MARBLE, Alice. The Road to Wimbledon.
New York & London : 1946First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Uncommon signed, this is the first memoir by Alice Marble (1913-1990), ranked World No. 1 from 1936 to 1940. She became Wimbledon champion in 1939, winning not only the women's singles, but also the doubles and mixed doubles titles. Billie Jean King recalled: "Alice Marble... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 134406
(BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN.) Athletic Sports, Tennis, Rackets, and Other Ball Games.
London : [c.1935]Limited edition, number 77 of 1,000 copies. This handsomely bound work provides a comprehensive and richly illustrated account of a variety of sports including athletics, lawn tennis, boxing, bowls, and Grasmere and Highland sports. Alongside histories of the sports are biographies of notable sportsmen, including tennis players Betty Nuthall, Joan Strawson,... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 121205