Original Hardback Wisdens Various Collections

Lot 1019:
Lot 1019
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original hardback. Very light rubbing to board and spine paper extremities, upper corners with slight bumping otherwise in very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with gilt titles bright. Ex Roger Hancock Collection, with his bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1600
The fifth issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896
Lot 1020:
Lot 1020
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to spine extremities, very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £1500/2500
Hammer price: £1600
Lot 1021:
Lot 1021
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Minor soiling and wear to lower edge of front board, slight creasing to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1022:
Lot 1022
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt title very bright
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £650
Lot 1023:
Lot 1023
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original hardback. Presentation copy from the Editor, Sydney H. Pardon, dated January 1911. Inscription handwritten in ink to title page. Minor bumping to the corners of the front board, minor wear to head and base of spine paper, minor marks to front board, some breaking to rear internal hinges, photographic plate detached otherwise in good/very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £350
Lot 1024:
Lot 1024
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original hardback. Some wear to board extremities and corners, slight breaking to front internal hinges, some minor marks and light staining to odd internal page otherwise in good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1025:
Lot 1025
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head and base of spine paper, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow end paper otherwise in very good condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1026:
Lot 1026
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board, minor wear to head and base of spine paper, dulling to the title gilts on spine otherwise in good/very condition
Estimate: £500/600
Hammer price: £450
Lot 1027:
Lot 1027
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback. Odd minor mark to front board and spine paper, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow end paper otherwise in very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £1900
Lot 1028:
Lot 1028
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. Minor bumping to corners, handwritten name of ownership to top border of yellow end paper otherwise in very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £1900
Lot 1029:
Lot 1029
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original hardback. Presentation copy from editor Sydney H. Pardon to future editor Herbert Preston (1944-1951) and dated July 1919 with ink inscription to title page. Minor wear to spine paper, slight dulling to title gilts on spine, slight breaking to internal hinges otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board bright
Estimate: £1500/2000
Hammer price: £1900
Lot 1030:
Lot 1030
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original hardback. Some general wear to boards and spine paper, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £350
Lot 1031:
Lot 1031
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Some general wear to boards and spine paper, some wear to board extremities and corners, minor breaking to front internal hinge, some browning to page block otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 1032:
Lot 1032
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Crease to front board, some wear to board extremities and corners otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 1033:
Lot 1033
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Some breaking to rear internal hinges, some wear and bumping to corners otherwise in good/very good condition. Ex Roger Hancock Collection, with his bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £400
Lot 1034:
Lot 1034
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to top corner of front board where it meets the spine, very minor wear to board extremities, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front yellow end paper otherwise in very good condition. Ex Roger Hancock Collection, with his bookplate to inside front board
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £350
Lot 1035:
Lot 1035
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
Lot 1036:
Lot 1036
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original hardback. Slight wrinkling and wear to spine paper, some breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1037:
Lot 1037
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to board extremities and corners, minor mark to front board, some wrinkling and wear to spine paper, ink signature to the inside of the front board otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1038:
Lot 1038
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to head and base of spine paper, minor wear and bumping to the odd corner, slight wear to internal hinges otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1039:
Lot 1039
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Faded title gilts to spine paper, some wear to head and base of spine and corners, odd bump to board edge, ink stain to page block in two places otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1040:
Lot 1040
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards and spine paper, minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1041:
Lot 1041
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Ex 'Huddersfield Liberal Club' library. Broken front internal hinges, breaking rear internal hinges, general wear to boards and spine paper, bump to top rear board corner, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1042:
Lot 1042
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor marks and wear to boards, slight wear to front internal hinge, slight dulling to title gilts on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £580
Lot 1043:
Lot 1043
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Light minor creasing to front board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £480
Lot 1044:
Lot 1044
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1045:
Lot 1045
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor marks to boards, very slight crease at top of front board, dulling to spine gilts otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1046:
Lot 1046
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very good/excellent condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1047:
Lot 1047
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very good/excellent condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1048:
Lot 1048
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear to boards and board extremities with odd bump to edge, age toning to boards and spine paper, some dulling to spine title gilts and to a lesser extent the front board titles. Signature of ownership to first advertising page otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1049:
Lot 1049
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very light foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1050:
Lot 1050
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Creasing to spine paper, some dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1051:
Lot 1051
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Dulling to spine title gilts and to a lesser extent the front board title gilts, crease to spine paper, breaking to both front and rear internal hinges, usual browning to internal pages otherwise in good condition. Sold with softback editions for 1948 and 1949, the 1948 in poor condition, the 1949 in fair/good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1052:
Lot 1052
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Some dulling to title gilts on the spine paper, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1053:
Lot 1053
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951 & 1952. Original hardbacks. Wear and dulling to spine title gilts on all three editions, the 1950 edition with, what appears to be, white paint marks to spine paper. The 1950 edition with slight breaking to the top of the front internal hinge, the 1951 edition with broken front internal hinge and the 1952 with broken front and rear internal hinges. Browning/age toning to spine block edges to all three copies. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1054:
Lot 1054
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Light crease to spine paper, dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1055:
Lot 1055
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1056:
Lot 1056
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955, 1958 & 1960. Original hardbacks. The 1955 edition with odd marks to boards, the 1958 with age toning and staining to front board and minor foxing to page block edge and the 1960 edition with some age toning to boards and spine otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1057:
Lot 1057
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1058:
Lot 1058
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1059:
Lot 1059
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Wrinkling and some dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1060:
Lot 1060
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Wrinkling and some dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1061:
Lot 1061
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1062:
Lot 1062
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: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1063:
Lot 1063
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Minor dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1064:
Lot 1064
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960 & 1961. Original hardbacks. Some dulling to the title gilts on spine paper of both editions to varying degrees. The 1960 edition with some minor marks to boards and minor breaking to front internal hinge and the 1961 edition with mark and general wear to boards, dulling to title gilts on front board, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1065:
Lot 1065
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper, minor marks to front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1066:
Lot 1066
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962, 1963 & 1964. The 1962 and 1964 are original hardback editions, the 1963 is an original softback edition. The 1962 edition has minor wear and wrinkling to spine paper, the 1963 edition has bowing to the spine and the 1964 edition has minor wear to boards otherwise in good condition, the last two editions with minor age toning to spine block. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1067:
Lot 1067
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1068:
Lot 1068
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1069:
Lot 1069
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 & 1966. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, wear and odd marks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1070:
Lot 1070
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 & 1968. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, wear and some nicks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1071:
Lot 1071
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 & 1970. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, minor wear and odd marks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1072:
Lot 1072
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1073:
Lot 1073
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some repaired tears to dustwrapper, old tape mark to inside rear board otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1074:
Lot 1074 Lot 1074
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 to 1996. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spines of the earlier editions otherwise in good condition. Qty 25
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1075:
Lot 1075
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. 1950, 1956, 1967, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1985, 1991 and 2003 (1978 and 2003 lacking dustwrappers). Original hardbacks with dustwrapper where applicable unless stated. Plus softback editions for 1948, 1949, 1950, 1961, 1998 and 1999 and rebound editions for 1947, 1961 and 1963. Varied condition. Viewing essential, not subject to return. Qty 18
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1076:
Lot 1076
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Selection of Almanacks for 1998 (1st year of issue), 1999 (2 copies), 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2005-06. Original hardbacks with dust wrappers. Also three 'Wisden India' hardback Almanacks for 2013 (1st year of issue), 2014 and 2016. Qty 11. Some fading to dustwrapper spines. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55

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