Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks

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Lot 522:
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1888. Willows softback reprint (1989) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 58/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1890. 27th edition. Bound in blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers and advertising pages, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Book plate of Frank Eckersley, book stamp of Warwickshire statistician Edward Hampton to front end paper. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1892 and 1893. 29th & 30th editions. Both bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers and book plate photographs, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book blocks otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board of each edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £190
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894 and 1896. 31st & 33rd editions. Both bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, the 1896 lacking photographic plate of W.G. Grace. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block, one page from the 1896 edition detached and reaffixed with tape otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board of each edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899. 36th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges, lacking first advertising page, some soiling to first few outer pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to rear internal hinges, some soiling to first few outer pages at front and rear otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. 39th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903 and 1904. 40th & 41st editions. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges of the 1903 edition, faults to odd pages of the 1903 edition otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear and slight damage to boards, some breaking to the rear internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to the front internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some minor breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. 47th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some minor breaking to book block otherwise in good condition. Book plate of George Henry Wood to inside front board
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Some wear to boards, some minor breaking to book block, some breaking to front and rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Bound in blue/green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Original paper wrappers. Some soiling, age toning and wear to wrappers, some loss to spine paper, some splitting to edge of front wrapper where it meets the spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1914. 51st edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards with titles in gilt to spine. Some age toning and minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. Stamp of 'Canberra College of Advanced Education' to inside front wrapper. Sold with a similar bound edition for 1915, lacking wrappers, lacking last rear page, some wear, soiling, the book a little tired. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some very minor wear to wrappers and minor wear and slight age toning to the spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £850
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Bound in blue/green quarter boards, lacking original wrappers and first two advertising pages, titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening to top of book page edge otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Bound in blue/green quarter boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening to top of book page edge otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in blue/green quarter boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Some darkening to top of book page edge otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921 and 1923. 58th & 60th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1921 edition with broken page block, page sections becoming slightly loose, old tape marks to wrappers, some loss to spine paper, contents good. The 1923 edition with soiled wrapper, very minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers, very slight loss to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear to wrappers and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £150
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931, 1933 and 1936. 68th, 70th & 73rd editions. The 1931 edition bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Very minor wear to wrappers, faint lettering handwritten in pencil (?) to spine block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1933 edition bound in dark brown boards, lacking wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine. Contents appear complete but only in about fair condition. The 1936 edition with very poor wrappers, contents about good. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £170
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear to wrappers and spine paper, some loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937 and 1938. 74th & 75th edition. Original paper wrappers. The 1937 edition although in good to very good condition has a very exaggerated bow to the spine and the 1938 edition with lesser bowing to spine has soiled and worn wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine, wear to covers and spine, nick to head of spine paper, broken internal hinges at front and rear, one page detached otherwise in good condition and appears complete
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original hardback. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Broken front and rear internal hinges, dulling to gilt titles on the front board and spine paper, small white paint spots to front board, some bumping to corners otherwise in good condition with contents good. A rare wartime edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £340
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear to boards and spine, bumping to board edge and corners, total loss of gilt titles to spine paper, minor breaking to front and rear internal hinges otherwise in good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £220
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear and minor staining to boards, minor light creasing to top of front board, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper, some pages a little wrinkled internally due to old damp staining otherwise in generally good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £240
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some wear and minor staining to boards, total loss of gilt titles to spine paper, some pages a little wrinkled internally due to old damp staining otherwise in generally good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £170
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles to spine paper, some pages a little wrinkled to top of pages internally due to old damp staining otherwise in generally good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £240
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles to spine paper, some pages a little wrinkled to top of pages internally due to old damp staining otherwise in generally good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards, some dulling to gilt titles on the front board and spine paper, light crease to spine paper, some breaking to front and rear hinges, some usual browning to pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Minor wear and light stain to boards and extremities, some dulling to gilt titles on the front board and spine paper, light crease to spine paper, usual browning to pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. Original hardback. Two minor pen marks to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £160
