Wisden Original Hardback Editions

Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd minor nicks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1349:
Lot 1349
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1350:
Lot 1350
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 & 1968. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, wear and some nicks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1351:
Lot 1351 Lot 1351
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 to 1997. A run of original hardback. Issues are 1967, 1975-1978, 1979 (3 copies), 1980, 1981, 1983 (2), 1984 (2), 1985 (4), 1990, 1991 (2) and 1997. All with original dustwrappers with the exception of the 1967, 1980, 1981, 1983 (1 copy), 1984 (1 copy) and 1985 (1 copy). Some nicks and soiling to dustwrappers, soiling to the 1967 boards, otherwise in generally good condition. Sold with a run of original hardbacks for 1986-2004, lacking 1990 and 2001. All lacking dustwrapper. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 39
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor rust marks to first and last advertising pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1353:
Lot 1353
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine, minor soiling to top edge of page block otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1354:
Lot 1354
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1355:
Lot 1355
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968 & 1969. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spines of both, minor soiling to top edge of page block of the 1968 edition, further odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1356:
Lot 1356
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1357:
Lot 1357
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd minor nicks to the base of the dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1358:
Lot 1358
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970, 1971, 1973 and 1974. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. The 1970 edition with poor/fair dustwrapper, the 1971 and 1973 editions with age toning and nicks to dustwrapper and the 1974 edition with light minor staining to odd bookplate photograph otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1360:
Lot 1360
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1361:
Lot 1361
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some repaired tears to dustwrapper, old tape mark to inside rear board otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1362:
Lot 1362
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1363:
Lot 1363
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972, 1973, 1974 & 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd minor faults to dustwrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1364:
Lot 1364 Lot 1364
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1975 to 2010. A complete run of original hardbacks for the period, all lacking original dustwrappers. Owners' name neatly annotated to the first advertising page of a number of editions. The 1975 and 1976 editions with fading to spines, the 1977-1979 editions with slight creasing to the spines, otherwise in good condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1365:
Lot 1365
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1997 and 1998. Two original hardbacks with dustwrappers. The 1997 edition nicely signed in ink by two of the five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, P. Simmons (West Indies) and S. Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka). The 1998 Almanack is signed in ink by the five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, M. Elliott, G. McGrath and S. Law (Australia), M. Maynard and G. Thorpe. Also signed by P. Tufnell to photographic plate. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1366:
Lot 1366
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. 1950, 1956, 1967, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1985, 1991 and 2003 (1978 and 2003 lacking dustwrappers). Original hardbacks with dustwrapper where applicable unless stated. Plus softback editions for 1948, 1949, 1950, 1961, 1998 and 1999 and rebound editions for 1947, 1961 and 1963. Varied condition. Viewing essential, not subject to return. Qty 18
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1367:
Lot 1367
'Ayres' Cricket Companion' 1903 to 1931. Edited by W.R. Weir and later editions by J.N. Pentelow. Each edition with original stiffened decorative wrappers and replacement green spine with gilt title. Complete run of twenty nine issues contained in four green cloth slipcases. Also 'Ayres' Public Schools Cricket Companion' 1932 edited by John Slee, with similar replacement green spine in matching green cloth slipcase. The 1903 with small tear to title page. Slight wear to the front covers of the 1905, 1908, 1912, 1917 and 1920, and the rear covers of the 1909, 1915 and 1918. The 1919 with staining, the rear cover faded. Otherwise, the majority of books in good condition with some minor scuffing and soiling, some good/very good condition. Previously sold by Christie's in May 1999 as part of the Peter Mackinnon collection. Qty 30
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £430
