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Golf Courses of the British Isles by Darwin 1st  

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The Golf Courses of the British Isles

Darwin, Bernard


Duckworth & Co



[8], 254 pp. Illustrated with plates (mostly in color) from paintings by Harry Rountree; printed tissue-guards. (8vo) original green cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Custom leather slipcase. First Edition.

Advertisement for the sale of the original drawings for this volume affixed to front pastedown. Darwin's famous book covering the courses of Scotland, England and Ireland. Murdoch notes that "The illustrations, from original water colors, help to make this one of the fine books in the golf library, setting a high standard of excellence that Mr. Darwin would never fail to meet in his later books." -Murdoch 181; D&M 14410; D&J D7360.

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Light wear to cloth, early gift inscription on front free endpaper; near fine.

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