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Title How to Play Bowls on Every Kind of Green
Author Herbert H Palmer
Publisher Jarrold & Sons Ltd, Norwich, England
First published 1911
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price 1s 0d (5p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.4 x 11.3
Number of pages 45
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 7 None
Synopsis Two whole-page advertisements appear at the front of the book and three at the back, featuring products from Slazenger & Sons, The Eglectic Co Ltd, Thomas Taylor, R G Lawrie and Geo and Thos Royle. Sandwiched between them are chapters on:
  • Principles of the Game, and Buying Bowls
  • How to Hold and Throw the Bowls
  • Throwing the Jack and Use of the Mat
  • The Art of Measuring and Scoring
  • Single Hand Play
  • Hints on Teams Play
  • The Characteristics of Level, Crown and Variable Greens