Original Hardback Wisdens

Lot 1065:
Lot 1065
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on spine, minor marks to rear board otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1066:
Lot 1066
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulled gilt titles on the spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1067:
Lot 1067
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 5000 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Minor wear to gilt titles, very minor crease to back board otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1068:
Lot 1068
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956 and 1957. Original hardback editions with the exception of the 1955 edition which appears to have been rebound by the publishers. Five of the six editions with some fading to gilt titles, odd edition with minor bumps and wear, nick to head of spine paper of the 1950 edition, the 1952 edition with breaking internal hinges at front and rear, the 1955 edition good, the 1956 and 1957 editions with wrinkling to spine papers otherwise all in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1069:
Lot 1069
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1070:
Lot 1070
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 and 1955. Original hardback editions. Both editions with some dulling to titles on front board and spine. Some wear to the front hinge of the 1954 edition otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1071:
Lot 1071
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955 and 1956. Original hardback. Both editions with some dulling to gilt titles, some wrinkling to the spine paper of the 1956 edition, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1072:
Lot 1072
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955 and 1958. Original hardback. The 1955 edition with some wear and light staining to boards, dulling to gilt titles, the 1958 edition with slight dulling to gilt titles on the spine and minor crease otherwise both in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1073:
Lot 1073
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956 and 1957. Original hardback editions. Both editions with some dulling to titles on front board and spine, both with some wrinkling to spine paper, odd faults otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1074:
Lot 1074
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1075:
Lot 1075
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Some wrinkling to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1076:
Lot 1076
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957 and 1961. Original hardback. The 1957 edition has slight wrinkling to spine paper and the 1961 edition with some marks to front board, minor wear to top edge of spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1077:
Lot 1077
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958 and 1959. Original hardback editions. Both editions with some dulling to titles on the spine, the 1958 edition with slight crease to lower right hand corner, the 1959 edition in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1078:
Lot 1078
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1079:
Lot 1079
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1080:
Lot 1080
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Some soiling to page block edge, nick to bottom edge of spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1081:
Lot 1081
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962 and 1963. Original hardback. The 1962 edition with light crease to spine paper, minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition, the 1963 edition with some marks to front board, slight loss to gilt titles on spine paper, minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1082:
Lot 1082
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963, 1965 and 1966. Original hardbacks. The 1963 edition with dulling to gilt titles, slight wear to spine paper, the 1965 edition with dustwrapper, some age toning to the spine of the dustwrapper and the 1966 edition lacking dustwrapper, boards worn and titles dulled otherwise all three in good condition
Estimate: £40/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1083:
Lot 1083
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Small bump to the head of the spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1084:
Lot 1084
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 and 1966. Original hardback editions, lacking dustwrapper. Minor wear to the 1966 edition otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1085:
Lot 1085
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965 and 1967. Original hardback editions lacking dustwrappers. Qty 2. Good+ condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1086:
Lot 1086
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967 and 1968. Original hardback editions, lacking dustwrapper. Minor crease to the 1967 edition otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1087:
Lot 1087
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976 and 1978. Original hardback editions, the latter two lacking dustwrappers. The 1968 edition with protective film stuck over the dustwrapper, book a little grubby, the 1969 edition with age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd nicks to dustwrapper, the 1975 edition with some minor wear and marks to boards, the 1978 edition ex-libris, some age toning to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition. Qty 5.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1088:
Lot 1088
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor soiling to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1089:
Lot 1089
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very minor marks to back of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1090:
Lot 1090
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969, 1970, 1972 and 1974. Original hardback editions with facsimile dustwrappers, lacking original dustwrappers with the exception of the 1972 edition which has both. The 1969 edition has a name and address handwritten to inside front board and soiling to page block otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1091:
Lot 1091
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor marks to dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1092:
Lot 1092
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Some marks to dustwrapper spine and rear, slight age toning to spine of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1093:
Lot 1093
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971, 1974, 1977 to 1981. Original hardback editions with dustwrappers, with the exception of the 1971 edition which is lacking dustwrapper. The 1971 edition with some fading and wear to boards, light soiling to spine block edge and first and last pages, the remaining six books in good/very good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1094:
Lot 1094
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972, 1974, 1975, 1995 to 1999 and 2013. Original hardback editions with dustwrapper. The majority of the editions with age toning to their dustwrapper spines, the 1975 edition with soiling and wear to the dustwrapper, part of an internal section of pages detached otherwise all in good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1095:
Lot 1095
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1096:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1973, 1975, 1977 to 1979, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1991 to 1994, 1998 to 2005, 2007 to 2009, 2012 to 2016. The majority are original hardbacks with dustwrapper, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2015 and 2106 are cloth covered editions. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 28
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1097:
Lot 1097
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1975, 1976 and 1977. Original hardback editions with original dustwrapper. Slight age toning to the dustwrapper spines otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1098:
Lot 1098
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1977 to 1997 and 2001. The editions for 1981, 1982, 1985 to 2001 are original hardback editions, the remainder soft back editions. There is a duplicate softback edition for 1981. Age toning and fading to some spines, the 1977 and 1979 softbacks with some bowing to spines, otherwise in good condition. Qty 24.
