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CRICKET. The Badmington Library of Sports and Pastimes

CRICKET. The Badmington Library of Sports and Pastimes

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CRICKET. The Badmington Library of Sports and Pastimes

by STEEL. A. G. & HON. R. H. LYTTELTON. ; Lang. A, Grace. W. G, Mithcell. R. A. H, and Gale. F. Contribute

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Longmans, Green and co. London. 1889. THIRD EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.6 inches). Frontis and ten full page mono plates, plus 52 smaller engravings throughout the text. A few pages with marks and spots but overall a very good copy in a fine early full leather binding, by Sotheran & Co, of full burgundy Morocco. Spine with raised bands, each ruled in gilt. The compartments fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Decorative and ruled gilt borders to the boards. Decorative gilt roll to board edges and inner dentelles. Attractive floral gold and green endpapers. All edges gilt. Blue silk page marker. Some rubbing to edges but overall a very good copy. ---- Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown endpaper - A. E. Ledger Hill, perhaps a relative of the late nineteenth century Hampshire and England Cricketer A. J. Ledger Hill.

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Title
CRICKET. The Badmington Library of Sports and Pastimes
Author
STEEL. A. G. & HON. R. H. LYTTELTON. ; Lang. A, Grace. W. G, Mithcell. R. A. H, and Gale. F. Contribute
Book Condition
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Hardcover
Publisher
Longmans, Green and co. London. 1889
Date Published
1889
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