Cricket Books

Lot 1257:
Lot 1257
'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 82 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1258:
Lot 1258
'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 82. 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 and only Lord's possesses a full set. This set reproduces all 15 pamphlets in exact facsimile, and they are accompanied by a lengthy commentary, specially written by David Rayvern Allen. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1259:
Lot 1259
'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 89 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition with excellent dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1261:
Lot 1261
'The Australians in England 1882'. Facsimile reprint published by J.W. McKenzie 1982. Limited edition no. 29/120. Sold with 'The Australians in England 1884'. Facsimile reprint published by J.W. McKenzie 1984. Limited edition no. 32/150. Good dustwrappers. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262
John McKenzie publications. Titles are 'Some Recollections of Cricket', Lord Charles J.F. Russell. Facsimile reprint 1989. Limited edition no. 71/100, signed by the publisher. 'Curiosities of Cricket', "An Old Cricketer". Facsimile reprint 1989, 'Rules and Instructions for playing at the game of cricket'. T. Boxall. 1981. Limited edition reprint no. 12/150 and 'St Ivo and the Ashes'. R.D. Beeston. Facsimile reprint 1978. Limited edition no 62/75. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1263:
Limited edition and signed books. Selection including 'Moments and Thoughts'. John Snow. London 1973. Limited hardback edition 32/50 copies signed by Snow. DW, 'The Golden Age of Cricket. A Memorial Book of Hugh Trumble'. Robert Trumble. Melbourne 1968. Limited edition no. 29/1000, signed in ink by Trumble. Books signed by Martin-Jenkins (2) and Mike Brearley (2) plus three other books including 'Duleep. The Man and his Game'. Edited by Vijay Merchant, Vasant Raiji etc. Commemoration Volume. Bombay 1963, 'A breathless Hush...' Edited by David Rayvern Allen 2004 etc
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1264:
'British Sports and Sportsmen'. Compiled and edited by 'The Sportsman'. London 1917. Volume 1. 'Cricket and Football'. Leather bound limited edition 70/1000. Containing a series of large photogravure portraits of famous cricketers and footballers with biographical details including Grace, Hawke, Harris, Ranji etc. Gilts to page edges. Replacement spine, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, tear to title page otherwise in good condition. Sold with a bound volume of 'Famous Cricketers & Cricket Grounds'. C.W. Alcock. London 1895. Wear to boards, some breaking to front board where it meets the spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265
'Curiosities of First-Class Cricket'. F.S. Ashley Cooper. Edmund Seale, London 1901. 'Signed and interleaved' limited edition of 100 copies, this being number 18, nicely signed in ink by Ashley-Cooper to the limitation label laid down to front endpaper. Original green cloth with decorative gilts and title to front cover and spine. Padwick 99. Very light wear to spine, slight breaking to spine block, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare - not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1266:
'British Sports and Sportsmen'. Six volumes of the series, each limited to 1000 copies produced. Handsomely bound in full red morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spines and page edges, marbled endpapers, one volume in green and beige cloth. Volumes are 'Cricket and Football' (limited edition no. 575/1000), 'Shooting and Deerstalking' (147, green and beige cloth), 'Racing' (575), 'Polo and Coaching' (202), and 'Past Sportsmen' Parts I and II (162). Various sizes, approx. 8"x6". Minor scuffs to some covers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267
Wisden Anthology 1978-2006. Leather bound limited edition no. 30/300 in slip case, gilt to page edges. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. Excellent condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268
'For Essex & England. Graham Gooch's Century of Centuries'. Graham Gooch & Michael Down 1993. Quarter leather 'Centurion Edition' with gilt to all edges, in slip case. 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. 21/333, 164 Essex v Leicestershire, June 1981. 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, by 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: £120/180
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269
'Summer's Crown. The Durham Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of twenty one books, this being number 18, signed by Chalke and Geoff Cook, bound in maroon boards with titles in gilt, in slip case. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270
'The Chronicle of W.G.', J.R. Webber, Nottingham 1998. Limited edition no. 96/200, signed by the author. Original stiffened wrappers bound in red cloth. Good condition. Sold with 'The Bradman Albums' Don Bradman. London 1988. Volumes 1 & 2 in slipcase. Some damage to slipcase, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
'Innings Complete'. Philip Paine. Volumes 23 () and 24 (2018) being the final two volumes in the series. Both limited editions of 250 copies, these are numbers 109 and 77 respectively. Both signed by the author. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
Lancashire C.C.C. Official Handbooks. An almost complete run from 1930 (first year of new issue) to 1999, lacking the 1995 issue. The 1930 to 1990 issues have been nicely bound into seventeen maroon cloth with speckled page edges, the majority with original wrappers retained. Issues lacking front, rear or both wrappers are 1935-1938, 1981, 1982 and 1987. The remainder in original paper wrappers. The 1997 issue has been signed by Austin, Flintoff, Hegg, Lloyd, Martin and Watkinson to their individual portraits. 25 volumes in total. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
Kent County Cricket Club Annuals 1962-1975. A complete run of member's copies of the annual from 1962 to 1975 in original red covers with titles in white. Very good/ excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
Melbourne Cricket Club. Four Annual Reports for seasons 1946/47, 1948/49, 1949/50 and 1950/51. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
Yorkshire C.C.C. annuals 1912, 1926, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1953, 1955-1963, 1966, 1967, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1989, 1995, with duplicate copies for 1955-1957, 1961 and 1962. Original decorative boards, gilt to edges to 1912 edition, the 1984 edition with limp covers. Fading to spine, old tape repairs to title page and pencil scribbles to some pages of the 1953. Slight breaking to page block of the 1957. Other odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 28
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
Lancashire C.C.C. yearbooks. Complete run of the yearbook from 1950-2000. Qty 51. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
Surrey C.C.C. handbooks 1950-2003. A good run of fifty four handbooks for 1950, 1955, 1956, 1959-1967, 1969-1984, 1986-1993, 1995, 1999 and 2002/03. Odd duplication. Good/ very good condition. Sold with nineteen Essex C.C.C. handbooks for 1984, 1985, 1987 (2 copies ), 1988 (2), 1989, 1990 (2), 1991 (2), 1992, 1993, 1994 (2) and 1995 (3). Odd faults to some editions, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 73
