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J: Some Forthcoming Publications – June 2014

J:     Some Forthcoming Publications – June 2014

The following books are due soon. Orders should be placed for them now. Approximate pricesare shown:

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187.Bats, Baronets and Battle: A Social History of Cricket and Cricketers From an East Sussex Town. – Battle
(Traces Battle’s cricket role from the 18th century through to the modern era. Hard-back; 236 pages)
188.Court & Bowled: Tales of Cricket & The Law – James Wilson
(Looks at numerous cases from Victorian times when cricket has given rise to legal disputes, including Basil D’Oliveira’s omission from the English tour of South Africa in 1968, Kerry Packer’s High Court action in 1978 ….. Hard-back; 260 pages)
189.Donald Carr – Derbyshire’s Corinthian – John Shawcroft
(No. 35 in the Cricket Statistician’s ‘Lives In Cricket’ series. Paper-back; 153 page)
190.Favourite Cricket Yarns – Ken Piesse(“Epic story”, set in (“From Laughter & Legends To Sledges & Stuff-Ups” . Hard-back; 336 pages)35.00
191.Frith’s Encounters – David Frith
Standard hard-back edition (240 pages)
Special limited edition of 30 signed copies
(Collection of 65 colourful memoirs most of which appeared in ‘The Cricketer’ and ‘Wisden Cricket Monthly’ between 2007 and 2012, along with 160 photographs, many published for the first time)


192.It’s Not About Me – The Brian Taber Story – Ronald Cardwell / David Jenkins
Card-cover edition of 252 copies, signed by Taber.
De-luxe edition of 48 copies signed also by 10 of Taber’s Test-playing contemporaries



193.Kiwi Cricketers Along The Nile – New Zealanders And Wartime Cricket Played in Egypt 1940-1945 – Rob Franks
(The story of wartime cricket played by New Zealand soldiers while stationed at Maadi Camp in Egypt. Signed, numbered edition of 70 copies. Card-covers; 118 pages).
194.Lord’s First: Bi-Centenary of Lords Cricket Ground – Philip Barker
(Paper-back; 238 pages)
195.On Pietersen: The Making of K.P. – Simon Wilde
(“Revealing insight …. getting to the heart of the dilemma about Pietersen, a cricketer who divides opinion like no other”. Hard-back; 192 pages)
196.Pankaj – Bengal’s Forgotten Cricket Legend – Gautam Bhattacharya
(Biography of Pankaj Roy. Hard-back; 296 pages)
197.10 For 10: Hedley Verity and the Story of Cricket’s Greatest Bowling Feat – Chris Waters
(The story of this amazing game, ‘narrated in relation to Verity’s career, which ended with the outbreak of war, in which he was tragically killed at he age of 38’. Hard-back; 160 pages)
198.Wisden On The Great War: The Lives of Cricket’s Fallen 1914-1918 – Andrew Renshaw
(Up-dates all 1800 obituaries published in the wartime Wisdens, recognises the 89 who did not get an obituary, lists for the first time the 407 first-class cricketers who were decorated for gallantry, of whom 381 survived …. Hard-back; 532 pages.)