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  1. AUSTIN H.W. (Bunny) & PHYLLIS KONSTAM A Mixed Double. with 16  full  page  plates t/out. & 4 line  illus.  pub. Lond. Chatto & Windus 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.264. 'Bunny' Austin, member of the victorious British team which won the Davis Cup four years running (1933-6), and his wife, actress Phyllis Konstam enjoyed success in different worlds, when in 1934, Bunny realised that his life lacked a central purpose. He was attracted to Moral Re-Armament, but Phyllis's reaction was quite different. 'Dual' autobiography, written with alternating sections by ''Bunny' Austin and hs wife, Phyllis Konstam. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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  2. BETZ  PAULINE  Wings On My  Tennis  Shoes. illus.  with frontis.  & 24 full page plates t/out. pub.  Lond.  Sampson Low 1949 1st.ed. or. light blue cloth with gilt titles, 12mo. pp.X.198. Titles to spine little faded, else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  3. BROOKES  DAME  MABEL Crowded Galleries.  With  chapters on tennis  by  Sir  Norman  Brookes.  illus.  e/papers  col. frontis.  Dame Mabel Brookes painted by William Dargie 57 black and white illus. pub. Melb. Heinemann 1957  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.324. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  4. BUDGE J. DONALD Budge On Tennis. Introduction by Walter L. Pate. illus. with frontis. & 22 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Lond. Jarrolds nd.  1948 reprint 8th inp. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, chipped d/w. with several closed tears else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  5. BUDGE J. DONALD Budge On Tennis. Introduction by Walter L. Pate. illus. with frontis. & 22 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Lond. Jarrolds nd.  1948 reprint 8th inp. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. Budge Patty, the American player who won the French and Wimbledon singles titles in 1950. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, chipped d/w. with several closed tears else very good copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  6. BURROW F.R. The Centre Court-And Others Referee of the Championship at Wimbledon for the last 18 years. illus. with frontis. & 11 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1937 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.312. little sunned to spine of d/w. otherwise fine copy.       Price: $175.00
     
  7. CUTLER  NORMAN  Inside Tennis. illus. with frontis.  &  16 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.232. Big-time tennis scene during the post-war years. Short closed tear to d/w. else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  8. DONLEAVY  J.P. De Alfonce Tennis. The Superlative Game  of Eccentric  Champions.  Its History,  Accoutrements,  Rules, Conduct  and Regimen. with e/paper illus. &  several  dwgs. t/out. some full page pub. Lond. Widenfeld & Nicholson 1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXII.224. "Superlative game" a game played in chukkas and Clares on a moss-green court with a purple netů." Fine copy. Fine. $35.00
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  9. FRALEY  OSCAR (text) photos by Charles Yerkow. How To Play Championship Tennis. Let these eleven court aces teach  you how  to play  Winning Tennis. illus. with  more  than  400 continues action photographs. pub. N.Y. A.A. Wyn, Inc. 1954 or.red white & blu. pict. wps. 4to. pp.98. fine.    Price: $30.00
     
  10. FRASER NEIL As Told To Ian Mcdonald. Power Tennis illus. with Foreword by Harry Hopman pub. London Stanley Paul & Co Ltd 1962 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.158. Neale Fraser was an Australian Davis Cup player and Wimbledon singles champion. Large gift inscription to reverse of front f/free e/paper, signed by Neil Fraser on front free e/paper. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  11. FRASER NEIL As Told To Ian Mcdonald.  Power Tennis illus. with Foreword by Harry Hopman pub. London Stanley Paul & Co Ltd 1962 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.158. Neale Fraser was an Australian Davis Cup player and Wimbledon singles champion. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $25.00
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  12. GARNETT MICHAEL P. A History Of Royal Tennis In Australia. illus. with 20 plates (8 coloured), black & white text illustrations, pictorial endpapers, appendix, index; pub. Melbourne Historical Publications, Mt. Waverley, Victoria, 1983 or. maroon leatherette binding with gold titles, red ribbon marker, d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XVI.224 Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  13. GOOLAGONG  EVONNE  and  Bud Collins  with  Victor Edwards. Evonne.  illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. pub.  Lond. Hart-Davis 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.192. The true story of how the third daughter of a poor Aborigine sheep-shearer became a world champion tennis player at the age of nineteen and a millionairess. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  14. GOOLAGONG EVONNE with Phil Jarratt. Home! The Evonne Goolagong Story. profusely illus. with text plates t/out. some col. pub. Syd. Simon & Schuster 1993 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.400.    Price: $40.00
     
