The earliest cricket books were largely instructional, including rare volumes from the early 19th century by Boxall, Lambert and Nyren. Many Victorian cricket books concentrated on the techniques of the game and the likes of Felix, W.G. Grace and Lyttelton all published volumes on their methods.
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Cricketing instructional aimed at beginners with thoughts on the game and some memories from England and Sussex all-rounder Percy Fender. 1st edition. 8vo. 172pp. including diagrams and 8 pages of captioned
Well illustrated cricket instructional book by the Glamorgan and England cricketer. Large 8vo. 120pp. Dust-wrapper, good. Signed nicely by Peter Walker to title-page.
Brearley's classic work on the specific gifts and skills needed to be a successful cricket captain. Large 8vo. 288pp. Profusely illustrated. Neat gift inscription to fly-leaf. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed
Brearley's classic work on the specific gifts and skills needed to be a successful cricket captain. Paperback. New edition. Large 8vo. 285pp. Profusely illustrated. Very good condition. Signed and dedicated
Cricketing instructional from the Captain of the 1920-21 Australian Ashes team. 1st edition. 8vo.vii, 150pp + 8pp. ads to rear. Plus 20 plates of action shots. Internally very good, clean and bright with
Cricketing instructional from the Captain of the 1920-21 Australian Ashes team. Third edition. 8vo.vii, 150pp + 8pp. ads to rear. Plus 20 plates of action shots. Internally very good, clean and bright
Cricket coaching manual from the Somerset cricketer. 8vo. 117pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Fly-leaf removed and some scuffs to front pastedown. Good condition.
Subtitiled "Aspects of contemporary cricket, experiments in stroke production, and suggestions for progressive match play practice. 8vo. 42pp. 5 pages of photographs, numerous diagrams in the text. Dust-wrapper,
Cricket instructional book with some very nice photographic illustrations. Foreword by V.W.C. Jupp and written by two masters at Wellingborough - Cecil Thomas Rudd and Edgar Murray Witham. Paperback.
Reprinted extracts from Grace's classic treatise on the game, "Cricket". 4p ads + 95pp + 3p adverts. Original illustrated card covers bound in green cloth. Portrait frontispiece. [Padwick, 434]
Verity explains the secrets of his bowling craft. Small 8vo. 159pp + 16p catalogue. Portrait frontispiece, 14 plates. Original turquoise cloth. A very good copy.
Gooch's thoughts on Captains and captaincy and his account of the 1992 World Cup, fully indexed and includes Gooch's career record to 1992. 8vo. 197pp. 20 pages of photographs. Dust
Cricket instructional book. The author played for Nothamptonshire and England. Large 8vo. 1355. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Very good condition. Signed and dedicated by Andrew to the well-known
An instructional book by one of the great run-scorers of all time. Includes chapters on all aspects of the game. First edition. Small 8vo. 127pp. Original orange cloth-covered boards. Good condition.
A volume in the All-England series. The author was in the Cambridge University XI 1875-8 and Headmaster of Haileybury College. 4th edition. Small 8vo. viii + 104pp. 9 plates. Original illustrated cloth
Short cricketing instructional with attractive cover illustration by Gordon Robinson. Paperback. 1st edition. small 8vo. 64pp. including diagrams, illustrations etc. Very good, clean and bright. errata
Cricket instruction form the Notts and England batsman. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 122pp. Dust wrapper tatty at edges with tape repairs to corners. Ex. Woodhouse collection (bookplate). Signed by Simpson
Cricket instruction from the famous Surrey and England batsman, Tom Hayward. No. 17 in Spalding's Athletic Library series. Paperback. 132pp with numerous full page photos of Hayward demonstrating strokes.
Cricket instructional from the Essex and England all-rounder. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges with some closed tears. Spine faded. A fair/good copy. Signed nicely by Bailey to title-page
Cricket instructional book - part of the All-England series. The author was a successful batsman for Surrey from 1894-1908. 17 x 12cm. 58pp. Original cloth-covered boards, lightly rubbed. Gutter
Cricket instructional book by the Surrey and England batsman. Small 8vo. 90pp. Original dust-wrapper, rubbed and chipped to edges. A good copy.
Illustrated cricketing instructional by Somerset player Dar Lyon. Featuring many photographs of the author demonstrating stance and shots etc. 1st edition. 8vo. 192pp. plus 16 pages of photographs. Internally
Cricket instructional from the Essex and England all-rounder. 1st edition. 8vo. Spine faded. Owner's name inside. Good condition.
A volume in the All-England series. The author was in the Cambridge University XI 1875-8 and Headmaster of Haileybury College. 1st edition. Small 8vo. viii + 104pp. 9 plates. Original illustrated cloth
Instructional from the famous Australian batsman and captain. 1st edition. 8vo. 154pp + catalogue. Original dark blue boards, spine and edges faded. A good copy.
Cricket instructional book. Nothing is known of the author. Small 8vo. 89pp + adverts. Rebound in dark green boards with gilt title to spine and with the original covers retained. Good condition.
Cricket instructional book, written by John Veerasawmy who was the first player of Indian descent to play first-class cricket for Guyana. This copy was presented to Clarrie Grimmett in March 1936 with
Cricketing instructional with sections on the history of the game through the founding of the MCC and the laws of the game to technique and equipment. 1st edition. 32pp. Clean, a little browned and edgeworn
Cricket instructional, with chapters on each aspect of the game. 8vo. 128pp. Some foxing. Some photographic plates loose, but all present. Original blue boards. Good.
Early cricket instructional by Bobby Abel, the Surrey and England batsman. Paperback. 8vo. 62pp + adverts. Cloth covers. One plate loose but present. A very good copy. [Padwick 400].
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