Cricket Prints & Paintings

Lot 504:
Lot 504
Essex C.C.C. 1939-1993. A selection of pages, official and unofficial autograph sheets for the period. Pages include the 1946 Essex team signed in pencil by ten players, eleven signatures in ink on pieces laid down c1954/55, twelve signatures in ink of the 1959 team etc. Earlier signatures include Vigar, Heaven (only one match), Appleyard, Wade, Clark, Avery, Greensmith, Insole, Gibb, Preston, Bailey, Eastman etc. Approx. one hundred signatures in total. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 505:
Lot 505
Glamorgan C.C.C. c1960-2005. Page signed in ink by eight Glamorgan players c1960. Signatures include Parkhouse, D. Evans, Ward, A. Jones, Pressdee, Hedges, Watkins etc. Sold with three official autograph sheets for seasons 1974 and 2005 (two copies). G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £8
Lot 506:
Lot 506
Kent C.C.C. 1937-1987. A selection of album pages and pages comprising signatures of Kent players for the period, the majority in ink, some on pieces laid down. Earlier signatures in ink include Pawson, Ames, Valentine, Levett, Wright, Evans, Ridgway, Fagg, Dovey, Woolley etc. Sixty four signatures in total. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 507:
Lot 507
Leicestershire C.C.C. c1935-c1994. Album page signed in pencil by eight Leicestershire players c1935. Signatures are Astill, Watson, Smith, Corrall, Berry, Prentice, Edgson and Marlow. Sold with four official autograph sheets for seasons c1962, c1973, 1980 and c1994. Foxing to one autograph sheet, other odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 508:
Lot 508
Middlesex C.C.C. 1939-c1975. A selection of album pages, pages, photograph cuttings etc of Middlesex signatures in ink and pencil. Earlier signatures include Mann, Hart, Robertson, Brown, Gray, Sims, D. Compton, Robins, W. Edrich, Routledge, Price, Dewes, L. Compton, Moss, Murray, Parfitt etc. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 509:
Lot 509
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1949-1994. A selection of official and unofficial autograph sheets and pages comprising Northamptonshire signatures in ink for the period. Earlier signatures include Brown, Timms, Oldfield, Brookes, Davis, Fiddling, Barron, Broderick, Clarke, E. Davis, Garlick, Nutter, Tribe, Barrick, Allen, Manning etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 510:
Lot 510
Somerset C.C.C. c1935-c1960. Five album pages and pages signed in ink and pencil comprising Somerset signatures for the period. Earlier signatures include Case, Lee, Hazell, Mitchell-Innes, Wellard, Luckes, Meyer, Ingle, Buse, McRae, Paddy, Bennett, Gimblett, Stephenson, Tremlett, Rogers, Brocklehurst, Davey, Kitson etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 511:
Lot 511
Surrey C.C.C. c1930-1964. A selection of album pages, pages and official autograph sheets comprising Surrey signatures in ink and pencil for the period. Earlier signatures include Sandham, Barling, Strudwick, Garland-Wells, Holmes, Squires, Brooks, Parker, King, Lock, A. Bedser, May, Surridge, Fletcher, Barton, E. Bedser, Fishlock etc. Includes two official sheets headed 'County Champions 1952-1956', and a Daily Express card produced for Ken Barrington's Benefit year, 1964 with fifteen signatures. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 512:
Lot 512
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1929. Two album pages with ten signatures in pencil on pieces laid down. Signatures include Percy Holmes and Frank Dennis of Yorkshire, Alex Bell, Denys Morkel, Jacobus Duminy, Jim Christy, Jock Cameron and Nummy Deane of South Africa, also two 'vets' Archie Maclaren and Walter Brearley of Lancashire. Tear to the Deane signature, the Cameron signature trimmed with small loss, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 513:
Lot 513
County signatures 1932. Eight album pages comprising signatures in ink and pencil of Kent players (3 signatures), Worcestershire (4), Lancashire (9), Middlesex (5), Nottinghamshire (10), Sussex (7), Sussex (3) etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 514:
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'Writers & Talkers' and 'Cricket Commentators' signatures. An album page laid down to larger page comprising twenty four signatures, the majority in ink, of cricket writers and journalists, three of the signatures (two on pieces laid down) are to the larger page. Signatures include Neville Cardus, John Arlott, Jim Swanton, Brian Johnston, R.C. Robertson-Glasgow, Crawford White, Ian Peebles, George Duckworth, Roy Webber, Ron Yeomans etc. Sold with a large album page comprising nine signatures in ink on pieces laid down entitled 'Cricket Commentators'. Signatures are Bernard Kerr, Bert Oldfield, Jim Swanton, Arthur Mailey, Rex Alston, Denzil Batchelor, John Arlott, Brian Johnston and Neville Cardus. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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M.C.C. tour to India 1946/47. Six matching album pages, each nicely signed in ink one or two to a side by thirteen members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are Len Hutton, Walter Hammond, Paul Gibb, Denis Compton, John Ikin, Bill Edrich, Norman Yardley, Joe Hardstaff jun, Richard Pollard, Cyril Washbrook, Bill Voce, James Langridge and Peter Smith. Sold with a further album page very nicely signed in ink by Len Hutton. Good signatures. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £25
Lot 516:
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'Nottinghamshire C.C.C. XI 1948'. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Nottinghamshire team, sitting and standing in rows. The verso signed in ink by thirteen members of the Nottinghamshire team including Sime (Captain), Harris, Jepson, Simpson, Keeton, Hardstaff, Voce, Woodhead, Butler, Harvey, Stock etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 517:
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W.G. Grace. An unusual original trade card depicting Grace on a shield shaped Union Flag emblem published by J. Baines of Manningham, Bradford c1890. Printed advertisment to verso, '£100 a year given in prizes. Buy Baines's Cricket and Word Competition Packets'. 2.5"x2.75". Rust marks and some wear, otherwise in generally good condition. Not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £160
J. Baines Ltd of Manningham, Bradford began producing collectors cards in 1887, specialising in rugby, football, golf and cricket
Lot 518:
Lot 518
Middlesex C.C.C. Seasons 1921-2000. Over seventy official scorecards for home matches played at Lord's in the period 1921-2000 for County Championship, Gillette Cup, John Player League, Nat West Bank Trophy matches etc. Scorecards include benefit and testimonial matches for H.R. Murrell 1922, H.W. Lee 1927, J. Durston 1929, Denis Compton 1957, Fred Titmus 1963, Ron Hooker 1968, Eric Russell 1969 etc. Printed and handwritten details, some folds and wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 519:
Lot 519
England v Australia 1953. Official silk scorecard produced to commemorate the 5th Test match played at the Oval in August 1953. England won the Test by 8 wickets. For England, Hutton made 82, Bailey 64 etc. Lock took 5-45, Laker 4-75 and Trueman 4-86. For Australia Lindwall made 62, Hassett 53 and Lindwall took 4-70, Johnston 3-94. England won the series 1-0 with all the other four Tests being drawn. Loosely mounted. Small stain, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official silk scorecard for England v Australia (20th match), Lord's 20th-25th June 1968 in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 520:
Lot 520
Australia tour of West Indies 1955. Official souvenir programme for the tour with cover title 'Australian Visit to Montego Bay June 4th to 9th'. Printed by Printers Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica. Light vertical crease, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 521:
Lot 521
First day covers 1981-2000. Green file comprising thirty two commemorative covers, some individually or multi-signed, some limited edition. Individually signed covers include Derek Underwood, Patron of The Primary Club 1999, Peter Moores (Sussex) Benefit Year 1998, Alan Igglesden (Kent) Testimonial 1998 (two copies), Tom Graveney (Worcestershire) 50th Anniversary 1st Class Debut 1998 etc. Muti-signed covers include '"Welcome Back South Africa" Centenary of South African Tours to England' 1994. Signatures include Peter Kirsten, Jonty Rhodes, Allan Donald, Hansie Cronje, Mike Proctor, Gary Kirsten etc. 'Centenary of Cricket Australia/ England 1877-1977' signed by the seventeen members of the Australian touring party etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 522:
Lot 522
Middlesex C.C.C. 1960s-1990s. Over eighty official match scorecards for Middlesex home matches, the majority played at Lord's, others at Uxbridge. Approximately thirty of the scorecards with original match tickets attached. Matches include tour matches against Pakistan 1962 and Australia 1972, County Championship, Gillette Cup, John Player League, benefits etc. Printed and handwritten scores. Sold with a further selection of scorecards for county matches, women's Test matches etc for the period 1940s-1990s. Also benefit brochures for John Murray 1966, Mike Smith 1976, John Emburey 1986, Graham Barlow 1984, Clive Radley, 1987 and Phil Tufnell 1999, the Barlow, Radley and Tufnell brochures each signed. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 523:
Lot 523
'One Hundred Years of Cricket at Old Trafford 1884-1984'. Official commemorative cover produced to commemorate the centenary of cricket at Old Trafford. The cover loose mounted to decorative mount and nicely signed by twenty eight Test cricketers. Signatures include Hutton, Trueman, A. Bedser, Statham, Dexter, Gooch, Hayes, Washbrook, Tattersall, Fletcher, Close, Amiss etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 524:
Lot 524
Signed Benefit and Testimonial brochures. Good selection of brochures, over twenty signed. Brochures include a tribute to the sports writer, Ron Roberts, who died in 1965. Twelve signatures in ink to the front cover including Denis Compton, Mervyn Kitchen, Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie, Brian Langford, Peter Robinson, Roy Virgin etc. Signed benefit brochures include Jack Birkenshaw, Robin Hobbs, Johnny Wardle, Mike Smith, Vic Wilson, Derek Taylor, Peter Walker, George Tribe, Brian Close etc. Mixed condition, some water staining, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Lot 525:
Lot 525
Modern flicker books. A selection of five flicker books, two Indian 'Coca Cola' books of Sourav Ganguly and Javagal Srinath, Gillette Australia Flicker book No 1 of Don Bradman and two copies of Gillette Australia Flicker book No 2 of Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 525a:
Lot 525a
'Cricket Memoirs and Records with Advice to Youths and Others'. Herbert Sutcliffe. Leeds c1928. Paper wrappers. Slight marking to rear cover, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £5
Lot 525b:
Lot 525b
Kent Cricket Annuals 1933-1939. Three Annuals for 1933 (1st year of issue), 1936 (4th year) and 1939 (5th year) compiled by Sir Home Gordon. All with original covers. Rusting to staples to all three issues. The 1933 with some staining to front cover, light foxing/ wear to the covers of the 1936 and 1939, otherwise contents in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 525c:
Lot 525c
'Eton v Harrow at Lords'. Edited by Sir Home Gordon. London 1926. Eton limited edition of 325 copies, this being number 164. Original decorative covers. Owner's name, 'W.H. Patterson 1926' handwritten in ink to verso of limitation page. Some wear to covers and fading to spine, internally in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
