Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks - Various Collections

Lot 775:
Lot 775
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original front paper wrapper. Replacement rear wrapper and spine paper. Some wear, staining and nicks to front wrapper with lower corner loss. Repair to top corner of front wrapper. Light staining and foxing to page block edge and to inside front advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Ex-libris with small stamp and written numbers to page V
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Ex-libris with small stamp and written numbers to page iii/vi. Small loss also to this page
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Bound in red and brown three quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Old tape marks to back of wrapper borders to front and back otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £115
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Some soiling and minor wear to wrappers, minor staining to odd top page corner and minor foxing internally, soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition. Bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, slight soiling and odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 781:
Lot 781
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some darkening to spine paper, light soiling to wrappers, odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £380
Lot 782:
Lot 782
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893. 30th edition. Bound in grey boards, with original wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, slight soiling, creasing to rear cover and slight minor loss to wrapper edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Front wrapper slightly soiled and darkened, the rear wrapper with some staining and a vertical crease, minor annotation and soiling internally otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895 and 1897. 32nd & 34th editions. The 1895 edition with original paper wrappers. Repairs to corners and edge of front wrapper, both wrappers soiled and worn, old tape marks to both wrappers, near to spine, wear, darkening and some loss to spine paper, some darkening to page borders internally. Generally good condition overall. The 1897 edition with original front wrapper, replacement spine and rear wrapper, soiling and repairs to front wrapper, some minor faults internally otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 785:
Lot 785
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper. Minor wear to wrapper extremities otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 786:
Lot 786 Lot 786
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898 and 1899. 35th & 36th editions. Both editions bound in green boards, the 1898 edition with original front wrapper but lacking rear wrapper, the 1899 edition with both original wrappers. Red speckled page edges. Some soiling to the front wrapper of the 1898 edition otherwise both in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 787:
Lot 787 Lot 787
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Lacking two pages 129/130 and 159/160 otherwise in good+ condition. Sold with a rebound edition for 1905. Bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Good+ condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 788:
Lot 788
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901, 1903 & 1904. 38th, 40th & 41st editions. All three with original paper wrappers, all three with replacement spine papers. Wear, small loss and old tape marks to all sets of wrappers, the 1904 edition to a lesser extent, some soiling, staining and foxing to wrappers, foxing to page block edges otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 789:
Lot 789
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: £85
Lot 790:
Lot 790
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in publishers hardcloth. Plain yellow endpapers with stamp of the Liverpool Cricket Club. Odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition. The book is slightly smaller than an original hardback
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
It is assumed that Liverpool Cricket Club asked Wisden to provide hardback copies of back numbers to look identical with original hardback copies bought by the club after 1896. To a purist they cannot be described as 'original hardbacks' but were certainly bound by Wisden in publisher's hard cloth, albeit at a later date. The address given by Wisden on the front cover is 23, Cranbourn Street which was not used until 1913.
