Cricket Books

Lot 1155:
Lot 1155
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1156:
Lot 1156
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Very minor bump to corner of front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1157:
Lot 1157
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1158:
Lot 1158
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1159:
Lot 1159
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1160:
Lot 1160
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very good condition with bright gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1161:
Lot 1161
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Five Almanacks for 1998 (1st edition), 1999, 2000-01, 2002-03 and 2003-04. Original hardbacks with good dust wrappers. Some light fading to the dustwrapper spine of the 1998 edition. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Original hardback compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944 ( Ink name of ownership to front end paper) and two copies of the 1864 Wisden facsimile edition issued in 2013. Qty 8. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1162:
Lot 1162
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. Willows softback reprint (1988) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 334/500. Ink name of ownership to white front end paper. Some bumping to lower corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1163:
Lot 1163
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. Willows hardback reprint (1993) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 467/500. Ink name of ownership to white front end paper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. Willows hardback reprint (1994) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 463/500. Ink name of ownership to white front end paper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1165:
Lot 1165
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. Willows hardback reprint (1995) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 339/500. Ink name of ownership to white front end paper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1166:
Lot 1166
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. Willows hardback reprint (1995) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 455/500. Ink name of ownership to white front end paper. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1167:
Lot 1167
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. Willows softback reprint (1991) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered, a review copy. Sold with a softback edition for 1924, front wrapper detached, wrappers faded and worn, clear tape to spine affecting wrappers, internally good and a reprint copy of the 1864 Wisden published in 2013 to mark 150 years of Wisden. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £50/70

Lot 1168:
Lot 1168
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1923 & 1924. 60th & 61st editions. Original paper wrappers to the 1923 edition, the 1924 edition lacking rear wrapper. The two books in worn condition, worn wrappers, total loss of spine papers, page block broken and sections becoming loose, name of ownership to top border of front wrappers, contents generally good. Bought as seen, not subject to return. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1169:
Lot 1169
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to page block, sections becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1170:
Lot 1170
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to page block, sections becoming slightly loose, some loss to spine paper, name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1171:
Lot 1171
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor loss to spine paper, minor soiling and wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1172:
Lot 1172
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Page block breaking, sections becoming Loose, loss and wear to spine paper, wear and chipping to edge of front wrapper, minor corner loss to rear wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1173:
Lot 1173
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine, original wrappers darkened and soiled otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1174:
Lot 1174
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine, some staining to front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1175:
Lot 1175
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing to spine, minor wear and chipping to wrapper extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1176:
Lot 1176
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor nick to top edge of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1177:
Lot 1177
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor creasing to print on front wrapper, very minor wear to spine paper, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1178:
Lot 1178
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1179:
Lot 1179
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1180:
Lot 1180
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Odd very minor faults otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor mark to front cover, odd very minor faults otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1182:
Lot 1182
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1183:
Lot 1183
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1184:
Lot 1184
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Very minor darkening to covers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1185:
Lot 1185
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to spine, usual browning to pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1186:
Lot 1186
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948-1950. Original limp cloth covers. The 1948 and 1949 editions with bowing to spine, the 1950 with slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in generally good+ condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1187:
Lot 1187
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951-1953. Original limp cloth covers. The 1951 and 1952 editions with slight breaking to front internal hinge, the 1952 with nick to head of spine otherwise in good+ condition, the 1953 edition in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1188:
Lot 1188
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954-1956. Original limp cloth covers. The 1954 edition with slight breaking to front internal hinge, minor bowing to all three spines otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1189:
Lot 1189
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957-1959. Original limp cloth covers. The 1957 edition with slight breaking to front internal hinge, minor bowing to all three spines otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1190:
Lot 1190
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960,1961 & 1966. Original limp cloth covers. The 1957 edition with slight breaking to front internal hinge, minor bowing to the spine of the 1960 and 1966 editions otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1191:
Lot 1191
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Very minor mark to front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1192:
Lot 1192
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963 and 1964. Original hardbacks. Some marks and staining to front boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1193:
Lot 1193
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and age toning to dustwrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1194:
Lot 1194
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the spine of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1195:
Lot 1195
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968 & 1969. Original limp cloth covers. The 1968 edition with minor bowing to spine, odd minor faults otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1196:
Lot 1196
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970 & 1971. Original limp cloth covers. The 1971 edition with minor bowing to spine, odd minor faults otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1197:
Lot 1197
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some wear and age toning to dustwrappers, the dustwrapper of the 1973 edition poor and ripped otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1198:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2017. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some fading to the spines of the dustwrappers of the earlier editions otherwise in good condition throughout. Qty 42
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1199:
Lot 1199
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900 to 1905. All uniformly bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, the front wrapper laid down to front of green boards. The 1902 and 1904 editions with some page sections loose, although both appear complete, odd faults including occasional staining otherwise in good condition. Qty 6. Viewing essential, bought as seen, not subject to return
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1200:
Lot 1200
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906, 1907 and 1909. All uniformly bound in red boards, lacking original wrappers, the front wrapper laid down to front of red boards with the exception of the 1909 edition. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1201:
Lot 1201
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in quarter leather boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Occasional foxing to page extremities otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1202:
Lot 1202
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914 and 1915. 48th to 52nd editions. Original paper wrappers. All four editions with broken or breaking page blocks, sections becoming or are loose. The 1911 with detached wrappers, loss to wrappers, loss of the majority of spine paper although appears complete, the 1912 with loss to spine paper and wear to wrapper extremities, age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition, the 1913 edition with detached wrappers and almost total loss of spine paper, the 1914 edition with detached age toned front wrapper and total loss of spine and the 1915 edition with detached wrappers, total loss of spine paper otherwise appears complete. Overall the five editions in around fair/good condition. Viewing essential, bought as seen, not subject to return. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1203:
Lot 1203
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1910, 1920, 1921 and 1924. 47th, 57th, 58th & 61st editions. All four editions bound in light brown (3) and green boards. The 1910 edition lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges, appears complete, the 1920 edition with original front wrapper, lacking rear, appears complete, the 1921 edition lacking original wrappers and appears complete and the 1924 edition lacking original wrapper and appears complete. Overall all four in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1204:
Lot 1204
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1922, 1923 and 1925. 59th, 60th and 62nd editions. All three bound in quarter leather boards, with titles in gilt to spine. The 1922 edition with poor front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, lacking two advertisement pages at rear, contents a little loose and breaking to internal hinges, the 1923 edition with original age toned and worn wrappers, some pages loose and breaking to internal hinges and the 1925 edition with age toned and worn rear wrapper, lacking front wrapper, lacking first advertisement page. good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1205:
Lot 1205
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1926, 1927 and 1929. 63rd, 64th and 66th editions. All three bound in light and dark brown boards, with original paper wrappers and titles in gilt to spine. The 1926 edition with worn and age toned wrappers, odd page sections loose although appears complete, the 1927 edition, again, with worn and age toned wrappers and the 1929 edition with age toned wrappers with loss to top right hand corner of front wrapper otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1206:
Lot 1206
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1207:
Lot 1207
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1930, 1931 and 1935. 67th, 68th and 72nd editions. All three bound in light brown (2) and black boards, with original paper wrappers and titles in gilt to spine. The 1930 edition a little tired otherwise in good condition, the 1931 edition with worn and age toned wrappers otherwise in generally good condition and the 1935 edition with darkening and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1208:
Lot 1208
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1932, 1933 and 1934. 69th, 70th and 71st editions. The first two editions bound in light brown and dark blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers, and titles in gilt to spine. The 1932 edition lacking advertisement pages at front and two pages at rear, the 1933 edition lacking advertisement pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition and the 1934 with original age toned and worn wrappers, some loss to wrappers at front and rear, crease to front and rear wrapper, slight breaking to spine block, some wear and loss to spine block otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1209:
Lot 1209
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to page block, minor soiling to wrappers and spine paper, odd minor faults to wrapper extremities otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1210:
Lot 1210
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to page block, some loss to spine paper, wear to spine extremities, some bowing to spine block otherwise in good+ condition. Sold with a rebound softback edition for 1938, generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1211:
Lot 1211
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1947 to 1950. Original limp cloth covers. Varying degrees of bowing to spines of all four editions, the 1947 and 1950 editions in good condition, the 1948 with broken spine block, page becoming loose and the 1949 with some spotting to covers. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1212:
Lot 1212
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1951, 1953 and 1954. Original limp cloth covers. Varying degrees of bowing to spines of all three editions, odd faults to covers otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1213:
Lot 1213
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1952 and 1955. Original hardback. The 1952 edition with slight breaking to internal hinges, dulling to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in good condition, the 1955 edition in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1214:
Lot 1214
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1956 to 1959. Original limp cloth covers. Varying degrees of bowing to spines of all four editions, the 1959 heavily bowed, the 1956 edition in very good condition, the 1957 in good condition and the 1958 and 1959 editions in fair/good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1215:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1960 to 2017. Original limp cloth covers. The majority of books are softback editions with the exception of 1960, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1981 to 1983 and 2006 to 2017 which are original hardbacks with dustwrappers with the exception of the 1965, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1982, 1983 and 2017 which are lacking dustwrappers. Plus 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1984'. Compiled by Derek Barnard. London 1985. Some faults to odd books including wear to boards and covers, bowing to spines, minor damage, although overall as a run in generally good condition. Qty 59
Estimate: £80/120

Lot 1216:
Lot 1216
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Full set of eight Almanacks for 1998 (1st Edition), 1999, 2000-01, 2001-02 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 . Original hardbacks with good dust wrappers with the exception of the 1998 edition which has 'light' fading to spine. Sold with a collection of Cricket Memorabilia Society magazines. Number 61 (December 2003) to numbers 111 (June 2016) inclusive with the exception of one issue plus associated booklets, auction catalogue and Directories. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1217:
Lot 1217
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1907 and 1909. 44th & 46th editions. The 1907 edition lacking spine paper, masking tape to spine covering borders of wrappers, the front wrapper with heavy loss to right hand border, old tape marks to wrappers, minor damage to first advertisment page otherwise good internally, the 1909 with original wrappers, bound in brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Some breaking to internal hinges of board, minor wear to front wrapper, lacking photographic plate otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1218:
Lot 1218
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine, some loss to spine paper, some minor wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Signed to page 281 by one of the 'Five Cricketers of the Year', Cyril Walters
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1219:
Lot 1219
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor wear to spine paper, minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1220:
Lot 1220
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor wear to spine paper, very minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1221:
Lot 1221
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Slightly warped spine, slightly soiled covers otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition. Sold with a 'Hampshire County Cricket Guide for 1935' lacking front red wrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70

Original Hardback editions
Lot 1222:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original hardback. Very minor mark to rear board, very minor wear to board extremities otherwise in very good condition throughout with bright gilt titles. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £8000/10000
The rare second issue of the original hardback, which was first introduced in 1896
Lot 1223:
Lot 1223
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Some bumping to corners of boards, minor marks and light wear to boards and spine paper, some light wear to internal hinges, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £500/700
Lot 1224:
Lot 1224
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original hardback. Slight bowing to front board, boards and spine paper with some wear, bumping to corners, some wear to board extremities, odd minor faults internally otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1225:
Lot 1225
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to board extremities otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £600/800
Lot 1226:
Lot 1226
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Very light crease to lower part of front board, minor wear to board extremities, odd mark to boards otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £500/600
Lot 1227:
Lot 1227
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. Very minor dark mark to edge of front board, some fading to gilt titles on spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition
Estimate: £2000/3000
Lot 1228:
Lot 1228
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board and spine extremities, minor bumping to board corners, some fading to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1229:
Lot 1229
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original hardback. Wear to head and base of spine paper, some light creasing to spine paper, dulling to title gilts on spine, very minor breaking to front internal hinges, minor stain to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £350/450
Lot 1230:
Lot 1230
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Wear to boards and spine paper, heavy wear to board and spine extremities, bumping to corners, odd marks to boards, tears to head of spine paper, breaking to internal hinges, internally in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1231:
Lot 1231
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards, crease to spine paper, some bumping to corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1232:
Lot 1232
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original hardback. Wear and minor staining to boards and spine paper, wear to board and spine extremities, bumping to corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1233:
Lot 1233
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to board and spine extremities otherwise in very good condition. Ex Eagar Collection with his bookplate loosely attached to inside front board
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1234:
Lot 1234
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Wear with some damage to head of spine paper, some marks to rear board, some bumping to corners of rear boards, wear to board extremities, internally good/very good
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1235:
Lot 1235
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original hardback. Wear to boards and spine paper, creasing to spine paper, bumping to corners, wear to board and spine extremities, soiling to page block edge, internally good
Estimate: £220/260
Lot 1236:
Lot 1236
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Wear and some creasing to spine paper, bumping to corners of boards, some wear to board extremities, some breaking to top of front internal hinge, name and date handwritten to top border of front yellow end paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Lot 1237:
Lot 1237
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Light vertical crease to centre of front board, minor wear to boards and spine paper, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Lot 1238:
Lot 1238
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Dulled title gilts to front board and spine paper, some wear to board and spine extremities, minor breaking to front and rear internal hinges otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Lot 1239:
Lot 1239
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Dulled title gilts to spine paper, dulling to title gilts on front board, some wear to head and base of spine paper with nick to head, minor bumping to corners, internally very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Lot 1240:
Lot 1240
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Appears to have had re-gilding of titles to front board and spine paper, minor wear to board extremities, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Lot 1241:
Lot 1241
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Wear and some creasing to both front and rear board, appears to have had re-gilding of titles to spine paper, bumping to corners, wear to board extremities, odd ink stain, breaking to front internal hinge, soiling to page block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1242:
Lot 1242
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to boards and spine paper, some wear to head and base of spine paper, bumping to corners, dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges, soiling to spine block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1243:
Lot 1243
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to boards and spine paper, some wear to top left hand corner of front board, dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1244:
Lot 1244
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original hardback. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Appears to have had re-gilding of titles to spine paper, some wear to head and base of spine paper, some wear to internal hinges, very minor staining to bottom of odd internal page otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1245:
Lot 1245
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very good condition with title gilts very bright. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £700/1000
Lot 1246:
Lot 1246
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very minor blemish to front board, slight dulling to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £600/800
Lot 1247:
Lot 1247
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Light creasing to front board, very slight dulling to title gilts, minor marks to boards, ink annotation to page 95 otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 1248:
Lot 1248
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. The book appears to have had re-gilding of titles to front board and spine paper, wear and some creasing to boards, some foxing to inside of front board and first few pages, minor wear to internal hinges, minor spotting to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1249:
Lot 1249
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some light vertical creasing to cover of front board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £220/260
Lot 1250:
Lot 1250
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, light creasing to rear board, minor foxing and browning to some page edges otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1251:
Lot 1251
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. 'Light' fading to boards and spine paper, dulling to title gilts otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1252:
Lot 1252
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1253:
Lot 1253
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953 and 1954. Original hardbacks. The 1952 edition with broken internal hinges, sections becoming loose, the 1953 edition with odd minor faults and the 1954 with broken rear internal hinges, all three with varying degrees of dulling to title gilts otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1254:
Lot 1254
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Minor dulling to title gilts on spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1255:
Lot 1255
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1988, 1989 and 1990. Three original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Each volume nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate. The 1988 signed by J.P. Agnew (Leicestershire), N.A. Foster (Essex), D.P. Hughes (Lancashire), P.A. Roebuck (Somerset) and Salim Malik (Pakistan). The 1989 signed by K.J. Barnett (Derbyshire), P.L.J. Dujon (West Indies), P.A. Neale (Worcestershire), F.D. Stephenson (Nottinghamshire) and S.R. Waugh (Australia). The 1990 signed by S.J. Cook (Somerset), D.M. Jones (Australia), M.A. Taylor (Australia), R.A. Smith (Hampshire) and R.C. Russell (Gloucestershire). All three editions with slightly worn and soiled dustwrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1256:
Lot 1256
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1992, 1993 and 1996. Three original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Each volume nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate. The 1992 signed by P.A.J. DeFreitas (Lancashire), Waqar Younis (Surrey), R.B. Richardson (West Indies), A.A. Donald (Warwickshire) and C.E.L. Ambrose (West Indies). The 1993 signed by Wasim Akram (Pakistan), Martyn Moxon (Yorkshire), Ian Salisbury (Sussex), Alec Stewart (Surrey) and Nigel Briers (Leicestershire). The 1996 signed by Dominic Cork (Derbyshire), Aravinda de Silva (Kent), Angus Fraser (Middlesex), Anil Kumble (Northamptonshire) and Dermot Reeve (Warwickshire). The 1992 and 1993 editions with slightly worn and soiled dustwrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1257:
Lot 1257
'Cricket Chat 1884 to 1891'. Published by the 'Cricket Office'. 1st to 8th editions. All with original wrappers. The 1884 (1st Year) with file holes to corners, worn spine with front wrapper and first few sections detached, some faults to odd pages, signed to title page 'C.P. Green. Malvern', the 1885 edition in similar condition but with loss to wrapper edges, the 1886 edition in better condition, breaking to spine and the top edge of the title page cut way, the 1887 edition with wear to spine and breaking to spine block otherwise good, the 1888 in good/very good condition, the larger 1890 and 1891 editions with wear and loss to wrappers, spines broken and sections and wrappers loose, contents good. Qty 8
Estimate: £60/90
'Cricket Chat' was published from 1884-1892, 1914. Charles Pratt Green was a well known cricket book collector
Lot 1258:
Lot 1258
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Official Yearbook 1949 (Jubilee Year). Original decorative covers. Very minor wear to covers, minor staining to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1259:
Lot 1259 Lot 1259
Surrey C.C.C. Official yearbook for 1898 and 1899. Minor wear to spine, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
Surrey C.C.C. Official yearbooks for 1921, 1922, 1924 to 1929. The 1921 issue with original Surrey County Cricket club receipt. 1924 with annotated spine label. 1926 with tape repair to front internal hinge. Some loss to spine of 1923, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1261:
Lot 1261
Lancashire C.C.C. Official Handbooks. An almost complete run from 1930 (first year of new issue) to 1999, lacking the 1995 issue. The 1930 to 1990 issues have been nicely bound into seventeen maroon cloth with speckled page edges, the majority with original wrappers retained. Issues lacking front, rear or both wrappers are 1935-1938, 1981, 1982 and 1987. The remainder in original paper wrappers. The 1997 issue has been signed by Austin, Flintoff, Hegg, Lloyd, Martin and Watkinson to their individual portraits. 25 volumes in total. G/VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262
Melbourne Cricket Club Annual Reports. Seven official reports for seasons 1942/43, 1943/44, 1944/45, 1966/67, 1968/69, 1969/70 and 1971/72. Wear and staining to the 1942/43 report, the others in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1263:
Association of Cricket Statisticians and Scorers of India. Complete run of the official newsletter from Vol. 1 No. 1, July-Sept 1987, to Vol. 10 No. 2, Oct-Dec 1998. Some creases and wear to early editions, otherwise G. Qty 44
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1264:
Lot 1264
'Association of Cricket Statisticians' Publications. Almost complete run of 100 'Famous Cricketers Series' brochures. Includes 1st and 2nd editions of number one (Jack Hobbs), lacking the second edition of number four (Frank Woolley). Subjects include McCabe, Grace, Wisden, Sobers, Harvey, Worrell, Clem Hill, Blythe, May, Spofforth, Parr, Lindwall, Armstrong, Ponsford, Larwood, Bligh, Miller, Botham, Jessop, Valentine etc. Sold with editions 1-5 of 'The Nightwatchman The Wisden Cricket Quartely', and a selection of other A.C.S. yearbooks, annuals etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265
James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual 1872 to 1900. A complete run of twenty nine issues of the annual for the stated period all with original red/orange boards. Some breaking to internal hinges of the 1872, 1874, 1877,1879, 1883, 1894, 1895, 1897 and 1900 editions, breaking to page block of 1873, 1881, 1891, 1892 editions, reinforced spine to 1880 edition. All copies appear complete with all photographs present from the 1876 edition as issued. General wear and ageing, otherwise overall in good condition. Sold with three facsimile editions for 1883, 1894 and 1895 in good condition. Qty 32
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1265a:
James Lillywhite's Cricketers Annual 1872-1900. Complete full run of the Annual, some limited edition facsimile reprints. 1872, 1874, 1876-1880, 1882, 1885-1893, 1898-1900 with original red/orange boards. The 1873 and 1875 bound in brown boards lacking original wrappers. The 1881 issue bound in green boards lacking original wrappers, with owner's name handwritten in pencil to verso of photo plate page of 'F.E. Lacey, Caius Coll. Cambridge'. Limited edition facsimile reprints for 1883, 1884 and 1894-1897. Wear to covers and spines, the rebound editions appear to be lacking some advertisement pages, otherwise in generally good condition. Thirty volumes in total
Estimate: £200/300
Francis Eden Lacey played first-class cricket for Cambridge University and Hampshire 1880-1897. He served as Secretary of M.C.C. 1898-1926 and in 1926 became the first person to be knighted for services to cricket
Lot 1266:
Lot 1266
John (+ James) Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion 1865, 1874, 1879, 1881-1885. Eight issues of the annual for the stated period. The 1865 edition a modern facsimile limited reprint of 100 copies (2007), the 1874, 1881, 1883, 1884 and 1885 editions with tape repairs to spines, the 1882 with some loss to covers and spine. Wear and ageing, otherwise in fair to good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume IV, January to December 1885 bound in boards with modern protective cover. Volume VII, January to December 1888 bound in brown boards. Volume VIII January to December 1889 bound in brown boards, Volume IX January to December 1890, Volume XI January to December 1892 both volumes bound in maroon boards, Volume XIII April to September 1894 and Volume XIV April to September 1895, bound together in blue boards, Volume XVIII January to December 1899 bound in green boards. The majority ex library. Wear and ageing to all seven volumes, spines lacking or worn to three volumes, breaking to some internal hinges, some lacking pages, only fair condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268
'Association of Cricket Statisticians' Publications. Good run of 48 volumes of 'First Class Cricket Matches' 1886 to 1925. The majority with title labels applied to spines, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269
'The Cricketer' magazine. Bound volumes for 1921/22, 1923/24, 1926/27 and 1927/28, all four bound in green boards, two in publisher's bindings. Also unbound volumes for 1932 and 1949, with Spring Annual for 1936, and Annuals for 1936/7 and 1937/8. Sold with 'The Bradman Albums', two volumes in original slipcase. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270
Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers from 1746 to 1925. Lillywhites and M.C.C., London. Complete set of Volumes I to XV. The Lillywhite volumes (I-IV) bound in original blue cloth, the remaining M.C.C. Volumes (V-XV) bound in original red cloth. Sold with a facsimile reprint of Volume I and 'An Index to Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores and Biographies' Volumes I-IV compiled by Roger Heavens, Cambridge. Wear and fading to spines and covers to Volumes I-IV, XII and XIV. Rear cover detached for Volume XIV. Volume XV with original dustwrapper with some nicks and small loss. Otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume III, January to December 1884 bound in green boards. Volume IV, January to December 1885 bound in blue boards, ex Auty collection. Volume IX, January to December 1890 bound in brown boards. Volume XI, January to December 1892 bound in marbled boards. Wear and ageing, only fair condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game'. Volume VIII, January to December 1889 bound in brown boards. Volume XI, January to December 1892, two copies, both bound in blue boards, one ex Auty collection. Volume XIII, January to December 1894 bound in maroon boards. Volume XV, January to December 1896 bound in black quarter leather. General wear, particularly to spines, otherwise in fair/ good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
John Lillywhite's Cricket Companion. Three issues for 1875, 1878 and 1881. Each issue is in bound original contemporary leather in navy green and brown respectively, with raised bands to spine, tooled decorations, titles and the Prince of Wales emblem in gilt and gilt page edges. Some wear and rubbing to all three, more so to the 1878. Some internal foxing to the 1875, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Very rare to see these issues in this form. Sold with an issue for 1873, bound similarly in green leather, but a more modern binding lacking original paper wrappers. Gilt decoration to covers and spine, gilt page edged. Bookplate of J.B. Jolley to inside front cover. G/VG. Qty 4.
Estimate: £300/500
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
'Cricket Chat: Gleanings from 'Cricket'... Portraits & Biographies of Eminent Cricketer'. Published by the 'Cricket Office'. Five editions for 1883-84, 1884-85, 1885-86, 1886-87, 1887-88. All in original wrappers except the 1885-86 which is bound in grey cloth lacking rear original wrapper. Sold with 'Ayres Cricket Companion' 1923 (22nd year of issue). Some wrappers becoming detached, repair to one spine, general wear, only fair condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £50/70
'Cricket Chat' was published from 1882-1914
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
A.B.C. Cricket Books for the M.C.C. tour of Australia 1946/47 and the Australia tour to England 1948. Published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission. Wear to both, crude tape repair to the spine of the 1946/47. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
A.B.C. Cricket Book for the South Africa tour of Australia 1952/53 and the Australia tour to England 1948. Published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
A.B.C. Cricket Books 1952/53-1978/79. Eleven books published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission for the South Africa tour of Australia 1952/53, M.C.C. to Australia 1962/63, South Africa to Australia 1963/64, Australia to South Africa 1966/67 and 1969-70, M.C.C. to Australia 1970/71 etc. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278 Lot 1278
Gloucestershire Wicket-keepers'. Andy Wilson. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1998. Limited edition no. 29/50. Signed to title page by Wilson. VG. Sold with 'Stump High' Cricket Miscellany. Compiled by Andy Wilson (Gloucestershire C.C.C.) for his Benefit Year in 1953. Signed to inside front wrapper by Wilson. Minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
'Andrew Caddick and Mark Lathwell'. David Foot. Richard Walsh Books, Somerset 1993. Limited edition no. 40/50. Signed to title page by Caddick, Lathwell and Foot. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
'Britcher's Scores 1790-1805'. A boxed set of the fifteen issues in facsimile, with a commentary by David Rayvern Allen. Christopher Saunders, Newnham on Severn 2003. Published in a limited edition of 212, each set signed by Sir Tim Rice, President of M.C.C., this copy being number 180. Before Britcher, scores were notched on sticks of wood. He was among the first to put them down on paper and between 1790 and 1803 he produced an annual pamphlet listing the principal scores of the year, not just in London but around the country. The scores for 1804 and 1805 were collected into one pamphlet and published by Stanhope and Graham in 1806. The originals are very rare, and no person or institution possesses a full set. This set reproduces all 15 pamphlets in exact facsimile, and they are accompanied by a lengthy commentary, specially written by David Rayvern Allen. Each set is housed in a quarter leather book box with slipcase. VG
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1281:
Lot 1281
'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 184 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: £180/250
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282
'Kings of Cricket- Anecdotes and Reminiscences from 1858 to 1892'. Richard Daft. Bolton 1893. Limited large paper subscribers' edition of 150 copies, signed and numbered by Daft, this being no. 50. Subscriber number 50 was Edward Wormald who played one match for Kent against the Gentlemen of M.C.C. in 1870. Padwick 903. Some wear to board extremities, slight breaking to internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Ex Derek Gardner collection with his bookplate
Estimate: £120/160
Richard Daft was one of the finest batsmen of his day, playing 254 matches for Nottinghamshire scoring 9788 runs at an average of 25.42. He wrote 'Kings of Cricket- Anecdotes and Reminiscences from 1858 to 1892' the year after he retired, which was published in 1893. By 1900 his health had deteriorated and he died bankrupt.

