Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 617:
'Old Cricket and Cricketers' with a preface by C.W. Alcock'. H.H. Montgomery. London 1890 and 'Fifty Years History of the Durham County Cricket Club. 1882-1931'. W.R. Bell. Sunderland 1932, 'Hampshire County Cricket Club. The Official History of the Hampshire County Cricket Club' Altham, Arlott, Eagar and Webber and 'The Noblest Game' Arlott & Cardus 1969. Sold with a good selection of thirty six cricket histories in two boxes. Good selection.
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 618:
Lot 618
'Reminiscences of the Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh, with selected matches 1832-1862'. W. Moncrieff. David Douglas, Edinburgh 1891. Red brown cloth. The frontispiece is a real photograph of the club ground with a posed match. Spine a little faded, stain to lower part of front board, silvering to frontispiece photograph, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 619:
Lot 619
'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 25 of 212 copies produced, signed by Mike Brearley, President of the MCC. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 620:
Lot 620
'My Cricket Collection and Cricket Literature'. G. Neville Weston. 3rd edition. 1974. Limited edition 29 of only 50 copies produced, signed by the author. Minor ageing to covers, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 621:
Lot 621
'Cricket Books. Great Collectors of the Past'. Irving Rosenwater. Printed by J.G. Eccles, Inverness for the Author 1976. Nine portraits. Full green leather with gilt to top edge. Limited edition 120 of 200 copies of which 190 were for sale. Signed to the limitation page by the author. Minor wear to covers and spine, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £55
Lot 622:
Lot 622
'John Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion for 1865'. Facsimile edition with green wrappers bound in green cloth. Limited edition of 100 copies, this being presentation copy number 1. VG.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 623:
Lot 623
'Basingstoke Boy'. John Arlott. 1990. Limited edition of 200 bound in full leather, gilt to page edges, by Boundary Books. Signed by John Arlott. Limited edition no 162/200. VG.
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 624:
Lot 624
'From Commons to Lord's. A Chronology of Cricket'. Volume One (1700-1750) and Volume Two (1751-1770). Ian Maun. Published 2009 and 2011. Both limited editions, Volume One limited edition no 170/220, and Volume Two 139/220. Copies 1-21 were not available for sale. The first volume signed by Maun and President of the M.C.C., Derek Underwood, the second volume signed by Maun. VG.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 625:
Lot 625
'The Ewbank Enquiry'. David Rayvern Allen. Farnham 2012. Quarter leather limited edition number 52 of 85 books produced, signed by Rayvern Allen, in slip case. VG.
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 626:
Lot 626
'Cartha 1889-1905. A Retrospect'. John Cunnigham and John Wylie, Glasgow 1905. Original decorative boards, gilt to top edge. Some foxing and breaking to internal hinges, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 627:
Lot 627
'The History of Kennington'. H.H. Montgomery, Bishop of Tasmania, late vicar of Kennington. London 1889. 'Cheap edition' in original decorative boards. Library stamp 'Auty, Library of Cricket, Ridley College, Ontario' to front end paper. Minor wear and ageing to boards, internally in good condition.
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 628:
Lot 628
'Other Days. Recollections of Rural England and Old Virginia 1860-1880'. A.G. Bradley. London 1913. Contains references to cricket played in Philadelphia. Breaking to internal hinge, odd nicks and wear to spine, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £65
Lot 629:
Lot 629
'Cricket Across the Seas- Being an account of the Tour of Lord Hawke's team in New Zealand and Australia'. P.F. Warner. London 1903. 'Longman's Colonial Library. Minor wear to spine and boards, slight browning to page edges, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 630:
Lot 630
'Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers'. F.S. Ashley Cooper. London 1923. Presentation copy from A.W. Shelton, of the Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club and later President, to 'J.A. Simpson. With every good wish from his friend A.W. Shelton, Nottingham December 1925'. Minor foxing to page edges and odd nicks to spine, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 631:
Lot 631
'Guide to the Cricket Ground'. George H. Selkirk. London 1867. Original brown boards with gilt title to front board. Pull out scorecard of a scoresheet for the match between Brazil and Pernumbuco, 10th January 1866. Ownership stamp of D.S. Newhall, prominent Philadelphian cricketer. Padwick 470. Minor wear to spine and boards, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 632:
Lot 632
'The Cricket Bat and how to use it. A Treatise on the Game of Cricket. With Practical and Scientific Instructions on Batting, Bowling and Fielding...'. 'An Old Cricketer'. Nicholas Wanostrocht. London 1863 (new issue). 96pp. Original pictorial boards. Padwick 398. Some wear to boards and spine, breaking to rear internal hinge, uneven trimming to some pages, foxing to internal pages, otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 633:
Lot 633
'Oxford Memories. A Retrospect after Fifty Years'. Rev. James Pycroft. London 1886. In two volumes. Includes and early history of Oxford University cricket and the author's recollections of cricket and cricketers. Padwick 1640 & 7970. Small nicks to spines and other minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition.
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45

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