Cricket Ephemera & Books From The Personal Collection Of John Arlott

Lot 438:
Lot 438
Leonard Victor 'Len' Maddocks. Victoria, Tasmania & Australia 1946-1968. Official menu for the Australian Cricket Society Adelaide Branch 9th Annual Dinner held at the Rex Hotel, Marleston, 17th October 1986. Signed in ink to the rear autograph page by Don Bradman. Len Maddocks' personal copy. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £12
Lot 439:
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Trent Bridge Centenary 1938. Three printed pages relating to Nottinghamshire cricket prepared by and privately printed for A.W. Shelton for the Trent Bridge Centenary in 1938. One page, titled 'Nottingham Cricket' records the earliest matches played by Nottingham against Sheffield, the first two of which were played on the Nottingham Forest Ground 26th-27th August 1771, and the second at the Darnell Ground, Sheffield, 1st June 1772. The Nottingham players for the two matches are listed below. To the verso is a handwritten dedication in ink 'To J.W. Goldman from A.W. Shelton, Nottingham June 15 [19]38'. The other two pages are titled 'Nottinghamshire Cricket in 1838 and detail the first game played at Trent Bridge, Forest Club v South of Trent, 28th May 1838, and the match in which the first century was scored on the ground, by William Clarke for Holme Lane v Bingham, 13th August 1838. Adhesive marks to the verso of the pages, pin holes to two, light folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Shelton served as Secretary and later as President of Nottinghamshire Cricket Club. He also assisted in the sale of Ashley-Cooper's unrivalled collection to Sir Julien Cahn on his death
Lot 440:
Lot 440
Cricket advertising and promotional cards. Large blue file comprising nine items, some signed. Signed items include a limited edition print of the Warwickshire team, winners of the 1980 John Player League, signed to the borders by twenty players, a Steve Marsh Benefit Year poster depicting five generations of Kent wicket keepers, signed by Marsh, and a Ray Lindwall Testimonial Year Gala Dinner poster signed by Lindwall. Other contents include a pictorial hanging calendar of 'England's Test Team Season 1946-47, a Laurie Fishlock Benefit match poster, Surrey v Middlesex, The Oval, 29th July- 1st August 1950, three reproduction 'Cadbury's Cocoa' posters in official folder, a hanging poster card for a competition run by 'Boys' World' to win bats signed by the West Indies and England Test teams 1963 etc. Also includes an original University of Oxford Certificate issued to Colin Milburn in 1959 for passing his French and Religious Knowledge 'O' levels. Various sizes, 16"x12" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 441:
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Surrey C.C.C. c1956. Original one pound (£1) Bank of England banknote, signed in various coloured inks to the verso by fourteen members of the Surrey team and one other. Signatures include Surridge, May, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, Stewart, Laker, Loader, Barrington, Lock etc. Some splitting to vertical fold, general wear, slight fading to some signatures
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 442:
Lot 442
Australia tour to England 1968. Official autograph sheet fully signed by all seventeen playing members of the touring party. Signatures include Lawry (Captain), Jarman, Chappell, Connolly, Gleeson, Hawke, Inverarity, Mallett, McKenzie, Redpath, Taber, Walters etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 443:
Lot 443
South Americans tour to England 1932. Trimmed page nicely signed in ink by nine members of the South American touring party. Signatures are Gibson, Ferguson, Paul, Knox, C. Ayling, D. Ayling, Stuart, Grass and Latham. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 444:
Lot 444
India tour to England 1932. Two album pages signed in ink and pencil by fourteen members of the India touring party, some signatures on pieces laid down. Signatures include Naoomal Jaoomal, B.E. Kapadia, Amar Singh, Jahangir Khan, Maharajar of Porbanda, N.D. Marshall, S.H.M. Colah, Lall Singh etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £100
Lot 445:
Lot 445
India tour to England 1959. Official autograph sheet signed in ink by all nineteen members of the India touring party. Signatures include Gaekwad, Apte, Manjrekar, Umrigar, Ripal Singh, Borde, Gupte, Contractor, Roy etc. The signature of Manjrekar on piece laid down. The sheet unevenly trimmed, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 446:
Lot 446
Indian autographs. 'Jukaso Inn, New Delhi' headed paper signed by twenty two former Indian Test cricketers. Signatures include Wadekar, Umrigar, Bedi, Solkar, Parkar, Gavaskar, Armanath, Sharma etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 447:
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New Zealand tours to England 1949 and 1958. Album page nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of the 1949 New Zealand touring party. Signatures include Hadlee (Captain), Sutcliffe, Cave, Rabone, Burtt, Mooney, Reid, Cowie, Donnelly etc. Very good condition. Sold with an official autograph sheet fully signed by all seventeen members of the 1958 touring party. Signatures include Reid (Captain), Cave, Sutcliffe, Miller, Harford, MacGibbon, Hayes, Sparling, Blair etc. The sheet with old tape mark to top edge and folds, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 448:
Lot 448
New Zealand tours to West Indies 1972 and England 1973. Two official autograph sheets, each fully signed in ink by the sixteen members of the touring parties. Signatures include Congdon, Turner, Burgess, Pollard, Hastings, D. Hadlee, R. Hadlee, Taylor, Wadsworth etc. The 1972 sheet with additional signatures on pieces laid down of Larwood (signed in pencil) and Duleepsinhji, also of R.E.S. Wyatt laid down to the 1973 sheet. Both sheets tightly trimmed and laid down to a single card. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 449:
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Pakistan tours to England 1954 and Australia 1970. Two unofficial autograph sheets, the 1954 sheet signed in ink by seventeen members of the 1954 touring party. Players' signatures include M.E.Z. Ghazali, Mohammad Aslam, Zulfiqur Ahmed, Fazal Mahmood, Alf Gover (coach) etc. The 1970 sheet signed in ink by nine members of the Pakistan touring party. Signatures include Intikhab Alam, M.J. Khan, Asif Masood, Sadiq Ahmed, Sarfraz Nawaz etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
In winning the 1954 Test at The Oval, Pakistan became the first team to win a Test match on their inaugural tour of England
Lot 450:
Lot 450
Pakistan tour to Australia and West Indies 1976-77. Official autograph sheet fully signed by all twenty members of the Pakistan touring party. Signatures include Mushtaq Mohammad (Captain), Asif Iqbal, Intikhab Alam, Majid Khan, Sadiq Mohammad, Asif Masood, Sarfraz Nawaz, Zaheer Abbas, Imran Khan, Wasim Raja, Javed Miandad etc. The sheet with a further three signatures on pieces laid down of J. Shepherd, V. Holder etc. Light folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 451:
Lot 451
South Africa tour to England 1951. Official autograph sheet nicely signed in ink by all sixteen members of the South Africa touring party. Signatures include Nourse (Captain), E. Rowan, A. Rowan, Chubb, Endean, McCarthy, McGlew, Mann, Melle, van Ryneveld, Waite etc. Light folds, odd nicks and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 452:
Lot 452
South Africa tour to England 1960. Official autograph sheet fully and nicely signed in ink by the sixteen members of the South Africa touring party. Signatures include McGlew (Captain), Goddard, Adcock, Duckworth, Fellows-Smith, McKinnon, McLean, Pithey, Pothecary, Tayfield, Waite etc. Light folds, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 453:
Lot 453
South Africa 1964/65. 'Marine Hotel, Port Elizabeth' letterhead signed in ink by the twelve members of the South Africa team for the fifth Test against England, Port Elizabeth, 12th-17th February 1965. Signatures are Goddard, van der Merwe, Barlow, Bland, Bromfield, Macauley, McKinnon, Waite, Pithey, G. Pollock, P. Pollock and Lindsay. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
England won the series 1-0, winning the first Test, the remaining matches were drawn
Lot 454:
Lot 454
South Africa tour to England 1965. Official autograph sheet fully signed by all sixteen members of the South Africa touring party. Signatures include van der Merwe (Captain), Barlow, Bacher, Bland, Bromfield, Lindsay, Macaulay, McKinnon, P. Pollock, G. Pollock etc. Horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 455:
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South Africa 1990s. Two official 'United Cricket Board, South Africa' autograph sheets, one for the South Africa tour to West Indies 1992, the other of the South Africa team for the visit of the Indians 1992/93. Signatures include Wessels (Captain), Kuiper, Cronje, Donald, Henry, Hudson, Kirsten, Rhodes, Richardson, Snell etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
The 1992 tour to West Indies featured the first official Test played by South Africa following their international ban, and the following 1992/1993 series against India was the first to be played in South Africa, both series being the first time South Africa had played Test matches against either opposition
Lot 456:
Lot 456
