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Bernard Darwin Playing the Like in rare DJ  

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Playing the Like

Darwin, Bernard


Chapman & Hall



xii, 247 pp. (8vo) original brown cloth, flag pole vignette on front cover, spine lettered in cream, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

With bookplate of Joseph S.F. Murdoch. In the scarce dust jacket. Gleanings from Darwin's articles in Country Life and The Times, including commentary on courses, history, personalities, and developments of the game, as well as personal reminiscences and biographical descriptions of Ball, Braid, Herd, Hilton, Tait, Taylor and Vardon. Murdoch 191; D&M 14210; D&J D6100. 

Lot Amendments

A few chips at head of faintly darkened jacket spine, with a small closed tear and light edgewear, mild soil; a bit of toning to endpapers, hints of foxing to edges; near fine in very good or better jacket.

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