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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to football, rugby, cricket, baseball, tennis, billiards, and all other ball games, with the exception of golf, which has its own category.

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  1. 131139
    First edition, second issue, of this uncommon early cricketing work by the eminent cricket historian Charles "Bat" Box. The second issue was published in the same year as the first. The work includes accounts of matches from 1773 onwards as well as a thorough review of the rules of the game as they stood in 1868. This copy... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 131139

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  2. 130426comp
    Signed limited edition, number 34 of 100 copies signed by Fred Perry, winner of three consecutive championships at Wimbledon from 1934 to 1936. The book was produced to coincide with the centenary of the Lawn Tennis Championships. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 130426

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  3. 130425comp
    Signed limited edition, number 100 of 100 copies signed by Fred Perry, this copy additionally inscribed "A great history" by him. Perry was the winner of three consecutive championships at Wimbledon from 1934 to 1936. The book was produced to coincide with the centenary of the Lawn Tennis Championships. Rather appealingly,... Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 130425

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  4. 121205
    Limited edition, number 77 of 1,000 copies. This handsomely bound work provides a comprehensive and richly illustrated account of a variety of sports including athletics, lawn tennis, boxing, bowls, and Grasmere and Highland sports. Alongside histories of the sports are biographies of notable sportsmen, including tennis... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 121205

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