Arlott and Trueman on Cricket - Gilbert PhelpsBritish Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC], 1977, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Price Clipped. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned at the margins.
Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “In this book John Arlott, Fred Trueman and Gilbert Phelps set out to relate cricket to its historical and social context. They prove the truth of the old adage that cricket isn’t only a game but also an institution. Each of the contributors deals with familiar subjects in his own uniquely stimulating way. John Arlott examines not only the history and sociology of cricket, but also contributes a short essay on its future. Fred Trueman, in his pen-portraits of the gallery of great players of his time provides a living context for Arlott’s reflections and assessments.
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 280
Introduction: Gilbert Phelps