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278
Yorkshire C.C.C. handbooks 1938-1988. A good run of handbooks for 1938, 1955-1977, 1978, 1984-1986, and 1988. Odd duplication. Good/ very good condition. Qty 29
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
Association of Cricket Statisticians booklets. Box comprising a good selection of A.C.S. publications. Series include 'Cricketers' (Qty 43), 'Cricket Grounds' (20), 'Guide to First-Class Matches' (26) etc. Qty 100. Odd faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
Gloucestershire C.C.C. handbooks 1948-1972. A run of handbooks for 1948-1956, 1958-1961, 1965 and 1972. Odd duplication. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1281:
Lot 1281
Cricket Annuals. Small box containing a good selection of cricket annuals. 'News Chronicle' annuals for 1931-1935, 1937-1939, 1946-1962. 'Sports Argus Cricket Annual' 1950, 1959-1963, 1965-1968. 'Daily Express Cricket Annual' 1929. Some faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282
Cricket Annuals. Small box containing a selection of cricket annuals. 'Athletic News' annuals for 1923-1925, 1927, 1930, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1939. 'Sunday Chronicle' annuals for 1948-1955. Some faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 17
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1283:
Lot 1283
County handbooks 1950s-2000s. Box comprising a selection of county handbooks. Kent 'members' handbooks for 1955, 1961, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1974, 1980, 1981, 1983-1985. Kent 'non members' handbooks for 1952, 1954, 1956-1958, 1960-1964, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1975-1980, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1989-1992. Leicestershire handbooks for 1988-1992, 1994-2004, 2006-2008. Middlesex County Cricket Club Review for 1982/83-1991/92, 1993/94, 1994/95, 1996/97, 2000/01-2002/03. Warwickshire annual reports and handbooks for 1976-1979, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991-1994, 1998, 1999. Sussex handbooks for 1980, 1983, 1987, 1988. Odd duplication. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 109
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1284:
Lot 1284
The Playfair Cricket Annual 1948-2018. Complete run of the Annual, the copies for 1948 (first year of issue) to 1962, large issue. Also included a 1994 edition in hardback with dustwrapper, and two softback World Cup issues for 1996 and 1999. Odd faults to earlier copies otherwise in very good condition. Qty 83
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285
Somerset and Hampshire handbooks 1948-2002. A run of Somerset handbooks for 1948/49-1952/53, 1954/55, 1956/57-1965/66, 1967, 1969 and 1970. Also Somerset Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for 1969-1972. Hampshire yearbooks for 1959, 1961-1964, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996-2000 and 2002. Minor faults to early issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 39
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1286:
Lot 1286
'Findon's', 'Flagstaff' and 'Cricket Spotlight' cricket annuals 1949-1976. A complete set of Findon's Cricket Annual for 1947-1950 (Qty 4), and the Flagstaff Cricket Annual for 1953 to 1969 (Qty 17). Also a complete set of the 'Cricket Spotlight Annual' for 1957 to 1976 (Qty 20). Odd faults to earlier editions, overall in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1287:
Lot 1287
Derbyshire yearbooks 1958-1987. A run of Derbyshire yearbooks for 1958-1971, 1973-1975 and 1987. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 18
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1288:
Lot 1288 Lot 1288
Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire handbooks 1947-2004. Twenty two Nottinghamshire yearbooks for 1947, 1949-1954, 1956-1963, 1964 (3 copies), and 1966-1969. Odd faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with twenty three Northamptonshire year books for 1964, 1965, 1988 (2), 1989 (2), 1990 (2), 1991, (2), 1992-1997, 1998 (2), and 2000-2004, with six issues of the Annual Report for 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1985 and 1986. Good/ very good condition. Qty 51
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1289:
Lot 1289
Cricket annuals 1940s-1990s. Box comprising a selection of domestic and overseas annuals and yearbooks. Titles include Daily Worker Cricket Handbook 1948, Cyril Washbrook's Cricket Annual 1949, The Cricket Almanack of New Zealand 1949, South African Cricket Annual 1951/52, New South Wales Cricket Yearbook 1951/52, Indian Cricketer Annual 1956 etc. Sold with a selection of seventeen boys' cricket annuals including 'The Commonwealth Book of Cricket', issues 1, 2 and 3, 1961-1963, 'Boys' Book of Cricket' 1949-1952 and 1954, 'Peter May's Book of Cricket' 1956, Trevor Bailey's Cricket Book' 1959, 'Freddie Trueman's Book of Cricket' 1964 etc. Original dustwrappers where appropriate. Neat repairs to some dustwrappers, otherwise in good condition. Also 'Daily Telegraph Cricket Yearbook' for 1982, and 1984-1988, M.C.C. yearbooks for 1988/89-1996/97 and Annual Reports and Accounts for 1987-1989, 1992, 1994, 1996 and 1997. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1290:
Lot 1290
'The Indian Cricket-Field Annual 1958-59 to 1964-65. Edited by Dicky Rutnagur. Bombay. Complete run of the Annual from 1958-59 (second year of issue) to 1964-65 (eighth year), including three copies of the 1960-61 issue. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1291:
Lot 1291
Indian Cricket Almanack. 1946/47-1951/52, 1953/54-1955/56, 1957/58, 1963-1968, 1970-1979. Madras. Good run of the Annual for the period. Edited by Gurunathan/ Sundaresan. Original paper/ cloth covers. Some duplication. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 28
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1292:
Lot 1292 Lot 1292
The Cricketer Magazine 1971-1977. Six bound volumes of the magazine for seasons 1971, 1972 and 1974-1977. Each volume uniformly bound in extraordinary bindings in green quarter leather and velvet, with an original piece of cricket equipment set into the front cover. Items are a half cricket ball, part of a miniature bat, an extract of a scorecard with a real pencil and rubber laid down, a pair of bails, a batting glove with green rubber pimple protection, and a hinged England v Australia centenary cricket tie. Viewing recommended. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1293:
Lot 1293
Cricket histories and annuals. A good run of County histories including twelve of the Helm series, also seven Convoy series from the 1950s. Good condition all with good dustwrappers. Six Findon 'Know Your Cricket County' series, rusting to staples. Also 'Cyril Washbrook's Cricket Annual 1949' signed by Washbrook. Some wear to paper wrappers. 'Trumper Triumphant', Gerry Wolstenholme 2002, limited edition no. 91/150, signed by the author. Sold with Playfair Cricket Monthly 1960/61-1972/73. Complete run of thirteen uniformly bound yearly volumes in very good condition. In two boxes
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1294:
Lot 1294
Sussex C.C.C. yearbooks 1976-2010. A run of official handbooks for 1976-1978, 1980-1994, 1997, 1999-2006, 2008-2010. One duplicate for 2002. Sold with 'From the Sea End. The Official History of Sussex County Cricket Club', Christopher Lee, London 1989. Original hardback with good dustwrapper. Ex Gerald Brodribb collection. Qty 32. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1295:
Lot 1295
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire yearbooks 1960s-2000s. A run of Derbyshire yearbooks for 1967-1969, 1974, 1977-1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004-2006. Qty 39, some duplication. Also Nottinghamshire annuals/ yearbooks for 1977, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1994, 1999-2004 and 2007. Sold with two titles by Peter Wynne-Thomas, 'Trent Bridge. A History of the Ground to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary (1838-1988)' signed by the author, and 'Cricket Grounds of Nottinghamshire'. Qty 53. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1296:
Lot 1296
Glamorgan C.C.C. yearbooks 1933-2011, not issued 1940-1945. Complete run of Glamorgan yearbooks in original paper wrappers. Sold with 'Glamorgan C.C.C. 1921-1948'. Roy Webber and Kenneth M. Arnott. Cricket Book Society, England, and a 'Glamorgan C.C.C. Centenary Brochure 1888-1988'. Old tape repair to the 1933, wrappers becoming detached on the 1934, wear to other pre-War issues, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Qty 78
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1297:
Lot 1297
Cricket Annuals and Association of Cricket Statisticians publications. Box comprising Playfair Cricket Annuals for 1951, 1956-1958, 1960-1962 (large format), 1968, 1969 and 1973, News Chronicle Annuals for 1951, 1952, 1957, 1958-1960, and 'Flagstaff' Cricket Annual for 1955, 1957-1960 and 1966. Also 'Cricket Spotlight' annuals edited by Robert Baker for 1959-1961, 1963-1969, 1971, 1973-1976. A.C.S. publications include 'Lives in Cricket' series, subjects are Allan Watkins, Ernie Jones, Michael Falcon, Bill Copson, Richard Daft, J.H. King, Jack Bond, C.B. Llewellyn, Jack Mercer and Tom Richardson, also 'Brief Candles. One-Match Wonders' (signed by the author, Keith Walmsley). 'Cricket Grounds' series for Glamorgan, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire and Yorkshire, also 'International Cricket Grounds of Scotland'. 'Innings Complete' by Philip Paine, nos. 8, 9 and 10, limited edition and signed by the author. 'First Class Cricket. A Complete Record' by Jim Ledbetter for seasons 1929, 1930 and 1935 (softback), and 1939 (hardback). Qty 61. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
'The Cricket Quarterly. A Journal devoted to the Noble Game of Cricket' 1963-1970. Volumes I-VIII. Edited by Rowland Bowen. Eastbourne, Sussex. Complete. Some volumes with printed preface and index for binding. Rear wrapper to Vol. VII no. 1 torn, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1299:
Lot 1299
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume III. Numbers 50-79. January 31st to December 25th 1884. Complete with title-page and index. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Replacement endpapers. Minor wear to spine and boards otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1300:
Lot 1300
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume IV. Numbers 80-109. January 29th to December 24th 1885. Complete with title-page and index. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth with titles in gilt. One page detached. Minor wear to spine and boards otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1301:
Lot 1301
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume V. Numbers 110-139. January 28th to December 30th 1886. Complete with title-page and index. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Minor wear to spine and boards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1302:
Lot 1302
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume VII. Numbers 170-199. January 28th to December 30th 1888. Complete with title-page and index. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Wear to spine and boards, rear cover detached. Internally in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1303:
Lot 1303 Lot 1303
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume X numbers 260-289 January 27th to December 31st 1891, and Volume XIV numbers 380-409 January 31st to December 26th 1895. Both volumes complete with title-page and index. Illustrated. Volume X with replacement endpapers. Loss to title page of Volume XIV. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Minor wear to spine and boards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1304:
Lot 1304
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volumes II, XII, XIII, XV and XX for 1883, 1893, 1894, 1896 and 1901. All volumes complete with title-page and index except 1893 lacking contents page. Illustrated. Cloth covers with titles in gilt. Original endpapers to 1896, others with replacement endpapers. Minor wear to spine and boards otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1305:
Lot 1305 Lot 1305
Christopher Helm County Cricket Histories Series. Official histories for Derbyshire, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent (revised and updated edition), Lancashire, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Surrey, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire. Sold with further 'From The Sea End (Official History of Sussex C.C.C.). C. Lee, Partridge Press 1989, and 'Essex County Cricket Club', D. Lemmon & M. Marshall, Kingswood Press 1987. All with original dustwrappers. Qty 16. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1306:
Lot 1306
James Lillywhite's Cricket Annual. 1888, 1890, 1892, 1898 and 1899 in original red/orange boards. Also 1880 and 1882 bound in red boards, 1884 and 1985 bound together in red boards, lacking original wrappers. Wear and age toning to original covers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three other incomplete broken editions for 1882, 1884 etc. Viewing essential
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1307:
Lot 1307
Don Bradman Flicker book. No.1. 'On Drive and Off Drive'. Flicker Productions Ltd 1930. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, minor rusting to staple otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1308:
Lot 1308
Don Bradman Flicker book. No.2. 'Square Cut and Late Cut'. Flicker Productions Ltd 1930. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, minor rusting to staple otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1309:
Lot 1309
Don Bradman Flicker book. No.3 'Leg Glance and Pull'. Flicker Productions Ltd 1930. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, minor rusting to staple otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1310:
Lot 1310
'The Australian Cricketer. Autumn Annual covering the whole tour of Jardine's Eleven in Australia in 1932-33. The Most Sensational Tour in Cricket History. All matches, scores and statistics of the 1932-33 season and Australia on Bodyline Bowling. Sepia plate of Larwood'. Edited by H. Drysdale Bett. Sydney & Melbourne 1933. 168pp. Includes the sepia plate of Larwood 'The Demon Bowler of '33' and 'The Australian Cricketer Vol 4, no.1 to no.6 (December 1932-April 1933), the front covers feature images of Woodfull, Jardine, Larwood, Richardson, McCabe etc and other full page images of the Australian and English eleven's. Some minor wear otherwise in good condition [Padwick 4469]
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1311:
Lot 1311
'Annals of Teignbridge Cricket Club 1823-1883'. Compiled by G.W. Ormerod. Privately printed 1888. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312
'Our Cricketers Past & Present'. Published by A.D. Jones. 1897. Selection of four scarce booklets parts I, II, IV and the 'Special Australian Number', part VII, featuring the Australian's 1896. With twenty four black and white photographs of individual players and teams to each copy. Some wear to wrappers of the first two booklets, wrappers worn and detached on the third and the 'Special Australian Number' loosely bound into boards with some wear to front wrapper
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers'. F.S. Ashley Cooper. London 1923. Presentation copy with inscription 'To H.L. Robbins esq with A.W. Shelton's best wishes. Nottingham, 19th October 1923'. Protective film to boards. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
Brunell Jones. 'The Best of Cricket. West Indies v England' 1974 and 'Gone with the Kiwis' 1972. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1315:
Lot 1315
John (+ James) Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion 1865 to 1885. A complete run of twenty one issues of the annual for the stated period. The run is bound in original green boards with the exception of the 1875 edition which is lacking its front board and title page. All other copies appear complete. Some breaking to internal hinges of some copies, some wear, soiling and minor damage to some boards and light fading to all spines, some foxing internally. All spines have the title and year handwritten to spine papers. The collection appears to be originally from the C.I.S Wallace (cricket historian and book collector) collection as he has signed each copy and some are dated. Sold with two copies of James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annuals for 1886 and 1890, odd faults, both rebound without wrappers
Estimate: £500/700
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers from 1841 to 1925. Lillywhites and M.C.C., London. Complete run of Volumes II to XV. The Lillywhite volumes (II-III) bound in original quarter leather with marbled boards and page edges. Volume IV rebound in red cloth. The remaining M.C.C. volumes (V-XV) bound in original red cloth. The Lillywhite volumes with ageing and wear to covers. The M.C.C. editions with generally good covers and bright gilts in generally good condition. Volume XII with spine partly detached and worn. Slight breaking to internal hinges and page block on Volumes XIII and XIV, Volume XIV with loose page block. Other odd faults, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317 Lot 1317
'Instructions and Rules for Playing the Noble Game of Cricket, as practised by the most eminent players...'. William Lambert. First edition, second issue, Sussex Press, Lewes 1816. 55pp with folding copper plate engraved frontispiece titled 'Cricketing'. Bound in modern brown cloth, gilt title to spine, with original decorative paper wrappers retained. Padwick 383. Large J.W. Goldman bookplate to front endpaper of original book, laid down covering former owners' names. Smaller Goldman bookplate to inside front of the modern covers. Small auctioneer's printed notice dated 1866 slipped in. Some staining and wear to original wrappers. Minor loss to the engraving which has been neatly restored. Internally in very good condition
Estimate: £1400/1800
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
'The Cricketers' Guide, or a Concise Treatise on the Noble Game of Cricket as practised by the most eminent players'. William Lambert. Fifth edition, with considerable additions and corrections. Sussex Press, Lewes: printed and sold by J. Baxter; by Mozley, Derby; and in London, by Langley and Co. Circa 1819?. 62pp booklet with folding copper plate engraved frontispiece, woodcut title vignette, full-page diagram. Light browning to title and preliminaries. Bound in blue half morocco by W.Root of London, top edge gilt, preserving original grey wrappers with pink title label on cover of front wrapper, minor border repair to front wrapper at inner margin. Bookplates of J.W. Goldman (pasted over) and E.D.R. Eagar A rare and early book. Padwick 383
Estimate: £1200/1600
Fifth edition of Lambert's celebrated guide with original wrappers and notable provenance. Issue points: without the inserted slip noting 'alterations since printing page 55', and with no edition statement on the pink title label. Previously sold by Christie's auctioneers as lot 81 in the Eagar sale, 21 April 2005 and sold again by Christie's as lot 269 in their sale of October 2012
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319 Lot 1319
'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club, and all other Principal Matches, from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive...' and 'An Account of the Principal Cricket Matches played in the year 1823 with the Particulars of Each Innings'. Henry Bentley. Printed by T. Traveller, London 1823. The standard edition and the rare first supplement handsomely rebound as two volumes in tan quarter leather with differing marbled boards, gilt titles and raised bands to spines, lacking original wrappers. Foxing and age toning to pages, overall in good/ very good condition. Padwick 1221. Rare
Estimate: £700/900
Bentley was a celebrated player and later a respected umpire, living 'close to Lord's at 12 Grove Street, Lisson Grove, where he could often be heard practising on his flute, his principal hobby' (Allen pp23)
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
Carlton Cricket Club, Edinburgh 1904-1934. Seven publications relating to Carlton C.C. 'Carlton Cricket Club Retrospect', R.H. Christie 1904 with bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover (Padwick 3273), 'Carlton Redivivus' 1919 (Padwick 3265), 'The Northern Offensive' 1921 (Padwick 3266), 'Morayshire Manoeuvres' 1922 (Padwick 3267), 'Shreds and Patches' 1923 (Padwick 3268), 'Abstracts and Chronicles' 1924 (Padwick 3269), and 'Outings and Innings at Inns, Linns and Castles' 1934 (Padwick 3272). 'The Northern Offensive with colour frontispiece illustration of the captain, N.L. Stevenson, signed by Stevenson with annotation recording this as copy no.. 24 of 27. Odd faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321 Lot 1321 Lot 1321
'Chadwick's American Cricket Manual. Also the Game of Lacrosse'. Henry Chadwick. New York. Robert. M de Witt, 1873. First edition. 128pp[4]. Original pictorial boards, minor wear to board edges. Appears that the page block has become detached and been neatly taped back into the covers, possibly with replacement spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition. A scarce item on early American cricket. Padwick 411
Estimate: £500/700
Henry Chadwick is credited with devising the baseball box score, adapting it from a cricket scorecard. The book includes the averages of the leading American clubs and the scores of the principal international matches of 1859, 1868 and 1872
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322 Lot 1322
'Carshalton Park Cricket Records 1845-1887'. Compiled and arranged by Jeremiah Colman. 125pp in original red cloth with gilts title and emblem to front. A collection of match reports in which Colman took part, originally published in various newspapers, and includes records in which Colman's father and his ten brothers played in 1845 and 1846. The frontispiece photograph is of the match Carshalton Park v Oakfield C.C., 10th May 1884 in which Carshalton scored 341 and Oakfield 37. Padwick 7434. Signed bookplate of B.J. Wakley to inside front cover. Previously sold by Bonhams in the Wakley sale of 2nd April 2003. Slight breaking to front internal hinge, minor wear and staining to covers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
