The Pelham Francis Warner Collection Of Wisden

Lot 1097:
Lot 1097
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879, 1880 & 1881. 16th to 18th editions. The three editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 5'. Red speckled edges. Some splitting to internal hinges, minor wear to boards otherwise in good condition. The title page of the 1879 edition signed in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £480
Lot 1098:
Lot 1098
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889 & 1890. 26th and 27th editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 9'. Red speckled edges. The photographic plate in the 1890 edition detached, some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1099:
Lot 1099
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891 & 1892. 28th and 29th editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 10'. Red speckled edges. Some breaking to internal hinges, some wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1100:
Lot 1100
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1893 & 1894. 30th and 31st editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 11'. Red speckled edges. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1101:
Lot 1101
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1895 & 1896. 32nd and 33rd editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 12'. Red speckled edges. Some wear to boards, some browning to page edges otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1102:
Lot 1102
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897 & 1898. 34th and 35th editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 13'. Red speckled edges. Some breaking to internal hinges, some wear to boards, some browning to page edges otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1103:
Lot 1103
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1899 & 1900. 36th and 37th editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 14'. Red speckled edges. The photographic plate in the 1899 edition detached, some wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1104:
Lot 1104
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1901 & 1902. 38th and 39th editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 15'. Red speckled edges. Some wear to boards, ink stain to page block, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Signature of Warner to front end paper. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1105:
Lot 1105
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903 & 1904. 40th and 41st editions. The two editions bounds as one, lacking original wrappers and advertising pages, in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 16'. Red speckled edges. Repairs to pages 193-198, some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Ink signature of Warner to the title page of the 1903 edition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Warner was named one of the 'Five Cricketers of the Year' in 1904. His biography states 'Cricket, if one may be permitted the expression, is the breath of his nostrils'
Lot 1106:
Lot 1106
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1905. 42nd edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 17', lacking original wrappers, red speckled edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1107:
Lot 1107
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1906. 43rd edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 18', lacking original wrappers, red speckled edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page, photographic plate almost detached otherwise in good condition. Signature of Warner to front end paper. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1108:
Lot 1108
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1907. 44th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 19', lacking original wrappers, red speckled edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1109:
Lot 1109
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908. 45th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 20' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, red speckled edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1110:
Lot 1110
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1909. 46th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 21' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards, breaking to internal hinges, slightly tight trimming to odd page, some minor annotation otherwise in good condition. Loosely inserted is an Eton Ramblers postcard sent to Esmond Warner, dated 1973. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1111:
Lot 1111
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1920. 57th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 32' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to front end paper and to title page by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1112:
Lot 1112
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921. 58th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 33' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some minor wear to boards, horizontal tear to page 255/256 otherwise in good/very good condition. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Warner named 'Cricketer of the Year' for the second time in 1921 on his retirement
Lot 1113:
Lot 1113
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1922. 59th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 34' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to 'Contents Page' in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1114:
Lot 1114
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1923. 60th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 35' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to 'Contents Page' in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1115:
Lot 1115
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1924. 61st edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 36' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some wear to boards and spine otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to 'Laws of Cricket' page in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1116:
Lot 1116
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1925. 62nd edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 37' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Advertising pages included. Some minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to 'Laws of Cricket' page in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1117:
Lot 1117
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926. 63rd edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 38' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, with original wrappers bound in, mottled page edges. Some minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to top border of the front wrapper in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1118:
Lot 1118
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1927. 64th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 39' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, with original wrappers bound in, mottled page edges. Some repaired tears to wrappers, minor wear to boards, slightly tight trimming to odd page otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to top border of the front wrapper in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1119:
Lot 1119
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1928. 65th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 40' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, with original wrappers bound in, mottled page edges. Some minor faults to wrappers, minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to front wrapper in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1120:
Lot 1120
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1929. 66th edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 41' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, with original wrappers bound in, mottled page edges. Minor wear to boards otherwise in good/very good condition. Signed to front end paper and top border of front wrapper in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1121:
Lot 1121
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1956. 93rd edition. Bound in green half calf leather, gilt spine dated and numbered 'Vol. 66' with initials 'P.F.W.' in gilt, lacking original wrappers, mottled page edges. Lacking advertising pages otherwise in very good condition. Signed to the title page in ink by Warner. Formerly the property of Sir Pelham Francis Warner. Middlesex and England 1894-1929
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25

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