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Minor wear to boards and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £95
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951 and 1952. Original hardbacks. The 1951 edition with some dulling to gilt titles on the spine paper, very light stain marks to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. The 1952 edition with broken front and rear internal hinges, crease to spine paper otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Slight dulling to the gilt titles on the front board otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961 and 1962. Original hardbacks. The 1961 edition with slight dulling to the gilt titles on the front board, wrinkling and light folds to the spine paper, slight wear to front internal hinge. The 1962 edition with some minor marks to boards, wrinkling and light folds to the spine paper,odd very minor white paint marks and broken front internal hinge otherwise both in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Some slight dulling to the gilt titles on the front board and spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Minor marks to dustwrapper and slight age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1967. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Very slight age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Slight age toning to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1969 and 1970. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. The 1969 edition ex libris, nick to base of dustwrapper near to spine, Slight age toning to the dustwrapper spines of both editions otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971. Original hardback with dustwrapper. Tear to head of the dustwrapper spine with small tape repair to inside edge of dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1972 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Odd faults, the 1972 edition appears to be ex-libris, nicks to odd dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £120
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 1995. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Minor faults to odd dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 20
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1996 to 2012. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Minor faults to odd dustwrapper otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 17
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. 53rd edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £160
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920 and 1921. 57th & 58th editions. Both uniformly bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear and soiling to wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor foxing to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers, minor foxing to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 594
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original front wrapper, titles in gilt to spine, lacking rear wrapper. Some soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Very minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers, slight staining to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Some wear, age toning and soiling to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £125
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling and light foxing to wrappers, slight staining to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 74th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original cloth covers, titles in gilt to spine. Some age toning and wear to covers, name stamped to top border of page 3 otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original cloth covers, titles in gilt to spine. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original cloth covers, titles in gilt to spine. Some 'light' fading to covers otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original hardback. Only 900 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Slight dulling to gilt titles on front board and spine, slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £420
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight age toning to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition. Sold with a hardback edition of 'An Index to Wisden 1864-1943'. Compiled by Rex Pogson. London 1944. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight discolouration to covers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. Original limp cloth covers. Some discolouration to covers, nick/tear to spine edge at the base of the book otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Tear to head of spine paper, some wear and slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949 and 1950. Original hardback editions. The 1949 edition with breaking and broken internal hinges to front and rear, the 1950 edition in good condition, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper on both editions otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951 and 1952. Original hardback editions. The 1951 edition with broken internal hinges to front and rear, the 1950 edition with wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper on both editions otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953 and 1954. Original hardback editions. The 1953 edition with wear to front internal hinge, the 1954 with slight wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition, dulling to gilt titles on spine paper and some soiling to page block edge on both editions otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Hammer price: withdrawn
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Some dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Some slight dulling to gilt titles on spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958 and 1961. Original hardback. 'Light' fading to boards and spines otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 625:
Lot 625
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 626:
Lot 626
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board, slight dulling to spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 627:
Lot 627
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Very minor faults to boards and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 628:
Lot 628
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 629:
Lot 629
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965, 1966 and 1967. Original hardback editions. The 1965 edition in good condition but lacking its dustwrapper, the 1966 and 1967 editions with dustwrapper. The 1966 edition with wear, age toning and soiling to dustwrapper, the 1967 edition with some small loss to dustwrapper spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 630:
Lot 630
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968 and 1969. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning and minor wear to the dustwrapper spines of both editions otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 631:
Lot 631
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1970. Original hardback. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 632:
Lot 632
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971 to 1975. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper with the exception of the 1971 edition which is lacking its dustwrapper. The 1971 edition with wear to boards and spine, crease to spine paper and nick to head of spine, soiling to page block edge. The remaining editions with some faults to dustwrappers otherwise in overall good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 633:
Lot 633 Lot 633
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2009, 2014 and 2105. Original hardbacks with dustwrapper. Some age toning to dustwrapper spine, odd faults to dustwrappers otherwise in overall good+ condition. Qty 36
