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Rain Stops Play!

British weather is notorious but then what would we talk about if the weather in this country were always predictable? The cricket season is upon us now so best make plans for when rain stops play! Here is a selection of books most of which are pocket sized to take to the matches with you to keep you occupied during those moments or just as an additional entertainment when play is a bit slow!

Wisden is one of the best known publishers of cricket related books. They specialize in books about sport and particularly cricket. Their Almanack is world famous but here are some more portable tomes to ponder.

cricketbest

The Best from Wisden, 2002, NEW
40 leading cricketers in the world
Paperback 64 pages
£5.50 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

cricketcentury

A Century of Wisden, 2000, NEW
An extract from every edition from 1900 to 1999
Paperback 208 pages
£3.75 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

cricketquiz

England-Australia Cricket Quiz Book from Wisden, 2005, NEW
Complied by Steven Lynch
Paperback 62 pages
£8.99 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

cricket50

Fifty Greatest Ashes Test Matches 1882-1999, 2001, NEW
Selected by Steven Lynch
Paperback 64 pages
£5.50 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

cricketobits

30 Obituaries From Wisden, 1996, NEW
Selected by Matthew Engel
Paperback 50 pages

£5.50 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

cricketnight

The Nightwatchman no 6, Summer 2014, NEW
Lord's Bicentenary Edition
Paperback 137 pages

£7.75 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Other cricket books available

cricketyakking Yakking Around the World by Simon Hughes, 2000

A cricketer's quest for love and utopia

Hardback 256 pages

Used like new £8.75 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Vintage Hampshire Handbooks from the 1970's and 1980's

All in very good condition

hamp74

1974 Souvenir edition
£5.50 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

hamp75

1975 SIGNED edition
£24.99 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

hamp78

1978 edition
£4.99 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

hamp82

1982 edition
£5.75 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

hamp87

1987 edition
£5.99 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

We also have selections of books on other sports such as Rugby, football, golf, fishing etc.

Contact us for details of any particular sport you are interested in for a full list.

Pickup Artists - street basketball in America

by Lars Anderson and Chad Millman

The quote from John Calipari the head coach of the New Jersey Nets sums up the essence of this book:

'Some of the best basketball I have ever seen has been on the street. Pickup Artists is a book that clearly captures the spirit and persons of street ball.'

Available for £19.50 with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Please contact us to discuss possible shipment overseas.

pickup

Murray Walker's Formula One Heroes

by Murray Walker and Simon Taylor

To all fans of motor racing, Murray Walker is synonymous with his sport - quite simply he's the voice of Formula One.

This book is his personal tribute to the drivers, personalities and tracks that have fired his obsession with Grand Prix Racing. A great gift idea.

Available for £9.99with FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Please contact us to discuss possible shipment overseas.

Murray's Heroes

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