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1099:
Lot 1099
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979, 1980, 1989 to 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001 to 2009, 2013 and 2014. Original hardback editions with dustwrapper. Minor faults to odd dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 21. Sold with ten other Wisden publications
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1100:
Lot 1100
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979, 1981, 1982, 1987 to 1991, 1994 to 2006 and 2015. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of the 1979 edition which is softback. All but the 1979 edition are 'Ex Sefton Library Services' books with stamp to page block and label to inside pages. All in generally good/very good condition. Qty 23
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1101:
Lot 1101
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1998 to 2018. Original hardback editions with dustwrapper. Some light fading to the spine of the dustwrapper of the 2003 edition otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1102:
Lot 1102
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack- Australia. Full set of eight Almanacks for 1998 (1st Edition), 1999, 2000-01, 2001-02 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 . Original hardbacks with dustwrappers. Good/very good condition. Sold with duplicate copies for 1998 (some fading to the spine of the dustwrapper), 1999, 2000-01 (two, one with fading to the spine of the dustwrapper), 2002-03 and 2005-06. Qty 14
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £22
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1979, hardback, 1989, soft back, 1991, hardback lacking dustwrapper, 1992, hardback, 1992, softback, four copies, 1993, softback, three copies, 1994, softback, three copies, 1995, softback, 1998, softback, two copies, 1999, softback, three copies, 1999, hardback, 2000, softback, 2002, softback, three copies, 2002, hardback, three copies, 2004, hardback, five copies, 2005, hardback, two copies, 2007, hardback, two copies, 2009, hardback, four copies and 2014 hardback. A selection with some duplicates of softback and hardback editions, twenty one hardback and twenty softback edition. Sold with a large limited edition for 2006 and three other Wisden publications. Odd faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Good dealers box... Qty 45 contained in three boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1951. The 1947, 1948 and 1951 are all original hardback edition, the other two are rebound in brown boards lacking original covers. The 1947 edition signed to the photographic plate by Alec Bedser (Surrey), the 1948 edition unsigned, the 1949 edition signed by Arthur Morris (Australia), the 1950 edition signed by Trevor Bailey (Essex) and Reg Simpson (Nottinghamshire and the 1951 edition signed by Sonny Ramadhin and Everton Weekes (West Indies). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. The books in mixed condition, the 1947 and 1948 in worn condition with faults, wear and damage, only fair, the other three in generally good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 and 1956. Original hardback. The 1952 edition signed to the photographic plate by Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire), the 1953 edition signed by Fred Trueman (Yorkshire) and Tom Graveney (Worcestershire), the 1954 edition signed by Neil Harvey (Australia), the 1955 edition unsigned and the 1956 edition signed by Doug Insole (Essex) and Frank Tyson (Northamptonshire). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Mixed condition, the first four books in generally good condition, the 1956 edition with soiled and stained boards. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961. Original hardback. The 1957 edition signed to the photographic plate by Dennis Brookes(Northamptonshire) and Peter Richardson (Worcestershire), the 1958 edition signed by Mickey Stewart (Surrey), the 1959 edition signed by Arthur Milton (Gloucestershire) and John Reid (New Zealand), the 1960 edition signed by four players, Mike Smith (Warwickshire), Ray Illingworth (Yorkshire), Geoff Pullar (Lancashire) and Donald Carr (Derbyshire) and the 1961 edition signed by Raman Subba Row (Northamptonshire) and Ted Dexter (Sussex). