Book The Birth of Lawn Tennis

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This prestigious, numbered, limited-edition (500) coffee-table book coincides with the 150th anniversary of the formation of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, in 2018. Written by the English and American tennis historians - Bob Everitt and Richard Hillway, this exclusive book (only 500 individually numbered copies have been produced) comes in its own protective leather-covered slip case and is lavishly produced (quarter-bound in leather) with a wealth of new and unpublished illustrations and photographs from the authors' own collections. It includes biographies of the players and tournament officials, with masses of information on manufacturers, a comparison of the rules, and a time-line of lawn tennis related events. Fully indexed, it is a book desired by all tennis history loving fans and bibliophiles.

  • Hardcover: 572 pages
  • Publisher: Vision Sports Publishing Ltd (1 July 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1909534811
  • ISBN-13: 978-1909534810
  • Product Dimensions: 22 x 7.6 x 27.9 cm
  • Product code: 9781909534810