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold

Lot 634:
Lot 634
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936 and 1937. 73rd & 74th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1936 with some wear to wrappers and spine paper, some staining to edge of front wrapper and spine paper, bumping to page block at bottom corner and breaking to book block. The 1937 edition with some minor wear and age toning, slight bowing to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 635:
Lot 635
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938, 1939 and 1940. 75th, 76th & 77th editions. Original cloth covers. Bowing to a lesser or greater degree to all editions, the 1938 edition with odd faults otherwise in good condition, the 1939 edition with wear, age toning and slight damage to covers and spine paper, broken internal hinges only fair condition and the 1940 edition with wear and age toning to covers and spine, odd further small faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 636:
Lot 636
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Some wrinkling and slight wear to covers and spine, spine slightly cocked to the left, minor wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 637:
Lot 637
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 638:
Lot 638
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943. 80th edition. Original hardback. Only 1400 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Some dulling to gilt titles on the spine otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £300
Lot 639:
Lot 639
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Lot 640:
Lot 640
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd edition. Original hardback. Only 1500 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Dulling to gilt titles on the spine paper otherwise in very good condition. Rare wartime edition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £300
Lot 641:
Lot 641
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some slight age toning to front covers otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 642:
Lot 642
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board, some dulling of gilt titles otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 643:
Lot 643
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1948. Original hardback. Slight breaking to book block, light crease, wear and dulling to gilt titles to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 644:
Lot 644
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949. Original hardback. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 645:
Lot 645
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1950. Original hardback. Minor mark to front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 646:
Lot 646
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board, minor wear and dulling to gilt titles to spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 647:
Lot 647
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 648:
Lot 648
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1953. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1954. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 650:
Lot 650
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1955. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board and edge of spine otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 651:
Lot 651
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 652:
Lot 652
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 653:
Lot 653
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback. Minor marks to front board otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 654:
Lot 654
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 655:
Lot 655
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1960. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 656:
Lot 656
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961. Original hardback. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 657:
Lot 657
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1962. Original hardback. Light production crease to head spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 658:
Lot 658
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963. Original hardback. Minor creasing to spine paper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 659:
Lot 659
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1964. Original hardback. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 660:
Lot 660
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1965, 1966 and 1967. Original hardback editions, lacking dustwrappers. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 661:
Lot 661
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1968, 1969 and 1970. Original hardback editions, lacking dustwrappers. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 662:
Lot 662
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971 to 1975. Original hardback editions, lacking dustwrappers. Very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
Lot 663:
Lot 663 Lot 663
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976 to 2000. Original hardback editions, 1976 to 1982 and 1990 editions lacking dustwrappers, the other editions with dustwrapper. Very good condition. Qty 25
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold

Lot 664:
Lot 664
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, slight breaking to spine block otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 665:
Lot 665
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper, some wear with minor loss to edge of front wrappers otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 666:
Lot 666
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930. 67th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, contents becoming slightly loose, small loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 667:
Lot 667
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931. 68th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 668:
Lot 668
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1932. 69th edition. Original paper wrappers. Small loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 669:
Lot 669
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, nick to edge of front wrapper, handwritten name of ownership to inside front wrapper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 670:
Lot 670
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934. 71st edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, small loss to spine paper, small corner loss to rear wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
Lot 671:
Lot 671
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1935. 72nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, minor staining to top of spine paper, handwritten name of ownership to inside front wrapper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 672:
Lot 672
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear, minor staining to top of spine paper, handwritten name of ownership to top border of front wrapper, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 673:
Lot 673
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937. 64th edition. Original paper wrappers. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers, handwritten name of ownership and date to top border of front wrapper, wear and some loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 674:
Lot 674
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938. 75th edition. Original cloth covers. Some bowing to spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 675:
Lot 675
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original cloth covers. Odd minor faults, slight age toning to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 676:
Lot 676