Edward Dowson played for Surrey between 1860 and 1870 and captained Surrey in 1866
Lot 1283:
Eton v Harrow. Selection of three books, 'Eton v Harrow at Lords'. Sir Home Gordon. London 1926. Harrow limited edition of 325 copies, this being number 95, original decorative covers, 'Eton v Harrow at the Wicket'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. London 1922 and 'Eton v Harrow at Lords since 1805'. Robert Titchener-Barrett 1996. Odd faults to the Ashley-Cooper edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1284:
Lot 1284
'Lillywhite's Illustrated Hand-Book of Cricket'. Edited by A. Cantab.. Facsimilie reprint published by J.W. McKenzie 1988. Sold with 'The Dawn of Cricket'. Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. Facsimilie reprint published by J.W. McKenzie 2005. and 'W. Epps. Grand Matches of Cricket 1771-1791'. Facsimilie reprint published by J.W. McKenzie 1989. Sold with 'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club and all other Principal Matches from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive. Henry Bentley 1823'. Published by Roger Heavens. Cambridge 1997. Limited edition facsimilie reprint no. 170/400. Qty 4
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285
'The Padwick "Bibliography"- Its Genesis'. Irving Rosenwater. Printed for private circulation, Newnham on Severn 2002. Limited edition of 75 of which 65 copies were available for sale, this being number 46, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1286:
Lot 1286
'The Terror. Charlie Turner, Australia's Greatest Bowler'. Ric Sissons. Victoria 2012. Limited Collector's Edition of 500 copies of which the first 100 were signed by the author and Alan Davidson who wrote the foreword, this being number 92. Not readily available in the U.K. Sold with 'The Life and Times of the Immortal Victor Trumper'. Ronald Cardswell. Sydney 2015. Paper wrappers. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1287:
'Summer's Crown. The Surrey Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of thirty six books, this being number 25, signed in ink by Chalke and Micky Stewart to limitation label to inside front cover. Bound in brown boards with titles in gilt, in slipcase. Sold with 'Summer's Crown'. The Story of Cricket's County Championship', Stephen Chalke. Bath 2015. Standard hardback edition in dustwrapper. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1288:
'Summer's Crown. The Derbyshire Edition'. Stephen Chalke, Newnham 2015. Limited edition of twenty three books, this being number 6, signed by Chalke and Bob Taylor, bound in pale blue boards with titles in gilt, in slip case. Some staining to slip case and book spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1289:
'The Art of Nicholas Felix'. Gerald Brodribb. J.W. McKenzie 1985. Limited edition no. 46/220, signed by the author. Sold with 'Curiosities of Cricket by An Old Cricketer' limited edition of 150 copies, 'W. Epps. Grand Cricket Matches 1771 to 1791' and 'Recollections of Lord's and the Marylebone Cricket Club', facsimile reprints published by J.W. McKenzie. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1290:
Neville Cardus. 'The Elusive Mr Cardus' and 'My Dear Michael'. Letters and other writings of Neville Cardus. Two limited edition booklets issued by Lancashire C.C.C. each limited to 500 copies. Sold with 'Archie Remembered' (Archie MacLaren) 2004. Limited edition no. 255/424. Also 'Sun, Snow and Strike!' Colin Evans. Nantwich 2016. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1291:
Lot 1291
'A Bibliography of Cricket'. E.W. Padwick. London 1977. First Edition with original dustwrapper in good condition. Only 750 copies were printed. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1292:
Lot 1292
'Summer of '65'. David Green. Quorn 2015. Leather bound limited edition no. 19/50, signed by the author and by four Lancashire cricketers, Ken Shuttleworth, Alan Beddow, David Lloyd and Duncan Worsley. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1293:
Lot 1293
'150 Years of Lancashire Cricket 1864-2014'. P. Edwards, G. Hardcastle, A. Serle and Rev Malcolm Lorimer. Nantwich 2014. Blue leather bound limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 79, signed by all four authors and to opposite page by fourteen Lancashire players including Chapple, Hughes, Bond, Pullar, Fairbrother, Shuttleworth, Hegg, D. Lloyd, Simmons, Engineer, C. Lloyd etc. In official slip case. Sold with '150 Lancashire Greats'. Limited edition set of cards produced to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lancashire C.C.C. 79/500. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1294:
Lot 1294
'A Handfull of Confetti'. David Green. Quorn 2013. Leather bound limited edition no. 64/75, signed by the author and David Lloyd. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1295:
Lot 1295
'The Professional Amateur. The Cricketing Life of Bob Barber'. Colin Schindler. Nantwich 2015. Limited edition no. 64/75, signed by the author and Bob Barber. Still sealed in original brown paper wrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1296:
Lot 1296
Australia tour histories. Four facsimile reprints. 'The Australians in England 1882'. McKenzie 1982. Limited edition no. 76/120. 'The Third Australian Team in England 1882', McKenzie 1989. 'The Australians in England 1884', C.F. Pardon. McKenzie 1984. Limited edition no. 95/150. 'The Doings of the Fourth Australian Cricket Team in England 1884', McKenzie 1990. Qty 4. Odd minor faults to some dustwrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1297:
Lot 1297
England tour histories. Four facsimile reprints. 'The Cricketing Record of Major Wharton's Tour 1888-9'. J.W. McKenzie 1987. Limited edition no. 143/200. 'Shaw and Shrewsbury Team in Australia 1884-5'. McKenzie 1985. Limited edition no. 22/200. 'The Log of the "Old Un" from Liverpool to San Francisco 1886'. McKenzie 1994. 'Lord Harris's Team in Australia 1878-79. The Diary of Vernon Royle'. M.C.C. and J.W. McKenzie 2001. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
'A Guide to Cricket. A Weekly Record of the Game'. Tony Laughton, Newnham 2013. Limited edition of fifty copies, this being number 16, signed in ink by Laughton to limitation label to inside front cover. Sold with 'Captain of the Crowd', Tony Laughton, Childrey 2008. Hardback in dustwrapper. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1299:
Lot 1299
J.W. McKenzie facsimile reprint publications. Six books produced by McKenzie, 'Lord Harris's Team in Australia 1878-79. The diary of Vernon Royle' (published 2001). 'The Log of the Old Un from Liverpool to San Francisco' (1994). 'Rules and Instructions for Playing at the Game of Cricket', T. Boxall (1981). Limited edition no. 2/150. 'Curiosities of Cricket from the Earliest Records to the Present Time by an Old Cricketer' (1898). 'W. Epps. Grand Matches of Cricket 1771 to 1791' (1989). 'Recollections of Lord's and the Marylebone Cricket Club by William H. Slater' (1989). G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1300:
Lot 1300
Fairfield Books. Seven titles published by Fairfield Books, Bath. Five titles by Stephen Chalke, 'Runs in the Memory. County cricket in the 1950s' 1999. 'Caught in the Memory. County cricket in the 1960s' 1999. 'Tom Cartwright. The Flame Still Burns' 2007. 'The Way It Was. Glimpses of English cricket's past' 2008. 'Micky Stewart and the Changing Face of Cricket' 2012. Also 'Life Beyond the Airing Cupboard', John Barclay 2008. 'Fragments of Idolatry from 'Crusoe' to Kid Berg', David Foot 2001. Sold with 'Sixty Summers. English cricket since World War 2', Peter Cox, Cambridge 2006. All hardbacks with good dustwrappers. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1301:
Lot 1301
'My Cricketing Life'. P.F. Warner. Privately printed 1958. Limited edition of 200 copies, this being no. 150, nicely signed by the author. Original decorative boards with gilt titles and emblem, gilt to top edge. Some wear and soiling to boards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1302:
Lot 1302
'British Sports and Sportsmen'. Compiled and edited by 'The Sportsman'. London 1917. Volume 1. 'Cricket and Football'. Limited edition 110/1000. Containing a series of large photogravure portraits of famous cricketers and footballers with biographical details including Grace, Hawke, Harris, Ranji etc. Gilts to top page edges. Some wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition. Sold with a box of books on university and college cricket etc. Titles include 'The Record of Old Westminsters', Volumes I, II and Supplement, London 1928. 'Oxford and Cambridge Cricket Scores and Biographies', J.D. Betham, London 1905. 'The History of the O.U.C.C.', Geoffrey Bolton, Oxford 1962, dustrwapper with tears. 'A History of the Cambridge University Cricket Club 1820-1901', W.J. Ford, London 1902 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1303:
Lot 1303
Hugh de Selincourt. Three first edition cricket books by de Selincourt. 'The Game of he Season'. Hugh de Selincourt. London 1931. Dedication in ink to front endpaper, 'Sylvia Marshall. Affectionately inscribed by Hugh de Selincourt', 'The Saturday Match' Hugh de Selincourt. London 1937. Rarer dustwrapper (fair/good condition). Signed to frontispiece illustration by the illustrator James Thorpe and 'The Cricket Match' Hugh de Selincourt. London 1924. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1304:
Lot 1304 Lot 1304
Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers from 1827 to 1840. Vol II. Published by Frederick Lillywhite, The Oval, Kennington, Surrey 1862. Bound in original quarter black morocco with marbled boards and page edges, gilt to banded spine. Handwritten dedication in ink to front endpaper, 'Presented to Tom Garnet with Fred'k P. Miller's kind love. 13th June 1870. Wear to spine and boards, fading to gilts, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Frederick Peel Miller (Surrey 1851-1867) was responsible for the retailing of Volumes III and IV of Scores and Biographies. When sales were poor, he burnt all the copies still in stock
Lot 1305:
Lot 1305
'A History of Cricket'. H.S. Altham. London 1926. First edition. Signed and dated by Altham to title page, July 25th 1963 (the first day of the England v West Indies, 4th Test at Leeds). Includes some press cutting from the 1930 Ashes series. Some age toning and fading to boards otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1306:
Lot 1306
'Bringing Home the Ashes'. Joe Root. London 2015. Signed to title page by England Captain, Joe Root. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1307:
Lot 1307
'Crickety Cricket'. Douglas Moffat. Longmans, London 1898. Second edition.Original cloth-backed pictorial boards with illustrations by the author. Presentation copy to Joe Darling (South Australia & Australia 1893-1907). The front end paper inscribed in ink 'J.J. Darling, Captain of the Australian Team, 1899, from the Author'. Further inscription to following page 'To Kathleen Darling from Father, 2/11/40'. Previously sold by Christie's auctioneers in June 2006 as lot 55. Odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1308:
Lot 1308
'Guide to James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Companion'. G. Derek West. 1993. Signed in ink to title page by West. Minor soiling to covers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1309:
Lot 1309 Lot 1309
Cricket histories. Three facsimile reprint titles published by J.W. McKenzie. 'The Dawn of Cricket', H.T. Waghorn (published 2005). 'Lillywhite Illustrated Hand-book of Cricket' (1988). 'Lord Harris's Team in Australia 1878-79. The diary of Vernon Royle' (2001). Also 'M.C.C. in South Africa 1938-39', Brian Bassano. J.W. MacKenzie 1997. Sold with 'The Village Cricket Match', A.G. Macdonell, London 1950. 'Trumper;s Team in Queensland 1906', John Hawkins, Newnham 2012. Limited edition no. 67/150, signed by the author. 'Ranji. The Legend and the Man', Vasant Raiji, Bombay 1963. 'An Index to Waghorn', Martin Wilson, London 2005. Unnumbered limited edition proof copy signed by Wilson. Qty 8. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1310:
Lot 1310
'Down the Wicket'. Graeme Pollock. London 1968. Signed to the half title page by Pollock. Good dustwrapper. Sold with an official brochure for the 1968 South Africa tour to England, official scorecards for the second and third Tests at Trent Bridge and The Oval 1965, and England v Rest of the World, The Oval, 13th-18th August 1970 etc G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1311:
'Sussex Cricket'. A.E.R. Gilligan, London 1933. Original dustwrapper. Nicely signed in ink to the front endpaper by seventeen Sussex players. Signatures are J. Vine, W.L. Knowles, J.H. Cornford, A. Melville, A.F. Wensley, A.E. Relf, M.W. Tate, James Langridge, John Langridge, G.R. Cox, W. Newham, J.H. Parks, H.W. Parks, E.H. Bowley, E.H. Killick and D.S. Richards. Ex Wargrave House library. Odd nicks and wear to otherwise good dustwrapper. Splitting to internal hinges, the book in only fair condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312 Lot 1312
'A Few Short Runs'. Lord Harris, London 1921. Signed in ink with dedication to front end paper, 'To Herdman Porter MD from Harris 1929'. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Good condition. Sold with two mono candid photographs of Harris at an outdoor event, one of him seated with Porter, the other with Porter's wife. Also 'Kent Cricket Matches 1719-1880', Lord Harris and F.S. Ashley Cooper, Canterbury 1929. Fading to cloth covers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Herdman Porter was Lord Harris' G.P. in Faversham
Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Nicholas Grant Billson 'Nick' Cook. Leicestershire, Northamptonshire & England 1978-1994. Five books formerly owned by Cook. 'The Cricketers' Who's Who 1981', compiled by Iain Sproat. Profusely signed throughout to the pen pictures by approximately two hundred and eighty players, including Ian Botham who wrote the introduction. Sold with four other books, including 'The Art of Jack Russell' 2013 signed by Russell with dedication 'To my old mate "Beast" [Cook]' and dated 2015 etc
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314 Lot 1314
'The Complete Who's Who of Test Cricketers'. Christopher Martin-Jenkins. London 1983. Signed throughout either to the player biography or on piece laid down by 137 England Test players, 57 Australia, 23 South Africa, 62 West Indies, 61 New Zealand, 45 India, 32 Pakistan and 1 Sri Lanka. 418 signatures in total. G
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1315:
Lot 1315
'Cricket at Hastings. The story of a ground'. Gerald Brodribb, Speldhurst 1989. Seven signatures in ink to the front endpaper, including Brodribb, Norman Gifford, Paul Parker, John Snow etc. Sold with 'From Sammy to Jimmy. The official history of Somerset County Cricket Club', Peter Roebuck, London 1991. Signed by the author. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
'Reminiscences of David Hunter- The Genial Yorkshire Stumper'. Scarborough 1909. Small 8vo. Original wrappers, bound in blue boards with titles in gilt to spine, with photograph of Hunter to front wrapper. Nicely signed by Hunter to inside frontispiece photograph by Hunter in ink. Old small tape mark to top corner of front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Ex Woodhouse collection
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317
'The South Australian Cricketers' Guide and Footballers' Companion. Season 1877-78'. Compiled by W.O. Whitridge. 2nd year of publication. Published by E.S. Wigg & Son, Adelaide 1878. 8vo. 101pp plus adverts. Excellent original yellow printed wrappers, minor chip to head of spine paper. A rare early Australian Guide in very good condition. Padwick 3375
Estimate: £700/1000
The Guide was published in 1876-77, 1877-78 and 1884-85
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
'Australian Cricketers' Guide for 1883-84'. Henry F. Boyle and David Scott. Printed by Kemp Bros of Melbourne 1884. 8vo. 5th issue. Lacking original wrappers. 229 pages plus adverts. Pages 157-161 with diagrams of field-placings, advertisements (some corners folded down, outer advertisement page with wear, small tears and small loss to page extremities and slight soiling, modern green half calf and marbled boards. Provenance: Harry Septimus Freeman, Carlton [Melbourne]with ownership inscription on title page, dated 1884, some detailed marginal notes in pen and pencil to odd pages in his hand. Padwick 3362. Previously sold by Christie's in November 2006 as lot 90. A rare Australian Guide
Estimate: £600/900
The Guide ran from 1879-80 to 1883-84 (Five issues). The fifth issue 'containing an account of the doings of the Australians in England, intercolonial matches, club averages, and other interesting matter'. At the end (p. 229) is a short report on 'the coming team of English cricketers'.
