Book, "With Bat and Ball" by George Giffen, c. 1898
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Hardback book titled, "WITH BAT / AND BALL", by George Giffen. Title and author details printed in gold along the spine. The cover is of red cloth with black leather spine and corners, with a gold inscription in the centre that has faded and become illegible. The inside cover features a presentation label bearing the inscription, in part, "Ballarat S.S. Junior C.C. Association / Trophy, 1897-8 / WON BY / GOLDEN POINT W.S.S.C.". The book is described on the front page, reads, "TWENTY-FIVE YEARS / REMINISCENCES / OF / AUSTRALIAN AND ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN / CRICKET", and features numerous illustrative black and white photographs interspersed amongst the text.
0 - Whole: H: 187 W: 137 D: 40mm (H: 7 3/8 W: 5 3/8 D: 1 9/16")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum in memory of James Edward Lawn
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