GREAT LAWN TENNIS BY A. WALLIS MYERS
MYERS, A. Wallis. Great Lawn Tennis: Pen Pictures of Famous Matches. London: Cassell and Company, (1937). Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket.
First edition in book form of this collection of narratives on some of the early 20th century’s greatest tennis matches, illustrated with eight black-and-white photographic plates, in scarce original dust jacket.
A. Wallis Myers penned these records of great games played by Anthony Wilding, René Lacoste, Don Budge and others while a distinguished tennis correspondent for The Daily Telegraph, in which newspaper these articles were first published. Owner inscription.
Book about-fine, dust jacket with reinforcement on verso at spine head, a few minor nicks, near-fine.