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Olympic Cavalcade Published 1948Added April 2017Full Book Summary
Athletics (British Sports Library)Published 1925Added March 2017Full Book Summary
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Athletics of To-DayPublished 1929Added May 2016Full Book Summary
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An Athletics Compendium, 2001
Sir John Sinclair, “A Collection of Papers on the Subject of Athletic Exercises, &c.”, in “The Code of Health and Longevity; or A Concise View, of the Principles Calculated for the Preservation of Health, and the Attainment of Long Life”, Volume II, 1807.
The Author of the History of Aberdeen, &c., &c., &c. [Walter Thom], “Pedestrianism; or, an Account of The Performances of Celebrated Pedestrians During The Last and Present Century: With a Full Narrative of Captain Barclay’s Public and Private Matches; and an Essay on Training”, 1813.
A Military Officer. "Instructions in all Kinds of Gymnastic Exercises, as Taught and Practised in the Gymnastic Institutions of Germany", 1823
George Roland. An Introductory Course of Modern Gymnastic Exercises, 1832
Donald Walker, “British Manly Exercises: in which Rowing and Sailing are Now First Described; and Riding and Driving are for the First Time given in a Work of this Kind”, 3rd Edition 1835.
Stonehenge [John Henry Walsh], “Manual of British Rural Sports: Comprising Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Fishing, Hawking, Racing, Boating, Pedestrianism, with the Various Rural Games and Amusements of Great Britain.”, 1st Edition, 1856.
Charles Westhall, The Modern Method of Training for Running, Walking, Rowing & Boxing, Including Hints on Exercise, Diet, Clothing, and Advice to Trainers. 1863.
Walter Pilkington, “The Athlete for 1866”, with "Notes on Training", by J[ohn] G[raham] Chambers, 1867.
Henry Fazakerley Wilkinson, Modern Athletics, 1868.
C.A.A. [Charles Wheeler] "Sportascrapiana. Facts in Athletics, with Hitherto Unpublished Anecdotes of the Nineteenth Century, from George IV. to the Sweep. (Second Edition)", 1868. The first edition was published in 1867.
A[nthony] J[ohn] Anstruther Wilkinson, The Athlete for 1868, 1868
Archibald MacLaren, A System of Physical Education, Theoretical and Practical (extract). 1869
A[nthony] J[ohn] Anstruther Wilkinson, The Athlete for 1869, 1869
Henry Fazakerley Wilkinson, Modern Athletics, Second Edition 1875.
Montague Shearman, Athletics and Football, 1887.
Stonehenge [John Henry Walsh], “British Rural Sports; Comprising Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Fishing, Hawking, Racing, Boating, and Pedestrianism, with all Rural Games and Amusements.”, 17th Edition, 1888.
James Irvine Lupton and James Money Kyrle Lupton’s, “The Pedestrian’s Record; to Which is Added a Description of the External Human Form”, 1890.
William McCombie Smith, “The Athletes and Athletic Sports of Scotland, Including Bagpipe Playing and Dancing”, 1891
Harry Hewitt Griffin, “Athletics”, 2nd edition, 1893
Albert Lee; "Track Athletics in Detail", 1896
William Lindsey, "Cinder-Path Tales", 1896
Hubert Morgan-Browne, “Sporting and Athletic Records”, 1897.
D. A. Sargent et al. "Athletic Sports", 1897
A[lfred] R[eynolds] Downer’s “Running Recollections and How to Train”, 1899.
Amateur Athletic Association - The Report of The Coming of Age Dinner, June 8th 1901
Charles Arthur Donaldson, Men of Muscle, and the Highland Games of Scotland, with Brief Biographies of the Leading Athletes of the Last Fifty Years, 1901
E C Bredin, Running and Training, 1902
Arthur Brown Ruhl, Rowing and Track Athletics, 1905
Sir Theodore Andrea Cook, The Cruise of the Branwen, Being a Short History of the Modern Revival of the Olympic Games, Together with an account of the Adventures of the English Fencing Team in Athens in MCMVI , 1908.
Theodore Andrea Cooke (Editor). "The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908, Celebrated in London", 1909.
John William Sutherland. Scientific Athletics. 1912
The Olympic Games and the Duke of Westminster's Appeal for £100,000: A historical survey of the movement for better organisation in the British preparations for the Berlin Games of 1916, published 1913.
Walter Goodall George. The "100-Up" Exercise. A Comprehensive Description of the "Century" Home Exercise. 1913.
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] Webster. "Olympian Field Events; Their History and Practice", 1913. Introduction by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Michael C[harles] Murphy, Athletic Training, (ed. Edward R[ogers] Bushnell), 1914.
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] Webster. "Athletics (British Sports Library), 1925.
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] W[ebster]. Athletics of To-day. History, Development and Training, 1929. Foreword by Lord Burleigh (David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, who was still a successful competing athlete at the time) 1905-1981.
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] Webster. "Athletics of To-day for Women. History, Development and Training", 1930. Foreword by The Rt. Hon. Lord Decies (John Beresford, 5th Baron Decies).
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] Webster. "Athletes in Action", 1931.
F[rederick] A[nnesley] M[ichael] Webster. "Olympic Cavalcade", 1948.
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