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660. Altham, H.S:  History -660.jpg (1398143 bytes)    A History of Cricket volume 1.

Allen & Unwin, 1962. First edition in worn yet complete dust jacket. Introduction by Don Bradman, history of the game from beginning to the First World War, 323 pages with some minor foxing. 10.00

169. Arthur Morris & Pat Landsberg: Operation Ashes

London: Robert Hale, 1956 First edition with black cloth cover. Foxing on endpapers, generally contents good. 8.00

949. Bailey, Jack: Trevor Bailey - A Life in Cricket:

London: Methuen, 1993: Foreword by Keith Miller, this first edition is in excellent condition throughout, price unclipped & no inscriptions. 7.00

515. Bailey, Trevor & Trueman, Fred: From Larwood to Lillee.

London & Sydney: Macdonald & Co., 1983. Excellent condition First edition on 33 fast bowlers including Jeff Thomson, Keith Miller, Dennis Lillee etc. 10.00

1479. Bannister, Jack: Brian Lara - The story of a record-breaking year

London: Stanley Paul, 1994 Large soft cover, 80 pages on the great West Indian batsman 5.00

663. Barker, J.S: Summer Spectacular - West Indies v England 1963.

Sportsman's Book Club, 1965. Foreword by Ritchie Benaud. Excellent condition throughout with dust jacket. 10.00

951. Barnes, Simon: Phil Edmonds - A Singular Man:

The Kingswood Press, 1986: First edition in excellent condition throughout. 6.00

520. Benaud, Ritchie: The New Champions.

London: Sportsman's, 1965. Wonderful condition for this 1st edition account of the 1965 Australian Tour of the West Indies. 10.00

873. Blunden, Edmund: Cricket Country

Collins, 1944. First edition, tatty Derek Hill dust jacket, browning contents 5.00

 

532. Brearley, Mike: Phoenix from the Ashes.

Hodder & Stoughton, 1982. First edition with Foreword by Botham. Excellent condition throughout. 6.00

531. Brearley, Mike: The Ashes Retained.

Hodder & Stoughton, 1979. First edition of the successful England tour of 1978-9. Very good throughout. 6.00

523. Canynge Caple S: The Ashes at Stake.

Littlebury & Co., 1961. Blue cloth, excellent contents of memories of Anglo-Australian cricket from the first tests to 1961. 9.00

1253. Chappell & Frith: The Ashes '77:

Angus, 1977: First edition with clean dust jacket. Foreword by John Arlott, no inscriptions. 5.00

876. Chester, Frank: How's That !

Hutchinson, 1956. First edition, 208 pages, 47 illustrations, green cloth, inscription in good book on cricketer and umpire. 6.00

528. Clarke, John.: With England in Australia.

Stanley Paul, 1966. First edition account of M.C.C. Tour of 1965-6. Sellotape at top & bottom of dust jacket, otherwise very good contents. 6.00

810. Compton, Denis: Compton on Cricketers Past and Present.

Readers Union, 1981. Lovely condition throughout with articles on many great players. 7.00

518. Compton, Denis: Test Diary 1964.

London: Sportsmans Book Club, 1965. 1st in excellent condition on Ashes series of '64. 7.50

167. Constantine, Learie: Cricketers' Cricket

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1949 First edition with very tatty dust jacket, otherwise contents very good with no inscriptions. 10.00

175. Cooper, Leo & Jilly: Cricket with pictures by 'Ross'

Bell & Hyman 1985 First edition of entertaining read with amusing illustrations. 5.00

1485. Cozier, Tony: The West Indies: Fifty Years of Test Cricket:

Angus & Robertson, 1978 First edition with foreword by Sir Garfield Sobers. Very good throughout, 223 pages, marvellous account of the great players and matches from 1928 - 78 7.00

536. Dexter, Ted: Rothman's Book of Test Matches, England v Australia 1946-63.

Arthur Baker Ltd., 1964. Large green cloth first edition in very good condition. 5.00

342. Dexter, Ted & Makins, Clifford: Testkill.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1976. First Edition novel jointly written by sports journalist & former England cricket captain. Very good throughout with dust jacket and no inscriptions. 5.00

 

529.     Docker Wybergh, Edward.: Bradman and the Bodyline Series.

Angus & Robertson, 1978. First edition account of 1932-33 series in very good condition. 7.00