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907 & 1908. 44th & 45th editions. Both with original paper wrappers, the 1907 edition with replacement spine paper. Wear, small loss and old tape marks to both sets of wrappers. Heavy wear to the wrappers of the 1907 edition, soiling and foxing to page block edge. The 1908 edition with signature of ownership to front wrapper, loss to lower corner of front wrapper and to spine paper otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with gilt titles to front board and spine. Good/very good condition. Ex Libris. 'Gloucestershire City Libraries' with labels to inside front and rear boards and to back to title page
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original hardback. Slight wear to boards, spine a little darkened, minor chip to top edge of yellow rear endpaper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £450/550
Hammer price: £420
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking, loss and darkening to spine block. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original hardback. Minor marks to front and rear board, some wrinkling, soiling to spine paper, some fading to gilt title on spine paper, bumping to lower corners of boards. Internally good/very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original hardback. Some general wear to boards, minor bumping to corners, irregular trim to page 529/530 otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £230
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th edition. Original hardback. Bump to the centre of the front and rear board edge, some wrinkling and minor staining to rear board. Internally good/very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £320
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Wear to boards and spine paper, minor creasing to spine paper, worm damage with loss to the internal lower border of the rear of the book covering pages 506 to 543 to a lesser or greater degree, handwritten name of ownership to inside front board endpaper. About fair/good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine block, slight breaking to internal hinges, some wear to wrapper and spine extremities, some staining to front wrapper and spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 800:
Lot 800 Lot 800
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Bound in red and yellow half leather with marbled end papers and edges, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Pages checked, complete. Marks to centre of front board otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some general wear and age toning to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear to spine paper, some wear to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good/very good condition otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/160
Hammer price: £220
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original paper wrappers. General wear and age toning to wrappers, some loss to rear wrapper extremities, some wear with loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Heavy staining and discolouration to both front and rear boards, affecting the first four pages somewhat, internally probably caused by damp/water damage, otherwise in good condition internally
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Original hardback. Light crease to spine paper and some wear to spine paper and board edges. Internally in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £550
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Some bumping, bruising and wear to board extremities and corners, odd mark to boards, light crease to spine paper, internally in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original hardback. Light soiling and staining to front board, light wear to board extremities otherwise in good condition. Very good internally
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £300
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Minor wear/mark to lower right hand corner of front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £420
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Wrappers soiled and a little grubby, rear wrapper torn and holed across the centre, wear to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Pages 329-336 of Part I have been misbound and appear between pages 308 and 309
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear to top left hand corner of front wrappers, minor breaking and small loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine paper. Light soiling and odd mark to wrappers, small handwritten name of ownership and date to top of first advertising page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to spine paper, minor nicks and wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original hardback. Heavy damp staining and discolouration to both front and rear boards, the rear board to a lesser extent, affecting the first five pages somewhat, internally probably caused by water damage, some wear and creasing to spine paper and small hole to spine paper where it meets the rear board, ink initials to top border of yellow front end paper otherwise in generally good condition internally
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Heavy soiling, staining and discolouration to both front and rear boards and spine paper, soiling to both inner yellow end papers, wear to board extremities, crease to front board, nicks and creasing to spine paper, breaking to rear internal hinges, some breaking to page block, internally generally good. Overall poor condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Lot 815:
Lot 815
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Some slight creasing to front board, some general wear to boards and spine paper, some bumping to corners, some wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £230/260
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 816:
Lot 816
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £290
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Dulling to gilt titles on front board, fading to gilt titles on spine paper, light general wear to boards, some bumping to corners, some breaking to internal hinges at front and rear, minor annotation internally otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 818:
Lot 818
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Light fading to boards and spine, some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, light crease to spine paper. Internally very good condition
Estimate: £220/260
Hammer price: £200
Lot 819:
Lot 819
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original hardback. Light fading to boards and spine, some dulling to gilt titles on both front board and spine paper. Internally very good condition
Estimate: £220/260
Hammer price: £280
Lot 820:
Lot 820
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to board and spine extremities, some dulling and slight loss to gilt titles otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £320
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Some dulling and slight loss to gilt titles otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £280
