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Title Bowls - A Manual for Self Tuition in the Principles and Practice of Bowling
Author Lieut Commander James Douglas Jerrold Kelley, RN
Publisher John Long Ltd, London
First published 1928
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price 2s (10p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
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Number of pages 118
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None Present, but number not known Present, but number not known
Synopsis The contents include:
  • Introductory chapter on modern bowling
  • Preliminary home exercises
  • Physical disabilities and bowling
  • First practice on the green
  • Explaining the employment of firm woods
  • Fired shots
  • A suggestion for increasing individual practice
  • Schools of bowling
  • Construction and details of a standard rink green
  • Bowls
  • A few words on bowling etiquette
  • Some terms used on the green with their definitions
  • How the green and bowling are affected by climatic conditions
  • Skips and skipping
  • Qualities needed for skipping
  • A full rink game
  • Laws of the game