Lot 27

CRICKET MISCELLANY – Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" LILLEY.  Twenty-Four Years of Cricket Recalling the Most Famous Cricketers and their Methods. London: Mills & Boon, Limited, 1914. 8vo. Half title, advertisements (some spotting and staining). Original blue cloth (spine faded, extremities lightly rubbed). New Edition. With 6 other books, namely R. C. Robertson-Glasgow’s Cricket Prints. Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940 (London, 1946, dust-jacket, reprint), Keith Miller & R. S. Whittington’s Straight Hit (London, 1952, second impression), the same authors’ Catch! An Account of Two Cricket Tours (London, 1952, second impression), the same authors’ Gods or Flannelled Fools? ... Foreword by Sir John Barbirolli (London, 1954, dust-jacket), E. W. Swanton’s The Test Matches of 1953 (London, 1953, wrappers, second impression) and R. T. Brittenden’s New Zealand Cricketers (Wellington, 1961). "Crusoe Robertson-Glasgow, Denzil Batchelor, AA Thomson, Bill O'Reilly and CB Fry can all be found here [and in the following three lots] and are well worth reading especially Crusoe whose brand of humour was unique and must never be forgotten" (H.B.). (7)

Estimate: £50-£80