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[VARIOUS]. [STEWART, James Lindsay ed.]
Golfiana Miscellanea: Being a Collection of Interesting Monographs on the Royal and Ancient Game of Golf
London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1887., 1887. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. xi; 300; 8 [publisher's advertisements]. Bound in publisher's red buckram with title and author's name in gilt lettering to spine. A volume comprising golf-related: history, poetry, short stories, technique, regulations, songs, law, vocabulary, and international variations on the game. Boards are a little rubbed with a noticeable pale mark to front board and light spotting to cloth. General shelf wear shows with endcaps frayed and all corners bumped. Spine sunned to a light brown. Textblock shows well, with light age toning to leaves more noticeable towards front and rear; shaken in the case with gauze-cloth joints beginning to show at inside gutters of rear. A comprehensive and engaging collection for lovers of golf.
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