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SOMERSET COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1898-99 (YEARBOOK)

SOMERSET COUNTY CRICKET CLUB 1898-99 (YEARBOOK)

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Ninth year of issue, containing the county's scores in 1898. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure".

8vo. 58pp + [10] Original cloth-backed boards. Spine largely rubbed away, intact but fragile. Scarce.  [Padwick, 2558]

Date
1899
Publisher
Taunton: the Club
Author
W.T. Webb (Compiler)

£350.00 (Code: 22738)

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