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[WOLCOT, John].
THE NOBLE CRICKETERS: A POETICAL AND FAMILIAR EPISTLE. WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY JOHN GOULSTONE.
Ewell, 2010.
Small 4to. xxxi+[4]+22pp. Frontispiece. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
LIMITED EDITION of 100 numbered copies, SIGNED BY JOHN GOULSTONE. A facsimile reprint of the book first published in 1778. With a new introduction and notes by John Goulstone, who has traced the author of this poem. A scathing attack aimed at the Duke of Dorset and the Earl of Tankerville, accusing them of spending too much time playing cricket while Britain was fighting the American War of Independence: '...Far from the cannon's roar, they try at cricket, stead their country to secure a wicket.' See Padwick, 6888.
[ref: 54395]  £45.00  enquire  buy
[WOLCOT, John].
THE RIGHTS OF KINGS; OR LOYAL ODES TO DISLOYAL ACADEMICIANS. BY PETER PINDAR.
London, Printed for J. Evans, 1791.
4to, (iv)+70pp. Rebound in boards.
Cricket, page 14, with reference to the 18th century cricketers John Small and Lumpy Stevens. Not recorded by Padwick.
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[YORKSHIRE CRICKETERS].
FIRE AND ASHES. HOW YORKSHIRE'S FINEST TOOK ON THE AUSTRALIANS. INTRODUCTION BY GEOFFREY BOYCOTT.
Ilkley (Yorks), 2009.
4to. 128pp. Profusely illustrated, many in colour. Original cloth in dust-wrapper.
SIGNED BY GEOFFREY BOYCOTT on a publisher's printed label laid down on the front endpaper. Eighteen Yorkshire cricketers who played Test cricket against Australia each recall a match in which they played.
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