Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks - Various Collections.

Lot 772:
Lot 772
'Eton v Winchester'. Large hand colour etching, by F.G. Stevenson after H. Jamyn Brook, showing a cricket match in progress with spectators to fore and background. Published by Dickinson & Foster, London, 2nd December 1889. Signed by the two artists to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 31"x18.5". Good condition. A rarer image
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 773:
Lot 773
'Cricket at Lord's in 1822'. Coloured print published by the Leadenhall Press, 1894, Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 20"x17". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 774:
Lot 774
'Highlands'. Colour engraving featuring the highlands in Sussex with a cricket match in progress. Engraved by H.A Ogg from the drawing by T. Henwood. Titled to lower margin. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14"x12". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 775:
Lot 775
'Cricket Playing'. Colour engraving featuring children playing cricket. Engraved by T B Freeman after a picture by Mrs. Trewineau. Titled to lower margin. Attractively mounted in cameo, framed and glazed, overall 11.75"x10". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Lithograph, "Cricketing. (Lord's Cricket Ground, St John' s Wood. Match of the Gentlemen & Players)", colour lithograph by Thinot Lorrette. Published by Henry Lea of London. 'Drawn expressly for the 'Book of Field Sports' c1860. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 15.5"x12.5". An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 777:
'Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury 1906'. Albert Chevallier Taylor. Large colour print of Blythe bowling to Tyldesley with the fielders around the bat. Mounted, framed and glazed. 44"x29" overall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 778:
Lot 778
'Lord's Centenary 1814-1914'. Large original commemorative printed scorecard for the Centenary in 1914. The scorecard is headed 'Lord's Cricket Ground Centenary 1814-1914... M.C.C. v Hertfordshire. June 22nd 1814'. With colour decorative border, depicting Lord's cricket ground through the ages. Printed by Tom Browne & Co (Nottm) Limited. 9"x12". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 10.5"x12.5". Colours bright. Loss to top left corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Cricket match at Clifton College c1891. Reproduction of a colour print by W. Cox after Barraud of a cricket match in progress with Clifton college in the background. The reproduction on good quality art paper measures 19.5"x14", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 25.5"x20". The original rarely seen. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Bodyline. England tour to Australia 1932/33. Original Australian advertising poster for B.D.V. cigarettes with printed tour fixtures and photographs of thirty eight likely Australia and England players for the tour. England players include Jardine (Captain), Nawab of Pataudi, Verity, Duleepsinhji, Sutcliffe, Leyland, Paynter, Voce, Ames, Hammond, Larwood, Bowes etc. Australia players include Woodfull (Captain), Bradman, Ponsford, Wall, McCabe, Kippax, Grimmett, Richardson, Oldfield etc. Framed and glazed, overall 16"x20.5". Minor wear and creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £500
Lot 781:
'The Long Room at Lord's'. David Gentlemen. Attractive limited edition hand coloured print of the Long Room, limited edition 62/195. Signed in pencil by Gentlemen. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 28.5"x25". G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 782:
Durham C.C.C. Large colour limited edition print of The University Ground, Durham, by Roy Perry, limited edition 18/250. Presented to commemorate Durham's first visit to Northampton, 12th August 1993 during their inaugural season in first-class cricket. Signed to the print by the artist and to the mount by twelve Durham players. Signatures include Larkins, Graveney, Hughes, Scott, Cummins, Bainbridge, Brown etc. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 27.5"x20.5". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 783:
Brian Lara. 'Tim Munton Benefit Year 1998'. Large colour limited edition print of The County Ground, Edgbaston, by C.B. Flinders, limited edition 141/200. Signed in pencil to the lower border by the artist and fourteen Warwickshire players. Signatures include Tim Munton, Brian Lara, Ashley Giles, Gladstone Small, Mark Wagh etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 784:
Limited edition signed prints. 'A Small Step for Kepler' to commemorate South Africa's return to Test cricket at Lord's 1994. From an original painting by Richard Ryall. Limited edition no. 375/950. Signed in pencil to the lower border by the South African touring party and the artist. 'Australia 1993' by David Byrne, limited edition no. 141/350, signed by the artist. Also a Worcestershire C.C.C. print and two posters for the 'Open Championship. Set the Pace' featuring Devon Malcolm and Malcolm Marshall. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 785:
Lot 785
'Wisden'. John Wisden. Sussex, All England & United All England XI. Original coloured lithograph 'Sketches at Lord's No. 6' published by John Corbet Anderson and Frederick Lillywhite on 1st March 1852. The lithograph measures approx 5"x7.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 8.5"x11.25". Minor scuffs and marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £52
Lot 786:
Lot 786
'Situation of HM Ships Fury and Hecla, at Igloolik, 1822-23'. Original engraving by Edward Finden from the original drawing by Captain G.F. Lyon depicting cricket being played on the ice, with the two ships locked in ice off Igloolik. Originally published in William Edward Parry's 'Journal of a Second Voyage for the discovery of a North-west Passage', London, 1824. The lithograph measures approx 9"x7". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 13.5"x11.75". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 787:
