Lot Content

COVID-19 Important notice Read More
[J. MASTERS]

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
[J. MASTERS]

Details
[J. MASTERS] [Cricket Matches from the Year, 1786 to 1823; 1847 to 1849] Fair copy manuscript in a mid-19th century hand, 2 vols. (of an original 3?), 8vo., recording match scores from unspecified sources, modern half calf and marbled boards, vol. I with marbled edges; with five loosely-inserted sheets including scores for a match between Nicholas Felix and Alfred Mynn at Lord's on 18 June 1846, match fixtures for the 1849 season and a poem 'The English Cricketer'. Provenance: A.E. Winder -- J.D.S. Dale (bookplates). (2)
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

A meticulous record of important games between 1786 and 1849, attributed to J. Masters on the binding. The earliest matches include those between Kent and England at Windmill Downs, Hants on July 13, 1786, and between the White Conduit Club and England at Lord's on June 20, 1787. Many others involve England Elevens and frequently the Marylebone Club.

;

More From Cricket, Tennis, Golf & Traditional Sport

View All