Lot 527Hamilton, David signed – “The Thorn Tree Clique...

Auction Date: 28/01/2015 at 10:30 am



Hamilton, David signed – “The Thorn Tree Clique – new analysis of Mathieson’s poem The Goff” publ’d 2001 in deluxe leather ltd ed no 40/ 50 which were hand tooled in leather using a golfing motif at The Fine Bindery comes c/w slip case made from grass and leaves from Leith Links home of the world’s first golf club hence. The book contains the first line by line analysis of Matthieson’s Edinburgh poem “The Goff” of 1742, not only casting new light on the play but also revealing it as an Enlightenment parable. The 4 wood engravings are by Kathleen Lindsley and an end pocket has a facsimile of this rare and valuable poem – appears unread hence (VG).

Hammer Price: £140.00

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