current titles available

Below is a list of the current books available — to learn more about each book please click on the book title to be taken to the appropriate page.

Several of our books are also available as Limited Editions. These are indicated on the list below.

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The current list of available titles are below:-

>Born In Bolton by Geoff Ogden — LIMITED EDITION AVAILABLE

>Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches by Colin Shindler-LIMITED EDITION OF 25 SIGNED COPIES

>Cardus and Barbe:Gathering Rosebuds by Simon Lawton Smith-LIMITED EDITION OF 50 COPIES

>O My Hornby and My Barlow Long Ago-The Life of Poet Francis Thompson by Kenneth Shenton


>The Sermon That Led To Murder by Malcolm Lorimer

>Pep-the story of Cec Pepper-the best cricketer never to represent Australia by Ken Piesse

>Both Legs Down One Knicker-The Confessions Of A Sports Cartoonist by Bob Bond

>Sherlock Holmes and the birth of the Ashes by Arunabha Sengupta

>An Almighty Innings by Andrew Scott

>Pavilions In Splendour — the cricket pavilions and grounds in Cheshire by Geoff Wellsteed

>Born In Bolton by Geoff Ogden

>O My Hornby and My Barlow Long Ago-The Life of Poet Francis Thompson by Kenneth Shenton

>Farokh-The Cricketing Cavalier: The Authorised Biography of Farokh Engineer

>Cardus Undimmed-The Last Decade

>Jack Bond-Lancashire Lad, Lancashire Leader by Douglas Miller

>Johnny Briggs — Professor of Diddling by Colin H. Williamson — SOLD OUT

>Lancashire Legends No.1: A Handful Of Confetti by David Green — Both the Limited Edition and softback edition are now SOLD OUT

>Summer of '65 by David Green — SOLD OUT

>Lancashire Legends No.2: Bob Barber-the Professional Amateur by Colin Shindler — Limited Edition available

>Boulder Rolling by Tom Smith — Softback & Limited Edition available, only a few left

>Sun, Snow & Strike! by Colin Evans — Softback only. Limited Edition is sold out

>The Silk Express — the story of Ted McDonald — SOLD OUT.

>Also.....with a Sketchbook at the Cricket by Bob Bond

>The Story Of A Stained Glass Window by Keith Hayhurst — SOLD OUT

>150 Years of Lancashire Cricket-the official Lancashire CCC 150th anniversary book

>Set of 150 Lancashire Greats cards

>Champions...about bloomin' time! The inside story of Lancashire's 2011 County Championship title winning season

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