1254. D'Oliveira, Basil:: Time to Declare:

Dent, 1980: First edition autobiography, very good throughout, price clipped & no inscriptions. 5.00

538. Eager, Patrick: An Australian Summer.

Kingswood Press, 1985. Dust jacket tatty on front otherwise very good book on 1985 series. 5.00

1480. Edited by E.W. Swanton: The Cricketer Winter annual 1968/9

Large soft cover with features by many of the great players and writers of world cricket such as Arlott, Cardus, Constantine, C.L. R. James, Benaud etc 6.00

1484. Evans, Richard: The Ultimate Test - the story behind the 1990 tours of South Africa & The West Indies

Partridge Press, 1990 First edition, excellent throughout with dust jacket showing Gooch & Gatting  6.00

658. Edited by E.V. Lucas: A Hundred Years of Trent Bridge.

Privately printed, 1938. Private printing for Sir Julien Cahn, President of the Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club this lovely small book has worn grey cover, foxing on endpapers and bookplate ' With Sir Julien Cahn's Compliments '. 20.00

1541.     Edmonds, Phil: 100 Greatest Bowlers.

Macdonald, 1989. Superb condition. Features Thomson, Lillee, Sobers, Hadlee etc. 10.00

 

819.   Edrich, W.J :  Edrich.jpg (298348 bytes)    Cricket Heritage.

Stanley Paul, 1949. The story of the great England cricketer. Browning on end, worn , complete dust jacket, one of Norfolk's finest !. 12.00

511. Engel, Matthew: Ashes '85.

Pelham,1985. Excellent condition 1st on the 1985 series. 8.00

802.   Fingleton, Jack.: Jack Fingleton.jpg (328844 bytes)    Masters of Cricket - From Trumper to May.            

Heinemann, 1958. First Edition with Foreword by the Prime Minister of Australia. Attractive dust jacket, 260 pages, price clipped & no inscriptions. 12.00

1321. Fingleton, Jack: Masters of Cricket - from Trumper to May

London: Sportsman's Book Club, 1959: Very good throughout with lovely dust jacket, no inscriptions, also has review of book by John Arlott included ( From Sports News ). 7.00

174. Fletcher, Keith: Captain's Innings - An Autobiography

Stanley Paul, 1983 Lovely issue of autobiography of former England captain. 5.00

516. Fortune, Charles.: The Australians in England 1961.

London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1961. Tears on dust jacket, otherwise very good. 7.00

171. Frewin, Leslie: Cricket Bag - a miscellany for the twelfth man

London: MacDonald, 1965 : Blue cloth & contents good. Interesting book from a golden age. 8.00

537. Frindall, Bill: Frindall's Score Book, Australia v England 1978-9

Macdonald & Jane's, 1979. Excellent condition throughout and very detailed test account. 5.00

517. Frith, David.: Thommo.

Australia : Angus & Robertson, 1980. lovely issue of Jeff Thomson's story with foreword by Dennis Lillee. 6.00

1481. Goodwin, Clayton: Caribbean Cricketers - from the Pioneers to Packer

London: Harrap, 1980 Reprint, excellent throughout with dust jacket and foreword by Colin Cowdrey  6.00

1482. Goodwin, Clayton: West Indians at the Wicket

MacMillan Caribbean, 1986 First edition with very good contents and dust jacket with small tear on top back. No inscriptions and foreword by Clive Lloyd 6.00

182. Gower, David: The Autobiography

London: Collins Willow, 1992 Signed excellent First Edition autobiography of the former England cricket captain. 20.00

1486. Grayson, Edward: Corinthians & Cricketers

London: Sportsmans Book Club, 1957 Very interesting book on the soccer & cricket stars of the Victorian & Edwardian age, with15 black & white photos. Red cover, some browning, 248 pages, no inscriptions only 7.00

1483. Greenidge, Gordon: The Man in the Middle

London: David & Charles, 1980 Very good throughout with dust jacket 6.00

875. Grubb, Norman: C.T. Studd, Cricketer & Pioneer.

Religious Tract Society, 1937. Founder of the World Wide Evangelisation Crusade, C.T. was in China for 6 years, missionary work in India. Black cloth, blue lettering on spine, some foxing, 256 pages. 15.00

872. Howat, Gerald: Learie Constantine.    872.jpg (212463 bytes)

Readers Union, 1976. Dust jacket has small tear at top. 250 pages, very good contents & no inscriptions. 12.00