Kent C.C.C. 2000. 'First and Last'. Original print of two Spitfires from an original by Brian Petch produced 'In Aid of the Kent Cricket 2000 Appeal'. Signed in pencil to lower border by sixteen Kent players. Signatures include David Fulton, Martin Saggers, Robert Key, Paul Nixon, Alan Wells, James Golding etc. Limited edition no. 52/200. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 28"x22". Sold with 'The St. Lawrence Ground, Canterbury'. Large colour limited edition print of the St Lawrence ground by Roy Perry. Limited edition 329/500, signed by the artist. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 30"x23.5". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 788:
'Aspects of Canterbury Week'. Large colourful limited edition print showing various scenes at The Canterbury Festival by Michael John Hunt. Signed in pencil to lower border by eighteen Kent players who have played for England. Signatures include Levett, Richardson, Colin Cowdrey, D. Wright, Underwood, Luckhurst, Ridgeway, Brown, G. Evans, Knott, Denness, Tavare, Ellison, Chris Cowdrey, Woolmer, Dilley etc. Limited edition 196/250. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 32"x25". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 789:
'Two Captains of Kent & England'. Marks Coombs. Large colour limited edition print featuring images of Colin and his son Chris Cowdrey who both captained both their club and their country. Signed by both players in pencil. Limited edition 235/650. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 28.75"x20.5". Sold with a 'Sporting gr8s Moments' limited edition print no. 484/500 for the second Test, England v West Indies, Lord's 2000, in which four innings featured in the third day's play, signed by the Man of the Match, Dominic Cork. Framed and glazed overall 24.5"x18". Also a framed and signed colour print of Michael Holding in bowling action, and a Professional Cricketers Association 'The Counties 1999' poster signed by the nine County captains, Nasser Hussain, Captain of England and David Graveney, Chief Executive of the PCA. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 790:
Cricket prints. A box containing a quantity of modern prints, odd one signed by Ian Botham and Ian Austin. Some framed
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 791:
Cricket prints. Three farmed cricket prints, featuring Darren Gough's Ashes Hat-trick (Teletext), 'England's Ashes 2009' and a poster for Wisden Cricketers' Almanack for 1999 'Out Now! Wisden. The Most Famous Sports Book in the World' featuring Darren Gough and the Cricket World Cup 1999. All framed and glazed. Various sizes. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions, with pink wrappers, second facsimile edition printed by Lowe & Brydone Ltd, London 1974. Limited edition. The books in good+ condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £330
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in maroon quarter leather boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete - cricket
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear and chipping to wrapper edges, small corner loss to rear wrapper, some foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition with good wide margins
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £280
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and staining to wrappers, old tape strips to both front and rear wrappers (inside and out), some corner loss to front wrapper, foxing to some internal pages and page block edge otherwise in good+ condition with good wide margins
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor chipping, nicks and small loss to wrapper edges, handwritten name of ownership in ink to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition with good wide margins
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Wrappers in only fair condition, worn, darkened and with loss, some foxing and wear to first and last outer pages and some foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition with good wide margins
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £165
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper, top corner of front wrapper rounded otherwise in near exceptional condition for this year
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £700
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original front paper wrapper, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Good original front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, handwritten name of ownership in ink to top border of front wrapper, some wear to bottom page edges of first few pages, minor foxing and staining otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £135
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening to top edge of page block otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Original rear paper wrapper, bound in red quarter leather boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Good, but darkened, rear original wrapper, lacking front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor chipping and soiling to wrappers, minor foxing and staining to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £150
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor chipping and soiling to wrappers, minor foxing and staining to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £240
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear and soiling to wrappers, minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Very minor wear to wrappers, minor foxing otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £230
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear and damage to wrappers, replacement spine paper, two creases to front wrapper, the first and last advertising pages appear to have been laid down to inside of boards otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 807:
Lot 807 Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1893 & 1894. 30th & 31st editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Minor wear to maroon boards, Both editions lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor darkening to outer borders of internal pages otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear to page edges and wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, minor bumping to corners of boards and board extremities, handwritten name of ownership in ink to top border of front yellow end paper and signature 'Henry Cozens' and date '15.1.1897' to top of 'Contents' page otherwise in good condition. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £6000/9000
