Cricket Photographs

Lot 755:
Lot 755
West Indies tour to England 1966. Four original mono press photographs taken during the third Test, Trent Bridge, July 1966. Photographs are Colin Milburn congratulating Basil Butcher scoring a double century at Trent Bridge, two of Colin Cowdrey taking a catch at gully to dismiss Rohan Kanhai, and Tom Graveney taking a catch to dismiss Conrad Hunte. 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 756:
Lot 756 Lot 756
William Roy Genders. Derbyshire, Worcestershire & Somerset 1946-1949. Original mono photograph of the Roy Genders XI team for the charity match v Sheffield Collegiate, Abbeydale Park, 6th August 1942. The players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire include Learie Constantine and Manny Martindale of West Indies, also Genders (Captain), J. White, W. Andrews, J. Lawrence (Somerset) and W. Keeton (Nottinghamshire). Sold with an official admission ticket for the match. Also two other mono photographs apparently from the same match, one of Genders with Martindale and two others. Sold with a mono place back real photograph postcard of an unknown team, with Genders seated to centre. Some wear to the photographs, generally good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Roy Genders XI won the match by eight wickets, Constantine top scoring in the match with 68 runs
Lot 757:
Lot 757 Lot 757
J.W.H.T. Douglas XI in Scotland 1922. Two large original sepia photographs of action during the match West of Scotland v J.W.H.T. Douglas XII, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, 8th-10th July 1922. One photograph embossed 'Copyright. The Bulletin. Both photographs measure approx. 10"x6.5" and are laid to large album pages. Douglas' XII won by 290 runs and featured prominent players including Hobbs, Russell, Hearne, Gunn, Sandham, Hendren, Jupp, Hitch, Strudwick etc. Ageing and wear, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Gentlemen v Players, Scarborough 1956. Large original Walkers photograph of the Players team in front of the pavilion at Scarborough for the match played 1st-4th September 1956. Players include T. Graveney, D Compton, G. Evans, J. Wardle, F. Tyson, A. Moss, D.Shepherd etc. Walker Studios stamp to verso. 10.5"x5.25". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Players won by 7 wickets
Lot 759:
Lot 759 Lot 759
England v Australia 1934. Four original mono press photographs of action from the Third Test match, Old Trafford, 6th-10th July 1934. Photographs feature Brown playing a shot through the ships, Woodfull playing a shot to leg, Walters and Sutcliffe walking out to bat for England, and Ames playing a shot off Wall. Various sizes, approx 12"x7" and smaller. Some faults and pin holes, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £240
Lot 760:
Lot 760
Yorkshire at Scarborough 1933. Original mono photograph of the Yorkshire team standing in cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough, possibly for the match v Glamorgan. Players featured include Rhodes, Macauley, Holmes, Sutcliffe, Mitchell, Sellers, Leyland, Verity, Bowes etc. The photograph measures 5"x3.25", laid to card. Possibly by Walkers Studio. Sold with two postcards of the 1935 and 1938 Yorkshire teams. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 761:
Lot 761
James Seymour. London County & Kent 1900-1926. Mono cabinet card style photograph of Seymour in batting pose. Photographer unknown. 4.75"x6.5". Wear and rounding to corners of mount, the photograph in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 762:
Lot 762
New Zealand 1980s. Five mono press photographs and two colour cuttings of New Zealand Test players, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Bruce Edgar, Jeff Crowe, Glenn Turner (two), John Bracewell, Martin Crowe and Richard Hadlee. Each measures approx. 8"x10". Sold with a further fourteen unsigned mono press photographs including Howarth, Coney, Sneddon, Edgar, J. Crowe, M. Crowe etc. Various sizes, 8"x10" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 763:
Lot 763
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Set of facsimile editions printed by Billing & Sons Ltd, London 1960. Original wrappers. Bound in old style mustard brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. Eighth edition. Bound in dark brown board, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good clean condition. Pages checked, complete. A rare early edition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £850
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Browning and darkening to front of title page and page 240 otherwise in very good condition. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Minor loss to the corners of the front wrapper, some minor staining to front and rear wrappers, damage and loss to top and bottom of rear wrapper border otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £300
Lot 767:
Lot 767
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose and some loss to spine paper. Cleanly detached rear wrapper, some loss to rear wrapper corners and extremities, front wrapper, first advertising page and title page cleanly detached. Some general age toning to wrappers and some staining to edge of front wrapper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £400
Lot 768:
Lot 768
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Bound in dark green quarter leather boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, marbled page block edges. Lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 769:
Lot 769
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some loss to rear corner of front wrapper, also minor loss to wrapper extremity, minor age toning to wrappers, further odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 770:
Lot 770
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some loss to head and base of spine paper, '1883' marked to spine paper in ink, very minor loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Very minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 772:
Lot 772
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking front (1) and rear advertising pages otherwise in very good condition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of front wrapper. Ex Eagar collection
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 773:
Lot 773
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, rear pages becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, minor tear to rear wrapper, odd marks to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Ink signature of ownership to top border of front wrapper
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £260
Lot 774:
Lot 774
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers. Tape reinforcement to spine, some wear and darkening to spine paper, some wear to wrappers with nicks and very small loss to wrapper extremities, otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers. Detached wrappers, worn and stained wrappers, crease and loss to edges of front wrapper, minor loss to rear wrapper, total loss of spine paper, internal pages with some rounding to corners otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition (second issue). Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition with excellent wrappers
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £380
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Ex Eagar collection
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £320
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition with excellent wrappers. Ex Eagar collection
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £260
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Some minor wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £68
Lot 781:
Lot 781
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Small loss to base of spine paper, very minor wear to wrappers otherwise in very good condition. Ink signature of ownership and date to top border of wrapper
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 782:
Lot 782
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Old tape marks to original wrappers, some age toning to wrappers, poor binding to two internal pages otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Ink signature of ownership to top border of front wrapper
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Some minor wear and age toning to wrappers, odd further minor faults otherwise in generally good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 785:
Lot 785
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to page block, contents becoming loose, some loss to spine paper, minor wear and small loss to wrapper extremities, irregular trimming by binder of odd page edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 786:
Lot 786
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor wear and some darkening to wrappers, small corner loss to rear wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 787:
Lot 787
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 788:
Lot 788
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Wear with corner loss to front wrapper, ink annotation to front wrapper, some soiling and wear to wrappers otherwise in generally good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 789:
Lot 789
