Rare First Edition of A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900
A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900.
Item Number: 86790
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1907.
First edition of “one of the most handsome books in the library of golf.” Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles an tooling to the spine and front panel, top edge gilt, illustrated with numerous plates from photographs and paintings, including some color plates. In near fine condition. Housed in custom half morocco clamshell box.
The first written history of St. Andrews Golf Club and, as Murdoch states, "a monumental effort of original research and one that is most readable, even today." The illustrations include some of the first in color of golf. Murdoch 237. D&M 16090; D&J E8890.