First Subscribers Edition of The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf "one of the most magnificent books in the entire library of golf"
The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf.
Hilton, Harold H. & Garden G. Smith.$4,800.00
Item Number: 14015
London: Published for Golf Illustrated, Ltd. by London & Counties Press, 1912.
First Subscribers edition. Folio, original full red morocco, all edges gilt, gilt titles to the spine, gilt-tooled pictorial lion emblem lettered “Far & Sure” to the front panel. Three full-color plates (including frontispiece) and 2 photogravures; tissue guards present. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. Uncommon in this condition.
"This is one of the most magnificent books in the entire library of golf, comprehensive in content, very handsome in appearance and attractively illustrated" (Murdoch 348).