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, loss to front wrapper extremities, top corner loss to rear wrapper otherwise in generally good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 790:
Lot 790
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some darkening and wear to wrappers, creasing and repaired nicks to front wrapper, minor nicks and small loss to rear wrapper, minor staining to first few internal pages otherwise in generally good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some wear to wrappers, creasing, nicks and small loss to extremities of both wrappers, less to the rear, very minor faults to odd internal page otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £68
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some age toning to wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Old tape marks to side border of wrappers, minor loss to wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some darkening and very minor wear to front wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £68
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Wear and old tape marks to wrappers, small corner loss to lower corner of front wrapper, old tape marks to inside of rear wrapper and last advertising page otherwise in generally good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor wear to front wrapper, significant loss to top of rear wrapper and some wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, minor ink spotting to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Ink signature of ownership to top border of front wrapper
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some age toning and wear to front wrapper, the book a little tired otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1916. 53rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some wear to wrappers with wear and corner loss to both, corner crease to front wrapper, odd minor faults internally, generally good. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £200
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1917. 54th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Very minor wear to wrapper extremities otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1918. 55th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Generally good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £140
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1919. 56th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Red speckled page block edges. Minor loss to edge of front wrapper at spine otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1920. 57th Edition. Bound in publishers hardcloth, with gilt titles similar to an original hardback edition, and blank end papers. Some damp staining to rear page edges. An original publisher's rebind in generally good/very good condition. Bookplate of Gerald Pawle to inside front board
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
It is assumed that clients asked Wisden to provide hardback copies of back numbers to look identical with original hardback copies bought from 1896 onwards. To a purist they cannot be described as 'original hardbacks' but were certainly bound by Wisden in publisher's hard cloth, albeit at a later date
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1921. 58th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some soiling to wrappers, some corner wear and damage to wrapper corners, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in generally good condition. Ink signature of ownership to first advertising page
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1922. 59th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some wear and damage to lower corner of front wrapper, slightly irregular trimming by the binder otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1923. 60th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor wear to wrappers, small loss to upper corner of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1924. 61st Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor wear to leather spine, wrappers and contents in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £68
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1925. 62nd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1926. 63rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1927. 64th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1928. 65th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £92
Lot 815:
Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1929. 66th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 816:
Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some breaking to edge of leather spine, wrappers and contents in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 818:
Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 819:
Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 72nd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some breaking to edge of leather spine, some wear to spine paper, minor soiling to front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 73rd Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some breaking to edge of leather spine, some wear to spine paper, wrappers and contents in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 74th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in leather and quarter marbled boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Some breaking to edge of leather spine, some wear to spine paper, wrappers and contents in very good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £92
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor staining to spine paper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Minor staining to rear cover otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £59
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th Edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Minor annotation to front cover otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor wear and creasing to covers, some minor staining to covers otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to the gilt lettering to spine paper, very minor crease to rear board otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to the gilt lettering on the spine paper, odd further very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £180
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Very minor darkening to covers, slight staining to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Very minor wear to front internal hinges otherwise in unusually very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original limp cloth covers. Usual browning to internal pages, minor bowing to spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Some wear to internal hinges, wear to board extremities, light crease to spine paper, dulling to gilts on front board, fading to spine gilts otherwise in good condition. Usual browning to page edges
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 and 1951. Original hardbacks. The 1949 edition with broken internal hinges, some wear to boards, the 1951 edition with broken internal hinges, crease to spine paper, name handwritten to page block edge (fading) otherwise in generally good condition. Both editions with some staining to boards and fading to gilts. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 837:
Lot 837
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. 86th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 59' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Very good condition. Signed to the title page in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Minor dulling to spine gilts otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £21
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Dulling to spine gilts, foxing to page block edges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Minor dulling to gilts, minor foxing to page block edges, minor bumping to boards, name and address handwritten in ink to inside of front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £21
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 and 1955. Original hardbacks. Minor dulling to gilts, minor soiling to page block edges, broken front internal hinge, name and address handwritten in ink to title page of the 1954 edition. The 1955 edition with dulled gilts to front board and spine, some darkening to boards, minor soiling to page block edges, name and address handwritten in ink to inside of front board otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 842:
Lot 842
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Minor faults to boards, minor soiling to page block edges, name and address handwritten in ink to first advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 843:
Lot 843
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper, ink stain to page block edge, ink signature of ownership to title page, odd further faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £17
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957, 1958 and 1959. Original limp cloth covers. Minor faults to the 1957 edition otherwise all in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Minor bump to front board, light crease to spine paper, some soiling to page block edge, handwritten ink name and address to first advert page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25

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