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Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters, Signed by Bernard Darwin  

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A Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters

Darwin, Bernard, introduction


Country Life



Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated with 19 full-page mounted color plates of paintings depicting golf or golf relatives (Dutch Kolf, Het Kolven, Jeu de Mail) in different forms, from the 16th to the 19th centuries; plus other reproductions within the introduction. (Folio) 17x13¼", original black cloth, gilt lettered black leather label on front. No. 17 of 300 copies for Britain from a total edition of 500. First Edition.

Signed by Bernard Darwin at the limitation statement, as issued. With an additional color plate not present in the trade edition. An important compendium of Old Master & 19th century paintings of golf in play and golf equipment as part of home scenery in numerous Dutch, Scottish & British works. Very rare, this is only the second copy of this signed, limited edition to be offered by PBA Galleries. D&M 13900; D&J D4060.  Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

Lot Amendments

Some light scuffing to cloth; internally fine.

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