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[TROWSDALE, T. Broadbent].
A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE TEST MATCHES BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA (1877-1905)... BY COVER-POINT.
London, 1905.
Small 8vo. 110pp. Original pictorial wrappers, rebacked.
A survey of early Test matches between Australia and England. Padwick, 4393.
[ref: 56371]  £18.00  enquire  buy
[VERITY, Hedley].
HEDLEY VERITY 18 MAY 1905 - 31 JULY 1943. THE STORY OF A GALLANT CRICKETER.
(Bradford, 1945).
8vo. (9)pp. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers.
An appreciation of the Yorkshire and England spin bowler. Published by The Yorkshire Observer in aid of the Hedley Verity Memorial Fund. Padwick, 8176.
[ref: 19507]  £30.00  enquire  buy
[WANOSTROCHT, Nicholas].
THE CRICKET-BAT AND HOW TO USE IT: A TREATISE ON THE GAME OF CRICKET. WITH PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC INSTRUCTIONS IN BATTING, BOWLING, AND FIELDING... BY AN OLD CRICKETER.
London, 1863.
Small 8vo. (4)+96pp. Original pictorial cloth, gilt. With bookplate of previous owner.
Instructional. Wanostrocht, also known as Felix, was one of the great cricketers of his time. He played for Kent and for Surrey between 1834 and 1852. He was also a well-known artist, and author of the classic Felix On The Bat. Padwick, 398.
[ref: 59848]  £125.00  enquire  buy
[WARD, Paul].
REMINISCENCES OF CHELTENHAM COLLEGE. BY AN OLD CHELTONIAN.
London, 1868.
8vo. viii+168pp+16pp publisher's advertisements. Original decorative cloth, gilt, spine worn.
Cricket, pages 58-81. Goldman, Bibliography of Cricket, 1937: 'Scarce.' Padwick, 1391.
[ref: 50227]  £85.00  enquire  buy
[WARNER, P.F.].
BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN. CRICKET AND FOOTBALL. COMPILED AND EDITED BY 'THE SPORTSMAN'.
London, 1917.
Folio. xiii+579pp. 14 photogravure plates and many text illustrations. Original full red morocco, gilt, all edges gilt, covers rubbed and worn.
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 numbered copies. A sumptuous volume, published soon after W.G. Grace's death. Includes W.G. Grace - An Appreciation, by Sir Home Gordon. Other contributors include G.W. Beldam, D.L.A. Jephson, P.A. Perrin, and H.V.L. Stanton. Padwick, 7261.
[ref: 19619]  £75.00  enquire  buy
[WEBBER, Roy].
CRICKET OMNIBUS 1946. EDITED BY ROY WEBBER.
Hunstanton, (Norfolk), (1946).
8vo. (220)pp. Original cloth in worn dust-wrapper.
A composite volume comprising six publications of the Cricket Book Society: 'A Concise History of Cricket', 'Some Memorable Innings', 'Fifty Years a Cricket Watcher', 'Test Match Captains 1876-1939', 'The Indian Team in England 1946' and 'The 1946 Cricket Season'. Padwick, 982.
[ref: 45250]  £21.00  enquire  buy
[WHIMPRESS, Bernard].
HUGHIE'S BEST NEVER ASHES SERIES 1940-41, 1942. BY SCRIBE.
Kent Town (South Australia), 2004
8vo. 8pp. Original printed wrappers.
LIMITED EDITION of 100 numbered copies, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Satirical pen-pictures of possible selections for the 1940-41 and 1942 Test series.
[ref: 35623]  £8.00  enquire  buy
[WOLCOT, John].
THE NOBLE CRICKETERS: A POETICAL AND FAMILIAR EPISTLE. WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JOHN GOULSTONE.
Ewell, 2010.
Small 4to. xxxi+[4]+22pp. Frontispiece. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
LIMITED EDITION of 100 numbered copies, SIGNED BY JOHN GOULSTONE. A facsimile reprint of the book first published in 1778. With a new introduction and notes by John Goulstone, who has traced the author of this poem. A scathing attack aimed at the Duke of Dorset and the Earl of Tankerville, accusing them of spending too much time playing cricket while Britain was fighting the American War of Independence: '...Far from the cannon's roar, they try at cricket, stead their country to secure a wicket.' See Padwick, 6888.
[ref: 54395]  £45.00  enquire  buy
[WOLCOT, John].
THE RIGHTS OF KINGS; OR LOYAL ODES TO DISLOYAL ACADEMICIANS. BY PETER PINDAR.
London, Printed for J. Evans, 1791.
4to, (iv)+70pp. Rebound in boards.
Cricket, page 14, with reference to the 18th century cricketers John Small and Lumpy Stevens. Not recorded by Padwick.
[ref: 63626]  £150.00  enquire  buy
[YORKSHIRE CRICKETERS].
FIRE AND ASHES. HOW YORKSHIRE'S FINEST TOOK ON THE AUSTRALIANS. INTRODUCTION BY GEOFFREY BOYCOTT.
Ilkley (Yorks), 2009.
4to. 128pp. Profusely illustrated, many in colour. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
SIGNED BY GEOFFREY BOYCOTT on a publisher's printed label laid down on the front endpaper. Eighteen Yorkshire cricketers who played Test cricket against Australia each recall a match in which they played.
[ref: 54815]  £15.00  enquire  buy
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