Cricket Books

Lot 931:
Lot 931
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 930/1000. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 102/1000. The book boards and spine has been encased in plastic protective film, not removable. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 933:
Lot 933
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. Willows softback reprint (1997) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 102/500. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. Willows softback reprint (1997) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 102/500. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 935:
Lot 935
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. Willows softback reprint (1997) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 102/500. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. Willows softback reprint (2007) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 112/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 937:
Lot 937
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945. Willows reprints in softback covers. The 1942 edition is a limited edition 684/750, the 1943, 181/500, the 1944, 747/750 and the 1945, 177/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. Willows reprint (1999) in softback covers. Limited edition 745/750. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 480/500. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. Willows reprint (2000) in softback covers. Limited edition 744/750. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944 and 1945. Willows hardback reprints with gilt lettering. The 1944 is limited edition 247/500 and the 1945 is limited edition 555/750. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 277/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. Willows reprint (2000) in softback covers. Limited edition 668/750. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 432/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. Willows reprint (2000) in softback covers. Limited edition 748/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. Willows hardback reprint (1993) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 458/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. Willows hardback reprint (1994) in dark brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 490/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. Willows hardback reprint (1995) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 327/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. Willows hardback reprint (1995) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 489/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. Willows hardback reprint (1996) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 354/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 951:
Lot 951
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. Willows hardback reprint (1996) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 487/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 952:
Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 489/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 953:
Lot 953
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 468/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 954:
Lot 954
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 339/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 955:
Lot 955
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 326/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 956:
Lot 956
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 339/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 957:
Lot 957
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 423/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 958:
Lot 958
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 959:
Lot 959
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 960:
Lot 960
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. Willows hardback reprint (2001) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 961:
Lot 961
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. Willows hardback reprint (2001) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 962:
Lot 962
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. Willows hardback reprint (2001) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 963:
Lot 963
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. Willows hardback reprint (2002) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 964:
Lot 964
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. Willows hardback reprint (2002) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 965:
Lot 965
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. Willows hardback reprint (2002) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 966:
Lot 966
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition LXX of CC. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 967:
Lot 967
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 420/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 968:
Lot 968
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 351/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 969:
Lot 969
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 335/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 970:
Lot 970
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. Willows hardback reprint (2003) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 971:
Lot 971
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. Willows hardback reprint (2005) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 972:
Lot 972
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. Willows hardback reprint (2006) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 973:
Lot 973
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. Willows hardback reprint (2006) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 974:
Lot 974
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. Willows hardback reprint (2006) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 975:
Lot 975
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. Willows hardback reprint (2007) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 976:
Lot 976
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. Willows hardback reprint (2007) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 977:
Lot 977
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. Willows hardback reprint (2007) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 978:
Lot 978
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. Willows hardback reprint (2008) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 979:
Lot 979
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. Willows hardback reprint (2008) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 980:
Lot 980
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. Willows hardback reprint (2008) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 981:
Lot 981
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. Willows hardback reprint (2009) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 982:
Lot 982
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. Willows hardback reprint (2009) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 983:
Lot 983
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. Willows hardback reprint (2010) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 984:
Lot 984
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. Willows hardback reprint (2010) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 985:
Lot 985
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. Willows hardback reprint (2010) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 986:
Lot 986
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. Willows hardback reprint (2011) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 987:
Lot 987
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. Willows hardback reprint (2011) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 988:
Lot 988
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. Willows hardback reprint (2012) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 989:
Lot 989
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. Willows hardback reprint (2012) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 990:
Lot 990
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. Willows hardback reprint (2003) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 991:
Lot 991
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 992:
Lot 992
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 993:
Lot 993
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 994:
Lot 994
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 995:
Lot 995
