The Empire's Cricketers from original drawings by A. Chevallier Tayler ... Season 1905. London: Fine Art Society, 1905. Folio, 48 chromolithographed plates after Chevallier Tayler, letterpress title and plate list, descriptive biography to each plate by G.W. Beldam. (Title and plate list spotted.) Original red cloth gilt (soiled and a little sunfaded). Provenance: Julien Cahn.

This series, first published in parts, represents the highest development of cricket portraiture in book form with the stars of the golden age attractively portrayed in rippling white against a grey background. Padwick 6997.

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