William Henry Patterson attended Harrow School and played in the drawn match v Eton at Lord's in 1877 having had his cricket kit stolen while travelling to Lord's by carriage. He subsequently played first class cricket for Oxford University and Kent 1880-1900, and was joint captain of Kent 1890-1893. He was later President of Kent C.C.C. and served on the M.C.C. committee
Lot 525d:
Lot 525d
'Stoddy's Mission. The First Great Test Series 1894-1895'. David Frith. New South Wales 1994. Limited edition of 100 books produced, this being number 10, signed by Frith to the title page, and also with dedication to front endpaper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 525e:
Lot 525e
Women's cricket. A selection of handbooks, tour brochure, reports etc. Items include a 'Programme of the Tour & Matches' for the first tour be the Australian women' team in 1937, and an official report on the tour, both published by the Women's Cricket Association. An official tour guide for the 1951 Australian women's tour to England. Two Women's Cricket Association magazines from 1958. Two English Women's Cricket Federation Official Handbooks for 1935 and 1937 etc. Owner's name 'R.W. Humphries' to some publications. Qty 9. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Robina Winifred Humphries was a bowler who played cricket for Yorkshire. She is supposedly recorded as being the first women to take all ten wickets in an innings, for Dalton Ladies v Woodford C.C. in a match played at Huddersfield, however the auctioneer can no evidence to support this
Lot 525f:
Lot 525f
Cricket books. Box comprising eleven books, the majority hardbacks. Titles include 'That Test Match', Sir Home Gordon, London 1921. Handwritten inscription in ink to page facing half title page, 'With compliments of the author, H. Gordon'. Wear and ageing to blue cloth covers, otherwise in good condition. 'Overthrows', E.H.D. Sewell, London 1946. Original mono press photograph of Ranjitsinjhi walking out to bat for Sussex v Surrey 1908, laid down to inside front cover. Tear to original green cloth, otherwise in good condition. Sold with England v Australia Centenary Test 1880-1980 commemorative scorecards in original folder, also a small selection of magazines and programmes etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 525g:
Lot 525g
John McKenzie. Box comprising a collection of book catalogues including some early issues. Includes catalogues 3, 4 & 5, 15, 19, 23, 28, 30, 32, 35, 38-39, 42-43, 48-49, 51, 68-69, 72-83, 85-101, 103-106, 108-112, 114-124, 126-134, 172, 173 etc. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 525h:
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'Shipwright's I Zingari Bouquet'. 'The Universities Toilet Club Calendar for 1890'. Small 72pp booklet calendar for 1890 featuring title to front cover superimposed on the black, red and gold colours of the I Zingari Cricket Club, with 'Universities Hat Company' colour emblem to rear cover. Contents include lists of dates for important events, university cricket matches, boat races, first class cricket matches, principal horse racing meetings etc, interspersed with advertising. Minor wear to spine, otherwise in very good condition. Unusual, not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
'Shipwright's I Zingari Bouquet' was a perfume for men made by T. Shipwright of London for The Universities Perfumery Company. Each bottle featured a label bearing the colours of I Zingari. The Universities Toilet Club had barber shops in Coventry Street and Glasshouse Street
Lot 525j:
Lot 525j
Kent County Cricket Club. The Canterbury Cricket Week 1842-1891: Its Origin, Career, and Jubilee. E. Milton Small. Printed for the Author by J.A.Jennings, Canterbury (1892). This is the second issue, having 2 additional pages (pp152-154) with the scores from the 1891 matches. Decorative printed paper wrappers. Ageing to wrappers with some foxing, wear and minor loss to edge, front cover becoming detached, loss of spine paper otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 525k:
Lot 525k
'The Cricket Quarterly' edited by Rowland Bowen. Complete run of the journal from January 1963 (first issue, two copies, one lacking wrappers) to Autumn 1966. Also an 'Index to The Cricket Quarterly 1963'. Ageing and wear, rusting to staples, worm damage to the first issue. Generally in fair to good condition. Qty 18
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 526:
Lot 526
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. Original mono press photograph of Valentine being applauded onto the pitch by spectators as he walks out to bat with Patsy Hendren. Date and location unknown but assumed to be 1930s. Signed to the photograph by Valentine. 10"x8". Minor creasing and a small tear to left edge, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 527:
Lot 527
Robert James Williams. Natal & South Africa 1930-1951. Mono postcard size press photograph of Williams, half length in tour blazer. Nicely signed in ink with dedication by Williams while on the South Africa tour to England, 1935. 4"x6". Pin holes to corners, small nick to top edge, otherwise a good image
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 528:
Lot 528
England v India 1946. Excellent original official mono photograph of the England team standing and seated in rows wearing cricket attire for the third Test, The Oval 17th-20th August 1946. Signed in ink to the photograph by all eleven players. Signatures are Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Washbrook, Fishlock, Compton, Hammond, Edrich, Langridge, Smith, Evans, Bedser and Gover. The photograph measures 19.5"x7.5", laid down to photographers mount, overall 16.25"x14.25". Some fading to signatures but all legible. Staining to mount, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