  15. GONZALES  PANCHO Man With A Racket. As told to Cy Rice. Autobiography. illus. with  16 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. &  N.Y.  Thomas Yoseloff 1959 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.238. name sticker to front free e/paper else fine.   Price: $35.00
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  16. GONZALES  PANCHO  How To Play And Win At Tennis  illus. with photographs and drawings; pub. London Souvenir Press, 1963 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.124. From gripping the racquet to the psychology of winning by famous Tennis Champion Pancho Gonzales along with tennis instructor, Dick Hawk. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.    Price: $35.00
     
  17. HIERONS  CHARLES  How To Learn Lawn  Tennis.  illus.  with frontis.  & 28 full page plates t/out. Advertisements for tennis equipment on endpapers. pub. Lond.  &  Melb. Ward Lock & co. 1922 revised & enlarged ed. or.illus.cl. Titles lettered in black. Crossed rackets on front cover. 12mo. pp.190. An examination of the rules of lawn tennis, as well as short biographies on some of the better lawn tennis players of the early twentieth century. Hierons was head lawn tennis professional and coach at the Queen's Club, West Kensington. Little faded to spine else very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  18. HOAD LEW JACK POLLARD My Game. illus. with frontis. & 14  full-page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder  &  Stoughton 1958 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. Autobiography of a Wimbledon tennis champion and Davis Cup hero who had humble origins in the Sydney suburb of Glebe. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  19. HOPMAN  HARRY  Aces And Places. illus. with 16  full  page plates  t/out. Lond. 1957 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.240. Slight fore-edge foxing else very good copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  20. JOHNSON JOSEPH Amazing Grace. The Story of the Grace  Park Lawn Tennis Club 1889-1989. with e/paper and plates  t/out. some  col. 4 full page pub. Melb. by Lawn Tennis Club  1989 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XIV.210.    Price: $40.00
     
  21. LAWN TENNIS Championships-The 1952. Upon the lawns of the all England Club Wimbledon. Official programme Tuesday 24th June Second Day. illus. with plates advts. t/out. some col. pub.  Lond. 1952 or. pink & b/w. pict.wps. roy.4to.  pp.30.    Price: $35.00
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  22. LAWN  TENNIS  Tournament  Including  The  Championships of London  on  Grass  Mon.  June 16  to  Sat.  June  21  1952. programme  of  matches.  this being Fri.  June  20th  1952. illus.  with  photo  plates advts. t/out.  pub.  Lond.  or. dk.blu. & white wps. roy.4to. pp.26. fine.    Price: $35.00
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  23. LAWN TENNIS Association Of Australia.   1954 Davis Cup Challenge Round Melbourne. illus. with photo plates t/out. adverts, pub. Sydney White City Courts 1954 or. white illustrated wrappers cr.4to. pp.64. Information on the cup, players and teams, plus more.    Price: $45.00
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  24. MATTHEWS  BRUCE  Game, Set And Glory.  A  History  of  the Australian  Tennis  Championships.  profusely  illus.  with plates,  some col. & full page pub. Melb. Five  Mile  Press 1985 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.138.    Price: $30.00
     
  25. METZLER PAUL  Great Players Of Australian Tennis with illustrated endpapers, numerous b/w illustrations throughout, appendix, index; pub. Sydney Harper & Row 1979 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.202. Fine copy.    Price: $35.00
     
  26. MYERS A. WALLIS Lawn Tennis Its Principles & Practice. A Player's guide to modern methods by A. Wallis Myers, C. B. E. illus. with 65 b/w. plates 11 text drawings; t/out. pub. London: Sealy Service & Co Volume V of Lonsdale Series 1930 8vo. or. tan cloth with gilt lettering, 8vo. pp.216. Fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  27. MYERS A. WALLIS Captain Anthony Wilding illus. with 37 black-and-white photos (plates) and a sketch, index; pub. London Hodder and Stoughton, 1916 or. dark-blue cloth with gilt spine lettering 8vo. pp.XII,306 Biography of the New Zealand early lawn tennis great and Wimbledon (All England) champion killed on the Western Front in 1915. Owner's name inked at f/free e/paper else fine copy.   Price: $150.00
     
  28. NUTHALL BETTY Learning Lawn Tennis. illus. with frontis and 10 photo plates. pub. London, Herbert Jenkins 1928 1st.ed. or. ultramarine cloth with black lettering d/w.12mo. pp.240 bright cloth with litle slightly chipped d/w. closed tear, slight browning else very good copy.   Price: $95.00
     
