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1896 - 1919 > Original Hardback
1916 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good - With Video
Listing # 366261
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Listing Format: Fixed Price
Price per item: Buy Now for £6,450.00
Quantity: 1
Closes: 216 Days, 6 Hours +
Location: UK
Started : 09/09/2020 02:18:02
Ends: 27/05/2021 02:18:02
Seller: CAT12 (3240)  
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Wisden Year: 1916
Boards: Very Good
Hinges: Both Strong
Front Gilt: Bright
Spine Gilt: Faded
Foxing: Very Little
Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRlk1_vpWus
Overall Condition: 9
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Stock Number: Y2353


Here we have a rare 1916 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 21st Wisden Hardback and the most expensive of the 20th Century. The rarest or second rarest since 1900.

I have been agornising over which of two 1916s to keep as they are both in such amazing condition but to sum up this Wisden is as nice as the one I own in my master set.  The lettering is always an issue (if you like shiny gold leaf) on 1916s , i guess they were rationed on the gold leaf in 1916, however the front board has very good gilt for a 1916. The spine is faded and no dot after the year which is correct. Small name to first page corner.

The boards are very good , small line mark to the corner at the top of the front board but other than that , nice clean boards.

Inside the hinges are very good, both are springy!  Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns. Minimal foxing.

No restoration.

A lovely book. Rare,

Please see the large photographs.

More photographs available on request.

Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID_4EfZSokA

Postage via Special Delivery with £10,000 private insurance, Free

Happy Collecting,




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