Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks

Various collections.

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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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

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