[CRICKET]. CROMBIE, Charles. Rules of Golf ….

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[CRICKET]. CROMBIE, Charles. Rules of Golf … [Copyright of Perrier; printed by Bembrose of Derby] [1905].

Oblong folio. Original pictorial paper boards, cloth spine; comprising a title-page and 24 coloured humorous drawings, with a initial advertisement leaf for Perrier, no other text save captions; boards a little soiled, occasional spotting mainly to versos of plates, very good.
First edition of these humorous interpretations of some of the rules of cricket. Charles Crombie (fl. 1904-1932) produced companion volumes, also copyright of Perrier, on The LAws of Cricket (1906), and on the Motor Act (Motoritis, 1906). His other works include Simple Simon and his Friends (1906) and illustrations for Thackeray's Vanity Fair (1924). He produced many highly original cartoons for The Bystander, The Graphic and The Illustrated London News at the turn of the century.

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