Lot 89 of 471:
Golf Through the Ages Red Letter Edition 1 of 26 copies  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$4,800
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Golf Through the Ages: Six Hundred Years of Golfing Art

Author:
Flannery, Michael and Richard Leech

Place:
[Fairfield, IA]

Publisher:
Golf Links Press

Date:
[2004]

Description:

xxvi, 413 pp. Illustrated throughout with beautiful color photographs. (Folio) 38x29 cm. (15x11½"), original full cream calf gilt borders and central pictorial device of an early golfer, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, wide gilt-ruled dentelles, marbled endpapers, attached silk ribbon page markers, all edges gilt. Fore-edge painting by Linda Donais Weir. Housed in the original red calf-backed white linen box. Copy 'K' of 26 of the Large Paper, Red Letter, Imperial Edition. First Edition.

Signed at the limitation statement by both authors and the fore-edge artist, as issued. List of the 26 original subscribers laid in. An exquisite book on the game of golf, spanning six centuries of history and representing thirteen years of scholarly research on four continents. It is lavishly bound and a stunning collection of golfing art. The edition of 26 copies was entirely pre-sold, this copy is the first to appear at auction. D&J F9370.


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Condition:
Fine, the publisher's shipping carton still present.


 
Item number:
302551
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