Including books, pamphlets, periodicals, catalogs, trading cards, newspapers, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, art prints, and advertisements, this subject bibliography of 679 references to croquet is based on the collection of varied material assembled by the late Dr. Rendell Rhoades, Professor of Biology at Ashland University, OH. The resulting collection encompasses the role croquet has played in literature, in biography, in art and music, in manufacturing and advertising, and in the attendant publicity. With an index of joint authors, pseudonyms, illustrators, and other pertinent information; and a chronological list of books on croquet compiled by Dr. R.W. Bray, Member of the British Croquet Association.
...an absolute must for any library supporting sports history courses and research. International Journal of the History of Sport ...a very thorough work...A must for the sports section of all large reference libraries. Reference Reviews This is THE source... Ohioana Quarterly ...book will be valuable as a source of information to anyone interested in croquet history and memorabilia... National Croquet Calander ...stunning in its breadth. Quite extraordinary, quite unique. Croquet [Uk]