The report for the 304 run victory over Oakfield described Colman as having 'got together a somewhat strong team'. It actually included two members of the 1884 Australian touring party, Palmer and McDonnell. Palmer took eight wickets for fourteen runs, and McDonnell scored 120
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
'The Cricket Album, containing thirty six mono printed postcards of all the first class county teams, also Warners XI, eighteen of the best Cricketers and the 1905 Australian team'. 3rd edition. The Star Series. Complete album with original decorative paper wrappers containing uncut perforated postcards printed in Bavaria. Bound in modern brown cloth with maroon/ gilt leather label to front cover. Padwick 7189. Wear and soiling to original wrapper, damage to Kent team photograph on first page, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1324:
Lot 1324
'The Epi-log of R.M.S.P. Asturias'. Small three page printed poem about the dangers of an epic voyage. Includes references to cricket and 'Captain Collins'. Recorded in Padwick 6455, publisher and date unknown. Bound in green cloth with the bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
H.E. Collins captained the 1926 Australian tour to England
Lot 1325:
Lot 1325
'Practical Hints on Cricket, for the Direction and Guidance of Beginners' by a Wykehamist [Frederick Gale]. Cheltenham 1843. 43pp with good colour frontispiece. Original maroon cloth covers with gilt title and gilt to page edges. Owner's name 'G.W. King, Trinity June 7, 1843' handwritten in ink to front endpaper. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. In modern blue slipcase. Padwick 380. Odd pencil annotations, some fading to covers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
George William King (Cambridge University & Sussex 1842-1864) was Secretary of Sussex C.C.C. to 1880
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326
'Scottish Cricketers' Annual and Guide'. Issues I-V and VII for seasons 1870/71, 1871/72, 1872/73, 1873/74, 1874/75/76, and 1877/78. Edited by Percival King, Edinburgh. Original paper wrappers except issue VII with modern plain wrapper. Some wear to spines of issue III and V, Issue IV with rear wrapper detached and old tape repair to spine, otherwise in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1327:
Lot 1327
New Sporting Magazine 1833 and 1834. Three volumes, numbers V-VII, bound as one in vellum. Early replacement spine with leather label with gilt title to spine 'New Sporting Magazine 1833 & 1835 [sic]'. Printed by R. Ackerman of London and dated 1833. Cricket references include 'The Cricketers' Register for 1833', 32pp of scores and reports; a poem about a cricket match at Stonehenge; a report of England v Sussex played in August 1833 which England won by one run. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328 Lot 1328
'Cricket Bats'. William Edward Newton 1859. Official 'Provisional Specification' for patent no. 818 dated 1st April 1859. 'The object of this Invention of improvement in cricket bats is to construct a cricket bat that will not be indented or bruised by the ball in use, and will not sting or jar the hand in striking the ball...'. Four pages with folded diagrams. Original blue paper wrapper has become detached and expertly restored. Lacking original rear wrapper. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
'Improvement in Cricket Bats'. William Clark 1892. Official 'Provisional Specification' for patent no. 9398 'Accepted 15th Apr., 1893' for a design for the 'Improvement in Cricket Bats' by William Clark, bat maker of Stroud, Gloucestershire, for the construction of a cricket bat made up of strips of willow instead of one sold block of wood. Includes accompanying printed page of illustrations. Bound in modern green boards. Some foxing and age toning. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
'The Cricketer's Guide containing full directions for playing this manly game'. John Nyren. Fifth edition 'Corrected and Improved', London 1848. 101pp. Original green cloth with gilt titles and figures of batsman and wicketkeeper, and gilt to page edges. Padwick 390. Minor creasing to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331 Lot 1331
Australia 1948. Official 'P&O R.M.S. Strathaird' souvenir brochure for the Australian tour of England 1948. Printed in Sydney. Pictorial covers. Fully signed in ink to pen pictures by all seventeen playing members of the Australian touring team. Signatures nicely signed include Bradman, Hassett, Miller, Harvey, Johnson, Lindwall, Barnes, Loxton, Morris, Ring, Toshack, Tallon etc. Handwritten dedication to front cover, 'To Ron, Hoping for many more drinks together' and signed by Ernie Toshack. Handwritten scores for the first Test to rear Memoranda page. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Some minor age toning and wear to original wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
William Pulteney, Earl of Bath. 'A Proper Reply to a late infamous and scurrilous Libel intitled, A Congratulatory Letter to a certain Right Honourable Person upon his late Disappointment'. Printed for J. Robinson at the Golden Lion, Ludgate Street, London 1743. The political nature of the 'letter' relates to the criticism of individuals for being at Richmond for their own pleasures rather than attending to their affairs, including 'the person, supposed to be struggling for the P[rime] M[inister]ship, sitting a quiet Spectator of a Cricket-Match on the green. What Moderation, what Modesty, what a Mixture of Ambition and Indolence was there!'. Not recorded in Padwick, but referred to by Maun in 'From Commons to Lord's'. Bound in modern marbled boards, apparently lacking original wrappers. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333
'Savillon's Elegies, or Pems, written by A Gentleman, A.B. Late of the University of Cambridge'. Printed by T. Rcikaby for Hookham and Carpenter, London 1795. Includes a frontispiece engraving of 'A View of Harrow School' with boys playing cricket, by B. Reading after J. Cruikshank, dated 1795. Rebound in red quarter leather with marbled boards. Bookplates of A.E. Winder and the Earl of Mexborough to inside front cover. Padwick 1483. Slight breaking to front internal hinge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
'The Sky-Lark: Containing a new, elegant and much more numerous Collection of well chosen English Songs'. Printed for T.Evans in Paternoster Square, London 1772. Includes two pages on the Rules of Cricket. 272pp. Rebound in half leather with marbled boards. Ownership name in ink to title page. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
'Messrs Bat and Ball'. Norman Gale. Old Bilton, Rugby 1930. Limited edition of 250 copies. Original dark green cloth with gilt titles and figure of a batsman to front. Presentation copy from the author with dedication to half title page, 'For one keen cricketer H.J. Askew, from another, Norman Gale'. Padwick 6457. Loosely inserted is a handwritten four line poem in latin with the initials 'H.S.A[ltham].' to verso, and a typescript copy of an eight line humorous poem by Hillaire Belloc, 'The Game of Cricket'. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
