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J: Some Forthcoming Publications – April 2014

J:     Some Forthcoming Publications – April 2014

The following books are due soon. Orders should be placed for them now. Approximate pricesare shown:

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162.ACS International Cricket Year Book 2014 – (ed) Philip Bailey
(The only annual which provides detailed information about every current player worldwide, listing all those who appeared in any first-class, List A or Twenty 20 match in the 2012-13 and 2013 seasons with career records in all forms of the game in which they competed. 29th edition; 488 pages)
163.All-Rounder – The Buster Farrer Story – Colin Bryden
(The life and times of William Stephen Farrer, who played in 6 Tests for South Africa between 1961 and 1964 and toured Australia in 1963-64. Signed by subject and author. Paper-back; 240 pages
164.Australia in Sunderland – Keith Gregson
(The ten matches played between Australian teams and a variety of sides in Sunderland between 1878 and 1977. Paper-back; 87 pages)
165.Behind the Game – John Sealey (“Epic story”, set in Mumbai, exploring the intricate details of the financial world that motivates and influences cricket Paper-back; 433 pages)30.00
166.Britain’s Lost Cricket Festivals – Chris Arnot
(“The idyllic club grounds”, from Bournemouth to Abergaveny, from Weston-super-mare to Harrogate, that “will never again host the world’s best players”. Hard-back; 192 pages)
167.Elk Stopped Play and Other Tales from Wisden’s Cricket Round The World – (ed) Charlie Connelly
(“A collection of Wisden’s otherworldly dispatches, starring Dutch loons, the South Pole and Bhutan”. Hard-back; 160 pages)
168.Empire, War and Cricket in South Africa: Logan of Matjiesfontein – Dean Allen
(“Explores the important themes of cricket, politics and power during a key period of South African history, 1880 to 1910”. Signed by the author. Hard-back; 280 pages)
169.Field of Shadows: The English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany 1937 – Dan Waddell
(Vivid and detailed account of the Gentlemen of Worcestershire’s cricket tour of Berlin in 1937 to play two unofficial Test matches against Germany in the “shadow cast by the cataclysmic conflict that was shortly to explode”. Hard-back; 288 pages)
170.First-Class Counties Second X1 Annual 2014 – (ed) Howard Clayton
(30th edition. Includes potted scores for all Second Eleven Championship, Trophy and Twenty 20 matches played during 2013 plus player biographies, comprehensive averages, statistical highlights and a detailed listing of all the grounds used. Paper-back; 128 pages)
171.Jacques Kallis And 12 Other Great South African All-Rounders – David Williams / Alic Bacher(The 23 players from Jimmy Sincliar and Aubrey Faulkner to Clive Rice and Jacques Kallis who were ‘two or three players in one’. Includes the careers of four black-skinned all-rounders unable to play for the national team because of their colour. Paper-back; 270 pages)40.00
172.Hampshire County Cricket 1863-2013 – One Hundred and Fifty Not Out – (ed) Dave Allen/Stephen Saunders
(Hard-back; 168 pages)
173.Maddox – A Sporting Life – From Tassie ‘Devil’ to Victorian ‘Saint’ – (compiled by) Don Hudson
(Scrap book of John Maddox, who played 8 matches for Tasmania in the 1950’s before transferring to Victoria in 1958 and joining the St. Kilda Cricket Club. Limited edition of 12 copies, signed by Maddox and the compiler)
174.Marrickville’s Grandest Day – Lyall Gardner / Laurie Daly / Ronald Cardwell
Trade edition of 153 copies 30.00
Limited edition of 23 copies,  signed by the co-authors,  Harry Lorenz & Harold Stapleton 80.00
(The historic Sydney Grade cricket final of 1943-44 when Marrickville defeated the St.George team,  captained by Bill O’Reilly)
175.Our Beloved Cricket – From Village Green to Lords – Brian Scovell
(The story of an acclaimed author’s life-long passion for cricket. Hard-back; 208 pages)
176.Playfair Cricket Annual 2014 – (ed) Ian Marshall
(67th edition of “the essential pocket guide to county and international cricket” with full statistics on all U.K. first-class cricketers. Paper-back; 336 pages)
177.W.W. Robinson on the Cricket Field – Rowan Gibbs
(Cricketing biography of a famous Auckland all-rounder and captain from the late 1860’s to 1889.
Signed, limited edition of 60 copies. Paper-back; 56 pages)
178.Sachin Tendulkar – The Man Cricket Loved Back
(Anthology. “The world’s best writers on India’s best sporting legend”. Hard-back; 262 pages)
179.Scores And Biographies Volume 19 (X1X) – Arthur Haygarth(Covers the year 1882. Details of 671 scores, most of them previously unpublished and 83 biographical entries of cricketers who came to prominence in that year. Edited by Roger Heavens. Limited edition of 150 signed, numbered copies. Hard-back with dust-wrapper. 702 pages)220.00
180.The Official Lancashire CCC 150th Anniversary Book Paul Edwards, Andrew Searle
Limited, de-luxe edition. signed by 10 Lancashire legends 300.00
Standard hard-back edition 35.00
(Year-by-year account of the ‘glorious history’ of Lancashire C.C.C. 223 pages)
181.Touched By Greatness – Andrew Murtagh (“The story of Tom Graveney, England’s much-loved cricketer”. Hard-back; 272 pages)40.00
182.Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 2014 – (ed) Lawrence Booth
Hard-back 100.00
Limp-linen 90.00
Large print edition 120.00
(151st edition of the most famous sports book in the world, including coverage of every first-class game in every first-class nation in 2013, scorecards for all Test matches and ODI’s, compelling feature articles, comprehensive records, obituaries …. 1632 pages)
183.Wisden India Almanack 2014 – (ed) Suresh Menon
Hard-back 40.00
Limp-linen 30.00
(2nd edition. ‘6 books in one’, including a volume of essays, Tendulkar’s ‘last bow’,“80Years of Ranji Trophy” and ‘Records’. 927 pages)