Cricket Books

Lot 1131:
Lot 1131
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1898. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1898. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £130/160
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Lot 1132
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1899. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1899. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection. Rare
Estimate: £120/140
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Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1900. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1900. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £120/140
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Lot 1134
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1901. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by Cross & Jackman, 'The Canterbury Press' 1901. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, slight breaking to internal hinges, minor annotation to odd page otherwise in very good condition with titles bright. Formerly from the C.I.S Wallace Collection
Estimate: £100/150
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Lot 1135
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1902. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1902. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, minor wear to board edges, minor annotation to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1136:
Lot 1136
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1903. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1903. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine, very minor wear to board edges otherwise in good/very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £70/100
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Lot 1137
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1904. Hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to all page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. Printed by the Kentish Express (Igglesdon & Co) of Ashford 1904. Minor age toning/darkening to board edges and spine otherwise in very good condition with titles bright
Estimate: £80/120
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Lot 1138
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1905-1909. Five editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines otherwise in good/ very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £120/160
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Lot 1139
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1910-1915. Six editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles and to page edges with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines, some wear and fading to the rear board of the 1911 and 1912 editions, The 1913 edition with broken internal hinges and minor faults, slight wear to the front internal hinge of the 1915 edition otherwise in good/ very good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright
Estimate: £100/150
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Lot 1140
Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1919-1924. Six editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to spines, some wear and soiling to boards and spines otherwise in good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright. Some editions from the C.I.S. Wallace collection
Estimate: £100/150
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Kent County Cricket Club Annual 1925-1938 and 1945. Fifteen editions of the hardback 'blue book'. Original decorative boards. Gilt titles with gilt Kent emblem to centre. 'Light' fading to the majority of the spines, some wear and soiling to boards and spines otherwise in good condition with the majority of the gilt titles bright, odd edition, very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Lot 1142
Kent C.C.C. yearbooks and annuals 1948-2015. Official Kent yearbook for 1948 and a run of official annuals for 1951-1953, 1954, 1956, 1959-1966, 1968, 1971, 1977, 1979-1984 and 2016. Some wear to the early annuals, otherwise in good condition. Qty 24
Estimate: £30/50
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'Early Kent Cricketers'. John Goulstone. Original stiff card covers. Typescript published privately by the author in 1972, 'Number 16 in a Second Edition of 50 Copies'. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'Kentish Poets. A Series of Writers in English Poetry...'. Compiled by Rowland Freeman. G. Wood, Canterbury 1821. Two volumes, of which Volume II comprises fifty pages of works by John Duncombe (1729-1786) including the celebrated cricket poem, 'Surrey Triumphant: or the Kentish Men's Defeat' of 1773, together with the full match scorecard. Both volumes handsomely bound in quarter calf with raised bands to spines, marbled boards and page edges, gilt to spines. Padwick 6387-2. The spine of Volume I appears to have been expertly repaired at a later date, retaining the original spine and boards. Minor rubbing to extremities, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
John Duncombe was a well known clergyman, writer and poet, and contributed to the 'Gentlemen's Magazine' under the pseudonym of 'Crito'
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Lot 1146
Playfair Cricket Annual. Nice run of the annual 1949 to 1960 in large format , 'Cricket In Kent Year Book 1963' and Gloucestershire C.C.C. Year Books's 1995-2001, 2003 and 2006. Sold with a selection of biographies, histories, general cricket books etc. Qty 44. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
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Yorkshire C.C.C. annual 1911. Original red cloth with gilt emblem and title to front and spine. To the front endpaper is a moving fourteen line poem, 'Verity', handwritten in ink by the war poet, Drummond Allison. To the inside front cover a note in Allison's hand reads, 'Roger with love from Drummond', and below, in the hand of Roger, 'Drummond Allison's hymn to Hedley Verity (killed in action in Sicily 1943)'. Previously sold by Christie's in 2004. Some staining to boards, slight breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
John Drummond Allison (1921-1943) was killed in action, aged 22 years old, in Italy just a few months after Verity perished. It is not known whether Allison had met Verity, but clearly took a keen interest in Yorkshire cricket
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Lot 1148
'The Cricket Calendar, a pocket diary containing all the chief fixtures for the season arranged in chronological order'. Published by Murby, Virtue, Wright & Co. and Cricket Press, London, 1869-1914. Complete set of forty six annual issues from 1869 (first issue) to 1914 (forty sixth and final year of issue). Various compilers including G. Kelly King, C.W. Alcock, P. Cross Standing, Charles Plairre, H.L. Bourke, J.N. Pentelow, Sidney Billingham, A. Sinclair etc. All issues bound in original publisher's cloth, with the exception of the 1870 which appears to have been rebound later. The majority with the ownership signature of the writer and collector, R.S. Holmes, also E.G. Wynyard (1901) with handwritten notes of his performances. The 1894 and 1896 issues with the bookplate of J.W. Goldman. Padwick 1155. Odd minor faults, overall in good/ very good condition. Rare to see a complete set of this annual
Estimate: £500/800
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'The Australian Cricket Guide 1926'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. C.H. Richards, Nottingham. Original cover bound into brown boards. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'Worcestershire C.C.C. Centenary Year Book 1965'. Original green boards. Nicely signed to front end paper by eleven members of the 1964 team. Signatures are Kenyon (Captain), Headley, Graveney, Horton, Ormrod, Gifford, Booth, Flavell, Coldwell, Richardson and Fearnley. Wear to covers and spine, internally good
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 1151
Yorkshire C.C.C. annuals 1948-2010. A large selection of the handbook for seasons 1948, 1949, 1953-1956, 1960-1975, 1977-1981, 1984, 1985, 1987-1999, 2009 and 2010. All hardbacks in original publisher's cloth, except the editions for 1984 in limp cloth covers. Heavy duplication. Mixed condition ranging from fair to very good. Qty 219 in three boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1152:
Lot 1152
'The Cricket Quarterly. A Journal devoted to the Noble Game of Cricket' 1963-1970. Volumes I-VII. Edited by Rowland Bowen. Eastbourne, Sussex. Lacking Vol. V no. 4. Also 'The Cricket Quarterly 1963' contents and index, and 'Index to the Cricket Quarterly 1963'. Overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 1153
Playfair Cricket Annuals. A good run of the annual from 1948-1962 in larger format and 1963-2019 in the smaller standard format, lacking issues for 1964, 1972, 1995 and 2012. Odd duplication, some faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 71
Estimate: £40/60
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Victorian Cricket Association Annual Reports for 1932/33 (Bodyline), 1934/35 and 1935/36. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
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Gloucestershire C.C.C. Complete run of Year Books for seasons 1947-2019. The 1950 issue signed in ink to the front cover by ten Gloucestershire players. Signatures are B.O. Allen, T.W.J. Goddard, L.M. Cranfield, G.E.E. Lambert, C. Cook, J.F. Crapp, J.K.R. Graveney, C.A. Milton etc. Qty 73. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 1156
'First-Class Cricket. A Complete Record'. 1930-1939. A run of the series compiled and edited by Jim Ledbetter (two with Peter Wynne-Thomas) in very good condition. The 1938 and 1939 editions are hardbacks with dustwrappers. All volumes signed by the author(s). G/VG. Qty 10
Estimate: £30/40
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'The Yorkshire Cricketers' Handbook' 1894. Nice small booklet comprising 'Match Fixtures of the Principal Clubs in Yorkshire, the Counties &c, Synopsis of Yorkshire Cricket, County Players' Averages, Laws of the Game &c'. Includes fold out portraits of the Yorkshire Champion County Eleven for 1893 and the Lancashire Eleven 1893. Printed and published by Fletcher & Speight, Bury. Original pale blue wrappers. Padwick 2885. Rusting to staple and small loss to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Twelve issues of the annual were published from 1881 to 1902
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'James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion' 1884 (Fortieth edition) and 1886. Two issues, each similarly bound in contemporary half leather with gilt title to spines. Both lacking original wrappers. The 1884 lacking photographic plate, the 1886 lacking title page, rear advertising pages and large part of pp271/2 is missing. Light wear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Yearbooks 1947 to 2019. Complete run of the Annual for 1947-1985, also 2014 and 2016-2019. Some staining to boards of the 1947, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with a run of the Playfair Cricket Annual for 1954, 1959 (larger format), 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1981-1989, 1991-2000, 2003-2007, 2009-2016, 2018, 2019, and World Cup guides for 1996 and 1999. Qty 91. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Northern counties and clubs annuals and yearbooks. Yorkshire annuals with cloth covers for 1922, 1924-1926 and 1928. Some soiling to boards. Lancashire 1947, 1975, 1977, 1982-1984 and 2019. Also two volumes of 'Iron & Willow- a History of Middlesborough C.C.', by Ray Baker, Volume One 1855 to 1911, and Volume 2 1915-1989. Both limited editions, nos. 115/300 and 88/300 respectively, and signed by the author. Other counties include Warwickshire (6), Derbyshire (3), Nottinghamshire (3), etc. Qty 31. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 1160
West Country and Southern counties yearbooks. A selection of annuals and yearbooks including Worcestershire 1949. Hampshire 1954, 1961, 1964-1966, 1968, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2018-2020. Dorset C.C.C. 1959-1968, 1973, 1975, 1989, 1999-2002, 2008 and 2010, Sussex 1982, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2019 etc. One duplicate. Qty 54. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'The Staffordshire Sentinel Cricket Annual for 1911'. Original pictorial wrappers. 96pp. G
Estimate: £20/30
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M.C.C. members' books. Four member's books for seasons 1913, 1926, 1930 and 1944. Each bound in original red cloth with gilt title and emblem to front. The 1930 copy signed in green ink to the front endpaper, 'A.T.A. Dobson' and dated 1931. Taylor played in one first-class match for Gentlemen v Surrey in 1905. The 1913 copy with heavy staining to boards, others in good/ very good condition. Sold with two volumes of 'M.C.C. Cricket Scores and Biographies'. Volume V 1855-1875, and Volume XV. Red cloth covers with gilts, in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
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Indian Cricket Almanack. Run of the Annual for seasons 1954/55, 1957/58-1960/61, 1963-1968, 1971, 1972, 1990 and 1999. Madras. Edited by Gurunathan, Sundaresan etc. Original paper/ cloth covers, the 1990 and 1999 with hard covers. Odd faults to earlier issues, otherwise in good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 1164
'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: £1500/2500
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.
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'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: £300/500
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'The Young Cricketer's Tutor; comprising full directions for playing the elegant and manly game of Cricket; with a complete version of its laws and regulations'. John Nyren. Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. London. Effingham Wilson 1833. 126pp. First edition. Lacking engraved frontispiece of Lord's Cricket Ground. Original green boards with printed paper label to centre. Minor wear and soiling to boards, broken internal front hinge, wear with loss to final page, odd further minor faults otherwise in good condition. Appears complete
Estimate: £70/100
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'The Noble Game of Cricket. Illustrated and described from Pictures, Drawings and Prints in the Collection of Sir Jeremiah Colman at Gatton Park, Surrey. With an introduction by Clifford Bax'. Published for the collector by B.T. Batsford, London. 1941. 105 plates, some coloured and mounted. Original green buckram with gilt lettering and decoration, with top edge gilt. Good original dustwrapper. Published in an edition of 150 copies of which 100 were for sale. The other fifty were for 'the Collector'. Neat handwritten inscription in pencil to rear endpaper by a former owner referring to an ink inscription to the second front endpaper of a four line extract of the poem 'A Gleam of Sunshine' by H.W. Longfellow, signed 'Jeremiah Colman, Author'. Light foxing to page edges, nicks to dustwrapper extremities, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Very rare in this signed form
Estimate: £400/600
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'History of Yorkshire County Cricket 1903-1923. A.W. Pullin ("Old Ebor"). Leeds 1924. Original blue cloth with gilt title and emblem to front and spine. Original Victorian bookplate to inside front cover of Lord Hawke. The bookplate with family crest/coat of arms 'Strike' and beneath 'Baron Hawke'. Some light fading to spine and minor wear to spine extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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'A Sporting History. The Priory Collection'. David Norrie in Association with the Priory Collection. Privately published 2012. Large format highly illustrated book detailing the comprehensive sporting collection compiled by Nigel Wray. Signed by Wray to the title page. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Don Bradman. '100 not out. A Century of Cricket on the Adelaide Oval'. Sidney Downer. Adelaide 1972. Presentation copy 'To Dick Pellew' signed in Don Bradman's hand, 'Don & Jessie Bradman Xmas 1972. In due course I hope you reach the above milestone. You will, if you have a good doctor...'. Good dustwrapper. With certificate of authenticity. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Statistical cricket books. 'Padwick's Bibilography of Cricket Vol II', compiled by Stephen Ely and Peter Griffiths, London 1991, 'The Gibbs Guide to Items not in Padwick', compiled by Stephen W Gibbs, Christopher Saunders, second edition October 2004 and 'The Don: A Bibliographical & Referential Journey', Stephen W. Gibbs 2005. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
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Statistical books, brochures, magazines, dealer catalogues etc. Box comprising a good selection of modern titles including Association of Cricket Statistician publications (Qty 7), 'The Cricket Statistician' 2010-2019, issue nos. 152, 155-186, dealer catalogues (11), 'M.C.C. Magazine' 2010-2018 (20), 'M.C.C. Cricket Annual' 2002-2014 (13), The Journal of the Cricket Society 2012-2019 (14), plus a selection of Society members' newsletters etc. VG
Estimate: £25/35
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Histories, biographies, anthologies, general cricket interest. Two boxes comprising sixty seven titles, the majority hardbacks, including some signed and limited editions. Titles include 'Archie Remembered', limited edition no. 49/424 with accompanying order of service for the renovation of Maclaren's grave, 2004. 'How We Recovered The Ashes', M.C.C. Centenary Edition 2003, limited edition no. 99/400. 'Old English Cricket', H. P.-T., Willows reprint 1995, no. 23/300. 'John Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion', softback reprint in green cloth, Roger Heavens 2007, no. 99/100. 'Matches, From 1786-1822', Henry Bentley, facsimile reprint no. 99/400. Two titles signed by the author, 'Through The Remembered Gate', Stephen Chalke 2019 and 'On Cricket', Mike Brearley 2018. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Australia and The Ashes. Twenty three mainly modern hardback titles relating to Ashes series from Bodyline onwards, also biographies of Bradman, Trumper, Fingleton, Benaud etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Middlesex C.C.C. and Lord's. A good selection of biographies, histories and annuals relating to Middlesex and Lord's. Biographies include Brearley, Compton, Edrich etc. Includes a complete run of 'Middlesex County Cricket Club Review' 1980/81-2017. Also four Surrey C.C.C. Yearbooks for seasons 1989-1992 etc. Qty 65. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Don Bradman. Thirteen biographies on Bradman. Authors include Roland Perry (two titles), Margaret Geddes, Graeme Wright, Philip Derriman, Christopher Hilton, Bill O'Reilly, Peter Allen, A.L. Shillinglaw, Richard Mulvaney etc. Titles include 'The Bradman Albums', two volumes in slipcase, 'The Art of Bradman', 'Farewell to Bradman' etc. Also 'Neil Hawke Bowled Over', Adelaide 1982, signed by Hawke and Bradman. Sold with 'The Art of Bradman', three still sealed jigsaw puzzles nos. 1, 2 and 4. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Australian cricketers' biographies. Ten titles of which six are signed by the subject or author. Titles signed by the subject are 'The Doug Walters Story', Ken Laws, Adelaide 1981, and 'Mark Waugh', James Knight 2002. Titles signed by the author(s) are 'The Story of Jack Iverson. Mystery Spinner', Gideon Haigh 1999, 'The Ross Gregory Story', David Frith 2003, 'Phillip Hughes. The official biography', Malcolm Knox & Peter Lalor 2015, 'Harry Graham. The little dasher', Ronald Cardwell, West Pennant Hills 2017. Unsigned subjects include Bert Collins, Kerry O'Keefe, Ted MacDonald and Ian Chappell. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Cricket histories. Box comprising forty one modern mainly hardback cricket histories with some biographies. The majority signed by the author with other odd signatures. Authors' signatures include Chris Westcott, Alan Hill, David Frith, Robert Titchener-Barrett, Ralph Barker, David Foot, Brian Halford, Alan Hill, David Kynaston, Alan Haselhurst, Peter Baxter, David Thurlow, Keith Booth, Brian Bearshaw, David Kynaston, Basil Ashton Tinkler, Don Mosey etc. Some signatures on labels laid down. Subjects include cricket at Eastbourne, Eton and Harrow, fast bowlers, Tony Lock, Harold Gimblett, A.C. MacLaren, Bobby Abel, Johnny Wardle, J.C. 