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[LAWS0N, ALEX.] LETTERS ON GOLF BY A PARISH MINISTER. ELGIN: BLACK, WALKER & GRASSIE, 1889.
[LAWS0N, ALEX.] LETTERS ON GOLF BY A PARISH MINISTER. ELGIN: BLACK, WALKER & GRASSIE, 1889.

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[LAWS0N, ALEX.] LETTERS ON GOLF BY A PARISH MINISTER. ELGIN: BLACK, WALKER & GRASSIE, 1889. 16°. Original printed red wrappers (upper cover faded and a little waterstained).

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OF GREAT RARITY. Only one record of an institutional holding worldwide -- in the National Library of Scotland. In the first letter, the author admits that 'there is an element of absurdity in the spectacle of men of mature years driving a small ball over the green sward, or out of a bunker'. But he proceeds to explain the game in a concise manner. His seventh letter is about golf books: 'the genuine golfer will deprive himself of much refined pleasure ... if he do not make some acquaintance with the Literature of Golf.' Murdoch 588.

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