The art of skating : its history and development with practical directions / by Irving Brokaw, former champion of America ; & contributions by eminent skaters
- The history of skating -- The development of the skate -- Jackson Haines, founder of the International Style / by George Helfrich, of the Berlin Skating Club -- The prescribed or "school" figures / from the schedule of the International Skating Union -- Free skating -- Special figures / by George Sanders, of the St Petersburg Skating Club -- The valse and other dance steps -- Pair-skating / by Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, winners of I.S.U. Championship, 1909 -- Theories of skating / by Dr. Gilbert Fuchs, World's Champion, 1896 and 1906 -- Skating in the Sixties / by James C. Parrish, of the Philadelphia Skating Club -- Methods of judging, competitions, tests -- Skating literature -- The International Skating Union.
- Frontispiece: portrait of Jackson Haines inscribed with signature in facsimile.
Rare Books copy: in publisher's original green buckram with gilt titling on front cover and leather spine label.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Rare Books copy: Purchased from Appledore Books: 2019.
Rare Books copy: Purchased in part with funds from the Libraries Endowment for the Sports Archives; 2018.
Purchased with funds from the Libraries Endowment for the Sports Archives ; 2018
Purchased with funds from the ; 2018
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