183. Hughes, Spike: The Art of Coarse Cricket

London : Hutchinson, 1963 5th impression with Foreword by Denis Compton. Dust jacket intact and contents good. 5.00

1429. K.S. Ranjitsinhji: The Jubilee Book of Cricket:

London: Blackwood, 1897: Small blue covered Victorian 4th edition. Worn cover, some browning, particularly on endpapers. 465 pages, contents generally very good for age. 35.00

888. Johnston, Brian & Webber, Roy: Armchair Cricket.

BBC, 1957. Soft back BBC publication on cricket coverage for radio & TV. Features by Brian Johnston and the other commentators. 5.00

805. Kay, John: Cuts and Glances.

John Sherratt, 1948. First edition with blue cloth cover. Very good contents, inscription, review of the 1947 season of Test matches v South Africa and Lanc's County Championship year. 6.00

1131. Kilburn, J.M.: Len Hutton - The Story of a Great Cricketer:  1131.jpg (179579 bytes)

Pitkin Pictorials Ltd, 1950: Soft cover profile of the cricket legend SIGNED on the cover by the great man. Very good contents and cover intact, no inscriptions or marks inside. 18.00

168. Kitchen, Laurence: Len Hutton

London: Phoenix House, 1953 First edition of the Cricketing Lives series. Dust jacket intact contents good. 5.00

 

811. Laker, Jim: Over To Me.

Muller, June 1960. First edition, 2nd impression with 2" tear at foot of dust jacket. Very good contents, price unclipped & no inscriptions. 8.00

1322. Laker, Jim: Spinning Round the World

London: Sportsman's Book Club, 1959: Contents very good with some browning, inscription, no dust jacket 5.00

662. Landsberg, Pat:   170.jpg (92583 bytes)    Jack Hobbs - Gentleman & Player.

Todd Group, 1953. First edition with browning on page ends. Green dust jacket with sellotape at top & bottom. Last chapter written by Hobbs himself. 8.00

542.   Lemmon, David:  Test Captains.jpg (646557 bytes)   Test Cricket Captains.

Guinness, 1992. Excellent condition featuring all the greats including Australia pages 88 to 127. 10.00

173. Lewis, Tony: A Summer of Cricket

Pelham, 1976 First edition with foreword by John Arlott. Good issue of book with dust jacket describing the cricket season of 1975. 5.00

799. Lyon, M.D.: Cricket

Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1938. Introduction by Jack Hobbs. Red cloth, 192 pages, early insight into how to play the game. Inscription inside, contents very good. 12.00

510. Martin-Jenkins, Christopher: The Complete Who's Who of Test Cricketers

London: Orbis, 1980. Excellent condition 1st with pages 153 to 243 on Australia. 424 pages in total. 10.00

514. Martin-Jenkins, Christopher.: In Defence of the Ashes.

Macdonald & Jane's, 1979. Very good condition 1st in dust jacket with price unclipped. Written about 1978-9 series. 6.00

170. Mason, Ronald: Jack Hobbs

London: Sportsman's Book Club, 1961: Signed by the great man himself in pencil. Contents good for this very desirable book. 28.00

950. McDonald, Trevor: Viv Richards - The Authorised Biography:

London: Pelham Books, Sept 1984: Mint condition book on the great West indian cricketer. 9.00

540. Meredith, Anthony: Summers in Winter.

Kingswood Press, 1990. Very good throughout. describes four England Tours of Australia, 1876-7, 1903-4, 1936-7, 1978-9 . Marvellous insight. 7.00

954. Mosey, Don: Laker - Potrait of a Legend:

London: Macdonald, 1989: Lovely first edition biography of this cricketing legend. 6.00

521. Moyes, A.G..: With the M.C.C. in Australia 1962-3.

Sportsman's, 1965 Lovely condition with dust jacket. 8.00

877. Nourse, Dudley: Cricket in the Blood.

Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Green cloth cover, dated inside ' Xmas 1952 ', contents very good on life of South African captain. 7.00

512. Robinson, Ray: On Top Down Under.

Australia: Cassell, 1975. Slight water marks on dust jacket otherwise very good history of all 34 Australian cricket captains from 1877 to the 1970's. 7.00

952. Sandford, Christopher: Tom Graveney - The Biography:

London: Witherby Ltd, 1992: First edition in lovely condition, price clipped. 6.00

