Wisden. Original Hardback Editions

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'The Cricketers of Vanity Fair'. Good collection of thirty original colour lithographs of cricketers, as listed by John Arlott in 'The Cricketer', August 1953 The cricketers are W.G. Grace, Lord Hawke, Lord Harris, Bonnor, A.Lyttelton, Hayward, E. Lyttelton, Warner, Hirst, Hornby, Read, Dalmeny, Jephson, Wells, Jackson, Tyldesley, Abel, Gillingham, Paliaret, Bosanquet, Woods, Jessop, Ranjitsinhji, Stoddart, Spooner, Blythe, Hutchings, Bonnor, Wynyard and Baldwin (I. Zingari). Many with original biographical pages. Odd minor faults, odd lithograph with biography to the back of the image otherwise in good condition. All loose and contained in a black modern folder. Some further cricket prints included
Estimate: £180/250
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Australia. Frederick Robert Spofforth. New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1874-1888. Vanity Fair. 'The Demon Bowler'. Original colour chromolithograph of Spofforth by Spy, dated July 13th 1878. Sold with George John Bonnor. New South Wales & Australia. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bonnor. 'Australian Cricket'. September 13th 1884 by APE. The Spofforth loose as issued, the Bonnor mounted. Sold with four other Vanity Fair lithographs of W.W. Read, Lord Dalmeny, Reginald Herbert Spooner and Pelham Francis Warner. Three mounted, one loose. Odd faults, good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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John 'Jack' Berry Hobbs, Surrey & England 1905-1934. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of John Berry Hobbs. 'Test Cricket' by WH. 'Men of the Day no.2283. 7th August 1912. Good/very good condition. A rarer Vanity Fair print
Estimate: £70/100
Of all the cricketing images produced by Vanity Fair, the image of Hobbs is the only one to have two printed titles. The prints were titled either 'A Tested Centurion' or the rarer 'Test Cricket'
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John Hawkins prints 1988/89. Three large colour prints from original artworks of cricketers by John Hawkins in the manner of Chevallier Tayler, each signed in pencil to the border by the artist. Subjects are K.S. Ranjitsinhji, Victor Trumper, and W.G. Grace, each with a printed sheet of biographical notes on the featured player. Each measures 19"x13.25". Sold with a similar unsigned print of Denis Compton, 15.5"x21". Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'The Cricketer's Nightmare'. Fred William Leist. Excellent collection of five colour limited edition chromolithographs featuring Leist's distinctive watercolour paintings demonstrating the fears and worries of those who play cricket taken to a horrific extreme which were painted around 1909. The titles are 'The Batsman, 'Long field dropped it', 'How's That', 'The Wicketkeeper' and 'Run Out'. Each has the original printed titles to lower border with 'The Cricketer's Nightmare' above and below it the title of the chromolithograph. These images appeared as a series of six but he produced nine drawing and watercolours in total on cricket. Six were watercolours and the other three mixed-media drawing, all on the same theme. Mounted framed and glazed. Overall 13.5"x17". Rarely seen chromolithographs. Previously sold in Sotheby's auction of July 1995 as lot 192
Estimate: £400/600
Fred Leist later became an official war artist for the Australian Imperial Force. He designed Great War recruitment posters and was sent to the Western Front in 1917. He died in 1945 and his work remains on show at the New South Wales Art Gallery, Australian War Memorial and Parliament House in Canberra
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Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Excellent print of Rhodes in bowling action, from the original by Ernest Moore, 1923, published by Weatherells of Leeds, reproduced by Beck & Inchbold of Leeds. Signed to the print by Rhodes, the signature faded but legible. The print, measuring 9.25"x14", in modern mount, overall 15"x19.5". Slight fading to image, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a 'Hulton Deutsch Collection' reprint photograph of Wilfred Rhodes c1910 wearing Yorkshire blazer and cap. Excellent image. 9"x12". Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
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'Johnnie Walker Whisky'. Colour advertising print depicting a smiling Johnnie Walker walking off the cricket field of play with bat underarm with other players, tent and spectators to background. Artist Tom Browne. Title to base of print 'Cricket 1820' [the year Johnnie Walker opened his grocery shop in Kilmarnock aged 15]. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 14"x19". Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Ariel Luke. 'Cricket'. A group of three contemporary silk screen prints of cricket scenes each signed in pencil by the artist and from a limited edition of 75 prints produced. All framed. Various sizes. Good condition. Previously sold as lot 67 in Sotheby's sale of July 2002
Estimate: £70/100
