Lot 223 of 471:
Signed by Francis Ouimet 1/550  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,040
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
A Game of Golf: A Book of Reminiscence

Author:
Ouimet, Francis

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Date:
1932

Description:

x, [2], 274 pp. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated with several plates from photographs. (8vo) green cloth, lettered in gilt over red cloth background on the spine and front cover, edges untrimmed, many pages unopened, original glassine, publisher's red slipcase with paper spine and cover labels. No. 394 of 550 copies printed by the Riverside Press. First Edition.

The scarce signed limited first edition, signed by Ouimet on the limitation page. Ouimet emerged as a "player of the highest rank" in the 1913 Open, and he had a tremendous influence on American golf throughout his brilliant career - Murdoch 580; Donovan & Murdoch 28460.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Mild rubs to slipcase; small chips and other general wear to glassine; cloth spine a bit faded; occasional faint foxing; near fine with bright covers; slipcase very good or better.


 
Item number:
306799
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