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, small scuff to spine paper, odd additional minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Some creasing to front board, some dulling and slight loss to gilt titles otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £200
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Some light creasing to front board, some dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Some bumping and odd mark to boards and board extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original hardback. Some minor wear and fault to front board and spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, minor staining to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Dulled gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: £320
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original hardback. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Dulled gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor general wear to covers and spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £160
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Some pencil annotation to front cover, some bowing to spine, breaking to front internal hinge, broken rear internal hinge otherwise in generally good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Ex 'Daily Graphic Library' copy with stamp to front cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor marks and slight creasing to boards, some dulling to gilt titles on front board and to a greater extent to the spine otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor marks and slight creasing to boards, some dulling to gilt titles on front board and to a greater extent to the spine, broken internal hinges to front and breaking internal hinges to rear otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 835:
Lot 835
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulled gilt titles on spine paper, minor marks and odd bump to boards otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulled gilt titles on the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 837:
Lot 837
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948 and 1949. Original hardbacks. The 1948 edition with wear to boards, fading to gilt titles on spine and total loss of gilt to spine paper, creasing to spine paper, usual browning to internal pages otherwise in generally good condition. The 1949 edition with breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 838:
Lot 838
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954, 1955 and 1957. Original hardbacks. All editions with some fading to gilt titles on front board or spine, to a lesser or greater extent. Some wrinkling to the spine paper of the 1957 edition otherwise in good overall condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 839:
Lot 839
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 840:
Lot 840
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Some light fading to boards and spine, slight bowing otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 841:
Lot 841
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Some minor dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 842:
Lot 842
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper, minor dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 843:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966-1970, 1974, 1983-1986, 1988, 1989, 1997, 1998, 2000-2003 and 2008. All original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of 1997 which is a softback edition and the 1974 and 2008 editions are lacking their dustwrapper. The 1967 edition is ex-libris. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Sold with large format Wisdens for 2006-2010(5) and full run of Wisden Anthologies (4). In three boxes. Qty. 33
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to spine and nicks to top edge of the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 846:
Lot 846
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight age toning to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 847:
Lot 847
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £32
Lot 848:
Lot 848
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38

Lot 849:
Lot 849
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900 and 1903. 37th & 40th editions. The 1900 edition with replacement spine paper, repair to edge of front wrapper, loss to edge of rear wrapper otherwise in good condition. The 1903 edition with replacement front wrapper and spine paper, original rear wrapper with small loss and detached otherwise in good condition. Trimming by the bookbinder a little tight in places. Qty. 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 850:
Lot 850
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition (second issue). Some wear and loss to spine paper, the front wrapper almost detached, minor staining otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Broken spine block, the book cleanly detached into two halves. Loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition with nice clean wrappers
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Minor wear and odd stain to wrappers, some loss to spine paper, slight breaking to page block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905 and 1907. 42nd & 44th editions. The 1905 with replacement wrappers and spine paper, some light foxing to internal pages otherwise in good condition. The 1907 with replacement front wrapper and spine paper, original rear wrapper. Some soiling and odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 854:
Lot 854
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906 and 1908. 43rd & 45th editions. The 1906 with detached wrappers, broken spine block, loss to spine, some loss to wrapper edges, some soiling to wrappers, internally good. The 1908 with broken spine block, soiling to wrappers, small loss to spine paper, internally good. Qty. 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 855:
Lot 855
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Some wear and small loss to spine paper, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 856:
Lot 856 Lot 856
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910 and 1913. 47th & 50th editions. Both bound in red/brown boards, original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1910 in good condition, the 1913 with some soiling, age toning and wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 857:
Lot 857
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911 and 1912. 48th & 49th editions. Soiling to the wrappers of both editions. The 1911 with cleanly detached rear wrapper, some loss to front wrappers edges, some breaking to spine block, some loss to spine paper. The 1912 edition with detached wrappers, loss to both wrapper edges where they meet the spine, minor loss to spine paper. Generally good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 858:
Lot 858
