TENNIS For The JUNIOR Player The CLUB Player The EXPERT...; Spalding's Athletic Library. No. 510B. William . Hardy Tilden, Samuel - Contributor, atem. 1893 - 1953.

TENNIS For The JUNIOR Player The CLUB Player The EXPERT...; Spalding's Athletic Library. No. 510B

New York: American Sports Publishing Company, (1928). 1st edition thus, and 3rd edition overall (? Cf. Phelps & Sabine, p. 195). [4], 68; 76; 62, [14] pp. Divisional t.p. for each section. Adverts at front & rear, with front dated 6-28. Frontis & other internal photographic illustrations of Tilden, Johnston & other prominent players, in action, with critical comment by Samuel Hardy, Captiain Davis Cup Team, 1920. 12mo. 6-11/16" x 4-7/8". Printed green & white glossy stock paper covers, printed in black. "Price 5o Cents" Minor wear & signs of use, with a couple creases to front cover. Withal, a solid VG copy. Item #46295

Tilden "often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time; he was the World No. 1 player for seven years, winning 14 Majors including ten Grand Slams and four Pro Slams"... in other words, he "dominated the world of international tennis in the first half of the 1920s. During his 18 year amateur period of 1912 - 30, he won 138 of 192 tournaments, and had a match record of 907-62, a winning percentage of 93.6 percent." [Wiki].

Price: $45.00