Red cloth with black lettering to the front cover, gilt lettering to the spine. Small oblong hardcover. Cover somewhat soiled. Tear to front blank end paper. Otherwise a clean copy of a scarce Book! This is one of the more unusual tennis books, a collection of verses and anecdotes mostly about lawn tennis, edited by the author, art collector, contributor to Groveís music dictionary and Honorary Secretary of the All England Lawn-Tennis Club Julian Marshall (1836-1903). ĎAs a boy Marshall won the champion racket at Harrow. He was through life keenly interested in the practice and literature of games, and above all of tennisí (DNB). Interesting for the historian of tennis are as well the illustrated advertisements for tennis equipment at the beginning and end of the volume. ; 293 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Tennis Cuts and Quips, In Prose and Verse, ...
Publisher: Ye Leaddenhale Presse
Publication Date: 1884
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
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