1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
Cricketers' Almanack for 1906, edited by S.H. Pardon. London: John Wisden, [n.d.]. 8°, photographic plate depicting five cricketers, publisher's original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine, yellow printed endpapers (spine lightly soiled, extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: G[eorge] C. Snaith (bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown) -- [E.T. Atkin].
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