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Quality Name Description Price
2very good Marqusee Mike Anyone But England 1994 First edition. 273 pages. Entertaining exploration of the bonds which tie English cricket to the nation. D/w near fine. £8.00
1fine Marshall Michael Gentleman and Players 1987. 362 pages. Covers the period 1919 - 1962 when amateurs and professionals changed in seperate dressings-room and left the pavilion by seperate exits. Dustwrapper fine. £8.00
1fine Martin-Jenkins Christopher Ball by Ball 1990 First edition. 202 pages. The story of cricket broadcasting. Dustwrapper near fine. £6.00
1fine Martineau GD A Score, A Score, and Ten Published 1927. Light blue cloth 71 pages. Poems some cricket related some of Sussex interest. Good condition for age. £10.00
1fine Mason Ronald Sing all a Green Willow 1967 First edition. 176 pages. A superbly written book by an author known for his biographies of Hobbs and Hammond. Dustwrapper near fine. £8.00
2very good MCC Members Edition Double Century by Tony Lewis 1987 Special members edition. Red cloth with gilt to spine and front board. The story of the MCC and cricket. Very good condition. £15.00
2very good McGilvray Alan The Game is not the Same as told to Norman Tasker 1986 UK edition. 188 pages. A nostalgic ramble through a lifetime in the game. D/w vg. £6.00
2very good McLean Teresa The Men in White Coats 1987 First edition. 176 pages. Cricket umpires past and present. D/w vg. £6.00
1fine Meher - Homji Kersi The Nervous Nineties 1994 First edition Australia. Illustrated card covers 128 pages. Fascinating and bizarre snippets on nineties in Test, first - class and junior levels. As new. £6.00
2very good Midland Bank Cricket Club A Centenary History by David Roberts Published 1970 small 8vo. 160 pages. Book clean, dustwrapper minor creases & rubbing. £8.00
2very good Miller Keith & Whitington R S Gods or Flannelled Fools 1954 First edition. 299 pages + 1953 Test scorecards. Discusses players past & present and comments on the Coronation Tour. Dustwrapper minor chips now in prot. wrapper. £8.50
3good Miller Keith Cricket Crossfire 1956 First edition. 174 pages. Miller gives his personal views of Test cricket and cricketers and comments on his own social life. Dustwrapper minor loss, now in protective wrapper. £6.00
2very good Moorhouse Geoffrey The Best Loved Game 1979 First edition. 188 pages. Reflections on a way of life and on the philosophy of the game. D/w price clipped. £7.00
2very good Moorhouse Geoffrey Lord's 1983 First edition. 256 pages. Conveys the atmosphere of the big matches and describes what goes on behind the scenes. D/w near fine. £7.00
2very good Moult Thomas (editor) Bat and Ball 1935 First edition second impression. Green cloth 283 pages. Some fading to spine otherwise very good. £15.00
2very good Murphy Patrick The Spinner's Turn 1982 First edition. 208 pages. Book and dustwrapper very good. £6.00
3good Nyren John The Young Cricketer's Tutor (The Classics of Cricket No 1) 1893 A new edition of the 1833 classic with an introduction by Charles Whibley. Beige paper wrappers 140 pages. Photos on request. Hardback 1893 edition just in please enquire. £18.00
2very good Nyren John The Young Cricketer's Tutor (introduced by John Arlott) 1974 edition of the 1833 classic. 100 pages. D/w vg. £6.00
2very good Nyren Lillywhite Denison Chronicles of Cricket 1888. Green cloth. Facsimile reprints of Nyren's Cricketers' Guide 101 pages plus 1844 FW Lillywhite's Illustrated Handboook of Cricket 24 pages plus 1846 Denison's Sketches of the Players 76 pages. Photos on request. £75.00
2very good Oxford and Cambridge Cricket Scores and Biographies by JD Betham 1905 First edition. Red cloth with gilt to spine and front board. 286 pages. Biographical notes on players and results of matches between 1827 and 1904. Minor spotting to some pages otherwise a very good copy. £38.00
2very good Oxford v. Cambridge at the Wicket by PF Warner & FS Ashley - Cooper 1926 First edition. Blue cloth 208 pages. Gives scorecard for each match from 1827 to 1925. Slight fading to spine otherwise very good. £12.00
2very good Oxford v. Cambridge Scorecards for various matches at Lord's Scorecards for 1936, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1965, 1969, 1976 and 1982 each £3.00
