Lot 278 of 471:
Golfiana Miscellanea, 1887  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$60
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Golfiana Miscellanea; Being a Collection of Interesting Monographs on the Royal and Ancient Game of Golf

Author:
Stewart, James Lindsay, editor

Place:
London

Publisher:
Hamilton, Adams & Co.

Date:
1887

Description:

xi, [1], [9]-300 + 8 ad pp. (8vo) original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition.

Stewart's purpose in publishing this book was to bring golf literature to the attention of the public, since although Clark's magnificent book had appeared years before, it had been in a limited edition and generally unavailable to the public. Among other literature, this contains an interesting reprint of Farnie's The Golfer's Manual - Murdoch 743; D&M 4380; D&J S36640.


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Condition:
Slight lean to somewhat darkened spine, soiling to boards; hinges starting, toning to endpapers, milder toning within; very good.


 
Item number:
304304
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