Lot 166Rare and early French Lawn Tennis Rules Booklet...

Auction Date: 1/02/2017 at 11:30 am

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Rare and early French Lawn Tennis Rules Booklet c.1876/78 entitled ‘R?gel des jeux de Croquet et de Law-Tennis par Laun’, Paris: Delarue, containing a drawing of an early lawn tennis court showing a serving box on one side of the court. There are 21 rules, and the last 2 pages give a short history of ‘L’Ancien Jeu de Paume’, with tears to front covers and nicks to edges of pages, some damage to spine, text is clear, overall A/G condition

Hammer Price: £170.00

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