1006. Standing, Percy Cross:: Cricket of To-Day and Yesterday:    

London: Jack, 1902: Two volumes in one 1902 First Edition, very good condition, 184 pages, gilt edges, 7 colour illustrations and 180 black & white illustrations. Browning on endpapers, inscription, 9" x 11", fascinating book, lovely black cover. Postage & Packaging at cost. 125.00

817. Studd, C.T: Cricketer & Pioneer.

Religious Tract Society, 1937. Interesting character, book has some browning. 8.50

519. Swanton, E.W.: The Ashes in Suspense

Daily Telegraph, 1963. Soft back with browning of pages otherwise contents very good concerning test matches of 1962/63. 6.00

1137. Tinkler, Basil Ashton:: A Somerset Hero Who beat the Aussies:

Manchester: Parrs Wood Press, 2000: First edition on the 'Life and Times of J.C. 'Farmer' White, legendary Somerset slow left hand bowler, who played 15 tests for England. mint condition throughout SIGNED by author. 18.00

801. Taylor, C.H. & D.H. Macindoe: Cricket Dialogue - For All Who Play.

Collins, 1949. First Edition on the way to play the game. Dust jacket torn at spine, no inscriptions & price unclipped. 7.00

816. Thomson, A. A: Cricket - The Great Captains.

Sportsman's, 1967. Very good condition with dust jacket. Features many great captains. 7.00

808. Tyson, Frank: A Typhoon called Tyson.

Sportsman's Book Club, 1962. Very good throughout with clean dust jacket. 8.00

533. Tyson, Frank: The Century- Makers, the Men behind the Ashes 1877-1977.

Australia: Hutchinson, 1980. Lovely issue written by 'Typhoon ' Tyson. 8.00

1320. Warner, P: England v Australia 1912

London: Sportsman's Book Club, 1956: Superb condition with dust jacket, 224 pages, no inscriptions 9.00

535. Waugh, Steve & Hussain, Nasser: Ashes Summer.

Collins Willow, 1997. Superb condition throughout. This is a personal diary of 1997 ashes series. 9.00

172. Wellings, E.M: A History of County Cricket - Middlesex

Newton Abbot: Sportsman's Book Club, 1973 Blue cloth & contents good. with no inscriptions. 6.00

838. Wellings, E.M.: The Ashes Thrown Away.

London: Bailey Bros & Swinfen, 1959. First edition of the M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1958-59. Worn, complete dust jacket, some browning on page ends, price unclipped and no inscriptions. 18.00

 

1136. West, Peter:: Cricketers from New Zealand 1949:    1136.jpg (137755 bytes)

London: Playfair, 1950: Pictorial soft cover, 32 pages, no inscriptions, very good account of Tour of England. 9.00

1139. West, Peter:: Cricketers from the West Indies 1950:

Playfair, 1951: Pictorial soft cover, 32 pages, official souvenir of the English Tour. 9.00

 

524. West, Peter: The Fight for the Ashes 1956.

Sportsman's, 1957. Lovely condition throughout with plastic cover on dust jacket. 7.00

1241. : Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1982:

Queen Anne Press: 1299 pages, yellow dust jacket, some browning on ends and cover. 12.00

1242. : Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1984:

Queen Anne Press: 1291 pages, lovely throughout, no inscriptions. yellow cover 18.00

1243. : Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1985:

Wisden: 1280 pages, lovely throughout, no inscriptions, yellow cover. 15.00

1144. ---: Wisden 1979:

MacDonald and Jane's: Hard brown cover, 1153 pages, foxing on endpapers hence only 5.00

1145. ---: Wisden 1984:

London: Book Club: Excellent hard cover with famous yellow dust jacket. 18.00

1146. ---: Wisden 1985:

London: Book Club: Very good hard cover issue with famous yellow dust jacket, 1280 pages, no inscriptions. 15.00

176. : Wisden - An index to Wisden 1864-1984

Macdonald,1985 Very good throughout with no inscriptions. 10.00

1244. : Yorkshire County Cricket Club Yearbook 1985:

Yorkshire Cricket Club: Green cover with gilt lettering. Contents excellent, small tear on spine hence only 6.00

1245. : Yorkshire County Cricket Club Yearbook 1989:

Yorkshire CCC: Excellent condition throughout, red cover with gilt lettering. 25.00
 

 

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