Sport

  1. Arlott, John (ed.): From Hambledon to Lord’s: the classics of cricket. London: Christopher Johnson, 1948. 1st. edn. 141(3). B/w illus. Includes contributions from Charles Cowden Clarke, John Mitford, the editor et al. Dated ownership signature to ffep. D/w chipped and worn on edges with very minor loss otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5263) £10.00

 

  1. Brayshaw, Ian.: Warriors in Baggy Green Caps. Sydeney: The Currawong Press, 1982. 1st. edn. 173pp. Many b/w photos. Foreword by Max Walker. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5331) £5.00

 

  1. Chappell, Greg & Frith, David.: The Ashes ’77. London: Angus & Robertson, 1977. 1st. edn. 200pp. B/w photos. Foreword by John Arlott. D/w very slightly dust marked and rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5317) £7.00

 

  1. Chappell, Greg.: The 100th Summer: 76-77 season, Pakistan, New Zealand, Centenary Test. Melbourne: Gary Sparke & Associates, 1977. 1st. edn. iv, 220pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5319) £10.00

 

  1. Concannon, Dale.: Spitfire on the Fairway: and other unexpected hazards of golf in wartime. London: Aurum Press, 2003. 1st. edn. (6)138pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5300) £5.00

 

  1. Coward, Mike.: Calypso Summer. Sydney: ABC Books, 2000. 1st. edn. 203pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w a fine copy. (Stock ref 5295) £15.00

 

  1. Coward, Mike.: Rookies, Rebels and Renaissance: cricket in the ’80s. Sydney: ABC Books, 2004. 1st. edn. 192pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w a little dust markedand very slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5296) £15.00

 

  1. Coward, Mike.: The Chappell Years: cricket in the ’70s Sydeney: ABC Publishing, 2002. 1st. edn. 208pp. Numerous b/w photos. Gift inscription to ffep.D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5294) £7.50

 

  1. Cruyff, Johan.: My Turn: the autobiography. London: Macmillan, 2016. 1st. UK edn. xiv, 302pp. Many cold. and b/w photos. D/w a little creased at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5260) £5.00

 

  1. Cullingford, C.H.D. (ed.): British Caving: an introduction to speleology London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1953 1st. edn. xvi, 468 pp. 48 b/w photos., 87 text figures. Bds. a little spotted and d/w with some edge rubbing otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 1188) £15.00

 

  1. Darwin, Bernard et al.:: A History of Golf in Britain London: Cassell, 1952 1st. edn. xv, 312 pp. Five cold. and numerous b/w plates. Foreword by Sir George Cunningham and contributions by Bernard Darwin, Henry Cotton, Henry Longhurst et al. D/w rather chipped and worn with several small tears but internally very clean and sound. (Stock ref 581) £35.00

 

  1. Douglas, Christopher.: Douglas Jardine: Spartan cricketer. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1984. 1st. edn. xiv, 206 pp. 23 b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 859) £7.50

 

  1. Egan, Jack.: The Story of Cricket in Australia. Melbourne: Macmillan Australia, 1987. 1st. edn. (6)234pp. B/w illus. D/w a little creased alonf top edge otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5318) £5.00

 

  1. Ferguson, Alex.: A Year in the Life: the Manager’s diary. London: Manchester United Footbal Club in association with Virgin Publishing, 1995. 1st. edn. (6)281pp. B/w photos. Edited by Peter Ball. D/w just showing a little dust marking otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5335) £8.00

 

  1. Fingleton, Jack.: Batting from Memory: an autobiography. London: Collins, 1981. 1st. edn. 266pp. Numerous b/w photos. Small owbership inscription to ffep. Price-clipped d/w a little rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5277) £4.00

 

  1. Frith, David.: Archie Jackson: the Keats of cricket. London: Pavilion Books, 1987. Revised edn. xv1, 111pp. Many b/w photos. Foreword by Harold Larwood. Neat gift inscription to half title. D/w a trifle creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5329) £5.00

 

  1. Frith, David.: The Ashes ’79. Brighton: Angus & Robertson, 1979. 1st. edn. 208pp. Numerous b/w photos. Foreword by Bill O’Reilly. D/w faded on spine and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5324) £4.00

 

  1. Frith, David.: The Fast Men. Sydney: Richard Smart Publishing, 1981. Revised edn. 177pp. Many b/w photos. Name and address stamp to half title. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5270) £6.00

 

  1. Frith, David.: The Slow Men. Sydney: Richard Smart Publishing, 1984. 1st. edn.199pp. B/w photos. D/w with a small, closed tear in top edge of back panel. A clean, bright copy, (Stock ref 5271) £7.50

 

  1. Fulton, David.: The Captains’ Tales: battle for the Ashes. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing Co., 2009. 1st. edn. 272pp. Cold. photos. Foreword by Shane Warne. Binding slightly cocked and d/w slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5316) £4.00

 

  1. Giffen, George.: The Golden Age of Australian Cricket. Melbourne: Curry O’Neil, 1982. New edn. (6)137pp. Many b/w illus. First published in 1898 as “With Bat and Balll”. D/w very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5290) £7.50