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319 Lot 1319
'Centuries scored in the United States and Canada, 1844 to June 14th 1902'. F.F. Kelly. Jersey City 1902. Original black cloth boards, front cover gilt lettered, red edges. Formerly from the collection of Robert Stratton Holmes with presentation inscription to front free endpaper 'Rev R.S. Holmes with compliments of C. Percy Hurditch, Sports & Pastimes, Philadelphia (stamp) and dated 22 July [19]02'. Very good condition. J.W. Goldman (bookplate), R.N. Jones (signature on front pastedown). Padwick 4039. Previously sold as part of lot 235 in the Guy Curry sale held by Christie's in May 2006. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
'Recollections of Lord's and the Marylebone Cricket Club'. William H. Slatter. Privately printed 1914. 8vo. Mounted photograph showing the ground plan in 1814, 1864 and 1914. Original printed wrappers, bound in blue boards with titles in gilt to spine. Padwick 1019. A rare book in very good condition
Estimate: £1000/1500
A fascinating inside view of Lord's, Slatter being "first employed as an attendant in the Pavilion dressing rooms in 1863" at "barely twelve years of age". His memoirs cover a fifty year period, and even record the date, 1868, when a "mowing machine" was first used. "Mr. Robert Grimston ... had a great objection to its use, so that when he was in evidence, the machine had to be put in the cart shed"
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321
'The Epic of the Oval'. E.B.V. Christian. Privately printed 1930. Presentation copy with two page type written letter tipped into the back of the book from Christian to a Dr T.R. Hunter of Pool in Wharfedale, Yorkshire, the letter dated 7th June 1933, regards him discussing his book collection 'I remember that when Ashley-Cooper, who was an old friend of mine, asked me whether he should buy some books for me at a sale, and I sent him a list of what I had, he considered the collection to be so imperfect as not to be worth bothering about!'. Christian talks of the books he has published 'At the Sign of the Wicket' and 'How's That' and points out that he 'had a hand in 'The History of Surrey Cricket'.... he then goes on to say 'and you might possibly care to have the enclosed little thing which I printed but which has not been published, 'The Epic of the Oval'. Nicely signed in ink by Christian. Bookplate of Anthony Woodhouse to free front paper. G
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322
'The Cricketer's Companion; containing the scores of the principal matches of cricket, played at Lord's and other grounds in the Season 1844'. William Denison. Published by Sherwood and Co of London 1845 'and sold by W. Clement Jun., R. Dark, Eton: Mary Clapshaw, Canterbury: F. Pilch, Brighton: Box, Oxford: H. Slatter.....'. 12mo. Original green cloth with gilt titles 'Denison's Cricketers' Companion 1845'. Four advertisement pages at rear. Second edition, second issue with the "Laws of Cricket as altered June 2, 1845". [Oddly, although the actual title page states this, the laws themselves are still headed by a title stating that they are as altered in June 1844). Minor fading to green cloth otherwise a very good copy of a rare book. Bookplate of B.J. Wakley to inside front cover. Padwick 1068
Estimate: £2000/3000
The book was published in paper wrappered copies at 2/6d and cloth copies at 3/- so this is the more expensive version.

William Denison is an important figure in cricket history, as he was the first true cricket journalist, reporting on matches for several newspapers all over the country and printing them in annuals such as this. Post Britcher, pre Wisden.....
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
'Some Recollections of Cricket' by Lord Charles J.F. Russell. H.G. Fisher, Woburn 1879. Small 8vo, 39pp, original red cloth, lettered in black (slightly soiled). Presentation copy to Rev. A.R. Ward (half title inscribed by the author, and with Ward's name and address at 46 Jesus Lane, Cambridge, later added; his signed pencil note on p. 11 indicating that Lord Charles Russell was the best known spectator at cricket, in the same way that Lillywhite, Pilch and Box were the best known players; "A Dream of the Past" attributed to G. Richmond in ms. Good/very good condition throughout. A rare book. Previously sold as lot 87 in the Christie's sale of November 2006
Estimate: £1500/2500
A.R. Ward (Cambridge University cricket), to whom this copy was given by the author, was the son of William Ward who is featured in Lord Russell's Recollections in some detail. Taylor p. 88, giving a limitation of 12 copies; Padwick 6762.
Lot 1324:
Lot 1324
'The Cricketer's Hand-Book.. containing the origin of the game, remarks on recent alterations, directions for bowling, striking and placing the players and the Laws of cricket as altered by the Marylebone Cricket Club....with a view of Lord's Cricket Ground'. Publisher. Robert Tyas, 50 Cheapside, London; J. Menzies, Edinburgh. 1838. 16mo. 37pp and one advertising page. Engraved frontispiece of Lords Cricket Ground. Original blue limp cloth wrappers with gilt vignette of a batsman and title, gilt to edges. Boxed. Minor light creasing to wrappers, odd ink spot, minor rubbing to extremities, frontispiece with light creasing and waterstained to inner margin otherwise in good condition. Provenance: A.D. Taylor (booklabel and signature on rear pastedown), C.J. Britton (signature on rear pastedown). Sold at the H.A. Cohen sale held by Phillips, London in January 1995 as lot 586 and more recently as lot 115 in the Guy Curry sale held by Christies in May 2006. Padwick 377. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Lot 1325:
Lot 1325
'A Concise Hint and Guide to Cricket'. Isaiah Thomas. Privately printed. Belize, British Honduras 1908. 4pp treatise focusing on the characteristics required of Umpires, heading: 'With due, just and proper references to Umpires', Captains, heading: 'With strict attention and precise direction to Captains' and more generally to Cricketers, heading: A thorough insight and full precaution to cricketers'. The year '1908' handwritten to front wrapper below the title. Light folds otherwise in good condition. Ex Winder collection. A rarely seen pamphlet. Padwick 475
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326 Lot 1326 Lot 1326
'A Correct Account of all the Cricket Matches which have been played by the Marylebone Club, and all other Principal Matches, from the year 1786 to 1822 inclusive.....' and 'An Account of the Principal Cricket Matches played in the year 1823 with the Particulars of Each Innings'. Henry Bentley. Printed by T. Traveller, London 1823. Two volumes, the standard edition and the rare first supplement bound in one volume. Modern full blue morocco, with titles in gilt to spine with five raised bands and four gilt emblems of crossed bats, stumps and balls. The title page with two short tears to top edge and old tape repairs to verso, occasional areas of spotting and foxing with some outer margins cropped, one page with repair to lower blank area, one with contemporary news cutting tipped in and one page of supplement with minor stain. Provenance: John Murray [?] Truill, signature at head of title page. Padwick 1221. Rare. Previously sold as lot 111 in the Guy Curry sale held by Christie's in May 2006.
Estimate: £1000/1500
The first book of scores (374 unnumbered pages) to follow Britcher, with the rare first supplement (20 unnumbered pages) bound in. Bentley was a celebrated player and later a respected umpire, living 'close to Lord's at 12 Grove Street, Lisson Grove, where he could often be heard practising on his flute, his principal hobby'. Allen pp23
Lot 1327:
Lot 1327
'Press Critiques. Cricket: Past, Present, & Future, by Dr W.G. Grace with Complete Laws of Cricket and Kings of Cricket by Richard Daft, Nottingham'. 32pp pamphlet published by George Howe of Fleet Street, London c1892. Original pink wrappers with titles printed to the front wrapper. A rare early pamphlet. Minor nicks to wrapper edges, some minor age toning otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328
'Tit-Bits about Play and Players. Monster Cricket Book. Batting & Bowling Averages, Fixtures etc. Printed by George Newnes Limited of the Strand, London c1899. 80pp. Original wrappers, old tape reinforcement to spine, loss to lower corner of the rear wrapper, restored. The inside of both wrappers have been laminated, browning to internal pages, minor repair to edge of first two internal pages otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
'Sports at High Elms. 1859-1875'. Compiled by Frederick Gale. Publisher and publication date not known. Subjects covered include athletics, horse racing and cricket, which appears on pages 58-59 and 72-79. R.A. Fitzgerald, F.Pelham and R.A. Mitchell are featured along with members of the Lubbock family. Fitzgerald's name is annotated in ink to some pages, suggesting he may have written some of the match reports. Matches recorded include High Elms v The World in 1886, and High Elms v Seventeen Neighbours in 1868. An interesting and scarce record of country house sporting activities. Padwick 1317-1. Original red cloth binding with replacement spine. Some wear and staining to covers, small nicks to some pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
High Elms in Kent was the country home of the Lubbock banking family of whom several were good cricketers. Two of the Lubbocks, Alfred and Edward, were members of Fitzgerald's touring party to North America in 1872
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
'The Bristol Cricketers' Annual Companion Season 1905'. W.R. Powell. Bristol 1905. Small 64pp booklet comprising first-class fixtures for Gloucestershire, Somerset, the Australians and other county fixtures. Also local club fixtures etc. Previously sold by Christies in 2006. A scarce West of England item. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331
'Old Somersetshire Cricketing Days: a record of some matches played at Wells, Shepton Mallet, Glastonbury, Yeovil, Langport, Chewton Mendip &c from the years 1853 to 1865'. William J. Tate. Second edition, London 1895. Bound in vellum with titles to front cover. Presentation copy to 'L.C.H. Palairet, Esq. With W.J. Tate's compts. August 24th /95'. Bookplate of Anthony Woodhouse to inside front cover. Minor wear to cover, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Lionel Palairet (Oxford University, Somerset & England 1890-1909 played two Test matches for England, captained Somerset in 1906, and in 1926 was elected the county's President
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
'Crumpton's Hand-book and Pictorial Plan of Shrewsbury. Guide to the Visitor 1852'. The fold-out pictorial plan of the town features the 'Cricket Ground' located in a bend in the River Severn, depicting a match in progress. Tipped in to modern tan boards, original wrappers retained. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333
'Annals of Teignbridge Cricket Club 1823-1883'. Compiled by G.W. Ormerod. Privately printed 1888. Bookplate of Commander R. Jukes Hughes R.N. to inside front cover, and owner's name to page facing half title page and also to presentation page. Original publisher's blue cloth with gilt decoration and title to front cover and spine. Wear and some splitting to spine, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
'Weymouth Cricket Club'. Official four page report on the 1894 season listing match results a comparison of the 1893 season, centuries made, and batting and bowling averages. Tipped in to modern red cloth. Heavy adhesive damage to last page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
'Yorkshire Cricket Album. Photos of the Team. A Book of Records'. J. Whitham, Sheffield c1901. 16pp booklet comprising twelve pen portraits of Hawke, Jackson, Mitchell, Taylor, Milligan, Brown, Tunnicliffe, Denton, Hirst, Wainwright, Haigh, Rhodes and Hunter. Also lists batting and bowling records, close finishes etc. Bound in cloth, original wrappers retained. Foxing to original wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
'Yorkshire Team, 1897'. Rev. H.A. Tate. Cricket Press, London 1897. Sixteen page magazine style book comprising a match by match description of Yorkshire's season with first-class averages and pen portraits of fourteen members of the team. The front cover has a real sepia photograph of the team. Bound in modern green cloth, original wrappers retained. General ageing with pages a little brittle to the edges with some nicks and small loss
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1337:
Lot 1337
'The M.C.C's South African Tour 1905-1906. Eastern Province Edition'. 16pp pre-tour brochure with illustrated pen portraits of the fourteen members of the M.C.C. touring party led by Warner, first-class averages for the 1905 season, and tour fixtures etc. Tipped in to modern blue cloth, original wrappers retained. Page one lacks the portrait of Denton, possibly removed by Denton himself who sold much of his collection to Anthony Woodhouse whose bookplate is laid to the inside front cover of the later cover. Some wear and ageing to covers, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
'The Australian Cricket Team of 1893. Third edition. Complete Biographies with portraits of Messrs. J.M. Blackham, H.C. Bannerman, G. Giffen and C.T.B. Turner'. Henry V.L. Stanton of 'The Sportsman'. London 1893. Tipped into modern blue board, original decorative retained. Illustrated. First edition listed in Padwick, 4980. This edition not listed. Some wear and staining to covers, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339 Lot 1339
'Sir Pelham Warner'. Edited by John Bridges. Original typed transcript of an interview with 'Plum' Warner first broadcast by the B.B.C. Home Service on the 4th May 1958. Part of the programme involved a discussion about Warner's childhood and career, interviewed by John Snagge and others. Other segments of the programme include Rex Alston talking to Wilfred Rhodes, and Jim Swanton discussing Warner with Patsy Hendren and Denis Compton, including Hendren stating 'I never saw him [Warner] hook a ball, Denis'. The transcript has been bound in green cloth with John Arlott's binding instructions. Bookplate or A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Minor foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
'The Seventh Australian Team in England, 1890'. Clarence P. Moody. Wright & Co, London 1890. Biographical sketches for the fourteen members of the Australia touring party. Lacking pages 3 and 4 from the original 16pp publication, all player sketches are present. Real sepia team photograph to the front cover. Bound in modern blue boards. Light foxing and wear to front cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
'The Australian Team of 1899'. J.N. Pentelow. Cricket Press, London 1899. Original pre-tour brochure comprising extensive biographies of the members of the touring party with sketch illustrations to the decorative front cover. Padwick 4991. Tipped in to modern blue cloth, the brochure in very fragile condition has been expertly restored
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342
'Wickets in the West or, The Twelve in America'. R.A. Fitzgerald. London 1873. The account of the M.C.C. tour to North America in 1872 led by Fitzgerald. Publisher's original maroon cloth with gilts to front cover and spine. Presentation copy with dedication in ink to front endpaper 'O.P. Lancashire. Lord's 1886. From A.N.H. [Hornby]' Also an excellent signature in ink of W.M. Rose dated 1897 on piece laid down to inside front cover. Minor wear to covers, otherwise a good copy
Estimate: £100/150
Albert Neilson Hornby played 292 matches for Lancashire 1867-1899 and three Test matches for England. Oswald Philip Lancashire played first class cricket for Cambridge University & Lancashire 1878-1888. William Molyneux Rose played for M.C.C. 1867-1871. Both Hornby and Rose were members of Fitzgerald's 1872 touring party
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
'John Wisden's Cricket Match Histories' F.S. Ashley-Cooper 1921. The slim volumes, Kent v Surrey 1731-1921, Surrey v Notts 1851-1921 and Middlesex v Surrey 1730-1921. Sold with 'Old English Cricket'. H. P-T (Thomas Percy Francis). Facsimile reprint of six pamphlets issued between 1922 and 1929 by Willows Publishing of the 1929 edition bound in green cloth boards. Limited edition no. 83/300. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
'The Journal of the Household Brigade for the year 1876'. Edited by I.E.A. Dolby, London 1876. Original decorative blue and red cloth boards with elaborate gilt decoration and coat of arms, gilt to page edges. Contains a chapter on cricket giving reports and full scores of matches against Gentlemen of Warwickshire, Christchurch Cardinals, Civil Service, Sevenoaks Vine and Gentlemen of Bedfordshire etc. Also a report on Windsor Garrison v I Zingari at which the Prince of Wales attended. Minor wear to covers, light foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
