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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

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

AN ABC OF CRICKET

Autobiographical/instructional book by the Surrey captain and England Test cricketer, Percy Fender, which includes photographic sequences of the author in action taken from film. 1st edition. 8vo. 172pp.

£28.00

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 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

£12.00

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

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

£24.00

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

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

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

ARLOTT IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKE BREARLEY

Cricket book. Transcripts of conversations between John Arlott and Mike Brearley, published to accompany the Channel 4 TV series. 8vo. 139pp. Text illustrations. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely

£20.00

ARTHUR HOLT: AN APPRECIATION

A tribute to the popular Hampshire cricketer and coach who also played professional football for Southampton. Issued for his Benefit Fund in 1963. Slim 8vo. [8]pp. Original green cloth, title in gilt letters

£260.00

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