Bowling to Bradman and others. [Contained in] Boy's Own Paper, Number 11, Volume 61, August 1939

Quarto, xii (advertisements), 529-576, xiii-xxiv (advertisements) pages with numerous illustrations.

Colour pictorial wrappers (depicting Farnes bowling); spine a little rubbed with a short split near the head; staples a little rusty; an excellent copy.

The cover story, specially written for the BOP, is 3 pages long, with 3 plates. This issue also contains 'Caught and Bowled. A School Cricket Story by Gunby Hadath' (6 pages with 3 illustrations). Not in Padwick. Kenneth Farnes (1911-1941: Cambridge University, Essex and England) died on active service in October 1941; he was 'one of the most mourned of the international cricketers lost in the Second World War' (Martin-Jenkins).

Item #54257

Price: $125.00

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