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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943 – 1943 Hardback (Ref 10695)

£600.00 £450.00

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  • Wisden Year 1943
  • Condition Splendid 9/10
  • Front Hinge Splendid 9/10
  • Back Hinge Splendid 9/10
  • Cover Lettering Splendid 9/10
  • Spine Lettering Dull 7/10
  • Spine Condition Splendid 9/10
  • Dust Wrapper N/A

This 1943 Wisden HardBack is in SPLENDID condition. The 80th edition.

The gilt to the front cover is exceptional. The spine gilt has dulled. The boards are in super condition – as can be seen on the photographs, the front has a very very light crease to the top and centre of the front board.

Internally the inside front and inside back hinges are lovely, with no hinge exposure or creasing.  The pages within are also in lovely condition.

This is a rather splendid edition.

Contents Include:
Maurice Leyland in First-Class Cricket.
Planning Post-War Cricket.
MCC in 1942.
Matches at Lord’s in 1942.
Oldest living Test players and Miscellanea.

According to Brian Johnston a new form of Bombay Belly cropped up in India, it was called ‘Boycott curry’ and it was especially for the English
“…You get the runs, but more slowly” (taken from The Wit of Cricket)