London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. [Racquet Sports] FOURTH EDITION. Octavo (20 x 15cm), pp. xiv; 488. With numerous black and white illustrations, both plates and in-text, including a frontispiece with tissue guard. Publisher's brown cloth with a mixture of gilt, black, and white titles and decoration to spine and upper. Green patterned endpapers. Largely unopened. Gently toned throughout; endpapers more-so. Fairly light wear to cloth with just a little rubbing and bumping, though spine is heavily toned. Very good. Everything you could possibly want to know about various iterations of tennis, with clear and intentional emphasis on the contemporary English practice of the sport. First published in 1890. Item #57917
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