Original Hardback Editions

Lot 1289:
Lot 1289
'The Cricket Society Year Book'. Twelve issues for 1948/49, 1949/50, 1950/51, and 1952-1960. Sold with a selection of The Society of Cricket Statisticians and The Cricket Book Society publications. Qty. 20. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1290:
Lot 1290
Cricket bibliographies. Six bibliographical references published by Christopher Saunders. 'The Gibbs Guide to Items "Not in Padwick"', Stephen W. Gibbs 2004 and third edition 2014. 'The Don: A Bibliographical & Referential Journey', Stephen W. Gibbs 2005. 'Kiwi Cricket Pages', Rob Franks 2006. 'K.H. Baloch's Journey through The Bibliography of Pakistan Cricket (1947-2009), Khadim Hussain Baloch 2010. 'Surrey Cricket. A Guide for Readers', John Per and Michael Pearce 2014. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1291:
Cricket histories, biographies, etc. Two boxes comprising a selection of titles including twelve from the library of Don Mosey, cricket commentator and journalist, each with the initials 'D.M.' to first page. Titles include 'The Noblest Game', Cardus & Arlott, London 1969, in slip case. 'Who's Who of Cricketers', Bailey, Thorn & Wynne-Thomas 1984. 'Boycott', Mosey, London 1985. 'English Cricket', Cardus 1947. 'Cricket is My Life', Hutton 1949 etc. Good dustwrappers. Sold with a selection of eleven signed cricket histories, biographies and annuals. Titles include 'Brown and Company', J.H. Fingleton 1951, signed by Godfrey Evans. 'Defending the Ashes', Bruce Harris 1956, signed by Jim Laker. 'Sort of a Cricket Person', E.W. Swanton 1972, signed by Swanton to the frontispiece photograph. 'Cricket Statistics Year By Year 1946-1987', F. Trueman & D. Mosey 1988, signed by Trueman. 'Finally a Face. A Memoir of Reginald Wood', P. Paine 2007, limited edition no. 353/500 signed by Paine. Four Yorkshire C.C.C. Annuals in cloth covers for 1995-1957 and 1961, each signed by Geoff Boycott etc. Also eight further earlier unsigned titles including 'Cricket. A popular handbook of the game', edited by G.A. Hutchison, Religious Tract Society, London 1887, and 'Cricket (Batmanship)', C.B. Fry, London 1912 etc. Odd faults to some titles, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1292:
Lot 1292
Cricket histories. Small box comprising eighteen books and pamphlets, the odd title signed. Titles include 'Test Cricket. England v Australia 1877-1921', Wiiliam P.H. Sparks, London 1921. Original dustwrapper. Ownership stamps of 'R.M. Bell' (Richard Moor Bell, London County 1902-1904) to inside front cover and front endpaper. Includes four envelopes addressed to Bell, one laid down to inside rear cover, the others loosely inserted. Each envelope contains press cuttings relating to the Ashes series of 1924/25, 1926, 1928/29 and 1930. 'Reminiscences of the Late Thomas Assheton Smith', Sir John E. Eardley-Wilmot, London 1860. 'The All Blacks at Cricket', S. Canynge Caple, London 1958. 'Cricket- The Noble Art', Sunil Wettimuny, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1985, signed by the author etc. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1293:
Lot 1293
'Cricket of To-day and Yesterday', Volumes I & II, Percy Cross Standing, London 1902. Original decorative green cloth covers with gilt titles and batsman illustrations to covers and spines. The covers to both volumes unusually faded to brown, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1294:
Lot 1294
'The Cricket Statistician'. Individual editions of the journal from issue no. 1 (June 1973), 2-20, 37, 44-64, 68-108, 110-112, 114, and 137 (Spring 2007). Also 'Index to the Cricket Statisticians 1973-1992', and '16 Unpublished Australian Scores'. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1295:
South Africa 1994. James Lillywhite's Cricketers Annual 1895. Limited edition of 100 facsimile copies produced by Cricket Lore and signed to insert by eighteen members of the South African touring party to England in 1994, commemorating 100 years of South African tours to England. Signatures include Cronje, Donald, Rhodes, Cullinan, Wessels, Matthews etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1296:
Playfair Cricket Annuals. A complete run of the annual from 1948-1962 in larger format and 1963-2018 inclusive in the smaller standard format. Some faults, tape and wear to some of the 1950's Annuals otherwise in good condition. Qty. 71. Sold with a run of 'The Cricket Quarterly'. Seventy editions from the first 'Summer 1973' to 'Spring 1994', not complete. Plus other booklets, odd autograph. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1297:
