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Title Lawn Bowling Handbook
Compiler Harold L Esch
Publisher Harold L Esch, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA
First published 1948
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.9 x 12.5
Number of pages 112 (including advertisements)
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 1 4
Synopsis This is a wide-ranging book that includes much interesting information about the growth of bowls in the USA. For example, the American Lawn Bowling Association was formed in 1915, only 12 years after the English Bowling Association. The chapter headings are:
  • History of Lawn Bowling
  • Origin of the Biased Bowl
  • How the Standard Bowl Came into Being
  • Lawn Bowling in The United States
  • The American Lawn Bowling Association
  • Introducing the Game
  • Information for the Beginner
  • Defining the Positions in Team Play
  • Playing the Game - Science and Strategy
  • Bowls
  • Etiquette
  • Indoor Bowls and Covered Courts
  • Tournaments
  • The Construction and Care of Grass Greens
  • The Construction and Care of Marl or Clay Courts
  • Laws of the Game
  • American Lawn Bowling Association Constitution