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1940. 77th edition. Original cloth covers. Limited number of copies printed in this war year. Some bowing to spine otherwise in good+ condition. Rarer wartime edition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 677:
Lot 677
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1945. 82nd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 6500 paper copies printed in this war year. Broken front internal hinge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 678:
Lot 678
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1946. 83rd Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Some slight age toning to front covers otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £75
Lot 679:
Lot 679
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 to 1950. Original limp cloth covers. Some faults to the covers of the 1948 edition, odd minor faults to the other editions otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 680:
Lot 680
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1951 to 1955. Original limp cloth covers. Minor faults to odd edition otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 681:
Lot 681
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956 to 1960. Original limp cloth covers. Some bowing to spines, to a greater or lesser degree, light age toning to the spine papers of four of the editions otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 682:
Lot 682
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961 to 1965. Original limp cloth covers. Odd faults, some bowing to spines, to a greater or lesser degree, light age toning to the spine papers otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 683:
Lot 683
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1966 to 1970. Original limp cloth covers. Odd faults, very minor bowing to odd spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 684:
Lot 684 Lot 684 Lot 684
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1971 to 2019. Original limp cloth covers. Odd faults, minor bowing to odd spine, some light fading to the spines of the 2003 and 2004 editions otherwise in overall good/very good condition. Qty 49. Sold with two Wisden Anthologies for 1864-1900 and 1900-1940. Qty 51
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75

Lot 685:
Lot 685 Lot 685
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Fifteen facsimile editions published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, London 1991. Limited edition 967/1000. Brown hard board covers with gilt lettering to covers and spine. In original yellow presentation box. Very good condition
Estimate: £400/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 686:
Lot 686
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. Willows softback reprint (1985) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 382/500. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 687:
Lot 687
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1894. 31st edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to book block, front wrapper cleanly detached, total loss of spine paper, old tape mark to front wrapper edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 688:
Lot 688
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899 and 1901. 33rd to 36th and 38th editions. The 1896, 1897 and 1898 have original paper wrappers, the 1899 edition bound in brown with original wrappers. All editions with wear and major faults. The 1896 edition with front wrapper detached, loss of spine paper, broken book block, lacking rear wrapper otherwise appears complete and internally good, the 1897 edition has original wrappers, but has brown paper stuck over the wrappers in part, broken spine block, the 1898 edition with broken book block, front wrapper detached, total loss of spine and lacking rear wrapper and wear and soiling with small loss to the last few pages, the 1899 bound edition has poor wrappers, poor last few advertising pages and the 1901 edition poor with very poor front wrapper, tape to vertical edge, lacking rear wrapper and loss and damp staining to front section of the book. All copies overall around fair. Qty 5
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Lot 689:
Lot 689
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903, 1907, 1909 and 1914. 40th, 44th, 46th & 51st editions. Some original paper wrappers. All editions with wear and major faults. The 1903 edition lacking front wrapper and first three advertising pages and broken book block, the 1907 edition with both wrappers, broken book block, front wrapper detached and page sections loose, the 1909 edition with front wrapper detached, tape to wrapper, lacking last advertising page and rear wrapper, broken book block, page sections loose and the 1914 edition with poor detached wrappers, broken book block and page sections loose. All copies overall around fair
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1902. Willows hardback reprint (1997) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 691:
Lot 691
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1904. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 692:
Lot 692
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. Willows hardback reprint (1998) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. Willows softback reprint (1999) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 85/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 694:
Lot 694
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. Willows hardback reprint (1999) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 695:
Lot 695
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. Willows hardback reprint (2000) in dark brown boards with gilt lettering. Limited edition 407/500. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 696:
Lot 696
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1910. Willows softback reprint (2001) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 233/500. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 697:
Lot 697
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. Willows softback reprint (2001) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 698:
Lot 698 Lot 698
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1912. 49th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 24', lacking original wrappers, marbled end papers and page edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards and spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Signature of Warner to head of title page. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929, from his library
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
Lot 699:
Lot 699
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. Willows softback reprint (2002) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 700:
Lot 700 Lot 700
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1915. 52nd edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine. Book complete but a little tired, some breaking to book block otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 701:
Lot 701
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1916. Willows softback reprint (1990) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Limited edition 188/1000. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 702:
Lot 702 Lot 702
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Bound in blue boards, lacking original paper wrappers, gilt titles to front board and spine, blue speckled edges. Some browning to page edges, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 703:
Lot 703
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. Willows softback reprint (2003) in light brown hardback covers with gilt lettering. Un-numbered limited edition. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 704:
Lot 704 Lot 704 Lot 704
