Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Cricket (The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes)

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (xiii) 429pp. Period 3/4 red leather over red marbled paper boards. Edges of the book block in gild. Marbled endpapers. The work is part of the larger famed Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes series, masterminded by Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort (1824–1899). The this comprehensive book contains countless b/w demonstrative illustrative figures displaying all aspect the of the game. An invaluable resource for understanding the sport of cricket during the late Victorian era. Binding with some rubbing to extremities, including the hinges of the spine. Right edge of the front cover slightly bumped. Starting at the gutters of the interior covers. Light to moderate sporadic foxing throughout. Book block still fairly tight overall. Binding and interior in good- to good condition overall. g- to g. Item #47962

Price: $95.00