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Title The Game of Bowls - Past and Present
Author James M Pretsell
Publisher Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, Scotland
First published 1908
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.9 x 12.2
Number of pages 196
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 8 2
Synopsis Contents include:
  • The History of Bowls in England and Scotland
  • The History of the Scottish Bowling Association
  • Outline of the English, Irish and Welsh Bowling Associations
  • International Contests in Australia, New Zealand and Canada
  • The Game on Public Greens Under Municipalities and Corporations
  • The Construction and Care of First-class Bowling Greens
  • Hints to Beginners, Directions to Bowlers and Laws of the Game