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921 and 1922. 58th & 59th edition. Both editions bound in light brown boards, with original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine. The 1921 edition with light soiling and some wear to wrapper corners and extremities, small tear to edge of front wrapper, the 1922 edition with irregular trimming by the binder to the top edge of the book otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 705:
Lot 705
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923, 1925 and 1928. 60th, 62nd & 65th editions. All three editions bound in light or dark brown boards, the 1923 edition with original paper wrappers, titles to spine. The 1923 edition with name and annotation to front wrapper and one internal page, gilt to top edge otherwise in good+ condition. The 1925 edition, lacking wrappers, is a ex Wiltshire Library copy with several library labels laid down to pages at the start of the book, page 51/52 misbound between page 22 and page 23, otherwise in good condition. The 1928 edition lacking wrappers, complete and in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Original paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached, broken book block, page sections becoming loose, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 707:
Lot 707 Lot 707
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926, 1927, 1929 and 1930. 63rd, 64th, 66th & 67th editions. All lacking original paper wrappers and spine papers. The 1926 and 1930 editions have facsimile wrappers and spines, original rear wrapper to the 1926 edition. The 1926 edition has some soiling, the 1927 edition has a broken book block, page sections becoming loose, lacking first two and last advertising pages at front and rear, the 1929 edition with broken book block, page sections loose, lacking first two and last four advertising pages at front and rear and the 1930 edition with cocked spine to the right, soiling and wear to the first advertising page otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 708:
Lot 708
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931 and 1932. 68th & 69th editions. Original paper wrappers. The 1931 edition with detached front wrapper, soiling and wear to wrappers, handwriting to top border of first advertising page, broken spine block, page sections becoming loose otherwise in generally good condition. The 1932 edition in better condition, some age toning and soiling to wrappers and spine, minor loss to spine paper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 709:
Lot 709
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some wear and soiling to wrappers and spine paper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 710:
Lot 710
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1934, 1935 and 1936. 71st, 72nd & 73rd editions. Original paper wrappers. All editions with some soiling and wear to wrappers and spine, the 1934 and 1935 editions with names handwritten to top border of front wrappers. Slight breaking to book blocks of all three editions, bowing to the spine of the 1936 edition, old tape marks to wrappers and spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 711:
Lot 711
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1937, 1938, 1939 and 1940. 74th-77th editions. Original paper wrappers and original cloth covers. The 1937 and 1938 editions in poor condition, the 1937 edition does appear complete, the 1938 edition lacking around 12 pages at the rear, the 1939 edition with a cocked spine, broken internal hinges, soiled and worn covers although appears complete and the 1940 edition with some bowing to spine, some soiling to covers and spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 712:
Lot 712
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 3200 paper copies printed in this war year. Slight wear and slight breaking to front internal hinge, some light soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £140
Lot 713:
Lot 713
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1942. 79th edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 4100 paper copies printed in this war year. Some breaking to the front internal hinge, wear to the spine edge where it meets the front wrapper, some soiling and staining to page block edge otherwise in good+ condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 714:
Lot 714
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943, 1945 and 1946. 80th, 82nd & 1946 editions. Original limp cloth covers. All editions with faults, all with worn, stained and age toned covers to a greater or lesser degree. The 1943 edition with broken internal hinges at front and rear, the rear wrapper almost detached, the 1945 edition with a cocked spine to the right, broken book block and the 1946 edition with breaking book block otherwise all complete and in generally good condition. Rare war-time editions. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 715:
Lot 715
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1944. 81st Edition. Original limp cloth covers. Only 5600 paper copies printed in this war year. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Rare war-time edition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1947 to 1951. Original limp cloth covers. All editions with faults, four out of the five editions with broken internal hinges, two with broken book blocks, soiling and staining to the covers of all editions to a greater or lesser degree. The 1950 edition the best of the run, slight bowing to spine. Qty 5
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 717:
Lot 717
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1952 to 1956. Original hardback editions. All with dulling to the gilt titles on the front boards and spines, four out of the five editions with broken internal hinges, soiling to most page blocks. Overall fair/good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 718:
Lot 718
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1957. Original hardback edition. Slight wrinkling to spine paper, slight dulling to gilt titles, name handwritten to the top border of the inside of the front board otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 719:
Lot 719
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1958. Original hardback edition. Slight dulling to gilt titles, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
Lot 720:
Lot 720
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1959 and 1960. Original hardback editions. Very slight dulling to gilt titles, minor marks to boards, some soiling to page block edges, light wear to the front internal hinge of the 1960 edition otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 721:
Lot 721
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1961, 1962, 1964 and 1965. Original hardback editions, the 1965 edition lacking dustwrapper. The 1961 with dulling to gilt titles, broken front internal hinge and weak rear, the 1962 edition with wrinkling and crease to spine paper, some dulling to gilt titles, the 1964 edition with dulling to gilt titles and soiling to page block edge and the 1965 edition with light marks to boards and crease to spine otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 722:
Lot 722
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1963, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Original limp cloth covers. All editions with bowing to spines to a greater or lesser degree, age toning to all spines, the 1963 edition in only fair condition with heavy bowing and soiling to covers, the other editions are generally good. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 723:
Lot 723 Lot 723
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1981 to 2008, lacking the 2006 edition. The majority are original hardback editions with dustwrappers, the exceptions being the 1986, 1987, 1989, 1992 to 1994, 1999 and 2003 editions which are original limp cloth covers. Qty 27
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold

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