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Cricket Biographies

Cricket has always been a rich source of material for biographers. In this section, you'll find a vast range of cricket books of biography and autobiography; from the greats such as Grace and Bradman to more obscure players and and personalities from cricket history. Search by cricket book title or use the the Search box above to find a specific name.

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101 NOT OUT - PROF. DB DEODHAR

Biography of the Indian Cricketing great DB Deodhar, who in the 1980's had the regional trophy named in his honour. 'Deluxe' Limited editon. 8vo. 80pp. including photos. Very good in dust wrapper. Numbered

£40.00

19–90: JIM LAKER

The story of Jim Laker's extraordinary bowling feat against the Australians during the Old Trafford Test match of 1953. 8vo. 223pp. 16 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good. Ink inscription to fly-leaf.

£6.00

33 YEARS OF CRICKET

The author was a member of the 1896 and 1899 Australian sides in England. These are his memories of those two tours. With chapters on Trumper and Spofforth. Paperback. Small 8vo. 168pp. Portrait frontis.,

£150.00

46 NOT OUT

Light-hearted cricket autobiography of Fleet Street writer and cricketer "Crusoe" Robertson-Glasgow. Born in Scotland, played for Oxford and Somerset and England. 8vo. 206pp. Frontispiece, 8 pages of

£10.00

94 DECLARED: CRICKET REMINISCENCES

Written only months before his death in 1980, the playwright Ben Travers looks back on a lifetime following cricket, from watching WG bat and Jessop's heroic innings at the Oval in 1902 through Bradman

£6.00

THE A-Z OF BRADMAN

Cricket book, subtitled "Every fact you ever wanted to know about the Don, and many you had never imagined". Paperback. Revised edition. 8vo. 352pp. Light creases to corners of back cover. Good condition.

£7.00

A.N. HORNBY: THE BOSS

Biography of the Lancashire cricketer who captained England at cricket and rugby, and also played football for Blackburn Rovers. From the ACS Lives in Cricket series. Paperback. 1st edition. A fine copy.

£15.00

A.P. 'BUNNY' LUCAS. THE BEST OF ALL MY BOYS

Biography of the Surrey, Essex and England cricketer of the Victorian era. From the ACS Lives in Cricket series. Paperback. 1st edition. A fine copy.

£12.00

ACTION IN CRICKET

Autobiography of the great Kent and England wicketkeeper. 1st edition. 8vo. 224pp. No dust-wrapper. Original green boards, spine a little faded. Signed and dedicated by Evans (to the political theorist

£8.00

ACTION IN CRICKET

Autobiography of the great Kent and England wicketkeeper. 1st edition. 8vo. 224pp. No dust-wrapper. Original green boards. A good copy.

£4.00

ACTION IN CRICKET

Autobiography of the great Kent and England wicketkeeper. 1st edition. 8vo. 224pp. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges. Signed nicely by Evans to title-page.

£12.00

ALAN KIPPAX: HIS RECORD INNINGS-BY-INNINGS

Comprehensive statistical survey of Kippax's career. Number 17 in the Famous Cricketers series published by the Association of Cricket Statisticians and Historians. Paperback. 8vo. Printed wrappers.

£9.00

ALEC WATSON: CHUCKER?

Biography of the Lancashire and England cricketer of the Victorian era. From the ACS Lives in Cricket series. Paperback. 1st edition. A fine copy.

£12.00

ALFRED LYTTELTON. HIS HOME-TRAINING AND EARLIER LIFE

Alfred Lyttelton (b: 1857, d: 1913) played cricket for Middlesex and England, was President of MCC in 1898, represented England at football in 1877, and appeared in a Cup Final for the Old Etonians the

£475.00

ALFRED MYNN AND THE CRICKETERS OF HIS TIME

Biography of the great Kent cricketer and some of his contemporaries. Small 8vo. 224pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£4.00

ALFRED MYNN AND THE CRICKETERS OF HIS TIME

Biography of the great Kent cricketer and some of his contemporaries. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 224pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper with a few nicks, very good.

£5.00

ALFRED SHAW CRICKETER: HIS CAREER AND REMINISCENCES

Autobiography of the great Nottinghamshire and England bowler whose long cricket career began in 1863, Shaw organised and participated in many of the early English tours to Australia. Also with a statistical

£55.00

ALL ON A SUMMER'S DAY

The first serious book on cricket written by a woman. Covers the period 1930 to 1952 with accounts of Test matches and county games. 8vo. 191pp. Portrait frontispiece, 8 pages of photographs. Scattered

£18.00

ALL ROUND VIEW

Cricket autobiography of the great Pakistani all-rounder, born and raised in Lahore, schooled at RGS Worcester, then Keble College, Oxford where he captained the University team. He played briefly for

£4.00

ALL ROUND VIEW

Cricket autobiography of the great Pakistani all-rounder, born and raised in Lahore, schooled at RGS Worcester, then Keble College, Oxford where he captained the University team. He played briefly for

£18.00

ALLAN BORDER - AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the high scoring Australian left-hander and captain. 8vo. 230pp. 16 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£6.00

ALLAN LAMB: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Allan Lamb was a great batsman and an entertainer. With over 4600 Test runs, including 14 Test hundreds for England and over 100 one-day international appearances, he was one of the most successful

£12.00

ALLAN WATKINS. A TRUE ALL-ROUNDER

Biography of the Glamorgan cricketer of the 1940s and 1950s. From the ACS Lives in Cricket series. Paperback. 1st edition. A fine copy.

£12.00

ALLETSON'S INNINGS

"On Saturday, 20th May 1911, at Hove, E. B. [Edwin Boaler] Alletson, batting for Notts against Sussex, scored 189 in 90 minutes; he made the last 142 of his runs in 40 minutes. This is the most remarkable

£85.00

ALLETSON'S INNINGS

"On Saturday, 20th May 1911, at Hove, E. B. [Edwin Boaler] Alletson, batting for Notts against Sussex, scored 189 in 90 minutes; he made the last 142 of his runs in 40 minutes. This is the most remarkable

£32.00

ALLETSON'S INNINGS

Cricket book. "On Saturday, 20th May 1911, at Hove, E. B. [Edwin Boaler] Alletson, batting for Notts against Sussex, scored 189 in 90 minutes; he made the last 142 of his runs in 40 minutes. This

£14.00

ALLETSON'S INNINGS (JOHN GUNN'S SIGNED COPY)

An account of the extraordinary innings played by Edward Alletson for Notts and Warwickshire in 1911. 1st limited edition. 8vo. 40pp. Original green cloth, slightly marked. Originally published in a limited

£140.00

ALLETSON'S INNINGS (R.P. KEIGWIN'S COPY)

"On Saturday, 20th May 1911, at Hove, E. B. [Edwin Boaler] Alletson, batting for Notts against Sussex, scored 189 in 90 minutes; he made the last 142 of his runs in 40 minutes. This is the most remarkable

£120.00

ANDREW FLINTOFF - MY LIFE IN PICTURES

Cricket autobiography with many great photographs. Written before his 2005 Ashes heroics. 4to. 160pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely by Flintoff to half title-page.

£20.00

ANYTHING BUT ... AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The life of former Australian cricket skipper and current doyen of the commentary box. Large 8vo. x + 278pp. 24 plates, some in colour. Dust-wrapper, very small nick to head of spine. Very good.

£5.00

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