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Brodribb, Gerald

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Over 200 pages, illustrated, appendices, note on sources, dust jacket tanned with small repairs. Seller Inventory # 157668

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Brodribb, Gerald

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 1st edition. Hardback in a dust jacket. VG/G+ (loss at head of jacket spine). "Together with the full text of the second edition of 'Felix on the Bat'.". Seller Inventory # 61450

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Gerald Brodribb

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. Gerald Brodribb's masterly memoir of Nicholas Felix (or Wanostrocht) complete with a facsimile copy of Felix's 1850 second edition "Felix on the Bat: being a scientific inquiry into the use of The Cricket Bat; together with the History and Use of the Catapulta". xiv + 145 pages being Part I; viii 58 pages being Part II. Book VG, slight bumping on bottom of spine. Jacket slightly foxed, nicked and creased; not price-clipped. PLEASE NOTE! This is a heavy book (in excess of 1kg when packed) but postage/shipping within UK is included in the indicated pricing for 3-5 days shipping time option. For an order outside of UK or an order within UK for 1-3 days shipping time option, however, we will be asking for an additional contribution towards shipping costs. Seller Inventory # N12

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Gerald Brodribb

Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First thus. Uninscribed in dust jacket, unclipped, one inch edge tear with no loss. Illustrations. Seller Inventory # 1055

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Gerald Brodribb

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode (1962)

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From: Lion Books PBFA (Kidderminster, WORCS, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. Wear with v sl amount of oss to head of spine dw, with wear and sl chip to tail , 15 mm tear to head of spine, 20mm tear close by to top edge dw, small tear to rear fly-leaf at top edge, price-clipped, in removable protective plastic wrap.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages. Seller Inventory # 69749

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Gerald Brodribb

Published by Eyre and Spottiswood (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre and Spottiswood, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Originally published in 1845 The Story of Felix the bat who became one of the best batsmen in the country Book fine Jacket Chipped along top edge and also slightly marked ow near vg. Seller Inventory # 006200

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BRODRIBB, Gerald.

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. (1962)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode., 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Dw slightly frayed and faded, but contents very good. Pictorial end papers. A memoir of Nicholas Felix together with a facsimile reproduction of the full text of the second edition of Felix on the Bat from 1850. 145pp + 58pp. Illustrated. Seller Inventory # 102351

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Nicholas Felix & Gerald Brodribb

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1962. Hardback. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. FELIX ON THE BAT with a Memoir of Nicholas Felix by Gerald Brodribb. Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1962 First Edition 208pp Illustrated Hardback. This copy is in fine unmarked condition in a fine unclipped dust wrapper. This book consists of a memoir of Nicholas Felix by Gerald Brodribb together with the full text of the second edition of 'Felix On The Bat' Nicholas Felix was one of the most remarkable cricketers of all times. Born into the Wanostrocht family at Camberwell on October 5,1804, he expressed a wish that he should be known under the pseudonym `Felix' - a wish that has been honoured to this day. He was a talented man, being a classical scholar, musician, linguist, inventor, author and an artist. During his life he did much to improve cricket, for he invented the Catapulta, a bowling machine, originated india rubber batting gloves and, as an author, left behind him several books and small works on the arts of the game. He learnt his cricket with the East Surrey Club under the coaching of Harry Hampton whose ground was at Camberwell. Felix did not play regularly until 1832 when he moved his School, which he inherited from his father in 1824, from Camberwell to Blackheath. In Kent he found the game popular and he assisted that county for nearly 20 years. On the formation of the Surrey Club in 1846 he was claimed by that club when they opposed Kent. Felix was a brilliant left-handed batsman, his off side hitting being superb with a tremendous cut, the ball hitting `the palings on the of side almost as soon as she left the bat'. His highest score in first-class cricket was 113 for Kent v. Sussex in 1847, he also scored 105 for England v. M.C.C. and Ground at Lord's in 1843 and, in 1842, his innings of 88 won the match for the Gentlemen when they had not beaten the Players, on even terms, for 20 years. Although a man of many accomplishments, Felix did not prosper in the world and to help his finances a testimonial match-Felix's XI v. Pilch's XI-was played in 1846 at Lord's in his honour, whilst in 1858 and again in 1866 other subscriptions were raised among cricketers for his benefit. Felix was forced to retire from cricket in 1854 `being struck by paralysis when in the enjoyment of good health'. He first retired to Brighton where he painted portraits and animals and later, after marrying for the second time, went to live at Wimborne Minster, Dorset, where he died on September 3, 1876. Ref V5 Size: 208pp. Seller Inventory # 009153

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Brodribb, Gerald

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode 1962, London (1962)

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From: Stephen Foster - ABA, ILAB, & PBFA (London, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Eyre & Spottiswoode 1962, London, 1962. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xiv, 145, viii, 58 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly chipped & edgeworn. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Colour frontis. Illustrations. Sports writer & broadcaster Denzil Batchelor's copy, with his bookplate and signature to front endpaper. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 57060

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Felix on the Bat; Being a Scientific: Wanostrocht, Nicholas
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About this Item: Bailey Brothers, 1845. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition. PO's name and address to ffe., and name to top of title-page. Book in good only condition in the original publisher's green cloth, with a fair bit of wear and rubbing, especially to corners, where the cloth is worn through. Small quarto (9 7/16 x 7 1/4 inches). [2],40pp,[1, Addenda],[1, blank], does not have the catalogue found in some copies. Frontis. and 6 coloured lithographed plates, three black and white plates, eight illustrations in the text. Cloth faded to brown on covers, rebacked at some stage, retaining original backstrip, but with no lettering. Internally, there are handling marks and spotted foxing, age-toning to paper. Seller Inventory # 11832

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