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Title Bowls: How to Play the Game - Correct Style and Delivery
Author Dr C E Williams
Publisher City Bowling Club, Mackay, Queensland, Australia
First published 1935
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 3rd (reprint) published 1974
Hardback/softback Softback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
21.3 x 14.0
Number of pages 72
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 12 8
Synopsis Bowls: How to Play the Game - Correct Style and Delivery was originally published in 1935 from a series of of articles specially written for The Daily Mercury in Mackay. This is one of the earliest books to concentrate on delivery and the text is well written and supplemented with explanatory photos and line drawings. The headings of the main part of the book read as follows:
  • 1. Bowls
  • 2. Chute Delivery
  • 3. On Green
  • 4. Strength
  • 5. Delivery
  • 6. The Three Essentials
  • 7. Facing the Correct Way
  • 8. Delivery
  • 9. The Drive
  • 10. Taking Green
  • 11. Strength and Length

This is followed by a number of miscellaneous articles that include such titles as 'Straight Line'; 'Stance in Relation to Delivery'; 'Muscle Relaxation'; 'Getting Extra Length'; 'Concentration'; and 'Spin'.