Lot 37 of 431:
Walter Camp Drives and Puts in rare dust jacket  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$2,280
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Drives and Puts - inscribed and with the rare dust jacket
Author:
Camp, Walter and Lilian Brooks
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
L.C. Page
Date:
1899
Description:

243 + 14 ad pp. Frontispiece of a woman golfer by H.C. Ireland, with tissue-guard; vignette on title page. (12mo) original pictorial green cloth depicting a man and woman strolling on a green, holding golf clubs, top edge gilt, pictorial jacket repeating cover design. First Edition.

Inscribed and signed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper: "Louis, with my best wishes, Walter Camp. Xmas 99. Very rare in original dust jacket, this copy with gilt stamping still very bright. A collection of short stories by the father of American football (he authored the first book on the subject) and Miss Brooks, a popular writer of magazine stories of the time. Murdoch 108; D&M 780; D&J C2710.

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Condition:
Jacket expertly restored; very small rubberstamp on front and rear free endpapers; else near fine.
 
Item number:
290954
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