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FLYING BAILS by  Brian Statham - First Edition - 1961 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

FLYING BAILS

by Statham, Brian

Condition: Good+


London: Stanley Paul, 1961. 160pp., author portrait frontispiece, and unpaginated b/white candid and action-illustrated halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-block edges flecked, otherwise leaves clean. A small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pasetdown. Backstrip bumped and abraded on heel. No dustjacket. The story, in his own words, of former England fast bowler Brian Statham. 20 chapters, including Vital Statistics [to 1960]. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004843
  • Title: FLYING BAILS
  • Author: Statham, Brian
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Stanley Paul
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: NOISBN, SPORT BIOGRAPHY, CRICKET, ENGLAND, ENGLISH BOWLERS, STATHAM, BRIAN, 1930-
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cricket;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / Cricket;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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