Lot 52 of 400:
Golf: A Royal & Ancient Game 2nd ed inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
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$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Golf: A Royal & Ancient Game
Author:
Clark, Robert, editor
Place:
London
Publisher:
Macmillan
Date:
[1893]
Description:

xxvii, [1], 305 pp. 4 photogravure plates with tissue-guards, plus numerous plates from photographs or engravings, and illustrations within the text. (8vo) original green cloth, gilt vignette on front cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Second Edition.

Inscribed from Robert Clark to another golf author, Charles E.S. Chambers Esq. "With the Editor's comp[limen]ts. Nov. 11, 1893," on the half title page. Very unique item being inscribed from Robert Clark to Charles E.S. Chambers, who no doubt provided invaluable help while Clark researched and compiled this book. With a golf scholar's penciled notes in the margins of a number of pages within. D&J C12790.

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Condition:
Spine leaning, rubbed at extremities; lacks front free endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
279412a
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