picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title World Bowls
Author Dr John William Fisher
Publisher The Normal Press Ltd, London
First published 1956
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price 16s 0d (80p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
22.3 x 13.8
Number of pages 215
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 20 9
Synopsis The following extract is taken from the book's foreword and was written by Wyndham W Jones, Hon Secretary of the International Bowling Board: 'Dr Fisher has produced a manual which should be owned by every bowler. There is instruction for the novice, for the expert, for the administrator, and for the spectator, and the instruction is by a thoroughly competent author. It is worthy of a place on the shelves of the headquarters of every National Association throughout the world.'

The chapter headings read:
  • Introductory
  • Playing Technique
  • Bowls in the British Isles
  • Overseas Bowls
  • Related and Associated Games
  • The Future

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