picture on front cover/dust jacket
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Title The Golden Rules of Bowls
Cartoonist Ian Heath
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd, London
First published 1985
ISBN 0-552-12601-2
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £1.00
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
15.4 x 10.6
Number of pages 48
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 47
Synopsis The little book consists almost entirely of a collection of cartoons - the majority with a bowling green setting and all but the first and last being captioned. Most of the captions are based loosely on a law or an accepted convention, for example, 'The green shall be surrounded by a ditch' and 'It is an offence to commit ungentlemanly and unfair acts'. This latitude allows the cartoonist adequate scope to portray 47 well-observed and humorous incidents.