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 399/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 996:
Lot 996 Lot 996 Lot 996
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1995 to 2019. 132nd to 156th edition. Excellent complete run of the de luxe full leather bound limited edition hardback. Gilt lettering and gilt to all page block edges, in slip cases. Each book is numbered limited edition number 99, the 1995 of only 100 copies and the following years of 150 copies produced, each signed by the editor of Wisden in that year. Qty 25. Excellent/mint condition
Estimate: £4000/5000
The rare first year of the leather bound limited edition was limited to only 100 copies, subsequent years to date were limited to 150 copies. These leather bound limited editions can only be purchased direct from Wisden. Copies of the 1995/2011 limited edition have sold out and copies of the 2012/2018 editions are limited. The buyer of this lot will have the option to buy the 2020 and 2021 editions and subsequent leather bound editions from Wisden and continue the set numbered 99
Lot 997:
Lot 997
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. The book has been beautifully bound very similar to a Wisden de luxe full leather bound limited edition hardback, without original wrappers. Gilt titles, lettering and to all edges. Marbled end papers. In brown slip case. Excellent/ mint condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 998:
Lot 998
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1995. 132nd edition. The book has been beautifully bound very similar to a Wisden de luxe full leather bound limited edition hardback, without original wrappers. Gilt titles, lettering and to all edges. Marbled end papers. In slip case. Excellent/ mint condition
Estimate: £200/300
The book would make an excellent substitute for those collectors who have not got a copy of the Wisden full leather limited edition, which were produced in a very limited 100 copies
Lot 999:
Lot 999
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1998. 135th edition. The book has been beautifully bound very similar to a Wisden de luxe full leather bound limited edition hardback, without original wrappers. Gilt titles, lettering and to all edges. Marbled end papers. In slip case. Excellent/ mint condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1000:
Lot 1000 Lot 1000 Lot 1000
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2000, 137th edition. De luxe black full leather bound edition hardback to commemorate Gloucestershire's success wth gilt lettering to spine and front board 'Gloucestershire C.C.C. Double Winners 1999'. Gilt to top edge. In slipcase. Signed to front endpaper by the twelve members of the Benson and Hedges Super Cup Gloucestershire team, and to the rear endpaper by the twelve members of the NatWest Trophy winning team. Hand printed descriptions of the competitions to the inside covers. VG
Estimate: £50/80
In the two Lord's finals of 1999, Gloucestershire beat Yorkshire in the Benson and Hedges Super Cup by 124 runs (Mark Alleyne 112), and in the NatWest final beat Somerset by 50 runs
Lot 1001:
Lot 1001 Lot 1001
'The Old Man'. John Arlott. Longmans, Green, London. 1949. Off-print from 'Concerning Cricket, pp 123-156. 34 pages. Limited edition of only six copies produced, of which this is number 2, signed by the author Arlott. Green boards with gilt title to spine. The book has a signed real photograph postcard of Arlott, loosely laid down, to the page opposite the title page. With presentation inscription from Arlott 'To G. Neville Weston with my best wishes John Arlott. 14.3.1950'. The printed text actually says '12 copies' printed but this has been amended to 6 and initialled by Arlott in ink. The inside of the front board has various press cuttings concerning Arlott laid down to it and to the first end paper a loosely mounted postcard of W.G. Grace, there are further laid down Arlott press cuttings to the rear end paper and a press picture of the London County team to the inside front board. A very rare Arlott limited edition. G
Estimate: £500/800
Padwick 7569 confirms the their were '6 copies only'. 'The Old Man' was a radio feature on the Centenary of the Birth of W.G. Grace
Lot 1002:
Lot 1002
'V.H.D. Cannings. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1958. Privately printed. 8 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Cannings' Benefit Fund 1959, of which this is no. 5, signed by the author Arlott. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1003:
Lot 1003
'Arthur Holt. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co. 1963. Privately printed. 8 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for the Hampshire C.C.C. Centenary Fund, of which this is no. 10, signed by the author Arlott. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1004:
Lot 1004
'Henry Horton. A Biographical Note'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co Ltd 1964. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Henry Horton's Benefit Fund of which this is no. 38, signed by the author Arlott. Rare. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1005:
Lot 1005
'Peter Sainsbury. An Appreciation'. John Arlott. Boscombe Printing Co Ltd 1965. Privately printed. 12 pages. Limited edition of fifty copies produced for Peter Sainsbury''s Benefit Fund of which this is no. 2, signed by the author Arlott. VG. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1006:
Lot 1006
'Old English Cricket. Six pamphlets by H.P.-T.'. Percy Francis Thomas. Stoke 1995. Facsimile reprint by Willows Publishing of the 1929 edition. Hardback. Limited edition number 264/300. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1007:
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'Centenary of Australia & England Test Cricket 1877-1977. Limited Edition Print Folio'. Sydney 1977. Large square brochure including sixteen pages of images and text in original portfolio with six loosely inserted limited edition colour reproductions of early cricket prints. Light wear to covers, internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1008:
Lot 1008
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition, lacking dustwrapper. Only 750 copies were printed. Sold with Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers. Volumes I-III. Limited editions of 500 numbered copies. Reprints of the original volumes, published by Roger Heavens. Some faults, good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1009:
Lot 1009
'The Chronicle of W.G.'. J.R. Webber. Nottingham 1998. Original stiffened wrappers. Limited edition of 200 copies, this being 102. Signed by Webber. In original slip case. Wear to front internal hinges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1010:
Lot 1010
'The Ross Gregory Story'. D. Frith. Melbourne 2003. Deluxe limited edition of only 50 numbered copies produced in black quarter leather, marbled end-papers and top edge gilt. Although this has not got a limitation label it is clearly a limited edition book, signed by Frith. Excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1011:
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'Innings Complete'. Philip Paine. Volumes 1-24, each limited edition of either 300 or 250 copies, all signed by the author. 1999-2018. Sold with 'Finally a Face. A Memoir of Reginald Wood' by Paine 2007, signed limited edition no. 99/500, and 'A Guide to the Memorials of Cricketers' compiled by Michael Ronayne, 2017. A good number include original accompanying covering letter signed by the author, and two items of copy correspondence between the author and vendor. Qty 26. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1012:
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'Scores and Biographies'. Roger Heavens. Cambridge and Louth 1996-2017. Complete run of twenty one reprint hardback volumes covering the period 1746-1884. Titles are 'Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volumes I-III, 'Lillywhite's Cricket Scores And Biographies Of Celebrated Cricketers' Volume IV, 'Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores And Biographies' Volumes V, VI, XIV, XVI-XXI, and 'Marylebone Club Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volume VII-XIII, XV. Volumes I-XVII each limited edition no. 399/500, the remainder each signed by Heavens and numbered 99/175. Each sold with accompanying Index. Volumes XV-XXI with original dustwrappers. Includes one copy letter from the vendor to the author. Sold with three further booklets by Heavens on Haygarth, 'Cricket's Other Chronicler' 1996, 'Essays on Arthur Haygarth' 2000, and 'Arthur Haygarth Remembered' 2003. Also 'Arthur Haygarth. His Record Innings-by-Innings', ACS Famous Cricketers Series no. 75, and a small Heavens book catalogue. Qty 46. Very good condition.
