Original Paper Wrappered & Cloth Covered Wisdens

Lot 1249:
Lot 1249
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: £340
Lot 1250:
Lot 1250
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Heavily soiled, stained and age toned wrappers, front wrapper with some loss to corners and extremities, first advertising page and title page cleanly detached, total loss of spine paper, some foxing and slight staining internally otherwise in good condition. Pages checked complete
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1251:
Lot 1251
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: £400
Lot 1252:
Lot 1252
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some staining to rear wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £400
Lot 1253:
Lot 1253
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: £420
Lot 1254:
Lot 1254
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: £380
Lot 1255:
Lot 1255
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers. Bound in brown boards with titles in gilt to spine. Wear and soiling to wrappers, some foxing and staining to outer few internal pages at front otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1256:
Lot 1256
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890, 1897, 1904, 1911, 1922 and 1924. Original paper wrappers, bound in yellow card wrappers, with printed paper titles to front wrapper with the exception of the 1890 and 1904 editions which are lacking their front wrappers and the 1897 which is lacking both wrappers. The 1922 edition with old tape marks to front wrapper, the 1924 edition with restoration to the front wrapper otherwise all six in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1257:
Lot 1257
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895, 1896 and 1898. The first two editions with original wrappers, the 1898 edition lacking wrappers. All three editions appear to have been prepared for rebinding with spine papers removed, the 1895 with gilt to top edges. The 1896 with vertical old tape to border of wrappers. The books appear to be complete, checking and viewing essential. Bought as seen with all faults, not subject to return. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1258:
Lot 1258
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902, 1903, 1906, 1909, 1913 (2), 1920, 1922, 1924, 1927 & 1931. A selection of paper wrappered books all with faults and somewhat distressed, some with wrappers, some lacking wrappers, some with broken spine blocks, some loose pages, some with old tape repairs etc. The majority appear to be complete, checking and viewing essential. Bought as seen with all faults, not subject to return. Qty 11
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1258a:
Lot 1258a
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895, 1896, 1909, 1914, 1915 and 1940. All with original wrappers with the exception of the 1940 edition. All six editions appear to have been prepared for rebinding with spine papers removed and marbled end papers fitted with the exception of the 1895, 1914 and 1940 editions, all with gilt to top page edges. The books appear to be complete, checking and viewing essential. Bought as seen with all faults, not subject to return. Qty 6
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1259:
Lot 1259
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906, 1913, 1921 and 1923. Original paper wrappers, bound in brown boards, with gilt titles to spine. The 1913 and 1923 editions with soiled wrappers, the 1921 edition ex-libris. All four editions with odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1260:
Lot 1260
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, book cleanly separated into two parts, some loss to spine paper, minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1261:
Withdrawn
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1262:
Lot 1262
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909, 1914, 1915, 1920 and 1921. All with original wrappers with the exception of the 1914 and 1915 editions. All five editions appear to have been prepared for rebinding with spine papers removed and marbled end papers fitted with the exception of the 1914 and 1921 editions, all with gilt to top page edges. The books appear to be complete, checking and viewing essential. Bought as seen with all faults, not subject to return. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1263:
Lot 1263
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some loss to spine paper, minor loss to edge of front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1264:
Lot 1264
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911 and 1912. 48th & 49th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1911 with darkened wrappers and spine paper, front wrapper cleanly detached, some loss to spine paper, some wear to wrappers with small loss to rear wrapper, the 1912 edition with some wear and age toning to wrappers, old tape mark to lower border of front wrapper, internally good. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1265:
Lot 1265
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: £330
Lot 1266:
Lot 1266
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917 and 1919. 54th & 56th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1917 edition with total loss to spine paper, some wear and age toning to wrappers, gilt to top edge otherwise in good condition. The 1919 edition with detached front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, total loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1267:
Lot 1267
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1940, 1994, 1995 and 2011. All with original wrappers with the exception of the 1940, lacking rear wrapper and the 1994, 1995 and 2011 which are lacking both wrappers. All eight editions appear to have been prepared for rebinding with spine papers removed and marbled end papers fitted with the exception of the 1924, 1927, 1940 and 1994 editions, all with gilt to top page edges with the exception of the 1995 edition. The books appear to be complete, checking and viewing essential. Bought as seen with all faults, not subject to return. Qty 8
