Approaching its 50th year of caring for cricket, The Australian Cricket Society is re-releasing CDs of some of the best cricket speeches from all of its annual dinners dating back to the early ’70s. The latest six ACS Nostalgia Series releases are: Alan Davidson (1974), Bob Cowper (1977), Paul Sheahan (1979), Ian Brayshaw (1987), Doug Walters (1993) and Terry Jenner (1999).
Spent the weekend in Clunes at the 10th annual Bookfair. Collectors from Melbourne and as far as Camperdown came to visit, the Bradman memorabilia being very popular as always. I had some Vanity Fair replica ‘Spy’ prints too which drew attention. Only 7 remain including the two Australians, Bonnor and Spofforth at $35 each posted.
Gideon Haigh came into our shoppe and signed a copy of Bowled Warnie, one of his very best selling books which took… wait for it… just four weeks to write. He has a very large cricket library and in particular, loves biographies and bought a copy of the Gary Bartlett story, Meteor over Marlborough.
Among the cricket books I picked up was a leather-bound version of Mark Taylor’s 1999 autobiography Time To Declare. It is nicely signed inside by Mark and is in good condition at $50 plus post.
Doug Walters ‘CD’, Australian Cricket Society 1993 annual dinner$20.00 Add to cart
2016 Wisden India, fourth edition$60.50 Add to cart
Gayle, Chris – Six Machine (soon to be released)$50.00 Add to cart
Younis Ahmed – Lahore to London, just released$50.00 Add to cart
2016 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac (just arrived)$100.00 Add to cart
Lane, Daniel – The Big Bash Book 2015-16, SPECIAL PRICE
$30.00Add to cart