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The Theory And Practice Of Cricket From Its Origin To The Present Time; With Critical & Explanatory Notes Upon The Laws Of The Game
Frederick Warne 1868 - A fascinating ramble through the byways of cricket, touching on Love's poem, the Hambledon and Vine clubs, Eton Collegians, One Arm v One Leg matches, hand-ball in the thirteenth century, golf and the Scotch, round-arm bowling, gentlemen and players, cricket at Harrow and Winchester, betting, the first recorded match, and so on. First Edition. Small 8vo. ix+ 165pp. Rebound in green half calf with green clothboards, gilt titles and tooling to spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Light spotting to prelims. A handsome copy. [Padwick, 407]
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