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Tennis: Origins and Mysteries - Inscribed   

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Tennis: Origins and Mysteries - Inscribed

Whitman, Malcolm D.

New York

Derrydale Press



258 pp. Illustrated. (8vo) original half cloth and boards, paper spine label, gilt top edges. One of 450 copies. First Edition.

Signed and inscribed by the author on front free endpaper in the year of publication: "To Robert M. Sanderson - in the interest of the game - with kind regard, Malcolm D. Whitman." With an historical bibliography by Robert W. Henderson. Siegel 66.

Lot Amendments

Wear and soiling to boards with dampstaining to edges and joints; hinges cracked with top board a bit loose, dampstaining to bottom edge of a handful of leaves and front and rear, occasional foxing; good.

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