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Cricket » Cricket Books » Cricket History » ANNALS OF CRICKET: A RECORD OF THE GAME COMPILED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES, AND MY OWN EXPERIENCES DURING THE LAST TWENTY-THREE YEARS

ANNALS OF CRICKET: A RECORD OF THE GAME COMPILED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES, AND MY OWN EXPERIENCES DURING THE LAST TWENTY-THREE YEARS

ANNALS OF CRICKET: A RECORD OF THE GAME COMPILED FROM AUTHENTIC SOURCES, AND MY OWN EXPERIENCES DURING THE LAST TWENTY-THREE YEARS

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An account of the early history of the game and autobiography of the Surrey batsman who played in 18 Tests for England. This book is a major source of material for anyone interested in the county game during the latter part of the 19th century, with good chapters also on Hambledon, club cricket in Surrey, early matches at Lord's, gambling, public school cricket, and much more.

8vo. [iv] + 268pp + 3 pages of advertisments. Portrait frontis, 25 plates. Original decorative boards, edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. Very good condition.

Date
1896
Publisher
Sampson Low, Marston
Author
Walter William READ

£18.00 (Code: 69155)

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