Lawn Tennis - Spin & Swerve by Col. C. de V. Duff, C.B.E.
CONDITION Book (good), jacket (present but distressed)
SIZE 13 x 19 centimetres (5" x 7.5") approx
POSTAL WEIGHT 0.5 kilograms
A very rare tennis coaching book with it's original dustjacket 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.
The book 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
(The Richards Press Limited, London, 120 pages, hard covers with dustjacket)