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Felix on the bat being a scientific inquiry into the use of the cricket bat; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling; with valuable suggestions as to the management of the field when employed under the operation of fast or slow bowling ... also the laws of the game as revised by the Marylebone club. by Nicholas Wanostrocht

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Published by Baily Bros. in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsMarylebone Cricket Club.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 74p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17260160M

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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.

Nicholas Wanostrocht, (), known as Nicholas Felix, was a first class cricketer credited with inventing the Catapulta (a bowling machine) as well as India-rubber batting gloves. He also wrote a cricket manual, Felix on the Bat () which was illustrated by his friend G F Watts ( ), the artist who created the Watts Gallery in Compton. Bonhams: 'Felix on the bat' cricket book We use cookies to remember choices you make on functionality and personal features to enhance your experience to our site. By continuing to use our site you consent to the use of cookies. Please refer to our privacy and cookie policies for more information.   Buy online, view images and see past prices for A collection of lithographs from the book 'Felix on the Bat'. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. A collection of lithographs from the book ‘Felix on the Bat’ A collection of lithographs from the book ‘Felix on the Bat’ The Draw, Home Block, Leg Half Volley, The Cut published London Baily Brothers Cornhill, printed by C. Graf, framed (4).

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 ().