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An Anatomy of Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling

£200.00

Handmade concertina book (made in collaboration with Caroline Penn)
Comes in foil embossed, fabric covered handmade box.

Matches of this ancient sport are fought across the border region at country fairs over the summer. The book illustrates the very specific traditional throws and counters such as cross buttocking, the swinging hipe, the hank and the outside stroke.