Lot 8302x Golf Books from the1930s/1950s – Robert Browning...

Auction Date: 14/08/2020 at 10:30 am

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2x Golf Books from the1930s/1950s – Robert Browning “A History of Golf – The Royal & Ancient Game” 1st ed 1955 retaining some of the original dust jacket, c/w numerous colour plates and other illustrations, internally very clean and sound. Note a comprehensive and well-written history of the game from its origins to the mid-1950s, often regarded as the first social history of the game – a must for any golf historian; and ‘The Lonsdale Library The Game of Golf’ Vol. IX” 1931 with 100 illustrated photograph plates of leading golfers to incl the Bobby Jones, Henry Cotton, Roger Wethered, Joyce Wethered, Tommy Armour, Archie Constant, Walter Hagan, Miss Cecil Leitch, Miss Glenna Collett, et al bound in sand coloured cloth boards, 251p, split to front hinge, Christmas Greeting to the front free end plate – some minor creases to spine overall (F)

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