Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks

Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, London 1991. Limited edition 938/1000. Brown hard board covers with gilt lettering to covers and spine. Lacking original Wisden yellow presentation box. Very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £330
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1876. 13th Edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £900
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th 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
Hammer price: £240
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Almost total loss of spine paper, age toning and small loss to top left hand corner of front wrapper, chipping to wrappers with small loss to edge, also odd minor nicks and creases to wrapper edges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £260
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Bound in light red/brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page block edges. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, lacking advertising page to front and to rear otherwise complete
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £170
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Very good condition. Ex Libris. 'Gloucestershire City Libraries' with labels to inside front and rear boards
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £420
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
Hammer price: £130
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £130
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
Hammer price: £60
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £150
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
Hammer price: £220
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
Hammer price: £240
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £130
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £110
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
Hammer price: £220
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
Hammer price: £160
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
Hammer price: £80
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £110
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £70
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
Hammer price: £70
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
Hammer price: £60
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
Hammer price: £85
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
Hammer price: £65
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
Hammer price: £70
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
Hammer price: £170
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
Hammer price: £170
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
Hammer price: £70
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
Hammer price: £50
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
Hammer price: £55
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
Hammer price: £60
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
Hammer price: £50
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
Hammer price: £260
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
Hammer price: unsold
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
Hammer price: £160
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
Hammer price: unsold
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
Hammer price: £70
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
Hammer price: £110
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
Hammer price: £40
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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £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
Hammer price: £80
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
Hammer price: £100
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
Hammer price: £90
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
Hammer price: £130
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
Hammer price: £85
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
Hammer price: £100
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
Hammer price: £100
Lot 994:
Lot 994
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original paper covers. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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
Hammer price: £95
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
Hammer price: £220
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
Hammer price: £60
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
Hammer price: £230
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
Hammer price: £130
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
Hammer price: £190
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
Hammer price: £20
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
Hammer price: £40
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
Hammer price: £35
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
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1005:
Lot 1005
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1006:
Lot 1006
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
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
Hammer price: £18
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
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1009:
Lot 1009
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1011:
Lot 1011
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1012:
Lot 1012
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Excellent condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Excellent condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
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
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1016:
Lot 1016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1018:
Lot 1018
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1019:
Lot 1019
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1020:
Lot 1020
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1021:
Lot 1021
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1022:
Lot 1022
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1023:
Lot 1023
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
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
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1025:
Lot 1025
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1973 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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
Hammer price: £100
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
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1028:
Lot 1028
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1866. Third edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: £1500
Lot 1029:
Lot 1029
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1867. Fourth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: £2100
Lot 1030:
Lot 1030
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1868. Fifth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: £1300
Lot 1031:
Lot 1031
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1869. Sixth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Very minor loss to corner of title page and a few following page, uneven edge to top of first few pages, probably caused when binding otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. The rare and elusive sixth volume
Estimate: £5000/7000
Hammer price: £5200
Lot 1032:
Lot 1032
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. Seventh edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £900
Lot 1033:
Lot 1033