'Farmer' White, Archie Jackson etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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England cricketers signed biographies 1950s onwards. Thirty four titles, the majority hardbacks signed by the featured player, the odd title with signature on label slipped in. Signatures include Alan Knott, Robin Hobbs, Tom Graveney (two different), R.E.S. Wyatt, E.T. Smith,Jim Parks, Basil D'Oliveira, Peter Richardson, Alan Oakman, Brian Statham, Mike Brearley, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff, Jack Russell, Fred Trueman, Peter May etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Australian cricketers signed biographies 1970s-2010s. Nineteen titles, the majority hardbacks signed by the featured player, the odd title with signature on label slipped in or laid down. Signatures include Brian Taber, Ian Redpath, Alan Davidson, Richie Benaud, Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist, Doug Walters, Michael Bevan, Ricky Ponting, Steve Waugh, Dennis Lillee, Mark Waugh, Ray Lindwall, Terry Jenner, Ian Meckiff etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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England and Australia cricketers' biographies, autobiographies, histories, tours etc 1940s onwards. A good selection of seventy mainly modern titles in two boxes, the majority hardbacks with generally good dustwrappers, some with signed card slipped in. Earlier titles include 'Forty Years of English Cricket', H.W. Lee 1948. 'Headley Verity. Prince with a piece of leather', Sam Davis 1952. 'I Declare', Jack Cheetham 1955. 'Alletson's Innings', John Arlott 1957. 'Over to me', Jim Laker 1960. 'Fast Fury', Freddie Trueman 1961. 'Many a Slip', Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie 1962. 'My World of Cricket', Neil Harvey 1963. 'Classic Centuries', B.J. Wakley 1964. 'Simpson's Australians', E.M. Wellings 1964 etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Gloucestershire cricket biographies. Four titles by David Battersby, each limited edition and signed by the author. Titles are 'Woofy. The Life & Times of W.A. Woof' 2018, limited edition no. 88/120. 'Edward Sainsbury- The Lost Years of 1889 and 1890' 2019, no. 13/50. 'The Early Years of Gilbert Laird Jessop', 2019, no. 68/130. 'Jessop's Son. The Cricketing Life of Gilbert Laird Osborne Jessop' 2020, no. 46/115. Sold with 'Something Uncommon in the Flight. The Life of J.J. Ferris', Max Bonnell, Yallambie, Victoria 2013. Limited edition no. 10/125 signed by the author. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Cricket histories and biographies. Four titles each limited edition and signed by the author. Three with good dustwrappers are 'Cricket at Hastings. The Story of a Ground', Gerald Brodribb, Speldhurst 1999, no. 21/100, additionally signed by Jim Parks. 'Trumper Triumphant', Gerry Wolstenholme, Bolton 2002, no. 145/150. 'Cricket's Greatest Comeback. Warwickshire v Hampshire 1922', Neil Jenkinson, Ewell 1998, no. 159/200, additionally signed by John Woodcock. Also '10th Wicket First Class Cricket Record Partnership 307 Runs', John Riley, Wonga Park, Victoria 1997, no. 188/250. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Australian cricket histories and biographies. Five titles, each signed by the author, including two limited editions. Titles are 'How Many More Are Coming? The Short Life of Jack Marsh', Max Bonnell, Petersham, New South Wales 2003. 'Near Death on the Sub-Continent. The Gavin Stevens Story', David Jenkins, West Pennant Hills 2009, additionally signed by Gavin Stevens and Gordon Rorke. 'Triumph at Wattle Flat. When Castlemaine Beat the Poms', Richard Mack, Deniliquin, New South Wales 2012. 'Cricket's Unsung Legend. The Jimmy Matthews Story', James Brear, Victoria 2012, limited edition no. 87/400, additionally signed by Archie Matthews. 'Substitute Players for England Cricket Teams in Australia Since 1861-62', Alfred James, West Pennant Hills, New South Wales 2015, no. 39/60. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Large format books. A selection of ten large format cricket books including a bound volume of 'Famous Cricketers & Cricket Grounds'. C.W. Alcock. London 1895. 'The Noblest Game. A Book of Fine Cricket Prints', Neville Cardus and John Arlott, first edition London 1969. Other subjects covered include modern histories of Australian cricket grounds at the M.C.G. Melbourne, Adelaide Oval and The Gabba. Two titles signed, one by Dickie Bird, the other Muralitharan etc. Some wear to board extremities and foxing to the Alcock. The remainder in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket tour books. Thirty six mainly hardback titles. Tours covered include Ashes series of 1924/25, 1932/33 (Bodyline), 1934, 1948, 1950/51, 1953, 1954/55, 1956, 1961, 1962/63, 1974/75, M.C.C. in South Africa 1964/65, Australia in West Indies 1965, West Indies in Australia 1960/61, South Africa in England 1947, 1955, South Africa in Australia 1952/53 etc. Authors include Jack Hobbs, John Arlott, A.G. Moyes, Alan Ross, Monty Noble, E.W. Swanton, Richie Benaud, Jack Cheetham, J.D. McGlew etc. Includes one signed title, 'England on Tour', Peter Wynne-Thomas, London 1982, signed by the author, and four titles published by The Sportsmans Book Club. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket annuals, biographies, histories and instructional books. A selection of fifty nine titles in two boxes, the majority hardbacks with dustwrappers. Includes fifteen hardback annuals, 'The Denis Compton Annual' 1951 (first year of issue), 1952, 1954, 1956 and 1957. 'The Boys' Book of Cricket', P. Pringle, 1949 and 1951. 'Trevor Bailey's Cricket Book' 1959. 'The Book of Cricket', Jim Parks, 1962. 'The Commonwealth Book of Cricket', Jim Parks, 1963 (first year), 1964 and 1965. 'The International Cavaliers' Cricket Book' 1969 and 'The International Cavaliers' World of Cricket' 1970. Subjects of biographies include Alan Davidson, Walter Hammond, Archie Jackson, Ted Dexter, Fred Titmus, S.F. Barnes, Don Bradman, Godfrey Evans, Keith Miller, Jackie McGlew, Ray Lindwall etc. Other authors include Ray Robinson, John Arlott, Roy Webber, Alf Gover, Charlie Grimmett, Garry Sobers etc. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Australian cricket. Ten modern signed books and booklets relating to Australian cricket and cricketers including 'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879', Frank Tyson, Nottingham 2001. Hardback, limited edition no. 268/300, signed by Tyson. 'Cricket's Imperial Crisis', Brian Stoddart. Canberra 1983. Limited edition of 200 copies, this copy unnumbered. Signed by the author and Harold Larwood, also by the illustrator to p.16. 'Ken Eastwood. A Life in Cricket', David Jenkins, Australian Cricket Society 2008, no. 42/150, signed by Eastwood and Jenkins. Two Melbourne Cricket Club histories, 'An Unforgettable Summer', Batchelor, Webster & Williams, 2000, and 'The Centenary Test', Batchelor, Rusden, Webster & Williams, 2002. Both fully signed by all authors. Two signed titles by Warwick Torrens, 'The Brisbane Tests' and 'Queensland Cricket and Cricketers 1862-1981'. Three signed biographies of Jimmy Matthews by James Brear 2012, 'Sam Cosstik, Peter James Sunners 2005, and Stan McCabe, Jack McHarg 1987. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Yorkshire cricket. Four signed or multi-signed hardback titles, each with good dustwrapper. 'Champions Forever. Yorkshire County Champions 2001', Robert Mills, 2001. Boldly signed to the front endpaper by sixteen members of the Yorkshire team including Kirby, Lehmann, Vaughan, Lumb, Silverwood, McGrath, Bresnan, White, Sidebottom etc. Also signed by Club President, Robin Smith, who wrote the foreword. 'Cricket at Scarborough', Ian Hall & John Found, Derby 1992, signed by the authors. 'Fred Truman's Dales Journey', Skipton 1998, signed by Trueman. 'Field of Dreams. Headingley 1890-2001', Robert Mills 2001, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Surrey signed biographies and histories. Eight titles including one limited edition. 'Flannelled Foolishness. A Cricketing Chronicle', E.R.T. Holmes, London 1957, signed by Holmes. 'Bobby Abel. Professional Batsman', David Kynaston, New Malden 2007. Limited edition no. 15/150 signed by the author. 'The Surrey Story', Gordon Ross. London 1957. Two copies, one, with poor dustwrapper, signed by Pelham Warner, the other lacking dustwrapper signed by Ken Barrington. Two softback biographies by Keith Booth, 'His Own Enemy [Edward Pooley]' 2000, and 'Rebel With a Cause [Jack Crawford]', 2016, both signed by the author. 'The Bedsers at 80', commemorative brochure, signed by Alec and Eric Bedser twice each, with a mono aerial view print of The Oval also signed by the Bedsers. 'The Oval Reflections', David Norrie, 2005. Signed to the title page by Alec Stewart with author's signature on piece loose mounted, also by Paul Sheldon, Chief Executive. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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West Indies signed biographies. Six hardback biographies with generally good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject and/ or author. 'Wes Hall. Pace Like Fire', Wes Hall, London 1965. 'Blasting for Runs', Rohan Kanhai, Calcutta 1969. 'Chucked Around', Charlie Griffith, London 1970, signature of Griffith on cutting image laid down. 'Playing to Win', Conrad Hunte, London 1971. Signed by Hunte with protective film overlaid. 'Sir Gary. A Biography', Trevor Bailey, London 1976, signed by Bailey and Sobers, also by Richie Benaud. 'Gordon Greenidge. The Man in the Middle', Newton Abbott 1980. Also one softback, 'Mastering the Craft. Ten Years of Weekes 1948-1958', Everton Weekes, Jamaica 2007, signed by Weekes. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £50/80
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Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe cricket. Four hardback and two softback titles, each signed by the author. 'Mahanama. Retired Hurt', Roshan Mahanama & Ken Piesse, Victoria 2001. Limited 'Collector's Edition' no. 258/500, signed by Mahanama. 'Aravinda. My Autobiography', Aravinda de Silva, Edinburgh 1999. 'Cricket the Noble Art', Sunil Wettimuny, Colombo 1985, signed by Wettimuny. 'The Golden Era of Sri Lankan Cricket', Ajith C.S. Perera, Talangama 1999, signed by Perera. 'Blood, Sweat and Treason. My Story', Henry Olonga, Kingston upon Thames 2010, signed twice by Olonga and also Henry Blofeld. 'Keeper of Faith', Tatenda Taibu, Liverpool 2019, signed by Taibu. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Sussex cricket. Nine titles including six hardbacks, each signed by the author unless stated, one limited edition. Hardback titles, all with good dustwrappers with one exception are 'My Cricketing Reminiscences', Maurice Tate, London 1934. 'Parsons Pitch', David Sheppard, London 1964. 'Ted Dexter Declares', Ted Dexter. London 1966. 'From the Sea End', Christopher Lee, London 1989. 'The History of Cricket at the Saffrons Eastbourne', Chris Westcott, Eastbourne 2000. Signed by seven Sussex players, Knight, Barclay, Sheppard, Doggart, Parks, Marlar and Snow. 'The Appeal of the Championship. Sussex in the Summer of 1981', John Barclay, Bath 2002. Three titles in paper wrappers are 'Sussex in First-Class Cricket in 1975', N.F.S. Epps. Hove 1977, limited edition no. 77/100. 'The Captain's Year', Alan Wells, Haywards Heath 1994. 'Cricket At The Castle. 100 Years of Cricket at Arundel Castle', Michael Marshall, Goostrey 1995. Additionally signed by Colin Cowdrey. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Art in cricket. Seven hardback titles and one with paper wrappers, each signed by the artist. Includes six titles by Jack Russell, 'A Cricketer's Art' 1988 (paper wrappers), Jack Russell's Sketch Book' 1996, 'Caught on Canvas' 1998, two copies. 'New Horizons' 2007. 'A personal journey through Eighteen Counties' 2013. Also 'A Cricketer's View', Martin Speight, London 1995, and 'White Hats and Cricket Bats. My Painting Life', Jocelyn Galsworthy, London 2000. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Peter Baxter. Test Match Special. Seven hardback titles, each edited or written and signed by Peter Baxter. 'Test Match Special' volumes 1, 2 and 3, published 1981, 1983 and 1985. 'From Brisbane to Karachi' 1988, additionally signed by Henry Blofeld. 'Inside the Box. My Life with Test Match Special' 2009, also signed by Jonathan Agnew. 'The Best Views from the Boundary' 2010. 'Can Anyone Hear Me?' 2012. Sold with 'From Arlott to Aggers. 40 Years of Test Match Special' 1997. Nine signatures including Blofeld, Vic Marks, Tony Cozier, Jim Swanton, Bill Frindall, Christopher Martin-Jenkins etc. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Henry Blofeld. Thirteen hardback titles (one paperback) by Henry Blofeld, each signed by the author. 'Cricket in Three Moods' 1970, 'The Packer Affair 1978', 'Caught Short of the Boundary' 1984, 'One Test After Another' 1985, 'My Dear Old Thing' 1990, 'On the Edge of My Seat' 1992, 'Cakes and Bails' 1998, 'It's Just Not Cricket!' 1999, 'A Thirst for Life' 2000, 'Cricket and All That' 2001, 'Cricket's Great Entertainers' 2003, 'Squeezing the Orange' 2013 and 'Over and Out' 2017. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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David Rayvern Allen. A collection of fifteen hardbacks and one booklet including biographies, anthologies and histories written or edited by Rayvern Allen, each signed by the author, with one limited edition. Titles include 'Sir Aubrey. A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith', Ewell 2005. Limited edition no. 78/150, additionally signed by Honor Cobb, daughter of Smith. 'E.W. [Jim] Swanton', London 2000, also signed by John Major. Also 'A Breathless Hush...' 2004 with additional signature of Hubert Doggard on card, 'A Word from Arlott' 1983, 'Arlott on Cricket' 1984, 'Another Word from Arlott' 1985, 'Early Books on Cricket' 1988, 'Peter Pan and Cricket' 1988, 'Arlott' 1994, 'More than a Game' 1995 etc. Qty 16. VG
Estimate: £60/80
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E.W. 'Jim' Swanton. A collection of twelve hardbacks (two with paper wrappers) including biographies and histories written or edited by Swanton, each signed by the author. All with dustwrappers unless stated. Titles include 'Cricket and the Clock' 1952. 'Report from South Africa with P.B.H. May's Team 1956/57' 1957, signature on card, lacking dustwrapper. 'A History of Cricket Volume II' 1962. 'Cricket from All Angles' 1962. 'Sort of a Cricket Person' 1972. 'Follow On' 1978 with additional signature of Tim Rice on card. 'As I Said at the Time' 1983. 'Homes of Cricket' 1988, 'Arabs in Aspic' 1993, also signed by Tony Lewis. 'Denis Compton. A Cricket Sketch' 1948, signed by Swanton and Compton in 1986 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Bill Frindall and Brian Johnston. Twenty one signed hardback titles and one in paper wrappers, each signed by the author unless stated. Frindall titles are 'Frindall's Score Book', four hardback titles with dustwrappers covering England v Australia 1975, Australia v West Indies 1975/76, England v West Indies 1976, and Australia v West Indies and England 1979/80. Also one with paper wrappers for the Centenary Test, England v Australia, Melbourne 1977. Other Frindall titles are 'The Wisden Book of Cricket Records' 1981, 'The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1984' 1985 (signature on label), 'Limited-Overs International Cricket' 1997, 'Bearders. My Life in Cricket' 2006, 'Ask Bearders' 2009 signed by Jonathan Agnew'. Twelve mainly biographies by or about Johnston include 'It's Been a Lot of Fun' 1974, 'It's a Funny Game', 1978, 'Rain Stops Play' 1979, 'Someone Who Was' 1992, also 'A Delicious Slice of Johnners' 2000, 'Another Slice of Johnners' 2001, 'A Further Slice of Johnners' 2002 (each with signature on card) etc. Qty 22. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Arlott & Ackroyd: A celebration of cricket, wine, poetry and place'. With a commentary by David Rayvern Allen. Published in 2002 by Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn. Leather bound limited edition number 208 of 295 books produced, signed by Norman Ackroyd and David Rayvern Allen to limitation label to inside front board. In the pocket at the front is an accompanying signed and numbered etching of a portrait of Arlott by Ackroyd, together with an unsigned reproduction of the same etching. VG
Estimate: £120/160
John Arlott was the best loved cricket commentator of the 20th century, but he was also a renowned collector and lover of books, wine, poetry and prints. Norman Ackroyd (RA) is Britain's best known etcher. He is also a lover of wine and poetry and an enthusiastic cricketer. This book matches eleven of Ackroyd's etchings with appropriate pieces of Arlott's prose and poetry. It has a commentary by David Rayvern Allen, old friend of Norman Ackroyd and Arlott's acclaimed biographer
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'Cricket'. W.G. Grace. Bristol 1891. 'Crown Quarto Edition de Luxe' edition bound in black half leather, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original black boards with gilt lettering, somewhat worn. Limited de luxe edition of 652 numbered copies, signed by the author Grace, this being no. 512. Spine expertly replaced with original end papers retained. some rubbing to board extremities, otherwise a nice copy in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Subscriber number 512 was Wilberforce Hamer of Edgeware Road, Blackburn. Hamer was a committee member of Lancashire C.C.C. and for many years captained East Lancashire C.C. He also played football for Blackburn Rovers with the famous Lancashire and England Test cricketer, A.N. Hornby. Hamer died in 1907 aged 44
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'The Jubilee Book of Cricket'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Edinburgh 1897. Limited edition of 350 copies signed by Ranjitsinhji, this being number 86. Hand made paper, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original board covers. Staining and ageing to boards, bumping to corners, frontispiece bookplate neatly detached, otherwise internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £230/260
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'The Australian Cricketers' Team for 1896 with biographies and portraits of the players...'. Published by George Howe, London 1896, second edition. Original paper wrappers, tipped in to modern blue cloth. Padwick 4981, although this second edition not recorded. Light wear and age toning, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
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'The Eleventh Australian Tour 1902. Particulars of the team, portraits and biographies of all the players'. Published at the 'Cricket' Office, London 1902. Original paper wrappers with portrait of Joe Darling, captain of the Australians, to front cover. Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Owner's name annotated in ink to front cover, H.R. Johnson, Willesden and dated 'May 1902'. Previously in the collection of H.A. Cohen with the sale plate of Cohen laid down to the inside front cover of the boards. Padwick 4996. G/VG
Estimate: £200/300
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'The Australian Cricket Team, 1909'. H.V.L. Stanton ("Wanderer"). Published at 'The Sportsman Offices', London 1909. 47pp pre-tour brochure comprising an article by Wanderer, fixture list, player biographies, sketch portraits etc. Original decorative colour wrappers, the front featuring a kangaroo at the wicket brandishing a bat, with a roaring lion wicketkeeper. Bound in modern blue cloth. Padwick 5008. A very good copy
Estimate: £300/400
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'The Surrey Team in 1888. Complete scores of all matches played, with full page portraits and short biographical sketches'. Office of 'Cricket', London 1889. Bound in modern green cloth, gilt title to spine. Original wrappers retained. Padwick 2696. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
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'The Surrey Eleven in 1895. A Descriptive Record of the Matches Played in that Season'. James L. McCance. Merritt & Hatcher, London 1896. 60pp Bound in modern green cloth, original decorative paper wrappers retained. Pages complete. Padwick 2687. Good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
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F.W. Lillywhite 'Lillywhite's Illustrated Hand-book of Cricket containing Portraits of Pilch, Box, A. Mynn, C. Taylor, Lillywhite, Cobbett, Langdon, Kynaston. Also, The Laws of Cricket, and other useful information'. Edited by 'A Cantab'. London 1844. Bound in later tan cloth covers, original wrappers retained. 22pp plus adverts. The book was published in three versions, one with an engraved portrait of Lillywhite, a second with portraits of four Players, the third with portraits of four Players and four Gentlemen. This version has the portrait of Lillywhite. Bookplate of J.W. Goldman to inside front cover and handwritten note in pencil in Goldman's hand, 'Epworth £8/8- Nov 1955'. Padwick 386. Some foxing/ staining to the engraving, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
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'The Cricket Field or The History and the Science of Cricket'. J. Pycroft. Boston 1859. Rare first American edition. 238pp plus advertisements. Original green cloth with maroon spine. Gilt emblem to front, printed title label laid to spine. Bookplates of Francis Colgate Benson to inside front cover, W.J. Hole to front endpaper, and The C. Christopher Morris Cricket Library, Haverford College, 'presented by W.J. Hole' to inside rear cover. Padwick 394. Front endpaper detached and trimmed. Repairs to internal hinges, slight breaking to page block, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
The frontispiece wood-engraving of 'The Bowler', William Clarke, differs to that in the English editions, and there is no 'batsman' plate. The 'Preface to the American edition' gives an account of Clarke's career by William H. Bray.

