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The Young Cricketer’s Tutor

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London: Dropmore Press, 1948.

Comprising Full Directions for Playing the Elegant and Manly Game of Cricket. By John Nyren. Originally published in 1833. Number 3 of 50 (750) special copies bound in green buckram with gilt device on upper cover after a design by John O’Connor. Set in Monotype 10 pt. Plantin and printed on a hand press on hand-made paper by Millbourn. 8 X 5 ins. 94 pp. T.E.G., others uncut. Frontispiece and 15 wood engravings by John O’Connor. The first book of golf instruction. A fine copy in slightly soiled and chipped dust-jacket with 4 wood engravings by the artist.

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