London, South Kensington
4 July 2007
Felix on the Bat: being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat
London: Baily Brothers, 1850. 4to., hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, 6 hand-coloured and 3 uncoloured plates printed by M & N. Hanhart, wood-engraved vignettes (title stained, first plate torn along inner margin, some soiling and spotting), original green cloth gilt (neatly rebacked, gilt on cover tarnished). Provenance: P.D.S. and J.D.S. Dale (bookplates). Second edition. Padwick 397.
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