Shep: My Autobiography - David ShepherdOrion, 2001, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very small nick at foot of upper panel toward spine. Lightly bruised at the top corners. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Price Clipped. Text bright and tight. A pleasant copy.
Beginning with an evocative account of his North Devon childhood “Shep” covers his entire career in cricket beginning with playing club cricket for North Devon, England Schools and then through various stages to join Gloucestershire in 1965. He retired in 1979 and became a first class umpire inl981. Full of informed and trenchant opinions on cricket, past, present and future, the book contains a wealth of fascinating and amusing anecdotes from a man who has stayed at the centre of cricket for nearly forty years never losing his love of the game or his sense of humour; Shep is a classic account by a quiet but extraordinary man. Illustrated with colour photographs.
Size: 9½" x 6½". 242 pages.