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Golf » Golf Books » Golf Biographies » BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SIR HUGH LYON PLAYFAIR, PROVOST OF ST ANDREWS FROM 1842 - 1861

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SIR HUGH LYON PLAYFAIR, PROVOST OF ST ANDREWS FROM 1842 - 1861

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SIR HUGH LYON PLAYFAIR, PROVOST OF ST ANDREWS FROM 1842 - 1861

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A biography of Sir Hugh Lyon Playfair who, as Provost of St Andrews, was closely involved in the revival of the Golf Links and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in the 1850s. Playfair was also a politician, army officer and keen photographer.

8vo.84pp. Cloth-covered boards with title label to front. Pencil inscription from the author to front endpaper, dated January 2nd 1875. Frontispiece photograph of Playfair. Corner cut from title-page. A very good copy.

Date
1874
Publisher
St Andrews: All The Booksellers
Author
David LOUDEN

£600.00 (Code: 38415)

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