Lot 71 of 431:
The Rules of Golf, Charles Crombie  

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The Rules of Golf

Crombie, Charles


"Perrier" Water



Illustrated with 24 humorous color lithograph plates by Crombie. small title page (printed in blue) laid-in at front, a second at the middle. (Oblong folio) 26.8x36.5 cm (11¼x17½"), original green cloth-backed boards, housed in custom made clamshell box, quarter morocco and cloth, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands. First Edition. 



Crombie (1885-1967) illustrated this wonderful book with whimsical characters in nursery-rhyme style medieval clothes caught in impossible situations. Each plate has a color printed ad for Perrier bottled water on the verso. D&M 13510; D&J C27250.

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Some wear, dampstains, small chips to letters on front panel; very good or better in fine box.

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