Hammer price: £8500
The rare second issue of the original hardback, which was first introduced in 1896
Lot 811:
Lot 811 Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1898 and 1901. 35th & 38th editions. The 1898 edition with original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. The 1901 edition with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper. The 1898 edition in good condition, the 1901 front wrapper with loss and nicks to edges, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 812:
Lot 812 Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1899 and 1902. 36th & 39th editions. The 1899 edition lacking original paper wrappers, bound in beige boards, with titles in gilt to spine, minor nicks to edges of odd pages otherwise in good condition. The 1902 edition with poor and soiled original wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original hardback. Some wear and nicks to base of spine paper, some bumping and wear to board corners, very minor breaking to front and rear internal hinges, minor wear to board extremities, minor foxing to odd page, ink signature of ownership to yellow end paper otherwise in good condition. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £900/1200
Hammer price: £1500
The fifth issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896
Lot 814:
Lot 814 Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1903 and 1904. 40th & 41st editions. The 1903 edition with original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and repairs to front wrapper, some wear and small loss to odd advertising pages at rear, odd page with inconsistent trimming otherwise in good condition. The 1904 edition with original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 815:
Lot 815 Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1905 and 1906. 42nd & 43rd editions. The 1905 edition with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in dark blue boards, with titles in gilt to spine and in good condition. The 1906 edition with original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, minor wear to front wrapper corners otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 816:
Lot 816 Lot 816 Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1907, 1908 and 1909. 44th to 46th editions. All three editions bound in light brown boards, the 1907 edition lacking original wrappers, the 1908 and 1909 editions with wrappers. The 1907 edition lacking front and rear advertising pages, the 1908 edition with soiling and old tape marks to wrappers and the 1909 edition with soiling and some wear to wrappers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 817:
No lot
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 818:
Lot 818 Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor bump to top of page block otherwise in good condition. Sold with a rebound edition for 1911 in maroon quarter leather, lacking original wrappers and front and rear advertising pages, breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 819:
Lot 819 Lot 819 Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor tear to page 413/414 otherwise in good+ condition. Sold with a rebound edition for 1913 in maroon quarter leather, lacking original wrappers and front and rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition and a rebound edition for 1915 in green boards, lacking original front wrapper with wear and minor loss to first two advertising pages otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Wear to head and base of spine paper and to wrapper extremities, initials handwritten to front wrapper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Wear with loss of print to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor faults and slight soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £160
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Minor faults to page block edge, minor staining to first few pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 825:
Lot 825 Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1920 & 1921. 57th & 58th editions. Both books with original paper wrappers, bound in light brown and dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some staining to the wrappers of the 1920 edition, minor faults to the wrappers of the 1921 edition otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 826:
Lot 826 Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1922 & 1923. 59th & 60th editions. The 1922 edition with darkened and worn front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, the 1923 edition lacking wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. The 1922 edition lacking last two rear advertising pages and the 1923 edition lacking last rear advertising page otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 827:
Lot 827 Lot 827 Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1924, 1925 & 1926. 61st, 62nd & 63rd editions. The 1924 edition with original wrappers with some wear and staining and replacement spine, the 1925 and 1926 editions both rebound in brown boards, the 1925 in only fair condition with handwritten annotation to some pages, tears to some pages etc and the 1926 edition bound with original wrappers, the copy a little tired. Qty 3. Viewing essential, bought as seen
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1927 and 1935. 64th and 72nd editions. Original wrappers. The 1927 edition with some wear, staining and small loss to spine paper, some staining to wrappers otherwise in overall good condition. The 1935 edition with wear and breaking to spine paper and block, small loss and staining to spine paper and poor damaged rear wrapper. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original wrappers. Minor wear and slight darkening to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 830:
Lot 830 Lot 830 Lot 830
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1929, 1930 and 1931. 66th, 67th & 68th editions. All three editions with original paper wrappers, bound in light and dark brown boards with titles in gilt to spines. The 1929 edition with odd faults to wrappers otherwise in good condition, the 1930 edition with minor faults to wrappers, the book a little tired and the 1931 edition with worn and soiled wrappers with minor loss, a page section detached otherwise all three in overall good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 831:
