BASS, Howard. LAING, Hilary, foreword
Title: Magic of Ski-ing. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Stanley Paul, London, 1959,
Seller ID: 103702
BASS, Howard. The Magic of Ski-ing. [Foreword by Hilary Laing]. London: Stanley Paul, (1959). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-143,(1), frontispiece, + 18 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red pebbled cloth with blueand white lettering to spine. "The Ski Club of Great Britain boasts more t han sixteen thousand members. Even this represents only a proportion of thenation's present-day ski-ing enthusiasts. With costs each year increasingl y more comptetitive and economical, this healthy, exhilarating pastime is no longer the prerogative of the wealthy, and countless additional holidaymakers no enjoy ski-ing for pleasure. Offering most useful encouragement to those seeking more information before 'having a go' themselves, here is practicala dvice on clothing, equipment, travel, resorts and accomodation as well as an explanation of elemetary technique, with particular emphasis on the special coaching courses organized by the Central Council of Physical Recreation." - from the dustjacket. Gift inscription inked to flyleaf, else very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00