Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books and Original Prints

Tennis Annotated Bibliography & Selected Collectible Books

Marshall, Julian. The Annals of Tennis. The Field: London (1878).

Osborn, R. D. Lawn Tennis Its Players and How to Play with the Laws of the Game. Strahan and Co.: London (1881).

Cavendish, non de plume for Henry Jones. The Games of Lawn Tennis (with authorised laws) and Badminton. Thomas De La Rue and Co: London (1882). 4th Edition

Peile, S. C. F. Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill: With Latest Revised Laws as Played By the Best Clubs. Charles Scribner's Sons: New York (1885). First U.S. Edition; Edited by Richard D. Sears

Dwight, James. Lawn-Tennis. Pastime Office: London (1886).

Peile, S. C. F. Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill : with latest revised laws as played by the best clubs (New Edition 1887). Charles Scribner's Sons: New York (1887). 1887 revision of the 1885 edition; Edited by Richard D. Sears

Palmer, Harry Clay. Athletic Sports in America, England and Australia. Hubbard Brothers Publishers: Philadelphia, PA (1889). Full title-Athletic Sports in America, England and Australia Comprising History, Characteristics, Sketches of Famous Leaders, Organization and Great Contests of Baseball, Cricket, Football, La Crosse, Tennis, Rowing and Cycling; Other authors-J.A. Fynes, Frank Richter, and W.I. Harris

Heathcote, J.M., et al. Tennis by J.M. Heathcote; Lawn Tennis by C. G. Heathcote; Rackets by E.O.P. Bouverie and Fives by A.C. Ainger.. Longmans, Green, and Co.: London (1890). Illustrated by Lucien Davis and C.M. Newton

Brown of Longformacus Berwickshie. Penang. Unknown Photographer: Penang (1890). Full title-Penang: Group of Photographs Circa 1880-90 Showing the Properties of the Brown Family at Glugar, Penang, Where They Were Pioneering Nutmeg Growers

Michailovitch, Michael. Michael Michailovitch. Princes. No. 15. Tennis. Vanity Fair (1894).

Voight, Charles A. Das Lawn-tennis Spiel Und Die Kunst Zu Spielen. Albert Rathke: Magdeburg (1895).

Patten, William. The Book of Sport. J.F. Taylor: New York (1901). 1500 copies

Beldam, George W. Great Lawn Tennis Players. MacMillan and Co Ltd: London (1905). Other author-P.A. Vaile

British Sports and Sportsmen: Sportsmen of the Past. Sports and Sportsmen: London (1908). 2 volumes; 1000 copies

Tompkins, Frederick Charles. Court Tennis With Notes On Racquets And Squash-racquets. J.B. Lippincott (1909).

Satie, Erik. Sports and Divertissements. Musique d'Erik Satie. Dessins de Charles Martin.. Lucien Vogel: Paris (1914).

McLoughlin, Maurice E. Tennis As I Play It. George H. Doran Company: New York (1915). Ghostwriter-Sinclair Lewis; Preface by Richard Norris Williams

Paret, J. Parmly. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis. American Lawn Tennis, New York (1915). Edited by S. Wallis Merrihew; Full title-Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis: with Opinions on Disputed Points of Technique from Many Expert Players

Tilden, William T. The Art of Lawn Tennis. George H. Doran Company: New York (1922).

Noel, E.B. A History of Tennis. University Press: Oxford (1924). 2 volumes; 800 copies; Other author J.O.M. Clark

Lenglen, Suzanne. The Love Game: Being the Life-Story of Marcelle Penrose. Harrap: London (1925).

Wills, Helen. Tennis. Charles Scribner's Sons: New York (1928).

Gautron, George. Le Touquet Ouvrage De Luxe. George Gaultron: Paris (1928).

Whitman, Malcolm D. Tennis; Origins and Mysteries. The Derrydale Press: New York (1932). Limited edition; 450 copies; Historical Bibliography by Robert W. Henderson; Van Gelder hand-made paper

De Luze, Albert. La Magnifique Histoire Du Jeu De Paume. Delmas/Bossard: Paris (1933). 1000 copies

Wills, Helen. Fifteen-Thirty: the Story of a Tennis Player. Charles Scribner's Sons: New York (1937).

De Garsault, M. The Art of the Tennis-Racket-Maker and of Tennis. C. B. Gabriel: London. (1938). 200 copies; Translated by Catherine W. Leftwich

Ashbery, John. The Tennis Court Oath. Wesleyan University Press, Middletown: CT (1962).

Johnson, Joan D. Tennis. W. C. Brown Co: Dubuque, IA (1967). Other author- Paul J. Xanthos

de Luze (Albert, Translated By Richard Hamilton. A History of the Royal Game of Tennis. The Roundwood Press: Kineton, Warwick (1979). 500 copies; Translated by Richard Hamilton

Ashe, Arthur. Off the Court by Arthur Ashe: With Neil Amdur. New American Library: New York (1981). Signed Edition

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