Lawn Tennis by JAS Dwight c1886

£120.00

  • Lawn Tennis
  • JAS Dwight
  • c1886

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    Lawn Tennis by JAS Dwight c1886

    Green boards with gold text support decoration to the front board -crossed flat-top rackets with a male player lying by a net. A classic Lawn Tennis book containing 95 pages. There are numerous advertisements – Slazanger rackets and self-adjusting tennis poles, Deverell’s rackets, Derham’s lawn tennis shoe, Wright & Ditson, F.H. Ayres rackets, posts, and balls etc.

    There are sections on How to Play, The Service, The Stroke, The Volley, The Lob, The Game, Match Play, The Double Game, Ladies and Gentleman’s Doubles, Odds, Cases and Decisions followed by a list of results.

    Condition – Front Board edge marks and wear to the same, Spine edges worn, 2cm split centre front edge, Rear Board edge wear and marks to upper end. Pages – complete, some light spotting, Dedication page owners name in ink crossed through, top section of this page loss – 5 x 1cms top right on this page there is a tear running halfway down the page near to binding. The boards are attached though loosening.

    A complete copy with faults as described. The price reflects this. However still a good item for a collection.

     

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