Lot 463: Wisden’s Cricketers’ Almanack

DominicWinter

2015-10-06 14:40:26

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Lot 463: Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack. John Wisden Cricketer's Almanack, a complete run, 1864-1973, 1864-1878 second facsimile edition (Lowe & Brydone, 1974), photographic plates to each from 1889 (lacking in 1890 & 1906) to 1915, illustrations from 1918 (1879 & 1885 lacking advertisements at end), scattered light spotting and occasional light toning, original wrappers for 1881, 1883-1884, 1886-1890, 1892-96, 1898-1902, 1905-1916, 1918-1937, 1938 onwards original limp cloth upper wrapper only for 1942-45, 1947, 1949-54, 1958-59, 1970 & 1973 (1887 wrappers heavily rubbed, upper wrapper only for 1890, 1912, 1934 & 1936-37), some general soiling, mainly to early wrappers, (1904 with sellotape repair at front, 1912 with two advertisement leaves at end torn out, 1909 wrappers with losses and repairs, 1913 upper wrapper repaired at gutter with a few leaves detaching and trimmed with loss, 1915 upper wrapper with closed tear, 1929 upper wrapper with lower corner torn away), some leaves and wrappers trimmed, all bound-in modern uniform light brown cloth, upper covers titled in gilt 'Wisden Cricketers' Almanack' and each volume dated to spine, 8vo. A GOOD COMPLETE SET OF WISDEN FROM 1864 TO 1973. (111) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £10000-15000
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