Auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia

Held on Saturday & Sunday, 12th & 13th November 2016.

Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks on Sunday 13th November, 11am

Knights are delighted to offer a preview of their forthcoming specialist auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks and Sporting Memorabilia. Over 1200 lots:-

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Lot 1057. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition. A rare wartime hardback edition with gilts to front board and spine bright
Estimate £1800/2500
Hammer price: £2600

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Lot 1024. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition. Original paper wrappers. Exceptional condition for this year, the best 1887 edition seen by the auctioneer in over 24 years of trading
Estimate £500/800
Hammer price: £750

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Lot 1038. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901. 38th edition. Original hardback. Very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with bright gilts to front board.
Estimate £1800/2500
Hammer price: £1500

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Lot 1043. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Original hardback. Very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with bright gilts to front board and spine paper .
Estimate £800/1200
Hammer price: £950

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Lot 1080. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1941. 78th edition. Original hardback. Only 800 hardback copies were printed in this war year. Very good condition. Rare wartime edition.
Estimate £700/1000
Hammer price: £780

"Except for highlight pieces, the dominance of Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams is being eroded by the large, visually appealing and meticulously compiled catalogues from Tim Knight…"

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.

We are based in North Norfolk but hold our auctions at the Premier Inn, Leicester Fosse Park, Braunstone Lane East, Leicester, LE3 2FW, a more central location, with easy motorway access. We have also had two auctions in Melbourne, Australia (1996 and 1998).

For free valuations and advice please contact Tim Knight on 01263 768488 or email him at