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Title:
The complete book of frisbee : the history of the sport & the first official price guide
Author:
Malafronte, Victor A.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Alameda, CA : American Trends Pub. Co., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
viii, 287 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Summary:
Introduces the history of the design and production of the frisbee, a listing of friebee games and their development and an official price guide with color pictures.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780966385526
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV1097.F7 M35 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

A price guide to frisbees also offers a history of the flying disc dating back to 776 B.C.


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School Library Journal Review

YA-A combined history and a price guide for collectors of the discs and related memorabilia. The early chapters cover flying-disc objects and quoits, skittles, chak rams, hoops, and the discus itself. However, the bulk of the book is devoted to the modern-day frisbee with emphasis on the development of the tins produced by the Frisbie Pie Bakery in Connecticut. There is a chapter on early games and their development into modern pastimes. Black-and-white photos and sketches show the techniques and use of the discs. The price guide is comprised of over 50 colored plates, with an individual chapter on collecting the historical Frisbie pie pan itself. This book has a wealth of minutia on the continuously popular throwable.-Frances Reiher, Fairfax County Public Library, VA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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