Lot 47Bruce, George (St Andrews) – ~Destiny and Other...

Auction Date: 31/01/2016 at 10:30 am

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Bruce, George (St Andrews) – ~Destiny and Other Poems~ 1st edition 1876 - authors edition c/w illustrations "several of which are by the new calotype process, the negatives by Mr Rodger which were taken specially for this work" in the original decorative gilt and embossed boards and spine – see pages 318-323 "A Piece of Rhyme upon Golf - To the St Andrews Golf Club" containing praise for Allan Robertson" a golfing celebrity of his day (recited before the half yearly meeting in June 1852), see pages 489-492 "In Memory of Young Tom Morris - The Champion Golfer of the World" together with illustration of Old and Young Tom Morris by Rodgers - some very slight bruising to the top and tail of spine – plate no.20 p164 St Andrews Castle missing otherwise overall (G)

Guide Price: £35.00 - £50.00

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