Lot 383 of 400:
Whigham's How to Play Golf 1897  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
How to Play Golf

Author:
Whigham, Henry James

Place:
Chicago and New York

Publisher:
Herbert S. Stone

Date:
1897

Description:

313 + [11] ad pp. Illustrated with action photographs throughout. (8vo) original decorative dark blue cloth, lettered in golden-yellow. First Edition.

This was the first book of golf instruction published in America and contained the first "action photos" of golf. Whigham was a graduate of Oxford and later US Amateur champion for two years, and the son-in-law of C.B. MacDonald to whom he dedicates the book. Murdoch 847; D&M 4600; D&J W11320.


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Condition:
Light wear, a bit shaken; very good.


 
Item number:
285858
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