The Golden Era of Cricket - Collated by a Renowned Cricket Historian - Autographed Cricket bat Over 140 Years, 1876 through WW2

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The Golden Era of Cricket - Collated by a Cricket Historian - Autographed Cricket bat 140 Years, 1876 through WW2

A history of Cricket Test and First Class cricketers 1876 - through WW2. Full size Cricket bat signed by over 150 leading cricketers of the Golden era, to the face and back of the blade. Signatures include Test Players from England, Australia, New Zealand, All India, South African & West Indies collected by cricket journalist and author George R. Brooking, who lived in Liverpool from around the turn of the century. A prolific collector of books and memorabilia, George collated this excellent cricket bat over many years. The bat is rightly referred to as a “History of Cricket” Our cricket historian has studied the bat and signatures, many other interesting players feature on the bat who are not listed below: D.Q.Steele (Lancashire 1876-87), for Australia, Macartney, Ryder, Gregory, Grimmett, Collins, Oldfield, Richardson, Andrews,Mc Donald etc; for England, Jardine, S.F. Barnes, Warner, Bower, Mead, Douglas, Chapman, Larwood, Quaife, Sutcliffe, Rhodes, Hobbs, Haig, Lilley, Freeman, Tate, Strudwick, Makepiece, Hallows, Sharp, Tyldersley brothers etc; for New Zealand, Lowry, Dacre, Dempster, Kerr, Talbot, Vivian etc; for All India, Singh, Patta, Jahangir Khan, Naoomal, Mahomed, HH The Maharaja of Porbandar etc; for South Africa, Vincent, Dalton, Taylor, Nourse etc ; for West Indies, Browne, Headley, Constantine, Grant, Da Costa, Barrow,White, Fernandes, Francis, Scott, St Hill, Martindale etc Please Note: There are many more interesting autographs on the bat which are not listed here, delve into them and let us know?? Signatures are good they stand out better on the bat than photographic images (due to monocular limitations of webpages)

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