 

  1. Gill, A. E.: Croquet: the complete guide London: Heinemann, 1988 1st. edn. xx, 215 pp. Numerous b/w phots., text figures. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1895) £15.00

 

  1. Glanville, Brian.: The Histiry of the World Cup. London: Faber & Faber, 1980. Revised edn. 255pp. Many b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5258) £6.00

 

  1. Goodwin, Clayton.: Caribbean Cricketers: from pioneers to Packer. London: George Harrop & Co., 1980. Reprint. xii, 260pp. Many b/w photos., map. Foreword by Colin Cowdrey. D/w slightly rubbed on bottom edge otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5328) £5.00

 

  1. Guha, Ramachandra (ed.): The Picador Book of Cricket. London: Picador Books, 2001. 1st. edn. xviii, 476pp. Includes essays by John Arlott, C. B. Fry, Neville Cardus, E.W.Swanton, Ray Robinson, Scyld Berry et al. D/w a little creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5325) £6.50

 

  1. Haigh, Gideon.: Stroke of Genius: Victor Trumper and the shot that changed cricket. Melbourne: Penguin Books, 2016. 1st. edn. xviii, 315pp. Many cold. and b/w illus. Boards slightly rubbed at spine head and tail and bumped on top corners otherwise a clean, bright copy in the d/w. (Stock ref 5291) £7.00

 

  1. Haliburton, Tom.: Rabbit into Tiger. London: Heinemann, 1964. 1st. edn. viii,168pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5267) £5.00

 

  1. Hammond, Walter R.: Cricket’s Secret History. London: Stanley Paul, 1952. 1st. edn. 191pp. B/w photos. D/w rubbed and worn with some minor loss at spine tail otherwise a clean, sound copy (Stock ref 5276) £4.00

 

  1. Harris, Bruce.: Defending the Ashes, 1956. London: Hutchinson, 1956. 1st. edn. 192pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w rubbed on edges with some minor loss to top edge of front panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5285) £4.00

 

  1. Hauser, Thomas.: Muhammad Ali: his life and times. London: Robson Books, 1991. 1st. UK edn. 544pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4031) £10.00

 

  1. Holmes, E. R. T.: Flannelled Foolishness: a cricketing chronicle. London: Hollis & Carter, 1957. 1st. edn. viii, 192pp. B/w photos. D/w rather chipped and worn with some loss at spine head otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3970) £4.00

 

  1. Howat, Gerald.: Cricket’s Second Golden Age: the Hammond – Bradman years. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989. 1st. edn. 300pp. Many b/w photos. and line drawings. All pp slightly tanned. D/w faded and creased on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5326) £5.00

 

  1. Howat, Gerald.: Walter Hammond. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1984. 1st. edn. xvi,160pp. Numerous b/w photos. Slightly dust marked d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5287) £7.00

 

  1. Kerr, Diana Rait & Peebles, Ian.: Lord’s 1946-1970. London: George G. Harrop & Co., 1971. 1st. edn. 349pp. Numerous b/w photos. Dated gift inscription to ffep. D/w slightly faded on spine and tanned on back panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 5284) £6.50

 

  1. Knox, Malcolm.: Never a Gentlemen’s Game. Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books, 2012. 1st. edn. (6)442pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5323) £5.00

 

  1. Knox, Malcolm.: The Captains: ths story behind Australia’s second most important job. Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books, 2010 1st. edn. viii, 440pp. Numerous b/w photos. Small gift inscription to ffep. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5292) £10.00

 

  1. Knox, Malcolm.: The Keepers: the players at the heart of Australian cricket. Melbourne: Penguin Australia, 2015. 1st. edn. x, 390pp. Cold. and b/w photos. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5314) £12.00

 

  1. Leighton, James: Duncan Edwards: the greatest. London: Simon & Schuster, 2012. 1st. edn. (10)287pp. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 5259) £7.50

 

  1. Lyle, R. C.: Brown Jack.: the life story of a great racehorse. London: Putnam, 1934. 2nd. impression. 219pp. Cold. frontis. and 12 b/w plates by Lionel Edwards, 13 b/w photos. D/w rather grubby, chipped and torn with some loss particularly along top edge. Internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4384) £15.00

 

  1. Major, John: More Than a Game: the story of cricket’s early years London: Harper Press, 2007 1st. edn. xiv, 433 pp. Many cold. and b/w illus. Signed by the author on title page. D/w has an ink blob (probably an attempt to disguise the price) on front flap which has transferred to the ffep otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2318) £25.00

 

  1. Mallett, Ashley.: Trumper: the illustrated biography. Melbourne: Macmillan Company of Australia, 1985 1st. edn. (8)232pp. Numerous b/w phgotos. D/w slightly faded on spine and with one small closed tear in top edge of back panel. (Stock ref 5321) £7.00

 

  1. Manley, Michael.: A History of West Indies Cricket. London: Andre Deutsch, 1988. 1st. edn. xvi, 575pp. Numerous b/w photos., map. Introduction by Clive Lloyd. Some light foxing to prelims. D/w with a tiny, closed tear in bottom edge of back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5315) £12.50

