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The Cricketers of Vanity Fair N-003
March, Russell. The Cricketers of Vanity Fair. Exeter, England: Webb & Bower, 1982. [First edition]. Introduction by John Arlott; 27 pp. of text at front discussing Vanity Fair, the cricketing caricatures, the history and spread of the game; 4 appendices at rear; illustrated with full-colour reproductions of 37 cricketing Vanity fair prints, plus those of Ape (Carlo Pellegrini) and Spy (Leslie Ward); also reproduces each man's Jehu Junior biography. A fine copy in original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Pale yellow pictorial (Lord Hawke on front W.G. Grace on rear) dust jacket fresh and clean; tiny crease near lower rear spine.
$40


N-009
March, Russell. The Jockeys of Vanity Fair. Tunbridge Wells: March Publications, 1985. [First edition]. A survey of all the jockeys caricatured by Vanity Fair* (colloquially known as "Spy Prints"), together with some history; including reproductions of all the images and their accompanying biographical sketches. A fine copy in original grass green boards, lettered in gilt on spine; in sea green, colour pictorial ("Winning Post" on front; "Danny Maher" on rear) dust jacket.
$30
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