Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Lawn Tennis

During the 19th Century Lawn Tennis started to organize and the beginning roots of today's tennis matches were formed. Below is a picture of a book on Lawn Tennis that shows what the net, rackets and balls looked like in the later part of the century.

Below are a series of links to various Google books for more information about the game.
American Lawn Tennis Vol. 2 ©1899 This book gives some of the history of lawn tennis in America, along with some personal accounts.

Lawn Tennis ©1886 This book was published in London and states some of the rules concerning the game.

Lawn Tennis in Our Own Country ©1890 This book also gives some of the history in America.

Wright & Dittson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide ©1898

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