Cricket In Music And Prose

Lot 1373:
Lot 1373
'English Cricket. Player by Player'. Graeme Kent, 2007. Profusely signed throughout to the player biographies by over two hundred and eighty players, the majority to the pages, others on pieces or labels laid to the page. Earlier signatures include Bob Appleyard, Trevor Bailey, Bob Barber, Alec Bedser, Brian Bolus, Dennis Brookes, Tom Cartwright, Donald Carr, Denis Compton, Colin Cowdrey, Hubert Doggart, Godfrey Evans, Alf Gover, Tom Graveney, Ken Higgs, Tony Lewis, Arthur McIntyre, Doug Padget, Peter Parfitt, David Sheppard, Reg Simpson, Brian Statham, Frank Tyson, Willie Watson, Doug Wright, Ray Illingworth, Mike Denness, Tony Greig, Mike Brearley, Bob Willis etc. Sold with 'Broadside', Stuart Broad, London 2015, signed by Broad, and 'Bouch. Through My Eyes', Mark Boucher 2013 signed by Boucher on label laid down. Also 'The Hand that bowled Bradman', Bill Andrews, London 1973. Good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1374:
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'If the Cap Fits'. Colin Bateman 1993. Comprising 341 signatures throughout the book to the player photographs, biographies, end papers etc., some on labels laid down. Includes an official 'Surrey County Champions' 1952-1957 autograph sheet signed by thirteen members of the Surrey team, laid down to the front endpaper. Signatures include Surridge, A. Bedser, Barrington, Stewart, May, Laker, E. Bedser, Clark etc. Other signatures include Bob Appleyard, Trevor Bailey, Jimmy Binks, Ian Botham, Geoff Boycott, Bill Bowes, Mike Brearley, Dennis Brookes, Donald Carr, Brian Close, Denis Compton, Colin Cowdrey, Mike Denness, Ted Dexter, Basil D'Oliveira, Hubert Doggart, Godfrey Evans, Alf Gover, Mike Gatting, Graham Gooch, David Gower, Tom Graveney, Tony Greig, Nasser Hussain, Ray Illingworth, Roly Jenkins, Jim Laker, Tony Lock, Colin Milburn, Jim Parks, Reg Simpson, Mike Smith, Brian Statham, Fred Titmus, Fred Trueman, Frank Tyson, Cyril Washbrook, Doug Wright, Bob Willis etc. Also signed by Malcolm Marshall, Desmond Haynes, Everton Weekes, Brian Lara, Courtney Walsh (West Indies), Richie Benaud, Merv Hughes (Australia) and Richard Hadlee (New Zealand), Some duplication of signatures. Tape repair to spine of dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1375:
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'The Complete Record of West Indian Test Cricketers'. Bridgette Lawrence and Ray Goble. Leicester 1991. Signed to the player biographies and endpapers by one hundred and twenty West Indian cricketers, some on labels laid down. Includes an album page laid down signed by thirteen members of the 1950 West Indies touring party to England, including Williams, Ramadhin, Marshall, Worrell, Weekes, Walcott, Stollmeyer, Christiani etc. Other signatures include Ambrose, Butcher, Cameron, Dujon, Frederick, Garner, Greenidge, Griffith, Hall, Haynes, Headley, Holder, Holding, Hunte, Kanhai, Lloyd, M. Marshall, Pairaudeau, Richards, Richardson, Sobers, A. Valentine, Walsh, Lara, Chanderpaul etc. Odd duplication with some copy signatures. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1376:
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County benefit brochures -2000s. Box comprising thirty three official benefit brochures, three signed. Brochures include Vic Wilson 1958, Brian Close 1961, Doug Padgett 1969 (Yorkshire), Ken Grieves 1956 (Lancashire), Derek Taylor 1978 (Somerset), Bob Willis 1981, Alvin Kallicharran 1983 (Warwickshire), Bob Taylor, Derbyshire 1983, David Graveney 1986 (Gloucestershire), Eddie Hemmings 1987 (Nottinghamshire), John Wright 1987 (Derbyshire) etc. Signed brochures are Ken Grieves, David Hughes 1981, Paul Allot 1990, and Gary Yates 2005 (Lancashire). Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1377:
Lot 1377
'A History of Indian Cricket'. Mihir Bose, London 1990. Signed to the half title page by Bose, Sunil Gavaskar and Ajit Wadekar. Also signed to internal photographic plates by Wadekar (twice), Farokh Engineer, Bishan Bedi and Dilip Doshi. Eight signatures in total. Some light fading to spine of dustwrapper, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1378:
Lot 1378
West Indies biographies. Four signed hardback biographies with dustwrappers. Titles are 'No Holding Back', Michael Holding, London 2010, signed by Holding. 'Fire in Babylon. How the West Indies Team brought a people to its feet', Simon Lister, London 2015, signed by Andy Roberts. 'Brian Lara. Cricket's Troubled Genius, Brian Scovell, Stroud 2007, signed by Scovell. 'Desmond Haynes. Lion of Barbados', Rob Steen, London 1993, signed by Haynes. Sold with five further unsigned titles including 'With the West Indies in Australia 1960-1961', A.G. 'Johnnie' Moyes, London 1961 etc. Qty 9. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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