The History of Curling - A Concise Essay on this Popular Winter Sport Including its History, Principles and Rules (Paperback)
This book contains a classic guide to the game of curling, looking at its history, equipment, different styles and techniques, and much more. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles. It is related to bowls, boules and shuffleboard. Full of interesting historical information and practical instructions, this volume will appeal to curling enthusiasts with a particular interest in the history and development of the much-loved winter sport. Contents include: "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", "Curling in Canada", and "Memories of the Ice". 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.