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The Resource The Ashes : an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007, Ken Piesse ; foreword by Ashley Giles

The Ashes : an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007, Ken Piesse ; foreword by Ashley Giles

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The Ashes : an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007
Title
The Ashes
Title remainder
an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007
Statement of responsibility
Ken Piesse ; foreword by Ashley Giles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title joins the dots in an account of the Ashes tests, from their informal beginnings in the 1860s to the mighty battle of 2005 when England reclaimed the urn to Australia's whitewash in 2007.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Piesse, Ken
Dewey number
  • 796.35865
  • 796.35865
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV915
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Test matches (Cricket)
  • Test matches (Cricket)
  • Sport
  • Sports & active outdoor recreation
  • England
  • Australia
  • Sporting events & management
  • Cricket
Summary expansion
The legendary urn, W.G. Grace, Don Bradman, Ian Botham, Shane Warne, Bodyline and the World Series breakaway - the touchstones of the Ashes loom large in the consciousness of two proud and competitive nations. Here, Ken Piesse joins the dots in a comprehensive account of the Ashes tests, from their informal beginnings in the 1860s to the mighty battle of 2005 when England reclaimed the urn and Australia's 5-0 whitewash in 2007. Features a foreword by Matthew Hayden
Label
The Ashes : an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007, Ken Piesse ; foreword by Ashley Giles
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Camberwell, Vic.: Penguin, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
BDZ0008520943
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 333 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9781899807772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.)
Label
The Ashes : an illustrated history of cricket's greatest rivalry : every series to 2007, Ken Piesse ; foreword by Ashley Giles
Publication
Note
Originally published: Camberwell, Vic.: Penguin, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
BDZ0008520943
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 333 p., [64] p. of plates
Isbn
9781899807772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.)

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      51.5014572 -0.1944621
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