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Datum der Auktion: 13.05.2021

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3 books on golf in America

Three volumes comprising: Wind, Herbert Warren. The Story of American Golf, Its Champions and Its Championships. New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1948. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. (4to) full green cloth printed black and gilt titles; dust jacket. First Edition. (Jacket price

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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New Jersey State Golf Association Year Book 1923

72 pp. Original cloth stamped in gilt. Unlisted in D&J. Unlisted in OCLC/WorldCat. Contains detailed match by match results of the New Jersey State Amateur championship from 1900 to 1923, a listing of member clubs and the 1923 report of the Executive Committee

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Swedish Golf Association 1942 annual

219, [1] pp. Illustrations from photographs, ads, with course layout diagrams. Wrappers. Includes detailed recaps of the 1941 Swedish golf championships and listings of Swedish golf clubs

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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New South Wales Golf Annual 1925

224 pp. Illustrated with half-tones from photographs, ads. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. First Edition. Unlisted in D&M and D&J. OCLC World/Cat cites only one copy, that held at the State Library of New South Wales. Provides detailed coverage of the significant golf events of 1925, not only in New

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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AE Arnold Putting

xiii, [3], 75 pp. Foreword by Abe Mitchell. 6½x4¼", tan-orange cloth, spine lettered in green, pictorial jacket. First Edition. Scarce in jacket. D&M 5760; D&J A10150

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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On Many Greens, by Miles Bantock

xiv, 167 pp. Introduction by Findlay S. Douglas. (12mo) original pictorial green cloth. First Edition. An important anthology of golf writings from Britain and America, and with pictures of early American club houses. D&M 6090; D&J B4450

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Aleck Bauer 1st edition of the very rare Hazards 1913

61 pp. Illustrated from rare photographs; 12 golf course map drawings (1 folding of St. Andrews); plus a cartoon frontispiece drawing from an old Golf Illustrated. 20.5x14 cm (8x5½"), original red cloth-backed light green boards, front cover lettered in dark green. First Edition. A rare and charming

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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11 classic titles on the basics of golf

11 volumes. Various bindings and editions. A selection of classic titles on the basics of golf. Includes: Farrell, Major J. Golf. Original green gilt-lettered cloth. First Edition. [London]: [William Jackson], [c.1930]. Helme, Eleanor E. Family Golf. Foreword by Joyce Wethered. Illustrations by

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Golfing by Ultra-Rapid Camera in custom box

10 volumes of instructions plus 1 volume key - 11 volumes. Prefaces by Beldam. Illustrated with folding plates from photographs of golfer's in movement at rear of each (except for key); housed in custom box. 21x12 cm. (8¼x4¾"), printed boards. First Edition. Complete set of 11 volumes. Capturing the

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Boomer's On Learning Golf 1st Edition in dj

215 pp. (8vo) original green cloth, dust jacket. Number 442 of 500 copies. First Edition. A fine English professional who never won a major championship, Percy Boomer became known as one of the finest teachers in the game." (Donovan & Jerris). Murdoch 68; D&M 7090; D&J B19090. Previous owner's

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Julius Boros How to Play Par Golf

Foreword by Fred J. Bowman. Illustrated with photographs of Boros showing how to hit the ball. 8x5¼", original green cloth, pictorial jacket, separate yellow band touting Boros as 1955 World Champion. First Edition. Also includes by Boros: How to Play Golf with an Effortless Swing. Surrey: The

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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A Book of Golf by Braid, Bramston & Hutchinson

vi, [2], 308 + [4] ad pp. Edited by E. F. Benson and Eustace H. Miles. Illustrated from photographs by A. Gandy. 18.5x12.3 cm (7¼x4¾"), decorative red cloth lettered in black, custom slipcase. First Edition. Turn of the century guide to the game of golf. Murdoch 59; D&M 6740; D&J B13630

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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James Braid Advanced Golf First Edition

xi, 322 + 40 ad pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including a photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue-guard. Original black cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, custom cloth slipcase. First Edition. A book of instruction, with two chapters of memoirs. Murdoch 74; D&M

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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James Braid Advanced Golf 1911

xi, 322, [2], 31 ad, [1] pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs, including a photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue-guard. Original black cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt. Sixth Edition. Scarce edition of this book of instruction, including two chapters of memoirs

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Playing Il Golf through fascism in Italy

viii, 151, [1] pp. Text in Italian. Illustrated with plates from photographs; plus figure drawings. Pictorial wrappers. Several unopened pages. First printing. Unlisted in D&M and D&J. Unlisted in OCLC/WorldCat. Uncommon Italian Golf guide and instructional with listing of Italian Golf Clubs at