'The Laws of Gaming, Wagers, Horse-racing, and Gaming-Houses'. John Disney, Barrister at Law. John Butterworth, Law Bookseller, Fleet Street , 1806. The book has references to a case involving cricket and betting on page 61, 'A bond was given for money won at cricket; and cricket was considered as a game within 9 Ann; but the court was inclined to think that cricket, though not illegal in itself, might become so by betting too largely upon it'. Also on page 85, '... the plaintiff won, at a cricket-match, 25 guineas of one Parsons; and also a second bet of 25 guineas, upon a second game...'. Bound in contemporary covers with a replacement spine and contained in a green and marbled box. Bookplate of A.E. Winder to inside front cover. Listed in Padwick 876-1 with a publication date of 1816. Scarce and in very good condition for the age
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
'The Laws of Cricket as revised by the Marylebone Cricket Club London'. Surat, Airish Mission Printing P, 1903. Text is in Gujarati. Padwick no. 206. Tipped in to modern maroon cloth, original pale green wrappers retained and skilfully repaired. Some internal pages uncut. Also contains a letter from F.S. Ashley-Cooper from his home address dated 11th December 1916, in which he thanks his unknown correspondent for the 'Durham Reports', and 'I am forwarding for your kind acceptance two small items which may interest you. The Indian pamphlet gives the Laws in Gugurati [sic] & is a curiosity. As you will see, only 30 copies of the other were printed'. He goes on to state that he is just revising 'Births and Deaths' in Wisden and offers to put add the correspondent's details in future editions. He concludes with best wishes for 'your welfare whilst in the Army'. Rare G/VG
Estimate: £800/1200
A similar copy was sold for £2500 (hammer price) by Christie's in November 2010 as lot 36
Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
'The Oracle of Rural Life; an Almanack for Sportsmen and Country Gentlemen 1840, being leap year' and 'The Sporting Oracle and Almanack of Rural Life for 1841'. Contents of the 1840 volume include 'The Laws of Cricket' on pages 87-89. The two volumes, both nicely illustrated, are bound together in maroon half leather with raised bands and gilts to spine and top edge. Both volumes appear to be lacking original wrappers. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
'Memories of Eton Sixty Years Ago', Arthur Campbell Ainger. London 1917. Sold with a bound copy of 'The Harrovian'. February 27th 1904 to December 16th 1905. Numerous cricket references. 'The Harrovian' with breaking to spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1349:
Lot 1349
'The Theory and Practice of Cricket, from its origin to the present time'. Charles Box. London. Warne 1868. 165pp plus adverts. Bound in quarter leather and marbled boards. Good condition, a nice copy
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1350:
'The Memories of Dean Hole'. Samuel Reynolds Hole. London, 'new edition' 1893. Original red boards. Chapter X on 'Cricketers' pages 96-128. Bound in red boards. Ex libris J.W. Goldham. Inscribed copy from Hole dated 1983. Breaking and tear to spine and slight breaking to internal hinges Minor wear and ageing, internally in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1351:
'The Game at Cricket, as settled by the Several Cricket-Clubs, particularly that of the Star and Garter in Pall-Mall' M. Read. London 1760. Miniature booklet bound in red leather. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
'The History of a Hundred Centuries'. W.G. Grace. Edited by W. Yardley. London 1895. Wear and soiling to wrappers, slight loss to spine paper, chipping and some small loss to wrapper extremities otherwise in good condition. Ex Judge Wakley collection
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1353:
Lot 1353
Douglas Jardine 'Bodyline'. 'In Quest of the Ashes. A Skipper's Log'. D.R. Jardine. London 1933 and 'Jardine Justified'. Bruce Harris. London 1933. Both, unusually with original dustwrappers. Minor wear to the first but slightly heavier wear to the latter. The Harris edition a 'Review' copy from the publisher's. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1354:
Gloucestershire cricket books. Small selection including Gloucestershire C.C.C. Yearbooks for 1947 and 1949, 'A History of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club 1870-1948'. Canynge Caple. Worcester 1949. Fairly good dustwrapper, 'Amazing Grace'. Richard Tomlinson 2015 etc. Plus two other cricket titles, 'Inaugural Test Matches', A.H. Kardar, 1952 and 'Farewell to Cricket'. D. Bradman. Both with tatty dustwrapper. Qty 9. Odd faults, good
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1355:
Lot 1355
Don'ts For Young Cricketers'. D.C.F. Burton. London and Keighley c1921. Padwick 494. Originally from Burton's own collection. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
David Cecil Fowler Burton, Cambridge University, Yorkshire and England, 1907-21. Burton played 104 matches for Yorkshire and was captain 1919-21. He toured with A.W.F. Somerset's M.C.C. teams to the West Indies in 1910/11 and 1912/13
Lot 1356:
Lot 1356
'New Articles of the Game of Cricket, as settled and revised at the Star and Garter, Pall-Mall, February 25th 1774'. Maidstone. Reproduced from the original by Ford, Shapland & Co Ltd of London c1956. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1357:
Lot 1357
'Cricket-Its Origin and Development'. Compiled by George L. Garnsey. Sydney 1935. Original pictorial wrappers. ABC. Tear and nicks to front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1358:
Lot 1358
'Historic Bats. Biographical catalogue of the unique collection formed by Charles Pratt Green'. J.N. Pentelow. London 1931. Original paper wrappers. Some fading to wrappers, minor loss to head of spine otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
'The Rev. John Mitford on Cricket. With a biographical note by F.S. Ashley-Cooper'. Published by C.H. Richards, Nottingham 1921. 24pp. Original wrappers. Adhesive marks to verso, some ageing, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1360:
'Presenting Indian Cricket'. B. Sarbadhikary. Calcutta 1946. Good dustwrapper. Sold with 'Kowloon Cricket Club. A History'. P.A. Hall 1980. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1361:
Lot 1361
'Keith Crump Collection of Cricket Memorabilia' . Original hardback catalogue for the auction held at Donnington Priory Salerooms, Dreweatt Neate and T. Vennett-Smith, 26th September 2006. With dustwrapper. Minor wear, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1362:
Sussex cricket histories. 'Pre-Victorian Sussex Cricket', H.F. and A.P. Squire, 1951. Paper wrappers with dustwrapper. Some staining and nicks to dustwrapper. 'Henfield Cricket and its Sussex Cradle', H.F. & A.P. Squire, Hove 1949. Sold with 'Cricket', Country Life Library of Sport, Edited by Horace Hutchinson 1903. Some wear, generally good condition. All three titles signed in pencil to inside front covers by H.S. Altham who also wrote the foreword to one. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1363:
Lot 1363
Bodyline. Eleven books on the Bodyline series or by Bodyline players. 'Body-Line?', Harold Larwood, London 1933. With rare original dustwrapper. Minor loss to dustwrapper with owner's signature in ink, otherwise in good condition. '-And Then Came Larwood'. Arthur Mailey 1933. Frontispiece photograph detached. 'In Quest of the Ashes', D.R. Jardine, London 1933. 'Defending the Ashes 1932-1933', R.W.E. Wilmot, Melbourne 1933. 'The Larwood Story', Harold Larwood, London 1965. Good dustwrapper etc. Sold with two signatures in ink of Bill Voce and Maurice Tate, both on pieces laid down with press cutting. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1364:
Lot 1364
F.S. Ashley-Cooper. Three titles by Ashley-Cooper. 'Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers', Nottingham 1923. Green cloth with nice bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Breaking to internal hinges otherwise in very good condition. 'The Hambledon Cricket Chronicle 1772-1796', London 1924. 'Cricket Highways and Byways', London 1927. Both titles in original publisher's cloth in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1365:
Lot 1365
Cricket biographies and histories. A box comprising twenty modern cricket books, the majority signed, some multi-signed. Titles signed by the subject include 'Put to the Test', Geoffrey Boycott, London 1979. 'Emburey', John Emburey, Haywards Heath 1987. 'Phil Tufnell: What Now?', Phil Tufnell, London 1999 (two copies). 'Denis Compton', Norman Giller, London 1997 (signed by Compton to postcard laid down). 'Leading from the Front', Mike Gatting, London 1988 etc. Also 'The Carphone Gallery of Cricketers', Bill Frindall, London 1988, signed to the player photographs by seventy seven players. Sold with two volumes of Wisden Cricket Monthly for 1979 and 1980 in Wisden binders. 'The Book of Essex Cricketers', David Lemmon, Breedon Books 1994, signed throughout to the page or on piece laid down by over one hundred past and present Essex players etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1366:
Lot 1366
'Wesley Hall'. Original Wes Hall flicker book issued by Parry's Sweets. Printed by the Bombay Chronicle Press, Bombay. Minor rusting to staple otherwise in very good condition. A rarely seen flicker book
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1367:
Lot 1367
Frank Woolley. Flicker book. 'Pull to Leg and Forcing Shot, off the Back Foot, to the Off'. Published by Flicker Productions of London c1936. Wear to covers, rusting to staple, internally in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1368:
Lot 1368
'Surrey Cricket and Cricketers 1773 to 1895. A Complete summary of every match played with various interesting tables'. Rev R.S. Holmes. Office of "Cricket", London 1896. Bound in green cloth, original wrappers retained. Padwick 2682. Ex Winder collection. Light foxing, some annotations in pencil, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1369:
Lot 1369
'The Surrey Team in 1888. Complete scores of all matches played, with full page portraits and short biographical sketches'. Office of "Cricket", London 1889. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Original wrappers retained. Padwick 2696. Ex Winder collection. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1370:
Lot 1370 Lot 1370
'G.A. Lohmann'. Surrey. Penny biography booklet written by Albert Craig (Surrey Poet) and published by Wright & Co. Image of Lohmann to front wrapper. Outer wrappers with minor age toning otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1371:
Lot 1371
'Life and Reminiscences of Robert Abel in the Cricket Field. Told by Himself'. Edited by H.V. Dorey. London 1910. Original pictorial paper wrappers retained. Padwick 7268. Some wear to spine, minor loss to two pages, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1372:
Lot 1372
'Surrey at the Wicket. A complete record of all the matches played by the County Eleven since the formation of the club...'. Compiled and published by Anthony Benitez de Lugo. Madrid 1888. Original red boards. Author's complimentary copy. Ex Winder collection. Some breaking to internal hinges, front and rear endpapers becoming detached, minor wear to spine, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1373:
'A Cricketer's Song written by Daniel H.C. Nelson, and sung at one of the meetings of the East Surrey Cricket Club, in the season of 1831'. Rare original manuscript, handwritten in ink in neat copperplate of the song subsequently published by J. Chappell of London. The poem refers to fifteen club members, beginning with the veteran Rich, ending with the umpire Dick and the author, Nelson. The sixth verse is dedicated to Wanostrocht ('Felix'), 'a model for all, and the Pink of our Club'. Owner's signature in ink to the front page of Geo Rich who, as 'the Veteran Rich', is the subject of the second and third verses. The manuscript has also been annotated in pencil, presumably by the owner, Rich, with the letters A-E, which refer to notes published in the printed version relating to four of the featured players and the church near the Club ground. The booklet is contained in a modern blue cloth slip case. A copy of the printed version was sold by Knights in 2016 for £2,400. Horizontal and vertical folds, wear to spine and some ageing, otherwise in good condition for its age
Estimate: £1000/1500
Lot 1374:
'Keep Your Tail Up Kangaroo. The Big Australian Cricket Chorus Song by Neil McBeath, first issue, copyright 1932. Four page music score containing two pages of music and lyrics published by Harold Neal of Melbourne. The front cover depicts a kangaroo with a cricket bat under his arm holding a bucket of ashes. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1375:
Lot 1375
'Keep Your Tail Up Kangaroo. The Official Australian Cricket Board Song'. Words and music by Neil McBeath, copyright 1932. 'Special Souvenir Edition'. Four page music score containing two pages of music and lyrics tipped into modern blue cloth. The front cover states 'To be broadcast and sung at the M.C.C. during the vital Test Match by permission of the Victorian Cricket Association and courtesy', with printed photographs of Don Bradman, Gubby Allen and singer Arnold Colman. Not listed by Padwick, but shown in the Bibliography vol II, no 3255. VG
Estimate: £70/100
The song was presumably intended for the fifth and final Test at Melbourne in February/March 1937, when England lost the series after being two matches up. According to the National Library of Australia the first issue appeared c1932 with the picture on the front cover of a kangaroo with a cricket bat and a bucket of ashes
Lot 1375a:
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'The Greedy Dwarf'. J.M. Barrie. Original and rare four page programme for the performance of a pantomime performed at Barrie's home 133, Gloucester Road on 7th January 1901. Presented by the Allahakbarrie Cricket Club 'for the first and only time on stage'. The cast included Barrie as Cowardy Custard, Mr [A.E.W.] Mason as Sleepyhead, Gerald du Maurier as Allahakbarrie, Addison Bright as Bruin, a bear, and Will Meredith as a policeman- all members of Allahakbarries C.C. The attending children were given copies of the programme. The programme is tipped into modern cream/gilt boards. Not listed in Padwick. Horizontal fold, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Very rare
Estimate: £400/600
Lot 1376:
Lot 1376
'The Richmond Heiress or a Woman Once in the Right. A Comedy'. Thomas D'Urfey. London, 'Printed for Samuel Briscoe, over-against Will's Coffee-House in Covent Garden'. 1693. A very early and rare 70pp original script for the play 'acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majesties Servants', containing a very early reference to cricket in 'Shinken's Song to the Harp'. 'Hur was the prettiest Fellows, trum, &c/ At Bandy once at Cricket, trum, &c...'. Bound in modern brown cloth and marbled covers. Padwick 852. Pages tightly trimmed by the book binder, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 1377:
Lot 1377
'A Song in the Play call'd the Richmond Heiress, the words by Mr. Durfey, sung by Mr. Bowman'. Published in 1693. Single page of sheet music for a song in five verses, with musical accompaniment and a flute part. Verse three contains a very early reference to cricket, 'Hur was the prettiest Fellows, thrum, &c/ At Bandy once at Cricket, thrum, &c...'. The song is referred to in the full script for the play (see previous lot). Tipped in to modern blue cloth, in very good condition. Not listed in Padwick. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1378:
Lot 1378
'Sedburgh School Songs'. Written and illustrated by Ralph St John Ainslie. Richard Jackson, Leeds, 1896. 102pp book of songs covering a range of subjects. Pages 56-61 comprise a 'Cricket Song'. The song is preceded by and interspersed with cricket illustrations including W.G. Grace, children playing cricket etc. Printed on high quality heavy paper and bound in vellum with gilt titles and illustration of a boy singing to the front cover and spine, gilts to page edges. Padwick 1533. Some foxing to endpapers, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1379:
'John Surtees. Formula One World Champion 1964'. Large colour limited edition print of Surtees in his Ferrari leading the race in the 1966 Monaco Grand Prix, by artist McConnell. Signed by both Surtees and the artist. Limited edition 272/850. The print measures 20"x17". VG. With letter from John Surtees office who donated the print to raise money for a Hospice. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1380:
Lot 1380
Motorsport. John McGuinness. Large colour photograph of McGuinness in race action, nicely signed by McGuinness. 16"x12". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1381:
Lot 1381
Darts. Eric Bristow. Large colour photograph of Bristow in match action. Nicely signed by Bristow. 16"x12". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1382:
Lot 1382
