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Lot 1273:
Lot 1273
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1274:
Lot 1274
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939, 1943 and 1946. 76th, 80th & 83rd editions. Original limp cloth covers. The 1943 edition with some light fading to the cover edges, rusting to the spine paper, the 1943 edition with some age toning to the covers and spine, light breaking to the front internal hinge and the 1946 edition with some age toning and light fading to the covers and spine otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1275:
Lot 1275
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some soiling to rear cover and spine paper, minor wear to base of spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1276:
Lot 1276
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1277:
Lot 1277
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Corner crease to top of rear cover otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1278:
Lot 1278 Lot 1278
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1954-1960, 1962, 1964, 1968, 1985, 1990, 1992-1999, 2002-2005, 2009, 2013-2016. Original limp cloth covers. Some odd faults otherwise overall good condition. Qty 34.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1279:
Lot 1279
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947, 1948, 1950 and 1951. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of the 1947 and 1948 editions otherwise all four in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1279a:
Withdrawn
Estimate: £0/0
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1280:
Lot 1280
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952, 1953, 1954 and 1955. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1281:
Lot 1281
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1959. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spines of the first three editions otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1282:
Lot 1282
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957, 1958, 1960 and 1961. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to the spines of two editions otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1283:
Lot 1283
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960, 1968, 1969, 1972 to 1978 (with duplicate 1976) and 1968. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to the spine of the 1960, 1972 and 1973 editions, minor bowing to the spines of the 1968, 1969 and 1978 editions, fading to the spine of the 1972 edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1284:
Lot 1284
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972. Original limp cloth covers. Minor bowing to odd spine, odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with two other Wisden publications. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1285:
Lot 1285 Lot 1285
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1978 to 2005. A run of the Almanack in limp cloth covers for the period stated. Issues are 1978, 1979, 1980 (2 copies), 1981, 1982 (4), 1983-1986, 1987 (2), 1988, 1989 (4), 1991-1993, 1994 (2), 2004 and 2005. Fading and soiling to some editions, otherwise in good condition. Sold with eight original hardbacks for 1990-1997, all lacking dustwrappers. Good condition. Also a full run of eight original Australian Wisdens 1998-2005/06 with original dustwrappers. Fading to the spine to the 1998 dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition. Qty 43
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1286:
Lot 1286
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, D.I. Gower (Leics), J.N. Shepherd (West Indies), C. Old (Yorkshire), C.T. Radley (Middlesex) and J.K. Lever (Essex). Also signed by R.W. Taylor, John Langridge and the England team (12 signatures) to photographic plates. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1287:
Lot 1287
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1982. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, R.J. Hadlee (Notts), J. Miandad (Pakistan), T.M. Alderman, A.R. Border and R. Marsh (all Australia). Also signed by C. Croft, G. Gooch, M. Gatting, J. Emburey, Z. Abbas, M. Procter, M. Brearley and the England team (8 signatures) to photographic plates. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1288:
Lot 1288
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1987. Original limp cloth covers. Nicely signed in ink by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, G.A. Hick (Worcs), J. Childs (Essex), D.B. Vengsarkar (India), C.A. Walsh (West Indies) and J.J. Whitaker (Leics). Also signed by Umpire David Shepherd, R.J. Hadlee, G.O. Allen and the England team at the Oval (9 signatures) to photographic plates and by Vic Marks to article. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1289:
Lot 1289
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. Original hardback. Some wear to head and base of spine paper, some rubbing and wear to board extremities, minor bumping to corners, odd marks to boards, slight dulling to the spine title gilts, some breaking to internal hinges otherwise in good+ condition. Front board title gilts very bright. Ex E.D.R. Eagar collection
Estimate: £8000/12000
Hammer price: £11000
The rare first issue of the original hard back
Lot 1290:
Lot 1290
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original hardback. Very minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £5000/7000
Hammer price: unsold
The third issue of the original hardback, which was introduced in 1896
Lot 1291:
Lot 1291
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition throughout with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1200
Lot 1292:
Lot 1292
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original hardback. Some wear and light marks to boards, minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition with bright title gilts
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £550
Lot 1293:
Lot 1293
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original hardback. Some minor wear to boards and corners and apparent paint marks to edge of spine paper, internally good/very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £380
Lot 1294:
Lot 1294
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition throughout with gilt titles bright
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £920
Lot 1295:
Lot 1295
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original hardback. Some wear to boards and spine paper, wear to board and spine extremities, small mark to rear board, some dulling to gilt titles, rear internal hinge broken and cleanly detached from page block, internally good
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1296:
Lot 1296
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Original hardback. Wear to boards, wear to board extremities, marks to top border of front border, crease to spine paper, wear and dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine paper, internally in good condition. Ink ownership signature to inside front board
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1297:
Lot 1297
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original hardback. Some wear and light creasing to spine paper, some wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £350/450
Hammer price: £430
Lot 1298:
Lot 1298
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards and spine, some dulling to title gilts, minor faults internally otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1299:
Lot 1299
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original hardback. Some wear to boards and spine paper, some wear to board extremities with slight tearing to outer edge of spine paper where it meets the board to back and to front, some dulling to title gilts, slight breaking to internal hinges, internally good
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1300:
Lot 1300
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Original hardback. Light vertical crease to front board, some dulling to title gilts otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £270
Lot 1301:
Lot 1301
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Ex 'Huddersfield Liberal Club' library. Broken front internal hinges, breaking rear internal hinges, general wear to boards and spine paper, bump to top rear board corner, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 1302:
Lot 1302
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Minor crease to bottom corner of the front board, general wear to boards, some dulling and slight fading to the title gilts on the spine paper, minor wear to head and base of spine, broken internal hinges to front and slight breaking to the rear, name of ownership handwritten to first advertising page, internally good
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1303:
No lot
Estimate: £0/0
Hammer price: £0
Lot 1304:
Lot 1304
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. The book appears to have had re-gilding of titles to front board and spine paper, wear and some creasing to boards, some foxing to inside of front board and first few pages, minor wear to internal hinges, minor spotting to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1305:
Lot 1305
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, very minor crease to top of front board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition. Sold with hardback edition of 'Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Compiled by Rex Pogson. Qty 2
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1306:
Lot 1306
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, very minor crease to top of front board otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1307:
Lot 1307
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor marks to boards, very sllght crease at top of front board, dulling to spine gilts otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1308:
Lot 1308
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, ink signature of ownership to top border of first advertising page otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1309:
Lot 1309
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear to boards and board extremities with odd bump to edge, age toning to boards and spine paper, some dulling to spine title gilts and to a lesser extent the front board titles. Signature of ownership to first advertising page otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1310:
Lot 1310
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very light foxing to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1311:
Lot 1311
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Creasing to spine paper, some dulling to title gilts on front board and spine paper, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1312:
Lot 1312
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Dulling to spine title gilts and to a lesser extent the front board title gilts, crease to spine paper, breaking to both front and rear internal hinges, usual browning to internal pages otherwise in good condition. Sold with softback editions for 1948 and 1949, the 1948 in poor condition, the 1949 in fair/good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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