Lot 426
  • 426

[TENNIS]

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • Group of titles and ephemera
  • Photographs, framed:  7  1/2  x 5  1/2  inches
Le Jeu de Paume son histoire et sa description. Paris: 1862. 16 mounted albumen photographs, including a portrait by Gustav LeGray. — [With:] Solomon Charles Frederick Peile, Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill. London: 1885. Second edition, original pink pictorial boards — George W. Beldam and P.A. Vaile, Great Lawn Tennis Players. London, 1905. First edition, action photographs — R.F and H.L. Doherty, On Lawn Tennis. New York: circa 1903 — A collection of signed photographs of various sporting personalities, circa 1930, including H.W. Austin, 1936, J.B. Hobbs, July 4th, 1934, J. Borotra, Amy Johnson, and others associated with various sports

Provenance

Christie's South Kensington, June 16, 1995, lot 2 (Bedlam and Vaile), lot 9 (Doherty), lot 30 (Piele) Christie's South Kensington, June 19, 1998, lot 47 (photographs)

Christie's South Kensington, November 17, 2010, lot 167

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