Haandbog i Cricket von Langbold udgivet af 'Den Kjobenhavnske Boldspilklub'. Copenhagen: C.C. Lose, 1866. 16mo. (140 x 93mm), wood-engravings. Brown half morocco by Zaehnsdorf for A.L. Ford, original pictorial front wrapper bound in (spotting to wrapper). Provenance: A.L. Ford (binding and bookplate).

THE EARLIEST CONTINENTAL INSTRUCTION BOOK (Bowen p. 281) on the two games of cricket and 'langbold' ('longball'). The illustrations show field positions, equipment, several batting stances and the correct posture for a wicket-keeper or 'stopperen', reprised on the front cover. The Kjobenhavns Bold Club is the oldest surviving Danish cricket club. Allen 69; Taylor p. 16: 'very rare'; Padwick 445.

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