LAWN TENNIS Spin and Swerve
CONDITION Previously-owned (see detailed description below)
SIZE 13 x 19 centimetres (5" x 7.5") approx
POSTAL WEIGHT 0.5 kilograms
This book was written by Col. C. de V. Duff and published by The Richards Press of London. A publication date is not printed in the book, but the Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library Catalogue shows the year of publication as 1928.
This hard cover volume does not have a dustjacket. Internally it is in excellent condition, with no marks, or loose pages and only very light foxing on the title page. The spine is slightly worn at the top, but otherwise the cover is perfect.
The book has 120 pages and features some material previously published in The Observer newspaper.
The chapter titles are:
Can The Game Be Taught?
Some Natural Laws
The Drive: Forehand and Backhand
Volleys and Half Volleys
Court Craft and Use of Spin
Just For Fun
Tournaments and Time Tables