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. $450.
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.