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By Walter Bradford Woodgate

a couple of strains in simple terms are essential to clarify the item with which those volumes are positioned forth. there's no glossy encyclopædia to which the green guy, who seeks information within the perform of a number of the British activities and interests, can flip for info. a few books there are on looking, a few on Racing, a few on garden Tennis, a few on Fishing, etc; yet one Library, or succession of volumes, which treats of the activities and hobbies indulged in by means of Englishmen—and women—is in need of. The Badminton Library is accessible to provide the wish. Of the imperfections which has to be present in the execution of one of these layout we're unsleeping. specialists usually vary. yet this we may well say, that those people who are looking for wisdom on any of the topics handled will locate the result of a long time’ adventure written through males who're in each case adepts on the activity or hobby of which they write. it truly is to indicate the right way to luck to people who are blind to the sciences they aspire to grasp, and who've no buddy to assist or trainer them, that those volumes are written.
to those that have labored not easy to put easily and obviously sooner than the reader that which he'll locate inside, the simplest thank you of the Editor are due. That it's been no moderate labour to oversee all that has been written he needs to recognize; however it has been a labour of affection, and extremely a lot lightened by way of the courtesy of the writer, via the unflinching, indefatigable information of the Sub-Editor, and via the clever and capable association of every topic through many of the writers, who're so completely masters of the themes of which they deal with. The present all of us desire to harvest is that our paintings may possibly turn out worthy to this and destiny generations.

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