This illustrated book celebrates the game of polo, the "king of games", now played by over 8000 people in 35 countries. It looks at the history of ...Show synopsisThis illustrated book celebrates the game of polo, the "king of games", now played by over 8000 people in 35 countries. It looks at the history of the sport and the state of the game worldwide, at the players and their ponies, and at the international teams and their tactics. John Lloyd is a the leading polo journalist who specializes in recording the English social scene and writing about the game of polo internationally. He contributes regularly to "Polo International", "Sporting Horse" and "The Independent" newspaper and is the editor of "Polo Annual". His editorial advisor for the book is Major Ronald Ferguson, the Prince of Wales' polo manager.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on...Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover in dust jacket. Normal...Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover in dust jacket. Normal shelf and display wear. There are no marks on the pages. Dust jacket has stains and wear...
Description:Illustrated. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Folio. An attractive...Illustrated. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Folio. An attractive and oversized volume. Tips bumped but not rubbed, spine cracked at title page but no loose leaves. Two closed tears at unclipped dj flap fold, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. First American Edition. Quintessentially a game of style, polo is the most aristocratic of all ball games. The Pimm's Book of Polo takes you inside the sport that has experienced a splendid renaissance over the last few decades. A stunning collection of action pictures by the world's finest polo photographers-coupled with an intimately knowlegeable text by a leading polo journalist-reveal the players and their superb ponies, the international teams and their tactics, the grooms and the groupies, and the brilliant people who follow the game wherever it is played. A magnificent coffee table tome, suitable for the collector's shelf or for gift giving. Oversized postage may be required, too large for the flat rate envelope.
Description:Very Good. No markings, tight, clean. Well illustrated with...Very Good. No markings, tight, clean. Well illustrated with color and black-and-white photos. 240 pages. Dust jacket is in a protective cover.
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