Autograph album, small 4to. (6¼ x 5¼in; 16 x 13cm), including cricket signatures in black ink on pp. 7-9, 15, 23, 25, 26, and on 5 unumbered pages, two at reverse end, including 'First Australian match, Crystal Palace, May 1899' (7 signatures, comprising Charles B. Fry, W.G. Grace, G.L. Jessop, J.R. Mason, Ranjitsinhji, Frank Iredale, C.L. Townsend), 'Essex Amateurs 1904' (5 signatures), untitled sheet (5 signatures, including W.H. Lockwood, R. Abel, T. Hayward), [Yorkshire] (8 signatures, comprising David Hunter, David Denton, John Tunnicliffe, Irving Washington, E. Wainright, Wilfred Rhodes, Schofield Haigh, and Geo. H. Hirst), 'Lancs Amateurs' (7 signatures, including A.C. Maclaren, W. Brearley, A.H. Hornby, H.G. Garnett, R.H. Spooner, also with Ranjitsinhji), 'Middlesex 1904' (8 signatures, including B.J.T. Bosanquet, P.F. Warner, G.G. Napier, J.H. Stogdon, George W. Beldam, Ernest A. Beldam, and R.E. More), 'South Africans'  (11 signatures, comprising J.A. Sinclair, W.A. Shalders, C.M. Hathorn, James Kotze, L.J. Tancred, Gordon White, E.A. Halliwell, R.O. Schwarz, Frank Mitchell, S.J. Snooke, and C.B. Llewellyn), 'Gents v Players Bournemouth' (10 signatures, comprising Gilbert L. Jessop, Walter Brearley, E.G. Wynyard, C.B. Fry, George W. Beldam, Richard E. More, W.G. Grace, Hesketh Prichard, Charles Robson and Ranjitsinhji), 'North & South' (15 signatures, including G.L. Jessop (slightly smudged), B.J.T. Bosanquet, A. A. Lilley, John Tunnicliffe, John Gunn, J.T. Tyldesley, David Denton, T. Hayward), and [Kent] (12 signatures, comprising J.W. Easby, Fred Martin, W.D. Wright, W. Rashleigh, B.D. Bannon, Fred. H. Huish, Alec Hearne, F. Marchant, J.R. Mason , W.M. Bradley, W.H. Patterson, also including a mounted pen-and-ink sketch signed by Phil May, original limp black morocco, titled 'Album' in gilt lettering. Provenance: Betty Bentley, 15 January 1898 (ownership inscription).