Lot 634Mackern, Mrs Louie & M Boys - “Our...

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



Mackern, Mrs Louie & M Boys - “Our Lady of the Green (A Book of Ladies Golf)’ is 1st edition 1899 published London: Lawrence and Bullen in the original decorative pictorial coloured cloth boards, 233p – instruction boards have slight damp/lifting hence some wrinkling internal end plates show signs of old damp and Sunday discolouration otherwise internally rest is clean and tight hence overall (F) nevertheless rare. Note Mrs Louise McKern and Mrs Molly boys were accomplished players from Blackheath. Both were well known to the golfing literary public, the both regularly submitted articles to leading periodicals and both had written chapters in volumes edited and all/4 written by men. Of particular note is chapter 10 which evaluates golfer’s professional career for women (including notes about female professionals and Green keepers)

Hammer Price: £100.00

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