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The Golden age of cricket, 1890-1914

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Published by Lutterworth Press : Richard Smart Publishing in Guildford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cricket -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[compiled by] David Frith ; foreword by J. B. Priestley.
    ContributionsFrith, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV913 .G64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4473561M
    ISBN 100718870220
    LC Control Number79300823
    OCLC/WorldCa4858264

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[Google Scholar], The Golden Age of Cricket –, 36 Box Box, C. The English Game of Cricket, London: The Field Office. [Google Scholar], The English Game of Cricket, iii. 37 Williams Williams, J. Cricket and by: 5. A history of cricket's golden age. He is refreshingly free from illusions about that Golden Age which ended - as does More Than A Game - with the outbreak of war in This book.

The aim of this essay is to look at some features of the game of cricket as it has been mediated to us through popular books dealing specifically with aspects of its history and through the The Golden Age of Cricket (London: Lutterworth, ), p. Google Scholar. 1890-1914 book De Selincourt, H., The Game of the Season (Oxford, University Press Cited by: 5.

The Golden Age of Cricket, – Guildford: Lutterworth Press. ISBN   The Illustrated History of Test Cricket (Edited by Martin Tyler and David Frith). The Golden Age of Cricket Hardcover – 31 Dec. by David Frith (Author), J.B. Priestley (Foreword)/5(7).

Buy The Golden Age of Cricket. - 1st by David Frith, J. Priestley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). A pictorial celebration of cricket's Golden Age, the pre-World War One era ofhandsomely illustrated by pictures from the author's own collection.

The foreword is an essay on the rich essence of this most evocative of times by J.B. Priestley. 1st 4to. The period to has long been referred to as cricket's Golden Age.

Viewed against subsequent eras through a mist of nostalgia it seems untarnished. Cricket writer Jack Pollard wrote: "The golden age of cricket has always been regarded as the period between and For in all those years all the skills of the game flowered and an unprecedented array of great batsman and bowlers delighted informed and appreciative galleries.

Cricket: The Golden Age- Extraordinary Images from [Steer, Duncan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cricket: The Golden Age- Author: Duncan Steer. Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 'All lovers of cricket will enjoy this book.' - Michael Henderson, The Cricketer Neville Cardus described how one majestic stroke-maker 'made music' and 'spread beauty' with his bat.5/5(1).

Victor Trumper, the 'crown prince of cricket's golden age', died of Bright's disease on 28 Juneat the age of only His premature death, just two months after Gallipoli, evoked widespread public grief and overmourners attended his funeral. He is buried in Waverley Cemetery pins.

This book is an example of the modern way of writing about cricket. To have invented it is not a sign of greatness. I don't dispute that Perfectly adequate, easy to read, extended magazine article in the roseate, sepia-tinged tones of non-critical, cliche-ridden, supposed lyrical prose/5.

The subtitle ('Cricket in the Golden Age of Neville Cardus") does perhaps give a better idea of what his focus is, and though I feel I learned a lot about Cardus' life, it is essentially a series of essays on different parts of his life and career, with a lot of context added in.

Perhaps the closest recent book I can compare it too is the Fay /5(39). THE GOLDEN AGE OF CRICKET reveals that the Edwardian period contains an embarrassment of riches from which the author has chosen not just the best but also the idiosyncratic and the humorous, the contentious and the unexpected.

Hardback - pages Published   Clem Hill seems to have had a keen sense of humour, relating many amusing tales of ship life and cricket match banter during the ‘Golden Age of Cricket’ (). Some of the stories are amusing simply because of the sands of time and the changing mores of society.

Kenneth Gregory in his anthology The Celebration of Cricket compares the players from the s to the Golden Age of cricket (–), and finds contemporary players (and teams) wanting in many : IE Online. In cricket, the most nostalgia-sodden of sports, few things are ever as good as they once were.

As long ago as John Nyren, who was raised in the very cradle of cricket.D uring the mid s, regarded as the modern golden age for cricket fixers, virtually all betting in cricket was concentrated on matches involving the nine nations who were permitted to play Test cricket.

The simple reason was that very few other matches were televised internationally – and, without broadcasting coverage, there was a lack of funds in the betting markets.