Original Hardback Editions

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
Lot 1313:
Lot 1313
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Some dulling to title gilts on the spine paper, standard browning to pages due to war time paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1314:
Lot 1314
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 and 1956. Original hardbacks. The 1949 edition with breaking to front and rear internal hinges, slight soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition. The 1956 edition with old tape marks to inside front and rear boards and name of ownership and small amount of tippex marks to title page otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1315:
Lot 1315
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1951 and 1952. Original hardback editions. The 1949 edition with some wear to internal hinges, wear to spine paper with tear to base, near to spine, odd bump to boards, the 1951 edition with dulling to spine gilts, broken front internal hinges and the 1952 edition with some wear to internal hinges, foxing to spine block otherwise all three in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1316:
Lot 1316
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1951 & 1952. Original hardbacks. Wear and dulling to spine title gilts on all three editions, the 1950 edition with, what appears to be, white paint marks to spine paper. The 1950 edition with slight breaking to the top of the front internal hinge, the 1951 edition with broken front internal hinge and the 1952 with broken front and rear internal hinges. Browning/age toning to spine block edges to all three copies. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1317:
Lot 1317
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953 and 1954. Original hardback editions. The 1953 edition with dulling to gilt titles on the spine, the 1954 edition with broken front internal hinges, dulling to gilt titles on the spine otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1318:
Lot 1318
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Light crease to spine paper, dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £19
Lot 1319:
Lot 1319
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £19
Lot 1320:
Lot 1320
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955, 1958 & 1960. Original hardbacks. The 1955 edition with odd marks to boards, the 1958 with age toning and staining to front board and minor foxing to page block edge and the 1960 edition with some age toning to boards and spine otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1321:
Lot 1321
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1322:
Lot 1322
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1323:
Lot 1323
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Minor marks to inside rear board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1324:
Lot 1324
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Minor marks to top of front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1325:
Lot 1325
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1326:
Lot 1326
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Wrinkling and some dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1327:
Lot 1327
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board, slight wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1328:
Lot 1328
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Wrinkling and some dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1329:
Lot 1329
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1330:
Lot 1330
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1331:
Lot 1331
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959 and 1963. Original hardbacks. The 1959 edition with minor light marks to front board, minor soiling to page block edge, slight dimming to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good condition. The 1963 edition with light circular cup stain to front board, odd very minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1335:
Lot 1335
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Minor dulling to title gilts on spine paper, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960 & 1961. Original hardbacks. Some dulling to the title gilts on spine paper of both editions to varying degrees. The 1960 edition with some minor marks to boards and minor breaking to front internal hinge and the 1961 edition with mark and general wear to boards, dulling to title gilts on front board, some age toning to page block edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1337:
Lot 1337
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960, 1961, 1963 and 1965. Original hardbacks. The 1960 edition with dulling to gilt titles and some soiling to page block edges, the 1961 edition with dulled gilt titles, wear to front internal hinge and some soiling to page block edges, the 1963 edition with reference number and writing to first advertising page and the 1965 edition with foxing and age toning to dustwrapper otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper, minor marks to front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962, 1963 & 1964. The 1962 and 1964 are original hardback editions, the 1963 is an original softback edition. The 1962 edition has minor wear and wrinkling to spine paper, the 1963 edition has bowing to the spine and the 1964 edition has minor wear to boards otherwise in good condition, the last two editions with minor age toning to spine block. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 & 1966. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, wear and odd marks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1344:
Lot 1344
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Old thin tape mark in a strip to the inside edge of the dustwrapper at front and back (not seen externally) otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1345:
Lot 1345
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1346:
Lot 1346
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1347:
Lot 1347
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd minor nicks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1348:
Lot 1348
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1349:
Lot 1349
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1350:
Lot 1350
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 & 1968. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning, wear and some nicks to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1351:
Lot 1351 Lot 1351
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 to 1997. A run of original hardback. Issues are 1967, 1975-1978, 1979 (3 copies), 1980, 1981, 1983 (2), 1984 (2), 1985 (4), 1990, 1991 (2) and 1997. All with original dustwrappers with the exception of the 1967, 1980, 1981, 1983 (1 copy), 1984 (1 copy) and 1985 (1 copy). Some nicks and soiling to dustwrappers, soiling to the 1967 boards, otherwise in generally good condition. Sold with a run of original hardbacks for 1986-2004, lacking 1990 and 2001. All lacking dustwrapper. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 39
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1352:
Lot 1352
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor rust marks to first and last advertising pages otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1353:
Lot 1353
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine, minor soiling to top edge of page block otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1354:
Lot 1354
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1355:
Lot 1355
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968 & 1969. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning to the dustwrapper spines of both, minor soiling to top edge of page block of the 1968 edition, further odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1356:
Lot 1356
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1357:
Lot 1357
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd minor nicks to the base of the dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1358:
Lot 1358
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970, 1971, 1973 and 1974. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. The 1970 edition with poor/fair dustwrapper, the 1971 and 1973 editions with age toning and nicks to dustwrapper and the 1974 edition with light minor staining to odd bookplate photograph otherwise all four in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1360:
Lot 1360
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback with dustwrapper. good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1361:
Lot 1361
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some repaired tears to dustwrapper, old tape mark to inside rear board otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1362:
Lot 1362
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1363:
Lot 1363
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972, 1973, 1974 & 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd minor faults to dustwrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1364:
Lot 1364 Lot 1364
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1975 to 2010. A complete run of original hardbacks for the period, all lacking original dustwrappers. Owners' name neatly annotated to the first advertising page of a number of editions. The 1975 and 1976 editions with fading to spines, the 1977-1979 editions with slight creasing to the spines, otherwise in good condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1365:
Lot 1365
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1997 and 1998. Two original hardbacks with dustwrappers. The 1997 edition nicely signed in ink by two of the five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, P. Simmons (West Indies) and S. Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka). The 1998 Almanack is signed in ink by the five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, M. Elliott, G. McGrath and S. Law (Australia), M. Maynard and G. Thorpe. Also signed by P. Tufnell to photographic plate. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1366:
Lot 1366
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. 1950, 1956, 1967, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1985, 1991 and 2003 (1978 and 2003 lacking dustwrappers). Original hardbacks with dustwrapper where applicable unless stated. Plus softback editions for 1948, 1949, 1950, 1961, 1998 and 1999 and rebound editions for 1947, 1961 and 1963. Varied condition. Viewing essential, not subject to return. Qty 18
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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