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English Cricket: The Game and Its Players Through the Ages - Christopher Brookes

Readers Union, 1978, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper which is somewhat wrinkled overall. Small damp mark to the bottom corner of the first blank. Pages deeply tanned by age.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Most people will have heard by now or the Australian television magnate, Kerry Packer, and his projected cricketing circus. Few, however, will realise that Mr Packer’s ideas are not original. Over a century ago, the cricketing world was rocked to its foundations by a similar crisis, sparked off on that occasion by the formation of the first team of wandering professionals, Willam Clarke’s All-England XI.

Size: 8¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 210

£7.50