Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1992. First Edition. Black & White Photographs, Illustrations. Full cloth. Octavo. xx, 214 pages. Fine.
Descriptions of 679 croquet books, ephemera, pamphlets, and other items from this unique collection housed at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio. Good annotations. Appendices list books on croquet published between 1852-1966. A superb (if somewhat esoteric) sports history reference. Dark green cloth over boards with white stamped spine and upper board lettering. . Issued sans dust jacket.