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Lillywhite, William, 1792–1854

Lillywhite's illustrated hand-book of cricket : containing portraits of Pilch, Box, A. Mynn, Esq. C. Taylor, Esq. Lillywhite, Cobbett, G. H. Langdon, Esq. R. Kynaston, Esq. : also, the laws of cricket and other useful information / edited by a Cantab.

Additional Title(s):

Illustrated hand-book of cricket

Lillywhite's hand book of cricket

Hand book of cricket

London : Ackermann & Co., Strand; [1844]
Brighton : W. H. Mason, Repository of Arts, [1844]
Physical Description:
22, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates ([4] folded) : ill., ports. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV917 .L55 1844
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title: Lillywhite's hand book of cricket.
Mixed method engravings by Charles Hunt after cricketer portraits by Charles Jones Basebé.
Publication date transposed from head of title.
"Price, with portrait of Lillywhite, 1s. With portraits of four players, 2s. With portraits of four gentlemen, and four players, neatly bound in cloth, 3s 6d."--Title page, preceding imprint.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 304
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind- stamped green publisher's binding. Inscribed: H.G. Storaze.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann & Co. -- Publisher.
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Cricket players -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Portraits.
Games -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1844.
Sports -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Storaze, H. G. -- Autograph.
Hunt, Charles, active 1825-1857, engraver.
Basebé, Charles Jones, approximately 1818-1880, ill.

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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