RESULTS: Sporting Books and Memorabilia Including Duplicates From Marylebone Cricket Club Library





Lots Sold: 156

Lots Offered: 170

Sold by Lot: 92%

Sold by £: 96%

Exchange Rate£:= $ 1.586/  €  1.176





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price




WILLIAM EPPS, compiler and printer


50,000 - 70,000





THOMAS MATHISON, the Goff. An Heroi-Comical Poem. In three cantos

30,000 - 50,000





SAMUEL BRITCHER, A Complete List of All the Grand Matches of Cricket that have been played in the Year 1793

40,000 - 60,000






Comment: Rupert Neelands, Director and Head of Sale: ‘We are extremely pleased with today’s sale which realised strong prices throughout as a result of fierce and competitive international bidding. The lots offered from the MCC Collection drew considerable interest and performed particularly well realising a total of £685,225.’


Adam Chadwick, Curator of Collections at MCC: `MCC is delighted with the results of today’s sale. The considerable funds realised will be dedicated to future acquisitions as the Club seeks to broaden and strengthen what is the world’s finest museum, library and archive devoted to cricket.’



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