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Back in Time

by Ian Collis

Page Extent:368 pages
Book Size:215 x 140 x 17 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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From cricket's beginnings in the 19th century to the World Cup Cricket era in the 1970s.

In this large format and beautifully designed pictorial book you will find over 600 photos, many never before published, of cricket in Australia and around the world. Starting from its beginnings in the 19th century, it progresses through the decades to the World Cup Cricket era in the 1970s. There are rare photos of Englishman W.G Grace, the father of cricket, the famous bodyline series in the 1930s, Donald Bradman and the 1948 Invincibles and many others. With a foreword by Australian test cricketer, Billy Brown, who played in Bradman?s 1948 Invincibles, Cricket Back in Time will delight both collectors of cricket memorabilia and all lovers of cricket. Ian Collis is a well-known sports author and statistician. He co-wrote The History of Rugby League Clubs and writes a regular column for the Daily Telegraph.

About the Author

Ian Collis

Ian Collis is a well known rugby league historian - he has one of the largest collections of sporting memorabilia in Australia. His passion for rugby league comes from his father Joseph, who was a pioneer of the North Ryde Junior Rugby League Club in the Balmain Junior League and a former Club president before playing a role in the formation of the Ryde United JRL Club. Ian is currently the Head of Fox Sports Statistics.

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