Lot 58 of 314:
Golf by W.T. Linskill 1889 early golf instruction  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$60
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Golf
Author:
Linskill, W.T.
Place:
London
Publisher:
George Bell & Sons
Date:
1889
Description:

[2 (ads)], [8], 54 pp. Illustrated from drawings, etc. (12mo) original pictorial blue cloth stamped in red-orange. First Edition.

One of the early books of instruction. A good friend of Tom Morris and fellow St. Andrean, Linskill was captain of the Cambridge University Golf Club, and a pioneer of golf in England, responsible for introducing golf to Cambridge and for establishing the Oxford vs. Cambridge match in 1878. Murdoch 454; D&M 3400; D&J L13030.

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Condition:
Light wear, spine darkened a bit; chip to last leaf at fore-edge, some toning to endpapers; about near fine.
 
Item number:
302613
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