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Some soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine paper, some loss to spine paper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 859:
Lot 859
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915 and 1919. 52nd & 56th editions. The 1915 edition with original paper wrappers, replacement spine paper. The wrappers soiled and stained, internally good. The 1919 edition with replacement wrappers and spine paper, some wear, small loss and staining to the top right hand corner of the rear of the book otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 860:
Lot 860
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £190
Lot 861:
Lot 861
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. Loss to head and to a lesser extent lower border of spine paper, some slight age toning to wrappers, small corner loss to rear wrapper otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 862:
Lot 862
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some loss to base of spine paper, minor stain and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 863:
Lot 863
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920, 1921 and 1922. 57th to 59th editions. The 1920 edition with replacement wrappers, spine paper and last two advertising pages, the 1921 edition with replacement front wrapper, spine paper and first six advertising pages, original rear wrapper with loss to bottom right hand corner and the 1922 edition with replacement spine paper, wear with small loss and some repairs to original wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 864:
Lot 864
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923, 1924 and 1926. 60th, 61st & 63rd editions. Original wrappers, all a little age toned, odd faults otherwise generally good. The 1923 edition with replacement spine paper, the 1924 with minor vertical crease to front wrapper and the 1926 with replacement spine paper, small tear to page edge of 125/126 otherwise all three in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925, 1927, 1928 and 1932. 62nd, 64th 65th & 69th editions. Three bound in red/brown boards, one in dark brown boards, the first three editions with original wrappers and in good condition, the 1932 edition lacking wrappers, has faults and in only fair condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 866:
Lot 866
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929, 1930 and 1931. 66th, 67th & 68th editions. Original wrappers. The 1929 and 1931 editions with replacement spine papers. The 1929 edition with signs of old tape marks to edge of wrapper at front and rear, some wear with small loss to corners, the 1930 edition with some wear to spine paper, slight bowing to spine otherwise in good+ condition and the 1931 edition with soiled and worn wrappers with small loss to bottom corner of front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge. Qty. 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933, 1934 and 1935. 70th, 71st & 72nd editions. Original wrappers. All with soiled, worn and darkened wrappers, wear and occasional loss to spine paper, the 1935 edition with slight breaking to spine block, odd staining, name of ownership to top border of front wrapper of each edition otherwise in generally good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936 and 1937. 73rd & 74th editions. Original wrappers. The 1936 edition with slight bowing to spine, the 1937 with more pronounced bowing to spine, minor wear to wrappers, name handwritten to top border of front wrapper otherwise both in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938 and 1939. 75th & 76th editions. Original cloth covers. Both editions with some age toning and slight darkening to covers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original cloth covers. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Some slight age toning to covers otherwise in good+ condition. Rarer wartime edition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Very minor mark to rear cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight marks to top of front cover, minor age toning otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Some marks and staining to front cover, some soiling otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor marks to front cover, minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1949. Original limp cloth covers. The 1946 edition with some darkening and some minor wear to covers, the 1947 edition in good condition, the 1948 edition with some wear to covers, usual browning to page edges and the 1949 edition with some wear and soiling to covers and spine, some bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951 and 1952. Original hardback editions. The 1950 edition with broken front internal hinges, some wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor wear to covers, some slight dulling to gilt titles, the 1951 edition with a nick and small tear to head of spine paper, minor marks to boards, broken internal hinges and the 1952 edition with minor marks to boards and minor wear to front internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955, 1956, 1959 and 1965 with dustwrapper. Original hardback editions. The 1955 edition with some light soiling to boards, slight dulling to gilt titles, the 1956 edition with broken front internal hinges, dulling to gilt titles and the 1959 edition with broken front internal hinges, some dulling to gilt titles, some wear to boards and book plate to first advertising page, the 1965 with soiled, stained and worn dustwrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1974. Original cloth covers. The 1957, 1960 and 1962 editions with some bowing to spines, some light soiling to covers, the 1961 edition in good/very good condition, the 1963 in good+ condition and the 1974 in good condition. Qty. 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Minor marks to spine paper, slight browning to end papers at front and rear otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 882:
Lot 882
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some minor foxing to the rear of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 and 1968. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some soiling and nicks to the dustwrapper of the 1967 edition, staining and soiling to the 1968 editions dustwrapper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some minor marks to dustwrapper, some soiling to top edge of page block otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 885:
Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Odd very minor marks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some soiling to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with hardback editions for 1972, 1973 and 1975. The 1973 edition lacking dustwrapper, some faults to the dustwrappers of the other two editions, soiling to the 1975 edition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65

Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. Willows softback reprint (1984) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 411/500. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £72