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. Eighth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1034:
Lot 1034
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872. Ninth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1035:
Lot 1035
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1873. Tenth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £700
Lot 1036:
Lot 1036
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1874 and 1875. 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 of the 1875 edition. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1037:
Lot 1037
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1876. Thirteenth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor foxing to odd pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £860
Lot 1038:
Lot 1038
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1877 and 1878. 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 of both editions. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1039:
Lot 1039
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper with titles in gilt to spine, also lacking last advertising page. The front wrapper faded and worn with old tape attached, wear to corners and some staining, some pages to the rear of the book have a central horizontal crease and staining to them otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1040:
Lot 1040
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. The wrappers are a little darkened and age toned with small loss to bottom rear corner. The book has a collection of folded typed pages of statistical notes relating to Wisden laid down to internal pages in seven different places in the book plus handwritten annotation otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1041:
Lot 1041
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edge. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of title page, lacking first advertising page, some occasional foxing to odd pages, 'Cricket Association' handstamp to odd pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1042:
Lot 1042
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edge. Small stamp of ownership to top border of contents page, lacking first advertising page, some foxing to pages, 'Cricket Association' handstamp to odd pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1043:
Lot 1043
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. Willows reprint (1984) rebound in light brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Limited edition. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1044:
Lot 1044
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. Willows reprint (1983) rebound in light brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Limited edition. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1045:
Lot 1045
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. Willows reprint (1985) rebound in light brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Limited edition. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1046:
Lot 1046
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1047:
Lot 1047
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor loss to top border of first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1048:
Lot 1048
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor soiling to first advertising page, minor loss to lower corner of last advertising page, nick to the base of the last two advertising pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1049:
Lot 1049
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking rear advertising pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1050:
Lot 1050
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor ink annotation to lower border of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1051:
Lot 1051
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Bound in light brown boards, original front paper wrapper, lacking original rear wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening and old tape marks to front wrapper, lacking last two advertising pages otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1052:
Lot 1052
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition, second issue. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Wear and soiling to front wrapper with some bottom corner loss, handwritten name of ownership to top of front wrapper, rear wrapper poorly bound in, some wear and soiling, title repair to title page, small loss of print to following 'contents' page otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1053:
Lot 1053
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Lacking first advertising page at front and advertising pages at the rear, some annotation to odd pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1054:
Lot 1054
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor wear to wrapper, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1055:
Lot 1055
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Very minor loss of print to title on front wrapper, very minor wear and slight corner loss to wrappers, some irregular trimming in parts by the binder otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1056:
Lot 1056
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking front advertising pages, minor foxing to odd page, small loss and wear to last advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1057:
Lot 1057
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in light brown boards, original front paper wrapper, lacking original rear wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Old tape marks to border of front wrapper, minor tape marks to last advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1058:
Lot 1058
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor faults to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1059:
Lot 1059
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Darkening, age toning and wear to front wrapper and to a lesser extent the rear wrapper, old tape marks to the edge of the front wrapper, very minor loss to the bottom edge of the rear wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1060:
Lot 1060
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1061:
Lot 1061
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Minor soiling to front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1062:
Lot 1062
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edge. Some spotting and age toning to front wrapper, bookplate detached, handstamp of the 'N.S.W. Cricket Association' to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1063:
Lot 1063
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, old tape marks to wrappers, minor loss to print on rear wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1064:
Lot 1064
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear, age toning, damage with small loss to wrappers, old tape marks to wrappers, minor loss to print on rear wrapper, minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1065:
Lot 1065
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, old tape marks to wrappers, some loss to print on both wrappers, minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1066:
Lot 1066
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Minor loss to print and minor age toning to front wrapper, small 'N.S.W. Cricket Association' to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1067:
Lot 1067
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1068:
Lot 1068
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Minor tape marks to edge of wrappers, trimming a little tight to odd page by the binder otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1069:
Lot 1069
