By: Lawry, Bill (Edited By Phil Tressider)
London, Sportsmans Book Club: 1968
Edition: First Thus.
Seller ID: 011970
Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket
Condition: Very Good
128pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section (called-for plates all extant). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain burgundy boards ditto bumped. Text-block slightly tanned only. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small chip on rear panel, a jagged puncture on spine, else mild edgewear. An entertaining biography from 'Phanto', Australian cricket legend William Morris 'Bill' Lawry. A left-hand opening batsman, Lawry was variously described as run-hungry, dull, a cricketing scrooge . . . but above all he did not cede his wicket lightly... View More...