Lot 300 of 471:
Tulloch's Life of Tom Morris 1st Edition  

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Title:
The Life of Tom Morris, with Glimpses of St. Andrews and its Golfing Celebrities

Author:
Tulloch, W. W.

Place:
London

Publisher:
T. Werner Laurie

Date:
[c.1908]

Description:

xvi, 334 + [1] ad pp. 27 plates from photographs, including frontispiece. (8vo) original color pictorial green cloth, rear cover and spine with vignette of crossed golf clubs stamped in black, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

The classic biography of Scotland's most famous golfer. Old Tom Morris set the record for the largest margin of victory ever when he won the 1862 British Open by 13 strokes; his son, Young Tom Morris, won the 1870 British Open by 12 strokes, a margin not matched until April 13, 1997, when Tiger Woods won the Augusta Masters. Murdoch 794; D&M 37520; D&J T16600. 


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Condition:
Rubbing and light bumps at spine ends, some soiling and darkening to cloth, golfing scene fading a bit on cover; toning to endpapers with a few occasional foxing spots; very good.


 
Item number:
306809
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