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1013:
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'Haygarth at Harrow (1839-1842)'. Compiled by Roger Heavens. Louth 2018. Limited edition no. 99/100. Signed by Heavens. Dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
'From Commons to Lord's. A Chronology of Cricket 1700-1799'. Volume One (1700-1750), Volume Two (1751-1770) and Volume Three (1771-1780). Ian Maun, 2009. All three limited editions, Volume One, limited edition no. 99/220 copies for sale. Volume Two, 99/200 copies. Volume Three, 99/125 copies. The first volume signed to the limitation page by Maun and President of the M.C.C., Derek Underwood. The second volume signed to the limitation page by Maun. Includes 'The Chronology' on compact disc, and copy correspondence from the vendor to the author. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1015:
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'The Essential Denison'. A boxed set of facsimile editions of the six volumes of Denison's Cricketers' Companions 1843-1847 and his sketches of the players, together with hardback book 'The Essential Denison' by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2008. Limited edition number 99 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1016:
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'Britcher's Scores 1790-1805'. A boxed set of the fifteen issues in facsimile, with a commentary by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2003. Published in a limited edition of 212, each set signed by Sir Tim Rice, President of M.C.C., this copy being number 99. Before Britcher, scores were notched on sticks of wood. He was among the first to put them down on paper and between 1790 and 1803 he produced an annual pamphlet listing the principal scores of the year, not just in London but around the country. The scores for 1804 and 1805 were collected into one pamphlet and published by Stanhope and Graham in 1806. The originals are very rare. This set reproduces all 15 pamphlets in exact facsimile, and they are accompanied by a lengthy commentary, specially written by David Rayvern Allen. The set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. Includes an unopened compact disc of 'An Index to Britcher's Scores'. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1017:
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'Double Century. The Story of M.C.C. and Cricket'. A.R. Lewis. London, 1987. Bound in red leather, gilt to all page edges, in slipcase. Limited edition no. 28/100. Signed by Tony Lewis and Colin Cowdrey to limited edition label laid down to inside front cover. Nice bright gilts to front and spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1018:
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'Horan's Diary. The Australian Touring Team 1877-1879'. Edited by Frank Tyson. Nottingham 2001. Limited edition no. 99 of 330 copies produced, signed by the Editor. D/W. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1019:
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'The Professional Amateur. The Cricketing Life of Bob Barber'. Colin Schindler. Nantwich 2015. Limited edition no. 64/75, 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. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1020:
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'Captain of the Crowd'. Albert Craig, Cricket and Football Rhymester 1849-1909'. Tony Laughton. Childrey 2008. Limited edition number 49 of fifty copies produced, signed by the author. Specially bound and boxed with twelve facsimiles of the rarest Craig compositions reproduced on art paper. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1021:
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Wisden Anthology 1978-2006. Leather bound limited edition no. 99/300, gilt to all page edges in slipcase. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1022:
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 345/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. With dustwrapper in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1023:
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'Hambledon: The Men and the Myths'. John Goulstone. Little Eversden 2001. Limited edition quarter leather bound copy number 13 of 25 copies produced, signed by the author. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1024:
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'150 Years of Middlesex County Cricket Club 1864-2014'. Limited edition hardback no. 129/150. Signed to limitation page by Clive Radley, Mike Gatting, Mike Brearley and Andrew Strauss. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1025:
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 99 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1026:
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'Wisden Cricketers of the Year'. Simon Wilde. London 2013. Green leatherbound limited edition in slipcase, this being number 99 of 150 copies produced. Gilt titles to front cover and spine, gilt to page edges. Signed in ink by the ten listed players of the year, David Gower, Mike Brearley, Brian Close, Derek Underwood, Bob Willis, Ted Dexter, Dennis Amiss, Graham Gooch, Claire Taylor and Andrew Strauss. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1027:
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'Ground Rules. A Celebration of Test Cricket'. Edited by Barney Spencer. Dakini Books, London 2003. Bound in full red leather with gilt titles to front cover and spine, large embossed cricket ball emblem to front and white stitching to cover extremities. Signed to the title page by Andy Flower and Steve Waugh who contributed the chapters on Zimbabwe and Australia respectively. Limitation(?) number stamp 299 to title page. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1028:
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'Sketches at Lord's'. Michael Down and Derek West 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 49/150. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1029:
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'Felix and the Eleven of England', Gerald Brodribb. Boundary Books 2002. Full leather with gilt title to spine and gilts to page edges, in slipcase. Limited Edition of 250 copies each signed by a descendent of Felix, by Ted Dexter, President of M.C.C., and by Hubert Doggart, Chairman of the M.C.C. publishing committee and contributor of a charming foreword. This copy numbered 99. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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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. Produced as a limited edition of 250 copies, this is number eighteen of only twenty five copies specially bound in full leather with gilts to all page edges, in slipcase. Signed by Sir Donald Bradman, Lady Bradman and the author. VG
Estimate: £250/350
