Cricket Photographs

Lot 815:
Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light crease to base of the front wrapper, some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining and foxing to page block edge and heavier foxing around the photographic plate pages area otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 816:
Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with some staining to top edge, some staining and foxing to page block edge and heavier foxing around the photographic plate pages area otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 818:
Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining to page block edge and heavier foxing and staining around the photographic plate page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 819:
Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wear, soiling and age toning to wrappers with some staining, repairs to wrapper extremities due to loss, some staining to the first few pages, some age toning to page block edge and light foxing around the photographic plate page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers, light soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers, slight loss to the bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wrappers soiled, stained and age toned, restoration to wrappers near to spine, some minor wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wrappers soiled and age toned, wear to the front wrapper where it meets the spine paper, small corner loss to top of rear wrapper, some soiling to spine block, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some soiling and darkening to wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Old vertical tape band to front wrapper where it meets the spine, wear and small loss to lower border of front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge, inconsistent binding of some pages by the binder otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Small loss to front wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, minor wear and age toning to wrappers, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, darkening and age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some restoration to wrappers near to spine, minor nicks to front wrapper edge, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some soiling and staining to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to first advertising page, some soiling to page block edge, lacking photographic plate and with heavy loss to preceding advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge, lacking photographic plate and with loss to preceding advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities with small loss, small loss to top corner of rear wrapper, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some bumping to top rear corner otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper in ink and in pencil to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, small loss to lower corner of front wrapper, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Sold with a rebound softback edition for 1914, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine paper. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 837:
Lot 837
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Loss to the lower third of the spine paper and some further wear to spine, odd further very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear to wrappers and spine paper, small stain to border area of the front wrapper, small bump to base of spine, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original paper wrappers. Handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and title page, some age toning and very minor wear to spine paper, odd further minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, small loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 842:
Lot 842
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear and age toning to wrappers, very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 843:
Lot 843
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, some minor staining to inside rear wrapper, minor soiling and foxing to spine block edge, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities where it meets the spine, some light soiling to spine block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities where it meets the spine, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper, 'Whitcombe's Book' label to top of front wrapper, Name handwritten to base of spine block in capitals, internally good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 846:
Lot 846
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear to wrappers, possible restoration to edge of rear wrapper, ink staining to base of spine block, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 847:
Lot 847
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, 'Waterstones' label to top of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 848:
Lot 848
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Some minor vertical wrinkling to front board, some wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor bumping to corners, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper, some soiling to spine block edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 849:
Lot 849
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original hardback. Very minor mark to spine paper and board extremities, minor bumping to corners, some wear to front internal hinge, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £350/450
Lot 850:
Lot 850
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor ink marks to edge of front wrapper and to top edge of spine block, book appears to have been bumped at some time otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Bump to lower corner of the front of the book otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing to spine, minor wear with small loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning to wrappers, minor wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 854:
Lot 854
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear to wrappers, very slight bowing to spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 855:
Lot 855
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Excellent condition, with original wrap-around red advertising band with title 'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1934' to centre, as issued in 1937. Amazingly, the book appears to have never been opened. Rarely seen
Estimate: £200/300
Includes report on the controversial M.C.C. 'Bodyline' tour of Australia 1932/33
Lot 856:
Lot 856
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight wear and age toning to spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 857:
Lot 857
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Some minor dulling to the title gilts on the front board and to a greater extent to the spine paper, some bumping to corners, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 858:
Lot 858
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Excellent condition, with original wrap-around red advertising band with title 'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1937' to centre, as issued in 1937. Amazingly, the book appears to have never been opened. Rarely seen
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 859:
Lot 859
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spine, handwritten name of ownership to front cover and to first advertising page, some wear to the front internal hinge, slight fraying to the edge of the front cover otherwise in good condition. Sold with a similar edition for 1940. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spine, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, some wear and age toning to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 860:
Lot 860
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Minor crease to bottom corner of the front board, general wear to boards, some dulling and slight fading to the title gilts on the spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine, broken internal hinges to front and slight breaking to the rear, name of ownership handwritten to first advertising page, internally good
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 861:
Lot 861
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 862:
Lot 862
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very slight soiling to covers, handwritten signature of ownership to inside front cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 863:
Lot 863
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some soiling to rear cover and spine paper, minor wear to base of spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 864:
Lot 864
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to title gilts on spine, bumping to corners, page 311/312 with irregular trim, handwritten signature of ownership to first advertising page and to top of title page, minor bumping to board edges otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Original hardback compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944. Qty 2
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very minor dulling to spine title gilts, handwritten signature of ownership to first advertising page and to top of title page otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 866:
Lot 866
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some soiling/age toning to covers, minor wear to covers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Minor bump to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine, some soiling to top edge of page block, some breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good+ condition. Sold with a similar hardback edition for 1949. The book with a cocked spine to the right, breaking to front and rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards and spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards and spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1953. Original hardbacks. The 1952 edition with minor crease to front board and to base of spine paper and breaking to rear internal hinges, wear to front hinge and slight fading to spine title gilts otherwise in good condition. The 1953 edition with minor bump to front board edge and wear to front internal hinges otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948, 1954, 1955 & 1956. Original limp cloth covers. The 1948 with black ink line over the price at base of front cover, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good condition. The 1954, 1955 and 1956 editions in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Light crease to the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board otherwise in very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Minor mark to back board, very minor bumping to corners otherwise in very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Minor faults to boards, some bumping to top corners, some wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964 to 1966 and 1968. Original hardbacks. The 1965, 1966 and 1968 editions lacking dustwrappers. The 1964 edition with mark to front board, the 1965 edition with odd faults, the 1966 edition with mark to front board and spine paper, light crease to spine paper and the 1968 edition with odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 882:
Lot 882
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and faults to the dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and faults to the dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 1972. Original limp cloth covers. The first three editions in very good condition. The 1971 with 'United Universal Club' library to odd page. The 1972 edition with slight bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 885:
Lot 885 Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1973 to 1997. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd faults to the earlier dustwrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 25
Estimate: £70/100

Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864. 1st edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original front paper wrapper, but retaining original rear wrapper, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Minor creasing to base of rear wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £6000/8000
Very rare first year of issue
Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1865. 2nd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Part of the title to the front wrapper 'The Cricketer's Almanack' has been overwritten in red ink, very minor loss to the top right hand corner of the front wrapper, minor soiling and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £5000/7000
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1866. 3rd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Lacking page 47/48, remaining pages checked, complete. Good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £500/800
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1868. 5th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Sadly there is damage with loss to page 1/2 ('January 1868/February 1868'), lacking approximately a third of a page in long vertical strip, the loss to the page with blank paper strip restoration. Minor foxing/staining and pencil (occasionally in ink) annotation to inner pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1869. 6th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Sadly, lacking title page and with loss to the top right hand corner of the 'To the Reader/Contents' page, also lacking pages 23/24 and 25/26, the loss of the two pages and damage with blank paper restoration. Remainder of pages checked, complete. Some pencil annotation to inner pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. The rare and elusive sixth volume
Estimate: £500/800
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. 7th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. 8th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Some light foxing to wrappers and internal pages, trimming a little tight to top border on odd internal pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £2000/2500

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