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Over to You Aggers

By: Agnew, Jonathan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Victor Gollancz: 1997

Seller ID: 029116

ISBN: 0575064544

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in very good price-clipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Provides an insight into the politics, pressures and internal friction of the game at the highest level. 238 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sir Aubrey : A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith, England Cricketer, West End Actor, Hollywood Film Star

By: Allen, David Rayvern

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067306

ISBN: 0241105900

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life and career of the larger than life personality whose name still carries authority among the British 'colony' in Hollywood and reverberates in the Long Room at Lords. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 172 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Skills of Cricket

By: Andrew, Keith

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Marlborough, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1986

Seller ID: 022212

ISBN: 0946284938

Condition: Very Good


The Ex-Northamptonshire and England wicket-keeper and Director of coaching at the NCA cover all aspects of the game backed up with diagrams and photos. Unread paperback with some sunning to page edges. 136 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The M.C.C. Book for the Young Cricketer

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Naldrett Press: 1951

Seller ID: 010874

Condition: Good


Clean copy with hinges opening. Un-clipped d/w shows signs of wear & tear and small loss. Many famous contributors and a foreword by Pelham Warner. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Arlott on Cricket : His Writings on the Game

By: Arlott, John; Allen, David (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Willow Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022163

ISBN: 0002180820

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w. Chosen pieces that reflect the author's lifelong enthusiasm for the game. Gift inscription to ffep. 308 pages including index. View more info

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The Greatest of My Time

By: Bailey, Trevor

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012060

Condition: Very Good


Selections from the great Essex and England all-rounder. 216pp, With 16 full-page plates, and numerous cartoons by R. Ullyett. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Innings of a Lifetime

By: Barker, Ralph

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048441

ISBN: 0002118661

Condition: Very Good


Reconstructs 10 momentous innings in the context of the match in which they were played, the series and the careers of the individual players, which have provided a rich vein for research and analysis - including Colin Cowdrey, Peter Burge, Graeme Pollock, Bob Barber Gary Sobers and David Holford, Asif Iqbal, Glenn Turner, Doug Walters, Dennis Amiss, Derek Randall. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 256 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bowling

By: Bedser, Alec

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050876

Condition: Good


Packed with fact and information to show the young bowler how to make the most of the pitch; how to modify his own natural style to combat the wiles of particular batsmen by varying pace, length, break or swing to tempt the batsman into mistakes. The value of co-operation between bowler and his fieldsmen is emphasised and field placings for every type of delivery are set out in diagram form that will prove invaluable to bowlers. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear. A little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs and ... View more info

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A Tale of Two Tests with Some Thoughts on Captaincy

By: Benaud, Richie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1963

Seller ID: 064622

Condition: Very Good


The first Test discussed is the tied Test with the West Indies at Brisbane in December 1960, the second the fourth Test at Manchester in 1961 against England. Occasional foxing spot else a clean, square hardback in d/w showing some foxing to spine - 125 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cricket In Three Moods : Eighteen Months of Test Cricket and the Ways of Life Behind It

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1971

Seller ID: 064647

Condition: Very Good


'Blowers' looks back to the period which saw the final collapse of the famous West Indies side of the early and middle 1960s. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Test Match Grounds

By: Bose, Mihir

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Willow: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022224

ISBN: 0002182823

Condition: Near Fine


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear, including 2 small scratches to rear cover. Seven specialist cricket writers describe the history and characteristics of the great Test venues of the world. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Hit for Six

By: Brodribb, Gerald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1961

Seller ID: 064629

Condition: Very Good


Describes some of the greatest hits ever made whilst surveying the methods and achievements of some of the great hitters. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 224 pages including index. View more info

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Cricket Musketeer

By: Brown, Freddie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064803

Condition: Very Good


Recalls the very remarkable achievements of the man who was captain of the M.C.C. and Chairman of the selection board responsible for the recapture of the Ashes. Clean, square hardback in a somewhat tatty, unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some small losses - 215 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Days in the Sun - SIGNED COPY

By: Cardus, Neville

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065602

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on the front endpaper with the inscription "To Sir Bernard, With my warm greetings and gratitude for many evenings of delight - Evenings in the Sun from Neville Cardus March 1972.." Also includes a letter from Cardus to Sir Bernard. Minor bumping to corners else a very good clean hardback. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Slightly foxed to endpapers and edges but text block is clean. 263 pages. A journal of cricket experiences over the course of a couple of summer seasons in the 1920s. View more info

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The Ashes : Chappell's Revenge - The "Daily Telegraph" Story of the 1982-83 Series in Australia

By: Carey, Michael and Frindall, Bill

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Daily Telegraph: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022169

ISBN: 0901684856

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback which is price-clipped to rear cover. Clean, bright copy - 175 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Worcestershire Cricket 1950 to 1968. The Kenyon Era and Championship Years

By: Chignell, W. R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Worcester, Worcestershire, Littlebury and Company Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043881

Condition: Good +


Captures some of the atmosphere and excitement of these great years. Generally clean copy internally in an unclipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss - 305 pages including index. Foreword by Tom Graveney. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Testing Time for England

By: Compton, Denis - SIGNATURE LAID IN

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065400

Condition: Good


Denis Compton's signature (black ink) has been pasted on to the blank front endpaper and also includes Compton's obituary from The Times. An account of the MCC tour of Australia in 1946-47. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A good clean hardback with faded lettering to spine. Undated - printed to war economy standards. View more info

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What's Your Sport? Cricket

By: Cowdrey, Chris

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Partridge Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011255

ISBN: 1852250631

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this book which provides useful advice for the amateur cricketer - 96 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cardus : Celebrant of Beauty

By: Daniels, Robin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Lancashire, Palatine Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065628

ISBN: 1874181586

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life and legendary career of the doyen of cricket writers who was the first music critic to be knighted. Clean, tight copy in a d/w - 452 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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How to Coach Cricket

By: Dellor, Ralph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, CollinsWillow: 1990

Seller ID: 017888

ISBN: 0002183196

Condition: Fine


An introductory guide for coaches - covering such things planning a lesson structure, the role and responsibilities of the coach, introducing basic skills and techniques, fault finding and corrective practices, the official laws of the sport. Next post UK dispatch. View more info