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'Taking Strike. The Colin McDonald Story'. Colin McDonald. Special 'collector's edition', Victoria 2015. Limited to only 110 copies of which 100 were available to collectors, this being copy no. 75. Signed to the autograph page by McDonald, Brian Booth, Bill Lawry, Alan Davidson, Ian Meckiff, Neil Harvey and Lindsay Kline. 'Apology' slip loosely inserted explaining that Arthur Morris was unable to sign due to ill health. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'The Rise and Fall of Percy Perrin: Derbyshire v Essex 1904'. John Shawcroft. J.W.McKenzie 2000. Special limited edition number 36 of forty one numbered copies, each signed by the author and Jim Hutchinson, the 103-year old Derbyshire cricketer who played first-class cricket with many of those involved in this match. Half green morocco with green cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, in original slipcase. Perrin scored 343no out of an Essex first-innings total of 597 and still ended up on the losing side. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Only 41 copies of this limited edition were signed by Hutchinson due to his advanced years
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'Bill Edrich. A Biography'. Alan Hill. London 1994. Foreword by Denis Compton. Limited edition bound in full leather, gilt to top edge, in slipcase. Limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the author and Compton, this being number 131. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'99.94 & Much More'. Peter Schofield. Second edition self-published in Sydney 2015, concerning items from his extensive personal collection of Bradman memorabilia collected over thirty years. Limited edition of 100 copies bound in full leather, this being no. 81. Signed by the author and John Stewart who produced the book, with accompanying limited edition bookmark and bookplate of Schofield slipped in. 'Relaunched to coincide with the Inaugural Bradman Hometown Festival, Bowral NSW Australia 8, 9 & 10 January 2016'. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 36/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Good dustwrapper. Includes signatures on cards/ small page slipped in of four West Indies Test cricketers, Gerry Gomez, Ridley Jacobs, Rajinda Dhanraj and Ivan Manjray. Also the original receipt from the author c/o Fairfield Books, Bath. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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'Great Cricketers. The Age of Grace & Trumper'. Compiled by George Beldam, jnr. Boundary Books, Cheshire 2000. Limited edition no. 123 of 548, signed by Cornelia Beldam. Short listed for the Cricket Society Book of the Year in 2000. Small stain to half title page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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'Basingstoke Boy'. John Arlott. 1990. Numbered limited 'Collector's Edition' bound in full leather by Boundary Books with marbled endpapers, gilt to all page edges. Signed by John Arlott. Limited edition no. 43/200. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'The David Frith Archive. A detailed catalogue of the cricket library and memorabilia collection of David Frith'. D. Frith. Childrey 2009. Limited edition of only seventy five copies, signed and numbered by the author, this being number 43. Bound in red boards. Includes loose printed pages of 'Additions to the David Frith Archive' dated 2012 slipped in to rear. Rare, sold out edition. Excellent condition
Estimate: £250/350
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'The 'Don' vs The Rest'. The scorecards of the minor cricket matches played by Sir Donald Bradman. 1920/21 to 1962/63'. Compiled by Alfred James. Sydney 2006. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author, this being number 86. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Don Bradman. 'Pageant of Cricket'. D.Frith. London 1987. Foreword by Don Bradman. De-luxe leather bound limited edition of two hundred numbered copies, this being number 86, signed by Don Bradman and the author, Frith. Bound in full red leather, all edges gilt and preserved in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
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'Summer's Crown. The Middlesex Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of thirty one books, this being number 21, signed by Chalke and Peter Parfitt, bound in blue boards with titles in gilt and County emblem to front, in slipcase. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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West Indies. 'Sir Garfield Sobers: The Bay Land's Boy'. Keith A.P. Sandiford. Ewell 2019. Signed by the author, Sobers and Tony Cozier. Limited edition no. 11/125. Very good dustwrapper. 'Sir Everton Weekes: An Appreciation'. Tony Cozier. Ewell 2017. Limited edition no. 123/125 signed by Weekes and Cozier. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'Harold Gimblett's Hundred'. John Arlott. R. Walsh Books, Taunton 1991. Limited edition number 42/123, nicely signed in ink by Arlott. Card covers with red ties. Sold with 'Somerset's Cricketing Clergymen', Eddie Lawrence 2003. Limited edition no. 24/200. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Against All Odds. The Story of Victoria's Sheffield Shield Triumph 1966-67'. Ken Piesse and Mark Browning. 'Collector's edition: Produced for the team's 50 year reunion', Victoria 2016. Limited edition no. 84/221. Signed to the title page by Mark Browning and to the autograph page by fourteen of the fifteen listed players. Signatures are Bedford, Bitmead, Connolly, Eastwood, Emerson, Grant, Joslin, Kirby, Murch, Rayson, Shade, Sheahan, Swanson and Thomas. Lacking the signature of the captain, Jack Potter. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Bernard Whimpress, sports historian and former curator of the Adelaide Oval Museum. Eight limited editions titles by Whimpress, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'Bradman at Adelaide Oval. A Match by Match Record' 2005. Limited edition no. 42/100. 'Hughie's Best Never Ashes Series 1940-41 1942' by 'Scribe' (Whimpress) 2004, no. 25/100. 'Lord Hawke's XI at Unley' 2003, no. 39/100. 'Giffen's Match' 2004, no. 55/100. 'Clem Hill's 365 at Adelaide' 2012, no. 87/100. 'Adelaide Gold. The Origins of Ball by Ball Cricket Broadcasting' 1997, no. 190/300. 'Bradman's Walk to Glory: An Innocent Misattribution' 2014, no. 24/169. Also 'Australian Eleven. Test Cricket Snapshots 1945-1995', Whimpress and Nigel Hart 1997, no. 62/100, signed by both authors. Sold with 'The Official M.C.C. Ashes Treasures in Association with the M.C.C. Museum at Lord's', by Whimpress in slipcase. Qty 9. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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Ronald Cardwell. Six limited edition books by Cardwell, each signed by the author, all published in Australia and not readily available in the United Kingdom. Titles are 'The M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1903-1904' 1988, limited edition no. 76/287, also signed by Bill O'Reilly. 'Booth's Big Match' (Brian Booth) 1999, no. 58/112, also signed by Booth. 'A Cameo from the Past. W.A. Brown (N.S.W., Qld, Australia)' 1996, no. 29/200, also signed by Bill Brown. 'What they said about Victor Trumper' 2016, no. 79/89. 'James Lillywhite's XI In Gouldburn 1876' 2007, no. 36/111, also signed by Trevor Bayliss and Robert Jeffery. 'Spiro Zavos. The Pupil Meets The Master' 2008, no. 32/50, also signed by Zavos. Sold with 'Bradman at Blackheath' by Cardwell and Irene McKilligan, 2011, signed by the authors with signature of Wendell Bill on piece slipped in. Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle, A. Searle and Rev Malcolm Lorimer. Nantwich 2014. Blue leather bound limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 123, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Bond, Allott, Watkinson, Fairbrother, Shuttleworth, D. Lloyd, Simmons, C. Lloyd etc. In official slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'C.K. Nayudu, The Shahenshah of Indian Cricket'. Vasant Raiji. Bombay 1989. 'Deluxe edition', limitation number 156, signed by the author. Good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Denis Compton. Cricketing Genius'. Peter West. The Denis Compton Trust 1989. Limited edition no. 318/500 signed by Richard and Nicholas Compton. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'In the Eye of the Typhoon'. Frank Tyson. Red Rose Books 2004. Deluxe limited edition of fifty copies signed by Tyson, this being number 7. Blue quarter leather in slipcase. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'Sir Vivian' Vivian Richards. London 2000. Quarter leather bound limited edition copy, signed by Richards. Limited edition no. 20/121. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Limited Deluxe Edition no. 60/100. Signed to front endpaper by all six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Christiani, Walcott, Weekes, Ramadhin and Valentine. Additionally signed to the two 'Appreciation' pages by Brian Lara and Courtney Walsh. This copy unusually presented in slipcase, lacking dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'Images of Bradman. Rare and famous photographs of a cricket legend...'. Peter Allen & James Kemsley. Bradman Museum, Bowral, 1994. Deluxe limited edition number 423/974 bound in full green leather in presentation box. Signed to limitation page by Bradman. Excellent condition
Estimate: £150/250
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'The Lord's Taverners Fifty Greatest'. The fifty greatest post war cricketers. Selected by Trevor Bailey, Richie Benaud, Colin Cowdrey and Jim Laker. London 1983. Leather bound de luxe limited edition with gilt lettering. Edges gilt. In slipcase. Limited edition 151/500 copies. Signed by the four Selectors, Bailey, Benaud, Cowdrey and Laker and the four contributors Mike Francis, Ivan Rose, Rodger Towers and Ron Wootton, also Bill Frindall. Minor staining to the odd page, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'Gloucestershire Wicket-keepers'. Andy Wilson. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1998. Limited edition no. 30/50. Signed to title page by Wilson. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'The 300 Club'. Lynn McConnell. Dunedin, New Zealand 2003. Limited edition no. 139/385 of which 360 were for sale. Signed in ink to front endpaper by McConnell, Glenn Turner and Ken Rutherford. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Rags. The Autobiography of Derek Randall'. Nottingham 1992. Green cloth in slipcase with gilt title to case. Limited edition no. 45/500. Signed to the limitation page by Randall, Richard Hadlee, Garry Sobers and Colin Cowdrey. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Shane Warne. My Illustrated Career'. Shane Warne. London 2006. Leather hand bound limited edition number 168/1000, signed by Warne and one other to limitation page, and by Richie Benaud on small loose mounted card to foreword. In slipcase, lacking the six limited edition photographs of Warne reproduced from the book. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'No Coward Soul. The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard' Stephen Chalke & Derek Hodgson. Bath 2003. Limited edition leather bound copy. Limited edition number 23 of only 25 copies produced, signed by Appleyard, Dickie Bird, Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson to limitation page. Rare. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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'At the Heart of English Cricket. The Life and Memories of Geoffrey Howard'. Stephen Chalke. Bath 2001. Bound in half calf. Limited edition number 79 of 100 produced, signed by Howard, Chalke and Scyld Berry, who wrote the foreword. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'For Essex & England. Graham Gooch's Century of Centuries'. Graham Gooch & Michael Down 1993. Quarter leather 'Centurion Edition' with gilt to all edges, in slipcase. The first 100 copies of the book are uniquely signed and dedicated to a particular century by Graham Gooch. This is 'Centurion' limited edition no. 60/333, 275 Essex v Kent, April 1988. Signed to limitation page by Gooch. The 'Centurion Edition' also includes a page entitled 'The Centurions- Scorers of 100 First-Class Centuries' containing the ink signatures of ten players who have achieved the feat. Signatures, nicely signed in ink, of Don Bradman, Glenn Turner, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney, Dennis Amiss, Geoff Boycott, John Edrich, Zaheer Abbas, Graham Gooch, and Denis Compton. The book originally retailed at £275. Very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
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'Bodyline Autopsy'. David Frith. London 2002. Signed limited edition number 72 of only 100 copies produced. Gilt to top edge. In slipcase. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Archie Jackson Story. A Biography'. D. Frith. Ashurst 1974. Limited edition of 1000 copies, this being number 814, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'The Official History of Surrey County Cricket Club'. David Lemmon. Helm Publishing. London 1989. Limited edition of 200 numbered copies, this being number 138. Blue cloth in slipcase. Signed to facing title page by twelve former Surrey players. Signatures are Surridge, Barton, May, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, A. Stewart, M. Stewart, Harman, Constable, Subba Row, Cox and Willett. Slight rubbing to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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'The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia'. Marcus Williams & Gordon Phillips. Oxford 1990. Blue and black quarter leather limited edition, limited to 100 copies, numbered and signed by the authors Phillips and Williams, this being no. 73. In slip case. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'The History of Nottinghamshire Cricket Club'. Peter Wynne-Thomas. Christopher Helm, London 1992. Profusely signed by Nottinghamshire players dating from 1919-2010s. Includes signatures on pieces, labels and cuttings laid down, and to the pages throughout the book, with some additional pages taped in. Also includes the odd member's tickets, receipt etc laid down. Over three hundred and forty signatures in total. Earlier signatures include B. Flint, W. Flint, Reddick, W. Walker, C.B. Harris, Woodhead, F.H. Winrow, Keeton, Sime, Smailes, Smales, Wells, W.E. Rhodes, Voce, H.J. Butler, S.J. Staples, Dooland, Miller, G. Gunn, J.R. Gunn, G.V. Gunn, T.W. Oates, Branston, Heane, Halfyard, Shipston, Swetman etc. Odd duplication of signature. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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'The Official History of Yorkshire County Cricket Club'. Derek Hodgson. Marlborough 1989. Profusely signed by Yorkshire players dating from 1910s-2000s. Includes signatures on pieces, labels, cuttings and the odd extra page laid down, and to the pages throughout the book. Approx. three hundred signatures in total. Earlier signatures include Raper, Ford, W. Watson, R. Aspinall, Yardley, Sellers, E.P. Robinson, L. Hutton, Bowes, Macaulay, Oldroyd, H. Sutcliffe, W.H.H. Sucliffe, Illingworth, Close, Boycott, Padgett, K. Taylor, Stott, D. Wilson, Bolus, Bird, R.A. Hutton, J.H. Hampshire etc. Odd duplication of signature. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1068:
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Signed 'Fairfield Books' titles. Seven original hardback biographies published by Fairfield Books, Bath, each with very good dustwrapper, all signed by the author(s) and/or subject. Titles are 'No Coward Soul. The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard', Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson 2003. 'It's Not Just Cricket', Peter Walker 2006. 'Ken Taylor. Drawn to Sport', Stephen Chalke 2006. 'Mark Wagh. Pavilion to Crease and Back', Mark Wagh 2009. 'Team Mates', John Barclay and Stephen Chalke 2016. 'In Sunshine and in Shadow. Geoff Cope and Yorkshire Cricket', Stephen Chalke 2017. Sold with '20th Century All-rounder. Reminiscences and Reflections of Clive van Ryneveld', Claremont (South Africa) 2011, softback signed by van Ryneveld. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1069:
Lot 1069
Signed 'Fairfield Books' titles. Eight biographies published by Fairfield Books, Bath, all signed by the author and/ or subject. Titles are 'Supercat, the authorised biography of Clive Lloyd', Simon Lister 2007. 'Tom Cartwright. The Flame Still Burns', Stephen Chalke 2007. 'The Centurions from Grace to Ramprakash', Patrick Murphy, revised edition 2009, additionally signed by Gooch, Hick and Ramprakash. 'Micky Stewart and the changing face of cricket', Stephen Chalke 2012. 'Lost in the Long Grass', John Barclay with John Woodcock 2013. 'Rosey. My Life in Somerset Cricket', Brian Rose with Anthony Gibson 2019. 'Sense of Humour, Sense of Justice', Fred Rumsey 2019. Also one softback, 'One More Run', 'Bomber' Wells with Stephen Chalke', 2000. VG
Estimate: £60/90
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'The Men in White Coats. Cricket Umpires Past and Present'. Teresa McLean, London 1987. Hardback with good dustwrapper, signed to the front endpaper and half title page by thirty Test and first-class umpires. Signatures include K. Palmer, R. Julian, M. Saggers, I. Gould, M. Kitchen, R. Kettleborough, N. Llong, M. Benson, J. Holder, T. Robinson, B. Leadbeater, V. Holder, P. Willey, R. Illingworth etc. Also signed by the author to label laid down to title page with accompanying letter. Sold with 'You Are The Umpire', Paul Trevillion and John Holder, London 2009. Signed to the title page by Trevor Jesty, Tim Robinson, John Holder and Peter Willey. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Teresa McLean was the first woman to get a cricket Blue from both Oxford and Cambridge
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'Don Bradman's Book. The Story of my Cricketing Life, with Hints on Batting, Bowling and Fielding'. Don Bradman. London 1930. Original green cloth. Signed in ink to the inside front cover by twelve members of the 1932 County Championship winning Yorkshire team. Signatures are Sellers, Verity, Sutcliffe, Barber, Bowes, Mitchell, Dennis, Wood, Macaulay, Rhodes, Holmes and Leyland. Also twelve ink signatures of the 1932 Nottinghamshire team to the front endpaper of Carr, S. Staples, A. Staples, Harris, G.V. Gunn, Hardstaff, Larwood, Voce, Walker, Lilley, Keeton and Shipston, and ten of Somerset to inside rear cover of Ingle, Case, Longrigg, Bennett, Young, Andrews, F.S. Lee, Wellard, Linney and Hazell. Spaces reserved for other County signatures, but unsigned. Slight bleeding to the Nottinghamshire signatures, some light fading to spine, minor ageing and staining internally, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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'The Baggy Green'. Michael Fahey and Mike Coward. Boundary Books, Cheshire, 1993. Hardback with original dustwrapper. Signed to the title page by Brian Booth, and profusely to the inside covers and front and rear endpapers by forty nine Australian Test cricketers from the 1980s onwards. Signatures include McGrath, Law, Hazlewood, G. Marsh, Cummins, Johnson, M. Taylor, Hogg, Hughes, Siddle, Starc, Khawaja, Warner, Lyon, Katich, Watson, Clarke, Lehmann, Labuschagne, Langer, Paine etc., also Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting to photo images. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Cricket Conquest. The Story of the 1948 Test Tour'. W.J. O'Reilly. First edition, London 1949. Odd nicks to otherwise good dustwrapper. Signed to the title page by Bill O'Reilly. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Cricket biographies. Five titles, each signed by the author. Some limited editions. Titles are 'A Summer of Plenty. George Herbert Hirst in 1906', Stephen Chalke, Bath 2006. 'Five Five Five. Holmes and Sutcliffe in 1932', Stephen Chalke, Bath 2006. 'George Lohmann. The beau ideal', Ric Sissons, Leichhardt Australia 1991. Limited edition no. 143/500. 'Somerset's Cricketing Clergymen', Eddie Lawrence 2003. Limited edition no. 23/200. 'Laker's Match. 19 Wickets and The Ashes', Vic Rigby, Ewell 2006. Limited edition no. 49/75, additionally signed by Ian Craig and Peter Richardson. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1075:
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Signed overseas players' autobiographies. Eight titles, each signed by the subject, comprising seven hardbacks with very good dustwrappers. Titles are 'Gordon Greenidge. The Man in the Middle' 1980. 'Glenn Turner's Century of Centuries' 1983. 'Hanif Mohammed. Playing for Pakistan' 1999. 'Shane Warne' 2001. 'Steve Waugh. Never Say Die' 2003, signed by Waugh and Richard Dawson. 'Basher', Basharat Hassan 2004. 'Mushtaq Mohammed Inside Out' 2006. 'Caught in the Middle. Monkeygate, Politics and Other Hairy Issues', Mike Procter 2017. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Garry Sobers. Six sixes v Glamorgan 1968. Four titles relating to Sobers' achievement of hitting six sixes in one over off the bowling off Malcolm Nash, while playing for Nottinghamshire at Swansea in 1968. Each title signed by the author, some additionally signed. Three hardback titles with very good dustwrappers, 'Six of the Best. Cricket's Most Famous Over', Grahame Lloyd, Cardiff 2008, additionally signed to the half title page by Lloyd and eight members of the Glamorgan team who played in the match, Roger Davies, Peter Walker, Alan Jones, Don Shepherd, Malcolm Nash, Eifion Jones and Brian Lewis. Also signed by Herschelle Gibbs to inside photograph. 'Garry Sobers. My Autobiography' 2002, signed by Sobers and Bob Harris. 'Howzat? The Six Sixes Ball Mystery', Grahame Lloyd, Cardiff 2013. One softback, 'Not Only, But Also. My Life In Cricket', Malcolm Nash 2018, signed by Nash, Gwyn Richards, Alan Jones, Brian Lewis and Eifion Jones. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1077:
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Multi-signed cricket books. Six titles including five hardbacks with good dustwrappers including 'Spin Bowling', Ray Illingworth 1979. Twenty eight signatures to inside covers and to inside pictures including Barry Norman, Mike Denness, Brian Close, Derek Ufton, Fred Titmus, Tom Graveney, Nicholas Parsons, Mike Gatting, Derek Underwood, Graham Dilley, Allan Lamb, Peter Willey etc. 'Debrett's Cricketers' Who's Who', Iain Sproat 1980, five signatures of J. Edrich, K. Barrington, C. Milburn, B. Close and G. Evans. 'Give Me Arthur [Shrewsbury]', Peter Wynne-Thomas, 1985, five signatures of S. Finn, G. Swann, T. Robinson, A. Strauss and S. Broad. 'Rags', Derek Randall 1992. Nine signatures including Randall, R. Tolchard, R. Maru, P. Such, M. Lynch, C. Radley etc. 'Cricket In Hertfordshire', R.G. Simons 1996, signed by Brian Lara and Henry Blofeld. Also one softback, 'The Centenary Test. Melbourne Cricket Ground March 1977', A. Batchelor, A. Rusden, R. Webster and K. Williams, Melbourne 2002. Signed by the authors and Derek Randall. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Who's Who of Cricketers'. Philip Bailey, Philip Thorn and Peter Wynne-Thomas. London 1984. Dustwrapper. Signed to the first nine pages and the rear eleven pages by over two hundred and eighty Test and first-class cricketers, including over eighty Nottinghamshire players. The majority signed to labels laid down, with some signed to cutting images. Notable earlier Nottinghamshire signatures include Willatt, 'Bomber' Wells, Simpson, Stocks, Shipston, Yates, Springall, Siddons, Cotton, Cox, Clay, Hill, Frost, Rhodes etc. some signed in later years. Others include Bailey, Statham, Mann, Brookes, Tyson, Shackleton, Insole, Dexter, Evans, Cartwright, Parks, Ridgway etc. Some wear and tape repair to dustwrapper, some age toning to labels with the odd label detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'Farewell to Cricket'. Don Bradman. London first edition 1950. Nicely signed by Bradman in black ink below frontispiece image. Dustwrapper with some loss to head of spine. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'Cricket Form at a Glance in this Century 1901-1923'. Sir Home Gordon. London first edition 1924. Maroon cloth. Signed in ink to title page by Gordon. Wear and soiling to boards, fading to spine, some internal foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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'Nelson on the Board. 111 seisoenen Nederlandse cricketgeschiedenis'. Published in Dutch by the Netherland K.N.C.B. 2002. Green cloth with gilt to front cover and spine. Signed to first page by sixteen players and coaches c. 2010. Signatures include Borren (Captain), Kruger, Dighton, Szwarczyynski, Loots, Baresi, de Grooth, Seelar, Bukhari etc. Also to the title page by two Dutch cricket officials, W. Winckel and F. Kapelle. Not previously sold by the auctioneer. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Don Bradman. Four hardback titles and one softback relating to Bradman, each with signature of Bradman on label or card laid down or mounted. 'Sir Donald Bradman. A Biography', Irving Rosenwater, London 1979. 'The Bradman Era', Bill O'Reilly & Jack Egan, Sydney 1983. 'Farewell to Cricket', Don Bradman with introduction by David Frith, London 1988, with additional signature of Frith on label. 'The Don 1908-2001', Roland Perry, London 2001, with additional signature of Perry on card. 'Remembering Bradman', Margaret Geddes, Victoria, Australia 2002. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
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'Autobiography'. Neville Cardus. First edition, London 1947. Nicely signed in black ink to half title page by Cardus, dated 'London 1949'. Decent dustwrapper with nicks to edges and age toning to spine. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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'G.L. Jessop. A Complete Record of his Performances in First-class Cricket'. C.J. Britton. First edition, Birmingham 1935. Blue and cream cloth. Nicely signed in ink to inside front cover, 'Gilbert L. Jessop. April 14 1935', and 'To Eileenah from Uncle Gilbert, Jan 25 1953' (possibly Jessop's son, also named Gilbert). Minor soiling to boards, slight splitting to page block, otherwise internally in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Sussex C.C.C. biographies and histories. Six signed softback titles relating to Sussex cricket including four limited editions published by Sussex Cricket Museum & Educational Trust. 'Tony Greig 1946-2013. A Tribute', edited by Roger Packham and Nicholas Sharp 2013, limited edition no. 27/200, signed by six contributors, Barclay, Snow, Spencer, Barrow, Buss and Graves. 'Sussex Victorious. 50th Anniversary of the Gillette Cup - 1963'. Packham & Sharp 2013, limited edition no. 11/150, signed by seven contributors, Thomson, Dexter, Oakman, Parks, Buss, Packham and Snow. 'Mark Robinson. An Appreciation'. Jon Filby & Nicholas Sharp 2016, limited edition no. 97/150. Signed by Robinson and five contributors, Barrow, Cottey, Filby, 'The Diversity of Words. A Collection of Light Verse...', Hubert Doggart 2014, limited edition no. 24/50, signed by Doggart. Also 'From the Sea End', Christoper Lee, signed by the author, also Robin Marlar, Jim Parks and John Snow. 'Some Magic from Mushy and Much More', Nicholas Sharp, limited edition no. 63/75, signed by the author and Mushtaq Ahmed. 'The Year of the Magical Martlets', Nicholas Sharp 2007, signed by the author and Robin Marlar. Sold with 'The Longest Journey. The Inside Story of Sussex's Championship Triumph', Paul Weaver and Bruce Talbot, Stroud 2004. Hardback with good dustwrapper, signed by the authors and John Barclay. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Nico Craven. Eight hardback books and twenty one in paper wrappers dating from 1985 to 2005, all signed by the author, Nico Craven. Hardback titles, all with dustwrappers with odd faults, are 'Best out of Five' 1976, 'Best of both Worlds' 1976, 'Suddenly it was Summer' 1977, 'A Sign of the Times' 1978, 'August Occasions' 1979, 'A Friend of the Family' 1980, 'Playing a Supporting Role' 1981, and 'Tea for Twenty Two' 1983. Qty 29. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'The Oval. Test Match Cricket Since 1880'. David Mortimer. Stroud 2005. Boldly signed to the front endpaper by sixteen current and former Surrey players c. 2010. Signatures include Hamilton-Brown, Ramprakash, Pietersen, Roy, Batty, A. Stewart, Schofield, Meaker, M. Stewart etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'Caught in Action. 20 Years of West Indies Cricket Photography'. Gordon Brooks. Barbados 2003. Boldy signed to the front endpaper by sixteen members of the 2007 West Indies touring party to England. Signatures include Sarwan, Bravo, Chanderpaul, Collymore, Edwards, Ganga, Gayle, Joseph, Morton, Powell, Ramdin, Rampaul etc. Also signed to the title page twice by Tony Cozier, one signature on label laid down. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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'Our Cricket Story'. Alec and Eric Bedser. London 1951. Presentation copy signed to the title page by both Bedsers. Also signed to the front endpaper by eleven Surrey players including May, Clark, Stewart, Constable, Barrington, Laker, Lock, McIntyre, Wilson, Tindall etc. Some wear to dustwrapper. