Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am
"Dalrymple, W – Golfers Guide to the Game and Greens of Scotland” 1st ed 1894 publ’d W H White & Co Edinburgh in the original red and gilt pictorial cloth boards and spine, illustrated with plans and photographs, large folding map (some minor tears and wear folds) 208 pages plus 11 pages of ads at front and rear. Very scarce in the original red cloth boards – some discolouration to the edge of the pages and front and rear end plates – hence (F) but rare to find. Note It includes profiles of many of the era’s leading players to incl ""Old Tom"" and ""Young Tom"", Allan Robertson, John Gourlay, Willie Fernie, Willie Park Snr and Jnr et al. The second part of the book describes the greens of Scotland, many illustrated with plans"