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Martin Sheridan: Olympics hero & US athlete extraordinaire

6th April 2017

Martin Sheridan’s obituary in the New York Times described him as ‘one of the greatest athletes the United States has ever known’. Martin Sheridan was actually born and brought up in County Mayo, Ireland. The USA was very quick – and sensible – to claim him  as one of their own, soon after he stepped […]

John Wisden, founder of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

16th March 2017

John Wisden founded the most iconic cricket annual in 1864: the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Its publication is eagerly awaited every year. Steeped in Wisdens as we are, we thought we’d take a closer look at the man himself. John Wisden was born in Brighton in 1826. His father died when he was a boy and Wisden […]

2017 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

16th February 2017

Wisden 1864-79

Wisden 1864-79

All the first 15 Wisdens are scarce with the first edition of 1864 and the 1875 edition considered the rarest. Most original copies have been rebound, the majority without their original salmon pink wrappers.

Various facsimile editions have been produced in the last half century making a full set obtainable for collectors with smaller pockets.

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