Lot 159 of 471:
Hutchinson's Badminton Library: Golf Large Paper  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
$800 - $1,200

Golf: The Badminton Library

Hutchinson, Horace G.


Longmans, Green



xvi, 495 pp. Contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, A.J. Balfour, Andrew Lang, H.S.C. Everard, etc. Illustrated with numerous drawings by Thomas Hodge and Harry Furniss, including frontispiece with tissue-guard. (4to) 24.3x19 cm. (9½x7½"),  blue half-morocco with original gilt-stamped orange cloth, black endpapers, untrimmed edges, top edge gilt. Part of the "Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes" set. No. 14 of 250 Large Paper copies. First Edition. 

The scarce "Large Paper" edition. The Badminton Library issued 24 volumes on 22 different sports, for use of the general public who knew little or nothing about sports. Hutchinson was a wise choice by the editor to author the volume on golf, as he was already becoming one of the most prolific and knowledgeable golf writers in history. Murdoch 388; D&M 2970; D&J H28540.

Lot Amendments

Binding well worn, lacking spine panel, rubbed boards holding by threads; hinges cracked, limitation page torn with creasing, else very good.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.