Lot 417 of 471:
WITHDRAWN - Golfer's Guide to the Game, 1894  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
WITHDRAWN - Golfer's Guide to the Game and Greens of Scotland
Author:
Dalrymple, W., ed.
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
W. H. White
Date:
1894
Description:

WITHDRAWN - xxx, [2], 208 + [5] ad pp. Edited by W. Dalrymple. Illustrated from photographs and maps (including a folding map of Scotland with Golf Greens marked); ads for golf equipment in the front and back. 7¼x4¾, gilt-lettered pictorial red cloth, front cover vignette stamped in black. First Edition.

The scarce first volume in an annually published series. Title of the annuals changed after 1894 to Golfer's Guide for the United Kingdom, and in 1899 (the last edition published) to Golfer's Guide Annual. Full of information on golf and nice descriptions of golf clubs, courses, and personalities, along with some golf poetry. Small label from Thomas Porter, Bookseller, Printer & Bookbinder from Leven, and "Innerleven Golf Club" inked on the front pastedown. Donovan & Murdoch 1400; Murdoch 168.

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Condition:
Moderate wear and soil to cloth, spine neatly repaired but faded, bump to top front corner;
 
Item number:
302643
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