Auction Date: 26/03/2018 at 01:30 pm
Early rugby ephemera – titled ‘Some Notes on Rugby Football’ by Rev. H. Ewbank: 4pp foolscap fold over sheet by the Oxford graduate and Cumberland County Captain 1907-1920 - published in Sheffield at 2d. each. Advice to all positions and ‘General Rules’, some common sense, some amusing and simplistic to modern eyes. Annotated in pencil by a reader or readers: one joined the spirit of the thing by adding to the advice ‘Do not play in spasms’…’or in pyjamas’! F/G.