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RANJITSINHJI, Kumar Shri (1872-1933). The Jubilee Book of Cricket. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1897. 4° (230 x 171mm). Title in red and black, half-tone portraits. (Occasional light browning.) Modern green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere in 'Cosway' style with original oval watercolour portrait of Ranji mounted on upper cover, double gilt fillet borders with cricket ball motif at corners, gilt-panelled spine with repeated motif of crossed bats, gilt turn-ins and silk liners, gilt edges, green cloth box.
RANJITSINHJI, Kumar Shri (1872-1933). The Jubilee Book of Cricket. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1897. 4° (230 x 171mm). Title in red and black, half-tone portraits. (Occasional light browning.) Modern green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere in 'Cosway' style with original oval watercolour portrait of Ranji mounted on upper cover, double gilt fillet borders with cricket ball motif at corners, gilt-panelled spine with repeated motif of crossed bats, gilt turn-ins and silk liners, gilt edges, green cloth box.

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RANJITSINHJI, Kumar Shri (1872-1933). The Jubilee Book of Cricket. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1897. 4° (230 x 171mm). Title in red and black, half-tone portraits. (Occasional light browning.) Modern green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere in 'Cosway' style with original oval watercolour portrait of Ranji mounted on upper cover, double gilt fillet borders with cricket ball motif at corners, gilt-panelled spine with repeated motif of crossed bats, gilt turn-ins and silk liners, gilt edges, green cloth box. NUMBER 51 OF 350 COPIES signed by Ranjitsinhji, printed on hand-made paper and with extra plates. This copy bound in a sumptuous style befitting the cricketer's love of extravagance. Padwick 467.

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