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Tennis Books and Ephemera

Tennis Books and Ephemera

This starts off with a ready-made tennis library. 1) <b>Books</b>: rare 1885 <i>Tennis Cuts and Quips</i> (bad spine), <i>Method and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis</i> (1922) and <i>Lessons for Beginners</i> (1926) by Paret, 1937 <i>Perry on Tennis</i> (dj), <i>Mechanics of the Game </i>1926 and <i>Lawn Tennis</i> 1912 by Paret, <i>The River Club Year Book 1936</i>, <i>Match Play</i> by Tilden (two 1925 first editions), <i>Modern Tennis</i> by Vaile 1915 (2), <i>Beyond the Game </i>by Jacobs (two 1936 w/dj), <i>Tennis As We Play It</i> by McLoughlin 1915, 1948 <i>My Story</i> by Tilden (review copy with letter from editor), 1933 <i>Tilden Tennis</i> (nice graphics), 1937 <i>How To Play Tennis</i> by Beasley, 1903 <i>Badminton Library</i>, <i>How Old is the Game of Racquets</i> by Henderson (1936), <i>50 Years of Lawn Tennis in the U.S.</i> (1931), and more. Total of 28 books overall EX. 2) <b>Ephemera</b>: 11 various 1900s-30s tennis postcards and trade cards, 1935 Budge and 1937 Von Cramm <i>Time</i> magazines, 1931 Lawn Tennis Championship of the U.S. program (50th anniv.), 1910 tennis calendar by The Meek Company with Falls Creek Planing Mill advertising (nice, 14x11”), two 1930s rule books (nice), Bill Tilden Sportoscope flipbook (NRMT), Suzanne Lenglen 1920s North American Tour program (signed on her photo), 1939 <i>Tennis Illustrated</i>, 1956 USLTA Singles Championship program, 1936 John Player cigarette card complete sets of 50 (two British sets one glued in VG-EX original album, cards o/w NRMT), plus 7 various British cigarette cards.

Past Sports Card, Memorabilia, Non-Sports Card and Collecitble Auction Items

Other past auction items that may be of interest to you.

“The Battoir” - 18th Century Racquet
Pair of Bronze Tennis Statues
Villeroy and Boch (Mettlach) Tennis China
1890s German Pitcher and Mugs Compete Set
1880 Bronze of Tennis Player (21.5” tall)
Two Rare Tennis Fans
Early 1900s Brass Dinner Gong
1910 Figural Tennis Stein