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[WISDEN CRICKETERS' ALMANACK LUNCHEON 1971].
A menu for a luncheon held by Wisden at The Committee Room, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, on 2nd April 1971 in celebration of Norman Preston's 21st anniversary as editor of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
8vo. (4)pp. folding card, with Wisden logo on front cover.
SIGNED BY THIRTY-FOUR GUESTS AT THE LUNCHEON on the centre and reverse. Signatures include: Gubby Allen, Bill Frindall, Reg Hayter, Len Hutton, Jim Laker, E.M. Preston, Norman Preston and David Whitaker.
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[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.
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[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.
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[WOOLLEY, F.E.].
A Royal Grafton china plate bearing a central portrait of Frank Woolley, encircled by bats and stumps, each containing details of one of his hundred first-class centuries. The design is completed by a border of balls and bails and edged in gold.
[Issued in 1994].
Diameter 23cms. Preserved in silk-lined presentation box. Good condition.
LIMITED EDITION of 500 plates. Produced to commemorate Woolley's 100th first-class century, scored in 1929. In his career Woolley made 145 first-class centuries. Woolley played for Kent between 1906 and 1938. He played 64 Test matches for England between 1909 and 1934.
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[WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1964].
A heavy pale green Jasper Ware china mug, the body moulded in relief in white, titled: Worcestershire County Cricket Club Champions 1964. Decorated with relief representations of a bowler, a batsman, fielders, and the county ground, with the XIth century cathedral in the background.
[Issued by Jasper Ware in 1964].
Height 13cms. Diameter 9.5 cms. Good condition.
This jug was produced in 1964 to commemorate Worcestershire winning the County Championship for the first time..
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[WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1988].
A Royal Grafton china plate decorated with a central design of the county badge. The outer rim incorporates sixteen county badges in a design with stumps, balls and bails.
[Issued in 1988].
Diameter 27cms. Edged in gold. Preserved in silk-lined presentation box. Good condition.
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 plates. This plate was produced in 1988 to commemorate Worcestershire winning the County Championship for the fourth time.
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[WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1989].
A Royal Grafton china plate decorated with a central design of the county badge. The outer rim incorporates a design of sixteen county badges.
[Issued in 1989].
Diameter 27cms. Edged in gold. In silk-lined presentation box. Good condition.
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 plates. This plate was produced in 1989 to commemorate Worcestershire winning the County Championship for the fifth time.
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[YORKSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1903].
An original postcard photograph of the 1903 Yorkshire cricket team, showing a full length image of ten players, and head and shoulders of four players.
Published in the Wrench Series. No. 3277. (1903).
Postally used. With contemporary ink inscription in right-hand margin.

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