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The Picture of Cricket

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Product description

King Penguin series, number 73. Vintage book from 1955.

John Arlott, the well-known writer and radio commentator on cricket, develops in this book the theory that cricket has reflected the social life of its time.

His theory is supported by a selection of reproductions of scenes from matches, as well as portraits of players, of English social life, and the development of the game itself.

The plates range from the work of great artists such as Rowlandson to the cartoon and cigarette card representations of famous cricketers; but however varied talents, methods and themes have been, there is everywhere the same delight in the game.

Item details

Author(s):
John Arlott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12cm x 18cm x 1cm
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
32
Publisher:
Penguin Books

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King Penguin series, number 73. Vintage book from 1955.

John Arlott, the well-known writer and radio commentator on cricket, develops in this book the theory that cricket has reflected the social life of its time.

His theory is supported by a selection of reproductions of scenes from matches, as well as portraits of players, of English social life, and the development of the game itself.

The plates range from the work of great artists such as Rowlandson to the cartoon and cigarette card representations of famous cricketers; but however varied talents, methods and themes have been, there is everywhere the same delight in the game.

Author(s):
John Arlott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12cm x 18cm x 1cm
Edition:
1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
32
Publisher:
Penguin Books

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