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, with titles in gilt to spine. Some tape marks to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1070:
Lot 1070 Lot 1070
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1917 and 1918. 54th & 56th editions. The 1917 edition bound in brown boards, lacking wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. The title and 'contents' page with damage, tape repairs. The first half of the book appears to have been damp at some point with some wrinkling to pages, similar damp to rear of book, some foxing to rear otherwise in generally good condition. The 1918 bound in similar brown boards, lacking wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Lacking first and last two advertising pages otherwise in good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1071:
Lot 1071
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1919. 56th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1072:
Lot 1072
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Book sellers blue label to top of front wrapper, minor faults to wrappers, handwriting to top border of first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1073:
Lot 1073
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1074:
Lot 1074 Lot 1074
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927 and 1928. 64th & 65th editions. Both bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. The 1927 edition with corner loss to top right hand corner, the rear wrapper with some loss to print, trimming a little tight and irregular by the binder otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1928 edition with some wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1075:
Lot 1075
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1076:
Lot 1076
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Ink name of ownership to top border and number handwritten to bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1077:
Lot 1077
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Ink name of ownership to top border and number handwritten to bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1078:
Lot 1078
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Book sellers label to top of front wrapper and number handwritten to bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1079:
Lot 1079
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Book sellers label to top of front wrapper and number handwritten to bottom corner of the front wrapper, some loss of print to border of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1080:
Lot 1080 Lot 1080
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934 and 1935. 71st & 72nd editions. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. The 1934 edition with some signs of damp at some point. Wear, soiling, creasing and age toning to wrappers, loss to corner of rear wrapper, name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to page 31 otherwise in generally good condition. The 1935 edition with book sellers label to top of front wrapper and number handwritten to bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1081:
Lot 1081
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Number handwritten to bottom right hand corner of the front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1082:
Lot 1082
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Paint mark to top of front wrapper and number handwritten to bottom right hand corner of the front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1083:
Lot 1083 Lot 1083
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938 and 1939. 75th & 76th editions. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Both editions with handwritten name of ownership to front covers, trimming a little tight by the binder to the 1938 edition otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1084:
Lot 1084
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1085:
Lot 1085
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1086:
Lot 1086
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Printed number to top corner of front cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1087:
Lot 1087
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Handwritten number to bottom right hand corner of front cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1088:
Lot 1088
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Handwritten number to bottom edge of front cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1089:
Lot 1089 Lot 1089 Lot 1089
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1946 to 2010. 83rd to 147th editions. Lacking the 1976 edition. All with original limp cloth covers with the exception of the 1959, 1963 and 1969 which are lacking rear cover, bound in uniform light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine, speckled page block edges. Faults to odd earlier editions otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 63
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1090:
Lot 1090
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original hardback. Minor bumping to board side edge, very minor wear to head and base of spine paper, minor bumping to corners otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £2400
The fifth issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896
Lot 1091:
Lot 1091
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original hardback. Minor bumping to back board corners otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £1200/1600
Hammer price: £2600
Lot 1092:
Lot 1092
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear/age toning to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £1200/1600
Hammer price: £1300
Lot 1093:
Lot 1093
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear/age toning to spine paper, the front internal hinges appear to have had some restoration otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £3000
Lot 1094:
Lot 1094
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, bookplate label of Roger Hancock to inside front board, odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £920
Lot 1095:
Lot 1095
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, evidence of a removed bookplate label to inside front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £900
Lot 1096:
Lot 1096
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original hardback. Small bump to top of front board cover, minor age toning and slight wear to spine paper, minor bumping to lower corners of boards otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £600
Lot 1097:
Lot 1097
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original hardback. Minor bumping to top corner of boards, minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition with gilts bright. Ex Liverpool Cricket Club library with stamp to inside front board
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £850
Lot 1098:
Lot 1098
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear and slight soiling to boards and spine paper, some minor bumping to corners, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £600/800
Hammer price: £525
Lot 1099:
Lot 1099
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Minor soiling and slight wear to lower border of front board, very minor wear to board corners otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £600/800
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1100:
Lot 1100
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to board extremities otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £1300
Lot 1101:
Lot 1101
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £700/900
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1102:
Lot 1102
