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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
DoneFri, Jul 28, 2006 9:00 AM GMT

Sports Books & Memorabilia

A good representative selection of 362 lots of books, autographs, photographs and memorabilia relating to most sports with prices mostly ranging from £30-1000. Categories in selling order are Tennis, Tennis Rackets, Billiards, Boxing, Chess, Cricket including Wisdens, Croquet, Field Sports, Football including Programmes, General Sports, Golf, Horse Racing, Motor Racing, Olympics & Athletics, Polo, Rowing, Rugby and Skiing. Highlights include a perfect six-foot poster for the Rumble in the Jungle boxing match in 1974 (lot 116*); a scrap album of English cricket 1900-05 (lot 136*); England autograph cricket team sheets for the 1924-25 Ashes tour (lots 139-140*); FA Cup Final programmes, 1930s-50s; Hilton's Royal and Ancient Game of Golf, 1912 (lot 296); Benjamin Herring aquatint, The Silks and Satins of the Turf', 1867 (lot 315*); England v Scotland 1877, rugby fifteen photographs (lot 350*).