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Lillywhites > Companions (Green)
John Lillywhite's Cricketers Companions-1870 - 1879 Rebound
Listing # 13847
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : £300.00
Starting bid: £300.00
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# of bids: 1
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Location: Orpington
Started: 08/07/2010 15:21:44
Ended: 17/07/2010 21:22:49
Seller: Keith Parker (788)  
High Bidder(s): wisdener (52)
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Wisden Year: 9999
Overall Condition: 7
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John Lillywhite's Cricketers Companions for 1870 to 1879 Rebound in Red Boards. No Reserve

In good condition for their age with a quaint feature of the Victorian era that the book has the date in gilt on the spine of the year it is reporting on rather than the year of issue. The set is from the collection of WR Waters who lives in Canada.

Happy to provide any photos.  If required, pleased feel free to contact us.

None of the books have covers or adverts and all the edges have been trimmed with no text missing with red speckle. All the other pages appear to be present.

1870 - 155 pages

A couple of tiny marks to the boards with just a small mark to the back board which is thumbsize. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters' with some handwritten annotations in pencil on the next blank rebinding page. There is some significant foxing to the title page, index and preface pages and pages 70 to 80 with the odd foxing mark to several of the other pages.  There are some tiny ink crosses on a couple of the pages but this is not significant.  Hinges are good and the binding solid. Some slight browning to the inside blank rebinding pages.  

1871 - 143 pages

A couple of tiny marks to the boards which are barely visible. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters' There is some significant foxing to some of the pages internally (approx 30) with the odd foxing mark to several of the other pages.  There are some tiny ink crosses on a couple of the pages but this is not significant.  Hinges are good and the binding solid.  Some slight browning to the inside blank rebind pages.

1872 - 153 pages

A couple of tiny marks to the boards but nothing significant. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters' with some handwritten annotations in pencil on the next blank rebinding page There is some foxing to some of the pages which is visible but not significant.  The edges of the pages have creased with a couple of tiny tears (see photos).  There is no text missing.  Hinges are good and the binding solid.  

1873 - 179 pages

A small mark on the front board (approx a 2p size) with a couple of odd tiny marks here and there. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters'. There is some foxing throughtout the book which is visible in places.  There are some tiny ink crosses on a couple of the pages but this is not significant.  Hinges are good but the binding is loose with the binding string visible between pages 16 and 17. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1874 - 170 pages

There is some marking to the boards with fading to the spine material (turned white) to the bottom half of the spine. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters' with some handwritten annotations in pencil both of the next blank rebinding page and one blank rebinding page at the back. There is some foxing throughtout the book which is quite visible in places.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1875 - 196 pages

There is the odd tiny mark to the boards but nothing significant. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters'. There is some foxing throughtout the book which is quite visible on approx 15 pages.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1876 - 199 pages

There is the odd tiny mark to the boards but nothing significant. There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters'. There is the odd foxing mark throughtout the book but nothing significant.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1877 - 210 pages

There is some staining to the material on the front and back which has turned the material white.  There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters'. There is the odd foxing mark in the book but nothing sgnificant, barely visible.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1878 - 211 pages

There is an odd mark here and there to the boards but nothing really significant.  There is a sticker on the inside cover stating 'From the collection of W R Waters'. There is the odd foxing mark throughtout the book but nothing significant.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages.

1879 - 204 pages

There are a couple of marks to the boards bit nothing significant.  There is the odd foxing mark throughtout the book but nothing significant.  Hinges are good and the binding is solid. There is some slight browning on the front and back inside blank binding pages. There is some light browning to the front and back inside blank binding pages.

Overseas buyers welcome postage will be at cost of sending by airsure.

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