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JOHN WISDEN

The Cricketers' Almanack for the year 1890 [-1899]. London: John Wisden & Co., [1890-99]. 10 vols. 8vo, each with mounted photographic plate, 1898 with advertisement leaves and original wrappers preserved. (A few leaves cropped touching a few letters, 1891 with plate and one leaf loose, 1897 with plate loose, small tear in D14 and stitching weak, other advertisements not retained.) Original green limp calf for presentation by Wisden, upper covers with blind rule enclosing 'M.C.C.' monogram in gilt, gilt-lettered spines, gilt edges (spines sunfaded, lightly rubbed). Provenance: title to 1893 inscribed: 'Presented by the Publishers 13/1/93'. (10)

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