Don Bradman with introduction by David Frith, London 1988, with additional signature of Frith on label. 'The Don 1908-2001', Roland Perry, London 2001, with additional signature of Perry on card. 'Remembering Bradman', Margaret Geddes, Victoria, Australia 2002. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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'Autobiography'. Neville Cardus. First edition, London 1947. Nicely signed in black ink to half title page by Cardus, dated 'London 1949'. Decent dustwrapper with nicks to edges and age toning to spine. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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'G.L. Jessop. A Complete Record of his Performances in First-class Cricket'. C.J. Britton. First edition, Birmingham 1935. Blue and cream cloth. Nicely signed in ink to inside front cover, 'Gilbert L. Jessop. April 14 1935', and 'To Eileenah from Uncle Gilbert, Jan 25 1953' (possibly Jessop's son, also named Gilbert). Minor soiling to boards, slight splitting to page block, otherwise internally in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
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Sussex C.C.C. biographies and histories. Six signed softback titles relating to Sussex cricket including four limited editions published by Sussex Cricket Museum & Educational Trust. 'Tony Greig 1946-2013. A Tribute', edited by Roger Packham and Nicholas Sharp 2013, limited edition no. 27/200, signed by six contributors, Barclay, Snow, Spencer, Barrow, Buss and Graves. 'Sussex Victorious. 50th Anniversary of the Gillette Cup - 1963'. Packham & Sharp 2013, limited edition no. 11/150, signed by seven contributors, Thomson, Dexter, Oakman, Parks, Buss, Packham and Snow. 'Mark Robinson. An Appreciation'. Jon Filby & Nicholas Sharp 2016, limited edition no. 97/150. Signed by Robinson and five contributors, Barrow, Cottey, Filby, 'The Diversity of Words. A Collection of Light Verse...', Hubert Doggart 2014, limited edition no. 24/50, signed by Doggart. Also 'From the Sea End', Christoper Lee, signed by the author, also Robin Marlar, Jim Parks and John Snow. 'Some Magic from Mushy and Much More', Nicholas Sharp, limited edition no. 63/75, signed by the author and Mushtaq Ahmed. 'The Year of the Magical Martlets', Nicholas Sharp 2007, signed by the author and Robin Marlar. Sold with 'The Longest Journey. The Inside Story of Sussex's Championship Triumph', Paul Weaver and Bruce Talbot, Stroud 2004. Hardback with good dustwrapper, signed by the authors and John Barclay. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
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Nico Craven. Eight hardback books and twenty one in paper wrappers dating from 1985 to 2005, all signed by the author, Nico Craven. Hardback titles, all with dustwrappers with odd faults, are 'Best out of Five' 1976, 'Best of both Worlds' 1976, 'Suddenly it was Summer' 1977, 'A Sign of the Times' 1978, 'August Occasions' 1979, 'A Friend of the Family' 1980, 'Playing a Supporting Role' 1981, and 'Tea for Twenty Two' 1983. Qty 29. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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'The Oval. Test Match Cricket Since 1880'. David Mortimer. Stroud 2005. Boldly signed to the front endpaper by sixteen current and former Surrey players c. 2010. Signatures include Hamilton-Brown, Ramprakash, Pietersen, Roy, Batty, A. Stewart, Schofield, Meaker, M. Stewart etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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'Caught in Action. 20 Years of West Indies Cricket Photography'. Gordon Brooks. Barbados 2003. Boldy signed to the front endpaper by sixteen members of the 2007 West Indies touring party to England. Signatures include Sarwan, Bravo, Chanderpaul, Collymore, Edwards, Ganga, Gayle, Joseph, Morton, Powell, Ramdin, Rampaul etc. Also signed to the title page twice by Tony Cozier, one signature on label laid down. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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'Our Cricket Story'. Alec and Eric Bedser. London 1951. Presentation copy signed to the title page by both Bedsers. Also signed to the front endpaper by eleven Surrey players including May, Clark, Stewart, Constable, Barrington, Laker, Lock, McIntyre, Wilson, Tindall etc. Some wear to dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Pelham 'Plum' Warner. Two first edition titles by Warner, both signed in ink to the title page by the author. 'Cricket Reminiscences with some review of the 1919 season', London 1920. Red cloth with gilt titles. Wear and bumping to boards and spine. 'Long Innings. The Autobiography of Sir Pelham Warner', London 1951. Original dustwrapper with loss and tears. Internally in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
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Learie Constantine. Two first edition titles by Constantine, both signed in ink to the half title page by the author. Both with dustwrappers. 'Cricket in the Sun', London 1946. Presentation copy signed and dated 9th December 1964. Good dustwrapper, internally in good condition. 'Cricketers' Carnival', London 1948. Signed and dated July 1948. Some nicks and loss to dustwrapper, internal foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
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'South Africa. The Years of Isolation and the return to international cricket'. Mike Procter with Patrick Murphy. Harpenden 1994. Signed to the title page by Procter and Murphy. Also signed to the half title page and facing title page by members of the 1994 and 1998 South Africa touring parties to England. Signatures include Cronje, Cullinan, Richardson, Rhodes, Liebenberg, Pollock, Kallis, Adams, Boucher, McMillan, Klusener, Snell etc. Approx. forty signatures in total. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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'Australian Cricket. A History'. A.G. ("Johnnie") Moyes. First edition, London 1959. Publisher's black cloth with title to spine. Nicely signed in ink to front endpaper by thirteen members of the 1968 Australian touring party to England. Signatures are Jarman, Gleeson, Hawke, Connolly, Renneberg, Walters, Chappell, Joslin, Inverarity, Mallett, Redpath, Sheahan and Taber. Minor staining to front endpaper not affecting signatures, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Lancashire cricket. Five titles, each signed by the author, two multi-signed. Three hardback titles with very good dustwrappers are 'My Own Red Roses', Gerald Hodcroft, Lewes 1984. Signed to the title and facing pages by twenty Lancashire players. Signatures include Pilling, Ormrod, Atherton, DeFreitas, Watkinson, Allott, Mendis, Fitton, Titchard etc. Also two signed titles by Eric Midwinter, 'Red Shirts and Roses', Manchester 2005, and 'Red Roses Crest the Caps', London 1989, additionally signed by Winston Place and Ken Cranston. Sold with two softback titles, each signed by the author. 'Glory Lightly Worn. A Tribute to Brian Statham', Malcolm Lorimer, Manchester 2001, and 'Johnny Briggs. Poor Johnny', Lives in Cricket series no. 2, Stuart Brodkin, Cardiff 2007, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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'The Cricketing Greigs'. David Lemmon. Breedon Books, Derby 1991. Signed by the author and by Tony (twice) and Ian Greig. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
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Gloucestershire 'Double Winners' 1999. 'The History of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club'. David Green. Christopher Helm, London 1990. Signed by the author and B.D. 'Bomber' Wells to the title page. Also signed to the front endpaper by the twelve members of the Gloucestershire teams for the Benson & Hedges Super Cup Final at Lords', 1st August 1999, and NatWest Trophy Final, Lord's 29th August 1999. Signatures include Alleyne (Captain), Ball, Russell, Barnett, Hancock, Cunliffe, Snape, Windows, Lewis, Bracewell etc. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
In the two finals, Gloucestershire beat Yorkshire by 124 runs and Somerset by 50 runs
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'The Larwood Story'. Harold Larwood & Kevin Perkins. Sydney 1982. Paperback edition. Nicely signed to title page by Larwood and Perkins. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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'Yorkshire's Cricketing Legends'. Yorkshire-born Test Cricketers'. Grenville Firth. Breedon Books, Derby 2009. Signed to the title page by the author. Also signed to pages or to pieces laid down by thirty eight Yorkshire-born Test players. Signatures include Birkenshaw, Bolus, Bowes, Boycott, Hampshire, L. Hutton, R. Hutton, Ray Illingworth, Lever, Moxon, Old, Padgett, Taylor, Trueman, Yardley etc. Odd signature duplicated. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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'Maiden Over. A Short History of Women's Cricket and a Diary of the 1948-49 Test Tour to Australia'. Nancy Joy. First edition, London 1950. Signed in ink (one in pencil) to the half title and facing pages by eleven members of the Australia touring party, and twelve members of the England team for the third Test, The Oval, 28th- 31st July 1951. Australia signatures are Dive (Captain), Paisley, Hudson, Vogt, Batty, Schmidt, Phillips, Jones, Laughton, James and Dow. England signatures are Maclagan (Captain), Hide, Spry, Duggan, McEvoy, Robinson, Morgan, Murrey, Johnson, Birch, Sanders and Cummins. Dustwrapper with wear and loss. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
