Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks Various Collections

Lot 800:
Lot 800
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. Small tear to box lid otherwise in very condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £300
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. Willows softback reprint (1991) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 665/1000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Stain to top right hand side of the front wrapper affecting to a lesser extent the following few pages, some wear with small loss to wrapper extremities, light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £380
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge, light crease to top corner of rear wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £700
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £280
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £800
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £650
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £500
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some staining to rear wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £460
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some minor marks to rear wrapper, light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £280
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £550
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, minor ink spots, some light staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Second Issue. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Small loss to bottom of front wrapper, some light wear and age toning to wrappers, some light staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some minor wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, name handwritten to top border of title page, some staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, minor ink spots, some staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 815:
Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Light crease to base of the front wrapper, some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining and foxing to page block edge and heavier foxing around the photographic plate pages area otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 816:
Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining and foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with some staining to top edge, some staining and foxing to page block edge and heavier foxing around the photographic plate pages area otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £80
Lot 818:
Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers with occasional staining, some staining to page block edge and heavier foxing and staining around the photographic plate page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 819:
Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wear, soiling and age toning to wrappers with some staining, repairs to wrapper extremities due to loss, some staining to the first few pages, some age toning to page block edge and light foxing around the photographic plate page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers, light soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £95
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some light wear and age toning to wrappers, slight loss to the bottom corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wrappers soiled, stained and age toned, restoration to wrappers near to spine, some minor wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Wrappers soiled and age toned, wear to the front wrapper where it meets the spine paper, small corner loss to top of rear wrapper, some soiling to spine block, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some soiling and darkening to wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Old vertical tape band to front wrapper where it meets the spine, wear and small loss to lower border of front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge, inconsistent binding of some pages by the binder otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Small loss to front wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, minor wear and age toning to wrappers, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, darkening and age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some restoration to wrappers near to spine, minor nicks to front wrapper edge, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some soiling and staining to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and to first advertising page, some soiling to page block edge, lacking photographic plate and with heavy loss to preceding advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge, lacking photographic plate and with loss to preceding advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities with small loss, small loss to top corner of rear wrapper, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper, some bumping to top rear corner otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper in ink and in pencil to title page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear, staining and age toning to wrappers, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, small loss to lower corner of front wrapper, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Sold with a rebound softback edition for 1914, lacking original wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine paper. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear to wrapper extremities, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 837:
Lot 837
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Loss to the lower third of the spine paper and some further wear to spine, odd further very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £340
Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear to wrappers and spine paper, small stain to border area of the front wrapper, small bump to base of spine, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £230
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original paper wrappers. Handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper and title page, some age toning and very minor wear to spine paper, odd further minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £140
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, small loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 842:
Lot 842
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear and age toning to wrappers, very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 843:
Lot 843
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, some minor staining to inside rear wrapper, minor soiling and foxing to spine block edge, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor age toning to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities where it meets the spine, some light soiling to spine block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, some wear to wrapper extremities where it meets the spine, handwritten names of ownership to top border of front wrapper, 'Whitcombe's Book' label to top of front wrapper, Name handwritten to base of spine block in capitals, internally good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 846:
Lot 846
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear to wrappers, possible restoration to edge of rear wrapper, ink staining to base of spine block, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 847:
Lot 847
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, 'Waterstones' label to top of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 848:
Lot 848
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Some minor vertical wrinkling to front board, some wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor bumping to corners, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper, some soiling to spine block edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £280
Lot 849:
Lot 849
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original hardback. Very minor mark to spine paper and board extremities, minor bumping to corners, some wear to front internal hinge, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £320
Lot 850:
Lot 850
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor ink marks to edge of front wrapper and to top edge of spine block, book appears to have been bumped at some time otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Bump to lower corner of the front of the book otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing to spine, minor wear with small loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning to wrappers, minor wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 854:
Lot 854
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Very minor wear to wrappers, very slight bowing to spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 855:
Lot 855