Ayres' Cricket Companion ran from 1902-1931, with one further issue in 1932 with the changed title of 'Ayres' Public Schools Cricket Companion'
Lot 1368:
Lot 1368
John (+ James) Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion 1866 (second year of issue) to 1885, all with original green wrappers. Complete run of twenty issues of the annual for the stated period contained in four green cloth cases. The 1866 with old tape repair to worn spine with small loss, the 1875 with repaired spine and soiling to wrappers, the 1876 with soiling to wrappers, reinforcement to spine of the 1878, small loss to rear wrapper of the 1882, small loss to spines of the 1883, 1884 and 1885, loss to the end advertising page of the 1884. Otherwise, the majority of books in good condition with some minor chips and soiling, some good/very good condition. Previously sold by Christie's in May 1999 as part of the Peter Mackinnon collection. Sold with a facsimile edition of the 1865 issue bound in green cloth. Limited edition no. 73 of 10 copies. Very good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £970
Lot 1369:
Hampshire C.C.C. Handbooks for 1950 (first edition) to 2012. Complete run of sixty two editions. The 1955 edition with detached wrappers, the 1956 edition with detached rear wrapper otherwise in good condition throughout. Sold with further Yearbooks and Handbooks for Northamptonshire 1955 (detached rear wrapper), Derbyshire 1955, Gloucestershire 1960, Surrey 1960 and Somerset 1959-60 and 1962-63. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1370:
Glamorgan C.C.C. yearbooks 1934-2013, not issued 1940-1945. Incomplete run of Glamorgan yearbooks, lacking 1951, 1958, 1969, 1980, 2006 to 2010 and 2012. The 1934 to 1939 editions are lacking original wrappers and odd outer page in some circumstances, minor pencil scribbling to odd page. The remainder are all in original paper wrappers. Odd faults, minor rusting to staples to some editions, otherwise in good condition. Qty 63
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1371:
Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers from 1841 to 1925. Lillywhites and M.C.C., London. Good run of eleven volumes from Volumes I to III, V to XI and XV. Volumes I to III in blue boards, the remainder bound in original publishers red boards. Good condition throughout
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1372:
The Cricketer Magazine 1921-1969. A run of the magazine, the majority bound, some in original green bindings. Years are 1921 to 1923, 1925 to 1928, 1930 to 1937, 1945 to 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956 to 1969. Sold with bound editions of Playfair Cricket Monthly 1961 to 1966 and 1968, bound editions of Wisden Cricket Monthly and the Wisden Cricketer 1980-81 to 1986-87 and 2003-2004 to 2010-2011. Plus a box of loose mixed issues 1940's. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1373:
Lot 1373
'Cricket Clubs' Annual. The Official Annual Handbook of the Cricket Club Conference' 1925-1940. A run of the annual for seasons 1925, 1930-1934, 1936, 1937 (two copies, one lacking front cover), 1939 and 1940. Faults to some issues including detached covers, lacking spines etc, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1374:
Lot 1374
Cricket annuals and handbooks 1930s-2010s. Box comprising 'The Playfair Cricket Annual', complete run from 1948 (first issue)-1962, large issue, and 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1975-1977. 1981, 1982, 1984-1986, 1988-1997, 2000-2002, 2005, 2009-2011 and 2013-2017. Some duplication. Others include News Chronicle 1946-1948, 1951-1956, and 1957-1960. "Flagstaff" 1957-1961 and 1963-1967. Findon's 1947-1949, 'Indian Cricket Almanack' 1954-55,1965, 1967, 1968 in limp covers, 1984 and 1994 hardbacks etc. Also includes original individual copies of 'Cricket. A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Game' 20th September 1913, and 'The Cricketer' 30th April 1921 (first issue). Some faults and duplication, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1375:
Lot 1375
The Cricketer Magazine 1921-1934. A run of the magazine, the majority bound in original green bindings. Volumes I (1921) to XV (1934), lacking Volume IV. Also a copy of the Winter Annual 1921/22 bound in limp green cloth lacking original wrappers. Staining and age toning to some volumes, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1376:
Lot 1376
'Cricket [and Lawn Tennis] Clubs Directory of England' 1889-1914. A good run of the directory listing names and addresses of secretaries, counties universities, public schools, clubs, leagues and associations. Compilers include J.B. Pentelow and Archibald Sinclair. Published by Wright & Co and later by the Cricket Press. Seventeen editions for 1889 (first year of issue), 1890/91, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900, and 1902-1912. The 1889, 1890/91 and 1896 editions in printed board covers, each with early replacement spines, the 1889 and 1890/91 in larger format. The remainder in limp cloth covers with decorative gilt titles to front. Owner's name of the collector R.S. Holmes to the first two issues. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 17
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £280
