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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944 (Ref 7928) Wisden Soft Back

£180.00

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  • Wisden Year 1944
  • Condition Stunning 9.5/10
  • Front Hinge Stunning
  • Back Hinge Stunning
  • Cover Lettering Stunning
  • Spine Lettering Stunning
  • Spine Condition Stunning
  • Dust Wrapper N/A
  • Type Wisden Soft Back

A STUNNING 1944 Wisden Soft back. The 81st edition.

The covers and spine on this rare wartime edition are exceptional. Indeed, this almanack looks as if it has not been read. The colours on the covers and spine are vibrant, the condition stunning.  Internally a splendid almanack.

Contents Include:
Hedley Verity, by RC Robertson Glasgow.
The Best Fast Bowler, by Sir Stanley Jackson.
Australians in County Cricket, by F/Lt Bruce Andrew.
The Services: The Public Schools: Minor Counties Cricket.

Godfrey Evans, the Kent and England wicket-keeper, made a particularly good stumping during a tour match in Australia, turning to the Umpire he shouted
“How’s that?”
The Umpire replied
“Bloody marvellous”
(Taken from The Wit of Cricket)