London: The Time Publishing Company, 1937. [Cricket History] FIRST EDITION, with ephemera from the anniversary dinner. Octavo (25 x 16cm), pp. 134 . With 29 black and white photographic plates, including a frontispiece. Also with a table plan for the anniversary dinner held on July 15th, 1937, at the Savoy, and a small ribbon-bound booklet containing a reproduction of an engraving which appeared in the Sporting Magazine, representing a cricket match between the M.C.C. and Kent, played on June 20th, 1793, on Lord's first ground in Dorset Square. Publisher's blue full morocco with gilt titles, and red and gilt decoration, to spine and boards. Top edge gilt. Black ink ownership to front pastedown. Table plan folded and rubbed; heavy spotting to booklet. Light spotting throughout. Rubbing to binding, especially spine and corners. Good. A collection of articles by various authors commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Marylebone Cricket Club. Item #56679
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