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. A selection of card pin badge/passes for the Ascot Races, Royal Enclosure, each with Percy Fender's name to badge, for 1952, 1953, 1955, 1961 & 1962. Sold with a similar badge for the Gallery (Box 16) of the Epsom Races of April 1964. G
Estimate: £30/50
To this day, membership to the Royal Enclosure continues to be by invitation only
Lot 1383:
'Royal Bar, Perth'. Silver metal advertising cigarette case with image to centre of race horses head with 'Royal Bar, Perth' [Scotland] above. The case measures 3.25"x3.5". Sold with a further Victorian silver metal vesta case decorated with two horses and jockey's to each side. '925 sterling' to inside edge. Approximately 1.5"x1.75". Metal ring suspension. Qty 2 Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1384:
Horse racing. Attractive silver cigarette case with applied raised oblong enamel image of a horse and jockey to centre with the engraved date '20th Feb 1918' below. Gilt lined. Hallmarked for Sheffield 1916. The case measures 2.75"x3". G
Estimate: £60/90
The jockey appears to be wearing the Queens racing colours
Lot 1385:
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Horse racing. Decorative small sterling silver vesta case in the shape of a jockey's cap. '925G. Sterling'. Approx 2.25"x1". G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1386:
Lot 1386
Horse racing. Three vesta cases, one a horseshoe shaped electro-plated silver metal vesta case with blank cartouche to side. Worn makers mark to underside of lid opening. Approximately 1.75"x2". The second an attractive brass metal rounded oblong vesta case with image of a horse and jockey to centre, to each side, with stylised foliage decoration. Approximately 1.5"x 2.75". The third, a decorative tall decorated gilt metal tubular vesta case with horse racing design to side of horseshoe, whips and jockey's cap in silver metal. Approximately 2.75" tall x 1.25". Minor wear, good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1387:
Horse racing and athletics. Signature in ink of the jockey, Gordon Richards, on album page laid down. Also a signature in pencil of the athlete, Sydney Wooderson on piece laid down. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1388:
Speedway 1960s/1970s. Box comprising a collection of speedway programmes and ephemera. Programmes include events at White City, Wembley, Hackney, West Ham etc. Also a number of Provincial Speedway Illustrated magazine and a selection of speedway related books. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1389:
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Hare coursing 1926-1932. Eight original race cards for the Waterloo Course Meeting held at Great Altcar in Lancashire for 1926 (first and second days), 1927 (first and second), 1928 (second), 1930 (first), 1931 (second), and 1932 (first). Formerly the property of Nick Cook (Northamptonshire & England). The cards with creasing , some wear and heavy annotations in pencil to the centre pages, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
The Waterloo Cup meeting, which was held from 1836 to 2005, was the blue riband 'Grand National' equivalent of hare coursing
Lot 1390:
Lot 1390
Hare coursing 1926-1932. A collection of twenty five coursing programmes/ race cards dating between 1926 and 1932 for meetings at Cheddinton, Barford, Aylsebury, Navenby Boothby & Blankney, Stukely, South of England (at Thanet), Swaffham, South Lancashire (at Southport), Wisbech, Huntingdon, and Spalding & Holbeach. Formerly the property of Nick Cook (Northamptonshire & England). Annotations in pencil to the majority, some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1391:
Lot 1391
Greyhound racing programmes and sale catalogues 1928-1935. Two programmes/ race cards for meetings at Coventry 3rd August 1929 and Leicester 4th December 1929. Three catalogues for sales held at Leicester 15th May 1929, Crewe 21st July 1928 and London 23rd February 1935. Formerly the property of Nick Cook (Northamptonshire & England) whose family were greyhound racing enthusiasts and owners. Sold with six photographs of greyhounds and one of a terrier owned by the Cook family, and a collection of newspaper cuttings . 6"x4" and smaller. Annotations in pencil to the programmes and catalogues, some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1392:
Lot 1392
Signed dinner menus. Seven menus for dinners held by the North Worcestershire Sporting Club 1998-2005 each signed by guest speakers covering cricket, football, rugby and snooker. Signatures include Geoff Boycott, David Duckham, Bobby Charlton, Chris Cowdrey, Geoff Hurst, Alan Ball, Steve Davis, Geoff Miller, Ronnie Whelan etc. Sold with further menus, benefit brochures etc signed by Nobby Stiles, Jason Leonard, Jeff Probyn, Phil Bennett , Fred Trueman, Dickie Bird etc. Also a Royal Bank of Scotland Jack Nicklaus commemorative £5 banknote. Also a selection of Nottingham Forest match programmes 1974-2015 including Nottingham Forest v Leeds United, Football League Cup Semi-final, 15th February 1978. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1393:
Lot 1393
'Black, White & Gold'. Kelly Holmes. London 2005. Autobiography signed to title page by double gold medal winner Kelly Holmes. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1394:
Lot 1394
Rowing. Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell. Three hardback autobiographies with dustwrappers. Titles are 'A Lifetime in Race', Matthew Pinsent London 2004, signed by Pinsent. 'The Crossing' and 'Race to the Pole', James Cracknell and Ben Fogel, London 2006 and 2009. Both titles signed by Cracknell and Fogel. Odd minor faults to otherwise good dustwrappers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1395:
Bowls. A collection of approx. sixty F.D.F. (Francis Drake Fellowship) pin badges from 1950s to 2000s. Sold with a further collection of pin badges of bowls clubs. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Lot 1397:
Lester Piggott. A montage of seven photographs, one signed by Piggott. Framed and glazed overall 32.5"x24". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1398:
Lot 1398
Horse Racing. Large colour limited edition print with images of winning horses from the 'Flint Cottage Stables' and signed in pencil by five of the leading jockeys who have rode the horses from these stables. Signatures include Steve Smith Eccles, Ray Cochrane, Carl Llewellyn etc. Limited edition 454/750 signed by the artist. Overall 21.5"x16". G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1399:
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'Spring and Langan'. Large ceramic humidor featuring transfer printed images of the two fighters to side, cricket prose to back. Made by Grays Pottery of Staffordshire. 5" tall. Appears modern. Lacking metal clip to lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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St. Andrews Whisky 'Golfing Collectors Series' Pitcher by Pointers of London & Edinburgh circa 1970's. The pitcher stands 7.75" tall and is hexagonal shaped with the depictions of vintage golf clubs (Spoon, Mashie, Driver, Niblick, Putter and Mashie Niblick) and vintage legendary golfers (James Braid, Old Tom, Harry Vardon, Lady Golfer, and Young Tom) and the Championship Cup (the Claret Jug) Bill Waugh artwork to sides, gold lustre to edges. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1401:
Golf desk set. Excellent mid Victorian silver plated desk ink stand comprising a golfer wearing cap at the top of his back swing in front of a filigree tree in Art Nouveau style with fluted vase loosely inserted. This is attached to a silver plated stand/mount with four short legs to base and with two raised hooks for pens. To either side of the figure there are ink wells in the shape of golf balls. The mount with floral decoration. Marks of James Deakin & Sons of Sheffield, 'desk bell' trade mark and number 'S3616' to base. Approximately 11.5" tall with vase attached, 9" long and 7" wide. Appears to have lost some parts of the trees branches and leaves to back, small damage to base otherwise in good condition. Note from the previous owner suggest 'made by Biggins 1880'? (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 1402:
Golf club. Crested china golf ball with caddy, with golf bag and clubs, to top. Colour crest for 'Hunstanton'. Arcadian. Sold with three crested china golf clubs. Colour emblems for 'Earls Barton', 'Rugely' and 'Stourport'. Approx 4". All Arcadian China. Plus crested china golfing figure 'The Colonel' holding golf clubs in bag. Colour crest for 'Cleethorpes' to back and three crested china golf balls. Colour emblems for 'Folkstone' with 'The Ancient Game of Golf was first played in 1448' in band to ball, 'Southend on Sea' and 'Bentham' and two crested china golf clubs. Colour emblems for 'Lytham' and 'Helmsley'. All approx 4"Qty 10 (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1403:
Lot 1403
Golf. Two vesta cases, one a decorative small silver metal square vesta case with raised image of golfer driving to both sides of the case. Ring suspension. Marked to inside edge '925G sterling'. Approximately 1.25" square. The other a silver rounded oblong vesta case advertising 'The British Salv Fire Insurance Company Limited' to one side and to the other an image of a golfer in plus fours driving from the tee. The advertsing and image appear to be on a wrap around material. The vesta measures approximately 1.5"x2.25". Some foxing and staining to the advertising and golf image, some general wear otherwise in good condition. An unusual vesta. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1404:
Lot 1404
Golf. Two vesta cases, one an early decorative rounded square brass metal vesta case with raised image of golfer carrying his bag of golf clubs to one side of the case. Ring suspension. 1.5"square. Some wear, small minor dents otherwise in good condition. The other a decorative rounded square brass metal vesta case with raised image of golf bags, flags, golf clubs and balls to one side of the case. Ring suspension to top of lid. 1.5"square. Minor wear otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1405:
Lot 1405
Golf. Electro-plated metal rounded oblong vesta case with raised metal and blue enamel emblem of the 'Chorlton Golf Club' to one side of the case. Ring suspension. 2.5"x2" Minor wear and small minor denting to back of case otherwise in good condition. Sold with a 'Brother Supermatic' 1950's cigarette lighter with green leather effect to lighter and a mounted brass coloured figure of a golfer to side. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1406:
Lot 1406
Golf. 'Memoranda'. Ceramic note pad writing block with pen slot to top decorated with golf scene to main body and 'Memoranda' printed to top border. Marks for 'The Foley. Faience'. 3.75"x6.25". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1407:
Golf balls. Three complete boxes of 1.62 size unopened vintage golf balls, each individually wrapped/boxed and complete. Boxes are 'Wilson Staff', 'Dunlop 65' and 'Dunlop Maxfli'. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1408:
'The Gleneagles Maximum Response Ball'. Complete box of unopened boxed size 1.68 golf balls. G
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1409:
Lot 1409
Colin Montgomerie. 'Monty's Miss'. Large colour photograph of Montgomerie having famously just missed a putt. Nicely signed by Montgomerie. 12"x16". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1410:
Lot 1410
Vesta case. Unusual Victorian bakerlite brown vesta case, modelled as a book, depicting a golfer to one side, and a cricketer on the reverse. Approximately 2"x1.5". G.
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1411:
Lot 1411
Tennis figures. A pair of very large late 19th century German bisque tennis figures of a boy and a girl, both dressed in contemporary dress in bright colours and holding a tennis racket an a ball. The girl figure measures approximately 15" and the boy approximately 14" tall. Minor wear and chipping to the base of the boy figure and chip with very small loss to his finger otherwise in good condition (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1412:
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Christine Truman and Virginia Wade. Two original mono press photographs of Truman and Wade in match action, both signed to the photograph by the featured player. The Truman photograph taken at Wimbledon, 29th June 1965 beating Nancy Richey to reach the semi-finals. The other photograph shows Virginia Wade winning to reach the second round, 24th June 1970. Both images similarly mounted framed and glazed, overall approx. 15"x11.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1413:
Lot 1413
Rugby League. New Zealand tour to England 1951/52. Album page signed by twenty three members of the New Zealand touring party, the majority in ink. Players' signatures include M. Robertson (Captain), Atkinson, Eastlake, Edwards, Haig, Hough, McLennan, B. Robertson, McBride etc. Sold with a mono photograph card with title 'Lord Somers, Governor of Victoria Welcoming "The Southern Cross" at Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, June 13th 1928' of Lord Somers welcoming the crew, Capt. Kingsford-Smith, Mr. Ulm, Mr. Warner and Lieut. Lyon, with a large crowd in attendance in the background. Printed title and crew member's signatures to lower border. Handwritten dedication in ink to lower left corner, 'To J. Parkin Esq, Captain English Team with R.P. France[?] comps.'. 8"x6". Some ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Great Britain were touring Australia in 1928, captained by Jonathan 'Jonty' Parkin. The 'Southern Cross' flew from San Francisco to Brisbane via Hawaii and Fiji in 1928
Lot 1414:
Lot 1414
Darlington v Swindon Town. Season 1910/1911. 'In Loving Memory of Darlington, beaten at Darlington (The Quakers) in the English Cup, February 25th 1911 by Swindon Town'. 'In Memoriam' style postcard issued following Swindon's win in the 3rd round match. 'Come on Robins, have a feed, Quaker Oats is the thing you need; No, said the Robins, we doing well, Wiltshire Bacon is the food to tell'. Light creasing to corners otherwise in good condition. Printed by S. Fry of Cricklade Road, Swindon. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Swindon Town beat Darlington 3-0 and went onto play Chelsea who they lost to 3-1
Lot 1415:
Lot 1415
Swindon Town v Notts County. Season 1910/1911. 'In Loving Memory of Notts County, beaten at Swindon in the English Cup, January 14th 1911 by Swindon Town'. 'In Memoriam' style postcard issued following Swindon winning the 1st round match. 'Who was the latest team to bow the knee to Swindon? Magpies! that's them! They came a cropper 'gainst the bonnie boys in red and white, Magpies! that's them!, With Fleming and Wheatcroft, Jock Walker and Kay, Tout, Banni and Stilto to help clear the way, Jeff, Bown and Bolland and Skiller to have a say:- Swindon! That's Them'. Some light creasing otherwise in good condition. Printed by S. Fry of Cricklade Road, Swindon
Estimate: £30/50
Swindon Town beat Notts County 3-1 to reach the 2nd round where they beat Woolwich Arsenal 1-0. In the 3rd round they played Darlington
Lot 1416:
Lot 1416
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Official season tickets for Chelsea Football Club for the seasons 1933-34, 1935-36, 1958-59 and 1964-65 all in Fenders name. The first two are for the Directors Stand season tickets and are bound in red leather. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1417:
Football ephemera. A wide and varied selection of ephemera including a good selection of football programmes 1950/60's, some later (good selection of clubs including many European match programmes including friendlies/flood lit etc, selection of football pennants 1970/90's (English, European and match, various sizes), football trade and cigarette cards, file of England international home programmes 1990's some with tickets, some loose, League Cup Final and play off Final programmes 1980/90's, menu card signed by Leicester City players 1960's including Banks, McLintock, Stringfellow, Appleton etc, original press photographs taken at the 1957, 1965, 1968 & 1969 F.A. Cup Finals (4), Corinthian football figures, Cleveland football figures 1970's (?), Football sticker books and coins 1960's/90's, 1960/70's match tickets (5), Euro '92' souvenirs and ephemera, World Cup 1966 money box, football jigsaws, football pin badges (small quantity), football annuals & guides etc. In three boxes. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1418:
Lot 1418
