Jump to Main Content

Records - 2551 to 2560 of 2563

[WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CRICKET ASSOCIATION].
THE WESTERN CRICKETER. INDIVIDUAL VOLUMES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CRICKET ASSOCIATION YEAR BOOKS AS FOLLOWS: 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1990-91, 1991-1992, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99 AND 1999-2000.
Perth,
Large 8vo. Illustrated. Original pictorial wrappers.
(Each).
[ref: 19801]  £7.00  enquire  buy
[WHEELER, C.A.].
SPORTASCRAPIANA. CRICKET AND SHOOTING... BY CELEBRATED SPORTSMEN.
London, 1867.
Small 8vo. 328pp. Original decorative cloth, covers soiled and worn.
Reminiscences of E.H. Budd, with tales of 'Squire' Osbaldeston and Lord Frederick Beauclerk, who, with William Ward, were the four outstanding cricketers of the M.C.C. in the early 19th century. This was selected by C.J. Britton in his 1929 publication Cricket Books. The 100 Best: 'Scarce.' Altham, History of Cricket, 1926: 'A fascinating book of general sporting interest, centring round E.H. Budd and "Squire" Osbaldeston.' Padwick, 897.
[ref: 28002]  £45.00  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]  £35.00  enquire  buy
[WOLCOT, John].
THE RIGHTS OF KINGS; OR LOYAL ODES TO DISLOYAL ACADEMICIANS. BY PETER PINDAR.
London, Printed for J. Evans, 1791.
4to, [i])+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]  £120.00  enquire  buy
[WOMEN'S CRICKET].
EXHIBITION OF WOMEN'S CRICKETANA, 1745-1963 AT THE QANTAS GALLERY, PICCADILLY...13-25 MAY 1963.
London, (1963).
8vo. (10)pp. Illustrated. Original decorative wrappers.
Exhibition catalogue. Padwick, 3100.
[ref: 41952]  £15.00  enquire  buy
[YORKSHIRE v. LANCASHIRE 1949].
"THE WAR OF THE ROSES" 1849-1949.
(Sheffield, 1949).
4to. 8pp. including covers. Original decorative wrappers.
SIGNED BY APPROXIMATELY FORTY YORKSHIRE AND LANCASHIRE CRICKETERS on the back page. Signatures include W.E. Bowes, K. Cranston, P.A. Gibb, P. Holmes, L. Hutton, M. Leyland, H. Makepeace, W. Rhodes, T.F. Smailes, G.A. Smithson, R.H. Spooner, G.E. Tyldesley, A. Waddington, C. Washbrook, A. Wharton and N.W.D. Yardley. An illustrated menu for the dinner held at the Grand Hotel, Sheffield on October 7th, 1949. With historical notes on the matches. Padwick, 2281.
[ref: 59250]  £300.00  enquire  buy
Records - 2551 to 2560 of 2563