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Author Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954.

Title The omnibus of sport, edited by Grantland Rice and Harford Powel; illustrated by Lee Townsend.

Imprint New York, Harper, 1932.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  808.83 R362o    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 954 p. illus., plates. 22 cm.
Note Illustrated lining-papers.
Contents Thorne's Famous Run : News Story / R. H. Davis -- Bills Playable / J. Brooks -- Forty Years on : Poem / E. E. Bowen -- The Four Horsemen : News Story / G. Rice -- The College Widow : Act III / G. Ade -- Play Up : Harrow School Song / Georgia-Yale in Retrospect : News Story / G. Trevor -- This Football / F. H. Brennan -- Sometines the Dice Come in Seven : News Story / B. Corum -- Decline and Fall / H. Powel -- Alumnus Football / G. Rice -- Scapegoat / B. A. Williams -- What is Behind Notre Dame Football? : News Story / L. Perry -- Baseball's Sad Lexicon : Poem / F. P. Adams -- A Busher's Letters Home / R. Lardner -- The Tying Game : News Story / H. Broun -- The Crab / G. Beaumont -- It was Johnson's Day at Last / G. Rice -- Casey at the Bat : Poem / E. L. Thayer -- Mister Conley / C. E. Van Loan -- Baseball Memories : News Story / J. Kieran -- Horseshoes / R. Lardner -- Golf Style : Interview given O. B. Keeler / R. T. Jones -- Dormie One / H. Hall -- The First Tee : Poem / A. A. Milne -- Even Threes / O. Johnson -- Mr. Van Winkle Returns / B. Darwin -- The Fable of the Caddy / G. Ade -- The Unofficial King of Scotland / O. B. Keeler -- Little Poison Ivy / C. E. Van Loan -- Back to the Mines! / F. Condon --
The Phantom Drive / W. T. Tilden II -- Please Go to the Net! / L. Perry -- Odysseus Wrestles with Ajax -- Greek Charioteers -- Odysseus Throws the Discus -- The Hound Argus -- The Roman Ideal of a Boxing Match -- How the Greeks Hunted -- The Chariot Race / L. Wallace -- Football in Old Cathay / L. Yu -- Wrestlers of Old Japan -- The Hanging Game -- A Feat of Strength -- Riding at the Quintain -- The Tournament At Asby / W. Scott -- Of Hawks and Falconry / T. Browne -- A Note on Hawking / Queen Elizabeth Sat One Day -- Great Feats of Great Bowmen -- A contest in Archery / A. C. Doyle -- The Twilight of Archery -- Cock-Fighting -- Badger-Baiting -- Bear-Baiting -- Dog-Fighting and Bear-Baiting -- At the Bear-Garden and Prize Fighting with Swords (from Pepys'Diary) -- Mr. Evely is Shocked (From Evelyn's Diary) -- Football in Mediaeval Italy -- Two Incidents in Marksmanship / P. Egan -- A Woman Tennis Champion-1424 -- Goff, or Bandy-Ball -- Izaak Walton's advice to Fishermen -- A Wrestler's revenge (From Lorna Doone) / R. D. Blackmore -- The Greatest Walking Match ever Known / P. Egan -- The Story of Ernst Mensen / J. Hawthorne -- When women played Cricket / P. Egan -- Two Hundred Miles in Ten Hours / P. Egan -- Football a Hundred Years ago / T. Hughes -- Some Games Played on Tables / Strutt -- How Not to Jump a Fence -- Mr. Assheton-Smith : Famous Fox Hunter -- The Fight / W. Hazlitt --
The Croxley Master / A. C. Doyle -- The Story of a Smile / J. London -- The Jumping Frog / M. Twain -- Sullivan Vs. Corbett / J. J. Corbett -- A Piece of Steak / J. London -- Cobb Fights it Over / I. Cobb -- The Chickasha Bone Crusher / J. C. Witwer -- Guilty? / Westbrook Pegler -- The Undefeated / E. Hemingway -- Vitai Lampada : Poem / H. Newbolt -- Bucking Horses and Riders / W. James -- "A Large number of Persons" / P. Gallico -- Monkey Crouch / J. Brooks -- How We Beat the Favorite : Poem / A. L. Gordon -- The Look of Eagles / J. T. Foote -- Race Horse : News Story / B. Corum -- How I Rode My first Steeple chase / S. Sassoon -- The Groom's Story : Poem / A. C. Doyle -- Rivers of Damascus / D. Byrne -- Sarles' Last Race : News Story / H. G. Salsinger -- The Shrimp in the Shell / B. Henry -- Eton Boating Song / Anglo-American Sports / F. P. Dunn -- Gales and Irish Hurricanes / A. Loomis -- The Six-Day Bicycle Races : News Story / L. Weitzenkorn --
John Peel : Poem -- The Pug-Nosed Fox / E. E. Somerville and M. Ross -- The Good Grey Mare : Poem / G. J. Whyte-Melville -- How the Brigadier Slew the Fox / A. C. Doyle -- The Old Gray Fox : Poem / A. C. Doyle -- Wild West Fishing in 1865 / K. Hare -- The Angler : Poem / J. Chalkhill --
Subject Sports.
Sports stories.
Sports stories, American.
Literature.
Added Author Powel, Harford Willing Hare, 1887-

 
    
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