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Excellent condition, with original wrap-around red advertising band with title 'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1934' to centre, as issued in 1937. Amazingly, the book appears to have never been opened. Rarely seen
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £420
Includes report on the controversial M.C.C. 'Bodyline' tour of Australia 1932/33
Lot 856:
Lot 856
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight wear and age toning to spine paper, very minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 857:
Lot 857
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Some minor dulling to the title gilts on the front board and to a greater extent to the spine paper, some bumping to corners, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow title page end paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £260
Lot 858:
Lot 858
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Excellent condition, with original wrap-around red advertising band with title 'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1937' to centre, as issued in 1937. Amazingly, the book appears to have never been opened. Rarely seen
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £260
Lot 859:
Lot 859
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spine, handwritten name of ownership to front cover and to first advertising page, some wear to the front internal hinge, slight fraying to the edge of the front cover otherwise in good condition. Sold with a similar edition for 1940. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spine, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, some wear and age toning to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 860:
Lot 860
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Minor crease to bottom corner of the front board, general wear to boards, some dulling and slight fading to the title gilts on the spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine, broken internal hinges to front and slight breaking to the rear, name of ownership handwritten to first advertising page, internally good
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 861:
Lot 861
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £260
Lot 862:
Lot 862
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very slight soiling to covers, handwritten signature of ownership to inside front cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £120
Lot 863:
Lot 863
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some soiling to rear cover and spine paper, minor wear to base of spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 864:
Lot 864
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to title gilts on spine, bumping to corners, page 311/312 with irregular trim, handwritten signature of ownership to first advertising page and to top of title page, minor bumping to board edges otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Original hardback compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944. Qty 2
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very minor dulling to spine title gilts, handwritten signature of ownership to first advertising page and to top of title page otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 866:
Lot 866
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some soiling/age toning to covers, minor wear to covers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Minor bump to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine, some soiling to top edge of page block, some breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good+ condition. Sold with a similar hardback edition for 1949. The book with a cocked spine to the right, breaking to front and rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards and spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards and spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1953. Original hardbacks. The 1952 edition with minor crease to front board and to base of spine paper and breaking to rear internal hinges, wear to front hinge and slight fading to spine title gilts otherwise in good condition. The 1953 edition with minor bump to front board edge and wear to front internal hinges otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948, 1954, 1955 & 1956. Original limp cloth covers. The 1948 with black ink line over the price at base of front cover, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good condition. The 1954, 1955 and 1956 editions in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Light crease to the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board otherwise in very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Minor mark to back board, very minor bumping to corners otherwise in very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Minor faults to boards, some bumping to top corners, some wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964 to 1966 and 1968. Original hardbacks. The 1965, 1966 and 1968 editions lacking dustwrappers. The 1964 edition with mark to front board, the 1965 edition with odd faults, the 1966 edition with mark to front board and spine paper, light crease to spine paper and the 1968 edition with odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 882:
Lot 882
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and faults to the dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and faults to the dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 1972. Original limp cloth covers. The first three editions in very good condition. The 1971 with 'United Universal Club' library to odd page. The 1972 edition with slight bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 885:
Lot 885 Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1973 to 1997. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd faults to the earlier dustwrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 25
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110

Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864. 1st edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original front paper wrapper, but retaining original rear wrapper, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Minor creasing to base of rear wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £6000/8000
Hammer price: £7200
Very rare first year of issue
Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1865. 2nd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Part of the title to the front wrapper 'The Cricketer's Almanack' has been overwritten in red ink, very minor loss to the top right hand corner of the front wrapper, minor soiling and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £5000/7000
Hammer price: £4800
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1866. 3rd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Lacking page 47/48, remaining pages checked, complete. Good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £580
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1868. 5th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Sadly there is damage with loss to page 1/2 ('January 1868/February 1868'), lacking approximately a third of a page in long vertical strip, the loss to the page with blank paper strip restoration. Minor foxing/staining and pencil (occasionally in ink) annotation to inner pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £900
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1869. 6th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Sadly, lacking title page and with loss to the top right hand corner of the 'To the Reader/Contents' page, also lacking pages 23/24 and 25/26, the loss of the two pages and damage with blank paper restoration. Remainder of pages checked, complete. Some pencil annotation to inner pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. The rare and elusive sixth volume
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £2000
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1870. 7th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £920
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. 8th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Some light foxing to wrappers and internal pages, trimming a little tight to top border on odd internal pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £2000/2500
Hammer price: £1750
Lot 893:
Lot 893
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872. 9th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £2300/2600
Hammer price: £2050
Lot 894:
Lot 894
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1873. 10th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £700
Lot 895:
Lot 895
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1874. 11th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Page 177/178 is slightly loose otherwise in very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £3500
Lot 896:
Lot 896
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1875. 12th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Very minor lower corner repair to title page otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board.
