London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
ANTONY TROLLOPE, editor
British Sports and Pastimes. 1868. London: Virtue, 1868. 8° (half-title and verso of final leaf spotted), original brown cloth decorated in gilt and black. FIRST EDITION in book form. The final essay on cricket by Charles Merewether was reprinted from St. Paul's Magazine which Trollope briefly edited. Provenance: Charles E. Clarke (stamp on half-title). Padwick 7058; cf. Sadleir, Trollope p. 239.
WHEELER, C.A., editor. Sportascrapiana ... by celebrated sportsmen. London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1867. 8°, red half morocco gilt by Hatchards, top edge gilt. FIRST EDITION. Includes the cricket reminiscenes of E.H. Budd. Padwick 897. (2)
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