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THE JUBILEE BOOK OF CRICKET

THE JUBILEE BOOK OF CRICKET
THE JUBILEE BOOK OF CRICKET

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The classic work on the various techniques involved in cricket, with character-sketches of the players and much interesting historical information. The author was assisted considerably in the preparation and writing of this monumental work by his close friend, C.B. Fry. This book contains some of the best photographs ever seen of the pre-1914 players - an era revered as cricket's "Golden Age". All aspects and avenues of the game are covered, with chapters on public school and Cambridge University cricket by W.J. Ford, Oxford University cricket by Thomas Case, and county cricket by various writers. 

4to. xvi + 474pp. Frontispiece of "Ranji" (tissue-guard) engraved by the Swan Electric Engraving Company of London from a photograph by Hawkins of Brighton. Original cream buckram with gilt and blue titles and motifs, now faded. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Contents are a little shaken and there is staining to some page edges. Limited edition 236/350, signed nicely by Ranjitsinhji. A good copy. 

 

 

 

Date
1897
Publisher
William Blackwood & Sons
Author
Kumar Shri RANJITSINHJI

£375.00 (Code: 44497)

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