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1 Birley, Derek A Social History of English Cricket
London Aurum Press 2003 1854109413 / 9781854109415 Reprint Paperback Good + 12mo 
x, 388 pp. Light general and edgewear, including two or three shallow creases, to illustrated wraps. Edges of text block yellowed. Spine square and uncreased; internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. William Hill Sports Book of the Year. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team., Buchanan, John
2 Buchanan, John If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team.
Prahran, Victoria Hardie Grant Books 2007 1740665414 / 9781740665414 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xv, 239 pp. Extremely light wear to upper edge of unclipped dw. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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3 Coward, Mike The Chappell Years: Cricket in the '70s
Sydney ABC Books 2002 0733311067 / 9780733311062 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp. Numerous b&w and some colour photos. "...demonstrates absolutely that this was an extraordinary time in the history of the game." Unclipped ustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers, Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott)
4 Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott) The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers
England Van Nostrand Reinhold 1975 0442301502 / 9780442301507 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Octavo 
168pp. Includes b&w plates section. Page edges moderately yellowed, pages themselves slightly yellowed with age, light foxing to top page edge, boards with minor edgewear. Dustjacket price-clipped, with just a bit of edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Big Bird: Flying High: The Autobiography of Joel Garner, Garner, Joel
5 Garner, Joel Big Bird: Flying High: The Autobiography of Joel Garner
London Arthur Barker / Weidenfeld and Nicholson 1988 021316955X / 9780213169558 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
200 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. Heel of spine bumped; edges of text block a little browned. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w plates. "His forthright account of his high flying career will make absorbing reading for all followers of the game, from Taunton, Somerset, to Enterprise, Barbados. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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6 Gatting, Mike Triumph in Australia: Mike Gatting's 1986-87 Cricket Diary
London Queen Anne Press 1987 035614349X / 9780356143491 First Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp. Numerous b&w and some colour photographs. Internally in excellent condition, boards with minor edgewear. Dustjacket looks excellent from the front but has a creased/scuffed portion on the back, which takes up about the top 1/4 of the height of the book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Griffiths, Edward Kepler: The Biography
England Pelham Books 1994 0720720451 / 9780720720457 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
348pp. Colour and b&w plates sections. Internally very good, some light yellowing to page margins and edges. Boards very good except for moderate edgewear around the spines. Dustjacket is very good with only very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season, Haigh, Gideon
8 Haigh, Gideon The Vincibles: A Suburban Cricket Season
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008354 / 9781877008351 First Australian Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
217 pp. Edges of text block a little yellowed. All else as new. "The Vincibles is about playing for love, winning with grace, losing with humour, valuing your community, and other anachronistic notions." 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Rockley Wilson: Remarkable Cricketer, Singular Man (No. 5, Lives in Cricket series)., Howe, Martin
9 Howe, Martin Rockley Wilson: Remarkable Cricketer, Singular Man (No. 5, Lives in Cricket series).
Great Britain ACS Publications 2008 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
115 pp. Slight curl to corners. All else as new. Black and white illustrations. "...His wit, laced with litotes and literary allusions, has been anthologised." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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10 Lucas, E. V. A Hundred Years of Trent Bridge
Privately Printed 1938 Hard Cover Good + No Jacket 12mo 
80 pp. Grey cloth boards a little worn and stained but square and unbumped. N.C.C.C. shield to front cover. Some faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Colour frontis by Sir William Nicholson (A Cricketing Jug) and 28 b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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11 McLeish, Duncan John Kerr & Jimmy Aitchison: Two Stalwart Scottish Cricketers
Great Britain ACS Publications 2008 First Paperback, stapled Near Fine Octavo 
38 pp. Very slight curl to corners; all else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Jack Bond: Lancashire Lad, Lancashire Leader: No. 14 Lives in Cricket series), Miller, Douglas
12 Miller, Douglas Jack Bond: Lancashire Lad, Lancashire Leader: No. 14 Lives in Cricket series)
Great Britain ACS Publications 2010 1905138873 / 9781905138876 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
145 pp. Extremely light edgewear. Shallow crease to entire book, including pages, to upper corner. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Black and white photos throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Cricket Walkabout: The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8, Mulvaney, D. J.
13 Mulvaney, D. J. Cricket Walkabout: The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8
Melbourne and London Melbourne University Press 1967 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
112 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine panel sunned. Yellowing and faint foxing to edges of text block. Decorated endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound, but there is a slight wave to upper edges of pages (not affecting the text). Black-and-white plates. Abbreviations, References, Index. "The author shows not only a detailed appreciation of the game of cricket but also an acute awareness of the complex issues arising from the racial contacts of the tour, which were surprisingly amicable." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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14 Plumptre, George Cricket Cartoons and Caricatures. The MCC Cricket Library
London Willow Books Collins 1989 000218317X / 9780002183178 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Quarto 
159 pp. Just a little wrinkling to lower edge of unclipped dustjacket. Upper edge of text block a little foxed. Small chip to upper edge of fep at gutter. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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15 The Times The M.C.C. 1787 - 1937
London The Times Publishing Company LTD 1937 First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
136 pp, xviii. Edgewear (rubbing and bumps) to boards. Several chips from upper edge of backstrip. Lower third of backstrip is missing. Inked owner's name and gift inscription to ffep. Two photo plates are coming loose; otherwise, binding is solid. Reprinted in book form from The Times M.C.C. Number May 25, 1937. Black-and-white photos. 18 pages of advertisements at end of book. History of the Marylebone Cricket Club. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Private Don : Don Bradman on Cricket, Investment, Politics, the Media, Family and Friends, Wallace, Christine
16 Wallace, Christine The Private Don : Don Bradman on Cricket, Investment, Politics, the Media, Family and Friends
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited 2004 1741144752 / 9781741144758 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
266 pp. Light general wear to unclipped dw. Extremely faint small stain to lower end of backstrip panel. Very light edgewear to red boards. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Private Don : Don Bradman on Cricket, Investment, Politics, the Media, Family and Friends, Wallace, Christine
The Private Don : Don Bradman on Cricket, Investment, Politics, the Media, Family and Friends
Wallace, Christine
20.00 AUD

If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team., Buchanan, John
If Better Is Possible: The winning strategies from the coach of Australia's most successful cricket team.
Buchanan, John
20.00 AUD

The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers, Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott)
The Fast Men: A 200 Year Cavalcade of Speed Bowlers
Frith, David (Preface By John Arlott)
10.00 AUD

 
 


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