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Forgan's Golfer's Manual, Forgan's Special Edition  

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The Golfer's Handbook, including History of the Game; Special Uses of the Different Clubs; Hints to Beginners; History of Golf Balls; The Feats of Champion Golfers; Golfiana; Glossary of Technical Terms; Rules for the Game; List of Clubs and Their Secretaries

Forgan, Robert


Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent

[c. 1891]


iv, 80, [1]  pp. Illustrated with plates from drawings, etc.; plus diagrams within the text. (8vo) original pictorial orange cloth stamped in black. "Forgan's Special Edition," following the fourth edition.

Forgan's "Special Edition" as stated on the front cover, which seems to be an issue in-between the fourth and fifth editions. The fourth and fifth editions were enlarged to include a chapter on the history of golf ball making, this edition has this as well. Murdoch 260; D&M 1250; D&J F11800. Early ownership marks on front free endpaper.

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Some soiling to cloth; toning to endpapers; very good.

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