West Indies tour to England 1928. Album page dated 1st May 1928, signed in pencil by ten members of the West Indies team for the tour match v Dulwich. Signatures include Nunes (Captain), Bartlett, St Hill, Scott, Browne, Neblett, Griffith, Francis, Constantine etc. Additionally signed by six members of the Dulwich team (two signed in ink) including Summers, A.H.H. Gilligan, Lovesay, Kendle etc. Fading to the odd signatures, some ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
The one day match was drawn
Lot 457:
Lot 457
West Indies tour to England 1973. Official autograph sheet fully signed by the original eighteen members of the West Indies touring party, and additionally by Garry Sobers and Ron Headley. Other signatures include Kanhai (Captain), Boyce, Camacho, Fredericks, Gibbs, Holder, Julien, Kallicharran, Lloyd, Rowe etc. Twenty signatures in total. Light folds, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £100
West Indies won the three match Test series 2-0. Following a knee operation, Sobers was not originally selected for the tour party choosing instead to play for Nottinghamshire, but was drafted in as a replacement for Camacho and played in the three Tests. Headley was chosen ahead of Gordon Greenidge as cover for the injured Rowe
Lot 458:
Lot 458
West Indies tour to Australia 1975/76. Rarer official autograph sheet fully signed by the nineteen members of the West Indies touring party. Players' signatures include Lloyd (Captain), D.L. Murray, Gibbs, Fredericks, Kallicaharran, D.A. Murray, Boyce, Holder, Greenidge, Roberts, Richards, Rowe, Holding etc. Nicks to top edge, age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £150
Despite West Indies winning the second Test at Perth convincingly by an innings and 87 runs, Australia won the six match series 5-1
Lot 459:
Lot 459
International cricketers 1950s-1990s. Red folder comprising a good selection of signatures on pages, official and unofficial sheets of England, Australia, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, India and Zimbabwe international players. Some signatures on pieces laid down. Earlier signatures include Compton, Cowdrey, Tyson, Graveney, Bedser, Evans, Bailey, Barrington, Boycott, Milburn (England), Walcott, Worrell, Sobers (West Indies), Benaud, Harvey, Lawry, Booth, Burge, Simpson, Nourse, Rowan, Fullerton, Mansell, Tayfield, McGlew, Pothecary (South Africa), Gaekwad, Umrigar, Roy, Gupte, Contractor, Borde (India) etc. Official autograph sheets include Australia to England 1961 (trimmed and laid down to card), West Indies to England 1988, New Zealand to England 1994 etc. Approx. 250 signatures in total. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 460:
Lot 460
Albert Edward Relf. Sussex & England 1900-1921. Mono real photograph postcard of Relf, full length, holding a ball at the wicket wearing Sussex cap. Published by Foster of Brighton. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 461:
Lot 461
India tour to England 1946. Mono postcard of the The Castle Hotel, Taunton signed in ink to verso by sixteen members of the India touring party. Signatures include Nawab of Pataudi (Captain), Merchant, Mushtaq Ali, Sarwate, Hazare, Nayudu, Sohoni, Mankad etc. Adhesive marks to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
The Indians played Somerset at Taunton 31st July- 2nd August 1946. Somerset won by an innings and 11 runs
Lot 462:
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Test and County postcards and trade cards 1970s/1990s. White folder comprising forty one signed colour player portraits, the majority featuring County cricketers. Signatures include Kemp, Key, Knott, Llong, Luckhurst (Kent), Kirsten (Derbyshire), Milburn, Lamb (Northamptonshire), Lara (Warwickshire), Long, Mendis, Parker (Sussex), Jarvis (Yorkshire), Marshall (Hampshire) etc. Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 463:
Lot 463
Signed cigarette cards. Nine cigarette cards, each signed in ink to the face by the featured player. Cards are Enthoven, Seabrook, Shipman (Wills 'Cricketers' 1928 second series), Bakewell, Bowes (Churchman 'Cricketers' 1936), Mitchell (Players 'Cricketers' 1930), Larwood (Major Drapkin 'Australian and English Test Cricketers' 1928), Hassett (Ogden's 'Prominent Cricketers of 1938'), and Allen (Carreras 'Series of Cricketers' 1934. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £140
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Signed cigarette and trade cards. Thirty one cards, each signed in ink to the face by the featured player. Signatures include Stevens , Strudwick, Allen, Hallows, O'Connor, Duckworth, Bowley, Dews, Craig, Trueman, Simpson, Tattersall etc. Series include Wills's 'Cricketers' 1928, Barratt 'Test Cricketers by E.W. Swanton' 1956, Player's 'Cricketers. Caricatures by "RIP"' 1926, also A&BC Gum, George Bassett, County Print Service etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £130
