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Reminiscences of the Old Bruntsfield Links Golf Club, 1866-1874  

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Reminiscences of the Old Bruntsfield Links Golf Club, 1866-1874

Aitchison, Thomas S. & George Lorimer


Printed for Private Circulation



xiv, [2], 126, [1] pp. With photogravure frontispiece portrait of Thomas Aitchison from a photograph by William Crooke with facsimile autograph of Aitchison. (Large 8vo) original gilt-lettered blue cloth, top edge gilt. First Edition.

"Told in the first person, this handsome volume includes many of the club's poems, or lays, as they were called, which were written to honor members on special occasions. The recollections of the two authors make interesting reading and are valuable in helping to fill out our knowledge of early golf" - Murdoch 8; D&M 5040; D&J A3610.  

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Light wear, rubbing with a bit of fraying at spine head; hints of foxing to endpapers, mild toning to leaves; near fine.

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