Fair. Please note this book is in Used condition, suitable as a reading copy only. Ex library book with usual stamps. The green cloth boards are rubbed all over with small nicks to the spine ends. Inner pages are clear throughout and binding is firm. This book is uniform with: The Gardener's, The Motorist's and the Epicure's...Companion books. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or highlighter) but.
Fair/No Jacket. Small tear present in spinecloth. Rear hinge cracked with visible webbing. Fair condition. Moderate to heavy shelf wear or edge wear on covers and spine. Books in Fair condition most likely will have markings or highlights on pages or binding defects. [U74]
Very Good- 12mo 7"-7½" tall; 498 pages; HC in original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. 1st edition. Sound and square. Cloth nicked and a little frayed at spine ends. A prior owner's bookplate roughly removed from the recto of the color frontispiece has resulted in a mild, short closed tear in the image are of the color plate. Short closed margin tear to plate page mended with archival japanese tissue tape. Mild bump to the top front corner of the text block with resulting mild stress crease across the tips of page block. Illustrated with silhouette vignette endpages, color frontis and many in text line drawings by Rountree. Solid copy. VG-
Very Good. First edition. Hardcover in fairway green cloth lettered in gilt. Golf-themed decorated endpapers. xi+ 498 pp. with index, bibliography. Appendix "Some Records". Double-page color frontispiece "The First International Foursome" by Allan Stewart. Illustrated with small humorous drawings. Collection oif essays and other short golf pieces by such as Bernard Darwin, Robert H.K. Browning, Henry Cotton, A.H. Padgham, O.B. Keeler. Eleanor Helme, and others. Very good, some rubbing about the edges.
Illus. Bw Harry Rountree. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Covers lightly worn. Illus. endpapers. Color fold-out of early golf print which has tiny brown spot upper right hand margin. Gift inscription from a W.R. DeVoe on half-title page, dated 1940. contents tight, clean and nice.
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