This vintage book is a concise history of Bowling and Billiards, with information on their popularity, development, and influence throughout the ages. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, this charming little book will appeal to all fans of the games, and would make for a lovely addition to collections of vintage sporting literature. Contents include: “Introduction”, “Playing at Bowls”, “Proclamation Forbidding Bowls by King Edward III”, “The King and the bishop Bowl”, “A Broadminded Puritan”, “Bowling as Early as 1299”, “All the World at Bowls”, “Greens in the Garden of the Luxemburg Palace”, “From Across the Seas in 1906”, “Bowling Green, 1840”, “How, Why, and When”, “A Perfect Score”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing “History Of Bowling And Billiards” in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on billiards, pool, and snooker. This book was first published in 1928.