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. Willows softback reprint (1983) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895. 32nd edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 893:
Lot 893
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 894:
Lot 894
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Some age toning, staining and wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 895:
Lot 895
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 896:
Lot 896
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 898:
Lot 898
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 899:
Lot 899
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Crease and minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 900:
Lot 900
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 901:
Lot 901
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Darkening and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 902:
Lot 902
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Darkening and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 903:
Lot 903
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910 to 1912. 47th-49th editions. All three editions uniformly bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning to the wrappers of two editions otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 905:
Lot 905
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913 to 1915. 50th-52nd editions. All three editions uniformly bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning to the wrappers of two editions otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Nicely bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning and wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 907:
Lot 907
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Nicely bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning and wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Nicely bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning and wear to wrappers, old tape marks to edge of wrappers near to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Nicely bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 910:
Lot 910
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 to 1924. 57th-61st editions. All five editions uniformly bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, the 1921 edition with some wear and slight damage otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925 to 1929. 62nd-66th editions. All five editions uniformly bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Some age toning and wear to the wrappers of three editions, the other two very good, the 1927 edition with dark and soiled wrappers otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930 to 1933 and 1935 to 1937 editions. 67th-70th and 72nd-74th editions. All seven editions uniformly bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges with the exception of the 1932 edition which has original paper wrappers. Some age toning and wear to the wrappers of all five editions otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty. 7
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £190
Lot 913:
Lot 913
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor bowing to spine, odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939 and 1940. 75th-77th editions. Original cloth covered covers. Some bowing to all three spines, some soiling and name of ownership to the front cover of the 1939 edition, soiling to the covers of the 1940 edition. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 915:
Lot 915
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor bowing to spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 916:
Lot 916
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year.Good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year.Good/very good condition. Rare war time edition. Sold with 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944. Original hardback. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Generally good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original limp cloth covers, bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Name handwritten to top border of front cover otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers, bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 921:
Lot 921
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 922:
Lot 922
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948 to 1958 and 1961. All twelve editions with original limp cloth covers and bound in blue and green quarter leather boards, titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page edges with the exception of the 1953 and 1957 editions which are original limp cloth covered editions. Bowing to the spine of the 1957 edition otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty. 12
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 923:
Lot 923
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959, 1960, 1962 to 1965. Original limp cloth covers. Two editions with some bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty. 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 924:
Lot 924 Lot 924
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966 to 1994 and 2000. Original limp cloth covers. Odd editions with some bowing to spine otherwise in good, some very good condition. Qty. 30
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 925:
Lot 925
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893 and 1915. 30th & 52nd editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1893 with loss to spine paper, wear and age toning to front and rear wrappers, wrappers becoming slightly detached, minor foxing, page block edge soiled otherwise in good condition. The 1915 with worn and soiled wrappers, detached rear wrapper, some loss to spine paper, small old tape mark to first advertising page otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 926:
Lot 926 Lot 926
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899 and 1901. 36th & 38th editions. The 1899 bound in blue boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition. The 1901 edition bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to front board and spine. Some darkening, age toning and wear to wrappers, some light pencil annotation to internal pages. Qty. 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 927:
Lot 927 Lot 927 Lot 927
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907, 1909 and 1910. 44th, 46th & 47th editions. All three editions bound in light brown and dark brown boards (2), with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine and the 1909 to front board. All wrappers, a little darkened and age toned, some wear with small loss, odd minor staining otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 928:
Lot 928 Lot 928
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911 and 1912. 48th & 49th editions. Both editions bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1911 edition has repair to first advertising page otherwise in good condition. The 1912 edition has light age toning and wear to the wrappers otherwise again in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 929:
