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VAMPLEW, (Wray), MOORE, (Katharine), O'HARA, (John), CASHMAN, (Richard) and JOBLING, (Ian F,).
THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AUSTRALIAN SPORT. EDITED BY WRAY VAMPLEW...
Melbourne. The Australian Society for Sports History, 1992.
Large 8vo. 430pp. Illustrated. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
An encyclopedia of all sports, including much cricket.
[ref: 75011]  £20.00 (including VAT) enquire  buy
VARDON, (Harry).
THE COMPLETE GOLFER. THIRD EDITION.
London, Methuen, 1905.
8vo. xvi+283pp+40pp. publisher's advertisements. Frontispiece and 40 plates. Original printed cloth. Rebacked, with original spine preserved. Title-page foxed, otherwise in good condition.
Autobiography of the famous golfer Harry Vardon.
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(VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1961-62) - (WELLS, Sam).
A sheet of card bearing a series of original pen and ink caricature drawings, by Sam Wells in 1962, signed by the artist.
Size 27cms x 38cms. Margins extra.
Captioned in pencil: 'Vic's "Sin & Sob" Story.' Depicting original pen and ink caricature drawings by Sam Wells of events during and after the match between Victoria and South Australia, played at Melbourne 30th December 1961-2nd January 1962. The caricatures depict scenes of cricketers who played in the match, including D.J. Sincock, G.S. Sobers, R.H. Sellers, D. Sharpe, G. Brooks, B.N. Jarman and L.E. Favell of South Australia, and W.M. Lawry, D.J. Anderson and I.R. Redpath of Victoria. Also depicted are J. Ryder, S. Loxton and other Victorian Selectors hiding in a bin. Sam Wells (1885-1972) was a popular sporting and political cartoonist who worked predominantly for the Melbourne 'Age' between the 1930s and 1960s. He drew the major sporting cartoons of the time, and his work appeared every Monday in the sports column for over 25 years.
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WALKER, (Murray).
UNLESS I'M VERY MUCH MISTAKEN. MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
London, CollinsWillow, 2002.
8vo. (7)+394pp. Illustrated. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper. Autobiography of the motor-racing commentator Murray Walker.
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WALLECHINSKY, (David).
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE OLYMPICS. 2004 EDITION.
London, Aurum Press Ltd., 2004,
Large 8vo. 1172pp. Illustrated. Original pictorial wrappers.

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WALSINGHAM, (Lord), GALLWEY, (Sir Ralph).
SHOOTING. FIELD AND COVERT. NINTH IMPRESSION.
London, Longmans, Green, 1920.
8vo. xv+364pp. Illustrated. Original pictorial cloth.
A volume in the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.
[ref: 39339]  £35.00 (including VAT) enquire  buy
WALTON, (Isaac) and COTTON, (Charles).
THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION; BEING A DISCOURSE ON RIVERS, FISH-PONDS, FISH, AND FISHING: IN TWO PARTS... WITH NOTES HISTORICAL, CRITICAL, AND EXPLANATORY. BY SIR JOHN HAWKINS. THE FOURTH EDITION, WITH LARGE ADDITIONS. [together with] THE COMPLETE ANGLER. PART II. BEING INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO ANGLE FOR A TROUT OR GRAYLING IN A CLEAR STREAM'
London, printed for John, Francis and Charles Rivington, 1784.
8vo. lxxxii+267+(1)pp. Engraved woodcut frontispiece and 12 full-page engraved woodcut plates; xxxiv+111+[10]pp index and 3 full-page engraved woodcut plates. Woodcut text illustrations throughout. Handsomely rebound in full calf, gilt, expertly rebacked.
Published in two parts. Includes a new memoir of Cotton by Sir John Hawkins
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WALTON, (Izaak), and COTTON, (Charles).
THE COMPLETE ANGLER: OR, CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. BEING A DISCOURSE ON RIVERS, FISH-PONDS, FISH, AND FISHING. IN TWO PARTS. THE FIRST WRITTEN BY MR. IZAAK WALTON, THE SECOND BY CHARLES COTTON, ESQ. ILLUSTRATED WITH UPWARDS OF THIRTY COPPER-PLATE CUTS OF THE SEVERAL KINDS OF RIVER-FISH, AND OF THE IMPLEMENTS USED IN ANGLING, VIEWS OF THE PRINCIPAL SCENES DESCRIBED IN THE BOOK. ENGRAVED BY MR. RYLAND. TO WHICH IS NOW PREFIXED, THE LIVES OF THE AUTHORS. AND NOTES HISTORICAL, CRITICAL, AND EXPLANATORY. BY JOHN HAWKINS OF TWICKENHAM, ESQ. THE SECOND EDITION.
London, Printed for J. Rivington, T. Caslon, and R. Withy, 1766.
Small 8vo. lvi+xxii+304+xlviii+iv+ii+iv+128+(8)pp. Engraved frontispiece (laid-down), 12 engraved plates (including frontispiece to second part), and 18 engravings in the text. Rebound in later cloth. Good condition.
Second Hawkins edition, being a reprint of the first.
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WARNER, (P.F.).
THE BOY'S OWN BOOK OF OUTDOOR GAMES AND PASTIMES. EDITED BY P.F. WARNER.
London, [1914].
Small 4to. xv+384pp. Illustrated. Original pictorial cloth with cricket illustration on spine.
Cricket, pages 1-36, with contributions by P.F. Warner and J.B. Hobbs. Contributors on other sports include J.W.H.T. Douglas, C.B. Fry, S.A.P. Kitcat and E.H.D. Sewell. Padwick, 7158.
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WARNER, (Philip).
THE HARLEQUINS. 125 YEARS OF RUGBY FOOTBALL.
Derby, Breedon Books, 1991.
Large 8vo. 253pp. Profusely illustrated. Original cloth in dust-wrapper. Signed by previous owner on front endpaper, otherwise in good condition.
A history of Harlequin Football Club.
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