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'Wisden Five Cricketers of the Year' 1991-2001. Denise Dean. Brown official folder containing a collection of forty eight colour prints by artist Denise Dean of players who were awarded the accolade in the period. Each signed by her and all are number 15 of 150 limited edition prints produced. Thirty seven of the prints are signed by the player featured. Signed prints are M. Waugh, A. Butcher, M. Atherton, A. Donald, R. Richardson, Waqar Younis, P. DeFreitas, M. Moxon, A. Stewart, N. Briers, I. Salisbury, Wasim Akram, D. Boon, S. Watkin, M. Hughes, I. Healy, D. Malcolm, T. Munton, S. Rhodes, K. Wessels, D. Reeve, A. Kumble, A. Fraser, P. De Silva, D. Cork, Saeed Anwar, Mushtaq Ahmed, P. Simmons, G. Thorpe, M. Maynard, M. Elliott, G. McGrath, S. Law, I. Austin, J. Rhodes, D. Gough and Saqlain Mushtaq. Others are D. Haynes, M. Azharuddin, C. Ambrose, S. Warne, B. Lara, S. Jarasuriya, S. Tendulkar, A. Ranatunga, M. Muralitharan, C. Cairns and J. Langer. Each print measures 8"x11.75". VG
Estimate: £100/150
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'Wisden Five Cricketers of the Year' 1949-2003. Denise Dean. Black folder containing a collection of twenty eight colour prints by artist Denise Dean of players who were awarded the accolade in the period. Each signed by her and all are number 15 of 150 limited edition prints produced. Nineteen of the prints are signed by the player featured. Signed prints are A.R. Morris, T. Bailey, G. Evans, N. Harvey, E. Dexter, B. D'Oliveira, B. Richards, R. Dravid, M. Proctor, L. Klusener, R. Simpson, A. Hollioake, P. Roebuck, G. Chappell, J. Reid, J. Emburey, F. Titmus, R. Appleyard and M. Gatting. Others are D. Jones, R.C. Russell, S. Pollock, A. Gilchrist, N. Hussain, M. Amarnath, C. Smith, M. Panesar and J. Coney. Sold with two similar unsigned prints of Viv Richards and Javed Miandad. Each print measures 8"x11.75". Approx. ten of the prints have been slightly affected by damp staining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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'The Owzthat Portfolio'. Denise Dean. Black file of thirty three colour prints of Test match bowlers who have taken over 200 Test wickets by Denise Dean. Each signed by her and limited edition number 15 of 100 prints produced. Twenty of the prints have been signed by the player featured. Signed prints are A. Bedser, B. Statham, G. McKenzie, L. Gibbs, Kapil Dev, D. Underwood, J. Snow, B. Bedi, B. Chandrasekhar, C. Walsh, Waqar Younis, R. Willis, C. Ambrose, D. Lillee, Wasim Akram, F. Trueman, R. Hadlee, C. Walsh, C. McDermott and A. Donald. Unsigned prints are C. Grimmett, R. Lindwall, G. Sobers, A. Roberts, Imran Khan, Abdul Qadir, S. Warne, I. Botham, M. Marshall, J. Thomson, R. Benaud, J. Garner and M. Holding. Each print measures 8.5"x12". Sold with Volume I of a limited edition book relating to the series of prints. Limited edition 15/100 signed by the artist and compiler. VG
Estimate: £80/120
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'The Centurions Portfolio'. Denise Dean 1994. Blue folder comprising a collection of twenty four colour limited edition prints, each number 15 of 100 prints produced and signed by the artist. Eleven signed to lower border by the featured player. Signatures are D. Bradman, D. Compton, T. Graveney, C. Cowdrey, J. Edrich, G. Boycott, G. Turner, D. Amiss, Zaheer Abbas, G. Gooch and G. Hick. Others are W.G. Grace, T. Hayward, J. Hobbs, P. Mead, F. Woolley, E.H. Hendren, G. Tyldesley, A. Sandham, H. Sutcliffe, W. Hammond, L. Ames, L. Hutton and V. Richards. Each print measures 8.5"x12". Sold with bound book listing each centurion's career details. Limited edition no. 15/100 signed by the artist and compiler. Slight bleeding to some signatures, other-wise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'The Stumpers Portfolio'. Denise Dean 1994. Red folder comprising a collection of twenty one colour limited edition prints, each number 15 of 100 prints produced and signed by the artist. Twelve signed to lower border by the featured player. Signatures are R. Taylor, A. Stewart, J. Parks, R. Marsh, D. Richardson, J. Waite, K. More, D. Murray (2 copies), I. Healy, I. Smith and A. Knott. Others are W. Grout, S. Kirmani, W. Oldfield, G. Evans, Wasim Bari, J. Dujon, R.C. Russell, Salim Yousuf and M. Boucher. Each print measures 8.5"x12". Sold with bound book listing each wicketkeeper's career details. Limited edition no. 15/100 signed by the artist and compiler. Some damp staining to the Knott print and signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'England Test Cricketers' 2006-2007. Denise Dean. Eight individual colour prints by artist Denise Dean from the series, 'England Test Cricketers'. Each signed by her and all are number 15 of 150 limited edition prints produced. Six of the prints are signed by the feature player, Mike Brearley, Mike Hendrick, John Emburey, Mike Gatting, Ian Botham and Barry Wood. Others are Geoff Miller and Bob Woolmer. Very good condition. Sold with a further selection of thirty similar prints by Denise Dean of various series, some signed, all with significant water damage or damp staining
Estimate: £30/50
