Golf Book Collection

Golf Book Collection

  1. Bantock, Miles. On Many Greens A Book of Golf and Golfers. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1901. pp. xiv, 167. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with black lettering, and black, red, and cream decoration to spine and front board. Black and white photos, and woodcut vignette headpieces. Rubbing to edges, ffep excised, contents clean, binding sound; very good+. Lacks dustjacket. Hardcover. Introduction by Finlay S. Douglas. (#042641)                $130.00

 

  1. Barton, Pam. A Stroke a Hole. London: Blackie & Son Ltd, 1937. Square 8vo. Bound in red cloth with black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Light shelfwear, contents clean with tight, sound binding; very good+. Hardcover. (#042620) $10.00

 

  1. Braid, J., J. A. T. Bramston, H. G. Hutchinson, &c. [E. F. Benson & E. H. Miles, eds.]. A Book of Golf. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1903. pp. 308. 8vo. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and black lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Black-and-white photographs by A. Gandy, Winchester. Edgewear, some spotty discolouration to boards (possibly from moisture), cloth dye has bled a little on to foredge, contents clean and unmarked save for a few scant spots, endpapers split but binding remains tight and sound; good. Hardcover. Athletic Library. (#042638)                   $150.00

 

  1. Braid, James. Advanced Golf Or, Hints and Instructions For Progressive Players. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. Tenth Edition. 8vo. Bound in dark gray cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped title to front board. Black and white frontispiece and many photographic reproductions throughout. Edgewear, rubbing to boards. Ink name to ffep otherwise contents remain clean and unmarked. Overall, good to good+. Hardcover. (#042648) SOLD

 

  1. [Chambers, W & R] Ranald M Alexander, ill’s. Golfing / A Handbook to The Royal and Ancient Game with List of Clubs, Rules, &c. Also Golfing Sketches and Poems. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1887. First edition. pp. 134 + blank pages + ads. 12mo. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, and black lettering and illustration to front board. Patterned endpapers. Tissue-guarded colour portrait frontispiece, 5 tinted plates, and in-text engravings. Binding tight and sound, showing minor abrasions to edges, light overall soiling, sunned spine, slight rippling to cloth; contents clean and unmarked. Very good. Hardcover. Illustrated by Ranald M. Alexander, and others. (#042636)                     $500.00

 

  1. Dalrymple, W. [Ed.]. Golfer’s Guide To The Game and Greens of Scotland. Edinburgh: W.H. White & Co., 1894. Slim 8vo. Bound in bright red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Light shelfwear, spine darkened. Contents clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#042626) SOLD

 

  1. Demaret, Jimmy. My Partner Ben Hogan. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1954. First edition. pp. 214. 8vo. Green cloth with white lettering to spine. Drawings by Murray Olderman, and black and white photographs. Slight spine slant, abrasions to extremities, binding tight and sound, contents crisp and clean; very good. Hardcover. (#042640) $150.00

 

  1. Didrikson Zaharias, Mildred. Championship Golf. New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1948. 8vo. Bound in beige cloth with green lettering to spine and front board. Black and white photographic reproductions. Lightest shelfwear, contents clean, crisp and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+ in good price clipped dustjacket with chirps and short closed tears along edges. Overall, very good-., Hardcover. (#042630) $15.00

 

  1. Hammerton, J. A. The Rubaiyat of a Golfer [Country Life]. London: Hazel, Watson & Viney Ltd., 1946. Slim 8vo. Black and white drawings. Bound in green cloth. Light shelfwear and sunning; very good+ in poor dustjacket with front panel torn into two pieces. Hardcover. (#042627) $15.00

 

  1. Hare, Burnham. The Golfing Swing: Simplified and Its Mechanism Correctly Explained. London: Methuen & Co., 1915. Slim 12mo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white photographic frontispiece; very good+. Hardcover. (#042632) $15.00

 

  1. [Hogben, John] “Cleeke Shotte, Esq., of Bunker Hill”. The Golf Craze Sketches and Rhymes. Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, ND 1907. pp. 123. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and bright gilt, red, white, and black decoration to front board. Publisher’s green topstain. Light abrasions to edges, rear board slightly curled at corners, free endpapers show discolouration, minor foxing throughout, remarkably crisp; very good. Hardcover. Scarce. Contains selections “reprinted from the pages of The Spectator, The Pall Mall Gazette, Truth, Chambers’ Journal, and various other periodicals”. (#042637)                    $150.00

 

  1. Hutchinson, Horace G. The Badminton Library: Golf. London: Longmans, Green & Co. , 1911. Small 8vo. Bound in brown cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Some rippling to boards, slight spine slant, shaken. Contents clean and unmarked with sound binding. Overall, good+. Hardcover. (#042623) SOLD

 

  1. Hutchinson, Horace G. The Golfing Pilgrim on Many Links. London: Methuen & Co. , 1897. pp. 287 + 40 pg catalogue (dated 1902). 8vo. Bound in olive green cloth with gilt to spine and black lettering and decoration to front board. One full page illustration. Spine discoloured, with 1″ tear to rear joint and for .25″ into the spine, with offsetting from an old repair, spine ends frayed, spine slant, corners slightly curled, internally showing ink name, some foxing to endpapers and page edges, else unmarked. Hardcover. (#042644) $100.00

 

  1. Jones, Robert T.; O.B. Keeler. Down The Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1931. 8vo. Black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Bound in green cloth, very light shelfwear, ink inscription to ffep, sunning to spine; good+ to very good. Hardcover. (#042624) $15.00

