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Tennis / by J.M. Heathcote ... Lawn tennis, by C.G. Heathcote ... Rackets, by E.O.P.-Bouverie ; Fives, by A.C. Ainger ... illustrations by Lucien Davies, C.M. Newton, and from photographs.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Heathcote, J. M. (John Moyer)
Publication:
London, Longmans, Green, and co., 1890.
Series:
Badminton library of sports and pastimes
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 484 p. : ill., plates ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Racket games.
Tennis.
Form/Genre:
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1890.
Signed bindings (Binding) -- Whimper, C. -- 1890.
Contents:
Tennis. Introduction
The palæontology of ball-games
The history of the court, racket, and ball
Modern tennis
The laws of tennis
Some general reflections on tennis, and hints to beginners
Records of matches and memoirs of eminent players
Glossary
Lawn tennis. The origin of lawn tennis
The first tournament
The development of lawn tennis
The revolution of lawn tennis
The triumvirate of lawn tennis
The court
The implements of lawn tennis
First steps
Service
In play
Tactics of the single game
The four-handed or double game, by H.W.W. Wilberforce
Match playing, by H.F. Lawford
A reminiscence of fifteen years of lawn tennis, by Spencer W. Gore
Hard courts and covered courts
Ladies' lawn tennis, by Miss L. Dod
Lawn tennis in America
On umpires
Handicapping, and the management of prize meetings
Rackets. The origin of rackets
Professional players
Amateurs
Practical instructions
Fives. Fives
A song of fives
Appendix. Index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Bound in brown cloth with title in black and white and image of sporting equipment on a table in brown. Signed "Ch. Whymper" for Charles Whymper.
Athenaeum copy: Ex libris: NY Mercantile Library.
Contributor:
Heathcote, C. G.
Davis, Lucien. , Illustrator
Newton, C. M. , Illustrator
Whymper, Charles, 1853- , Binding designer
Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York. , Former owner
OCLC:
2002417
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