Lot 86 of 314:
Full set of the USGA Golf Classics Facsimiles  

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Title:
Complete set of 17 volumes from the USGA classics series: Facsimile of Works from the Rare Book Library
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Place:
Far Hills, NJ
Publisher:
USGA
Date:
1981-1996
Description:

A full set of 17 volumes, containing 18 titles, in 15 slipcases, as issued. Limited issues of facsimile editions of some of the classics of golfing literature. The edition size varied within this series from 1,400 to 1,900, this set is uniformly no. 69.

Includes prospectus for Tee Shots and Others.

Comprises:

  • Mathison. The Goff: Facsimiles of Three Editions of the Heroi-Comical Poem. [The first book solely on golf, originally published in 1743]. Green cloth. 1981.
  • Simpson. The Art of Golf. 1982.
  • Cundell. Rules of the Thistle Golf Club. [&] Chambers. A Few Rambling Remarks on Golf... 2 volumes, together in a single slipcase. 1983.
  • Darwin. Tee Shots and Others. 1984.
  • Hutchinson. Fifty Years of Golf. 1985.
  • Lee. Golf in America: A Practical Manual. 1986.
  • Low. Concerning Golf. 1987.
  • Leach, ed. Great Golfers in the Making by Thirty-Four Famous Players. 1988.
  • Tufts. The Principles Behind the Rules of Golf. 1989.
  • Thomas. Golf Architecture in America: Its Strategy and Construction. 1990.
  • Robb. Historical Gossip About Golf and Golfers. [&] McPherson. Golf and Golfers, Past and Present. Together in one volume. 1991.
  • Tulloch. The Life of Tom Morris with Glimpses of St Andres and Its Golfing Celebrities. 1992.
  • Kirkaldy. Fifty Years of Golf: My Memories. 1993.
  • Hunter. The Links. 1994.
  • Tillinghast. Cobble Valley Golf Yarns and Other Sketches [&] The Mutt and Other Golf Yarns (A New Cobble Valley Series). 2 volumes, together in a single slipcase. [1996].

Together, 18 titles in 17 volumes in 15 slipcases. Illustrations. Cloth and/or boards, slipcases. Various limitations from 1400 to 1900 copies each. Facsimile Editions.

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Condition:
Fine. 11 slipcases in shrinkwrap.
 
Item number:
308072a
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