Lot 831 Lot 831 Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1932, 1933 and 1934. 69th, 70th & 71st editions. The 1932 and 1934 editions with original paper wrappers, the 1933 edition with original front wrapper only, bound in light and dark brown boards with titles in gilt to spines. The 1932 edition with wrinkling to wrappers otherwise in good condition, the 1933 edition with only fair front wrapper with loss to corner and some wear, old tape to rear of book and lacking pages 697 to 719 at rear of book and the 1934 edition with worn, torn and soiled wrappers with some loss, the book a little tired. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original wrappers. Minor wear and age toning to spine paper, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original wrappers. Minor wear and age toning to spine paper, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £82
Lot 834:
Lot 834 Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1938 and 1939. 75th & 76th editions. Both editions with front cover only, bound in light brown boards with titles in gilt to spines. The 1939 edition with worn front cover with handwritten name of ownership to top border and the 1939 with minor soiling to front cover otherwise in generally good condition. Both books a little tired. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original wrappers. Minor bowing to spine, some staining to spine paper and to a lesser extent to wrappers, internally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some minor markings to boards, minor crease to lower right hand corner of front board, minor crease to base of rear wrapper, slight dulling to spine gilts, internally in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £500
Lot 837:
Lot 837
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some minor marks to boards, bumping to lower corner of front board, slight dulling to spine gilts, internally good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition - cricket
Estimate: £350/500
Hammer price: £400
Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Crease to centre of front board, minor creasing to rear board, dulling to spine gilts, 'Star Sports' handwritten in pencil to first advertising page, 'Star' handwritten to head and base of page block, internally in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor marks to covers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor mark to spine paper, minor bumping to corners, minor foxing to odd internal page and to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor wear and bumping to board extremities, dulling to front board gilts and faded spine gilts, slight foxing to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 842:
Lot 842
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Dulling to gilts on front board and spine paper, very minor wear to front internal hinges, ink annotation to odd internal page, normal browning to page edges otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 843:
Lot 843
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Minor fault to head of spine paper, normal browning to page edges otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Small damage to head of spine paper where it meets the back board, vertical crease to spine paper, dulling to spine gilts, normal browning to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950 & 1951. Original hardbacks. The 1949 edition with broken front internal hinges, some wear to boards and dulling to spine gilts, the 1950 edition with minor wear to lower border of front board, minor fading to spine gilts and broken front internal hinges and the 1951 edition has broken internal hinges to both front and rear and minor foxing otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 846:
Lot 846
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953 and 1956. Original limp cloth covers. All three books with varying degrees of bowing to spines, slight breaking to front internal hinges of the 1952 edition, some faults to the covers of the 1953 edition and heavy bowing to spine of the 1956 edition, soiled covers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 847:
Lot 847
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1954 & 1957. Original hardbacks. The 1954 edition with some wear to boards, and dulling to gilts and the 1957 edition with some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 848:
Lot 848
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Good+ condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 849:
Lot 849
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961. Original limp cloth covers. All four books with varying degrees of bowing to spines, some age toning and minor staining otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 850:
Lot 850
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1968. Original limp cloth covers with the exception of the 1965 edition which is bound in brown boards, lacking original cloth covers. The first three books and the last with varying degrees of bowing to spines, some minor staining and foxing otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1966, 1967 & 1969. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. The 1966 edition with some faults to dustwrapper and soiling to page block edge, the 1967 and 1969 editions with minor faults to dustwrapper otherwise all three books in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1969 & 1970. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. The 1969 edition with minor faults to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good condition and the 1970 edition with minor age toning to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 854:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 to 2014, lacking the 2003 edition. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Sold with Index to Wisden 1864-1984. Minor faults to odd dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 43
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 855:
Lot 855
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2006, 2007, 2009 to 2013. Seven large format editions in very good condition. Sold with a small run of standard size Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks for 1983 to 1988, all original hardbacks with the exception of 1985 plus a hardback edition of 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1984'. Compiled by Derek Barnard. London 1985
