• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    AUSTRALIAN TOUR, 1932-33

    Price Realised  


    AUSTRALIAN TOUR, 1932-33
    M.C.C. Australasian Tour 1932-33 Orient Line S.S. Orontes. "Printed in England": [1932]. 8°, 16pp. with blue borders, first page with illustration of the S.S. Orontes, centre pages with a montage of 19 portrait photographs, original wrappers (spine split, leaving covers detached). EACH PORTAIT SIGNED BY THE PLAYER (except those of Duleepsinhji and R.C.N. Palairet, co-manager). ALSO SIGNED BY 12 MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM on inside rear cover. Provenance: Captain L.V. James (front cover with his pencil inscription; fixture list with results neatly penned; his gift to the vendor). Signatories for Australia: Woodfull, Richardson, O'Reilly, Bradman, T.W.Wall, O'Brien, Alexander, Darling, P.K. Lee, E.H. Bromley, McCabe and Oldfield.

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