Lot 83 of 471:
Everard's History of Royal & Ancient 1907 1st ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900
Author:
Everard, H.S.C.
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
William Blackwood
Date:
1907
Description:

xi, 306 pp. Illustrated with numerous plates from photographs and paintings; plus 9 color plates with tissue-guards. (4to) original decorative green cloth, pictorially stamped in black on front, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

The first written history of St. Andrews Golf Club and, as Murdoch states, "a monumental effort of original research and one that is most readable, even today." The illustrations include some of the first in color of golf. Murdoch 237; D&M 16090; D&J E8890. 

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Condition:
Light wear and sunning; front hinge starting, frontispiece detached, some foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
303619
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