Lot 58

FRY, C. B. (1872-1956, editor).  The Book of Cricket. A Gallery of Famous Players. London: George Newnes. [c. 1899]. Parts I – XVI [all published]. Folio. Half tone illustrations (a few spots). Original green pictorial wrappers (some very minor fraying, creasing and fading). FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL PARTS. Padwick 7208. The first publication to feature pictures of cricketers in action. With the same publication in book form bound in half calf (rather worn), with a presentation label from C. B. Kay to Hampshire County Cricket Club. (17)

Estimate: £100-£150

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