Original Paper Wrappered, Rebound And Cloth Covered Wisdens

Lot 1018:
Lot 1018
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897, 1900, 1904 and 1905. 34th, 37th, 41st & 42nd editions. All four bound in various coloured boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, with the exception of the 1897 edition which has original worn and soiled paper wrappers and the 1904 which has an original rear wrapper, some loss to the front wrapper. Odd pages detached in the 1900 edition otherwise all four in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1019:
Lot 1019 Lot 1019
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898 and 1906. 35th & 43rd editions. Both bound in brown boards, original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1898 edition in very good condition, the 1906 with age toning, darkening and wear to wrappers, small loss to corners otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1020:
Lot 1020
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900, 1938 and 1943. 37th, 75th & 80th editions. Original paper wrappered and cloth covered editions. The 1900 edition lacking front wrapper with detached poor rear wrapper, total loss of spine paper otherwise complete, the 1938 with 'light fading' to covers, breaking to front and rear internal hinges, soiling and age toning to covers, handwritten ink annotation to top of front cover and the 1943 edition with bleached and faded covers otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1021:
Lot 1021 Lot 1021
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907 and 1908. 44th & 45th editions. Both bound in light and dark brown boards. The 1907 edition bound with original paper wrappers with gilt titles to spine and in good/very good condition, the 1908 edition lacking wrappers but complete and in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1022:
Lot 1022 Lot 1022
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907 and 1910. 44th & 47th editions. Both bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1907 edition with some age toning to wrappers, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition, the 1910 edition with odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1023:
Lot 1023
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor age toning to spine otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1024:
Lot 1024
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Bound in brown boards, original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Small ink marks to edge of front wrapper and ink splash to back wrapper, some soiling to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1025:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912 and 1920. 49th & 57th editions. Both bound in light and dark brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1912 edition with 'light' fading to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition, the 1920 edition with wear and soiling to wrappers, minor loss to print on wrappe otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1026:
Lot 1026 Lot 1026
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some restoration to spine, some wear and loss to spine paper, some wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Sold with a further Wisden Cricketers' Almanack for 1914, 51st edition. Bound in brown boards, original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine. Old tape marks and foxing to wrappers, internally a little tired otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1027:
Lot 1027
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear to spine paper with small loss, slight splitting to spine paper, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition. Sold with a poor softback 1921 edition with replacement spine, poor wrappers and some damage to front and rear outer pages internally
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1028:
Lot 1028
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 and 1928. 57th & 65th editions. Both bound in light brown boards, the 1920 with original front wrapper only, the 1928 with original front and rear wrappers. Some wear and slight soiling to wrappers, the 1920 edition a little tired, the 1928 edition in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1029:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921 and 1923. 58th and 60th editions. Bound in brown boards, original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1921 edition with slightly darkened wrappers, nick to rear wrapper, the 1923 edition with slightly soiled wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1030:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924 and 1925. 61st and 62nd editions. Bound in brown boards, original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1924 edition with odd faults, the 1925 edition with some darkening, wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1031:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925 and 1928. 62nd and 65th editions. Bound in green and brown boards, original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1928 edition lacking front original wrapper. The 1925 edition with tight trimming by the binder, the 1928 edition with some soiling to page block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1032:
Lot 1032 Lot 1032
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926 and 1930. 63rd & 67th editions. Both bound in brown boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1926 edition with some 'light' fading to wrappers otherwise in good condition, the 1930 edition with soiled and darkened wrappers, the book a little 'tired' otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1033:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926, 1932 and 1936. 63rd, 69th & 73rd editions. All three bound in brown boards, with original paper wrappers, gilt titles to front board and spine. The 9126 edition with slightly soiled and age toned wrappers and in good condition, barring a brown strip of paper which has been attached to the edge of page 14, the 1932 edition has a slightly tired feeling, otherwise complete and in good condition and the 1936 edition with slightly age toned wrappers, some tight trimming by the binder otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1034:
Lot 1034
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927 and 1931. 64th & 68th editions. Original paper wrappers. Both with broken spine blocks with wear and loss to spine papers, faded, worn and age toned wrappers. The front wrapper of the 1927 edition detached, internally good. The 1931 edition good internally. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1035:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930 and 1932. 67th and 69th editions. Bound in brown boards, original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1930 edition with some soiling to page block edge, the 1932 edition with minor wear to wrappers, small top corner loss to front wrapper, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1036:
Lot 1036
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and slight soiling to wrappers and spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1037:
Lot 1037
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1038:
Lot 1038
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1039:
Lot 1039
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, minor soiling, small stain to rear wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 1040:
Lot 1040
