[New York]: Ca. 1940s. A tennis player, in playing garb and racket under his arm, pauses for a.... Read More about Original drawing for a New Yorker magazine cartoon
London: Routledge, 1910. The “Oval” Series. Fourth edition, revised. Originally published in 1897. Read More about Lawn Tennis
[Oxford]: (Ironbark) Ronaldson Publications, . First edition of this translation. Read More about Rules and Principles of Tennis … (1800). Translated by Sir Richard Hamilton. [Foreword by The...
New York: A.S. Barnes, . Read More about Tennis Made Easy [Foreword by Don Budge
New York: Outing Publishing, 1915. First edition. Read More about How to Play Tennis
[Paris; Liege: Panckoucke; Plomteux, 1785]. The complete set of these beautiful plates relating to Court Tennis (“le Jeu des Paumes”) from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the creation of implements and play of tennis and billiards..... Read More about “Paulmerie” [Extracted from: Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts...
[Paris; Liege: Panckoucke; Plomteux, 1785]. The complete set of these beautiful plates relating to Court Tennis (“le Jeu des Paumes”) from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the creation of implements and play of tennis and billiards..... Read More about Paumier. Contenant neuf planches. [And:] Paulmerie. [Extracted from: Encyclopedie, ou...
NY: Baker and Taylor, 1903. First edition. Read More about On Lawn Tennis: The Game of Nations
Boston: Wright & Ditson and Pastime Office, London, . First Edition. This is the first book written by an American player about the game. Basically all preceding American books on lawn tennis are rule books. Dwight (1852-1915) was American doubles champion with the great R.D. Sears from 1882-84. Dwight introduced..... Read More about Lawn-Tennis
Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1971. First Edition. A book that illuminates the esoteric sport of court tennis, and a delightful profile of the man who was undefeated world champion for 26 years. Title-page inscribed: “To Mr P.M. Herrere, hoping/ that those following pages will make you enjoy more our/beautiful game..... Read More about Pierre's Book: The Game of Court Tennis. Edited and Introduced by George Plimpton
Baltimore: Racquet Sports Information Service, 1977. One of 750 copies. A reprint of the first English translation (privately printed, 1938) of the French classic of 1767. Read More about The Art of the Tennis-Racket-Maker and of Tennis. By M. de Garsault. Originally published in...
Baltimore: Racquet Sports Information Service, 1977. One of 750 copies. Read More about The Art of the Tennis-Racket-Maker and of Tennis. By M. de Garsault. Originally published in...
New York: Nov 20, 1958. Fine image of the tennis champion who broke the color barrier in lawn tennis, and won both the U.S. National and Wimbledon championships in 1957 and '58; in both years she was voted Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press. Read More about Portrait photograph of Althea Gibson
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1891. Second Edition. Extra-illustrated with 2pp. of manuscript revisions (likely by C.G. Heathcote), to be used in the stead of the existing text on p. 449, together with two relevant press reviews of earlier editions loosely inserted. There are many minor alterations, almost exclusively to..... Read More about Tennis by J.M. Heathcote ... Lawn Tennis by C.G. Heathcote... Rackets by E.O. P.-Bouverie. Fives...
New York: Harper & Bros, 1895. First edition. Inscribed: "To Stephen Palmer, My Constant Friend In All Times and All Seasons. Laurence Hutton Dec. 7th 1902". This inscription is the same as the dedication (which is to Thomas Bailey Aldrich). Features chapters on Football, boxing, tennis, golf, boat-races, transportation, tobacco..... Read More about Other Times and Other Seasons
New York: American Sports Publishing Co, 1940. No. 484R of Spalding's Athletic Library. Read More about Thirty-four Common Tennis Errors of the Million Players and The Remedy; also a Theory of Campaign...
London: 4 & 6 Newington Causeway, May 31, 1880. Read More about Billhead for James Lillywhite, Frowd & Co., Manufacturers of Bats, Ball, Stumps and all...
London: Printed for Rodwell and Martin, 1822 [i.e., 1991]. Facsimile of the First Edition.Copy #96 of 100 Library copies, signed by the editor, Malcolm Woodbridge. A fine facsimile of the first book on tennis in the English language.. Lukin was one of the great players of his time and secretary..... Read More about A Treatise on Tennis. By a Member of the Tennis Club
London: Printed by Nicholas Okes, for Iohn Harison, at the golden Unicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1631. "The fourth edition. Newly Corrected, Enlarged, and Adorned with many excellent Additions, as may appeare by this marke [pointing hand]" First separate edition. First separate edition. First published in 1615 (STC 17342), with its companion..... Read More about Country Contentments: or, The Husbandmans Recreations. Contayning the wholesome Experiences, ...
Baltimore: Racquet Sports Information & Services, 1973. Photographic reprint of the original London edition of 1878. Read More about The Annals of Tennis
London: The Field Office, 1878. First edition. A fresh and attractive copy of one of the standard works on the subject. A portion of the book appeared in “The Field” from August 1876 to November 1877, but the text was expanded and extensively revised. Includes chapters on tennis in England..... Read More about The Annals of Tennis
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1924. First edition, one of 800 copies. 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. Read More about A History of Tennis
New York: American Lawn Tennis, Inc, 1926. First edition, number 13 of 250 numbered copies of the Deluxe edition, signed by the author. Read More about Mechanics of the Game of Lawn Tennis
New York: American Lawn Tennis, Inc, 1926. First edition, number 7 of 250 numbered copies of the Deluxe edition, signed by the author. Read More about Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis ... Edited by S. Wallis Merrihew
New York: American Lawn Tennis, Singer Building, 1915. First edition. Read More about Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis ... with Opinions on Disputed Points of Technique from...
London: William Blackwood, 1885. Second edition. Read More about Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill. With Latest Revised Laws as Played by the the Best Clubs ......