First Edition of William Tilden's Its All in the Game and Other Tennis Tales
Its All in the Game and Other Tennis Tales.
Tilden, 2nd, William T.$95.00
Item Number: 64036
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922.
First edition of this collection of tennis stories, some based on true incidents. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece. Illustrated by Arthur Schwieder. In near fine condition with light rubbing.
William T. Tilden II was an American tennis player and is often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Tilden was the World No. 1 player for six years from 1920 through 1925. He won 15 Major singles titles including ten Grand Slam events, one World Hard Court Championships and four Pro Slam tournaments. He was the first American to win Wimbledon in 1920.