Lancashire County Cricket. Full Scores and Bowling Analysis ... from the commencement in 1864. Manchester: John Heywood, 1881. 8vo, 160p. (Title laminated.) Modern red buckram, marbled edges (without wrappers). PRESENTATION COPY [to Robert Stratten Holmes] (inscribed 'With the author's compliments' on front free endpaper; loosely-inserted letter from the author to Holmes, dated Lancashire County and Manchester Cricket Club, 10 February 1890, regretting he cannot find him 'anything in the shape of books or pamphlets ... we, that is our club, are prepared to purchase anything relating to cricket in years gone by ... but it is very difficult to find anything of much value') -- Julien Cahn.

FIRST EDITION. Together with the third and most complete edition of the same work (Manchester, 1883), bound in red hard-grained half morocco for Holmes. (2)

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