Denis Compton – Playing for England – First UK Edition – SIGNED by Australian Team of 1948

Denis Compton – Playing for England – First UK Edition – SIGNED by Australian Team of 1948

Denis Compton Playing For England First Edition

Denis Compton – Playing for England – First UK Edition – SIGNED by Australian Team of 1948

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A first edition, first printing published by Sampson Low in 1948. A very good book (small printer’s errata to the opening of pages 177-178). SIGNED on the photo by Compton himself. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some surface rubbing and edge wear. Unclipped. What makes this copy special are the signatures of the entire ‘Invincible’ team to the first couple of free endpapers. Including Don Bradman, Hassett, Sid Barnes, Brown, Hammence, Neil Harvey, Ian Johnson, W A Johnson, Ray Lindwall, Sam Loxton, Colin McCool, Keith Mille, A R Morris, Doug Ring, R Saggers. There are a number of other signatures present, including Trevor Bailey and F R Brown. This is a museum piece and one for the serious cricket collector.

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A first edition, first printing published by Sampson Low in 1948. A very good book (small printer’s errata to the opening of pages 177-178). SIGNED on the photo by Compton himself. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some surface rubbing and edge wear. Unclipped. What makes this copy special are the signatures of the entire ‘Invincible’ team to the first couple of free endpapers. Including Don Bradman, Hassett, Sid Barnes, Brown, Hammence, Neil Harvey, Ian Johnson, W A Johnson, Ray Lindwall, Sam Loxton, Colin McCool, Keith Mille, A R Morris, Doug Ring, R Saggers. There are a number of other signatures present, including Trevor Bailey and F R Brown. This is a museum piece and one for the serious cricket collector.

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