Lot 139 of 471:
Hilton & Smith Royal & Ancient Game of Golf 1/900  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf
Author:
Hilton, Harold H. & Garden G. Smith, editors
Place:
London
Publisher:
Published for Golf Illustrated, Ltd. by London & Counties Press
Date:
1912
Description:

xxvi, 276 pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs, drawings, paintings, etc.; 3 color plates and 2 photogravures. (4to) 12¼x9¾", rebound in modern red cloth with the original red pebbled calf cover laid down, gilt-tooled pictorial lion emblem lettered "Far & Sure" on front cover, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, fresh endpapers. Number 237 of 900 copies. First (Subscriber's) Edition.

First "Subscribers' Edition" with the name of subscriber Frances W. [Weinhaglin?] on limitation. Contains a listing of golf books published to 1912. "This is one of the most magnificent books in the entire library of golf, comprehensive in content, very handsome in appearance and attractively illustrated" - Murdoch 348; D&M 21090; D&J H17860. Provenance: From the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino.

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Condition:
Tape residue at heel; a bit of toning; near fine overall.
 
Item number:
306792
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