Auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia
Held on Saturday & Sunday, 11th & 12th February 2017.
Lot 1162. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896. 33rd edition. The rare first issue of the original hard back. From a full run of original hardbacks being sold in the auction.
Hammer price: £8800
Lot 1163. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Rare original hard back. From a full run of original hardbacks being sold in the auction.
Hammer price: £7800
Lot 1183. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback. A rare wartime hardback edition.
Hammer price: £2200
Lot 1184. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback. A rare wartime hardback edition.
Hammer price: £2100
"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 email@example.com.