Lacrosse: The National Game of Canada
|Lacrosse: The National Game of Canada (1879)
Text of the 1879 New Edition which included the revised and amended Laws of Lacrosse as well as the Constitution of the National Lacrosse Association of Canada. The original was published in 1869.
An errata included with the 1875 London edition corrected the following errors (the errors were not corrected in the 1879 New Edition):
The corrections have been marked using tooltips.
NATIONAL GAME OF CANADA.
By W. G. BEERS.
Containing the Laws oƒ the Game as recently amended, etc.
DAWSON BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.
Entered, according to Act of the Parliament of Canada,
|CHAP. I.||THE ORIGIN OF LACROSSE||1|
|CHAP. II.||THE ORIGINAL GAME||7|
|CHAP. III.||GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE PRESENT GAME||32|
|SCIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT||51|
|THE NATIONAL GAME OF CANADA||57|
|CHAP. IV.||HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF LACROSSE||60|
|CHAP. V.||MATERIALS FOR PLAY; THE CROSSE, &c.—RUNNING, TRAINING||76|
|CHAP. VI.||POSTING AND DIRECTING THE PLAYERS||90|
|CHAP. VIII.||THROWING THE BALL||106|
|CHAP. IX.||CATCHING AND CARRYING THE BALL||134|
|CHAP. X.||DODGING AND CHECKING||146|
|CHAP. XI.||PICKING UP, TIPPING, FRISKING, &c||180|
|APPENDIX—THE LAWS OF LACROSSE||251|
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.