The Book of Sports: Containing Out-door Sports, Amusements and Recreations, Including Gymnastics, Gardening & Carpentering
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The Book of Sports: Containing Out-door Sports, Amusements and Recreations, Including Gymnastics, Gardening & Carpentering

By William Martin
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  • THE BOOK OF SPORTS:
  • OUT-DOOR SPORTS, AMUSEMENTS AND RECREATIONS,
    • GYMNASTICS, GARDENING & CARPENTERING,
    • For Boys and Girls.
      • BY
    • BY
    • WILLIAM MARTIN,
      • SECOND EDITION.
      • LONDON: DARTON AND CO., HOLBORN HILL.
    • SECOND EDITION.
    • LONDON: DARTON AND CO., HOLBORN HILL.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
  • PART I.
  • GAMES WITH MARBLES.
    • RING TAW.
    • LAG OUT OR KNOCK OUT.
    • THREE HOLES.
    • ARCHES.
    • BONCE-EYE.
    • SUN AND THE PLANET TAW.
      • MOTIONS OF THE PLANETS AND THEIR SATELLITES.
    • MOTIONS OF THE PLANETS AND THEIR SATELLITES.
    • PYRAMID.
  • PART II.
  • GAMES FOR COLD WEATHER.
    • "PRISONERS' BASE."
    • STAG OUT.
    • WARNING.
    • MOUSE IN THE CORNER.
    • KING OF THE CASTLE.
    • HIPPAS.
    • THREAD THE NEEDLE.
    • TOUCH.
    • BOWLS.
    • QUOITS.
    • WHY AND BECAUSE.
    • BOMBARDMENT OF A SNOW CASTLE.
    • BANDY BALL OR GOLF.
    • FOOT BALL.
    • TRUSSING.
    • FOLLOW MY LEADER.
    • BLINDMAN'S BUFF.
    • TIP-CAT.
    • JINGLING.
    • FRENCH AND ENGLISH.
  • PART III.
  • DANGEROUS GAMES.
    • HEAP THE BUSHEL.
    • DRAWING THE OVEN.
    • HOP-SCOTCH.
    • BASTING THE BEAR.
    • BUCK, BUCK.
  • PART IV.
  • GYMNASTICS.
    • FIRST COURSE.
      • SECOND COURSE.
    • SECOND COURSE.
    • WALKING.
    • RUNNING.
    • LEAPING.
    • CLIMBING.
    • THE ROPE LADDER.
    • THE SLANT BOARD.
    • VAULTING.
    • BALANCING.
  • PART V.
  • CRICKET.
    • SINGLE WICKET.
    • LAWS OF THE GAME OF DOUBLE WICKET.
      • The Bowler.
      • The Striker.
      • The Wicket-Keeper.
      • The Umpires.
    • The Bowler.
    • The Striker.
    • The Wicket-Keeper.
    • The Umpires.
    • LAWS FOR SINGLE WICKET.
    • BETS.
    • OBSERVATIONS.
  • PART VI.
  • SWIMMING.
    • PRELIMINARY EXERCISES IN SWIMMING.
      • BERNARDI'S SYSTEM.
    • BERNARDI'S SYSTEM.
  • PART VII.
  • GARDENING.
    • LAYING OUT THE GROUND.
    • MANURE.
    • GARDENING TOOLS.
    • DIGGING.
    • WEEDING.
    • PLANTING AND SOWING.
    • HOT-BEDS AND FRAMES.
    • OPEN CROPS.
    • RAKING.
    • HOEING.
    • TRANSPLANTING.
    • WATERING.
    • ON THE PROPAGATION OF VARIOUS KINDS OF SHRUBS AND PLANTS.
    • PRUNING.
    • GRAFTING AND BUDDING.
    • SHIFTING OF CROPS.
    • HOW TO MANAGE A LITTLE GARDEN ALL THE YEAR ROUND.
      • January.
      • February.
      • March.
      • April.
      • May.
      • June.
      • July.
      • August.
      • September.
      • October.
      • November.
      • December.
    • January.
    • February.
    • March.
    • April.
    • May.
    • June.
    • July.
    • August.
    • September.
    • October.
    • November.
    • December.
  • PART VIII.
  • CARPENTERING.
    • USES OF THE VARIOUS TOOLS.
    • STUFF.
    • LABOUR.
  • PART IX.
  • KEEPING POULTRY.
    • NATURE AND SITUATION OF FOWL-HOUSE.
    • THE VARIOUS BREEDS OF FOWLS.
      • The Dorking Breed.
      • Poland Breed.
      • Spanish Breed.
      • Bantams.
    • The Dorking Breed.
    • Poland Breed.
    • Spanish Breed.
    • Bantams.
    • CHOICE OF STOCK.
    • FOOD AND FEEDING.
    • LAYING.
    • PRESERVATION OF EGGS.
    • HATCHING CHICKENS.
  • PART X.
  • BEES.
    • HOW TO GET A STOCK OF BEES.
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