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WHY THE WHISTLE WENT: NOTES ON THE LAWS OF RUGBY FOOTBALL

WHY THE WHISTLE WENT: NOTES ON THE LAWS OF RUGBY FOOTBALL

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Sub-titled "For Innocent New Players, Knowledgeable Old Players and Spectators of All Descriptions". Written in a conversational style and illustrated by the quirky cartoons of Cyril Kenneth Bird ("Fougasse"). Bird was an editor of Punch and known for his World War II warning propaganda posters.

Paperback. First Edition, revised (of at least 11, with the eleventh published 1986). 8vo. 38pp. Pictorial covers, good. Staples rusted and now removed, leaving some rusty marks and small holes.

Date
1948
Publisher
Twickenham: Rugby Football Union
Author
Humphrey Francis ELLIS & Cyril Kenneth Bird ("Fougasse")

£15.00 (Code: 69590)

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