Charles Buchan's Football Monthly 1958/1959 to 1970/71. Run of the magazine bound in red boards in thirteen volumes, with thirty six individual copies for September 1955 to August 1958. Also a further selection of other football magazines including Jimmy Hill's Football Weekly etc. Sold with twelve issues of Charles Buchan's Soccer Gift Book for 1959/60 with original dustwrapper, and 1963/64-1974, and other annuals including All Stars etc. Three boxes in all. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Queen's Park Rangers. A box comprising a selection of ephemera including good runs of trade cards of Queen's Park Rangers players, signed books, posters, photographs including colour slides. Items include four original hanging fixture lists for seasons 1967/68 to 1972/73. Approx. 11"x17.5" with hanging strings, some annotations, nicks and ageing. A blue folder with 'Q.P.R. Scrapbook' issues 1-11, 1946-1947, 'Q.P.R. Souvenir 1947-1948' covering their run to the sixth round of the F.A. Cup etc. Trade cards and sticker series include Soccer Stars 1970/71, 1973/74, 1974/75, 1975/76, 1976/77, Euro Soccer Stars 1977, Golden Collection 1978/79, Merlin, Panini, Top Sellers etc. Signed books are 'Shooting to the Top', Rodney Marsh, London 1968, and 'Priceless', Rodney Marsh, London 2001, both signed by Marsh. 'Sir Les', Les Ferdinand, London 1997, signed by Ferdinand G
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1420:
Queen's Park Rangers 1970s-1990s. A good selection of approximately fifty official match posters, the majority for Q.P.R., a good number for friendlies, tournaments etc in European venues, the majority in Scandinavia, also for matches at Loftus Road, benefit matches, fixture lists etc. Includes an original poster advertising the 1970 F.A. Cup 5th round match v Derby County and other upcoming fixtures at Loftus Road. Other posters include Liverpool, Euro '96, England rugby team etc. Sold with seven Q.P.R. pennants including League Cup Final 1967 v West Bromwich Albion, v Rangers F.C., UEFA Cup first round v Reykyavik 1984 first and second legs, and second round first leg v F.K. Partizan Beograd played at Highbury etc. Also sold with the odd QPR programme (1940/50), unofficial autograph sheet etc, and two footballs, one an orange leather 'Bobby Moore Spall Ball' awarded as a competition prize by Football Monthly magazine in 1972 with covering letter to the winner, and a white leather 'Queens Parks Rangers F.A. and F.I.F.A. Approved football with Q.P.R. emblem, signed by fourteen players, the signatures faded and barely legible. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
B.D.V. cigarette. Football 'League Colours'. Five silks printed with footballers. Clubs are Brighton & Hove, Middlesbrough, Blackpool, Northampton and Swansea Town. Colours good. Minor staining to the corners of Brighton and Blackpool, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1422:
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Subbuteo Table Soccer 1960s. 'The New Subbuteo Continental' edition in original box. Contents include three teams in red strip, blue strip and Queens Park Rangers strip, two floodlights, goals, ball, corner and halfway flags, referee, linesmen, policemen, ball raising chute, fence, match score recorder etc. Heavy damage to box lid, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Subbuteo Table Cricket' 1950s. Fourteen figures in square blue box with green lid label comprising fourteen figures and bases, bat and printed rules. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
F.A. Cup Final 1937. Preston North End v Sunderland. Official 2/6 match ticket for the Final held on 1st May 1937 at Wembley. Sunderland won the Final 3-1. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
F.A. Cup Finals 1946, 1947, 1949 and 1950. Four official match tickets for the Finals held at Wembley. G
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1425:
Lot 1425
F.A. Cup Finals 1951-1956. Six official match tickets for the Finals held at Wembley. G
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1426:
Lot 1426
'Dawn' football first day covers. Thirty three Dawn covers each with an individual signature from a player or manager involved in the game. Includes Andy Townsend, Sammy McIlroy, Bryan Robson, Gareth Southgate, Kevin Phillips, Jan Molby, Brian Talbot, Bruce Grobbelaar etc. Sold with Official Football Association Cover Series for British Football Championships (Qty 6), World Cup (7), European Championship (4) etc. Some signed. Qty 51. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1427:
Lot 1427
'Dawn' football first day covers 1975-1986. Black album comprising sixty eight Dawn covers each with an individual signature from a player or manager involved in the game. Signatures include Graham Taylor, Ray Kennedy, Bob Paisley, Matt Busby, Dixie Dean, Nat Lofthouse etc. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
'Dawn' football first day covers 1982-1989. Black file comprising fifty six Dawn covers each with an individual signature from a player or manager involved in the game. Signatures include Matt Busby (Qty 2), Martin Buchan, Bruce Grobbelaar, Phil Neal, Sammy Lee, Peter Withe, Ray Wilkins, Alan Kennedy, Joe Fagan, Joe Mercer, George Graham, David Rocastle, Peter Beardsley etc. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429
'Dawn' football first day covers 1989-1994. Black file comprising fifty one Dawn covers each with an individual signature from a player or manager associated with the game. Signatures include Tony Adams, Gary Pallister, Dion Dublin, Steve Bruce, Nigel Worthington, Harry Gregg, Kevin Moran, Darren Anderton, Ron Yeats, Len Shackleton, Albert Scanlon etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1430:
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Queen's Park Rangers 1936-1990s. Two large blue albums comprising an excellent collection of over two hundred signed and unsigned mono and colour postcards and postcard size photographs of Queens Park Rangers players. Early signatures include Arthur Jefferson, Joe Mallett, Reg Chapman (signature faded), George Powell etc. Sold with a black album of over two hundred collectors cards featuring Queens Park Rangers players. Series include A&BC Chewing Gum 1968 (yellow back), 1973 (blue back), 1974 (red/pink back), Topps 1975, 1976, 1977, Shoot 1977 etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1431:
Lot 1431
Nottingham Forest 1950s-2000s. A collection of 115 autographs of Nottingham Forest footballers, each signed individually to mainly white cards. Signatures include Beasant, Burns, Calderwood, N. Clough, Collymore, Hartford, McKenzie, Pearce, Ranson, Thomas, Todd etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1432:
'World Soccer Magazine' 1960 to 1966. Individual issues bound in six files from October 1960 (first issue) to September 1966, complete. Sold with a selection of loose football magazines including Charles Buchan's etc. Plus two boxes of large format football books, mainly Football Annuals including Charles Buchan's, Stanley Matthews, Billy Wright's etc. Odd faults good
Estimate: £30/50
'World Soccer' is the second oldest football monthly magazine (after Charles Buchan's Football Monthly) and is Britain's longest running football magazine. The unrivalled authority on the game of soccer around the world
Lot 1433:
'Soccer Star' football magazine 1958 to 1970. Individual issues bound in thirteen files from September 1958 to March 1970, Volumes 7 to 18. Plus over thirty five Playfair, News of the World, News Chronicle Annuals 1950-1970's and a selection of loose football magazines In three boxes. Odd faults, good
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1434:
Lot 1434
Rothmans Football Yearbooks. 1970/1971 (Rare, 1st year) to 1999/2000 (30th year). Complete run of the yearbook in original softback copies. Thirty volumes, the majority with protective cellophane wrappers to covers. Very slight bowing to odd spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1435:
Football autobiographies and biographies. Two boxes of football books, the majority autobiographies and biographies of players 1950/70's, some Soccer Book Club, the majority with dustwrappers and in good condition. Players include Eusebio, Armfield, Young, Milburn, Stock, Haynes, Liddell, Charles, Law, Bartram, Gregg, Clayton, Kelsey, Matthews etc. Other books include 'Football Digest' 1970's. F.A.Year Book 1950/60's etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1436:
Lot 1436
Signed football and sporting biographies. Thirteen hardback books all with good dustwrappers, each signed by the author(s) or subject. Football titles include 'Lee Chapman. More than a Match' London 1992. 'Glenn Hoddle. My 1998 World Cup Story' London 1998. 'Jim Smith. It's only a game' London 2000. 'Alan Mullery' London 2006 etc. Others include 'Steve Davis. Snooker Champion' London 1981. Two boxing titles 'Henry Cooper' London 2002 and 'Leave the fighting to [Barry] McGuigan' Harmondsworth 1985. One rugby title, 'Bill MacLaren's Reuters Dream Lions' London 1998. Sold with 'Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less', Jeffrey Archer, Sevenoaks 1988, signed by Archer. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1437:
Football Club Handbooks 1960's. Nineteen handbooks from a variety of clubs. Nottingham Forest 1959/60, Ipswich Town Supporters Association 1962/63, Doncaster Rovers 1962/63, Northampton Town Supporters Club 1962/63, Oxford United 1962/63, Aston Villa Supporters Club 1963/64, Leicester City 1964/65, West Ham United Supporters Club 1965/66, Arsenal 1966/67, Fulham 1966/67 & 1967/68, Manchester United Supporters Club 1966/67, Millwall Supporters Club 1966/67, Chelsea Supporters Club 1966/67, Carlisle United 1966/67 etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1438:
'FIFA Museum Collection. 1000 Years of Football'. Edition q. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1439:
Lot 1439
'War Reports' 1939/40-1945/46. Association of Football Statisticians full set of eight editions in blue cloth case. 1st to 8th editions. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1440:
Lot 1440
'Celtic. A History from 1925'. Large format hardback book 'Researched and Presented to Brian McCaffery'. Contents comprise facsimile reproductions of newspaper reports relating to Celtic F.C. 1925-2007. 'Unofficial publication' published by Historic Newspapers, Harpenden c2007 with presentation label to the recipient to the title page. Minor damage to front cover, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with an official Celtic F.C. greetings card boldly signed to centre pages by eighteen Celtic players c2008/09 and coaching staff including John Kennedy, Jim Blyth, Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Massimo Donati, Scott McDonald etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1441:
Lot 1441
Football cigarette and trade cards and catalogues. An excellent collection of football cigarette and trade cards, all loose mounted in albums. Complete sets include John Sinclair, Well Known Footballers - N.E. Counties 1938 (50), (ditto) Scottish 1938 (50) and English & Scottish Football Stars 1935 (50). Barratt & Co, Famous Footballers Series A.10 1962 (50). Ardath 1934 'Famous Footballers (50). Carreras 'Popular Footballers' 1936 (48). Carreras 'Famous Footballers' 1935 (48). W.A. & A.C. Churchman 'Association Footballers A Series' 1938 (50) and '2nd Series' 1939 (50). John Player & Sons 'Football Caricatures by "Mac"' 1927 (50) and 'Association Cup Winners' 1930 (50). W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Association Footballers' frame on back 1935 (50) and no frame on back 1939 (50). Godfrey Phillips 'International Caps' 1936 (50). Also Topical Times, 'Great Players' 1938 (24) in original album, front cover detached. Sold with a selection of reference books and catalogues relating to trade card collecting including 'British Trade Index' parts I, II and III published 1952, 1969 and 1986. The cigarette cards in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1442:
Lot 1442
Typhoo Tea collectors cards. 'International Football Stars' 1st Series 1967/68, 23 cards from the set of 24, and 2nd Series, 1969/70, 11 cards from the set of 24. All with printed signatures. Some cards with annotations to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Also 'Famous Football Clubs' 2nd Series 1965/66, 23 cards from the set of 24. Annotations to verso of most cards, and some also to the front. Sold with a small box comprising a selection of football trade card/ sticker albums including 'Soccer Stars 1968/69', 'Soccer Stars in Action' 1969/70, 'World Cup Soccer Stars Mexico 70', 'Soccer Stars 1971/72' (all complete) etc. Also football books, magazines etc. All collected by Nick Cook (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire & England 1978-1994) in his youth. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1443:
Lot 1443
'Foot-ball'. After Thomas Webster RA 1839. A monochrome engraving of the most famous football image of the 19th century, a good and early impression. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 37"x23". Good condition. The original oil was exhibited in the Royal Academy, London
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1444:
Lot 1444 Lot 1444
Nottingham Forest F.C. Season 1978/79. Official colour photograph of the Nottingham Forest players, Manager, Brian Clough, and Assistant Manager, Peter Taylor. Players are seated and standing in rows with the silverware for the season displayed. Signed to the photograph by five and to the mount by a further eleven members of the squad. Signatures include John McGovern (Captain) John Robertson, Peter Shilton, Viv Anderson, Trevor Francis, Garry Birtles, Tony Woodcock, Frank Clark, Kenny Burns etc, with the additional signature of Peter Withe on piece laid down. Annotated to verso with comprehensive details of each season's honours. Mounted, framed and glazed overall 14.75"x12.75". G
Estimate: £80/120
Nottingham Forest's achievements in this period were very impressive. In the 1978/79 season they won the F.A. Charity Shield, Football League Cup and European Cup. In 1979/80 they won the European Super Cup, and became the first club to successfully defend the European Cup
Lot 1445:
Lot 1445 Lot 1445
Nottingham Forest F.C. Season 1979/80. Official colour photograph of the Nottingham Forest players, Manager, Brian Clough, and Assistant Manager, Peter Taylor seated and standing in rows with the silverware for the season displayed. Signed to the photograph by all seventeen featured players. Signatures include John McGovern (Captain), Tony Woodcock, Gary Birtles, Trevor Francis, Frank Gray, Peter Shilton, Martin O'Neill, John Robertson, Ian Bowyer, Viv Anderson, Kenny Burns etc with the additional signature of Stan Bowles on piece laid down to the mount. Annotated to verso with comprehensive details of the season's honours. Mounted, framed and glazed overall 14.75"x12.75". G
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1446:
Lot 1446
Manchester City. F.A. Cup Winners 1969. Large mono photograph of the Manchester City players celebrating on the pitch at Wembley with the F.A. Cup trophy. Signed to the photograph by eleven players. Signatures include Tony Coleman, Glyn Pardoe, Tony Book, Mike Summerbee, Neil Young, Colin Bell, Alan Oakes, Harry Dowd, Francis Lee etc. 16"x12". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1447:
Lot 1447
Jimmy Greaves. 'Greavsie'. Colour print of Greaves by Gary Keane depicting Greaves in three different poses. Limited edition no. 169/300. Signed to the lower border by Greaves and the artist. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 20"x27". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1448:
Lot 1448
Stanley Matthews. Signed 'Autographed Editions' photograph of Matthews in England strip. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
Official Manchester United replica home team shirt with club emblem and sponsors logo to chest. Signed to front of shirt by twenty members of the 1999 Treble winning squad. Signatures include Beckham, Berg, Stam, Cole, Scholes, Giggs, Clegg, Yorke etc. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450 Lot 1450
Football jug. A tall Victorian ceramic jug with strap handle, with transfer printed image of a football match, with seven players featured, in progress to side, the jug dates from the late 1880's, early 1900's. To verso, a floral scene of a rose. 8" tall. Minor wear to base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1451:
Lot 1451
'Football Association Centenary 1963'. A Royal Crown Derby small china dish with enamelled three lions emblem of England to centre with dates 1863-1963 to sides. Gold lustre decoration to edge. 4.5" diameter
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1452:
Lot 1452
Football and rugby ceramics and metalware. 'Sharp Shooter' football money box in the shape of a book with image of a football scene at Wembley to face. Title to spine of box, made by Chad Valley circa 1930's, with lock and key. Minor faults. Sold with two treacle coloured tankards, one with football scenes and football related handle by Britannia Designs 5" and the other featuring two scenes of a rugby match, Sandland 4". Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1453:
Football plate. A 'Masons Ironstone' Sampler Pattern plate with centre area depicting a footballer in cross stitch with oak leave and acorn decoration to outer part of plate. To verso Mason's stamp with number 'C4070' and patent number '9660-33'. 9" diameter. Minor chip to back of the plate rim otherwise in good condition (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1454:
Lot 1454 Lot 1454
