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Wisden

John. 1826--84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864
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Awarded an OBE in 1989, Ken - who was brought up in Derbyshire and is a former chairman of John Wisden & Co, publishers of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - has also supported a variety of charities throughout his life, including Merseyside Kidney Research.
LABOR DAY IN CANADA 1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of cricket statistics, price one shilling (5p), was born in Brighton.
While the first Wisden Almanack, published in 1864 by John Wisden, contained 112 pages, the current edition contains nearly 1,700 pages.
The daffodil-covered brownbacked hardback summary of the previous calendar year of cricket around the world is published by John Wisden & Co Ltd, and costs pounds 35.
1826: John Wisden, the man who first published what is now known as'The Cricketer's Bible' was born in Brighton.
THE Wisden Cricketers'' Almanack 2011 is published by John Wisden and costs pounds 45.
PICTURE: Howard Davies The first English touring cricket team in 1859 on a ship, back row; Robert Carpenter, William Caffyn, Tom Lockyer; middle row John Wisden, HH Stephenson, George Parr, James Grundy, Julius Caesar, Thomas Hayward, John 'foghorn' Jackson; front row Alfred Diver, John Lillywhite The new headstone for John Jackson
John Wisden was born in 1826 and published his first almanack in 1864.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2012: 149th Edition, published April 12, 2012 by John Wisden & Co.
THE Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, published by John Wisden & Co, costs pounds 45.
1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanac of cricket statistics, was born in Brighton.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2008, 145th edition, published by John Wisden, pounds 40 hardback.