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Chats on the Cricket Field by W A Bettesworth publ c 1910 Merritt & Hatcher

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Product description

Publisher: Merritt & Hatcher Limited, Cricket office, Upper Thames Street, London, 1910 (date of preface). Hardback, 468 pages plus index, no dustjacket. Cover, in olive green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and cover, is in poor to fair condition commensurate with age, but intact, with shelfwear to edges, bumping to corners, a rubbing mark at top of front cover, light rubbing / shelfwear marks to rear cover, tearing along spine cover edges and creasing and chipping to spine extremities. Internally the book is in fair condition with generally firm binding, tanning to pages commensurate with age, a couple of grubby marks here and there and neat pen inscriptions on both front endpapers. Binding has started to separate at half title page exposing the webbing but is still attached and remainder of binding is still firm. Joint at front endpapers has been reinforced with cloth tape. Blank page before rear endpaper has been torn and half is missing. A wonderful period cricket book from the golden Edwardian age of the game with interviews and contributions from various players and enthusiasts of the game at that time such as Prince Christian Victor, Lord Harris, C W Alcock, George Lohmann, The Jam of Navanagar (Ranjitsinhji), Rev James Pycroft, Harry Trott, Dr E.M. Grace, Lord Bessborough, S.A.P. Kitcat and many, many others.

Item details

Author(s):
W.A. Bettesworth
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
468
Publisher:
Merritt & Hatcher Limited, Cricket office, Upper Thames Street, London, 1910
Title:
Chats on the Cricket Field

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Publisher: Merritt & Hatcher Limited, Cricket office, Upper Thames Street, London, 1910 (date of preface). Hardback, 468 pages plus index, no dustjacket. Cover, in olive green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and cover, is in poor to fair condition commensurate with age, but intact, with shelfwear to edges, bumping to corners, a rubbing mark at top of front cover, light rubbing / shelfwear marks to rear cover, tearing along spine cover edges and creasing and chipping to spine extremities. Internally the book is in fair condition with generally firm binding, tanning to pages commensurate with age, a couple of grubby marks here and there and neat pen inscriptions on both front endpapers. Binding has started to separate at half title page exposing the webbing but is still attached and remainder of binding is still firm. Joint at front endpapers has been reinforced with cloth tape. Blank page before rear endpaper has been torn and half is missing. A wonderful period cricket book from the golden Edwardian age of the game with interviews and contributions from various players and enthusiasts of the game at that time such as Prince Christian Victor, Lord Harris, C W Alcock, George Lohmann, The Jam of Navanagar (Ranjitsinhji), Rev James Pycroft, Harry Trott, Dr E.M. Grace, Lord Bessborough, S.A.P. Kitcat and many, many others.

Author(s):
W.A. Bettesworth
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
468
Publisher:
Merritt & Hatcher Limited, Cricket office, Upper Thames Street, London, 1910
Title:
Chats on the Cricket Field

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