Lot 197 of 471:
Blackheath Golfing Lays 1873  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,100
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Blackheath Golfing Lays by the Poet-Laureate of the Club

Marsh, Thomas


Printed for the Members of the Club



[8], 143 pp. (8vo) 17.8x11.5 cm. (6¾x4½"), original printed orange paper over boards, front cover lettered in black and with a Far and Sure circular golfing emblem, yellow endpapers. First Edition.

"This is another book of early golfing verse, these to the glory of the Blackheath Golf Club, the oldest golf club in England" - Murdoch. Among the rarest of early golfing books. Murdoch 490; D&M 3520; D&J M10330. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

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Spine faded, ends worn, some rubbing, paper on rear board a bit rippled; very good.

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