Auction 21.04.2005

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 21.04.2005

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J. A. H. CATTON

J. A. H. CATTON An Excursion into Cricket Literature London and Manchester: Sherratt and Hughes, 1911. 8vo., later red cloth, wrappers preserved (spotting to wrappers). Provenance : J.W. Goldman (bookplate). This essay on Nyren's Young Cricketers' Tutor was reprinted from the Manchester Quarterly

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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JEREMIAH COLMAN

JEREMIAH COLMAN The Noble Game of Cricket: illustrated and described from pictures ... in the collection of Sir Jeremiah Colman ... at Gatton Park, Surrey , introduction by Clifford Bax London: B.T. Batsford, 1941. 4to., plates, some coloured (light spotting), original green cloth gilt, top edge

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Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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ALFRED J. GASTON

ALFRED J. GASTON The Bibliography of Cricket [London: John Wisden, 1892-1923]. 8vo., 44p. extracted from four editions of Wisden, interleaved, brown half morocco for Eagar, top edge gilt. THE EARLIEST CRICKET BIBLIOGRAPHY, which first appeared in the Wisden issues of 1892 and 1894, with supplements

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Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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ALFRED J. GASTON

ALFRED J. GASTON Bibliography of Cricket Brighton: printed for private circulation by D.B. Friend, 1895. 8vo., cricket vignettes on title and preface leaf, contemporary limp green calf, preserving original wrappers. Provenance : PRESENTATION COPY TO CHARLES PRATT GREEN (inscription on limitation

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Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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ALFRED J. GASTON

ALFRED J. GASTON Catalogue of a Choice Collection of Books and Engravings on Cricket, including rare items from A. D. Taylor's collection Brighton: [1926 or 1927]. 8vo. (first leaf severely torn), original printed wrappers (front wrapper affected by long tear). Padwick 19:-1; cf. Allen Catalogue of

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Schätzpreis: 130 £ - 190 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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J. W. GOLDMAN

J. W. GOLDMAN Bibliography of Cricket . London: published privately by the author, 1937. 4to. (occasional light stains), original black buckram gilt. LIMITED TO 125 COPIES, THIS A PRESENTATION COPY TO VICTOR LEVY. The limitation leaf inscribed "in recollection of old days when we played our cricket

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Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

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J. W. GOLDMAN

J. W. GOLDMAN A Catalogue of the Collection of Books relating to the Game of Cricket formed by J. W. Goldman Esq. London: Hodgson, 24 November 1966. 8vo., frontispiece and 3 full-page title facsimiles, original pink wrappers with blue border, inserted price list. Annotated by Desmond Eagar with some

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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

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J. W. GOLDMAN

J. W. GOLDMAN A Catalogue of the Collection of Books relating to the Game of Cricket formed by J.W. Goldman London: Hodgson, 24 November 1966. 8vo., frontispiece and 3 full-page title facsimiles, original pink wrappers with blue border. Without the official price list, but with prices marked by

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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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IRVING ROSENWATER

IRVING ROSENWATER F. S. Ashley-Cooper: the Herodotus of Cricket London: privately printed, 1964. 8vo., contemporary brown morocco, original white printed wrappers bound in. Provenance : "A gift from the author" (Eagar Catalogue note). No. 10 OF 25 COPIES signed by the author. Reprinted from Journal

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Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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IRVING ROSENWATER

IRVING ROSENWATER Charles Dickens and Cricket London: [privately printed], 1970. 8vo., contemporary brown morocco, original red printed wrappers bound in. No. 11 OF 30 COPIES signed by the author and dated 9 June 1970. All 30 copies were so dated on the exact 100th anniversary of the death of

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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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ALFRED D. TAYLOR

ALFRED D. TAYLOR The Catalogue of Cricket Literature London: Merritt and Hatcher, 1906. 8vo., interleaved, full blue calf gilt for Eagar, original printed front wrapper bound in, gilt edges (spine bands a little rubbed, wrapper spotted). Provenance : PRESENTATION COPY TO H.E. HOLMES (author's signed

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Schätzpreis: 550 £ - 750 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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G. NEVILLE WESTON

G. NEVILLE WESTON Bibliography of the Cricket Works of the Late F. S. Ashley-Cooper Kidderminster: W.H. Smith, 1933. Small 8vo., interleaved, original printed blue boards (spine a little browned, covers slightly soiled). No. 10 of 100 copies signed by the author. With a loosely-inserted part typed

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Schätzpreis: 220 £ - 280 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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G. NEVILLE WESTON

G. NEVILLE WESTON "My Cricket Collection" [and:] "Cricket Literature" [Kidderminster: G.T. Cheshire, 1929]. 2 parts in one vol., 8vo., green dividing leaf, mounted photograph of the Bat and Ball Inn on limitation leaf, extra illustrated with three snapshots of Hambledon on endpapers, original green

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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G. NEVILLE WESTON

G. NEVILLE WESTON The Cricketer's Manual by "Bat" ( Charles Box ) [Kidderminster: W.H. Smith], 1936. 16mo., original blue printed wrappers. Provenance : C. J. Britton (with his signed inscription on limitation leaf stating "Received 3.10.36", presumably as a presentation copy from Weston

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Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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G. NEVILLE WESTON

G. NEVILLE WESTON N. Felix Esq., The History of a Portrait [?Kidderminster: privately printed], 1937. Small 4to., 2 plates, original green buckram, front cover with title in gilt (slightly bowed). Provenance : PRESENTATION COPY TO H. LING (inserted typed letter from the author to Ling, ½p., dated

