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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

1984-1989

In Four Volumes

Edited by Graeme Wright

1984-89 - Surrey - John Wisden and Co.

6.5" by 4"; 1290pp; 1280pp; 1296pp; 1264pp.

 
 
 


 

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A four volume set of the infamous Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

The set consists of the 121st year (1984), the 122nd year (1985), the 125th year (1988) and the 126th year (1989).

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. In October 2013,an all-time Test World XI was announced to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

By far the largest section of the book. Hugely detailed coverage, including scorecards of every First class game played in the previous English summer, and summaries of minor counties, second eleven, university, school and premier club cricket.

In 2012, an Indian edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack was launched to widespread acclaim.

CONDITION

In brown leatherette bindings with gilt lettering to the spines and front boards in unclipped dustwrappers (dustwrapper on 1984 edition is clipped). Externally, smart with just minor shelfwear. Dustwrappers are generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Spines are slightly sunned. There are some chips and closed tears to the extemities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrappers.

 


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