Lot # 25: 1896 The Golf Book of East Lothian Signed By John Kerr, Rev., # 170/ 250

Category: Books

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Item was in Auction "Golf Collectibles & Memorabilia II",
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2/21/2024 7:00 PM

The Golf Book of East Lothian #179/250 signed By John Kerr, Rev. This book was originally owned by Lorne Rubenstein, golf writer from Canada. The book has a page of all the original 250 owners of the limited edition. In the opinion of Fine Golf Books the Golf Book of East Lothian is the greatest golf book ever published, detailed research, photographs, art work essay, autographs a who is who of the most important period of growth for golf. . + 9 full-page plates (added for this edition) from paintings and photographs (mostly photogravure and/or sepia-tone), including frontispiece portrait; numerous illustrations throughout chiefly from photographs, some from paintings and facsimiles. 28.5x22 cm. (11x8¾"), original half dark green morocco and gilt decorated green cloth, gilt trophy cup vignette on the front cover, another gilt-vignette on spine, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. No. 179 of 250 copies. First (Large Paper) Edition. Signed by John Kerr on the limitation page. The book cover has signs of age but inside is in good condition. Binding is in good condition.

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