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Title Bowls, Skittles & Quoits
Author 'Skipper'
Publisher Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London
First published 1928
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price 6d (3p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.2 x 12.5
Number of pages 64
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 6
Synopsis Most of this unusual little booklet is devoted to lawn bowls with chapters on:
  • The Delights of the Game
  • The Rink Game and Choice of Bowls
  • The Basic Principles
  • How to Bowl Correctly
  • The Team Game
  • The Laws (provided as an appendix)
The crown green game is the subject of another chapter, as are the games of skittles and quoits.