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Butler's Golfer's Manual 1907

xv, 171, [1] + [4] ad pp. Introduction by Dr. T.J. Macnamara. Illustrated with figure drawings and frontispiece of a drawing showing a set of clubs. (12mo) original decorative red cloth, yapp edges; housed in custom red cloth slipcase. First Edition. Architecture, history, rules, etiquette and

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Caddying in the 1930's and child labor concerns

44 pp. Includes map titled Distribution According to Residence and Course of Caddies Registered in 1934 on Municipal and Private Golf Courses in Erie County, N.Y.. Saddle-stitched wrappers with vignette of children playing on cover. A study of caddies and caddying including a discussion of the

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Signed by Donald M. Cameron, 1/50

389 pp. Illustrated. Green full leather, slipcase. No. 14 of an edition limited to 50 leatherbound copies from a total edition of 450. Unlisted in OCLC/WorldCat. "The intention of this book is to examine a key period in the history of golf in order to understand why the game spread from Scotland to

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Drives and Puts, Walter Camp and Lilian Brooks

243 pp. Frontispiece of a woman golfer by H.C. Ireland. (12mo) original pictorial green cloth, depicting a man and woman strolling on a green, holding golf clubs, top edge gilt. Supplied modern jacket. First Edition. One of the most recognizable pictorial covers in the golfing genre. Murdoch 108

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Let's Play Golf brochure Chicago 1933

16 pp. 21.3x10.4 cm (8¼x4"), color illustrated wrappers. First Edition. An instructional booklet that also includes a long list of golf clubs in the Chicago area along with a 2-page official map of Chicago, showing the location of the golf links as of 1933. D&J L9790; D&M 24030

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game by Clarke 2nd Edition

xxvii, [1], 305, [1] pp. 6 photogravure plates with tissue-guards, plus numerous plates from photographs or engravings, and illustrations within the text. (8vo) 21x15 cm (8¼x6"), original green cloth, gilt vignette on front cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Second Edition. Antedated by

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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An assortment of club histories

Six volumes. Comprising: Brown, Kenneth. The Medchester Club. Derrydale Press, 1938. No. 500 of 950 copies. (Bookplate on front pastedown, front hinge cracked) Browning, Robert H. K. The Harrogate Golf Club. [1947]. Wrappers. (Creases, soiling, water damage to upper corners with no loss of text

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Six books on golf collecting

7 volumes. Comprising: Olman, John M. and Morton W. Olman. The Encyclopedia of Golf Collectibles. Florence, Alabama: Books Americana, 1985. Foreword by Ben Crenshaw. Color pictorial wrappers. Murdoch, S. F. The Library of Golf. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1968. Full cloth, printed titles and

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Signed with inscription by Glenna Collett

[14], 228, ix, [1] pp. Introduction by Bobby Jones. Illustrated with several plates from photographs. Salmon-orange colored cloth with vignette on the front cover, lettered in green, top edge stained green. First Edition. Inscribed and signed by Collett on front free endpaper in blue ink

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Both of Glenna Collett's books on Golf

2 volumes. Illustrated from photographs. Comprising: Golf for Young Players, 1926 .First Edition. 115 pp. Foreword by Elenora Randolph Sears. (In rare dust jacket, Joe Murdoch's copy with his bookplate) Ladies in the Rough, 1928, First Edition. 228 pp. Assisted by James M. Neville, foreword by Bobby

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Some Essays on Golf-Course Architecture, Grant Books

xxiv, 78 pp. Contributions by Dr. A. MacKenzie, Horace G. Hutchinson, John L. Low, and others. Introduction and commentary by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Fred Hawtree. Illustrated from photographs, old original ads, and a few other reproductions. (Small 4to) gilt-decorated full green morocco, marbled

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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History of the San Francisco Golf Club No. 1 + archive

95, [1] pp. Foreword by the club president, W.A. Bentley. Illustrated from photographs and other reproductions; course map at end. (Small oblong 4to) original rust-orange cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. No. 1 of 1000 copies. First Edition. Also included: 1911 Club Book for the San Francisco

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Ellesborough Press The Golf Course, 1/200

Foreword by Robert T. Jones. Photography by Brian D. Morgan. 27.8x21.6 cm (11x8½"), dark green morocco, calf spine and cover labels, all edges gilt, publisher's cloth slipcase. No. 200 of 200 copies. Signed by Geoffrey Cornish on half title. D&J C21310

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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For the golf lover despite their score

viii, [2], 97 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece drawing by Tony Sarg. (8vo) original yellow cloth-backed pictorial green boards. First Edition. Gift inscription, "W. P. Conklin, Jr. from "Chick" Jacobus Dec. 25, 1923" on front pastedown. D&M 13020; D&J C21850

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021

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Henry Cotton's book for golf beginners

148 pp. Foreword by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated with photographic plates, plus figure drawings. 7¼x5", red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Part of the Aldin Series. Cotton's first book. Donovan & Murdoch 13050; Murdoch 148

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 13.05.2021