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A Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters

Darwin, Bernard

Published by Country Life, London, 1927
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated with all 18 full-page mounted color plates of paintings depicting golf or golf relatives (Dutch Kolf, Het Kolven, Jeu de Mail) in different forms, from the 16th to the 19th centuries; plus other reproductions within the introduction. Some scuffing to boards and some tape applied to the fore-edges. A very large book at 16 " x 13¼", decorative green and black boards, paper cover label and the original roping still intact. An important compendium of Old Master & 19th century paintings of golf in play and golf equipment as part of home scenery in numerous Dutch, Scottish & British works. Publisher's "Suggestions for those who wish to Frame" tipped-in on the rear inside cover, as issued. D&M 13890; D&J D4030. Rare, especially with all the illustrations present. The illustrations include William St. Clair of Roslin, Captin of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers by Sir George Chalmers (1771), Old Niblick Captain of Royal Blackheath by Mr. Gallen (1807), The Golf Plyers by Pieter de Dooch, A Golfing Lady by Wyerand De Geest, Mr. William Innis by Lemuel Abbott (1790), "Old Alick" Brotherson at Blackheath (1835) and twelve others. The colors of the illustrations are quite vibrant. In very good condition. This book does not disappoint. We specialize in golf books. Bookseller Inventory # 001149

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Title: A Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters

Publisher: Country Life, London

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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