The last issue of the directory was published in 1914
Lot 1377:
Lot 1377
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. First Number 1865-66'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Original orange boards with replacement spine and endpapers. Some wear to original boards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1378:
Lot 1378
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. Second Number 1866-67'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Original pale green paper wrappers. Bookplate of Anthony Woodhouse to inside front cover. Tape repairs to head and foot of spine. Some staining to wrappers, internally in good condition
Estimate: £200/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1379:
Lot 1379
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. Fourth Number 1868-69'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Original tooled green cloth with gilt title to front. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover with contemporary press cutting reviews laid down. Tape repairs to head and foot of spine. Some foxing and light wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1380:
Lot 1380
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. Seventh Number 1871-72'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Rebound in green cloth, original rear wrapper retained, lacking original front wrapper and title page. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1381:
Lot 1381
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. Tenth Number 1874-75'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Original tooled green cloth with gilt title to front. Pages 219-238 detached, minor wear to boards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1382:
Lot 1382 Lot 1382
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland. Fourteenth Number 1878-79'. Compiled and edited by J.T.H[urford]. Original tooled maroon cloth with gilt title to front. 'John Lawrence's respects' and owner's name 'E.K. Brown' handwritten in ink to front endpaper, bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Wear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1383:
Lot 1383
'The Cricket Quarterly' edited by Rowland Bowen. A complete run of twenty three individual copies and two bound volumes of the journal from Vol. 1 no. 1, January 1963 (first issue) to Vol. 8 no. 4, Winter 1970/71. The four issues for volumes 2 and 3 each bound in blue cloth, lacking original wrappers. Cricket Society labels to the inside front covers Some wear, generally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1384:
Lot 1384
Toronto Cricket Annual 1921. First year of publication. Original green paper wrappers with green cloth spine. Compiled by 'Evan Dale' for Toronto and District Cricket Council. Padwick 4117. Very light foxing to title page, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
According to Padwick, only three issues of the Annual were published, in 1921, and then in 1922 and 1923 as the 'Canadian Cricket Annual'
Lot 1385:
Lot 1385
Canadian Cricket Annual 1922. Second year of publication. Original pale brown paper wrappers with cloth spine. Published by the Toronto and District Cricket Council. Padwick 4117. Half of p11/12 missing, very small nick to lower edge of rear cover, light creasing to wrappers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1386:
Lot 1386
Cricket annuals, tour guides and programmes 1950s-1990s. Small box comprising a run of the Sports Argus Cricket Annual 1950-1966, lacking 1959, in good condition. Also official match programmes for Lord's finals, NatWest Trophy, Sussex v Warwickshire 1993, Benson & Hedges Super Cup Final, Gloucestershire v Yorkshire 1999. Official Test match programmes for M.C.C. Bicentenary Match, England v Australia, Lord's 1987, v Pakistan , Lord's 1992, v Australia, Edgbaston 1993 etc. Official tour guides for West Indies and Sri Lanka to England 1988, and West Indies to England 1991. Phil Neale benefit brochure 1988 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1387:
Lot 1387
Association of Cricket Statisticians Publications 'Famous Cricketers Series'. Incomplete run of numbers 1 (first edition), 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31-33, 37, 38, 41, 42, 45, 52, 65 and 70. Subjects include Hobbs, Hammond, Lindwall, Close, May, Tyson, Bradman, Walcott, Worrell, Wright, Evan, Sobers, Hutton etc. Minor wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 23
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1388:
Lot 1388 Lot 1388
County yearbooks and annuals 1950s-2010s. Three boxes comprising over one hundred and sixty official County annuals, yearbooks, annual reports etc. Includes good runs for Surrey (Qty 47) 1950, 1960-1973, 1975-1993, 2001-2004, and 2006-2009. Warwickshire (41) 1968, 1974-1988, 1991-2003 and 2007. Middlesex (28) 1977-1979, 1981/82, 1983/84, 1985/86-1993/94, 1999/2000, 2001/02-2003/04, 2004, 2006, and 2008-2010. Others include Lancashire (16), Worcestershire (9), Glamorgan (7), Yorkshire (7 cloth covered), Gloucestershire (6), Northamptonshire (3), Kent (3) etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1389:
Lot 1389
