The Text-Book of Roller-Skating

By: "The Great Monohan" [G. S. Monohan]

Price: NZ$91.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Covers rubbed with foxing and some staining. Some foxing and staining internally. ; Uncommon. 66 pages + [6] pages advertisements. Illustrated papered boards, maroon cloth spine. Page dimensions: 181 x 123mm. With full-page black-and-white relief half-tone photographic illustrations of roller skating feats and tricks performed by the author. Illustrations include: Fast Travelling; Roller-Skating on a Barrel; Hurdling on Toe Skates; Dancing on Toe-Skates through the Candle Maze. "I am afraid that this little work may not prove of any overwhelming interest, but then you must remember that I am more at home with my feet than I am with my hands. [. . .] All I ask is that it may succeed in attracting a few recruits to the pastime of which I am so fond, and that it may encourage a few hitherto disappointed novices to persevere." - page 65. Cover title: "Roller Skating for Novice & Expert".

Title: The Text-Book of Roller-Skating

Author Name: "The Great Monohan" [G. S. Monohan]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Health and Strength: [1909]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 20579