3good Parker Eric The Cricketer's Week - End Book 1952 First edition. 327 pages. Illustrated by Cyril E Rowell. D/w with no tears. £7.00
2very good Parker Eric The History of Cricket 1950 The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes vol xxx seventy two illustrations 672 pages. A superb history in very good condition. £18.00
2very good Parker John Tillingfold's Tour 1986 First edition. 189 pages. Cricket fiction. D/w near fine. £6.00
2very good Parkin Cecil Cricket Triumphs and Troubles 1936 First edition. Illustrated card covers 207 pages. (rebound copy also available) please enquire £12.00
3good Parkin Cecil Parkin on Cricket 1923 First edition. Illustrated card covers 144 pages. Reminiscences humorous and otherwise. Cellotape to spine. sold Jan 16
2very good Peake JF Statistics of New Zealand Cricket and Roll of Honour 1924 compiled for the New Zealand Cricket Council. Card covers 63 pages. Covers 1864 to 1924. Good condition. £45.00
2very good Peebles Ian Bowler's Turn 1960 First edition. 195 pages. A further ramble round the realm of cricket. Slight rubbing to d/wrapper. £7.50
3good Peebles Ian Talking of Cricket 1953 First edition. 207 pages. The cricket edition of The Sporting Scene A Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes. Small loss to top of spine of dustwrapper. £6.00
1fine Pollard Jack Mollydookers 1995 First edition Australia. Illustrated card covers 232 pages. The world's greatest left-handed batsmen. As new. £8.00
2very good Pollard Jack Six and Out 1975 paperback edition. Illustrated card covers 366 pages.The legend of Australian and New Zealand cricket. Vg condition. £6.00
1fine Powell - Jones HE Famous Cricket Clubs 1929 First edition. Illustrated card covers 87 pages. This interesting booklet is in near fine condition. 25.00
2very good Radford Brian From the Nursery End 1985 First edition. 216 pages. Cricket's 18 top coaches reveal how players are made. D/w price clipped. £6.50
1fine Raiji V & Dossa A CCI & The Brabourne Stadium 1937 - 1987 1987 India. 114 pages. A look back at the matches and players over the first fifty years. D/w near fine. £9.50
3good Ramaswami NS From Porbandar to Wadekar 1975 First edition India. Illustrated boards 224 pages. Small piece missing from base of spine. £9.50
2very good Ranjitsinhji Prince The Jubilee Book of Cricket 1898 sixth edition. Dark blue cloth with gilt to spine. Includes numerous illustrations of early cricketers. Spine strong. £25.00
2very good Ranjitsinhji Prince The Jubilee Book of Cricket 1901 paperback edition. Illustrated wrappers 160 pages. This relatively scarce edition is not often found in as good condition as this copy. Spine paper still very good. £28.00
2very good Read WW Annals of Cricket 1896 First edition. Attractive illustrated boards. The early days of the game particularly as practised in and around London. Some rubbing to board edges. £25.00
2very good Reese Daniel Was it all Cricket ? 1948 First edition. Red cloth 568 pages. The New Zealand Captain between 1907 and 1914. Includes interesting stories of his life outside cricket. Very good condition. £10.00
2very good Repton Cricket 1866 - 1905 by Alfred Cochrane 1908 First edition. Blue cloth with gilt to front board and spine 217 pages. Includes plans of the school in 1830 1881 and 1901. Photos on request. £35.00
1fine Rice T Treasures of Lord's 1989 First edition. 160 pages. A remarkable collection of art and memorabilia, well illustrated. D/w price clipped. £8.00
1fine Rivers James England v S Africa India N Zealand & W Indies 1950 First edition. Illustrated paper wrappers 190 pages. Details of all Test matches played to date with short accounts, full scorecards and averages. Near fine. £6.00
2very good Roberts EL Cricket in England 1894 - 1939 1946 reprint. 248 pages. Compendium of facts and figures of half a century of cricket. D/w in protective wrapper. £6.00
2very good Roberts EL England v. Australia 1877 - 1947 1947. Card covers 126 pages. Including full scores of 54 Test matches played between 1919 and 1947. £5.00
2very good Robertson - Glasgow RC Cricket Prints 1943 First edition. 192 pages. Some batsmen and bowlers 1920 - 1940. D/w with minor chips now in protective poly wrapper. £8.00