The third and final Test of the series was drawn with no play possible on the final day. England won the series 1-0
Lot 529:
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'Mr. Julien Cahn's Cricket Team Jamaica 1929'. Official sepia photograph of the touring party, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and tour blazers. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by sixteen members of the party. Signatures include Cahn, Lord Tennyson, Dawson, Lilley, Shaw, Whysall, Iddon, Durtson, Astill etc. The photograph by 'Elliott Photo' with printed title to top border measures 9.5"x7.5". Laid to official photographer's mount, overall 15"x12". Minor wear to mount, the photograph and signatures in very good condition. Sold with a further official team photograph of Cahn's 1937 tour to Ceylon and Malaysia. 11.5"x7", laid to photographer's mount, overall 18"x14". Some creasing to mount, the photograph in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 530:
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Australia 1950s/1960s. Four original mono photographs each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Richie Benaud in batting action for the Australians in the opening match of the 1961 tour v Worcestershire. Bill Lawry being run out by Jim Parks in the first Test, Trent Bridge 1964. Len Maddocks taking a catch to dismiss Sainsbury in the M.C.C. v Australians match 1956, and a youthful Ian Chappell in formal attire with Don Bradman and two others. 10"x8" and smaller. Pin holes to the Benaud photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 531:
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Southern Test and county cricketers 1950s/1970s. Seventeen original mono press photographs of test and county cricketers, the majority in match action, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie (Hampshire), David Shepherd, Tony Brown, Jim Parks, Hubert Doggart, Ted Dexter, Alan Oakman (Sussex), Don Smith, Ian Thomson (Gloucestershire), Les Ames, Fred Ridgway, Brian Luckhurst, Godfrey Evans, Colin Cowdrey (Kent), Mervyn Kitchen(Somerset) etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 532:
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South east Test and county cricketers 1940s/1980s. Eight original mono press photographs of test and county cricketers in match action, each signed to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are Trevor Bailey, Derek Pringle (Essex), John Murray, Don Bennett (Middlesex), Arthur McIntyre, Micky Stewart, Arnold Long and John Edrich (Surrey). Also two further press photographs signed to verso of Syd Brown (Middlesex) and George Mann (Middlesex) being presented to King George VI. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 10. Also a signed letter from Micky Stewart dated 2003. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 533:
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Midlands and northern county cricketers 1930s/1990s. Twelve original mono and sepia press photographs of test and county cricketers in match action, each signed to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are George Kemp-Welch (Warwickshire), Jimmy Binks, Fred Trueman, Chris Old (Yorkshire), David Capel, Kapil Dev (Northamptonshire), David Gower, Gordon Parsons (Leicestershire), Ken Higgs, Ken Cranston (Lancashire), Peter Richardson (Worcestershire) and Tom Graveney (Gloucestershire). Also two signed mono press photographs of Garry Sobers in the first Test, England v West Indies, Edgbaston 1957, and Clive Lloyd, West Indies v Pakistan, Prudential World Cup semi-final at The Oval, 1979. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 14. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 534:
Lot 534
Frederick 'Fred' Ridgway. Kent & England 1946-1961. A good selection of over fifty mono press and candid photographs and postcards originally from Ridgway's personal collection from the Commonwealth tour to India and Ceylon 1950/51 and the M.C.C. tour to India, Pakistan and Ceylon 1951/52. Postcards include two of the P&O ship 'Chusan' both signed in ink to the photograph by Ridgway. Candid photographs feature members of the touring parties at airports, on excursions, playing matches, team photographs etc, four of which are signed by Ridgway. A number of photographs are annotated to the verso by Ridgway. Also includes thirteen mono press photographs of county matches featuring Ridgway 1940s/1950s. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Sold with a Cricket Club of India greetings card featuring an aerial view of the Mumbai (Bombay) ground, signed in ink to the front by Ridgway. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Ridgway played five Test matches for England, all of which were against India on the 1951/52 M.C.C. tour. The five match series was tied 1-1 with three matches drawn
Lot 535:
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Australia c1902/1905 and 1940s. Mono press photograph of W.P. Howell standing three quarter length in a hotel room wearing a suit, standing over a suitcase belonging to Clem Hill on the 1902 or 1905 tour to England. 6"x4". Horizontal crease, otherwise a good image. Sold with a mono press photograph of four Australian cricketers in cricket attire standing with a lady on the 1948 tour to England. Players include Bradman, McCabe etc. Sold with a Christmas card signed by 'Stork' Hendry, and a souvenir fixture card for the 1946/47 M.C.C. tour to Australia. G
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
