Manuscript: Getting Wickets by Clarrie Grimmett; Clarrie Grimmett; c1930; 2016.9...


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Manuscript: Getting Wickets by Clarrie Grimmett

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Handwritten manuscript for Clarrie Grimmett's 1930 book <i>Getting Wickets</i>.

Born in Dunedin, raised in Wellington, Clarrie Grimmett went on to become one of Australia's greatest ever cricketers after moving across the ditch in search of bigger cricketing opportunities.

<i>Getting Wickets</i> details some of his childhood but serves mostly as an instructional book detailing the many variations he mastered.


Clarrie Grimmett

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Paper, bound in card


200mm (W) x 260mm (H)

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Donated by Phillip Hill

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