Lot 298 of 471:
With tipped in letter from Travis to Tillinghast  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,400
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Practical Golf

Author:
Travis, Walter J.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1901

Description:

vi, [2], 225 + [2] ad pp. (8vo) original green decorative cloth, top edge gilt. First Edition. 

Tipped in is a letter from the author to A.W. Tillinghast, "My Dear Tilly",  dated Feb. 11 1916 on letterhead from Hotel Royal Poinciana. Travis was an early American champion whose career began after 30 and whose putting method won him the 1904 British Open Championship. Murdoch 786; D&M 3717; D&J T14080.  Provenance: From the library of Albert W. Tillinghast via the collection of Theodore Prussing LeVino. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing with light fraying at ends of slightly leaning spine, some scuffing to cloth, a bit of soil; front hinge cracked, light toning; very good.


 
Item number:
294363
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