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Cricket Country History

Cricket Country History

Cricket books on this history of the game in England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and in other countries and regions throughout the world. Many of the items are signed cricket books too.

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40 YEARS OF TEST CRICKET (INCLUDING 41ST YEAR) - INDIA V ENGLAND 1932-1973

Account of Test cricket between England and India with stats and 'running commentary' on each Test. Paperback, 1st edition.8vo, 246pp. plus 8 pages of photos. Very good condition.

£8.00

40 YEARS OF TEST CRICKET - INDIA V ENGLAND 1932-1971

Account of Test cricket between England and India with stats and 'running commentary' on each Test. Paperback, 1st edition. 8vo, 192pp. plus 8 pages of photos. Very good in the original, mildly bumped

£10.00

75 YEARS OF WEST INDIES CRICKET 1928-2003

History of West Indian cricket with a very large statistical section. Looks closely at the contributions of different regions and analyses the crucial role of cricket in Caribbean life and culture. 8vo.

£45.00

ANYONE BUT ENGLAND: CRICKET AND NATIONAL MALAISE

American analysis of the state of English cricket.  Paperback. Large 8vo. Fine copy. With the bookplate of Robin Marlar (Sussex 1951-68).

£5.00

AUSSIES VERSUS WINDIES: A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA - WEST INDIES CRICKET

The full history of international cricket between Australia and the West Indies, starting in 1930-31. Paperback. 8vo. 260pp. Very good.

£25.00

AUSTRALIAN BOWLERS: FROM SPOFFORTH TO LINDWALL

A study of leading Australian bowlers from 1878 to 1952. 8vo. 192pp. 12 pages of photographs. Ink inscription. Original green cloth boards. Good condition.

£4.00

AUSTRALIAN BOWLERS: FROM SPOFFORTH TO LINDWALL

A study of leading Australian bowlers from 1878 to 1952. 8vo. 192pp. 12 pages of photographs. Dust wrapper price-clipped with minor edge wear, otherwise good. Original green cloth boards. Signed presentation

£45.00

AUSTRALIAN FIRST CLASS CRICKET MATCHES

Statistical guide to first class cricket matches in Australia including definition to guide matches before 1906. Paperback, 1st edition, stapled 8vo. 31pp. Very good in the original light blue printed

£10.00

AUSTRALIAN OPENERS: FROM TRUMPER TO TAYLOR

Profiles of Australian opening batsmen arranged chronologically from the great Victor Trumper born in 1877, the year of the first Test match between England and Australia in Melbourne through to end of

£8.00

'AVE A GO YER MUG! AUSTRALIAN CRICKET CROWDS FROM LARRIKIN TO OCKER

Fiercely (occasionally violently) patriotic, Australian crowds have long had a reputation for barracking and involvement in the game not seen anywhere else in the world. This book looks at the history

£18.00

BABES OF CRICKET TO WORLD CHAMPION: A HISTORY OF PAKISTAN CRICKET (1947-8 TO 1995-6)

A general history of Pakistan cricket since partition in 1946. Paperback. 8vo. 246pp. Text illustrations. Pictorial wrappers, very good. Signed and dedicated by the both authors to title-page.

£38.00

THE BASIN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE BASIN RESERVE

History of the famous Wellington ground, host to many of New Zealand's finest sporting occasions. 1st edition. 4to. 176pp. A very good copy.

£24.00

BAT & PAD; WRITINGS ON AUSTRALIAN CRICKET 1804-1984

A collection of some of the best writings on Australian cricket from the first matches in the early 1800s to the 1980s. 8vo. 256pp. Dust-wrapper, slightly sunned at spine, very good.

£7.00

BELLS' JAMAICAN FIRST CLASS CRICKET - A COMPLETE STATISTICAL RECORD 1895 - 2001

A comprehensive and important statistical record of cricket in Jamaica. Paperback. 4to. 293pp + 39pp of records. Very good condition.

