Lot 302 of 471:
1920 USGA Amateur Championship Program Engineers CC  

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

Title:
Welcome to Roslyn for the Amateur Golf Championship of the United States at Engineers Country Club, September 6-11, 1920

Author:
Roslyn Neighborhood Association

Place:
Roslyn Harbor, NY

Publisher:

Date:
1920

Description:

32 pp., including wrappers. Illustrations from photographs throughout. 12x17 cm (4¾x6¾") original saddlestitched wrappers, photograph on front, rear wrapper blank. First Edition.

The only recorded copy of the now third earliest known USGA Amateur Championship Program, preceded only by the 1910 program offered in the prior lot and a very rare 1899 program. Largely a viewbook of for the city of Roslyn, New York, the actual program not begriming until page 23 and including the daily schedule, a description of the event with photo of the Engineers Country Club House facing, a description of the Country Club with a montage of three photos facing, a list of the President and officers of the club, and "Suggestions for Conduct of Galleries at Amateur Championship." The championship was won by Chick Evans, defeating Francis Ouimet in the finals. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.


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Condition:
Just minor wear; a fine example and perhaps the only copy extant.


 
Item number:
294365a
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