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Curling In Canada and The United States A Record of the Tour of the Scottish Team, 1902-3, and the Game in The Dominion and The Republic

Kerr, Rev. John

Published by Geo. A Morton, Edinburgh, 1904
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Firts editoion. Thick octavo in polished black cloth with spine lettered in gilt and with front cover design of a moose head stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. xv+ 786 pp. with index. Illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. A tight example, bit of wear at the tips and slight splitting to the front upper gutter. one of cornerstone titles about the sport of curling. In the same way that A.G. Spalding's 1911 history of baseball was much about the fames 1888-89 nWorld Tour, this work focusses on the famed Scottish curling team's tour of Canada and the United States in 1902-03. The game was invented in medieval times in Scotland with the name "curling" first appearing in print in 1620. The game was introduced in Canada in 1807 and in the U.S. around 1830. In the 19th century Canadians had repeatedly invited Scotland's Royal Club to visit; the invitation was finally accepted and grand tour arranged from the winter of 1902-03, led byb the author of this book. Rev. Kerr. The Scottish team was in essence an "all star" squad, carrying 25 members recruited from over 200 applicants. Their major stops were in Halifax, St. John, New Brunswick, Quebec, Montreal, Ottowas, Peterborough, Lindsay, Toronto and Winnipeg. The tour concluded with visits to Minneapolos and St. Pau, Chicago, Utica and New York City. Bookseller Inventory # E16710

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Title: Curling In Canada and The United States A ...

Publisher: Geo. A Morton, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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