Landmarks in British Sport

A Chronology of Achievements, Developments and Events
  • 112 Pages
  • 4.60 MB
  • English
Sports & Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Recreation, Sports, History, Sports & Recreation / Hi
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7800861M
ISBN 100714682993
ISBN 139780714682990

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Permission was given for dancing, archery, leaping and vaulting, and for “having of May games, Whitsun ales and morris dances, and the setting up of. A survey of British sport, The illustrations in the book include many photographs of existing sporting landmarks of historical significance, and suggest to the reader that valuable pointers to the history of sport can be found in everyday scenes, such as public-house signs and street names.

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