Lot 929 Lot 929
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913 and 1914. 50th & 51st editions. Both editions bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1913 edition with thin strip of white tape to edge nearest to spine on both wrappers otherwise in good condition. The 1914 edition with some age toning and wear to wrappers, some soiling and staining to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 712/1000. Minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 931:
Lot 931 Lot 931 Lot 931
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923, 1925 and 1926. 60th, 62nd & 63rd editions. The 1923 and 1926 editions bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, the 1925 edition, bound in blue quarter leather, lacking original front wrapper, with rear wrapper, with gilt titles to spine. The 1923 edition with worn and age toned wrappers, some soiling to page block edge, the 1925 edition with odd fault to first advertising page and the 1926 edition with odd faults otherwise all three in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924, 1927 and 1928. 61st, 64th and 65th editions. All uniformly bound in blue/green boards, the first two with original wrappers, the 1928 lacking wrappers, with gilt titles to spines. The 1924 edition in good condition, the 1927 with staining to page block edge affecting tops of internal pages to a small degree and the 1928 edition lacking four advertising pages at the front and all advertising pages at the rear otherwise all three in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 933:
Lot 933
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930, 1932, 1935 and 1936. 67th, 69th, 72nd & 73rd editions. All bound in various coloured boards, the 1930 edition, somewhat unusually, bound in two books (part one, pages 3-320 and part 2, 1-738) lacking original wrappers otherwise in good condition, the 1932 bound with original wrappers, some ink staining to bottom of the page block, good condition and the 1935 and 1936 editions bound without original wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939 and 1940. 75th to 77th editions. The first two editions in original cloth covered covers, the 1940 edition bound in green boards, with original covers, gilt titles to spine. The 1938 and 1939 editions with some bowing to spine, the 1938 edition with some age toning to covers, the 1939 with soiled and worn covers and spine paper otherwise both in generally good condition and the 1940 edition in very good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 935:
Lot 935
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Light crease to corner of front cover, some minor wear to covers and spine otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945 and 1946. 82nd & 83rd editions. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies of the 1945 edition printed in this war year. The 1945 edition with slightly cocked spine to the right, some breaking to front internal hinge, slight wear to covers otherwise in good condition. The 1946 edition with slightly age toned covers and some light soiling otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2. Rare war-time editions
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 937:
Lot 937
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951 and 1952. Original limp cloth covers. The 1947 and 1948 editions with some bowing to spines, standard browning to pages, some additional staining to the 1948 edition, the 1950 to 1952 editions with odd faults, soiling etc otherwise in good condition. Qty. 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1953, 1955, 1960, 1963 and 1964 Original hardback editions. The 1949 edition in poor condition, the 1953 edition with dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, slight breaking to front internal hinge, the 1955 in about fair/good condition, the 1960 edition with dulling to gilt titles, the 1963 edition with minor spotting to front board, wrinkling to spine paper, dulling to gilt titles on spine, some soiling and the 1964 edition with minor soiling otherwise in good condition. Qty. 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1959. Original limp cloth covers. The 1954 edition in only fair condition, the 1956 in generally good condition, the 1957, 1958 and 1959 editions with staining and darkening to spine, the 1958 and 1959 editions with bowing to spine and the 1959 edition with 'M.C.C. Committee' written to top of front cover. Qty. 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 940:
Lot 940
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961, 1962 and 1965. Original limp cloth covers. Some age toning to the spine papers of the 1961 and 1965 editions otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966, 1967 and 1968. Original limp cloth covers. Some age toning to the spine papers of the all three editions, slight bowing to the spines of the 1967 and 1968 editions otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 942:
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 2017. The majority original hardback editions with the exception of the 1970 to 1975, 1980, 1983, 1989-1991, 1996, 1999 and 2004 which are cloth covered editions. Lacking the dustwrapper of the 1987 edition. Mixed condition, some in good/very good condition, some only fair/good condition. Viewing essential. Qty. 49
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110

Lot 943:
Lot 943
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original front wrapper, with rear wrapper, with gilt titles to front board and spine. Lacking photographic plate, minor foxing to first few pages otherwise in good condition. Sold with incomplete editions for 1897, front wrapper and up to page 254 and 1902, lacking front wrapper and all pages up to page 33, very poor rear wrapper. Qty. 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 944:
Lot 944 Lot 944
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901 and 1903. 38th & 40th editions. The 1901 bound in dark brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to front board and spine. Lacking advertisement pages at the front of the book, some wear with small loss to the last few advertising pages. The 1903 edition similarly bound, with original wrappers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Trimming from the binder, in both editions, a little tight. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 945:
Lot 945
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905, 1908 and 1911. 42nd, 45th & 48th editions. All bound in various coloured bindings with gilt titles to spine. The 1905 edition lacking original wrappers and lacking advertising pages at front and rear, the 1908 edition lacking wrappers, one page section detached and the 1911 with original front wrapper, lacking last advertising page and rear wrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty. 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 946:
Lot 946 Lot 946
