Lot 122 of 400:
Grant's Aspects of Collecting Golf Books Contributor's Ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Aspects of Collecting Golf Books.
Author:
Grant, H. R. J. and John F. Moreton, editors
Place:
Worcestershire, England
Publisher:
Grant Books
Date:
1996
Description:

[16], 195 pp. Contributions by Fred Hawtree, Alastair J. Johnston, Robert Macdonald, Richard Durran, Joseph P. Garrity, Wayne D. McGinnis, H. B. McNally, Robert C. Swanson, P. A. Truett, and Elizabeth M. Pook. Introduction by Joseph S. F. Murdoch. Frontispiece by C. Weaver. 8vo. Full red clansman morocco, lettered in gilt, front cover with a golfing gilt vignette, all edges gilt, gilt-lettered red cloth slipcase. No. 82 of 95 hand-numbered copies bound in full clansman morocco. "The Contributors Edition." First Edition. 

One of the most important reference books on golf book collecting since Alastair Johnston's opus. This book was immediately over-subscribed and out-of-print. Signed by 5 of the contributors on the limitation page, including Joseph S.F. Murdoch (introduction), Fred Hawtree, Richard Durran, P.A. Truett, and Elizabeth M. Pook. Also, signed on the following leaf with illustration drawing "The Bobby Jones Room U.S.G.A. Library" by the artist, Arthur Weaver. D&J G35020.

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Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
278802a
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