Signed Limited Edition of One Hundred Years of Wimbledon; Signed by Wimbledon Champion Fred Perry
One Hundred Years of Wimbledon.
Perry, Fred; Written by Lance Tingay.$2,500.00
Item Number: 5710
London: Arthur Guiness and Son, 1977.
First edition, signed limited edition. Quarto, bound in full green morocco, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Wimbledon champion and tennis legend Fred Perry. In fine condition, with a contemporary bookplate to the half title page. Rare.
Fred Perry was the first player to win all four Grand Slam championships - of Wimbledon, the United States, France and Australia. He also played a key part in Britain's four Davis Cup triumphs between 1933 and 1936.