Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

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Lot 617:
'The Larwood Story'. Harold Larwood & Kevin Perkins. Sydney 1982. Paperback edition. Nicely signed to title page by Larwood. The book, a presentation copy from the author Kevin Perkins to film producer David Puttman with dedication to title page and dated 30th April 1983. VG - cricket
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
David Puttman is a British film producer, famous for producing 'Chariot of Fire' (1981), 'The Killing Fields (1984), Local Hero (1983) etc
Lot 618:
Signed cricket books. 'Peter May. A Biography'. Alan Hill 1996, signed by Colin Cowdrey, who wrote the foreword, and by Dickie Bird, 'Swanton In Australia, with M.C.C. 1946-1975'. E.W. Swanton 1975, signed by Swanton, 'Cricket Reflections'. Ken Kelly. 1985. Signed to title page by Kelly, 'One Hundred Lord's Tests. Jonathan Rice 2001, signed by Trevor Bailey and Tom Graveney and 'Battle for the Ashes'. David Frith 2005, signed by Frith. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 619:
Cricket Commentators and authors. 'Over to you, Aggers'. Jonathan Agnew 2002, signed by Agnew, 'The World according to Bumble'. David Lloyd 2010, signed by Lloyd, 'Caught Australia, Bowled England'. David Frith 1997, signed by Frith and 'Cricketers of My Time'. E.W. Swanton 1999, signed by Swanton.Qty 4. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £12
Lot 620:
'The Immortals'. The Book of New Zealand Test Players'. Paul Verdon. Auckland 2006. Limited edition 462 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 - cricket
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 621:
'Harold Larwood. Blackpool Cricket Club Professional'. Gerry Wolstenholme. Lancashire 2003. Limited edition hardback this being number 15 of 150, signed by the author. In slip case. Sold with 'Mine Host at The Mitre. Bobbie Peel at Blackpool 1905'. Gerry Wolstenholme. Red Rose Books 2009. Limited edition number 42 of 120, signed by the author. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 622:
Signed booklets/brochures. 'Lord Hawke's XI at Unley'. Bernard Whimpress. Limited edition 98 of 100 copies, signed by the author. Sold with 'Charlie Hallows. 1,000 runs in May 1928'. K. Martin Tebay 2008. Limited edition 96/125 copies produced, signed by Tebay and 'George Herbert Hirst. Mirfield Cricket Club 1891'. Patrick J.A. Neal 2006, signed by Neal. Qty 3. VG - cricket
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 623:
Lancashire signed booklets/ brochures. 'Charlie Hallows. 1,000 runs in May 1928'. K. Martin Tebay 2008. Un-numbered limited edition of 125 copies produced, signed by Tebay, 'A Bowler's Match Throughout. Lancashire v Yorkshire August 1893'. K. Martin Tebay 2011, un-numbered limited edition of 25 copies produced, signed by Tebay and 'Who'd a Thowt It?. Yorkshire v Lancashire 1924'. K. Martin Tebay 2011, , un-numbered limited edition of 25 copies produced, signed by Tebay. Qty 3. VG -cricket
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 624:
'Johnny Briggs. Poor Johnny'. Stuart Brodkin. Red Rose Books, Lancashire 2007. Limited edition 21/50. Signed by Brodkin. In original slipcase. Sold with standard edition of the book signed by Brodkin, 'Boy Briggs and his Lordship. Johnny Brigg's Benefit Match Lancashire v Yorkshire 1894', Martin Tebay 2010, limited edition 55/125 copies signed by Tebay and 'Lancashire's Record Tenth Wicket Partnership. Johnny Briggs and Richard Pilling. Aigburth 1885'. Martin Tebay 2010, limited edition 33/50 copies signed by Tebay. Qty 4. VG - cricket
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £42
Lot 625:
'Cricket'. Reg Simpson. London 1952. Signed to title page by Simpson in ink. Also signed by Simpson to six of the 'Illustration' pages featuring him and to cigarette card of Simpson, laid down to front end paper. Odd Illustration page detached. G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 626:
'Early Books on Cricket' David Rayvern Allen. London 1987. Original 'Final Draft' of the book with hardback boards and title 'Early Books on Cricket. Final Draft' to front board and spine. Signed by Allen, and with letter tipped into front from the publishers to Allen regarding the book, dated May 1987. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 627:
Lot 627
'A Short History of Norfolk County Cricket'. David Armstrong Larks Press 1990. Presentation copy signed to title page 'To Neville, with best wishes, David Armstrong'
Estimate: £10/15
Hammer price: £12
Lot 628:
'Test Match Special'. Edited by Peter Baxter. Three volumes, entitled 'Test Match Special' 1981, 'Test Match Special 2' 1983 and 'Test Match Special 3' 1985. The first volume signed to front end paper by ten of the Test Match Special team. Signatures are Brian Johnston, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Don Mosey, Trevor Bailey, Bill Frindall, Fred Trueman, Henry Blofeld, Peter Baxter, Tony Lewis and Alan McGilvray. Also signed and dedicated to the rear end papers 'To the Champ!, Brian Johnston. Volume 3 also signed by Lewis. All with dustwrappers. G - cricket
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 629:
'M.C.C. in South Africa 1938/39'. B. Bassano. Ewell 1997. Limited edition number 77 of 250 copies produced, 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. VG - cricket
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 630:
'Sir Aubrey. A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith. England Cricketer, West End Actor and Hollywood Filmstar'. David Rayvern Allen. Limited edition number 112 of 150 copies produced, signed by Hinor Cobb, Daughter of Sir Aubrey Smith and by the late David Rayvern Allen. VG - cricket
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 631:
'On Tour with Bradman. With drawings by Arthur Mailey'. Andy Flanagan. Sydney 1950. Original dustwrapper, with a little wear, small loss to extremities. Presentation copy from the author Flanagan to Captain H.S. Allan of the Ship R.M.S. Strathaird, the ship which brought the Australian touring team to England in 1948. The inscription reads 'To my dear friend- 'He that I spoke of (p.15) our great Captain's Captain'. Captain Allan- with the compliments and very best wishes of the author, Andy Flanagan'. Rare in this dedicated and signed form. Good condition - cricket
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Flanagan wrote a whole paragraph regarding the Captain of the Strathaird, H.S. Allan, mainly regarding his renowned enormous eyebrows
Lot 632:
'Cricket Lovely Cricket. West Indies v England 1950'. V.P. Kumar. Privately published 2000. Signed and inscribed to title page by Kumar and to front end paper by three of the six featured players. Signatures are Rae, Walcott and Weekes. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
Lot 633:
'At the Crease with Gary Sobers. His partnerships in Test Cricket'. Keith A.P. Sandiford. London 2001. Limited edition number 72 of 160 books produced, signed by Sobers and by the author. VG - cricket
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £45

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