Huntingdon, Pa. Kline, (1885). Albumen photograph. Image size 4" x 6" on 4" x 6.75" thick card with photographers printed mark below the image and on the verso. Faint crease else near fine. Image of two men and two women in tennis clothing and bearing tennis wrappers. Ink notes identifying...
London: Heathfield Park Lawn Tennis Club, 1888-1895. Folio ledger book. Approximately 172 pages, with many additional printed insertions. Contemporary quarter burgundy roan over cloth, with printed or stamped label. The binding is worn and displays modest dampstaining but is sound and good, interior is near fine. A bound manuscript and...
(Philadelphia: Patterson & White Company), 1917. 1917 edition. 12mo. 119, pp. Brown cloth gilt. A little soiling and sunning on the boards, near fine. History of the Club with various lists of members, committees, and past officers. Laid in is stiff card announcing the officers of The Merion Cricket Club Military Instruction Corps.
[New York]: United States Lawn Tennis Association, circa 1950s. 6"x3.5". [14pp]. Stapled wrappers. Some wrinkling, near fine. Instruction plus advertisements from Ashaway Products. Not dated, but best guess is late 1950s.
[Central New Jersey]: 1912-1914. Photo album. Oblong octavo. Thick card leaves with inset grommets intended for string binding, now disbound. Contains 33 mounted gelatin silver images, mostly around 2.75" x 4.5" with several of the images either a little larger or smaller. Some of the margins of the thick card...
Sydney, Australia: 1910-1914. Folio. Gray and blue cloth boards with "Sunny Memories" on the front board, and 12 stiff card leaves. 125 gelatin silver images mostly approximately 3" x 4", mounted within rectangular or oval frames in the book. All photos with captions or titles on the mounts. A faint...
Oblong octavo. Flexible leather. Contains 74 black and white photographs, varying in size from 5" x 3" to 1.5" x 2". Photos mostly affixed to black paper leaves, many captioned in white. Several photographs are laid. 1912-1916. Some oxidation to a few images, but overall near fine. The album contains...
(New York): Barron's, (1990). Softcover. First American edition. Originally entitled *Lehrbuch Tennis by Deutscher.* Quarto pictorial wrappers. 143pp. Fine.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1975). Softcover. Later printing. Quarto wrappers. 218pp. Light wear, else near fine. The Classic Instruction Series from *Tennis Magazine.*.
New York: WTA, 1995. Softcover. 1995 edition. Pictorial card covers. 414pp. Fine.
New York: NAL / New American Library, (1981). First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Autobiography of the tennis great and sports historian.
New York: The Free Press, (1995). 7/3/2008. Uncorrected proof. Very good with soiling and tidemarks on the wrappers.
South Lincoln, Massachusetts: The Author, 1963. First edition. A little browning along the spine else fine in stapled wrappers. 38 pages.
New York: Arbor House, (1981). Hardcover. First edition. Quarto. 368pp. Edges bumped, else near fine in a very good dustwrapper with tears on rear panel edges.
Chicago: Bonus Books, Inc., (1997). First edition. Slightly cocked else fine in fine dustwrapper.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., (1922). First American edition. Twenty-four illustrations from photographs by E.H.D. Sewell. Fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with a chip at the crown and top of the front panel. A handsome copy of this tennis how-to. Scarce in jacket.
New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1979). Hardcover. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1992). First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
New York: TOR Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1991). First edition. Fine in a fine dustwrapper. Advance Review Copy with publisher's material laid in. Fourth Brad Smith tennis mystery. Curiously Bickham also wrote The Apple Dumpling Gang, filmed by Disney in the seventies.
(New York): Carol Publishing Group, (1995). First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
New York: Devin-Adair, 1962. First edition. Bottom corners slightly bumped, still fine in a rubbed, else fine dustwrapper.
New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1978. First edition. Near fine with lightly rubbed board edges and foxing on the page edge in a near fine dustwrapper with rubbing, marks, and the shadow of a sticker on the front panel.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, (1945). Sixth printing. Fine in a near very good dustwrapper with modest chips and tears. Nicely Inscribed by the author to former White Sox owner, author, and provocateur Bill Veeck: "To Bill, my star pupil of the 1949 season, with the sincere hope that...
Hauppauge, New York: Exposition Press, (1980). First edition. Small owner's name, a little wear to the boards, a crease to the corner of one page, a very good copy in a rubbed, good plus dustwrapper. Uncommon vanity press tennis novel.
Garden City: DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, INC., 1946. 1/31/2009. First edition. Very good with cocked spine, a tear across the spine, and a few soiled patches to the boards; no dustwrapper.