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Ben Schott - Schott's Sporting, Gaming & Idling Miscellany (2nd Hand Hardback)

SKU B000226
  • Format : Small 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Sports & Pastimes
  • Published : 2004
  • ISBN : 9780747569244
  • SKU : B000226
  • PPC : SP400gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

What other sporting book will explain the rules of elephant polo; the perils of the Cresta Run; the intricacies of the Palio; the breathtaking antics of Kabaddi; or why surfing is the 'Sport of Kings' (in Hawaii).

Which other volume will inform you of the importance of snooker to nuns; the correct temperature of a 'hot bath'; the words of the Haka (and Swing Low Sweet Chariot); the myriad participants of the 'Wacky Races'; or what W. G. Grace considered cheating.

Where else will you stumble across famous sleepers; tips for solving cryptic crosswords; pub games and parlour games; or every sporting ailment from joggers' nipple to housemaid's knee. Only Schott's Sporting, Gaming & Idling Miscellany.