'Death's Doings; Consisting of numerous original compositions in prose and verse...'. D.R. Dagley. Printed for J. Andrews, London 1826, First edition. Later binding in calf, gilt titles to spine. Cricket content includes an engraving of 'The Cricketer' facing page 53, a poem 'The Game of Life: or Death among the Cricketers' on pp53-56 and an essay, 'Death and the Cricketer' on pp57-62. Padwick 6970. Quarter leather with marbled boards. Appears to be original bindings with new endpapers. Some wear to covers and foxing to pages, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1337:
Lot 1337
'Hints on Slow Round Bowling'. David Buchanan 1894. Six page booklet of an article which originally appeared as the last eight pages of Buchanan's 'The Rugby Cricket Club its Rise and Progress from 1844 to 1894' (Padwick 2815), but not recorded by Padwick in this standalone form. The article gives detailed advice on slow bowling with emphasis on straightness, pitch, pace, precision and spin, and ends with Buchanan's bowling analyses for Gentlemen v Players matches at Lord's and The Oval 1868 to 1874, and Gentlemen of England and Free Forester matches v The Universities 1864 to 1879. Stored in a modern pale green cloth slipcase. Foxing to pages, otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Buchanan played 62 first class matches and many for Warwickshire pre first class. His best bowling was 9-82 for Gentlemen v Players at The Oval in 1868. He declined an invitation to tour Australia with the 1878/79 team at the age of forty eight
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
'Heywood's Cricketers' Guide Being A Complete Manual of the Game of Cricket' for 1873, 1879 and 1894. With illustrations. John Heywood, Manchester 1873 etc. The 1873 edition in small format, 36pp with original beige printed wrappers. The 1879 'new edition', 30pp, larger format with original blue printed paper wrappers. 1894 larger format, 24pp, original beige printed paper wrappers. The three editions contained loose in modern hinged box with green quarter leather and cloth. Odd faults, some wear to spines of the 1873 and 1879, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
The annual started life in 1863 and ended in 1896 with nine issues being produced intermittently in 23 years. They are difficult to date. The 1873 can be dated by the announcement on the inside front cover, the 1879 is dated to the front cover, and the date of the 1894 is based on the 'laws as revised' on page 3. The contents are similar, but the illustrations vary. Five illustrations appear in the edition for 1873 (of batting and bowling positions and field placing) and the laws of cricket and instructions on how to play. The 1879 has two full page illustrations of fielding positions and batting and bowling actions, and the 1894 retains the illustrations of field positions, but scatters the batting and bowling illustrations through the text
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
'Krekt Kard for the Komik Kriket Karnival on the Marple Klub Ground [Manchester]'. Original and unusual four page programme for a carnival cricket match, possibly in fancy dress, held on 18th September 1909 in aid of the 'Marple Kripples Home'. The programme comprises printed handwritten titles and illustrations to the front cover and similarly drawn advertising to the remaining three pages. Below the title are listed two 'Komik Kuts' (teams) with players appearing as characters such as Little John, Robin Hood, Weary Willie, Tired Tim, John Bull etc. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Some wear and creasing with small tape repairs
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
'Mr Biddle's Cricket Match'. W.J. Melhuish. Simpkin, Marshall 1884. 32pp of comic sketches describing a match between 'Chorlton Incapables' and 'The Drovers'. Tipped in to modern blue cloth with incorrect title to spine. Lacking original front paper wrapper, rear wrapper retained. Padwick 6884. Some soiling to original rear wrapper, odd tears and losses which have been expertly repaired, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
'Peakodde, Bailzie pseud The Pump: ane righte lamentable dirge composit be Bailzie Peakodde, poet laureate to ye Cricket Club; rendered into modern verse by Dr. Minch'. 1835. Thirty three stanzas, each of four lines, of comic verse relating to Glasgow Cricket Club comprising a humorous account of trickery to prevent a Glasgow player turning out in a match against Perth. Bound in tan leather and green cloth with original wrappers retained. Bookplates of J.W. Goldman and E.D.R. Eagar to inside front cover. Also includes two letters loosely inserted, one a two page handwritten letter from Dr Lang Stevenson dated 24th January 1948 to Goldman, the other a typed copy of Goldman's reply, both of which appear to relate to 'The Pump'. Also inserted is a two page handwritten note about the match that inspired the poem. Padwick 3259, records that only twenty three copies were printed, and is the earliest known book published on cricket in Scotland. Minor soiling to original wrappers, otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £600/900
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342
'The History of South African Cricket. Including the full scores of all important matches since 1876'. M.W. Luckin. Johannesburg 1915. Handwritten signed dedication to Tom Goddard (Gloucestershire & England 1922-1952) by the author, 'To T. W. Goddard Esq, With compliments & best wishes from the author, Maurice Luckin, Xmas 1930'. Original boards. Minor wear to spine, minor breaking to front internal hinges, Some damage to last two pages 845 to 848 otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
'The Centenary of the Marylebone Cricket Club 1787-1887'. Compiled by Henry Perkins 1887. A short summary of the history of the club, the names of those present at the Centenary Dinner, and a resume of the speeches delivered thereat. Twenty seven page book, hardback red covers with titles and page edges in gilt. Printed by G.H. Whittmann of London. Minor breaking to internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Sold with three other books and publications including a Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual for 1937. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club, and all other Principal Matches, from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive...'. Henry Bentley. Printed by T. Traveller, London 1823. Bound in brown half leather with marbled board. Title and emblems in gilt to spine, speckled page edges. Padwick 1221. Some wear and bumping to boards, internal foxing, otherwise in good condition. A nice rare copy
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
'At the Wickets. New South Wales versus Victoria'. Harry W. Hedley 'Mid-on of the Leader'. Centennial Printing & Publishing Ltd, Melbourne 1888. Padwick 3417. Original decorative paper wrappers. Wear and loss to wrappers, front cover detached, internally in good condition. Ex Sir Julian Cahn collection. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