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to spine paper, odd foxing spots otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £600/800
Hammer price: £550
Lot 1103:
Lot 1103
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original hardback. Minor crease to back board, very minor wear to boards otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £600/800
Hammer price: £550
Lot 1104:
Lot 1104
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to spine paper, small nick to base of spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £450
Lot 1105:
Lot 1105
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original hardback. Minor wear and light creasing to spine paper, minor wear and bumping to corners, odd foxing spot otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1000
Lot 1106:
Lot 1106
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original hardback. Very good+ condition with gilt titles to board and spine paper bright. A rare wartime hardback edition and probably the rarest of the 20th century editions
Estimate: £3000/5000
Hammer price: £5400
Lot 1107:
Lot 1107
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback. The book in very good+ condition but appears to have replacement facsimile yellow end papers at rear. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £1200/1800
Hammer price: £1200
Lot 1108:
Lot 1108
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. Very minor faults to boards and slight wear and bumping to corners otherwise in very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1109:
Lot 1109
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original hardback. Very minor faults to front board otherwise in very good+ condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2200
Lot 1110:
Lot 1110
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, very minor ink (?) spotting to lower face of front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £550
Lot 1111:
Lot 1111
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original hardback. Minor light fading to boards, minor wear to base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1112:
Lot 1112
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Some marks and rubbing to front board, minor wear to head and base of spine paper and a little to board extremities otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/600
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1113:
Lot 1113
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper and to board extremities, minor bump to lower front board corner otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1114:
Lot 1114
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities around the spine area otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £800
Lot 1115:
Lot 1115
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities around the spine area otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1116:
Lot 1116
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original hardback. Very minor marks to front board, very minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/600
Hammer price: £450
Lot 1117:
Lot 1117
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to boards, very minor bump to bottom corner of front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £850
Lot 1118:
Lot 1118
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £800
Lot 1119:
Lot 1119
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original hardback. Very minor marks to edge of front board, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1120:
Lot 1120
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original hardback. Minor creasing to top of front board, minor bumping to board edges, minor bump to rear corner of back board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £520
Lot 1121:
Lot 1121
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, light crease to spine paper, slight breaking to top of front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £440
Lot 1122:
Lot 1122
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £360
Lot 1123:
Lot 1123
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Dulling to the gilt titles on the spine paper and to a lesser extent on the front board, minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £350
Lot 1124:
Lot 1124
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original hardback. Minor dulling to the gilt titles on the front board and the spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine paper, light bumping to odd board corners otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £500
Includes report on the controversial M.C.C. 'Bodyline' tour of Australia 1932/33
Lot 1125:
Lot 1125
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Minor dulling to the gilt titles on the front board and the spine paper, some bumping to board corners otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1126:
Lot 1126
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Scratch to front board, some dulling to the gilt titles on the front board and the spine paper, some bumping to lower board corners, some minor wear to board extremities otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1127:
Lot 1127
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine paper, very minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1128:
Lot 1128
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Excellent condition. Probably the best 1938 hardback edition condition wise seen by the auctioneer with gilt titles very bright
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £700
Lot 1129:
Lot 1129
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Slight dulling to gilt titles on front board otherwise in very good + condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1130:
Lot 1130
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original hardback. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine and to a lesser extent on the front, very minor break to rear internal hinge, ink signature of ownership and date to first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1131:
Lot 1131
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very minor mark to front board, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper and slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £500
Lot 1132:
Lot 1132
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1133:
Lot 1133
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, very minor crease to top of front board otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1134:
Lot 1134
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in very good/excellent condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1135:
Lot 1135
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, very minor wear to head and base of spine paper, breaking to internal hinge at page 32 where it joins the picture section, minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1136:
Lot 1136
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor wear and soiling to front board, some loss to gilt titles on spine paper, minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1137:
Lot 1137
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. The book is in unusually very good/excellent condition for its year with gilts bright
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1138:
Lot 1138
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Standard browning to page due to war time paper otherwise the book is in unusually very good/excellent condition for its year with gilts bright
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1139:
Lot 1139
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1140:
Lot 1140
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1141:
Lot 1141