England beat Australia in the third Test by 137 runs. The three match series was tied 1-1
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The Ashes 2005. 'Ashes Victory. The Official Story of the greatest ever Test series in the team's own words'. Peter Hayter. Published by the England Cricket Team, London 2005. Boldly signed to the half title page by all twelve members of the England team who played in the series, and coaching staff. Players' signatures are Vaughan, Trescothick, Strauss, Bell, Pietersen, Flintoff, G. Jones, Giles, Hoggard, Harmison, S. Jones and Collingwood. Further signatures include Hayter (title page). Richard Bevan (preface), Trescothick (foreword) etc. Eighteen signatures in total. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
England famously won the series 2-1 with two matches drawn, so regaining the Ashes for the first time since 1986/87
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The Ashes 2009. 'England's Ashes. The exclusive and official story of the npower Ashes series 2009'. Peter Hayter. Published by the England Cricket Team, London 2005. Boldly signed to the half title page by fifteen of the sixteen members of the England team who played in the series, with the signature of Flintoff on detached piece. Other players' signatures are Strauss, Cook, Anderson, Bell, Bopara, Broad, Collingwood, Harmison, Onions, Panesar, Pietersen, Prior, Sidebottom, Swann and Trott. Also signed to the title page by Hayter, and Andy Flower to the introduction. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
England won the series 2-1 with two matches drawn, so regaining the Ashes
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The Ashes 2010/11. 'Ashes 2011. England's record-breaking series victory'. Gideon Haigh. London 2011. Boldly signed to the inside front cover by fourteen members of the England touring party. Signatures are Strauss, Flower. Anderson, Bresnan, Broad, Bell, Collingwood, Cook, Finn, Pietersen, Prior, Swann, Tremlett and Trott. Additional signature of Pietersen to front endpaper. Also signed to the title page by the author. Sixteen signatures in total. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
England won the five match series 3-1 with one match drawn, so retaining the Ashes
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Jack Hobbs. Three titles, each signed by Hobbs. Titles include two hardbacks, 'My Cricket Memories', Jack Hobbs, London 1924, signed in pencil by Hobbs to the frontispiece photograph and title page. 'Playing for England! My Test-Cricket Story', Jack Hobbs, London 1931, signed in ink to title page. Also one title in paper wrappers, 'The Game of Cricket as it should be played', Jack Hobbs, Maurice Tate & Herbert Strudwick, London 1948. signed in ink to the contents page by Hobbs. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
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'Ashes- and Dust'. D.R. Jardine. London 1934. Nice signature in ink of Jardine on piece loose mounted to title page. Reasonable dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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'Lord's'. John Marshall. London 1969. Signed in ink to reverse of frontispiece by thirteen members of the Middlesex team, the signatures collected at Canterbury 1970. Signatures include Parfitt (Captain), Pearman, Murray, Titmus, Price, Brearley, Jones, Radley, Connolly, Featherstone etc. Sold with an official scorecard for the drawn match slipped in, Kent v Middlesex, Canterbury, 5th- 7th August 1970 with incomplete printed scores. Dustwrapper with small tears. Some foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Frank Woolley. Two biographies of Frank Woolley. 'Woolley- the Pride of Kent', Ian Peebles, London 1969. Signed with dedication to front endpaper by Woolley, dated 24th July 1969. Good dustwrapper. 'Early Memoirs of Frank Woolley' as told to Martha Wilson Woolley, Ashurst, Kent 1976. Limited edition no. 43/1000. Signed to the limitation page by Frank Woolley. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Gloucestershire cricket. 'Not Out 100. Midsomer Norton Cricket Club 1878-1978', R.C. Taylor & M.T. Bell, 1978. Signed to rear endpaper by fourteen members of the Gloucestershire team. Signatures include Procter, Sadiq Mohammad, Brassington, D. Graveney, Shackleton, Foat, Shepherd, Childs, Windaybank, Stovold, Hignell etc. Some wear to the wrappers, odd page cleanly detached. Included is an official programme for the Midsomer Norton Centenary Week fixtures which featured a match v Gloucestershire C.C.C. on 24th July 1978. 'Never Say Die. Official celebration of Gloucestershire winning the 2015 Royal London One-Day Cup'. Tim Lezard 2015. Over fifty signatures to pages throughout of contributors and players including members of the winning team. Signatures include Jonathan Agnew, Tim Lezard, David Payne, Craig Miles Jack Taylor, Andy Stockhausen, Gareth Roderick, Michael Klinger, Geraint Jones, James Fuller, Richard Dawson etc. Heavy duplication of signatures. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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'The Cowdreys. Portrait of a Cricketing Family'. Ivo Tennant. London 1990. Signed to the title page by the author, Colin, Chris, Graham Cowdrey and one other, possibly Jeremy Cowdrey. Good dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
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Sachin Tendulkar. 'Masterful'. Peter Murray & Ashish Shukla. Adelaide 2002. Nicely signed in ink to front endpaper by Tendulkar. Very good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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'My Favourite Cricketer'. Edited by John Stern. London 2010. Signed by the author and twenty five players and contributors. Signatures include Wasim Akram, Mike Selvey, Mike Atherton, Geoff Boycott, Ally Brown, Vic Marks, Angus Fraser, Joel Garner, Derek Pringle, Adam Gilchrist, Graham Gooch, Darren Gough, David Gower, Tom Graveney, Wes Hall, Tony Cozier, John Lever, Geoff Miller, Mike Procter, Clive Radley, Barry Richards, Garry Sobers, Jeff Thomson etc. Good dustwrapper. Wear to edges of cloth boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1877-1878. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by C.E. Davey, 'Kent Herald' Office 1878. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, breaking to the front internal hinge, handwritten name of ownership to the top border of the title page, small press cutting laid down to rear end paper otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Minor wear to silver Kent emblem. Very rare first issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £2200
The famous Kent 'Blue Book' was published annually from 1878 to 1946 with breaks in publication during the two World Wars (1914-18, 1940-44). Each issue contains a review of the season prior to the year of publication
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Lot 1112
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1878-1879. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by C.E. Davey, 'Kent Herald' Office 1879. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, handwritten name of ownership to the top border of the 'Rules' page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare second issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £2400
Lot 1113:
Lot 1113
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1879-1880. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by C.E. Davey, 'Kent Herald' Office 1880. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, crease to top left hand corner of the front board, breaking to front internal hinge and wear to the rear otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare third issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1300
Lot 1114:
Lot 1114
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1880-1881. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by C.E. Davey, 'Kent Herald' Office 1881. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, very light crease to top border of the rear board otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare fourth issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1200
