Auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia

Held on Saturday & Sunday, 6th & 7th July 2019
at The Premier Inn (Fosse Park), Leicester LE3 2FW

Highlights:-

Lot Array_lot1122

Lot 1122. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with gilt titles bright.
Estimate £5000/7000
Hammer price: £4500


Lot Array_lot1105

Lot 1105. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers.
Estimate £300/500
Hammer price: £440


Lot Array_lot1131

Lot 1131. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition.
Estimate £600/900
Hammer price: £1150


Lot Array_lot1323

Lot 1323. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition.
Estimate £300/500
Hammer price: £360


Lot Array_lot1142

Lot 1142. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original hardback. Good/very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with title gilts to front board and spine bright.
Estimate £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1600


Lot Array_lot1313

Lot 1313. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872. Ninth edition. Rare early edition.
Estimate £700/1000
Hammer price: £600


Lot Array_lot1141

Lot 1141. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. Good/very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with title gilts to front board and spine bright.
Estimate £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1600


"Except for highlight pieces, the dominance of Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams is being eroded by the large, visually appealing and meticulously compiled catalogues from Tim Knight…"

Gordon Phillips, Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2003

Knights are internationally recognised as one of the leading specialist auctioneers of sporting memorabilia and have achieved excellent prices on their sales of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks over the years.

Following highly successful sales of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack we conduct two annual major sales of the Almanack every year, in April and September. Knights travel the country conducting valuations and collecting items for inclusion in our specialist Wisden and general Sporting sales.

We are based in North Norfolk but hold our auctions at the Premier Inn, Leicester Fosse Park, Braunstone Lane East, Leicester, LE3 2FW, a more central location, with easy motorway access. We have also had two auctions in Melbourne, Australia (1996 and 1998).

For free valuations and advice please contact Tim Knight on 01263 768488 or email him at tim@knightswisden.co.uk.

 

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