Lot 97 of 234:
Hecker's Golf for Women 1904 1st ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
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$300 - $500

Title:
Golf for Women

Author:
Hecker, Genevieve (Mrs. Charles T. Stout)

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Baker & Taylor

Date:
[1904]

Description:

217 + [6] ad pp. Includes a chapter by Rhona K. Adair. Illustrations from photographs and drawings including frontispiece portrait of the author. (8vo) original pictorial green cloth stamped in white, gray, gilt and brown, front cover lettered in white, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

The first instruction book for women published in America. The game of golf presented to the "feminine inquiring mind and from a woman's viewpoint". The pictures of early lady champions illustrate that the woman golfer of the day was probably more handicapped by her dress than by her lack of golfing ability - Murdoch 331; D&M 20510; D&J H12160. A true golf classic. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.


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Condition:
Spine sunned, light wear, front hinge cracked; pages unopened; very good.


 
Item number:
294457
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