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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 227

    JOHN WISDEN

    Price Realised  

    JOHN WISDEN

    Cricketers' Almanack for 1879-[1882], edited by W.H. Knight and George H. West. London: John Wisden, [n.d.]. 4 volumes in one, 8° (1879 lacking final page of text, C1 of 1879 and I8 of 1880 detached and frayed at margins, some margins cropped, with occasional slight loss of text as on pp. 157-58 of 1880, and pp. 53, 111, 119-20, 197 of 1881, most advertisements lacking), contemporary half morocco (spine lacking, covers worn). Provenance: Edweard T. Atkin (signature on title of 1879 and 1882).


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