£40.00

BETWEEN INDIAN WICKETS

A book that 'lyrically captures the romance of Indian cricket' with pices on Amarnath, Merchant, Hazare and much more. Paperback. 8vo. 200pp. Very good condition.  

£24.00

BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN INDIA 1929-1979 - GOLDEN JUBILEE

Lavish 60th anniversary volume with a history of Indian cricket and also serving as programme for the Jubilee Test match against England in Bombay.  Paperback. 4to. 304pp. Profusely illustrated. Tape

£60.00

BOMBAY IN RANJI TROPHY

A comprehensive look at the statistics of Bombay's participation in the Ranji Trophy, from LP Jai's team in 1935 to Sachin Tendulkar's performances in the early 1990s. Paperback. 8vo. 114pp.

£20.00

THE CANADIAN CRICKETERS GUIDE

Facsimile reprint of The Canadian Cricketer's Guide which was first published in 1858 by members of the St. Catherine's Cricket Club. Includes details of important matches, statistics etc. Paperback.

£25.00

CARIBBEAN CRICKETERS: FROM THE PIONEERS TO PACKER

A history of West Indian cricket from the pioneering days of the late 19th century up to the Packer age. First Edition. 8vo. xi + 260pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£6.00

CARIBBEAN CRICKETERS: FROM THE PIONEERS TO PACKER

A history of West Indian cricket from the pioneering days of the late 19th century up to the Packer age. Paperback. 8vo. xi + 260pp. 16 pages of photographs. Light crease to front cover. Signed to title-page

£24.00

CAUGHT IN ACTION - 20 YEARS OF WEST INDIES CRICKET PHOTOGRAPHY (MULTI SIGNED)

A collection of cricket images by the great West Indian cricket photographer Gordon Brooks. Signed to the front cover by Phil Simmonds andf Curtley Ambrose and to the fly-leaf by Gordon

£110.00

CENTURY OF CRICKET: THE HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY CRICKET ASSOCIATION 1877-1977

Centenary history of cricket in Canterbury (New Zealand). Paperback. 8vo. 96pp + pictorial card covers. A very good copy and scarce.

£36.00

A CENTURY OF KARACHI CRICKET

One of the few books solely devoted to the history of cricket in Pakistan, in this case with the emphasis on the game in Karachi. 8vo. ix + 172pp. + [7] 28 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£40.00

A CENTURY OF PHILADELPHIA CRICKET

Includes chapters on the Halifax Tournament of 1874; the Australian tourists of 1878; the visits of English teams in 1889,1897 and 1903, plus a fine essay on J. Barton King, and an excellent bibliography

£50.00

A CENTURY OF PHILADELPHIA CRICKET

Includes chapters on the Halifax Tournament of 1874; the Australian tourists of 1878; the visits of English teams in 1889,1897 and 1903, plus a fine essay on J. Barton King, and an excellent bibliography

£65.00

CENTURY OF TESTS

Published to celebrate India's first 100 Test matches - they lost to England at Edgbaston in July 1967 in their 100th Test. Includes scores of all their matches and tour averages as well as many interesting

£100.00

CEYLON GOVERNMENT SERVICE CRICKET ASSOCIATION GOLDEN JUBILEE SOUVENIR 1957

Souvenir Booklet commemorating 50 years of the Ceylon Government Service Cricket Association. Potted biographies of notable players, match statistics, standard content. Paperback, 1st edition small 4to.

£180.00

THE COMPLETE RECORD OF WEST INDIAN TEST CRICKETERS

A comprehensive record, with biographies and statistics, of every Test cricketer who has played for the West Indies up to the end of September 1990. Large 8vo. 384pp. Portraits in the text. Dust-wrapper,

£10.00

THE "CORNSTALKS"

A short pamphlet on the development of cricket in Australia, published to commemorate the Australian tour of India in 1964. Paperback. Slim 8v. [8]pp. 4 pages of photographs. Green card covers with

£30.00

CRICKET AROUND THE WORLD

Rippon charts the development of cricket in each test-playing nation. 1st edition. Large 8vo. 192pp. Very good in dust wrapper.

£5.00

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