picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Lawn Bowls for the Beginner
Author Jack Giles
Publisher Ibis Imprints in association with The Daily Mirror, Sydney, Australia
First published 1970
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price $A1.00
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
21.5 x 14.0
Number of pages 48
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 33
Synopsis Lawn Bowls for the Beginner was written by Jack Giles, bowls writer for The Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror in Australia. Here are extracts taken from the foreword written by Don Bray, President of the Royal New South Wales Bowling Association:

The game of bowls has in recent years had an impact on the lives of many an Australian family, providing a sport which both husband and wife can enjoy.

The book is written especially for those who are taking up the game and want to know what it is all about.

He [Jack Giles] understands the nervous approach of the beginner, and in these pages has clearly presented matters which confront those people whose thoughts turn to our game. In fact, you can almost say he has answered questions before they are asked, so that with this knowledge the beginner is encouraged to join fellow bowlers without the usual misgivings.

The book is well written and easy to read. It is stimulating to the experienced bowler as well as helpful to the beginner, and I am sure will prove of inestimable value to all of us.