Behind the scenes at Wimbledon

by Archibald Duncan Campbell Macaulay

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 173
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  • All England Club -- Wimbledon, Eng,
  • Tennis -- History

Edition Notes

Statementby A.D.C. Macaulay as told to Sir John Smith.
ContributionsSmyth, John George, Sir, bart., 1893-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV999 .M25 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5984436M
LC Control Number66013977
OCLC/WorldCa1355679

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