Estimate: £8000/12000
Hammer price: £13000
Probably the rarest edition of Wisden
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1876. 13th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Some foxing and light age toning to wrappers, some foxing to internal pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1550
Lot 898:
Lot 898
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1877. 14th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Some wear and age toning to wrappers, very small loss to bottom corner of front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: £1600
Lot 899:
Lot 899
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1878. 15th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Standard wear, age toning and fading, standard for the year, to the original wrappers, very small loss to the top right hand corner of the front wrapper, some minor wear to both wrapper extremities otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £950
Lot 900:
Lot 900
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Pages checked, complete. Lacking the five advertising pages to the rear of the book otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 901:
Lot 901
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £300
Lot 902:
Lot 902
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £600
Lot 903:
Lot 903
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £550
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Single staple rust mark to pages 269 to 275. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £500
Lot 905:
Lot 905
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Single staple rust mark to pages 269 to 275. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £450
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Ink marks to top half of rear wrapper otherwise excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £270
Lot 907:
Lot 907
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £420
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £480
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Handsomely half bound in red leather, with original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Excellent wrappers and condition throughout. Bookplate to inside front board. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £270
Lot 910:
Lot 910
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889, 1890 & 1891. 26th-28th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. The first two editions are lacking advertising pages at the rear, the 1891 is lacking the first advertising page and pages 343-354 and the advertising pages at the rear, the 1890 edition with some light foxing otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £190
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892, 1893 & 1894. 29th-31st editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All three editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £180
Lot 912:
Lot 912 Lot 912
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895, 1896 & 1897. 32nd-34th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All three editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £190
Lot 913:
Lot 913 Lot 913
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898, 1899 & 1900. 35th-37th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All three editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901 to 1905. 38th-42nd editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All five editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £220
Lot 915:
Lot 915
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906 to 1910. 43rd-47th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All five editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1906 edition with one detached page. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 916:
Lot 916
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911 to 1915. 48th-52nd editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All five editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 5
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916 to 1919. 53rd-56th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All four editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Rare war-time editions. Qty 4
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £360
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 to 1929. 57th-66th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All ten editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 10
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £240
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930 to 1939. 67th-76th editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. All ten editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Qty 10
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £260
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940 to 1945. 77th-82nd editions. Handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943', Pogson. Six editions are lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each edition. Rare war-time editions. Qty 7
Estimate: £150/180
Hammer price: £360
Lot 921:
Lot 921 Lot 921
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946 to 2018. The editions for 1946 to 1978 are handsomely half bound in red leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with raised bands and title and date in gilt to spine. Red marbled end papers and gilt to top edge. Binding by prestigious London binding company, Morrell Binders. The 1946 edition is lacking advertising pages at the front and the rear, the editions for 1947, 1948 and 1949 are lacking advertising pages at the front, all other editions complete with original wrappers. From 1978 to 2018 all are original hardback editions as published. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Bookplate to inside front board of each bound edition from 1946 to 1954. Qty 73
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £220

Lot 922:
Lot 922
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, London 1991. Limited edition 971/1000. 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 923:
Lot 923
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. Willows softback reprint (1991) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 903/1000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 924:
Lot 924
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 191/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 925:
Lot 925
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 169/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 926:
Lot 926
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 137/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 927:
Lot 927
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 139/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 928:
Lot 928
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 232/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 929:
Lot 929
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. Willows softback reprint (1983) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. Willows second softback reprint (2005) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 184/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 931:
Lot 931
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. Willows second softback reprint (2004) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 156/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. Willows second softback reprint (2005) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 237/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 933:
Lot 933
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. Willows second softback reprint (2005) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 224/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. Willows second softback reprint (2007) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 105/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 935:
Lot 935
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. Willows second softback reprint (2007) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 73/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. Willows second softback reprint (2008) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 112/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 937:
Lot 937
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. Willows second softback reprint (2008) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 122/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. Willows second softback reprint (2008) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 102/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. Willows second softback reprint (2008) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 43/250. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. Willows hardback reprint (1993) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 495/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. Willows hardback reprint (1996) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 56/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 942:
Lot 942
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 406/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 474/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 944:
Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 489/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 470/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 946:
Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 488/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 463/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 948:
Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 492/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition CLI/CC. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 950:
Lot 950
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. Willows softback reprint (1997) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 73/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 951:
Lot 951
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. Willows softback reprint (1997) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 186/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 952:
Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. Willows hardback reprint (1997) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 351/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 953:
Lot 953
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. Willows hardback reprint (2003) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 372/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 954:
Lot 954
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. Willows hardback reprint (2005) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 18/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 955:
Lot 955
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. Willows hardback reprint (2006) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 65/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 956:
Lot 956
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. Willows hardback reprint (2006) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 207/500. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 957:
Lot 957
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. Willows hardback reprint (2006) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 65/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 958:
Lot 958
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. Willows hardback reprint (2007) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 413/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 959:
Lot 959
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. Willows hardback reprint (2007) with gilt lettering. Limited edition 10/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 960:
Lot 960
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to front board otherwise in good+ condition with gilts bright
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £320
Lot 961:
Lot 961
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Some dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, minor bumping to board extremities, slight crease to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 962:
Lot 962
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Possible regilding to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £270
Lot 963:
Lot 963
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Light vertical crease to front board, some dulling to title gilts otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 964:
Lot 964
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Ex 'Dewsbury Library' copy. Boards and spine paper darkened, dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, some wear and damage with small loss to some pages between 33 to 64 otherwise in good condition. Viewing essential
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £60
Lot 965:
Lot 965
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Boards worn and soiled, signs of heavy restoration throughout the book, regilding to title gilts, crude restoration to internal hinges at front and rear, minor faults to internal pages otherwise in about fair/good condition. Viewing essential, not subject to return
Estimate: £50/100
Hammer price: £25
Lot 966:
Lot 966
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Wear and soiling to front board and spine paper, dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, internally in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
Lot 967:
Lot 967
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Slightly cocked spine to the right, regilding of title gilts to both front board and spine paper, odd minor marks to boards, some wear to the front internal hinge, name and address written to the top of the first advertising page otherwise in generally good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £170
Lot 968:
Lot 968
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Small minor creasing to the base of the front board, bump to bottom corner of front board, regilding of title gilt to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 969:
Lot 969
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Two minor marks to front board, dulling to title gilt on spine paper, ink inscription to first advertising page otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 970:
Lot 970
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Bump to top border of front board, dulling to title gilt on spine paper, very minor wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £100
Lot 971:
Lot 971
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 972:
Lot 972
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on front board, title gilts on the spine paper have been regilded, some general wear to boards, some breaking to both internal hinges, further odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 973:
Lot 973
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Regilding of title gilts to both front board and spine paper, some age toning to spine paper, standard browning to pages due to war time paper, wear to internal hinges at front and rear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 974:
Lot 974
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. Original hardback. Title gilts appear to have been regilded to both front board and spine paper, slight breaking to internal hinges at front and rear otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 975:
Lot 975
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Mark to spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 976:
Lot 976
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Minor marks to boards and spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
Lot 977:
Lot 977
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952. Original hardback. Minor breaking to internal hinges to boards and spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 978:
Lot 978
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Minor wear to spine paper, light stain to page block edge otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 979:
Lot 979
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 980:
Lot 980
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 981:
Lot 981
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Slight wrinkling and wear to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 982:
Lot 982
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Slight wear to front internal hinge, bump to top edge of rear board, slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 983:
Lot 983
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 984:
Lot 984
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 985:
Lot 985
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Some slight wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 986:
Lot 986
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 987:
Lot 987
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 988:
Lot 988
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 989:
Lot 989
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Very minor dulling to the title gilts on the front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 990:
Lot 990
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 991:
Lot 991
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 992:
Lot 992
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 993:
Lot 993
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 994:
Lot 994
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning and minor wear to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £42
Lot 995:
Lot 995
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Nick to the back of the dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 996:
Lot 996
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Nick to the top edge of the dustwrapper front, minor age toning to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 997:
Lot 997
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972-1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd faults to the dustwrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £150
Lot 998:
Lot 998 Lot 998 Lot 998
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2018. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition. Qty 36. An impressive run of hardbacks, an ideal start to a new collection
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160

Lot 999:
Lot 999
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration to wrappers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1000:
Lot 1000
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some general wear to wrappers and spine, small tear to the base of the spine paper where it meets the front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1001:
Lot 1001
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration presumably to the spine area, some 'light' fading to wrappers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1002:
Lot 1002
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration to wrappers and spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1003:
Lot 1003
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration to wrappers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1004:
Lot 1004
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration to wrappers and spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1005:
Lot 1005
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some general wear to wrappers and spine, some wear to spine extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1006:
Lot 1006
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor age toning to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1007:
Lot 1007
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1008:
Lot 1008
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Heavy bowing to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1009:
Lot 1009
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original paper covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1010:
Lot 1010
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original paper covers. General wear to covers and spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1011:
Lot 1011
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor split to the base of the inside front internal hinge where the cover meets the spine paper otherwise in very good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1012:
Lot 1012
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Corner crease to top of rear wrapper otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1013:
Lot 1013
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1014:
Lot 1014
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks 1945. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Sold together with a 'Wisden' labelled envelope sold with the book at the time Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1015:
Lot 1015
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Minor marks to covers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1016:
Lot 1016
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955, 1956, 1974, 1976-1979, 1981, 1983-1985, 1989-1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999-2002 and 2004. With duplicate copies for 1979, 1984, 1989, 1997 and 1999. Original limp cloth covers. Qty 29. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good overall condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1017:
Lot 1017
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, two with some fading to spines otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1018:
Lot 1018
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1995, 1996, 1998 to 2005, 2008 to 2010 and 2012. Excellent incomplete 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 92, 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 14. Excellent/mint condition
Estimate: £2500/3500
Hammer price: £2500
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.

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