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 856:
Lot 856
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Selection of Almanacks for 1998 (1st edition, 2 copies), 1999 (2), 2000-01 (2), 2001-02 2002-03, 2004-05 & 2005-06 . Original hardbacks with dust wrappers. Also two 'Wisden India' hardback Almanacks for 2013 and 2104. Qty 12. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 857:
Lot 857
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1899 and 1900. 36th & 37th editions. The 1899 edition with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper. The front wrapper detached and in poor condition. Total loss to spine paper, breaking to spine block and contents becoming loose otherwise in generally good condition. The 1900 edition with original paper wrappers. The front wrapper almost detached. Lacking seven rear advertising pages, some wear with small loss to corners of the front wrapper, some loss to spine paper, breaking to spine block and contents becoming loose otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 858:
Lot 858
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, some wear with small loss to front wrapper extremities, some age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 859:
Lot 859
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, minor loss to spine paper, some wear, foxing and age toning to wrappers, minor staining and foxing internally otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 860:
Lot 860
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1903 & 1904. 40th & 41st editions. The 1903 edition with original paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached with wear to edge, breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, some wear otherwise in good condition. The 1904 edition is incomplete, lacking the front wrapper and approximately the first 100 pages of the book, rear wrapper intact. Viewing essential. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 861:
Lot 861
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached with wear to edge, some breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, some wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 862:
Lot 862
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, very minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 863:
Lot 863
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached with wear to edge, some breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, damage with small loss to top right hand corner of first two advertising pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 864:
Lot 864
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, contents becoming loose, loss to spine paper, wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 866:
Lot 866
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor breaking to spine block, minor loss to head and base of spine paper, minor soiling to wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, wear, staining and soiling to wrappers, loss to corners of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubliee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, wear, age toning and staining to wrappers, loss to corners of front wrapper otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor loss and wear to spine paper, minor age toning to wrappers, slight bowing otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear, slight darkening and small loss to spine paper, very minor wear to front wrapper, odd minor faults internally otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1920 & 1921. 57th & 58th editions. The 1920 edition with original front paper wrapper and spine paper, rear wrapper intact, some foxing otherwise in good condition. The 1921 edition with original paper wrappers, wear to top corner of front wrapper where it meets the spine, some wear and age toning to wrappers and spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1922 & 1923. 59th & 60th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1922 edition lacking its entire spine paper, breaking to spine block and contents becoming loose, minor faults to wrappers otherwise in good condition. The 1923 edition with loss to spine paper, breaking to spine block and contents becoming loose otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning to wrappers, slight breaking to spine block, minor loss to spine paper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming slightly loose, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1926 & 1927. 63rd & 64th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1926 edition with broken spine block, contents becoming loose, minor fading to wrappers otherwise in generally good condition. The 1927 edition with loss to spine paper, breaking to spine block and contents becoming loose, small tear to detached front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928 & 1929. 65th & 66th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1928 with breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition. The 1929 with detached front and rear wrappers, some breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, minor loss to spine paper, wear with loss to both wrappers. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930, 1931 and 1932. 67th, 68th & 69th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1930 with broken spine block, contents becoming loose, book spilt at section, loss to spine paper, some soiling to rear wrapper, minor wear to front wrapper otherwise in good condition. The 1931 edition with detached front wrapper, some loss to spine paper, breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose, minor loss to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition. The 1932 edition with broken spine block, contents becoming loose, book spilt at section, total loss to spine paper, minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers, slight chipping to spine paper, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling to wrappers, slight chipping to spine paper, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor bowing to spine otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 882:
Lot 882
