Lot 512x early tennis books to incl RF &...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am



2x early tennis books to incl RF & HL Doherty ‘Lawn Tennis’ 1st ed 1903 c/w original Doherty Brothers photogravure and another of “Her Imperial Highness The Grand Duchess Anastasie (who has done so much to promote Lawn Tennis abroad)” c/w numerous photograph illustrations clean internally but boards are worn hence only (F) The Badminton Library “Tennis Rackets and Fives” 1st ed 1890 in original decorative brown cloth boards some slight fading and wear marks, and a later tennis magazine titled “How To Play Lawn Tennis” publ’d 1936 c/w original pictorial wrappers – front cover loose - to incl articles by Perry, Tilden, Cochet et al – some discolouring otherwise internally clean (3)

Hammer Price: £45.00

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