 

  1. Marks, Vic.: The Wisden Illustrated History of Cricket. Sydney: Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1988. 1st. Australian edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Records compiled by Bill Frindall. D/w slightly spotted otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5298) £5.00

 

  1. Martin-Jenkins, Christopher.: Cricket – a Way of Life: The Cricketer illustrated history of cricket. London: Century Publishing, 1984. 1st. edn. 224pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5297) £6.00

 

  1. Mason, Ronald.: Ashes in the Mouth: the story of the Bodlyline Tour, 1932-3 London: The Hambledon Press, 1982. 1st. edn. x, 238pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on top edges of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5272) £6.00

 

  1. Mason, Ronald.: Sing all a Green Willow. London: Epworth Press, 1967. 1st. edn. 176pp. D/w rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5266) £4.00

 

  1. Matthews, Stanley.: The Stanley Matthews Story. London: Oldbourne Book Co., 1960. 1st. edn. 256pp. 16 b/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed and creased on edges with several small, closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4431) £6.50

 

  1. McDonald, Trevor.: Clive Lloyd: the authorised biography. London: Granada Publishing, 1985. 1st. edn. xiv,175pp. Numerous b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5286) £6.00

 

  1. McFarlane, Peter.: A Game Divided. Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia, 1977. 1st. edn. (4)177pp. B/w photos. D/w faded on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5268) £4.00

 

  1. McFarlane, Peter.: A Testing Time. Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia, 1979. 1st. edn. (4)176pp. B/w photos. Ownership signature and address to ffep. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges with one tiny tear in back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5269) £5.00

 

  1. Midwinter, Eric.: W. G. Grace: his life and times. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1981. 1st. edn. (10)175pp. B/w illus. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5337) £6.00

 

  1. Miller, Keith & Whittington, R. S.: Gods or Flannelled Fools? London: Macdonald, 1954. 1st. UK edn. 299(5)pp. Seven b/w photos. Foreword by Sir Johyn Barbirolli. D/w a little rubbed on corners and frayed at spine tail with some fairly minor loss otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 5264) £6.00

 

  1. Mosey, Don.: Laker: portrait of a legend. London: Queen Anne Press, 1989. 1st. edn. 189pp. Numerous b/w photos. Signed by author on label laid on title page. All pp slightly tanned. D/w fade on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3971) £5.00

 

  1. Page, Michael.: Bradman: the illustrated biography. Melbourne: Macmillan Company of Australia, 1983. 1st. edn. (8)368pp. Many b/w photos. Boards and d/w rubbed on edges with some fading to the spine of the latter otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5320) £8.00

 

  1. Plumptre, George.: The Golden Age of Cricket. London: Queen Anne Press, 1990. 1st. edn. 192pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w slightly faded and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5322) £6.00

 

  1. Robinson, Ray.: The Wildest Tests. London: Pelham Books, 1972. 1st. edn. 186pp. B/w photos. Binding slightly cocked and bottom corners very slightly bumped otherwise a clea, sound copy in price-clipped d/w. (Stock ref 5275) £6.50

 

  1. Ross, Alan.: Australia 55. London: Constable & Co., 1985. 2nd. edn. 271pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5327) £6.00

 

  1. Ross, Gordon: The Testing Years: thew story of England’s rise to the top in post-war cricket London: Stanley Paul, 1958 1st. edn. 224 pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1143) £6.00

 

  1. Sissons, Ric: The Players: a social history of the professional cricketer London: The Kingswood Press, 1988 1st. edn. xiv, 336 pp. 20 b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2546) £8.50

 

  1. Sobers, Sir Garfield.: Sobers: twenty years at the top. London: Macmillan,1988. 1st. edn. xiv, 204pp. Numerous b/w photos. All pp lightly tanned and bds. very slightly bumped on bottom corners. D/w very lightly creased along edges but otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5278) £6.00

 

  1. Stanley, Louis T.:: Green Fairways. London: Methuen, 1947. 1st. edn. x, 204 pp. 45 b/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on extremities aand with one small tear in top of front panel else a fine copy. “….a charming book on a glorious pastime….” (Stock ref 301) £12.00

 

  1. Tyson, Frank.: War or Peace. Melbourne: Garry Sparke & Associates, 1980. 1st. edn. 159pp.B/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5288) £10.00

 

  1. Valentine, Barry.: Cricket’s Dawn that Died: the Australians in England, 1938. Berby: Breedon’s Books, 1991. 1st. edn. 256pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on sp[ine with two tiny tears in spine tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5265) £4.00

 

  1. Walters, Doug.: Looking for Runs. London: Pelham Books, 1971. 1`st. UK edn. 175pp. Many b/w photos. D/w a trifle dust marked and rybbed on corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5262) £6.50

 

  1. Warner, Sir Pelham: Cricket Between Two Wars. London: Sporting Handbooks, 1946. Repr. 288 pp. Nine b/w photos. D/w a trifle grubby otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 942) £6.00