Wickets and Goals. Stories of Play

London, Chapman and Hall, 1926.

Octavo, xii, 303 pages plus 23 plates and a frontispiece.

Original green cloth sunned on the spine and extremities; covers slightly rubbed and marked; top edge darkened; flyleaves offset; a very good copy.

With the ownership signature of Ernest H.M. Baillie, the sportswriter 'BAIL', who possessed an exceptional cricket library (see the MCG website). Includes Australia v England, 1893-1909. Also with the stamps (pocket, card and cancellation datestamp) of the Melbourne Cricket Club library. Catton also writes of the early days of Association Football (ie, soccer), and of Preston North End and Nottingham.

Item #89880

Price (AUD): $125.00

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