Annals of Cricket. A Record of the Game Compiled from Authentic Sources and My Own Experiences During the Last Twenty-Three Years. With an Introduction by John Shuter - W. W. Read 1896 - Sampson Low, London - First Edition - One of 250 copies A classic account of the early history of the game and autobiography of the Surrey batsman (who scored 338 against Oxford University in 1888) and who played in 18 Tests for England.

Illustrated with portrait frontispiece and 25 black and white plates.
  Reference: Padwick, Bibliography of Cricket 911.
pp. 268 [3 ads].
  In a contemporary binding of green half-calf, spine titled in gilt and tooled with cricket motifs, top edge gilt others uncut, marbled end-papers.   Condition: A very good to near fine copy, binding rubbed, end-papers toned and foxed.   Ref: 104751   Price: HK$ 2,800