I: Collectors’ Items – August 2014
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|177.||A SEASON’S FAME – DEREK WINTERBOTTOM “How A.E.J.Collins of Clifton College in 1899 made cricket’s highest individual score of 628*”. Includes a photo-copy of the scoresheet of the match & 3 illustrations. Published in 1991 by the Bristol Branch of the Historical Association. 24 pages; card-covers.||25.00|
|178.||BEYOND TEN THOUSAND – MY LIFE STORY – ALLAN BORDER
Leather-bound limited edition, signed by the author. Published 1993.
|179.||CLEM HILL’S REMINISCENCES – THE UNWRITTEN HISTORY OF HIS TEST CAREER 1896-1912 – (ED) BERNARD WHIMPRESS
Short biography of Clem Hill, considered Australia’s greatest left-hand batsman before the Second World War, followed by a reprint of his reminiscences, first published in an Adelaide newspaper in 1933. Limited print run of 250 copies. 102 pages; card-covers.
|180.||CRICKET BALMAINIA – CLIFFORD WINNING
Comprehensive “Official history of the Balmain District Cricket Club’ between 1897 and 1980, its famous players including Arthur Mailey, Archie Jackson, ‘Hammy’ Love & Johnny Taylor. Limited, hard-back, numbered edition of 600 copies, signed by the author.
|181.||DONALD CARR – DERBYSHIRE’S CORINTHIAN JOHN SHAWCROFT
No. 35 in the Cricket Statistician’s ‘lives In Cricket’ series. Traces a life involved in cricket as a first-class player between 1945-1968 and later as an administrator with Derbyshire, MCC and the TCCB. Paper-back; 153 pages.
|182.||FAMOUS CRICKETERS SERIES – FROM JACK HOBBS TO RICHIE BENAUDFull set – 100 booklets – in The Cricket Statistician’s ‘Record Innings-By-Innings’ series, each containing a biographical profile of the cricketer as well as his full first-class career record, with a detailed season by season summary and a statistical appendix.||400.00|
|183.||FELIX AND THE ELEVEN OF ENGLAND GERALD BRODRIBB 2002 publication based on the diaries of Nicholas Wanostrocht, guiding light to William Clarke’s cricket travelling teams of the mid-nineteenth century. Superbly produced limited edition of 250 de-luxe hard-back copies, each signed by Ted Dexter, Hubert Doggart, who contributed the Foreward and I.E. Wanostrocht, a direct descendant of Felix.||400.00|
|184.||FIRST-CLASS CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA – RAY WEBSTER
Volume 1 – 1850-51 to 1941-42 Volume 2 – 1945-46 to 1976-77The most important reference books ever published on Australian cricket, with full scores of all 1880 first-class matches, seasonal summaries and a biographical register of all the players. Handsomely-produced hard-back editions, each signed by the author.
|185.||MADDOX – 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.||25.00|
|186.||PLAY RESUMED WITH CARDUSAnthology of Cardus’ writings in the ‘Manchester Guardian’ and from several of his books. Includes a detailed coverage of the ‘England v. Australia 1930 Test Series’ Specially bound edition in imitation leather, limited to 100 copies and presented in a slip-case.||120.00|
|187.||STODDY’S MISSION – THE FIRST GREAT ASHES SERIES 1894-95 DAVID FRITH
Hard-back edition of 100 numbered copies, signed by the author.
|188.||THE COMPLETE WHO’S WHO OF TEST CRICKETERS
An early edition of the Christopher-Martin-Jenkins book, with the signatures of over 60 of the cricketers written alongside or on their entries, notably 44 Australian players, among them Fred Freer, Hunter Hendry, Alec Hurwood, Leo O’Brien and Bill O’Reilly.
Offers above $250 invited by August 18th.
|189.||THE DON: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL & REFERENTIAL JOURNEY – STEPHEN GIBBSExhaustive listing of articles, monographs, books, forewards & introductions etc. by and about Sir Donald Bradman. Published in 2005, the book’s main purpose was to guide readers to primary sources of information on Australia’s greatest batsman. An appendix includes a list of speeches, interviews and recordings of Bradman. 175 pages; spiral bound.||50.00|
|190.||THE HISTORY OF CRICKET IN SUSSEX FROM THE EARLIEST RECORDS TO THE PRESENT TIME – ALFRED J. GASTON
1898 publication in very good condition with the original front cover intact.
|191.||W.G. DOWN UNDER. GRACE IN AUSTRALIA 1873-74 AND 1891-92 – RICK SMITH / R.J. WILLIAMS Detailed accounts of both tours.Limited, numbered edition of 300 copies, signed by both
authors. Card-covers; 192 pages.
|192.||WISDEN ANTHOLOGY 1978-2006 – CRICKET’S AGE OF REVOLUTION – (ED) STEPHEN MOSS
a. Standard hard-back edition
b. High quality leather-bound edition of 300 copies, signed by Stephen Moss and three recent editors of Wisden, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle & Graeme Wright.