2very good Robinson Ray The Wildest Tests 1972 First edition. 186 pages. A look at sensational Test matches halted by riots and disturbances. D/w very good condition. Uncorrected proof copy also available. £8.00
1fine Roebuck Peter Tangled up in White 1992 First edition. 248 pages. Discusses many of his contemporaries including Ian Botham, Viv Richards and Joel Garner. Book and dustwrapper in near fine condition. £8.00
2very good Ross Gordon A History of Cricket 1972 First edition. 192 pages. Includes the formation of the First-Class Counties. Book clean, one repaired tear to rear of dustwrapper. £6.00
1fine Russell Jack & Martyn-Jenkins C. Sketches of a Season First edition 1989. 151 pages. Text by C.M.J. complemented by Jack Russell's evocative sketches. Book and dustwrapper as new. £7.50
2very good Sayen Henry A Yankee Looks at Cricket 1956 First edition. 120 pages. As told to Gerald Brodribb. A view from overseas including a chapter on American cricket. Dustwrapper above average. £8.00
3good Sewell EHD A Searchlight on English Cricket (by a County Cricketer) 1926 First edition. Blue cloth 214 pages. The game in 1926. Some fading to spine. £12.00
2very good Sewell EHD From a Window at Lord's 1937 First edition. Card covers 234 pages. Includes first record of the 1936-37 Tests in book form. Not often found in very good condition. £15.00
1fine Smith Ed What Sport Tells us about Life 2008 First edition. 190 pages. "Sport is a condensed version of life......". D/w and book as new. £8.00
2very good South African Cricket 1927 - 1947 by Louis Duffus 1948 First edition. Green cloth with gilt to spine and front board 625 pages plus illustrations. Very good condition. £25.00
2very good Standing Percy Cross Cricket of Today 1902 First edition. Two volumes illustrated green cloth with gilt. Subscription illustrated edition. Some plates in colour. Photos on request. £95.00
2very good Standing Percy Cross Gentlemen v. Players 1892 First edition. Illustrated wrappers rebound in green cloth with gilt to spine. History of the contest since its origin in 1806. Very good condition. £60.00
1fine Steen Rob Spring Summer Autumn 1991 First edition. 230 pages. Takes the form of week by week diary of the 1990 season. D/w and book near fine condition. £7.00
2very good Swanton EW Arabs in Aspic 1935 - 1993 1993 First edition. 158 pages. Fascinating story of The Arabs, the wandering side founded by Jim Swanton in 1935. D/w vg. £12.00
1fine Swanton EW Cricketers of my Time 2000 reprint. 240 pages. A selection of more than eighty of the game's legends. D/w in fine condition. £7.00
2very good Swanton EW The Essential EW Swanton 1990 First edition. 318 pages. The 1980s observed. D/w vg. £8.00
2very good Swanton EW Swanton in Australia 1946 - 1975 1976 second impression. 252 pages. Conveys the pleasure of cricket in Australia. D/w vg. £8.50
1fine Synge Alan Sins of Omission 1990 First edition. 202 page. The story of the Test Selectors 1899 - 1990. D/w near fine. £8.00
2very good Taylor Bob and Gower David Anyone for Cricket ? 1979 First edition. 176 pages. A diary of the 1978 - 79 tour to Australia. D/w vg. £6.50
1fine Thomas Percy Francis Old English Cricket by H P-T 1923 - 1929 six pamphlets. Green cloth with gilt. Willows reprint no 26 of 300. A collection of evidence concerning the game prior to the days of Hambledon. As new. sold Sept 16
2very good Thomas S Evelyn Cricket Fanfare 1949 Revised edition. Illustrated paper wrappers 64 pages. Laughs around the wicket. A collection of humorous stories and cartoons. Very good condition. £6.00
2very good Thomson AA Cricket Bouquet 1961 First edition. 208 pages. Depicts the character and personality of the various counties. Book and dustwrapper in above average condition. £8.00
2very good Thomson AA Cricket The Great Captains 1965 First edition. 208 pages. A book in praise of character and true leadership. D/w in protective poly wrapper. £8.00
2very good Thomson AA Cricket: The Wars of the Roses 1967 First edition. 219 pages. The narrative follows the long series of epic encounters between Lancashire and Yorkshire. D/w in protective poly wrapper. £8.00
