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    MCC 175th Anniversary Gala - November 15, 2013

    Pavilions in the Park

    Pavilions in the ParkThe story of the Melbourne Cricket Club and its fine stadium has never before been researched or told so comprehensively.

    Pavilions in the Park weaves 320,000 words and 400 illustrations through the rich tale of the MCC, in a superb two-volume edition.

    For those who rightly take pride in the history of Australian sport, this is a unique work of appeal to all, a vast store of anecdotes and the quintessential club history.

    For those in the future who will write about the history of sport, Pavilions in the Park will be an essential addition to the bookcase, and this limited edition will only become more collectable as the years pass.

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