The Hambledon Men by E.V Lucas 1st / 1st 1907
First edition / first state in the scarce dust wrapper this was published in 1907 by Henry Frowde. Book is near fine and wrapper is very good. The wrapper is very complete, albeit with a 2 inch tear along the side of the spine. The book also has barely any blemishes with the odd rubbing mark to the spine edges. No previous owners ink, not price clipped - this book is in a very nice condition.
The Hambledon Men being a new edition of John Nyren's Young Cricketers Tutor together with a collection of other matter drawn from various sources. All bearing upon the great batsmen and bowlers before the round-arm came in. The poem ballade of dead cricketers by andrew lang starts off proceedings followed by the young cricketers tutor, an essay on the hambledon club and many others. Illustrations throughout