London, South Kensington
4 May 2006
Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat
London: Baily Brothers, 1855. 4to., hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece (loose) and 6 hand-coloured plates, wood-engraved illustrations (light spotting to plates), original blind-stamped green cloth with gilt vignette on upper cover, gilt edges (rebacked, preserving most of old spine, covers discoloured and stained, corners worn, inner hinges repaired).
Third edition which was slightly reduced in size and did not include the three uncoloured plates. The name of the lithographic printer does not appear on the plates. Allen 50; Padwick 397.
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