[London, 1898 by William Heinemann.]
Hand-coloured woodcut. Printed area: 245 x 200mm. (9½ x 8"). Slight crease.
Cricket scene from Sir William Nicholson's 'An Almanac of Twelve Sports', which appeared in 1898 with verses by Rudyard Kipling. The work was commissioned by London publisher William Heinemann after Nicholson had been recommended to him by no less an authority than J.A. McNeill Whistler.
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