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The Ashes. 'The Sydney Mail. November 2nd 1932. Australia v England 1932/33 'Bodyline' series. Original front colour cover with full page colour image of a batsman walking back into the pavilion having batted with spectators looking on by R.H. Mappett. A little foxing and minor wear otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Cricket prints, supplements etc. Selection of eight framed images including 'Some Representative Cricketers'. Supplement to the Graphic July 1895, 'Captain of the Eleven' Pears advertising cricket print, of the boy cricketer batting in the garden, after the Mezzotint by Philip Calderon 1883, All framed and glazed, one with cracked glass. Large head scarf 'Jacqmar Sketch-book at Lord's', Roger Iddison, Yorkshire & Lancashire 1853-1976, full page engraving taken from the Illustrated Sporting News 1864, Gloucestershire v Yorkshire, Bristol 1906 (Illustrated London News, Sept 1906), limited edition print of Darren Gough and Len Hutton, limited edition print of World Cup 1999 at Edgbaston, signed by Galsworthy etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Keith Miller. Victoria, New South Wales, Nottinghamshire & Australia 1937-1959. 'Sporting Legends Limited Edition' poster featuring a colour montage illustration of Miller in various cricketing poses, from an original by Brian Clinton, printed in Australia. The poster unnumbered, but signed with dedication to the illustration by Miller, 'To my good mate Jack [Sokell]- who made the Wombwell C.S. famous. Keith Miller', and dated 2nd February 2000. 18"x27". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Kent. Selection of seven mono caricature prints of Kent players by artist D. Waugh, each signed by the player featured. Signatures are Asif Iqbal, Woolmer, Dilley, Knott, Underwood, Tavare and Ealham. Each 8"x11.5". Also 'Kent's Test Five' by Waugh, signed by the featured players, Tavare, Woolmer, Dilley, Knott and Underwood. Framed and glazed 9.5"x12". Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Notes at a County Town Cricket Match' c1900. A full double page spread taken from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News comprising twelve topical cricket related cartoons by C.H. Roberts[?] with captions. Framed and glazed, overall 22.5"x15". G
Estimate: £20/30
The publication was founded in 1874 and continued from 1945 under various different names before closing in 1970
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'Visions of a Hat Trick' and 'A Century for England'. A pair of large prints published 'To commemorate one hundred years of Test matches- England v Australia in England' 1880-1980, from original paintings by A.L. Grace. Published by 'Spica Prints, Laxton, Newark. Notts'. The prints are titled with a printed scorecard to lower border, one for the 1880 England v Australia Test match, the other for the 1980 Test match. One print signed in pencil by Len Hutton. Limited edition number 214/850. The other print nicely signed in ink by Len Hutton, limited edition number 216/850. 25"x22.5". Qty 2. Minor creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Frederick Reynolds 1764 -1841. Engraving of Reynolds, head and shoulders, engraved by Woodman Junr. sculp. from a picture by Emma Smith del. Published by Matthews and Leigh, 1st November 1808.The engraving measures 8.5"x11.25". G
Estimate: £50/70
Frederick Reynolds was a British dramatist. Reynolds was a noted amateur cricketer. Mainly associated with Marylebone Cricket Club, he made two first-class appearances. The first was for Earl of Winchilsea's XI in 1795, and the second was for All-England in 1796
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John Bligh, 4th Earl of Darnley. Original mono engraving of Bligh, half length in ceremonial robes. From an original picture by Thomas Phillips R.A. Drawn by J. Wright, engraved by H. Meyer, published by T. Cadell and W. Davies, London 18th June 1816. Framed and glazed overall 11"x15". G
Estimate: £40/60
John Bligh was a noted amateur cricketer known to have made 27 appearances in major cricket matches between 1789 and 1796. His descendent Ivo Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley captained the England team on their tour to Australia in 1882/83
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'The Centurions'. Michael Atherton & Alec Stewart. Limited edition prints from the original portraits of the two cricketers by Slade School of Art artist, Andy Pankhurst, commissioned by M.C.C. in 1999 as part of an initiative to depict cricketers during their careers. The two cricketers are each depicted in reflective mood wearing M.C.C. sweaters and sitting in the stands. The two portraits are window mounted with the signatures of both players in ink and a limited edition scorecard for the England v West Indies Test match played at Old Trafford in August 2000. Limited edition 64/210. Framed and glazed overall 24"x15". Sold with 'Lord's Pavilion'. Colour print by David Gentleman 1986. Framed and glazed, 25"x19.5". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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South Africa 1994. 'A Small Step for Kepler'. Large colour limited edition print depicting Kepler Wessels leading the first ever fully representative South African team down the pavilion steps at Lords for the historic test match against England on July 21st 1994, by artist Richard Ryall 1994. South Africa won the test by a record 356 runs. Signed by the South African touring party to lower border. Twenty signatures in pencil including Donald, Cronje, Rhodes, Cullinan, Wessels etc, also signed by the artist. Ltd edition 576/950. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 25"x21.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Ashes 89. The Lord's Test' by renowned cricket artist, Sherree Valentine-Daines (1956-date). Large colour wide angled panoramic view of Lord's cricket ground with the Test match in progress in the artist's noted style. From the original oil painting painted by Valentine-Daines, this being a limited edition print no. 126/850 of the painting. Signed to lower border by the artist in pencil, and the captains, David Gower and Allan Border. Framed and glazed, overall 35.5"x21.5". An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £60/90