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William Howard Vincent 'Hopper' Levett. Kent & England 1930-1947. An excellent selection of over sixty original mono press photographs with some mono and colour candid photographs covering Levett's playing career and later years. Originally from Levett's personal collection. Images include an early mono photograph of Levett keeping wicket for the Public Schools XV vs Australians with H.L. Collins batting for the Australians in the tour match played at Lord's 11th-12th August 1926. The photograph by The Sport & General Press Agency is laid down to photographer's mount, overall 10"x12". Other Kent players featured include Freeman, Valentine, Woolley, Fagg etc, with matches played at Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Lord's, Hastings etc. Also includes two good images of Joe Vine (Sussex, London County & England) batting and bowling in the nets at Brighton College where he was cricket coach. Sold with a certificate presented to Levett by 'The People of Goudhurst' welcoming him home after the war in 1945. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £290
Lot 537:
Lot 537
England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval 1968. Original iconic mono press photograph from the Test where Derek Underwood took the wicket of John Inverarity, who had batted throughout the innings having opened and was out playing no shot to Underwood's famous inswinging 'arm ball' and was out LBW, this wicket won the Test for England and retained the Ashes. The photograph features all eleven England players appealing, the two batsman and the Umpire with arm raised. A wonderful image. Central Press photographs Ltd. 8.25"x6.25". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 538:
Lot 538
Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire 1950s-1990s. An assortment of over forty original mono press photographs, postcards and the odd copy and colour photograph of county players. Twelve photographs of Warwickshire players including player portraits of M.D. Mencie, W.J. Stewart, N.F. Horner, A. Townsend, R.E. Hitchcock, G.H. Hill, J.G. Fox, R.G. Carter, W.B. Bridge, G.L. Benson etc. Five Worcestershire photographs including K.J. Aldrige, T.E. Davies, both by A.E. Wilkes, D. Slade, J.A. Standen, also a mono press photograph of Standen in bowling action. Twenty six Northamptonshire players. Portraits include a Wilkes photograph of M.H. Allen, also P. Arnold, D.W. Barrick, A. Lightfoot, B. Reynolds, M. Norman, G.E. Tribe, D. Brookes etc. Action shots feature W. Larkins, A.J. Lamb, N. Stanley etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 539:
Lot 539
Surrey C.C.C. 1950s/1980s. Seventeen mono press photographs and mono and colour player postcards of Surrey players. Player postcards are T.H. Clark, D. Sydenham (signed by Sydenham), D. Gibson, R. Harman, G. Thorpe and A. Stewart. Action press photograph feature M.D. Willett, N. Sargeant, A.J. Murphy, M.J. Edwards, D.G.W. Fletcher, P.I. Pocock etc. Sold with an action shot of Russell of Middlesex fielding a shot against by Halfyard of Kent in 1959, Asif Iqbal and Alan Knott with other Kent players celebrating taking a wicket etc. 12"x10" and smaller. Qty 20. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 540:
Lot 540
Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire 1950s-1980s. A selection of player postcards and orignal mono press photographs. Five player postcards of Lancashire players, T. Greenhough, R.W. Barber, G. Clayton, P. Marner, K. Tebay and a mono press photograph of S. O'Shaughnesy. Nottinghamshire player postcards include M.J. Smedley, M.N.S. Taylor, both signed, T. Atkinson, G. Millman, L. Morris, R.T. Simpson etc, and a Wilkes postcard of M. Hill. Also a mono press photograph of Bruce French in wicketkeeping action. Leicestershire player postcards are J. Savage, J. Van Geloven, G. Lester, R.C. Smith, E.F. Phillips, B. Bosher, J. Cotton, L.R. Gardner and T.A. Chapman. Also a mono press photograph of Cotton in bowling action taking a hat trick against Surrey in 1965. Derbyshire player photographs include G.O. Dawkes, D.C. Morgan, H.L. Johnson, E. Smith, P.Eyre etc. Also two mono press photographs of Johnson in batting action and H. Rhodes bowling. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 36. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Lot 541:
Lot 541
South West counties 1960s-1990s. A selection of player postcards and mono press photographs of Gloucestershire (Qty 13), Hampshire (17), Glamorgan (12) and Somerset (7) county cricketers. Gloucestershire player photograph postcards are B.J. Meyer, D. Carpenter (two different, one by A. Wilkes), B.M. Green and J.B. Mortimore. Also eight mono press photographs of players in match action including M.J. Proctor, D.M. Green, J.B. Mortimore etc. Hampshire player portraits include M.D. Burden, B. Harrison, M. Heath, H.N. Barnard, D.O. Baldry. B. Harrison, M. Heath, P.J. Sainsbury, A. Wassell etc. Match action press photographs feature Sainsbury, Livinstone, White etc. Glamorgan player photographs include T.W. Cartwright, O.S. Wheatley, D.J. Ward, L.N. Devereux, F. Clarke, D.L. Evans, A. Cordle etc. Action press photographs feature E.W. Jones, D.L. Williams, L.W. Hill etc. Somerset player photographs are G.M. Tripp, G. Atkinson and C.H.M. Greetham. Action press photographs feature D.J.S. Taylor, G.D. Rose, A.N. Hayhurst etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 49. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 542:
Lot 542
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1950s-1970s. Twenty one mono press photographs and real photograph postcards of player portraits, action photographs etc. Players featured include Brian Close, Don Wilson, Ray Illingworth, R.K. Platt, Fred Trueman, Bill Sutcliffe, Michael Cowan etc. Includes a mono press photograph of Don Wilson, Basil D'Oliveira and Derek Underwood at Perth Airport, 1970, signed by Underwood. Various sizes, 10"x8". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 543:
Lot 543