Lot 1297
James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual 1876-1900. Complete run of the Annual. All copies with original red boards. All issues with varying degrees of breaking to internal hinges and/ or page blocks. The 1877 with broken internal hinges and old tape repairs. Wrappers detached on the 1880 and 1887. The 1876 photograph page removed, all others present. The 1898 lacking half of the last advertising page. The majority of copies with staining, ageing marks, wear and annotations to covers. Viewing essential. Qty. 25
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
Glamorgan yearbooks 1933-1999, not issued 1940-1945. Almost full set of Glamorgan yearbooks from 1933 (first year of issue) each with individual wrappers and in good condition. The yearbooks are stored in seven modern blue presentation boxes, each box with gilt titles to spine and edging. Rusting to some staples and light foxing to earlier issues, odd minor faults to individual yearbooks, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1299:
Lot 1299
Yorkshire County Cricket Club Annuals 1903-1924. Incomplete run of twelve annuals for 1903-1905, 1907-1909, 1912, 1916 and 1921-1924. Original publisher's cloth with gilt title and emblem to front covers and spines. Gilt to page edges of issue up to and including 1916. Some faults including the 1903 with fading to spine and damage to lower corner of some internal pages. Broken front internal hinge to the 1904. The 1905 with breaking to hinges and stain to front cover. Tear to title page of the 1908. Wear to front internal hinge of the 1916. Otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1300:
Lot 1300
Ayres' Cricket Companion 1905 to 1931. Edited by W.R. Weir and later editions by J.N. Pentelow. Complete run of the annual for the period. All editions in original paper boards with cloth spines as issued, except the 1916 which is bound in grey paper boards lacking original covers. The 1912, 1913, 1915 issues include the four unperforated subscription pages. The 1928 issue was presented by 'the late T. Baden Powell Esq' to Sussex C.C.C. with the Club's bookplate to the inside front cover. Ownership names to the majority of issues including H.W. 'Plum' Warner to the 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1926 and 1929. Slight breaking to the front internal hinges of the 1906 and 1912. Breaking to hinges or page blocks of the 1911, 1913, 1915 , 1918, 1919, 1923 and 1926. Rear cover of the 1909 detached and wear to boards. Covers detached on the 1917. Old tape to the spine and cover of the 1914, 1920 and 1930. Later issues in overall good condition. Qty. 27
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £300
Ayres' Cricket Companion ran from 1902-1931 with one further issue in 1932 renamed Ayres' Public Schools Cricketer's Companion
Lot 1301:
Lot 1301
'Marylebone Cricket Club. Matches for the Season with full scores and batting averages'. A near complete run of forty seven editions for 1886-1934, lacking the 1891 edition. Original red boards. Ex Lancashire C.C.C. library. Minor wear to the 1889, some 'light' fading to spines, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty. 47
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1302:
Lot 1302
'Daily News Cricket [& Tennis] Annual' 1925 and 1927-1930. 'News Chronicle Cricket Annual' 1932-1939, 1946-1960 and 'The Cricket Annual' 1961 and 1962. Some faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 30
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1303:
Lot 1303
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1892. Original paper wrappers featuring W.G. Grace to front wrapper. Some age toning and wear to wrappers and first page, small loss to base of spine paper, rusting to staples otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
The Athletic News Cricket Annual ran from 1888 to 1946 where it became 'The Athletic News Cricket & Golf Annual'
Lot 1304:
Lot 1304
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1893. Sixth year of publication. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning to wrappers and spine, small loss to head and base of spine paper, rusting to staples otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1305:
Lot 1305
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1894. Seventh year of publication. Original paper wrappers. 'Morning Advertiser' inscribed to top of front cover. Some age toning to spine, small loss to base of spine paper, light vertical crease otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1306:
Lot 1306
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1895 and 1896. Eight and ninth years of publication. Original paper wrappers. Wear and age toning to covers and spine, small loss of spine papers, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1307:
Lot 1307
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1897. Tenth year of publication. Original paper wrappers. Light wear and age toning to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1308:
Lot 1308
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1898. Eleventh year of publication. Original paper wrappers. Age toning and foxing to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1309:
Lot 1309
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1899. Twelfth year of publication. Original paper wrappers. Owner's name to top corner of front cover. Wear and age toning to covers and spine, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1310:
Lot 1310
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1900-1914. Original paper wrappers. Some wear and ageing to wrappers and spine of 1900-1904 issues, rusting to staples, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 15
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1311:
Lot 1311
The Athletic News Cricket Annual 1919-1939. Original paper wrappers. Thread reinforcement to spines of the 1919 and 1920 issues. Some wear and ageing to wrappers and spine of 1919-1925 and 1927-1931 issues, rusting to staples, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 21
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312
'Morning Leader. The Star & Leader Cricket Manual' 1895. First year of issue. 24pp with fixture lists for season 1895, laws, averages for 1894, etc. Tipped in to blue cloth, original wrappers retained. Padwick 1114. Minor old tape repairs, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £550
The Star and Morning Leader Annual ran from 1895-1899 and continued under various different titles up to the present day as the Playfair Annual
Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Nottingham Cricket Matches, from 1771 to 1865. A.K. Sutton. 118pp. Nottingham 1865 (3rd Edition). Original green paper wrappers. Lacking title page and rear advertising page. Some annotations in red ink. Wear and ageing, only fair condition. 'Spybey's Annual Register of Nottinghamshire Cricket Matches' 1885, ninth year. Compiled and published by F.G. Spybey, Nottingham. Original boards with protective film. Ownership stamp and bookplate to inside front cover. Good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
'M.C.C. Scores of Matches etc.' Six annuals for 1929-1934, each in original red cloth. Some faults, generally good condition. Sold with 'Playing for England. My Test-Cricket Story', Jack Hobbs, London 1931. A tired copy. Qty. 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1315:
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: £50/80
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
Warwickshire County Cricket Club 1937. Official annual report booklet for the 1937 season. Vertical crease, light age toning to original wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317
Yorkshire County Cricket Club Annuals 1985-1990. Four leather bound 'Member's Edition' issues for seasons 1985, 1987, 1989 and 1990. Gilt title and Yorkshire emblem to front covers and spines, gilt to all page edges. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £5
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
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: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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 1319:
Lot 1319
James Lillywhite's Cricketers Annual 1872-1900. Complete full run of the Annual. The first three issues for 1872-1874 bound in blue cloth, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, the remainder in original red cloth. The 1874 and 1876 are presentation copies to the Early Risers Cricket Club given by A.J. Gaston. General wear and ageing including the 1874 lacking the portrait of Southerton and the 1878 lacking the portrait of the Gloucestershire team. All other photographs present from the 1876 edition as issued. Darkening to the covers of the 1875. The 1876 lacking part of the first two and last advertising pages. Breaking to hinges of the 1877, 1878, 1880, 1883, 1886-1890, and 1893-1898. Covers detached on the 1881, 1882, 1884, 1899 and 1900. Odd pages detached or becoming detached in the 1878, 1879, 1882 and 1900. Heavy stain to front cover of the 1880. 1886 covers faded. Twenty nine volumes in total
