The Book of Winter Sports - With an Introduction by the Right Hon. the Earl of Lytton (Paperback)

The Book of Winter Sports - With an Introduction by the Right Hon. the Earl of Lytton By Edgar Syers Cover Image
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Description


This vintage book contains an overview of various winter sports, offering historical information on their origins and evolution as well as information on how, where, when, and why they are played. Including helpful diagrams and wonderful illustrations, this classic book is not to be missed by winter sport enthusiasts and collectors of vintage sporting literature. Contents include: "Bandy", "Curling", "A National Game", "A Game of Long Ago", "The Principles of Curling", "The Art of Curling", "The Skip", "The Single-Handed Game", "Curling in Scotland", "Curling in Switzerland", "Skating", "The History and Literature of Skating", "Of International Skating and the Practice of the School Figures", "Ski-ing", "The Antiquity and Renaissance of Ski", "Countries in which Ski-Running is Practised", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781528705974
ISBN-10: 1528705971
Publisher: Macha Press
Publication Date: August 13th, 2018
Pages: 424
Language: English