 

  1. Lang, Andrew. Golfing Papers. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent and Co., [N.D.]. Slim 12mo. Bound in bright red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Black and white drawings. Negligible shelfwear, some sunning to spine, very light foxing to endpapers. Contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good to very good+. Hardcover. (#042634) SOLD

 

  1. Leigh-Bennett, E. P. Southern Golf. Waterloo: Southern Railway of England, 1935. pp. 167. 8vo. Bound in red cloth, green, black and white decoration. Light shelfwear, boards rubbed. Very light occasional foxing confined to endpapers otherwise contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, good to good+. Hardcover. Illustrated by Helen McKie. (#042619)              $50.00

 

  1. Leitch, Cecil. Golf. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1922. pp. 254. 8vo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white photographic reproductions throughout. Light edgewear, spine ends bumped. Contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+. Hardcover. Winner Ladies’ Open Championship, 1914, 1920, 1921; English Ladies’ Close Championship, 1914, 1919; Ladies’ Championship of France, 1912, 1914, 1920 and 1921; Canadian Ladies’ Championship, 1921 (#042635)             $30.00

 

  1. Marshall, Robert. The Haunted Major. Edinburgh: Warwick & Sons., 1951. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light shelfwear, ink name to ffep; very good+ in fair dustjacket, panels split at spine, now housed in BroDart protective sleeve. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#042629) $30.00

 

  1. Mitchell, Abe; J. Martin, ed. Down to Scratch. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1933. 3rd edition. pp. xi, 143. 8vo. Bound in grass-green cloth with black lettering and rules. Black and white photos. Some general shelfwear, light rippling to cloth over front board, ink name, some underlining, and checkmarks to margins; fair. Hardcover. (#042642)                        $85.00

 

  1. Morrison, Alex J. A New Way To Better Golf. London: William Heineman Ltd., 1937. 8vo. Bound in green cloth with white lettering to spine. Black and white photographic reproductions. Negligible shelfwear; very good+ in good- dustjacket with chipping and closed tears along edges. Overall, very good. Hardcover. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. (#042628)                  $25.00

 

  1. [No Author]. The Golfers Handbook; 1952: World-Wide Golf Statistics. Edinburgh: J. and J. Gray, 1952. Small thick 8vo. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographic reproductions, illustrations and advertisements. Bound in bright red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Light shelfwear, boards lightly bowed, ink stamp to foredges. Overall, very good to very good+. Hardcover. Forty-Ninth Year of Publication (#042633)                    $30.00

 

  1. Ouimet, Francis; Bernard Darwin. A Game of Golf: A Book of Reminiscence. London: Hutchinson & Co., N.D. [Circa 1930’s]. pp. xii, 254. 8vo. Bound in olive green cloth with black lettering to spine. Light shelfwear, sunning to spine, boards slightly bowed. With exception of very light foxing to endpapers contents remain clean with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#042645) SOLD

 

  1. Ray, Edward. Inland Golf. London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., ND ca. 1914. First edition. pp. xii, 234, ads. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and 31 plates: Black and white photos of the author in instructional poses, pipe firmly in his teeth. Light general shelfwear, cloth a trifle rippled over front board, binding sound, contents clean but for a few scant spots; very good. Hardcover. (#042643) $85.00

 

  1. Snead, Sam. How to Play Golf and Professional Tips on Improving Your Score Also, Rules of the Game of Golf. Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1946. Royal 8vo. pp. 173. Bound green cloth with cream lettering and illustration to spine and front board. Black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Negligible shelfwear, very good to very good+. Hardcover. (#042646) $15.00

 

  1. Stewart, T. Ross. Lays of the Links A Score of Parodies. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1895. pp. 68. Slim 12mo. Bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Red endpapers. Ripple to cloth over front board, very light edgewear, binding firm, contents clean and unmarked; very good. Hardcover. (#042639)             $150.00

 

  1. Vardon, Harry. The Complete Golfer. London: Methuen & Co., 1908. Ninth Edition. 8vo. Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light shelfwear, ink inscription to ffep, split at front endpapers revealing mull, frontispiece excised, sporadic pencil markings, slightly cocked; good-. Hardcover. (#042621) SOLD

 

  1. Vardon, Harry. How to Play Golf; with Forty-Eight Illustrations. London: Methuen & Co., 1921. 15th Edition. 8vo. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped title to front board. Black and white photographic reproductions and illustrations. Light shelfwear, some sunning to boards else, very good+. Hardcover. (#042647) SOLD

 

  1. Vardon, Harry. Progressive Golf. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, [N.D.]. pp. 160. Small 8vo. Bound in dark green cloth with black rules and lettering to spine and front board. Black and white fold-out photographic reproductions. Negligible shelfwear, small booksellers stamp to corner of rear free endpaper. Contenst remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+ in very good+ dustjacket with faint stainmarks to spine of panel and some short closed tears. Overall, very good to very good+. Hardcover. (#042625)  SOLD

 

  1. West, Henry Litchfield. Lyrics of the Links. New York: Macmillan, 1921. pp. 180. 8vo. Bound in green cloth, frontispiece and black and white drawings throughout. Some edgewear, light rubbing to boards. Contents clean with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#042631) $35.00

 

  1. Wilson, Harry Leon; M.L. Blumenthal. So This Is Golf! New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1921. pp. 46. Slim 8vo. 1/2 cloth over paper boards. Black and white illustrations. Some edgewear, ink stamp to verso title page otherwise, contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, good+. Hardcover. (#042649) $12.50

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