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Title The Bowlers Handbook
Author Anon
Publisher Rees of England
First published 1991
ISBN None
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
14.6 x 8.8
Number of pages 122
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 23
Synopsis Curiously, although the cover of this little book bears the wording The Bowlers Handbook, the title page is headed The Bowls Handbook.

This digest of bowling law and lore is written by a club bowler for club bowlers who wish to learn about the game, enjoy the sport and develop their skills to become a playing asset to their own club. As well as the usual chapters on choice of bowls, grip, stance and delivery etc, there are useful sections on the duties of a marker, etiquette, private practice (with ten exercises), use of a video camera as an aid to improved technique and a bowls quiz to test your knowledge of the laws.


An identical book, with the exception of the cover design, was also printed; click here to see a picture of its front cover.

And at least two other versions of The Bowlers Handbook exist, differing only in their titles and covers. Entitled respectively The Bowls Handbook and Bowls Handbook, the latter is one of at least three publications in 'The Complete Bowler' series - the other two being the Register of Play and version two of Tony Allcock's Bowls Skills.