Lot 54 of 471:
Golf Courses of the British Isles by Darwin 1st  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Golf Courses of the British Isles
Author:
Darwin, Bernard
Place:
London
Publisher:
Duckworth & Co
Date:
[1910]
Description:

[8], 254 pp. Illustrated with plates (mostly in color) from paintings by Harry Rountree; printed tissue-guards. (8vo) original green cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

Tipped to the rear pastedown is a letter from the Secretary of the Douglas Golf Club, County Cork, Ireland with green fees for day, week, and month. Dated August 1932. Darwin's famous book covering the courses of Scotland, England and Ireland. Murdoch notes that "The illustrations, from original water colors, help to make this one of the fine books in the golf library, setting a high standard of excellence that Mr. Darwin would never fail to meet in his later books." -Murdoch 181; D&M 14410; D&J D7360.

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Condition:
Spine leaning, light wear to cloth, hinges repaired; very good.
 
Item number:
214216
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