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Lot 1115
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1881-1882. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the 'Kentish Gazette' 1882. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, some breaking to the front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. The book is larger than the previous four issues measuring 4.25"x5.5". Rare fifth issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1550
Lot 1116:
Lot 1116
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1882-1883. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1883. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, handwritten name of ownership to the top border of the 'Index' page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. The book reverts back to the standard size of the annual and continues. Rare sixth issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1550
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Lot 1117
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1883-1884. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1884. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare seventh issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1100
Lot 1118:
Lot 1118
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1884-1885. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1885. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare eighth issue of the 'blue book'. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1200
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Lot 1119
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1885-1886. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1886. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, vertical creasing to front board, breaking to the front internal hinges otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare nineth issue of the 'blue book'. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £1200
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Lot 1120
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1886-1887. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1887. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Rare tenth issue of the 'blue book'
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £750
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Lot 1121
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1887-1888. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1888. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £700
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Lot 1122
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1888-1889. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1889. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1123:
Lot 1123
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1890. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1890. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £340
Lot 1124:
Lot 1124
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1890-1891. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1891. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, handwritten signature of ownership to top border of the title page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £900
Lot 1125:
Lot 1125
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1892. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1892. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, light vertical crease to the top border of the centre of the front board, minor wear to front end paper otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £500
Lot 1126:
Lot 1126
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1893. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with silver gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by J. Burgiss-Brown, Maidstone 1893. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, handwritten name of ownership to the top border of the 'Index' page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1127:
Lot 1127
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1894. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1894. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £550
Lot 1128:
Lot 1128
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1895. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1895. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £360
Lot 1129:
Lot 1129
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1896. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1896. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, some browning to pages edges and to end papers otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1130:
Lot 1130
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1897. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1897. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1131:
Lot 1131
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1898. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1898. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £110
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Lot 1132
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1899. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1899. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £120/140
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1133:
Lot 1133
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1900. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1900. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £120/140
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1134:
Lot 1134
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1901. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1901. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, slight breaking to internal hinges, minor annotation to odd page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1135:
Lot 1135
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1902. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1902. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, minor wear to board edges, minor annotation to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1136:
Lot 1136
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1903. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1903. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, very minor wear to board edges otherwise in good/very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1137:
Lot 1137
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1904. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1904. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1138:
Lot 1138
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1905-1909. Five editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines otherwise in good/ very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1139:
Lot 1139
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1910-1915. Six editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines, some wear and fading to the rear board of the 1911 and 1912 editions, The 1913 edition with broken internal hinges and minor faults, slight wear to the front internal hinge of the 1915 edition otherwise in good/ very good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1140:
Lot 1140
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1919-1924. Six editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines, some wear and soiling to boards and spines otherwise in good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright. Some editions from the C.I.S. Wallace collection
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
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Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1925-1938 and 1945. Fifteen editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to the majority of the spines, some wear and soiling to boards and spines otherwise in good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright, odd edition, very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1142:
Lot 1142
Kent C.C.C. yearbooks and annuals 1948-2015. Official Kent yearbook for 1948 and a run of official annuals for 1951-1953, 1954, 1956, 1959-1966, 1968, 1971, 1977, 1979-1984 and 2016. Some wear to the early annuals, otherwise in good condition. Qty 24
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
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Lot 1143
'Early Kent Cricketers'. John Goulstone. Original stiff card covers. Typescript published privately by the author in 1972, 'Number 16 in a Second Edition of 50 Copies'. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1144:
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Hammer price: withdrawn
