Wisden. Original Hardback Editions

Lot 1142:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2015. The majority are original hardbacks with dustwrapper. The 1976-1981, 1983, 1986-1987 and 2015 editions are original limp cloth covers. The 1985 hardback lacking dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. A run of Wisdens ideal for starting a collection
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1143:
Lot 1143
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1975-1981. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd minor faults to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1144:
Lot 1144
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to front board and spine gilts, very minor faults to boards, very minor crease to rear board, ink signature of ownership to top border of first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 1145:
Lot 1145
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to gilts on spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £340
Lot 1146:
Lot 1146
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to gilts on spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £850
Lot 1147:
Lot 1147
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Some dulling to front board and spine paper gilt titles, minor crease to lower corner of front board, minor bumping and wear to corners, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £420
Lot 1148:
Lot 1148
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £620
Lot 1149:
Lot 1149
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original hardback. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £720
Lot 1150:
Lot 1150
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, slight darkening to spine paper, minor wear to corners of boards otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1151:
Lot 1151
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee edition). Original hardback. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper, very minor wear to board extremities, odd very minor marks to boards, handwritten name of ownership otherwise in very good condition throughout with gilts bright - cricket
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1152:
Lot 1152
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original hardback. Some darkening to spine paper, nick to head and base of spine paper, dulling to gilt titles on spine, minor wear to boards corners, some wear to front internal hinge, very minor annotation to odd page and ink stain to corner of first few internal pages otherwise in good condition. Presentation copy with ink inscription to top of title page 'To C. Stewart Caine from Sydney H. Pardon. Feb 1906'. Stewart Caine has written his initials very boldly to yellow front end paper, first advertising page and 'Preface' page. Rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £750
Sydney H. Pardon was Editor of Wisden from 1891-1925, Charles Stewart Caine succeeded Pardon in 1926 and was the Wisden Editor until his death in 1934. Stewart Caine worked for Wisden from 1887-1933
Lot 1153:
Lot 1153
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original hardback. Some darkening and wear to boards and spine paper, nick to edge of spine, minor wear to board corners, minor wear to internal hinges, thin tape strip to back of the lower border of yellow title end paper and slightly irregular trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1200

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