LORD’s 1787 – 1945 by Sir Pelham Warner.
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The original edition of one of the best cricket histories ever written, with copious appendix and index.
This book is more than just a scholarly account, although it covers in detail the work of the committees, the changes in the laws and the development of the ground (in 1814 the present ground had two ponds on it). It is also a human story, dealing in great players and great personalities. Warner records the great events of every season. He describes the epic feats which Lord’s has witnessed. The author, who watched his first match at Lord’s in 1887, and led the first MCC side to tour abroad, loved cricket deeply, and in this book he drew on his unrivalled wealth of experience as Test batsman, England captain, selector and administrator to provide the definitive history of one of England’s great institutions.
Hardback, with dust jacket – scuffing to spine top and edge
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