Key Ashes book issued to mark the Centenary of these clashes. Each series is described in words and pictures with many of the images taken from the author's own private archive.
First Edition. 4to. 304pp. Profusely illustrated throughout. Some old tape marks to endpapers. Dust-wrapper. Good condition. Signed to the fly-leaf by David Frith and then signed to two front endpapers by around 65 Ashes cricketers, including many of the biggest names in the sport. These include Denis Compton, May, Cowdrey, Ames, Milburn, Statham, Fingleton, Border, Willis, Boycott, Greig, Tyson, Trueman, Dexter, Hutton, Bowes, Herbert Sutcliffe, Ian Chappell, Barrington, Evans, Knott, Gower, Gooch, Fletcher, Botham, Laker, Bailey, Lawry, Greg Chappell, Edmonds, Emburey, Alec Bedser, Bob Simpson, Roope, Bob Taylor, Jeff Thomson, Brearley, Brian Johnson, John Arlott, Lewis, Insole, Parfitt, Brian Taylor, Oakman, Titmus, Carr, Graveney, Parks, Old, Micky Stewart, Mike Smith, Subba Row, Stackpole, Brian Close, Sharpe and Richie Benaud. There are also a handful of unidentified autographs.
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