Lawn Tennis with a Chapter For Ladies - The All-England Series. - H. W. W. Wilberforce. Mrs. Hillyard 1891 - George Bell & Sons, London - Second Edition Revised Rare in first or second edition, especially in such wonderful condition. The first two editions did not include plates of strokes or diagrams and court plans.

With chapters on the history of the game, various strokes and techniques and appendices containing the
Laws of Lawn Tennis and Regulations for the Management of Prize Meetings. Also included are two tables, 17 pages of advertisements to front and rear, eight diagrams, four score sheets, and two full page tables of odds.
  Herbert William Wrangham Wilberforce [1864-1941] - Barrister-At-Law, 1887 Four-Handed Champion (Wimbledon Doubles) and Chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.

Blanche Bingley Hillyard [1863-1946] - Wimbledon Champion 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1900 (in addition she reached the finals seven other times). Holds the record for the number of finals competed at Wimbledon, together with the record for the fourteen year time spanning her first and last title.

pp. [9 advertisements] [1] [1 advertisement] [4] 78 [2 tables] [7 advertisements]. Pagination of this particular book includes the endpapers, as they are all printed with advertisements.
  Condition: Near fine, bright boards with minor marks and slight ripple to lower right hand corner, offsetting to end-papers, slightly over-opened in places.   Ref: 103448   Price: HK$ 1,800