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More Than a Game. The Story of Cricket's Early Years
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More Than a Game. The Story of Cricket's Early Years

By Major, John:

London. Harper Press,2007. ISBN 978-0-00-718364-7 First edition.With 61 colour & b&w illustrations.pp xiv 433.Hard cover in black cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a very good ++ unclipped dust jacket.


Long Innings

By Warner, Sir Pelham:

London. George G Harrap and Co. 1951 First edition.With a frontispiece,39 b&w illustrations & 2 drawings.pp240. Hard cover,dark green cloth gilt.A good copy in a good but edge-chipped & unclipped dust jacket. Some foxing to front & back.


Best Cricket Stories

By E.W.Swanton. editor:

London.Faber & Faber.1953 First edition,hard cover.pp 318.Green cloth gilt.A good copy in a good but slightly edge-worn & marked dust jacket.An interesting anthology.



By Moorhouse, Geoffrey:

London.Hodder & Stoughton.1983. ISBN. 0-340-28210-X First edition.With pictorial end-papers & 19 illustrations.pp 256.Hard cover,green cloth gilt.Apart from a short inscription on f.e.p. this is a good clean copy in a good price-clipped dust jacket.


Play Resumed With Cardus

By Cardus, Neville:

London.Souvenir Press.1979. ISBN. 0-285-62426-1 First edition,hard cover.pp 293.Blue cloth gilt.A good + copy in a good + price-clipped dust jacket.


It`s a Funny Game

By Johnston, Brian:

London.W.H.Allen,1978. ISBN. 0-491-02434-7 Author Signed presentation copy,first edition.With 36 b&w photographs. pp 231.Hard cover,red cloth gilt.A very good copy in a very good dust jacket by Roy Ullyet,not price-clipped.Slight age tanning to page edges. There is another ink inscription on the free front end-paper above Johnston`s own. His reads " Best wishes from Brian Johnston " & is not dated..


Essex County Cricket Club Handbook 1979

By Pearce, T.N:

Enfield,for Essex C.C. First edition.Original soft pictorial covers.pp 134.The spine a little stained towards the back cover,otherwise a good + copy.Illustrated throughout.


Essex County Cricket Club Handbook 1977

By Saville, G.J. editor:

Essex,for Essex C.C.,1977 First edition.pp 136.In the original pictorial stiff card covers.Many photos throughout.12 pages are creased due to a printing error.Otherwise a very good clean copy.


Wisden Cricketers`Almanack.1983

By John Woodcock. editor:

London.John Wisden,1983. ISBN. 0356-09382-4 First edition.Soft cover.With 12 pages of b& iv 1331.Soft yellow printed covers as issued.Slight fading to spine but a very good copy.


With England in Australia.The Truth about the Tests

By Harris, Bruce:

London.Hutchinsons Library of Sports & Pastimes,No date(1947) First edition.With 17 b&w.illustrations.pp vii 204.Green cloth gilt is a little marked.Some page browning otherwise a good copy in a rather worn & edge-chipped dust jacket.Hammonds tour to regain the ashes ended in failure.The author was cricket correspondent for the Evening Standard.