Signed Limited Edition of William Tilden's Match Play
Match Play and the Spin of the Ball.
Tilden, William J; Edited by S. Wallis Merrihew.$2,200.00
Item Number: 20090
New York: American Lawn Tennis, 1925.
Limited Deluxe edition. One of 340 numbered copies, signed by both William J. Tilden and the editor S. Wallis Merrihew. In excellent condition with light rubbing to the joints, contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper. Rare.
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.