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200 FUNNY GOLF STORIES AS TOLD AT THE 19TH

Collection of golfing jokes. 1st edition. 12mo. 92pp. plus 4 pages of adverts. Internally clean and bright, very good. In the original dust-jacket, missing the entire back cover and flap and with some

£45.00

ADDICT IN BUNKERLAND

From the Golf Addict series, this instalment is introduced by Bob Hope and is full of the author's humorous cartoon illustrations with accompanying funny lines. 8vo. Dust-wrapper. 75pp. Minor wear to

£9.00

AFTER DINNER GOLF

Facsimile edition of the original work published in 1897 by Country Life, with an introduction by Joe Murdoch and illustrations by R. André. Oblong 8vo. ix + 125pp. Drawings in the text. All edges

£120.00

A BATCH OF GOLFING PAPERS

Includes The Chelah's Round, by Andrew Lang, Ballade of the Duffer, by W. Caine, The Caddies of St Andrews, by R. Whyte Gibson and Dictionary of Golf, by D. Irons. Small 8vo. [8] + 124pp. 2 illustrations.

£120.00

CONFESSIONS OF A GOLF ADDICT

The first of the many "Addict" books put out by Houghton, who also did the illustrations, many of which have appeared on calandars in "Country Life". 8vo. [viii] + 84pp. Illustrations in the text.

£20.00

DEATH ON THE FIRST TEE

Golf book. One of Adams' series of Roger Bennion crime mysteries set around the world of golf. 8vo. 192pp. Dust-wrapper, with a few very small chips to edges. A very good copy.

£175.00

DECORATIVE GOLF COLLECTIBLES - COLLECTOR'S INFORMATION / CURRENT PRICES

Although a few years old now and with prices in U.S. dollars, still the definitive illustrated catalogue of decorative golf rarities found on the market. 4to. 160pp. Pictorial boards. Very good condition.

£25.00

AN ERRANT GOLFER

With six sections including "The Mastery of Golf", "Golf and The Man" and "An Errant Golfer in France", this toothsome collection of comic pieces which originally appeared in The Bystander and The

£140.00

AN ERRANT GOLFER

With six sections including "The Mastery of Golf", "Golf and The Man" and "An Errant Golfer in France". A collection of comic pieces which originally appeared in The Bystander and The English Review. The

£25.00

FAMILY GOLF

Entertaining 1930s golf novel describing the careers of a young family, their friends and relations, set in Scotland and Surrey and demonstrating how intelligent play wins the day, with evocative period

£14.00

FLATBELLIES - IT'S NOT ABOUT GOLF. IT'S ABOUT LIFE.

Charming and beautifully written golf novel set in mid-1960s Oklahoma about a high-school team striving to win the state championship. 8vo. 343pp. Dust-wrapper. Good condition.

£6.00

FORE

A sideways look at many aspects of club-golf in the 1930s written from the point of view of the ordinary member, with chapters considering subjects such as A Lesson from the Pro, Playing Behind a Slow

£10.00

THE FORTNIGHTLY CLUB

First edition of the classic novel by the famed golf writer. 8vo. 304pp. Hardcover with cloth spine. Some wear to boards and occasional foxing to introductory pages otherwise a good copy.

£50.00

THE FRANK REYNOLDS GOLF BOOK

First edition of the extensive selection of the humorous golf-themed sketches done for 'Punch' in the early decades of the 20th century, introduced by Bernard Darwin.  4to. 102pp. Pictorial boards.

£45.00

GOLDFINGER

Nicely presented facsimile edition of the classic James Bond novel with an introduction contextualising the famous golfing passage. 8vo. 318pp. Pictorial boards. Very good condition.

£40.00

GOLF ADDICT AMONG THE IRISH

From the Golf Addict series, this instalment sees the author recount his own golfing adventures in Ireland accompanied by his long-suffering wife, illustrated throughout with Houghton's own drawings. 8vo.

£8.00

GOLF ADDICT GOES EAST

From the Golf Addict series, this instalment sees the author recount his own light-hearted golfing adventures in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Japan and Hong Kong, illustrated

£7.00

GOLF ADDICT STRIKES AGAIN

From the Golf Addict series, this instalment sees the hapless fictional protagonist encounter the ghost of Old Tom Morris of St Andrew's, leading to him becoming a better player and perhaps a better man.

£7.00

GOLF ADDICTS GALORE

From the Golf Addict series, this instalment comprises 69 of the author's humorous cartoon illustrations with accompanying funny lines. 8vo. Dust-wrapper. 75pp. Price-clipped. Good condition.

£7.00

GOLF DREAMS

Updike's humorous recounting of his 40 years of pleasurable bafflement regarding the game of golf. Small 8vo. 201pp . Dust wrapper, a little rubbed. Good.  

£4.00

GOLF IN THE YEAR 2000, OR WHAT WE ARE COMING TO

Golf novel about a man falling into a coma in 1892 and waking in the year 2000. His experiences of golf in the year 2000 include driverless golf carts, watching the game by using a series of giant mirrors

£9.00

THE GOLF OMNIBUS

A nice edition of the classic compendium of between-the-wars tales of golfing tomfoolery by the undisputed master of the genre, featuring a highly suitable Art Deco style wrapper. 8vo. 467pp. Dust-wrapper.

£8.00

GOLF STORIES

Collection of stories and poems about golf, with illustrations by E.W. Mitchell. First edition. 8vo. 131pp + adverts. Original boards, a little rubbed and lightly marked in places. Some light foxing.

£65.00

GOLF WITHOUT GALL

An irreverant guide to playing golf illustrated throughout with humorous line-drawings. 8vo. 102pp. Dust-wrapper. Some losses to wrapper including lower half of spine, and ageing to pages, some of which

£10.00

THE GOLFER'S ALPHABET

Humorous illustrations by AB Frost and accompanying rhymes by WG Van Tassel Sutphen, the man who coined the phrase "the 19th hole". Square 4to. Unpaginated. Illustrated boards, rubbed with some small

£165.00

THE GOLFER'S LIBRARY: A READER'S GUIDE TO THREE CENTURIES OF GOLF LITERATURE

A study of golfing books and the literature of the game. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£18.00

A GOLFING IDYLL, OR THE SKIPPER'S ROUND WITH THE DEVIL ON THE LINKS OF ST ANDREWS

The 1978 ltd. reprint of the 1897 3rd edition of Flint's overheard conversation rendered in dialect between and a caddie and his mate at St. Andrews. Ltd. edition, numbered 74 of 250. small 4to. xvi, 35pp.

£120.00

THE GOLFING LIFE OF JOCK KIRKCALDY

Aimed at average golfers everywhere, the author shares anecdotes from 50 years of enthusiastic but mediocre golf encapsulating the humour, frustrations and love of the game which will strike a chord with

£15.00

GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES

Excellent compendium of 24 fictional golfing tales by some of the sport's finest writers, including P.G. Wodehouse, John Updike, Ring Lardner and Bernard Darwin. 8vo. 394pp. Dust-wrapper. Good condition.

£5.00

GREAT GOLF STORIES

Marvellous anthology of fictional golfing tales by great writers such as Henry Rider Haggard, J.M. Barrie, P.G. Wodehouse, John Updike and George MacDonald Fraser. 8vo. 242pp. Dust-wrapper. Good condition.

£5.00

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