Wisden. Original Paper Wrappered & Cloth Covered

Lot 683:
Lot 683
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Old tape mark down the spine edge of the front and rear wrappers, some corner loss to front wrapper, some more minor nicks and small loss to the rear wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £320
Lot 684:
Lot 684
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original front paper wrapper. Replacement rear wrapper and spine paper. Some wear, staining and nicks to front wrapper with lower corner loss. Repair to top corner of front wrapper. Light staining and foxing to page block edge and to inside front advertising page otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £190
Lot 685:
Lot 685
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper cleanly detached, some wear and small loss to spine paper, very minor loss to rear wrapper edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 686:
Lot 686
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th edition. Original paper wrappers. Bound in light brown boards with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Some age toning and wear to wrappers, loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 687:
Lot 687
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to page block, wear and loss to spine paper, some age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 688:
Lot 688
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Very good+ condition. Rare war-time edition, rarely seen in this condition
Estimate: £600/700
Hammer price: £700
Lot 689:
Lot 689
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor wear and slight breaking to internal hinges otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939 and 1940. 75th to 77th editions. Original cloth covers/wrappers. Minor bowing to the spines of each edition, general wear to covers and spine otherwise in good condition. The 1938 edition appears slightly smaller than the other two editions, maybe a binders error. Qty 3. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page to each edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £280
Lot 691:
Lot 691
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Some minor wear to covers and spine, light corner crease to rear cover otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £220
Lot 692:
Lot 692
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Some minor wear/marks to covers and spine otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Minor age toning to covers and spine, minor wear to front internal hinge, slight annotation to first advertising page otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 694:
Lot 694
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight marks to top of front cover, minor age toning otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 695:
Lot 695
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: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 696:
Lot 696
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some minor wear and age toning to covers and spine, creasing to corner of rear cover otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 697:
Lot 697
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944 and 1945. 81st & 82nd editions. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 and 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Both editions with some wear to covers with small loss/creasing/damage to cover extremities, minor wear to internal hinges, irregular trimming to the top edge of the 1945 edition otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time editions. Qty 2
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 698:
Lot 698
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Some general wear to covers and spine, faint signature of ownership to centre of front cover otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 699:
Lot 699
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition. Name of ownership handwritten in pencil to top border of first advertising page
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 700:
Lot 700
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946, 1947 and 1948. Original limp cloth covers. The 1946 edition with some light/age toning to covers and spine, the 1947 edition with slight bowing to spine, the 1948 with a more pronounced bowing to the spine. The latter two editions with usual browning to page edges otherwise in good+ condition. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of first advertising page to each edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 701:
Lot 701
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 to 1953. Original limp cloth covers. All five editions with general wear to covers and spines, the 1952 edition with vertical crease to front cover otherwise in good condition. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of first advertising page to three editions. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 702:
Lot 702
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953, 1956, 1957 and 1959. Original cloth covers. All with a little wear and odd faults otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £42
Lot 703:
Lot 703
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954 to 1958. Original limp cloth covers. The 1958 edition with some bowing to spine otherwise in generally good+ condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 704:
Lot 704
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956, 1957, 1958 and 1959. Original cloth covers. The first two editions with some bowing to spines otherwise in good condition. Some spotting to the spine of the 1956 edition, the 1958 and 1959 editions with some wear and age toning to covers, slight soiling to page block otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 705:
Lot 705
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959 to 1963. Original limp cloth covers. The 1963 edition with bowing to spine otherwise in generally good+ condition. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of first advertising page to two editions. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961 and 1962. Original cloth covers. Slight age toning to spine papers otherwise in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 707:
Lot 707
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964 to 1968. Original limp cloth covers. Slight bowing to odd spine, slight age toning to the spines of the last two editions, name handwritten to top of front cover of the 1964 edition otherwise in generally good+ condition. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of first advertising page to each edition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 708:
Lot 708 Lot 708
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966 to 1994 and 2000. Original limp cloth covers. Odd editions with some bowing to spine otherwise in good, some very good condition. Qty 30
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £0
Lot 709:
Lot 709 Lot 709
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 to 2017. Original limp cloth covers. Odd edition has slight light fading to spine otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Name of ownership handwritten to top border of first advertising page to the majority of editions, odd editions have name handwritten to top border of front cover, later editions also contain some bookplates. Qty 49
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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