London, South Kensington
4 May 2006
THE DAILY ARGOSY, publisher
The Cricket Carnival: being an account of Sheppard's third tour in British Guiana
[George Town]: "The Argosy", 1909. 8vo., original green printed wrappers (rebacked, covers sunfaded at edges), modern calf-backed case. Provenance: Alfred D. Taylor (ownership inscription on inside back wrapper) -- R.N. Jones (ownership inscription on title).
Guyana scored 529 in match v. W. Sheppard's XI -- the highest score till then in the West Indies. Padwick 3715.
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