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Title: The Pleasure of the Game. The Story of the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club: 1827-1977. Includes Reproduction Pamphlet "the Canadian Curler's Manual".
Description: Toronto, Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0969071205) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 176 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. The first chapter is printed on a light green stock. A reproduction of the pamphlet, "The Canadian Curler's Manual; or An Account of Curling as practised in Canada: With Remarks on the History of the Game", by James Bicket, Toronto, 1840 - is included in a sleeve forming part of the rear flap of the dust jacket. "(Commemorates) the 150th anniversary of the Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club. The history brings out for the members of that club the names, dates, victories, and interesting anecdotes of the club from the earliest years. (The book also provides) a readable history of the development of cricket, curling, and skating (in Toronto) through those years." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one very small corner bump. 'The Canadian Curler's Manual' in rear flap pocket is in 'Fine' condition. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Canadian Sports, Sporting Clubs, Cricket, Curling, Skating, Toronto, York, Carnival, Bowling Greens, Racquet Courts, Members, Membership Lists, Toronto Club Rink, Skating Rinks, Curling Rinks, Toronto Bay, Don River, Bonspiels, George Anthony Barber, Uppe

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28707

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