Football mug. Early Staffordshire mug with football scenes to both sides, the main body of the mug as a pinkish colour background with blue detail and the inside of the mug and handle white with blue floral decoration. Circa 1880/90's. Major chip to rim, two further minor chips to rim and chip to base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1455:
Lot 1455
Edwardian football vesta case c1900. Attractive silver metal vesta case in the shape of a football with ring suspension. Marked 'Association'. Approximately 1.75" diameter. Minor wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1456:
Lot 1456
World Cup 1966. Two official match tickets for Argentina v Spain 13th July (Argentina won 2-1) and Argentina v West Germany 16th July 1966 (0-0 draw), both matches played at Villa Park. Both tickets in very good condition. Sold with official World Cup tournament programmes for Mexico 1970 (two copies) and Argentina 1978. The 1978 programme with handwritten annotations, the others in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1457:
Lot 1457
World Cup 1966. Two official match tickets for the Quarter-final, England v Argentina, Wembley 23rd July 1966 (England won 1-0), and the Semi-final, England v Portugal, Wembley 26th July 1966 (England won 2-1). VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1458:
Lot 1458 Lot 1458
World Cup 1966. Three modern limited edition postcards each showing match action from the final. One signed by Geoff Hurst, one by Hurst and Reg Hunt, the other by Hunt, Martin Peters and Jack Charlton. Sold with a 'World Cup Special Commemorative Issue' first day cover signed by Roger Hunt and Ray Wilson. Qty 4 VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1459:
Lot 1459
World Cup 1986. 'World Cup Masterfile'. Official file with over one hundred philatelic souvenirs issued for the finals. Two first day covers issued with the file have been signed, one by Bobby Moore, the other by Bobby Charlton. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1460:
Lot 1460
World Cup 1986. Official World Cup scrapbook published by the Football Association. Each page comprises cuttings laid down of the report published in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph for every match in the tournament, one page per match. Also an original 'World Cup England' rosette, a '1966 World Cup Souvenir' published by Brooke Bond Tea', and original four page 'Sunday Mirror World Cup Special' supplement reporting on England's victory over West Germany in the Final. G
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1461:
Lot 1461
England home internationals 1944-1946. Three official programmes for international matches played at Wembley. Matches are England v Scotland 14th October 1944, v France 26th May 1945, and v Belgium 19th January 1946. Horizontal and vertical folds to the 1944 and 1945 programmes, the 1946 programme in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1462:
Lot 1462
England internationals 1946-1947. Four official programmes for England international matches. Scotland v England, Hampden Park 13th April 1946. England v Wales, Maine Road 13th November 1946. England v Scotland, Wembley 12th April 1947. England v France, Highbury 3rd May 1947. Folds and wear to the 1946 Scotland programme. The scarcer Main Road programme with wear and old tape repair to spine. Fold and annotations to player's lists to both 1947 programmes
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1463:
Lot 1463
England internationals 1946-1948. Four official home programmes for England international matches v Switzerland, Stamford Bridge 11th May 1946, v Ireland, Goodison Park 5th November 1947, v Sweden, Highbury 19th November 1947, and v Wales, Villa Park 10th November 1948. Folds and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1464:
Lot 1464
England internationals 1949-1953. Official home programme for England v Republic of Ireland, Goodison Park 21st September 1949. Also three official programmes for England v Northern Ireland, played at Maine Road 16th November 1949, Villa Park 14th November 1951, and Goodison Park 11th November 1953. Some folds, wear and annotations, otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1465:
Lot 1465
England home internationals 1948-1956. Blue folder comprising twenty six official programmes for England international matches. Matches include v Switzerland, Highbury 1948, v Italy, White Hart Lane 1949, v Wales, Roker Park 1950, Yugoslavia, Highbury 1950, v Portugal, Goodison Park 1951, v Denmark, Molineux 1950 etc. Also v Brazil, Wembley 1956 and Yugoslavia, Wembley 1956, both with original match tickets. Odd faults, some programmes with annotations to player lists, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1466:
Lot 1466
England home internationals 1957-1963. Blue folder comprising thirty official programmes for England international matches. Matches include England World Cup XI v England Under 23 XI, Stamford Bridge 1958, v Wales, Villa Park 1958, v Luxembourg, Highbury 1961, v France, Hillsborough 1962 etc. Fourteen of the programmes for matches played at Wembley include official match tickets including v France 1957, v Portugal 1958, v USSR 1958, v Sweden 1959 (2 tickets), v Mexico 1961 etc. Odd faults, some programmes with annotations to player lists, odd file holes etc, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1467:
Lot 1467
England home internationals 1963-1968. Blue folder comprising twenty seven official programmes for England international matches. Matches include Home internationals, European Championship qualifiers, friendlies etc. Programmes include England v The Football League, Highbury 24th May 1963, v Poland, Goodison Park 5th January 1966, v Young England, Stamford Bridge 1st May 1964 and 13th May 1966, and Highbury, 19th May 1967, etc. Seventeen of the programmes for matches played at Wembley include official match tickets clipped to the front cover including v Brazil 1963, v Rest of the World 1963, v Northern Ireland 1963 v Uruguay 1964 etc. Files holes to the Brazil 1963, some with annotations to team lists, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1468:
Lot 1468
World Cup 1966. Official programme for the World Cup Final 1966, England v West Germany held at Wembley on July 30th 1966. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1469:
Lot 1469
England home internationals 1968-1986. Three blue folders comprising over seventy nine official programmes for England international matches played at Wembley. Matches include Home International Championship, World Cup and European Championship qualifiers, friendlies etc. Forty of the programmes for matches played at Wembley include official match tickets, some loose, others clipped to the front cover. Other programmes include England v Young England, Stamford Bridge 25th April 1969, Common Market Football Match, 'The Three v The Six', Wembley 3rd January 1973 etc. Also two versions of the programme for England v Scotland, Wembley 23rd May 1981. Some with annotations to team lists, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
The 1981 England v Scotland match marked the 50th meeting of the two sides. The programme cover featured a reproduction of the programme from the match played at Wembley in 1924. The first two or three thousand were printed with a white border, all subsequent copies with a beige background
Lot 1470:
Lot 1470
England 'B' internationals 1950-1998. Blue folder comprising thirty one official programmes for England 'B' home and away international matches. Home matches include v Switzerland 'B', Hillsborough 1950, v Holland, St. James's Park 1950, v Scotland, Easter Road Park 1953, v West Germany, Hillsborough 1955, v Yugoslavia, Maine Road 1955, v Switzerland, The Dell 1956, v New Zealand, Leyton Orient 1979, v Spain, Roker Park 1980 etc. Away matches include v West Germany, Gelsenkirchen 1954, v Czechoslovakia, Prague 1978, v West Germany, Augsburg 1978. Wear, folds and odd annotations to earlier programmes, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1471:
Lot 1471
England Under 23 and Under 21 internationals 1955-1976. Two blue folders comprising seventy four official programmes for England Under 23 home and away international matches. Home matches include v Italy, Stamford Bridge 19th January 1955, v Denmark, Fratton Park 28th September 1955, v Scotland, Hillsborough 8th February 1955, v Rumania, Wembley 16th October 1957, v France, Roker Park 11th November 1959 etc. Away matches include v Denmark, Copenhagen 26th September 1956, v West Germany, Bochum 10th May 1959, v East Germany, Berlin 15th May 1960, v Israel, Tel Aviv 22nd May 1960, v USSR, Kiev 7th June 1972 etc. Sold with two blue folders comprising fifty one official programmes for England Under 21 home and away international matches 1984-1997. Odd annotations to player lists, minor wear, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1472:
Lot 1472
England Internationals 1956-1979. Twenty one official England home international programmes for matches played at Wembley Stadium. Programmes include England v Scotland, 6th April 1957 featuring a twenty year old Duncan Edwards. Other matches include Home Internationals, World Cup qualifiers, European Championship qualifiers, friendlies. Sold with official match programmes for Northern Ireland v Switzerland 1964, Wales v Poland 1973, Scotland v Ireland amateur international 1960 etc. Qty 31. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1473:
Lot 1473
Ireland v England 1946. Rare official programme for the international friendly match played at Dalymont Park, Dublin on 30th September 1946. Horizontal and vertical folds, neat annotations in ink to team list, lacking staple, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
England won the match 1-0
Lot 1474:
Lot 1474
France v England 1955. Official programme for the international friendly match played at Stade de Colombes, Paris on 15th May 1955. The programme was originally sealed to one edge by an advertising label for 'Felix Potin'. The seal has been neatly torn. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
France won the match 1-0
Lot 1475:
Lot 1475
Denmark v England 1955. Official programme for the International friendly match played in Denmark on 2nd October 1955. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
England won 5-1
Lot 1476:
Lot 1476
Sweden v England 1956. Official programme for the International friendly match played in Sweden on 16th May 1956. Light vertical fold, minor annotations to team lists, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1477:
Lot 1477
Finland v England 1956. Official programme for the International friendly match played in Finland on 20th May 1956. Lacking staple, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
England won 5-1
Lot 1478:
Lot 1478
Denmark v England 1957. Official programme for the World Cup qualifying match played in Denmark on 15th May 1957. File holes and some ageing to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
England won 4-1
Lot 1479:
Lot 1479
USSR v England 1958. Rare official programme for the International friendly match played in Moscow on 18th May 1958. Minor ageing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
The match ended 1-1
Lot 1480:
Lot 1480
World Cup, Sweden 1958. Official programme for the England v USSR group match played in Gothenburg on 8th June 1958. VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match ended 2-2
Lot 1481:
Lot 1481
World Cup, Sweden 1958. Official programme for the England v Brazil group match played in Gothenburg on 11th June 1958. VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match ended 0-0
Lot 1482:
Lot 1482
World Cup, Sweden 1958. Official programme for the England v Austria group match played in Boras on 15th June 1958. VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match ended 2-2
Lot 1483:
Lot 1483
World Cup, Sweden 1958. Official programme for the England v USSR group play-off match played in Gothenburg on 17th June 1958. VG
Estimate: £40/60
England and USSR finished joint second in Group 4 both scoring four points and with an identical goal average. USSR won the playoff 1-0
Lot 1484:
Lot 1484
England away internationals 1960-1964. Six official away programmes for international friendly matches v Hungary 22nd May 1960, v Luxembourg 19th October 1960, v Czechoslovakia 29th May 1963, v East Germany 2nd June 1963, v Switzerland 5th June 1963, and v Netherlands 9th December 1964. File holes to the Luxembourg programme, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1485:
Lot 1485 Lot 1485
England away internationals 1965-1970. Ten official away programmes for international friendly matches. Programmes include two for West Germany v England 12th May 1965, one 'Amtliches' issue, the other 'Die Mannschafts' issue. Also v Sweden 16th May 1965, v Finland 26th June 1966, v Norway 29th June 1966, v Denmark 3rd July 1966, v Poland 5th July 1966, v Austria 27th May 1967, v West Germany 1st June 1968, v Belgium 25th February 1970. Also an official programme for the semi-final and final of the European Championship, Italy 5th-8th June 1968. Qty 11. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1486:
Lot 1486
Wales v England 1947-1967. Eleven official programmes for Home International matches against England, all played at Ninian Park, Cardiff. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1487:
Lot 1487
Scotland v England 1948-1968. Eleven official programmes for Home International matches against England, all played at Hampden Park. Odd faults, generally god condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1488:
Lot 1488
Republic of Ireland v England 1957 and 1964. Two official programmes for friendly international matches against England, played at Dalymount Park, Dublin on 19th May 1957 and 24th May 1964. The 1957 with annotations to the team lists and wear to covers. The 1964 with file holes, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1489:
Lot 1489
Northern Ireland v England 1952-1966. Seven official programmes for Home International matches against England, played at Windsor Park, Belfast. The 1952 with heavy wear and tape repair to spine. File holes and small tape repairs to the 1962, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1490:
Lot 1490
England away internationals 1968-1978. Red folder comprising twenty nine official programmes for England international matches. Matches include Home International Championship, World Cup and European Championship qualifiers, friendlies etc. Matches include v Romania, Bucharest 6th November 1968, v Holland, Amsterdam 5th November 1969, v Malta, Valletta 3rd February 1971, v Northern Ireland, Windsor Park 15th May 1971, v Republic of Ireland, Lansdowne Road 24th May 1971 to commemorate the Gold Jubilee of the Football Association of Ireland, v Switzerland, Basle 13th October 1971, v Greece, Athens 1st December 1971, v USSR, Moscow 10th June 1973, v Luxembourg, 12th October 1977 etc. Also includes an official tournament programme for the Mexico World Cup 1970. Some with annotations to team lists, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1491:
Lot 1491
England away internationals 1978-1998. Two red folders comprising forty nine official programmes for England international matches. Matches include Home internationals, World Cup and European Championship qualifiers, friendlies etc. Matches include v Republic of Ireland, Lansdowne Road 25th October 1978, v Spain, Barcelona 26th March 1980, v Hungary, Budapest 6th June 1981, v Norway, Oslo 9th September 1981, v Hungary, Budapest 12th October 1983, v Turkey, Instanbul 14th November 1984, v Uruguay, Montevideo 13th June 1984, v Romania, Bucharest 23rd August 1985, v USSR, Tbilisi 26th March 1986, v Georgia, Tbilisi 9th November 1996 etc. The 1978 Ireland programme also includes an official match ticket. One minor annotation to one programme. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1492:
Lot 1492 Lot 1492
England away internationals 1978-1998. Large red folder comprising seventeen official programmes for England away internationals. Matches include v Cyprus, Limassol 11th May 1975, v Czechoslovakia, Bratislava 30th October 1975, v Sweden, Stockholm 10th June 1979, v Australia, Sydney 31st May 1980, v Australia 12th-19th June 1983, v France 29th February 1984, v Canada, Burnaby 24th May 1986 etc. Also includes a complete Brazilian newspaper, 'Galera' covering the match v Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 10th June 1984. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Canada played two warm-up matches against Wales and one against England in the run-up to the 1986 Mexico World Cup. This was the first time Canada had qualified for the Finals
Lot 1493:
Lot 1493
Football League v Irish Leagues 1947 and 1948. Two official programmes for Football League v Irish League played at Goodison Park, 19th February 1947 and Anfield, 20th September 1948. Also Football League v The Football League of Ireland played at Deepdale, Preston, on 14th April 1948. Folds, some annotations, odd nicks and wear, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60

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