Francis Colgate Benson (1898-1962) was the author of 'Songs of the Cricket Field' published in Philadelphia in 1932
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'The Rose, containing Original Poems for Young People'. Mary Elliott. First edition, Willliam Darton, London 1824. Printed by G. Smallfield, Hackney. The frontispiece comprises two illustrations, one depicting a cricket scene of a match in play, the bowler preparing to bowl underarm, with reference to a poem on pp 24/25 in six stanzas, titled 'Cricket'. Rebound in later brown leather and marbled boards, gilt title to spine. VG
Estimate: £200/300
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'Poems'. Thomas Smith. Privately published, printed by John Such, London 1867 for private circulation. Bound in maroon morocco with ornate gilt decoration and title to front and spine. Gilt to page edges. Includes two poems on cricket, 'The Cricket Match. A poem in two cantos' pp 199-218 containing references to 'Felix' and his 'Catapulta', and 'The Origin of Cricket. Sung at the Opening Dinner of the Surrey Cricket Club' pp 254-257. Facing the title page is a small original photograph laid down of the author, signed in ink below, 'Yours faithfully Thos. Smith'. Presentation copy with dedication in ink to front endpaper to C.G. Hale Esq. 'with the author's compliments', dated 21st November 1867. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover with a signed handwritten inscription in pencil by John Arlott explaining that 'The Cricket Match' was first published in 1859 under Smith's pseudonym of 'Copthall Chambers' (Smith's office address). A printed label is attached to the front endpaper, 'This Volume is printed for private circulation only. The author is very desirous that his Friends should peruse the Preface before proceeding to read the Poems'. Padwick 6526. Fading to spine, some foxing to first few pages, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
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'Rules and Instructions for playing at the Game of Cricket ... to which is subjoined the Laws and Regulations of Cricketters[sic]...' Thomas Boxall. London: Harrild and Billing, c.1802. Second edition, second issue, of the first practical treatise on the game, two parts in one volume, the second part containing the laws. 92pp. with 'A part of the Subscribers' page inserted between pp.vi and 7. The folding frontispiece engraving, title page and pp 11/12 are facsimile copies on aged paper. Contemporary brown calf/ marbled boards. Ownership name in ink to front endpaper of 'James Newman, Shipley July 3 1817'. Contained in a modern box. Padwick 373. Some creasing to covers, otherwise in good condition with expert restoration. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
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'Bat v Ball. The Book of Individual Cricket Records, &c. 1864-1900'. Compiled by J.H. Lester. Boots Wholesale Printing and Stationery Department, Nottingham and London 1900. Four different editions of the title including the scarce 'Edition de luxe'. Editions are the pictorial 'strongly bound in cloth' edition with handwritten dedication in ink to title page 'To J.W. Goldman, with the compliments & kind regards of A.W. Shelton', dated 23rd May May 1937. Goldman's bookplate to inside front cover. Publisher's note on page v indicates an 'Edition de luxe... is being arranged for'. The scarce 'Edition de luxe' is handsomely bound in black calf with marbled endpapers, gilt to page edges, gilt title to front cover and spine with raised bands to spine. Owner's name in ink to front endpaper of S. Sassoon, dated 17th August 1900. The paper edition with decorative pictorial paper wrappers, owner's name in ink to front wrapper of V.F.S. Crawford (Surrey & Leicestershire 1896-1910). The fourth copy was owned by Alfred J. Gaston's with Gaston's signature in ink to front endpaper, J.W. Goldman's bookplate to inside front cover, bound by Gaston in green cloth with gilt title to front, 'Bat & Ball, J.H. Lester. Cricket Curiosities, A.J. Gaston'. Lacking title, introduction and advertising pages. Padwick 118. Some wear to the wrappers of the pictorial paper edition, the others in good/ very good condition. Sold with an original single page prospectus with printed signatures addressed to 'Members of the M.C.C. of County and other Cricket Clubs' announcing the publication of and to seek subscribers to the 'special edition'. Tipped in to modern green cloth. Some foxing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £250/350
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'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume XI. Numbers 290-319 (28th January to 29th December 1892). Complete with title-page and contents page to front. Illustrated. Bound in green half leather, with title in gilt to spine. Includes pictorial supplements of the 'English Cricket Team on Tour, South Africa 1891-2' dated 12th May 1892, 'Surrey Team 1892' (28th July), 'Yorkshire Eleven 1892' (11th August), 'The Middlesex County Eleven 1892', (18th August), 'The Nottingham Team 1892' (25th August), G.A. Lohmann (27th October), and 'Somerset v Norfshire [sic]' (24th November). Wear to board and spine extremities, slight breaking to internal hinges, odd nicks to internal pages, otherwise in very good condition. Rare to see full page supplements within a bound volume
Estimate: £60/90
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Cricket in Asia. Five books and tour guides relating to India and Pakistan cricket. Titles are 'Rivals in the Sun', Raju Bharatan, Bombay 1952. Rebound in blue cloth. 'Pakistan Cricket on the March', Qamaruddin Butt, Karachi 1957. Green cloth covers. Some splitting to spine block. 'Glorious Battle. India vs Pakistan (1979-80)', Sudhir Talati, Ahmedabad 1980. Decorative paper wrappers. 'The Hindu' souvenir tour guides for the M.C.C. tour to India 1976-77, Australian tour of India 1979. Also 'India's Tour of Australia 1985-86', S. Pervez Qaiser, Delhi 1985. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Indian Test cricketer signed biographies. Eight biographies, each signed by the subject. Includes five hardbacks, all with good dustwrappers. 'Ajit Wadekar/ My Cricketing Years', K.N. Prabhu, Delhi 1973, signed by Wadekar. 'Spin Punch', Dilip Doshi, Calcutta 1991, signed by Doshi. 'Gavaskar. Portrait of a Hero', Clifford Narinesingh, Trinidad 1995. 'Straight from the Heart', Kapil Dev. Delhi 2004. 'Farokh Engineer. From the Far Pavilion', John Cantrell, Stroud 2004. Also three softbacks, 'Sandy Storm', Sandeep Patil, Calcutta 1984. 'Azhar [Mohammad Azharuddin]', Harsha Bhogle. New Delhi 1994, additionally signed by the author and one other. 'Rahul Dravid. A Biography', Vedam Jaishankar, New Delhi 2004. G
Estimate: £80/100
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Lot 1218
Indian cricket. A selection of fourteen signed biographies and Indian cricket histories, including five hardbacks. Two titles are signed by Sachin Tendulkar, 'Story of the Bombay Tournament from Presidency to Pentangular 1892-93 to 1945-46', Vasan Raiji & Mohandas Menon, Mumbai 2006, and 'The Indian Masters', Bill Ricquier 2005. Others include 'The Record-breaking Sunil Gavaskar', C.D. Clark, Newton Abbot 1980, signed by Gavaskar. Two copies (one hardback) of 'A History of Indian Cricket', Mihir Bose, London 1990, signed by Bose and Gavaskar. Also titles signed by Farokh Engineer, Ramchandra Guha, Vasant Raiji, Anandji Dossa, Harsha Bhogle, Kapil Dev, Gulu Ezekiel, Courtney Walsh, Dicky Rutnagur etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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India and overseas cricket. Three Indian titles including 'Ramblings of a Games Addict', C. Ramaswami, Madras 1966. 'The Encyclopaedia of Indian Cricket 1965', L.N. Mathur, Udaipur 1965. 'The Story of the Tests. Vol. I India v England 1932-1059', S.K. Gurunathan, Madras 1961. Also 'The Best of Cricket. West Indies vs England 1895-1974', Brunell Jones, Trinidad 1974 etc. Qty 10. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Immortals'. The Book of New Zealand Test Players'. Paul Verdon. Auckland 2006. Limited edition number 350 of 665 copies, signed by the author and by 'every living former and present Test player able to complete the exercise'. One hundred and seventy signatures to dedicated decade pages. Signatures include W. Hadlee, Kerr, Tindall, Rabone, Reid, Snedden, Alabaster, Blair, Dempster, MacGibbon, Meale, Cameron, Congdon, D. Hadlee, Howarth, Pollard, G. Turner, Vivian, L.Cairns, Chatfield, Edgar, R. Hadlee, Parker, J. Wright, C. Cairns, Greatbatch, M. Crowe, Morrison, Rutherford, Astle, Fleming, Larsen, Nash, Parore, Spearman, Vettori, Oram etc. In slip case. VG
Estimate: £130/160
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'Denis Compton. A Portrait'. Frank Keating. R. Walsh Books, Taunton 1996. Limited edition number 20 of only 50 copies published. Signed to title page by Keating and additional signature of Compton in pencil on piece loose mounted. Sold with 'Cricket's Great Characters', Gordon Ross, 1977, limited edition no. 94/300, signed by Ross. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Ronald Cardwell. Four limited edition booklets by Cardwell published in Australia, each signed by Cardwell and others. 'The M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1903-1904', Glebe 1988. limited edition no. 134/287, additionally signed by Bill O'Reilly. 'A Cameo from the Past. W.A. Brown (N.S.W., Qld., Australia)', Cherrybrook 1996, limited edition no. 147/200, additionally signed by Bill Brown. 'Between Branches. A Collection of Writings by Ray Robinson...', Glebe 1996. Limited edition no. 138/300, additionally signed by five contributors, Brian Booth, Gordon Rorke, David Sincock, Kersi Meher-Homji and Phil Derriman. 'Hints to Umpires 1871', Cherrybrook 2004, limited edition no. 42/133, signed by Cardwell (twice) and Arthur Watson. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'A History of West Indies Cricket'. Michael. N. Manley. Andre Deutsch, London. Revised edition 1990. Numbered limited edition of 100 copies available for sale, bound in full leather with gilt to top edges, in slipcase. Signed by Michael Manley and former West Indies Captain Clive Lloyd. Limited edition no. 61/100. Excellent condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'Champions.... about bloomin' time'. Graham Hardcastle & Chris Ostick. Nantwich 2011. Limited de-luxe subscriber's edition no. 24/150 with titles in gilt and slipcase. Signed by the Lancashire playing staff and management who won the County Championship in 2011, signed by the Chief Executive and Chairman, the two authors and publisher, and eleven further Lancashire legends. Signatures include Tattersall, Bond, D. Lloyd, Simmons, C. Lloyd, Anderson, Allott, Fairbrother etc. The book comes with an original menu from the 2011 Championship winning Dinner and a facsimile menu from the 1934 Championship winning Dinner. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'Sketches at Lord's'. Michael Down and Derek West. London 1990. Numbered 'Collector's' limited edition of 150 bound in full leather by Boundary Books, in slipcase, gilt to page edges. Signed by both Down and West. Limited edition no. 139/150. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Gerry Wolstenholme. Three limited edition titles signed by Wolstenholme including two hardback facsimile reprints. 'Reminiscences of David Hunter. The Genial Yorkshire Stumper' 2001, limited edition no. 158/200. 'Trumper Triumphant. His final first-class century in England, Blackpool 1909' 2002, no. 19/150, in slipcase. Also 'The West Indian Tour of England 1906' 1992, no. 51/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Brian Bassano. Three titles including two by Bassano and Rick Smith signed by both authors. 'The West Indies in Australia 1930-31', Tasmania 1990. Limited edition no. 210/300. 'A Springbok Down Under South Africa on Tour 1931-1932', Tasmania 1991, limited edition no. 364/400. Some bumping and wear to top of spine. Also 'M.C.C. in South Africa 1938/39', B. Bassano, Ewell 1997. Limited edition no. 41/250, signed by Bassano and Len Wilkinson (Lancashire & England 1937-1947) who wrote the foreword and toured with the M.C.C. team in 1938/39. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Don Meets the Babe. The 1932 Australian Cricket Tour of North America'. With a foreword by Sir Donald Bradman. Ric Sissons. J.W.McKenzie. Ewell 1995. This copy is no. 106 of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies, each signed by Sir Donald Bradman and the author. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'A Legend Dies. The Story of a Tree with a Cricketing History'. David Robertson 2006. Limited leather bound edition no. 164/200. Signed by the author and Derek Underwood. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Chris Harte. Six titles by Harte, each signed by the author including two limited editions. Hardback titles with dustwrappers are 'Cricket Indulgence. An Anthology of the Cricket Writings of Chris Harte', D.M. Harding 1991. 'A History of Australian Cricket', London 1993. Additionally signed by Richie Benaud who wrote the introduction. Softbacks are 'The Fight for the Ashes 1982-83', Adelaide 1983, limited edition no. 81/400. 'Cricket Safari', Adelaide 1987, limited edition no. 182/200. 'Two Tours and Pollock. The Australians in South Africa 1985-87', Adelaide 1988. 'A Year in the Sporting Pressbox', Bromley 1998. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Lancashire. 'The Professional Amateur. The Cricketing Life of Bob Barber'. Colin Schindler. Nantwich 2015. Limited edition no. 31/75, signed to the limitation label by the author and Bob Barber, and to label laid to inside front cover by M.J.K. Smith, Jack Bond, David Green, Jim Parks and John Murray. Sold with two limited edition booklets by Malcolm Lorimer, 'Archie Remembered' no. 296/424, and 'Johnny Remembered', no. 66/225, both signed by the author. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'Last Over'. E.W. Swanton and David Rayvern Allen. Richard Cohen Books, London, 1996. Limited edition quarter leather bound copy with gilt to all edges by Boundary Books. Limited edition no. 53/90, signed by the author and Tim Rice. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1233:
Lot 1233
'Googlyman. The Story of H.V. 'Ranji' Horden'. Rick Smith. Tasmania 2005. Limited edition no. 294 of 300 copies produced, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1234:
Lot 1234
Australia. Three limited edition softback titles, each signed by the author(s). 'George Lohmann. The beau ideal', Ric Sissons, limited edition no. 188/500. 'W.G. Down Under. Grace in Australia 1873-74 and 1891-92', Rick Smith and Ron Williams, Tasmania 1994. 'Cricket Brawl. The 1912 Dispute', Rick Smith, Tasmania 1995. Limited edition no. 38/225. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1235:
Lot 1235
Bernard Whimpress, sports historian and former curator of the Adelaide Oval Museum. Five limited editions titles by Whimpress, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'W.G. Grace at Kadina. Champion Cricketer or Scoundrel?' 1994, no. 109/300. 'Adelaide Gold. The Origins of Ball by Ball Cricket Broadcasting' 1997, no. 171/300. 'Bradman at Adelaide Oval. A Match by Match Record' 2005. Limited edition no. 41/100. 'On Our Selection. An alternative history of Australian Cricket' 2011, no. 56/200. Also 'Australian Eleven. Test Cricket Snapshots 1945-1995', Whimpress and Nigel Hart 1997, no. 62/100, signed by both authors. 'The Greatest Ashes Battles from Melbourne 1877 to The Oval 2009', Whimpress & Hart, London 2009. signature of Whimpress on loose mounted card to title page. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1236:
Lot 1236
David Battersby. Four limited edition titles, each signed by the author. 'My Summer of 1977' 2017, limited edition no. 50/100. 'The Forgotten Floodlit Encounter' 2018, no. 43/60. 'Gilbert Jessop at Cheltenham College' 2020, no. 34/120. 'Jessop's Son. The Cricketing Life of Gilbert Laird Osborne Jessop' 2020, no. 94/115. VG
Estimate: £25/35
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'Champions.... about bloomin' time'. Graham Hardcastle & Chris Ostick. Nantwich 2011. Limited de-luxe subscriber's edition no. 87/150 with titles in gilt and slipcase. Signed by the Lancashire playing staff and management who won the County Championship in 2011, signed by the Chief Executive and Chairman, the two authors and publisher, and eleven further Lancashire legends. Signatures include Tattersall, Bond, D. Lloyd, Simmons, C. Lloyd, Anderson, Allott, Fairbrother etc. Includes a printed sheet tipped in to inside rear cover signed by twenty players, management and coaching staff of the 2011 Championship winning side. Players' signatures include Chapple, Anderson, Hogg, Kerrigan (on label), Keedy, Mahmood, Procter, Smith etc. The book comes with an original menu from the 2011 Championship winning Dinner and a facsimile menu from the 1934 Championship winning Dinner. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1238:
Lot 1238
'The Chronicle of W.G.'. J.R. Webber. Nottingham 1998. Original stiffened wrappers. Limited Subscriber's Edition of 440 copies, this being no. 335. Signed by Webber and the Grand Daughter and Great Nephew of W.G. Grace. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'The 2nd Australian XI's Tour of Australia, Britain and New Zealand in 1880/81 with Appendices'. Alfred James 1994. Privately published in red boards with gilt titles to spine. Limited edition of 100 copies, this being number 70. Signed to the limitation page by the author. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'Unforgettable Men of Mystery: The Slow Men'. Les Bailey 1976. 46pp book of verse hand written in black copperplate with gold highlighting, copied from the author's own copy, the original having been presented to the Duke of Edinburgh. This is a presentation copy 'To Ken Barrington, a great batsman, who could have bowled his leg breaks into this book' and signed by Bailey. Twenty four subjects are covered including Alfred Shaw, Edmund Peate, Johnny Briggs, Bobby Peel, Colin Blythe, Bernard Bosanquet, Wilfred Rhodes, Arthur Mailey, Tich Freeman, Clarrie Grimmett, Hedley Verity etc. The manuscript, with file holes to the left edges, is bound in modern black cloth. Not listed in Padwick. Partly laid down to the front endpaper is an accompanying letter from Bailey to Barrington dated 4th November 1980. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1241:
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'Cricket Between Two Wars'. Sir Pelham Warner. London. Seventh impression, 1943. Owner's name handwritten to front endpaper of the football and cricket journalist, Eric Todd, dated 'Glasgow. May 1944'. Odd nicks to otherwise good dustwrapper. Sold with an original 'Memorandum of Agreement' issued by the publisher, Chatto and Windus of London, to Warner relating to the publishing of this title, signed by the publisher, accompanied by a single page typed letter from Haddon Wittaker of Sporting Handbooks to Warner dated 25th September 1946, agreeing to a 15% royalty. Both items in modern yellow slipcase with a facsimile of the book's dustwrapper to the front cover. Bookplate of A.E. Winder slipped in. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'Hampshire County Cricket. The Official History' H.S. Altham, John Arlott, E.D.R. Eagar and Roy Webber. Phoenix 1957. First edition. Original dustwrapper in good condition. Nicely signed to title page by Altham, Eagar and Arlott. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1243:
Lot 1243
John Arlott. Two titles by Arlott, both signed by the author. 'John Arlott's Australian Test Journal. Australia v England 1954-55'. London 1955. Original dustwrapper with odd nicks and tears. 'Two Summers at the Tests'. British Sportsman's Club, London 1952. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1244:
Lot 1244
'A Tale of Two Tests'. Richie Benaud. London 1962. Signed by Benaud. 'Simpson's Australians. The England Tour 1964'. E.M. Wellings. London 1964. Signed to the title page by Bob Simpson. Lacking front endpaper, title page detached. Both titles with good dustwrappers. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1245:
Lot 1245
'Playing it Straight'. Ken Barrington, London 1968. Signed by Barrington. 'Bowling', Pat Pocock, London 1969. Signed by Pocock. Both titles with good dustwrappers. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1246:
Lot 1246
