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Dale, T. F. (Thomas Francis), 1858–1923

The game of polo / by T.F. Dale, M.A. ("Stoneclink" of the Field) ; illustrated by Lillian Smythe, Cuthbert Bradley and Crawford Wood.

Westminster : Archibald Constable and Company, 2, Whitehall Gardens, [1897]
London : Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St. Martin's Lane
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 275 pages, [5], 24 pages, [13] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1011 .D35 1897
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"To John Watson, Esq. M.F.H" dated 1897.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Includes publisher's advertisements, [4], 24 pages at end.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 263
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green cloth; gold lettering on front cover and spine. Signed in manuscript: Please return to Saml. C. Davis.
Subject Terms:
Davis, Samuel C. -- Provenance.
Horse sports -- Great Britain.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Photomechanical prints -- 1897.
Publishers advertisements.
Bradley, Cuthbert, illustrator.
Smythe, Lillian, illustrator.
Wood, Crawford, illustrator.
Archibald Constable & Co., publisher.
Harrison & Sons, printer.

  • I. The rise and development of polo
  • II. The training of the player
  • III. The education of the pony
  • IV. The game
  • V. The umpire
  • VI. Management of the polo club
  • VII. Polo in India
  • VIII. Polo in the colonies and abroad
  • IX. Polo ponies
  • X. Stable management and the wintering of polo ponies
  • XI. Pulling ponies
  • XII. Breeding polo ponies and the P.P. Stud Book Society
  • XIII. The dress and equipment of the player
  • XIV. The expense and danger of polo
  • XV. Polo clubs
  • XVI. Recollections and reflections
  • Rules of polo
  • Principal tournaments and winners
  • List of clubs.

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