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Schott's Sporting Gaming & Idling Miscellany by Ben Schott (HB)

Schott's Sporting Gaming & Idling Miscellany by Ben Schott (HB)
Schott's Sporting Gaming & Idling Miscellany by Ben Schott (HB)
SKU: 2211053
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Hardbound. From the author of the international bestseller Schott's Original Miscellany, the new collection of vital irrelevance and uncommon knowledge from the worlds of sporting gaming and idling.
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Product Details
Format: Hardbound

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, unread overstock copy, remainder mark, cover has some dust markings

Size: 4.75"x7.5"

Pages: 160pp, 2005 edition


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.