Wisden 1941

The War Years were naturally leaner issues and 1941 was the prime example of this. With no competitive cricket played and a reduced number of copies available to buy, the 1941 edition is arguably the most expensive of any (whether in hardback or paperback/softback) from 1920 onwards.

Understandably wartime restrictions on paper restricted the print run. It is thought that the numbers were reduced from 8000 to 3200 (with only 800 cloth-board or hardback issues). It is believed that the “complementary” editions (please click “read more” for further details) have never been included in these numbers…