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The Incredible Tests 1981 - Ian Botham

Pelham, 1981, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, discoloured at the same with fading to the spine. Small ding to the leading edge of the lower board which has puncture the dust wrapper. Top edges of text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.

Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. From the cover: “In this book lan Botham, England’s ‘Man of the Series’, tells the behind-the-scenes story of the incredible 1981 Cornhill Test series. He alone was responsible for turning almost certain defeat into an heroic victory. At Headingley, having won the first Test and drawn the second, Australia had declared at the seemingly unassailable score of 401 for 9 when Botham took 6 wickets and began England’s phenomenal comeback. At Old Trafford his second staggering century earned the accolade of ‘The Greatest Test Innings Ever’ and Botham had ensured the retention of the Ashes.”
Size: 9¾" x 6¾"
Number of Pages: 160
ISBN: 0720713943