Willows And Other Facsimile Wisdens

Lot 1004:
Lot 1004
'Henry Horton. A Biographical Note'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co Ltd 1964. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Henry Horton's Benefit Fund of which this is no. 38, signed by the author Arlott. Rare. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1005:
Lot 1005
'Peter Sainsbury. An Appreciation'. 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. 2, signed by the author Arlott. VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1006:
Lot 1006
'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 264/300. VG
Estimate: £20/30
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'Centenary of Australia & England Test Cricket 1877-1977. Limited Edition Print Folio'. Sydney 1977. Large square brochure including sixteen pages of images and text in original portfolio with six loosely inserted limited edition colour reproductions of early cricket prints. Light wear to covers, internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1008:
Lot 1008
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition, lacking dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Sold with Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers. Volumes I-III. Limited editions of 500 numbered copies. Reprints of the original volumes, published by Roger Heavens. Some faults, good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1009:
Lot 1009
'The Chronicle of W.G.'. J.R. Webber. Nottingham 1998. Original stiffened wrappers. Limited edition of 200 copies, this being 102. Signed by Webber. In original slip case. Wear to front internal hinges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1010:
Lot 1010
'The Ross Gregory Story'. D. Frith. Melbourne 2003. Deluxe limited edition of only 50 numbered copies produced in black quarter leather, marbled end-papers and top edge gilt. Although this has not got a limitation label it is clearly a limited edition book, signed by Frith. Excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1011:
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'Innings Complete'. Philip Paine. Volumes 1-24, each limited edition of either 300 or 250 copies, all signed by the author. 1999-2018. Sold with 'Finally a Face. A Memoir of Reginald Wood' by Paine 2007, signed limited edition no. 99/500, and 'A Guide to the Memorials of Cricketers' compiled by Michael Ronayne, 2017. A good number include original accompanying covering letter signed by the author, and two items of copy correspondence between the author and vendor. Qty 26. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1012:
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'Scores and Biographies'. Roger Heavens. Cambridge and Louth 1996-2017. Complete run of twenty one reprint hardback volumes covering the period 1746-1884. Titles are 'Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volumes I-III, 'Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volume IV, 'Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores And Biographies' Volumes V, VI, XIV, XVI-XXI, and 'Marylebone Club Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volume VII-XIII, XV. Volumes I-XVII each limited edition no. 399/500, the remainder each signed by Heavens and numbered 99/175. Each sold with accompanying Index. Volumes XV-XXI with original dustwrappers. Includes one copy letter from the vendor to the author. Sold with three further booklets by Heavens on Haygarth, 'Cricket's Other Chronicler' 1996, 'Essays on Arthur Haygarth' 2000, and 'Arthur Haygarth Remembered' 2003. Also 'Arthur Haygarth. His Record Innings-by-Innings', ACS Famous Cricketers Series no. 75, and a small Heavens book catalogue. Qty 46. Very good condition.
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1013:
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'Haygarth at Harrow (1839-1842)'. Compiled by Roger Heavens. Louth 2018. Limited edition no. 99/100. Signed by Heavens. Dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
'From Commons to Lord's. A Chronology of Cricket 1700-1799'. Volume One (1700-1750), Volume Two (1751-1770) and Volume Three (1771-1780). Ian Maun, 2009. All three limited editions, Volume One, limited edition no. 99/220 copies for sale. Volume Two, 99/200 copies. Volume Three, 99/125 copies. The first volume signed to the limitation page by Maun and President of the M.C.C., Derek Underwood. The second volume signed to the limitation page by Maun. Includes 'The Chronology' on compact disc, and copy correspondence from the vendor to the author. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1015:
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'The Essential Denison'. A boxed set of facsimile editions of the six volumes of Denison's Cricketers' Companions 1843-1847 and his sketches of the players, together with hardback book 'The Essential Denison' by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2008. Limited edition number 99 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
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'Britcher's Scores 1790-1805'. A boxed set of the fifteen issues in facsimile, with a commentary by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2003. Published in a limited edition of 212, each set signed by Sir Tim Rice, President of M.C.C., this copy being number 99. Before Britcher, scores were notched on sticks of wood. He was among the first to put them down on paper and between 1790 and 1803 he produced an annual pamphlet listing the principal scores of the year, not just in London but around the country. The scores for 1804 and 1805 were collected into one pamphlet and published by Stanhope and Graham in 1806. The originals are very rare. This set reproduces all 15 pamphlets in exact facsimile, and they are accompanied by a lengthy commentary, specially written by David Rayvern Allen. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Includes an unopened compact disc of 'An Index to Britcher's Scores'. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1017:
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'Double Century. The Story of M.C.C. and Cricket'. A.R. Lewis. London, 1987. Bound in red leather, gilt to all page edges, in slipcase. Limited edition no. 28/100. Signed by Tony Lewis and Colin Cowdrey to limited edition label laid down to inside front cover. Nice bright gilts to front and spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70

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