Kent C.C.C. 1930s onwards. A selection of sixteen mono candid and original press photographs, mainly relating to Kent cricket, comprising action shots, former England players etc. Players featured include Percy Chapman, Frank Woolley, Les Ames, Andrew Sandham, also Alf Gover, Bill Hitch of Surrey, Wilfred Rhodes of Yorkshire etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £165
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Press photographs 1920s/1930s. Eight original mono press photographs including M.C.C. taking the field for the first match of the 1938/39 tour to South Africa, v Western Province Country XI, 8th November 1938, also Bradman batting with Ames and Hammond in the field, 3rd Test, Old Trafford 1934, Cambridge University v Yorkshire 1926, a large crowd at Bramall Lane for Yorkshire v Kent 1926, Learie Constantine fielding etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Creasing to some photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Lot 545:
Lot 545
Test and County photographs. 1930s-1990s. A good selection of fifty eight original mono press photographs, mono and colour player postcard photographs etc. Players featured include A.W. Lilley, R. Horsfall, J. Milner, R.M.O. Cooke, G. Barker, G. Smith, R.E. East, J.K. Lever, Bill Edrich (Essex), J.D. Bannister (Warwickshire), P. Richardson (Worcestershire), J. Edrich, A. Bedser (Surrey), J. Hampshire, P. Sharpe (Yorkshire) etc. Also includes a number of photographs featuring Australian cricketers and Test matches. Players include Bill Lawry, Rodney Marsh, Mark Waugh etc. Also a mono press photograph of a youthful Prince Philip walking out to bat for Gordonstoun School in 1939. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Sussex C.C.C. 1950s-1980s. An assortment of original mono press photographs and real photograph postcards featuring Sussex players and match action. Players featured include G.C. Cooper, J.A. Snow, P.R. Dunkels, R.M. Prideaux, A.W. Mansell, D.J. Foreman, K.G, Suttle, R.T. Webb, L.J. Lenham, A.A.K. Lawrence, R. Langridge etc. Includes a photograph of Jim Parks and Ian Thomson standing together, signed by Thomson, also Ted Dexter coaching in the nets. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 37. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 547:
Lot 547
Middlesex C.C.C. 1955-1981. Over fifty mono real photograph postcards and original mono press photographs of Middlesex players and match action. Player portraits include A.C. Walton, H.W. Tilly, R.W. Hooker, R.A. Gale, W.E. Russell, J.T. Murray, D.A. Bick etc. Action photograph feature Price, Titmus, Brearley, Radley, Russell, White, Gale, Clark, Murray, Parks etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 548:
Lot 548
George and John Gunn. Nottinghamshire & England. Two original mono press photographs. One of George Gunn on board ship with the M.C.C. touring party on their return from the tour to West Indies 1929/30, date stamped to verso 26th April 1930. Small nick to top left corner, otherwise in good condition. A photograph of John Gunn, George Gunn and 'Sailor' Young taken at a reception held at Lord's to meet the Australian touring party, 28th July 1961 etc. The photographs approx. 8"x6". Sold with a an original typed letter to John Gunn on Blue Star Line letterhead dated 6th July 1930, giving details of Gunn's passage on board the S.S. Avelona Star for Sir Julian Cahn's tour to Argentina in 1930. Horizontal and vertical folds, some ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 549:
Lot 549
Douglas Vivian Parson 'Doug' Wright. Kent & England 1932-1957. Ten mono and sepia postcard size portrait press photographs, real photograph postcards etc of Wright. Includes one plain back real photograph postcard of Wright, full length in cricket attire, by Flemons of Tonbridge. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith in March 2001. Odd faults to a couple of photographs, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £140
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The Ashes. England v Australia 1948-1985. Green binder comprising a very good selection of over sixty original mono press photographs, the majority of match action from Test matches of the period, in particular the 1956 Ashes series in England, also some tour matches. Australia players featured include Bradman walking off the field in 1948, Ken Archer in the nets, Noblett, Walker, Saggers, Craig, Benaud, Harvey, Hassett, Lillee, Border etc. Includes a good selection of photographs featuring Keith Miller. Others include Johnson and May tossing for innings at Trent Bridge 1956 and England players including, Cowdrey, Compton, Hutton, Evans, Boycott, Taylor etc, with a photograph of Laker being presented with a silver salver at The Oval in 1956 to mark his record feat of taking 19 wickets in the Test match at Old Trafford. Various sizes, the majority 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
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The Ashes. England v Australia 1953. Green binder comprising an excellent selection of twenty nine original mono press photographs of match action from the 1953 Ashes series. Australians featured include Hassett, Morris, Miller and Harvey in batting action, Morris and Hole walking out to bat, the Australian team being presented to Prime Minister of Australia, Menzies, at Trent Bridge. For England, Hilton, acting as substitute fielder, and Lock walking on to the field at Headingley, Wardle batting at Trent Bridge, Alec Bedser being applauded off the pitch at Trent Bridge having taken fourteen wickets in the match, also Hutton, Compton etc. Various sizes, the majority 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £260
