Boundary Books, 1991. Quarter bonded-leather, all edges gilt, ‘real’ photo of Gooch as frontispiece, printed on art paper. The England vs India and New Zealand Test Series of 1990 through Frindall’s full scorebook and commentary. Limited Edition of 333 copies each signed by Frindall, Gooch and Trevor Bailey who wrote the Foreword. Photography by Patrick Eagar.
This was the summer of massive run-scoring and Gooch dominated with 2746 runs at an average over 100. In the Tests he led England to two series victories and, of course, scored that historic 333 (not to mention 123 in the second innings). The complete story of Gooch’s Golden Summer which sold out quickly on publication.
“The Limited Edition of the Year . . . a luxury volume that will undoubtedly become a collector’s item.” John Arlott in Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
“Excellent Collectors’ Limited Edition . . . produced to a very high quality.” Cricket Society Journal
“This handsomely tooled memento celebrates his golden summer most elegantly.” The Cricketer