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £380
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
'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: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321
'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: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322
'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: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
'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: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1324:
Lot 1324
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume VI. Numbers 140-169 (27th January to 29th December 1887). Complete with title-page and contents page to front. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Wear to boards and spine paper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
The magazine ran from 1882-1913
Lot 1325:
Lot 1325
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume X. Numbers 260-289 (24th January to 31st December 1891). Complete with original wrappers retained but trimmed, title-page and contents page to the last issue. Illustrated. Original publishers cloth, with titles in gilt. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326
'W.G. Grace on the County Cricket of the Future: Abridgement from the "Ludgate Monthly"'. Three column offprint printed on one side of the page, published by Tempest, Printer, Burley Street, Leeds. Undated but the text suggests 1891, the first year of the monthly's publication. Grace writes on some of the counties, including Gloucestershire, stating that 'it would be rash to prophecy that in '96 it will not again be at the top'. He expresses his views on residential qualifications; the need to play dashingly rather than slowly; the bright prospects for Australian cricket; professionals on top against the amateurs; declarations; golf, tennis and baseball as rivals to cricket; closing with 'I firmly believe that in 1991 cricket will be played as it is today; and that it will forever remain our national game'. The sheet is tipped in to modern maroon cloth. Not recorded in Padwick. A rare item from the pen of Grace. Foxing to the page, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1327:
Lot 1327
'Cricket Celebrities of 1890. With a complete resume of the season's doings'. E. Walmsley. Published by John Heywood. 76pp comprising full page portraits and biographies of twenty three English first-class cricketers plus Murdoch of the Australian touring side, followed by a summary of the season county by county. Padwick 915. Rebound in green cloth with original paper wrappers retained. Bookplates of A.E. Winder. Old tape repairs to original wrappers, splitting to front hinge affecting front cover and first two advertising pages, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328
'The Cricket Guide'. Mohummud Abdullah Khan. Lucknow, Royal Printing Press 1891. First and only edition. 'Intended for the use of young players, containing a short but comprehensive account of the game, embracing all the important rules and directions nicely arranged in due succession. Original pink paper wrappers with full-page diagram of fielding positions, errata slip on fold yellow paper. Loss and damage to wrappers, internally good, but some splitting to spine otherwise in good condition. Loose bound in red boards. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
'Sketches of the Players'. William Dennison. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Rudolph Ackermann, R. Dark [and others], 1846. Late 19th-century green morocco and marbled boards, gilt lettered spine, original printed buff wrappers bound in. Extremities of binding rubbed, abrasion mark to marbling on lower cover, some minor wear to original wrappers otherwise in very good condition. Ex M.C.C. library, with two bookplates to front, and sold in Christie's sale, which included duplicates from the Marylebone Cricket Club Library, of November 2010 as lot 24. Rare
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: unsold
First edition of the earliest collection of player biographies. Dedicated to 'the Noblemen and Gentlemen, members of the Marylebone Cricket Club', it is largely about Denison's contemporaries, though beginning with the earlier figure of Alfred Mynn. Padwick 876 & 7201.
