picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Bowler's Complete Guide to the Crown Green and Rink Games and Ladies Advent to the Game
Author James Hartley
Publisher The British Pictorial Press, Preston, England
First published 1935
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed N/A
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.8 x 12.2
Number of pages 96
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 11 7
Synopsis The author summarises the contents of this book as "A historical sketch of the antiquity of the game of bowls and a series of brief panelled 'Hints to Bowlers' which put the vital points in a nutshell. The laws of both rink and crown green games are included."

The contents are indexed as follows:

  • Antiquity of Bowls
  • Psychology of Bowls
  • The Rink Game
  • Bowls, Bias, Size and Weight
  • Bowls, Crown Green Game
  • The Progress of the Game, by C F Milan
  • The Doubles Game
  • Professional Bowls
  • Bias and Unbiased Jacks
  • Women's Advent to the Game
  • Choice of Bowls
  • History of EWBA, by Mrs F S Johns
  • Deportment of Dress, by Mrs M F Youdan

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