Sussex Cricket and Cricketers. London: Merritt and Hatcher, 1901. 8vo. (Title affected by light creasing and small rust marks at inner margin.) Blue buckram for MCC, original green printed front wrapper bound in (wrapper lightly dust-soiled). PRESENTATION COPY inscribed 'to W.H. Taylor Esq., with the author's best wishes. 22 January, 1902' (2p. autograph letter of same date from the author to Taylor, stating that he is forwarding this copy, bound in after title).

THE FIRST HISTORY OF SUSSEX C.C.C. NO. 30 OF 30 COPIES, signed by the author on limitation leaf. Reprinted from a series of eleven articles in Cricket, 29 November 1900-16 May 1901, this booklet follows a similar pattern to the Feats, Facts and Figures series but includes an introductory chapter and chronology. Ashley-Cooper's letter to William Henry Taylor praises his History of Kilburn Cricket (1886), and comments 'Would that ALL clubs would publish their history! but enthusiasts like yourself are, unfortunately, few and far between.' Wynne-Thomas p. 19; Padwick 2762. [and:]

Sussex Cricket Champions: A Record of Their Doings from 1815 to 1901. Brighton: W.J. Towner, 1902. 8vo. Red cloth for Ashley-Cooper (extremities rubbed, inner hinges repaired, without wrappers). Provenance: AUTHOR'S COPY (with brief notes in ink on pp. 108, 139 and others in pencil) -- Julien Cahn. Complements the previous work with statistics for each Sussex player. Wynne-Thomas p. 20; Padwick 2763. (2)

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