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor bowing to spine, wear to base of spine paper, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to spine, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to spine, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 885:
Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to spine, slight breaking to internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Some writing in pencil to front and rear cover, odd marks and some soiling to covers, breaking to front internal hinge, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition - cricket
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition - cricket
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £140
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some light fading to spine and edge of rear cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Staining to the top border of the front cover and to a greater extent to the top border of rear cover and last four pages of the book otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Staining to the top border of the front cover and head of spine paper and similarly to the top border of rear cover otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Staining to the top border of the front cover and head of spine paper and similarly to the top border of rear cover, affecting to a lesser extent the first and last few pages of the book, some light fading to spine and edge of rear cover otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1947 to 1955. Original limp cloth covers. The 1947 edition with some bowing to spine, mark to page block edge, the 1948 edition with damp staining to top border of front cover affecting the top border of internal pages, some breaking to internal hinges, the 1950 to 1954 editions with bowing to spine, some with breaking internal hinges and minor signs of damp staining, the 1949 and 1955 editions in poor condition, suffering from damp staining throughout otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 893:
Lot 893
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1956 to 1962. Original limp cloth covers. All books, to a greater or lesser degree, with some bowing to spines and age toning to the spines of most copies, some minor staining to page block edges etc otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 894:
Lot 894 Lot 894
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1963 to 1969, 1972 to 1998 plus one duplicate copy for 1984. Original limp cloth covers with the exception of the 1989, 1992, 1995, 1996 and 1998 editions which are original hardbacks with dustwrappers. The 1963, 1964, 1972, 1975, 1979 and 1981 editions with some bowing to spines, some age toning and staining to the spines of most copies, damp staining to the 1964, 1965, 1966, 1984 and 1986 editions, some staining to odd cover and page block edge otherwise in overall good condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £32
The following eleven lots are from the Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England) collection
Lot 895:
Lot 895
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Slight bowing to spine, light creasing to cloth covers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with two hardback copies of 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Stain to front cover of one copy, the other in poor condition. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front cover of all three titles. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 896:
Lot 896
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front cover. Breaking to internal hinges, crease to spine, dulling to gilts, ageing to internal pages. Fair to good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1949 and 1950. Original hardbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Minor wear to covers and dulling to spine gilts. Breaking to spine block on the 1949, and slight breaking to rear internal hinge of both editions. Otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 898:
Lot 898
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1951 and 1952. Original hardbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Slight breaking to front internal hinge, dulling to spine gilts and small stain to lower edge of page block of the 1951. Dulling to gilts, slight breaking to rear internal hinge, light foxing to page block of the 1952. Otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 899:
Lot 899
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1951, 1952 and 1953. Original softbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Small crease to top corner of the front cover of the 1953, otherwise bright covers in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 900:
Lot 900
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1952 and 1953. Original hardbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Breaking to front internal hinge and creasing to internal pages of the 1952. Dulling to spine gilts of both editions. Small stain to lower edge of the page block of the 1953. Otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 901:
Lot 901
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1952, 1954 and 1955. Original softbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to first advertising page of the 1952 and inside front covers of 1954 and 1955. Bowing to spine of the 1952. Wear and ageing to spine and covers and breaking to page block of the 1955. Otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 902:
Lot 902
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front cover. Slightly worn front hinge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 903:
Lot 903
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1955, 1956 and 1958. Original hardbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Some dulling to gilts, odd stains to covers, breaking to internal page block of the 1958. Otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1954, 1956, 1957 and 1958. Original softbacks. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers. Some bowing to spines, breaking to front hinge and wear to the 1954, only in fair condition. The remainder in generally good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 905:
Lot 905