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1268:
Lot 1268
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924 and 1931. 61st & 68th editions. Original paper wrappers. Both books with breaking to spine blocks, both editions with age toning and wear to wrappers and spine paper, loss to spine papers, some loss to rear corners of the back of the 1931 edition, name of ownership handwritten to the top border of the 1931 edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1269:
Lot 1269
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers. Wear and some loss to spine paper, some age toning and staining to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1270:
Lot 1270
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932 & 1933. 69th and 70th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1932 edition with some breaking to spine block, some age toning and wear to wrappers, some wear and loss to spine paper, minor mark to spine paper, label to first advertising page otherwise in good condition. The 1933 edition with minor mark to spine paper, minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1271:
Lot 1271
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937 and 1939. 74th & 76th edition. Original paper wrappers and original limp cloth covers. The 1937 with name and address in pencil to top border of front wrapper, breaking to page block, page blocks becoming loose otherwise in good condition. The 1939 with soiling and staining to covers, soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1272:
Lot 1272
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: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939, 1943 and 1946. 76th, 80th & 83rd editions. Original limp cloth covers. The 1943 edition with some light fading to the cover edges, rusting to the spine paper, the 1943 edition with some age toning to the covers and spine, light breaking to the front internal hinge and the 1946 edition with some age toning and light fading to the covers and spine otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
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: unsold
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
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: unsold
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
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 cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278 Lot 1278
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1954-1960, 1962, 1964, 1968, 1985, 1990, 1992-1999, 2002-2005, 2009, 2013-2016. Original limp cloth covers. Some odd faults otherwise overall good condition. Qty 34.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1948, 1950 and 1951. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of the 1947 and 1948 editions otherwise all four in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1279a:
Withdrawn
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953, 1954 and 1955. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1281:
Lot 1281
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1959. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of the first three editions otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957, 1958, 1960 and 1961. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to the spines of two editions otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1283:
Lot 1283
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960, 1968, 1969, 1972 to 1978 (with duplicate 1976) and 1968. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spine of the 1960, 1972 and 1973 editions, minor bowing to the spines of the 1968, 1969 and 1978 editions, fading to the spine of the 1972 edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1284:
Lot 1284
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to odd spine, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with two other Wisden publications. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285 Lot 1285
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1978 to 2005. A run of the Almanack in limp cloth covers for the period stated. Issues are 1978, 1979, 1980 (2 copies), 1981, 1982 (4), 1983-1986, 1987 (2), 1988, 1989 (4), 1991-1993, 1994 (2), 2004 and 2005. Fading and soiling to some editions, otherwise in good condition. Sold with eight original hardbacks for 1990-1997, all lacking dustwrappers. Good condition. Also a full run of eight original Australian Wisdens 1998-2005/06 with original dustwrappers. Fading to the spine to the 1998 dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition. Qty 43
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1286:
Lot 1286
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, D.I. Gower (Leics), J.N. Shepherd (West Indies), C. Old (Yorkshire), C.T. Radley (Middlesex) and J.K. Lever (Essex). Also signed by R.W. Taylor, John Langridge and the England team (12 signatures) to photographic plates. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1287:
Lot 1287
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1982. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, R.J. Hadlee (Notts), J. Miandad (Pakistan), T.M. Alderman, A.R. Border and R. Marsh (all Australia). Also signed by C. Croft, G. Gooch, M. Gatting, J. Emburey, Z. Abbas, M. Procter, M. Brearley and the England team (8 signatures) to photographic plates. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1288:
Lot 1288
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1987. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, G.A. Hick (Worcs), J. Childs (Essex), D.B. Vengsarkar (India), C.A. Walsh (West Indies) and J.J. Whitaker (Leics). Also signed by Umpire David Shepherd, R.J. Hadlee, G.O. Allen and the England team at the Oval (9 signatures) to photographic plates and by Vic Marks to article. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25

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