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Lot 248
  • 248

Cricket

Estimate
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
Sold
8,750 GBP
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Description

  • A collection of Lillywhite's Guides and other works and ephemera, comprising:
  • paper
Lillywhite, Frederick. The Young Cricketer’s Guide. F. Lillywhite, [1849], first edition, 8vo (153 x 91mm.), 32pp., [Padwick 1086], bound with 5 other works (the 9th, 12th, 13th and 14th editions of the same work, [1856-1861], and The Public School Matches, 1853), together 6 works in one volume, nineteenth-century half calf

and 9 others, comprising 2 further Lillywhite Guides (5th and 16th editions, original wrappers, 1852 and 1862); Nyren’s Cricketer’s Guide… seventh edition, original cloth, [1849]; 3 printed scorecards with manuscript additions (Kent & Sussex 1839, Kent & Sussex 1841, Kent & England 1841) and 3 admission tickets to the testimonial of Alfred Mynn, 26-27 July 1847 (each a half ticket only)

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