Lot 109 of 400:
Hutchinson's Golf with a Fore Edge Painting  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Golf: The Badminton Library - with fore-edge painting of a golfer
Author:
Hutchinson, Horace G.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co.
Date:
1890
Description:
xiv, 463 pp. With plates from paintings, photographs, frontispiece. 19x13.5 cm (7¼x5¼"), later half blue calf, reusing original gilt-stamped orange cloth, spine gilt, black endpapers. Second Edition.

With a modern vertical fore edge painting of a sharply dressed golfer of the period. "The book offers significant insight into the state of the game, just as its popularity was starting to increase dramatically around the world." - D&J H28600; D&M 2990.

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Condition:
Light wear to cloth boards; very good.
 
Item number:
277794a
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