Lawn tennis; the Australian way.
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Lawn tennis; the Australian way. by Pollard, Jack.

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Published by Drake Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Tennis.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGV995 .P6 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287565M
ISBN 100877493685
LC Control Number72006835

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