England v Australia Test Match Records 1877-1985 - Edited by David FrithWillow, 1986, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Illustrated with black and white photographs & tables. From the cover: “Which years have been dominated by Australia? Who have been England’s most prolific batsmen? What have been the narrowest victories? The highest totals? Who are the champion duck-makers? What are the captains’ respective records? Who were the youngest debutants?
These and hundreds of other questions can be resolved from this definitive analysis of 108 years of Anglo-Australian competition. The facts and figures taken from the 257 Test matches played between the two countries are catalogued under separate headings as illustrious names share the pages with lesser-knowns from different eras. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on the quality of individual performance, displaying at a glance who were the successes and who were the failures.
The compilers responsible for this exhaustive presentation have gone through the material with the finest of toothcombs, and in the course of their research, have eradicated numerous errors from previous record books, some of which have been perpetuated for generations. All members of the team consider accuracy to be sacred.
Whether on the reference shelf or at the ground itself, no England v Australia Test match will be complete without this handy companion.”