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Lawn Tennis
Wright & Ditson and Pastime Office, London, Boston 1886 - First Edition. [viii], 94, [12, ads]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This is the first book written by an American player about the game. Basically all preceding American books on lawn tennis are rule books. Dwight was American doubles champion with the great R.D. Sears from 1882-84. Dwight introduced the sport in America after an 1874 trip to Europe. Dwight founded the US National Lawn Tennis Association. Whitman p.218; Phelps & Sabine p. 62 Original grey cloth. About fine, some toning as usual to the text block. Signed C.A.Vilis [viii], 94, [12, ads]pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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