[CRICKET]. CROMBIE, Charles. Laws of Cricket ... [Copyright of Perrier]; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trbner & Co., Ltd. .
Oblong folio. Original pictorial paper boards, cloth spine; comprising a title-page and 12 coloured humorous drawings, with a final advertisement leaf for Perrier, no other text save captions; boards a little soiled, browning to title page, otherwise very good indeed.
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 Rules of Golf (1905), 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.