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, wear with some loss to spine paper, wrappers a little darkened with some wear, internally in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1041:
Lot 1041
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor bowing to spine, some soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1042:
Lot 1042
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940 and 1946. 77th and 83rd editions. Original cloth covers. The 1940 edition with vertical crease to front cover, minor bowing to spine, some wear and soiling to covers, the 1946 edition with some wear and soiling to covers, minor wear and bumping to corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1043:
Lot 1043
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1947, 1949, 1951 and 1953. Original paper covers. The 1946 edition with some foxing and wear to covers and spine, the 1947 and 1949 editions with heavy bowing to spine, some breaking to internal hinges and wear to covers and spine and the 1951 and 1953 with odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1044:
Lot 1044
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 to 1950. The 1948 edition an original hardback, the other three original limp cloth covers. Some usual browning to page edges of the 1947 and 1948 editions, darkening, wear and age toning to the covers of the three softback editions, the 1949 edition with some bowing to spine. The 1948 hardback edition with wear to boards, dulling to gilt titles and small split to edge of spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1045:
Lot 1045
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 to 1964. Original cloth covered covers with the exception of the 1955 and 1958 editions which are original hardback editions. Ten of the cloth covered editions have bowing to spine to a greater or lesser extent, breaking to the internal hinges of some editions, wear to most editions. The previous owner was a smoker and each edition has heavy smoke staining to the front cover and to a lesser extent internally in parts. Sold with a an incomplete edition for 1933. Qty 19
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1046:
Lot 1046
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1948 and 1949. Original cloth covers. The 1947 edition has some minor wrinkling to front cover otherwise in good+ condition, the 1948 edition has wrinkling and some wear to front cover, usual browning to page edges and the 1949 edition has some wear to corner of the rear cover, some wear otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1047:
Lot 1047
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1951 and 1955. Original cloth covers. The 1947 edition with browning to pages, some soiling and wear to covers and spine paper, some bowing to spine, the 1951 edition with some soiling to page block edge and the 1955 edition with some spotting to spine paper and some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1048:
Lot 1048
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Some usual browning to page edges, slight age toning to cover otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1049:
Lot 1049
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950 ( 2 copies), 1951, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1974 and 1975. Original cloth covers. One of the 1950 editions with soiling to covers, and breaking to front internal hinges, the other 1950 in good condition. Some bowing to spine of some books, some soiling to covers, spines and page block edges otherwise in good condition. Sold with two hardback editions for 1952 and 1960. Faults, only fair condition. Plus 'Index to Wisden 1864-1984'. Compiled by D. Barnard. Qty 12
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1050:
Lot 1050
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950 to 1954, 1956 and 1959 to 1962. Original cloth covers. A run of ten books in varied condition, the latter five in good condition, the first five in around only fair condition, odd edition with some bowing to spine
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1051:
Lot 1051
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1957. Original limp cloth covers. Some soiling and age toning to covers and spines, the 1954 and 1957 editions with some bowing to spine, the 1955 edition with some spotting/foxing to front cover otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1052:
Lot 1052
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961. Original paper covers. Age toning to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1053:
Lot 1053
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of all four editions, age toning to the spine papers of all four editions otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1054:
Lot 1054
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965. Original paper covers. Staining to the covers of the 1963 edition, age toning to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1055:
Lot 1055
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962, 1964 and 1967. Original cloth covers. The first two editions with slight bowing to spine to two editions, slight darkening and age toning to spines and soiling to page block edges otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1056:
Lot 1056
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Original paper covers. Minor bowing to the spine of the 1968 edition, age toning to spines otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1057:
Lot 1057
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1974. Original limp cloth covers. The 1966 edition in good/very good condition, slight bowing to the spines of three editions, odd faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1058:
Lot 1058 Lot 1058
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967, 1969, 1973, 1977 and 1979. Original cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Sold with a large format 2006 edition. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1059:
Lot 1059
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 1975. Original cloth covered editions. The 1969 and 1970 editions have some spotting to spine papers, lesser to the 1970, some editions with slight bowing to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1060:
Lot 1060
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970 to 1979 complete. The 1974 edition, an original hardback edition, the remainder are original paper covered editions. Fading to the title and date on the spine of the 1972 edition and to a lesser extent the 1976 edition, age toning to some spines and the 1974 dustwrapper, odd minor faults otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1061:
Lot 1061
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 1997. Original cloth covered editions with the exception of the 1990 and 1992 editions which are original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Five editions with some spotting to spine paper, some editions with slight bowing to spines otherwise in good condition. Qty 22
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1062:
Lot 1062 Lot 1062
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1980 to 1994, 2000 to 2012. Original paper covers. Minor fading to the title and date to the spine of the 1985 edition, age toning to some spines, some heavy, odd minor faults otherwise in generally good+ condition. Qty 28
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30

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