Lot 60 of 471:
Royal Blackheath Golf Club Darwin handbook 1933  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$1,560
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Royal Blackheath Golf Club
Author:
Darwin, Bernard
Place:
London
Publisher:
The Golf Clubs Association
Date:
1933
Description:

32 pp. Photographs and advertisements. 18.5x12 cm. (7¼x4¾"), tan saddle-stitched wrappers printed in dark blue with embossed blue shield decoration.

"The Royal Blackheath Golf Club is, as all the world knows, the oldest golf club in the world..." -pg. 5. PBA had the 1938 version of this book in 2011.  This 1933 edition precedes that edition and apparently is the first Darwin edition of this handbook. D&J list  1938, 1947 and 1953 editions but not this 1933 edition. Unlisted in OCLC WorldCat.
 
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Condition:
Wrappers slightly toned with a bit of rubbing; near fine.
 
Item number:
308080
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