Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks

Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Bound in black boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to front board. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking first advertising page otherwise complete
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Bound in black boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to front board. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking first advertising page otherwise complete
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Bound in dark blue mottled boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking first advertising page and advertising pages at rear otherwise complete
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 951:
Lot 951
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in red boards with gilt titles to spine. Original wrappers darkened and age toned, minor bumping to lower right hand corner otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/180
Lot 952:
Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Bound in dark blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Minor staining to the corner of the head of spine block otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £130/160
Lot 953:
Lot 953
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Original wrappers with odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 954:
Lot 954
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 955:
Lot 955
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition, second issue. Original paper wrappers, bound in black boards with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page block edge. Minor staining to lower edge of rear wrapper, some wear and breaking to black boards at spine, minor foxing otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 956:
Lot 956
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine, mottled page block edge. Light soiling to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Lot 957:
Lot 957
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in mottled and quarter leather boards with gilt titles to spine. Some darkening, age toning and wear to wrappers, odd further minor faults otherwise in good condition. The book, a little tired
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 958:
Lot 958
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Minor age toning to wrappers, some browning to page extremities otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 959:
Lot 959
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Minor age toning and slight wear to wrappers, one page unevenly cut by the binder otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 960:
Lot 960
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Minor age toning and slight wear to wrappers, some minor browning to page extremities otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 961:
Lot 961
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, wear with slight loss to top corner of rear wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 962:
Lot 962
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, old tape marks to inner border of wrappers at front and rear, some wear with slight loss to rear wrapper extremities otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 963:
Lot 963 Lot 963
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, some wear to lower right hand corner of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with a similar edition for 1901, lacking original wrappers and with damage to top border of first advertising page, some foxing otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 964:
Lot 964
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in mottled and quarter leather boards with gilt titles to spine. Minor wear to lower border of front wrapper, ink stain to lower border of rear wrapper, trimming a little tight in place by the binder otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 965:
Lot 965 Lot 965
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903 & 1904. 40th & 41st editions. The 1903 edition bound in dark brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking the first four advertising pages at front and last two at rear, wear with small loss to the first and last pages in the book otherwise in good condition. The 1904 edition in light brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Minor old tape marks to front wrapper, some wear, chipping and staining to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 966:
Lot 966 Lot 966
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905 & 1906. 42nd & 43rd editions. The 1905 edition bound in green and quarter leather boards, front original wrapper intact but lacking rear wrapper, with gilt titles to spine. Some soiling and age toning to front wrapper otherwise in good condition. The 1906 edition in green boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 967:
Lot 967
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907, 1908 & 1909. 44th, 45th & 46th editions. The 1907 edition bound in dark brown boards, with rear original wrapper intact but lacking front wrapper, with gilt titles to spine. Good condition. The 1908 edition in light brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition. The 1909 edition bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Soiling, wear and age toning to both wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 968:
Lot 968
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910, 1912 and 1914. 47th, 49th & 51st editions. The 1910 with original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. Minor ink inscription to edge of top border, print loss to inner border of both wrappers otherwise in good condition. The 1912 in similar binding with original paper wrappers, staining and loss to wrappers, odd further minor faults otherwise good. The 1914 edition bound in brown boards lacking wrappers and in only fair condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 969:
Lot 969
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor soiling to wrappers, very minor bowing to spine, some annotation to odd page at rear otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 970:
Lot 970
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913 and 1915. 50th (Jubilee) & 52nd editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1913 with some minor wear to spine paper, minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition. The 1915 edition with both wrappers and spine paper detached and in one piece, the spine repaired with old tape. Wear and age toning to wrappers, internal pages good
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 971:
Lot 971
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor wear to corners and board extremities, broken front and rear internal hinges broken, old tape restoration, ownership bookplate to inside front board. Front and rear boards affected by worm with several small holes to both front and rear which does not seem to have affected the pages internally, which are in good condition. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 972:
Lot 972
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Wear and age toning to wrappers and spine paper, front wrapper almost detached, some small loss to edge of front cover and spine paper, bumping to corners, odd further minor faults, internally pages good. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 973:
Lot 973
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original rear paper wrapper only, lacking front, bound in red boards, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page block edges. Lacking first advertising page otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 974:
Lot 974
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Bound in mid blue boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page block edges. Good+ condition. Bookplate of 'O. Hughes-Onslow' to inside front board. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 975:
Lot 975
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in mid blue boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page block edges. Good+ condition. Bookplate of 'O. Hughes-Onslow' to inside front board. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 976:
Lot 976
