A History of Tennis. E. B. Noel, J O. M. Clark.
A History of Tennis
A History of Tennis

A History of Tennis.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1924.

First edition, one of 800 copies. Profusely illustrated after photographs, old engravings, etc. 106 plates on 80 leaves in volume I and 54 plates on 47 leaves in Volume II. xv, 281; viii, 282-580 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Publisher’s blue buckram. With front pictorial dust wrapper for each volume laid in Whitman, p. 28. Item #316809

The standard work on the history of court tennis. The archive of the Oxford University Press reveals that in 1932 some 380 sets of the edition were pulped. The true limitation is therefore nearer to 420.

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