Day 1 Lot 279a

Scarce 1903 Doherty Tennis Book – titled “R.F...

Auction Date: 11/06/2020 at 10:30 am



Scarce 1903 Doherty Tennis Book – titled “R.F & H.L Doherty on Lawn Tennis - 1903” 1st ed 1903 publ’d by Lawn Tennis Cannon St London – in the original blue and white decorative cloth boards and spine (spine faded) some slight wear to the edges and corners but very presentable – c/w the well-known Doherty Bros picture with Copyright stamp mark – original photograph of Her Imperial Highness The Grand Duchess Anastasie Of Mecklenburg-Schwerin laid down to the dedication page – 25 further illustrations and diagrams to the text – some speckle foxing to the front free end pages, title pages and the back of the frontispiece plate – otherwise internally a very clean copy; and copy of the Badminton Library “Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Rackets and Fives” 1987 reprint of the New Edition – unread (VG)

Hammer Price: £35.00