'The Ashes Thrown Away'. E.M. Wellings. Cape Town 1959. Signed to the dustwrapper by the two captains, Richie Benaud and Peter May. Odd nicks to the dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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'The Fight for the Ashes'. M.A. Noble. London 1929. Original blue cloth. Presentation copy with signed dedication in ink from George Duckworth who was a member of the 1928/29 touring party to Australia. Half title page detached, wear and staining to boards. Sold with 'The Walkers of Southgate', W.A. Bettesworth, first edition, London 1900. 'My Cricketing Life', P.F. Warner, third edition, London c. 1921. Both titles in original green cloth with gilt illustrations to front, and titles to spine. Light wear to board extremities, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1248:
Lot 1248
Signed 'Fairfield Books' biographies and histories. Twelve titles, all signed by the author. Eight titles by Stephen Chalke including six hardbacks, 'Runs in the Memory' 1999, 'Caught in the Memory' 1999, 'Guess My Story. The Life and Opinions of Keith Andrew' 2003, 'The Wimbledon Club 1854-2004' 2004, 'The Way It Was' 2008, and 'Cricketing Allsorts' 2018. Also two by David Foot, 'Fragments of Idolatry from 'Crusoe to Kid Berg' 2001, 'Footsteps from East Coker' 2010, and 'The Appeal of the Championship', John Barclay 2002. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1249:
Lot 1249
Signed 'Fairfield Books' biographies and histories. Ten hardback titles, seven of which are signed by the author(s). 'Charles Palmer, More Than Just A Gentleman', Douglas Miller 2005. 'Sixty Summers. Somerset Cricket Since the War', David Foot & Ivan Ponting 2006. 'Life Beyond the Airing Cupboard', John Barclay 2008. 'Of Didcot and the Demon', Anthony Gibson 2009. 'Gentlemen, Gypsies and Jesters', Gibson, Chalke & Barclay 2013. 'The Coloured Counties', Anthony Gibson 2017. 'The Greatest Season. Warwickshire in the summer of 1994', Patrick Murphy 2019. Also three unsigned titles, two by Stephen Chalke, one by David Foot. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1250:
Lot 1250
England autobiographies and biographies 1960s-2000s. Twenty eight titles each signed by the player/ author. Signatures include David Sheppard, Basil D'Oliveira, Bob Barber, Brian Reynolds, Raman Subba Row, Fred Trueman, Tom Graveney, Tony Lewis, Derek Shackleton, Alan Jones, Michael Vaughan, Ian Botham, Jack Russell, Darren Gough, Andrew Strauss, Kevin Pietersen, Graeme Swann etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Don Bradman. 'From Bradman to Cordner- The Melbourne Cricket Club and its Ground in World War II'. Alf Batchelor, M.C.C. [Melbourne Cricket Club volunteer]. September 1995. 64pp in paper wrappers with Club emblem and title to front cover. Appears to be privately published for the Club. Boldly signed to the title page by Don Bradman. Not previously seen by the auctioneer. G
Estimate: £40/60
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'C.T. Studd. Cricketer & Pioneer'. Norman P. Grubb. The Religious Tract Society, London 1934. Presentation copy with dedication in ink to front endpaper, 'To Brother Bert in memory of times of closest fellowship, from Norman P. Grubb'. Publisher's grey cloth, titles in blue to spine. Light soiling and to boards and fading to spine, slight breaking to page block, otherwise in good condition. Unusual to see a signed copy
Estimate: £30/40
Norman Percy Grubb was an evangelist, writer, teacher and missionary who served in the Belgian Congo in the 1920s. He married Pauline Studd, daughter of the cricketer, C.T. Studd, who was himself a missionary
Lot 1253:
Lot 1253
Umpiring. Four titles written and signed by umpires. Two first edition hardback titles are 'The Umpire's Decision', Frank S. Lee, London 1955. 'Cricket, Lovely Cricket', Frank Lee, London 1960. Good dustwrapper. Also two softback titles, 'The Umpire's Story', Lou Rowan, Netley, South Australia 1973, additionally signed by Les Major. 'Getting it Right', Barrie Meyer, Stroud 2006, also signed by Andrew Hignell. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1254:
Lot 1254
John Arlott. Five first edition hardbacks, each signed by Arlott, some with dedications. Each with very good or good dustwrapper. 'John Arlott's Cricket Journal', first edition, London 1958. Very good dustwrapper. 'The Ashes, 1972', first edition London 1972. Both with pencil annotation stating Arlott signed each copy at his home in Alresford in 1950. 'Cricket in the Counties', first edition London 1950. Dustwrapper with some faults. 'The Echoing Green. Cricket Studies', first edition London 1952. Signed to title page and with additional dedication to front endpaper, 'to 'Jim in friendship and with a dedication, John', dated 25th April 1952. 'Vintage Summer: 1947', London 1967. Signed with dedication to front endpaper and dated 1967. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
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'Charles Barnett'. Andy Wilson. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1991. Limited to only forty numbered copies produced, this is an unnumbered presentation copy signed to the limitation page by Barnett and the author. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1256:
Lot 1256
Australian signed biographies. Five hardback biographies, four with generally good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject. 'Cricket Crossfire', Keith Miller, London 1956. Signed to official label by Miller. 'My World of Cricket', Neil Harvey, London 1963. Additionally signed by Mike Denness, Garry Sobers, Jim Parks and Brian Johnston. 'Ins & Outs', Norman O'Neill, London 1964. 'Not Just for Openers', Keith Stackpole, Victoria 1974. Also 'Tiger', Bill O'Reiily, Sydney 1985, no dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Cricket Characters. The Cricketer Caricatures of John Ireland'. 1987. Signed to 'Introduction' caricature by Christopher Martin-Jenkins. The book also signed to individual caricature pages by twenty eight players and other characters. Signatures are Allan Border (signed to loose mounted card), Geoff Boycott, Martin Crowe, Keith Fletcher, Mike Gatting, Sunil Gavaskar, Graham Gooch, David Gower, Javed Miandad, Dean Jones, Clive Lloyd, Duleep Mendis, Derek Randall, Viv Richards, Zaheer Abbas, Ian Botham, Jeremy Coney, Richard Hadlee, Kapil Dev, Rodney Marsh, Bob Taylor, Phil Edmonds, Joel Garner, Michael Holding, Jeff Thomson, Bob Willis, Richie Benaud and Dickie Bird. Signed limited edition print of Cyril Washbrook laid down loosely to rear inside board. Minor age toning and wear to the otherwise good dustwrapper. Loss to corner of front endpaper, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'Cricket Characters 2. The Cricketer Caricatures of John Ireland'. 2000. Signed to 'Introduction' caricature by Jonathan Agnew. The book also signed to individual caricature pages by thirty nine players and other characters. Signatures are Mike Atherton, David Boon, Graeme Hick, Nasser Hussain, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Allan Lamb, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes, Sachin Tendulkar, Steve & Mark Waugh. Chris Cairns, Lance Klusener, Shaun Pollock, Dermot Reeve, Wasim Akram, Jack Russell, Alec Stewart, Paul Adams, Curtly Ambrose, Allan Donald, Angus Fraser, Darren Gough, Merv Hughes, Devon Malcolm, Glenn McGrath, Muttiah Muralitharan, Henry Olonga, Shoaib Akhtar, Gladstone Small, Phil Tufnell, Daniel Vettori, Courtney Walsh, Waqar Younis, Shane Warne, Steve Bucknor, David Lloyd, David Shepherd and Fred Trueman. Lacking only two signatures, of Ranatunga and Healy. Very good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1258a:
Lot 1258a
Australian cricket annuals/ biography. Two hardback titles, both with good dustwrappers. 'My World of Cricket', Ian Chappell, Sydney 1973, signed by Chappell. 'Cricket in Australia', Published by Benson & Hedges, Ashburton, Victoria 1978 (first year of issue). Limited edition no. 65/1000, signed by Frank Tyson. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'The Commonwealth Book of Cricket No. 2'. Edited by Jim Parks. London 1964. Signed throughout to pages by featured players with good Surrey interest. Signatures include Keith Andrew (signed twice), Geoff Arnold, Peter May, Geoff Boycott, Colin Milburn, Micky Stewart (3), Stuart Storey, Tony Lock (3), Barry Knight, Ken Barrington, John Edrich and Deryck Murray (3). Wear and tear to the dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
West Indies signed biographies. Fifteen modern hardback autobiographies and biographies of West Indies Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player, some also signed by the author and/or others. Subjects are Clyde Walcott, Garry Sobers (two different), Clive Lloyd, Malcolm Marshall, Desmond Haynes, Michael Holding, Viv Richards (two different), Joel Garner, Courtney Walsh additionally signed by Viv Richards and Mike Atherton, Curtley Ambrose with signature of Steve Waugh on card, Brian Lara with Barbados 1966 Independence post card signed by Sobers, Tino Best, and Chris Gayle. Also 'Everything Under the Sun', Jeff Stollmeyer 1983, signed by Jim Swanton. Qty 16. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1261:
Lot 1261
South African signed biographies. Twenty two autobiographies and biographies of South African cricketers, the majority hardbacks with generally good dustwrappers. Each title signed by the featured player, some also by the author. Earlier titles are 'Cricket in the Blood', Dudley Nourse, London 1949, poor dustwrapper. 'I Declare', Jack Cheetham, Cape Town 1956. 'Sackcloth without the Ashes', Roy McLean, Cape Town 1958. 'Cricket for South Africa', Jackie McGlew, London 1961. 'The Trevor Goddard Story', Graham Short, Durban 1965. 'Cricket Pioneer', Mike Procter, Cape Town 1974. Other subjects include Barry Richards, Jimmy Cook, Jonty Rhodes, Allan Donald, Kepler Wessels etc. Odd faults to earlier titles, overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262
Midlands cricketers signed biographies. Five hardback titles, each with dustwrapper unless stated. Titles are 'A Cricket Pro's Lot', Fred Root, London 1937. 'The Ins and Outs of Cricket', R.E.S. Wyatt, London 1936 (no dustwrapper). 'Cricket', Reg Simpson, London 1952. 'Professional Captain', H.E. (Tom) Dollery, London 1952. 'Better Cricket for Boys, Mike Smith, London 1965. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1263:
Lot 1263
Northern cricketers signed biographies. Six titles, each signed by the featured player. 'Cricket all the Way', Eddie Paynter, London 1962. Stiffened pictorial boards. Also five hardback titles, each with dustwrapper in varying condition. 'For England and Yorkshire', Herbert Sutcliffe, London 1935. 'How to become a First Class Batsman', Herbert Sutcliffe, Leeds 1949, poor dustwrapper. 'Cricket Is My Life', Len Hutton, London 1949. 'Cricket Campaigns', Norman Yardley, London 1950. 'Cricket Merry-Go-Round', Brian Statham, London 1956. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1264:
Lot 1264
Southern cricketers signed biographies. Nine titles including seven with dustwrappers, each signed by the featured player. 'Corinthians and Cricketers', Edward Grayson, London 1955, signed with dedication by Grayson. Some faults to dustwrapper. 'How I Became a Cricketer', Alan Oakman, London 1960, good dustwrapper. 'Playing For England', Denis Compton, London 1948. 'Cricket', Alf Gover, London 1949. 'Denis Compton, Ian Peebles, London 1971. 'Well, Well, Wells!'. B.D. 'Bomber' Wells. Nottingham 1981. Limited edition 147/500 signed by Wells etc. Other signed copies by Patsy Hendren, Dickie Dodds and Graham Gooch. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265
Pakistan signed biographies. Six hardback titles, each signed by the featured player/ author(s). Good dustwrappers. Titles are 'Zed', Zaheer Abbas & David Foot, Tadworth 1983. 'Imran Khan', Ivo Tennant, London 1994. 'Playing for Pakistan', Hanif Mohammed 1999. 'For Cricket and Country', Waqar Hasan and Qamar Ahmed, Karachi 2002. 'Cutting Edge', Javed Miandad, Oxford 2003. 'Lahore to London', Younis Ahmed, Sheffield 2016. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1266:
Lot 1266
Pakistan signed biographies. Six hardback titles, each signed by the featured player/ author(s). Good dustwrappers. Titles are 'All Round View', Imran Khan, London 1988. 'Wasim', Wasim Akram & Patrick Murphy, London 1988. 'Inside Out', Mushtaq Mohammed, Karachi 2006. 'Twenty20 Vision', Mushtaq Ahmed, London 2006. 'Alim-Ud-Din. A Straight Bat', K.H. Baloch, M.S. Parvez & N. Latif. Lahore 2014. 'Game Changer', Shahid Afridi & Wajahat S. Khan, Uttar Pradesh 2019. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267
Pakistan signed histories and biographies. Twelve titles, each signed by the author(s). Includes six hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Titles include 'The Chequered History of Pakistan Cricket', Shuja-ud-din Butt & Mohammed Salim Pervez, Pakistan 2003. 'The Hunt for Peace', Khadim Hussain Baloch, Karachi 1997. 'Wounded Tiger. A History of Cricket in Pakistan', Peter Oborne, London 2014. 'White on Green. Celebrating the Drama of Pakistan Cricket', Richard Heller & Peter Oborne, London 2016. Also two hardback signed biographies of Imran Khan and Wasim Khan etc. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268
Signed large format books. Box comprising a good selection of twenty one titles, the majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Each signed by the authors or contributors. Subjects include general cricket history, the Cricket World Cup, tours, cricket pub signs, festivals, grounds etc. Signatures include Jim Swanton, Trevor Bailey, Ralph Dellor, Stephen Lamb, Tony Cozier, David Frith, Chris Arnot, Andrew Strauss, Mike Atherton, David Lloyd, Vic Marks, Bill Frindall, Jocelyn Galsworthy etc. Includes one multi-signed title '100 Years of Organised Cricket in Barbados 1892-1992, with twenty one signatures to rear autograph page including Jason Holder, Keith Arthurton, Tony Cozier, Courtney Walsh, Gus Logie etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269
New Zealand signed biographies and autobiographies. A good selection of twenty six titles, of which twenty are hardbacks, each signed by the featured player. Subjects and signatures are John Reid, Martin & Jeff Crowe, Richard Hadlee, Ian Smith, Geoff Howarth, John Wright, Lance Cairns, Ewan Chatfield, Chris Pringle, Jeremy Coney, Danny Morrison, Ken Rutherford, Mark Greatbatch, Glenn Turner, Brendon McCullum, Stephen Fleming, Chris Cairns, Daniel Vettori etc. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270
Australian signed biographies. A selection of twelve earlier hardback titles, all with dustwrappers unless stated. Each title signed by the featured player. 'Cricket at the Crossroads', Ian Johnson, London 1957, lacking dustwrapper. 'Way of Cricket', Richie Benaud, London 1961. 'Thrown Out', Ian 'Chucker' Meckiff, London 1961. 'Slasher Opens Up', Ken Mackay, London 1964. 'My Country's Keeper', Wally Grout, London 1965. 'Run-Digger', Bill Lawry, London 1966. 'Captain's Story', Bobby Simpson, London 1966. 'By Hook or by Cut', Les Favell, Adelaide 1970. 'Rowdy', Ashley Mallett, Blackwood 1973. 'Lambs to the Slaughter', Graham Yallop, Collingwood 1979. 'Keith Miller, the Golden Nugget', R.S. Whittington, Adelaide 1981. 'Bowled Over', Neil Hawke, Adelaide 1982, signed by Hawke, Don Bradman and Fred Trueman. Faults to some dustwrappers. G
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
Australian signed biographies. A good selection of thirty mainly modern titles, the majority hardbacks, each signed by the featured player, some with additional contributors' signatures. Subjects include Terry Jenner additionally signed by Ian Chappell and Shane Warne, Ian Chappell, Greg Chappell, Dean Jones, Dennis Lillee, Greg Mathews, Alan McGilvray, Max Walker, Rod Marsh, Mike Whitney (and Alan Davidson), David Boon, Geoff Lawson, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Darren Lehmann (and Adam Gilchrist), Arthur Morris, Doug Walters, Barry Jarman, Richie Benaud, Shane Warne (and Mark Nicholas), Ashley Mallett, Michael Clarke, Tim Zoehrer (and Alec Stewart) etc. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
Australian signed biographies. A good selection of twenty four modern titles, the majority hardbacks, each signed by the featured player, some with additional contributors' signatures. Subjects covered in hardback are Ian Chappell, Rod Marsh, Steve Waugh (and Rahul Dravid), Ricky Ponting, Mark Taylor, Chris Rogers, Shane Warne (and Gideon Haigh), Matthew Hayden (on label), Ryan Harris, Merv Hughes (and Tony Dodemaide), Ian Healy, Justin Langer, Mark Waugh and Adam Gilchrist. Subjects in softbacks are Colin McDonald, Paul Reiffel, Craig McDermott, Michael Bevan, Jason Gillespie, David Hookes, Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
England signed biographies. A selection of fifteen earlier hardback titles, all with dustwrappers unless stated. Each title signed by the featured player. 'Express Deliveries', Bill Bowes 1949. 'Cricket- The Silver Lining', Cyril Washbrook 1950. 'Bowling', Alec Bedser 1952. 'Cricket Musketeer', F.R. Brown 1954. 'I'll Spin You A Tale', Eric Hollies 1955. 'Double International', Willie Watson 1956. 'Many a Slip', Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie 1962. 'Running Into Hundreds', Ken Barrington 1963. 'Talk of the Double', Fred Titmus 1964. 'Spinner's Wicket', Ray Illingworth 1969. 'Runs in the Family', John Edrich (and David Frith) 1969. 'The Hand that bowled Bradman', Bill Andrews 1973. 'My Story', Tony Greig 1980. Also 'Action in Cricket', Godfrey Evans 1956 and 'Round the Wicket', Bill Edrich 1959, both lacking dustwrapper. Faults to some dustwrappers. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
England signed biographies 1950s onwards. Box comprising thirty three biographies and autobiographies, each signed by the player and/ or author. The majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers, the earlier titles with dustwrappers in mixed condition. Earlier titles include 'Close of Play', Leslie Ames, London 1953. 'Following On', Alec and Eric Bedser, London 1954. 'Cricket Through the Covers', Tom Graveney, London 1958. 'Tackle Cricket This Way', Peter Richardson, London 1958. 'Cricket from the Middle', Doug Insole, London 1960. 'A Typhoon Called Tyson', Frank Tyson, London 1961. 'Close on Cricket', Brian Close, London 1967. Other signatures include Gubby Allen, Jim Swanton, Trevor Bailey, Ted Dexter, Pat Pocock, Alan Knott, Ian Botham, Colin Cowdrey, Keith Fletcher, Tony Lewis, Basil D'Oliveira, David Gower, David Shepherd, Bill Alley, Raman Subba Row, John Snow, Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Fred Trueman, John Hampshire, Derek Underwood, Dennis Amiss, Bob Taylor, Brian Statham etc. G
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
England modern signed biographies 1980s-2010s. Box comprising twenty four hardback biographies and autobiographies, each signed by the player and/ or author. Good dustwrappers. Subjects are Peter May, Nasser Hussain, Matt Prior, Devon Malcolm, Robin Smith, David Sheppard, Ed Smith, Godfrey Evans, Simon Jones, James Taylor, Fred Titmus, Graeme Swann, Marcus Trescothick, Michael Atherton, Kevin Pietersen, Graham Thorpe, Graham Gooch, Allan Lamb, Ronnie Irani, Ted Dexter, Andrew Flintoff, Denis Compton, Derek Pringle and Jimmy Anderson. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
England modern signed biographies 1980s-2010s. Box comprising twenty nine biographies and autobiographies, the majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Each title signed by the player and/ or author with the odd additional contributor. Subjects are Chris Cowdrey, Chris Broad, Darren Gough, Ben Stokes, Roland Butcher, Robin Jackman, Martin Bicknell, Wayne Larkins, Dominic Cork, Graham Gooch, Kevin Pietersen, Michael Vaughan, David Smith, John Emburey, Robin Smith, Colin Cowdrey, Andrew Strauss, Alec Stewart, Jack Russell, Mike Yardy, Mike Brearley, Eddie Hemmings, Graeme Hick, Graham Dilley, Stuart Broad, Len Hutton, Bob Willis (signed by David Willis), Tony Cottey, Jonathan Agnew and Robin Hobbs. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
Signed softback cricket books 1970s-2010s. Box comprising forty two softback titles, a good number biographies, each title signed by the player and/ or author with the odd additional contributor. Subjects include Sid Barnes, David Boon, Shane & Brett Lee, Justin Langer, Steve Harmison, Steve Smith, Graham Gooch, Michael Holding, Fred Trueman, Colin Cowdrey, Kevin O'Brien, Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne, cricket World Cup, histories, women's cricket etc. Other authors' signatures include Gideon Haigh, Richard Sydenham, Jim Maxwell, Rick Smith, Ken Piesse, Norman Giller, Graeme Wright, Tony Cozier etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278