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1142:
Lot 1142
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1143:
Lot 1143
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Very minor mark to rear board otherwise in excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1144:
Lot 1144
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1145:
Lot 1145
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1146:
Lot 1146
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1147:
Lot 1147
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1148:
Lot 1148
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1149:
Lot 1149
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1150:
Lot 1150
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1151:
Lot 1151
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Good/very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1152:
Lot 1152
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Good/very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1153:
Lot 1153
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1154:
Lot 1154
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Mark to lower right hand corner of front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1155:
Lot 1155
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, marks/minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1156:
Lot 1156
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, minor marks/wear to dustwrapper and marks/minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1157:
Lot 1157
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, very minor marks to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1158:
Lot 1158
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, nick and crease to base of the dustwrapper at rear, odd marks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1159:
Lot 1159
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1160:
Lot 1160
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine of dustwrapper, minor wear to dustwrapper at the head of the spine, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, odd marks to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1161:
Lot 1161
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to spine of dustwrapper, name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, odd marks to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1162:
Lot 1162
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, odd marks to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1163:
Lot 1163 Lot 1163 Lot 1163
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2017. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of front advertising page, odd marks to dustwrapper, odd marks to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with duplicate hardback copies for 2007 and 2008 plus a softback edition of the 1993 edition. Qty 43
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, London 1991. Limited edition 423/1000. Brown hard board covers with gilt lettering to covers and spine. In original Wisden yellow presentation box. Very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
Lot 1165:
Lot 1165
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937 and 1940. All with original paper wrappers or cloth back covers. All seven editions with varying degrees of distress with wear and damage, old tape marks, broken page blocks, soiling, broken internal hinges etc. All appear complete. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £135
Lot 1166:
Lot 1166
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Breaking to front and rear internal hinges, light staining and minor wear to covers minor bumping to rear corners otherwise in generally good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1167:
Lot 1167
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. Willows softback reprint (1999) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 694/750. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1168:
Lot 1168
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some wear and minor staining to covers, minor breaking to internal hinges, slightly cocked spine otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1169:
Lot 1169
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1170:
Lot 1170
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1945. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Light crease to wrapper, some wear and minor staining to covers, odd paint spot, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1171:
Lot 1171
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Light fading to spine paper and to a lesser extent the boards otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1172:
Lot 1172
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 to 1950. Original limp cloth covers. The 1947 edition in good+ condition, the 1948 edition with poor covers and spine paper, old tape marks etc, the 1949 edition with heavily bowed spine and some foxing to covers and spine paper and the 1950 edition with minor faults to covers and spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1173:
Lot 1173
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951, 1953 to 1955. Original limp cloth covers. All four editions with bowing to spine to a varying degree. The 1951 edition with minor breaking to front internal hinges, the 1953 edition with odd faults to covers, the 1954 edition with minor staining to spine paper and the 1955 edition with foxing to spine paper otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1174:
Lot 1174
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952. Original hardback. Slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1175:
Lot 1175
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1957 and 1958. Original limp cloth covers. All three editions with bowing to spine to a varying degree. The 1956 edition with minor breaking to internal hinges and foxing to spine paper, the 1957 edition with some age toning to spine paper, two pages cleanly detached and the 1958 edition with some age toning to spine paper otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1176:
Lot 1176
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962. Original limp cloth covers. All four editions with bowing to spine to a varying degree and with some age toning to spine papers. Odd minor faults to covers otherwise all four editions in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1177:
Lot 1177
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Original limp cloth covers. All four editions with bowing to spine to a varying degree and with some age toning to spine papers. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1178:
Lot 1178
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964, 1965 and 1966. Original limp cloth covers. All three editions with some age toning to spine papers. Minor soiling otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1179:
Lot 1179 Lot 1179
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970 to 2004, 2006 and 2013. Original limp cloth covers with the exception of the 1982, 1995, 1997 to 2004, 2006 and 2013 editions which are original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Fading to the spine paper of the 1972 and 1976 editions, some bowing to certain spines, some age toning to spine papers otherwise in good condition. Qty 37
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1180:
Lot 1180
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to board and spine extremities otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £460
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original hardback. Wear to boards and spine paper, creasing to spine paper, bumping to corners, wear to board and spine extremities, soiling to page block edge, internally good
