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(Cabinet card): Portrait Photograph of William T. Tilden, 2nd with his mother

by TILDEN, William T., 2nd

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Published
1901
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Very Good
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[Philadelphia]: Kuebler, 1901. Unbound. Very Good. Oval gold-toned platinum print of the future tennis champion, then eight year old Bill Tilden with his mother. Image size 3.5" x 5" at widest points, on a larger card mount. Some light rubbing on the image, very good or better. Signed by the photographer in lower right margin beneath the image… Read more
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Martina

by NAVRATILOVA, Martina with George Vecsey

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780394536408
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$20.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. 287pp. Light foxing on cloth spine, near fine in a fine dustwrapper.
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Open: An Autobiography

by AGASSI, Andre

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Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780307268198
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. 388pp. Pages evenly age-toned, near fine in a fine dustwrapper.
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Wimbledon: A Celebration

by McPHEE, John

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780670770793
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$75.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Quarto. Photographs by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Owner's gift inscription on front fly, cloth edges lightly sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper with price crossed-out on front flap, tears on edges. History of and tribute to the club and tournament accompanied by Eisenstaedt photos.
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Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis

by PARET, J. Parmly

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
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$60.00

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New York: American Lawn Tennis, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Tall octavo. 399pp. Illustrated from photographs. Green cloth gilt. Engraved bookplate, hinges repaired with paper tape, moderate wear at the edges of the boards, a very good copy.
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Cabinet Card of Four Players in Tennis Togs

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Published
1885
Condition
Near Fine
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$200.00

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Huntingdon, Pa: Kline, 1885. Unbound. Near Fine. Albumen photograph. Image size 4" x 6" on 4" x 6.75" thick card with photographers printed mark below the image and on the verso. Faint crease else near fine. Image of two men and two women in tennis clothing and bearing tennis wrappers. Ink notes identifying players by first names and… Read more
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New York, Maine, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire: 1DR, 1890. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong folio measuring 16" x 11". String bound, black cloth covered boards with gilt decorations. Contains 384 sepia toned photographs measuring 4" x 3.5" with some captions. Tears on the spine panel with the pages detached, very good with near fine photographs with some… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss

The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss

by VERGHESE, Abraham

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060174057
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$35.00

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(New York): HarperCollins, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Verghese to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco.
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Tennis

by WILLS, Helen

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Published
1928
Condition
Fine
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$250.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Boards very slightly bumped, still fine in attractive very good, internally tape repaired dustwrapper with some modest chipping at the spine ends. A nice copy of this anecdotal instructional and memoir, the first book by one of the all-time great women's tennis players.
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[Photo album]: Rollins College, Florida. 1941

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Published
1941
Condition
Near Fine
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$700.00

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Winter Park, Florida and others, 1941. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oblong quarto measuring roughly 12 x 7." String-tied boards embossed in blind and title "Photographs" in gilt on the front board. Contains 119 gelatin silver photographs. Various sizes, probably the majority are 2" x 2.75" with the rest mostly larger. Corners of the boards a little rubbed else near… Read more
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$700.00
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William of Cape May

by MOORE, William J.

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
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[Cape May, New Jersey: Albert Hand Co, 1972. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Quarto. 35, [3]pp. Author's signature in facsimile. Stapled unprinted yellow wrappers. Just a touch of oxidation on the staples else fine. Locally published autobiography, undated but presumably prepared for his 100th birthday celebration in 1972. Moore was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1872, the… Read more
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image of [Photo Album]: Garden Island, Sydney. The Base of the Royal Australian Navy. 1910-1914

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Sydney, Australia, 1914. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio. Gray and blue cloth boards with "Sunny Memories" on the front board, and 12 stiff card leaves. 125 gelatin silver images mostly approximately 3" x 4", mounted within rectangular or oval frames in the book. All photos with captions or titles on the mounts. A faint spot on the front board,… Read more
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Breakpoint

by BRINKLEY, William

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780688032883
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New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Near fine with lightly rubbed board edges and foxing on the page edge in a near fine dustwrapper with rubbing, marks, and the shadow of a sticker on the front panel.
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[Photo album]: "Triple Alliance

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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[Central New Jersey], 1914. Unbound. Good. Photo album. Oblong octavo. Thick card leaves with inset grommets intended for string binding, now disbound. Contains 33 mounted gelatin silver images, mostly around 2.75" x 4.5" with several of the images either a little larger or smaller. Some of the margins of the thick card have chipped or broken away, the… Read more
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Venus Envy: A Sensational Season Inside the Women's Tennis Tour

by WERTHEIM, L. Jon

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060197742
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$20.00

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(New York): HarperCollins, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in near fine price-clipped dustwrapper.
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London: Heathfield Park Lawn Tennis Club, 1895. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio ledger book. Approximately 172 pages, with many additional printed insertions. Contemporary quarter burgundy roan over cloth, with printed or stamped label. The binding is worn and displays modest dampstaining but is sound and good, interior is near fine. A bound manuscript and print account of the formation… Read more
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image of The Merion Cricket Club: Charter, By-Laws, Officers and Members 1917

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(Philadelphia: Patterson & White Company), 1917. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1917 edition. 12mo. 119, [1]pp. Brown cloth gilt. A little soiling and sunning on the boards, near fine. History of the club with lists of members, committees, and past officers. Laid in is a stiff card announcing the officers of The Merion Cricket Club Military Instruction Corps.
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By Your Leave, Sir" The Story of a Wave

by JACOBS, Helen Hull

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Published
1943
Condition
Near Fine
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$45.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Second printing. Owner's neat name and modest foxing, both on the front fly, else near fine in moderately worn about very good dustwrapper. Novel about a young American woman who joins the Waves, by a championship tennis player (and Wave).
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image of [Hand-lettered Broadside]: TENNIS. The Tennis Club will hold a Tournament thus ... on Alumni Oval to pick Men for the N.E.I. Tennis Assoc. Tourney: Boston. May 15:16:17: 1922

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[Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth], 1922. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Broadside, hand-lettered in red and black. Measuring approximately 8¾" x 13". Shrink-wrapped onto foam core. Small chip on one corner from being posted, small paper repairs on rear, still very good or better. An appealing hand-lettered broadside from Dartmouth, announcing a campus tournament to select the players that would… Read more
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Official Lawn Tennis Rules

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
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[New York]: United States Lawn Tennis Association, 1950. Softcover. Near Fine. 6"x3.5". [14pp]. Stapled wrappers. Some wrinkling, near fine. Instruction plus advertisements from Ashaway Products. Not dated, but best guess is late 1950s.
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