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Golf » Golf Books » Golf Reference Books » THE RULES OF GOLF OF THE TEN OLDEST GOLF CLUBS FROM 1754 TO 1848, TOGETHER WITH THE RULES OF THE ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS FOR THE YEARS 1858, 1875, 1888

THE RULES OF GOLF OF THE TEN OLDEST GOLF CLUBS FROM 1754 TO 1848, TOGETHER WITH THE RULES OF THE ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS FOR THE YEARS 1858, 1875, 1888

THE RULES OF GOLF OF THE TEN OLDEST GOLF CLUBS FROM 1754 TO 1848, TOGETHER WITH THE RULES OF THE ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS FOR THE YEARS 1858, 1875, 1888
THE RULES OF GOLF OF THE TEN OLDEST GOLF CLUBS FROM 1754 TO 1848, TOGETHER WITH THE RULES OF THE ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS FOR THE YEARS 1858, 1875, 1888

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Charles Clapcott was an enthusiastic historian of golf and its rules. He was also one of the foremost golf book collectors of his day. This book represents a definite study of the early rules and the first attempt to trace the evolution of golf rules. The clubs, and dates of Rules included, are as follows: Royal & Ancient, St Andrews (1754); Hon. Company of Edinburgh Golfers (1775); Aberdeen (1783); Crail Golfing Soc. (1786); Edinburgh Burgess Golfing Society (1802); Hon. Company of Edinburgh Golfers (1809); Glasgow G.C. (1810); R& A, St Andrews (1812); E.B.G.S (1814); for the Gold Medal of the E.B.G.S. (1816); for golf on the Links of Aberdeen (1815); Laws of Golf, as revised by Blackheath G.C. (1828); Burntisland G.C. (1828); St Andrews (1829); Musselburgh (1829 & 1834); E.B.G.S. (1838); R&A G.C. of St Andrews, as played over the Links (1842); Blackheath (1844); Thistle (1824); Perth Golfing Soc. (1825); Royal Perth Golfing Soc. (1839); R&A G.C. of St Andrews, as played over the Links (1858); Rules for the Game of Golf (1888); Local Rules for St Andrews Links.

8vo. [v] + 127pp. Handmade paper, rough edges. Bound in quarter cloth over tan boards, gilt title to the spine. Some very light internal foxing and bookplate of A.R. Russ to fly-leaf. A very good copy of this rare volume of rules of the game. Limited Edition of 500 copies. [D&M, 12400]

 

Date
1935
Publisher
"Golf Monthly"
Author
Charles B. CLAPCOTT

£500.00 (Code: 68119)

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