Lot 32 of 471:
Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game by Clarke 2nd Edition  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Golf: A Royal & Ancient Game
Author:
Clark, Robert, editor
Place:
London
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co.
Date:
1893
Description:

xxvii, [1], 305 pp. 4 photogravure plates with tissue-guards, plus numerous plates from photographs or engravings, and illustrations within the text. (8vo) original green cloth, gilt vignette on front cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Second Edition.

Preceded by the Edinburgh Edition of 1875. "Widely regarded as one of the most significant, as well as best produced, early books on the history of golf, Clark's work is a compilation of the earliest literature of the game." - D&J. Murdoch 388; D&M 910; D&J C12790. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine leaning, hinges cracking; very good.
 
Item number:
294370a
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