Golf Collectibles & Memorabilia August 2018 Auction
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RARE - First Edition, Published in Scotland in 1875 Book Golf: A Royal And Ancient Game By Robert Clark. Signed By Robert Clark Personilized Letter Dated, November 18th, 1875, Hanover Street, Edinburgh. Leather Green Binding, Very Goof Condition. Edinburgh: R. & R. Clark, 1875. First edition of this rare and early work on golf. Quarto, original green cloth. With 9 plates from paintings, engravings, etchings, including 2 duotone lithographs, 1 color plan of the golf course over St. Andrew's links and frontispiece, with tissue-guards; plus numerous wood engravings throughout the text; title page with decorative gilt margins; decorative initials. Illustrations by Clark Stanton, C.A. Doyle and G. Aikman. 

"Widely regarded as one of the most significant, as well as best produced, early books on the history of golf, Clark's work is a compilation of the earliest literature on the game. In assembling the book, Clark, a well-known Edinburgh printer, collected early press reports, biographical sketches, significant acts of Parliament, municipal records, diaries, and extracts from the minutes of the earliest golf clubs" 

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1875 GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME BY RR CLARK - SIGNED AND DATED LETTER BY ROBERT CLARK1875 GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME BY RR CLARK - SIGNED AND DATED LETTER BY ROBERT CLARK1875 GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME BY RR CLARK - SIGNED AND DATED LETTER BY ROBERT CLARK1875 GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME BY RR CLARK - SIGNED AND DATED LETTER BY ROBERT CLARK
1875 GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME BY RR CLARK - SIGNED AND DATED LETTER BY ROBERT CLARK
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