Wisden. Original Hardback Editions

Lot 740:
Lot 740 Lot 740
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1978 to 1980, 1984 to 1999, 2001 to 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2106. Two copies for 2002, one a standard edition and the other with a 'Yorkshire County Champions 2001' limited edition dustwrapper. Original hardback editions. Some wear and staining to the dustwrappers of the 1980, 1985 to 1989 dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 32
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 741:
Lot 741
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1975 to 1994. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. Some age toning and fading to the spines of the dustwrappers, odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 20
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £190
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 743:
Lot 743
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1974. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. Some age toning and fading to the spines of the dustwrappers, odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 744:
Lot 744
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback. Minor faults to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 745:
Lot 745 Lot 745
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967, 1968, 1970, 1981, 1984 to 2004, 2007 to 2014 and 2016. Original hardback editions. The first four editions all lacking dustwrappers, the remainder all with original dustwrappers. Some faults to the 1967 edition, the 1970 edition is ex-libris otherwise in good condition. Qty 34
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 746:
Lot 746
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 747:
Lot 747
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. Some age toning and fading to the spines of the dustwrappers, odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £135
Lot 748:
Lot 748
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Some minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 749:
Lot 749
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Minor dulling to gilt titles on front board, mark to base of front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £32
Lot 750:
Lot 750
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 751:
Lot 751
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 752:
Lot 752
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963 and 1964. Original hardback. The 1963 edition in very good condition, the 1964 edition with some dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 753:
Lot 753
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 754:
Lot 754
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 755:
Lot 755
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 756:
Lot 756
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 757:
Lot 757
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on the front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/25
Hammer price: £32
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Odd very minor fault otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 759:
Lot 759
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Corner crease to rear board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 760:
Lot 760
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 761:
Lot 761
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Some minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 762:
Lot 762
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on the front board and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 763:
Lot 763
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good/excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Some light fading to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Some breaking and wear to the page block near to the photographic plate pages, handwritten name of ownership to inside front board, some soiling to top of page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £28
Lot 767:
Lot 767
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Some light wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £55
Lot 768:
Lot 768
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Excellent condition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 769:
Lot 769
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Wrinkling to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 770:
Lot 770
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Some light fading and wrinkling to spine paper otherwise good/very good
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956 & 1960. Original hardback. Odd marks to boards and spine, dulling to gilt titles on the spine paper of the 1956 edition, the 1960 edition with wrinkling to spine paper, dulling to gilt titles otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 772:
Lot 772
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 773:
Lot 773
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 774:
Lot 774
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Minor foxing to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Very minor wear to boards and spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 and 1955. Original hardback. The 1954 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles on spine and signature of ownership to title page, the 1955 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles on spine and very slight breaking to top of rear internal hinge otherwise both in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1953. Original hardback. The 1952 edition with minor wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition. The 1953 edition has some old tape marks to first and last internal pages otherwise in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 779:
Lot 779
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 6
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950 and 1951. Original hardbacks. The 1949 edition with dulling to gilt titles on spine paper and some foxing to page block edge. The 1950 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, some slight wear to spine paper and signature of ownership to inside front board. The 1951 edition with minor cease to spine paper and slight breaking to front internal hinge, very minor foxing to page block edge otherwise all three in good condition. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 781:
Lot 781
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 and 1952. Original hardback. The 1949 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles on the spine paper, slight wear and breaking to the front internal hinge, some soiling to the top of the page block edge otherwise in good condition. The 1952 edition in only about fair condition, fading and dulling to all gilt titles, some wear to boards, broken and poorly repaired internal hinges at front and rear. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £48
Lot 782:
Lot 782
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Usual browning to page edges, slight dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, light creasing to spine paper, usual browning to internal pages, handwritten name of ownership to inside front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards, slight dulling to gilt titles, some old tape marks to first and last internal pages, slight breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 785:
Lot 785
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulled gilt titles on the spine paper, slight warping to boards otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 786:
Lot 786
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, very minor wear to rear board, very minor foxing internally otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £240
Lot 787:
Lot 787
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, crease to top right hand corner of rear board, very minor crease to top of front board otherwise in good condition. Handstamps for the 'East India & Sports Club. Smoking Room' to first and last advertising pages. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £140
Lot 788:
Lot 788
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Light creasing to front board, very slight dulling to title gilts, minor marks to boards, ink annotation to page 95 otherwise in good+ condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
Lot 789:
Lot 789
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £300
Lot 790:
Lot 790
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine, very minor marks to front board otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £400
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear to boards and fading to title gilts on front board and spine paper, broken internal hinges to front and rear, handwritten name of ownership to first advertising page otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £420
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some minor wear to boards, some dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine paper, minor bump to spine, some foxing to page block edge, small loss to top edge of first advertising page, handwritten name and date of ownership to top border of title page otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £420
Lot 793:
Lot 793
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: £500/700
Hammer price: £600
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to head of spine paper where it meets the front board, some wear to internal hinges otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: £320
Lot 795:
Lot 795
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: £120/160
Hammer price: £190
Lot 796:
Lot 796
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: £120/160
Hammer price: £190
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £420
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to edge of front board near to spine, slight wear and creasing to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £450
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, minor light bumping to board corners, some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £520
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original publisher's rebind. Bound in publishers hardcloth with advertising pages used as end papers. Some light wear to boards and board extremities otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
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 801:
Lot 801
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original hardback. Good/very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £500/600
Hammer price: £550
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, minor bumping to board corners, slight wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £550
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, minor bumping to lower board corners, light creasing to front board otherwise in good+ condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £460
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards, some wear and breaking to rear internal hinge, some wear to the front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £700
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original hardback. Light crease to top of front board, otherwise in very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £750
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Minor bumping to board corners otherwise in very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £500
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to front board near to spine otherwise in very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £550
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee edition). Original publisher's rebind. Bound in publishers hardcloth with advertising pages used as end papers. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine, minor bumping to corners, some wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
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 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original hardback. Minor marks and wear to front board otherwise in very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £550
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original hardback. Some general wear to boards, wear to board extremities, odd bump to corner and to board edges, some wear to gilt titles on the spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £420
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £550
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Original hardback. Some minor wear and slight bumping to board corners, wear to head and base of spine, some wear and soiling to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, breaking front internal hinges, minor breaking to rear internal hinges otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £950
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Original hardback. Light wear to boards, photographic page has become loose otherwise in unusually good/very condition for this edition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1400
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to board extremities, very slight wear to head and base of spine paper, some minor dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, slight chipping to top edge of yellow end paper at the front of the book otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare early hardback edition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1500
The fifth issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896

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