1916 Wisden cricketers almanack
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1916 Wisden cricketers almanack
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1916 Wisden cricketers almanack
Original hardback, 299 pages, with obituaries of W.G. Grace and Victor Trumper and A.E. Stoddart who took his own life. [good gold gilt lettering to cover, lightly faded to the spine, the top and bottom corners lightly bumped, in general showing little signs of wear and internally very good].

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  • Despite not much cricket being played in 1915 and the number of pages of this edition only being 299 this Wisden is the most popular and sought after of the 20th century. The number of deaths during the Great War attributed to the number bought at the time by grieving relatives of casualties.
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