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1969, 1978, 1982, 1995 and 2004. Hardbacks with original dustwrappers. Signed bookplate of Bob Appleyard to inside front covers (except 2004). Some nicks and tears to the 1969 dustwrapper. Small price label to front of 1978 dustwrapper. Other odd faults otherwise in good condition. Sold with four other Wisden publications and four Wisden anthologies, all in generally good condition. Qty 13
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £24
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. Willows softback reprint (1998) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 193/500. Minor bowing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 907:
Lot 907
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. Willows softback reprint (1998) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. Willows softback reprint (1999) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. Willows softback reprint (1999) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 910:
Lot 910
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. Willows softback reprint (1999) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 148/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. Willows softback reprint (2000) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. Willows softback reprint (2001) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 913:
Lot 913
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. Willows softback reprint (2001) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 11/500. Un-opened condition with white band attached as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, London 1991. Limited edition 903/1000. Brown hard board covers with gilt lettering to covers and spine. In original Wisden yellow presentation box. Very good condition - cricket
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £400
Lot 915:
Lot 915
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1978, 1981, 1983, 1988 - 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996 - 2013. 1978, 1981, 1983 & 1988 are original limp cloth cover editions. 1989 - 2013 are original hardback editions. The limp cloth cover editions have odd minor faults otherwise all in good condition. The hardback editions are without dust wrappers with exception of the 2013 edition, all in good condition. Qty 26
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 916:
Lot 916
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1959 to 1964 and 2013. The editions for 1959 to 1962 in original limp cloth covers, the editions for 1963, 1964 and 2013 are original hardbacks. Some minor marks to the boards of the 1963 and 1964 editions, minor bowing to odd softback edition otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951 to 1954. Original limp cloth covers. The 1951 edition has a slight bow to spine and wear to spine paper, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, signature in pen to first advertisement page. The 1952 edition has a slight bow to spine and some wrinkling to spine paper, breaking to front internal hinge and scuff to page block edge, both with a odd minor faults. The 1953 edition has a slight bow to spine and spotting to head of page block, the 1954 edition has a slight bow to spine, some light fading and wear to spine paper, minor breaking to front and internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 918:
Lot 918 Lot 918
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951 and 1976 to 2011. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 38
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Breaking to front internal hinges, torn hole in third contents page Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. Inconsistent trimming by the book binder and breaking at rear internal hinges. Pages checked, lacking six front advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Cricketers of the Season' photo-plate
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers. minor chipping and wear to spine paper with very small loss, minor staining to page block edge, light fold to front wrapper corner otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 921:
Lot 921
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor chipping and small loss to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £550
Lot 922:
Lot 922
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Bound in brown quarter leather boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking the front advertising page otherwise in very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 923:
Lot 923
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880, 1881 & 1882. 17th-19th editions. The three editions bound as one in blue boards, lacking the first advertising page of each year. This book was from the library of John Shuter. Kent, Surrey and England 1874-1909 and is signed by Shuter in ink to front end paper. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £340
Lot 924:
Lot 924
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1877. 14th edition. Bound in brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Green page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £1350
Lot 925:
Lot 925
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1876. 13th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Odd very minor foxing otherwise in very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Ex Auty collection. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £700
Lot 926:
Lot 926
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1873. 10th edition. Bound in blue boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Broken front internal hinges otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare. Ex Boulcott Collection
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £900
Lot 927:
Lot 927
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. Eighth edition. Lacking original paper wrappers, bound in facsimile wrappers. Minor foxing to front and rear pages and to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £860
Lot 928:
Lot 928
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. 7th edition. Bound in light brown boards, original rear wrapper, lacking front wrapper, with titles in gilt to spine. Small corner loss to page 141/142 (corner piece preserved in book), breaking to internal hinges of brown boards otherwise in very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Ex Auty collection. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £900
