Lot 17 of 400:
The Book of St. Andrews Links, 1984 limited edition.   

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Lot closed - Sold For:$192
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
The Book of St. Andrews Links, Containing Plan of Golf Courses, Descriptions of the Greens, Bye-Laws of the Links, Regulations for Starting, Golfing Rhymes, &c.
Author:
[Bennett, Andrew]
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
Ellesborough Press
Date:
[1984]
Description:
[8], vi, [2], 80 pp. Illustrated with drawings, a photo, ads, and a folding color map at the rear. (12mo) full dark green morocco, all edges gilt, slipcase. No. 26 of 200 copies. Facsimile Edition.
Signed on the limitation page by J. Stewart Larson, Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, 1979-80. Originally published in 1898. Bennett's book is one of the few primary sources of information on the Royal and Ancient (aside from Balfour's and Flemming's), providing the most definitive account of the evolutionary stages in the design, development, and growth of the courses, as well as their condition prior to 1898, the year in which major alterations were implemented. D&M 700; D&J B13300.
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Condition:
Spine sunned, as typical, else fine.
 
Item number:
286908
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