London, South Kensington
25 June 2002
ASHLEY-COOPER, F.S. Curiosities of First-Class Cricket. London: Edmund Seale, 1901. 8°. Interleaved. Original green cloth gilt (bookplate removed). NO. 24 OF 100 COPIES signed by the author on limitation slip. A very readable short-list of exceptional performances, spectacular failures, and curious facts from the year 1730 onwards, including the fact that in 1731 the Surrey eleven consisted entirely of players named Wood. Padwick 99 & 797; Taylor p. 7.
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