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'Kentish Poets. A Series of Writers in English Poetry...'. Compiled by Rowland Freeman. G. Wood, Canterbury 1821. Two volumes, of which Volume II comprises fifty pages of works by John Duncombe (1729-1786) including the celebrated cricket poem, 'Surrey Triumphant: or the Kentish Men's Defeat' of 1773, together with the full match scorecard. Both volumes handsomely bound in quarter calf with raised bands to spines, marbled boards and page edges, gilt to spines. Padwick 6387-2. The spine of Volume I appears to have been expertly repaired at a later date, retaining the original spine and boards. Minor rubbing to extremities, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £210
John Duncombe was a well known clergyman, writer and poet, and contributed to the 'Gentlemen's Magazine' under the pseudonym of 'Crito'
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Lot 1146
Playfair Cricket Annual. Nice run of the annual 1949 to 1960 in large format , 'Cricket In Kent Year Book 1963' and Gloucestershire C.C.C. Year Books's 1995-2001, 2003 and 2006. Sold with a selection of biographies, histories, general cricket books etc. Qty 44. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
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Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1911. Original red cloth with gilt emblem and title to front and spine. To the front endpaper is a moving fourteen line poem, 'Verity', handwritten in ink by the war poet, Drummond Allison. To the inside front cover a note in Allison's hand reads, 'Roger with love from Drummond', and below, in the hand of Roger, 'Drummond Allison's hymn to Hedley Verity (killed in action in Sicily 1943)'. Previously sold by Christie's in 2004. Some staining to boards, slight breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
John Drummond Allison (1921-1943) was killed in action, aged 22 years old, in Italy just a few months after Verity perished. It is not known whether Allison had met Verity, but clearly took a keen interest in Yorkshire cricket
Lot 1148:
Lot 1148
'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: £500/800
Hammer price: £640
Lot 1149:
Lot 1149
'The Australian Cricket Guide 1926'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. C.H. Richards, Nottingham. Original cover bound into brown boards. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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'Worcestershire C.C.C. Centenary Year Book 1965'. Original green boards. Nicely signed to front end paper by eleven members of the 1964 team. Signatures are Kenyon (Captain), Headley, Graveney, Horton, Ormrod, Gifford, Booth, Flavell, Coldwell, Richardson and Fearnley. Wear to covers and spine, internally good
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1151:
Lot 1151
Yorkshire C.C.C. annuals 1948-2010. A large selection of the handbook for seasons 1948, 1949, 1953-1956, 1960-1975, 1977-1981, 1984, 1985, 1987-1999, 2009 and 2010. All hardbacks in original publisher's cloth, except the editions for 1984 in limp cloth covers. Heavy duplication. Mixed condition ranging from fair to very good. Qty 219 in three boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1152:
Lot 1152
'The Cricket Quarterly. A Journal devoted to the Noble Game of Cricket' 1963-1970. Volumes I-VII. Edited by Rowland Bowen. Eastbourne, Sussex. Lacking Vol. V no. 4. Also 'The Cricket Quarterly 1963' contents and index, and 'Index to the Cricket Quarterly 1963'. Overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1153:
Lot 1153
Playfair Cricket Annuals. A good run of the annual from 1948-1962 in larger format and 1963-2019 in the smaller standard format, lacking issues for 1964, 1972, 1995 and 2012. Odd duplication, some faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 71
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
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Lot 1154
Victorian Cricket Association Annual Reports for 1932/33 (Bodyline), 1934/35 and 1935/36. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1155:
Lot 1155
Gloucestershire C.C.C. Complete run of Year Books for seasons 1947-2019. The 1950 issue signed in ink to the front cover by ten Gloucestershire players. Signatures are B.O. Allen, T.W.J. Goddard, L.M. Cranfield, G.E.E. Lambert, C. Cook, J.F. Crapp, J.K.R. Graveney, C.A. Milton etc. Qty 73. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1156:
Lot 1156
'First-Class Cricket. A Complete Record'. 1930-1939. A run of the series compiled and edited by Jim Ledbetter (two with Peter Wynne-Thomas) in very good condition. The 1938 and 1939 editions are hardbacks with dustwrappers. All volumes signed by the author(s). G/VG. Qty 10
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1156a
'The Yorkshire Cricketers' Handbook' 1894. Nice small booklet comprising 'Match Fixtures of the Principal Clubs in Yorkshire, the Counties &c, Synopsis of Yorkshire Cricket, County Players' Averages, Laws of the Game &c'. Includes fold out portraits of the Yorkshire Champion County Eleven for 1893 and the Lancashire Eleven 1893. Printed and published by Fletcher & Speight, Bury. Original pale blue wrappers. Padwick 2885. Rusting to staple and small loss to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Twelve issues of the annual were published from 1881 to 1902
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'James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion' 1884 (Fortieth edition) and 1886. Two issues, each similarly bound in contemporary half leather with gilt title to spines. Both lacking original wrappers. The 1884 lacking photographic plate, the 1886 lacking title page, rear advertising pages and large part of pp271/2 is missing. Light wear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Yearbooks 1947 to 2019. Complete run of the Annual for 1947-1985, also 2014 and 2016-2019. Some staining to boards of the 1947, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with a run of the Playfair Cricket Annual for 1954, 1959 (larger format), 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1981-1989, 1991-2000, 2003-2007, 2009-2016, 2018, 2019, and World Cup guides for 1996 and 1999. Qty 91. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1159:
Lot 1159
Northern counties and clubs annuals and yearbooks. Yorkshire annuals with cloth covers for 1922, 1924-1926 and 1928. Some soiling to boards. Lancashire 1947, 1975, 1977, 1982-1984 and 2019. Also two volumes of 'Iron & Willow- a History of Middlesborough C.C.', by Ray Baker, Volume One 1855 to 1911, and Volume 2 1915-1989. Both limited editions, nos. 115/300 and 88/300 respectively, and signed by the author. Other counties include Warwickshire (6), Derbyshire (3), Nottinghamshire (3), etc. Qty 31. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1160:
Lot 1160
West Country and Southern counties yearbooks. A selection of annuals and yearbooks including Worcestershire 1949. Hampshire 1954, 1961, 1964-1966, 1968, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2018-2020. Dorset C.C.C. 1959-1968, 1973, 1975, 1989, 1999-2002, 2008 and 2010, Sussex 1982, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2019 etc. One duplicate. Qty 54. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1161:
Lot 1161
'The Staffordshire Sentinel Cricket Annual for 1911'. Original pictorial wrappers. 96pp. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1162:
Lot 1162
M.C.C. members' books. Four member's books for seasons 1913, 1926, 1930 and 1944. Each bound in original red cloth with gilt title and emblem to front. The 1930 copy signed in green ink to the front endpaper, 'A.T.A. Dobson' and dated 1931. Taylor played in one first-class match for Gentlemen v Surrey in 1905. The 1913 copy with heavy staining to boards, others in good/ very good condition. Sold with two volumes of 'M.C.C. Cricket Scores and Biographies'. Volume V 1855-1875, and Volume XV. Red cloth covers with gilts, in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1163:
Lot 1163
Indian Cricket Almanack. Run of the Annual for seasons 1954/55, 1957/58-1960/61, 1963-1968, 1971, 1972, 1990 and 1999. Madras. Edited by Gurunathan, Sundaresan etc. Original paper/ cloth covers, the 1990 and 1999 with hard covers. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
'Sketches of the Players'. William Dennison. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Rudolph Ackermann, R. Dark [and others], 1846. Late 19th-century green morocco and marbled boards, gilt lettered spine, original printed buff wrappers bound in. Extremities of binding rubbed, abrasion mark to marbling on lower cover, some minor wear to original wrappers otherwise in very good condition. Ex M.C.C. library, with two bookplates to front, and sold in Christie's sale, which included duplicates from the Marylebone Cricket Club Library, of November 2010 as lot 24. Rare
Estimate: £1500/2500
Hammer price: unsold
First edition of the earliest collection of player biographies. Dedicated to 'the Noblemen and Gentlemen, members of the Marylebone Cricket Club', it is largely about Denison's contemporaries, though beginning with the earlier figure of Alfred Mynn. Padwick 876 & 7201.
