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Treasure Trove in Cricket History at a Price

May 2, 2013

SEE http://www.boundarybooks.com/

thumb_West Indian Cricketers-1984 West Indian cricketers in 1984

 Souvenir of the Ceylon Cricketer’s Tour in India 1940-1941

SP Foenander

Columbo; Ceylon Observer, 1940.  Finely bound in cloth/gilt with original wrappers preserved, very good copy of an ephemral and rare item.

£240

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Ceylon Government Service Cricket Association Golden Jubilee Souvenir 1907-1957

SP Foenander

For the Association, 1957.  Wrappers, good.  Sam Abeyesekera, President of the Association writes a foreword in which he manages to say of the author “Mr Foenander, as we are all aware, is long past his prime…”  Signed by Sam.  Much of interest to Ceylon cricket history.

Colombo Colts Cricket Club Centenary 1873-1973

Columbo; 1973.  Stiffened wrappers, very good.  Substantial history.

£14

Commonwealth Cricketers’ Tour 1953-54

Kasturi; K Gopolan, 1953.  A Sport & Pastime Publication.  Wrappers, very good.  Pre-tour.

£35

Ceylon Tobacco Company Sports Club 
Cricket Tour of India 1978

For the Club, stiffened wrappers, very good.

£10

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