Lot 929:
Lot 929
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1866. 3rd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges.Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare. Ex-Auty Collection
Estimate: £1200/1600
Hammer price: £1550
A library of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks formerly the property of R.W. Iremonger-Watts who was a pre war Dorset county cricketer. The majority of books have been signed by Iremonger-Watts to front end paper
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1894-1895 and 1896-1897. 31st to 34th editions. The four books bound in pairs. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Both pairs of books lacking front and rear advertising pages, breaking to internal hinges, breaking to binding, rear board detached from the 1896-1897 edition, light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Lot 931:
Lot 931
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1898 and 1899. 35th & 36th editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Both pairs of books lacking front and rear advertising pages and light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1900 and 1901. 37th & 38th editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Both pairs of books lacking front and rear advertising pages and light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 933:
Lot 933
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1902 and 1903. 39th & 40th editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1902 edition lacking the majority of rear advertising pages, the 1903 edition lacking the last rear advertising page, light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1904 and 1905. 41st & 42nd editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Both books checked and complete. Some light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 935:
Lot 935
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1906, 1907 and 1908. 43rd to 45th editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1906 edition lacking the first advertising page, the 1907 edition complete and the 1908 lacking the last rear advertising page. Some light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1909, 1910 and 1911. 46th to 48th editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Pages checked, complete. Some light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 937:
Lot 937
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1912, 1913, 1914 and 1915. 49th to 52nd editions. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1912 edition complete, the 1913 edition lacking last advertising page, the 1914 and 1915 editions complete. Some light fading to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1924. 57th to 61st editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled pages edges. Light fading to spines, the 1921 edition lacking last rear advertising page, the 1923 lacking first three advertising pages at front, all others complete otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £130
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928 and 1929. 62nd to 66th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled and marbled pages edges. With the exception of the 1927 and 1928 editions which have good original wrappers bound in. Light fading to spines of the first two editions, the 1929 edition lacking advertising pages at front and rear, all others complete otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933 and 1934. 67th to 71st editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, marbled pages edges. All editions complete and in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £180
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939 and 1940. 72nd to 72nd editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, marbled pages edges, with the exception of the 1940 edition which has original covers. The 1938 edition lacking last rear advertising page, all other editions complete and in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £185
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1941 & 1942. 78th & 79th editions. Both editions with original front limp cloth covers only, lacking rear cover, bound in maroon boards, with titles in gilt to spine, marbled pages edges. Lacking pages 412 to 426 at the rear of the 1941 edition and pages 381-391at the rear of the 1942 edition, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war time editions
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original front limp cloth covers only, lacking rear cover, bound in maroon boards, with titles in gilt to spine, marbled pages edges. Lacking the last advertising page to rear, some slight irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original front limp cloth covers only, lacking rear cover, bound in maroon boards, with titles in gilt to spine, marbled pages edges. Some slight irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in maroon boards, with titles in gilt to spine, marbled pages edges. Some slight irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1946 to 1952. Seven editions with original limp cloth covers, bound in maroon boards, with titles in gilt to spine, marbled pages edges. Some slight irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 951:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971-2015. Run of hardbacks in two boxes, all with original dustwrappers for 1971, 1984, 1995-1999, 2000 (2 copies), 2002 (2), 2003 (3), 2004 (2), 2005 (3), 2006 (2), 2007 (3), 2008 (2), 2009-2012, 2013 (2), 2014 (2) and 2015. Small nicks and wear to the dustwrapper with some internal foxing for the 1971 and 1984 editions, 'light' fading to the spines of some later editions, otherwise in good to very good condition. Qty 35
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £32
Lot 952:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962-2002. Box containing original softbacks for 1962, 1963, 1972, 1973, 1976 (2 copies), 1978 (2), 1979-1994 (duplicate copies for 1976, 1983 and 1991), 1994, 2001 and 2002. 'Light' fading to the spines of earlier editions, bowing to spine of 1962, tear to spine of 1973, otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 30
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15

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