Lot 598Collection of British Lions rugby books from 1959...

Auction Date: 10/12/2014 at 10:30 am



Collection of British Lions rugby books from 1959 onwards to incl “The 1959 Lions in Australia and New Zealand” by F. W. Bossier editor of the evening Post, original paper wrappers some tears creases hence (A/F) – ex Nial Brophey who was injured in the first match against NSW in Australia, “1971 The British Lions in New Zealand” compiled by The Rugby Union Writers Club, in the original paper wrappers some slight staple rust otherwise overall (F/G), “British Lions’ 71 - Rugby tour of New Zealand” by Clem Thomas, original pictorial wrappers complete with numerous black-and-white and colour illustrations from the tour hence overall (F/G), “All Blacks In The Lion’s Den” match report and pictures of the New Zealand rugby tour of the British Isles 1972/73 - in the original paper wrappers generally overall (F/G), “The Official Book of the Lions Tour to Australia 2001-Wounded Pride” by Mick Cleary, complete with dust jacket appears unread hence overall (G) and finally “2001 Australia official media guide for the Lions Tour” assembled by Alex Broun - again appears unread full of interesting detail of the players the tour referees grounds et cetera (G)

Hammer Price: £10.00

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