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Cricket » Cricket Books » Cricket Biographies » ALLETSON'S INNINGS (R.P. KEIGWIN'S COPY)



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"On Saturday, 20th May 1911, at Hove, E. B. [Edwin Boaler] Alletson, batting for Notts against Sussex, scored 189 in 90 minutes; he made the last 142 of his runs in 40 minutes. This is the most remarkable sustained hitting innings ever played in first-class cricket" - John Arlott (1957) This is Arlott's account of that incredible innings.

First Edition. Small 8vo. 40pp. 4 plates, fold-out chart. Original green cloth with excellent dust wrapper. With a signed dedication from the author 'For RP., who bowled at him. John Arlott'. This referred to R.P. Keigwin (Clifton College and Gloucestershire). 

Epworth Press

£120.00 (Code: 12003)

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