Lawn Tennis Made Easy (Signed copy)
Signed by Bunny Austin
First edition, first printing. Hardback in dustwrapper. 19 × 12.5cm, 109pp + 8pp ads.
Signed by Bunny Austin to the ffep, as H W Austen, and dated 1935.
An analysis of lawn tennis technique, illustrated throughout with photographs. Henry Wilfred 'Bunny' Austin was a British tennis player who for 74 years (until Andy Murray) was the last British player to reach the Wimbledon Men's Finals, and along with Fred Perry, he was a vital part of the British team that won the Davis Cup in three consecutive years (1933–35). Incidentally, he was the first tennis player to wear shorts!
The book is in very good condition with clean pages and secure binding. The dustwrapper is a little egdeworn and tanned but is now within a protective sleeve.Sold