The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Golf. With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart., Right Hon. A.J. Balfour M.P., Andrew Lang, H.F.C. Everard, and others. Thomas HODGE, Harry FURNESS, illustrators, Horace G. HUTCHINSON.

The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Golf. With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart., Right Hon. A.J. Balfour M.P., Andrew Lang, H.F.C. Everard, and others.

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890. [Golf] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[2] xiv; 463 [1]. Illustrated with 22 plates, several woodcuts in text, and many further illustrations. Publisher's pictorial brown cloth, with library scene and titles in black to front board, titles in black and gilt to spine; swan and ship patterned endpapers. Bookseller's blind stamp to prelims, "A. Brown and Son, Savile Street, Hull". The very lightest of handling with a hint of spotting to edges. A fine copy. An ideal reference work, from a well respected series, on the history of golf, and how it was played towards the turn of the 19th century. Item #43213

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