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Golf Reference Books

Golf Reference Books

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AN ABC OF GOLF

An A-Z of Golf terms and expressions. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Good.

£5.00

COLLECTING GOLF-BOOKS 1743–1938

Hopkinson began collecting golf books whilst working as a "scout" and dealer for collector Otto Probst. But his main interest lay in books on music, about which he was a very great expert. Indeed, after

£360.00

DR. MACKENZIE'S GOLF ARCHITECTURE

Limited edition re-print of Dr. Mackenzie's classic work on golfing architecture, originally published in 1920. Ltd. edition reprint. 8vo. 85pp. plus decorated appendix on groundskeeping. Near fine in

£140.00

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GOLF COLLECTIBLES

Extensive illustrated catalogue of golfing collectibles. 1st edition. Small folio. 306pp. including photos. Very good in the original gilt embossed blue boards, very good condition. Presentation copy to

£50.00

THE GAME OF GOLF AND THE PRINTED WORD 1566-1985

Comprehensive bibliography of Golf in the English language. 1st edition. 8vo. 658pp. plus illustrated endpapers. Near fine in the original pictorial dustwrapper, very light shelfwear else very good plus.

£75.00

GOLF COLLECTION

A look at golf through collectable objects relating to the sport, including clubs, balls, posters etc. Written in French. Square 4to. 99pp. Illustrated boards. Very good condition.

£12.00

THE GOLF COURSES OF GREAT BRITAIN

Darwin casts his eye over Britain's leading courses fifteen years on from his original survey, published in 1910 as "The Golf Courses of the British Isles". This edition omits the courses of Ireland. Second

£320.00

GOLF IN THE MAKING

The updated and revised second edition of Henderson and Stirk's complete history of golf.  Large 8vo. 352pp. Illustrated throughout. Pictorial dust-wrappers, very good.

£20.00

GOLF ON OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS

A fully illustrated guide to golf postcards. Ideal for the collector. Paperback. 8vo. 64pp. Profusely illustrated. Glossy pictorial wrappers, as new.

£12.00

GOLF: A GUIDE TO INFORMATION SOURCES

Resource guide for golfers, bibliography, equipment outfitters directory etc. Volume 7 of the Sports, Games, and Pastimes Information Guide Series. 1st edition. 232 pp. including index. 8vo. Hardback in

£130.00

GOLFING CURIOS AND "THE LIKE"

A reprint of this classic work, including a useful golfing bibliography at the back. A delightful read right the way through. The original was published 1910 with an edition limited to 50 brought out a

£20.00

GOLFING CURIOS AND "THE LIKE"

A reprint of this classic work, including a useful golfing bibliography at the back. A delightful read right the way through. The original was published 1910 with an edition limited to 50 brought out a

£30.00

HOMES OF SPORT - GOLF

Contains a description of thirty of the most famous golf courses in the British Isles. First edition. 8vo. 209pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed to edges and price-clipped. Very good.

£10.00

THE LAW RELATING TO GOLF CLUBS

"Being a guide to the various rates and taxes payable by a golf club and the methods of rating; with an outline of the law of selling intoxicants in a golf club and of the liabilities of members." The

£95.00

THE LIBRARY OF GOLF 1743-1966: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GOLF BOOKS...

This essential reference work which should be in the bookcase of every collector of golf literature. The opening pages describe the history of golf writing; the bibliography, with editorial

£350.00

THE MURDOCH GOLF LIBRARY

A description of Joe Murdoch's extensive golf library, which he started in 1941 and which was dispersed following his death in 2000. Small 4to. ix + [3] + 233pp. Portrait frontis. Dust-wrapper,

£60.00

THE MURDOCH GOLF LIBRARY

A catalogue of one of the largest, and finest, golf book collections ever assembled. Some 2900 entries are set out in alphabetical order, with Murdoch's comments and annotations added

£120.00

OXFORD VERSUS CAMBRIDGE GOLF MATCHES

A record of the results and player statistics for the annual Oxford vs. Cambridge golf match, generally played every March with the exception of 1881. Ringbound. 1st edition. 4to. Unnumbered pages bound

£30.00

ROYAL AND ANCIENT CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS: 1860-1980

Lavishly illustrated and decorated reference book of golfing records. 1st edition. 1st thus. large 4to. 535pp. pictoral endpapers. Internally very good, clean and bright. In the original brown cloth gilt

£24.00

RULES OF GOLF AND LAWS OF ROYAL AUCTION BRIDGE

Beautiful little leather bound booklet issued by the Arcadian Tobacco Company. The booklet features the rules of Golf issued by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in 1920 and then usefully lists

£42.00

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

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

£500.00

THE SIR HENRY COTTON GOLFING ARCHIVE - AUCTION CATALOGUE

Auction catalogue for the sale of the Sir Henry Cotton Golfing Archive at Sotheby's on July 12th 1996. Contains a short biography of the great man and then full details of all 199 lots, finishing with

£15.00

SOME YORKSHIRE GOLF COURSES

Guide to the golf courses of Yorkshire, some well-known, others less so: Alwoodley, Fixby, Horsforth, Keighley, Roundhay, Starbeck, Wetherby, to name a few. 8vo. [vi] + 132pp. Full-page illusts & illusts

£195.00

THE SOURCEBOOK OF GOLF

A guide to the key English language sources of golf from both sides of the Atlantic and elsewhere. 8vo. 255pp. Dust-wrapper, sl faded. Very good.

£6.00

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