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Mixed condition, the 1959 edition in very good condition, the other four editions with wear, some faults and small damage to spine of one edition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1962, 1963 and 1964. Original hardback. The 1962 edition signed to the photographic plate by Alan Davidson and Richie Benaud of Australia, the 1963 edition signed by Phil Sharpe (Yorkshire), Mustaq Mohammad (Pakistan), Fred Titmus and Peter Parfitt (Middlesex) and the 1965 edition signed by four players, Brian Close (Yorkshire), Charlie Griffith, Rohan Kanhai and Garry Sobers of the West Indies. The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Mixed condition, some wear to boards otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1965, 1966 and 1967. Original hardbacks with replacement dustwrappers. The 1965 edition signed to the photographic plate by Bob Simpson of Australia and Fred Trueman (Yorkshire), the 1966 edition signed by Colin Bland (South Africa) and John Edrich (Surrey) and the 1967 edition signed by Bob Barber (Warwickshire) and John Murray (Middlesex). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1968, 1969 and 1970. Original hardbacks with replacement dustwrappers. The 1968 edition signed to the photographic plate by Jim Parks (Surrey), Ken Higgs (Lancashire and Asif Iqbal (Kent & Pakistan), the 1969 edition signed by Barry Richards (Hampshire), Ossie Wheatley (Glamorgan), David Green (Gloucestershire) and Derek Underwood (Kent) and the 1970 edition signed by Mike Procter (Gloucestershire) and Don Shepherd (Glamorgan). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1971, 1972 and 1973. Original hardbacks with replacement dustwrappers. The 1971 edition signed to the photographic plate by Glen Turner (Worcestershire), Roy Virgin (Somerset), Jack Bond and Clive Lloyd (both, Lancashire), the 1972 edition signed by Zaheer Abbas (Pakistan), Brian Taylor (Essex), Geoff Arnold (Surrey) and Lance Gibbs (Warwickshire & West Indies) and the 1973 edition signed by Jon Snow (Sussex) and Denis Lillee (Australia). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. The 1971 edition is ex-libris, with stamps and labels to inside, protective film to original dustwrapper, all the photographic plates are cleanly detached from this book, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Wisden Cricketer's Almanack 1974, 1975 and 1976. Original hardbacks with replacement dustwrappers, the 1974 edition has original and replacement dustwrappers. The 1971 edition signed to the photographic plate by Peter Sainsbury (Hampshire) and Keith Fletcher (Essex), the 1973 edition signed by Norman Gifford (Worcestershire), Mike Denness (Kent) and Dennis Amiss (Warwickshire) and the 1976 edition signed by Ian Chappell (Australia), Peter Lee (Lancashire), Bob Woolmer (Kent and David Steel (Northamptonshire). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Some faults to the boards of the 1976 edition otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1977. Original hardback with replacement dustwrapper. Signed by all five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, I.V.A. Richards, G. Greenidge, M.A. Holding (all West Indies), J.M. Brearley (Middlesex) and R.W. Taylor (Derbys). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1113:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1978. Original hardback with original and replacement dustwrapper. Signed in ink by four of the five 'Cricketers of the Year' to their photograph plate, I.T. Botham (Somerset), R.G.D. Willis (Warwicks), A. Jones (Glamorgan) and M. Hendrick (Derbys). The signatures collected by the vendor in person in the 2000's at various county and Test match grounds through that time. A note has been placed in each edition stating where and when the signature was obtained. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25

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