2very good Thomson AA Vintage Elevens 1969 First edition. 128 pages. AAs last book concerning great County teams. D/w in protective poly wrapper. £8.00
3good Trevor Captain Philip The Lighter Side of Cricket 1901 First edition. Attractive pictorial boards 299 pages + 47ads. Edited by ET Sachs. Good condition for age. £15.00
3good Trevor Major Philip The Problems of Cricket 1908 edition. Blue boards with gilt to spine and front board. Ex Libris plate of JW Goldman to inside of front board. Some spotting otherwise very good condition. £15.00
1fine Trueman Fred & Mosey Don Talking Cricket 1997 First edition. 182 pages. With friends past and present. D/w near fine. £6.00
1fine Underdown David Start of Play 2000 First edition. 242 pages plus index. Cricket and culture in eighteenth century England. Book and dustwrapper in fine condition. £10.00
2very good Uppingham Cricket Sixty Years of by William S Patterson 1909 First edition. Dark blue cloth with gilt to front board and spine 316 pages. Above average condition. £15.00
1fine Village Cricket The Rothmans Book of by Patrick Murphy. 1992 First edition. Oblong 191 pages. Includes superb photographs by Paul Barker of some of Britain's most attractive cricket villages. D/w and book near fine. £7.00
1fine Walmsley Christopher Cricket Through the Year 1987 First edition. 581 pages. A day by day account in diary form of cricketing events from 1598 to 1984. D/w fine. £6.00
2very good Warner PF and Ashley-Cooper FS Oxford v Cambridge at the Wicket 1926 First edition. 208 pages. Contains scores of matches from 1827 to 1925 plus an index of players. Scarce pre war dustwrapper in protective poly wrapper. £14.00
1fine Warner's Plum Last Season (1920) by Ronald Mason 1970 First edition. 186 pages. Describes an amazing season with Middlesex winning their last nine matches to win the Championship. D/w fine. £8.00
1fine West G Derek The Elevens of England 1988 First edition. Illustrated card covers 190 pages. Interesting book on the various all England elevens of the 19th century. Near fine. £8.00
1fine WG Grace Dr. 1848 - 1915 Centenary Souvenir Booklet Published 1948. Illustrated card covers 12 pages. Articles by David Moore and Archie Powell plus WG's first class statistics. £12.00
2very good WG's Birthday Party by David Kynaston 1990 First edition. 154 pages. A colourful description of the Gentleman v Players match at Lord's to celebrate WG's 50th Birthday. D/wrapper near fine. £6.00
2very good Who's Who of Cricketers by P Bailey P Thorn & P Wynne - Thomas 1984 Guild Publishing. 1144 pages. All first class cricketers' full career records. An essential reference book. D/w very good. £10.00
2very good Wilde Simon Caught 2001 First edition. 248 pages. The story of cricket's match fixing scandal. Signed (inscribed) by author. D/w near fine. £8.00
1fine Winder Robert Hell for Leather 1996 First edition. 256 pages. A tale of ten cities of Asia. The 1996 World Cup. D/w fine. £7.00
1fine Winder Robert Letting Rip 1994 First edition. 222 pages. In depth examination of the last two decades of fast bowling. D/w fine. £7.00
2very good Women's Cricket Programmes or scorecards 1983 and 1993. Scorecards for England Ladies XI V North Maidenhead CC Sept 1983 and World Cup 1993 England v Denmark. Vg £2.00
2very good Women's Cricket St George Assurance International 1984 Brochure 1984. A4 size 18 pages. Pre tour brochure with pen portraits of players for England v N Zealand. Vg £4.00
2very good Women's Cricket World Cup 1973 Brochure 1973. A4 size 19 pages. Pre tournament programme with team photographs and pen portraits of players. Vg £5.00
2very good Woolmer Bob Woolmer on Cricket 2000 First edition. 250 pages. Cricket under scrutiny from the sharpest brain in the game. D/w near fine. £8.00
1fine Wright Graeme Betrayal 1993 First edition. 223 pages. The struggle for cricket's sole. D/w fine. £6.00
2very good Wynne Thomas P & Arnold P Cricket in Conflict 1984 First edition. 176 pages. The story of major crises that have rocked the game. D/w vg £6.00
3good Young RS Cricket on the Green 1947 First edition. 140 pages. An amusing book on club and village cricket. Attractive dustwrapper frayed at edges. £6.00

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