Auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks
held on Saturday 12th September 2015

Including Part One of the cricket collection of the late
Maurice Blunden, club cricketer, Sussex cricket lover
and avid collector of cricketana.

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900

Lot 140. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1900. 37th edition. Original hardback. Very light rubbing to board and spine paper extremities, upper corners with slight bumping otherwise in very good condition. A rare early hardback edition with bright gilts.
Estimate £1500/2500
Hammer price: £2,600

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1865

Lot 250. 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.
Estimate £5000/7000

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909

Lot 141. Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Original hardback. Some soiling to right hand border of front board, very minor wear to head and base of spine paper otherwise in very good condition. An early hardback edition with bright gilts.
Estimate £600/800
Hammer price: £550

"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