Lot 321 of 400:
The Golfer's Alphabet 1898 First Edition  

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Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Golfer's Alphabet

Author:
Sutphen, W.G. Van T[assel]

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Bros.

Date:
1898

Description:

Not paginated. Illustrations from drawings by A.B. Frost with alternating leaves of text. (4to) 22.9x22 cm. (9x8¾"), original cloth-backed color pictorial boards. First Edition.

 "A book of cleverly conceived couplets which convey a thought for each letter of the alphabet...The famous golf illustrator, A.B. Frost, contributes an illustration for each couplet which makes a perfect companion for the poetic nonsense" - Murdoch 751; D&M 4450: D&J S42250.


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Condition:
Boards worn at edges; one pair of leaves (illustration for D, Duffer and the verso of the preceding text leaf) darkened from old laid in clipping (no longer present); very good.


 
Item number:
286370
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