|Contributions||Marylebone Cricket Club.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 74p. :|
|Number of Pages||74|
Felix on the Bat: Being a Scientific Inquiry Into the Use of the Cricket Bat; Together with the History and Use of the Catapulta. Also, The Laws of Cricket, as Revised by the Marylebone Club, In Wanostrocht published Felix on the Bat, ‘which forms one of the classics of cricket. Although not the first instructional book, it was the first to give practical and illustrated advice. Felix’s sense of humour was expressed in drawings showing what to do and what not to do’ (op. cit.). 'One of the classics of cricket. Although not the first instructional book, it was the first to give practical and illustrated advice'. Quarto ( x mm), pp. [2 (title, verso blank)], 40, [2 (‘Addenda’, verso blank)], [6 (publisher’s advertisements)]. Hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, 6 hand-coloured lithographed plates, and 3 lithographic plates [?after Wanostrocht et al. Felix on the Bat. Nicholas Wanostrocht (Nicholas Felix) Baily Bros First Edition 40pp. The first edition of this classic. A fine copy, free of the usual foxing to plates and with the usually frrail spine in fine original condition. Signature of ownership of AW Shelton, collector and Secretary of Notts CCC.
He was the author of a famous instruction book: Felix on the Bat, Baily Bros, He also invented the Catapulta (a bowling machine) as well as India-rubber batting gloves. He also invented the Catapulta (a bowling machine) as well as India-rubber batting : 5 October , Camberwell, London, England. According to Abbey this is 'The only colour plate book prior to devoted to cricket'. The illustrator was George Frederick Watts (), who exhibited at the R.A. from The frontispiece is a visual pun: Felix is shown while standing on the back of a bat flying over a cricket pitch. Further original editions were published in Professional + Registration Key - by Felix Crack - Leave a Comment The Bat! – this is an unrealistically famous client for working with e-mail, to admit honestly I use it for several years to a number, there are no complaints, against only one positive emotions. Felix on the Bat Being a Memoir of Nicholas Felix - Together with the Full Text of the Second Edition of Felix on the Bat Gerald Brodribb Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode ().