Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks - Various Collections.

Lot 772:
Lot 772
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £270
Lot 773:
Lot 773
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking front advertising page and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
Lot 774:
Lot 774
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £260
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to odd page edge by book binder. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to odd page edge by book binder. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some inconsistent tight trimming to some page edges by book binder, small loss to text. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to odd page edge by book binder. Pages checked, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £120
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking front advertisement page otherwise complete
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 781:
Lot 781
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting to front board, red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to odd page edge by book binder. Pages checked, lacking front and twelve rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 782:
Lot 782
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting to front board, red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking front advertisement page otherwise complete with '6 Great Bowlers' photo-plate
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £95
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Pencil inscription to header of contents page, light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to page edges by book binder. Pages checked, lacking front and twenty rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '9 Great Batsmen' photo-plate
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to some page edges by book binder. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with 5 'Great Wicket Keepers' photo-plate
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 785:
Lot 785
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting to front board, breaking to front internal hinge, red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to some page edges by book binder. Pages checked, lacking one front and fourteen rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Great Bowlers' photo-plate
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 786:
Lot 786
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting to front board, red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Some tight trimming to some page edges by book binder. Pages checked, lacking ten rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Batsmen of the Year' photo-plate
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 787:
No lot
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 788:
Lot 788
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking four front and twenty four rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 All round Cricketers' photo-plate
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 789:
Lot 789
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Young batsmen of the Season' photo-plate
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 790:
Lot 790
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking four front and twenty eight rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with 'W. G. Grace' photo-plate
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting on front board and wear to red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking four front and all rear advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Cricketers of the Year' photo-plate
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Light fading to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking four front advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Cricketers of the Year' photo-plate
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. 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 five front advertisement pages otherwise complete with '5 Great players of the Season' photo-plate
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in maroon 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: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901 & 1902. 38th & 39th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1901 has a stamp in ink on contents page, whilst both books are lacking six front and two rear advertisement pages, both include photo-plates otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903 & 1904. 40th & 41st editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1903 is lacking four front advertisement pages, the 1904 is lacking ten front and all rear advertisement pages. Both include photo-plates but have inconsistent trimming of odd pages otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905 & 1906. 42nd & 43rd editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1905 is lacking one front and rear advertisement page, the 1906 is lacking ten front and twenty eight rear advertisement pages, small hole torn between pages 575 and 578 near hinges. Both include photo-plates otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907, 1908 & 1909. 44th, 45th & 46th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1907 is lacking eight front and thirty rear advertisement pages, the 1908 is lacking eight front and twenty eight rear advertisement pages, the 1909 is lacking eight front and twenty six rear advertisement pages with spotting to front and rear boards, and tight trimming at odd pages. All include photo-plates, and have spotting to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910, 1911 & 1912. 47th, 48th & 49th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1910 is lacking eight front and sixteen advertisement pages, has some wear to boards and some inconsistent trimming to odd pages, the 1911 is lacking eight front and fourteen rear advertisement pages and markings to spine paper, the 1912 is lacking eight front advertisement pages with staining to rear board. All include photo-plates otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913, 1914 & 1915. 50th, 51st & 52nd editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. All are lacking four front and one rear advertisement page, include photo-plates, some scruffs to spine paper of each otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine, minor breaking to front internal hinge, some tight trimming at odd pages by book binder, lacking eight front and one rear advertisement page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine, some tight trimming at odd pages by book binder, lacking eight front and one rear advertisement page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Minor wear to front and rear boards, light fading to spine, lacking photo-plate plus eight front and one rear advertisement page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Minor wear to front and rear boards, light fading to spine, lacking eight front and one rear advertisement page, odd trimming to a few early pages, includes photo-plate '5 Public school cricketers of the Year' otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920, 1921 & 1922. 57th, 58th & 59th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1920 is lacking six front and one rear advertisement page, the 1921 is lacking fourteen front and one rear advertisement page, the 1922 is lacking twenty front advertisement pages but includes rear wrapper with minor damage. All have original photo-plates, some scruffs to spine paper of each otherwise all in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923, 1924 & 1925. 60th, 61st & 62nd editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1923 is lacking twenty front advertisement pages and includes rear wrapper, with tight trimming to odd pages, the 1924 is lacking twenty four front and one rear advertisement page, with photo-plate, the 1925 is lacking twenty front and five rear advertisement pages. Some scruffs to boards and spine papers of each otherwise all in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926, 1927, 1928 & 1929. 63rd, 64th, 65th & 67th editions. All bound in maroon boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Light fading to spine otherwise in good condition. The 1926 is lacking sixteen front and five rear advertisement pages, with tight trimming to odd pages, the 1927 is lacking twenty eight front and one rear advertisement page, the 1928 is lacking thirty front and three rear advertisement pages, the 1929 is lacking eighteen front and eleven rear advertisement pages. All with some minor staining to spine papers and wear to boards otherwise all in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70

Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Willows '150th Anniversary Reprint'. Fifteen facsimile editions published 2012. Limited edition 41/150. Brown hard board covers with gilt lettering to covers and spine. In original Willows brown presentation box and slip case as issued. VG
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £400
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Broken front and rear internal hinges, ownership signature to first advertisement page. Fading to spine gilts, mark to front board, with browning to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Browning to majority of page edges, slight breaking to internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 & 1950. Original hardbacks. Some wear to board extremities, fading to spine gilt, some breaking to mainly front internal hinges of both books otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Very minor scratch to title gilt otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 & 1953. Original hardbacks. Both have breaking to internal hinges. The 1952 has an ink signature inside front board, and some speckling to page block edge. The 1953 has some dulling to spine gilts, some white specks on front board, and some speckling to page block edge otherwise both are in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 & 1955. Original hardbacks. Both have some dulling to spine gilts. The 1955 some white specks on front board otherwise both are in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 815:
Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956 & 1957. Original hardbacks. Both have some wrinkling to spine paper. The 1956 has some dulling to spine gilt otherwise both are in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 816:
Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Visible crease to spine paper and bump to corner of front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very minor scuff to title gilt and minor dent to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 818:
Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960 & 1961. Original hardbacks. The 1960 has creasing and wrinkling to spine and minor dulling to gilts. The 1961 has breaking to front internal hinge and minor light fading to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 819:
Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962 & 1963. Original hardbacks. The 1962 has an ink signature to inside front board, breaking to rear internal hinge and some wrinkling to spine paper. The 1963 has some wrinkling to spine paper and minor dulling to gilts otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Minor speckling to front broad otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading and minor nicks to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading and minor nicks to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight light fading and minor wear to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 - 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. All with slight light fading and very minor wear to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 - 1980. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. All with slight light fading and minor wear to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 830:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981 - 2016. From 1981 - 2005 are all original hardbacks with dustwrappers. From 2006 - 2016 all are large format editions. The 2013, 2015 and 2016 editions are lacking dustwrappers. All with odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 48
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows hardback second reprint (2014) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 91/100. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. Willows hardback second reprint (2014) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 91/100. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. Willows hardback second reprint (2014) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 91/100. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. Willows hardback second reprint (2014) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 91/100. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia 1998 - 2005/6. 1st - 8th Editions. Original hardbacks with dust wrappers. Qty 8 VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- India 2013 - 2016. 1st - 4th Editions. Original hardbacks with dust wrappers. The 2013 has some spotting to dust wrapper. Qty 4 VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 837:
Lot 837 Lot 837
Wisden Anthology 1978-2006. Leather bound limited edition 32/300 in slip case. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. Excellent condition. Sold with a collection of Wisden publications including facsimile 1864 Wisden produced in 2013, 'The Nightwatchman - The Wisden Cricket Quarterly' issues 1-14, 'The Little Wonder' by Robert Winder. Plus a collection of Original and replacement dustwrappers. Qty 21
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32

Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. Willows softback second reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 180/250. Very minor foxing to top of pages, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. Willows softback second reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 234/250. Very minor foxing to top of pages, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. Willows softback reprint (1993) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 33/500. Some staining and minor foxing to top of page edge otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. Willows softback reprint (1994) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 104/500. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 842:
Lot 842
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: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 843:
Lot 843
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: unsold
Lot 844:
Lot 844
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 845:
Lot 845
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: unsold
Lot 846:
Lot 846
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 847:
Lot 847
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 848:
Lot 848
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: unsold
Lot 849:
Lot 849
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 850:
Lot 850
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. Willows hardback reprint (2012) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 369/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. Willows hardback reprint (1999) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 549/750. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. Willows hardback reprint (1999) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 496/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 486/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 854:
Lot 854
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 323/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 855:
Lot 855
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. Willows hardback reprint (2000) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 437/500. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 856:
Lot 856
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Willows hardback reprint (2012) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 223/250. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 857:
Lot 857
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/very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £280

Lot 858:
Lot 858
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 859:
Lot 859
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 860:
Lot 860
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 861:
Lot 861
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 862:
Lot 862
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £130
Lot 863:
Lot 863
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £62
Lot 864:
Lot 864
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937, 1938 & 1939. 74th, 75th & 76th Editions.All with original paper wrappers and covers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine with the exception of the 1937 edition. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder, The 1937 edition lacking two front and one rear advertisement page otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934, 1935 & 1936. 71st, 72nd & 73rd Editions. All with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder, minor wear to head and base of spines otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 866:
Lot 866
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931, 1932 & 1933. 68th, 69th & 70th Editions. All with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder, minor wear to head and base of spines otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928, 1929 & 1930. 65th, 66th & 67th Editions. All with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder, minor wear to head and base of spines, the 1928 edition has signature to front wrapper and title page otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £75
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925, 1926 & 1927. 62nd, 63rd & 64th Editions. All with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, minor wear to head and base of spines otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922, 1923 & 1924. 59th, 60th & 61st Editions. All with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, minor wear to head and base of spines otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 & 1921. 57th & 58th Editions. Both with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, minor wear to head and base of spines otherwise in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, slight irregular trimming by book binder, lacking front two and last advertisement page, minor wear to head and base of spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, slight irregular trimming by book binder otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £220
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911 & 1912. 48th & 49th Edition. The 1912 edition with original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some irregular trimming by book binder. The 1911 edition is lacking original wrappers and first advertisement page otherwise both in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 882:
Lot 882
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 885:
Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, very minor tear and loss to corner of front wrapper and some tight trimming by book binder otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some tight trimming by book binder otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some tight trimming at odd pages by book binder and signature in ink to front wrapper otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some tight trimming by book binder otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some tight trimming at odd pages by book binder, portion of page missing from rear advertisement page otherwise in good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, small signature in blue pencil to header of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, some wear to front wrapper, lacking thirty advertisement pages and rear wrapper, minor breaking to rear internal hinge in good condition.
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 893:
Lot 893
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 894:
Lot 894
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894 & 1895. 31st & 32nd Editions. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, the 1895 has a signature in black ink to front wrapper, the 1894 is lacking front and rear wrappers otherwise complete and both books in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £120
Lot 895:
Lot 895
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892 & 1893. 29th & 30th Editions. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, the 1892 is lacking front and rear wrappers otherwise complete and both books in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £120
Lot 896:
Lot 896
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £170
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, lacking rear wrapper and two rear advertisement pages, small signature in blue pencil to header of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 898:
Lot 898
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, small signature in pencil to header of front wrapper and book-plate laid down to inside of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £200
Lot 899:
Lot 899
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, lacking three front advertisement pages otherwise complete and in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 900:
Lot 900
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, lacking five front and eighteen rear advertisement pages otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 901:
Lot 901
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges, lacking front and rear advertisement pages otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 902:
Lot 902
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some minor loss to front and rear wrappers, minor blue pen marking at head of front wrapper, minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Lot 903:
Lot 903
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Number '75' handwritten to top border of front wrapper, minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th Edition. Original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor stain and minor wear to corners of front wrapper, minor foxing otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 905:
Lot 905
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Wear with small loss to front wrapper edges and minor staining, small loss to second advertising page and tears to title page, minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £420
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Name handwritten to top border of front wrapper and first advertising page, minor wear to wrapper edges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £220/260
Hammer price: £240
Lot 907:
Lot 907
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th Edition. Original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Name handwritten to top border of first advertising page, staining and minor wear with small loss to front wrapper edges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in green boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Very good condition with wrappers in unusually rare good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £510
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1877. 14th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Small tape repair to last page 247/248 otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £850
Lot 910:
Lot 910
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1876. 13th Edition. Original front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in green boards with titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear and staining to front wrapper, minor foxing to odd pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £1200
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872 & 1873. 9th & 10th Editions. Both editions bound as one, lacking original paper wrappers, bound in green boards with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1500/2500
Hammer price: £1400
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. 8th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page edges. Trimming by book binder a little tight, especially to top edge with some loss to top of text otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £600/800
Hammer price: £850
Lot 913:
Lot 913
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. 7th Edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Marbled page edges. Minor foxing otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £1000

Lot 914:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981-2016. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Several editions with some foxing or minor staining to top edge of page block otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with a hardback edition of 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1984'. Compiled by Derek Barnard. London 1985. Qty 37
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 915:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 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: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 916:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 - 1982, 1984, 1988 & 1996. Mostly original softbacks with the exception of the 1965, 1966, 1969, 1973 - 1976, 1984 & 1988 which are hardback editions, the 1984 and 1988 editions are ex-libris, signified by stamps to head of page block edge, coded adhered to spines. All with odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Viewing essential, not subject to return.
Lot 917:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1949 - 1964. Original hardbacks with the exception of the 1957 and 1961 which are softback editions and the 1947 which is rebound and in poor condition. The 1964 is an ex-libris edition signified by stamp to head of page block, sticker removed inside front board and marks to title page. The original hardbacks have some faults, breaking to internal hinges, nicks to spine, wear to boards, and faded gilts. Qty 17
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Viewing essential, not subject to return.
