Lot 168Hamilton, David – signed ~The Thorn Tree Clique...

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

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Hamilton, David – signed ~The Thorn Tree Clique – new analysis of Mathieson~s poem The Goff~ publ~d 2001 in quarter leather and marbled boards ltd ed no 194/ 250 which were hand tooled in leather using a golfing motif at The Fine Bindery comes, inscribed with ~author~s best wishes, David Hamilton~ 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 condition

Hammer Price: £60.00

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