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Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
'Great Batsmen. Their Methods at a Glance', London 1907 reissue, and 'Great Bowlers and Fielders. Their Methods at a Glance', London first edition 1906. G.W. Beldam and C.B. Fry. Both volumes in original green cloth with gilt figures to front, gilt to top page edges (faded on 'Batsmen'). Breaking to internal hinges of both volumes, old tape repair to front internal hinge of 'Bowlers'. Some wear and slight staining to boards, with wear to head of the spine of 'Bowlers', otherwise generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
Cricket histories, biographies, handbooks etc. A selection of booklets, some with Sussex interest. Titles include 'Crickety Cricket', Douglas Moffat, London 1897. Presentation copy 'from the Author'. 'Pre-Victorian Sussex Cricket', H.F. & A.P. Squire, Henfield 1951. 'Catalogue of the Collection at "The Yorker"', Piccadilly, A. Lloyd-Taylor, London 1954. 'Alfred Mynn', Patrick Morrah, London 1963. 'Uncorrected Proof' copy in green paper wrappers. 'Essays on Arthur Haygarth', Roger Heavens, Cambridge 2000. Limited edition no. 27/208. I Zingari handbook for 1920, Ken Preston (Essex) benefit booklet, Sussex Cricket exhibition catalogue, Hove Museum 1978, Playfair Cricket Annual 1948 (first year of issue), a small assortment of Association of Cricket Statisticians publications etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. 'Cricket'. A.G. Steele, R.H. Lyttleton, Duke of Beaufort, Editor. Eight copies of various editions, all in original decorative boards. Editions are 1888 (first edition, four copies), 1889 (third), 1890 (fourth), 1893 (revised fifth edition, two copies). Mixed condition, some with wear to boards, splitting to internal hinges etc. Sold with 'Cricket', W.G. Grace, Bristol 1891. Green cloth with bright gilts, good condition. Also three facsimile reprints of James' Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual for 1883, 1884 and 1894. Good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
Yorkshire cricket histories. Three volumes of 'History of Yorkshire County Cricket', covering '1833-1903', R.S. Holmes, London 1904, '1903-1923', A.W. Pullin ("Old Ebor"), Leeds 1924, and '1924-1949', J.M. Kilburn, Leeds 1950. Sold with 'Recollections and Reminiscences', Lord Hawke, London 1924. Minor wear to original boards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
Cricket tours 1912-1931. Five titles relating to pre-war cricket tours. 'Recovering the Ashes. An Account of the Cricket Tour in Australia 1911-12', J.B. Hobbs, London 1912, original stiffened decorative boards. 'With the 15th Australian XI', Sydney Smith Jnr., Sydney 1922. Some wear to decorative boards and spine. 'The Turn of the Wheel', P.G.H. Fender, London 1929. 'The Two Maurices Again', M.J. Turnbull and M.J.C. Allom, London 1931. 'The New Zealanders in England 1931', O.S. Hintz, 1931, original dustwrapper with small loss and annotations. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 1349
'Ashes- and Dust'. D.R. Jardine. London 1934. Unusually with original dustwrapper with some tears, but complete. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 1350
'The Fight for the Ashes 1932-33'. J.B. Hobbs. London 1933. Original dustwrapper with small loss, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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'Body-line?'. Harold Larwood. Elkin Mathews & Marrot, London 1933. Signature of Larwood on card laid down to title page, signed in later years. Good original dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
'Anti Body-Line'. Alan Kippax & Eric Barbour. London 1933. Original decorative wrappers with light wear to spine. Minor foxing to pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1353:
Lot 1353
'Bodyline'. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'The Gripu Gallery. Cricket Souvenir of the English Team touring Australia 1932-1933'. Original pictorial covers. Rare small souvenir brochure for the tour with fixtures, pen pictures, player biographies, adverts etc. 48 pages. Printed by G.W. Hall of Sydney. Annotations to the page of fixtures, rusting to staples, otherwise in very good condition. Scarce in this condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1354:
Lot 1354
'Bodyline'. Australia v England 1932/33. 'Contenders and Defenders. The Ashes 1932/33'. Roy N. Connolly 1932. Pre tour Australian publication brochure with pictures, records, pen picture and biographies of the players. Original pictorial wrappers. Neat annotations in ink to two scorecard pages. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £120/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1355:
Lot 1355
'Bodyline'. Australia v England 1932/33. 'The Sporting Globe Cricket Book 1932/33'. Compiled by E.H.M. Baillie (Bail). With M.C.C. itinerary, Ashes records, pictures of the Australian and England teams including Jardine, Woodfull, Bradman, Oldfield, Ponsford, Grimmett, Larwood, Voce, Allen etc, averages, M.C.C. records against the Australian states, Australian season 1931/32 results and averages, player profiles etc. to inside pages. Some minor ink staining to wrappers, small tape reinforcement to head and foot of spine, odd annotations to pages, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1356:
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India and Pakistan cricket. 'Presenting Indian Cricket', Berry Sarbadhikary, Calcutta 1946, two hardback copies, one with original dustwrapper. Also six softback titles, 'India vs England 1971', Sunder Rajan, Bombay 1971. 'The Hat-Trick M.C.C. Tour of India 1972-73', Raghunath Rau etc., Bombay 1974. 'India vs West Indies 1974-1975', Sunder Rajan, Bombay 1975. 'One More Over. An Autobiography', E.A.S. Prasanna, Calcutta 1979. 'England in India 1984-85', Bal J. Pandit, Pune 1985. 'Cricket Ups and Downs. West Indies Tour of Pakistan in 1959', Qamaruddin Butt, Karachi 1960. Sold with seven hardback biographies, subjects are C.V. Grimmett 1930, Keith Miller 1952, Trevor Bailey 1954, Jack Cheetham 1956, Jim Laker 1960, John Reid 1963, and Victor Trumper 1981. The majority with good dustwrappers. G. Qty 15
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £220
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'Defending the Ashes 1932-1933', R.W.E. Wilmot "Old Boy", Melbourne 1933. Signed to the front endpaper by Wilmot. Original dustwrapper with loss and old tape repairs. 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1926', P.F. Warner, London 1926. Signed to the front endpaper in ink by the Australian umpire, George A. Hele. Splitting to internal hinges. 'Collins's Men', A.E.R. Gilligan, London 1926. Bound in blue cloth, with a copy of the softback front cover laid down to second endpaper. Ex libris Desmond Eagar, signed to the inside front cover in ink by Eagar. Sold with a selection of six hardback 1920s/1930s Test series histories etc. Some faults as described, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
George Hele was a Test match umpire who stood in all five Tests in the infamous 'Bodyline' series of 1932/33
Lot 1358:
Lot 1358
'The All India Cricket Team in Australia 1947'. C.D. Parthasarthy. Sports Publications, Madras 1947. Official tour booklet produced to mark the first tour of the Indian team to Australia. Original colour decorative wrappers. 64pp. Padwick 5632. Wear to spine apparently from previous past binding, with old tape reinforcement to head and foot of spine. Otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Described as the 'All India' team, the tour actually took place shortly after the partition of India and Pakistan. Two members of the touring party, Amir Elahi and Gul Mohammad, later moved to and played for Pakistan
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Mr J.R. Mason. Kent C.C.C. Penny card written by 'A.C. (Cricket and Football Rhymster) [Albert Craig]' and published by the All England Athletic Publishing Co., Paternoster Square, 1898. Previously laid down with adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60

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