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear with small loss to spine paper, some discolouration and staining to spine paper, odd minor faults to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 977:
Lot 977
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear with loss to spine paper, wear with small loss to wrapper extremities, front wrapper becoming detached, some wear and small loss to corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 978:
Lot 978
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Light wear to boards and spine paper, some creasing to rear board and spine paper, wear to board and spine extremities, slight breaking to rear internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Lot 979:
Lot 979
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Some wear and soiling to wrappers, ink stain to centre of front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 980:
Lot 980
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original hardback. Some bumping to corners, some wear to spine paper at head and base, evidence of worm holes to spine affecting inner yellow end papers on inside of boards to a degree otherwise in good condition. Owner bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 981:
Lot 981
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Some soiling and age toning to wrappers, trimming a little tight in place by the binder otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 982:
Lot 982
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 983:
Lot 983
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 984:
Lot 984
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers. Spine block cleanly broken, book in two halves, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 985:
Lot 985
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear to spine paper, minor wrinkling to rear wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 986:
Lot 986
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 987:
Lot 987
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor breaking to spine block otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 988:
Lot 988
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to corner of spine paper otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 989:
Lot 989
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor marks to front wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 990:
Lot 990
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor bowing to spine otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 991:
Lot 991
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Irregular printing to front wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 992:
Lot 992
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 993:
Lot 993
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good/excellent condition. Not often seen in this fine condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 994:
Lot 994
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original paper covers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 995:
Lot 995
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939 and 1940. 76th & 77ths edition. Original paper covers. The 1939 edition with minor wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1940 edition in poor condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 996:
Lot 996
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 997:
Lot 997
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor staining to spine paper, slight discolouration to wrappers, minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 998:
Lot 998
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to title gilts on front board and spine, name handwritten to top border of inside front board otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Original hardback compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 999:
Lot 999
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Title gilts dulled, small horizontal damage to centre of spine paper, staining/marks to inside of front boards and first and last advertising pages at front and rear otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/200
Lot 1000:
Lot 1000
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulled spine gilts, initials to top of first advertising page, very minor marks to rear board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 1001:
Lot 1001
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Some minor darkening to covers and spine paper, bump to top right hand corner of book otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1002:
Lot 1002
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Dulling to spine gilts, very minor marks to boards otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1003:
Lot 1003
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spine, usual browning to internal pages, initial and date to top border of first advertising page otherwise in unusually very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1004:
Lot 1004
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. Original limp cloth covers. Initial and date to top border of first advertising page otherwise in unusually very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1005:
Lot 1005
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1006:
Lot 1006
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1007:
Lot 1007
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1953. Original limp cloth covers. The 1952 edition with breaking internal hinges, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good condition. The 1953 edition with minor breaking to front internal hinges otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1008:
Lot 1008
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 and 1955. Original limp cloth covers. The 1954 edition with initials and date to top border of first advertising page otherwise both in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1009:
Lot 1009
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1010:
Lot 1010
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957 and 1964. Original limp cloth covers. Light crease to corner of front cover of the 1957 edition otherwise both in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1011:
Lot 1011
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1012:
Lot 1012
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Excellent condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1013:
Lot 1013
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Minor wear to gilts on front board, slight wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Excellent condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1015:
Lot 1015
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Minor wear to gilts on front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1016:
Lot 1016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1017:
Lot 1017
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Initials and date to first advertising page otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1018:
Lot 1018
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1019:
Lot 1019
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1020:
Lot 1020
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1021:
Lot 1021
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1022:
Lot 1022
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1023:
Lot 1023
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1024:
Lot 1024
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Nick and minor scuffing to spine of dustwrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1025:
Lot 1025
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1973 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1026:
Lot 1026 Lot 1026 Lot 1026
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2017. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of the 1976 and 1983 editions which are limp cloth covers. Minor faults to odd copy otherwise in very good condition. Sold with a small selection of other Wisden publications. Qty 46. An ideal run of the Almanack to start a collection
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1027:
Lot 1027
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864 and 1865. Billings & Sons Ltd, 1960 facsimile editions. Bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Name and address handwritten to top border of title page. VG
Estimate: £50/70

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