Lot 465:
Lot 465
'The Hedley Verity Memorial Bed Match'. Official programme for Jack Appleyard's XI v Herbert Sutcliffe's Yorkshire XI played at Roundhay Park, Leeds, 3rd September 1944. Players who took part include Hammond, Paynter, Duckworth, Gunn, Sutcliffe, Hutton, Leyland, Barber, Watson, Robinson etc. The match was played to raised funds for a bed at Leeds Infirmary in Verity's memory. Some nicks to page edges, folds, ink stains to rear and some wear. Sold with 'Hedley Verity 18th May 1905-31st July 1943. The Story of a Gallant Cricketer'. Published by the Yorkshire Observer 1945. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 466:
Lot 466
'Nottinghamshire v Glamorganshire' 1932. Official souvenir silk scorecard for the match played at Trent Bridge, 13th-16th August 1932 in which Walter Keeton scored 242 in Nottinghamshire's only innings, and Harold Larwood took ten wickets in the match, Nottinghamshire winning by an innings and 156 runs. Heavy stain to left edge, folds to edges with old tape marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 467:
Lot 467
'The American Cricketer' 1927. Two original copies of the magazine dated October 1927 and November 1927. Ageing to the November issue. Sold with thirteen issues of 'The American Cricketer. Journal of the United States Cricket Association' June 1965 to December 1970 including an 'England Tour 1968 Souvenir Edition', and a United States Cricket Association Newsletter February 1965. Odd duplicates. Also 'American Cricketer Magazine, Vol 1, no. 1, September/ October 1984. Qty 22. Some wear and rusting to staple, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 468:
Lot 468
'Cricket Sketches with Portraits of Prominent Cricketers'. 16pp magazine with image of F.S. Jackson to front cover. c1903. Appears similar to a publication by Tempest & Co., Leeds. Minor wear, generally good condition. Sold with 'The Picture Magazine', June 1894, featuring ten pages of portraits of notable cricketers of the period. Front wrapper with loss to edges and old tape repair to spine, now detached. Lacking rear wrapper. Internally in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 469:
Lot 469
Australia tours to England 1926 and 1930. Two pre tour brochures for the 1926 tour. 'Australian Cricketers 1926. Portraits drawn from life and signed by each player'. Laurence East. London 1926. With seventeen full page illustrations of the 1926 touring team with printed signatures. Original pictorial covers. Foxing to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. 'Cricket 1926'. Official pre tour brochure with pictures of the Australian team, thirty leading English cricketers and the Test grounds. Published by Barton & Co, London 1926. Wear and soiling to wrappers, otherwise good. Sold with 'The Argus Cricket Guide' by Old Boy (R.W.E. Wilmot). Melbourne, 1930. Loss to front wrapper, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 470:
Lot 470
'Sir Colin Cowdrey'. Richard Walsh. Somerset 1995. Unnumbered limited edition of fifty copies. Signed to the front cover by Cowdrey. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 471:
Lot 471
'Moving Cine-Shots Personal Moviegram'. Two flicker style books of an unknown young boy playing cricket shots in a garden c1950s/1960s. Produced by Merx Ltd. of Guildford, Surrey. Each book comprises approx. thirty two photographic prints. Not previously seen by the auctioneer. Rusting to staples, light wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Merx produced flicker books from customers' own cine films
Lot 472:
Lot 472
Kent C.C.C. 1930s/1940s. Original sepia press photograph of Frank Woolley walking out to bat for 'Old England' in the match v Surrey played at The Oval, 23rd May 1946, to commemorate the centenary of the ground. 8.5"x6.5". Also Les Ames injured by a ball from Gubby Allen in the match Middlesex v Kent, Lord's 1937, with two mono press photographs of Ames wearing jacket and tie etc. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 473:
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Sussex C.C.C. 1920s/1930s. Two nice original sepia press photographs, one of Duleepsinhji, half length wearing cricket attire c1925. The other of Maurice Tate wearing suit and overcoat, avoiding walking under a ladder en route to Lord's to receive M.C.C.'s decision to include him in the 1932/33 'Bodyline' tour to Australia. Both photographs 10"x8". Pin holes to extreme corners of the Duleepsinhji photograph, otherwise good/very good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Tate was a late addition to the touring party to Australia having been unwell. He played only one Test, on the New Zealand leg of the tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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