Original Paper Wrappered & Cloth Covered Wisdens

Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1872. Ninth edition. Bound in light brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Trimming by the bookbinder tight to certain pages otherwise in good/very good condition. Pages checked, complete. Rare
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £600
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Very good condition. Ex Libris. 'Gloucestershire City Libraries' with labels to inside front and rear boards
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1315:
Lot 1315
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904, 1910 & 1911. 41st, 47th and 48th editions. The 1904 edition bound in green board, lacking front wrapper, tape marks to first advertising page and rear wrapper otherwise in good condition. The 1910 edition bound in light brown boards, with original wrappers. Repairs to two front advertising pages and edge of front wrapper and the 1911 edition with replacement spine paper and replacement wrappers, gilt to all edges, tight trimming to the book, some faults to odd internal page otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear with loss to spine paper, some age toning to wrappers, slight nick to lower border of spine otherwise in good condition. Signature of George Alfred Turner Vials. Northamptonshire 1905-1922 to edge of front wrapper
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to spine block, contents becoming a little loose, some wear with loss to spine paper, some age toning, wear and staining to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and slight splitting to spine paper with minor loss, some age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £62
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear and loss to spine paper, slight breaking to spine block, some age toning to wrappers with odd ink splash, bump to lower right hand corner otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some age toning to wrappers, very minor wear to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine, minor age toning to wrappers and spine otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915, 1922 & 1925. 52nd, 59th and 1925 editions. The 1915 edition bound in brown boards with original wrappers, loss and repairs to both wrappers, loss to a third of page three otherwise in good condition. The 1922 edition with original wrappers, replacement spine paper, odd faults otherwise good and the 1925 edition bound in brown boards with original wrappers, old tape marks to wrappers, some small loss to the corner of the front wrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Small stamp of name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £360
Lot 1324:
Lot 1324
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th Edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in light brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Front wrapper with card backing, some age toning and wear to wrappers, the front wrapper has small loss to corners and extremities otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1325:
Lot 1325
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some professional restoration to wrappers and spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some general wear to wrappers and spine, some wear to spine extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1327:
Lot 1327
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935 & 1939. 72nd and 76th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1935 edition with age toned and worn wrappers and spine, bottom right hand corner loss to front wrapper otherwise in good condition, the 1939 edition with worn and stained wrappers, breaking to internal hinges at front, staining to page block otherwise in fair/good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Cocked spine to the left otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939, 1946 to 1949. The 1939 rebound with original covers, only fair condition. The other four editions in original paper covers, some slight bowing to the last three editions otherwise in good overall condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940 to 1945. All six editions bound in green boards, with original wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. The 1940 edition in with worn covers, the book a little tired, the 1941 edition with some soiling to covers, mark to front wrapper, the 1942 edition has name of ownership to first advertising page otherwise in good+ condition, the 1943 edition has darkened, soiled and stained wrappers, the book again, a little tired, the 1944 edition has heavy staining to rear cover otherwise in good condition and the 1945 edition has minor faults otherwise good. Rare war-time editions. Qty 6
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £185
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Heavy wear, damage and loss to head and edge of spine paper, soiling to page block edge, the book slightly warped otherwise in generally good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
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: unsold
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1960 & 1991. The 1946 edition in original limp cloth covers, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. The 1960 and 1991 are original hardbacks, the 1991 with dustwrapper. The 1960 with almost total loss to gilt titles, wear to boards and the 1991 in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Slight wear to covers, creasing to rear cover, with a small tape mark affecting the covers and spine. Ink annotations and owner's name to inside front cover and first advertising page. Some age toning throughout, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some soiling/age toning to covers, minor wear to covers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original limp cloth covers. Some minor wear to spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1337:
Lot 1337 Lot 1337 Lot 1337
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950 to 1999. A mixture of original limp cloth covers and original hardback editions. The original hardbacks are 1950, 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1983, 1990-2011, 2014-2016. Many of the earlier books have darkened and age toned spines, some faults to earlier books, more modern books in good condition with dustwrappers where issued. Qty 67
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 and 1957. Original limp cloth covers. The 1952 edition with some general wear, with minor wear to internal hinges, the 1957 edition with some wear, soiling and age toning to covers, good internally. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1958, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1984 & 1985. The 1956, 1968, 1975, 1979 and 1981 are all original hardback editions, the others are limp cloth covered editions. The majority of books with some faults, fair/good condition. Sold with two boxes of general cricket books. Odd one signed, odd ex libris
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 to 1967, 1972-1975. Original hardback. The 1965 with protective film to cover and spine, the 1966 lacking dustwrapper, the remaining books with age toning or wear to dustwrapper otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966 to 1968. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 1971. Original limp cloth covers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
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: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
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: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
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: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers, Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor wear and staining to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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