1890 1st ed TENNIS British Sports & Games Rackets Fives Heathcote Illustrated

HEATHCOTE, JM

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Tennis’ is a late 19th-century collection of four works on popular yard games and sports. This 1890 work includes descriptions of tennis, lawn tennis, rackets, and fives – games that were widely played in 19th-century England, especially among the higher class. Author J.M. Heathcote includes numerous in-text illustrations depicting aspects of the game – positions, form, equipment, etc.

 

This volume was printed as part of a limited print run of the ‘Badminton Library’ and is hand-numbered ‘120’ of 250.

 

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1890 1st ed TENNIS British Sports & Games Rackets Fives Heathcote Illustrated

 

Tennis’ is a late 19th-century collection of four works on popular yard games and sports. This 1890 work includes descriptions of tennis, lawn tennis, rackets, and fives – games that were widely played in 19th-century England, especially among the higher class. Author J.M. Heathcote includes numerous in-text illustrations depicting aspects of the game – positions, form, equipment, etc.

 

This volume was printed as part of a limited print run of the ‘Badminton Library’ and is hand-numbered ‘120’ of 250.

 

Item number: #14644

Price: $499

 

HEATHCOTE, JM

 

Tennis : Lawn tennis. Rackets. Fives

 

London : Longmans, Green, 1890. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • XVI, 524
  • Provenance: Supralibros – MUTARE VEL TIMERE SPERNO
    • Captain Henry Adelbert Wellington FitzRoy Somerset, 9th Duke of Beaufort JP, DL (1847 – 1924), styled Earl of Glamorgan until 1853 and Marquess of Worcester between 1853 and 1899, was a British peer and the editor of this work.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.75in X 7.75in (25cm x 20cm)

 

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14644

Category

European History

Authors

HEATHCOTE, JM

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete