Lot 10 of 471:
Aleck Bauer 1st edition of the very rare Hazards 1913  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Hazards, Those Essential Elements in a Golf Course Without Which the Game Would be Tame and Uninteresting
Author:
Bauer, Aleck
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
Toby Rubovits
Date:
1913
Description:

61 pp. Illustrated from rare and interesting photographs; 12 golf course map drawings (1 folding of St. Andrews); plus a cartoon frontispiece drawing from an old Golf Illustrated. 20.5x14 cm (8x5½"), original red cloth-backed light green boards, front cover lettered in dark green. First Edition.

A rare and charming book devoted to golf hazards. Rarely offered at auction. With bookplate of Keith Foster, his name also in ink on front free endpaper. Murdoch 44; D&M 6320; D&J B8890.


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Condition:
Re-cased with new endpapers, original spine laid down with only tiny chips at ends, faint finger soiling to boards; bit of soiling at top edge of folding plan; very good.
 
Item number:
255191c
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