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Title Take up Bowls
Author Derek Bell with Graham Preston
Publisher Springfield Books Ltd, Huddersfield, England
First published 1991
ISBN 0-947655-73-5
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £2.95
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
20.9 x 9.9
Number of pages 64
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 25 18
Synopsis Are you new to bowls, or thinking of taking it up? This pocket guide is for you. Learn to play the right way from the start; find out how easy it is to get into the game, and discover the secrets of rapid progress in skill and enjoyment!

Take up Bowls gives the basic practical instruction you need, illustrated throughout with clear diagrams and photographs. The most important rules of bowls are explained fully, especially the ones that are often the sources of argument.

Other features include: a brief history of bowls; bowls terminology explained; the different branches of bowls - crown green, flat green and indoor; and useful addresses.