Lot 56 of 400:
Colt & Alison Golf Course Architecture  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture
Author:
Colt, H[arry] S. & C.H. Alison
Place:
London
Publisher:
Country Life & George Newnes
Date:
1920
Description:

69 + [2] ad pp. Contributions by A. MacKenzie, Horace G. Hutchinson, John L. Low, et al. Illustrated with several plates from photographs, including frontispiece; course map drawings. (8vo) original blue cloth-backed boards, spine lettered in black. First Edition.

H.S. Colt was the first non-professional golfer to work with course design and employ formal renderings, as well as to incorporate turf and tree transplantation as part of his layout model plans. Murdoch 141; D&M 12800; D&J C16810.

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Condition:
Spine sunned, light wear to extremities; very good
 
Item number:
280635a
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