New York: Nov 20, 1958. Fine image of the tennis champion who broke the color barrier in lawn... Read More about Portrait photograph of Althea Gibson
[London: Rasquetier Productions Limited, December , 1981]. Facsimile edition of Warne first edition of 1872, no. 212 of 250 copies. Handsome facsimile edition of this standard work, here with the ownership initials and bookplate of tennis champion William J. Clother. Read More about The Book of Racquets. A Practical Guide to the Game and Its History, and to the Different...
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, Number 41 of 50 copies in the Library edition, signed by the translator. ONE OF 50 , SIGNED. Read More about Rules and Principles of Tennis … (1800). Translated by Sir Richard Hamilton. [Foreword by...
[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...
London: Mcmillan and Co, 1905. First edition. Inscribed. Inscriberd on the ffep: "To James E.(dward) Sullivan (1862 – 1914) Esq. with the author's compliments and kind regards, P.A. Vaille Whitehall Court S.W., 26-3-06." O'Sullivan was one of the founders of the AAU. Read More about Great Lawn Tennis Players. Their Methods Illustrated
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...
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 was American doubles champion with the great R.D. Sears from 1882-84. Dwight introduced the... Read More about Lawn-Tennis
[Victoria, Australia]: Historical Publications, . First edition, Number 10 of 75 copies, signed by the author. Read More about A History of Royal Tennis in Australia
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...
Oxford: (Ironbark) Ronaldson Publications, 1995. Fisdrt edition, Number 11 of 50 Library copies, signed. One of 50. Read More about More than a Yard Worse. [Foreword by Prince Edward]
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. Facsimile of the First Edition. Printed in 1991. 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... 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...
London: Field & Tuer, Ye Leadenhalle Presse, & C. Simpkins, Marshall & Co; Hamilton, Adams & Co, . First edition. Read More about Tennis Cuts and Quips in Prose and Verse, with rules and wrinkles
Baltimore: Racquet Sports Information & Services, 1973. Photographic reprint of the original London edition of 1878. Read More about The Annals of Tennis
London: George Newnes, Limited, 1903. First edition. Read More about Lawn Tennis at Home and Abroad... with contributions by H. S. Mahony, H. S. Scrivener, G. W....
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 ......