Fifty Years of Wimbledon 1877-1926 by A.Wallis Myers

  • Fifty Years of Wimbledon 1877 to 1926
  • The Story of the Lawn Tennis Championships
  • By A.Wallis Myers
  • £35


Fifty Years of Wimbledon by A. Wallis Myers 1926

The Story of the Lawn Tennis Championships, being the official jubilee souvenir of the A.E.L.T.C. by Wallis Myers priced at 2/6. A must for all collectors and tennis enthusiasts. The volume contains not only the story of the first fifty years but eighty-five high quality images of players and matches. Published for the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club by the Field and printed by Hudson and Kearns Ltd of London. The story unfolds over ninety-six pages with the inventor Walter Wingfield and early winners Hadow, Hartley, Lottie Dodd progressing through the era of Wilding, Brookes and May Sutton arriving in the golden age of Tilden, Lenglen and Helen Wills. Events and finals are all listed to the final pages. There is even an order form remaining intact! Measuring 28 x 21cms the pages are complete, bright, and tight. The spine is good and the boards are also good, save one or two scuffs.

Price £35