Lot 51 of 234:
Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters, Signed by Bernard Darwin  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$8,400
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
A Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters
Author:
Darwin, Bernard, introduction
Place:
London
Publisher:
Country Life
Date:
[c.1920]
Description:

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.

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Condition:
Some light scuffing to cloth; internally fine.
 
Item number:
294444
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