Lot 41 of 471:
Colt & Alison Golf Course Architecture  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture
Author:
Colt, Harry S. & C.H. Alison
Place:
London
Publisher:
Country Life & George Newnes
Date:
1920
Description:

69 + [2] ad pp. Contributions by A. MacKenzie, Horace G. Hutchinson, John L. Low, et al. Illustrated with several plates from photographs, including frontispiece; course map drawings. (12mo) original blue cloth-backed boards, spine lettered in black, dust jacket. First Edition.

Cornerstone work on the design of the golf courses. H.S. Colt was the first non-professional golfer to work with course design and employ formal renderings, as well as to incorporate turf and tree transplantation as part of his layout model plans. Murdoch 141; D&M 12800; D&J C16810. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

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Condition:
Jacket lightly chipped at edges, splitting along spine fold, small loss to lettering; spine cloth soiled, damp stain in gutter of rear endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
305055
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