London, South Kensington
23 November 2004
'Lusio Pilaris and Lawn Tennis', article extracted from the Edinburgh Review, 1875. 8vo., pp. 52-88, with supplied title laid down on recto of first leaf, later 20th-century morocco-backed marbled boards.
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The above article comments on both real tennis and the birth of lawn tennis. Published in the Edinburgh Review in 1875, this is one of the earliest critiques on lawn tennis. A RARE ITEM.
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