Lot 119 of 471:
Inscribed by A.W. Tillinghast  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The American Golfer magazine - two bound volumes Volume I, nos. 1-8 (Nov. 1908-Jun. 1908); Volume II, nos. 1-7 (Jul. 1909-Oct. 1909)

Author:
Jerome D. Travers et. al.

Place:
No place

Publisher:

Date:
1908-09

Description:

2 volumes. [3]-525; [3]-468 pp. Illustrated from photographs and other sources, with advertisements. 25x17 cm (9¾x6¾"), half-blue morocco with blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands, edges speckled red. First issues.

Inscribed in pencil by A.W. Tillinghast and signed with his initials, "From the first issue I contributed under the nom de plume "Hazard". I continued until the Spring of 1911, when I gave it up, giving the Public Ledger articles the preference...Besides the comments I sent in from time to time bits of doggerel, 'Mother Goose on the links' etc..." American Golfer was a leading golf magazine of the early 20th century and precursor to modern publications like Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. It includes news, feature articles, results and photography, and was published from 1908 to 1936. From the collection of A.W. Tillinghast via that of Theodore Prussing LeVino.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing at spine ends, edges, and corners; Volume II with a cracked rear hinge; very good or better.


 
Item number:
294047
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