Cult Classic! Robert Clarke. Golf A Royal and Ancient Game. 1875 first edition - A literary masterpiece on golf - the cornerstone book of golf! The book has 284 pages all in VG Condition - Best Written Golf Book? - 143 Years Old

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TitleCult Classic! Robert Clarke. Golf A Royal and Ancient Game. 1875 first edition - A literary masterpiece on golf - the cornerstone book of golf! The book has 284 pages all in VG Condition - Best Written Golf Book? - 143 Years Old
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Edinburgh: R. & R. Clark, 1875. First edition of this rare and early work on golf. Quarto, original green cloth. With 9 plates from paintings, engravings, etchings, including 2 duotone lithographs, 1 color plan of the golf course over St. Andrew?s links and frontispiece, with tissue-guards; plus numerous wood engravings throughout the text; title page with decorative gilt margins; decorative initials. Illustrations by Clark Stanton, C.A. Doyle and G. Aikman. Its spine has kept and has been relaid new endpapers have been added. Desirable Golf Title, most 1st edition examples have been rebound. 'Widely regarded as one of the most significant, as well as best produced, early books on the history of golf, Clark's work is a compilation of the earliest literature on the game. In assembling the book, Clark, a well-known Edinburgh printer, collected early press reports, biographical sketches, significant acts of Parliament, municipal records, diaries, and extracts from the minutes of the earliest golf clubs' Murdoch 128; D&M 900.

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Amount Bidder Time
420.00 golfman42 2018-04-28 15:56:29.0
400.00 progolfer 2018-05-03 13:16:04.0

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