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A Small Collection of Books relating to
THE GAME OF CRICKET. Volume six of The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes. Seeley, Service & Co. 1930. Beige boards, gilt, a little age worn but contents very good. 55 Illustrations.
Neat inscription on front paste-down.
Contributors include A P F Chapman, Percy Fender, D R Jardine, R C Robertson-Glasgow,etc. £12.00
THE LORD'S TAVERNERS STICKY WICKET BOOK. 1979. Queen Anne Press.
Collection of poems, anecdotes, jokes, songs, photographs & comments from various Taverners
(J Arlott, Morecambe & Wise, C Cowdrey, J Cleese, E W Swanton,etc.)
compiled by Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON.
Foreword by The Duke of Edinburgh.
Dust jacket. Name on front end paper. £6.00
THE WISDEN BOOK OF CRICKET RECORDS. Ed. Bill FRINDALL. 1988. Reprint.
Dust jacket price clipped. £5.00
WISDEN CRICKETER'S ALMANACK. Ed. Matthew ENGEL. 1999. Dust jacket .
Includes Peter Hayter on cricket's sexual politics; Peter Roebuck on the strange case of Graeme Hick;
Simon Wilde on bewildering bowling & "The World Cup Special by Scyld Berry, Micky Stewart & Allan Massie. £12.00
CRICKET'S BIG DAY OUT. THE BENSON AND HEDGES CUP 1972-1998.
Ed. Peter BAXTER & Phil MCNEILL. 1998. Andre Deutsch.
Richly illustrated history of the tournament, with recollections by such as Botham, Atherton, Illingworth, Agnew, etc.
Near fine in like dust jacket. Large 4to. 168pp. £8.00
ANDREW, Keith. THE SKILLS OF CRICKET. 1986. Crowood Press. 2nd impression.
Illustrated cricket coaching manual in pictorial boards. 136pp. £4.00
ARLOTT, John. LETTERS TO NICHOLAS MOORE explaining that he could not use the latter's "pleasant piece" as the Cricketer's Magazine was defunct. He also explains what he has to do "to subsidise cricket". This is followed by two follow up TLS (typed letters signed) requesting further information etc."let me know how you stand technically on the game. Whether you know anything about swings, swerves, etc." 1954. £50.00
ARLOTT, John & TRUMAN, Fred. ARLOTT & TRUMAN ON CRICKET. 1977. BBC.
Includes an anthology of cricket-related essays and poetry edited by Gilbert Phelps.
Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Near fine in like dust jacket .
280pp. ISBN 0 563 16115 9 £8.00 .
ARNOLD, Peter. THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD CRICKET. 1990.
W H Smith Exclusive Books. Revised & updated edition. Foreword by Graeme Hick. Illustrated.
Dust jacket very slightly frayed, otherwise very good. Large 4to. 256pp. £6.00
BAILEY, Trevor. A HISTORY OF CRICKET. 1978. Allen & Unwin.
Green cloth, gilt. Profusely illustrated in colour & black & white. Name & date on front end paper. £6.00
BAILEY, Trevor. WICKETS, CATCHES AND THE ODD RUN. 1986. Willow Books.
Illustrated. Dust jacket slightly marked, otherwise very good. 240pp. £6.00
BIRD, Dickie. WHITE CAP AND BAILS. Adventures of a much travelled umpire. 1999. Hodder & Stoughton.
Dust jacket . Colour & black/white photos by Bill Gregory. £10.00
BOTHAM, Ian. THE INCREDIBLE TESTS 1981. 1981. Pelham Books.
Very good in like dust jacket . Illustrated. 160pp. £5.00
BOWLER, Dave. NO SURRENDER : THE LIFE AND TIMES OF IAN BOTHAM. 1997. Orion.
Dust jacket. Photographically illustrated. £8.00
BRODRIBB, Gerald. FELIX ON THE BAT. 1962. Eyre & Spottiswoode.
A memoir of Nicholas Felix together with a facsimile reproduction of the full text of the second edition of
Felix on the Bat from 1850. 145pp + 58pp. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. Dust jacket slightly frayed & faded, but otherwise in very good condition. £12.00
CAMERON, D J. SOMEONE HAD TO DO IT. 1998. Harper Collins.
A sports journalist remembers. Dust jacket . Illustrated with black/white photos. £6.00
D'OLIVEIRA, Basil. TIME TO DECLARE. Autobiography. Foreword by John Arlott. 1980. Dent.
Illustrated. Near fine in like, but price clipped, dust jacket . 180pp. £5.00
GOOCH, Graham. TESTING TIMES. 1991. Robson Books. Original wraps.
