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A History of Cricket

In 1926, H.S. Altham's 'A History of Cricket' was published. It has since beeen often regarded as the standard history of the game.

One advertisement in May 1926 summed it up perfectly:

"To those who take the game as a sport as well as those who regard it as a religion, this volume will come as a real delight"