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330 Lot 1330
'The Microcosm, a Periodical Work'. Edited by Gregory Griffin of the College of Eton. Windsor 1787. Volume for 6th November 1786 to 30th July 1787, issues I-XL. Issue XXXIII, page 381, contains a cricket reference, 'In like manner... a cricketer will, in pouring over a page of Horace, lose the trophies which await him as hero of the Hampshire, and bulwark of the White Conduit'. The article is signed off as 'C' who was Robert Smith, one of the authors of the journal who collectively called themselves 'Gregory Giffen'. Padwick 881. Handsomely bound in full brown calf leather with gilts to spine. Some wear to the covers and spine, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: withdrawn
One of the other authors of the journal, George Canning, became Prime Minister briefly in 1827
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331 Lot 1331
'Fred Archer. "The Tin Man". 13 Champion Jockey. 21 Classics. 2748 wins'. Horseshoe shaped base metal vesta case with printed paper(?) cartouche of Fred Archer in jockey's cap to one side and to the other the printed details of his horse racing career. Some wear to cartouches and case otherwise in good condition. Approximately 1.6"x1.4"
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Frederick James Archer (1857 to 1886), also known by the nickname 'The Tin Man', was an English flat race jockey of the Victorian era, described as "the best all-round jockey that the turf has ever seen". He was Champion Jockey for 13 consecutive years until 1886, riding 2,748 winners from 8,084 starts, in so doing setting records for the number of Champion Jockey titles (13), number of wins in a season (246) and number of race wins (2748) which remained unthreatened until the arrival of Steve Donoghue and Sir Gordon Richards well into the 20th century. Delirious from wasting and the loss of his wife during childbirth, he committed suicide at the age of 29.
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332 Lot 1332
Horse racing. Decorative small sterling silver vesta case in the shape of a jockey's cap. '925G. Sterling'. Approx 2.25"x1". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333 Lot 1333
'Ambassadors of Sport Drinking Set' 1950s. A set of six shot glasses, each depicting a colour transfer image of a notable sportsman surrounded by laurel wreath and name below, with signature and representative sporting image to verso. Images are Geoff Duke (motorcycling), Dai Rees (golf), Doug Smith (horse racing), Billy Wright (football), Mike Hawthorn (motor racing) and Jim Laker (cricket). The glasses with gold lustre to rims, each measuring 2.25" tall, in original presentation box with decorative lid. Some wear and tear to the box and lid, the glasses in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
Horse Racing. Goodwood racecourse c1880. Original large lithograph from an original by Thomas Walter Wilson titled 'The Lawn at Goodwood'. The brightly coloured image depicts large crowds in their finery, including to the centre, Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales, and to the right Lillie Langtry arriving on a carriage. To the left is the colonnaded grandstand, in the background the race course and rolling Sussex downs. Artist's signature to lower right corner. An excellent image in a later ornate frame, overall approx. 43"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1335:
No lot
Estimate: £0/0
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
Sporting figures. Selection of Staffordshire replica sporting figures including boxing figures of Heenan and Sayers (two, both different) and Fred Archer on horseback. Sold with a spelter(?) figure of a boxer in action, a EPNS bowl with glass inset produced for the Wembley Empire Exhibition 1925 etc. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1337:
Football and Sporting ephemera. A good selection of ephemera including football annuals, football programmes 1950's to date, signed modern trade cards, rugby books, football trade cards, snooker and athletics programmes etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
Sporting press photographs 1960s-1990s. A selection of thirteen original and reproduction mono and colour press photographs covering a range of sports. Individuals featured include Graham Hill, Michael Schumacher (motorsport), Tony Jacklin (golf), Adrian Metcalfe (athletics), Henry Cooper (boxing), Mark McGwire (baseball), Magic Johnson (basketball) etc. Various sizes, 11.5"x8.25" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
Sporting books. Two titles, 'Skating', Douglas Adams. Revised edition, London 1892, and 'Mountaineering', Claude Wilson, London 1893. Breaking to internal hinges. Both titles 'All England Series' with original decorative cloth covers. Some wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