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Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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G. NEVILLE WESTON

G. NEVILLE WESTON "Nyren": a short bibliography [London: W.H. Smith], 1933. 12mo., original green buckram, front cover with title in gilt. Provenance : PRESENTATION COPY TO C. J. BRITTON (inserted typed letter from the author to "Dear Britt", 1½p., dated High Lea, Odnall Road, Kidderminster, 20

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Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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W. R. WRIGHT

W. R. WRIGHT] Between the Innings: Cricket Items -- Old and New London: Wright, [1913]. 16mo., 31 [1]p., with errata slip, illustrations, blue buckram, wrappers preserved. Second edition. Goldman p. 29; Padwick 370. [and:] DIANA RAIT KERR The Rural Game of Cricket Typescript, [1957]. 4to., 10p

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Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JOHN ARBUTHNOT

JOHN ARBUTHNOT] Lewis Baboon turned Honest and John Bull Politician. Being the fourth part of Law is a Bottomless-Pit London: John Morphew, 1712. 8vo. (6¾ x 4in; 174 x 101mm), [8],37,[3]p. (title browned, preface leaf slightly cropped and remargined), brown half morocco for Eagar. [?]FIRST EDITION

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Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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NATHAN BAILEY

NATHAN BAILEY An Universal Etymological English Dictionary ... three and twentieth edition London: J. Buckland, J. Beecroft, W. Strahan [and others], 1773. 8vo. (8¼ x 4¾; 213 x 118mm) (top margin of title and early quires ink stained, Xxx1 holed with minor loss), 19th-century half calf. Provenance

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Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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J. BEW, publisher

J. BEW, publisher The Noble Cricketers: A poetical and familar epistle, address'd to two of the idlest Lords in His Majesty's three Kingdoms London: J. Bew, 1778. 4to. (10¼ x 7½in; 264 x 194mm), with errata slip pasted onto verso of dedication (title and verso of G1 lightly soiled, occasional

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JOHN BREVAL

JOHN BREVAL The Rape of Helen: a mock-opera London: J. Wilford, 173[7]. 8vo., title in red and black with woodcut vignette of a squirrel (title torn and laid down with some loss of imprint), mid-20th-century brown half morocco. Provenance : J.W. Goldman (Eagar Catalogue note; not the copy in the

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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JOHN BURNBY

JOHN BURNBY] The Kentish Cricketers. A poem ... being a reply to a late publication of a parody of the ballad of Chevy Chace intituled, Surry Triumphant: or, The Kentish Men's Defeat Canterbury: T. Smith and Son, and W. Flackton, and London: B. Law, Richardson and Urquhart, 1773. 4to. (10¼ x 8in

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Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JOHN BURNBY

JOHN BURNBY Summer Amusement: or, Miscellaneous Poems: inscribed to the frequenters of Margate, Ramsgate, Tunbridge Wells, Brighthelmstone, Southampton, Cheltenham, Weymouth, Scarborough, &c. London: J. Dodsley, 1772 [but 1782]. 8vo. (7¼ x 4¼in; 186 x 109mm), with final blank (title restored at

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Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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EDWARD CHAMBERLAYNE

EDWARD CHAMBERLAYNE Angliae Notitia: or, The Present State of England ... eighteenth edition, with great additions London: T. Hodgkin for R. Scot, R. Chiswell, M. Gillyflower and G. Sawbridge, 1694. 8vo. (6¼ x 3¾in; 156 x 94mm), engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf with morocco lettering-piece

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JOHN AMOS COMENIUS

JOHN AMOS COMENIUS Orbis sensualium pictus: Visible World, or a nomenclature and pictures of all the chief things that are in the world and of men's employments therein ... twelfth edition , translated by Charles Hoole London: S. Leacroft, 1777. 12mo. (6¾ x 3¾in; 172 x 97mm), double column in

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Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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C. CORBETT, publisher

C. CORBETT, publisher A Discourse, very proper to be read at St. J [ ame ] s's London: C. Corbett, [1750?]. 8vo. (8½ x 5¼in; 216 x 131mm) (title affected by damp, and with section of blank area near upper corner eroded, also with two inch tear along outer margin), red calf for Goldman. Provenance

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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RANDLE COTGRAVE

RANDLE COTGRAVE A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues London: Adam Islip, 1611. Folio, woodcut title border (lacks quire 4N, 6ll., and folding table, early quires dampstained at inner margin, worming at upper margin of quires H-L, quire 4M with 2ll. loose), old half calf (rubbed and

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Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JAMES DANCE

JAMES DANCE] Cricket. An heroic poem. Illustrated with the critical observations of Scriblerus Maximus London: W. Bickerton, [1744]. 4to. (9¾ x 7in; 241 x 177mm), woodcut title vignette (title and final leaf with laminated repairs), early 20th-century blue morocco gilt, front cover with title

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 21.04.2005

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JAMES DANCE

JAMES DANCE] Poems on Several Occasions, by James Love, Comedian Edinburgh: R. Fleming, 1754. 8vo. (7¾ x 4¾; 198 x 122mm) (some severe waterstaining), mid-20th-century half calf. Provenance : "Exchanged with H.A. C[ohen] for other books" (Eagar Catalogue note). This collected edition includes the

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

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JAMES DANCE

JAMES DANCE] Cricket. An heroic poem: illustrated with the critical observations of Scriblerus Maximus. To which is added an epilogue call'd Bucks have at Ye All. Spoken by Mr. King, at the Theatre Royal in Dublin, in the character of Ranger, in the Suspicious Husband London: for the author, 1770

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 21.04.2005