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).