A History of Cricket :: H. S. Altham & E. W. Swanton

A History of Cricket :: H. S. Altham & E. W. Swanton soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1948, Hardback in dust wrapper.

4th (revised) edition, 1st printing, , first published 1926. Includes: Black & white photographs; Frontispiece; Top edge dyed Green;

From the cover: The only comprehensive record in existence of the history of cricket from the oldest times until the present day. It tells in detail the start of its primitive evolution from an unregulated pastime of boys and rustics in the Middle Ages, through an increasingly sophisticated development, to the present game of highly-developed technique, played throughout the world, and lit by the fiercest glare of publicity. This Fourth Editi…

Introduction by: Sir Pelham Warner

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper, a decent copy otherwise.

Green boards with Blue titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 480 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Sport Cricket catalogue?

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