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Half Hours with an Old Golfer

Currente, Calamo (Pseudonym for James McHardy)

Published by George Bell, London, 1895
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Antiquarian Golf (Pepperell, MA, U.S.A.)

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178 pages, 35 b/w illustrations and additionally four of the most beautiful chromolithograph plates in the entire library of golf depicting what a true links couse looks like. First edition in original brown cloth profusely decorated with clubs, flags, balls, etc. all drawn in a whimsical style. These illustrations and cover lettering are all in gilt as are the top page edges. A handsome little volume which delivers, in verse and prose, instruction, rules, and how to behave when playing the game. Old former owner bookplates on pastedown and first free front endpaper, toning to feps from pastedown offset, lower rear corner very minimally bumped, and very slight wear to spine extremities. All in all an impressive copy of an impressive volume. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000739

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Half Hours with an Old Golfer

Publisher: George Bell, London

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Illustrator: G.A.Laundy

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition..

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Antiquarian Golf offers out-of-print, used, scarce and rare books and periodicals exclusively on the subject of golf. Areas of concentration include history, architecture, fiction, instruction, programs, poetry and ephemera. Want lists are always welcomed. Our stock includes hundreds of titles yet to be listed so do not hesitate to contact us with any needs. Buying and selling golf literature exclusively since 1971.

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