England modern signed biographies 1980s-2010s. Box comprising thirty hardback biographies (one softback) with good dustwrappers. Each title signed by the author. Subjects include George Lohmann, Wally Hammond, Sammy Woods, W.G. Grace, George Chesterton, C.B. Fry, Jim Laker, Plum Warner, Colin Blythe, 'Demon' Spofforth, Lionel Tennyson, Arthur Shrewsbury, S.F. Barnes, Bill Edrich, Percy Fender, Learie Constantine, 'Tiger' Smith, Wilf Wooller, C.P. McGahey etc. Authors' signatures include Gerald Howat, Jan Kemp, Andrew Hignell, Patrick Murphy, Richard Streeton, Alan Hill, Peter Wynne-Thomas, Keith Booth, David Foot, Clifford Jiggens, John Lazenby, Anthony Meredith, Andrew Murtagh, Don Mosey, Brian Scovell etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
Miscellaneous signed cricket books 1940s-2010s. Box comprising a selection of thirty eight mainly modern hardback and softback titles, covering tours, histories, biographies, collected articles, coaching etc. Each title signed by the author. Earlier titles include 'The English Game', Gerald Brodribb, London 1948, signed by Brodribb. 'Great Cricket Matches', Handasyde Buchanan, London 1962, signed by Buchanan. Authors' signatures include Andrew Murtagh, Tim Heald, Geoff Lemon, Derek Lodge, James Lawton, Frances Edmonds, Rowland Ryder, Simon Rae, Brian Radford, Brian Bearshaw, Barry Norman, Ralph Barker etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
Signed cricket histories and anthologies. Box comprising thirty one mainly modern titles, the majority hardbacks, each signed by the authors and/ or contributors. Subjects covered include Lord's, The Oval, Old Trafford, counties including Kent, Glamorgan, Nottinghamshire, Durham, Glamorgan, Middlesex, Somerset, Lancashire League etc. Includes 'Middlesex County Cricket Club', Terence Prittie, London 1951, signed by Patsy Hendren. With dustwrapper. Other signatures include Graeme Wright, Adam Chadwick, Brain Bearshaw, Derek Birley, Peter Roebuck, Ted Corbett, Derek Underwood, Hubert Doggart, Jim Swanton, Brian Scovell, Andrew Hignell, Tim Rice, Wilfred Wooller etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Farokh Engineer. India. Three hardback titles, each presentation copies with dedication to Engineer and signed by the author. Titles are 'Spin Punch', Dilip Doshi, New Delhi 2009. 'The Wisden Book of One-Day International Cricket 1971-1985', Bill Frindall, London 1985 (signed twice by Frindall). 'My Dear Old Thing. Talking Cricket', Henry Blofeld, London 1988. Good dustwrappers. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282
Signed cricket histories and anthologies. Box comprising twenty eight modern titles, the majority hardbacks, each signed by the authors and/ or contributors. Subjects covered include general cricket history, women's cricket, The Ashes, county and club histories of Surrey, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Durham, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, I Zingari, Enfield etc. Signatures include Henry Blofeld, Jerry Lodge, Grahame Lloyd, Matthew Maynard, Isabell Duncan, Eric Midwinter, David Lemmon, Duncan Hamilton, Simon Wilde, Brian Statham, Peter Wynne-Thomas, Diana Rait Kerr etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Jack Hobbs. A Portrait of an Artist as a Great Batsman'. Ronald Mason. London, first edition 1960. Signed to the front endpaper by Hobbs and the author, dated November 1960. The Hobbs signature somewhat shaky. Original dustwrapper with wear and loss. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Jack Hobbs died in 1963
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Lot 1284
Derek West. 'Guide to James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual' 1993 and 'Guide to Lillywhite's Cricketers Companion' 1995. Both signed by West. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285
'The Datasport Book of Wartime Cricket 1940-45'. G.B Andrews. 1990. Excellent guide to war-time cricket, now out of print. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
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'Cricket'. A.G. Steel and R.H. Lyttleton. The Badminton Library. Second Edition, London 1888. Owner's name boldly inscribed to second endpaper, 'Charles F. Pardon, 112 Fleet Street, E.C. Office Copy'. Splitting to internal hinges, frontispiece partly detached. Heavy age toning and some wear to boards and internally, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £30/40
Charles Pardon was editor of Wisden from 1887 to 1880 and was succeeded on his death by his brother, Sydney. The brothers were members of the family who ran the Cricket Reporting Agency from this office
Lot 1287:
Lot 1287
'With the M.C.C. to New Zealand'. P.R. May. London 1907. Original green cloth boards with titles. Wear and staining to boards to covers, some light foxing internally, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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The Ashes. 'With Stoddart's team in Australia', K.S. Ranjitsinhji, London 1898. Bound in green cloth, original front wrapper retained, lacking rear wrapper. 'Those "Ashes". The Australian Tour of 1926', M.A. Noble, first edition London 1927. Original green cloth. Handwritten statistics of the tour on pages laid down to inside front and rear covers and endpapers. Also two titles by Jack Hobbs, 'The Fight for the Ashes 1932-33', London 1933, original red cloth with splitting and fading to spine paper, and 'The Fight for the Ashes 1934', London 1934. Some staining to original red cloth. Some faults as described, otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1289:
Cricket tour books 1940/50's. Good selection of thirty eight tour books for the period. Authors include Arlott, O'Reilly, Moyes, Ross, Cary, Cutler, Harris, Wellings, Gilligan etc. The majority of books with dustwrapper. Some faults, odd duplication otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1290:
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Cricket histories. Two boxes comprising sixty one mainly modern hardbacks, with the odd earlier title. Subjects include a good selection of County club histories and general cricket histories. Authors include Swanton, Lemmon, Firth, Woodhouse, Bowen, Midwinter, Hodgson, Lee, Hignell, Webber etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1291:
Lot 1291
Earlier cricket autobiographies and biographies. Thirty eight biographies, the majority hardbacks with generally good dustwrappers. Subjects include R.E.S. Wyatt, Freddie Brown, Eric Hollies, E.R.T. Holmes, Walter Hammond, Denis Compton, Godfrey Evans, A.C. Maclaren, Bill Bowes, Jack Fingleton, also Australians Keith Miller, Don Bradman, Sidney Barnes, Neil Harvey etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1292:
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Cricket biographies. A good selection of fifty six mainly modern hardback biographies, with some histories, the majority with good dustwrappers. Subjects include Tom Graveney, Archie Jackson, Walter Hammond, Michael Vaughan, Fred Rumsey, Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff, Imran Khan, Mushtaq Ahmed, Brian Close, Mike Atherton, Jack Hobbs, Pat Pocock, Keith Miller etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1293:
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Cricket biographies. A good selection of fifty eight modern biographies, the majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Includes four titles signed by the subject. Signatures are Ian Botham, Farokh Engineer, Steve Waugh and Dickie Bird. Other subjects include Harold Larwood, David Gower, Ted Dexter, Jim Laker, Don Bradman, Fred Trueman, Shane Warne, Garry Sobers, Archie Jackson, Denis Compton, Mike Brearley, Hedley Verity, Len Hutton, Victor Trumper etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'The Cricketer's Manual for 1848 containing a brief review of the rise and progress of the manly and noble game of cricket and the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. First issue. William Brittain, London 1848. Original paper wrappers. 39pp including an apology for inaccuracies on p.39. Inscribed in pencil to the front wrapper is the rare signature of A.N. Hornby (Lancashire & England 1878-1884, three Test matches), and an ink inscription in Plum Warner's hand, 'P.F. Warner. From the Rev. F.O. Poole. This manual was given to Poole- by A.N. Hornby- who gave it to me. 28/8/47'. The book preserved in modern box in blue calf and marbled boards. Included in the box is a two page handwritten letter in ink from Poole to Warner, dated 22nd August 1947, explaining that the book was given to him in 1924 by 'Monkey' Hornby the year before Hornby died. At the time Poole was the rector of Nantwich, 'I saw much of him and he was a most delightful parishioner. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front wrapper. Padwick 798. Some age toning and foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £700/1000
Lot 1295:
Lot 1295
'The Cricketer's Manual for 1848 containing a brief review of the rise and progress of the manly and noble game of cricket and the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. Second issue. William Brittain, London 1848. 38pp plus three additional advertising pages for 'The Era' to the rear. Bound in original dark purple limp cloth with gilt title to front, gilt to page edges. Padwick 798. The additional advertising pages mentioned in Weston's bibliography, but not by Padwick. Light wear to wrappers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £400/500
Lot 1296:
Lot 1296
'The Cricketer's Manual for 1849 containing a brief review of the rise and progress of cricket, and the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. Baily Brothers, London 1849 (only issue). 48 numbered pages. Original red limp cloth covers with gilt title to front and gilt to page edges. Contains the erratum slip relating to changes in the laws, tipped in opposite the title page. Owner's signature in ink of A.W. Reynolds to front endpaper. Padwick 798. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1297:
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'The Cricketer's Manual for 1850 containing a brief review of the character, history, & elements of cricket with the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. First issue. Baily Brothers, London 1850. 102 numbered pages. Original green limp cloth covers with tooled decoration, gilt to page edges. Owner's signature in ink of George Bennett, dated May [18]50 to front endpaper. Padwick 798. Slight breaking to front internal hinge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/400
The owner's name, George Bennett, may be that of the Kent all-rounder (126 games 1853-1873) who toured with H.H. Stephenson on the first tour to Australia, 1861/62
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
'The Cricketer's Manual [for 1851] containing a brief review of the character, history and elements of cricket, with the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. Baily Brothers, London 1851. Three copies of the fifth edition, being the first, second and third issues, each with 110 numbered pages. All three issues in original green limp cloth with tooled decoration and gilt title to front, gilt to all page edges. The second issue incorporates changes to the contents page, and includes the owner's signature in ink to the front endpaper, 'S Sassoon', followed by 'gave this book to E. Blunden' in Blunden's hand. The third issue incorporates further alterations to the contents page, with the sale plate of A.H. Cohen laid down to inside front cover. Padwick 798. Some fading to the wrappers of the first issue, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £400/500
Lot 1299:
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'The Cricketer's Manual [for 1851] containing a brief review of the character, history and elements of cricket, with the laws... by "Bat" [Charles Box]'. Baily Brothers, London 1851, fourth issue incorporating further alterations to the contents page. 110 numbered pages. Original green limp cloth with tooled decoration and gilt title to front, gilt to all page edges. Owner's name inscribed in ink to page preceeding the title page, of 'George W. King. Dec. 11. 1863', followed in pencil in another hand, 'Sussex... The Old Etonian'. Sale plate of H.A. Cohen to inside front cover. Padwick 798. Very good condition with nice, bright cloth wrappers
Estimate: £300/400
George William King (Cambridge University & Sussex 1842-1864) was an Eton scholar and played nineteen first-class matches. He served as Secretary of Sussex C.C.C. for some years, resigning in 1880
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'The Cricketer's Manual by "Bat" (Charles Box). A Short Bibliography'. G. Neville Weston. 1936. Limited edition of only twenty copies, this being number seventeen, signed by Weston. Original blue paper wrappers tipped in to modern cream cloth. Padwick 44. A scarce and useful guide to the many issues of Box's work. Minor staining to original wrappers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
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'The Cricketer's Manual by "Bat" (Charles Box). A Short Bibliography. Further Details of the Several Editions and their Variations (up to December 13th 1941)'. G. Neville Weston. Large format typescript comprising twelve pages, bound in faded green card covers with typed title on label to front cover, tipped in to modern cream cloth. Typed label laid to original inside front cover, 'Every good wish' and signed in ink by Weston. Incorporates expanded details from the original 1936 edition, and Weston's sources of information for each entry are recorded by the contributor's initials, including 'E.R.W.' (E. Rockley Wilson), 'J.W.G' (J.W. Goldman), 'E.M.G.' (E.M. Green), 'H.L.' (Henry Ling), and 'G.N.W.' (Weston). It seems likely that this copy was made for one of the contributors from an original held by Weston. Some age toning to original wrappers, otherwise in very good condition. Very rare
Estimate: £400/500
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'Chats on the Cricket Field'. W.A. Bettesworth. London 1910. Original green cloth with gilt title to front cover and spine. Presentation copy from the author with a colour sketch by Bettesworth to the page preceding the half title page, of a toucan perched on a holly branch with a label hanging from its beak inscribed 'The Rev. H.A. Rhodes from the Author. Christmas 1910'. Sale plate of H.A. Cohen laid down to inside front cover. Padwick 7175. Small nicks to head and foot of the spine paper, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Walter Ambrose Bettesworth (Sussex 1878-1883, twenty one matches) was a noted author, journalist and cricket writer, and was editor of 'The Field' 1906-1928. H.A. Rhodes, headmaster at Cranleigh School, was a keen cricketer and an Oxford football Blue
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'Present Pastimes of Merrie England interpreted from ancient Mss. and annotated by F.C. Burnand...'. F.C. Burnand with illustrations by J.E. Rogers. Cassell, Petter and Galpin, London 1873. 32pp with eleven full colour illustrations including a section and illustration of a batsman, wicketkeeper and fielder in Robin Hood style attire. Original decorative pictorial boards with replacement spine. Padwick 7040. Some wear to original boards, breaking to internal hinges, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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'Laws of Cricket Illustrated'. Charles Crombie. Published by Perrier, London 1907. Complete first edition with twelve colour prints with interleaving and Perrier advertising page to rear. Original decorative boards. Padwick 7012. Wear and soiling to boards, internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'Fifty Years of Sport- At Oxford, Cambridge and the Great Public Schools' Eton, Harrow and Winchester. Volume III. Edited by R.H. Lyttelton, A. Page and E.B. Noel. London 1922. Red calf with colour schools emblem to front covers and gilt to spine. Gilt to top page edges, other pages untrimmed. Includes some 160 pages on cricket with photo illustrations throughout. Padwick 1344. Wear and rubbing to boards and spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
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W.G. Grace. Two titles, originally from the library of W.G. Grace, relating to the origins of the Grace family. 'A Descriptive & Architectural Sketch of the Grace Mausoleum in the Queen's County...', William Shaw Mason, Faulkner Press, Dublin, 1819, limited to fifty copies. Illustrated with portraits of the Grace family, the mausoleum and other family properties. Bookplate of 'Sheffield Grace 1829' to inside front cover. Bound in maroon leather with modern replacement spine. Also 'Lines Written at Jerpoint Abbey', London 1823. Dedicated to Sheffield Grace, with contributions from Grace. Rebound in purple cloth. Includes a family tree of the Grace family in Ireland going back to the twelfth century. The two titles previously sold together as lot 608 in the Sotheby's sale of Grace's library in November 1988. Some wear to boards of both titles, internally in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
The connection between the Graces of Downend and those of Ireland have not been proved, but W.G. clearly believed these titles deserved a place in his library
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'The Game that is Romance. Cricket Verses'. G.D. Martineau. A rare and interesting typescript comprising a collection of sixty cricket verses by Martineau written between c.1924 and 1958. 77pp bound in brown card boards, typed title label to front and gilt title to spine. The poems are presented in five sections titled 'Mainly Reflective', 'The Young Idea', 'Heroic Memories', 'Test and Championship', and 'War Years', and the author has recorded when and where each poem was originally published. Recorded in Padwick, no. 6496, as being 'in John Arlott's possession; a copy of the typescript is held by The Library of the Cricket Society'. This copy with a label to inside front cover with handwritten dedication in ink to 'John Arlott, with gratitude and every good wish from Gerald Martineau', and bookplate of A.E. Winder. Winder bought the copy from Arlott in 1979 for £25. Loosely inserted is a cutting of an article by Martineau, 'Cricket and Bonnie Prince Charlie' from the 'Everybody's' magazine. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Gerald Durani Martineau (1897-1976) was a prolific cricket writer and historian. In Wisden's obituary of Martineau his works were described as 'pleasantly written... ideally calculated to arouse the interest of the novice and spur him on to try for himself the masterpieces'
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'An Almanac of Twelve Sports'. William Nicholson 'with words by Rudyard Kipling'. William Heinemann, London 1898. Comprises a calendar for the year, each month illustrated by a sport with accompanying verse by Kipling. Cricket is represented in 'June'. Large format with original pictorial boards. Padwick 6989. Some flaking to spine, age toning to boards, breaking to internal hinges, tear to gutter of endpaper. Internally in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Nicholson's cricket illustration for June was reproduced in 'The Noblest Game' by Neville Cardus and John Arlott, published in 1969
Lot 1309:
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'Nottinghamshire Cricket Scores and Biographies from 1838'. Volumes I, II and III. Compiled by C.H. Richards. 1888, 1890 & 1891. Volumes I and II, printed and published by George Richards of Nottingham, bound together in red cloth with title page, 'Fifty Years of Nottinghamshire Cricket 1838-1887' and frontispiece carte de visite style original photograph of the 'Nottinghamshire County Eleven 1866'. Volume Three '1888-89-90', printed and published by Charles H. Richards, in original green paper wrappers. Padwick 2517. Some wear and loss to wrappers and spine of Volume III, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1310:
Lot 1310
'Cricketing References in Norwich Newspapers 1701-1800 arranged in chronological order'. J.S. Penny 1979. 63pp typescript with 10pp preface. Refers to the formation of a new club in Norwich in 1745 and the first recorded game which took place at Stokeferry reported on 28th May. Bound in blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Padwick 2433-1. G
Estimate: £20/30
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'The Sportfolio. Portraits and biographies of heroes and heroines of sport and pastime'. George Newnes, London 1896. Originally published in parts. Many illustrations. Bound in publisher's decorative cloth with colour illustrations and gilt, with a title-page and index at the front. Later title label to spine. Comprises full-page pictures of sportsmen of the day, with short pen pictures. The cricketers are Abel, J.T. Brown, Fry, W.G. Grace, Gunn, F.S. Jackson, Lohmann, Macgregor, Maclaren, Read, Richardson, Stoddart and Ward, with C.M.Wells in rugby gear. The other sportsmen are athletes, golfers, tennis players, footballers, skaters, chess players, billiard players and cyclists. Sale label to inside front cover for the Sassoon/ Sotheby's sale of July 1991. Padwick 7249. Minor wear to original boards, breaking to front internal hinge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312
