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Cricket » Cricket Brochures » Ashes Tour Guides » ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 1946-47 SIGNED SOUVENIR

ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 1946-47 SIGNED SOUVENIR

ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 1946-47 SIGNED SOUVENIR
ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 1946-47 SIGNED SOUVENIR
ENGLAND CRICKET TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 1946-47 SIGNED SOUVENIR

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Titled "1946-7 Test Cricketers in Caricature". Pre-tour brochure, covering the 1946-47 England tour of Australia under Wally Hammond. With caricatures by Lionel Coventry.

Paperback. Small 4to. 32pp. Contains 28 full-page caricatures of the England and Australia teams, each accompanied by a brief biography. Illustrated paper wrappers, sl rubbed, dot-to-dot puzzle on the back completed. Presentation copy from the illustrator Lionel Coventry to Cyril Washbrook with ink inscription to the titlepage. Also signed next to their caricatures by 13 members of the tour party - NWD Yardley, Len Hutton, Joe Hardstaff, LB Fishlock, TG Evans, DCS Compton, Alec Bedser, TPB Smith, Jim Langridge, Cyril Washbrook, Bill Edrich, DVP Wright, and Jack Ikin.  

Date
1946
Publisher
Adelaide: Commercial Publications of South Australia
Author
Lionel COVENTRY

£380.00 (Code: 61771)

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