The England Cricket Captain's inside story of the test series against the West Indies, Australia, New Zealand and India. Name on front end paper. 244pp. Illustrated. £4.00
GOOCH, Graham. CAPTAINCY. 1992. Stanley Paul. Illustrated. Near fine in like dust jacket . 197pp. £5.00
HOBBS, Jack. THE TEST MATCH SURPRISE. Undated. Reader's Library. A Romance of the Cricket Field. 2pp note by Editor. Burgundy boards embossed with gilt decorations. Spine sunned. Pages slightly browned. Name on front end paper otherwise contents good. £6.00
HOLLES, Robert. THE GUIDE TO REAL VILLAGE CRICKET. 1983. Harrap Books.
Illustrated by Roy Raymonde. Foreword by Trevor Bailey. Cartoon illustrations throughout.
Very good in slightly faded & price clipped dust jacket. 96pp. ISBN 0 245 54064 4. £5.00
LEWIS, Tony. PLAYING DAYS. 1985. Stanley Paul. Illustrated. Very good in like dust jacket. 251pp. £5.00
LE QUESNE, Laurence. THE BODYLINE CONTROVERSY. 1985. Unwin.
Illustrated. Original wraps somewhat creased otherwise a good reading copy. 319pp. £4.00
MARTIN-JENKINS, Christopher. BEDSIDE CRICKET. 1981. Dent.
A collection of cricketing stories, facts & anecdotes profusely illustrated with cartoons by McMurty. ISBN 0 460 04545 8. £5.00
MOTE, Ashley. THE GLORY DAYS OF CRICKET. 1997. Robson Books.
The Extraordinary Story of Broadhalfpenny Down. Illustrated in black/white.
Dust jacket with closed tear on upper panel. £10.00
MURPHY, Patrick. DECLARATIONS. 1989. Ringpress. Leading cricketers in conversation, including Botham, Gower, Hadlee, Holding, Greig, etc. Illustrated.
Price clipped dust jacket somewhat frayed & marked but contents very good. 192pp. £5.00
NYREN, JOHN . THE YOUNG CRICKETER'S TUTOR; 1883 . 1948. Dropmore Press.
Introduced by Neville Cardus. Wood engravings by John O'Connor.
Edition limited to 750 copies. Fine copy in a partially lightly browned but unmarked & chip free dust jacket, in original card slipcase. £200.00
PEEBLES, Ian. BOWLER'S TURN. 1960. Souvenir Press. Introduced by R G Menzies. Dust jacket lightly foxed. Some light foxing to prelims & edges not affecting text. 195pp. Illustrated. £6.00
SIMON, Robin & SMART, Alastair. ART OF CRICKET. 1983. John Player.
Some of the text has been highlighted but otherwise very good. Large 4to in original pictorial wraps. 250pp. £10.00
SWANTON, E W Ed. BEST CRICKET STORIES . Chosen by E W Swanton . Contributions by Siegfried Sassoon, Dorothy L Sayers, Ian Hay, John Moore,Bernard Darwin, H A Vachell, Herbert Farjeon, C B Fry, J C Masterman, Don Bradman, Hugh De Selincourt, etc.
Lacks one of two front end papers otherwise a very good copy in a price-clipped, slightly frayed dust jacket. £8.50
TAYLOR, Alfred D. THE CATALOGUE OF CRICKET LITERATURE (1906). 1972.
Dust jacket . Republished. Original edition was limited to 50 copies. £5.00
TENNANT, Ivo. IMRAN KHAN. 1994. Witherby. Near fine in like, but price clipped, dust jacket. 205pp. Ilustrated. £5.00
TRAVERS, Ben. 94 DECLARED. 1981. Elm Tree Books. Foreword by Brian Johnston. Uncorrected proof in original wraps. Illustrated in black/white. £5.00
WILLIS, Bob. LASTING THE PACE. 1985. Willow Books. Near fine in like dust jacket. £6.00
WILTON, Iain. C B FRY. AN ENGLISH HERO. 1999. Richard Cohen.
Near fine in price-clipped dst jacket. Inscription on front end paper. ISBN 186066170X £45.00 .
WYNNE-THOMAS, P & ARNOLD, P. CRICKET IN CONFLICT. 1984. Newnes.
The story of major crises that have rocked the game. Very good in like dust jacket.
16pp of black & white photo illustrations. ISBN 0 600 35706 6 £6.00 .
WYNNE-THOMAS, Peter. THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF CRICKET TOURS AT HOME & ABROAD.
1989. Hamlyn. Near fine in like, but price clipped, dust jacket . Large 4to. 399pp. Illustrated. £8.00
THE COLLECTION £ 350.00 or individual items as priced.
Postage at cost