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'The Cricket Guide'. Mohummud Abdullah Khan. Lucknow, Royal Printing Press 1891. First and only edition. 'Intended for the use of young players, containing a short but comprehensive account of the game, embracing all the important rules and directions nicely arranged in due succession. Original pink paper wrappers with full-page diagram of fielding positions, errata slip on fold yellow paper. Loss and damage to wrappers, internally good, but some splitting to spine otherwise in good condition. Loose bound in red boards. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1166
'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. First edition. Lacking engraved frontispiece of Lord's Cricket Ground. Original green boards with printed paper label to centre. Minor wear and soiling to boards, broken internal front hinge, wear with loss to final page, odd further minor faults otherwise in good condition. Appears complete
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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'The Noble Game of Cricket. Illustrated and described from Pictures, Drawings and Prints in the Collection of Sir Jeremiah Colman at Gatton Park, Surrey. With an introduction by Clifford Bax'. Published for the collector by B.T. Batsford, London. 1941. 105 plates, some coloured and mounted. Original green buckram with gilt lettering and decoration, with top edge gilt. Good original dustwrapper. Published in an edition of 150 copies of which 100 were for sale. The other fifty were for 'the Collector'. Neat handwritten inscription in pencil to rear endpaper by a former owner referring to an ink inscription to the second front endpaper of a four line extract of the poem 'A Gleam of Sunshine' by H.W. Longfellow, signed 'Jeremiah Colman, Author'. Light foxing to page edges, nicks to dustwrapper extremities, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Very rare in this signed form
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
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'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1903-1923. A.W. Pullin ("Old Ebor"). Leeds 1924. Original blue cloth with gilt title and emblem to front and spine. Original Victorian bookplate to inside front cover of Lord Hawke. The bookplate with family crest/coat of arms 'Strike' and beneath 'Baron Hawke'. Some light fading to spine and minor wear to spine extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
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'A Sporting History. The Priory Collection'. David Norrie in Association with the Priory Collection. Privately published 2012. Large format highly illustrated book detailing the comprehensive sporting collection compiled by Nigel Wray. Signed by Wray to the title page. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Don Bradman. '100 not out. A Century of Cricket on the Adelaide Oval'. Sidney Downer. Adelaide 1972. Presentation copy 'To Dick Pellew' signed in Don Bradman's hand, 'Don & Jessie Bradman Xmas 1972. In due course I hope you reach the above milestone. You will, if you have a good doctor...'. Good dustwrapper. With certificate of authenticity. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 1171
Statistical cricket books. 'Padwick's Bibilography of Cricket Vol II', compiled by Stephen Ely and Peter Griffiths, London 1991, 'The Gibbs Guide to Items not in Padwick', compiled by Stephen W Gibbs, Christopher Saunders, second edition October 2004 and 'The Don: A Bibliographical & Referential Journey', Stephen W. Gibbs 2005. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1172:
Lot 1172
Statistical books, brochures, magazines, dealer catalogues etc. Box comprising a good selection of modern titles including Association of Cricket Statistician publications (Qty 7), 'The Cricket Statistician' 2010-2019, issue nos. 152, 155-186, dealer catalogues (11), 'M.C.C. Magazine' 2010-2018 (20), 'M.C.C. Cricket Annual' 2002-2014 (13), The Journal of the Cricket Society 2012-2019 (14), plus a selection of Society members' newsletters etc. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1173:
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Histories, biographies, anthologies, general cricket interest. Two boxes comprising sixty seven titles, the majority hardbacks, including some signed and limited editions. Titles include 'Archie Remembered', limited edition no. 49/424 with accompanying order of service for the renovation of Maclaren's grave, 2004. 'How We Recovered The Ashes', M.C.C. Centenary Edition 2003, limited edition no. 99/400. 'Old English Cricket', H. P.-T., Willows reprint 1995, no. 23/300. 'John Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion', softback reprint in green cloth, Roger Heavens 2007, no. 99/100. 'Matches, From 1786-1822', Henry Bentley, facsimile reprint no. 99/400. Two titles signed by the author, 'Through The Remembered Gate', Stephen Chalke 2019 and 'On Cricket', Mike Brearley 2018. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1174:
Lot 1174
Australia and The Ashes. Twenty three mainly modern hardback titles relating to Ashes series from Bodyline onwards, also biographies of Bradman, Trumper, Fingleton, Benaud etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1175:
Lot 1175
Middlesex C.C.C. and Lord's. A good selection of biographies, histories and annuals relating to Middlesex and Lord's. Biographies include Brearley, Compton, Edrich etc. Includes a complete run of 'Middlesex County Cricket Club Review' 1980/81-2017. Also four Surrey C.C.C. Yearbooks for seasons 1989-1992 etc. Qty 65. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1176:
No lot
Hammer price: £0
Lot 1177:
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Don Bradman. Thirteen biographies on Bradman. Authors include Roland Perry (two titles), Margaret Geddes, Graeme Wright, Philip Derriman, Christopher Hilton, Bill O'Reilly, Peter Allen, A.L. Shillinglaw, Richard Mulvaney etc. Titles include 'The Bradman Albums', two volumes in slipcase, 'The Art of Bradman', 'Farewell to Bradman' etc. Also 'Neil Hawke Bowled Over', Adelaide 1982, signed by Hawke and Bradman. Sold with 'The Art of Bradman', three still sealed jigsaw puzzles nos. 1, 2 and 4. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1178:
Lot 1178
Australian cricketers' biographies. Ten titles of which six are signed by the subject or author. Titles signed by the subject are 'The Doug Walters Story', Ken Laws, Adelaide 1981, and 'Mark Waugh', James Knight 2002. Titles signed by the author(s) are 'The Story of Jack Iverson. Mystery Spinner', Gideon Haigh 1999, 'The Ross Gregory Story', David Frith 2003, 'Phillip Hughes. The official biography', Malcolm Knox & Peter Lalor 2015, 'Harry Graham. The little dasher', Ronald Cardwell, West Pennant Hills 2017. Unsigned subjects include Bert Collins, Kerry O'Keefe, Ted MacDonald and Ian Chappell. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1179:
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Cricket histories. Box comprising forty one modern mainly hardback cricket histories with some biographies. The majority signed by the author with other odd signatures. Authors' signatures include Chris Westcott, Alan Hill, David Frith, Robert Titchener-Barrett, Ralph Barker, David Foot, Brian Halford, Alan Hill, David Kynaston, Alan Haselhurst, Peter Baxter, David Thurlow, Keith Booth, Brian Bearshaw, David Kynaston, Basil Ashton Tinkler, Don Mosey etc. Some signatures on labels laid down. Subjects include cricket at Eastbourne, Eton and Harrow, fast bowlers, Tony Lock, Harold Gimblett, A.C. MacLaren, Bobby Abel, Johnny Wardle, J.C. 'Farmer' White, Archie Jackson etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1180:
Lot 1180
England cricketers signed biographies 1950s onwards. Thirty four titles, the majority hardbacks signed by the featured player, the odd title with signature on label slipped in. Signatures include Alan Knott, Robin Hobbs, Tom Graveney (two different), R.E.S. Wyatt, E.T. Smith,Jim Parks, Basil D'Oliveira, Peter Richardson, Alan Oakman, Brian Statham, Mike Brearley, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff, Jack Russell, Fred Trueman, Peter May etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
Australian cricketers signed biographies 1970s-2010s. Nineteen titles, the majority hardbacks signed by the featured player, the odd title with signature on label slipped in or laid down. Signatures include Brian Taber, Ian Redpath, Alan Davidson, Richie Benaud, Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist, Doug Walters, Michael Bevan, Ricky Ponting, Steve Waugh, Dennis Lillee, Mark Waugh, Ray Lindwall, Terry Jenner, Ian Meckiff etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1182:
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England and Australia cricketers' biographies, autobiographies, histories, tours etc 1940s onwards. A good selection of seventy mainly modern titles in two boxes, the majority hardbacks with generally good dustwrappers, some with signed card slipped in. Earlier titles include 'Forty Years of English Cricket', H.W. Lee 1948. 'Headley Verity. Prince with a piece of leather', Sam Davis 1952. 'I Declare', Jack Cheetham 1955. 'Alletson's Innings', John Arlott 1957. 'Over to me', Jim Laker 1960. 'Fast Fury', Freddie Trueman 1961. 'Many a Slip', Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie 1962. 'My World of Cricket', Neil Harvey 1963. 'Classic Centuries', B.J. Wakley 1964. 'Simpson's Australians', E.M. Wellings 1964 etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1183:
Lot 1183
Gloucestershire cricket biographies. Four titles by David Battersby, each limited edition and signed by the author. Titles are 'Woofy. The Life & Times of W.A. Woof' 2018, limited edition no. 88/120. 'Edward Sainsbury- The Lost Years of 1889 and 1890' 2019, no. 13/50. 'The Early Years of Gilbert Laird Jessop', 2019, no. 68/130. 'Jessop's Son. The Cricketing Life of Gilbert Laird Osborne Jessop' 2020, no. 46/115. Sold with 'Something Uncommon in the Flight. The Life of J.J. Ferris', Max Bonnell, Yallambie, Victoria 2013. Limited edition no. 10/125 signed by the author. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £62
Lot 1184:
Lot 1184
Cricket histories and biographies. Four titles each limited edition and signed by the author. Three with good dustwrappers are 'Cricket at Hastings. The Story of a Ground', Gerald Brodribb, Speldhurst 1999, no. 21/100, additionally signed by Jim Parks. 'Trumper Triumphant', Gerry Wolstenholme, Bolton 2002, no. 145/150. 'Cricket's Greatest Comeback. Warwickshire v Hampshire 1922', Neil Jenkinson, Ewell 1998, no. 159/200, additionally signed by John Woodcock. Also '10th Wicket First Class Cricket Record Partnership 307 Runs', John Riley, Wonga Park, Victoria 1997, no. 188/250. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1185:
Lot 1185
Australian cricket histories and biographies. Five titles, each signed by the author, including two limited editions. Titles are 'How Many More Are Coming? The Short Life of Jack Marsh', Max Bonnell, Petersham, New South Wales 2003. 'Near Death on the Sub-Continent. The Gavin Stevens Story', David Jenkins, West Pennant Hills 2009, additionally signed by Gavin Stevens and Gordon Rorke. 'Triumph at Wattle Flat. When Castlemaine Beat the Poms', Richard Mack, Deniliquin, New South Wales 2012. 'Cricket's Unsung Legend. The Jimmy Matthews Story', James Brear, Victoria 2012, limited edition no. 87/400, additionally signed by Archie Matthews. 'Substitute Players for England Cricket Teams in Australia Since 1861-62', Alfred James, West Pennant Hills, New South Wales 2015, no. 39/60. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1186:
Lot 1186
