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Cricket Biographies

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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10 FOR 66 AND ALL THAT

Arthur Mailey (1886-1967) spanned a generation of Australian cricket, playing against Victor Trumper and Donald Bradman. He was a leg-break and googly bowler in 21 Test matches for Australia between 1921

£18.00

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

46 NOT OUT

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

£18.00

46 NOT OUT

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

£10.00

55 YEARS CRICKET MEMORIES

Reminiscences of the cricket journalist, George Brooking, with much on Lancashire and South African cricket.  Paperback. 8vo. 156pp. A few illus. in the text, mainly portraits. Illustrated card covers.

£24.00

66 YEARS' MEMORIES OF KENT CRICKET

Reminiscences of Kent cricket reaching back to the pre-WW1 era. Small 8vo. 81pp. Original printed boards with a couple of small marks to front. A very good copy.

£9.00

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

£9.00

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

AJIT WADEKAR - MY CRICKETING YEARS

Autobiography of the great Indian Test cricketer and captain. First edition. 8vo. 159pp. Fly-leaf neatly removed. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed to edges. Very good.

£22.00

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. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 224pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper with a few nicks, very good.

£5.00

ALIM-UD-DIN. A STRAIGHT BAT - CRICKETING TIMES OF PAKISTAN OPENER FROM THOSE HALCYON DAYS

Cricket biography of the Pakistani opening batsman who played in the historic Oval Test of 1954, when Pakistan beat England and so achieved their first Test victory. 8vo. 284pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£20.00

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

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

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

ANNALS OF MY EARLY LIFE 1806-1846 WITH OCCASIONAL COMPOSITIONS IN LATIN AND ENGLISH VERSES

Autobiography of the instigator of Varsity cricket and the Boat Race, covering the early 19th century and featuring memoirs of cricket at Harrow, versus Eton, and at Oxford, versus Cambridge, also early

£15.00

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 good.

£5.00

APPARTEMENT IN BRUSSELS

Travel accounts of an Australian during the pre-war period. Includes a chapter on cricket. Third edition. 8vo. 219pp. Original red boards. Gift inscription to front endpaper. A good copy.

£10.00

THE ARCHIE JACKSON STORY

Archie Jackson (1909-33) was a graceful batsman who many believed would have rivalled Bradman as the greatest batsman of all time. He died tragically young (23) of tuberculosis on the day that England

£40.00

ARCHIE JACKSON: THE KEATS OF CRICKET

New edition of Frith's classic short biography of Australia's tragically short-lived batsman, first published in a limited edition in 1974, now revised and expanded. Revised edition. 8vo. 111pp.

£5.00

ARCHIE REMEMBERED - A CELEBRATION OF ARCHIE MACLAREN'S 424

Cricket book. Published to mark the occasion of the renovation of Archie MacLaren's grave in Bracknell in 2004. In 1895 MacLaren scored 424 against Somerset, a record that stood for 99 years. Paperback.

£20.00

ARCHIE: A BIOGRAPHY OF A.C. MACLAREN

Archibald Campbell MacLaren (1871-1944) represented Harrow, Lancashire and England. He was considered one of England's best cricket captains and in 1921, to prove the point, picked a team to meet the strong

£5.00

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