Snooker. Rex Williams c1970. Large original mono photograph of Williams leaning over a pool table, cue in hand, wearing waistcoat and tie. The photograph measures approx. 18.5"x15". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 24"x20". A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Williams was a five time World Professional Billiards Champion, and three times World Snooker Champion semi-finalist
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
Golf. Large late 19th century German figure of a golfer wearing purple cap and neck tie with gold polka dot waistcoat and trousers with golf club to side. The stands 13.25" tall. Good condition. Sold with a selection of golfing figures, ashtray, brass ware etc. Includes a Carltonware ashtray with golfing figure holding bag of clubs, a figure of a golfer playing a shot by David Hermes, two modern reproduction Staffordshire of 'Tom Morris', one a figure 'Young Tom Morris' and a toby jug 'Old Tom Morris', a Manor Potteries toby jug of a golfer, a silver base metal cigarette case with image of a lady golfer to lid, two brass golfing figures, one a bell, small match holder etc. Qty. 12
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342 Lot 1342
Collection of twenty seven golf ball markers, each from different golf clubs/competitions, attractively mounted to circular green baize free standing display. Ball markers include Ryder Cup 2001, Royal Guernsey, St. Andrews, Crail Golfing Society, The Belfry, Los Palos etc. Sold with a circular brass ashtray with image of a golfer to centre. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
Tennis ceramics. Pair of boy and girl German ceramic tennis match holders with printed crest for 'Southport' to each. Some wear to the edge of the girl match holder. Both 3" tall. Sold with a further continental figure of a tennis player, wearing a hat and holding racket and ball, on naturalistic base. No 2872 impressed to back of base. 5.5" tall. Slight chip to edge of hat. Plus a small modern cup featuring tennis. Qty. 4
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
'The First Touch'. Original silk Stevengraph of a scene from a rugby football match with one team about to score. The players are shown in caps and breeches. Original mount inscribed 'The First Touch' circa 1860/70's, approx 6"x2". Original mount with printed 'Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor and manufacturer, Coventry & London '. Framed, 9"x6"overall. Some light fading to coloured silks, minor staining, generally good condition for its age. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £120
The following rugby shirts were obtained by the late R. Paul Russell, former chairman of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, first class rugby union referee, an accomplished rugby referee, who officiating in national club and the odd international representative match in the 1970's and 1980's, he was also an excellent after dinner speaker and raconteur. He knew many of the players from that period and was often gifted shirts by them, sometimes even buying shirts at a charity dinner/auction at which he spoke. All the shirts are framed, so difficult to identify the shirt number without taking out of the frames. It is assumed the majority are players worn shirts
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
United States of America Rugby Football Union. An U.S.A. Rugby red International shirt by Bukta with eagle emblem to chest and 'U.S.A.R.F.U' below. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Plaque to lower border of the mount reads 'American Eagles Jersey. Worn by Bobby Jones in 1987-1988 Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Overall 22.5"x32.5". Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
'Federation French Rugby'. A French International rugby shirt by Adidas with French emblem in shield to chest and 'F.F.R.' below with 'Adidas' sponsors logo blue, red and white trim to shoulders. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. It is presumed that this is a players shirt Overall 22.5"x32.5". Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
Wales R.F.C. Wales 'A' International rugby shirt by 'Reebok' with embroidered Welsh emblem to chest with 'A' in white thread below. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Overall 22.5"x31". It is presumed that this is a players shirt. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
Union Argentine Rugby. Argentina International blue and white hooped rugby shirt by 'Adidas' with embroidered emblem of a puma with 'U.A.R' below with Adidas logo to chest. Number '17' handwritten to collar. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Overall 22.5"x31". It is presumed that this is a players shirt. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1349:
Lot 1349
