Sport

  1. Altham, H. S.: A Histpry of Cricket. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1926. 1st. edn. 391pp.16 b /w plates. D/w rather chipped, and worn with some loss at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6516) £100.00
  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. Bearshaw, Brian.: From the Stretford End: the official history of Lancashire County Cricket Club. London: Partridge Press, 1990. 1st. edn. (18)392pp.Many b/w photos. Foreword by Cyril Washbrook. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6759) £7.00
  1. Birley, Derek.: A Social History of English Cricket. London: Aurum Press, 1999. 2nd. Impression. x,388pp. B/w illus. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6648) £6.00
  1. Bradman, Don.: Don Bradman’s Book: the story of my cricketing life to August 1930(with hints on batting, bowling and fielding) London: Hutchinson & Co., 1938. New edn. 216pp. 15 b/w photos. With additional chapters by Bruce Harris bringing the story of Don Bradman up to date. Plain card covers with a chipped and worn d/w tanned on spine. A clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 7014) £10.00
  1. Cameron, Colin.: Home and Away with Charlton Athletic 1920-1992. Sidcup: The Author, 1992. 1st. edn. vi,446pp. Many b/w photos. D/w with very slightly creased on edges and one small tear in bottom edge of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6776) £12.00
  1. Cardus, Neville.: Cricket all the Year. London: Collins, 1952. 1st. edn. 222pp. 23 b/w photos. D/w somewhat tanned on spine and dustmarked otherwise a very clean sound copy. (Stock ref 6353) £8.00
  1. Cardus, Neville.: The Roses Matches 1919 – 1939. London: Souvenir Press, 1982. 1st. edn. 520pp. Many b/w photos. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w very slightly faded on spine and slightly creased along top edge otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 6647) £7.50
  1. Chalke, Stephen & Hodgson, Derek.: No Coward Soul: the remarkable story of Bob Appleyard. Bath: Fairfield Books, 2008. 1st. P/B edn. 256pp. Cover portrait by Ken Taylor, b/w drawings by Susanna Kendall and numerous b/w photos. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6492) £7.00
  1. Chalke, Stephen.: Runs in the Memory: County Cricket in the 1950s. Bath: Fairfield Books, 2002. 1st. P/B edn. 192pp. B/w illus. by Ken Taylor. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6491) £7.00
  1. Chalke, Stephen.: Summer’s Crown: the story of cricket’s County Championship. Bathe; Fairfield Books, 2015. 1st. edn. 352pp. Numeroius cold. and b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on top corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6500) £15.00
  1. Chalke, Stephen.: The Way it Was: glimpses of English cricket’s past Bath: Fairfield Books, 2008. 1st. edn. 288pp. B/w photos. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6495) £10.00
  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. Clarke, Stuart.: Football in our Time: a photographic record of our national game. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 2003. 1st. edn. 240pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w a little rubbed on corners and spine head and tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5877) £10.00
  1. Coles, K. Adlard.: Sailing and Cruising. London: B. T. Batsford, 1949. 2nd. edn. viii, 120pp. Cold. frontis., many b/w photos., text figures. Brian Cook d/w rubbed and worn with substantial loss at spine head and tail and adjacent areas of the front panel. Clean and sound otherwise. (Stock ref 4913) £7.50
  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.: 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. 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 6088) £35.00
  1. Darwin, Bernard:: Pack Clouds Away. London: Collins, 1941. 1st. edn. 288 pp.Gift inscription to ffep. Binding rather cocked. D/w somewhat rubbed and worn on extremities and with several small tears otherwise a very good copy. A volume of reminiscences by the doyen of British golfing journalists. (Stock ref 6082) £30.00
  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 6080) £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. Finan, Steve.: Lifted Over the Turnstiles: Scotland’s football grounds in the black and white era. Dundee: D. C. Thomson & Co., 2018. 1st. edn. 257pp. Numerous b/w photos. Foreword by Chick Young. Pictorial boards (no d/w issued) slightly bumped on bottom corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6764) £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.: Caught England, Bowled Australia: a cricket slave’s complex story. London: Eva Press, 1997. 1st. edn. (2)366pp. Numerous b/w photos. Inscribed by the author on title page. D/w a trifle rubbesd on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 7015) £10.00