The artist was featured on BBC Television painting the various Test Cricket Grounds
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The Oval. Darren Bicknell Benefit Year 1999. Large colour print of a panoramic view of the The Oval pavilion and match in progress by the artist, Terry Harrison, commissioned in 1999 for Darren Bicknell's benefit year. Limited edition no. 20/100. Signed in pencil to the borders by the artist and Bicknell and twenty four other Surrey players. Signatures include Patterson, Knott, Brown, B. Hollioake, A. Hollioake, Thorpe, Ward etc. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 33"x24". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Derek Randall. Nottinghamshire & England. Large colour print of Randall from an original by Theodore Ramos, published by the Tryon Gallery, London 1978. Limited edition no. 425/500. Randall is depicted three quarter length with a bat resting on his shoulder, the Trent Bridge pavilion in the background. Signed to the lower border by Randall and the artist. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 24"x31". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Don Bradman. Colour print of Bradman and Ponsford walking out to bat at The Oval, 1934, from the original oil painting by Wes Walters, 1998. Published by Melbourne Cricket Club. Signed in ink by Bradman and the artist. Limited edition no. 527/1000. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 23.5"x30.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions, with pink wrappers, second facsimile edition printed by Lowe & Brydone Ltd, London 1974. Limited edition. In original yellow presentation box. Splitting to seams of box and lid otherwise in very condition
Estimate: £250/350
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in dark green and black quarter leather boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, colourful marbled page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Bound in yellow/brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Bound in yellow/brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Bound in yellow/ brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and one and only advertising page to the front, with gilt titles to spine. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £200/300
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Bound in yellow/ brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Bound in yellow/ brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition. Pages checked, complete
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Bound in yellow/ brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Bound in dark green boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. 25th edition. Bound in dark green boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Some breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and one and only advertising page to front, with gilt titles to spine. Minor nicks to odd advertising page to rear, one with small loss to corner otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891. 28th edition (second issue). Original paper wrappers, broken spine block, old tape to spine affecting the borders of the wrappers, odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892. 29th edition (second issue). Original paper wrappers. The book appears to have been bound at some point with inner remains of binding to spine, red speckled page edges, odd minor faults otherwise in very good condition. Presented in brown book box
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893 and 1898. 30th & 35th editions. The 1893 with original paper wrappers bound in brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Darkened and worn wrappers with loss to edges, minor soiling otherwise in good condition. The 1898 edition lacking wrappers and advertising pages, some darkening to outer pages otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894 and 1895. 31st & 32nd editions. Both lacking original wrappers and advertising pages. The 1894 edition bound in brown boards with gilt titles to spine, the photographic plate bound into the front of the book, the 1895 bound in green boards, gilt to all page edges, marbled end papers. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896 and 1897. 33rd & 34th editions. Original wrappers. The 1896 edition with detached worn wrappers with loss to edges and corners, some breaking to spine block, complete loss of spine paper and soiling to odd page edges otherwise in good condition. The 1897 edition with detached wrappers, some wear and loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Both editions lacking photographic plate. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper cleanly detached, wear and some loss to spine paper, lacking photographic plate otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900 and 1901. 37th & 38th editions. Both editions bound in brown boards, the 1900 lacking front wrapper, rear wrapper intact but with wear, age toning and loss, lacking three advertising pages at front, the title page laid down to card, lacking photographic plate otherwise in good condition. The 1901 edition with original wrappers with wear, age toning and loss to wrapper edges, lacking photographic plate otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902 and 1903. 39th & 40th editions. Both editions bound in brown boards, with original wrappers and both lacking photographic plate. Both sets of wrappers with wear and loss to edges. The 1902 edition with loss to lower edge of two advertising pages at the rear otherwise in good condition. The 1903 edition in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. 