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GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME by CLARK. ROBERT.; - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 3620)

GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME

GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME by CLARK. ROBERT.; - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 3620)

GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME

by CLARK. ROBERT.;

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Macmillan & Co. London.,1899. Third printing. 4to. (8.5 x 6.4 inches). The so called "cheap reissue". Originally issued in a privately printed edition in 1875, this important new printing adds the new rules of Golf, as adopted by the Royal and Ancient and also updates the R.& A. medal list. Illustrated throughout with six full page plates and sixteen wood engravings by various artists including Hugh Thomson, James Drummond and Birket Foster. Decorative head and tail pieces & initial letters by Clark Stanton and C. A. Doyle. A few pages affected by foxing but mostly a very bright clean copy finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, spine with five raised bands, compartments decorated with club and players devices and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. Overall a very good copy.:

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Bookseller Inventory #
3620
Title
GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME
Author
CLARK. ROBERT.;
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan & Co. London.,1899
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tail
The heel of the spine.
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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