'The Victorian Cricketer's Guide for 1859-60'. Compiled and edited by J.B. Thompson. Sands, Kenny and Co, Collins Street West. Second year of issue 1860. Original front wrapper (minor loss to upper corner), lacking rear wrapper and to spine paper, breaking to spine block. Pages checked, preliminary advertising leaf and 112pp plus five advertising pages. Some staining and age toning to front wrapper pencil annotation to pages, some minor loss to lower border of odd pages, small loss to lower corner of last two advertising pages otherwise in good condition. The book contains a compliment slip from J.C. Davies, Editor of The Referee', Sydney. A rare early Australian title formerly from the library of Julian Cahn
Estimate: £1300/1600
Following much the same format as the first edition, it includes a section on 'The Cricketers of England by Stephen Stumps' and an article headed Will the All England Eleven come out?'. Thompson played for the Eighteen of Victoria against England in the match that began on 1st January 1862, the first ever between an England team and an Australian colony
Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
'Triangular Cricket. Being a Record of the Greatest Contest in the History of the Game'. E.H.D. Sewell. London 1912. Top edge gilt. Original decorative covers. Minor wear to board extremities and spine. Slight breaking to spine block, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
'The Complete Cricketer', Albert E. Knight 1906. Original red boards with titles in gilt, photographic illustrations. . Nicely signed to front endpaper 'W.G. Grace' and dated '1906'. This was W.G. Grace's copy and was previously sold in Bearne's auction of 'Cricketing Books from the collection of W.G. Grace' in 1996 as lot 64. Sold with a copy of the Bearne's auction catalogue, a rinted invoice for the book and several newspaper articles regarding the sale. Good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1349:
Lot 1349
'The Bailie. "My Conscience"!'. Original copy of the magazine published 2nd July 1890. The sixteen page magazine features an article on W.G. Grace titled 'Men You Know- No. 924'. Page 7 of the accompanying eight page Cartoon Supplement includes a full page caricature of Grace in batting pose. Artist unknown, printed by Gilmour & Dean, Steam Litho, Glasgow. The supplement appears to have been previously bound and lacks the centre pages. Not recorded in Padwick. Centre pages detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1350:
Lot 1350
'Sefton Cricket Club 1862-1925'. J.D. Lynch. Printed by W. Williams, Liverpool 1926. Padwick 2216. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1351:
Lot 1351
Club histories. 'Scores and Annals of the West Kent Cricket Club', compiled by Philip Norman, London 1897. Original blue and cream cloth covers. Gilt title to front cover and spine, gilt to top page edges. 'Cricket in North Hants. Records and Reminiscences', John May, Basingstoke 1906. Original brown and green cloth covers. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Some foxing to pages. Qty 2. Some wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
'The Old Broughtonians Cricket Weeks'. Volume four. Clifford Bax. The Favill Press, Kensington 1930. Rebound in green cloth, gilt title to spine. Padwick 1308. Light internal foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1353:
Lot 1353
'A History of the Sind Cricket Tournament and Karachi Cricket in General'. C.B. Rubie and B.D. Shankar. Edwin Forster, Karachi 1928. Original red cloth with titles in black to cover and spine, and advertising to rear cover. Padwick 3896. Minor age toning to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with the accompanying 24pp 'Appendix' by C.B. Rubie published in 1929 which gives additional records for 1928 and 1929. Presentation copy with handwritten dedication in ink to front cover, 'With the compliments of the author'. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £800/1200
Lot 1354:
Lot 1354
'An Australian Cricketer on Tour'. Frank Laver. London 1905. Original publishers green cloth with gilts to front cover and spine. Signed in ink to front endpaper 'P.F. Warner' and dated 'Oct 1905'. One bookplate photograph detached. Some wear to covers and nick to top of spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1355:
Lot 1355
'Cricket'. W.G. Grace. Bristol 1891. Limited de luxe edition of 652 numbered copies, signed by the author Grace, this being number 209. Subscriber number 209 was 'R.G. Sommerville, Creech St. Michael, Taunton'. The book with early replacement spine and corners in green quarter leather, also new endpapers. Gilt lettering to front cover and spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Minor wear to original boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 1356:
Lot 1356
'Crickety Cricket'. Douglas Moffat. Longmans, London 1898. Second edition.Original cloth-backed pictorial boards with illustrations by the author. Presentation copy to Joe Darling (South Australia & Australia 1893-1907). The front end paper inscribed in ink 'J.J. Darling, Captain of the Australian Team, 1899, from the Author'. Further inscription to following page 'To Kathleen Darling from Father, 2/11/40'. Previously sold by Christie's auctioneers in June 2006 as lot 55. Odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1357:
Lot 1357
'Batting and Bowling. With Hints on Fielding and Wicket-Keeping'. R. Gordon Barlow. London 1882. Rebound in green quarter leather with green cloth, original front and rear paper wrappers bound in to the rear of the book. Gilt title to spine and gilt to top edge. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1358:
Lot 1358 Lot 1358
'The Centenary of Lord's Cricket Ground 1814-1914'. Red cloth boards with titles in gilt to cover. Gilt to edges. Some breaking to page block, staining to covers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773. Written as reported in the different newspapers....'. Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. London 1899. Original red decorative boards, gilt title to spine. Some wear to spine, Minor bumping to corners, small stain to front cover, otherwise in very good condition and 'Oxford v Cambridge. Cricket Scores and Biographies'. J.D. Betham. London 1905. G. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
'C.B. Fry's The Outdoor Magazine' February 1906. Volume IV No. 23. Complete with original decorative wrappers. Includes articles on cricket, golf, rugby etc. Wear and loss to covers and spine, rear wrapper detached, internally in good condition. Sold with 'Penny Pictorial', 16th July 1921, Volume LXXXIX No. 1,555. Contains one cricket article. Some wear, generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1360:
Lot 1360 Lot 1360
'The Lighter Side of Cricket'. Captain Philip Trevor ('Dux'), edited by E.T. Sachs. London 1901. Signature in ink of Trevor on label laid down to inside front cover. Original green cloth with decorative front cover and spine. Some wear and bumping to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, Cricket. A New Edition'. P.F. Warner, London 1920. Original decorative cloth. Signed in ink to the front end paper by Warner. Water staining to endpapers and inside front covers, foxing to page edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1361:
Lot 1361
'The Book of Cricket- A New Gallery of Famous Players'. C.B. Fry. Editor. London 1899. Complete set of sixteen individual weekly issues. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1362:
Lot 1362
Keith Crump Collection of Cricket Memorabilia'. Original hardback catalogue for the auction held at Donnington Priory Salerooms, Dreweatt Neate and T. Vennett-Smith, 26th September 2006. With dustwrapper. VG.