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Three original hardbacks for 1952, 1963 and 1984. Also six large format hardback editions for 2008-2011, 2013 and 2015. Fading to gilts and wear to the cover on the 1952. Sold with James Lillywhite's Cricketers' Annual 1886. Edited by C.W. Alcock. About fair/good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1977. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Tear to dustwrapper fold otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Signed to rear of dustwrapper by six Northamptonshire cricketers, David Steele, Peter Willey, Dye, Larkins, Yardley and Hodgson
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to gilts otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 921:
Lot 921
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor bump to corner of front board, very slight dulling to gilts, minor short repair to nick on edge of page 3 otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £340
Lot 922:
Lot 922
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to spine gilts, light bumping to front board extremities, very minor crease to rear board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £360
Lot 923:
Lot 923
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor bump to front board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £380
Lot 924:
Lot 924
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original cloth wrappers. Ageing and bowing to spine. Fair condition. Sold with a 1950 original hardback. Breaking to rear internal hinge, minor wear to boards. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 925:
Lot 925
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Fairly heavy creasing to front board, bumping to lower board corners, nick to head of spine paper, some fading to gilts on spine paper, internally very good
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 926:
Lot 926
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Some breaking to internal hinges at front and rear, to a lesser extent to rear. Minor fading and light wear to board extremities otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £400
Lot 927:
Lot 927
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board corners, very minor breaking to rear internal hinge otherwise in very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2400
Lot 928:
Lot 928
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor crease to rear board and spine paper, very minor wear to board corners, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £620
Lot 929:
Lot 929
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper, Name of ownership to top border of front yellow end paper otherwise in very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with bright gilts to front board and spine paper
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £700
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine and board extremities, slight damage to top of rear board otherwise in good/very good condition with gilts bright
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £1000
Lot 931:
Lot 931
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor foxing to internal pages otherwise in very good condition with bright gilts. A rare early hardback edition with bright gilts to front board
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1750
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £5000/7000
Hammer price: unsold
The third issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896
Lot 933:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2011. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953 & 1954. Both in original limp cloth covers. 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. Both with a odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 935:
Lot 935
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951 & 1952. Both in 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 otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950 & 1951. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 937:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947-1952, 1954-1958, 1963-1964, 1966, 1968 -1970, 1972-1976 & 1978. Run of original softbacks. Some bowing to spines of the 1958, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 & 1978 editions. Some minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Minor staining to bottom of page block otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Bound in brown boards, with original wrappers preserved, with title and date in gilt to spine. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Bound in brown boards, with original wrappers preserved, with title and date in gilt to spine. Also Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition, lacking original wrappers. Both issues a little tired. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Bound in brown boards, with original wrappers preserved, with title and date in gilt to spine. Some ageing and one tear to original front wrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Bound in quarter leather brown/blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Lacking advertising pages at front and rear otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to head of spine paper otherwise in near exceptional condition for this year.
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £1000
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers. Almost complete loss to spine paper, content becoming slightly loose, minor loss to wrapper edges, minor annotation to odd page otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1873. 10th Edition. Bound in brown/red boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Name and address handwritten to title page otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £800
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872. 9th edition. Handsomely bound in red moroccan leather, without original paper wrappers, with title and date in gilt to spine. Gilt to top edge. Pages slightly irregularly trimmed by book binder. Pages checked, complete. Rare. G/VG. Previously sold by Knights in April 2008
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £780
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. 7th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in brown/red boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some foxing and minor wear to wrappers, light foxing throughout otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare. Ex-Eagar Collection with bookplate
Estimate: £2300/2600
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1868. 5th Edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £2200/2600
Hammer price: £2400
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1866. 3rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Front wrapper and first four pages with different degrees of restoration, pages becoming brittle to edges, minor loss to edges of rear wrapper and odd internal pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare. Ex-Auty Collection
Estimate: £2000/2500
Hammer price: £1800
Lot 951:
Lot 951
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1865. 2nd Edition. Bound in marbled blue and red quarter leather, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to tooled spine. Somewhat tight trimming by the bookbinder to top edge of book otherwise in good/very good condition. Very minor soiling and foxing. Pages checked, complete. Rare. Ex Russell Bencraft collection
Estimate: £3000/4000
Hammer price: £2800
Russell Bencraft played for Hampshire and held almost every office for the County side including, as Honorary Secretary, saving them from near extinction in 1879, and attaining first class status in 1894 as Captain
Lot 952:
Lot 952 Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864. 1st edition. Handsomely bound in red moroccan leather, without original paper wrappers, with title and date in gilt to spine. Gilt to top edge. Pages checked, complete. G/VG. Previously sold by Knights in April 2008
Estimate: £4000/6000
Hammer price: £5500
Very rare first year of issue

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