Collectors Cricket Books – February 2015
At Roger Page Cricket Books we stock a superior range of collectors cricket books on a range of subjects relating to cricket, cricket history, famous and well known cricket players.
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|175.||A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRICKET – E.W. PADWICK
1984 edition of a monumental work, listing in systematic order all books, pamphlets, souvenir brochures, yearbooks and periodicals on the subject of cricket published to the end of 1979 – over 10,000 entries in all – for which full bibliographical details are given. Numerous full-page plates and illustrations. 877 pages; near mint.
|176.||ADELAIDE GOLD – THE ORIGINS OF BALL BY BALL CRICKET BROADCASTING – BERNARD WHIMPRESS
Attractively presented 8 page booklet, published in 1997 in a signed edition of 300 numbered copies.
|177.||BODYWHINE! A TREATISE ON THE JARDINIAN THEORY – V.M. BRANSON / R.W. BLUNDELL
Rare bodyline booklet published by Rigby Ltd. in 1933. Complete and in reasonable condition, with covers a little worn. Offers above $500 invited by February 20th
|178.||CRICKET: UNITED INDIA IN AUSTRALIA – HOMI J.H. TALEYARKHAN
Scarce hard-back volume, published by Thacker & Co. Ltd. in 1947 which “deals essentially with the cricket career sketches of the Indian team about to tour Australia”. Illustrations of all the players by L. Bhatia. 102 pages.
|179.||HORAN’S DIAY – THE AUSTRALIAN TOURING TEAM 1877-1879
The Australian X1’s tour of England, North America and Australia between November 1877 and January 1879, including full match reports of all 78 games. Limited, hard-back volume of 320 copies, signed by Frank Tyson, who edited the book.
|180.||INNINGS COMPLETE – VOLUME 20 – PHILIP PAINE
“The Final Resting Places of those Associated With Cricket”. Special Australian edition which includes memorials and cremation plaques for a number of Test players. Signed, numbered volume of 250 copies. Card-covers; 52 pages.
|181.||KEN EASTWOOD – A LIFE IN CRICKET – DAVID JENKINS
16 page booklet issued in a numbered edition of 150 copies signed by author and subject in 2008.
|182.||LIONEL ROBINSON – CRICKET AT OLD BUCKENHAM – STEPHEN MUSK
No. 38 in the Cricket Statistician’s ‘Lives In Cricket’ series tells the story of the ‘Australian financier made good’, who settled at Old Buckenham Hall in Norfolk where he hosted many matches against touring teams, including the AIF team in 1919 and Warwick Armstrong’s Australians in 1921. Card-covers; 122 pages; more than 50 illustrations.
|183.||NEVILLE CARDUS REFLECTS: PAGES FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK ….
An ‘indexed series of reflections and recountings from the Master, based on the extensive surviving pages of a Writer’s Notebook kept by Cardus between 1949 and 1951’. Limited edition of 300 copies, published by the ‘Neville Cardus Archive’. Paper-back; 60 pages
|184.||OVERSEAS FIRST-CLASS ANNUAL 2014 – (ED) JOHN BRYANT
‘Sixth edition of the Cricket Statistician’s publication which contains the full first-class scores of all matches played throughout the world in 2013-2014 except for those in England. Considered ‘indispensable to anyone with a serious interest in the modern first-class game’. 688 pages.
|185.||SOUTH AFRICA IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET 1888-1970
Comprehensive account of South Africa’s cricket contacts with England, Australia and New Zealand in the 82-year period. A ‘pictorial bonanza’, containing over 300 photographs.
|186.||SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CRICKET UMPIRES & SCORERS INAUGURAL HALL OF FAME – INDUCTEE BIOGRAPHIES – MAX BARTLETT / KRISTEN THOMAS
Profiles of 11 umpires and scorers, including George Hele, Mel McInnes, Keith Butler, Tony Crafter and Daryl Harper. Magazine format; 28 pages; signed by both authors.
|187.||ST. IVO AND THE ASHES: A CORRECT, TRUE AND PARTICULAR HISTORY OF THE HON.IVO BLIGH’S CRUSADE IN AUSTRALIA – R.D. BEESTON
Facsimile reprint of the scarce contemporary account of the 1882-83 England tour of Australia when Ivo Bligh’s team regained ‘The Ashes’ after Australia’s historic win at The Oval in 1882. Limited, hard-back edition of 75 numbered copies. Excellent condition.
|188.||THE DEMON FRED SPOFFORTH – THE ARCHITECT OF THE ASHES – RICHARD CASHMAN
Trade edition of 200 signed, hard-back copies
De-luxe, leather-bound edition of 50 numbered copies with 6 signatures
Totally revised, up-dated edition of the 1990 volume, with a 16 page picture insert. including Spofforth cartoons and Murdoch paintings. 212 pages.
|189.||THE EMPIRE’S CRICKETERS – SEASON 1905 – A. CHEVALLIER TAYLER
Bound volume containing the complete folio of 48 chalky-white drawings, all in good condition, by Chevallier Tayler of ‘Golden Age’ cricketers (including Warwick Armstrong, Joe Darling, C.B. Fry, W.G. Grace, Lord Hawke, F.S. Jackson, M.A. Noble and Victor Trumper) based on photographs by G.W.Beldam, who provided the accompanying biographical text.
|190.||WEBBER’S CRICKET YEAR BOOK 1946-47 – ROY WEBBER
Records of the Test Matches of 1946, the 1946 cricket season in England and the M.C.C. tour of Australia in 1946-47. “Privately published with the limited circulation of one hundred copies”, numbered and signed by the author.
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