Includes chapters on the Halifax Tournament of 1874; the Australian tourists of 1878; the visits of English teams in 1889,1897 and 1903, plus a fine essay on J. Barton King, and an excellent bibliography of American cricket. This is a seminal book on the rise and development of cricket in the US and as such should be a mainstay of any collection on American cricket.
1st edition. Large 8vo.. xviii + 397pp. Frontispiece (JB King in action), 35 pages of photographs. Original dust-wrapper. rubbed to edges and a little faded to spine (with small area of loss to top of spine). A very good copy.
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