• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    HAMPSTEAD CRICKET CLUB

    Price Realised  

    HAMPSTEAD CRICKET CLUB
    Rules of the Hampstead Cricket Club. [London? 1892]. 16°, 40p., later blue buckram, spine gilt lettered, original printed boards bound in. Provenance: J.W. Goldman (bookplate). RARE. The list of members includes both A.E. Stoddart and F.R. Spofforth. Both feature prominently in the volumes below. NOT IN PADWICK.

    Hampstead Cricket Club. Season 1892. Summary of Matches and Batting and Bowling Averages. [London? 1892]. 16°, [68 unnumbered pages including final blanks], later blue buckram, spine gilt lettered, original printed wrappers bound in. Provenance: Robert Stratten Holmes (inscription dated Wakefield 6.4.94); J.W. Goldman (binding and lot sticker) -- A Record of Results for the Season of 1893. [London: for private circulation, 1893]. 8°, original parti-coloured blue cloth (spine faded, inner hinges split). Provenance: J.W. Goldman (bookplate; inscription in his hand). With the result book for the 1894 season in original cloth, also Goldman's copy. No further annual results were published till 1901. Padwick 2366 (first title not seen by Padwick).

    Hampstead Cricket Club. Averages from 1879 to 1900. [London? 1900]. 8° (spotting at beginning and end), later blue buckram, spine gilt lettered, original printed wrappers bound in. Provenance: J.W. Goldman (binding). Padwick 2367 -- [ASHLEY-COOPER, F.S.] A Record of the Year 1901. [Hampstead: 1901]. 8°, later green buckram, spine gilt lettered, original printed wrappers bound in. Provenance: J.W. Goldman (bookplate). The last volume of anual results to be published. Padwick 2362; and Monro's History of Hampstead Cricket Club, 1949. (7)


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