|Title||Indoor Bowls - New Zealand Style|
|Publisher||Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|List price||Not known|
|Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
|21.0 x 13.6|
|Number of pages||99|
|Number of pages with||Coloured photos||Black & white photos||Line drawings|
|Synopsis||The indoor bowls to which this book relates is a game peculiar to New Zealand - or was at the time this book was published in 1974. Then, at least 60,000 played the game, a figure claimed to be the highest of any sport in the country. It is played on a rectangular mat nominally measuring 22 feet (6.7 m) by six feet (1.8 m) and the bowls used are biased and about four inches (10.2 cm) in diameter. As such it has a number of similarities to English carpet bowls - perhaps the most obvious difference being the absence of a central block. You can learn more about this game here*.
The book is well written, skilfully illustrated, detailed and logically structured with a contents list that reads as follows:
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