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Lot 1184:
Lot 1184
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
Lot 1185:
Lot 1185
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
Lot 1186:
Lot 1186
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
Lot 1187:
Lot 1187
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
Lot 1188:
Lot 1188 Lot 1188
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
Lot 1189:
Lot 1189
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
Lot 1190:
Lot 1190 Lot 1190
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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