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Title The Watney Book of Bowls
Author Clarence Medlycott Jones
Publisher The Queen Anne Press Ltd, London
First published 1967
ISBN Pre-ISBN system
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price 11s 6d (58p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
18.9 x 12.0
Number of pages 118
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 4
Synopsis The aim of this book is to take the ever-increasing numbers of men and women who play, or would like to play, bowls step-by-step from the history of the game through all the stages of buying equipment, joining a club, improving and entering competitions and championships. The competent, lucid, logical explanations and ideas of the author may well become standard bowling and club practice over the next few years.

Clarence Medlycott Jones is editor of World Bowls and bowls correspondent of the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. Such is the authority of his writing that the President of the International Bowling Board made special provision for him to analyse the 1966 World Championships, something possibly unique in the history of the sport.


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