Playfair Cricket Annual 1949-1962. Full run of the Annual in large format 1948 (first year of issue) to 1962 in large format, and 1963-2019 in the pocket size format. Includes 'Playfair World Cup Cricket Guide' 1996, signed by the editor, Bill Frindall. Sold with 'News Chronicle Cricket Annual', complete for 1934-1939 and 1946-1961. Qty 76. Odd duplication. Some faults, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1390:
Lot 1390
'The Journal of the Cricket Society'. An almost complete run of the Journal from Volume 1 no. 1 (April 1961) to Volume 29 no. 1 (Autumn 2017). Also a selection of Cricket Memorabilia Society Magazines etc. 'Light' fading to some early issues, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1391:
Lot 1391
'First-Class Cricket. A Complete Record'. 1926-1939. A full run of the series compiled and edited by Jim Ledbetter in very good condition. The 1938 and 1939 editions are hardbacks with dustwrappers. Qty 14
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1392:
Lot 1392
Association of Cricket Statisticians Publications 'Famous Cricketers Series'. Complete run of numbers 1 to 100 of the 'Famous Cricketers Series' including the first and second editions of number 1 Jack Hobbs and the second edition of number 4 Frank Woolley, but lacking the first edition of the Frank Woolley edition. Other subjects include McCabe, Grace, Wisden, Sobers, Harvey, Worrell, Clem Hill, Blythe, May, Spofforth, Parr, Lindwall, Armstrong, Ponsford, Larwood, Bligh, Miller, Botham, Jessop, Valentine etc. Qty 101. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1393:
Lot 1393
Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1894. 2nd annual issue. 118pp plus fourteen 'notes' pages. Edited by J.B. Wolstinholm. J. Robertshaw, Sheffield, printer. This edition is a variant of the standard issue being the 'cheap' published edition having green card boards with titles to front board. Some wear to original boards, with some rounding to corners, some wear to board extremities, slight breaking to internal hinges, small ink annotation to one page, one of the 'Notes' page torn from the book otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £120
This variant of the hardback edition has 118 pages, where as the hardback has 136 pages. This card version has a price of 9p on it, the hardback is unpriced as it was given to members. The card version does not have rules, subscribers, colts report and accounts for the 1893 season, which makes up the 18 page difference in size
Lot 1394:
Lot 1394
Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1899. 7th annual issue. 165pp plus ten 'notes' pages as issued. Edited by J.B. Wolstinholm & H.H. Stones. J. Robertshaw, Sheffield, printer. Original brown boards, titles to front board with Yorkshire emblem to centre, gilt to edges. This is a players edition and has the name 'C.E.M. Wilson' to lower border of front board. Wear with loss to spine paper affecting the front board edges, slight browning to some page edges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
The Reverend Clement Eustace Macro Wilson, Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1895-1900 played in fifty two matches for Yorkshire with a highest score of 115 and took 115 wickets at an average of 18.69. He played in two Tests for England on Hawke's tour to South Africa 1898/9. Unusually he bowled right-arm medium and slow left arm, often changing during the course of a match. Rockley Wilson, his brother, also played for Yorkshire and England
Lot 1395:
Lot 1395 Lot 1395
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1926-1929. The Wessex Press, Taunton. Original decorative boards. The 1926 edition with two three page handwritten articles slipped in, 'Somerset in the Nineties by H.S. Altham', and an account with match scores for Yorkshire v Somerset played at Headingley, 15th-17th 1901, in which Somerset achieved an unlikely victory. Author unknown. Wear and creasing to the 1926 covers with slight breaking to internal hinges. The 1927 and 1928 editions in good/ very good condition. Staining to covers of the 1929, otherwise in good condition. All appear complete. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1396:
Lot 1396
Nottinghamshire Cricket Matches, from 1771 to 1865. A.K. Sutton. 118PP. Nottingham 1865 (3rd Edition). Original stiffened green wrappers, bound in green boards,with gilt titles to spine. Minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1397:
Lot 1397
Surrey C.C.C. Yearbook for 1900. Original brown boards. Wear to spine, rear cover partly detached. Old tape repairs to internal hinges and top of spine. Some internal age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1397a:
Lot 1397a
'The Cricket Quarterly. A Journal devoted to the Noble Game of Cricket' 1963-1970. Volumes I-VIII. Edited by Rowland Bowen. Eastbourne, Sussex. Complete. Each volume with accompanying printed preface and index for binding. Sold with a run of 'The Cricketer International Quarterly Facts and Figures' Summer 1973- Winter 1981, lacking Autumn 1980. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £0
Lot 1398:
Lot 1398
'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 267/300. New, unopened
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1399:
Lot 1399
