ACS on Google Play

Some ACS publications, including those now out of print, can be bought cheaply as ebooks via Google Play.

Our current publications available include:

Cricket Witness

*Class Peace: An Analysis of Social Status and English Cricket 1846-1962 by Eric Midwinter (2017)

*The Daffodil Blooms: The glorious rise of Glamorgan CCC to County Champions in 1948 by Andrew Hignell and Brian Halford (2018)

*Whites On Green: A history of cricket at St Helen’s, Swansea by Andrew Hignell (2018)

‘His Captain’s hand on his shoulder smote’: The incidence and influence of cricket in schoolboy stories by Eric Midwinter (2019)

General Books

Double Headers by Keith Walmsley (2013)

Dimming of the Day: The Cricket Season of 1914 by Simon Sweetman (2015)

*The Summer Field: A History of English Cricket Since 1840 by Mark Rowe (2016)

*All Ten: The Ultimate Bowling Feat by Chris Overson (2017)

A Game Sustained: The impact of the First World War on cricket in Yorkshire 1914-1920 by Jeremy Lonsdale (2019)

Lives in Cricket

Brief Candles: McMaster, Hyland and Other One-Match Wonders by Keith Walmsley (2012)

*Brief Candles 2: More One-Match Wonders by Keith Walmsley (2016)

W.E.Astill: All-rounder debonair by Antony Littlewood (2014)

*Enid Bakewell: Coalminer’s Daughter by Simon Sweetman (2018)

Johnny Briggs: Poor Johnny by Stuart Brodkin (2007)

*Reverend ES Carter: A Yorkshire Cricketing Cleric by Anthony Bradbury (2018)

Tom Emmett: The Spirit of Yorkshire Cricket by Jeremy Lonsdale (2018)

Michael Falcon: Norfolk’s Gentleman Cricketer by Stephen Musk (2010)

H.V.Hesketh-Prichard: Amazing Stories by Simon Sweetman (2012)

A.N.Hornby: The Boss by Stuart Brodkin (2013)

*John Jackson: The Nottinghamshire Foghorn by Gerald Hudd (2016)

Ernie Jones: Australia’s First Fast Bowler by Bernard Whimpress (2007)  

C.P.Lewis: The Champion Cricketer of South Wales by Andrew Hignell (2009)

A.P. ‘Bunny’ Lucas: The Best of All My Boys by David Pracy (2010)

Frank and George Mann: Brewing, Batting and Captaincy by Brian Rendell (2015)

Jack Mercer: A Bowler of Magical Spells by Andrew Hignell (2011)

Frank Mitchell: Imperial Cricketer by Anthony Bradbury (2014)

*Lionel Palairet: Stylist ‘Par Excellence’ by Darren Senior (2016)

Fuller Pilch: A Straightforward Man by Brian Rendell (2010)  

*George Raikes: ‘Muscular Christianity?’ by Stephen Musk (2017)

Jack Robertson and Syd Brown: More Than Just The Warm-Up Act by Chris Overson (2013)

Walter Robins: Achievements, Affections and Affronts by Brian Rendell (2013)

Lionel Robinson: Cricket at Old Buckenham by Stephen Musk (2014)

Eric Rowan: The Toughest Springbok by Rick Smith (2013)

Edwin Smith: A Life in Derbyshire Cricket by Steve Dolman (2015)

Frank Sugg: A Man For All Seasons by Martin Howe (2011)

Alec Watson: Chucker? by Duncan McLeish (2015)

Edgar Willsher: The Lion of Kent by Giles Phillips (2012)

Rockley Wilson: Remarkable Cricketer, Singular Man by Martin Howe (2008)

Google Play allows customers to read a sample before purchasing the book, and instructions on how to pay are on the website.

Over time, we will be gradually uploading more of our catalogue of out-of-print publications to Google Play.

Hard copies of the books marked with an asterisk are currently (August 2021) still available from the ACS Shop.