Wisden. Original Hardback Editions

Lot 951:
Lot 951
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers. Wrappers and spine paper are soiled and darkened, some wear and minor loss to spine paper, otherwise in generally very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £320
Lot 952:
Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper, wrappers soiled and darkened, damage to front end paper edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £80
Lot 953:
Lot 953
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Some minor wear and darkening to wrappers, odd minor faults otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 954:
Lot 954
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling and minor wear to front wrapper, very minor loss to spine paper, spine block broken, contents becoming loose otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 955:
Lot 955
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 956:
Lot 956
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Soiling and darkening to wrappers and spine paper, some wear and small loss to spine paper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 957:
Lot 957
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Generally very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 958:
Lot 958
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1921 and 1922. 58th & 59th editions. The 1921 edition lacking original front wrapper but rear wrapper present, the 1922 with original wrappers, both bound in light brown boards with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 959:
Lot 959
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Rear wrapper cleanly detached. Some age toning, wear and soiling to wrappers,otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 960:
Lot 960
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 961:
Lot 961
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 962:
Lot 962
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, contents becoming loose. Some light wear, age toning and soiling to wrappers, front wrapper becoming detached, contents good
Estimate: £35/55
Hammer price: £30
Lot 963:
Lot 963
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers and some spotting/staining to front wrapper, ink splash to spine block otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 964:
Lot 964
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 965:
Lot 965
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Bowing to spine, some breaking to spine block, contents becoming slightly loose otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 966:
Lot 966
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor age toning to spine paper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 967:
Lot 967
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 968:
Lot 968
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1939. 76th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor faults to covers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 969:
Lot 969
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor age toning to top edge of covers, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 970:
Lot 970
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown board, with titles in gilt to spine. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor age toning to top edge of rear cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 971:
Lot 971
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown board, with titles in gilt to spine. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Name of ownership and date handwritten to first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 972:
Lot 972
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown board, with titles in gilt to spine. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 973:
Lot 973
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. minor darkening to covers, some bowing to spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20

Lot 974:
Lot 974
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking first two advertising pages at front and five pages at rear, old tape repair to lower edge of page xxxi/xxxii otherwise in good condition. Sold with a similar bound copy for 1925, lacking all advertising pages to front and plate of W.G. Grace, minor annotation internally otherwise in good condition. Plus softback editions for 1949, 1950, 1991, 1993, 1995 and 1997, the 1949 copy, poor and the 1950 with cocked spine otherwise in generally good condition, the later books in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 975:
Lot 975
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953, 1954 and 1955. Original limp cloth covers. The 1952 edition with breaking front internal hinges, the 1953 edition with broken front internal hinges and broken spine block, sections becoming loose and the latter two editions with minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 976:
Lot 976
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1951. Original limp cloth covers. The first two editions with bowing to spines, the 1948 edition in poor condition, the 1949 edition in generally good condition, the 1950 and 1951 editions with breaking to front internal hinge otherwise the latter two in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 977:
Lot 977
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1948 and 1949. Original limp cloth covers. The first two editions with bowing to spines, the 1947 edition with broken front internal hinge, wear to covers and spine paper, the 1948 edition with browning to internal pages and wear to hinges, the book contains a 10/- note and a letter from a distant relation of 'Tip' Foster and the 1949 edition with wear to base of spine paper otherwise all three in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 978:
Lot 978
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929, 1935 and 1936. 66th, 72nd & 73rd editions. The latter two copies with original paper wrappers, uniformly bound in red and light brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. The 1929 edition bound in brown boards, lacking wrappers, with gilt titles to spine paper. The 1929 edition lacking first and last two advertising pages, name and address written to top border of page 5 otherwise in good condition, the 1935 edition in good+ condition and the 1936 with soiling and some wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 979:
Lot 979
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939 and 1940. 75th-77th editions. Original limp cloth covers. The 1938 edition with some wear and small loss to base of spine paper, some wear and age toning to covers, odd further minor faults otherwise in good condition. The 1939 edition ex 'Leicester Mercury Sports Department' copy with handwritten title and stamp to top half of front wrapper, some breaking to front internal hinge, wear and age toning to covers, soiling to page block edge otherwise in generally good condition and the 1940 edition with bowing to spine, age toning to spine paper, odd further minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 980:
Lot 980
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine, minor wear to spine paper with small loss, light soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 981:
Lot 981
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some staining to wrappers, small loss to corner of rear wrapper, some staining to first few outer pages at front and rear, very minor breaking to spine block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 982:
Lot 982
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Name and date handwritten to top border of front wrapper and first advertising page, minor wear to wrappers, some wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40

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