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MAN WITH A RACKET - The autobiography of PANCHO GONZALES as told to CY RICE

By Gonzales, Pancho

Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is a little shelf rubbed, small creases and edge worn. Now protected in cellophane. The text within the book is clear and bright. The binding is excellent. GK

$12.00

AHEAD of the GAME - Memoir of a Trailblazer Who Had Serious Fun While Turning Tennis into Big Business

By Williams, Owen

SMSI, Inc, 2014. 2nd edition . Paperback. Very Good. 2nd edition May 2014. The wraps are a little shelf rubbed, minor marks and edge worn. The text within the book is clear. The binding is excellent. GK

$9.00

Better Tennis
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Better Tennis

By Hopman, Harry

Kaye & Ward, 1972. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. jacket is worn,chipped and creased. foxing, damp staining and markings on both book and jacket. fair copy.[SK]

$4.00

Lawn Tennis for Match Players
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Lawn Tennis for Match Players

By Tilden, William T

Methuen, 1928. Hardcover. Poor/Poor. a rather worn and chipped copy. foxing, staining and marks. loose binding. poor condition.[SK]

$12.00

A Handful of Summers
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A Handful of Summers

By Forbes, Gordon - Forword by Ustinov, Peter

William Heinemann Ltd, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is slightly edge worn and the boards have some light marks. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 238 pages. [B.K.]

$24.00

Lawn  Tennis; The  Aldin  Series
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Lawn Tennis; The Aldin Series

By Doeg, John Hope & Danzid, Allison

Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1932. Hardcover. Acceptable/Poor. Insect damage on jacket and damp marked to the inside.Jacket is stuck to the boards due to dampness.One inscription.Tanning.Tightly bound.[R.K]

$5.00

The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1970, upon the lawns of the All England Club Wimbledon - Monday 29th June Seventh Day - programme
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The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1970, upon the lawns of the All England Club Wimbledon - Monday 29th June Seventh Day - programme

All England Club / the Lawn Tennis Association , 1970. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete. Programme for the seventh day of 1970 Wimbledon championships. Tennis had only two years before become professional. The championships led up to one of the greatest women's finals. The playlist for the day includes: Anne Court v Helga Niessen, Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle v Roy Emerson and Rod Laver on Centre Court ; Karen Krantzcke v Billie Jean King, John Newcombe and Tony Roche v Terry Addison and Bob Carmichael on Court 1. Other players mentioned are Betty Stove, Evonne Goolagong, Ilie Nastase, Arthur Ashe. Tennis greatness! The covers are mild-mannered with some wear about the spine and edges, some creasing and scuffing. They are assured. The contents are comfortable, certain, clean and clear, confident. fk

$30.00

Tennis
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Tennis

By Jacobs, Helen Hull

Ronald Press Co, 1941. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Jacket is torn and marked.Boards are bumped.Internally clean.Excellent binding.[R.K]

$4.00

More  Than  A  Match
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More Than A Match

By Barnes, Chester

Stanley Paul, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Small edge tears on jacket and marked.Minor markings.Tightly bound.More than a match reveals the truth behind such highly publicised incidents as his[Chester Barnes]repeated suspensions,the'fixed'Ranking List,the controversy concerning B.B.C'Sports-view,his walk-out on a major Final,and other events that made the biggest headlines table tennis had ever known.[R.K]

$12.00

Rod Laver's Tennis digest
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Rod Laver's Tennis digest

By Laver, Rod ; Bud Collins

Digest Books , 1973-01-01. Paperback. Acceptable. Small edge tear on wraps and creased.Insect damage on a few pages.Tightly bound.[R.K]

$6.00

GRAND SLAM
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GRAND SLAM

By LAMBERT, DEREK

M.JOSEPH ARLINGTON BKS, 1971-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Jacket is edgeworn and creased.A few inscriptions.Minor foxing.Tightly bound.[R.K]

$6.00

We Have Come A Long Way: The Story of Women's Tennis
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We Have Come A Long Way: The Story of Women's Tennis

By King, Billie Jean; Starr, Cythia

McGraw-Hill, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed and inscribed by author. The verso of the front end page has been signed in black ink by the author, Billie Jean King, thus:"To Barney - The "Lefty" - Reading about all these champions will help you think like a winner. Let us make another bet - Thank you for your kindness through the years.Love, Billie Jean 1988"The boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn, particularly near the top and bottom edges of the spine, where it is creased and beginning to tear ever so slightly. The edges of the boards are faded and discoloured, but they remain whole and strong. The dust jacket is rubbed, marked and shelf worn, with a few small tears along the top edge near the spine. Despite this, it remains bright and whole. Internally, there are no other markings or inscriptions apart from that of the author, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is strong, and it is presented charmingly in cellophane. JV.K

$45.00

The Chinese book of table tennis
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The Chinese book of table tennis

By Ding Shu De ; Zhu Quing Zuo : Wang Lian Fang ; Yuan Hai Lu

Atheneum, 1981. Hardcover. Good/Good. jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit chipped. edge wear on boards. old tape residue and markings on both book and jacket. light foxing. ownership inscription. pencil annotations in text. sound binding. fairly good copy and jacket.[S.K]

$15.00

Lawn Tennis - with a chapter for ladies
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Lawn Tennis - with a chapter for ladies

By Wilberforce, H W W ; Hillyard, Mrs

G Bell and Sons Ltd., London, 1912. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 79 pages (complete). A genial, precise copy. The cheerful red cover has some wear and scuffing about. It is assure and comfortable. Within, aside from some storage wear to the frontis and end papers, the contents are in very good and healthy condition. They are clean, clear, confident, focussed and diligently competent. fk

$35.00

The Tennis Players
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The Tennis Players

By Gustafsson, Lars

New Directions Books, 1983. Softcover. Very Good. The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed with minor marks. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 92 pages. [B.K.]

$19.00

Tennis is my Racket
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Tennis is my Racket

By Riggs, Bobby

Stanley Paul & Co. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. undated. boards are worn, chipped and rubbed. spine has been repaired. thorough foxing and marks. ownership sticker. visible netting. a reading copy.[S.K]

$5.00

The Observer's Book of Tennis
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The Observer's Book of Tennis

By Jones, Clarence

Frederick Warne, 1981. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. The boards are slightly shelf rubbed. The pages are slightly tanned. It is internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 192 pages. Please note: Book size is 145 mm X 95 mm. [B.K.]

$18.00

My Side of the Net
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My Side of the Net

By Wilson, Bobby

Stanley Paul, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. jacket is shelf rubbed, creased and chipped. slight knocking on boards. tanning and marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K]

$10.00

World of Tennis '75 A BP & Commercial Union Yearbook
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World of Tennis '75 A BP & Commercial Union Yearbook

By Tingay, Lance

Popular Library, 1975. Soft cover. Very Good. Wraps are rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Well bound.Here it is;the players,the tournaments,the dramatic high-lights biographies of leading players of the present and the legendary past.[R.K]

$14.00

Too Soon to Panic
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Too Soon to Panic

By Forbes, Gordon

Penguin, 1995. Special Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 286 (complete). A very RARE copy of the galley prepublication edition of Gordon Forbes' best selling memoir. The pages are bound in thick card and cloth tape spine. The copy is sturdy, sound and healthy. The pages are secure and sure. They are clean, clear, with fully galley notations. fk

$20.00

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