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912 and 1913. 49th & 50th editions. The 1912 edition, bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, blue page block edge. Good condition. The 1913 edition similarly bound, with original front wrapper. Lacking three rear advertising pages otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 947:
Lot 947
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original publisher's rebind.Bound in publishers hardcloth with advertising pages used as end papers. Broken internal hinges at front and rear, minor bump to front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
It is assumed that clients asked Wisden to provide hardback copies of back numbers to look identical with original hardback copies bought from 1896 onwards. To a purist they cannot be described as 'original hardbacks' but were certainly bound by Wisden in publisher's hard cloth, albeit at a later date
Lot 948:
Lot 948 Lot 948 Lot 948 Lot 948
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923 and 1924. 60th & 61st editions. Both editions bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine and front board. The 1923 edition with some wear and faults with some loss to top edge of the front and rear wrapper and the first few pages at front and back otherwise in good condition. The 1924 edition with some soiling and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 949:
Lot 949
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924, 1925, 1926 and 1929. 61st, 62nd, 63rd & 66th editions. All editions bound in brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles, with the exception of the 1926 edition which has the original rear wrapper. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925 and 1926. 62nd & 63rd editions. Both editions bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine and front board. Both editions with some minor wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927 and 1928. 64th & 65th editions. Both editions bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine and front board. The 1927 edition has unusually yellow end papers which have not been laid down to the insides of the boards otherwise in good/very condition. The 1928 edition has soiled and age toned wrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 952:
Lot 952
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928, 1929 and 1937. 65th, 66th & 74th editions. The 1928 edition bound in half leather green and mauve boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Wear to the leather boards, some breaking to hinges, the book itself in good/very good condition. The 1929 edition bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine and front board, some soiling and minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition and the 1937 edition bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to front board and spine. Poor stained wrappers with old tape marks, some loss, age toning etc, generally good. Qty. 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 953:
Lot 953
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Some wear, staining and marks to boards, broken and breaking front and rear internal hinges, some minor age toning to pages, some dulling to gilt titles otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 954:
Lot 954
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor age toning to covers, slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Sold with a similar limp cloth edition of the 1943 with bowing to spine, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, soiled covers, only fair condition. Qty. 2. Rare war-time editions
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 955:
Lot 955
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Small crease to the top right hand corner of the front board, dulling to the gilt titles on the front board, dulled spine gilt titles, minor age toning internally otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 956:
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Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 957:
Lot 957
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946 and 1947. Original hardbacks. Both editions with wear, staining, marks to boards, both editions with dulling and fading to gilt titles, faults to the laid down end papers and first few pages of the 1946 edition, the 1947 with broken front and rear internal hinges, ink staining to page block edge and soiling and staining to end papers. Generally overall, fair/good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 958:
Lot 958
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine, some standard browning to page edges due to use of war time paper, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 959:
Lot 959
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950, 1951 and 1952. Original hardbacks. The 1949 edition with small amount of breaking to front internal hinge, the 1950 edition with some minor marks to spine paper and edge of front board, dulling to gilt titles on spine, the 1951 edition with dulled gilt titles on the spine and the 1952 edition with some dulling to spine gilt titles, appears to be lacking one advertising page at the front otherwise in good condition. Qty. 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 960:
Lot 960
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953 and 1954. Original hardbacks. Some dulling to gilt titles on spines of both editions, bump to the top corner of the 1953 edition, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 961:
Lot 961
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 962:
Lot 962
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1957 and 1958. Original hardbacks. Some dulling to gilt titles on spines of all editions to a smaller or greater degree, odd marks and minor wear to boards and spine of the first two editions, wrinkling also to the spines of the first two editions otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 963:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 964:
Lot 964
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960 to 1964. Original hardbacks. Five editions all with faults to a lesser or greater degree, the 1962 edition with broken front internal hinges, the 1962 and 1964 with poor boards, dulling to gilt titles, the 1961 edition the best of the five editions. Qty. 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 965:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £42
Lot 966:
Lot 966
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 and 1968. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spines, small tear to the base of the 1967 dustwrapper spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966, 1969 to 2018. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of the 1966 and 1970 editions which are lacking dustwrappers. Some age toning and soiling to the dustwrapper spines of the earlier editions otherwise in good condition. Sold with twenty six replacement dustwrappers (issued by 'Sportspages' or 'Wisden') 1946 to 1975.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130

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