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1182:
Lot 1182
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Wear and some creasing to spine paper, bumping to corners of boards, some wear to board extremities, some breaking to top of front internal hinge, name and date handwritten to top border of front yellow end paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1183:
Lot 1183
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Some very minor marks to front board, light wear to boards otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1184:
Lot 1184
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Very minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £380
Lot 1185:
Lot 1185
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original hardback. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Minor breaking to front internal hinge, dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1186:
Lot 1186
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Light creasing to front board, very slight dulling to title gilts, minor marks to boards, ink annotation to page 95 otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1187:
Lot 1187
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953 and 1954. Original hardbacks. The 1952 edition with broken internal hinges, sections becoming loose, the 1953 edition with odd minor faults and the 1954 with broken rear internal hinges, all three with varying degrees of dulling to title gilts otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1188:
Lot 1188
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1952 and 1955. Original hardback. The 1952 edition with slight breaking to internal hinges, dulling to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in good condition, the 1955 edition in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1189:
Lot 1189
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/25
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1190:
Lot 1190
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959 and 1963. Original hardbacks. The 1959 edition with minor light marks to front board, minor soiling to page block edge, slight dimming to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good condition. The 1963 edition with light circular cup stain to front board, odd very minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1191:
Lot 1191
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Some dulling to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1192:
Lot 1192
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Some dulling to title gilts on spine paper, minor wear to spine otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1193:
Lot 1193
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963, 1966, 1968, 1973, 1977 and 1984. Original hardbacks lacking dustwrappers from 1966 onwards with the exception of the 1984 edition. All in good condition with the exception of the 1973 edition which is ex-libris, worn boards, wear to outer pages, library stamp etc and the 1977 which is only about fair/good condition. Sold with a further run of softback Wisdens for 1963, 1964, 1969, 1974 and 1981. The 1963 edition in fair/good condition with bowing to spine and clear protective film to covers, the other four editions with odd fault otherwise in good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1194:
Lot 1194
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970, 1971 and 1972. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of the 1971 edition. The 1970 edition with minor wear and some soiling to dustwrapper and browning/staining to page block edge, the 1971 edition in good condition and the 1972 edition with odd faults to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1195:
Lot 1195
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925, 1942 and 1946. The 1925 edition rebound in maroon boards and lacking original wrappers. The book appears complete but a little tired. The 1942 and 1946 editions are both in original limp cloth covers. The 1942 edition has a clear protective film to covers, breaking to internal hinges and some wear with loss to print of the first advertising page otherwise in generally good condition. The 1946 edition has wear, soiling and age toning to covers, odd minor faults internally otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1196:
Lot 1196
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 and 1948. Original limp cloth covers. Usual browning to page edges, slight bowing to the 1948 spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1197:
Lot 1197
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957 and 1958. Original limp cloth covers. The 1955 and 1957 editions have clear protective film to covers. The 1949 edition with bowing to spine and wear to front internal hinges, The 1953 edition in good condition and the 1955, 1957 and 1958 editions have slight bowing to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1198:
Lot 1198
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Light crease to spine paper, light browning to end papers, minor wear to board extremities otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1199:
Lot 1199
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1200:
Lot 1200
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1954. Original hardback. The 1952 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles, minor wear to front internal hinges. The 1954 edition faded title gilts to front board and spine paper, some soiling, marks and wear to boards, breaking to front internal hinges. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1201:
Lot 1201
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Wrinkling to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1202:
Lot 1202
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960 and 1963. Original hardbacks. The 1960 edition with minor wrinkling to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine paper otherwise in very good condition. The 1963 edition with fading to title gilts, wrinkling to spine paper, some wear to boards otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1203:
Lot 1203
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961, 1962, 1964 and 1965. Original limp cloth covers. The 1961 edition in good condition, the 1962, 1964 and 1965 editions have some bowing to spines to varying degrees, the 1962 edition with odd minor faults, the 1964 edition with some soiling and wear to covers and the 1965 edition with some staining to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1204:
Lot 1204
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor damage to lower border of the dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1205:
Lot 1205
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to spine of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1206:
Lot 1206
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971, 1972, 1974 and 1975. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults, soiling to the covers of the 1974 and 1975 edition otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1207:
Lot 1207 Lot 1207
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1976 to 2009. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. The 1966, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1976 to 1981 have clear protective film to dustwrappers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 38
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1208:
Lot 1208
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions, with pink wrappers, second facsimile edition printed by Lowe & Brydone Ltd, London 1974. Limited edition. In original yellow presentation box. Odd minor faults to box otherwise in good/very condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 1209:
Lot 1209
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Full set of eight Almanacks for 1998 (1st Edition), 1999, 2000-01, 2001-02 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 . Original hardbacks with good dust wrappers
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1210:
Lot 1210
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. Willows softback reprint (1989) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 221/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1211:
Lot 1211
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 241/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1212:
Lot 1212
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. Willows softback reprint (1992) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered, a review copy. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1213:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Full set of eight Almanacks for 1998 (1st Edition), 1999, 2000-01, 2001-02 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 . Original hardbacks with good dust wrappers with the exception of the 1998 edition which has 'light' fading to spine. Sold with a collection of Cricket Memorabilia Society magazines. Number 61 (December 2003) to numbers 111 (June 2016) inclusive with the exception of one issue plus associated booklets, auction catalogue and Directories. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1214:
Lot 1214
'The Wisden Collector's Guide'. J. Rice & A. Renshaw. London 2011 and 'A Collectors' Guide to collecting Wisdens'. W. Furmedge. September 2011. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1215:
Lot 1215
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening,soiling and wear to wrappers with minor loss to extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1216:
Lot 1216
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper, some wear and age toning to wrappers, some breaking to page block otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1217:
Lot 1217
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938 and 1946. Original limp cloth covers. The 1938 edition in poor condition, front wrapper soiled, stained, worn and damaged with loss, bow to spine, breaking to internal hinges etc.... The 1946 edition with some minor darkening and odd mark to covers, some bowing to spine, ink signatures of ownership to first advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1218:
Lot 1218
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor breaking to internal hinges otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1219:
Lot 1219
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor wear to spine paper, very minor breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1220:
Lot 1220
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Very minor darkening to covers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1221:
Lot 1221
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to spine, usual browning to pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1222:
Lot 1222 Lot 1222 Lot 1222
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1995 to 2018. 132nd to 155th edition. Excellent complete run of the de luxe full leather bound limited edition hardback. Gilt lettering and gilt to all page block edges, in slip cases. Each book is numbered limited edition number 44, the 1995 of only 100 copies and the following years of 150 copies produced, each signed by the editor of Wisden in that year. Qty 24. Excellent/mint condition
Estimate: £4000/5000
Hammer price: £4000
The rare first year of the leather bound limited edition was limited to only 100 copies, subsequent years to date were limited to 150 copies. These leather bound limited editions can only be purchased direct from Wisden. Copies of the 1995-2011 limited edition have sold out and copies of the 2012-2018 editions are limited. The vendor of this lot will have the option to buy the 2019 edition and subsequent leather bound editions from Wisden and continue the set numbered 44
Lot 1223:
Lot 1223
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Australia 1999. 2nd Edition. Melbourne 1999. Leather bound limited edition no 100 of only 100 copies. Some faults to inside of rear leather board otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with 'Wisden Anthology 1978-2006'. Leather bound limited edition no. 245/300 in slip case, gilt to page edges. Signed to title page by Stephen Moss, Matthew Engel, Tim De Lisle and Graeme Wright, all former Editors of Wisden. In slip case. Very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1224:
Lot 1224 Lot 1224 Lot 1224
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1951, 1956-1958, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1976-2010, 2013, 2104, 2106 and 2017 editions. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper where required. The 1949 edition with breaking to internal hinges, the 1952 edition with broken internal hinges (only fair), the 1965 edition with heavy foxing to dustwrapper, the 1966 edition with worn and soiled dustwrapper and the 1978 edition with heavy age toning to spine paper of dustwrapper. The remaining books, including the 1970 and 1971 editions, in generally good/very good condition. Qty 51
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1225:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1972-2017, lacking the 1984, 2011 and 2015 editions. Original limp cloth covers with the exception of 1995-2017 which are original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some staining to the covers of the 1950 edition, breaking to front internal hinges of the 1951 edition, breaking to the internal hinges, both front and back of the 1952 edition, ink staining to the front cover of the 1954 edition and some bowing to spine otherwise in generally good+ condition. Qty 46
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1226:
Lot 1226
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965, 1966 and 1967. Original limp cloth covers. Some minor age toning to spine papers of the first two editions, odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1227:
Lot 1227
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original limp cloth covers. Very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1228:
Lot 1228
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961, 1962 and 1963. Original limp cloth covers. Ink spot to the front cover of the 1962 edition, bowing to the spine of the 1963 edition, some age toning to spine papers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1229:
Lot 1229
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1959 and 1960. Original limp cloth covers. Some light age toning to the spine papers of the latter two edition, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1230:
Lot 1230
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original limp cloth covers. Generally excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1231:
Lot 1231
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original limp cloth covers. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1232:
Lot 1232
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original limp cloth covers. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1233:
Lot 1233
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original limp cloth covers. Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1234:
Lot 1234
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951, 1952 and 1953. Original limp cloth covers. Some light wear to the internal hinges of the 1951 and 1952 editions, the 1953 edition with breaking to the front internal hinges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1235:
