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Author Name    Delisle, H. De B

Title   Hints to Polo Players in India

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket (as issued)

Edition   2nd Edition.

Size   12mo 6.75 - 7.75'' tall

Publisher   Bombay, India Thacker & Co. 1901

ISBN Number    B00C9FOXN4

Seller ID   95587

Red cloth, gold lettering on front board. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Boards slightly soiled and rubbed. 104 pages. Written by Captain H. De B Delisle, 2nd battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. Has ads from local Bombay polo supply shops. Appendix of books for polo players by Thacker & Co. Capt. Henry de beauvoir De Lisle's contribution to the game started in 1894 with a six chapter pamphlet printed for regimental circulation only. In 1897, De Lisle expanded this work into Hints to Polo Players in India. De Lisle was the first to categorize the principles of the game of polo by enlargening Capt. Younghusband's precept into a coherent scheme: possession, pace and scoring. With eight plates of polo tactics and other smaller diagrams. Chapters: Stable Management; The Training of Polo Ponies; Ponies; How to Begin Polo; Saddles and Bridles; Polo Clubs; Polo Sticks; the Duties of No. 1; Duties of No. 2; Duties of No. 3; Duties of Back; Treatment of a Polo Stable n Hot Weather; Polo Tournaments; The Rules of the Game. De Lisle later wrote Polo in India (Bombay, 1907).

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Price = 144.00 USD


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