Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1962, 1st edition. Hardback with good unclipped dustjacket, 334 pages, illus with b&w photos. Cover, in green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, is in very good, clean condition with just a trace of bumping to lower spine extremity. Internally the book is in good, clean, firm and bright condition throughout with no creases, tears, inscriptions or marks (with exception of a very small tanning mark to top edge of title page). The unclipped dustjacket (shows price of 35s. net) is in generally good, bright and clean condition with just very light shelfwear to edges, spine extremities and along spine edges. Overall a sound and clean 1st edition copy with unclipped d/j of this cricketing classic by the great E.W. Swanton and an essential addition to the cricket-lovers bookshelf.