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The Complete Book Of Frisbee: The History Of The Sport & The First Official Price Guide

A terrific gift for frisbee enthusiasts everywhere. 500 color and black-and-white

Paperback: 287 pages

Publisher: American Trends Publishing Company; 1 edition (May 1998)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0966385527

ISBN-13: 978-0966385526

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.6 x 0.5 inches

Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Complete Book of Frisbee will take you to the beach, or wherever it was you threw your first frisbee, and then in a joyful, informative glide, take you back to the very origins of the flying disc. Author, Malafronte with the capable assistance of Editor, Davis Johnson, provide the reader with an entertaining, accessible account that brings to light much information about the origins and development of the flying disc and flying disc activities never before revealed. The central revelation of the book is reams of new research that reveals that the term "frisbee" likely should never have been trademarked due to its having been a commonly used term long before Wham-O got a hold of it.In this light, there is a full informative chapter on how the term "frisbee" originated from the well known Bridgeport, Connecticut bakery, the Frisbie Pie Company. It was the tossing of this company's pie tins, first by the company drivers, later becoming common among Ivy League college students, that led to frisbie/frisbie becoming a well know term describing flying disc play in the Northeast.The Complete Book of Frisbee tells how the casual tossing of these has since evolved into a phenomenom enjoyed by millions around the world, and how the Frisbie pie tin, once an everyday item found around New England, is worth, in some cases, hundreds of dollars if you can find one today!Another of the great attractions of this book is the close to 400 full color photographs of the many valuable and collectible frisbees and Frisbie pie pans. The reader is given a full primer on how to find these collectibles, identify and classify same.

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