- Book Title: The Badminton Library Skating Figure Skating Curling etc
- Author: The Duke of Beaufort Alfred Watson editors
- ISBN: MW00611661
- Publisher: Longmans Green & Co
- Year Published: 1892
- Our Normal Price: £90.75 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £81.68 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Longmans Green & Co: 1892: decorative brown cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to spine: brown lettering and decoration to front: approximately 5.25 x 7.5" tall: 464 pages including index: black and white full-page illustrations, inset drawings, copious explanatory diagrams, and tables. Synopsis: Described in the preface as offered to supply the want of the modern encyclopaedia to which the inexperienced man who seeks guidance in the practice of the various fitted British sports and pastimes, can turn for information, this profusely illustrated volume includes description, explanation and instruction on skating by J M Heathcote and C G Tebbuttt, figure skating by T Maxwell Witham, contributions on Curling by John Kerr, Tobogganing by Ormond Hake, Ice -Sailing by Henry Buck, and Bandy by C G Tebbutt. Black and White illustrations and photographs by Charles Whymper and Capt Alexander. Contents are as follows: – Part One Skating. 1) The Origin and Development of Skating. 2) First Principles of Skating, and Suggestions to Beginners .3) Figure Skating. 4) Skating as a Recreation. 5) Holland. 6) Early Racing, and Some Records of the National Skating Association. 7) Modern Racing. 8) Training. 9) Style in Skating. Part Two: Curling. Part Three: Tobogganing. Part Four: Ice Sailing. Part Five: Bandy. Index. Condition: Ex-Seckford (Woodbridge Suffolk) Lending Library book: reinforcement to front endpaper hinge: library stamp and small ink inscription to introduction: preliminary, end pages and occasional contents page foxed: library paper stamp to back cover: contents very clean
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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