London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Cricketer's Almanack for the year 1864-. London: John Wisden, 1864-1866. 3 volumes in one, 8° (G5 verso of 1864 slightly soiled; 1865 and 1866 with foremargin cropped from a small number of leaves and occasional light soiling, H2r of 1866 somewhat more soiled, final leaf of the same vol. laminated), modern quarter calf by Maureen Duke. Provenance: [E.T. Atkin].
FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD EDITIONS in one volume.
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