Lot 469: Golf



2015-10-06 14:40:28

Lot 469: Golf. Golfer's Guide Vol. IV, Edinburgh & London, 1897, black and white plates from photographs (several more than listed), golf course map illustrations to text, commercial adverts (15 pages in total) at front and rear including endpapers, contemporary ownership inscription to upper margin of page ix 'Ludlow Golf Club from WHHG', some spotting, old water stain to lower margins of leaves at rear, inner hinges weak and contents shaken, lacks folding map of British Isles with golf courses marked in red, original red cloth gilt with pictorial design in black to upper cover and golf ball advert to rear board, spine faded and frayed, a little rubbed and marked, 8vo. The directory entries include name, location, offices, number of members, year of founding and other information regarding the golf course. Very rare, with only one other copy located at Trinity College Library, Dublin. Donovan & Murdoch 1440: 'Fourth ed. not located'. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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