Lot 380 of 400:
Wethered & Simpson Arch Side of Golf 1st ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Architectural Side of Golf

Author:
Wethered, H. N. and T. Simpson

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longmans, Green

Date:
1929

Description:

xix, 211 pp. Preface by J.C. Squire. Illustrated with plates by the authors, including a frontispiece, and with several course plans in color; tissue guards; plus some wood engravings and headpieces. (4to) original gilt-stamped and lettered white cloth. First Trade Edition. 

This is a classic book of golf architecture, with superb essays on the philosophy of golf architecture and ink sketches and color washes; according to Murdoch, it is "a most desirable book to have in a golf library." Simpson believed that only by studying the "Old Course" at St. Andrews could one properly understand golf course design and construction. Murdoch 841; D&M 39420; D&J W10420.


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Condition:
Light wear and soiling to cloth, endpapers browned; light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
280641a
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