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100 YEARS OF WIMBLEDON

The official history of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship. 4to. 256pp. Text illustrations. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed dedication from the author to the well-known sports journalist Barry Newcombe

£20.00

THE CENTRE COURT AND OTHERS

The author reminiscnces of the last fifty years of the Wimbledon Championships (1886-1936) by the long-serving referee at the All England Club. 1st edition. 8vo. 312pp. Original green cloth, photos, spine

£18.00

THE CENTRE COURT STORY – WIMBLEDON

The story of tennis from the perspective of the main court at Wimbledon, covering the great champions and teams who graced the court. With foreword by Jaroslav Drobny.  8vo. 227pp. B/w illus. Dust-wrapper,

£5.00

CROSS COURT. WIMBLEDON - THE FUTURE AT RISK

A critical look at the running of the All England Tennis Club by one of its officials who was sacked in 1985. 8vo. 160pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

THE DAVIS CUP

History of the famous tennis tournament. First edition. 4to. 142pp. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Wrapper has just minor edge wear.

£10.00

FIFTY YEARS OF LAWN TENNIS IN SCOTLAND

 A rare book on the history of tennis in Scotland with much on the Scottish Championships, the Whitehouse Cup etc. Profusely illustrated. 4to. 287pp. Original beige boards. In very good condition.

£240.00

FIFTY YEARS OF WIMBLEDON: THE STORY OF THE LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Lavish history of the Wimbledon Championships from 1877-1926, published to celebrate their 50th Jubilee in 1927. Illustrated with many rare photographs and an extensive records section. Deluxe edition.

£65.00

FIFTY YEARS OF WIMBLEDON: THE STORY OF THE LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Lavish history of the Wimbledon Championships from 1877-1926 published to celebrate their 50th Jubilee in 1927. Illustrated with many rare photographs and an extensive records section. 4to. 96pp. Profusely

£35.00

FORTY YEARS OF FIRST–CLASS LAWN TENNIS

Includes chapters on the All England Club, the Renshaws, The Dohertys, Lawn Tennis at Public Schools, Lawn Tennis at Thorpe-Satchville. Second edition. 8vo. xi + 268pp. Frontispiece (of the author).

£35.00

GAME, SET AND MATCH: THE TENNIS BOOM OF THE 1960S AND 70S

History of the boom of interest in Tennis in the 60s and 70s following such pivotal figures as Billie Jean King, Rod Laver, Chris Evert, Bjorn Borg etc. Stated 1st edition. 8vo. 229pp. Near fine in very

£7.00

A HISTORY OF THE DAVIS CUP

A History of the big International Tennis Team Tournament, the Davis Cup. 1st edition. 8vo. 288pp. including tables, plus 10 pages of black and white photographs. Very good clean and bright. Previously

£6.00

KINGS OF THE COURT: THE STORY OF LAWN TENNIS

A fine and comprehensive history of lawn tennis from the beginning through to the end of the 1935 championships. Contains a bibliography of books on the subject. A later edition was published by AS Barnes

£32.00

LADIES OF THE COURT: A CENTURY OF WOMEN AT WIMBLEDON

A history of women's tennis from the days of Lottie Dod and Mrs Lambert Chambers, through the era of Suzanne Lenglen and Maria Bueno, to the modern players like Chrissie Evert and Martina Navratilova. Large

£26.00

LAWN TENNIS

Good history of lawn tennis up to the 1950s by the former tennis correspondant of The Times. 1st edition. 8vo. A very good copy in dust wrapper. 

£7.00

LAWN TENNIS IN AUSTRALASIA

Includes many records, statistics and rules of the game in Australia, but its real value is in the collection of photographic illustrations, each with extensive captions. Players featured include Norman

£120.00

LAWN TENNIS UP-TO-DATE

Mainly instructional but includes discussion of notable players, impressions of English tennis by Bill Tilden, the LTA and Davis Cup. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles to spine.

£22.00

NORTHERN LAWN TENNIS CLUB: HISTORY OF THE CLUB 1881–1936

A history of the Northern Lawn Tennis club, based at Old Trafford (1881-1909), then in Didsbury (1910-36), near Manchester, and home of the Northern Tournament. This book not only provides a history of

£120.00

ROYAL SOUTH YARRA LAWN TENNIS CLUB - 100 YEARS IN AUSTRALIAN TENNIS

Centenary history of the tennis club in Melbourne, Australia. Signed letter from the General Manager of the club slipped in (dated 1988). 4to. 148pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£14.00

THE STORY OF TENNIS

Fuly illustrated history of Lawn Tennis. 1st edition. 4to. 124pp. Dust wrapper chipped and worn at extremities with small areas of loss. Heavy damage to top of spine. Internally very good but generally

£5.00

THE STORY OF TENNIS

Fuly illustrated history of Lawn Tennis. 1st edition. 4to. 124pp. Dust wrapper, lightly rubbed. A very good copy.

£10.00

THE STORY OF THE DAVIS CUP

A history of the Davis Cup, the premier International tennis team tournament. 1st edition. 8vo. 577pp. 32 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, a little creased along top edge otherwise very good, clean

£8.00

THE STORY OF THE DAVIS CUP

Comprehensive history of the famous tournament. First edition. Large 8vo. 577pp. A fine copy in dust wrapper.

£12.00

TENNIS IN SCOTLAND - 100 YEARS OF THE SCOTTISH LAWN TENNIS ASSOCIATION 1895-1995

Tennis book. 4to. 317pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£10.00

THE TENNIS PLAYERS FROM PAGAN RITES TO STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM

An illustrated history of lawn tennis and its antecedents. Very scarce. 1st edition. large 4to. 240pp. including black and white picture and illustration reproductions and photographs throughout. Internally

£90.00

THE TENNIS PLAYERS FROM PAGAN RITES TO STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM

An illustrated history of lawn tennis and its antecedents. 1st edition. large 4to. 240pp. including black and white picture and illustration reproductions and photographs throughout. Dust-wrapper, very

£130.00

TENNIS: GAME OF MOTION

Impressive collection of tennis photographs and illustrations through the ages. 1st edition. 4to. 256pp. A very good copy. 

£15.00

THIS IS WIMBLEDON: THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Short guide to Wimbledon with maps, history and records.  Paperback. 8vo. 40pp. Very good condition.

£3.00

THE WILLIS FABER BOOK OF TENNIS & RACKETS

In the course of researching this authoritative work Lord Aberdare visited almost every major club in the world. The development of both tennis and rackets over the centuries is described. First

£60.00

WIMBLEDON 1922-2002: THE CHANGING FACE OF CHURCH ROAD

Chronological account of the changing face of the AELTC in the 80 years since its second incarnation, at Church Road. Paperback, 1st edition. 32pp. including black and white photographs in-text throughout.

£8.00

WIMBLEDON LADIES A CENTENARY RECORD 1884-1984 - THE SINGLES CHAMPIONS

Short biographies, with full Wimbledon records, of all the winners of the Wimbledon Ladies Singles, from Maud Watson to Martina. Paperback. 8vo. 80pp. Very good condition.

£8.00

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