picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title The Etiquette of Bowls1 and The Etiquette of Marking in Lawn Bowls2
Authors John P Monro1 and John A Malan2
Publisher Royal Victorian Bowls Association, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
First published Not stated, but probably after 1954
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
14.8 x 10.5
Number of pages 20
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None None
Synopsis John P Monro was a noted bowls historian and former Hon Secretary of the Royal Victorian Bowls Association (RVBA); his 8-page contribution on bowls etiquette includes brief sections on:
  • One's Opponent
  • Attire
  • The Leader
  • The Second
  • The Third
  • The Captain
  • The Team
  • Markers and Umpires
  • Spectators
  • Cliquism
John A Malan was a Life Member of the RVBA and his 10-page exposition on the etiquette of marking includes the following headings:
  • Psychology of Bowling
  • Courtesy
  • Experience
  • Location
  • Concentration
  • Don'ts
  • Observation
  • Judgment
  • Understanding
  • Uniformity

The Etiquette of Bowls and The Etiquette of Marking in Lawn Bowls were initially published as separate booklets in the 1950s and both texts appear in later editions of How to Become a Champion at Bowls by Richard Thomas Harrison.

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