Australian Rugby. World Cup 1999. Australian International green and gold rugby shirt by 'Reebok' with embroidered Australian emblem and 'Australian Rugby' below with 'Reebok' logo to centre and 'IRB Rugby World Cup 1999' logo to chest. Green stars to shoulder. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Overall 22.5"x31". It is presumed that this is a players group stage shirt. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1350:
Lot 1350
South African Rugby. South African International green with gold trim rugby shirt by 'Maxmore' with embroidered South African Springbok emblem to chest. c1980's. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Overall 22.5"x31". It is presumed that this is a players group stage shirt. Some 'light fading' to the green of the shirt otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £280
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New Zealand Rugby. New Zealand International black with white trim rugby jersey by 'Canterbury of New Zealand' with attached embroidered 'Silver Fern' emblem to chest. Number '19' in white to back of shirt. A small plaque which accompanies the shirt reads 'New Zealand Jersey. Worn by Colin Meads in 1966'. Originally given to the late Paul Russell. Some 'light fading' to the black of the shirt otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £2800
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
Welsh rugby greats. Three titles, each signed by the subject. Titles are 'Price of Wales', Graham Price 1984. 'Gerald Davies. An Autobiography' 1979. 'Shane. My Story', Shane Williams 2008. Sold with six further titles relating to Welsh rugby, one signed 'Decade of the Dragon', John Taylor 1980, signed 'JT' etc. Qty. 9. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1353:
Gareth Edwards. Large mono photograph of Edwards wearing a Barbarian jersy being carried shoulder high by spectators on the pitch. Signed to the photograph by Edwards. 16"x12". Sold with a photo montage of Dennis Taylor winning the 1985 snooker World Championship, signed by Taylor. 12"x16". Both images with certificates of authentication. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1354:
Lot 1354
Rugby ephemera 1940s-1990s. Box comprising a selection of official match programmes for home internationals, tour matches, World Cup, also brochures, magazines, photographs etc, many signed. Good Welsh content. Signed items include a press pack for Wales v France, Cardiff, 19th February 1994, including an official programme with three signatures to the front cover, two official media guides, one for USA to Wales 1996/97, the other for the Argentina tour to Europe 1998, both profusely signed to the covers by members of the respective touring parties. Earlier magazines/ souvenirs include 'South Wales Rugger Souvenir', Findon Publications, 1949, 'Rugby [League] Favourites' New Series Nos. 1 and 2, 1952/53 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £190
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Charles Dalrymple Laborde. Four large cuttings albums/scrapbooks. The first two covering Laborde's time at Harrow School 1927 to 1933, the others covering 1934 to 1936 when Laborde was at Cambridge University and includes reports on the Cambridge v New Zealand All Blacks match, a Varsity Match that finished 0-0 and cuttings relating to a 'surprise' 16-11 victory against Harlequins, when Laborde was Captain. The albums contain a range of press cuttings, original team and family photographs, school and university fixture lists, correspondence etc. An extensive record of rugby of the era. Some covers detached, spines missing on three, the other becoming detached. Contents in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Laborde captained the Cambridge University rugby team in the 1936-37 season and was latterly master in charge of rugby at Harrow School 1946-50
Lot 1356:
Lot 1356
Eleven rugby ties including Irish Rugby Football Union 1982, Wales tour to Romania 1983, Schweppes Welsh Rugby Union Challenge Cup, FIRA-AER European Amateur rugby association, English R.F.U., Welsh Rugby Union Pro-Am, Welsh club ties for Tonyrefail R.F.C. tour to Portugal 1983 and Pencoed tour to Canada 1989, also Velate R.F.C. (Italy), Ngongotaha R.F.C. (New Zealand) etc. Sold with three other non-rugby sporting ties. Qty. 14. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1357:
Lot 1357
Rugby internationals, tour and varsity match programmes 1939-1960s. Small box of official rugby programmes for matches played at Twickenham including England home internationals played at Twickenham 1939-1967. Tour matches include Combined Services v South Africa 1951, v Australia 1957, v South Africa 1960, London Counties v New Zealand 1963. Royal Navy v Royal Air Force 1956 and 1957. Oxford v Cambridge 1945, 1958-1962 and 1965 etc. Also a small selection of Athletics programmes, ladies lacrosse etc. Sold with 'Oxford versus Cambridge. A record of Inter-University Contests from 1827-1930'. J. Bruce-Kerr and H.M. Abrahams, London 1931, with the 'First Annual Supplement'. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1358:
International Rugby Board 'IRB World Rugby Yearbook' . A run of the yearbook for 2001/02 (two copies), 2002/03, 2003/04 and 2007-2013. Qty. 11. Sold with a good run of twenty two editions of the Pall Mall Rothmans Rugby Almanack for 1959-1961, 1963/64 (2 copies), 1965-1968, 1971, 1972/73 (3), 1975, 1977, 1978 (2), 1979 (2), 1980, 1982 and 1983 and various other rugby items including a Royal Box ticket for the Twickenham Jubilee Match played at Twickenham, October 1959. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
Arthur Owen Jones. Nottinghamshire & England 1892-1914. Two official silver match whistles used by Jones to referee International tour matches in Wales in 1906 and 1912. The first with engraved inscription to whistle 'South Africans v Glamorgan County at Cardiff. 31st October 1906. Referee A.O. Jones Esq' and the other 'Springboks v Glamorgan at Cardiff. A.O. Jones Esq. Referee. 17-10-12'. The latter whistle hallmarked. Loop suspension to each whistle. Both a little tarnished but in good condition. The whistles were bought from the family by the vendor. Rare early match whistles
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
In the 1906 match, the South African's beat Glamorgan 6-3 in front of a crowd of 40,000 people. In the 1912 match, the South African's beat Glamorgan 35-3 Arthur Jones played twelve cricket Test matches for England and scored over 1000 runs in a season nine times for Nottinghamshire. Jones captained the County from 1900 to 1914, the year of his death aged only 42. Jones also captained and played rugby for Leicester RFC and later became a well known referee
Lot 1360:
Lot 1360
Sheffield United v Southampton. F.A. Cup Final 1902. Original Cup Final ticket counterfoil stub for the match played at Crystal Palace on Saturday 19th April 1902, for admittance to a 'Ring Seat. Price 2s 6d'. No 349. Horizontal crease, some minor adhesive marks to verso otherwise in good condition. A rare ticket stub
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1100
The Final at Crystal Palace was played before a crowd 76,914 and resulted in a draw 1-1 after extra time, the goals scored by Alf Common for Sheffield United and Harry Wood for Southampton, the replay, again played at Crystal Palace, on the 26th April 1902, was won by Sheffield United 2-1 who lifted the Cup, with goals from George Hedley and Billy Barnes. Albert Brown scored Southampton's goal
Lot 1361:
Lot 1361
Gerald Thomas Francis 'Gerry' Summers. West Bromwich Albion 1950s. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Summers, head and shoulders. Stamp for A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich, to verso. Light crease to lower corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1362:
Football ephemera. A good selection of ephemera including football books, bound volume of Charles Buchan's Football Monthly Sept 1964 to August 1965, football trade cards, FDC's, signed items, football programmes, signed footballs, modern England international home programmes, signed replica shirts etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1363:
Lot 1363
Tottenham Hotspur c1953. Album page signed by fifteen members of the Spurs team including Alf Ramsey, Ditchburn, Reynolds, Bailey, Burgess, Nicholson, Walters, Clarke, Murphy etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1364:
Lot 1364
Manchester City c1922. Album page nicely signed in ink by seventeen Manchester City players. Signatures include Billy Meredith, Horace Barnes, Frank Roberts, Jim Goodchild, Billy 'Spud' Murphy, Tommy Johnson, Micky Hamill, Charlie Pringle, Sammy Sharp, Eli Fletcher, Sam Cookson etc. Also signed to verso by the cricketer C.B. Llewellyn (Natal, Hampshire & South Africa 1894-1912). VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
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'Rothmans Football Yearbook'. Hardback editions for 1970/71 (first year of issue), 1971/72, 1973/74, 1974/75, 1977/78 (2 copies), 1978/79, 1980/81-1989/90, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1995/96, 1996/97, 2000/01 and 2001/02. Two editions ex libris. Some faults to earlier editions, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 23 in two boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1366:
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'The Official Football Association Yearbook'. Complete run of the yearbook for seasons 1948/49 (first year of issue) to 1993/94. Faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty. 45
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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