Lot 17 of 471:
On Myrtilla's being struck down by a Golf-ball   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Miscellaneous Pieces of Poetry
Author:
Bonar, John and Charles Stuart, editors
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
W. Gray
Date:
1765
Description:

(12mo) 14.2x9.5 cm (6x4")  modern full morocco lettered in gilt on red morocco spine label, ruled in gilt and blind, edges stained red. First Edition.

The poem, 'On Myrtilla's being struck down by a Golf-ball on Burntsfield's Links near Edinburgh', by the Rev. Moses Browne, appears on pp. 88-91. Hopkinson p. 10. Previous owners' names on title page and front flyleaf.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Handsomely rebound in morocco; light foxing, one extremely narrow chip at fore-edge; near fine.
 
Item number:
305056
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