'G.L. Jessop. A Complete Record of his Performances in First-class Cricket'. C.J. Britton. First edition, Birmingham 1935. Original blue and beige cloth. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
'The Fight for the Ashes in 1934'. Jack Hobbs. First edition London 1934. Good original dustwrapper. Some staining to original cloth boards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
Association of Cricket Statisticians publications. Box comprising a selection including over ninety A.C.S. publications including 'A Statistical Survey' for seasons 1863-1881, 'Complete First-class Match List' Volumes I-V covering 1801-1998. 'Cricketers' series for first-class and Minor Counties, South African, Australian, West Indies etc. Odd duplication. Also thirteen issues of 'The Cricketer International Quarterly Facts and Figures' Winter 1976- Spring 1989, twenty one issues of 'The White Rose' Yorkshire C.C.C. magazine August 1984- May 1990, and a further selection of programmes, annuals, histories etc. G
Estimate: £25/35
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'The Cricket Statistician'. Complete run of Volumes 1-20, June 1973- December 1977 published by The Association of Cricket Statisticians. Original typescripts as issued, bound in four volumes in red cloth with gilt titles to covers and spine. The first issue comprises a list of approx. ninety members, many well known contributors to the history and statistics of the game. Padwick 3136. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'Sefton Cricket Club 1862-1925'. J.D. Lynch. Printed by W. Williams, Liverpool 1926. Padwick 2216. Light wear to wrapper extremities, otherwise good. Also 'Annals of Teignbridge Cricket Club 1823-1883'. Compiled by G.W. Ormerod. Privately printed 1888. Some wear to boards, breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317
Lancashire cricket. Box comprising a good selection of over fifty modern booklets and brochures relating to Lancashire County, League and Club histories, including the odd signed limited edition. Clubs featured include The Northern Club, East Lancashire Club, Cotton Town, Egerton, Eagley, Rawtenstall, Bootle, Orsmkirk, Blackpool, Bradshaw etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1318:
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Club histories. Twenty three books and brochures including 'Northumberland's Non-League Cricket Clubs', B.D.R. Stevens 1978, limited to 120 copies. 'Cream Teas and Nutty Slack [County Durham]', Jack Chapman 2003, signed by the author. Other clubs featured include Corbridge, Reading, Camden, Royston, Ashington, Tynemouth, Finchampstead etc. Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319
The Cricket Society. A selection of Society journals and yearbooks including 'The Journal of the Cricket Society', Vol 1, nos. 1-4. Vol 12, nos. 1 and 4, and a complete run of vols. 13-16. Cricket Society Newsletter nos. 51-60, 1958-1960. Three Yearbooks for 1958-1960. Sold with 'The Cricket International Quarterly Facts and Figures', thirty four issues for the period Winter 1975 to Summer 1987. Qty 69. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
Association of Cricket Statisticians. Box comprising a good selection of mainly A.C.S. publications including 'Complete First-Class Match List' vols. 1-5, 1801-1998. 'Statistical Survey' for seasons 1863-1881. A.C.S. International Cricket Yearbook for seasons 1989-2011. Various histories of cricket grounds, player biographies etc. Odd duplication. Qty 90. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321
Cricket tour books 1950's-1960's. Good selection of thirty tour books for the period. Authors include O'Reilly, Fingleton, Moyes, Miller, West, Harris, Swanton, Gilligan, Wellings, Arlott, Cutler, Dale, Peebles, Medworth etc. The majority of books with dustwrapper. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322
Cricket tour books 1960's-1990's. Good selection of thirty seven tour books for the period. Authors include Compton, Wellings, Batchelor, Mackay, Lindwall, Fortune, Ross, Mores, Clarke, Haigh, Laker, Arlott, Frith, Berry, Martin-Jenkins, Benaud, Simpson, Roberts, Close etc. The majority of books with dustwrapper. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
The Ashes and other tour books 1950's-1990's. Good selection of thirty six tour books for the period. Authors include Mason, Mulvaney, Frith, Valentine, Martin-Jenkins, Worrell, Arlott, Benaud, Miller, Wellings, Batchelor, Lee, West, Compton, O'Reilly, Botham, Brearley, Fortune etc. The majority of books with dustwrapper. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket tour books 1950's-1990's. Two boxes comprising a good selection of sixty six tour books for the period. Authors include Swanton, Frith, Arlott, Benaud, Batchelor, Martin-Jenkins, Fortune, Compton, Roberts, Wellings, Harris, O'Reilly, Fingleton, Medworth, Miller, Brearley, Eagar etc. Two titles signed by the author, 'Battle for the Ashes', David Frith 2005, and 'Bumper', R.S. Whitington 1953. The majority of books with dustwrapper. Heavy duplication. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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'P.G.H. Fender. A Biography'. Richard Streeton. London 1981. Red file containing Streeton's original draft working typescript for the book first published in 1981. The script heavily annotated by hand with amendments and editor's mark-up for typesetting, a hand drawn illustration for the design of the title page etc. Sold with a copy of the hardback book with good dustwrapper. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Cricket and general sporting interest. Five titles including 'Lanyard Lyrics', R.P. Keigwin, London 1913. Staining to boards, some breaking to page block. 'Behind the Stumps', Godfrey Evans, London 1951. 'The Week-end Cricketer', A.C.L. (Leo) Bennett', London 1951. Original dustwrapper with some loss. 'The Book of Cricket', Pelham Warner, London 1945. 'Barclays World of Cricket', E.W. Swanton, London 1980. Good dustwrapper. Sold with three general sports interest titles include 'Play! The Best Sporting Stories', R.J.B. Sellar, London 1927. Dustwrapper with odd nicks and wear. Qty 8. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £15/25
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Pelham Warner. 'M.C.C. 1787-1937 reprinted from 'The Times' M.C.C. Number May 25 1937'. The Times Publishing Company. London 1937. Bound in full calf leather, top edge gilt. M.C.C. colours and gilt title to front and spine. Signed presentation copy from Warner to S. Garner, dated 30th December 1949. Accompanied by a short original typed letter from Warner to Garner referring to Charles Barnett (Gloucestershire & England 1927-1948), and enclosing a copy of the book. Slight bumping to corners and light wear to head and foot of spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'Cricket. World Series Cup 1981-1982 Season'. Richie Benaud. Lansdowne Press, Sydney, Australia 1982. Original hardback. Signed to the title page by Benaud. Small loss to otherwise good dustwrapper. VG. Rarely seen
Estimate: £30/50
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'Cricket. An Anthology for Cricketers'. Samuel J. Looker. London 1925. Publisher's red cloth. Unusually, a signed presentation copy inscribed in ink to the title page,'"All for the Game". Samuel J. Looker 20th October 1930'. Light foxing and age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
Yorkshire signed cricket biographies and histories. Box comprising a good selection of thirty nine mainly modern hardbacks and softbacks, each signed by the authors and/ or contributors. Biographies signed by the subject include Johnny Wardle, Don Wilson, David Bairstow, Geoff Boycott, Ray Illingworth etc. Includes 'Fire and Ashes' 2009, signed to pages by Boycott, Old, Gough, Jarvis, Close, Athey, Illingworth, A. Sidebottom, Silverwood, Dawson, Moxon, Hampshire, White, Hoggard and Vaughan. Other signatures include Ken Taylor, Stephen Chalke, Anthony Woodhouse, Chris Waters, Fred Trueman, Don Mosey, Derek Hodgson, Alan Hill, J.M. Kilburn, Mick Pope, David Lemmon etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331
The Ashes. Box comprising a good selection of thirty two signed modern titles covering Ashes from 1948 onwards. The majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Each signed by the authors and/ or contributors. Signatures include Jonathan Rice, Patrick Eagar, Peter Baxter, Peter Hayter, Matthew Engel, Richie Benaud, Jonathan Agnew, Huw Turbervill, Scyld Berry, Michael Atherton, Gerald Howat, Robin Marlar, Gideon Haigh, Mark Waugh etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
Australian signed cricket histories and biographies. Box comprising a good selection of thirty three mainly modern titles, the majority hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Each signed by the authors and/ or contributors. Subjects covered include 'The Invincibles', Bradman, Ashes etc. Signed biographies include Ray Lindwall, Dennis Lillee, Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist, Steve Waugh etc. Includes 'A Complete History of Australian Cricket 1803-1995', Jack Pollard 1995, in five softback volumes in slipcase, each signed by Pollard. Other signatures include Richie Benaud, Nasser Hussain, Gideon Haigh etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1333:
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'Somerset County Cricket Facts and Figures from 1891 to 1924'. Compiled by F.J.C. Gustard. Taunton 1925. Very good condition. Sold with 'Essex County Cricket Club Facts and Figures 1894-1947', Sir Home Gordon, Chelmsford 1947. Slight age toning to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
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'The Book of Cricket. A Gallery of Famous Players'. Edited by C.B. Fry. London 1899. Nicely bound in green half leather with marbled end papers and page edges. Raised bands to spine, gilt title to front and spine. Minor wear to boards and spine extremities, splitting to front internal hinge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
Australia tour to England 1926. 'Test Cricket'. Small 48pp booklet issued by brewers Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd of Burton on Trent in 1926 for the Australian tour to England. Contains biographies and photographs of the tourists, tour fixtures and cricket records. Minor creasing to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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'Scores of the Cricket Matches between Rugby & Marlborough', E.S. Andrew, London 1904. Decorative red cloth. Age toning to covers and fading to spine, minor foxing to early pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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Cricket biographies. Box comprising twenty two titles, mainly biographies, the majority modern hardbacks with some earlier titles. The majority with signature of the subject on piece, card or label laid down, with the odd title additionally signed by the author or contributor. Players signatures include Don Bradman, Ray Lindwall, Lindsay Hassett, Sachin Tendulkar, Syndey Barnes, Ian Redpath, Tony Lock, Walter Hammond, Bill O'Reilly, Frank Tyson etc. Odd faults to earlier titles, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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West Indies histories and biographies. Fifteen titles including biographies, histories and statistical records relating to West Indies cricket, each signed or multi-signed by the author or subject. Signed biographies include Clyde Walcott, Roy Marshall, Frank Worrell and Brian Lara. Author's signatures include Peter Baxter, Peter Hayter, Tony Cozier, Brunel Jones, David Dobson, David Tossell, Ivo Tennant, Brian Scovell etc. Odd signature on piece/ card laid down. Also 'Wisden Caribbean Cricket. Images of 75 Years of the West Indian Game', Rob Smyth 2004, signed to front endpaper by sixteen West Indies players including Sarwan, Bravo, Chanderpaul, Ganga, Gayle, Ramdin, Rampaul, Sammy etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Signed general cricket books. Box comprising thirty one modern titles, signed mainly by the author, with the odd player's signature. Subjects covered include tours, histories, Bodyline, cricket humour, broadcasting etc. Biographical subjects include Ken Barrington, Brian Lara, Imran Khan, Ranji, C.B. Fry, Jack Hobbs, Jack Ryder etc. Authors' signatures include Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Brian Scovell, Christopher Sandford, Iain Wilton, Gideon Haigh, Dean Allen, Marc Fiddian, Richie Benaud etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket tour histories. Box comprising thirty eight mainly modern hardbacks relating to cricket tours. Twelve titles signed by the author. Tours featured include M.C.C. to Australia 1958/59, 1963/63, to South Africa 1964/65, to West Indies 1968, Australia to West Indies 1960/61, 1964/65, to England 1964, 1968, 1972, Signed titles are by E.M. Wellings, Bobby Simpson, Richie Benaud, Alan Ross, Scyld Berry, Vic Marks, Frank Tyson, Angus Fraser, Graham Gooch, Brian Close, Ian Chappell, and Merv Hughes. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket books and ephemera. Two boxes comprising a selection of mainly modern (one early) cricket reference books, histories, the odd biography etc., also a selection of mixed ephemera including modern scorecards, programmes, auction catalogues, Lord's tickets, menus, correspondence etc. Contents include 'Imperial Cricket', P.F. Warner, London 1912, original full red morocco, gilts to front cover and spine. All pages edges gilt. Limited subscribers edition of 900 copies, this being number 95. Heavy wear to boards and spine, internally in good condition. 'The History of the Cricket Bat'. Scale replicas of cricket bats showing their development, 'History Craft', in original presentation box. G
Estimate: £70/100
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'Body-line?'. Harold Larwood. Elkin Matthews & Marrot, London 1933. Original but worn dustwrapper with loss, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Jardine Justified', Bruce Harris, London 1933. Qty 2. Some age toning and wear
Estimate: £30/50
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'Sidelights on Sayers'. Philip L. Scowcroft, Witham 1981. 21pp original typescript of an article published by The Dorothy L. Sayers Historical and Literary Society including a three page section on 'Cricket and Dorothy L. Sayers', in which he describes the interest in cricket held by Sayer's character, Lord Peter Wimsey, and the novels in which those references appear. Scowcroft also identifies other works by Sayers in which cricket is referenced, and acknowledges her knowledge and enjoyment of the game. Enclosed with the article is a two page handwritten letter dated 12th May 1981 from Scowcroft to Jim Coldham who had recently mentioned Sayers in an article in the Cricket Society Journal. Both items tipped in to modern cream cloth. VG
Estimate: £100/150
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'Some Interesting Links of Yorkshire Cricket'. J.W. Overend 1918'. Original pictorial covers with image of 'Yorkshire County Wranglers at Cambridge' (Lockwood, Peate, Ullyett and Emmett). Tipped in to modern blue cloth. Contents include a history of Yorkshire cricket, early clubs, festival matches, portraits of the Pudsey Britannia team of 1875, Wilfred Rhodes etc. Padwick 2872. Some age toning to wrappers, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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'Cricket Characters. The Cricketer Caricatures of John Ireland'. Christopher Martin-Jenkins. London 1987. Good dustwrapper. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
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Signed Somerset and Gloucestershire books. Eighteen modern titles, the majority hardback histories with the odd biography, each signed by the author. Signatures include Alain Lockyer, Peter Roebuck, Eddie Lawrence, Gavin Turner, Brian Close, Fred Rumsey (Somerset), Andy Stockhausen, Graham Parker, Dean Hayes, Grenville Simons, Andrew Hignell (Gloucestershire) etc. Minor faults to the odd title, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Somerset books, annuals, benefit brochures etc. Titles include 'Sunshine, Sixes and Cider. The History of Somerset Cricket', David Foot 1986. Multi-signed to front end paper, half title page by thirty two Somerset (and other) players. Signatures include Buttler, Compton, De Bruyn, Groenweld, Hildreth, Kieswetter, Leach, Munday, Overton, Petersen, Rose, Strauss, Trego, Trescothick etc. Sold with a good selection of Somerset related histories, biographies, brochures etc. Qty 35. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Mixed cricket books. Eight titles including two by Pelham Warner, 'Lord's 1787-1945' 1946, and 'Gentlemen v Players' 1950. Also 'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club and all other Principal Matches from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive. Henry Bentley 1823'. Published by Roger Heavens. Cambridge 1997. Limited edition facsimile reprint no. 78/400. Catalogue for 'The Brockbank Cricket Collection' exhibition held in Manchester 1986. 'The Cricket Club Yearbook. West Country Edition' for 1950/51, 1952 and 1953 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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'Stump High!'. Compiled by Andy Wilson for the Andy Wilson Benefit Fund 1953. Signed to players' photographs by seventeen Gloucestershire players. Signatures are C.J. Scott (two signatures), G. Wiltshire (two), C. Cook (three), D.A. Allen, A.S. Brown, A.E. Wilson (five), H.A. Henson, J.F. Crapp (two), C.A. Milton (two), G.M. Emmett, G.E. Lambert, T.W. Graveney, M. Young, J. Mortimore, 'Bomber' Wells, D.G. Hawkins, and J.V.C. Griffiths. Tape reinforcement to spine, some wear to paper wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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'Somerset Cricketers'. Stephen Hill (also Barry Phillips and Julian Wyatt). All four hardback volumes with dustwrappers covering the periods 1882-1914, 1919-1939, 1946-1970, and 1971-2000, published in Wellington, Somerset, 2016-2019. The three later volumes signed by the authors. Good dustwrappers. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Cricket tour books etc. Box comprising twenty seven tour books and annuals. Titles include three by Monty Noble, 'Gilligan's Men [M.C.C. to Australia 1924/25]' London 1925, 'Those "Ashes". The Australian Tour of 1926', London 1927, and 'The Fight for the Ashes 1928-29' London 1929. Also 'Duleep. The Man and his Game', Vijay Merchant, Commemoration Volume, Bombay 1963. Excellent dustwrapper and ‘Cricket Who’s Who. The Cricket Year Book 1910’. H.V. Dorey. Five 'News Chronicle Cricket Annual' for 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937 and 1951 etc. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Tour guides and benefit brochures 1940s-1950s. Official and unofficial tour guides to England include South African 1947, 1951, New Zealand 1949 and West Indies 1950. Odd duplicate. Benefits and testimonial brochures include Hedley Verity 1943, Cyril Washbrook 1948, Denis Compton 1949, Willie Watson 1956 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia tours to England 1934-1961. Six tour guides including three official guides, for 1934 edited by A.W. Simpson, 1948 R.C. Robertson-Glasgow, and 1956 Gordon Ross (Playfair). Also 'Fight for the Ashes', C.G. Macartney, Findon 1948, 'The Fight for the Ashes', Archie Ledbrooke, Cherry Tree 1948, and 'Rothmans Test Cricket Almanack' 1961. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. Original ink signature of Ranji on card. Mounted with a copy photograph of Ranji with W.G. Grace and others. Framed and glazed. Overall 13'x13". Sold with a modern copy of the Vanity Fair caricature of Ranji. Framed and glazed. Overall 6"x10". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. Rarely seen real photograph postcard of Ranjitsinhji in military attire wearing cap. Title to lower border 'Sri Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji 1906-1933'. Postcard by 'The Roary Photo Co'. 3.5"x5". Sold with four mono postcards of Ranji in cricket attire, Wrench Series, Thiele, photo by Hawkins and Star Series. Plus six cigarette/trade cards, all featuring Ranjitsinhji.
