Lot 1741864 “Grand Match” cricket book – reprint publ’d...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am



1864 “Grand Match” cricket book – reprint publ’d in 1976 by Nags Head Press Christchurch New Zealand hand set ltd ed no 147/225 in the original dust jacket and addendum card. The book covers the first match in 1864 between an All England XI and Canterbury Twenty Two played at Hagley Park Christchurch on 8, 9 & 10th February – and due to all the excitement the game was headlined “The Grand Match” despite the obvious outcome – all details cover run by run, wicket by wicket newspaper report c/w supplementary report and information conveying the sense of this great sporting occasion in early Christchurch – appears unread hence (VG)

Guide Price: £20.00 - £30.00

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