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A Serve to Authority; Kooyong, 100 Years of Heroes & Headlines
Yallop, Richard,
ISBN: 1863570071
Mappcorp , Melbourne, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.0 kg; XVIII, 194 pages, illustrated throughout with both black-and-white, and colour photographs, with appendices and a select bibliography and index. The book and dust jacket show no signs of damage. This is a history of the tennis club that now sits underneath the Monash Freeway at Kooyong. Its name is celebrated throughout the world because of the people associated with it and the many wonderful deeds that have graced its courts. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sport -- Tennis; Local History -- Victoria; ISBN: 1863570071. ISBN/EAN: 9781863570077. Inventory No: 0233394. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233394  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Winning Faith: The Margaret Court Story
Oldfield, Barbara,
ISBN: 185240101X
Sovereign World International, Kent, England, 1993. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Signed by Author on title page. 128 pages, last page blank, illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photography, her championship record is listed, colour illustrated boards. Gift inscription by Margaret Court on title page. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sport -- Tennis; Signed by Author on title page. ISBN: 185240101X. ISBN/EAN: 9781852401016. Inventory No: 0211558. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211558  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Winning Faith; The Margaret Court Story
Oldfield, Barbara,
ISBN: 185240101X
Sovereign World International, Kent, England, 1993. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 128 pages, last page blank, illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photography, her championship record is listed, colour illustrated boards. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, and previous owner's name on the 1st page, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sport -- Tennis; ISBN: 185240101X. ISBN/EAN: 9781852401016. Inventory No: 0248233. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $7.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0248233  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Amazing Grace -- the Story of the Grace Park Lawn Tennis Club 1889 -- 1989
Johnson, Joseph & Oliver, Clive,
ISBN: 0731660412
Grace Park Lawn Tennis Club, Hawthorn, Victoria, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 1.0 kg; XIV, 210 pages, indexed, with the usual appendix of statistics and membership. Illustrated with both black-and-white and colour photography and facsimiles of documents. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dustjacket. The author has set the story of the club against a background of growth and development of Australian tennis over the past 100 years. The history is rich in anecdotal material, which the author relates to the social, cultural and economic life of Melbourne, and in particular that of the Hawthorn area. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sport -- Tennis; Local History -- Victoria; ISBN: 0731660412. ISBN/EAN: 9780731660414. Inventory No: 0232275. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232275  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Home!; The Evonne Goolagong Story
Cawley, Evonne Goolagong & Jarratt, Phil,
ISBN: 0731803817
Simon & Schuster, Australia, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.4 kg; 400 pages, map, introduction by authors, family tree, acknowledgements, photographic credits and index. Orange coloured endpapers. Photographic frontispiece of Yvonne Goolagong Cawley. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white and coloured photographs. Blue coloured boards with white writing on spine. Photographic dustwrapper, of Yvonne Goolagong Cawley , and photograph of her holding Wimbledon Trophy on the back panel, against the blue background with Orange and white writing on the front panel and spine. The autobiography of Yvonne Goolagong Cawley, one of Australia's best women tennis players and proud aboriginal. This is a story of not only coming home to Australia but finding out about her aboriginalality. there was a small abrasion just to the right of Evonne's face on the dust jacket, no other damage to detail to the dust jacket, slight rubbing of the top edge of the boards. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australiana; Sport -- Tennis; ISBN: 0731803817. ISBN/EAN: 9780731803811. Inventory No: 0279732. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279732  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club -- 100 years in Australian Tennis
Yallop, Richard,
ISBN: 0859023931
Currey O'Neil, South Yarra, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XII, 148 pages, nine colour plates, 73 black-and-white illustrations, appendices, membership lists, colour illustrated dust jacket. 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. . Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sport -- Tennis; Local History -- Victoria; ISBN: 0859023931. ISBN/EAN: 9780859023931. Inventory No: 0212211. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0212211  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club -- 100 years in Australian Tennis
Yallop, Richard,
ISBN: 0859023931
Currey O'Neil, South Melbourne, Victoria, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 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 9" - 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0104227  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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