Lot 193 of 471:
Scotland's Gift: Golf w/slipcase 1/260  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$9,600
Estimate:
$10,000 - $15,000

Title:
Scotland's Gift: Golf

Author:
Macdonald, Charles Blair

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Scribner's

Date:
1928

Description:

xii, [2], 340 pp. Illustrated with numerous full-page and half-page photo lithographs from various old sources; 6 tipped-in color plates (as issued), including a color frontispiece by Henry C. Frick, plus a folding color map of the National Golf Links of America at rear. 10x7½", original half vellum and gilt-stamped red boards, gilt-lettered black morocco spine label, top edge gilt, publisher's slipcase. No. 31 of 260 copies, of which 10 were originally not for sale. Signed by Charles B. Macdonald on the limitation page. First Edition.

With the very rare slipcase present. Signed by Charles B. Macdonald on the limitation page. The author was a pioneer of golf in America, and he laid out the courses at the Chicago Golf Club, the National on Long Island, and Mid-Ocean at Bermuda. This edition contains 6 color plates, 3 more than the first trade edition. D&M 24760; D&J M1690.


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Condition:
Some splitting at slipcase corners and edges, scattered light soiling or finger smudging, spine sunned; volume edges rubbed, a few scattered tiny scratches to boards, vellum spine a touch darkened; else a near fine copy of the volume in an about very good and rare slipcase.


 
Item number:
306812
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