  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. 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. Green, Benny.: A History of Cricket. London: Barrie & Jenkins,1988. 1st. edn. 288pp. Cold. and b/w illus. Signed by the author on title page. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6590) £10.00
  1. Green, David.: Summer of ’65. Quorn: TME Publishing, 2015. 1st. edn. 160pp. B/w photos. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6493) £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. 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. Hayes, Dean.: Kent Cricketing Greats. Tunbridge Wells: Spellmount, 1990. 1st. edn. 181pp. Foreword by Colin Cowdrey. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5557) £5.00
  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. Inglis, Simon.: League Football: and the men who made it. London: Collins, 1988. Reprint. viii,440pp. Many b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6461) £8.00
  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. Lewis, Tony.: Double Century: the story of MCC and cricket. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1987. Special Members’ edn. 375pp. Many cold. and b/w illus. Red faux leather with gilt lettering ver slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 6645) £20.00
  1. Lillywhite, Frederick.: The Guide to Cricketers. London: F. Lillywhite, nd (1861 – 1864) 14th., 16th., 17th. and 18th. edns. bound in one volume. Ownership signatures dated 1861 and 1864. 1/2 calf binding over marbled boards with gilt spine lettering and decoration rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6000) £500.00
  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. Madgwick, Don.: Palace Heroes and Legends: volume one. Hampton Hill: Legends Publishing, 2006. 1st. edn. 176pp. Many b/w photos.. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 7008) £6.00
  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. 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. 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.: Red Roses Crest the Caps: the story of Lancashire County Cricket Club. London: Kingswood Press, 1989. 1st. edn. (8)248pp. Many b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners and edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 6646) £7.00
  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. Moorhouse, Geoffrey.: Lord’s. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983. 1st. edn. 256pp Cold. and b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6760) £6.00
  1. Pollard, Jack.: Australian Cricket: the game and the players. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1988. Revised edn. xiv,1231pp. Numerous b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6652) £8.00
  1. Rayment, Alan “Punchy”.: Punchy Through the Covers: the early years 1928-1949. Lymington: Rayment Books, 2013. 1st. edn. 384pp. B/w photos. Signed by the author on half-title. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6498) £10.00
  1. Richards, Gordon.: My Story London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. 1st. edn. 256pp. B/w photos. D/w rather chipped and worn with several closed tears and some minor loss at spine head and tail. Internally a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6765) £7.00
  1. Robinson, Neil.: Long Shot Summer: the year of four England cricket captains 1988. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2015. 1st. edn. 222pp. Signed by the author on title page. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6048) £0.00
  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. 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. Swanton, E. W.: As I Said at the Time: a lifetime of cricket. London: Collins Willow, 1983. 1st. edn. xviii,542pp. Many b/w photos. Edited by George Plumptre. D/w somewhat faded on spine otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6499) £6.00
  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. van Ryneveld, Clive.: 20th. Century All-Rounder: reminiscences and reflections of Clive van Ryneveld. Claremont: Pretext Publishing, 2011. 1st. edn. 199pp. B/w photos. Foreword by John Woodcock. Signed by the author on half-title. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 6494) £10.00
  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 rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5262) £6.50
  1. Warner, P. F.: The Fight for the Ashes in 1930: being a critical account of the Australian tour in England. London: George Harrop & Co., 1930. 1st. edn. xxix(1)288pp. Many b/w photos. Binding very slightly cocked. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 6352) £12.00
  1. Wilton, Iain.: C. B. Fry: an English hero. London: Richard Cohen Books, 1999. 1st. edn. xiv,498pp. Many b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 6761) £8.00