London, South Kensington
4 July 2007
Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat
London: Baily Brothers, 1845. 4to., hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, 6 hand-coloured and 3 uncoloured plates, printed by C. Graf, wood-engraved vignettes (uncoloured plates with minor spotting), original blind-stamped green cloth with gilt vignette (corners bumped), gilt edges. Provenance: John Burns (ownership inscription on frontispiece recto, dated 15 July 1929). FIRST EDITION. Padwick 397.
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