Original Paper, Cloth Covered & Rebound Editions

Lot 868:
Lot 868
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Replacement paper wrappers, with the exception of the main part of the front wrapper which is original. First advertising page and title page are facsimile. Some wear to the extremities of the last few pages at the rear, foxing to odd pages internally otherwise in good condition. Presented in marbled presentation box
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Bound in blue/black half leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903. 40th edition. Bound in red half leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Lacking all advertising pages at the front of the boo and one at rear. Trimming by binder, a little tight. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in blue/black half leather, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Trimming by binder, a little tight otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a Willows reprint. Vendor's personal bookplate to front blank white end paper. Minor darkening and light wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 873:
Lot 873
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a Willows reprint. Vendor's personal bookplate to front blank white end paper. Some fading to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 874:
Lot 874
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a publishers rebound. Some wear and soiling to wrappers, minor soiling internally, darkening to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 875:
Lot 875
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a publishers rebound. Good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling, age tone and wear to wrappers, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a publishers rebound. Good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 878:
Lot 878
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Some wear and soiling to wrappers, loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 879:
Lot 879
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to front board and spine, similar to a publishers rebound. Good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 881:
Lot 881
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 882:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933, 1968, 1978-1983, 1984 (2 copies), 1985-1988, 1991 and 1997. Two copies of the 1984 edition, one hardback and one softback. Of the others, the 1933, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1984 and 1985 are softback editions, the remainder original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Plus Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864. Paper wrappered reprint edition for 1864 produced by Wisden in 2013. Qty 17. Sold with a small selection of six original dustwrappers 1970's/80's. The 1933 edition with worn, soiled and age toned wrappers, some creasing to wrappers and small loss, the remainder with odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 883:
Lot 883
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Minor wear to front wrapper, small loss to corners otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Heavy age toning and wear to wrappers, corner wear with loss to wrappers, nicks to wrapper edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 885:
Lot 885
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Minor wear to front wrapper, light vertical crease to front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 886:
Lot 886
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, contents becoming a little loose. Some soiling and wear to wrappers, some corner wear with loss to wrappers, nicks to wrapper edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 887:
Lot 887
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Some soiling, darkening and wear to wrappers, wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 888:
Lot 888
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Bowing to spine, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 889:
Lot 889
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Slight bowing to spine, some soiling and age toning to wrappers and spine, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 890:
Lot 890
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt lettering titles to spine. Some soiling and staining to wrappers, vertical crease to rear wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 891:
Lot 891
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original paper wrappers. Soiling to wrappers and spine paper, light crease to corner of front wrapper, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 892:
Lot 892
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938 and 1939. 75th & 76th edition. Original cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of both editions. Both editions with some age toning, wear and soiling, staining to the spine of the 1939 edition, some breaking to the front internal hinge of the 1939 edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 893:
Lot 893
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Very, very minor mark to front cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £240
Lot 894:
Lot 894
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor wear to covers, slight bowing to spine, slight breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £180
Lot 895:
Lot 895
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 and 1948. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of both editions, both with usual browning to page edges, light foxing to the 1947 edition otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 896:
Lot 896
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955 and 1956. Original cloth covers. The 1950 edition with slightly cocked spine to the right and some soiling to covers, the 1951 edition with slight bowing to spine and the 1952 edition with some wear to covers, chip with small loss to the spine paper where it meets the cover, some soiling, the 1954 with cocked spoine to the right, soiling and wear to covers, the 1955 edition with soiling and wear to covers and the 1956 edition with bowing to spine, wear and soiling to covers otherwise all in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 896a:
Lot 896a
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1966. Original cloth covers. Some bowing to spines and soiling to the first six editions, to varying degrees. The 1966 a little soiled but otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979, 1980, 1982-1986, 1988-1992, 1994-1997, 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2004. Original limp cloth covers. Some faults and light fading to odd spine otherwise in good condition. Sold with three Wisden related publications. Qty 24
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 897a:
Lot 897a
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963 and 1967. Original cloth covers. The 1959 edition has slight bowing to spine, the first two editions with slight darkening to spines otherwise the first three editions in good condition. The 1963 and 1967 editions in poor condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 898:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2006 to 2020. Special limited large format editions 2006 to 2020, two in slip case. Limited edition of 5000 copies. Qty 15. Sold with eleven various Wisden publications. Total quantity 26. In three boxes. Staining to the dustwrapper spine of the earlier editions, the Wisden related publications in poor/fair condition, the Almanacks in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25

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