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1942 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (Original Hardback)
London: J. Whitaker, 1942. Condition: Very Good. If viewing from a mobile device please click 'read more' for the full description and more images 1942 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (Original Hardback) 1942 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (Original Hardback) Click images to enlarge Description London: J. Whitaker and Sons, Ltd, 1942, 79th year, hardback bound in brown cloth covers, edited by Haddon Whitaker, 391 pages, 6½" x 4¼". According to Leslie Gutteridge (Wisden 1963) only 900 copies were published in hardback in 1942. This is a particularly fine example. Due to the war, cricket activity was severely restricted and features of the almanack are: W.R. Hammond in first-class cricket Review of the County Championship Hobbs hundreds in all matches (including 116 for Fathers v Kimbolton School in 1941) Various photographs including RAF & Army teams v Lords XI First-class cricket in Australia Obituaries, including Robert Peel, Yorkshire (1857-1941) Condition Bound in brown cloth generally clean, very slight indentation to the top-edge of the upper cover, else in very good order, gilt a little patchy to the upper cover and dulled on the spine, page-ends generally clean. Internally hinges excellent - uncracked, springy & tight, contents in generally fine condition throughout with few marks and no foxing detected, and no inscriptions except a faintly visible pencilled price to the ffep. Overall a fine example of a rare year. Shipping This book will be sent free in the UK via Royal Mail Special Delivery (Next Day Signed-For, 1pm), or via a 24-hour courier, fully insured. International … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sidmouth Books (sidmouthbooks2011) [Sidmouth, GB]
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