Large format books. A selection of ten large format cricket books including a bound volume of 'Famous Cricketers & Cricket Grounds'. C.W. Alcock. London 1895. 'The Noblest Game. A Book of Fine Cricket Prints', Neville Cardus and John Arlott, first edition London 1969. Other subjects covered include modern histories of Australian cricket grounds at the M.C.G. Melbourne, Adelaide Oval and The Gabba. Two titles signed, one by Dickie Bird, the other Muralitharan etc. Some wear to board extremities and foxing to the Alcock. The remainder in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1187:
Lot 1187
Cricket tour books. Thirty six mainly hardback titles. Tours covered include Ashes series of 1924/25, 1932/33 (Bodyline), 1934, 1948, 1950/51, 1953, 1954/55, 1956, 1961, 1962/63, 1974/75, M.C.C. in South Africa 1964/65, Australia in West Indies 1965, West Indies in Australia 1960/61, South Africa in England 1947, 1955, South Africa in Australia 1952/53 etc. Authors include Jack Hobbs, John Arlott, A.G. Moyes, Alan Ross, Monty Noble, E.W. Swanton, Richie Benaud, Jack Cheetham, J.D. McGlew etc. Includes one signed title, 'England on Tour', Peter Wynne-Thomas, London 1982, signed by the author, and four titles published by The Sportsmans Book Club. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1188:
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Cricket annuals, biographies, histories and instructional books. A selection of fifty nine titles in two boxes, the majority hardbacks with dustwrappers. Includes fifteen hardback annuals, 'The Denis Compton Annual' 1951 (first year of issue), 1952, 1954, 1956 and 1957. 'The Boys' Book of Cricket', P. Pringle, 1949 and 1951. 'Trevor Bailey's Cricket Book' 1959. 'The Book of Cricket', Jim Parks, 1962. 'The Commonwealth Book of Cricket', Jim Parks, 1963 (first year), 1964 and 1965. 'The International Cavaliers' Cricket Book' 1969 and 'The International Cavaliers' World of Cricket' 1970. Subjects of biographies include Alan Davidson, Walter Hammond, Archie Jackson, Ted Dexter, Fred Titmus, S.F. Barnes, Don Bradman, Godfrey Evans, Keith Miller, Jackie McGlew, Ray Lindwall etc. Other authors include Ray Robinson, John Arlott, Roy Webber, Alf Gover, Charlie Grimmett, Garry Sobers etc. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1189:
Lot 1189
Australian cricket. Ten modern signed books and booklets relating to Australian cricket and cricketers including 'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879', Frank Tyson, Nottingham 2001. Hardback, limited edition no. 268/300, signed by Tyson. 'Cricket's Imperial Crisis', Brian Stoddart. Canberra 1983. Limited edition of 200 copies, this copy unnumbered. Signed by the author and Harold Larwood, also by the illustrator to p.16. 'Ken Eastwood. A Life in Cricket', David Jenkins, Australian Cricket Society 2008, no. 42/150, signed by Eastwood and Jenkins. Two Melbourne Cricket Club histories, 'An Unforgettable Summer', Batchelor, Webster & Williams, 2000, and 'The Centenary Test', Batchelor, Rusden, Webster & Williams, 2002. Both fully signed by all authors. Two signed titles by Warwick Torrens, 'The Brisbane Tests' and 'Queensland Cricket and Cricketers 1862-1981'. Three signed biographies of Jimmy Matthews by James Brear 2012, 'Sam Cosstik, Peter James Sunners 2005, and Stan McCabe, Jack McHarg 1987. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1190:
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Yorkshire cricket. Four signed or multi-signed hardback titles, each with good dustwrapper. 'Champions Forever. Yorkshire County Champions 2001', Robert Mills, 2001. Boldly signed to the front endpaper by sixteen members of the Yorkshire team including Kirby, Lehmann, Vaughan, Lumb, Silverwood, McGrath, Bresnan, White, Sidebottom etc. Also signed by Club President, Robin Smith, who wrote the foreword. 'Cricket at Scarborough', Ian Hall & John Found, Derby 1992, signed by the authors. 'Fred Truman's Dales Journey', Skipton 1998, signed by Trueman. 'Field of Dreams. Headingley 1890-2001', Robert Mills 2001, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1191:
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Surrey signed biographies and histories. Eight titles including one limited edition. 'Flannelled Foolishness. A Cricketing Chronicle', E.R.T. Holmes, London 1957, signed by Holmes. 'Bobby Abel. Professional Batsman', David Kynaston, New Malden 2007. Limited edition no. 15/150 signed by the author. 'The Surrey Story', Gordon Ross. London 1957. Two copies, one, with poor dustwrapper, signed by Pelham Warner, the other lacking dustwrapper signed by Ken Barrington. Two softback biographies by Keith Booth, 'His Own Enemy [Edward Pooley]' 2000, and 'Rebel With a Cause [Jack Crawford]', 2016, both signed by the author. 'The Bedsers at 80', commemorative brochure, signed by Alec and Eric Bedser twice each, with a mono aerial view print of The Oval also signed by the Bedsers. 'The Oval Reflections', David Norrie, 2005. Signed to the title page by Alec Stewart with author's signature on piece loose mounted, also by Paul Sheldon, Chief Executive. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1192:
Lot 1192
West Indies signed biographies. Six hardback biographies with generally good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject and/ or author. 'Wes Hall. Pace Like Fire', Wes Hall, London 1965. 'Blasting for Runs', Rohan Kanhai, Calcutta 1969. 'Chucked Around', Charlie Griffith, London 1970, signature of Griffith on cutting image laid down. 'Playing to Win', Conrad Hunte, London 1971. Signed by Hunte with protective film overlaid. 'Sir Gary. A Biography', Trevor Bailey, London 1976, signed by Bailey and Sobers, also by Richie Benaud. 'Gordon Greenidge. The Man in the Middle', Newton Abbott 1980. Also one softback, 'Mastering the Craft. Ten Years of Weekes 1948-1958', Everton Weekes, Jamaica 2007, signed by Weekes. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1193:
Lot 1193
Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe cricket. Four hardback and two softback titles, each signed by the author. 'Mahanama. Retired Hurt', Roshan Mahanama & Ken Piesse, Victoria 2001. Limited 'Collector's Edition' no. 258/500, signed by Mahanama. 'Aravinda. My Autobiography', Aravinda de Silva, Edinburgh 1999. 'Cricket the Noble Art', Sunil Wettimuny, Colombo 1985, signed by Wettimuny. 'The Golden Era of Sri Lankan Cricket', Ajith C.S. Perera, Talangama 1999, signed by Perera. 'Blood, Sweat and Treason. My Story', Henry Olonga, Kingston upon Thames 2010, signed twice by Olonga and also Henry Blofeld. 'Keeper of Faith', Tatenda Taibu, Liverpool 2019, signed by Taibu. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1194:
Lot 1194
Sussex cricket. Nine titles including six hardbacks, each signed by the author unless stated, one limited edition. Hardback titles, all with good dustwrappers with one exception are 'My Cricketing Reminiscences', Maurice Tate, London 1934. 'Parsons Pitch', David Sheppard, London 1964. 'Ted Dexter Declares', Ted Dexter. London 1966. 'From the Sea End', Christopher Lee, London 1989. 'The History of Cricket at the Saffrons Eastbourne', Chris Westcott, Eastbourne 2000. Signed by seven Sussex players, Knight, Barclay, Sheppard, Doggart, Parks, Marlar and Snow. 'The Appeal of the Championship. Sussex in the Summer of 1981', John Barclay, Bath 2002. Three titles in paper wrappers are 'Sussex in First-Class Cricket in 1975', N.F.S. Epps. Hove 1977, limited edition no. 77/100. 'The Captain's Year', Alan Wells, Haywards Heath 1994. 'Cricket At The Castle. 100 Years of Cricket at Arundel Castle', Michael Marshall, Goostrey 1995. Additionally signed by Colin Cowdrey. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1195:
Lot 1195
Art in cricket. Seven hardback titles and one with paper wrappers, each signed by the artist. Includes six titles by Jack Russell, 'A Cricketer's Art' 1988 (paper wrappers), Jack Russell's Sketch Book' 1996, 'Caught on Canvas' 1998, two copies. 'New Horizons' 2007. 'A personal journey through Eighteen Counties' 2013. Also 'A Cricketer's View', Martin Speight, London 1995, and 'White Hats and Cricket Bats. My Painting Life', Jocelyn Galsworthy, London 2000. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1196:
Lot 1196
Peter Baxter. Test Match Special. Seven hardback titles, each edited or written and signed by Peter Baxter. 'Test Match Special' volumes 1, 2 and 3, published 1981, 1983 and 1985. 'From Brisbane to Karachi' 1988, additionally signed by Henry Blofeld. 'Inside the Box. My Life with Test Match Special' 2009, also signed by Jonathan Agnew. 'The Best Views from the Boundary' 2010. 'Can Anyone Hear Me?' 2012. Sold with 'From Arlott to Aggers. 40 Years of Test Match Special' 1997. Nine signatures including Blofeld, Vic Marks, Tony Cozier, Jim Swanton, Bill Frindall, Christopher Martin-Jenkins etc. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1197:
Lot 1197
Henry Blofeld. Thirteen hardback titles (one paperback) by Henry Blofeld, each signed by the author. 'Cricket in Three Moods' 1970, 'The Packer Affair 1978', 'Caught Short of the Boundary' 1984, 'One Test After Another' 1985, 'My Dear Old Thing' 1990, 'On the Edge of My Seat' 1992, 'Cakes and Bails' 1998, 'It's Just Not Cricket!' 1999, 'A Thirst for Life' 2000, 'Cricket and All That' 2001, 'Cricket's Great Entertainers' 2003, 'Squeezing the Orange' 2013 and 'Over and Out' 2017. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1198:
Lot 1198
David Rayvern Allen. A collection of fifteen hardbacks and one booklet including biographies, anthologies and histories written or edited by Rayvern Allen, each signed by the author, with one limited edition. Titles include 'Sir Aubrey. A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith', Ewell 2005. Limited edition no. 78/150, additionally signed by Honor Cobb, daughter of Smith. 'E.W. [Jim] Swanton', London 2000, also signed by John Major. Also 'A Breathless Hush...' 2004 with additional signature of Hubert Doggard on card, 'A Word from Arlott' 1983, 'Arlott on Cricket' 1984, 'Another Word from Arlott' 1985, 'Early Books on Cricket' 1988, 'Peter Pan and Cricket' 1988, 'Arlott' 1994, 'More than a Game' 1995 etc. Qty 16. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1199:
Lot 1199
E.W. 'Jim' Swanton. A collection of twelve hardbacks (two with paper wrappers) including biographies and histories written or edited by Swanton, each signed by the author. All with dustwrappers unless stated. Titles include 'Cricket and the Clock' 1952. 'Report from South Africa with P.B.H. May's Team 1956/57' 1957, signature on card, lacking dustwrapper. 'A History of Cricket Volume II' 1962. 'Cricket from All Angles' 1962. 'Sort of a Cricket Person' 1972. 'Follow On' 1978 with additional signature of Tim Rice on card. 'As I Said at the Time' 1983. 'Homes of Cricket' 1988, 'Arabs in Aspic' 1993, also signed by Tony Lewis. 'Denis Compton. A Cricket Sketch' 1948, signed by Swanton and Compton in 1986 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1200:
Lot 1200
Bill Frindall and Brian Johnston. Twenty one signed hardback titles and one in paper wrappers, each signed by the author unless stated. Frindall titles are 'Frindall's Score Book', four hardback titles with dustwrappers covering England v Australia 1975, Australia v West Indies 1975/76, England v West Indies 1976, and Australia v West Indies and England 1979/80. Also one with paper wrappers for the Centenary Test, England v Australia, Melbourne 1977. Other Frindall titles are 'The Wisden Book of Cricket Records' 1981, 'The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1984' 1985 (signature on label), 'Limited-Overs International Cricket' 1997, 'Bearders. My Life in Cricket' 2006, 'Ask Bearders' 2009 signed by Jonathan Agnew'. Twelve mainly biographies by or about Johnston include 'It's Been a Lot of Fun' 1974, 'It's a Funny Game', 1978, 'Rain Stops Play' 1979, 'Someone Who Was' 1992, also 'A Delicious Slice of Johnners' 2000, 'Another Slice of Johnners' 2001, 'A Further Slice of Johnners' 2002 (each with signature on card) etc. Qty 22. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £140

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