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Title: Gymnastics and rope climbing
Authors: Stoll, Robert. [from old catalog]
Publisher: New York, American sports publishing company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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No. 12R. Exercises on the Side HorseNo. 13R. Horizontal Bar ExercisesNo. 14R. Trapeze, Long Horse andRope Exercises [Rings.No. 15R. Exercises on the FlyingNo. 34R. Grading of Gym. ExercisesNo. 35R. Exercises on Parallel BarsNo. 40R. Indoor and Outdoor Gym-nastic GamesNo. 52R. Pyramid Building, withWands, Chairs and LaddersNo. 56R. Tumbling for Amateurs andGround Tumbling Gronp XVI. Home Exercising Blue Cover Series, each number 10c.No. 161 Ten Minutes E:^ercise forNo. 185 Hints on Health [Busy MenNo. 238 Muscle Building [nasties No. 285 Health by Muscular Gym-No. 325 Twenty-Minute ExercisesRed Cover Series, each number 25c.No. 7R. Physical Training SimplifiedNo. 9R. How to Live 100 YearsNo. 23R. Get Well; Keep WellNo. 33R. Tensing ExercisesNo. 51R. 285 Health AnswersNo. 54R. Medicine Ball Exercises. Indigestion Treated by Gymnastics. Physical Education and HygrieneNo. 62R The Care of the Body International Polo Guide. . 50c. ANY Of IBS ABOVE BOOKS MAILED POSTPAID UPON RECEIPT OF PRICE
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SPALDINGS ATHLETIC LIBRARYGroup XV. No. 124 GYMNASTICS AND ROPE CLIMBING BY ROBERT $TOLL, N. Y. A. C. Amateur Champion on Flying Rings from 1885 to 1892,inclusive c^g®^ HOW TO BECOME AN EXPERTIN THE GYMNASIUM Published by the AMERICAN SPORTS PUBLISHING COMPANY 21 Warren Street, New York -S77 Copyright. 191« BY American Sports Publishing CompanyNbw York ^ M -8 1916 ©CI.A4333»I8 INTRODUCTION. In ttie National events of the ancient Greeks and Romans gamesof every description formed a most important part. The principalof the four games publicly solemnized in Greece were the Olympic •but games of different kinds were exercised by the early Romans,which consisted of chariot and horse racing, combats and theatricalsports. They also exercised themselves before bathing in leaping,running, throwing the javelin, quoit, etc. The athletic exercises practiced among these nations consisted ofwrestling, boxing and such other exercises, requiring great strength.Prizes were given to the victors agymnasticsropecl00stol
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