30 May 2012
CHAMBERS, ROBERT. A FEW RAMBLING REMARKS ON GOLF, WITH THE RULES AS LAID DOWN BY THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS. LONDON AND EDINBURGH: W. AND R. CHAMBERS, 1862.
Small 4°, wood-engraved illustrations and decorative borders. Contemporary red half morocco, gilt title on spine.
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FIRST EDITION. The second book in prose to be written on golf, following H.B. Farnie's The Golfer's Manual, first published in 1857. It was republished in 1866 under the title Gymastics, Golf, Curling and again in 1887 as Golfing. Murdoch 119.
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