Robert Clark. Golf A Royal And Ancient Game 1893 edition - cornerstone classic piece of golf literature with 284 pages - literary masterpiece on golf, a stunning book to read!
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|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. The book also contains obituaries of...Alan Robertson and Tom Morris, Jr.' - D&J C12760; D&M 900; Murdoch 128. Bookplate of Arthur D. Morice. 284 printed pages. With 9 plates from paintings, engravings, etchings, etc., including 2 duo tone lithographs, 1 colour plan of the golf course over St. Andrew's Links and frontispiece, with tissue-guards; plus numerous wood engravings and illustrations throughout the text. Title page with decorative gilt margins; decorative initials. Illustrations by Clark Stanton, C.A. Doyle and G. Aikman. 9½ x 7¼, original gilt-decorated green cloth, lettered in gilt, brown end papers A second edition|
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