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Snowy Baker’s General Physical Culture by Reg. L. (Snowy) Baker


A guide to health and fitness by one of Australia’s early Olympians. Includes a very early Australian chapter on surfing (by Harold Baker), as well as walking, running, swimming, the crawl stroke (by Cecil Healy), diving, and boxing. Further chapters include correct breathing, developmental exercises and measurement form as well as brief account of Snowy Baker’s career.

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A hardcover edition with red boards, black lettering and illustrated front and back cover. There is foxing and toning throughout and some water damage to the edges of the book. There is some tearing to the spine and rubbing along the edges of the book. There has been some red hue bleeding onto the front and back inside boards. The text and black and white sketches, photographs and diagrams are clear and legible.

Now in a clear plastic removable sleeve to protect from damage.

Scarce copy.

Publisher: George Robertson and Company, Melbourne.

Publication Date: not apparent but circa 1910.

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Weight 0.350 kg
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