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Noel, E. B.; Clark, J. O. M.
A HISTORY OF TENNIS
Oxford University Press, London, 1924. In two volumes. Pp. xvi+282(last blank)+x+[283]-580, coloured frontispiece with tissue guard Volume I, plus 128 black & white plates (including the frontispiece to Volume II), 2 folding tables, appendices, index; impl. 8vo; rebound in later dark green half morocco, the spines lettered and ruled in gilt between raised bands, dark green cloth boards; a.e.g., others uncut, Volume I partly unopened; later endpapers; a few tiny edge splits or chips, occasional minor pencilled marginalia, a little light foxing and soiling; Oxford University Press, London, 1924. First edition, limitation not stated. *Apparently limited to about 800 copies, of which nearly half were subsequently pulped, according to records in the Oxford University Press archive. A comprehensive history of the game, including sections on the Literature of Tennis, Laws of Tennis, Construction of Courts, etc. [Attributes: First Edition]
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