Estimate: £40/60
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. 'Personalities Stamps Series' first day cover issued 27th September 1973, with three affixed stamps including a green Ranjitsinhji stamp. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. 'Ranji. A Centenary Album'. Vasant Raiji, Bombay 1972. Original decorative gold boards. Presentation copy to Marcus with handwritten dedication to inside front cover from the author, dated 10th August 2000. Minor wear to boards, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. 'Ranjitsinhji. Prince of Cricket'. Percy Cross Standing. Bristol 1903. Original pictorial wrappers. Minor wear to spine otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'With Stoddart's team in Australia. Being the Record of the 1897-8 Tour'. Prince K.S. Ranjitsinhji. London 1898. Paper cover edition. Some wear to spine, rear wrapper almost cleanly detached and 'Spaldings Athletic Library. Cricket Guide and how to play Cricket'. Prince Ranjitsinhji. London 1906. Good/very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, Sussex & England 1893-1920. 'The Hon. F.S. Jackson'. Percy Cross Standing. London 1906 with Introduction by Ranjitsinhji. Original green boards with image of Jackson to centre front cover. Sold with 'With Stoddart's team in Australia, being the record of the 1897/98 tour'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. Fourth edition, London 1898. Green boards with original picture to front cover of Ranjitsinhji in batting pose. Breaking to front internal hinge, ex libris and 'Cricket'. Fry, Ranjitsinhji, Jessop, Townsend and Brann. Edited by Gilbert Jessop. London 1903. Odd faults, good. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Jubilee Book of Cricket'. K.S. Ranjitsinhji. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1897. First edition. Large format, photographic frontispiece portrait of the author, original cream buckram, gilt coat of arms to upper board. Slight browning and minor soiling otherwise in good condition. The book contains a handwritten letter dated 1904 which briefly mentions A.E. Stoddart, England Captain. 'Oh, A.E. Stoddart the renowned cricketer had dinner with Joe and me tonight. He seems a very nice chap and is a swell golfer ...'. Sold with further books with Ranji connections, 'Ranji'. Roland Wild. London 1934, 'Ranjitsinhji. His Record. Innings by Innings' Famous Cricketers Series No12, 'Ranji. Prince of Cricketers'. Alan Ross 1985 and two volumes of 'Cricket of Today & Yesterday'. Percy Cross Standing. London 1902 of which Ranji wrote articles. Odd faults, good. Qty 6
Estimate: £50/70
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'Stone Alone. The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band'. Bill Wyman. paperback edition. London 1991. Signed to title page by Wyman plus in addition, Viv Richards, Neal Fowles and one other?. The book a little bumped at the top right hand corner, pages browned to edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Cigarette cards. Gallaher's 'Types of the British Army' 1898. Two complete sets each of fifty cards, one unnumbered set with 'Three Pipes Tobacco' in green to verso, the other set, numbered 51-100, with brown backs. Varying degrees of staining to the backs of the three cards of the green backs and nos. 53, 77, 90 and 96 of the brown backs, slight rounding to corners of the odd card, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Military cigarette cards 1901-1976. Eight complete sets of cards. Sets are John Player & Sons, 'Regimental Uniforms' 1912, blue backs, full set of fifty, and a full set of fifty brown back second series. 'Military Uniforms of the British Empire Overseas' 1938 (50). 'Uniforms of the Territorial Army' 1939 (50). Carreras 'History of Army Uniforms' 1937 (50). Black Cat 'Military Uniforms' 1976 (50). United Dairies 'British Uniforms of the 19th Century' 1962 (25). Willcocks & Willcocks British Cavalry Uniforms of the 19th Century' 1963 (25). Good/ very good condition. Also Gallaher's 'The South African Series' 1901, two cards from the series 'Captain C.F. Cox' and 'Lieut. Colonel Calley' with some faults
Estimate: £70/100
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Military cigarette cards 1901-1917. Various incomplete series (one complete). Ogend's Tabs 'Leading Generals at the War' 1901, eighty three unnumbered cards (odd duplicates). W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Vanity Fair Series' 1902, four unnumbered cards of White, Chesham, Hamilton and Rhodes. Wills Scissors 'Drum Horses' 1909, nine cards, five with horizontal backs, four vertical backs. 'Allied Army Leaders' 1917, five cards nos. 16, 24, 25, 28 & 40. John Player & Sons 'Badges and Flags of British Regiments' 1904, six numbered brown back cards, nos. 10, 14, 16, 24, 33 & 50. 'Riders of the World' 1905, nine cards nos. 4, 6, 19, 21, 31, 34, 39 & 40. 'Arms & Armour' 1909, card no. 12. 'Colonial & Indian Army Badges' 1917, full set of twenty five etc. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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Cigarette cards. Various series 1914-1939. Ogdens Ruler Cigarettes 'Birds of Brilliant Plumage' 1914 overseas issue, fourteen cards with no frame line to fronts. W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Dancing Girls' 1915, three cards nos. 19, 24 & 26. 'Wild Flowers' second series 1937, full set of fifty. 'Dogs' 1937, full set of fifty. 'The Sea-Shore' 1938, thirty two cards nos. 2-6, 11-22, 28-31 and 34-44. 'Garden Flowers by Sudell' 1939, full set of fifty. John Player & Sons 'Game Birds & Wild Fowl' 1927, full set of fifty. 'Poultry' 1931, full set of fifty. 'Sea Fishes' 1935, full set of fifty. 'Aviary & Cage Birds' 1935', full set of fifty. 'Film Stars' third series 1938, two complete sets each of fifty. 'Kings & Queens of England' 1935, full set of fifty. W.A. & A.C. Churchman 'Howlers' 1937, thirty nine cards, lacking no. 39 from the set of forty. Some faults to earlier cards, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Transportation cigarette and trade cards 1922-1963. Six original complete sets. Lambert & Butler 'Motor Cars' 1924 'A Series' (green back), and 1934 (grey back) (Qty 25). W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Speed' 1930 (title in white on dark background), and 1938 (dark title on white) (50). John Player & Sons 'International Air Liners' 1936, full set of fifty. 'Modern Naval Craft' 1939 (50). Godfrey Phillips 'Aircraft' 1938 (54, appears to be the varnished series). Barbers Tea 'Aeroplanes' 1956 (25). Kellogg 'A History of British Military Aircraft' 1963(16). Plus one modern reproduction set of 'Aeroplanes by Card Promotions. Odd faults to a few cards, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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Non-sporting novels and biographies. Box comprising nineteen non-sporting books, the majority hardbacks, some signed by the author. First edition, first impression hardback titles include 'The President is Missing', Bill Clinton and James Patterson, London 2018, signed to official autograph label laid to half title page by both authors. 'For the Record', autobiography by David Cameron, London 2018, limited edition signed by Cameron. Also ten first edition, first impression hardbacks by Jeffrey Archer including all seven volumes of 'The Clifton Chronicles' series, 'Only Time Will Tell' 2011, 'The Sins of the Father' 2012, 'Best Kept Secret' 2013 (signed), 'Be Careful What You Wish For' 2014, 'Mightier Than the Sword' 2015, 'Cometh The Hour' 2016, and 'This Was a Man' 2017, also 'Heads You Win' 2018, 'Nothing Ventured' 2019, and 'Hidden in Plain Sight' 2020. Other hardbacks include 'On Duty with the Queen', Dickie Arbiter, Dorking 2014 (signed), and 'Tomorrow Will Be a Good Day', Captain Tom Moore, London 2020. Very good condition with good dustwrappers. Sold with five softback titles by Paul Henke, each signed by the author, 'Debacle' 1999, 'Silent Tears' 2003, 'Havoc' 2004, 'Tears Until Dawn' 2005, and 'Mayhem' 2020. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Photographic equipment. Eastman Kodak. c.1920 'No. 3A Autographic Kodak Junior' folding bed camera with Rapid Rectilinear lens by Bausch & Lomb and Kodak ball bearing shutter. Appears to feature three serial numbers, 12428 to shutter/ lens, 13460 to front panel, and 13662 to case. Original leather case. G
Estimate: £40/60
The No. 3 Autographic Junior was produced between 1918 and 1927 and used the A122 rollfilm cartridge
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Photographic equipment. c.1912 Internationale Camera Aktiengesellschaft 'Toska 215' 9cm x 12cm vertical folding bed plate camera. Appears to be fitted with later Graflex f/6.8 90mm lens (serial no. 312184) lacking shutter. G
Estimate: £30/50
In 1909 four camera manufacturers in Germany joined to form I.C.A. in Dresden. The Toska 215 was produced between 1911 and 1921
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Joan Miró. Original drawing of a dancing bird in blue ball point pen in the artist's surreal style on a page of the artist's own letterhead with his address in Palma de Mallorca. Flamboyantly signed 'Miró' with dedication inscribed by the artist 'con un cordial saludo [with kind regards]'. Dated 31st July 1979. Accompanying original envelope is addressed to Mr. Anthony Wray of Southport. The page measures 8.25"x11.75". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 13"x16". Light horizontal folds, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £600/900
Previously sold by Sotheby's 10th December 1999, achieving a hammer price of £1200.

Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist, born in 1893 in Barcelona. His worked gained international acclaim and he become one of Spain's most celebrated artists, his works acknowledged as iconic images of the Surrealist Movement. He died in Majorca in 1983 aged ninety
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Railway histories. A good selection of fifty nine modern mainly hardback titles in two boxes, covering railway history, and some bus transportation, with good South West and Southern interest. Subjects covered include general histories, specific lines and routes, steam locomotion, railway art, locomotives, model trains, stations, railway postcards, London Underground, one bus history etc. Odd duplication. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Railway histories. Thirty titles, mainly modern hardbacks, covering railway history with significant West Country and Southern interest. Subjects include steam, branch lines, Great Western, Somerset and Dorset, steam in Gloucestershire, steam in wartime, includes two histories of bus and shipping travel etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'Dead Cert'. London 1962. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' first published novel. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £300/400
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'Nerve'. London 1964. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' second published novel. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'For Kicks'. London 1965. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' third published novel. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'Odds Against'. London 1965. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' fourth published novel, his first in the 'Sid Halley' series. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'Flying Finish'. London 1966. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' fifth published novel. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. 'Blood Sport'. London 1967. First edition, first impression of Dick Francis' sixth published novel. Original hardback with very good dustwrapper, signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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Horse Racing. Dick Francis. Fifty two first editions (first impressions) of Dick Francis titles including novels, biography, shorts story collections and anthologies. All original hardbacks with dustwrappers. Each title signed by Francis to the title or half title page unless stated. Titles include Francis' autobiography, 'The Sport of Queens' 1957, signed to card loosely mounted to title page. Titles and dates of publication of novels by Dick Francis are 'Forfeit' 1968, 'Enquiry' 1969, 'Rat Race' 1970, 'Bonecrack' 1971, 'Smokescreen' 1972, 'Slay Ride' 1973, 'Knockdown' 1974, 'High Stakes' 1975, 'In the Frame' 1976, 'Risk' 1977, 'Trial Run' 1987, 'Whip Hand' 1979, 'Reflex' 1980, 'Twice Shy' 1981, 'Banker' 1982, 'The Danger' 1983, 'Proof' 1984, 'Break In' 1985, 'Bolt' 1986, 'Hot Money' 1987, 'The Edge' 1988, 'Straight' 1989, 'Longshot' 1990, 'Comeback' 1991, 'Driving Force' 1992, 'Decider' 1993, 'Wild Horses' 1994, 'Come to Grief' 1995, 'To the Hilt' 1996', '10lb. Penalty' 1997, 'Second Wind' 1999, 'Shattered' 2000, and 'Under Orders' 2006. Novels written in collaboration with Felix Francis are 'Dead Heat' 2007 (signed by Dick Francis to loosely inserted card), 'Silks' 2008 (signed by both authors), and the following both unsigned, 'Even Money' 2009, and 'Crossfire' 2010. 'Dick Francis' novels written and signed by Felix Francis (unless stated) are 'Gamble' 2011, 'Bloodline' 2012, 'Refusal' 2013, 'Damage' 2014, 'Front Runner' 2015, 'Triple Crown' 2016 (unsigned), 'Pulse' 2017, 'Crisis' 2018, and 'Guilty Not Guilty' 2019. Others are 'The Racing Man's Bedside Book' by Dick Francis and John Welcome 1969, signed by both authors, the Francis signature water damaged. 'Lester. The Official Biography' 1986 (originally published as 'A Jockey's Life'), signed by Francis and Lester Pigott. Short story collection, 'Field of Thirteen' 1998 (signed by Felix Francis). Also two unsigned omnibus editions, 'Three Winners' second impression 1977, and 'Three Favourites' 1978. Odd minor faults to early dustwrappers, otherwise in very good condition. Rare to see such a comprehensive collection by this much loved writer
Estimate: £500/800
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Horse Racing. John Francome. A complete collection of all twenty five novels written by John Francombe to date. All first edition, first impression (unless stated) hardbacks with dustwrapper, each title signed by Francombe. Titles are 'Eavesdropper' 1986, 'Riding High' 1987, 'Declared Dead' 1988, 'Blood Stock' 1989, 'Stone Cold' 1990, 'Stud Poker' 1992, 'Rough Ride' 1993, 'Outsider' 1994, 'Break Neck' 1995, 'Dead Ringer' 1995, 'False Start' 1996, 'High Flyer' 1998, 'Safe Bet' 1998, 'Tip Off' 2000, 'Lifeline' 2000 (ex library copy), 'Dead Weight' 2002, 'Inside Track' 2003, 'Stalking Horse' 2003, 'Back Hander' 2004, 'Cover Up' 2006, 'Free Fall' 2006, 'Dark Horse' 2007, 'Final Breath' 2008, 'Deadly Finish' 2009, and 'Storm Ride' 2010. Also two signed autobiographies by Francombe, 'Born Lucky' 1985 (first reprint) and 'Twice Lucky' 1989. Sold with 'Red Rum', Ivor Herbert, London 1974, signed to the front endpaper by Ginger McCain who trained Red Rum, the three times Grand National winner, and 'Foxhunter in Pictures', H.M. Llewellyn, London 1952, signed by the author and one other. Very minor faults to the odd dustwrapper, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
John Francombe (born 1952) was champion jockey seven times between 1976 and 1985. On his retirement in 1986 Francombe turned to writing and television
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Horse riding boots. A pair of vintage black leather long riding boots with original wooden full length tree inserts with brass fittings to tops. Stamped to inside 'Style C2287. E2225. Size 8' and owner's name 'Harrison' inscribed in ink. Maker and date unknown. Used, in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'On the Road'. Jackie Stewart. London 1983. Original dustwrapper. Signed to front end paper by Stewart. G/VG
Estimate: £12/18
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Motorsport autobiographies. Four hardbacks with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject. Titles are 'All My Races' and 'My Racing Life' both Stirling Moss, 'Winning is not enough', Jackie Stewart, and 'Unless I'm very much mistaken', Murray Walker. Sold with two signed softback biographies by John Surtees and Barry Briggs. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Bowls. A pair of lignum lawn bowling balls in brown fake leather carrying case. Date unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Lawn bowls. Silver metal (EPNS) ink stand of a 'bowler' standing holding a ball with three more balls at his feet. To either side, two inkwells in the form of bowling balls, one with glass liner, and foliage decoration. Maker's mark to underside for 'J.D. & S.' of Sheffield, with lampshade emblem and registration no. 12426. G
Estimate: £70/100
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Fishing. Brass fly reel by C. Farlow & Co. of The Strand, London, late 1800s. Original bone winding handle. Maker's mark of a fish to foot and engraved name and London address to side. Approx. 4" diameter. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Sporting programmes 1887 onwards. An eclectic selection of nineteen mainly early original programmes and magazines covering a range of sports including football, ice hockey, horse racing, greyhound racing, athletics etc. Events held at Empire Pool Wembley, White City Stadium, Bangor and Salisbury race courses, R.A.F. Hendon etc. Earlier programmes include 'Queen's Jubilee. Clumber Festivities 21st June 1887', F.A. XI v R.A.F. XI football match played at Arsenal Stadium, 29th October 1947, a 'pirate' programme for England v Germany, Wembley Stadium, 1st December 1954, Stoneygate Rugby Club etc. One programme signed. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Billiards. Lot 'Lance' Thackeray. Two original colour prints of billiards scenes, both published in 1902 by Landeker & Brown, London. Both prints laid to contemporary mounts and titled 'A Billiard Match'. The subjects are 'Snookered' and 'Kissing'. Each print measures 6.75"x5", framed and glazed overall 15.75"x12". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lance Thackeray (1869/1916) was best known for his comic sporting illustrations depicting billiards and golf scenes and for humorous postcards
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Motorsport. A Goodyear mono printed advertising card of Jack Brabham at the wheel, signed by Brabham. 5"x6". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 7.5"x9.5". Sold with a colour photograph of John Surtees in race action, signed by Surtees. Framed and glazed, overall 13"x11". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1390:
Lot 1390
Tennis and rugby. Two ceramic tankards by Royal Bradwell 'Sporting Series' c.1940s. Both feature images of Jack Kramer to one side and Margaret Osborne to the other. The tankards, with handles in the form of tennis racquets, slightly different sizes, 5.5" and 5" tall. Sold with a Dartmouth Pottery rugby tankard with raised images of a rugby player to one side and the ball passing through the posts to the other. Approx. 7" tall. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1391:
Lot 1391
Sporting ephemera. Box comprising a mixed selection of ephemera including sporting books on collectables, Wales rugby programmes, four modern signed miniature cricket bats (England and Australia) etc. Other sports include golf, fishing, boxing etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1392:
Lot 1392
Sporting scrapbooks and ephemera. A good selection including two large scrapbooks containing cuttings relating to football and cricket. Official large format 'News of the World Professional Match Play Championship' printed draw sheet for the 1961 tournament, fully printed with the finalists entered by hand. Over twenty original newspapers and supplements with coverage of the Olympics, cricket, The Ashes, football, boxing etc. for the period 1966-2016. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1393:
Lot 1393
Sporting programmes and brochures. Official folding card programme for the Benson and Hedges Golf Festival, York 1975, signed in pencil by thirteen players including Doug Sanders, Jack Newton, Howard Clark, Eamonn Darcy, Graham Marsh etc. Also 'Journal of the Thames Rowing Club 1951', official Rugby League programme for Australia v England, second Test, 1974 etc. Qty 5. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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American Football. Colourful watercolour painting of an American football player running with the ball, number 20 to shirt. Name of artist unknown, dated August 1994. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 16"x20". Sold with seven American Football pennants 1997 and 1998 for 'Buffalo Bills', Green Bay Packers', 'Minnesota Vikings', Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees 'World Series. American League Champions 1998', Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks. All with 'NFLP 1997 or 1998' to pennant. Each measures 29" long. Staining to odd pennant otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1395:
Lot 1395
Signed sporting autobiographies. Four hardbacks covering rugby, tennis and athletics, with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject. Titles are 'Barry John. The King' 2000, 'Phil Bennett' 2003, 'Rod Laver' 2014, and 'Roger Bannister. Twin Tracks' 2014. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1396:
Lot 1396
Sporting biographies. Four hardbacks with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the subject or author. Titles are 'The First Four Minutes', Roger Bannister 2004, 'Ascent', Chris Bonington 2017, 'Living Every Second, Tracey Edwards 2001, and 'My Speed King. Life with Donald Campbell', Tonia Bern-Campbell 2002. Also a signed softback, 'Riis. Stages of Light and Dark', Bjarne Riis 2012, and a non-sporting hardback, 'The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton', Kate Colquhoun 2003, signed by the author. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Curling. 'The History of Curling and Fifty Years of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club'. John Kerr. Edinburgh 1890. Large paper edition. 440pp. Sixteen plates. Original pictorial boards with replacement red leather spine, gilt to top page edges. Produced as an association book to 'Golf In East Lothian' by Kerr. Slight rubbing to boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1398:
Lot 1398
Yachting. Alec Rose, Round-the-World sailor 1967/68. Plain envelope postmarked 'Portsmouth Welcomes Alec Rose 4th July 1968', signed to the front by Rose, 'Yacht "Lively Lady" Round-the-World 1967-68'. Enclosed is a signed handwritten note from Rose replying to the request for his signature. VG
Estimate: £18/25
Rose was knighted in 1968 on completing his single-handed circumnavigation of the globe
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Chocolat Meurisse. Full set of six numbered French trade cards c. 1910 depicting colour scenes of various sports including Hockey, Lawn Tennis, Polo, Golf, Croquet, Lawn Tennis and Football. Sold with a similar colour card for 'Era Margarine', (Belgium?), series no. 66/3, Golf. Each measures 4.24"x2.75". Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Olympics London 2012. Official album comprising a complete set of sixty three first day covers featuring stamps issued to commemorate each winner of a gold medal by Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Each cover is franked 'London 2012, Olympic Park, London E20' and the date the medal was won. VG
Estimate: £50/80
In the 2012 Olympics, Team GB achieved a total of 29 gold medals, and 34 in the Paralympics
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Athletics. 'Twin Tracks'. Roger Bannister. London 2014. Signed to the title page by Bannister. Good dustwrapper. Sold with 'Seventy Years of BBC Sport', London 1999. Boldly signed to the title and facing pages by attendees of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Dinner 2006. Signatures include Mike Tindall, Zara Philiips, Gareth Chilcott, Richard Hill etc. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Rowing. 1930s-1950s. A good selection of sixteen original mono photographs, including press and candid style images, some cuttings, depicting crews on the water, celebrating victories etc. Crews featured include Cambridge University winning the Varsity boat race (1930s?), Cirencester Boat Club. Events include the Henley Regatta 1950s and The Boat Race. Photo agencies include Fox Photos London, Photopress, George Bush, Gillman & Co. etc. Sold with a small selection of members' and competitors' swing badges, Henley Regatta programmes, 'Instructions in Rowing' by Desmond Hill 1963 etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 1403
