Dickie Bird's Britain [Illustrated] (Signed)

By: Bird, Dickie

Price: £17.50

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Book Condition: Fine

Fine condition.Hodder & Stoughton,2002.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).The book is Signed by the Author on the title page with an inscription.Large format dark blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small scratch and nick on the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with many colour.b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new.The book is in fine condition as new.Illustrations by Derry Brabbs.256pp.Price clipped.A collectable signed first edition.Heavy book.

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Review: Only Shakespeare could have invented a character so full of life's rich juices as Dickie Bird. Cricket's genius has been to accommodate his foibles and celebrate his humour. My delight has been in knowing him for all these years. - Michael Parkinson n nProduct Description nWith humour and affection, Dickie Bird travels around Britain and details what he loves best about it. On his travels he meets sports heroes such as Sir Steve Redgrave and media stars like Rory Bremner, but also many ordinary, but very special folk. Each encounter reminds him of some ripe anecdote from his 30 years behind the stumps. Everywhere he goes, the nation's favorite umpire manages to bring out the best in the people he encounters, with his quirky curiosity and unerring ability to find the genuine individualists and the passionately committed who make up the face of Britain in the 21st century.

Title: Dickie Bird's Britain [Illustrated] (Signed)

Author Name: Bird, Dickie

Illustrator: Derry Brabbs

Categories: Biographies & Memoirs, Signed Books,

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

ISBN Number: 0340821434

ISBN Number 13: 9780340821435

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 661

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