FOOTBALL - ALCOCK, C. W., & Rowland Hill (eds.) Famous Footballers. 1895-1896.
London : 1896First collected edition, originally issued in 14 fascicles as Famous Footballers and Athletes 1895-96. A superb visual record depicting the leading contemporary football and rugby players and teams alongside administrators and the most celebrated football sides of the day, including Sheffield United, Hull, Stoke, Royal Arsenal, Middlesbrough, Leicester... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 131462
BADMINTON LIBRARY - SHEARMAN, Montague. Athletics and Football.
London : 1887First edition, number 48 of 250 large-paper copies. Running to five editions, Shearman's book "stood the test of time for its comprehensiveness and for the quality of its writing" (ODNB). Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 141851
CRICKET. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938.
London : 1938First edition of the 1938 volume of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. The Cricketers' Almanack, often called "the bible of cricket" was first published in 1864 (the statement of 75th edition on the book refers to its place in the series) and remains in print today. With the "cricket bat" bookmark, and fragments of original wraparound. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 144360
WARNER, Pelham Francis (ed.) Imperial Cricket.
London : 1912First edition, number 174 of 900 copies (with a further 100 issued signed), of this profusely illustrated survey of the history of cricket and its present state across the world, published to coincide with a triangular Test series between England, Australia and South Africa to celebrate imperial bonds, a book that thus "seems to embody with confidence... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 141848
MARBLE, Alice. The Road to Wimbledon.
New York & London : 1946First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Uncommon signed, this is the first memoir by Alice Marble (1913-1990), ranked World No. 1 from 1936 to 1940. She became Wimbledon champion in 1939, winning not only the women's singles, but also the doubles and mixed doubles titles. Billie Jean King recalled: "Alice Marble... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 134406