Lot 146 of 234:
Blackheath Golfing Lays 1873  

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Estimate:
$10,000 - $15,000

Title:
Blackheath Golfing Lays by the Poet-Laureate of the Club
Author:
Marsh, Thomas
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
Printed for the Members of the Club
Date:
1873
Description:

[8], 143 pp. (8vo) 17.8x11.5 cm. (6¾x4½"), original printed orange paper over boards, front cover lettered in black and with a Far and Sure circular golfing emblem, yellow endpapers. First Edition.

"This is another book of early golfing verse, these to the glory of the Blackheath Golf Club, the oldest golf club in England" - Murdoch. Among the rarest of early golfing books. Murdoch 490; D&M 3520; D&J M10330. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine faded, ends worn, some rubbing, paper on rear board a bit rippled; very good.
 
Item number:
294403
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