Lot 1235
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 and 1950. Original limp cloth covers. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1236:
Lot 1236
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1237:
Lot 1237
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1238:
Lot 1238
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Odd very minor marks to front cover, odd page irregularly trimmed otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1239:
Lot 1239
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1945. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor wear and age toning to spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1240:
Lot 1240
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor wear and age toning to spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1241:
Lot 1241
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1242:
Lot 1242
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Light bump to top corner of rear cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1243:
Lot 1243
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original paper wrappers. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Some bowing to spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1244:
Lot 1244
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original paper wrappers. Good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1245:
Lot 1245
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine, minor wear to spine paper with small loss to head of spine paper, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1246:
Lot 1246
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing to spine, some soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine paper, very minor wear to spine paper with small loss to base of spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1247:
Lot 1247
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine paper, slight wear to page block, minor ink stain to front wrapper and page block, minor wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1248:
Lot 1248
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor soiling to wrappers, minor wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1249:
Lot 1249
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear with small loss to the base of the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1250:
Lot 1250
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear with small loss to the spine paper, light wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1251:
Lot 1251
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1252:
Lot 1252
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to the spine paper, very minor wear to the wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1253:
Lot 1253
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling to front wrapper, minor loss to base of spine paper, minor staining to the page edge of the first few pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1254:
Lot 1254
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to back of spine block, minor loss to spine paper, minor light fading to wrappers, ink name of ownership to top border of first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1255:
Lot 1255
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling and wear to wrappers, some wear and light creasing to wrapper corners, some soiling to page block edges otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1256:
Lot 1256
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good+ condition. Rare war-time edition, rarely seen in this condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1257:
Lot 1257
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Page block broken, the book cleanly split into two parts, wear with loss of some print to front wrapper, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1258:
Lot 1258
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1259:
Lot 1259
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, heavy wear with loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor light fading to wrappers, slight darkening to spine paper, minor loss and chipping to the head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1261:
Lot 1261
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor light fading to wrappers, slight darkening to spine paper, very minor loss to the head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor bumping to the top right hand corner of the book, very minor loss to the head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1263:
Lot 1263
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some discolouration to top border of front wrapper, minor wear to odd corner, small loss to corner of rear wrapper and loss to parts of wrapper extremity otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1264:
Lot 1264
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear, age toning and soiling to wrappers and spine paper, nick yo edge of front wrapper, worm damage with loss to last three advertising pages plus the inside of the rear wrapper, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear, staining and soiling to wrappers and spine paper, minor loss to lower corner of front wrapper, minor loss to spine paper, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1266:
Lot 1266
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some light wear and soiling to wrappers and spine paper, creasing to the corners of the front wrapper, some foxing to the advertising plate next to the photographic plate, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear, soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine paper, creasing to the corners of the front wrapper, some foxing to the advertising plate next to the photographic plate, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper cleanly detached at fold, some foxing to the advertising plate next to the photographic plate otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £225
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition, second issue. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear and loss to spine paper, some minor darkening to spine paper, odd foxing to page block otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor loss to spine paper, very minor loss to lower right hand corner of front wrapper, minor staining and marks to front wrapper, some darkening to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor loss to head and base of spine paper, very minor loss to top right hand corner of front wrapper, some darkening to spine paper, rear wrapper in danger of becoming cleanly detached otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £420
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor loss to base of spine paper, very minor age toning to spine paper only otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £750
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to head and base of spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers, light crease to corner of front wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £820
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to head and base of spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £850
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to head and base of spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers, very minor loss to edge of front wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £920
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor loss to spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers, minor wear to corners of rear wrapper otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £980

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