Lot 29 of 314:
Seven works of golf fiction & literature  

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Seven works in golf fiction and literature

Various authors

Various places


Various dates


7 cloth or cloth-backed volumes.


  • Stories of Golf collected by William Knight and T.T. Oliphant. William Heinemann, London, 1894. (Spine darkened, tear to cloth at rear joint, soiling; internal cracks to binding).
  • The Golficide by W.G. Van T. Sutphen. Harper & Brothers, London, 1898. (Frontispiece detached, some tender signatures).
  • Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War by [Dunne, Finley Peter]. Small, Maynard & Company, Boston, 1898. 
  • Short Story Masterpieces by the Best American Authors. Daily Story Publishing Company, Chicago, 1900. Features the golf story When the Chance God Slept by H.S. Canfield. 
  • Golf Stories by Gerald Batchelor. Adam and Charles Black, London, 1914. (Soiling to cover).
  • An Astounding Golf Match by Stancliffe. Methuen & Co., London, [1914]. (Rubbing to joints and edges). 
  • Dormie One and Other Golf Stories by Holworthy Hall. The Century Co., 1917. (Hinges cracked).

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