Famous Cricket Grounds :: Laurence Meynell

Famous Cricket Grounds :: Laurence Meynell soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Phoenix House, 1951, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs;

From the cover: Most Englishmen love cricket, says the author. I have played it badly, but loved it well, all my life. Out of that love and deep enthusiasm for the summer game has come this connected, finely written account of the history of seven famous cricket grounds: Old Trafford, Trent Bridge, the Oval, Lords, Gloucesters (Bristol) and Yorkshires Bramall Lane (Sheffield), and Headingley (Leeds).

This is richness of cricketing history indeed; gossip, a…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded, a decent copy otherwise.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Sport Cricket catalogue?

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