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Lot 617:
'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.19. In slip case. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 618:
'Imperial Cricket'. P.F. Warner. London 1912. Large 'Limited Edition de Luxe' issue of 100 copies, this being no. 99. Original full vellum covers, all edges gilt. Signed to the title page 'Pelham F. Warner'. Contains a loose hand written insert inscribed 'This book belonged to Edward Roper, an old boy of this school, who died April 26th 1921, and is presented to the Present and Future members of the School by his nephew G.A. Roper who hopes that the boys will follow in his uncle's footsteps in everything they do and "Play the Game".'. Crease to limited page, some staining and minor wear to covers and page edges, minor foxing to some internal pages, otherwise in very good condition. Rare - cricket
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold
Edward Roper, Lancashire & Yorkshire, 1876-1893, was a pupil at Clifton College and for many years involved in the organisation of cricket in the Liverpool area. He died of appendicitis in 1921
Lot 619:
'Lady Bradman. Obituary by E.W. Swanton. Author's Manuscript 1997'. An original hand written manuscript, comprising five pages in Swanton's own hand including significant alterations, corrections and additions. VG - cricket
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 620:
'The Padwick 'Bibliography'- its Genesis'. Irving Rosenwater. Printed for private circulation, Newnham on Severn 2002. Limited edition number 75 of which 65 copies were available for sale, this being number 58, signed by the author. Excellent condition - cricket
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 621:
'H.T. Waghorn- A Singular Portrait'. Irving Rosenwater. Newnham, Newnham on Severn 2005. Limited edition number 31 of 125 numbered copies produced, of which 115 are for sale, signed by Rosenwater. Excellent condition - cricket
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
This is a complete set of Somerset C.C.C. Yearbooks from 1890 to 1913, no publication of the Yearbook in the gap years, being 1906-08, 1914-1919. A.D. Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is 'difficult to procure'.
Lot 622:
Lot 622
Somerset County Cricket Club 1890. Exceptionally rare First edition of the yearbook. Original decorative wrappers. Alex Hammett, Taunton 1891. Crease to front wrapper to lower right hand corner, very slight rusting to staples, slight corner loss to top corner of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition - cricket
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 623:
Lot 623
Somerset County Cricket Club 1890 and 1891. Rare Second edition of the yearbook incorporating the 1st issue. Original decorative boards. Alex Hammett, Taunton 1891. Some minor age toning to boards otherwise in very good condition - cricket
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £280
The first issue in board covers, often mistakenly referred to as the first edition
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Sussex County Cricket Annual 1938. Original decorative wrappers.Minor age toning otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 625:
Lot 625
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1892-93. Third Edition. Compiled by Tom H. Knight (County Scorer). Alex Hammett, Taunton 1892. Original decorative boards. Some minor wear, with small loss, to top left hand corner of front board, light foxing otherwise in good condition. Ex Woodhouse collection with photocopied copy of 'Anthony Woodhouse- A Tribute' by Rosenwater included. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 626:
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1893-94. Fourth Edition. Compiled by Tom H. Knight (County Scorer). Alex Hammett, Taunton 1893. Original decorative boards. Very minor soiling to boards otherwise in very good+ condition. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 627:
Lot 627
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1894-95. Fifth Edition. Compiled by Tom H. Knight (County Scorer). Alex Hammett, Taunton 1895. Original decorative boards. Very minor soiling and wear to boards and spine otherwise in very good condition. Ex Woodhouse collection with photocopied copy of 'Anthony Woodhouse- A Tribute' by Rosenwater included. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £250/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 628:
Lot 628
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1895-96. 6th Edition. Compiled by W.T. Webb. Hammett & Co, Taunton 1896. Original decorative boards. Minor wear to boards otherwise in very good condition. Ex Woodhouse collection with photocopied copy of 'Anthony Woodhouse- A Tribute' by Rosenwater included. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £250/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 629:
Lot 629
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1896-97. 7th Edition. Compiled by W.T. Webb. Hammett & Co, Taunton 1897. Original decorative boards. Some soiling to boards otherwise in very good condition. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £230/260
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 630:
Lot 630
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1897-88. 8th Edition. Compiled by W.T. Webb. Hammett & Co, Taunton 1898. Original decorative boards. Tear to front corner board near to spine, tear continues to various degrees to all internal pages, and further smaller tear to some rear pages otherwise in generally very good condition. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £150/200
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 631:
Lot 631
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1898-99. 9th Edition. Compiled by W.T. Webb. Hammett & Co, Taunton 1899. Original decorative boards. Minor scuffs to front board otherwise in very good condition. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £200/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 632:
Lot 632
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1899-1900. 10th Edition. Compiled by G.S. McAulay.Hammett & Co, Taunton 1899. Original decorative boards. Minor soiling to boards otherwise in very good+ condition. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £230/260
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 633:
Lot 633
Somerset County Cricket Club Year Book 1900-01. Compiled by G.S. McAulay.Hammett & Co, Taunton 1900. Original decorative boards. Some wear and wrinkling to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Ex Woodhouse collection with photocopied copy of 'Anthony Woodhouse- A Tribute' by Rosenwater included. Scarce - cricket
Estimate: £200/250
Hammer price: unsold

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