Jai-Alai World’s Fastest Sport…Every Night at 8:30 “Habana-Madrid” Fronton. [cover title]
Jai-Alai World’s Fastest Sport…Every Night at 8:30 “Habana-Madrid” Fronton. [cover title]
Jai-Alai World’s Fastest Sport…Every Night at 8:30 “Habana-Madrid” Fronton. [cover title]

Jai-Alai World’s Fastest Sport…Every Night at 8:30 “Habana-Madrid” Fronton. [cover title]

C.1920s Guide book to the Basque/Spanish sport of jai-alai issued by the “Habana-Madrid” frontón or sport venue in Havana, Cuba


Description and guide to the Basque/Spanish sport of jai-alai—the “World’s Fastest Sport.” The pamphlet explains in detail the rules of the game and its unique playing equipment and shows five views of the “Habana-Madrid” frontón or sport venue in Havana, Cuba. Other half tone illustrations show teams, players in action, and the “Orchestra of the Fro[n]tón Habana Madrid.” The game’s point system is carefully explained to aid those gambling on its outcome. One interior view of the frontón shows the “Betting Hall and Bar.”


Description: Jai-Alai World’s Fastest Sport…Every Night at 8:30 “Habana-Madrid” Fronton. [cover title]

[Havana: Studio Aznar, c.1920s]. [24]pp. Oblong Pamphlet. 3¼ x 6¼ inches. Illustrated self-wrappers; single-stapled. Thirteen half tone illustrations. Some handling; very good.

[3727595]

Price: $150.00

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