'The Young Cricketer's Tutor: 1833'. John Nyren. Introduction by Neville Cardus. Reprinted, Dropmore Press. London 1948. Dust wrapper. Limited edition of 750 copies, numbers 1-50 being the 'Library edition' bound in green buckram, this copy is number 50. Cricket Society label to inside front cover. Small loss to top edge of dustwrapper, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1400:
Lot 1400
Public schools cricket. 'Eton v Harrow at Lord's', Sir Home Gordon, London 1926. Limited 'Harrow' edition no. 56/325. Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine, gilt to top edges. Some wear to extremities, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'A History of Winchester Cricket', E.H. Fellows, Winchester 1930, and the 'Second Supplement 1942-1951' published in 1951. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1401:
Lot 1401
'Annals of Cricket. A Record of the game compiled from authentic scores, and my own experiences during the last twenty-three years'. W.W. Read. London 1896. Original green cloth boards with vellum spine, gilt to top edges. This is an unsigned copy of the limited de luxe edition, limited to 250 copies, this being number 178. Some wear to covers and soiling to spine, internally in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Many copies of the limited edition were not signed by Read. Walter William Read played eighteen matches for England and was considered one of the best batsmen of the 1880s
Lot 1402:
Lot 1402
'The M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1903/04'. R.L. Cardwell. Privately printed 1988. Limited edition 251/287 signed by the author and Bill O'Reilly. VG. Sold with 'Lord Harris's Team in Australia 1878-79. The Diary of Vernon Royle', J.W. McKenzie 2001, and 'His Own Enemy. The Rise and Fall of Edward Pooley', Keith Booth, Sutton 2000. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1403:
Lot 1403
'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. 17, signed by the author Arlott. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1404:
Lot 1404
'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. 46. Signed to the title page by the author, Arlott. Additionally signed to the facing title page by Hampshire players, Arthur Holt, Alan Rayment, Ted Drake, Dennis Baldry and Leo Harrison. Also the signature of Derek Shackleton on small page loosely mounted to inside front cover. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1405:
Lot 1405
'Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie. A Profile'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1962. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for the Hampshire C.C.C. Centenary Appeal, of which this is no. 44, signed to the title page by the author Arlott, and Leo Harrison, Dennis Baldry and Alan Rayment. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £155
Lot 1406:
Lot 1406
'J.R. Gray. A Biographical Note'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1960. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Gray's Benefit Fund, of which this is no. 22, signed by the author Arlott. Ex Anthony Woodhouse collection. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1407:
Lot 1407
'Peter Sainsbury. An Appreciaton'. 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. 25, signed by the author Arlott. Ex Anthony Woodhouse collection. VG. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1408:
Lot 1408 Lot 1408
'Readers' Guide to Hampshire Cricket'. Desmond Eagar. Privately published 1964. Green boards with gilt titles to front. 12pp. Padwick 17. Limited edition of only twenty five copies, this being number 14. Signed to the title page by Eagar. Rare. VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1409:
Lot 1409
'150 Years of Lancashire County Cricket Club 1864-2014'. M. Lorimer, G. Hardcastle, P. Edwards & A. Searle, Max Books, Nantwich 2014. Signed by over one hundred and twenty players to the player photographs, end papers, title pages and to loosely inserted sheets. Signatures include Clayton, Lever, Shuttleworth, Wood, Lee, C. Lloyd, Simmons, Hughes, Reidy, O'Shaughnessy, Abrahams, Allott, Fairbrother etc. Sold with a complete set of '150 Lancashire Greats' trade cards produced by Max Books to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lancashire C.C.C. in 2014. Limited edition no. 91/500. Thirty seven of the cards are signed by the featured player, including Pullar, Clayton, Lever, Shuttleworth, D. Lloyd, B. Wood, Lee, Hayes, C. Lloyd, Simmons, Hughes, Reidy, O'Shaughnessy, Abrahams, Allot, Fowler etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1410:
Lot 1410
'Cricket'. W.G. Grace. Bristol 1891. Leather bound limited edition, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original black boards with gilt lettering. Limited de luxe edition of 652 numbered copies, signed by the author Grace, this being no. 437. Owner's name 'F.W. Wigan' inscribed in ink to front endpaper. Slight breaking to internal hinges, staining to endpapers, internally in good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: unsold
Subscriber number 437 was Frederick W. Wigan of The Grange, Walton-on-Thames, a hop merchant based in Southwark. He was the first Treasurer of Southwark Cathedral, appointed High Sheriff of Surrey in 1895, and was knighted in that year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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