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A HISTORY OF CRICKET by  Benny Green - Hardcover - 1988 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

A HISTORY OF CRICKET

by Green, Benny

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Guild Publishing, 1988. 288pp., colour and b/white art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards negligibly bumped. Leaves clean, soft crease to head of ffep. and small section of leaves at front of book. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased at head, small closed tear to lower front flap fold. "Benny Green possesses not only an encyclopedic knowledge of every aspect of the game, and an infectious delight in its highways and byways, but the wit and literary style to give us an original and immensely entertaining account of its history . . . " Contents include: Preface, 23 chapters, Epilogue, Index, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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