Yorkshire and Back: The Autobiography of Ray Illingworth - Ray Illingworth; Don Mosey;Queen Anne Press, 1980, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges and slightly pulled at the head of the upper panel. Leans a little. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The son of a joiner and cabinet-maker, Ray Illingworth was born and brought up in Pudsey, in Yorkshire’s industrial West Riding. He learned his cricket amidst the rows of terraced houses and on the improvised wickets of local recreation grounds, with the gospel of the Yorkshire professional, ‘we don’t play for fun’, as his battle-cry. That same philosophy he took from Yorkshire to Leicestershire, where his captaincy played a major part in the transformation of a chopping-block county into county champions. He took it to Australia, as England’s captain, and brought back the Ashes
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 192
Cover Art By: Janet James