  29. RITCHIE M.J.G. (Covered Courts Champion 1909) Text Book Of Lawn  Tennis.  illus. with frontis. & 25 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Lond. `Health & Strength' nd.190-? original red & white pictorial boards with cloth spine, wrapper pasted to front bd. 12mo. pp.88,8 advts. Cole Book Arcade sticker to front board. One shilling net to title page. Near fine.  Price: $100.00
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  30. PATTERSON NORMAN H. -  Lawn Tennis Courtcraft. Tactics and Psychology. illus. with drawings on play t/out. pub. Lond. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1936 or. re cl. cr.8vo. pp.XIV.112. sl., bump to rear board else fine.   Price: $45.00    Convert Currency
     
  31. POTTER EDWARD C. The West Side Tennis Club Story. 60th Anniversary 1892-1952. illus. with frontis. & plates t/out. pub. N.Y. West Side Tennis Club 1952 or. blue and yellow bound cl. 8vo. pp. 46. Slight flecking else near fine copy.    Price: $55.00
     
  32. QUEEN'S CLUB Wast Kensington Programme of 53rd Annual Lawn Tennis Tournament Including the Championships of London on Grass. Monday June 16 to Saturady June 21, 1952. illus. with advts. & full page double plate of players. pub. London 1952 original stapled wrappers folio pp.26. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  33. RIGGS BOBBY Tennis Is My Racket. illus. with frontis. & 14 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Lond. nd.1949?  or. black cl.  8vo. pp.144. Autobiography of Californian tennis player Bobby Riggs. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else very good copy.   Price: $25.00
     
  34. ROWLEY  PETER with Ken Rosewall. Rosewall. Twenty Years At The Top. illus. with 8 full page plates  t/out.  pub. Lond. Cassell 1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  35. SEDGMAN  FRANK Winning Tennis. The Australian way  to  a  better game. Forward by Harry Hopman. illus. with many photo plates t/out. pub. Syd. The Australian Pub Co. pub. 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.132. Dustwrapper little chipped lacks piece to front panel, otherwise very good.   Price: $35.00
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  36. SMITH GRAHAM KINROSS The Sweet Spot. One hundred years of life and tennis in Geelong. A Centenary history of the Geelong Lawn Tennis club. illus. with text plates t/out. Geelong Easter Tournament winner board showing results from 1887-1939 to front e/papers; copy of Geelong Lawn Tennis Club president, vice-presidents, treasurers & secretaries from past years to rear e/papers; select index; pub. Melb. Hyland House Pub. 1982 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. sm.4to. pp.190. Very fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  37. SMITH MARGARET As told to Don Lawrence. The Margaret Smith Story.  illus. with frontis. & 12 full page  plates  t/out. pub. Lond.  Stanley  Paul 1965 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.192. Autobiography by tennis legend Margaret Smith (later Margaret Court). Chip to d/w. else fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  38. SMYTH JOHN Jean Borotra The Bounding Basque. His Life  of Work  and Play. illus. with frontis. & 12 full page  plates t/out. pub. Lond. 1974 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.240. Biography of tennis star Borotra, who dominated world tennis in the 20's and after with Lacoste, Cochet and Brugnon. Was still playing at Wimbledon in 1973 at the age of 74. The author was his friend and recalls his life in and outside tennis. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  39. TALBERT WILLIAM F. and BRUCE S. OLD The Game Of Double Tennis. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. text dgms. pub. Lond. Victor Gollancz 1957 1st.ed. or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. fine in the sl. chipped d/w.   Price:  $30.00
     
  40. TILDEN WILLIAM T. Match Play And The Spin Of The Ball illus. with frontis. & 38 plates, pub. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1928; or olive green cloth, 12mo. p..XII,144,8 publisher's advertisements.  Little foxing else very good copy.   Price: $125.00
     
  41. TINLING TED Tinling. Sixty Years In Tennis. illus. with 24 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Sidgwick & Jackson  1983 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.226. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
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  42. TRENGOVE  ALAN The Story Of The Davis Cup. illus. with 32 full  page  plates  t/out. pub.  Lond.  Stanley  Paul  1985 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.578. The Davis Cup is far more than a simple sports competition; players serve their countries and play for honour and glory - and have done so since 1900. Traces the spirit of competition from its Anglo-American origins to a huge spawning showcase boasting seventy-two contestant nations over the years. Fine copy.  Price: $35.00   Convert Currency
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  43. WILDING ANTHONY F. On The Court And Off. illus. with frontis. & 56 photo plates t/out. pub. Lond. Methuen & Co. 1912 1st ed. or. dark aqua. cl. cr.8vo. pp.XVI.268,30. Glt. lettering to spine and front bd. Lacks one plate (102) previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, otherwise very good copy. Price: $150.00

    YALLOP  RICHARD  Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis  Club. 100 years in Australian tennis. illus. with plates t/out.  some col.  pub.  Melb. Currey O'Neil 1984  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. cr.4to. pp.XII.148. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00

     
     
       
       
     
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