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England v West Indies 1928-1979. Green binder comprising a good selection of approximately fifty original mono press and the odd colour photographs featuring West Indies tours to England and England in West Indies. Series featured include West Indies to England 1928, 1950, 1957, 1966, 1975 and 1979, England to West Indies 1947/48 and 1953/54, also the 1970 Rest of the World series in England. Photographs include the West Indies team being presented to King George V at Lord's in 1928, crowds rushing on as the players leave the pitch at Lord's in 1957, spectators on in the pitch celebrating Holford scoring a century at Lord's 1966 etc. Players in match action include Constantine, Walcott, Worrell, Hunte, Sobers, Roberts, Griffith, Hutton, Edrich, Evans, May, also portraits of Kanhai, Butcher, Camacho etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. A few photographs with pin holes to corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £90
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England v New Zealand 1927-1979. Nineteen original mono press photographs featuring New Zealand tours to England including Test and County matches with a good selection of match action, team photographs etc. Tours featured include 1927, 1931, 1949, 1952, 1958, 1969, 1973 and 1979, also a team photograph of the New Zealand touring party to South Africa and Australia 1953/54. Players featured in match action include Cunnigham being stumped by Eastman, Essex v New Zealanders, Leyton 1927, Scott bowled by Sims, v Middlesex, Lord's 1949, Edrich and Hutton walking out to bat for England on the first day of the first Test match, Headingley 1949, Leslie Compton being caught by Mooney off Burtt, Lord's 1949, Lock taking a catch off his own bowling to dismiss D'Arcy, The Oval 1958 etc. Also the New Zealand team lined up at Scarborough, 1931, photograph by Walkers Studios of Scarborough. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
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England v South Africa 1935-1970. Green binder comprising a good selection of thirty two original mono press photographs featuring tours to England and to South Africa. Images include Bob Crisp with child a child in arms as the South Africans departed London in 1935, tour matches v Worcester 1935, v Surrey and v Leicestershire 1947, Test matches at The Oval 1947 and 1951, Headingley 1951 and 1955, Old Trafford 1955, Lord's 1960, Cape Town January 1970, including Hutton being given out for obstruction at The Oval 1951, the first time a player had been given out in this way in a Test match, members of the South African team watching on from the pavilion, a team photograph of the 1963/64 South Africa tour to Australia etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Odd faults to some photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
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India and Pakistan 1952-1992. Green binder comprising forty four action photographs for Test and county matches, team photographs, player portraits etc. Tours featured include India to England 1952, 1967, 1971 and 1979, Pakistan to England 1967, 1971, 1974, 1982, 1987 and 1992. Players featured include Vishwanath, Chauhan, Ghulam Ahmed etc of India, Hanif Mohammad, Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan, Imran Khan, Mudassar Nazar, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Wasim Raja, Wasim Bari, Salim Malik, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Javed Miandad etc of Pakistan. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
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England Test and county photographs 1929-1955. Black binder comprising an interesting selection of twenty one mainly original mono press photographs of the period. Good Worcestershire content. Images include Leyland and Sutcliffe walking out to bat at Scarborough c1934, Harold Larwood arriving for practice at Trent Bridge in 1930, a hand print of Larwood, the Nottinghamshire team who won the County Championship in 1929, a wire photograph of Hutton celebrating retaining the Ashes in Australia 1955, J.W. Hearne with his mother inspecting cricket bats in their family sports business, an engagement photograph of C.F. Walters and his fiancee, Nawab of Pataudi batting in the nets, Walters and Wyatt, captains of Worcestershire and Warwickshire, at the presentation of a cup, Worcestershire playing at Dudley, a photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of Wright and Gibbons walking out to bat for Worcestershire c1930, Douglas Jardine taking the field for Surrey at Stourbridge etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Odd faults to some photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
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England Test and county photographs 1940s/1950s. Black binder comprising a good selection of fifty one original mono press photographs of the period, the majority of players in match action. Good Sussex, Surrey and Middlesex content. Players featured include Bill Edrich, Denis Compton, Peter May, David Sheppard, Len Hutton, Tony Lock, Fred Titmus, Jim Parks, Leslie Compton, Ronald Bell, Jack Robertson, Alan Oakman, Syd Brown, John Murray, Ken Barrington, Micky Stewart etc. Also includes a good image of Denis Compton sitting in front of the Trent Bridge pavilion with A.E.R. Gilligan and spectators, after his innings of 184 against Australia in 1948. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
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Sussex 1930s. An interesting selection of six original mono press photographs featuring Sussex cricketers. Photographs include one showing five Sussex cricketers, Cox, Pearce, Duleepsinhji, Greenwood and Cornford at Victoria Station in October 1931 before departing to spend the winter in India as guests of Ranjitsinhji. Other photographs include three of Maurice Tate practicing in the nets (various), Duleepsinhji in batting action, and K.S. Samarsinhji being coached in the nets by Albert Relf. 10"x7.5" and smaller. Odd faults to some photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £200
