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- The official guidebook to Lord’s, cricket’s most celebrated ground
- Traces the remarkable history of Lord’s dating back to the late 18th century; highlighted by fine works from the MCC Museum, Library and Archive and many photographs of the world-famous players that have graced the ground.
- Stunning colour photography of cricket-related original art, books, manuscripts and other items illuminates not only the history of Lord’s but also the development of the game worldwide.
Host to Test matches, national and international finals, Lord’s is cricket’s most celebrated ground and a place of pilgrimage for players, spectators and visitors alike. Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) maintains the Ground and also holds the finest international collection of cricket-related original art, books, manuscripts and other items that cover not only the history of Lord’s but also the development of the game worldwide – the highlight undoubtedly being the Ashes Urn. This official guide traces the history of Lord’s back to its 18th century beginnings and is highlighted with fine works from the MCC Museum, Library and Archive and many photographs of Lord’s and the great players associated with the Ground, including W.G. Grace, Garfield Sobers and Ian Botham.
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