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Croquet : an Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection.

Rhoades, N. L.

ISBN 10: 0810825716 / ISBN 13: 9780810825710
Verlag: Scarecrow Press, London, first edition, 1992, 1992
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Cloth, small 8vo, xx, 214 pp 679 entries. This is an uncommon title. Rendell Rhoades was a distinguished American scientist of many interests, including a particular enthusiasm for croquet : by the time of his death in 1976 he had built up a collection of nearly 1,000 pieces of croquet literature.This bibliographical catalogue of some 679 items well brings out the glorious diversity of the collection: in addition to the principal section on croquet's history and rules, there are chapters on croquet in literature, in biography, in art and music; manufacturer's catalogues, and much more including miscellaneous croquet ephemera. Each entry is annotated to indicate its content or significance. As New in dustwrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-29179

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Titel: Croquet : an Annotated Bibliography from the...

Verlag: Scarecrow Press, London, first edition, 1992

Erscheinungsdatum: 1992

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

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Including books, pamphlets, periodicals, catalogs, trading cards, newspapers, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, art prints, and advertisements, this subject bibliography of 679 references to croquet is based on the collection of varied material assembled by the late Dr. Rendell Rhoades, Professor of Biology at Ashland University, OH. The resulting collection encompasses the role croquet has played in literature, in biography, in art and music, in manufacturing and advertising, and in the attendant publicity. With an index of joint authors, pseudonyms, illustrators, and other pertinent information; and a chronological list of books on croquet compiled by Dr. R.W. Bray, Member of the British Croquet Association.

About the Author:

Nancy L. Rhoades, a retired librarian with fifty years of experience, was Director of Cataloging at the College of Wooster.

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