Feats, Facts and Figures of 1901. London: Merritt and Hatcher, 1902. Small 8vo. (Title and early leaves creased at bottom margin.) Contemporary green buckram for A.L. Ford, lettered in black (slight wear to spine). PRESENTATION COPY TO A.L. FORD (his name inscribed by the author at head of limitation leaf; Ford's binding and bookplate).

COPY NO. 17 OF ONLY 30 COPIES ISSUED, signed by Ashley-Cooper on limitation leaf. Reprinted from Cricket, the second booklet in this series preserves the same format as the first with statistical tables on batting and bowling followed by factual observations on particular games in a 'Memorabilia' section. Top century makers in 1901 were C.B. Fry with thirteen, J.T. Tyldesley with nine, and Ranjitsinhji -- who scored 285 not out and 204 in consecutive innings -- with eight. Only W.M. Bradley and J. Sharp took as many as nine wickets in an innings, but Hirst took seven wickets for Yorkshire on no less than seven occasions, his best 7 for 12 against Essex. Wynne-Thomas p. 20; Padwick 920.

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