An important memorabilia item. Very limited WG Grace signatures in circulation wordlwide. Similar memorabilia previously sold in auction for Rs. 70,000 ++. (Non-Exportable Item)
18 - "Cricket" - hand signed in ink by W.G.Grace, published 1891
It was first published by Arrowsmiths in Bristol in 1891. Each book being signed in ink by the legendary hero himself. 652 of this special edition have been produced. Dr. William Gilbert Grace was by common consent the greatest and most attractive figure that ever appeared on the cricket field, later to be acknowldged as the father of cricket and the inventor of modern batsmanship. With his all-round mastery of the game he stood far above all rivals and as he knew, crowds came to watch him bat and bat he did.