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The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf

Hilton, Harold H. & Garden G. Smith, editors


Published for Golf Illustrated, Ltd. by London & Counties Press



xxvi, 276 pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs, drawings, paintings, etc.; 3 color plates and 2 photogravures. (4to) 12¼x9¾", original full red pebbled calf, gilt-tooled pictorial lion emblem lettered "Far & Sure" on front cover, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Custom slipcase. From an edition of 900 copies, this copy not numbered. First (Subscriber's) Edition.

First "Subscribers' Edition" with the space for the subscriber's name blank. Contains a listing of golf books published to 1912. "This is one of the most magnificent books in the entire library of golf, comprehensive in content, very handsome in appearance and attractively illustrated" - Murdoch 348; D&M 21090; D&J H17860.

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Light wear to binding, hinges repaired, two clipped illustrations affixed to front free endpaper; foxing; very good.

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