Schott's Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany, Hardback

Schott's Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany Hardback


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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Trivia & quiz question books
  • ISBN: 9780747569244



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