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A History of Cricket - E. W. Swanton; H. S. Altham;

George Allen & Unwin, 1962, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded withwith wear at head, tail and corners, some further small creases and nicks. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted.

II Volumes: Vol I From the First World War to the Present Day by SWANTON; Vol II From the Beginnings to the First World War by ALTHAM; Illustrated with B&W photographs. The great names through the ages and their epic deeds, wonderfully recaptured in these pages, have a Churchillian ring about them - Beldham and Nyren, Mynn, Spofforth and Trumper, Fry, Ranji and MacLaren, Jackson and Jessop, Hirst and Rhodes, and, still on a mountain peak, 'W.G.' Mr. Altham takes the story to the outbreak of the 1914-18 War, and in Volume II Mr. E. W. Swanton brings it up to the present day.
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Introduction: Sir Donald Bradman

£32.32 (Now Sold)