Lot 106 of 629:
A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900, Everard, H.S.C.  

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A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900

Everard, H.S.C.


William Blackwood


xi, 306 pp. Illustrated with numerous plates from photographs and paintings, including some color plates. 25.3x19 cm. (10x7½"), decorative red cloth, spine and cover lettered in gilt, original dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; housed in custom made clamshell box, reddish-brown quarter morocco and cloth, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands. First Edition.


The first written history of St. Andrews Golf Club and, as Murdoch states, "a monumental effort of original research and one that is most readable, even today." The illustrations include some of the first in color of golf. Donovan & Murdoch 16090; Murdoch 237.


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Light wear; foxing, gift inscription on half title: "Sincerely Schmidt, 1907."; very good in fine box.

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