Horse racing autobiographies. Four hardback titles with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the author. Titles are 'Mince Pie for Starters', John Oaksey 2003, 'Frankie', Frankie Dettori 2004, 'Lester's Derby', Lester Piggott 2004, 'My Colourful Life. From Red to Amber', Ginger McCain 2005. Also 'Seabiscuit. The Making of a Legend', Laura Hillenbrand 2001, signed to label by the author. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Muhammad Ali. A Thirty-Year Journey'. Howard Bingham. London 1993, first UK edition. Signatures of both Muhammad Ali and author Bingham signed to label on front end paper of title page as published. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £120/160
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'My Bleeding Business'. Terry Downes 1964. Original dustwrapper. Signed and dedicated by Downes to front end paper 'To Peter, Good luck, Terry Downes 9.5.92'. Minor wear and loss to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £10/15
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Jack Dempsey. Four original postcards and one trade card relating to Dempsey. Postcards include two of Dempsey in boxing pose, one plain back by 'Boxing News Photos No. 9', the other by 'The Meeting Place of the World. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant'. Also a colour postcard of the interior of his restaurant, and a mono postcard of Dempsey, three quarter length wearing formal attire, Verlag 'Ross' (Berlin) series no. 965/2. The trade card of Dempsey by A. & B.C. Chewing Gum, All Sports Series no. 116. Worm holes to the 'Ross' postcard, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
William Harrison 'Jack' Dempsey known as 'The Manassa Mauler', was the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926
Lot 1407:
Lot 1407
Boxing programmes 1943-1962. Twenty four official fight programmes for the period including Joe Erskine v Henry Cooper 1957, Bob Baker v Dick Richardson 1957, Alphonse Halimi v Jimmy Carson and Johnny Gonsalves v Dave Charnley 1957, Jimmy Newman v Tommy Molloy 1958, Dave Charnley v Mario Vecchiato 1960, Dave Charnley v J.D. Ellis 1962 etc. Also boxing tournament programmes for events held at Streatham Ice Rink 1957, including two original tickets for 18th June and 3rd September 1957, West Ham Boys & Amateur Boxing Club 1943, London Schools' Amateur Boxing Association 1957 etc. Also a small selection of Boxing News annuals, magazines, poster fragments laid down etc. Odd faults, the odd programme with pages removed, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1408:
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Sgt. Freddie Mills v Pilot Officer Len Harvey 1942. Official programme for the World, Empire and British Light Heavyweight Boxing Championship fight held at the Tottenham Hotspur Football Ground on 20th June 1942. Some wear and foxing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1409:
Lot 1409
Henry Cooper. Signed 'Autographed Editions' photograph of Cooper in action against Mohammad Ali, and a mono print of a battered and bleeding Cooper celebrating a victory. Both prints signed by Cooper. Each framed and glazed, measuring approx. 11"x13". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1410:
Lot 1410
Dai Rees. A pigskin cigarette case formerly the property of Dai Rees. Gilt initials 'D.J.R.' to front. In original box. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Rees played in nine Ryder Cup tournaments and captained the team on five occasions in 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961 and 1967, winning the cup in 1957
Lot 1411:
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Silver pot pourri holder. Circular decorative holder with perforated top and figure of a lady golfer. Sterling silver with hallmark to base for London 1903, makers mark 'W.C.' William Comyns & Sons. 3" diameter, 1.75" tall. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1412:
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Carltonware, Stoke stoneware circular match holder c.1906 printed with a colour illustration of two men playing golf and caddy. Maker's stamp to base with registration no. 333948. 2.5" tall. VG. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
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Golf car mascot c.1940s/1950s. Silver metal car bonnet mascot in the form of a boy caddy carrying a golf bag and clubs on his shoulder. 4.5" tall. Some tarnishing and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Golf ink stand. Attractive silver plated ink stand in the form of a hinged golf ball on tee with metal liner, two upright golf clubs to either side. James Dixon of Sheffield c.1930. 3" tall. G
Estimate: £60/90
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Golf tobacco jar. Carlton Ware jar with removable cover c.1910s/1920s. To one side a colour transfer image of two gentlemen playing golf with a caddy, to the reverse, a crossed clubs emblem with golf ball and scroll inscribed 'Far and Sure'. 5" tall. Carlton Ware registration no. 333948 to base. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'Brev' number 107244 Swiss made pocket watch set in a case in the form of a flattened Dunlop 'square mesh' golf ball with hinged lid c.1924. 'Dunlop 5' to lid and base. Maker's mark and registration number to inside of lid. The watch appears to be in working order. 1.5" diameter. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
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Golfing plate with humorous hand painted golfing scene. Floral and fruit decoration to rim, scalloped edges. Crown Ducal Florentine. 8" diameter. Sold with a packet of 'Black Boy Brand' cricket and golf spikes in original decorative card box. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1418:
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Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' plate, decorated in colour with cavalier figure (Crombie) of a golfer and caddie with inscription 'All Fools are not knaves. But all knaves are fools'. Colour golf course illustration to top. 10.5" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp and reference no. '8-10' to base. Small firing fault to rim, otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Small Royal Doulton spill[?] vase featuring a colour illustration to one side of a 'Gibson Girl' on a golf course, surrounded by golfers searching for their ball. Title above and below the image reads, 'Keep your eye on the ball. Don't watch the player'. To the reverse, a similar illustration of a man and lady golfer titled, 'One difficulty of the game. Keeping your eye on the ball'. 3.5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420
Golf. Silver metal EPNS cocktail stick holder comprising six pronged golf flags with red enamel decoration, suspended from a top set on a golf ball, in turn set on circular metal base. Maker's mark P.H.V. & Co. to base. 5.5" tall. Some crazing to the golf ball, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
Golf ball match holder and striker 1902. An Edwardian match holder in the form of a hollowed out 'gutty' ball with sterling silver rim and crossed golf clubs. Hallmarked 'H.B.' (Henry Hutton Bourne?) Birmingham 1902. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1422:
Lot 1422
Royal Doulton. Doultonville Collection toby jug of 'Major Green. The Golfer'. 1985. 4.25" tall, in original box. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
Tiger Woods. Official 1996 PGA Golf Championship players' named enamel money clip, engraved '1996' and 'Tiger Woods' with enamel PGA emblem to centre. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Tiger Woods turned professional in 1996 at the age of 20 and, in the same year, was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
'19th PGA Championship'. Southern Hills 2007. Official money clip produced by Malcolm De Mille for the championships held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Tiger Woods won the 2007 Championship by two strokes, winning the competition for the fourth time
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Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Colour photograph of Palmer in action on the fairway, signed by Palmer. Framed and glazed, overall 11"x13". Also a colour photograph of Nick Faldo playing out of a bunker, signed by Faldo. Framed and glazed, 14.5"x12". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1426:
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Three ceramic golf tankards c.1950s/1960s, each depicting golf scenes to the sides. Makers are Royal Bradwell 'Sports Series', one with brown ground, the other white, the white tankard cracked. The other by Dartmouth Pottery. Faults as described, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1427:
Lot 1427
Golfing ceramics. Selection, a small jug, small finger bowl, an egg cup and two golf club head shaped. Each with a club title 'Astbury Glof Club, Riddells Bay Golf Club, Sunningdale Glof Club and the salt and pepper pots with the initials 'W.G.C.. Makers include 'China Originals', 'Wedgewood Hotelware' 'Wood & Sons. Burslem' etc. Various sizes. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
'Premier' Golf Scoring Book 1905. Small golf scoring booklet with hallmarked silver clasp and bakelite covers with colour illustration of as golfer to front. Maker's mark for 'W.H.H.' (William Hair Haseler), Birmingham 1905. Wear to front cover, some splitting to rear cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1429:
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Lady golfer postcards early 1900s onwards. Six original colour postcards and one mono, each featuring a lady golfer. Includes an advertising postcard for Lowney's Chocolates (series no. 6). Other titles include 'If you can manage...', 'A Tee Party', 'Fore' etc. Publishers include G.H. Paris, Edward Gross, New York, 'Premier' Series, A. Vivian Mansell, London etc. Qty 7. Plus five colour advertising trade cards featuring lady golfers, advertisers include Humphreys Witch Hazel Oil (USA), Lucas Paint, Evans & Sons (New York) etc. Odd minor faults otherwise good
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 1430
'Mr. John D. Dunn bunkered- Golf Links, Hardelot, pres Boulogne-sur-Mer' c.1910. Original colour postcard of Dunn playing a bunker shot with a boy caddy and one other looking on. Printed details of the Hardelot course to verso. Valentine series. VG. Sold with a signed printed image of Edward R. Tipple, the Langley Park professional, signed and dated 1931.
Estimate: £20/30
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'Golf Player "Driving" the Ball'. Metropolitan Series no. 827 and Golfer playing out of the bunker'. Bay State Publishing Company. Two pairs of original sepia and mono stereoscopic photographs of a golfers. The pair of two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs each measure 3"x3" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Some wear and creasing to the first card affecting one of the images, small adhesive mark to verso, otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 1432
'Martini Golf Charts of Famous British Golf Courses. Early 1950's. Two course guide booklets published by L. Claughton Darbyshire, London, for Martini & Rossi Ltd. Clubs are Port Rush (No. 37) and St. Andrew's (41). Plus two advertising 'score cards' for 'Evening Dispatch' and 'Illingworth's Madrigal Pipe Mixture', a early New Years greetings card, some slight loss and two white cards with printed heading, one for 'St. Andrews' and the other for 'The Club House, Hoylake'. On the St Andrews card there is a handwritten quote by Harold Hilton, taken from Golf Illustrated May 1914 regarding the new Amateur Champion, presumably James Jenkins who won in that year. G
Estimate: £30/40
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'The sleep-walker at home- why Mrs. Golfington wants a divorce'. Copyright 1906. Pair of original sepia stereoscopic photographs of a humorous scene of a golfer in his pyjamas standing on his bed taking a swing with a golf club while his wife cowers under the bed clothes. The two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs by Underwood & Underwood Publishers, Westwood, New Jersey. No. U-87881. The photographs each measure 3"x3.25" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Rare. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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John 'Jack' White. Sepia real photograph postcard of white, half length wearing a cap, smoking a pipe and inspecting a card. Annotation to verso suggests the photograph was taken at Sunningdale. Date and publisher unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Jack White won the Open Championship in 1904 at Royal St. Georges
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Humorous golf postcards. Three golfing postcards, one handcoloured, 'The Life Saving Crew at 10th Hole- No. 3 Course, Pinehurst N.C.' published by Jos. I. O'Brien, Pinehurst Pharmacy, The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Postmarked New York, 1927. Also 'A Full Mashie Swing', Taylor Art Co., and a "Pictorial Comedy" postcard by James Henderson & Sons, London. Sold with a football advertising postcard for A.W. Gamage, Holborn, London. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
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'Huntley & Palmers Biscuits'. Early colour advertising card (c.1880s) with image of golf being played. To verso, printed details of the company's product range, with details in French for the 'Grand Prix de L'Exposition Universelle de Paris 1878'. 3"x4.5". Minor age toning, some wear to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1437:
Lot 1437
Golf ink blotters 1900s-1930s. A selection of mainly American original unused ink blotters, each featuring humorous and other golf scenes. Includes three published by Gerlach-Barklow, Joliet, Illinois 1928-1930. Two by 'FAS', 'Foursome' and 'A Mental Hazard', series nos. 522 and 523. Others published by Groner Printing Company, Boston, 'Griffin Allwite' shoe polish, New York, and 'Balmosa' London c.1905. Some loss to the Balmosa blotter, others in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1438:
Lot 1438
Golf signatures. Two nice signatures in ink of golfers on pieces. Signatures are James Ockenden and Charles Whitcombe. Sold with one other unidentified signature on piece laid to small card. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/40
James Ockenden made twelve appearances in The Open, best a best finish of seventh in 1914. Charles Whitcombe's best result in a major was third in the 1935 Open
Lot 1439:
Lot 1439
Signed magazines and photographs. Three issues of Sports Illustrated magazine, each signed to the front cover by the featured golfer. Signatures are Gene Littler 1962, Tony Jacklin 1970 and Nick Faldo 1989. Also an original mono press/ promotional photograph signed by Doug Sanders, and an unsigned mono press photograph of Bobby Locke and Harry Bradshaw in 1959. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1440:
Lot 1440
Golf advertising ephemera, early 1900s onwards. A nice selection of over twenty advertising cards, greetings cards, match books, scraps, certificate etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Golf cigarette cards. '3 Jovial Golfers' 1934. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. Full set of thirty six cards of British golf holes. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Cigarette cards. John Cotton Ltd., Edinburgh. Golf Strokes 'Demonstrated by Archie Compston' series A/B 1936. Full set of fifty 'Flicker' style cards. Each card with Series A 'Full No. 1 Iron Shot' to one side, and Series B 'Full Drive' to the other. Very slight rounding to odd corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Cigarette cards. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. 'Can You Beat Bogey at St. Andrews?' 1934. Full set of fifty five cards including the rarer 'Holed in One' Joker card. No overprint to verso. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1444:
Lot 1444
Gold cigarette and trade cards c.1920s onwards. Approx. one hundred mixed odd golf cigarette and trade cards, with some other sports. Series and issuers include 'Jersey then and now', 'Modern Beauties', 'ERA Margarine, 'Turf', Major Drapkin, Ardath, Duncan & Co., Gallaher etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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'Smakbak Captive Golf' 1920s. Original golf practice aid comprising golf ball attached to cord with rubber section and two metal staples, lacking tees. In original box with printed illustrated instructions to top and inside of the hinged lid. Splitting to lid hinge, minor wear to box, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
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'After Dinner Golf'. Horace G. Hutchinson. Illustrated by R. Andre. Brighton 1986. Green cloth with gilts to front and spine, gilt to all page edges. Limited edition no. 120 of 400 copies, signed by Cicely Sparling, great-niece of Hutchinson. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hutchinson wrote twelve books on golf in the period 1880 to 1920. This title was originally published in Country Life in 1897
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'A Golfing Idyll or The Skipper's Round with the Deil on the Links of St Andrews'. Violet Flint. Edinburgh. Reprint of the Third Edition of 1897, this edition published in Droitwich 1978. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being number 130, signed by Shirley Grant. Red pictorial boards and cream cloth spine. Small specks of paint to front cover, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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The Badminton Magazine. Two original magazine articles on golf, each taken from the magazine and bound in cream boards. Titles are 'Golf in 1899', H.S.C. Everard, and 'Masters of their Arts. II- Secondary Education in Golf', Horace G. Hutchinson. Slight ageing and staining to boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
Golf instructional and biographical books. Four first edition hardback titles. 'Golf for Beginners', Guy Campbell, London 1922. 'The Foundations of Golf', J.S.K. Smith & B.S. Weastell, London 1925. 'Golf Made Easy', J. Forrest, London 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Includes original printed order form slipped in. 'The World that Fred Made', Bernard Darwin, London 1955. Dustwrapper with odd faults. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450
Golf instructional titles. 'Hints to Golfers', Niblick, Boston, Massachusetts, thirteenth edition 1902. Original decorative cloth covers. 'Advanced Golf', James Braid, London, fifth edition 1909. Original cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Some wear to boards, bumping to corners, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 1451
'Golf in Theory and Practice'. H.S.C. Everard. First reprint, London 1897. Red publisher's cloth with golfer illustration to front and gilt title to spine. Age toning to spine and light wear to extremities. Internally in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'The Frank Reynolds Golf Book. Drawings from "Punch"'. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. New York 1933. Advance review copy with publisher's printed label slipped in, date stamped 15th June 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'Match Play and The Spin of the Ball'. William T. Tilden 2nd. U.S.A. American Lawn Tennis, New York, first edition 1925. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. Minor wear to head and foot of spine, slight breaking to front internal hinge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
William 'Big Bill' Tilden won fourteen major tennis titles including ten Grand Slams in the 1920s
Lot 1454:
Lot 1454
Tennis and Wimbledon 1920s-1950s. A mixed selection of ephemera relating to tennis and the Wimbledon Championships, including official programmes, three press photographs, advertising and magazine cuttings for the period. Some items laid down to card. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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South Africans v Cardiff 1907. Printed action postcard from the tour match played at Cardiff, the match of the Springboks tour. Cardiff beat South Africa 17-0. Postcard by Daily Mirror. 'Current Events' series. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1456:
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England v France 1907. Mono printed action postcard from the test match played at Richmond. England beat France 41-13. Postcard by Daily Mirror. 'Current Events' series 6. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1457:
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England v Wales 1907. Mono printed action postcard from the Test match played at Swansea. Wales beat England 22-0. Postcard by Daily Mirror. 'Current Events' series 7. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1458:
Lot 1458
Rugby. 'World Cup Rugby Legends Lunch. The Ritz Hotel London October 2007'. Printed image from the Lunch signed to lower border by Martin Johnson, John Eales, Francois Pienaar, Nick Farr-Jones and David Kirk, all former international Captains. Overall 19"x15.5". Plus a Rugby selection, also colour copy photographs of Martin Johnson and Jonny Wilkinson from the 2003 World Cup, window monted, framed and glazed, a 'Gilbert' England Rugby Union Grand Slam 1991 rugby ball with printed detail in very good condition, three full un-opened bottles of 'Rugby Ale, the strongest dark ale'. 500ml bottles. Brewed for the Rugby World Cup 1999 by Church End Brewery of Shustoke, Warwickshire and two blue and red Tetley Bitter tea shirts featuring Martin Johnson. Both size large, un-opened in bags. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1459:
Rugby Union books. Box of twenty three books, the majority autobiographies. Includes Guscott, Hare, Beamont, Bennett, Carlin, MacLaren etc. Three books signed by their author, Mervyn Davies, Barry John and Gerald Davies of Wales. Sold with a selection of thirty two sporting books including rugby, boxing etc. Some autobiographies. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1460:
Lot 1460
New Zealand tour of England 1936. 'New Zealand (All Blacks) Rugby Tour Souvenir 1888 to 1936'. Official brochure for the 1935/36 tour compiled by B.M. Turner. 48pp brochure with original decorative paper wrappers. Results annotated in pencil to fixture list. Centre pages cleanly detached. Horizontal fold, some wear to spine, nicks to wrappers, contents good
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1461:
Lot 1461
'Famous Rugby Footballers 1895'. Yore Publications 1997. Limited edition of 250 copies produced. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1462:
Lot 1462
'England Rugby World Cup 2003 Winners'. Replica 'Official Winners' Gilbert rugby ball signed by Martin Johnson. With certificate of authenticity. Sold with a Gilbert 'England 2015' limited edition of 200 commemorative rugby balls, this numbered 111. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1463:
Lot 1463 Lot 1463
Signed international rugby union photographs 1970s-2010s. A selection of eleven colour and mono signed photographs of International rugby players, each signed by the featured player(s). Signatures include Phil Bennett, George North, J.P.R. Williams (Wales), Jason Robinson, Matt Dawson, Owen Farrell, Anthony Watson, Mike Tindall, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola (England), Gregor Townsend (Scotland) etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1464:
Lot 1464 Lot 1464
Charlton Athletic. Original official four page agreement/contract between Leonard Trevor Edwards and Jack Phillips, Secretary of Charlton Athletic to play for Charlton for the 1957/58 season. Signed by Edwards and Phillips in ink and dated 2nd May 1957 and witnessed by the club Clerk. Includes rare attached official Football Association registration form. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Trevor Edwards was a Welsh right back who played for Charlton Athletic between 1956/1960 making sixty four appearances, before moving to Cardiff City (seventy three matches). He made two international appearances for Wales and was a member of the Welsh squad for the 1958 World Cup in Sweden

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