By Norman Preston and John Woodcock
London   John Wisden and Co Ltd.
6.5" by 4" (xxiv) 1155pp.; (xxiv) 1239pp.; (iv) 1231pp.; (xii) 1299pp.
Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s.
By Norman Preston and John Woodcock

1979-1982 Wisden Cricketers' Alamanack

London   John Wisden and Co Ltd.
6.5" by 4" (xxiv) 1155pp.; (xxiv) 1239pp.; (iv) 1231pp.; (xii) 1299pp.
Four consecutive volumes of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack from the early 1980s.
£69.99
: 3kgs / : SET34-D-5

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (often referred to simply as Wisden or colloquially as "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom. It is considered the world's most famous sports reference book. The description "bible of cricket" was first used in the 1930s by Alec Waugh in a review for the London Mercury. With monochrome photographs throughout. Including the issues for: 1979 (116th edition) 1980 (117th edition) 1981 (118th edition) 1982 (119th edition) With advertisements to the pastedowns and endpapers.

Condition

In brown cloth bindings with original unclipped yellow dustwrappers. Externally, smart, with just some light shelfwear. Dustwrappers are quite smart, though with some sunning to the spines, and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamps to endpapers of the 1980 volume. Pages are bright and clean, with just the occasional spot. Ink signature to title page of the 1982 volume.

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