Original Paper, Cloth Covered & Rebound Wisdens

Lot 724:
Lot 724 Lot 724
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Bound in green boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Lacking front advertising page and all advertising page to the rear. This was John Arlott's copy and is signed to the title page in ink by Arlott. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 725:
Lot 725
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898, 1904 and 1905. Original paper wrappers. All three editions with broken book blocks, the 1898 lacking rear wrapper, tape to front wrapper, the 1904 and 1905 appear complete with both wrappers. All have photographic plates but in need of rebinding. Wear, age toning and some staining to the wrappers of all three editions. Sold with part of a paper wrappered 1932 edition, last page is page 200. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 726:
Lot 726
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in dark brown boards, with original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 727:
Lot 727
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper which also covers edge of wrappers to front and rear. Odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £62
Lot 728:
Lot 728
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original paper wrappers. Broken spine block, total loss of spine paper, nicks and small loss to wrapper edges at front and rear, internally good
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 729:
Lot 729
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1911. 48th edition. Bound in green boards, with original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine. Name of ownership handwritten in ink to top border of front wrapper, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 730:
Lot 730
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913. 50th (Jubilee) edition. Bound in green boards, with original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Name of ownership boldly written in ink to top border of front wrapper, some staining to the pages 171 to 202 to a lesser or greater degree otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
Lot 731:
Lot 731
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920, 1923 and 1924. 57th, 60th and 61st editions. The 1920 edition bound in red boards, lacking original paper wrappers, gilt titles to spine, red speckled page edges. Breaking to spine, soiling to first few pages, lacking photographic plate only fair/good condition, the 1923 and 1924 edition with original paper wrappers. The 1923 edition with brown paper covering to spine and to major parts of the front and rear wrappers, internally good and the 1924 edition with detached wrappers, broken book block, page sections loose, loss of entire spine paper, old tape marks to wrappers. only fair. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 732:
Lot 732
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924 & 1925. 61st & 62nd editions. The 1924 edition with original paper wrappers, breaking to book block, page sections becoming loose, wear and loss to spine paper, minor wear to wrappers otherwise in good condition. The 1925 edition bound in green boards, with original wrappers, gilt titles to spine. Staining to some pages throughout the book, wear and soiling to wrappers, the book a little tired. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Breaking to front internal hinges, small tear to edge of front wrapper where it meets the spine, small corner loss to rear wrapper, some bowing to spine block, some wear and slight loss to spine paper, some soiling to page block edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1931, 1937, 1945 and 1946. 68th, 74th, 82nd and 83rd editions. The 1931 and 1937 editions are original paper wrappered edition, the 1945 has original limp cloth covers and the 1946 is an original hardback edition. The 1931 edition has poor front wrapper and spine and the rear wrapper has been brown papered over, contents good, the other three editions have had there wrappers, covers, boards and spines encased in plastic protective film, which are not removable. The 1937 edition with slight bowing to spine, some soiling, the 1945 has slight breaking to page block, soiling and staining to covers and page block and the 1946 edition in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £170
Lot 735:
Lot 735
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933, 1938 and 1949. Original paper wrappers and original paper covers. The 1933 edition with worn and soiled wrappers, loss to lower corner of front wrapper, broken book block at the front of the book, section becoming loose, some wear and loss to spine paper, the 1938 edition with bowing to spine, wear to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition and the 1949 again with bowing to spine, staining to spine paper and covers. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 736:
Lot 736
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1933. 70th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some major loss to right hand lower corner, soiling and wear to wrappers, soiling to page block edge and odd outer pages otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 737:
Lot 737
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936. 73rd edition. Original paper wrappers. Some bowing to spine, very minor wear to boards and spine paper otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939. 76th edition. Original cloth covers. Some rust marks to spine paper, very minor marks to rear cover otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950, 1951 and 1953. Original cloth covers. The 1949 edition with minor soiling and wear, the 1950 and 1953 in good/very good condition and the 1951 with some bowing to spine and breaking to front internal hinge otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 740:
Lot 740 Lot 740
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1949, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1978 to 1983, 1985 to 1991, 1993, 1999 and 2002, plus duplicate copies for 1949, 1950, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1991. All original limp cloth covers. Mixed condition, the two 1949 editions in good order, the remainder with some odd faults to a lesser or greater degree, odd later copies in good/very good condition. Sold with two rebound editions for 1963 and 1964 plus three Wisden related publications. Qty 34
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30

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