Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773 - Written as Reported in the Different Newspapers - To Which are Added Two Poems, With Remarks, Published in 1773, On Kent v. Surrey, Also Rules of the Game When Betting was Permitted.
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Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. xiv, 126 pp. Frontispiece - tissue-guarded engraving of Game of Cricket. Interesting facts about the great game of cricket including accounts of some of the earlier matches played for large sums of money, of bets, the first military single-wicket and first military double-wicket matches, ladies' matches (with accounts of dress), prices of admission, the evolution of the cricket-card, evolution of cricketer's dress & anecdotes about old matches. Text clean throughout. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Blindstamp illustration of cricket bats and ball on front cover. Spine a little faded. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Rear board lightly stained towards bottom. Overall condition VG to VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 4663
Title: Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773 - ...
Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1899.
Publication Date: 1899
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