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Ball, bat and bishop: the origin of ball games;

Author: Robert W Henderson
Publisher: New York, Rockport Press, 1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henderson, Robert W. (Robert William), b. 1888.
Ball, bat and bishop.
New York, Rockport Press, 1947
(OCoLC)647115858
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Henderson
OCLC Number: 1902685
Description: xx, 220 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1.; Mythical origins --
; 2.; Mock combats --
; 3.; Ball and team --
; 4.; Islamic rites --
; 5.; Polo --
; 6.; Christian ball ceremonies --
; 7.; La soule --
; 8.; Tennis --
; 9.; Tennis in English literature --
; 10.; Stoolball --
; 11.; Football --
; 12.; Bridal ball --
; 13.; Hurling, knappan and shinty --
; 14.; Racquets --
; 15.; Racquets in America --
; 16.; Golf --
; 17.; Billiards --
; 18.; Lawn tennis --
; 19.; Cricket --
; 20.; Baseball : infancy --
; 21.; Baseball : adolescence --
; 22.; Baseball attains maturity --
; 23.; The Doubleday-Cooperstown myth --
; 24.; The myth exploded --
; 25.; A patron saint of baseball --
; 26.; Lacrosse.
Responsibility: with an introd. by Will Irwin.

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