Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, & Lillywhite's
held on Saturday 25th April 2015
Lot 82. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1898. 35th edition. Original hardback. A very rare early hardback edition, the third edition of the original hardback, in generally exceptional condition with bright gilts.
Hammer price: £5000
Lot 94. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1865. 2nd edition. Original paper wrappers. Replacement spine paper, some minor staining to front wrapper otherwise in very good condition. A rare early edition.
Lot 234. Wisden Cricketers¹ Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback. This rare wartime hardback edition is in exceptional condition, the boards, gilt titles and endpapers are as new.
Hammer price: £2400
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Gordon Phillips, Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2003
Knights are internationally recognised as one of the leading specialist auctioneers of sporting memorabilia and have achieved excellent prices on their sales of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks over the years.
Following highly successful sales of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack we conduct two annual major sales of the Almanack every year, in April and September. Knights travel the country conducting valuations and collecting items for inclusion in our specialist Wisden and general Sporting sales.
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