Lot 261 of 400:
North Again, Golfing This Time 1894  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
North Again, Golfing This Time [with] Messrs. Kamdene, Barnesburie, & d'Alston's Tour in the North
Author:
Ralston, William and C. W. Cole
Place:
London
Publisher:
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
Date:
c.1893-94
Description:
2 volumes. Illustrated throughout with humorous drawings, including color frontispiece and title page. (Oblong 4to) 20.5x25 cm. (8x9½"), original color pictorial wrappers, the second title a bit smaller. First Editions.

Of the first title Murdoch says "A story told, with a minimum of text, of three golfers who have taken up the game after reading a book on the subject. The book referred to is the Badminton Library's 'Golf.' The illustrations are delightful." Murdoch 618; D&M 3780; D&J R1420. The second title recounts their earlier tour but has no mention of golf.

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Condition:
Both titles with wear to wrappers, the second title more so; very good.
 
Item number:
287095
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