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Pelham 'Plum' Warner. Two first edition titles by Warner, both signed in ink to the title page by the author. 'Cricket Reminiscences with some review of the 1919 season', London 1920. Red cloth with gilt titles. Wear and bumping to boards and spine. 'Long Innings. The Autobiography of Sir Pelham Warner', London 1951. Original dustwrapper with loss and tears. Internally in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Learie Constantine. Two first edition titles by Constantine, both signed in ink to the half title page by the author. Both with dustwrappers. 'Cricket in the Sun', London 1946. Presentation copy signed and dated 9th December 1964. Good dustwrapper, internally in good condition. 'Cricketers' Carnival', London 1948. Signed and dated July 1948. Some nicks and loss to dustwrapper, internal foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'South Africa. The Years of Isolation and the return to international cricket'. Mike Procter with Patrick Murphy. Harpenden 1994. Signed to the title page by Procter and Murphy. Also signed to the half title page and facing title page by members of the 1994 and 1998 South Africa touring parties to England. Signatures include Cronje, Cullinan, Richardson, Rhodes, Liebenberg, Pollock, Kallis, Adams, Boucher, McMillan, Klusener, Snell etc. Approx. forty signatures in total. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Australian Cricket. A History'. A.G. ("Johnnie") Moyes. First edition, London 1959. Publisher's black cloth with title to spine. Nicely signed in ink to front endpaper by thirteen members of the 1968 Australian touring party to England. Signatures are Jarman, Gleeson, Hawke, Connolly, Renneberg, Walters, Chappell, Joslin, Inverarity, Mallett, Redpath, Sheahan and Taber. Minor staining to front endpaper not affecting signatures, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Lancashire cricket. Five titles, each signed by the author, two multi-signed. Three hardback titles with very good dustwrappers are 'My Own Red Roses', Gerald Hodcroft, Lewes 1984. Signed to the title and facing pages by twenty Lancashire players. Signatures include Pilling, Ormrod, Atherton, DeFreitas, Watkinson, Allott, Mendis, Fitton, Titchard etc. Also two signed titles by Eric Midwinter, 'Red Shirts and Roses', Manchester 2005, and 'Red Roses Crest the Caps', London 1989, additionally signed by Winston Place and Ken Cranston. Sold with two softback titles, each signed by the author. 'Glory Lightly Worn. A Tribute to Brian Statham', Malcolm Lorimer, Manchester 2001, and 'Johnny Briggs. Poor Johnny', Lives in Cricket series no. 2, Stuart Brodkin, Cardiff 2007, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'The Cricketing Greigs'. David Lemmon. Breedon Books, Derby 1991. Signed by the author and by Tony (twice) and Ian Greig. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Gloucestershire 'Double Winners' 1999. 'The History of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club'. David Green. Christopher Helm, London 1990. Signed by the author and B.D. 'Bomber' Wells to the title page. Also signed to the front endpaper by the twelve members of the Gloucestershire teams for the Benson & Hedges Super Cup Final at Lords', 1st August 1999, and NatWest Trophy Final, Lord's 29th August 1999. Signatures include Alleyne (Captain), Ball, Russell, Barnett, Hancock, Cunliffe, Snape, Windows, Lewis, Bracewell etc. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
In the two finals, Gloucestershire beat Yorkshire by 124 runs and Somerset by 50 runs
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'The Larwood Story'. Harold Larwood & Kevin Perkins. Sydney 1982. Paperback edition. Nicely signed to title page by Larwood and Perkins. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Yorkshire's Cricketing Legends'. Yorkshire-born Test Cricketers'. Grenville Firth. Breedon Books, Derby 2009. Signed to the title page by the author. Also signed to pages or to pieces laid down by thirty eight Yorkshire-born Test players. Signatures include Birkenshaw, Bolus, Bowes, Boycott, Hampshire, L. Hutton, R. Hutton, Ray Illingworth, Lever, Moxon, Old, Padgett, Taylor, Trueman, Yardley etc. Odd signature duplicated. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Maiden Over. A Short History of Women's Cricket and a Diary of the 1948-49 Test Tour to Australia'. Nancy Joy. First edition, London 1950. Signed in ink (one in pencil) to the half title and facing pages by eleven members of the Australia touring party, and twelve members of the England team for the third Test, The Oval, 28th- 31st July 1951. Australia signatures are Dive (Captain), Paisley, Hudson, Vogt, Batty, Schmidt, Phillips, Jones, Laughton, James and Dow. England signatures are Maclagan (Captain), Hide, Spry, Duggan, McEvoy, Robinson, Morgan, Murrey, Johnson, Birch, Sanders and Cummins. Dustwrapper with wear and loss. G
Estimate: £50/80
England beat Australia in the third Test by 137 runs. The three match series was tied 1-1
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The Ashes 2005. 'Ashes Victory. The Official Story of the greatest ever Test series in the team's own words'. Peter Hayter. Published by the England Cricket Team, London 2005. Boldly signed to the half title page by all twelve members of the England team who played in the series, and coaching staff. Players' signatures are Vaughan, Trescothick, Strauss, Bell, Pietersen, Flintoff, G. Jones, Giles, Hoggard, Harmison, S. Jones and Collingwood. Further signatures include Hayter (title page). Richard Bevan (preface), Trescothick (foreword) etc. Eighteen signatures in total. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
England famously won the series 2-1 with two matches drawn, so regaining the Ashes for the first time since 1986/87
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The Ashes 2009. 'England's Ashes. The exclusive and official story of the npower Ashes series 2009'. Peter Hayter. Published by the England Cricket Team, London 2005. Boldly signed to the half title page by fifteen of the sixteen members of the England team who played in the series, with the signature of Flintoff on detached piece. Other players' signatures are Strauss, Cook, Anderson, Bell, Bopara, Broad, Collingwood, Harmison, Onions, Panesar, Pietersen, Prior, Sidebottom, Swann and Trott. Also signed to the title page by Hayter, and Andy Flower to the introduction. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £40/60
England won the series 2-1 with two matches drawn, so regaining the Ashes
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The Ashes 2010/11. 'Ashes 2011. England's record-breaking series victory'. Gideon Haigh. London 2011. Boldly signed to the inside front cover by fourteen members of the England touring party. Signatures are Strauss, Flower. Anderson, Bresnan, Broad, Bell, Collingwood, Cook, Finn, Pietersen, Prior, Swann, Tremlett and Trott. Additional signature of Pietersen to front endpaper. Also signed to the title page by the author. Sixteen signatures in total. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
England won the five match series 3-1 with one match drawn, so retaining the Ashes

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