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AFTER STUMPS WERE DRAWN. THE BEST OF RAY ROBINSON'S CRICKET WRITING

Anthology of cricket writing from one of Australia's finest. 1st edition. 8vo. Owner's name to front endpaper. A fine copy in dust wrapper.

£6.00

ANOTHER WORD FROM ARLOTT: A FURTHER COLLECTION OF JOHN ARLOTT'S BROADCASTS, CRICKET COMMENTARIES AND WRITINGS ...

A further collection of Arlott's cricket writings and commentaries, including interviews with personalities of the past, a radio feature on WG Grace, some poetry and hymns, plus articles on non-cricketing

£5.00

ANOTHER WORD FROM ARLOTT: A FURTHER COLLECTION OF JOHN ARLOTT'S BROADCASTS, CRICKET COMMENTARIES AND WRITINGS ...

A further collection of Arlott's cricket writings and commentaries, including interviews with personalities of the past, a radio feature on WG Grace, some poetry and hymns, plus articles on non-cricketing

£9.00

AN ANTHOLOGY FOR CRICKETERS

A cricketing anthology, history, poetry, fiction etc. 1st edition, small 8vo. 223pp. plus endpaper photos of Hobbs and Grace, small 3 tone frontis illustration. Internally very good, clean and bright,

£10.00

AN AREA OF CONQUEST - POPULAR DEMOCRACY AND WEST INDIES CRICKET SUPREMACY

A selection of papers first delivered at the Centre of Cricket Research at Barbados in 1994 to mark the 40th anniversary of Garfield Sobers's Test debut, combining to trace the development of West Indies

£48.00

ARLOTT AND TRUEMAN ON CRICKET

History and anthology on cricket, written to accompany the BBC TV series. 1st edition. 8vo. Profusely illustrated. Dust-wrapper, spine a little faded. Good. Signed and dedicated by Trueman to front endpaper.

£10.00

ARLOTT AND TRUEMAN ON CRICKET

History and anthology on cricket, written to accompany the BBC TV series. 1st edition. 8vo. Profusely illustrated. Dust-wrapper, very good. Tape mark to front endpaper. Very good. Signed by Trueman to

£14.00

ARLOTT ON CRICKET: HIS WRITINGS ON THE GAME

A collection of Arlott's cricket writing, notably for the Guardian. Edited by David Rayvern Allen. Large 8vo. xii + 308pp. Dust-wrapper, a fine copy. Signed to the title-page by David Rayvern Allen and

£12.00

ARLOTT ON CRICKET: HIS WRITINGS ON THE GAME (JOHN WOODCOCK'S COPY)

A collection of Arlott's cricket writing, notably for the Guardian. Edited by David Rayvern Allen. Large 8vo. xii + 308pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. From the collection of Arlott's fellow cricket writer

£12.00

AS I SAID AT THE TIME: A LIFETIME OF CRICKET

A fine collection of Swanton's cricket writing. Edited by George Plumptre. Large 8vo. 542pp. Very good. Signed and dedicated by Swanton to title-page.

£10.00

AS I SAID AT THE TIME: A LIFETIME OF CRICKET

A fine collection of Swanton's cricket writing. Edited by George Plumptre. Large 8vo. 542pp. Spine sunned. Very good.

£6.00

BEEFY'S CRICKET TALES - MY FAVOURITE STORIES FROM ON AND OFF THE FIELD

A collection of cricket stories. 8vo. 275pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed and dedicated by Botham to title-page.

£8.00

BEST CRICKET STORIES

A collection of great cricket stories. Contributors include Bernard Darwin, Jessop, Farjeon, Fry, Warner, Sassoon, Fender, Bowes, Bradman and Hugh de Selincourt. 8vo. 318pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed

£18.00

BEST CRICKET STORIES

An interesting anthology of cricket writing. 8vo. 304pp. Dust-wrapper, good condition.

£5.00

THE BEST OF THE CRICKETER 1921-1981. THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY SELECTION

Cricket book. Contributors include Arlott, Compton, Dexter and Swanton. 8vo. 188pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely, with an undedicated inscription, by the editor Reg Hayter.

£7.00

BETWEEN THE WICKETS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CRICKET

One of the earliest, and best, cricket collections, whose contributors include Mary Mitford, Alfred Cochrane, John Nyren, Neville Cardus and Andrew Lang. Small 8vo. xvi + 308pp. Green cloth, with

£15.00

A BOWL OF CHERRIES - A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS

A collection of essays, published posthumously, from the well-known cricket correspondent for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. Includes a number of essays on cricket. Paperback. 8vo. 183pp. Bookplate of

£20.00

CAN'T BAT, CAN'T BOWL, CAN'T FIELD. THE BEST CRICKET WRITING OF MARTIN JOHNSON

Anthology of reporting from the cricket correspondent of The Independent. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£8.00

A CARDUS FOR ALL SEASONS

Collection of Cardus' writings on cricket, including many pieces previously unpublished in book form. 8vo. 237pp. Dust wrapper, very good.

£5.00

CARDUS ON CRICKET

A selection of the cricket writings of Sir Neville Cardus, selected and introduced by Sir Rupert Hart-Davis. First published in 1949. 8vo. 256pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£9.00

CONCERNING CRICKET: STUDIES OF THE PLAY AND THE PLAYERS

One of John Arlott's classic little collection of essays, with studies of Felix and Pycroft, Bradman and Lindwall, WG Grace, and the 1948 "Invincible" Australians. Small 8vo. vii + 156pp. Owner's name

£12.00

THE CONCISE WISDEN - AN ILLUSTRATED ANTHOLOGY (EXTENSIVELY SIGNED)

Signed to the front and back endpapers by c.150 Test cricketers, including 29 Australians (2 pages), 64 English (3 pages), 11 West Indians (1 page), 18 Zimbabweans (1 page), 24 South Africans (1 page)

£195.00

CRICKET

A collection of great New Zealand cricket writing. Paperback. 8vo. 148pp. Glossy pictorial covers, as new. Signed by the author on the titlepage.

£10.00

CRICKET

A collection of the cricket writings of the great West Indian scholar and political activist. Paperback. 8vo. 320pp. A good copy.

£6.00

CRICKET

A "treasury of reading" about cricket, introduced and selected by John Arlott from the game's huge literary library. A volume in the "Pleasure of Life Series". 8vo. xiii + 278pp. 16 pages of photographs.

£7.00

CRICKET

A collection of the cricket writings of the great West Indian scholar and political activist. Large 8vo. 320pp. 1st. A very good copy in dust jacket.

£14.00

THE CRICKET ADDICT'S ARCHIVE

Anthology of cricket writing. 8vo. 241pp. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges. Good condition. Signed by Benny Green to title-page.

£8.00

CRICKET ALL HIS LIFE. THE CRICKET WRITINGS OF E.V. LUCAS

A collection of the cricket writings of E.V. Lucas. 8vo. 215pp. A very good copy in priceclipped dust wrapper.

£7.00

CRICKET ANTHOLOGY

A cricketing anthology, history, poetry, fiction etc. - this facsimile edition was published 60 years after the original edition. 8vo. 225pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. 

£5.00

CRICKET GALLERY: FIFTY PROFILES OF FAMOUS PLAYERS FROM THE CRICKETER

A collection of essays on famous cricketers by the sport's leading writers, including Arlott, Kilburn, Alan Ross, Robinson. Photographs by Patrick Eagar 8vo. 256pp. Illustrated. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£14.00

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