41st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and darkening to spine paper with small loss otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905 and 1906. 42nd & 43rd editions. Both editions bound in brown boards, lacking original wrappers, with gilt titles to spines. Good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907, 1911 and 1912. 44th, 48th & 49th editions. The 1907 bound in dark quarter leather, the other two editions in brown boards with gilt titles to spines. The 1907 edition, lacking original paper wrappers, is a presentation copy from the Editor Sydney H. Pardon. It has worn boards, heavy darkening to page block edge, Ex 'The Press Club Library' with odd stamp to pages. Stamp of 'C.S. Caine' journalist and later to be Wisden Editor to 'Preface' page. The 1911 edition with original paper wrappers, some wear, darkening and some loss to wrappers, lacking photographic plate and odd page a little tightly trimmed by the binder and the 1912 edition with lacking original wrappers and photographic plate otherwise all three in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper cleanly detached, some darkening to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909, 1910 and 1913. 46th, 47th and 50th editions. All three editions bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spines. All three editions lacking photographic plates. The 1909 edition with some light wear and small loss, soiling to wrappers, the 1910 with some small loss to edges of rear wrapper, minor wear to the front wrapper and the 1913 edition with odd faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing and slight wear to spine, slight soiling to rear wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight darkening to spine paper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good+ condition. Rare war-time edition, rarely seen in this condition. Presented in brown and black quarter leather book box with gilt titles to edge
Estimate: £600/700
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking first and last advertising page, some wear and rounding to corners of outer pages at front and rear, some browning to page otherwise in generally good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some light fading and light wear to spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition. Presented in brown and black quarter leather book box with gilt titles to edge
Estimate: £220/260
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to front board and spine. Some wear to wrapper corners, some with small inset repair, some browning to page edges otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £100/150
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 and 1921. 57th & 58th editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1920 edition lacking rear wrapper. Both in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922 and 1923. 59th & 60th editions. Both bound in light and dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1922 edition with wear, age toning and old tape marks to wrappers edge near to spine, the 1923 edition with darkened and age toned wrappers otherwise both in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924 and 1925. 61st & 62nd editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926 and 1927. 63rd & 64th editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1927 edition lacking rear wrapper. Odd faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928 and 1929. 65th & 66th editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930 and 1931. 67th & 68th editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1930 edition lacking rear wrapper. Some wear, age toning and repair to the front wrapper of the 1930 edition, wear, age toning and small damage to the 1931 edition otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 806:
Lot 806
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932 and 1933. 69th & 70th editions. Both bound in light and dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. The 1932 edition with minor faults to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1933 edition with very worn and distressed wrappers, worn edges internally, a tired volume.... Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935 and 1936. 72nd & 73rd editions. Both bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Both editions with minor faults to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937 and 1938. 74th & 75th editions. The 1937 edition bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine and in very good condition. The 1938 edition, also bound in brown board, with original cloth covers, titles in gilt to spine. Some wear and soiling to covers, some breaking to spine block otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939 & 1940. 76th & 77th editions. Original cloth covers. Both editions with darkened spine papers, both with slight bowing to spine, both with some wear. Overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight darkening to spine paper, small amount of breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight darkening to spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight darkening to spine paper, slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 814:
Lot 814
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100

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