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1363:
Cricket tours 1940/70's. Large box of thirty two tour books for the period. Authors include McGlew, Moyes, O'Reilly, Whittington, Swanton, Tresidder, Peebles etc. Good selection of titles, many with good dustwrappers, odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1364:
Cricket books. Large box of nineteen books, mainly older titles. Includes 'Imperial Cricket' P.F. Warner 1912. Limited subscribers edition of 900 copies, numbered No. 89 but unsigned by the subscriber, 'Cricket- A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volumes 4, 5 & 6 (1885-1887) bound together as one volume, 'Willow the King' Snaith 1899, 'With the 1930 Australians-Behind the Scenes in the Fight for the Ashes'. G. Tebbutt. London 1930, 'Ranjitsinhji Prince of Cricket'. Percy Cross Standing. Bristol 1903. Mixed condition, some faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1365:
Cricket Histories, annuals, Indian and general cricket books. Large box of thirty books including 'The History of South African Cricket 1919-1927. Including the full scores of all important matches since 1876'. M.W. Luckin. Johannesburg 1928.Good condition. Other books include 'Classic Centuries' B.J. Wakley 1964, 'At the Sign of the Bat and Ball', W. Curran Reedy, London 1926, 'Cricket Forever' R. Modi 1964, 'Duleep. The Man and his Game'. Edited by Vijay Merchant, Vasant Raiji etc. Commemoration Volume. Bombay 1963. Original dustwrapper, Yorkshire C.C.C. Annual 1940, Lancashire C.C.C. Annual 1935 etc. Good selection. Sold with two M.C.C. members ties. Some odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1366:
Cricket biographies etc. Large box of twenty six books including some signed. Signed editions include A.A. Thomson, 'Don Bradman' Philip Lindsay 1951, 'Cricket: The Wars of the Roses'. A.A. Thomson 1967, 'Cricket Memories' Country Vicar. 1930, signed by S. Canynge Caple and dated 1933 etc. Other books include A.A. Thomson, Oldfield, Andrews, Macartney, Hassett, Ames, James Thorpe etc. Some odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1367:
Cricket books. Good selection of books, programmes, magazines etc including 'The Centenary of Lord's Cricket Ground 1814-1914'. Red boards with titles in gilt to cover. Gilt to edges. Breaking to internal hinges, thirteen Helm county histories, four signed by their authors, odd limited edition and signed books . In two boxes. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1368:
Lot 1368
'A Portfolio of Cricket Prints. A Nineteenth Century Miscellany'. Introduction and Notes by Irving Rosenwater. London 1962. Original pictorial covers. Good/very condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1369:
Lot 1369
'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1833-1903' Rev R.S. Holmes. London 1904. Inscribed to front end paper 'Clement A. Scott from Lord Hawke, May 1904' which appears to have been written by a third party, not in Hawke's hand. The front cover with titles and county emblem in gilt. Gilt to page edges. Wear and fading to spine, some foxing to internal pages, otherwise in good condition. Ex Appleyard collection
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1370:
The Bicentenary Test Album- Australia v England 1788-1988. Official limited edition folder containing set of Bicentenary stamps for both Australia and England, two colour postcards of the Australian and England teams with border containing the printed facsimile signatures of the two teams and thirteen first day covers with hand stamps of the English and Australian Test grounds. Limited edition 119/700. Sold with a selection of seven cricket books, mainly with Yorkshire interest, two signed, Fred Trueman and Harold Rhodes, some damp staining and damage to books plus a mounted cricket ball signed by Darren Gough, fading to signature
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1371:
Lot 1371
Worcestershire C.C.C. Two official Worcestershire yearbooks for 1988 and 1989. The 1988 yearbook signed to the front cover by Graeme Hick, Phil Neale and Martin Weston. Also signed to the title page by fifteen players, and to the internal pages additionally by Ian Botham, Tim Curtis, Neil Radford etc. The 1989 signed to the title and internal pages by ten players including David Leatherdale, Graham Dilley, Damian D'Oliveira, Tim Curtis etc. Sold with an official programme for Worcestershire v Glamorgan 'AXA' League match at Worcester, 17th September 1995 signed to the front cover by Neil Radford, Graeme Hick and Tom Moody. Some wear to the yearbook covers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1372:
Lot 1372 Lot 1372
'The Official History of Worcestershire Cricket Club', David Lemmon, Helm Publishing, London 1989. Signed to the title page by Basil D'Oliveira, with approximately one hundred and twenty signatures to internal pages of Worcestershire players, signed to the pages and on labels laid down. Also 'A Who's Who of Worcestershire County Cricket Club', Robert Brooke and David Goodyear, London 1990, similarly signed with over two hundred signatures. Good/ very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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