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fifteen Paces by  Alan Davidson - First Edition - 1963 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.co.uk

fifteen Paces

by Davidson, Alan

Condition: Good/Good


Souvenir Press, London, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 400 g; 182 pages, last two pages blank (intentionally), with a foreword by Sir Donald Bradman, and 31 black-and-white photographs, with a photographic illustrated dust jacket. Front fold over flap is price clipped, offset tanning of both the front and rear end pages, trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block, light rubbing of the dust jacket, with a little chipping to the head of the spine section. "15 paces is the dramatic story of the great Australian all-rounder Alan Davidson, one of the giants of modern test cricket. 15 paces is the run he took to send down venomous fireballs that destroyed 186 test batsman for Australia and another 246 victims for his native state, New South Wales." -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Biography -- Sports; Inventory No: 0220825. .
  • Bookseller: Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0220825
  • Title: fifteen Paces
  • Author: Davidson, Alan
  • Illustrator: Photographic
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: BZDB2 NOISBN cricket, bowler, biography, bowler, Australia Sports & Pastimes; Biography -- Sports; fifteen Paces
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography -- Sports;
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports;


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