Visit of Mr. W. W. Read's 1891-92 English Cricket
Team to South Africa

By Brian Bassano & Rick Smith
July 2007
J.W. McKenzie
ISBN: 9780947821227
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
178 pages, Illustrated
$60.00 Paper original

Following the highly successful visit by Major Warton's English team in 1888-89, the second cricket team to tour South Africa, in 1891-92, was led by Walter Read. Apart from a post-tour account published in Port Elizabeth in 1892, this is the only full account of the tour.

Based primarily on contemporary newspaper reports, this book recaptures the atmosphere of an important tour on which much interesting and exciting cricket was played.


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