K.S. Samarsinhji was a nephew of Ranjitsinhji
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Kent 1930s-1960s. Eight original mono press photographs featuring Kent players. Photographs include Frank Woolley, three-quarter length in cricket attire by B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge, another of Woolley playing with his grand-daughter in 1967. Also Woolley taking a catch at slip to dismiss Parker of Surrey in 1937, hand prints of Ames and Woolley, each with their ink signature laid down to image, Watt batting for Kent v Surrey 1934 etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. An interesting selection of eight original mono press photographs of Hobbs during his playing career and in retirement. Photographs include Hobbs sitting with his wife on board the Channel steamer on their return from the successful Ashes tour to Australia in 1929, Hobbs wearing his M.C.C. tour blazer signing a bat, playing golf shortly after retiring from first class cricket in 1935, Hobbs and Sutcliffe observing the two minutes silence on the golf course at Roehampton 1931, playing in a charity billiards match with the billiards player, Tom Newman in 1932 etc. Good images. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £160
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Herbert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes 'Record Opening Stand' 1932. Two original mono photographs from the Essex v Yorkshire match played at Leyton on the 15th-17th June 1932. Sutcliffe and Holmes set a Yorkshire record first wicket stand of 555, Sutcliffe scored 313 and Holmes 224no. This is still the record opening stand for Yorkshire and is second in the overall record for the first wicket. One photograph shows Sutcliffe scoring the 555th run of the innings before being bowled. The other photograph shows Holmes and Sutcliffe shaking hands in front of the scoreboard and spectators. Both photographs 9.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
The record opening stand ended at 555-1 declared when Sutcliffe was out. Essex were then bowled out for 78 and 164, Verity taking ten wickets in the match and Bowes nine, to win by an innings and 313 runs
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M.C.C. tours to Australia 1928/29 and 1932/33 (Bodyline). Two official mono photographs of the touring parties, seated and standing in rows, the 1928/29 party in cricket attire, the 1932/33 party wearing tour blazers. The photographs, 10"x8" and 10"x7" laid down to photographer's mounts, with printed titles and players' names to borders, overall approx. 12"x10". Photographers unknown. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 563:
Lot 563
Australia tour to England 1956. Original mono photograph of the 1956 Australian touring party wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. Fully signed in different coloured inks to the mount borders by all twenty one players and officials. Players' signatures include Johnson (Captain), Lindwall, Rutherford, Craig, Mackay, Benaud, Langley, Maddocks, Harvey, Miller, Burge etc. The photograph measures 9.5"x7.5" laid to mount, overall 14"x8", the photograph and mount trimmed to lower edge, otherwise a good image
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 564:
Lot 564
Arthur Brian Sellers. Yorkshire 1932-1948. A collection of seven original mono and sepia photographs from Sellers' personal collection. Photographs include five of match action from M.C.C. v Yorkshire, Lord's, May 1932. Yorkshire players featured include Mitchell, Holmes, Barber and Sellars. Each photograph measures 8"x6" laid to mount with typed caption below. Other photographs are an informal image of Sellers wearing his Yorkshire blazer when twelfth man for Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Scarborough 1947, a large crowd in attendance in the background. Also a good mono photograph of the Yorkshire team walking out to field at Scarborough, match unknown. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £220
Sellers captained Yorkshire 1933-1948
Lot 565:
Lot 565
'Yorkshire County Cricket Team 1902'. Original mono photograph of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps and blazers. The photograph by Durhams Ltd, The "County" Studio, Leeds, measures 11"x9" laid down to photographer's mount with printed title and player's names to borders. Overall 18"x14.5". Loss and damage to mount, the photograph in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
The following four lots relate to Sir Arthur Alexander Priestley who played cricket for the M.C.C. and took part in and led overseas touring sides between 1894 and 1897 including the West Indies, Lucas's tour 1895 and Priestley's tour 1897, and Ranji's tour to North America 1899. In 1908 the touring Gentlemen of Philadelphia played a match against Grantham Cricket Club, when Priestley, then MP played on the side of the Philadelphians. He was M.P. for Grantham 1900-1918 and was knighted in 1911
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Lot 566
'Arthur Priestley's XI v XV of Grantham & District 1909'. Original sepia photograph of the team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers. The team featured notable players of the time, K.L. Hutchings, L.H.W. Troughton, D.W. Carr, S.H. Day, J.R. Mason, G.J.V. Weigall (Kent), L.A.F. Weigall (Europeans), A.C. MacLaren (Lancashire) and R. Brooks (Surrey & London County). The photograph by 'Emary' of Grantham measures 11.25"x8", laid to photographer's official mount with hand printed title and players' names to borders, overall 18"x14.5". Formerly the property of J.R. Mason. Staining to mount, some silvering to the photograph, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30

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