Publisher:Currey O'Neil, South Melbourne, Victoria, 1984
Condition:Very Good Condition
Currey O'Neil, 1984, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
XII, 148 pages, foreword by Harry Hopman, list of illustrations, acknowledgements and 2 appendices. Illustrated endpapers, being in the club's colours -- green background with blue and brown stripes. Photographic title page, showing the first clubhouse of the South Yarra Club at Portland Place. The text is illustrated with 9 coloured plates and 73 black-and-white illustrations. Green coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Minor bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and a little ruffling to the top rear book corner. Photographic dustwrapper, showing the modern day club complex, with maroon and white writing on the front panel and gilt on the spine. A little crumpling to the top dustwrapper edge and the spine is faded. This history vividly recalls the early days of tennis and the tournaments and social events that enlivened the Club. The story also looks at the present daily life of Royal South Yarra, its continuing involvement in Australian tennis, its characters and institutions and the warmth of its fellowship. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Sport -- Tennis ; Local History -- Victoria; ISBN: 0859023931. ISBN/EAN: 9780859023931. Inventory No: 0104227.