Rowing and Track Athletics. Samuel Crowther, Arthur Ruhl.

Rare Rowing Volume, One of 100 Copies

Rowing and Track Athletics.

New York: Macmillan, 1905.

First edition, Number 48 of 105 copies on Large Paper. Illustrated. 1 vols. 8vo. Rare Rowing Volume, One of 100 Copies. Original half green pebbled morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g., others uncut. Very light rubbing, near fine copy. Item #58812

An extensive history of rowing activities, organizations and techniques in America from the earliest days, by Crowther, and a similar study of the development of track events--sprints and distance running, cross country, hurdles, jumps and pole vaulting, weights and weight-throwers, and even competitive walking, by Ruhl. Part of the series The American Sportsman's Library, edited by Caspar Whitney.
Part 1: Rowing. Part 2: Track Athletics.Including chapters in Part I : Collegiate Rowing; Yale and Harvard Rowing ; American Rowing Association; Coaching; Equipment. Part 2: Beginnings of Modern Track Athletics; Sprinting; Hurdling; Weights; Walking, etc

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