Ending Aug 15, 2023 11:35 EST

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

 
Lot 96
 

96

[TENNIS] PARET, J. PARMLY. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis.

Estate / Collection: The Property of a New England Family

[TENNIS]
PARET, J. PARMLY. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis.
New York: American Lawn Tennis, 1915. The first deluxe edition, one of 200 copies signed by the author. Especially bound in full black pebbled morocco decorated with a tennis player to the cover and lettering all in gilt 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (24 x 16 cm); 295 pp., illustrated after photographs. The front joint split and the spine detaching, some spotting and toning within but generally clean, with two signatures of A.L. Hoskin, president of the USLTA; Offered with the first trade edition of the same in gilt decorated cloth. Plates after photographs. Fade and rubbing to spine, ink ownership signature at front.

Estimated at $200 - $300

 

Estate / Collection: The Property of a New England Family

[TENNIS]
PARET, J. PARMLY. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis.
New York: American Lawn Tennis, 1915. The first deluxe edition, one of 200 copies signed by the author. Especially bound in full black pebbled morocco decorated with a tennis player to the cover and lettering all in gilt 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (24 x 16 cm); 295 pp., illustrated after photographs. The front joint split and the spine detaching, some spotting and toning within but generally clean, with two signatures of A.L. Hoskin, president of the USLTA; Offered with the first trade edition of the same in gilt decorated cloth. Plates after photographs. Fade and rubbing to spine, ink ownership signature at front.

Auction: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps, ending Aug 15, 2023

  • Successful Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023
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NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held a successful auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023. Offered was a summer miscellany of sporting material, Americana, fine bindings, literature, autographs, maps and more!
 

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