Lot 55 of 314:
wITHDRAWN - The Golf Book of East Lothian Presentation Copy  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
WITHDRAWN - The Golf-Book of East Lothian
Author:
Kerr, John
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
T. and A. Constable
Date:
1896
Description:

xix, 516, [2], xxxiv pp. Numerous illustrations throughout chiefly from photographs, some from paintings and facsimiles, including frontispiece with tissue-guard. (Small thick 4to) original tan-green cloth, gilt vignette stamped on the spine and front cover, lettered in gilt, beveled edges, top edge stained red, blue-green endpapers. No. 314 of 500 hand-numbered copies. First (Small Paper) Edition.

Inscribed presentation copy, signed on the front flyleaf: "Presented to the Prestwick Club with the author's kindest regards." The Prestwick Golf Club Library rubberstamp is on the half-title page. Also, signed by John Kerr on the limitation page. This was the first written account of the history of an individual golf area or club. Murdoch 419; D&M 3230; D&J K5020.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine faded, cloth lightly rubbed and rippled; very good, the binding recently tightened, a few leaves reinserted.
 
Item number:
290232b
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